300 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN RISHIKESH

The 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India – accredited by Yoga Alliance – is for yoga teachers who have previously completed a 200 Hour Teacher Training with a registered yoga alliance school.If you are interested to advance your personal practice, yogic wisdom and teaching skills to the highest level, the 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Gyan Yog Breath will be the right fit. Besides the daily schedule, you will study about Ayurveda and learn to remove accumulated energy blocks through Emotional Blockage® Treatment.

As a team of highly experienced Indian masters and international yoga instructors we provide the best yoga teacher training for you. Our aim is to create a personalized learning environment in which you feel safe and at ease – ready to open up and connect with your true nature. We encourage the individual to express his/her own uniqueness while teaching yoga.

We are here to help you build confidence and give you useful tips and honest feedback on how to improve as a yoga instructor. Teaching regular teacher training courses for more than a decade has helped us to fine-tune with our students and establish the most enriching course curriculum and content. Throughout the 300 Hour Yoga instructor training, we will break your limitations and guide you to be the best version of yourself.

Continue to connect with the true essence of yoga and discover your authentic Self. Once you explore what yoga really is about for you, you will confidently express your unique teaching voice.

The 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Gyan Yog Breath demands a foundational knowledge, discipline and commitment. A large focus is put on correct alignment and teaching the knows and whys of modifications through the aid of props (bolster, wall, belt, block, pillow). We encourage you to create challenging and diverse classes. We believe that the correct adjustment, explanation and modification of postures maximize the students benefits.

During the 25-Day 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training course you will:

  • Uncover the multiple and complex layers of yoga
  • Find out what yoga really is about
  • Establish your unique teaching technique, brand and voice
  • Feel grounded & inspired
  • Fine-tune your practice and alignment
  • Gain precise knowledge about the benefits and contra-indications behind postures
  • Dive deeply into spirituality & the philosophy of yoga in its birthplace Rishikesh

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The 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training classes are held six days a week. On Sundays, you will have a holiday to relax and rejuvenate or join one of our planned excursions. You can choose between cultural outings, exploring nature & surroundings and sports activities like trekking in the Himalayas.

Why this program is the best yoga teacher training for you

Gyan Yog Breath is one of the leading yoga teacher training schools in India. The non-profit organization has specialized in teaching the traditional approach of yoga with interactive and modern methodologies. One of the unique features is the Emotional Blockage® Treatment by Swami Bipin Gyan.

With more than 1500 graduates worldwide, Gyan Yog Breath is one of the oldest and most experienced yoga schools in India. 99% of the student reviews highly recommend to participate at a Yoga Teacher Training at Gyan Yog Breath.

During the course, the Gyan Yog Breath yoga teacher training students get to create their own workshops and teach yoga to slum children in need. Gyan Yog Breath supports various orphanages and NGOs in India to make yoga accessible to underprivileged children. The team consist of both Indian and European staff who know the importance of building a bridge between east and west. The teacher training students always feel safe and understood.

We, at Gyan Yog Breath, provide the best yoga teacher training for you as we pick you up from where you are at and take you to the next level. We show you what lies beneath the surface of what you know already and make sure you leave us as a radiant, confident and inspiring individual and yoga instructor.

We prefer individual guidance and a personal setting, that’s why our student number for this course has been limited. Hence, we can ensure the best supervision, one-on-one feedback and hand-on adjustment.

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum

Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga – Multi-Style

Our yoga teacher training program covers the complete hatha and ashtanga asana practice. Influenced by great yogis like B.K.S.Iyenger, Swami SatyanandaSaraswati, Sivananda and Maharishi Mahesh, you can expect to take your yoga practice to more advanced levels and elevate your teaching practice completely. During the teacher training, the asana practice will help you to increase mindful moving, breath awareness, physical and mental strength and refresh all asana Sanskrit names, meaning and benefit.

Pranayama

According to the yogic scriptures, Prana is the force behind the state of existence. In us humans, it has manifested as breath. Through breath modification or control, we can attain countless physical and mental benefits. A regular practise induces a profound awakening of consciousness. During the 300 hour yoga teacher training you can expect to practise and teach more advanced pranayama techniques and expand your perceptions.

Teaching Practise and Methodology

As the core intention of this teacher training program, you will learn how to improve your teaching skills and develop a unique way of expression. Hence, we provide as many teaching practice opportunities for you as possible. Your teachers will share secret tips and tricks on how to sequence, structure and design your class. You can expect to become an expert in creating the right setting and inspiring content for your students. Through props, alignment and theoretical elements, you will learn how to modify a class according to your students physical and mental condition.

