Gyan Yog Breath welcomes you – as an aspiring yoga teacher – to participate at the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India. Rishikesh is the perfect location to complete a Yoga Alliance registered 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training.

With gifted and highly skilled masters who teach yoga with their hearts, we have established an excellent course content that combines the traditional and holistic approach of yoga with modern and interactive teaching elements.

Rishikesh – the World Capital of Yoga – is divided into two parts by the Ganges River. Both sides are connected with two hanging bridges: Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula. Here, life seems to be magical. The city is full of yogis, sadhus, monks, cows, monkeys and spiritual seekers.Alcohol and meat are forbidden which contributes to the peaceful (shanti) vibration of the city.

The Gyan Yog Breath Ashramis located inTapovan, a quiet and natural part of Rishikesh. While taking your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you can be sure to live in a safe, family-run and peaceful ashram environment.

The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh is designed for yoga practitioners who wish to make the foundational step in their journey towards teaching yoga and living a happy and healthy life.

Dive deeply into the transformational path of yoga and let your inner light shine bright!

A 25-Day Yoga Teacher Training at Gyan Yog Breath covers all aspects of Asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Philosophy, Anatomy, Shatkarma, Ayurveda, Nutrition, Emotional Blockage Treatment® and Teaching Practise. You will learn how to enrich your knowledge and practise from foundational to more advanced levels.

During the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, students are encouraged to develop their own unique teaching style, so you will have plenty of opportunities to prepare, structure and design a class. Learn how to develop confidence and give the right adjustments. Even if you do not intend to teach yoga immediately, such a Yoga Teacher Training here, will enrich your perspective, life and relationships.

It is recommended to practise yoga regularly for at least three months prior course begin.

This Yoga Teacher Training is registered with Yoga Alliance USA. Once the course has been completed successfully, you will receive a Yoga Alliance certification with which you can teach yoga all around the globe. In some European countries, health insurance companies accept this certification and will cover the costs for your future students.

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Gyan Yog Breath
Badrinath Road, Rishikesh Uttarakhand –
249302 India

A Yoga Teacher Training at Gyan Yog Breath

A Yoga Teacher Training is for anyone who aims to grow personally, heal and evolve. If you desire to enhance every aspect of your life and experience what yoga truly is about, a Yoga Teacher Training at Gyan Yog Breath will be the perfect fit for you.

At Gyan Yog Breath, you will be picked up from where you are at and taken to the next level. A Yoga Teacher Training here, will give you exactly what you need and look for in life: answers, peace, unconditional love and self-acceptance.

You will learn the art of teaching yoga and creating union with yourself and others.

Through the various subjects taught at Gyan Yog Breath, you will learn how to implement your knowledge and understanding of yoga to others and develop a strong and confident teaching style.

The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training classes run from Monday to Saturday.

  • Trekking in the Himalayas
  • Visit the Waterfalls for a Cool Down
  • Rafting
  • Guided Local Market Shopping Trip
  • Visit the sacred VashishtGufa
  • Cave Meditation
  • Beach Yoga
  • Holy Ganga Bath
  • Teaching a Free Yoga Workshop at A School for Slum Children
  • Indian Cooking Workshop

Why should you choose Gyan Yog Breath for your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India?

Gyan Yog Breath loves to create an empowering sense of connection & inspire yogis on and off the mat.

The familiar and peaceful learning environment will positively affect your personal development, yogic journey and healing process.

While most yoga schools take up to 60 students per course, Gyan Yog Breath has specialized in creating a personal learning atmosphere where the focus is shifted to individual growth and well-being.

With unique course elements like Ayurveda and Emotional Blockage Treatment, you can be sure to leave this place as a knowledgeable, clear-minded and joyful individual – ready to share your passion of yoga with the world.

Our staff is always ready to help you, answer your questions and make you feel at home. We believe that this is the best way to create a space where you can learn well and open your heart and mind.

