Sattva Yoga Academy

Sattva Yoga Academy, founded by evolutionary Master Teacher Anand Mehrotra, is a premier centre for yogic and vedantic studies in Rishikesh, India. Sattva Yoga Academy offers Yoga Alliance approved 200-hour, 300-hour yoga teacher training and Yoga Alliance approved 85-hour prenatal teacher training, Ayurveda therapist and lifestyle consultant training, Jyotish training, retreats, and more.

Sattva Yoga Academy courses are experiential, transformational, and progressive – a differentiating edge from the standard yoga courses you can get anywhere else. Sattva Yoga Academy offers a unique approach to yoga studies, blending ancient science with piercing intellect and practical tools allowing you to probe within to find INNER MASTERY. Our courses are holistic and integral, making yoga studies relevant to today’s times.

Live a life of PURPOSE and PASSION!

If you are ready to live fully and be radically alive you have come to the right place. Sattva Yoga Academy is the premiere global destination for Yoga, Ayurveda , Meditation and Spiritual transformation. The mother ship of the global Sattva yoga movement and community, Sattva Yoga Academy is home to Sattva Yogis from all across the world.We are just not another yoga school handing out yoga certificates like a factory. At Sattva Yoga Academy you are going the experience the best that path of yoga has to offer .
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Learn From A Radical Himalayan Master

Anand Mehrotra is a transformational evolutionary yoga leader with sincere depth in his teachings. Anand originates from the Himalayas, having been in Sangha (community) and study with the great Himalayan Masters of the land, and being immersed…
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Community Of Yoga Leadership

Sattva Yoga Academy training is not only about being able to teach a yoga class. Sattva Yoga Academy training is about becoming a leader in today’s times, one who uses yoga wisdom in all areas of life to create conscious communities all over the world. When one lives in an awakened state of consciousness, one takes a creative solution-based approach resulting in higher vitality, abundant living, more nourished relationships with others, and greater harmony with nature for a higher eco-standard of living. Through Sattva Yoga Academy you will go deeper within yourself, through the profound impact of the Sattva Teachings and through a greater sense of self-realization.

Courses Offered

Sattva Yoga courses combine ancient yoga techniques with modern evolutionary practices in a whole, authentic, and refined way. Courses available through Sattva Yoga Academy are for those looking for ways to enhance and refine knowledge.

200 hr Yoga Teacher Training

The Sattva Yoga Academy 200hr training is considered by many as the most comprehensive Yoga teacher training available anywhere in the world today.

300 hr Yoga Teacher Training

The Sattva Yoga Academy 300hr training will open an extraordinary depth to your practice and your teaching, opening a whole world of new possibilities for your leadership as a global yoga teacher

Sattva Master Level Teacher Training

This teacher training, the first of its kind for Sattva Yoga, is the deep dive into Master level teaching. This training will go beyond what any other training program offers…

Sattva Yoga Academy Prenatal

Sattva Yoga is a registered prenatal yoga school. Created in partnership with Anand, this prenatal teacher training meets Yoga Alliance requirements of an 85-hour prenatal yoga teacher training program.
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All courses are accredited and certified as per the standards of the Yoga Alliance, Ayurveda Studies, and Sattva Alliance of Jyotish Studies.

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Why Choose Sattva Yoga Academy, Best Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

Sattva Yoga Academy (SYA) – A registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance, USA. SYA provides 200 hour yoga teacher training, 300 hour yoga teacher training, 500 hour yoga teacher training, prenatal yoga teacher training and master level yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India through its team of dedicated spiritual yoga gurus and its founder and master teacher Anand Mehrotra. These best programs are designed as a complete and transformational yoga teacher training programs for those who desire to go deep into yogic teachings and learn the authentic and sacred teachings form the Himalayan yogic tradition. SYA has a dedicated team of expert level spiritual yoga gurus in Rishikesh, India.

The teachings at this yoga school in Rishikesh are one of the most comprehensive approaches to Yoga in the world today with Sattva Edges and Sattva Ethos.

SYA is listed as the best yoga school in Rishikesh, and one of the most complete and integrated yoga schools in the world that offers 200 hours, 300 hours and 500 hours certificated yoga teacher trainings. Many from all around the planet have accomplished here their yoga teacher training, had powerful and transformational experiences and have become part of the inspiring and supporting community of Sattva yogis. The objective of all courses, starting form 200 hour and 300 hours yoga teacher trainings and classes in this best yoga institute is to share an integrated approach of the state and practice of Yoga. The aim of this yoga institute in Rishikesh is to create a diverse group of yoga leaders, entrepreneurs and visionaries with yogic philosophy.

