About Us

About Pokhara Yoga Ashram

PYA curriculum is based on the same successful programming of our sister school in Rishikesh, India, Vinyasa Yoga Ashram. With the increasing numbers of people discovering the spiritual and medical benefits of yoga and the high demand for qualified yoga teachers, we have expanded our teaching operations to scenic, tropical Pokhara. We believe that, by providing this second location, we will be able to help even more students achieve their yoga teacher goals! We brought the most knowledgeable yogis from around the globe to this ideal location in Pokhara in order to give you the best learning experience possible. By combining the vast knowledge of our teachers with a tranquil location, your schooling will often seem more like a beautiful vacation in paradise.

Why Choose Pokhara Yoga Ashram

We believe in a proper explanation of all segments of Yoga so that it is easy to remove the smallest possible doubt from the mind of our students. Pokhara Yoga Ashram is one of the authentic and traditional yoga schools in Rishikesh. Some of the salient features of IYS are:-

  • Experienced and Qualified Yoga Teachers
  • Registered Yoga School
  • Friendly Learning Environment
  • Surroundings
  • Accommodation Facilities
  • Satvic food
  • Safety and Security

Our Teachers

Acharaya Yashpal - Ashtanga Flow


Yogi Yashpal Ji is one of the most sincere & natural teacher of ashtanga & vinyasa flow in vinyasa yoga ashram, yogi Yashpal ji has been practicing ashtanga & vinyasa flow for more than 4 years & teaching around the world, he has completed his master degree in yoga sciences as well as he is certified teacher, his teaching method is very simple & traditional as well as his classes are very informative at the same time light-hearted and lively.

Acharaya Ajay - Anatomy

Yogi Ajay Ji is the The Founder of Vinyasa Yoga Ashram and inspiration for all the yoga teachers. Ajay Ji believes that it is his dharma to guide the yoga enthusiasts so that they can reach their yogic goals to attain a peacful and healthy lifestyle.

Acharaya Parveen - Meditation

The highly qualified instructors at the VYA have a passion for sharing their unique knowledge with our students. Their extensive background experience in various yogic topics, allow our facility to fully support each student with a well-rounded curriculum that enables a complete education throughout their course. Instructors are available to assist our students on an intimate level whenever there is a need for further examination of a topic.

Acharaya Ashish - Vinyasa Flow

Yogi Ashish has been living with holy and saintly people since his childhood. He was brought up in a place where spirituality is the home atmosphere. He is an expert in Hatha, Kundalini, and Mudra yoga, and Mantra chanting. Yogi is currently pursuing a Master of Science Yoga Degree from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University in Haridwar.

Acharaya Bhavesh - Philosophy

Bhavesh attributes every aspect of his life to Lord Shiva and his Guru’s grace. He is certified by reputed institutions like Kaivalyadhama, Swami Rudradev Yoga Centre and Yoga Alliance with our 6+ years experience in teaching. He conducted sessions at large corporations like Tata Power, Reliance Group and Gujarat Maritime Board. Bhavesh teaches philosophy. He not only understands the subject matter, but lives it everyday thus imparting true knowledge to his students.

Acharaya Harminder - Yoga Therapy

Yogi Harmindra Ji is enthusiastic towards spreading knowledge with honor to yoga and other fields like motionless life disorder, posture imbalance, and physical therapy. Being registered as a 500 Registered Yoga Teacher(RYT),He is our Anatomy and Physiology Teacher. He has done Masters in Yoga from one of the most famous University called as Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar near Rishikesh. He has experience in the various aspect of Yoga Therapy and Anatomy. Being a Rishikesh local, he has been practicing yoga since childhood and teaching for more than 6 years. He has always found the system and structure of the body captivating while doing pranayama and asanas. Yogi Harmindra Singh ji is devoted to sharing his knowledge with aspirants.

Acharaya Naveen - Asana Alignment

Yogi Naveen has done his graduation in mechanical engineering but his self-realization was not to be a right fit for the industrial job. He continued his passionate journey towards learning and getting his master degree in yoga. As a successful master degree of Ashtanga Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga, he began his teaching journey at the birthplace of yoga – Rishikesh in 2015. Since then he has in-depth knowledge about Vinyasa Flow and Ashtanga Primary Series. Naveen is a qualified lead instructor at RVYS Bali and he teaches vinyasa flow form of yoga which is very elastic and playful yoga. During YTTC Bali you will experience his teaching style varies from a gentle flow to a challenging intermediate class.

Food & Accommodation

Accommodation - Soul flourishes in healthy body in the same way our physical body requires healthy, safe and hygienic atmosphere. Pokhara Yoga Ashram is situated at peaceful place and surrounded by lush green mountains and fields. Keeping in mind our rooms are designed according to yoga teacher training course. Our rooms are spacious and ventilated. Our management is always your service to keep your rooms clean and hygienic.


Yoga Hall


Food - Whatever we eat can effect our mental and physical body. Eating balanced and notorious food is very important for yogis . Yogic Diet is based on natural healing, rejuvenating and energizing elements from the revered science of Ayurveda. It is a perfect food for nourishing the mind, body and souls of budding yogis. So Pokhara Yoga Ashram provides you yogic food which helps you physically in increasing your flexibility and stamina, mentally it helps you in being aware about your thoughts and breath. We are very adamant about bringing nutritious, vegan and gluten free food for our students.

Yogic Food

Food Table

Serve Food

Yoga Teacher Training Course (Recommended Books)

Light on Yoga

Yoga Anatomy

Yoga Mala

Pantanjali Yoga Sutra