What is Hatha Yoga

Hatha yoga is bringing harmony to mind, body and awareness. You start feeling rhythm in your gestures as you plug-in all holes which dissipate energy. The classical yoga symbolizes the synchronization of mental energy and physical strength. When you expand evenly in all directions, you sustain the better possibilities of life to grow spiritually.

Hatha yoga is an art of aligning your physical awareness to a broader level. When you cross the limitations of your body, you feel light and lively. With hatha yoga course in Rishikesh, the roots of desire expand in all directions. The therapeutic value of hatha yoga certified course is universally accepted and is relevant even in the modern age too.

What is Hatha Yoga?


The Sanskrit word “Hatha” in literary sense means obstinate or stubborn. “Ha” means “prana” and ‘Tha’ means mental power. A healthy mind lives in healthy body. A hatha yogi practices balancing ‘asanas’ to prepare mind & body for higher possibilities in yogic life.

Its major components are :


Asana: Hatha yoga teachers training course in Rishikesh starts from asanas to remove stiffness & lethargies of the body. It builds up the stamina to endure long comfortable sitting position. The agility of the body refines to connect your body & mind in balancing way.


Pranayama: The controlled breathing balances the flow of energy from both nostrils. It also balances your solar and lunar energy to harmonize the flow of energy without any hurdle. It stimulates the neurons, nerve cells and thereby improves the nervous system.


Meditation:  The hatha yoga course culminates when the trains of thoughts transform into purest form of consciousness. You experience immense joy and divine pleasure which you feel at the state of meditation. You reach to the purest level of mind, body and conscience.


Bandha: It is a secret yogic blocking action to control your vital spiritual energy in spontaneous way. You learn how to conserve energy from going wasted or external. You learn check the depletion of energy from your body. It involves pressure on the muscles.


Mudra: It is gentle hand movement in yogic way. In the advance level of pranayama, bandha and mudra are vital limbs.  The yogic gesture is practiced for awakening of your hidden potential energy. The subtle energy moves to a distinct direction of body in each mudra.


Satkarma: The word ‘shatkarma” stands for six yogic purification actions. These yogic actions remove all imbalances in the body and cleansing is done in traditional method of yoga. It rejuvenates the performance of ear, eyes and throat.


Hatha yoga courses in Rishikesh

100 hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh

This is beginner course for absolute yoga beginners. The teaching style is lucid with balance of practical & theoretical knowledge. It has been developed keeping in yoga aspirants’ desire for learning, practicing and assessing their progress. Here you learn basic hatha yoga teaching techniques in simple way. It is the most basic course to become a certified hatha yoga teacher.

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200 hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh

Spirit Yoga Foundation offers 200 hr hatha yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, India recognized by Yoga Alliance, USA. It is one-size-fits-all teacher training program making its presence felt in big world of yoga & meditation. The hatha yoga courses are based on traditional knowledge of yoga with adjustment & alignment of mind, body and consciousness.

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300 hour Hatha Yoga Teachers Training Course in Rishikesh

Spirit Yoga Foundation also offers 300 hr course in hatha yoga teacher training in Rishikesh. It is recognized with reputed Yoga Alliance, USA. It polishes and refines you to blossom your career and to give you recognition as complete hatha yoga teacher with global acceptability. After completing the course, you can teach hatha yoga to budding hatha yoga teacher globally.

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