Yoga in PunePune has always been an idyllic vacation point for many globe-trotters, trekkers and mountain lovers for its vast and scenic Sahyadri mountain range, cool climate and waterfalls. Apart from its beauty, what recently placed Pune in the top travel destinations list in India are its numerous yoga ashrams and centres. Pune houses some of the best yoga training and practice centres in the country. And every year hundreds of people from India and abroad visit the city to educate and enlighten themselves on world’s most traditional yet effective form of fitness routine.
There are many yoga training centres in Pune that offers in-depth to flexible courses. If you are willing to enrol in any of the training courses, it is always better to first understand the type of course you want to follow. Here is detailed information of good training centres in the city that will provide you with the best of yoga training in Pune.
Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI) in Pune
Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune has yoga learners from both within the country as well as abroad. Classes for beginners, advanced and on general level are held routinely. Special classes for ailing people are also conducted regularly. To become a part of the centre’s teacher training programme, one needs to learn Iyengar Yoga, body postures, for 3 years.
Course Duration: One month. One can attend a maximum of six classes per week.
Cost: $450. No provision for accommodation.
1107 B/1 Hare Krishna Mandir Road
Model Colony, Shivaji Nagar
Pune - 411 016
Phone no.: +91-20-2565 6134
Kerala Ayurveda and Yoga Retreat in Pune
Located in the picturesque Mulshi Dam near Pune, this centre is a perfect getaway destination for yoga practice. The retreat offers quaint cottages and luxurious boutique health and wellness resorts for its guests. Iyengar Yoga in Pune is practiced in two sessions – morning and afternoon daily. Various yoga retreat programmes such as de-stress, rejuvenation, detoxification, age-reversal treatment (kayakalp) are conducted.
Course Duration: Ranges from 1-2 days to couple of months
Cost: Rs 6000 and above, depending on the programme.
KARE Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat
Village Gonawadi, Mulshi Lake
Pune – 412108
Param Yoga in Pune
Param Yoga offers both in-house and distant learning courses. The course and training sessions focus on fitness yoga, health yoga, kids yoga, power yoga, pranayam, weight loss, yoga therapy and teacher’s training, prenatal workshops and corporate workshops. The accommodation facilities are not available here.
Param Yoga, Aundh
"Ramya" Ashiyana Park II
Opp. Gaikwad Petrol Pump, Aundh
Pune - 411007
Phone no.: 91 20 27297709
Param Yoga Studio Pune Camp
407, Millennium Star, Near Ruby Hall Hospital
Dhole Patil Road
Pune - 411001
Phone no.: 020 41207050, 020 41205050
Opp. Vikhe Patil School
Senapati Bapat Road
The Yoga Lights Studio in Pune
This training-cum-practicing centre provides sessions on Iyengar Yoga, weight management, feminine health, retreats, sessions for senior citizens, yoga for kids, meditation classes, personal home training and teacher’s training courses. The centre also arranges for tours and excursions.
- Teacher training modules have segments of 50hrs/100hrs/150 hrs and 200 hrs.
- Admission is open all year round.
A-35, Lane-C, opposite Lane – 2, off North main road
Near Buddha paradise Koregaon Park
Pune – 411001
Phone no.:- +91-9822895792
Kaivalyadhama in Pune
Situated in the midst of serene mountains and valleys of Lonavala, Kaivalyadhama has been a favourite yoga institute for foreigners as well as locals. The institute offers various extensive yoga courses.
Accomodation facilities are available; people can also enjoy various packages on yoga and relaxation, naturopathy therapy, ayerveda and panchkarma therapy offeredby the institute.
Gordhandas Seksaria college of yoga and cultural synthesis
Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M Samiti
Swami Kuvalayananda Marg
Maval, Pune - 410 403
Phone no.: 02114-273001 Ext. 111, 112
The Authentic Yoga School in Pune
The institute is founded by Neel Kulkarni, who has devoted 35 years on yoga practice and research. He travels all over the world and provides counselling on spiritual wellness, physical and mental fitness. The centre holds both private and group classes.
Near Big Bazaar and near Rajaram Pool (Bridge)
Pune - 411051
Phone No: 093 20 910028
Kaivalya Yoga Institute
This 35-year-old institute was founded by Dr. Nitin Unkuleway. Apart from regular yoga practice for all age groups, Kaivalya also has an extensive yoga learning and research programmes. The most popular is the Pranayam and Meditation course. A host of corporate seminars and workshops are also conducted by the institute where health checkups, consultation and counseling services are offered.
1013/16, Swastik Society
Deep Bungalow Chowk
Opp. Swanand Hospital
Pune - 411 016