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training topics to be covered:

  • Evolve and progress through teaching practice
  • Increase confidence
  • Promote uniqueness
  • Ensure student safety
  • Gain inspiration on designing and sequencing
  • Re-fine time management and setting
  • Individual focus & fair attention distribution
  • Self-Reflection
  • The ethics of a yoga teacher
  • How to incorporate the Yamas and niyamas

Ayurveda

Ayurveda is an important part of yoga; they are closely related. The Science of Life enhances your understanding of the body and its needs. The Ayurveda classes of the 300 Hour teacher training, will teach you about the body types, concept of Ayurveda, the right food combinations, nutrition, physical toxins and healing herbs. At the Gyan Yog Breath Ashram, we have our own Ayurveda doctor who will be accessible throughout the course for individual consultations and pulse diagnose.

Meditation

The daily meditation class aims to ground you and give you a chance to reflect yourself and learning outcomes. Various techniques are introduced during the teacher training which you will be able to teach at Meditation teaching practice. Learn how to incorporate meditative elements into your yoga class. You will cover mantra meditation, power of transformation meditation, awareness expansion, Kundalini meditative practice and Ancient Indian Meditation.

Philosophy

Understanding the philosophy behind yoga is as important as the practice itself. Studying the ancient concepts of Yoga according to Patanjali Yog Sutras, Baghavad Gita, Samkya Philosophy, Hatha Pradipika, Ashtanga and Kriya Yoga will allow you to shift your perspective and uncover the next layer of your yogic journey.During the teacher training, you will learn to advance your interpersonal communication skills and find the answers to your questions.

Emotional Blockage®

Swami Bipin Gyan, the founder of Gyan Yog Breath and the Emotional Blockage® Treatment spent almost 7 years in silence and sustained meditation. He lived in caves and near riverbank near Manali and Gangotri to live a simple yogi life, away from society. After numerous years, he completed his desire for meditation and knew it was the right time to share his experience and knowledge with aspiring teachers and spiritual seekers. Swami Bipin Gyan exclusively introduces the Emotional Blockage®Treatment at Gyan Yog Breath and their partner schools. It is a healing therapy that releases oppressed emotions, energy and tightness from the physical and mental body. The treatment helps you to feel lighter, peaceful and finally let go of past trauma and pain. During the yoga teacher training, you will receive and give this treatment to others.

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Dates

Course Details

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Schedule

TIMEWeek 1Week 2Week 3Week 4
05:30-06:30AMShatkarmaShatkarmaShatkarma
06:30-07:30AMPranayama and MeditationPranayama and MeditationPranayama and MeditationPranayama and Meditation
07:30-8:30AMAshtanga YogaAshtanga YogaAshtanga YogaAshtanga Yoga
08:30-10:15AMHatha AsanaTeaching PracticeTeaching PractiseTeaching Practise
10:15 AMBrunchBrunchBrunchBrunch
11:00-12:00AMAyurvedaPhilosophyPhilosophyPhilosophy
12:00-13:00PMAlignmentAlignmentAnatomyTeaching Practise
13:30PMFruits and TeaFruits and TeaFruits and TeaFruits and Tea
14:00-15:00PMKarma YogaKarma YogaTeaching MethodologyTeaching Practice
15:00-16:00PMStudy BreakStudy BreakStudy BreakStudy Break
16:00-18:00PMHatha AsanaHatha AsanaTeaching PractiseTeaching Practise
18:00 PMEmotional Blockage TreatmentMeditationMeditationMeditation Teaching Practise
19:00 PMDinnerDinnerDinnerDinner


 This is an approximate schedule. Schedule times and classes can vary slightly. You will receive your final schedule on arrival.

Course Fees

The regular course fee for our 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is: 2200 USD for two people : 4300 USD

  • Reserve your seat two months prior course start. The course fee will be reduced to 2100 USD or 4100 USD for two students
  • Reserve your seat three months prior course start and the fee will be 2000 USD or 3900 USD for two students
  • Sign up four months prior course start . The price will be 1900 USD or 3700 USD for two students.

The fees include:

  • 25 days accommodation (the night before course start is included)
  • A double or twin shared room (check availability)
  • Hot water
  • Ayurvedic consultation (pulse diagnose)
  • New yoga mat
  • 2 ayurvedic vegetarian meals per day + 1 fruit meal
  • Use of towels, bed sheets and pillows
  • Tea and water
  • Course books
  • Indian mala
  • A white School T-Shirt
  • Neti Pot & Sutra
  • One taxi pick up from Dehradun to Rishikesh
  • Welcoming and Graduation Ceremony
  • Yoga Alliance Certification after successful completion


If you wish to have a private room, heating or air conditioning, prepare to pay 200$ for each extra. You can purchase an Indian Sim Card with High Speed Internet at the ashram.

