Top 20 Ashtanga Yoga Retreats in Rishikesh to take your Yoga Practice to the next level

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Attending a yoga retreat in Rishikesh is an item very high on the bucket list for yogis around the world. “The mountains are calling” and in Rishikesh which is also the most spiritual city in the world, it's not only the mountains but the pious Ganga river, the Himalayas, the healing vibrations of the ancient bells and mantra chanting by gurus that are inviting your soul in order to cleanse it.

All of you yogis that are fans of Ashtanga Yoga a style popularised by K. Pattabhi Jois we know that you love to challenge the limit of your body and are on an internal quest to improve your flow. With more than 8 years of experience we have put together a list of Ashtanga Yoga retreats in Rishikesh so that you can enjoy the style of yoga you love and immerse yourself in the magic of Rishikesh. The list below of Top 20 Ashtanga Yoga Retreats has retreats of all kinds, all levels & all intensities and has been sorted by cost per day (highest to lowest) so grab a cup of yogi tea and compare your options.

1.Shiva Yoga Peeth 

Cost per day: INR 7333 or USD 100

Shiva Yoga Peeth Rishikesh is located on the banks of river Ganga and has a large yoga hall with panoramic views of the river. The centre is famous for its yoga teacher training courses.

Swami Sudhir is the founder and lead yoga guru at Shiva Yoga Peeth Rishikesh he is greatly influenced by Swami Ramdev, B.K.S Iyengar, Sri Pattabhi Jois and Swami Sivananda Saraswati to name a few. Swami Sudhir has done a Master in Yoga from Kaivalyadham Institute which is considered to be a pioneer in yoga training. The team at Shiva Yoga Peeth consists of award-winning teachers most of whom have finished their Master in Yoga.

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Yoga Retreat that is conducted by Shiv Yoga Peeth is offered at a 50hrs and 100hrs Yoga Retreat and takes 1 to 2 weeks respectively. Students get to learn aspects of both Hatha yoga and Ashtanga Yoga.

7 Days 50hrs Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Retreat (USD 600) offered by Shiva Yoga Peeth Rishikesh includes

  • Sattvic food (Vegan food) 3 times daily
  • Private Accommodation
  • Daily Pranayama & Meditation
  • Daily Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Classes
  • One therapeutic Ayurveda treatment
  • Excursion activity as planned
  • Rudraksha mala
  • Cleansing process materials
  • Coursebooks

USD 600

2. Rishikul Yogshala Rishikesh

Cost per day: INR 6104 or USD 83.3

Founded in 2010 Rishikul Yogshala Rishikesh was built with a vision to inspire budding yogis who have the passion to deepen their knowledge and experience of yoga with a strong root in Indian tradition.

Rishikul yoga shala organizes yoga TTC in Rishikesh, Kerala and Nepal. They offer 200hrs, 300hrs and 500hrs yoga Multi-style TTC, Prenatal Postnatal Yoga teacher training and Yoga Retreats and Trekking holidays with Yoga.

7 Days Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Retreat (USD 500) offered by Rishikul Yogshala Rishikesh includes

  • 3 Daily Meals and Accommodation
  • Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Classes, Pranayama & Meditation
  • Mantra chanting, Yoga therapy and Yoga Philosophy
  • Outdoor excursions as per schedule
  • Organic cooking classes
  • Ayurvedic consultation from an expert

USD 500

3. Rishikesh Yogkulam

Cost per day: INR 5486 or USD 75

Dhirendra Bisht and Amit Payal's idea for Rishikesh Yogkulam was realized in 2018. Rishikesh Yogkulam is the result of combining the names of the city "Rishikesh," which is known as the "World Capital of Yoga," and "Yogkulam," which means "yoga family." The team is experienced and proficient in Hatha yoga and Ashtanga Yoga among other aspects and facets of yoga and yogic lifestyle.

Rishikesh Yogkulam also offers courses in Spanish in addition to the 100 hours, 200 hours, 300 hours and 500 hours TTCs. This ashram is also open for a 5,7, or 10-day10-day yoga retreat for those who want to nestle away from their busy lives.

