Yoga School - Jivan Chakra Foundation
Jivan Chakra Foundation is a globally recognized Multi-style Yoga Teacher Training School in Rishikesh, India. We offer yoga retreats and 100 hour, 200 hour yoga teacher training course in India.
Jivan Chakra foundation is a dedicated Hatha yoga school based in Ram Jhula, Rishikesh. Established with the aim of providing truly holistic yoga courses, our teachers aim to equip their students with ancient knowledge and techniques to transform their practice. Our teachers are extremely experienced and understand that there are many reasons that students choose to come to India to practice yoga. For some, there is a strong drive to learn as much as possible and return home as a certified yoga teacher. For others, there is a wish to come to Jivan Chakra as a retreat from the stresses of everyday life. Equally, there are many students who choose to delve more deeply into their yoga practice as part of their spiritual path and growth. For all types of students, our teachers aim to nourish the mind, body and soul during your time here, with different types of courses available depending on what you desire to explore. Please find more information about our courses here.
Experience the Yogic Lifestyle
At Jivan Chakra you can find balance, clarity and renewed energy, leaving everyday pressures and competing demands behind. Relax, rejuvenate and immerse yourself in your yoga practice in Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world.
Balance Body & Mind
Feel the benefits of ancient yoga practices that clear the mind and work in harmony with the body, as guided by our dedicated teachers.
Healthy Yogic Lifestyle
Experience the change in your body and mind after living a traditional yogic lifestyle, and eat delicious, nourishing meals specially tailored to support your practice.
Teacher Training Courses
Our teacher training courses will support your journey to become an inspiring teacher and passionate practitioner.
Take one of our short courses if you need to reset from the pressures of everyday life, or if you wish to explore and deepen your yoga practice.
Combine your yoga practice with activities and excursions in the beautiful jungle clad area surrounding Rishikesh, steeped in ancient spirituality.
Work with the breath and experience the energy, lightness and clarity that this ancient practice brings.
Rishikesh, known as the yoga capital of the world, is a town based in the beautiful foothills of the Himalayan mountains. The city is surrounded by hills of jungle, hidden temples and shrines, and the great river Ganges runs through the centre, creating a spiritually charged setting that has attracted yogis, spiritual seekers, gurus and sages since ancient times. Now, Rishikesh is home to the week long International Yoga Festival every March, and pilgrims and tourists still flock to the area which is abundant with ashrams, yoga and meditation classes. A dip in the Holy Ganges is said to purify and cleanse past karmas, and the air is charged with a spiritual energy conducive to meditation. Indeed, it is said that by meditating in Rishikesh, one can achieve ‘Moksha,’ which is liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth.
Jivan Chakra foundation is situated in Ram Jhula, in the Swarg Ashram area. Ram Jhula is dotted with shops, cafes, chai stands and yoga ashrams, the well known Parmarth Niketan being one of them. On rest days from our courses, a trip to browse the local stalls for shawls, incense, mala beads, and ayurvedic medicines, followed by a stop for chai or freshly squeezed juice by the river, is always welcomed. Inevitably you end up in conversation with fellow yogis and travelers at the local restaurants.
Aside from yoga and spirituality, Rishikesh is also a famous hub for adventure sports and outdoor activities including trekking, white water rafting, bungee jumping and camping. As such, you will never run out of activities to try during your stay here!