IYMS School of Yoga

International Yoga & Meditation Society(IYMS) is a Yoga Alliance approved school for yoga teacher training in Rishikesh. Being one of the premier schools for Yoga TTC in India, IYMS Rishikesh aims to provide great education, hospitality and peace of mind for the students.

IYMS provides 200 hour yoga teacher training around the year and 300 hour yoga teacher training in the months of October to February every year. At IYMS, we provide 200 hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training, 200 hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh and 300 hour advanced TTC. We also organise Yoga retreats for groups as well as individuals.

Yoga Teachers Training Courses

Learn Yoga at the Yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh. Yoga in its earliest days was a way of living, to energise and enhance not only physical abilities but also the mental and spiritual abilities of every individual. At IYMS, we give equal emphasis to Yogic living, preparation of your mind for spiritual leaps while enhancing your physical capabilities with a planned curriculum of Yoga and Meditation.

Yoga Retreats

A Yoga retreat can not only rejuvenate your mind and body but it can also help you in moving towards a lifestyle which helps you perform better in your day to day routine. An attentive and focused mind, a more agile body is what we all aspire to have. Yoga empowers you to enhance your mental and physical capabilities at all levels.

Why Join IYMS ?

At IYMS, we not only offer you the best teaching, but we make sure you are ready to start your own Yoga school or join a reputed organisation as a professional Yoga teacher. We value our students and support them out when they need it the most. Be it finding a job or starting a Yoga school.

Yoga Alliance Certified

The Yoga Alliance certification gives you power to start your own Yoga school in any part of the world. Our training is designed to ensure that you are trained to become a Yoga teacher with great career opportunities.

Best Teachers in Small Batches

At IYMS we promise that you will always be taught in small batches. The batch size will never exceed 25. It not only gives you great teachers but also ensures you great access to them. Personal attention leads to personal improvement and we value it at IYMS.

Startup Support

Planning to start your own Yoga school or promote your Yoga school after TTC. We will help you market your Yoga school with a website and Digital marketing for a small fee of USD 299. It includes Website, Social Media setup and paid ads.

Free Photo Portfolio

We do photoshoot on every student and design a great portfolio for them so that they can achieve success in their career. Whether you are going to work in a place or start your own yoga studio, a professional portfolio is a great help.

Upcoming Events

IYMS offers Yoga TTC courses in Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga, looking to join our courses. Book now for a TTC program starting 15 September 2017 at Rishikesh, India.


Yoga Teachers

We at KRIYA provide various services to the nature of the clients. Wish how you would like to spend the time here we can talk and come to a conclusion.


Ashtanga Yoga

Yogi Vikash is a hardworking, sincere, confident and enthusiastic person. He has strong willpower & he is ready to learn new things. believe highly in teamwork and adapt to any environment with ease. Strong problem analysis, resolution, and writing skills. He has the capability to work even in adverse situations. He likes to face new challenges and doing experiments. He believes in Perfection and Dedication.



Yogi Gokul ji holds a Master Degree in Yogic Science from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University , Haridwar as well as Master Degree in Computer Application from MDU. He completed bachelor in science from H.N.B. Garhwal University. Gokul teaches at Swami Purnanand Degree College as well and has taught many other yoga centers. Because of science background, he has a good command over Human Anatomy and Physiology.



Siddhant has always been a seeker of truth from his childhood. He spent years with different spiritual masters in the different places for the sake of truth. Later, he started his intense spiritual journey and some unique spiritual practices. These techniques have a powerful impact on spiritual transformation. Now, Yogi Siddhant practices in the presence of holy river Ganga. He did his Masters degree from PSK college of yogic science.


Hatha Yoga

Yogi Pankaj Badoni was born in holy city rishikesh, he has been teaching various kinds of yoga like Hatha yoga, Iyengar yoga from last 10 years and has mastered it. He did his diploma in yogic science from punjab sindh sadhu maha vidyalaya Rishikesh. He did the teacher training course and since that time he is teaching in Rishikesh. He is a good improvisor, he can enhance his skills in any working condition.

Student Life

Life @ IYMS

Awesome Food

Comfortable Rooms

Amazing Sightseeing

Great Waterfalls

Our students enjoy their training…

Avdhoot Ashram

The Ashram has added a newly constructed wing to its facility with modern amenities and facilities to makes the visit of western learners comfortable and delight them with great hospitality.

Ashram staff is trained with professional hospitality experts to ensure that the scholars do not face any trouble during their stay. Most of the staff either understands English or is assisted by someone who will help you communicate with them.

The new facility of the Ashram is dedicated to TTC and other special programs of the Ashram, there are ample security and hospitality provisions to make sure that the students do not face any trouble.

IYMS appoints a dedicated manager to ensure that the needs of the students are met by the ashram staff. However, there are limitations to services, the students need to stick to the Ashram schedule to avoid any inconvenience.

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The ashram can accommodate more than 30 students at a time for various Yoga programs. All rooms are double occupancy rooms but are allotted for single accommodation unless you come together.


The ashram has support staff available 24×7 who can be contacted in case of any medical or other emergency. The ashram has a transport vehicle available 24×7 to take the students to hospital in case of any emergency.


Every room has an attached washroom with a geyser to ensure availability of hot water to every student. The washrooms are designed to meet the requirements of western students.


The ashram is a pollution and intoxication free zone and activities like smoking and drinking are totally prohibited in the ashram. Enjoy the pleasant smell of nature with zero disturbance



Breakfast is served after the morning Yoga classes. It usually contains toasted breads, porridge, fruits, along with traditional indian dishes which is changed everyday. The students also get hot beverages like Tea, Herbal Tea, etc.

LUNCH – 13:00

Lunch is served after the afternoon classes and before the midday break. The students get Indian lunch with Dal(One of the many variants), Chapati, Vegetables(Cooked in Indian style), Curd, Rice and Salad. There are also special dishes served as a random surprise.

HIGH TEA – 16:00

The afternoon Tea or shake depends on the weather and the choice of students.The ashram serves Indian Masala Chai, smoothies and various other Indian drinks depending upon the season.

DINNER - 19:30

The evening meal is served early so that the students can follow the Yogic life of having the last meal of the day a little early. Usually the Yogis eat the last meal before sunset but as our students sleep around 10 PM, the meal is served at around 7:30. The meal consists of Dal, Rice, Indian vegetables, Chapati, Salad.

Other Facilities


Marketing Support

We also provide marketing support to students at a meagre cost of USD 300 when they start their own classes or studio. We design website, portfolio

Free Transportation

The students are given free of cost pick and drop facility from IGI, New Delhi and Dehradun airports


Free Portfolio Design

We encourage students to shoot their photographs from time to time during their stay.

Free Yoga Kit

The students are given a free Yoga kit that includes a kit bag, a Yoga mat, netri pot, books, notepads, pen etc.