If you are looking for a professional expertise, combined with ancient yogic wisdom and powerful healing techniques, this 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training will be the right match for you.

During the Yoga Teacher Training, you will:

  • Learn in a calm and caring ashram environment
  • Meet open-minded people
  • Expand your yoga practise to more advanced levels
  • Connect with like-hearted yogis
  • Learn from Indian masters
  • Develop unique teaching techniques

  • Detoxify your body and mind
  • Benefit from nutritious and energizing meals
  • Learn to connect Eastern wisdom with Western thinking
  • Feel inspired, challenged and motivated
  • Gain deep insights into yoga and meditation
  • Experience inner transformation

  • Implement self-love and gratitude
  • Remove negativity
  • Release stress and tension
  • Gain perfect health
  • Accept yourself as you are
  • Learn how to live a balanced life

Our entire team cordially invites you to start your unforgettable journey with us and take the foundational step towards self-discovery, healing and profound transformation.

Highlights of 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

Traditional Hatha Yoga

Hatha yoga is the foundation of all yoga types that we know today. It allows the practitioner to progress surely, steadily and safely. Hatha Yoga improves concentration, flexibility and focus. With the attention to alignment, it makes it suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced. During the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, the Hatha asana practise provides you with a detailed and strong base, with which you can teach multiple yoga styleslater on. The Yoga Teacher Training content will cover more than 100 traditional asanas (poses) with modifications, variations, and adjustments through props. Learn how to use specific asanas to cure and prevent certain disease or circumstances.

During the asana classes of your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training you will cover:

  • Sanskrit and English names for at least 120 asanas
  • Correct alignment of each posture
  • Variations of Postures
  • Counter-Postures
  • Modification of asanas to prevent injuries and encourage flexibility

  • Hands-on adjustment for beginner to advanced students
  • Art of Teaching and sequencing
  • Improvising a class
  • Design and structure of a yoga class
  • Use props (belt, bolster, pillow, wall, block) as supporting agents

  • Establish creative and challenging classes using the right voice and words
  • Time management
  • Arm Balancing & inversions
  • Beginner to Advanced postures

Ashtanga Vinyasa

Ashtanga Vinyasa has become a very popular yoga style. As a fast and dynamic form of yoga, ashtanga increases blood circulation, reduces body fat and fastens the metabolism. During your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will cover the ashtanga vinyasa series.

This includes variations of the sun salutations A, B and C, standing and sitting postures, inversions, spinal twists, jumps, counter-poses and arms balancing.

During the ashtanga classes of your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will cover:

  • Primary series
  • 45 ashtanga postures
  • Correct alignment

  • Sanskrit names
  • Physical, mental and spiritual benefits

  • Body gestures (Mudras & Bandhas)
  • Contraindications of postures

Emotional Blockage® Treatment

Gyan Yog Breath is the only yoga school in India and worldwide that offers Emotional Blockage® Treatment as an optional part of their Yoga Teacher Training Programs.

It is a practical healing therapy that was established by Swami Bipin Gyan, founder of the school, during his years in complete silence and meditation.

The Emotional Blockage Treatment releases accumulated energy and oppressed emotions. Free your mind from past trauma, pain and fluctuations.

During the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will learn how to receive the treatment, remove your own blockages and give this treatment to others.

Besides the practise, you will learn about emotions in general, the 50 body points and which emotions are stored in which part of the body.

Breath Control: Pranayama

Prayama – as an important part of yoga – develops a holistic expansion of consciousness and awakens the chakras and dormant energies. Through breath control, our mental and physical patterns are modified. The purifying benefits of pranayama lead to self-realisation and optimum health.

During thePranayama classes of your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, you will be introduced to Chandrabhedana, AnulomViloma,Ujjayi,Sitkari, NadiShodhan, Sitali, Bhastrika, Bhramari, Kumbakh and Suryabhedena.

