Yoga Vidya School

Yoga Vidya School

Founded by Prashant J Yoga

Welcome to Yoga Vidya School, your gateway to the ancient yogic practices through Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, nestled in the serene surroundings of world’s yoga capital Rishikesh, India. Come with us on a transformative journey and prepare to uplift the mind, body, and spirit at this sanctuary where seekers from all corners of the globe come together to embark on a profound experience of self-discovery and love. Whether you're a seasoned practitioner or a novice, our doors are open to all who seek healing, self-love, and their inner light through in-depth exploration of yoga.

Immerse yourself in the rich tradition of yoga as you deepen your practice, learn the art of teaching, and connect with like-minded souls on the path to inner harmony and well-being under the guidance of Acharya Prashant J and a team of noted Indian yoga masters.

Join us at Yoga Vidya School, recognized as the best yoga school in Rishikesh, India and embark on a life-changing adventure that will not only enrich your personal journey but also equip you to inspire and guide others on their path to wellness and self-realization.


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Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India


Walk into to the heart and soul of yogic teachings in the majestic foothills of the Himalayas – Rishikesh. A yoga teacher training in Rishikesh at yoga vidya school resonates with the spiritual heritage of this sacred land. Through rigorous yet rewarding training, participants embark on a comprehensive exploration of yoga philosophy, asana practice, pranic practices, anatomy, and teaching methodology. Guided by experienced yoga teachers, deepen your understanding of ancient texts like the Yoga Sutras and Bhagavad Gita, while refining physical practice through intensive asana sessions during 200 Hour, 300 Hour and 500 hour yoga teacher training programs.

Traverse into the authentic teachings of Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga traditions during a Yoga AllianceCertified Yoga TTC in Rishikesh with us at Yoga Vidya School.

The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh lays the foundation, covering essential topics on Asanas, Meditations,Pranayama, Philosophy, Anatomy and Teaching Sequences. Graduates emerge with a solid understanding of yoga principles, ready to share their knowledge with others with confident tone, correct alignments and sanskrit pronunciations.

For those seeking to delve deeper, the 300-hour program offers advanced practices of Asanas and deeper studies in subjects like sequencing, therapeutic applications, and subtle body anatomy. Participants refine their teaching skills, mastering the art of effective cueing and adjustments.

The pinnacle of offerings, the 500-hour yoga course in Rishikesh integrates both foundational and advanced curriculum, providing a comprehensive and immersive experience. Students delve into Asanas along with specialized subjects such as yoga nidra, Ayurveda, Mantra chanting, and Sanskrit, enriching their understanding of this ancient practice.

Throughout your journey, you are supported by a community of like-minded individuals and guided by highly experienced yoga teachers who offer personalized attention. The tranquil environment of Rishikesh serves as the perfect backdrop for introspection, self-discovery, and personal growth.

Upon completion, emerge not only as a certified yoga instructor but also as an ambassador of this timeless tradition, ready to inspire and uplift others on their yoga journey.

Your search for the best yoga school in Rishikesh ends here if you are looking for anauthenticyoga experience, where every breath is a step closer to self-realization and every posture a celebration of inner strength.

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About Yoga Vidya School

Founded by Prashant Jakhamola in 2014, Yoga Vidya School is a place to immerse in serious authentic yoga practice led by best yoga teachers of India, in an energetic environment created for transformation through Yogic Movements, Mudras, Meditations, Philosophy and Spiritual Lifestyle. The school emphasise on holistic development of the students’ mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, and professional life. Ourcurriculum of the courses are based on three pillars, named as ‘Triangular Pyramid Teaching’ - Learn, Experience and Share.

In Rishikesh, India, the school offers opportunity to practice this sacred science in the Mother Nature in the foothills of Himalayas, by the banks of river Ganges. Here you can experience Indian Yogic Hospitality in a beautiful accommodation facility located in the midst ofHimalayan lush green Rajaji forestand get the delicious Ayurvedicfood. At Yoga Vidya School, we also offer Cultural immersions during the retreats and yoga TTC courses through visit to local attractions, Ashrams,Waterfalls, and Trek in the Himalayas.

Outside Rishikesh, Yoga Vidya School is available in Bali, Romania, Russia, and France and offer the courses with translators for Multilingual experience.In additional to physical presence in the yogic destinations, the school is now trusted brand in the world for Online Education through Daily Yoga Classes, Yoga TTCs Specialised Yoga Workshops and Therapies. These programs are available at multiple timings suitable for worldwide time zones.

