Pyramid Yogshala

Kirmola Laxmanjhula, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - 249302, India

A Fusion of Tradition and Healing:

Dive into the Depths of Hatha, Kundalini, and Ayurveda Yoga.


Triple Sharing Room:
US $675
Double Sharing Room:
US $735
Private Room:
US $899
2 Persons Sharing 1 Private Room:
US $1470


Yoga is a vast and ancient tradition that has been practiced for centuries for its physical, mental, and spiritual benefits. In recent years, yoga has become increasingly popular around the world, and there is now a growing demand for yoga teachers. 

If you are interested in becoming a yoga teacher, the 200-hour yoga teacher training course at Pyramid Yogshala in Rishikesh is the perfect place to start. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to teach yoga safely and effectively. 

Course Overview

This 200-hour yoga teacher training course at Pyramid Yogshala is a comprehensive program focusing on traditional hatha yoga, kundalini yoga, and Ayurveda. The course is taught by experienced and qualified teachers who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of yoga with others. 

Benefits of the Course

The 200-hour yoga teacher training course at Pyramid Yogshala offers a number of benefits, including:

  • Learn from experienced and qualified teachers

The course is taught by experienced and qualified teachers who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of yoga with others

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of yoga

The course covers a wide range of topics, including anatomy, physiology, philosophy, asana practice, and teaching yoga.

  • Develop your yoga practice

The course will help you to develop your own yoga practice and to become a more proficient yogi.

  • Gain the skills and knowledge to teach yoga

The course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to teach yoga safely and effectively.

Course Schedule

The 200-hour yoga teacher training course at Pyramid Yogshala is a 28-day program that runs from the 1st to the 28th of each month, and from the 15th to the 11th or 12th of the following month. The course is held in Rishikesh, India, a beautiful city in the foothills of the Himalayas considered to be the Yoga Capital of the world.


The 200-hour yoga teacher training course at Pyramid Yogshala is a comprehensive and life-changing program that will give you the skills and knowledge you need to teach yoga safely and effectively. If you are interested in becoming a yoga teacher, we encourage you to apply for this course.


This course is ideal for you if:

  • You are an aspiring yoga teacher and looking to get professional training and certification.
  • You want to take an intense Yoga/Satvik holiday or a sabbatical.
  • You are looking to add additional hours to your pre-existing yoga teaching certification.
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All students who complete the course will receive diploma and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).

This 28-day, 200-hour yoga teacher training course is a comprehensive and transformative program that will immerse you in the world of yoga. You will learn about the history and philosophy of yoga, as well as the physical and mental benefits of yoga practice. You will also learn how to teach yoga effectively.

The course includes classes on meditation, pranayama (breathing exercises), mantra chanting, shatkriya (cleansing practices), traditional hatha yoga, kundalini yoga, anatomy and physiology, yoga philosophy, yoga teaching methodology, adjustment/alignment, and ayurveda.

You will be hosted by a team of dedicated yogis and hospitality professionals who are committed to making your experience as rewarding as possible. You will stay in a comfortable ashram with all the amenities you need, and you will have the opportunity to practice yoga with other like-minded people from all over the world.

At the end of the course, you will be awarded a diploma of completion and you will be eligible to apply for your Yoga Alliance 200 RYT badge, which allows you to teach yoga anywhere in the world.

All yoga class materials will be provided by Pyramid Yogshala, but you are welcome to bring your own yoga mat if you prefer.


Triple Sharing Room:
US $675*
Double Sharing Room:
US $735
Private Room:
US $899*
2 Persons Sharing 1 Private Room:
US $1470

(*Triple shared rooms are only for Females)



This 200 Hour Yoga TTC Course is open and tailored to meet the needs of yogis at all levels. Equal focus is paid on theoretical and practical aspects.

All subjects and topics are those prescribed in the extensive, and holistic format laid out by Yoga Alliance USA. Here’s a quick snapshot for you.

