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Yoga in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is also called the yoga capital of the world. Surrounded by the positive energy, you can dip into the holy river Ganga that flows through the town in the foothills of the Himalayas. If you are looking for an environment that has housed true yogis for centuries, then Rishikesh is the place for your yoga experience.

Your Yoga Guide for Rishikesh

This Yoga Guide for Yoga in Rishikesh will help you to plan your yoga experience in the yoga capital and choose the best yoga center to deepen your yoga practice. Heal yourself with Ayurveda, meditation, mantra chanting or an unforgettable hike in the Himalayas.

Yoga Teacher Trainings in Rishikesh

100 Hr. Hatha Yoga Teacher Training
India, Rishikesh


200 Hr. Hatha Yoga Teacher Training
India, Rishikesh


200 Hr. Ashtanga & Vinyasa YTT
India, Rishikesh


Yoga Retreats in Rishikesh

7 Days Refreshing Meditation & Yoga Retreat
India, Rishikesh


7 Days/ 6 Nights
7 Days Hatha and Kriya Yoga Retreat
India, Rishikesh


7 Days/6 Nights
14 Days Hatha and Kriya Yoga Retreat
India, Rishikesh


14 Days / 13 Nights
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That is why you should do Yoga in Rishikesh:

  • Rishikesh is the so called yoga capital which is why many yogis visit the town.
  • It is said that when you practice yoga in Rishikesh you can feel the energy of enlightened beings in the atmosphere.
  • You can dip into the holy Ganga or meditate by the river that flows through the town.
  • Rishikesh does not only offer authentic yoga practice but also the possibility to make a trip to the close Himalayas.

Yoga holidays in Rishikesh

Rishikesh, the yoga capital, is an ideal location for a yoga retreat in India with the healing river Ganga running through, and it’s location in the foothills of the Himalayas. Surrounded by positive and pure vibes you can sit on the rocks of the river and meditate, practice pranayama and maybe take a dip into the water with its healing power; the yoga retreats are either held in Lakshman Jhula or Ram Jhula.

No matter if you are an advanced yogi or yoga is a new world to you and no matter which yoga style you prefer, Rishikesh will offer you a place for deepening your yoga practice. If you are looking for luxury, 5-star resorts and pure stillness then Rishikesh might not be a perfect choice. But if you are aiming for an authentic environment for your yoga practice, then Rishikesh is your spot.

Practice yoga during your day, eat delicious and healthy local food and spend your time with like-minded people while listening to the music by the river at sunset during your yoga vacation in Rishikesh.

Rishikesh offers all sorts of healing practices that you could wish for: this includes meditation retreats, detox retreats, fasting yoga retreats as well as spiritual retreats. If you want an intense experience you can also choose a yoga ashram for your yogic experience.
There are many ashrams to choose from so it’s important to investigate which best meets your needs to choose the best yoga retreat in Rishikesh.

Teacher Trainings in Rishikesh

There are many yoga institutes in Rishikesh that offer 200, 300 or 500-hour yoga teacher training. To find the best yoga schools in Rishikesh it is important to know what you are looking for.

It is especially recommended to study the traditional hatha yoga practice in the birthplace of yoga, but also ashtanga or vinyasa training with well-known and experienced teachers are available.

Find a yoga institute that spreads the ancient wisdom of yogic art and science into the world and learn how to practice yoga, beyond the asana. Find like-minded yogi friends and have spiritual journey during your yoga teacher training, a life-changing experience.

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