Rishikesh Yog Kendra (RYS 200) yoga school certified by Yoga Alliance. The Founder and Director of Rishikesh Yog Kendra are Acharya Vimlesh Joshi, who put a lot of effort to bring Rishikesh Yog Kendra into this platform. Rishikesh Yog Kendra offers different types of Teacher Training Programmes, Retreats and Crash Courses.
The whole idea of these programs is to educate students about the base and values of Yoga, which will help them to make their yoga journey easier. Yoga can be done at any age, In this school, we work on all stages of Human cycle. We are introducing Kids Yoga which will help kids and those who are coming to handle them in their daily life will learn how “Yoga” gives an impeccable change in their lifestyle. 200 Hour Teacher Training program will allow you to understand discipline in your life, which is one of the most important codes of conduct in this path. Our Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga will allow the upcoming Mother (Mommies) or those who will be going to teach them, introduce calm, relaxation, happiness, strength in their motherhood journey.
The school is established by Acharya Vimlesh Joshi 7 years ago. The whole idea to build this organization is to bring awareness about the Yogic Practices to all the students and practitioners who are willing to change their life. With the help of this education of Yogic Science, students will also be able to improve their financial conditions. It was a dream which was seen by him and now every team member of Rishikesh Yog Kendra, willing to make it happen. We are a team of young people who are experts in their own field. Rishikesh Yog Kendra is one of the best schools of Yoga in Rishikesh.
All the yoga teachers and practitioners in our team at Rishikesh Yog Kendra India are certified under the standards set by Yoga Alliance (USA) for RYT 200.
Vimlesh Joshi holds a Master's degree in Hindi literature, Naturopathy, and Yoga Science. At his tender age, he was sent to GURUKUL as a traditional custom of the ancient Indian schooling system. He studied Vedas, Upanishad, and ancient scriptures during Gurukul time. Upon his compilation of academics, he learned classical traditional yoga from the various teachers and later got professional certified yoga training. Born in the rural Himalayas, comes as a blessing for him and he got the opportunity to learn Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyengar, and multi-style yoga from different masters. He continues his yoga practice which yields him an award of the best yoga teacher of Rishikesh by the Minister of Uttarakhand in 2017. He gave a new dimension to traditional Hatha Yoga with a blend of Aerial Yoga. His own developed asana sequences become so popular and he started giving teaching to the rural local of Rishikesh. He founded the Rishikesh Yog Kendra Society where he teaches for the rural yoga enthusiast with an objective of yoga teaching for everyone.His drop-in class becomes so popular, and with an objective to give formal yoga teaching, he co-founded a residential yoga teacher training as Rishikesh Yog Kendra. The school is a pioneer for its residential, affordable, certified yoga teacher training in Rishikesh. Rishikesh Yog Kendra is known for its excellency in traditional yoga training as well as offbeat yoga training of Aerial yoga and Pre-Post Natal Yoga.
Neha Thakur is a certified yoga teacher with enormous experience in yogic anatomy and prenatal and postnatal yoga. Her professional journey started as a hotelier. She worked for some renowned brands like Hilton, Radisson group, The Lalit for almost a decade. During the course of time she realized, hospitality is in her nerves but with a holistic approach. She quit her job and formally studied yoga from various masters. Later she trained herself as a certified yoga teacher from one of the premium yoga schools in Rishikesh. Apart from professional yoga teaching, she enriched her studies into yoga anatomy, pre-post natal yoga, and yoga for kids. Upon completion of her formal training she started teaching to some of the prominent yoga schools in Rishikesh. She co-founded Rishikesh Yog Kendra with the objective of affordable certified yoga training. She teaches yoga anatomy, Prenatal, and post natal yoga.
Vikal is a very efficient teacher. He is a Master degree holder in Yoga Science and Meditation. At Rishikesh Yog Kendra, he shares his knowledge on Spirituality, Meditation and Mantra Chanting. He gives his proper attention to all the students while reciting Mantras, he believes every word in Mantras has a powerful connection with Cosmos and we should do it in a way the way it has been designed by our Sages.
His classes are very unique, Once he enters his class he shuts himself from the outside world and focuses on his energies to deliver it 100% to the students.
He entered into this Spiritual path in the year 1994, after a short visit to Four Dham Yatra (Gangotri/Gomukh, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath) and directly came to Shivananda Ashram, Rishikesh. In the Ashram, he stayed there as an Ahramites/inmates up to 2000 and was serving there in the Publication Department as an Assistant Manager, Education department and P.A. to the Secretary.
He studied Yoga T.T.C, A.T.T.C (Post Graduate Yoga in Diploma) M.Y and Sadhana Intensive courses at International Sivananda Yoga and Vedant Centre, Neyyar Dam, Kerala 2000 to 2002. Chinmaya Mission Vedanta courses from 2002 up to 2005 at Siddhabari, Chinmaya Tapovan Trust, H.P.
Upanishad and Bhagavad Gita Classes with Swami Dayananda Ji of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam at Annaikati, Coimbatore in the year 2008 up to 2009. Self Knowledge/Tatwa Bodha Test Studied with Swami Suddhananda Ji of Self Knowledge Foundation at Thiruvannamalai, Chennai in the year 2009 up to 2011.
Gaurav Rathur holds a master's degree in Yogic science from the University of Patanjali . The University is a member of the association of Indian universities and is sponsored by Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust and is founded by Swami Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishna. Born in Rishikesh, comes as a blessing for him. He spent his childhood living nearly the ashram of a great yogi Baba Shri Neem Karoli ji Maharaj. Upon compilation of his formal master's degree in Yoga, he participated in various yoga workshops with few renowned yoga schools in Rishikesh. He enriched his knowledge while studying ancient yogic scriptures and practice meditation under the guidelines of many scholars. His core strength lies in the science of asana, pranayama, mediation, and yoga philosophy.He joined Rishikesh Yog Kendra and teaches Shatkarma (purification of body), hatha yoga (fundamentals of asana), and yoga philosophy.