• Residency No 3, Ghughtani, Tapovan, Rishikesh

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course In Rishikesh

A 500 hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh is an advanced level program designed for individuals who have completed a 200-hour and 300-hour yoga teacher training and want to further their knowledge and skills as yoga teachers. It is typically a full-time commitment for several weeks, and may be residential or non-residential.

The curriculum for a 500 hour yoga teacher training course may vary depending on the school and program, but it may include advanced topics such as yoga philosophy, advanced asana (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing techniques), teaching methodology, anatomy and physiology, and yoga therapeutics. It may also include topics such as meditation, chanting, and yoga history and literature.

In addition to lectures, asana practice, and group discussions, the 500 hour yoga teacher training program may include teaching practicums, which allow students to practice teaching yoga to a group and receive feedback from their teachers and peers. The program may also include other activities such as meditation, chanting, and yoga-related excursions.

As with a 200-hour or 300-hour yoga teacher training program, it is important to do your research when choosing a 500-hour program, as the quality and content of the training can vary significantly. Look for a program that is accredited by a recognized yoga organization, and one that has experienced and qualified teachers. You should also consider whether the program aligns with your personal goals and interests, as well as whether it fits into your schedule and budget.


About Our 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course

Welcome to our 500 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh. Registered with Yoga Alliance U.S.A. based on Hatha Yoga. This is for learners who have already completed their 200 Yoga hour TTC certified by Yoga Alliance. The curriculum will build upon your pre-existing knowledge and teaching skills, enabling you to teach beginner and advanced students of all backgrounds with confidence, precision, and soul. Clearing all your queries, this deeper understanding of yoga and embodying of a yogic lifestyle on and off the matt, will let you spread and share your knowledge on this beautiful planet. It is an internal journey of self-realization and discovery, as it is training to teach others.

Human Anatomy-Physiology and yoga

This class provides a meticulous understanding of Anatomy and Physiology of the human organ systems key to one's yogic practice, with a brief discussion of the remaining organ systems. The correlation between the physiology and the psycho-philosophical nature of the human organ systems has also discussed. Skeletal System, Joints and Range of Motion, Muscular System, Postural imbalances.

Physiology of Asana

Physiology of Yoga poses. In Ashtanga yoga, Patanjali defines asana as 'Sthirsukham Asanas’ that is steady and comfortable body posture is called asana.
Standing, Back Bend, Forward Bend, Twist, Inversion, Digestive System, Respiratory System, Circulatory System, Physiology of Pranayama, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Stress and Homeostasis, Physiology of Meditation.

In Our 500 hrs yoga ttc in Rishikesh here also by touching the root of Yoga, a root of Yoga implies the ancient studies of Yoga from or Vedas, you can understand the entire world of Yoga. And this makes you stronger in your knowledge and can understand all the concepts of Yoga. Nowadays, it is seen so many varieties of Yoga are in trends like Hot Yoga, Red Yoga, Sup Yoga, and Power Yoga. But very rare people teach the Yoga from the roots, from where these new varieties have been established. All these different varieties of yoga practiced nowadays are not traditional, they are not real Yoga.

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh. It is natural, if we want to know something about the particular thing, we need to understand its main concept. This makes our knowledge complete. Else, how much you study still concepts, will not be clear. For eg. You want to grow as a tree. Keep its roots weaker, it’s not possible to grow as a strong tree from weaker roots. Thereby, if your root knowledge of Yoga which consists of Ashtanga and Hatha Yog, is stronger then you feel complete from inside. This builds your confidence and you become capable to teach Yoga anywhere amongst any category of people as your roots are stronger.

Yoga Kriyas

  • Kapalbharti (Purification of Frontal lobes and lungs)
  • Neti (Nasal Cleansing)
  • Trataka (Blinkless Gazing)
  • Nauli (Abdominal Massage)
  • Dhouti (Cleansing of Digestive Tract, Stomach)
  • Vasti (Colon cleaning)

Those kriyas always clean and maintain your body, mind, and soul. When we do yoga in our daily routine so that our body always be energetic, mind gives peace in life, soul attach with divine world. Yogic kriyas are very important for our spiritual connection with God because of our karma.

Additional Details of the 500 Hour Yoga TTC

The 500-hour yoga teacher training course covers meditation, mantra chanting and shatkriya (cleansing). It also includes classes in anatomy, yoga philosophy, Yoga Teaching Methodology, Adjustment and Yoga Teaching Methodology. You will have a rewarding transformational experience and personal growth. It will also allow you to share the most memorable moments of your life with like-minded people who are committed to yoga, awakening consciousness and healing humanity.

