Part of becoming a yoga teacher is building community. If you’re thinking about joining a yoga teacher training retreat in Rishikesh, it’s probably because you’ve been inspired by the people around you who share your passion. A teacher retreat in Rishkesh will introduce you to a fantastic community of people who will encourage you to deepen your practice and support you as you prepare to help others on their yoga journey.
If you’re embarking on a training retreat, it’s important to choose the right yoga teacher training so you can feel confident teaching yoga properly and safely. Here at TravelMag, we’ve done some of the heavy lifting and chosen 5 of the best yoga teacher training retreats in Rishikesh based on reviews, class sizes, and their certification by the Yoga Alliance.
From $705/ per person
Yogada – In the Himalayas is a unique ashram that provides one of the most popular teaching training retreats in Rishikesh. Over 27 days, you will be trained in Sattya yoga, the style that is rooted and traditionally practiced by yogis in the Himalayas, with qualified and passionate teachers. Highlights of the training include daily yoga and meditation sessions, early morning walks in the Himalayan foothills, weekly excursions, pure organic vegetarian food. You will stay at the Yogada Ashram with options for a private single, shared twin, or shared triple room. All retreats include daily meals, accommodation, special activities and excursions, and course materials.
From $536/ per person
AlakhYog School offers certified yoga teacher training courses that emphasize emotional rebalancing in the Hatha and Ashtanga yoga styles. Their courses are suitable for practitioners of all levels and the program curriculum includes asana practice, yoga anatomy yoga philosophy, pranayama, meditation, naturopathy techniques, teaching methodology, and more. You will stay at the Madhav Residence where there are yoga studios, a dining area, and a beautiful spa and rooftop. Daily meals, accommodation, course materials, yoga classes, and laundry are included in the rates.
From $1,108/ per person
Triguna Yoga offers authentic and memorable teacher training experiences that help people connect to their true selves. Their 27-day, 200-hour teacher training is certified by Yoga Alliance. You will learn about Sufi meditation, asana alignment, ancient breathing and meditation techniques, physical and emotional detoxification, and more. The teacher training takes place in Dhyan Mandir ashram, close to the holy Ganga river where you will be surrounded by flowers and trees with private single, shared double, and shared triple room options available. The retreat price includes accommodation, 3 daily vegetarian meals, and a yoga mat and other course materials.
From $799/per person
Mira Yogashala offers a 24-day, 200-hour yoga training retreat that will help you rediscover your body and reconnect with your soul. This retreat emphasizes Shatkriyas (cleansing) and laughter therapy, as well as daily Hatha, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa alignment and adjustment. You will stay the Mira Yogashala which has single and double room options. Highlights of the retreat include local market visits, Indian cooking classes, and a Himalayan sightseeing tour. Accommodation, daily meals and refreshments, and course materials are included in the rate.
From $350/ per person
Yoga Vidya Mandiram offers Yoga Alliance-certified training programs year-round, ranging from seven to 50 days. Their popular 200-hour Hatha, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa yoga teacher training will teach you Sankhya and yoga philosophies, asanas, pranayama, and yoga nidra techniques, as well as instruction on how to guide others. Highlights of the retreat include daily healthy vegetarian meals and excursions to nearby holy temples and shrines. During the retreat you will stay at the retreat center with options for a private single room or shared double, all equipped with hot showers and towels. Daily meals, accommodation, course materials, Wi-Fi, and local sightseeing are included in the price of the retreat.