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500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

AYM Yoga School | Rishikesh, Uttarakhand | Himalayas

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500-hour Yoga Teacher Training in India 500-hour yoga teacher training in India is registered with Yoga Alliance USA. It will deepen your personal practice, teaching skills and make you full of confidence while you start teaching others after your graduation from AYM Yoga School. This course will cultivate your skills and knowledge in yoga at an advanced level and develop your unique teaching styles. The 500 hour yoga training course is a structured, challenging and two months residential course which provides complete knowledge of yoga, various asana from basic to advanced level. It includes classes of asana(multi-style), meditation, and pranayama with yoga philosophy and anatomy. On completion of the course, students will be provided with a certificate affiliated to Yoga Alliance USA, which will make them efficient, capable registered yoga teachers who can teach yoga or open their own yoga studio across the world. If you are searching for a advanced yoga training school in india with depth and a variety of styles that will make your teaching skills effective, then Association for yoga and meditation is for you (best yoga training school in rishikesh). This advanced yoga teacher training in rishikesh offers a 200-hour yoga teacher training course, a 300-hour yoga teacher training or a combination of both for 500 hour yoga ttc in india. The 500-hour course is a perfect choice for those who want to complete beginner yoga teacher training and advance yoga teacher training at one time. There are many other 500-hour yoga teacher training schools in Rishikesh but what makes AYM stand out and different than other 500 hour Yoga Schools is: Deepen your knowledge of teaching postures and its alignment. Creative and transformational use of principles of yoga to build class design and new sequence. Develop your knowledge of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology to build a compatible yoga therapy sequence of techniques as per need of treatments. Structured and well design course and syllabus. Multi-styles of Yoga and Yoga therapy/healing yoga. Experienced and qualified trainer teachers team. Spacious three yoga studios and open kitchen. Loving and caring ashram atmosphere. Peaceful Location of yoga school/Ashram. Comfortable stay for 50-60 yoga participants. Rooms attached with washrooms and hot water. Wi-Fi and pick up laundry service available. Immersion in the Yogic lifestyle for a complete and full experience. Included in the package of 500-Hour Courses in India 6 days yoga, meditation, and theory classes in a week, Sunday is free day 58 nights of accommodation with meals One AYM t-shirt One yoga Bag for books and study material. One tour to local attraction during the course. 3 meals, tea, filtered water (seven days a week except lunch on Sunday). Teaching material, Course manual, common yoga mat in studio (not personal) Yoga Anatomy, Teaching methodology, philosophy, Ayurveda theory classes Free Wi-Fi, self-service laundry (washing machine) Yoga Alliance recognized certification after graduation. Note : This is a complete package and all things mentioned above are included; but due to any reason if you don’t want to have something, there will be no refund for that particular article. Not Included Airfare. Airport pickup. Bus/train transfer. Spa/massage treatments. Air conditioner room (with extra charges). Heater for room (with extra charges). Accommodation at AYM AYM Yoga School is located in a very peaceful location in Rishikesh with the beauty of scenic mountain-view around it. We provide our yoga training in Rishikesh in the main campus of AYM Yoga Ashram. There are 50 rooms, three yoga studios and large dining area. The campus of yoga ashram in Rishikesh is spread in half-acre of land in the foothills of Himalayas in India. Rooms at AYM are spacious, well maintained, clean and comfortable. Our previous students have shared their opinion about our accommodation in words as “a home away from home”. Overview of Syllabus Asana Classes 500 hour yoga course includes around 150 asanas of both primary series and secondary series of ashtang vinyasa. Teacher will explain each asana in detail. This class includes hatha yoga, ashtanga, kundalini, shivananda, power, flow and iyengar styles of yoga in it. Also there will be description of each style in detail. Usually one morning and one evening class is held for asana. Yoga Therapy There will one asana class every day in later half part of 500 hour course on yoga therapy for management of common diseases. Pranayama and Meditation There will be new meditation and pranayama techniques every week and will be repeated for few days to make students absorb the information and practice. Pranayama list Anuloma viloma- alternate nostril breathing Ujjayi – conscious breathing Sitali – cooling pranayama Sitkari – cooling Bhastrika – activating pranayama Bhramari – group breathing Suryabhedena – sun activating Chandrabhedana – moon activating Meditation list Meditation will be traditional passive as well as active meditation will be taught. Some of them are listed below- Om meditation, chakra meditation, breathe-based meditation, inner light meditation, nada meditation, osho dynamic meditation, kundalini meditation, vipassana. Yoga Anatomy class Teacher will explain different human systems in details and will explain the effect of yoga on different systems. That will allow you to go deeper into the physiological understanding of yoga. Yoga philosophy This class prepares students to understand the basis of yoga and its principles. First, basic philosophy will be explained and later on, teacher will take yoga sutras of Patanjali. Teaching Methodology This class will guide students towards sharing yoga knowledge with others. You will learn to teach different types of yoga classes like hatha yoga, ashtanga yoga and many more. Our expert teachers will provide the expert guidance on how to teach and improve yourself and your way of teaching. Evaluation and examination There will be a total of 14 modules to be studied in the 500 hour yoga ttc at AYM Yoga School and there will be a written exam after each modules ends. These may be open book exams. The main purpose of each exam is to stabilize the information for long duration, and not for earning a grade. Also, there will be a practical examination, which will be in alignment classes.

