About This Yoga School
Punyah Yoga is a world-class destination for yoga teacher trainings and workshops. Rishikesh is the birthplace of yoga, and Punyah Yoga’s roots are steeped in this rich cultural tradition and lineage. At Punyah Yoga, you can expect exceptional classes aligned with only the most true and authentic principles of yoga.
Punyah Yoga follows the ancient Gurukala system, a traditional Indian teacher training practice where the teachers and students reside in the same location for the duration of the course. This way, students can closely interact with our dedicated teachers and staff and immersed themselves in the yogic lifestyle.
A seven days yoga training at Punyah Yoga in Rishikesh, India allows students to commence their yoga journey through asana (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), yoga philosophy, yoga nidra, and meditation. This course is Yoga Alliance accredited as a 50-hour YACEP continuing education program.
The total contact hours for this course are 45-hours, in which students get an introduction to the path of yoga and gives them a strong foundation on every aforementioned subject. This 7 day yoga course is adaptable for beginners and intermediate level yoga practioners. The 7 day yoga course emphasizes the foundations of yoga, rooted in the authentic heritage and history of yoga, as taught in Indian culture.The 7 day yoga training course includes an opening fire ceremony, called a puja, led a by a Hindu priest with the program teachers.