Hatha Yoga World
Hatha Yoga World
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6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Hatha yoga world provides its students with a profound and inimitable 200 hour Yoga and Meditation Teacher Training Program in both its centres which are respectively situated in the bountiful valley of Dharamshala and in the holy city of Rishikesh. The Hatha yoga world programs are created in order to deliver knowledge on both aesthetic as well practical aspects of yoga and meditation. Yoga and Meditation combined with the practice of pranayama forms a comprehensive spiritual practice which opens a path to healing and peace. In Patanjali’s Yoga, meditation is the seventh limbs which leads to Samadhi. In Vedanta and Buddhism, meditation also forms an important component of the path. Serious students of Yoga require a solid grounding in both the theory and practice of yoga poses, pranayama and meditation. This program is meant to deepen your understanding of yoga and meditation hence whether you are a beginner or an avid practitioner this program will help your understanding of the subject and will enable you to teach complex combination to individual and groups in the near future. Hatha Yoga World also offer daily drop in classes.
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LalaLuti
Fornaci di Barga, Italy2 contributions
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Jul 2023 • Solo
I wish that anyone who loves yoga could experience this.

I came here with basic yoga knowledge and I am now leaving knowing that yoga is a beautiful, continuous, life-changing journey. I was so blessed to find the right people who supported me on this.

The school is located in a perfect spot in Tapovan, Rishikesh, close to lots of shops and restaurants, which you won't really need because the meals served here are delicious and healthy. The rooms are big and comfortable. It really feels like home.

My journey started with 200hrs TTC, but as I've started experiencing authentic and traditional yoga I knew that this school could give me more and more, so I extended my staying and completed also 300hrs TTC.
With an intense schedule and a perfect routine I have learnt about shatkarma, pranayama, meditation, yoga philosophy, anatomy and asanas with proper alignment.
The quality of the teaching is really high; the teachers are very knowledgeable and experienced.
Pankaj Ji, Shubham Ji, Nitin Ji and Raj Ji all have special ways of sharing their knowledge with such a kindness, passion and enthusiasm.

They are able to adjust depending on your level of experience, making sure that you learn in a safe way. Hence I would recommend this school to anyone who wants to learn more and share about yoga.

I am forever thankful for my teachers and their guidance that gave me so much knowledge and inspiration, but also curiosity knowing that there is so much more to learn.
After this 500hrs I am ready to continue my own journey, knowing that I will have the support of my amazing teachers from a distance and that we will meet again soon.

I am very grateful from the bottom of my heart 🙏🏼
Written 2 September 2023
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Dorthe B
Odder, Denmark1 contribution
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Apr 2023 • Friends


I completed the 200 hour course and can warmly recommend Pankaj's Hatha Yoga World. I liked the teaching of traditional yoga and the Indian culture. The Teachers were very competent, atmosphere were friendly. The food was good and healthy and rich and even there our needs were taken into consideration. Many thanks for this great experience, I look back and have it in my heart. ❤️🧘‍♀️
Written 26 July 2023
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philippajohn
Riscle, France28 contributions
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Apr 2023 • Solo
I had such a wonderful experience at Hatha Yoga World, nothing was too much for Pankaj, I picked up the wrong rucksack from Delhi airport and took it to Hatha world with me, I don't know how he managed it but Pankaj totally sorted everything out and managed to get my bag back.
The bedrooms were large and clean with a very comfy mattress, the yoga rooms are lovely and airy and very clean. The food was delicious and such a verity, everyone working there were very friendly and peaceful.
The yoga was amazing and by the end of the 200 TT I felt confident enough in what I'd learnt to put it all into practise. I feel like I'm able to go forward with the knowledge that I've learnt and will be able to have a calm fulfilled life through meditation and yoga.
I would highly recommend going and doing your TT at this place, as there are so many places to choose from, you have to go by recommendations and this place was totally life changing. Thanks you so much Pankaj for being such a genuine person.
Written 5 May 2023
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Roshas88
Paris, France36 contributions
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Apr 2023 • Solo
I had been looking for a yoga school in India since 2019 then COVID came. 2022 Finally i found it and april 2023 ibenjoyed every minute i spent a in rishikesh inside the hatha yoga world's environment. Teachers are truly knowledgeable and professional. class group is not crowded at all that makes us have Space and learn also pay attention easily.
I felt really confortable in the classroom and my room. Vegetarian food that i never thought would be so delicious.
If you are looking for yoga teacher's traîning or just learn yoga liké i did, through Great yoga teachers in this school WE have a perfect option because this is a school that is not too heavy. Everything they taught us make sense. And i am looking forward to go back for the continuité of my practice and comprenhension about you.
Thank you for everything.
Written 5 May 2023
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Sophia/84
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Mar 2023 • Solo
Hatha Yoga World is a great school. the teachers are very professional , the food is amazing, you live in a family atmosphere. The training is very interesting because you have the chance to go deep in the yoga world mentally and physically. I have to thank you Pankaj and all the staff for the incredible experience that i have the occasion to live.
Written 4 April 2023
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Cristina M
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Feb 2023 • Solo
rally great experience for me… the teachers are really knowledgeable and Pankaj is fantastic! After the course I really felt able to pass this on to others! I'm already going back for the 300 hours TTC 😊! the hotel where the course takes place is clean and the food is super!!!
Written 18 March 2023
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Lisa
Germany1 contribution
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Nov 2022
I participated in the 200h YTT at Hatha Yoga World in November 2022 and I am very happy with my decision.
Pankaj, the director of the yoga school, is very experienced and a very good teacher. Thanks to his years of experience, you had the feeling that he knows exactly how to deal with each body and where the physical limits and weak points of each student are. In this way, each student improved individually in the Hatha classes and was able to increase their performance.
Despite the packed schedule, flexibility was given and especially due to sickness absences, the schedule was also adapted to the students and their wishes were taken into account.

