100 hour YTT

YTT 100 hour Raj Yoga Training Program

We invite you to begin the journey of Raj Yoga, an innovative and inclusive style designed by Yogrishi Vishvketu to help you move very simply towards more calm, meditative awareness and integration.

Professional accreditation

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.

Expert teacher

Learn from the innovator of Raj Yoga, Himalayan Master Yogrishi Vishvketu (Vishva-ji), and a world-renowned teaching team.

“Finding your true Self is a lifelong journey, and every moment presents an opportunity to grow in physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.” - Yogrishi Vishvketu

Train with expert teachers

Yogrishi Vishvketu

Yogrishi Vishvketu (Vishva-ji) is known for his infectious laughter and stories. His holistic approach brings forward ancient wisdom for a modern age incorporating asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation and yogic wisdom in every class. His deepest aim is to inspire people to connect to their true nature, which is fearless, expansive, joyful and playful.

Yoga and meditation should be accessible to all ages, all body types, and all levels of fitness. Raj Yoga was developed for participants who are under-served by mainstream Yoga.
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.
Raj Yoga classes are specifically designed to support mobility, immune function, respiratory wellness, good quality of sleep, emotional wellness, and spiritual inquiry. This approach unlocks hidden potential by releasing blocked emotions and vibrating the whole being to the cellular level.
You will also study the Bhagavad Gita and several Sutras, learn to teach Beginner Meditation classes and series, lead mini-Yoga Nidra sessions, Raj Yoga for Pregnancy and more.

Raj Yoga is designed for emotional wellness and personal restoration.

Program Details

The course covers:
Bhramari pranayama ~ its practice and astounding proven benefits
Yogic Anatomy ~ Map of the Five Koshas (layers)
Aligning your Layers ~ Techniques for developing and aligning each Koshas
Science of Sequencing ~ Designing and teaching a restorative Raja Yoga class
Adaptive Raj Yoga ~ for restoration, pregnancy, chair Yoga, and bed Yoga
Yoga Nidra ~ Learning to guide mini-Yoga Nidra sessions for deep relaxation
Bhagavad Gita ~ Insights from this beloved sacred text for Living Yoga
Patanjali’s Sutras ~ Insights into meditative practice and Living Meditation
Deepening your Meditation ~ Enhanced personal practice of meditation and silence
Teaching Meditation ~ How to teach diverse meditation tools to beginners
Design Meditation Series ~ Guide students to build their capacity in incremental steps
Practicum ~ Design and teach a full-length Raja Yoga class

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"Yoga is not a workout, it is a journey inwards." - Yogrishi Vishvketu

100 hour Raj Yoga Teacher Training Program

Join Yogrishi Vishvketu and our world-renowned teaching team for more than 70 hours of teaching and a range of other learning support tools to fully integrate your learning throughout the course.

The Raj Yoga course will explore the last four limbs of Patanjali’s eight-fold path: Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi through theory and practical applications in concentration, meditation, and free awareness.

Raj Yoga with the amazing bhramari pranayama in every posture is an innovative style designed by Yogrishi Vishvketu to bring anyone very simply towards more calm, meditative awareness and integration.

Participants will be guided in learning to teach meditation in incremental steps. In this module, you will also learn about the wonders of the Bhramari Pranayama and how to design and teach a Raj Yoga class, including a full-length Raj Yoga practicum experience.

We will also explore Yogic anatomy and the five Koshas map of the subtle body and how it informs each aspect of our practice. This course qualifies as one of our three modules toward the 500-hour RYT designation.

Please note: we encourage students who have previously completed the Hatha-Raj YTT 100 module to contact us and discuss how segments of this module may be attended so you can make your Raja Yoga classes even more accessible.

This course qualifies as one of our three modules toward the 500-hour RYT designation.


100 hour Raja Yoga Teacher Training Program

Course Requirement

Certified 200 hours Yoga Teacher or permission from our Head Trainer


Pre-Course Reading:
Bhagavad Gita by Stephen Mitchell
The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope

Included Materials:
Raja Yoga for Emotional Wellness and Restoration Training manual

We are committed to making Yoga more accessible to people of all social, racial and cultural identities, financial means, levels of fitness, ages, body types and religions. Our Scholarships are one way we endeavour to have students envision themselves within our Yoga Family, as they gain further access to teachings that are everyone’s birthright.

Please reach out to community@akhandayoga.com for details. Partial scholarships will be awarded once minimum registration numbers have been met.

We invite you to open the journy of Raj Yoga and living meditation to participants under-served by mainstream yoga!

What are the people saying?

Akhanda institute is a beautiful place to learn an authentic Yoga. The Yoga Master, Yogrishi and his team are just amazing. Very knowledgeable and always present for any of their students. I now feel part of a wonderful yoga family. Thank you very much for everything. I’m really grateful and feel privileged for all the knowledge you passed on to me.`

Jasmine Connery; YTT Student

My deepest gratitude to the whole Akhanda Yoga family! These trainings have carried me through my deepest transformations and introduced my to so much knowledge and experiences that are hard to put into words. I cannot recommend any of the trainings here enough and I will continue spreading the word. Thank you and I am looking forward to future trainings with Akhanda!

Daniela Schmitt; YTT Student

To all of the organizers of this event a big and resounding CONGRATULATIONS and well done. If anyone had ever told me that through ZOOM I could be enraptured by kirtan sitting in my yoga room I would frankly have found that difficult to contemplate. However that Zoom kirtan was a highlight of my Zoom experiences. I had the energy of everyone’s’ participation in my yoga room.

Thanks for this reminder of the pure joy of kirtan and COMMUNITY. How fortunate we are to have the AY Family.

A big thank you to you Vishva-ji for holding us together and being a beacon of light to many. 

Attendee of Virtual NYE Retreat

Thank you to all the Akhanda Team for a simply wonderful zoom session on New Year’s Eve.  My husband and I enjoyed it so so much!  All the talented people who shared Kirtan with us all and all the interesting offerings which were so inspiring.  So much light and joy! I have watched it twice again since then.  I was particularly fascinated by the Jyotish session with Vish Chatterji – all very inspiring.

Attendee of Virtual NYE Retreat

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