  • Asanas
  • Meditation
  • Philosophy
  • Lifestyle

During the opening ceremony, you will receive a complete yoga set which includes a book, notebook, neti pot, rubber neti and a school shirt. This course is designed to allow all levels of yoga practitioners to learn and improve their teaching skills and practice. You will receive a certificate of completion on the last day. This will allow you to register with Yoga Alliance and begin teaching yoga around the globe. Anant Yoga School will provide all yoga materials, including bolster bricks, belts, and yoga mats. However, you are welcome to bring your own yoga mat.


Your Accommodation, Food and Facilities During the Course


Our yoga school with locations in Rishikesh, Dharamsala, and Uttarkashi, India, offers different types of environments for your yoga education. Our yoga school also offers an all-inclusive approach and thus there is no need to worry about accommodation or meals during the training.

The program is designed to allow the participants to focus on their yoga training 100%, helping them remain immersed in the yoga lifestyle. Comfortable rooms, healthy vegetarian meals, and a structured daily schedule enhance your ability to focus on your spiritual training and also help you enjoy the wonderful history and culture of India.

Daily freshly made vegetarian meals are included in package of the course. The food is fully prepared hygienically and the vegetable are organic and locally produced. The food here at the Anant is well known all around the world for its taste and quality.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
  • Raw food
  • Fruitarian
  • Lactose Free
  • Yogic
  • Other dietary requirements on request
  • Ayurvedic

Topics Covered During 500 hours Yoga Teacher Training

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Contents

Techniques, Training, and Practice (TTP)

  • TTP 1001 - 1. Teaching details of Advanced Yoga Postures in-depth study
  • TTP 1002 - 2. Advanced Standing and Balancing Postures in-depth study
  • TTP 1003 - 3. Advanced Sitting Postures in-depth study
  • TTP 1004 - 4. Advanced Forward - Backward Bending Postures in-depth study
  • TTP 1005 - 5. Advanced Twisting Postures in-depth study
  • TTP 1006 - 6. Advanced Arm Balancing Postures in-depth study
  • TTP 1007 - 7. Advanced Hip Opening Postures in-depth study

Techniques, Training, and Practice (TTP)

  • TTP106 – Arm Balancing Postures
  • TTP107 – Stabilizing Postures
  • TTP 108 – Hip Opening Postures
  • TTP 109 – Inverted Postures
  • TTP 110 – Restorative Postures
  • TTP 111 – Classic Sun Salutations

Teaching Methodology (TM)

  • TTP 1008 - 8. Advanced Inverted Postures in-depth study
  • TTP 1009 – 9. Classic 84 Postures in-depth study
  • TTP 1010 – 10. Classic Hatha Yoga 15 Postures in-depth study
  • TTP 1011 - 11. Intensive practice of yogic purification - I
  • TTP 1012 – 12. Intensive practice of yogic purification - II
  • TTP 1013- 13. In-depth study of Bandhas
  • TTP 1014 - 14. Gheranda Sahimta Asana and Mudra in-depth study

Teaching Methodology (TM)

  • TTP 1015 - 15. Advance Level of Yoga Nidra I
  • TTP 1016 - 16. Advance Level of Yoga Nidra II
  • TTP 1017 - 17. Prana and Prana Vidya
  • TTP 1018 - 18. Advance Pranayama Series – I
  • TTP 1019 - 19. Advance Pranayama Series – II
  • TTP 1020 - 20. In-depth study of Meditation – I
  • TTP 1021 - 21. In-depth study of Meditation – II

Teaching Methodology (TM)

  • TM 2001 – 22. The Attitude of a Professional Yoga Teacher
  • TM 2002 – 23. Guiding a Yoga Class
  • TM 2003 – 24. Dharma Vakya or Yogic Theme
  • TM 2004 – 25. The art of presence on and off the mat
  • TM 2005 – 26. Strategies of Yoga Teaching
  • TM 2006 – 27. Practicing yoga on and off the mat
  • TM 2007 – 28. In Details About Yoga Sequencing
  • TM 2008 – 29. The use of yoga props for different purposes

Anatomy & Physiology (AP)

  • AP 3001 - 30. Yoga Anatomy – I
  • AP 3002 - 31. Yoga Anatomy – II
  • AP 3003 - 32. Chakra Anatomy – I
  • AP 3004 - 33. Chakra Anatomy– II
  • AP 3005 - 34. Energy Anatomy – I
  • AP 3006 - 35. Energy Anatomy – II