Overall, the classes were very informative and had a very nice atmosphere. All teachers have an incredible knowledge of the various topics and were able to pass this on in good English. You can see that each of the teachers, whether philosophy, anatomy, hatha yoga or vinyasa yoga, lives and loves his respective subject with heart and soul and wants to share as much knowledge as possible with the students.

In addition to the classes, we were also very well taken care of. There was delicious Indian food every day and also here the wishes of the students were taken into account as well as intolerances or vegan diets. You can feel at this yoga school that it is run with the heart and that it is very close to Pankaj's heart that we all have a good time there. He also took us on excursions on Sundays or organized them for us upon request. He took care of many needs and was always there to help. You could ask him everything and learn a lot about the Indian culture. So once again a huge thank you to Pankaj and all the teachers of Hatha Yoga World for the wonderful and educational time.
Written 9 December 2022
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FreyaHong
3 contributions
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Sept 2022 • Solo
Hi, in 2017 I took my 200h certificate at Hatha Yoga World and in September 2022 I came back to upgrade my yoga skill. Now I am 500hour RYT.
I really like my teachers. They are fynny, amazing and unique. I learnt so much from them and we have laughted so much together.

Pankaj, he helped me a lot with the papirwork to come to India and he can be up the whole night to communicate and to be sure we students come save into the India and to Rishikesh. If we needed something we told him about it and the next day everything will be done. He is very good to listen to our needs.

The residence/ the hotel we have stayed is clean, the staffs are kind and helpful, the rooms are big and nice, the rooftop is amazing.I really like my hotel and feel like I am home.

I will recommend you to Hatha Yoga World. 😃
Written 3 November 2022
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Pavel P
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Sept 2022
The two things I believe make the Hatha Yoga World experience great are Pankaj and the food.
On the teaching side Pankaj is beyond a doubt very experienced which shows in the ease with which he demonstrates the asanas, gives out verbal instructions how to get into the pose, helps with physical adjustments and alignment and is very good at looking out for weak spots and injuries and working around them. I always felt safe doing poses under his guidance and he somehow knows exactly when a person can push themselves a little more or when they need to relax the ego and back down. The best thing about his style of teaching is his look and expression - it simultaneously says "I know this is hard work, but you got it" and "Relax, smile, this is not serious". On the personal side Pankaj was there with us throughout the day, eating with us, showing us around the town and answering the never-ending questions about India, yoga and life in general. I cannot stress how down-to-earth this man is. As soon as class is over he's done being a teacher and is now your friend and equal.

And now the food. To start with your body is getting seriously challenged throughout the course and the fuel for your efforts is a very important part in my world. The meals were made using fresh ingredients that Pankaj picks out from the markets himself, is prepared by his wonderful team and staff on spot in the open kitchen - you can literally see it being cooked. It's full of color, diversity, fragrance and tastes absolutely amazing. I don't think there was one meal where I didn't refill my plate. I eat a lot, even by grandmother standards and there was never a bad look or feeling when I asked for seconds and thirds at each meal. I never left the table hungry or wanting.

Honorable mentions.
Raj the anatomy teacher is so good at connecting medical jargon to personal experience - by the end of class you will know exactly what a psoas is, where it is and what it does, and which asanas activate it.
Benu the philosophy teacher is a whirlwind of a man and his classes are pure chaos from which you go out thinking that everything is connected and the more you know the less you know. He also sings a lot.
Nitin the pranayama teacher is going to unlock your lungs but also make you dance with your eyes closed, draw funny pictures from which he reads your past and horoscope, and make filling your nose with salt water fun.
Anjali the vinyasa teacher will drill the asanas with you until you can perform them perfectly and say the Sanskrit names as you're flowing. And she probably has the best smile in the whole of India.
The room is cozy, bed is huge, view from the rooftop is amazing, the Ganga is begging you to swim in it.
Go for it, you won't regret it!
Written 16 October 2022
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Liva S
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Solo
Such a beautiful and educational experience. The view from the rooftop is just stunning, the food is so good and fresh, and the atmosphere in the school is really nice and relaxed. Pankaj has a good hard working team that did a great job of making our stay safe, comfortable and pleasant.

The teachers are amazing! The teaching is nice and structured, but there is still a calm vibe, which is great because then you can enjoy learning the materials and not feel stressed about it. It is very insipiring to get to be a student of such passionate and experienced teachers. They are so knowledgeable about all things yoga, and it has been an honour and privilege to learn from them.

And special thanks to Pankaj for his hard work and dedication. He did such a good job at making us all feel at home, and he is always there to help. His knowledge and long experience with yoga makes him a wonderful yoga teacher. He provides a lot of support and encouragement, and his teaching style makes you feel good and comfortable. He has taught me about the wonders of the yogic life style and I’m so exited to take this experience with me in the journey ahead.

Huge thanks to Hatha Yoga World. I am forever grateful!
Written 7 October 2022
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