10 Days Beginners Yoga Course in Rishikesh – Introduction

 

Yoga for beginner courses is perfect for those who have never done yoga before and also for those who have done a bit of yoga here and there, but would like to learn yoga systematically in order to develop sincere and disciplined yoga practice. Rishikesh Yoga Prakash is an authentic and certified yoga school located in the foothills of Himalaya. Our internationally experienced teaching faculty is well trained in teaching all aspects of yoga in a safer and enjoyable environment. We offer 10 days and 20 days yoga courses for absolute beginner.

Our objective is to provide an in-depth understanding of traditional yoga system combined with modern yogic methods. We aim to build essential foundation for a methodical yoga practice by covering all aspects of yoga, that includes physical, philosophical, therapeutic and preventive aspects of; yoga postures, yogic methods of developing healthy breathing habits, yogic cleansing methods for purifications of internal organs, yogic relaxation, breath control techniques with essential energy locks, improved concentration techniques, meditation with essential yoga anatomy, physiology and yoga philosophy etc.

Flexibility and strength are not prerequisites for beginners. Yoga is not a competition and hence there should be no struggle in a true yoga practice. The journey of yoga can start at any age, with any health condition. In order to gain deeper benefits from yoga, one must continue a regular, un-intrepeutted practice of yoga; as said by Saga Patanjali in PYS (Patanjali Yoga Sutra)

Experience holistic well being in a safe and nourishing environment.

Course Schedule

Do not think that much. Just choose your course date from the dates below, pack your bags and be a part of Rishikesh Yoga Prakash.

Course Date Course Fee (Shared / Private Room) Registration Fee Register Now
1st August to 10th August 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now
15th August to 25th August 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now
1st September to 10th September 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now
15th September to 25th September 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now
1st October to 10th October 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now
15th October to 25th October 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now
1st Novenber to 10th Novenber 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now
15th Novenber to 25th Novenber 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now
1st December to 10th December 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now
15th December to 25th December 2019 600 USD / 800 USD 200 USD Register Now

Course Summary

  • Beginners Course Certificate by Rishikesh Yoga Prakash.
  • Excellent location: – Calming view of mountains from the rooftop and river ganga just 2 min walk from our yoga school.
  • Quality of teaching, guided and supervised by Internationally experienced teaching faculty.
  • Focus on smaller groups (maximum of 18 students) for progressive environment to build self-confidence and total personality development from within.
  • Gradual progress of self-practice at all levels and experience how yoga works with your temperament and body.
  • Intensive but enjoyable and enlightening Yoga Course in the birthplace of Yoga and Meditation.
  • Daily practice of Pranayama and Meditation for inner growth in the path of spirituality.
  • Opportunity to experience Indian culture and grow together to build a yoga community of healthy body and happy mind targeting towards global peace.

Facilities & Inclusions

  • Course certification
  • Choice of private or shared room
  • Attached bathroom with each room
  • Hot and cold water facility for drinking and shower.
  • Two times Indian vegetarian meals.
  • Two times tea (Indian, green, black) everyday.
  • Yoga mats provided for the practice
  • Small library for study and making notes
  • Yoga purification kit
  • Wi-Fi facility inside the campus

Daily Schedule

The TTC program has 8-12 hours of classes scheduled a day, with one rest day per week. Here is an example schedule:

  •   06:30 – 08:00 — Pranayama/ Meditation / Mantra Chanting
  •   08:30 – 10:15 –Hatha Yoga AsanaClass
  •   10:30 – 12:00 — Brunch / Free Time
  •   12:00 – 13:30 –Adjustment & Alignment class
  •   13:45 – 14:30 — Yoga Nidra Class / Rest Time
  •   14:30 – 15:00 — Tea time/ Snack / Refresh Time
  •   15:00 – 16:30 — Philosophy / Guest Lecturers / Yoga Sutra Study
  •   16:45 – 18:00 — Workshop / Study Time / Teaching Practice
  •   18:30 – 20:15 — Dinner Time / Free Time/ Rest Time
  •   20:15 – 21:00 — Meditation
  •   21:00 – 06:00 — Mauna / Silence/ Rest/ Sleep
*Note: This schedule is an example of the daily timetable. Classes and times are subject to change according to the course, season and any improvements we have made.

