Yoga and Meditation Centers in Rishikesh

Yoga is an ancient science which leads to health in the body, peace in the mind, joy in the heart, and liberation of the soul. Rishikesh is the place which is famous for yoga globally. It is also known as the "world capital of yoga". 

Yoga is not just about work out; it's all about a healthy lifestyle. The practice of yoga allows students to be still in a world consumed with chaos. Peace and tranquility achieved through focused training appeal to everyone.

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Yoga's deep breathing and meditation practices help foster an inner shift from to-do lists, kids and spouse's needs, financial concerns and relational struggles to something a little bit bigger than the issues you face. Yoga makes your body flexible. It also helps relieve stress and unclutter the mind and helps you get more focused. Every year people around the world and the country come to Rishikesh for yoga and meditation for internal peace. In Rishikesh, there are many yoga and meditation centers.

International yoga festival from 1st march to 7th march is also celebrated in Rishikesh, people from different place and country participates in this yoga festival. It is Organised annually by the Uttarakhand State Tourism Department, the International Yoga Festival has gained immense popularity and patronage over the years. Different styles of yoga and asanas we can see in this yoga festival. Yoga provides peace to the mind, body, and soul.

Every year, the International Yoga Week is held from the 1st of March and continues till the 7th of March. Last year it was hosted at various venues across Rishikesh, and Hotel Ganga Kinare was the forefront of this prestigious event.

Here is the list of popular Yoga Centers in Rishikesh

1. Parmarth Niketan

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Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh

Parmarth Niketan, is situated on the banks of the holy Ganges River in Rishikesh, is one of the famous and top yoga centers in India and the biggest ashram in the area. The evening Ganga aarti of the ashram is popular.

2. Sivananda Ashram

Shivananda Ashram, Rishikesh

Sivananda Ashram was founded by Swami Sivananda and is run by the Divine Life Society. It is also one of the top yoga centers in India. Here free yoga and meditation classes are offered daily. The ashram is located 3 kilometers from Rishikesh, on the way to Badrinath.

3. Omkarananda Ganga Sadan

Omkarananda ashram Rishikesh

Omkarananda Ganga Sadan is located at the Muni-ki-Reti of Rishikesh, on the banks of the Ganges River. Iyengar yoga classes are the specialty of this ashram. Daily yoga classes are open to everyone only Sunday is close. Lectures on the Bhagavad Gita are also offered.

4. Sadhana Mandir and Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama Ashram

Sadhak Grama Ashram, Rishikesh

It was founded in 1966 by Swami Rama. Meditation is the focus of the main teaching of the ashram. It has a serene garden located on the banks of the Ganges River, but away from the hustle and bustle of Rishikesh. It provides you internal peace.

5. Shree Mahesh Heritage Meditation School

If your focus is more on meditation than yoga, Shree Mahesh Heritage Meditation School is the right place for you. The school's approach is based on Vedic texts, and you'll also learn about yoga, Ayurveda, life healing, and spiritual development.

6. Yoga Niketan

It was founded by Swami Yogeshwaranand Paramahansa, a renowned master of Raj Yoga. The ashram requires a minimum stay of 15 days for any of its courses for the beginners.

7. Swami Dayananda Ashram

View of Swami Dayananda Ashram, Rishikesh.

This ashram was established in the 1960s by Swami Dayananda Saraswati. It's located around 10 minutes walk from the Ram Jhula. Vedic chanting is also taught during the courses.

8. Phool Chatti

View of Phool Chatti Ashram Rishikesh - Learn Yoga and Meditation

The Meaning of Phool Chatti is "Land of Flowers", the ashram was founded in the late 1800s (yes, it's more than 120 years old) and is located 5 kilometers from Laxman Jhula. The ashram is renowned for its frequent seven-day yoga and meditation program.

9. Anand Prakash Ashram

Anand Prakash Ashram, Rishikesh

It was founded in 2007 by a husband and wife team Chetana Panwar (a Canadian woman) and Yogirishi Vishvketu (who's studied Hatha and Raja yoga and the Vedic healing arts, in northern India since childhood). They offer their own style of yoga called Akhanda Yoga, which has holistic, non-sectarian teachings.

10. Osho Ganga Dham Ashram
Osho Ganga Dham Ashram, Brahmapuri, Rishikesh

It is situated on the Ganges River at Brahampuri, around 10 minutes drive from the Laxman Jhula near Badrinath Road. Meditation practices are taught at the ashram, and meditation camps are offered throughout the year.

Some other Yoga centres in Rishikesh are:

  • Himalayan Yoga Gurukul: (Bhuwan Chandra Yoga & Music School), Next door Swargashram Police Post, Ram Jhula
  • Rishikesh Yog Peeth: (Registered Yoga School & Ayurveda Center), Krishna Cottage, Swargashram, Ram Jhula (near Chotiwala Restaurant)
  • Tattvaa Yoga Shala Rishikesh: Rishikesh Swargashram Ramjhula (on tha way to Parmarthniketan near boat stand)
  • Ved Niketan Ashram: located near Swatgashram, Ram Jhula. It has Yoga Iyengar general class and 15 days intensive Master One courses by Iyengar yoga certified teacher Yogi Prakash Dabhekar.
  • Instituion for Higher Meditative Consciousness: Certified Yoga and Meditation classes and Vedic teaching by IHMC. 
  • Braham Yoga Rishikesh: Managed by Aham Brahamasmi Yog Mandir Trust ( Central Govt. Of India) Aham Brahamasmi Yog Mandir Trust (ABYMT) is a trust in Rishikesh dedicated to promote Yoga & health awareness for General Public.

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