In the yoga teacher trainings at this best yoga institute in Rishikesh India students learn an integrated approach to yoga that helps that master the teachings in their own life and be able to teach and share the yogic teachings in varied environments across the world.

With the roots in the timeless Vedantic and Tantric Traditions, Sattva Yoga Academy teachings of yoga and meditation were developed in the Himalayas after years of study and research. The yoga teacher trainings at this yoga center incorporate all essential practices and teachings of yoga in a radically holistic and powerful way. The practice incorporates contemporary evolution in science and mind body research. SYA is a perfect destination for yoga and meditation in Rishikesh, Indian Himalayas.
The students learn all physical postures Hatha Yoga(static and dynamic variations of all poses/asanas, 72 principle poses of hatha with their variations, mastering of vinyasa flows and principles of cosmic alignment), ashtanga approach, powerful breath work techniques, kundalini kriyas ( coming from the tantric tradition), naad practices (understanding and use of sound as a tool for transformation and healing, including the use of mantras and music.), Tantra Yoga, Meditation (all different techniques of meditation with their different impact and purpose), tantra yoga practices, chanting , yogic sacred rituals , freedom movement and radical wisdom.
The teachings are made accessible from beginning to expert level. After the first teacher training, students will have all the tools to instruct a complete class for all different level of students in different spaces and will have an established daily yoga practice. All the yoga courses and trainings at Sattva Yoga Academy are designed not only to make the students able to teach a yoga class and become a successful yoga teacher but also Sattva yoga teacher trainings in Rishikesh, India are about becoming a leader and spiritual guide in today’s times and finding the light and the wisdom that will guide you in all the dimensions of life.
The students at the Sattva Retreat finds a friendly and warm environment to learn yoga and personal guidance by yoga experts that will share practical and theoretical knowledge about the best yoga practices and powerful techniques to master their life. The students will learn about the science and benefits of yoga and meditation and enhance their skills with guided yoga and meditation practices finalized not only to balance body and mind, but to experience a free and awaken life. The students can also learn transformative tantra yoga in Rishikesh at this school with great accommodation and spiritual yoga gurus.
The teachings and trainings at Sattva Yoga Academy help the yogis to master their kundalini energy, and give tools to expand their consciousness. SYA is a mix of yoga and meditation, modern amenities and yogic lifestyle.
Sattva Yoga Academy as a yoga institute in Rishikesh is the perfect location for learning and get to a deeper understanding of the yogic practices with spiritual yoga gurus. Sattva Retreat, the Sattva Yoga Academy in Rishikesh, is a place like no others: surrounded by the beautiful nature of the Himalayas, offers modern amenities, organic food, ayurvedic spa that combined with a simple yogic life supports all the students in living and enjoying the teachings.
Apart from yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India, SYA also offers courses in jyotish and ayurveda therapist training. There also many yogic retreats to choose from not only inIndia but around the world. Check our event’s page for more info. We invite you to come and meet us here to live a life of PURPOSE AND PASSION.



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    As I sit here, in the foothills of the Himalayas, enjoying a cup of Masala Chai tea, feeling the warm sun on my face, listening to the subtle whirl of the river below, I try to find the right words to describe the experience of teacher training here at Sattva Center. The first word that jumps to mind is ‘MAGICAL.’ Sattva Yoga was created and brought to life by Master Teacher Anand Mehrotra. Thru the creation of the practice of Sattva Yoga, so came the creation of Sattva Retreat Center, located along a beautiful river, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas. Read more
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    The experience of being part of a Sattva Yoga teacher training is like none other, at least I can say that for myself. I came here not knowing a thing about yoga but had practiced meditation for a few years, so when asked to come to India for a yoga teacher training naturally I resisted. The universe, on the other hand, had bigger plans for me. I came to the 200 hour teacher training in April 2015 with no expectations, a deep sense of longing for personal growth, and a readiness receive all that was potentially going to be offered. Read more
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    Corrin Vecchitto
    Finding a yoga teacher training course in India was not on my list of things to do. I had been slowly introduced with much resistance to the practice of yoga. After some time of practicing I began to experience subtle shifts within my body, mind, and spirit that were beneficial to my daily life. My mood was more uplifted, my body felt in balance, and my mind was at ease. Slowly, I began to go to less therapy sessions and more and more yoga. Read more