Beginners Course Syllabus

PRANAYAMA AND BREATHING TECHNIQUES

  •  Kapalabhati
  •  Nadi Shodhana
  •  Bhastrika
  •  Ujjayi
  •  Surya Bhedan
  •  Chandra Bhedan
  •  Yogic Breathing

THEORY AND PHILOSOPHY

  •   History and tradition of Yoga
  •   Schools of Yoga
  •   Patanjali Ashtanga Yoga
  •   Concept of Prana
  •   Theory on Kundalini
  •   Chakras
  •   Physical and psychological effects of Pranayama
  •   Introduction to Bhagavad Gita
  •   Introduction to Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  •   Introduction to Six Indian Philosophies
  •   Relevance of Omkara in Yoga System
  •   Consistent practice and Detachment (Abhayasa and Vairagya)
  •   Concept of the Divine and Surrender to the Divine in yoga (concept of Isvara and Isvarapranidhana)
  •   Foundations of Yoga
  •   Yoga and psychology

RECOMMEDED READING

  •   The Yoga Mala - Sri K. Pattahbi Jois
  •   Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Swami Venkatesananda, Motilal publications
  •   Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha (APMB) Yoga Darshan - Swami Niranjanananda Ji The Heart of Yoga, T.K.V. Desikachar
  •   Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  •   The Science of Breath- Dr. M.L. Ghorole
  •   Perennial Psychology of the Bhagavad Gita

Food at Rishikesh Yoga Prakash

We provide two full yogic meals and one time tea with snacks everyday. We have dedicated team of professional cooks, who prepare the meal close to SATTVIC yogic diet. Brunch and dinner contains mix variety of seasonable fruits and vegetables, sugar and milk free porridge, lentils, wheat bread, grains, chapattis, tofu, soup, fibers, nuts, butter, muesli, yogurt, honey and pickle.

We get most of our food items directly from organic farm, depending on the availability of the product. Our meals are Indian vegetarian yogic food, but not vegan food. In the essence, all your meals are planned to provide you enough nourishment, but at the same time you will feel light and healthy.

Accommodation at Rishikesh Yoga Prakash

RISHIKESH YOGA PRAKASH provides neat and clean accommodation with attached bathrooms. Our yoga school is surrounded by various guesthouses in RamJula. Each room is based on twin sharing or if available, you may wish to choose private room, which depends on availability. Each room will have a cupboard, bedding, and private bathroom with hot and cold-water facility. Please note that, we don’t provide laundry facility.

All the students generally hand wash the clothes, but if you wish to avail the laundry facility (at extra cost), please contact the reception and you will be directed towards it. There is free WI-FI in the Ashram. On your day off, you may wish to choose various activities during your day off and enjoy the outside local food, shopping, river rafting, bungee jumping etc.

Indian traditional masala chai (generally known as Indian tea). You will see lots of cows, dogs and wild monkeys while exploring the street of Ram Jhoola. Feel free to feed them with love with respect, but don’t get too close to the wild monkeys. The entire area of Rishikesh is full of spiritual vibration, which you will certainly feel during your stay here.

Refund Policy

The course deposit and fees are non-refundable so please ensure that you have the relevant insurance in place in case of any circumstances that would stop you from attending the course.

Students may transfer their registration to an alternative course in the event of exceptional circumstances. Fees are valid for one year from the original course date.

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Registration & Payment

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If you wish to register for any of the Yoga Prakash courses, please complete and submit the registration form online. Please note that payment of your deposit is required to secure your place and until we have received this we are not able to guarantee your position on the course. Alternatively if you need any further assistance in making your application please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to assist you further. Spaces on the courses are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Yoga Prakash reserves the right to accept or reject any registration form submitted without providing further explanation.

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Course Fee:- 699 USD
Registration Fee:- 200 USD

Note: After successfull registration, remaining fee will be deposit at the time of School visit or Course Orientation.

NOTE:

Pick up and drop off to the local airport. Local airport is: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, 20 min drive from our Yoga School. If you plan to take taxi from New Delhi International Airport to our Yoga School, we are happy to assist you, but all the travel cost shall be born by you.