Kundalini Yoga School in Rishikesh

Location & Transportation


The easiest way to reach Rishikesh is arriving to Delhi and taking a taxi or bus from there to Rishikesh, if this is your first time in India we suggest you to take a flight to Dehradun and from there is only a 30 minute drive to get to the school, we happily can pick you up at the airport on demand for free.

From Delhi airport to Rishikesh by car is a 6 hours journey. We have a transportation package for US$ 150 which will cover your airport pick-up, transfer from Delhi to Rishikesh (by car) and after completion of the course transfer back from Rishikesh to Delhi. One way transportation i.e. Delhi airport to Rishikesh can also be availed for US$ 75. In case, your flight arrives late night and you want to stay overnight in Delhi, airport pick-up cost will be US$ 25 and a reasonably good accommodation at a hotel in Delhi can be arranged for US$ 40 or 50. Our travel arrangements are executed under the supervision of professionals and we are always ready with a back-up plan, in case of emergencies. Another good option is to travel by train (airport to New Delhi train station by car, then by train to Haridwar and from Haridwar to Rishikesh by car). Travel by bus is quite cheap between 300 and 1000 rupees but is a bit inconvenient for first time visitors.

Cheap hotels can also be found in Delhi (Main Bazar, Paharganj area) for USD 10~20. From Delhi airport to Paharganj can be reached by airport metro express in less than 20 minutes and it costs less than US$ 2.

Yes, it is, Rishikesh is a highly respectful place for foreigners, women and anyone in general, this is the yoga capital is a way of living, we welcome you as a visitor who respectfully comes to learn our ancient traditions.

Yes, if you let us know in advance we can arrange your transportation to Rishikesh, from there we will give you directions to take a tuk tuk or walk a short distance to the school.

Food And Accommodation


Our food is 100% vegetarian, not vegan, we can do the proper arrangements in the kitchen if you let us know in advance in your application.

Yes, we can provide a especial menu for you if you provide us the guidelines of your regime in advance.

Yes, it is available 24/7 free of charge, hot, lukewarm and cold.

Yes, it is allowed, when you are not in the class you are free to use it.

Our wifi access is very easy to use and available for all the students, you have to bring your own phone and laptop to access it.

Yes, we have A/C available with extra charge in the rooms.

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Health & Security


Yes, India hospitals provides the same facilities as the Western hospitals, it might not be the same brand, but you'll be able to get it here as well.

We can arrange medical assistance for you in a western style hospital or Doctor in case of injury, sickness or accident (which ever option is needed. And we will find alternatives for you to be able to finish the course.

No vaccination is required to enter India, except countries with yellow fever presence.

Rishikesh is not a place were you need forcefully to be vaccinated but we suggest you to bring bug repellent, allergy lotions if you are very sensitive.

No, we are not an active area for malaria, the treatment to prevent it is not mandatory in this here.

You don’t have to worry about the food served at the school, we are very careful so all the hygiene standards are been met, the ingredients are fresh and food is prepared on daily basis.

We suggest you to be careful like in any country about street food if your stomach is not used to this kind of food, the change in the way we eat can bring discomfort so we ask you to be mindful.

About The Course


We allow maximum 15 to 20 students per course.

We kindly ask you to dress white clothes, avoid black, modest dressing is highly recommended.

Yes, we provide mats and all the props necessary for the class but it is available for all the students, is not for personal use.

No, we are sorry to deny you the access, it is a highly demanding process for the body, the mind and emotions, we prefer to avoid risks in this matter.

You have a few breaks thru your daily schedule, on Sunday you are free to do whatever you like as there is no classes, we offer the excursion early morning on Sunday but is not mandatory.

Yes, you are free to do what you please but we kindly ask you to not miss classes if there is no emergency, the programs are built to have a progressive process, if you have an emergency please give notice to the teacher.

Yes, you are allowed to do so and share the accommodation as well, we just ask of you as any other member of the ashram to observe proper behavior.

It depends on you physical and mental development but every single individual will go thru their own struggles, some with flexibility, strength, discipline, endurance, this is a personal journey, away from competition, even with our own self. We encourage you to join and discover for yourself how strong you are.

Yes the teachers are qualified yogis, some with masters degrees of yoga sciences and some with MA degrees.

No, we all come from different parts of the world so for most of us English is our second language, the teachers and students will help you in any way.

There is a few books you will need to read thru the course but is not mandatory to do so before you start.

You will need to arrive one day prior the course starting date, the orientation and opening ceremony starts at 10:30 am. The last day of the course the closing ceremony ends at 10:30 am. We ask you to arrange your travel plans accordingly.