You will learn how to teach and incorporate pranayama into your own classes and study:

  • 7 kinds of breaths
  • Various breathing patterns and their meaning
  • The Natural breath

  • 7 Regulation of breath for stress management
  • Calming nature of pranayama
  • Relaxing benefits of the 10 main techniques

  • 7 Retention
  • Diaphragmatic breath

Cleansing the body: Shatkarma

Shatkarmais a Sankrit term and means the six actions. These six actions include physical purification techniques with enriching mental, energetic and spiritual benefits.

During your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will learn three out of the six:

  • JalaNeti
  • Kunjala
  • Sutra Neti


Our mind is always working. That is totally normal. Meditation is not about quieting the mind and shutting out all thoughts. It’s rather a practise to listen to your inner voice and gain clarity, patience and strength. It is difficult to describe meditation in a word. It can only be felt through personal experience.

For a meditation beginner, it is almost impossible to sit down and meditate without moving for an hour or more. That’s why you will learn different techniques to enter the state of meditation easily. During your Yoga Teacher Training, you will cover various meditation types such as Kundalini Meditation, Osho meditation, Power of Transformation Meditation, Candle Light Meditation, Dancing Meditation & Sound Meditation.

Meditation nourishes the practitioner with joy, self-confidence and acceptance. It lets us recognize that we belong to something much bigger than just our body and mind.

  • Self-observation
  • Teaching Meditation
  • Yoga Nidra

Power Of Transformation

The Power of Transformation is a meditation technique that aims to reduce the toxic and carbon dioxide levels of your body. With seven steps, this meditation practise gives you a feeling of lightness and peace. The technique was invented by Swami Bipin Gyan. He developed the Power of Transformation practise for the fast-thinking, efficient western mind in order to experience bliss, transformation and silence.

The benefits:

  1. Mental peace
  2. Physical health
  3. A clear vision
  4. Strong mind
  5. Supportive thoughts
  6. Removal of negative energies
  7. Physical detox

The Philosophy of Yoga

The Philosophy behind yoga is as important as the practise itself. Understanding the how’s and why’s behind spirituality, growth and healing powers of yoga, will encourage you to be the best version of yourself and a knowledgeable yoga instructor.

During the Yoga Teacher Training in India, you will get introduced to the Indian Yogic Philosophy and cover various concepts of Yoga according to Patanjali. You will study the Yamas and Niyamas, foundation of yoga, history of yoga, concept of Gods, Samkya philosophy, PanchVritti, PanchKlesha and Gita.

The Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga

As a yoga instructor and practitioner, you should be familiar with the anatomy and physiology of yoga. Perfect health states that all body systems work in harmony together. If one of the systems is out of balance, all others are disturbed and cannot function properly anymore.

In the Anatomy classes of your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will learn about the nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, skeletal, muscular, endocrine and digestive system and how they are related to yoga.


Gyan Yog Breath has their own Ayurvedic Doctor. Dr Vipul Arya is available for ayurvedic consultations and pulse diagnosis. He will teach the Ayurveda classes during the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training.

You will learn about:

  • The Doshas: Pitta, Vatta, Kapha
  • The Gunas
  • Ayurvedic herbs and spicesra

  • Health according to Ayurveda
  • Nutrition according to Ayurveda
  • The origin, benefit and importance of Ayurveda

  • Its relation to Yoga
  • How to balance your dosha
  • Dietary recommendations according to the dosha

Mantra Chants

During the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with Gyan Yog Breath, you will get the chance to discover your inner space while practising mantras. Mantras are used to free the mind from its limitations and let the soul resonate with the universal sound. Furthermore, chanting mantras promotes world peace, lifts the group energy and purifies the environment. You will chant:

  • Gayatri Mantra
  • Pranava Japa
  • Svasti Mantra

Teaching Methodology

As an aspiring yoga instructor, you have to be familiar with structuring your class and creating a suitable environment for your students. During the Teaching methodology and practise, you will learn how to apply the right techniques and modifications in different situations. Learn some secrets and tips from experienced teachers:

