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What is Hatha Yoga Teacher Training?

Shambhavi Yoga Peeth delivers classical Hatha Yoga in its full depth and dimension. It is Akhanda Baba vision to offer this ancient science in all its purity and make it available to every individual. As a step towards realizing this vision, he has devised the Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Program. In this program, Hatha Yoga is taught as a living experience in the beautiful Location in world Capital of Yoga Rishikesh, India under the grace of a living master. Upon completion of the program, trainees will have the privilege and fulfillment of bringing this knowledge to many more people. The 24-days Hatha Yoga Teacher Training course is an unparalleled opportunity to explore a yogic tradition which has been maintained in Rishikesh and vibrancy for thousands of years.The program commences on the auspicious Every Month, and is conducted in Shambhavi Yoga Peeth, a specially created space for imparting Hatha Yoga at the Shambhavi Yoga Peeth. Program aspects include powerful sadhanas, intensive training to teach yogic practices, and various other complementary aspects. The curriculum does not include just the teaching of asanas, but ensures the trainees absorb the yogic way of life. Upon successful completion of the program, the trainees are certified by Shambhavi Yoga Peeth to teach hatha yoga and will receive post-training support.

Participants will:

  • Learn Classical Hatha Yoga through a program designed by Akhanda Baba 

  • Spend 24 Days dedicated to deepening your own practice and learning to teach the systems of Hatha Yoga , Pranayama , Meditation , Mudra and More

  • Live and practice in the Shambhavi Yoga Peeth Studio , a consecrated space specially designed by Akhanda Baba for learning Hatha Yoga

  • Be trained by highly qualified and inspiring teachers who are Experience

  • Train with dedicated individuals from around the world, creating a rich multicultural experience and broad network of colleagues

  • Participate in a variety of celebrations, events and special occasions at the Yoga Center, including:

    • Powerful processes like Shambhavi Kriya  Abhishekam at Shiva Lingam 

    • Festivals and celebrations at the Yoga Center

    • Basic and advanced Shambhavi Yoga Peeth Programs conducted at the Center

    • Nilkath Darasan with Akhanda Baba

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Nada Yoga

When practiced daily, this simple meditation can strengthen one’s physical and mental constitution and bring about tremendous balance and wellbeing.

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Hatha Yoga is offered as a set of 84 powerful postures, or yogasanas, through which one can transform the body and mind into a possibility for ultimate wellbeing.


The shatkarmas also known as shatkriyas, are a set of Hatha yoga purifications of the body, to prepare for the main work of yoga towards moksha (liberation)



"Prana” means the basic life energy within us, and “yama” means to control. Pranayam is about having control over the prana. 

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Mantra Yoga

The Mantra Yoga process includes an initiation into Vedic chanting. Yogic  chanting is a powerful

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Teaching Methodology

A step‐by‐step methodology has been devised by Akhanda Baba for training teachers in organizing and conducting programs.


Pancha Bhuta Kriya

A powerful process of Bhuta Shuddhi, purification of the five elements,

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Yoga Philosophy 

Yoga philosophy believes that purusha is sattva and prakriti is tamas. From the ethical principles of yamas and niyamas, yamas describe the values that should be avoided, such as stealing, lying or violence, while niyamas outline the values that should be followed, such as purity, self-study and contemplation of God


Sacred Places

Trainees will have the unique opportunity to visit places in Rishikesh which are of significance to the yogic tradition, as well as perform site-specific sadhana specifically devised by Akhanda to evolve one’s inner experience, appreciation, and understanding of the science of yoga. 

Facilities & Location


Accommodation is provided within the premises. Two trainees will share a room. 

However, if you are friend attending the program with your spouse and would like to stay together, please indicate this in your application form



Trainees will learn about a conducive diet for practicing Hatha Yoga. Beyond mere do’s and don’ts, the curriculum looks in depth at the effect of particular foods on the system and how different foods can support or restrict one’s physical and spiritual development.

Mountain Landscape


As a Yoga Teacher Training School in Rishikesh, we believe that India, as the birthplace of Yoga, has a special responsibility to continue to spread this message of Yoga to the world in its original essence.

Our Course Location - Rishikesh , Dharamsala , Bali .

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How to Apply

Application Information

• The program fee for the 24 Days Hatha Yoga Teacher’s training program is INR 99,000 (for overseas participants) / INR 90,000 (for Indian citizens residing in India) for about 200 hours of training.

• Accommodation rent would be extra If You want to Stay Private  based on the category of accommodation opted for, starting from INR 3000 Per Day  (for overseas participants) and INR 2000 (for Indian citizens residing in India).

• The program fee covers all aspects of the program including training materials, and Food Accommodation  trips.


Registration Procedure

Interview: Multiple rounds of interviews would be conducted before the decision for admission is made.

Response: Within 1 Day the decision will be communicated.

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  • The food offered at Shambhavi  Yoga Peeth is vegetarian and based on the sattvic diet.

  • The Confirmation Fee of 210 USD must be paid in advance and is non-refundable.

Our Teacher


Akhanda Baba

Akhanda Baba Dedicated to the physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing of humanity and gifted with utter clarity of perception, Akhanda Baba possesses a perspective on life and living that never fails to intrigue, challenge and surprise all those he encounters. Akhanda Baba Born holy city Varanshi in Spiritual Family He Sharing his Experience since last 10 Years .


Vinod Bhardwaj

Vinod ji Born and raised in a very traditional Brahmin family within the City of God of Sloan Himachal  Vinod ji  Ji was introduced to yoga and ancient scriptures in his childhood by his Guru. He went on to study Yoga from Himachal Sanskrit University Shimla India where he earned Graduate Degree in the  Sanskrit Acharaya.


Ashish Parwal 

Trained in Ashtanga under the instruction of the Daughter of the Late Pattabhi Jois also trained classical hatha in the lineage and tradition of the Great Himalyan Masters. Adopting the Ashtanga, Hatha sequencing into modern day vinyasa flow Ashish prides himself on focusing on sequencing alignment of the physical body.



I did the 200hr course at Shambhavi Yoga Peeth. The school is a very special place with a beautiful energy. It has an unbeatable view of the Mountain, and caring Experience  teachers and staff (thank you all, again, from my heart!). We were all Group  sharing the 200hr experience, all so full of love and life, it was an incredible month. Enjoy yourself!

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