Accommodation

During your 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with us, you will be staying at our newly built ashram in Visthapit, Rishikesh.  The ashram is located next to the national park and river which provides you with a beautiful scenery and natural sounds, away from the disturbing noises of the market. Here you can enter into your inner journey while watching the birds and spotting an elephant across the river.

There are two bright yoga shala, a roof-terrace, sitting space, restaurant and 20 rooms.

All rooms are equipped with an attached bathroom and hot water. Some rooms have balconies.

The restaurant is set up with a buffet board, benches and tables, filtration system and amazing view to the River & Mountains.

Food

 

Gyan Yog Breath provides three freshly prepared vegetarian meals per day including Sundays. All meals are home-made and cooked with love. We do not use any processed or frozen ingredients. Seasonal fruits and vegetables will make you feel nourished and energized. We make our own soy milk, coconut milk, peanut butter, tofu and bread.

Schedule:

Brunch: 10:15 AM

Fruits and Tea: 1:30PM

Dinner: 7:30PM

If you have any allergy or intolerance, please let us know in advance so our cooks can prepare everything for you.

Additional Information

The food offered is vegetarian. We do not serve any meat, fish or eggs.

Alcohol is strictly forbidden during the yoga teacher training.

The registration fee needs to be paid in advance and is non-refundable.

Recently Asked Questions and Answers

If you are a beginner to intermediate in yoga, then a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training will be the best option for you. During such a training, you will gain a comprehensive knowledge of yoga and learn to advance your practice. You will learn basic teaching skills to kick off your journey as a teacher. In case you completed a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training already, you can get straight to the 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training which is a more advanced course for yoga teachers and intermediate to advanced practitioners. Basically, a 300 Hour Yoga teacher Training builds up on the 200 Hours, which means that you learn everything more in-depth and expand your existing knowledge.

Familiarity, small groups, unique extra modules and a peaceful location are a few of the main features that make Gyan Yog Breath so unique. While most other yoga teacher trainings host huge groups, we have set our 300 Hour YTTC max. number to 12 students. Why? We love to give personal feedback, attention and believe that as a student who wants to increase his/her teaching skills, our teachers need to be aware and assist in fine-tuning. At Gyan Yog Breath we work and live the real yogi life, familiar and connected with each other. During a 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will be able to learn about Ayurveda, Emotional Blockage® Treatment and Art of Teaching as well. The Emotional Blockage ® Treatment is exclusively taught at Gyan Yog Breath and was invented by our Swami Ji during his years of deep silence and sustained meditation. You won’t find another school with such a broad variety of inspiring and detoxing subjects. Did you know that the Gyan Yog Breath Ashram was located directly at the Rajaji National Park and Ganges River at the outskirts of Rishikesh? It’s super peaceful, tranquil and soothing. A 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training can be very challenging and exhausting, so Gyan Yog Breath provides the perfect setting, comfortable rooms and fun activities to rejuvenate, un-plug and feel at home. Our teachers and staff are 24/7 there for you and make sure that you feel safe, well-guided and understood.

Well, it depends on whether you want to register as RYT 500 or not. We would always recommend to begin your teaching journey with a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. If you already have an existing knowledge, know the basics of Patanjali Yog Sutras and covered the anatomy, alignment and adjustments of hatha and ashtanga postures and human body, then you may be ready to jump straight into a 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. If you skip the 200 Hour YTTC, you won’t be able to register via the Yoga Alliance website. It’s a systematic system that requires you to do level 1 (200 Hours) first.

Besides spending time as a student and learning new techniques and ways of creating excellent classes, you will be able to gain a lot of personal practice, enjoy your own physical, mental and spiritual progress and uncover the next layers of your yogic journey. A yoga teacher training is always an investment into yourself, your soul, happiness, health and overall well-being. Especially, if you did a 200 Hour YTT already, you can now 100% focus on your learning, increasing confidence, fine-tuning your teaching expression and inner growth. A 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training can be the evolutionary step of your career as an inspiring yoga teacher and break-point to more intuitive flow.

Well, India is the birth-place of yoga, country of spirituality and especially Rishikesh is the hotspot for positive yogic energy and high vibrations. With its beautiful Himalayan Mountains, Holy River, rich colours, food and spices, India will surely take your breath away. India also has the most authentic yoga teachers as most of them have been living a yogic life since their early childhoods. At Gyan Yog Breath, all teachers additionally hold PhD or/and Master degrees in Yoga, Ayurveda, Pranayama or Yogic Science from respected Universities in India to ensure your maximum learning outcome. You will also find a 300 Hour YTTC much more affordable in India than anywhere else in the world.