About Sattva Yoga Academy

Sattva Yoga Academy is the place to learn 200 hrs yoga teacher training (level-1), 300 hrs yoga teacher Training, (level-2), Master level Teacher Training In India. In addition, you have the opportunity to learn Ayurveda and Jyotish.

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 to experience the best that the path of yoga has to offer.

No matter which program you choose, you will leave from here transformed and more connected to the Truth of who you are. Sattva Yoga Academy is for the authentic yogi. The courses, retreats and experiences here at Sattva Yoga Academy are authentic, transformative, rich, detailed and full of Passion. No matter who you are you will find something for you at Sattva Yoga Academy. This is your home away from home. For us Yoga is not what we do , it is who we are. Authentic, Dynamic , Connected and Compassionate.

The vibrancy and intensity of Sattva Yoga Academy study is enriching and evolving, a ‘yoga yatra’ of watching yourself unfold during the course study.


Sattva Yoga Academy Vision and Commitment

  • To focus on Authentic Yoga and Vedic teachings combined with current research and development in the related fields and making the teaching applicable in today’s time.
  • To endeavor to help our students to reach their true potential, allowing them to lead and teach all over the world and be pillars of awakened consciousness.
  • To develop further the potential of aspirants seeking the next step in their transformational journey, that step of self-empowerment, allowing people to tap into their inner wisdom.
  • To dedicate ourselves on a quality approach assessing the readiness of a student before issuing their certification. There is a deep focus on the state of consciousness of our participants. We are devoted to bringing the most sincere, connected and evolved teachers forward to the world.
  • To make a positive social impact. Service is a big part of the Sattva Yoga Academy vision and we are constantly endeavoring to serve and uplift and to take yoga into our communities. Through our different Non Profits and endeavors we are engaged in making a difference and we inspire our participants to do the same.
  • At Sattva Yoga Academy we provide ongoing support post training. In addition to the support, we offer varied continuing education opportunities through which one can keep learning and growing. The continuing education opportunities are offered in India and also in the USA, Canada, South Africa, Russia and Europe.

Our graduates are unique in that he or she is a master in their own right – inspiring and transforming people through their work, their teachings, and their presence. They are all leaders and at the same time a deep part of a growing awakened global community.

Academy Campus Facilities

  • Beautiful campus set on the banks of a spring-fed river at the base of the Himalayas. Unlike other schools in Rishikesh which are run in guesthouses, Sattva Yoga Academy has its own luxurious campus specifically designed for Yogic Practices.
  • The location of the campus is ideal for the Yogic practice. Free from all pollution (sound, water, air),  your yoga academy will truly heal you from the inside out.
  • Beautiful private rooms with brilliant views of the river and the mountains. All rooms have spacious attached bathrooms with 24hrs hot and cold running water.
  • Three yoga and meditation halls on campus with big garden spaces to practice and contemplate.
  • The campus has a chemical-free swimming pool to swim in and with the added advantage of the river to jump in!
  • Vegetarian healthy meals made by our in-house chefs. 70% of the produce used in our kitchen is grown in our own organic farms. And the rest is sourced locally. Giving our students the best yogic diet. All meals are included as part of the trainings and retreats.
  • On campus full-service Ayurvedic spa with steam and sauna. The on sight professional team of Ayurvedic therapists and Ayurvedic doctors serve our students. The steam and pool are available to all participants for free. while there are separate charges for treatments during the Yoga teacher training.
  • Dedicated travel desk to help with your travel arrangements to and from the site.
  • Fresh towels and linens provided whenever needed and rooms cleaned daily.

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Study in Rishikesh

Sattva Retreat Center is nestled in the mountains – a nurturing, healing and sacred space allowing you a still space to go deep within. Deepen your self-study in a spiritually charged sacred land, in the land of the Rishi’s, along with Vedic pilgrimage routes.

In addition to the yoga philosophies and asana taught everywhere, you will take the tools of self-awareness, and self-mastery.

Master your Self, Master your Life. It becomes truly a Yoga pilgrimage, where you learn to face your different facets and work with yourself on this incredible yoga journey.

SYA attracts students seeking the next step of transformation; teachings that are enriched with intellectual, innovative and creative wisdom, therefore making it appealing to for the global seeker. This differentiates SYA from other yoga schools, as our teachings tend to become customized even though in a group setting.

We invite you to explore our site and feel free to contact us if you have any questions. And yes, we offer scholarships to students who are in real need and have a sincere desire to join us. Feel free to write.

Remember, What you have been looking for all your life is also looking for you. We will see you here! Love,

Sattva Family