Yoga Philosophy/LifeStyle Ethics (YPLE)

  • YPEL 4001 - 36. Study of Bhagwad Gita
  • YPEL 4002 - 37. Study of Patanjali Yoga Sutras
  • YPEL 4003 - 38. Study of Buddha’s Eightfold Yoga
  • YPEL 4004 - 39. Study of Gherand Samhita
  • YPEL 4005 - 40. Study of Hatha Yoga
  • YPEL 4006 - 41. Study of Contemporary Yoga Philosophy
  • YPEL 4007 - 42. Yoga Ethics & Lifestyle
  • YPEL 4008 - 43. In-depth study of yoga paths
  • YPEL 4009 - 44. Bhakti Yoga- The Path of Love
  • YPEL 4010 - 45. Karma Yoga in Daily Life

Upcoming Dates

    • 1st Jan - 26th Feb 2025
    • 1st Mar - 26th April 2025
    • 1st May - 26th Jun 2025
    • 1st July - 26th Aug 2025
    • 1st Sept - 26th Oct 2025
    • 1st Nov- 26th Dec 2025
    • 1st Jan- 26th Feb 2026
    • 1st Mar- 26th April 2026
    • 1st May - 26th Jun 2026
    • 1st July - 26th Aug 2026
    • 1st Sept - 26th Oct 2026
    • 1st Nov- 26th Dec 2026
    • 1st Jan- 26th Feb 2027
    • 1st Mar- 26th April 2027
    • 1st May - 26th Jun 2027
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Session Time
Morning Yogic Tea : 6 A.M
Hatha Yoga Asanas : 6.30 – 8.00 A.M
Pranayamas : 8.00 – 9.00 A.M
Breakfast : 9.00 – 10.00 A.M
Breakfast/Tea : 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Physiology and Anatomy, Ayurveda : 10.00 – 11.00 A.M
Theory : 11.00 – 12.30 A.M
Lunch and Rest : 12.30 – 3.00 P.M
Yoga Philosophy : 2.00 – 3.00 P.M
Meditation : 3.00 – 4.00 P.M
Evening Yogic Tea : 4.00 – 5.00 P.M
Asanas : 5.00 – 6.30 P.M
Yog Nidra : 6.30 – 7.00 P.M
Dinner : 7.00 P.M
Lights off : 10.00 P.M

  • The Schedule may change, depending on the climate and other reasons sometimes.
  • Attendance of the entire TTC daily schedule is mandatory.
  • Students are given one day off per week, usually Friday, but this may change according to the course program.

For further details of accommodation, transportation, certification food, and other things, you can check the FAQ page.


Affiliated with Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International and AYUSH India, Anant Yoga School is one of the prestigious teacher training schools in Rishikesh, the holy town nestled in the Himalayas. Uplifting and maintaining high standards of yoga, the school ensures premium services and supreme infrastructures. The curriculum has been molded as per the specifications of Yoga Alliance and the skill-based courses are taught by certified yoga instructors. Combination of competent teachers, serene environment and international standards being maintained strictly forms a sound base for all future endeavors. The diploma is entitled ‘Yoga Siromani’.

Things to do in Rishikesh

This retreat will take place at Anant Yoga School in Laxmanjhula Rishikesh, India. Rishikesh is a holy city and is known around as the Yoga capital of the world. Every early March Rishikesh hosts the international Yoga Festival, organized by the world famous Ashram Parmarth Niketan. Rishikesh is therefore the perfect place to learn and study yoga. Surrounded by beautiful green mountains, the holy and mighty Ganges, Himalayan foothills, and tranquility, the spiritual atmosphere of this place can easily be felt. Monkeys, Squirrels , Dogs and Cows are everyday compagnions in Rishikesh just as Parrots, Peacocks and other species of exotic birds. The city of sages will lovingly receive you as it does for thousands of spiritual seekers, and so will our dedicated and committed staff.

There is a lot to do and see around here. these are not included in the price but we can arrange upon request.

  • Bungee jumping
  • Camping and bonfire
  • Mountain biking
  • Flying fox
  • Cliff jumping
  • Trekking
  • Rappelling and rock climbing
  • Kayaking
  • Ayurvedic massage and therapies
  • Parasailing and paragliding
  • Experience the Traditional Indian culture

What's Included?