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Why Choose Yoga Vidya School For Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh?

Step on the land of sages and yogis for an immersive yoga teacher training in Rishikesh at Yoga Vidya School. When in Rishikesh, you are about to undergo a positively transformative journey enriched by the town’s centuries-old profound spiritual legacy. Located in the serene foothills of the Himalayas, Rishikesh is revered as the birthplace of yoga, attracting seekers from around the globe to its sacred banks along the Ganges River. As a renowned yoga hub, Rishikesh provides an immersive environment conducive to deepening one's practice and understanding of yoga.

Yoga Vidya School stands as a beacon within Rishikesh's spiritual landscape, drawing upon centuries of yogic tradition while embracing modern methodologies. With a deep-rooted connection to the city's heritage, our yoga school in Rishikeshoffers an authentic and comprehensive yoga teacher training experience. Students have the opportunity to learn from experienced instructors who are steeped in traditional wisdom and dedicated to nurturing each individual's growth and development.

At Yoga Vidya School, we honor Rishikesh's legacy by providing a holistic curriculum that encompasses beginners to advanced asana practice, meditation, pranayama, philosophy and more. Our teachings are imbued with the essence of Rishikesh's spiritual energy, guiding students on a transformative path of self-love, healing, and personal empowerment.

By choosing Yoga Vidya School for Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, students embark on a journey that transcends mere certification – it's an immersive and life-changing experience that connects them to the heart of yoga's timeless wisdom in one of the earth’s most revered spiritual destinations.


Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher Traning

These Intensive certified yoga courses create necessary yogic platform for the practitioners to explore deeper dimensions of Yoga. With more than 14+ Yoga subjects including Hatha, Ashtanga, Pranayama, Ayurveda, these courses make true yoga practitioners and prepare them to meet the requirements of Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance.


Best Yoga Teacher Training in India

Yoga Vidya School, best yoga teacher training school in Rishikesh India , provides help and steering by giving the self-discipline and spiritual tools that helps you to grow and go deeper into your inner self.

  • Multi-style courses with dedicated morning sessions on static practices hatha yoga while the evenings dedicated for ashtanga vinyasa with dynamic series of asana and consecutive practices
  • You will get well researched and expertly crafted curriculum of 14+ Subjects, covering all the aspects of Yogic Lifestyle.
  • Your will get trained under Inspirational Yoga Teachers with exceptional teaching experience, who are Yoga Sadhaks, dedicated yogis.
  • You will explore and understand the Bhagavadgita Gita, ancient yoga texts and scriptures written by greatest yogis and sages of India.
  • Important Yoga Philosophies, Mantras and Meditations to keep the positive energy awakened.
  • You get to learn the authentic source of yoga with clarity over the Yoga Myths and Misinformation available on Internet or anywhere.
  • In this best yoga school in Rishikesh, With Yogic Anatomy and Physiology, you will learn the details of the structure of human body, how it moves and reacts to each yogic movement while practicing, thus keeping you safe against injuries.
  • You will understand Yoga beyond Asanas and how to live it as a lifestyle.
  • Food and Sattvic Diet is source of our strength and energy, so you will learn about what to eat and what to avoid to support your practice.
  • You will learn to live a balanced life and to manage situations you encounter in your everyday life at home, office or anywhere.
  • You will become a Yoga Alliance Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher who will inspire the students with confident and clear instructions, appropriate adjustments and alignments and live yoga as an example for everyone.
Popular Yoga Retreats/Workshops

Popular Yoga Retreats/Workshops

In addition to Yoga TTCs, Yoga Vidya School offers various short yoga courses, Yoga Retreats and Yoga Workshops related to Asanas, Pranayama, Mindfulness, Yogic Philosophy, Ayurveda etc. These programs are available in India and abroad for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels of practitioners.

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Founder – Prashant Jakhamola (Prashant J Yoga)

Introducing Acharya Prashant Jakhmola, an unconventional yet deeply rooted yoga guru and one of the most popular yoga teachers on Youtube. As the founder of Yoga Vidya School in Rishikesh, India, Acharya Prashant embodies the timeless wisdom of traditional yoga while embracing innovative approaches to practice and teaching. With easy and detail explanations, Prashant’s teaching techniques focus on fostering a profound connection with the body and spirit guiding his students towards the path of correct authentic practices and positive mind body transformation. The bond with his students is evident from his quality teachings and clear communication with the students, ensuring deep attention to the needs of each student. The Acharya meticulously imparts ancient teachings with a modern perspective, ensuring their relevance and applicability in contemporary life. Acharya Prashant's dedication to preserving traditional wisdom is evident in his reverence for yoga philosophy, meditation, and the teachings of Maharishi Patanjali’s yoga sutras and Bhagavad Gita. Through his nurturing guidance, he inspires students to delve deeper into the essence of yoga, fostering personal health and spiritual evolution.

