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Yoga School in India: Samatva Yogalaya - Rishikesh - RYS 200, 300, 500

Samatva Yogalaya, Rishikesh offers a spate of yoga programs in India which include yoga for beginners, yoga retreats and yoga teacher training - Ryt 200/500. After completion of the Yoga Alliance teacher training courses and receiving the certification, learners become eligible to register as yoga teachers (RYT 200, E-ETR 200, RYT 500 or E-RYT 500) with Yoga Alliance and teach yoga anywhere in the world. Samatva Yogalaya welcomes all yoga learners whether you have only little or advanced knowledge of yoga and even if you have just heard of the term and know nothing about yoga. We conduct residential yoga programmes based on traditional hatha yoga, hatha yoga in iyengar style and hatha yoga in ashtanga style. The courses include

  • Study of treasured yoga texts like Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Hatha Pradipika, etc.
  • Practice of asana
  • Practice of pranayama including therapeutical and spiritual benefits
  • Study and practice of meditation
  • Learning cleansing techniques

Samatva Yogalaya is located near Ram Jhula in Swarg Ashram area of Rishikesh which is a Himalayan town in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India. It is not only known as the yoga capital of the world but is equally known for its spiritual attributes. In ancient times yogis, rishis and sages were attracted to this peaceful town through which the Holy Ganges flowed.

Modern day Rishikesh is equally well known for yoga ashrams and tourism. Yoga and tourism are what attract international visitors to this town. Its natural beauty, peaceful atmosphere and yoga on the banks of the Ganges go hand in hand with a host of adventure activities like white water rafting, camping, trekking, rock climbing, bungee jumping and jungle safari in Rajaji National Park to sight tigers and other wild animals.

Rishikesh is in the foothills of the Himalayas and is 240 km from New-Delhi the capital of India. It is conveniently connected by road, train and air. Nearest railway station from Delhi is Haridwar (20 Km from Rishikesh) and nearest airport is Dehradun (18 Km from Rishikesh).

Our Yoga Teachers: Samatva Yogalaya, Rishikesh, India


Krishna Sikhwal

Krishna Sikhwal: E-RYT - 500 Yoga Alliance

Krishna, founder of Samatva Yogalaya, began his journey as a yoga instructor and course director of 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training programs at Rishikesh Yog Peeth in 2012. Since then, his expertise in the numerous techniques of yoga practice makes him a most respected ‘Guru’ in the area. The extensive knowledge that he possesses of yoga asana, philosophy, history, and meditation give depth to his classes making the courses more authentic, accessible and meaningful to all students. Krishna believes that yoga is not only something that you do, but it is something that you live, therefore he encourages all students to be disciplined, ask questions, and do research in order to understand their own potential and limitations. It is with this view that he guides students to practice yoga for mastery of both body and mind.

Yoga Teacher Sangita Sikhwal

Sangita Sikhwal


Sangita Sikhwal grew up well versed in the sacred traditional texts and philosophies of India, which greatly influences her work as a yoga teacher. She began her formal studies in Kaivalyadham, Lonavla and worked as a therapist in Kaivalyadham Yoga Hospital where she witnessed the transformative healing power of yoga. Her yoga journey began first with hatha yoga then she went on to practice Iyengar yoga under Rudra Dev and Usha ji, direct disciples of BKS Iyengar. Her teaching reflects the knowledge she has gained from her own personal practice which she uses to guide students through theirs. Sangita is eager to share the joy and peace that yoga brings when it becomes an integral part of daily life.

Mon - Sat 8.00 - 17.00

Sunday Closed
Premvarni Ashram
Swarg Ashram
Rishikesh - 249304, India