The Fragrance of Awakening

Welcome to Yoga Essence Rishikesh at the foothill of Himalayas to experience the true essence of Yoga, Meditation, Yoga Nidra and Life Transformation through International Certified teacher training courses like:

Experiential & Life-Transformational Courses

Experience the Joy of Holistic Living

Meditation Teacher Training Course Rishikesh India

Know how to balance Body-Mind-Heart, How to explore hidden dimensions of life, Learn the skill to teach Meditation by joining our meditation teacher training course.

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Yoga Teacher Training Course Rishikesh India

Experience True Essence of Yoga and Life Transformation, Experience the Joy of Holistic Living, Learn the skill to teach Yoga by joining our Yoga Teacher Training Course.

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Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Course Rishikesh India

Experience deep Healing and Relaxation, Learn step by step methods to teach yoga nidra, Know how to balance Body-Mind-Heart by joining our Yoga Nidra Teacher Training course.

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Let our Yoga and Meditation

Training Course Transform Your Life

Yoga Essence Rishikesh is a non-profit organization and registered yoga school of Yoga Alliance (RYS), and Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP). We are dedicated to spreading the knowledge and science of yoga, meditation in its pure form while delivering the joy, peace, harmony, and equanimity. We impart the holistic, experiential, and transformational benefits of various yogic practices through different types of teacher training courses.

Keeping in mind our core value of delivering authentic experiences to anyone who joins us, we offer many specialized courses to benefit each individual’s need;

100 hours Meditation Teacher Training
200 hours Meditation Teacher Training
500 hours Meditation Teacher Training (Advanced)
200 hours Yoga Nidra Teacher Training (Level I, II, III).
200 hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training
200 hours Holistic Yoga Teacher Training
200 hours Transformational Yoga Teacher Training.

Our training courses nicely incorporate the insights and practices of many ancient and contemporary masters to address the mind, lifestyle, life issues of modern men while encouraging the students to build a solid base for inner peace, acceptance, self-realization.

Our teachings are being delivered in a relaxed and joyful way so that the entire learning and transformation process is deeply embedded while developing a base and firm ground to gain the practical experience of all the eight limbs of yoga, as initially outlined by Rishi Patanjali. All our practices are taught by combining both the core principles of ancient yogic science and modern healing science to make it complete, systematic, and relevant to our modern life.

For more information about our core philosophy regarding practicing yoga, please refer to our blog posts about what we believe to be the pure essence of yoga.

Ashram Ambience

The whole energy of Yoga Essence, Rishikesh is devoted in providing quality experience in all dimensions to impart yoga as a way of life. Our teachings, accommodation, food, yoga and meditation hall along with the right yogic ambience is nurtured to fulfill its vital theme of giving students an experiential aspect of yogic practices and a transformational aspect of life.

We are an ashram at heart and believe in providing a disciplined ashram like environment allowing students to explore deeper into their body, mind, and soul. Our welcoming family-like team is always ready to help and support your all-round growth and make you feel at home during your stay.

Accommodation Facility

Yoga Essence Rishikesh provides neat and clean and comfortable accommodation for your stay during the training course. Our school situated in a peaceful, quiet prime location of Lakshman Jhula, which is just 200 meters distance from the river Ganga. It is surrounded by silent Himalayan mountains and scenic greenery all around. These magnificent mountain views and the flow of refreshing cool breeze coming from the Ganges side help the participants for natural relaxation and meditative awareness.

All our rooms equipped with modern facilities like attached bathroom, hot and cold showers, air-conditioned facility, room Wi-Fi, filtered drinking water, etc. The accommodation provided on double sharing room or single private room basis.


Samyak Aahaar- the right and balanced diet is an integral part of yogic practices. Hence, we serve varieties of delicious, nutritious, freshly cooked meals to enhance the yogic experiences. Many food items are popular traditional recipes from different parts of India. The meals are made in a simple homely manner with great love by the experienced cooks from Himalayan regions.

All the ingredients, like vegetables, fruits, and other items, are freshly procured seasonally and locally for good health value. Our diets hold a unique combination of the sattvic value of yogic tradition, the healthy and healing value of Ayurveda & natural foods, and the nutritional value of the modern balanced diet.

Words from the hearts of our students

Reinvigorate Your Mind, Body & Soul

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Why Learn Yoga or Meditation Teacher Training in India

Balance Your Mind, Body & Soul

INDIA is vibrating with Yogic energy fields. For almost ten thousand years, seekers have reached to the ultimate explosion of consciousness here. Naturally, it has created a tremendous energy field around the country.  Their vibration is still alive, their impact is in the very air; you just need a certain perceptivity, a certain capacity to receive the invisible that surrounds this strange land. When you are doing Holistic Yoga Teacher Training and Meditation Teacher Training here, you are allowing the real India, the land of inner journey to come in direct contact with you. It is all over the place, one just needs to be attentive! Conscious! Alert!

RISHIKESH is an entry into the deep Himalayas—  a gateway to those seeking to go deeper into their inner journey. It is known as “Tapo-Bhumi” meaning the practice ground of yoga and meditation of many sages and saints since ancient times. Thousands of sages and saints have visited Rishikesh to meditate in search of higher knowledge and Self-realization. The yogic energy fields and the spiritual power of the land make our inner journey easier. Learn more about our inner journey and transformational courses such as our 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training and 200 Meditation Teacher Training programs.

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At Yoga Essence Rishikesh, we place special value on the experiential and life transformational qualities of yoga, yoga nidra and meditation. Rather than focusing merely on the informative and technical aspects of the practices we teach, we aim to help students to develop new insights for a peaceful, joyful and harmonious life so they can pass on these insights to others.

Our school is home to yoga lovers from around the world who have called our programs “a true spiritual and life transformational”. This is because we take great care to provide a safe, comfortable, and welcoming space for students to work deeply within the layers of their Body-Breath-Mind-Heart for the expansion of Consciousness.

Our yoga school has great expertise on higher yogic practices like yoga nidra, meditation, chakra, kundalini and subtle bodies. Aside from our yoga teacher training programs, we offer yoga nidra teacher training course, yoga nidra teacher training courses (level 1, level 2, level 3), meditation teacher training courses (100, 200, 500 hours), and more.

Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training and 200 Hour Meditation Teacher Training courses hold special value than other yoga teachers training courses because we offer an additional 50 hours Yoga Nidra teacher training (with certification) that allows our students to help people with higher yogic practices.

  • Life transformational and experiential courses with scientific teaching approach.

  • Only school in India providing advanced Yoga Nidra Teacher Training course

  • Techniques and practices cover different yogic traditions and paths

Yoga Essence Team

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