Pranayama is a set of Yogic Techniques and practices generally defined as breath control and is on its own considered a science. Here is what you’ll learn on the subject:

  1. Introduction of pranayama
  2. Benefits of pranayama
  3. The Pranic body
  4. Prana and lifestyle
  5. Breath, health & pranayama
  6. Pranayama and spiritual development


  • Kapala-bhati (frontal brain cleansing
  • Nadi-sodhanam (psychic network purification)
  • Bhastrika (bellows breath)
  • Ujjayi (the psychic breath)
  • Sheetatli (cooling breath)
  • Sheetkari (hissing breath)
  • Bhramari (humming bee breath)
  • Surya-bheda (vitality stimulating breath)

Bandhas are energy locks provoqued by the contraction of certain groups of muscles and are widely used in yoga practice. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn on the subject

    1. Preparation for Bandha
    2. Benefits of Bandha
    3. Mula Bandha
    4. Jalandhara Bandha
    5. Uddiyana Bandha

Mantras play a big role in daily Yogic life. Mantras are sounds, and prayers that carry huge energy and vibration. We’ll teach to sing:

    1. Opening mantra
    2. Om chanting
    3.  Gayatri Mantra
    4.  Guru Vandana (prayer to Guru)
    5.  Student and master mantra
    6. Patanjali mantra (ashtanga mantra)
    7. Completeness mantra

Shatkarma is the Sanskrit term for one of the six yogic purification techniques (kriyas) as outlined in the “Hatha Yoga Pradipika.” The purpose of these cleansing techniques is to keep the body strong, clean and healthy. They remove toxins and anything blocking the flow of prana in the body.

Practicing shatkarmas internally purifies the body, and makes pranayama and meditation practice easier by preparing the body to perform these practices without distraction, discomfort or fatigue. This is a traditional yogic cleansing technique which is very effective and good to remove many illnesses and open the body blockages. You’ll learn:

  • Jal Neti
  • Rubber Neti
  • Kunjal

Indian traditional yoga style is called “Hatha” (“ha” means sun “Tha” means  moon) Unifying the sun and the moon within (Yin and Yang). It’s a physical method for preparing and maintaining the body, providing stamina, flexibility, balance and strength. This is the most traditional, popular and beneficial yoga style.

What you’ll practice:

  1. Joints warm ups ( pawanmuktasana series a b and c)
  2. Surya namaskar (sun Salutation) & Chandra Namaskara (moon salutation)
  3. Yoga Mudrasana
  4. Matsyasana

  5. Gupta Padmasana

  6. Baddha Padmasana

  7. Kukkutasana

  8. Garbhasana

Backward bending Asanas

  1. Saral Bhujangasana (Easy cobra pose)
  2. Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)
  3. Tiryaka Bhujangasana (twisting cobra pose)
  4. Sarpasana (snake pose)
  5. Ardha Shalabhasana (half locust pose)
  6. Shalabhasana (locust pose)
  7. SaralDhanurasana (easy bow pose)
  8. Kandharasana (shoulder pose)
  9. Ardha Chandrasana (half moon pose)
  10. Setu Asana (bridge pose)
  11. Gomukhasana (cow’s face pose)

Forward bending Asanas 

  1. Paschimottanasana (back stretching pose)
  2. GatyatmakPaschimottanasasna (dynamic back stretch pose)
  3. Pada Prasar Paschimottanasana (legs spread back stretch pose)
  4. Janu Sirsasana (head to knee pose)
  5. Ardha Padma paschimottanasana (half lotus back stretching pose)
  6. Hasta Padangusthasana (finger to toe stretch)
  7. Padahastasana (hand to foot pose)
  8. Sirsha Angústia Yogasana (head to toe pose)
  9. Utthita Janu Sirsasana (standing head between knees pose)

Spinal twisting & Advanced Asanas

  1. Ardha Matsyendrasana (half spinal twist)
  2. Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana (spiralled head to knee pose)

3.Poorna Bhujangasana (full cobra pose)

4.Kurmasana (tortoise pose)

5.Poorna Salabhasana (full locust pose)

6.Poorna Dhanurasana (full bow pose)

7.Dhanur Aakarshan-asana (archer’s posed)

8.Chakrasana (wheel pose)

9.Hanumanasana (leg splitting pose)

  1. Poorna Matsyendrasana (full spinal twist pose)
  2. Mayurasana (peacock pose)
  3. Padma mayurasana (Lotus or bound peacock pose)
  4. Gorakshasana (Yogi Gorakhnath’s pose)
  5. Astavakrasana (eight-twists pose)
  6. Vrschikasana (scorpion pose)
  7. Inverted pose, balancing pose and core pose
  • Kundalini yoga is a form of yoga that focuses on activating the kundalini energy, which is said to be a dormant energy that lies at the base of the spine. The practice is believed to have originated in ancient India and was brought to the West by Yogi Bhajan in the 1960s.

    Kundalini yoga is a powerful practice that can have a profound effect on the body, mind, and spirit. It can help to improve physical health, mental clarity, and spiritual awareness.

