About Yoga School: Samatva Yogalaya - Rishikesh, India
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).