  • 56 nights accommodation
  • 1 extra night (before day 1 of the course)
  • All classes as stated in this program
  • 3 Satvik Prasadam (vegetarian meals) per day
  • 1 Pranayama workshop
  • 1 Meditation workshop
  • 1 hiking tour
  • 1 Aarti session
  • Cave tour
  • Guided local market tour
  • Herbal teas and healthy juices
  • 1 yoga kit - Yoga book, yoga mats, text book and pen
  • Yoga Shatkarma - Jala Neti Pot
  • Bhajan and Satsang Evenings : A harmonious blend of devotional songs and
  • spiritual discourses, fostering a serene atmosphere for inner reflection.
  • Certificate of completion

What's Not Included?

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Drop off from the school to airport, bus station etc.

How To Reach Anant Yoga School?

Recommended Airports

DED - Dehradun Airport (Jolly Grant Airport)

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), from where you can take a domestic flight to Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun (DED). After landing, you can get a taxi to bring you to Dehradun ISBT bus station. From there you can find many government and private transportation to bring you to Rishikesh. Once you arrive at Rishikesh bus station, you can get a tuktuk to Laxmanjhula where we will be waiting to pick you up.

Arrival by bus

From the Delhi airport, you can get a taxi to bring you to Delhi ISBT bus station. From there you can find many government and private transportation to bring you to Rishikesh. Once you arrive at Rishikesh bus station, you can get a tuktuk to Laxmanjhula where we will be waiting to pick you up.

Arrival by train

The nearest railway station is Haridwar train station. From there you will find many buses, taxis and other transportation services that will bring you to Rishikesh. If you want Anant Yoga School to help you arrange transportation from Haridwar, kindly let us know.

Cancellation policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Refund Policy

It is suggested that all students carefully consider the time and resources required for the course before applying for the teacher training course at Anant Yoga School.

The advance deposit that submitted for YTTC 100, 200, 300, 500 or any retreats and workshops is not refundable. In case of any emergencies, if the student can’t attend the course, Anant Yoga School can permit them to join another scheduled course within 12 months.

No Refunds, Credits or Transfers are done on cancellation, during or after the course starts.

Lets Take a Look What Makes a Training Best In Class

It is difficult to determine the "best" 500-hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, as different programs may be best suited for different individuals depending on their goals, interests, and needs. Some factors to consider when choosing a 500-hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh include:

1. Accreditation: Look for a program that is accredited by a recognized yoga organization, such as the Yoga Alliance. This can ensure that the program meets certain standards of quality and content.

2. Teachers: Research the qualifications and experience of the teachers at the training program. Look for teachers who are knowledgeable, skilled, and passionate about yoga, and who have a strong track record of training successful yoga teachers.

3. Curriculum: Consider the focus and content of the training program. Does it align with your personal goals and interests? Does it cover a wide range of topics, including yoga philosophy, anatomy, asana, and pranayama?

4. Location: Rishikesh is a popular destination for yoga teacher training, and there are many schools and programs to choose from. Consider the location and amenities of the training program, and whether it is a good fit for your needs and preferences.

5. Reviews: Look for reviews and testimonials from past participants of the training program. This can give you an idea of the overall quality of the program and the experiences of others who have completed it.

Ultimately, the best 500 hour yoga teacher training program in Rishikesh for you will depend on your individual goals and needs. It is important to do your research and carefully consider your options before making a decision.


Why We Are Best For YTTC In Rishikesh

Why choose us?

Anant Yoga School is a modern day yoga school that follows the ancient tradition of yoga. We are dedicated to protecting the ancient knowledge for our future generations. Keeping a multi style as our primary practice we also teach Hatha yoga, Ashtanga yoga, Vinyasa yoga and Yin yoga.

1. Accreditation: Our program is accredited by Yoga Alliance. This ensure that the program meets certain standards of quality and content.

2. Teachers: The Average experience of our teachers is 8 years and they are knowledgeable, skilled, and passionate about yoga, with a strong track record of training successful yoga teachers.

3. Curriculum: Our course curriculum is carefully designed to meet all the standradrds and is updated based on changing trends and research

4. Location: Our School is located in the heart of the Yoga Capital Of the world and offers amazing views along with world class training.

5. Reviews: Our reviews speak for them selves. We have a Avarage rating of 4.9 on Google and Facebook. You can check our Reviews here.

Ultimately, We are the best 500 hour yoga teacher training program in Rishikesh for you and we are confident that we will meet all your individual goals and needs.


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