Omkar Yoga Shala, Rishikesh (India)

Yoga Teacher Training School

Omkar Yoga Shala is a premier yoga school located in the heart of Rishikesh, India, known as the “Yoga Capital of the World.” We offer a range of comprehensive yoga teacher training programs, including 100-hour, 200-hour, 300-hour, and 500-hour courses, as well as 7-day yoga retreats with food and accommodation included.

Our yoga school is situated in the picturesque neighborhood of Tapovan in Rishikesh, surrounded by the serene beauty of the Himalayan mountains and the holy river Ganges. Our goal at Omkar Yoga Shala is to help students deepen their understanding and practice of yoga and become certified yoga teachers.

We have highly experienced and qualified yoga instructors who provide personalized attention and guidance to each student. Our curriculum includes traditional Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Yin Yoga styles, as well as meditation and pranayama techniques.

At Omkar Yoga Shala, we believe that yoga is not just a physical practice, but a way of life that leads to holistic wellness of body, mind, and soul. Our courses cover all aspects of yoga, including philosophy, anatomy, and teaching methodology, to help students develop a well-rounded understanding of yoga and its principles.

We also provide comfortable accommodation and healthy vegetarian meals, prepared with organic ingredients, to ensure that students have a comfortable and nourishing experience during their stay with us.

Come and join us at Omkar Yoga Shala for an enriching and transformative yoga experience in Rishikesh, India.

The Founder Yogi Prakash Ji

In the heart of the Himalayas, where yoga culture is as ancient as the mountains themselves, Prakash Bhatt was born and raised in a Vedic family. It’s here, in his hometown nestled deep within the Himalayan ranges, that Prakash first discovered the profound practice of yoga. His daily ritual, under the morning sun and amidst the serene mountains, ignited his lifelong passion for yoga.

Yoga in His Blood:

Yoga runs in Prakash’s blood, a heritage passed down through generations. He spent months in the sacred town of Rishikesh, immersing himself in the art of Sadhana and seeking deeper knowledge of yoga. It was during this transformative journey that he felt the calling to share this ancient wisdom with the world.

A Journey of Giving:

In 2012, Prakash embarked on a journey of giving. He began teaching yoga to children in Rishikesh, and his altruistic spirit led him to offer free yoga camps and classes, spreading the invaluable knowledge of yoga far and wide.

Today, Prakash’s legacy of giving continues to shine brightly through Omkar Yoga Shala. The school embodies the spirit of generosity, nurturing a community of yoga enthusiasts who seek not only to learn but also to give back. The seeds of goodwill sown by Prakash have blossomed into a forest of positive change, where yoga is a beacon of light guiding individuals toward inner peace and self-realization.
The journey of giving, as epitomized by Prakash Bhatt, serves as a reminder that the true essence of yoga lies in sharing and uplifting others. It’s a journey that not only transforms lives but also creates a ripple effect of compassion, unity, and well-being.

yogi Prakash: Omkar Yoga Shala

Founding Omkar Yoga Shala

In honor of Lord Shiva, the source of yoga, Prakash established Omkar Yoga Shala. “Omkar,” another name for Shiva, signifies the essence of creation, preservation, and transformation. Just as Lord Shiva’s cosmic dance symbolizes the eternal rhythm of life, Omkar Yoga Shala embodies the timeless teachings of yoga.

Our Location – Tapovan, Rishikesh:

Nestled in the serene enclave of Tapovan, Rishikesh, Omkar Yoga Shala is surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of nature. Our location, where the Ganges flows gracefully and the Himalayas stand sentinel, offers the perfect backdrop for your yoga journey.

Our Offerings:

At Omkar Yoga Shala, we offer a range of transformative experiences:

  • 7 Days Yoga Retreats
  • 100-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
  • 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
  • 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
  • 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
  • Each program includes nourishing food and comfortable accommodation.

Our Promise:

We believe that the path of yoga is a journey towards self-discovery, healing, and spiritual awakening. Our commitment is to provide a sacred space where ancient wisdom meets modern seekers. Our instructors, steeped in the traditions of yoga, are dedicated to guiding you on this transformative path.

Join Us on Your Yoga Journey:

Omkar Yoga Shala welcomes you to embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and growth. Here, you’ll find not just a school but a community dedicated to sharing the timeless wisdom of yoga. Come, let’s explore the profound teachings of yoga together.

The Curriculam

At Omkar Yoga Shala, courses inclusive of relevant and comprehensive subjects to Yoga path such as Philosophy of Yoga, Ayurveda – the sister science of yoga, Yoga Teaching Methods, Yoga Anatomy, nutrition, and Yogic Diet, Asana with proper alignment, Pranayam, Meditation, Shatkarma – cleansing techniques, Satsang and Mantra chanting.

The typical time to start classes is 06 in the morning and goes up to 07 in the evening. Every day, each student attend all classes which comprise 7 hours a day. Classes will be from Monday to Saturday, and Sunday will be your rest day.


Upcoming Yoga Teacher Training Courses:

100 Hour Hatha yoga Teacher Training Course:

The 100-hour yoga teacher training at Omkar Yoga Shala in Rishikesh is a perfect program for those who want to deepen their yoga practice or start their journey as a yoga teacher. This course covers Hatha, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa yoga styles, as well as meditation and pranayama techniques….  Learn more

200 Hour Hatha yoga Teacher Training Course:

This yoga teacher training at Omkar Yoga Shala, Rishikesh focuses on a deep understanding of all yoga concepts and the science behind them with a proper approach to learning Yoga. The teacher training course provides a fantastic opportunity to enhance the level of practice and awakens the sleeping chakras in your conscious body. It is a platform to meet new friends, enjoy the spiritual atmosphere of the holy place of Rishikesh and be a part of the global Hatha and Vinyasa flow community with a lot of love and care…  Learn more

300 Hour Hatha yoga Teacher Training Course:

Omkar Yoga Shala offers a comprehensive 300-hour yoga teacher training program that delves deep into the spiritual, philosophical, and practical aspects of yoga. This intensive course is designed for yoga practitioners who have completed their 200-hour training and wish to further their knowledge and skills. The curriculum covers advanced asanas, pranayama, meditation, yoga anatomy, Ayurveda, teaching methodology, and more. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in self-inquiry and self-reflection exercises to enhance their personal growth and…  Learn more

7 Days Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh (India)

Our 7-day yoga retreat at Omkar Yoga Shala in Rishikesh offers a rejuvenating and transformative experience for individuals seeking a break from their routine lives. The retreat includes daily yoga and meditation sessions, comfortable accommodation, and nourishing vegetarian meals made with organic ingredients. Our experienced instructors will guide you through various yoga styles and techniques to help you deepen your practice and achieve holistic wellness. The serene surroundings of Rishikesh and the holy river Ganges provide a perfect setting for relaxation and self-discovery… Learn more


Omkar Yoga Shala is a Yoga Alliance certified yoga school located in Rishikesh, India, offering 100-hour, 200-hour, 300-hour, and 500-hour yoga teacher training programs. These programs cover traditional Hatha and Ashtanga yoga styles, as well as meditation, pranayama, and yoga philosophy. The school provides accommodation and meals for students, and graduates receive internationally recognized yoga teacher certifications.

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Omkar Yoga Shala
Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304

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