7 Days Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Retreat (USD 450) offered by Rishikesh Yogkulam includes

  • 3 Daily Meals and Accommodation
  • Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Classes, Pranayama & Meditation
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Outdoor excursions as per schedule

USD 450

4. Sri Yoga Ashram Rishikesh

Cost per day: INR 5486 or USD 75

Typically a yoga teacher training school, Sri Yoga Ashram specialises in ashtanga yoga and Kundalini yoga style. Sri Yoga Ashram believes in creating emotional bonds between students and teachers and it professes that “Love and affection can inspire many changes that strict discipline and instruction cannot.”

The students at Sri Yoga Ashram learn about the several yogic relaxation techniques that have been mentioned over centuries in our Vedic literature and help awaken Kundalini energy/power through adept mediation styles.

Different courses available here include 100 hours to 300-hours of yoga teacher training courses, ashtanga yoga teacher training courses, astrology yoga teacher training courses, and Kundalini yoga teacher training courses. They also host a variety of Yoga and wellness retreats.

7 Days Multi-style Yoga Retreat (USD 450) offered by Sri Yoga Ashram Rishikesh includes

  • 3 Veg Yogic Meals Daily & Accommodation
  • Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Classes, Pranayama
  • Charka Meditation
  • Herbal tea 3 times a day
  • Cleansing process materials (neti pot)
  • 1 Day Outdoor excursion as per schedule
  • 1 Yoga Mat

USD 450

 

5.Aatm Yogashala

Cost per day: INR 4890 or USD 66.7

Aatm Yogashala Rishikesh was established with the mission to spread the knowledge of yoga to empower humanity to live a vibrant and creative life. ‘Aatm’ the name of the school means ‘soul’ and the training and yoga retreat centre wishes to lead students to the path of self-realization & create a strong connection between the soul and the inner voice.

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Aatm Yogashala was founded by Yogi Amit Deshwal a native to Rishikesh and an expert at Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Series 1 & 2. Amit also has experience teaching in China, Japan, Thailand and Vietnam. He sticks to the roots of traditional yoga.

This retreat and yoga training centre offers 100, 200 & 300hrs TTC and Ashtanga and hatha yoga retreats one can choose from 3 day to 10-day duration.

7 Days Multi-style Yoga Retreat (USD 400) offered by Aatm Yogashala Rishikesh includes

  • 3 Veg Meals Daily & Accommodation
  • Yoga Classes, Pranayama & Meditation
  • Sound Healing
  • Ayurveda cooking session
  • Indian Classical Dance session
  • Outdoor excursions as per schedule
  • Pooja Ceremony and Live music concert
  • Free pickup from Airport

USD 400

6.Akshi Yogashala

Cost per day: INR 4890 or USD 66.7

Akshi Yogashala has built its repute in the Rishikesh community for providing training and retreat in Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga and equipping students with tools needed to develop their mind, body and spirit along the transformative journey of yoga.

The entire team of Akshi Yogashala Rishikesh is Certified and all have a Master’s or PhD’s in Yoga. Akshi Yogashala conducts 100hrs, 200hrs, 300 hrs and 500 hrs Yoga TTC and 100 hrs Meditation teacher Training and offers 3 days to 15 days yoga & Ayurveda retreats.

7 Days Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Retreat (USD 400) offered by Akshi Yogashala Rishikesh includes

  • 3 Daily Meals and Accommodation
  • Yoga Classes, Pranayama & Meditation
  • Outdoor excursions as per schedule
  • Ganga Arti

USD 400

7.Raj Yoga

Cost per day: INR 4890 or USD 66.7

Raj Yoga Rishikesh was created with a vision to help students incorporate ancient yogic wisdom into modern-day life and the centre strongly believes that Yoga should be accessible to everyone. Raj Yoga Rishikesh is located in Raj Resort which has large yoga halls, a rooftop, a lush garden and an in-house restaurant and cafe.

Raj Yoga Rishikesh was founded by Sandeep who is a certified yoga teacher trainer, the team is proficient in hatha yoga and Ashtanga Yoga among other facets. The training and yoga retreat offers 100hrs and 200hrs TTC and 3 days and 5 days Mix Style Yoga Retreats.