  • Design a unique class
  • Follow a certain themetra

  • Structure and time management
  • Diverse teaching tools
  • Expand your focus individually

  • Learn through mistakes and take notes
  • Get one-on-one feedback from your teacher

Course Details

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TimeWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4
07:00-08:00AMPranayama and MeditationPranayama and MeditationPranayama and MeditationPranayama and Meditation
08:00-08:30Tea BreakTea BreaknTea BreakTea Break
08:30-10:00AMHatha AsanaHatha AsanaAshtangaTeaching Practise
10:00-11:00AMBreakfast & TeaBreakfast & TeaBreakfast & TeaBreakfast & Tea
11:00-12:00AMYoga AnatomyAlignmentTeaching PractiseTeaching Practise
12:00-13:00PMAyurvedaYogic PhilosophyYogic PhilosophyYogic Philosophy
15:00-16:00PMStudy BreakStudy BreakStudy BreakStudy Break
16:00-17:30PMHatha AsanaHatha AsanaTeaching PractiseTeaching Practise
118:00-19:30PMEmotional Blockage TreatmentMeditationMeditationMeditation Teaching Practise

Course Fees & Prices

The standard course fee for the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is: 1500USD, for two students 2800 USD together

  • Reserve your space 2 months early& the price will be reduced to 1400 USD, for two students 2700 USD
  • Reserve your space 3 months early & the price will be reduced to 1350 USD, for two students 2600 USD
  • Reserve your space 4 months early & the price will be reduced to 1300 USD, for two students 2500 USD

The course fee includes:

  • 26 days shared accommodation
  • Attached bathroom & hot water
  • Three vegetarian meals per day (including Sundays)
  • Tea and filtered water
  • 24/7 access to the yoga halls & roof-top

  • All Sunday excursions
  • Two course books
  • A white School T-Shirt
  • One mala (necklace)
  • Yoga Alliance Certification (after successful completion)-top

  • One taxi pick up from Dehradun Airport to Rishikesh
  • Cleansing materials (such as sutra, neti pot)
  • Ayurvedic consultation &tipps about dosha specified nutrition and herbs
  • A new yoga mat

Please note: For private accommodation, Air Conditioning or Heating, we charge 200$ extra for each


The Ashram

The Gyan Yog BreathAshramin Rishikesh has 20 comfortable private, double and triple shared rooms. Each category hasan attached bathroom, personal living/study room, hot water and WIFI. Some of the rooms have an attached balcony with Himalaya view as well.

The ashram is equipped with an elevator, two big yoga shala with attached bathroom, restaurant, roof-top terrace and sitting space.

The roof-top is decorated with plants that are used in Ayurveda including roses, turmeric, aloe vera and tulsi. From the terrace, you can enjoy a beautiful 360° mountain view.

The restaurant/dining hall – where buffet-style meals are served – is equipped with tables, benches & filtration system.


On saturday nights, our roof-top turns into a movie theatre. Underneath a sky full of stars, you can watch Bollywood movies or yoga documentaries.

About Nutrition & Food


During your 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will be served three delicious vegetarian meals per – including Sundays.

Breakfast is at 9:30AM; we serve tea, seasonal fruits, sweet or salty porridge, home-made coconut and soy milk, oats, Indian Breakfast (Poha or Paratha), home-made peanut butter and bread.

For Lunch and Dinner (1:00PM and 7:30PM) we serve seasonal vegetables, rice, chapati, pulses (dhal), soups and salads. Sometimes, we will serve some Western and sweet dishes for more variety.

Please inform us about any allergies, intolerances or dietary restrictions. Our cooks will be happy to prepare suitable meals for you.

We cater for vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free as well.

We provide vegetarian meals only.

If you have any allergies or restrictions, please let us know in advance.



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The confirmation fee of has to be paid in advance and is non-refundable.

The remaining payment has to be paid on arrival.