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50 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

The 50-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India runs parallel to YogaMea School’s 200-Hour course, and answers the question, "What is Yoga?" This is an 8-day, 7-night journey that explores Hatha Yoga postures and introduces Sanskrit terms for each asana. It is not necessary for students be expert with using Sanskrit use by the end of the course.
Yogamea School 50-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, offers instruction in traditional Indian Hatha Yoga.
Students receive a 50-Certification which can be applied toward completion of an RYT 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India
This is a residential, immersion Yoga course offered over a period of approximately one week that runs parallel to the 200 hours 4 week intensive for students that do not have a whole month for training.
The course is broken down into four modules. All four modules must be completed with YogaMea School in order to receive a YogaMea certificate of completion signifying preparedness to apply for an RYT 200 with the Yoga Alliance, USA.
The certificate issued will be valid for the Yoga Alliance, U.S.A. & U.K., for ongoing 200-Hour training
This teacher training course will prepare you to become becoming a certified Yoga Instructor after completion of all four modules.

50 hour yoga teacher training certification - YogaMea School

This experience will mark the beginning of your transformation on the path of Yoga.
YogaMea School’s teacher training courses have improved over the centuries to make Yoga accessible to all levels of Yoga practitioners, from beginner to Yoga veterans.
We begin with the basics, and our course is intended for Yoga aspirants who seek to elevate their experience and therefore significantly improve their understanding of “What is Yoga?”
If you have been restricted from taking a 200-Hour course because 28 days is just too long to stay away from home, this intensive 50-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in India, is designed with you in mind.
After completion of the first week of the 50-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in India, continue your journey by signing up for the second week or choosing from any of the other phases (Phase II, III or IV) of our scheduled 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training courses India either within the calendar year or in a following calendar year.
On completion of all four weeks and having successfully passed the final assessments that take place during Phase IV of the 50-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in India, students receive an international certificate: RYT 200, Yoga Alliance, USA.
Students may apply their 50-, 100- or 150-Hour certifications towards completion of 200-Hour courses only at YogaMea School.

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Prerequisite: Exposure to yoga from taking public classes, private lessons, or watching videos, with a minimum of 2 years of practice. You do not have to have a consistent practice. 1-3 days a week is fine. No prior yoga teacher training certification is necessary to enroll for this course.
All-inclusive 8-day, 7-night course.
Check-in: Sunday after 2:00 PM
Lessons start Monday and end the following Saturday
Check-out: Sunday morning before 10:00 AM

Please reserve your seat in the 50-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in India, by paying your 25% non-refundable deposit. You must pay your balance in full upon arrival at the course facility, and before the start of the course.

50 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India (2019)

50 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Dates

  • 5th April 2019 to 11th April 2019 (Registration Open)
  • 5th May 2019 to 11th May 2019 (Registration Open)
  • 5th June 2019 to 11th June 2019 (Registration Open)
  • 5th July 2019 to 11th July 2019 (Registration Open)

50 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Price

  • On double sharing: $ 350 USD
  • Single Private room: $ 450 USD
  • Two person booked together: $ 700 USD twin share room
  • Two person booked together: $ 800 USD two private rooms

Inclusion - 50 Hours Yoga Teacher Training


  • One-week 50-hour Hatha Yoga teacher training course
  • Accommodations for 8 days and 7 nights
  • Three Ayurvedic vegetarian meals daily with refreshments. Please inform the front desk upon arrival if you are vegan or have any food allergies.
  • 50-Hour Certification making the student eligible to complete additional phases of the 50-hour training until you finish all of the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training modules
  • Yoga Alliance, USA, international certification that allows you to teach Yoga in many places around the world. It is the student’s responsibility to complete all four phases of the 50-hour curriculum to be eligible for RYT 200 certificate from YogaMea School.
  • Sunday Excursions (or free time)
  • Weekly change of sheets
  • As much filtered water and tea as you need
  • High Speed Wi-Fi Internet
# Time Schedule
06.00 AM Wake up
06.15 AM to 06.30 AM Herbal tea
06.30 AM to 07.00 AM Shatkarma / yogic cleansing
07.00 AM to 07.30 AM Pranayama and chanting
07.30 AM to 09.00 PM Yoga asana
09.15 AM to 10.00 PM Breakfast
10.30 AM to 11.30 PM Yoga anatomy
11.30 AM to 13.00 PM Yoga philosophy
13.15 PM to 14.15 PM Lunch
17.00 PM to 18.30 PM Hatha yoga asanas practice
18.45 PM to 19.00 PM Pranayama & Asana class
19.15 PM to 20.30 PM Dinner
22.45 AM Lights out

(According to the Yoga Alliance Guidelines – some of these hours are contact hours and others are self-study.)

  • Techniques, Training & Practice
  • Asana / Pranayama / Shatkarma / Bandha*
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Yogic Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics
  • Yoga Philosophy*
  • Yoga – Introduction
  • Origins of yoga
  • Different paths of yoga: Raja, Karma, Bhakti and Jnana
  • Consciousness and awareness*
  • Evolution of awareness*
  • Evolution of elements ( Sankhya darshan)*
  • Pancha kosha (five sheaths)*
  • Four-sutra (Patanjali’s Yog Sutra)*
  • Pancha Klesha (five causes of suffering)*
  • Raja yoga and hatha yoga*
  • Yama, Niyama (social and personal)*
  • Asana* (physical postures)
  • Pranayama* (breathing practices)
  • Pratyahara* (withdraw mind from senses)
  • Dharna (concentration), Dhyana (meditation), Samadhi (self-realization)*

* Since topics span Phases I, II, III and IV of the 50-hour content, returning students must complete all phases of the curriculum in order to comply with the requirements for RYT-200 approved certification with the Yoga Alliance, USA.

  • Transfers from the airports of New Delhi, or Dehradun
  • Himalayan Trekking Tours
  • Rafting on the Ganga river
  • Ayurveda treatments