7 Days Multi-style Yoga Retreat (USD 400) offered by Raj Yoga Retreat Rishikesh includes

  • 3 Yogic Meals a day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Pranayama,Kriyas & Mantra
  • Daily Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Classes
  • Daily Hatha Yoga Classes
  • Daily Meditation
  • Pickup from Dehradun Airport (DED)

USD 400

8.Hari Om Yogashala

Cost per day: INR 4890 or USD 66.7

Hariom Yogashala Rishikesh is one of the older pedigree of certified and registered Yoga schools with more than a decade of experience in conducting yoga teacher training and yoga retreats. The main purpose for the establishment of this centre is to guide students to a supplementary even-handed lifestyle with an enlarged sense of comfort and energy.

Yogi Hariom Sharma is the founder of this Yogashala and has learned Hatha Yoga from Parmarth Niketan and Iyengar yoga from Mr Rudra Dev Gaura, who was a student of B.K.S Iyengar himself.

Hariom Yogashala Rishikesh conducts 100hrs and 200hrs TTC, meditation TTC and 7 days mixed style yoga retreat.

7 Days Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Retreat (USD 400) offered by Hariom Yogashala Rishikesh includes

  • Daily Accommodation & Yogic Meals
  • Ancient style Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga Classes
  • Visualization Meditation
  • Outdoor program on Sundays
  • Mantra chanting and Bhajans
  • Indian style music concert

USD 400

9.Diya Yogashala

Cost per day: INR 4871.6 or USD 66.7

Diya Yogashala's intensive Ashtanga yoga course takes a holistic approach to yoga, addressing several limbs of the Ashtanga yoga system and transforming you into a complete Ashtanga yoga practitioner. Their training allows you to live a real yogic lifestyle by rising with the sun in the morning to practise pranayama and asana, followed by the deeply rejuvenating practice of yogic nidras. The founder Yogi Deepak Nautiyal and the teaching team at this yoga training centre are proficient in Ashtanga & Hatha yoga and each one of them has more than 5 years of teaching experience.

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Diya Yogashala Rishikesh conducts 100hrs, 200hrs Ashtanga yoga teacher training and Multi style yoga teacher training. They also conduct short term yoga courses and yoga retreats ranging from 1 week to 2 weeks.

7 Days Multi-style Yoga Retreat (price on request) offered by Diya Yogashala Rishikesh includes

  • 3 Veg Yogic Meals Daily
  • Accommodation
  • 2 x 60mins yoga classes Daily
  • 2 x 30 mins Meditation Classes Daily
  • Excursion as per schedule

10.Ashtanga Yogkul Rishikesh

Cost per day: INR 4864.3 or USD 66.7

Ashtanga Yogkul Rishikesh was established with a mission to impart Yogic Knowledge to empower humanity to live vibrantly and creatively, to help students learn to use the very essence of yoga to enrich their daily lives.

This centre was founded by Yogi Dhiren a Rishikesh native who gained experience and proficiency in Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga, Dhiren considers the legendary Late Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and his grandson Sarath Jois as his mentors and role models. Teachers at Ashtanga Yogkul are mostly Rishikesh locals and are experts of Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga to name a few. The yoga centre conducts various yoga retreats, Yoga Teacher Training and meditation classes.

Retreat information available on request

11.Vyasa Yoga Peeth

Cost per day: INR 4425.4 or USD 60.5

Assisting yogis, yoga enthusiasts, and yoga lovers in their quest for yogic peaks, the Vyasa Yoga Peeth Rishikesh has pioneered the practice of teaching yoga by combining pure, traditional form with a modern presentation.

Vyasa Yoga Peeth was founded by Acharya Tuna Khatua who is proficient in Sivananda Yoga, Himalaya yoga, six systems of yoga philosophy & yoga anatomy. The training and yoga retreat centre conducts courses and teacher training in Rishikesh, Goa and Nepal. They conduct yoga teacher training across 2 centres in Rishikesh Yoga Niketan Ashram and Dev Ganga Guest House and they organize Yoga Retreats at Dayanand Ashram. 

Vyasa Yoga Peeth along with intensive yoga courses and 200hrs TTC also provides Kundalini Yoga courses and Mahavatara Kriya courses.

10 Days Multi-style Yoga Retreat (USD 545) offered by Vyasa Yoga Peeth Retreat Rishikesh includes

  • 3 Yogic Meals a day
  • Accommodation
  • Daily Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Classes
  • Daily Pranayama & Meditation Class