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Our Yoga Masters

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At Yoga Vidya School, learn from the best lights of the Indian Yoga World. Masters of Vedas and Graduated from Yoga Universities, these passionate yogis transmit yogic theory, and practice of yoga subjects in professional, safe and nurturing environment.

Appreciations From Our Students

Appreciations From Our Students


"The liberty, the inside oneness and openess that I felt after Prashant's classes always fullfilled me. I could feel the energy rising as well as the expansion of my limits. It is with a deep work of precision, humor, gentleness and perseverance that he gives his class. Prashant allowed me to go deeper on my and others and open new pathways. He's on of those who inspire and stays next to you for time ahead. Thank Prashant to have align me in so many ways and brought me further on. See you soon"



"I believe Yoga Vidya School’s 200 hour yoga teacher training can change anybody's view on Yoga and its practice. The course teach you about real yogic lifestyle with its true meaning. The yoga teachers of this school have rich knowledge of all the aspects and principles of Yoga and goes deep into it to make it accessible to all level of students. Mantra and philosophy classes can give you a whole new energy. Another important factor that make this school the best, is its location away from the crowd of hotels and yoga schools of Rishikesh. The place is blessed with nature, making you feel like a real yoga retreat in jungle."




Yoga Vidya School ashram or accommodation facility is the perfect place to live and experience yogic life. Located in the lush green Himalayas near Rajaji forest reserve, we provide one of the most peaceful and serene venues in Rishikesh, unlike the concrete jungles of touristy areas in Rishikesh. We are located far from the heavy touristy traffic area, allowing our students to focus entirely on their yogic practices during the yoga teacher training and yoga retreats. The healing and peaceful natural environment of trees and birds offers the chance to connect deeper with the nature. The rooms are equipped with all the modern facilities such as Wifi, 24X7 hot water, attached Western toilets, etc. Beautiful Himalayan and Sunset View from the Resting/Self-studying Area promotes calmness and rejuvenation after long-intensive sessions during the day.


We have in-house Vegetarian restaurant where we offer daily nutritious meals for all our yoga students and guests. With a team of experienced local chefs, we are blessed to serve nourishing and delicious food every day. All the ingredients such as spices, raw vegetables and fruits are sourced from local vendors to ensure best quality and freshness. We serve a range of organic Indian delicacies such as Ayurvedic Khichri, Rotis, Biryani Rice, Dahls (Lentils, Beans and Pulses), Poha, Upma, Paneer Dishes (Cottage Cheese), Eggless Omelet, Idlis, Uttapam, Dalia, Ragi, Healthy Pranthas, Oatmeal, Sandwiches, Green Salad, Fresh Fruits, Yoghurt, Muesali, Indian Deserts such as Saffron Kheer or pudding. Also we offer Refreshing Indian Masala Chai or Tea with Milk or without Milk, together with flavourful spices like ginger, clove, cinnamon, and cardamom.

Our Best Yoga Destinations

Our Best Yoga Destinations


Join 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course at Yoga Vidya School in Rishikesh, which is globally known for yoga courses along with yoga alliance approved. Yoga Vidya school has pledged itself to share and spread the knowledge of yoga by becoming a beacon of light. Our yoga gurus or experts are certified teachers and they have designed specialized unique yoga courses to transform students into a certified yoga teacher and passionate practitioners


Yoga Vidya School in Kerala, noted destination for spiritual, vedic immersions, invites you to come along this sojourn of advanced yoga practices to hone your skills deepen your wisdom of the yogic art form through the 300 Hour Yoga TTC.