    Some of the topics you will learn in a kundalini yoga class include:

    • The fundamentals of kundalini yoga
    • The tantras, which are the philosophical texts that underlie kundalini yoga
    • The concept of kundalini shakti, or coiled energy
    • The concept of chakras, which are energy centers in the body
    • The location and significance of the chakras

    Some of the practices you will learn in a kundalini yoga class include:

    • Muladhara chakra activation: This practice activates the root chakra, which is located at the base of the spine.
    • Swadhisthana chakra activation: This practice activates the sacral chakra, which is located below the navel.
    • Manipura chakra activation: This practice activates the solar plexus chakra, which is located in the abdomen.
    • Anahata chakra activation: This practice activates the heart chakra, which is located in the chest.
    • Vishuddhi chakra activation: This practice activates the throat chakra, which is located in the throat.

    Kundalini yoga is a safe and effective practice for most people. However, it is important to start slowly and gradually increase the intensity of your practice as you become more comfortable. If you have any health concerns, you should talk to your doctor before starting kundalini yoga.

  • During these classes, you will learn how a perfect posture should be. You will also learn how to connect with your future students through correct class verbal guidance and touch adjustment, and about recurrent yoga injuries and how to prevent them. Teaching methodology is one the most important part of the course as our students will learn the following:

    1. How to conduct a class
    2. Classroom management
    3. How to get in and come out from the posture
    4. How to assist & help while teaching the class
    5. Which kind of words you should be using as a yoga teacher
    6. What makes you different than other teachers in terms of teaching.
    7. Which kind of asanas you should recommend with different health issue
    8. How to use belts, bolster, bricks and chair during the class adjustment.

The history of yoga, the sutras of Patanjali and the importance of yoga and its origins in India, are the subjects of these classes and lectures.  A question and answer session is performed in every class  so doubts can be addressed, and students can deepen their knowledge about yoga.

Anatomy classes expose how the body, bones, inner systems, and respiration are affected by asanas and the flow of breath. To know The basic structure and function of the organs and systems is very important to practitioners, so that their work as yoga teacher can be safe and  beneficial to future students. This is what you’ll learn:

  1. Complete Body Anatomy 
  2. Skeleton system
  3. Muscular system
  4. Circulatory system
  5. Nervous system
  6. Respiratory system
  7. Endocrine system
  8. Joints and movement.


Wake Up:05:30 AM
Morning Tea:06:00 AM – 06:30 AM
Hatha Yoga Class:06:30 AM – 08:00 AM
Pranayama:08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
Breakfast/Tea:09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Mantra/Anatomy/Teaching Methodology/Adjustment:10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Tea Break:11:30 PAM – 11:45 AM
Teaching Methodology/Anatomy:11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Lunch:01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Philosophy:03:30 PM – 04:00 PM
Tea Break:04:00 PM – 04:30 PM
Ashtanga Vinyasa:04:30 PM – 06:00 PM
Meditation/Yoga Nidra:06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Dinner:7:30 – 09:00 PM

This 200h yoga teacher training course will take place at Pyramid Yogshala 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 comp–agnions 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 activities are not included in the price, but we can book them for you 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

♦ 27 nights accommodation

♦ All classes as stated in this program

♦ 3 fresh organic vegetarian meals a day

♦ 1 Indian cooking workshop

♦ 1 Himalayan hiking tour

♦ 1 Aarti guided session

♦ Muni baba guided tour

♦ Rishikesh market guided tour

♦ Herbal teas and healthy juices

♦ 1 yoga kit – Yoga book, yoga mats, text book and pen, yoga shirt, bag,

♦ Rudraksha meditation mala)

♦ Pick-up from Dehradun Airport to the school

♦ Certificate of completion.

♦ Airfare

♦ Visa fees

♦ Yoga Alliance fees

♦ Personal expenses

♦ Additional activities and excursions

♦ Additional nights and meals

♦ Drop off from the school to airport, bus station etc.

Recommended Airports

DED – Dehradun Airport (Jolly Grant Airport) Transfer included on the afternoon of the prevous day of starting.


♦ 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). We will provide transportation for the school at no extra cost on the afternoon previous to the starting date. of the TTC.

♦ 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 Pyramid Yogshala to help you arrange transportation from Haridwar, kindly let us know.

♦ A reservation requires a deposit of 15% of the total price.

♦ The deposit is non-refundable, but your booking can be rescheduled anytime.

♦ The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.


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