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Certification


You need to successfully finish the teacher training course for 500 hours and be competent in teaching skills, we suggest you to go to Yogaalliance.com to see the full list of requirements.

Yes, Samadhi Yoga Ashram is a registrated school in Yoga Alliance, USA. All the graduated students completing 200, 300, 500 hours courses can register online at Yoga Alliance.

Yes, you will have to pass the written and verbal exams to complete the course, we review your performance based on attendance, discipline and behavior too.

Yes, you can teach everywhere in the world if you do the proper registrations before Yoga Alliance, our certificates are valid for Yoga Alliance USA.

General Questions


You can attend our courses on a tourist visa, the purpose of your visit will be Yoga or Ayurveda retreat, you can use the name of the school, contact information and address on your visa application as indian reference. Please consider that the visa expiring date is counted from the issue date, try to do the visa procedure 2 or 3 weeks before departure.

Most of the things you will need are available at stores in Rishikesh, we suggest you to bring with you things you can’t live without or things only available in your country.

Yes, the post is just a 5 minutes walk from our school. Police station too, the area is very safe, we have 24/7 security with CCTV cameras.

If you have a personal emergency we can allow you to take the course on another schedule, the advanced payment is not refundable in any case.

Yes, we accept credit card payments for booking amounts. Remaining fees can be paid either in cash or by TCs. If you opt for paying your remaining fees by credit card then additional 1.75% will be charged as transaction fee. You can also use your ATM debit cards (Master/Visa/Electron) to withdraw cash in Rishikesh.

Food and accommodation is included in the course fees. You will get a shared room with all the basic amenities like attached bathroom, 24 hours water supply, hot water heater, bathing shower, Wardrobe and so on. You will only need money to eat outside on Sundays, as we only serve breakfast at the school.

Yes, for an extra fee you can book private accommodation.

It depends on you physical and mental development but every single individual will go thru their own struggles, some with flexibility, strength, discipline, endurance, this is a personal journey, away from competition, even with our own self. We encourage you to join and discover for yourself how strong you are.

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Weather


December-January-February are the coldest month, the temperature gets down to 15-26 C, and we do not provide room heaters, so if you are doing the course during December-early March we recommend you to bring warm clothes.

April to August - hot & rainy weather - light cotton clothes are recommended, as the temperature can get even to 40 degrees. September is the ending of the rainy season. Still if you coming during these month umbrella/raincoats are recommended.

October to March - weather in Rishikesh varies from pleasant to cold and woolen clothes, jackets etc. are recommended. The temperature is averagely around 32-33 C.

Certified yoga teachers from world peace yoga school and branches schools are certified to teach in any country around the world as a RYT certified teacher with Yoga alliance USA & Yoga alliance international.

Samadhi Yoga Ashram is registered and certified yoga school with yoga alliance USA, Yoga alliance international and seva samadhi trust.

Our multi-style yoga teacher training courses in 100, 200, 300, 500 hours follow yoga alliance USA standards and graduates from Samadhi Yoga Ashram will be qualified to teach classical hatha yoga, ashtanga and vinyasa yoga, yoga philosophy, meditation, pranayama, yoga therapy & anatomy as a certified yoga teacher.

Student Stories

I did my 500hr Kundalini training here and had a wonderful experience! The ashram felt like a second home to me and I'm so thankful to have gained this spiritual family! The teachers are extremely knowledgeable and helpful, the food is delicious and the ashram is in one of the best spots in Rishikesh! Already making plans to come back

Amber Ruff

Amber Ruff

Kundalini yoga ashram is like home. Everything you need is here and only steps away from the beautiful Ganga river. All of the teachers are very knowledgeable. I recommend to anyone who wants to experience the true yoga in India to come here and study.

Gina B

Gina B

Positive: Professionalism, Quality I had an amazing month at the Kundalini Yoga Ashram, surrounded by beautiful people and learning from knowledgeable and trustworthy teachers/gurus. You will receive knowledge about practices that you can never get by self-study only. The schedule and kundalini practices (for the kundalini yoga teacher training) were intense and demanding full devotion. But on the other hand we also had a lot of fun, celebrating birthdays, Christmas, going for Sunday trips. Like one big kundalini yoga family I warmly recommend to visit this Ashram.

Nastja Kastelic

Nastja Kastelic

Excellent course of Kundalini Yoga 200hrs. TTC, Guru Vishnuji's teaching of Yoga Philosophy was too good it connects you with devine , all teachers are amazing they make it very easy anyone and at any age you can perform Yoga with an ease staff is very humble, food is also good one must experience this

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