Bali,with its beautiful beaches and exotic temples, has every kind of natural beauty that makes it the best place to practice and learn Yoga. The wonderful mix of ancient culture, art, spirituality, pleasant weather and healthy food will relax your body, mind and spirit deeply, ensuring every moment of your yoga teacher training or yoga retreat a magical experience


Our Best Yoga Destinations

Our Best Yoga Destinations

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  • Rishikesh
  • Kerala
  • Bali
  • Romania
  • Russia


Known as the World Capital of Yoga and Meditation, Rishikesh is the most popular destination when it comes to practice and learn Yoga. This historic and religious town in the foothills of the Himalayas has been home to numerous seekers, yogis, saints and celebrities who wanted to search their inner-self. We offer Yoga Retreats and Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh in a beautiful venue surrounded by Himalayan forest and spectacular views.

Yoga Vidya School Online Offerings

Explore our Free and Paid Virtual Package for online yoga classes and courses to keep working on self-transformation, personal empowerment and sound holistic health while staying at your home or your preferred location.

Paid Yoga Workshops

Paid Yoga Workshops

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Importance of Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Blossom every day under the modern teachings of the learned and highly experienced yoga teachers/gurus who have built a peaceful yogic community around the globe.

Begin your journey from an aspiring yogi to becoming an accomplished one by taking the Yoga teacher training course in India from a recognized place like that of Rishikesh which is the “Yoga capital” of the nation. When you have the option of learning the authentic form of Yoga, then why dwell around the Google pages to find out which one is the best? There is nothing better to learn and gain the immense benefits of Yoga from a known destination where the traditional understanding of Yoga was introduced, and practiced for centuries.

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The best health blogs and your go-to-go guide for Yoga Asanas, Meditation, Pranayama, Yoga lifestyle, Breath Work, Healthy Diet, Wellness Traveland Yoga Courses and Retreats around the World.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Embarking on Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh not only offers a deep dive into the ancient roots of yoga but also provides an unparalleled opportunity to immerse oneself in its spiritual essence amidst the serene Himalayan landscape. Rishikesh's rich heritage, coupled with its profound energy, fosters a transformative journey for yoga teaching aspirants, aligning mind, body, and soul in the pursuit of holistic well-being.

The best certificate for a yoga teacher depends on various factors, including accreditation, reputation, and alignment with personal teaching goals. Yoga Alliance RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) certification is widely recognized internationally, enhancing visibility and credibility in the competitive yoga market. We recommend selecting a certification that not only meets industry standards but also resonates with the your spiritual journey, fostering authenticity and connection in your teaching practice.

The duration to become a qualified yoga teacher varies depending on the program's depth, structure, and intensity. Typically, it takes around 200 to 500 hours of training to achieve Yoga Alliance certification. Each program spans from a few weeks to several months. As an aspiring yogi, it is important to embrace the journey, allowing ample time for self-reflection, growth, and integration of yogic principles into your life and teaching practice. Practice and all will eventually come.

Our yoga teacher training program in Rishikesh stands out for its holistic approach, seamlessly blending traditional teachings with modern techniques. We prioritize personalized attention, small class sizes, and a supportive community, fostering deep connections and individualized growth. Our program's unique value proposition lies in its authenticity, excellence, and alignment with aspirants' quest for genuine transformation and fulfillment on their yogic journey as a yoga teacher and practitioner.

The duration of a yoga teacher training program varies, typically spanning from a minimum of four weeks to several months, depending on the depth of study and immersion desired (100 Hour, 200 hour, 500 hour). However, the true essence of training extends beyond time constraints, emphasizing the lifelong journey of self-discovery, growth, and embodiment of yogic principles both on and off the mat.

Our yoga teacher training programs are woven around various yoga styles from traditional to semi-contemporary including Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Kundalini, Yin, and Restorative yoga. Each style is thoughtfully integrated to provide a well-rounded understanding and practical experience, empowering students to develop a versatile teaching repertoire that caters to diverse needs and preferences.

At Yoga Vidya School, we pride ourselves on maintaining a low student-to-teacher ratio to ensure personalized attention and guidance throughout the training journey. With a commitment to fostering meaningful connections and individualized support, our program typically maintains a ratio of 10 students per instructor, allowing for an intimate learning environment conducive to deepening one's practice and understanding of yoga.

The cost for a 200-hour yoga teacher training program at Yoga Vidya School in Rishikesh ranges from $1200 to $2500 USD. For more specific pricing and details, we recommend directly reaching out to us for updated rates or special packages available.

Completing a yoga teacher training program opens up various career paths, including that of a yoga instructor, wellness entrepreneur, corporate yoga teacher, yoga therapist, retreat leader, teacher trainer, community outreach educator, and holistic health practitioner. These opportunities enable yogis and yoginis to share their passion for yoga and positively impact others' well-being.

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