Welcome to Akhanda Yoga Institute

Happiness is your birthright!

Join the global Akhanda Yoga Institute family and learn authentic Yoga practices from Himalayan Yoga Master, Yogrishi Vishvketu and an international faculty of teaching experts.

Experience the healing power of holistic Yoga: find us live, online or at our ashrams and retreats in India and around the world.

"Wellbeing is your birthright!"

Yogrishi Vishvketu

Yogrishi Vishvketu is an authentic Himalayan Yoga Master from India

Since his childhood in India, Yogrishi Vishvketu has been committed to learning, preserving, reviving, and sharing the teachings of authentic, holistic Yoga.

Yogrishi Vishvketu founded Akhanda Yoga Institute and developed unique practice styles to encompass all aspects of Yoga as it was originally intended.

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May 16


Would you like to connect to the power of daily ritual and bring ease into your closest relationships? Intentional practice with a combination of yoga and ritual can provide us with a way to connect (both to ourselves and others), bring stability to our day, improve social bonding, and have a profound positive impact on our spiritual, mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.

June 12


Come join Vishvaji alongside an amazing lineup of teachers for the upcoming Bhakti in Baja retreat, an intimate experience and a chance to dive deeper into your practice. This retreat features world-renowned and loved teachers Govind Das & Radha, Yogrishi Vishvketu, Merry Trentadue, Brandon Grant, Lopan Tashi, and local teacher and reiki healer Allison Eaton.

July 23

50 + 50 HR MODULES

Join Akhanda Yoga Institute for this two part 100 hour program exploring the powerful practices of Yoga Nidra & Meditation. Divided into two 50 hour module with a flexible 1 weekend a month schedule & once per week practice sessions to support your ongoing learning.

July 29


Vishva-ji is thrilled for the opportunity to be back at Sanctum, in Alberta Canada, after more than 2 years, to gather in physical presence with our community for the annual Akhanda Yoga Retreat! During this 3 day, 2 night all inclusive retreat, you will explore techniques to rebuild your relationship with yourself, your family, and your community.

September 17

200 hour training

Akhanda Yoga Institute’s 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India, is a life-changing opportunity as well as a professional qualification. Study in the birthplace of Yoga and advance both your practise and teaching skills.

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Retreat for a nourishing 9 days to a grounding, healing and soul rejuvenating environment where you will receive tools to declutter your mind and energy, shift anxiety and completely reset your nervous system.

Affordable Retreat - Yoga Retreat in the Foothills of the Himalayas including accommodation, meals, workshops, and group day trips.

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Online 200 hour YTT

The Akhanda Yoga 200 Hour Virtual Teacher Training with focus on Pranayama is a unique program, the only one of its kind. Conveniently paced over 6 months during monthly weekend sessions, it gives you an extraordinary opportunity to do a Yoga Alliance approved YTT online and become a breathwork facilitator -- with a work-friendly weekend course schedule, too.

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100 hour YTT

With this unique 100 hour YTT module, you will add this inclusive Yoga style to your teaching services, and learn to tailor Raj Yoga for those who need a very moderate flow, to practice in a chair or even to practice in bed.

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Find true transformation!

Expand in wellbeing through our many unique and authentic offerings. Join one of our world renowned Yoga Teacher Trainings or immerse yourself in our ashrams in Rishikesh, India.

We offer a wealth of online and offline opportunities to deepen your practice and many global retreats throughout the year.

Jumpstart your yoga journey with us today!

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Authentic Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

Akhanda Yoga Institute was founded by Himalayan Master Yogrishi Vishvketu to share thoughtfully preserved Yoga and wellbeing wisdom and techniques. Akhanda means whole and indivisible, and Akhanda Yoga offers a holistic toolkit to share ancient wisdom for a modern age. The Akhanda Yoga approach embraces the full repertoire of Yoga wisdom and techniques, from asana and pranayama, to meditation and chanting.

Akhanda Yoga Institute is an educational organization that includes Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram (founded 2007) and Yoga Jungle Retreat in Rishikesh; Yoga Teacher Training courses; Yoga workshops, courses, retreats, and events; and Akhanda Yoga Online, a robust online studio with hundreds of full-length classes available.

Our goal is to create a global community of Yoga practitioners and teachers who can rely on the simple tools they learn, and apply them to everyday life — resulting in wholeness: emotional, physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing.

We know that it supports our students to receive recognized teaching certifications. Akhanda Yoga Institute is a registered yoga school and its Lead Trainers are Registered Yoga Teachers. Our Yoga Teacher Trainings and Continuing Education Programs are approved by Yoga Alliance and are internationally recognized. We also partner with numerous expert teachers and academic partners around the world to provide authentic content that students can rely on in their teaching practices.

Yes! Akhanda Yoga is for everyone. You do not need prior experience or flexibility to do Akhanda Yoga. Yogrishi Vishvektu developed Akhanda Yoga to share the full repertoire of Yoga wisdom and techniques, from asana and pranayama, to meditation and chanting. With our courses and classes, you can pace yourself and progress in your own time, choosing areas of specialization that interest you.

The Akhanda Yoga approach emphasizes a balanced class including a full repertoire of yoga techniques. All Akhanda Yoga classes are structured systematically yet artfully to align the physical, energetic, mental/emotional and intuitive self through the five elements of practice and the five energetic principles. Akhanda Yoga has a variety of class styles for different times of day, inclinations and purposes: Akhanda for Beginners, Intermediate and Dynamic, Five Koshas, Inner Reprogramming, Hatha-Raja, and Classical Kundalini.

Yes, the Akhanda Yoga Institute Yoga Teacher Training programs are world renowned. For those who are looking for authentic, holistic, and life-changing Yoga Teacher Training, look no further. Our Yoga Teacher Training embraces the entirety of Yoga wisdom and knowledge and the courses are offered in modules so that you can choose your own pace and area of specialization. Some YTT courses are online, in a virtual classroom, and some at the Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh, India. All YTTs are RYS Yoga Alliance approved.