AYM Yoga School 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Private Accomodation
Private Accomodation

Wi-Fi/ Internet , Double Bed , Single Bed , Western-Style Bathroon , Hot Water Facility ,
AYM Yoga School 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Shared Accomodation
Shared Accomodation

Wi-Fi/ Internet , Single Bed , Western-Style Bathroon , Hot Water Facility ,

AYM Yoga School

Association for Yoga and Meditation (AYM) Yoga School in Rishikesh is a non-profit organization registered with Government of India and led by Spiritual Yoga Master, Yogi Chetan Mahesh. The center was founded by yoga teachers and yoga lovers in 2005, with a vision to spread happiness and health through traditional and ancient wisdom of yoga in the world.
The school focuses on best yoga practices with expert yoga teachers without changing the traditional values of yoga. The courses focus on asana alignment, the art of assisting in postures, and human anatomy and physiology explained in connection with yoga techniques, with a goal to help yogis develop yoga techniques that will deepen their own practice, provide a life-changing experience, as well as prepare them to teach.
These programs meet the international Yoga standards set by the Yoga Alliance for 200 hours, 300 hours, and 500-hour yoga certification and offer a variety of yoga styles such as Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar, Sivananda, Power, Flow, Hatha Vinyasa, Restorative, Yoga Therapy, and much more.

Key Highlights:

  • Situated in the foothills of mighty Himalayas and near the banks of holy Ganges
  • Daily yoga, meditation sessions
  • Yoga Alliance USA 200- hour Yoga Teacher Training certification 
  • Courses focus on asana alignment, the art of assisting in postures, human anatomy and physiology
  • Yoga techniques that will deepen practice
  • Provide a life changing experience and prepare to teach
  • Programs meets the international Yoga standards
  • Learn 200, 300 & 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training
  • Offers Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar, Sivananda, Power, Flow, Hatha Vinyasa, Restorative & Yoga Therapy
  • 10 experienced English-speaking instructors qualified in various teaching styles 
  • 1 in-house doctor
  • Organic meals 3 times a day 
  • Experience Ganesh Aarti at its best
  • Location: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  • Accommodation: Single, double and dormitory
  • Climate: Cooler Tropical climate 
  • Temperature: 20-24º C (cross check on changing weather conditions)
  • Nearest International Airport: Jollygrant International Airport, Dehradun

Range of Yoga Practise:

  • Yoga Teacher Training 500
  • Yoga Teacher Training 300
  • Yoga Teacher Training 200


  • Free Wi-fi
  • Yoga Books
  • Yoga Alliance certificate
  • Props
  • Herbal tea-24/7
  • 1 sight-seeing tour
  • 1 T-shirt from institute
  • 1 bag with study material
  • Washing machine(self-service)
  • Delicious Ayurvedic meals with tea
  • Once a week sight-seeing or an activity
  • A complimentary ayurvedic Massage


  • Air Fares
  • Airport transfers
  • Personal expenses
  • Pick up & drop

Check in:Flexible
Check out: Flexible

Local Attractions:

  • Triveni Ghat
  • White water rafting
  • Ganga Arti
  • Local temples
  • Rajaji National Park
  • Neer Garh Waterfall
  • Shopping 
  • Adventure sports
  • Trekking Himalayas
  • Flavour of rural life at the foothills of Himalayas

How to Reach

Closest Airport
Jollygrant International Airport, Dehradun
Closest Railway Station
Rishikesh/ Haridwar Railway Station
Traveling by Road
Connected to all major cities from Rishikesh

Smoking, alcohol, meat, eggs, fish, intoxicating drugs are not allowed in ashram. Short clothes are strictly prohibited so you are expected to be modestly dressed during your stay at the ashram and don't entertain outsider of room. Strict action will be taken against misuse of electricity and water. The center will not be responsible for loss of personal belongings. Pets are not allowed in the ashram. Guests are not allowed without prior permission from ashram officials. Room, bathroom, toilet must be kept clean and before checkout hand over the key to the reception.

Fees are non refundable but students have the choice of attending the next schedule of classes.

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