Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, Vinyasa Yogashala is the perfect location to immerse yourself into the Yogic way of living. Our teachers are experienced instructors with many years of teaching experience. Each instructor is a specialist in the field they teach, giving you the best knowledge necessary to each area of the certification process: Asana, Pranayama, alignment & adjustment, meditation, Shatkriya, anatomy, philosophy, Mantra, Ayurveda and more. Our Asana teachers are international champions and among the best in the world; they will inspire you to be the best teacher and practitioner you can be. They will help you to improve your practice and study to the maximum level of your own performance.
Our Vinyasa Yogashala offers Yoga Alliance certifications for an intensive 200-hour teacher training, with the main focus on Vinyasa Yoga.
We are two brothers, living in Rishikesh and competing in asana competitions internationally. We founded Vinyasa Yogashala in 2015 to share our skills and knowledge with students, ensuring a spread of a proper practice of yoga throughout the world.
In our 200-hour teacher training, you will learn the physical aspect of yoga as well as the theory and pedagogy of the practice. This is an intensive Yoga Teacher Training, completed within the span of one month. Students receive a basic training in the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga. Our highest goal, however, is to show you a way of living life on a spiritual path; something you will truly take with your from your experience in India.
Under the instruction of experienced Yoga teachers, each instructing in their area of expertise, Vinyasa Yogashala provides an exclusive yoga teacher training experience. Based on the creative power of Vinyasa Flow, Hatha Yoga, adjustment and alignment, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga Anatomy, Ayurveda, Mantra, Philosophy, Mudras and more. We will ensure our graduates are fully equipped to be a successful Yoga Instructor in their own countries, to spread the best knowledge of Yoga.
Each student at Vinyasa Yogashala will receive a private room to maximize their comfort. We believe it’s important for each student to have a private sanctuary where they can reflect and recharge after an intense day of classes. Each room is furnished with a wardrobe, tables, chairs, and a private bathroom with hot water. Fast and free Wi-Fi is also included so that you can stay connected with your loved ones.
We serve three nutritious vegetarian meals prepared using fresh and local ingredients from Rishikesh. We put a lot of thought, care, and (of course) love into your food to ensure that you will feel re-energized, hydrated, and strong throughout the day.
To ensure that you feel comfortable in your home away from home, we’ve set up a 24/7 security camera monitoring system, as well as a friendly front-desk reception.
The library is well stocked with books that will assist you in learning more about yoga. This includes books written by well-known spiritual gurus, books on meditation, yoga anatomy, and much more!
For your convenience, we offer to arrange your transportation from the Delhi or Dehradun airport to the school. Simply send us an email to arrange!
Fire ritual is conducted every month in the begining of the Teacher Training Programme as an opening ceremony of the course. In Hawana we offer various medicated herbs and ghee into the divine fire to purify the surrounding environment.
The main objective of our course is to allow you to develop a spiritual and physical self-practice in each of the areas listed below:
Our Vinyasa flow classes focus on linking movement with breath with asanas in proper sequence. Our Vinyasa Flow classes aim to show our students the positive effects vinyasa flow has on the body as well as how to create and execute a proper vinyasa sequence.
Our Hatha yoga class is followed by the traditional way of asana practice. Our classes are designed using a step-by-step method that helps to build strength and flexibility for students at all levels. We will cover over 108 asanas along with their corrections and alignments. Our Hatha yoga classes aim to help our students deepen their practice by bringing their awareness into their body, breath, and mind.
In adjustment & alignment, we make students more aware of the proper alignment and breathing of each asana. We also cover the different ways to move into and out of a pose safely. In each class, students will have time to practice each asana together to deepen their learning of adjustment & alignment.
In our meditation classes, you will learn a variety of meditation techniques, their benefits, and contra-indications. Our meditation class will cover the following types of meditation:
Antar Mouna (inner silence).
Breathing awareness meditation.
Mantra awareness meditation.
Full moon meditation.
Mantra awareness meditation.
Full moon meditation.
Breathing awareness meditation
Inner light meditation.
Here the students will learn the clear concepts and practices of Pranayama including different breathing exercises mentioned in Hatha yoga & Kumbhaka (breath retention) with benefits and contra-indications.
What is pranayama.
What are five sub-pranas in yogic science?
What is Ida, Pingala and Sushumna Nadi?
The psychological effect of yogic breathing.
Importance of diaphragmatic breathing.
Our yoga anatomy class aims to deepen our students understanding of each asana from a scientific point of view. Our yoga anatomy class will cover:
Yogic joints and skeletal system.
Yogic respiratory system.
Yogic muscular system
The importance of the spine in yoga.
How to safely practice asana and pranayama.
The nature of lunar and solar energy and the neutral flow energy.
Our yoga philosophy class aims to give our students a deeper understanding of the origins of yoga and the ancient teachings from:
Introduction of yoga and its history.
Principles of yoga.
What is Ashtanga yoga? (Eight stages/steps of Yoga and self-realization)
Pancha Koshas: The 5 sheaths of existence
What is Brahmcharya (Celibacy) & sex in yogic life?
The three characters of human constitutions.
The three states of consciousness in yogic science.
What is chakra?
Our mantra class aims to help our students learn and understand 8 classic mantras, their meanings, and their benefits for the mind and the body. Our mantra class will cover:
The meaning of Mantra.
The positive vibrations or energies that come with chanting mantras.
The correct pronunciations of each mantra.
Shatkarma is six yogic cleansing techniques for purifying the tissues and organ systems while bringing harmony in their functioning in the most simple and natural manner. Our Shatkarma class will cover:
What is Basti?
What is Nauli?
Mudra: A mudra may involve the whole body in a combination of asana, pranayama, bandha and visualization techniques, or it may be a simple hand position. The aim is to create fixed, repetitive postures and gestures which can snap the practitioner out of instinctive habit pattern and establish a more refined consciousness.
Bandhas: A Bandha is defined as “binding” tie, hold back, restrain, or lock. The basic premise of the bandha is that by restraining or locking the muscles on a physical level, a subtle unlocking occurs on a mental or energetic level. Bandha regulates the flow of energy and assists the practitioner in asana.
Our teaching methodology class focuses on giving our students all the necessary tools and knowledge for creating and executing a quality yoga class. Our teaching methodology class will cover:
Learning constructive and effective skills on how to conduct a class, time management, etc.
Qualities of a yoga teacher and ethical guidelines.
How to create a suitable environment for yoga practices.
Students’ process of learning and adaptation.
Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting, correcting and styling a yoga class.
Teacher manuals for an explanation of principles, methods, etc.
Professional and business elements of yoga teaching.
Yogic counseling for therapy.
Therapy for back issues like a backache, slipped disk, sciatica, diabetes, thyroid, spinal deformities, obesity, etc.
Yoga therapy for common diseases like Headache, migraine, cold, sinus, etc.
Yogic techniques used as therapy.
VinyasaYogshala offers all the amenities needed to make your stay and Indian experience conformable and fun, including vegan and vegetarian meals, single or shared accommodations and campus wide wifi. Weekly excursions are also built into the weekly schedule to ensure there is time to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding area, further adding to your experience. If you’re looking to be refreshed, mentally, physically and spiritually, and interested in learning and experiencing a yogi lifestyle, come experience the yogi way with VinyasaYogashala!
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All of our teachers and gurus are experienced instructors that are well trained and versed in all things yoga – ensuring that all of our graduates are fully equipped to be successful.
Did You Know ? The core teachers at Vinyasa Yogashala are international asana champions!