Master of Arts in Yoga

M.A in Yoga

Master of Arts - MA in Yoga at Rishikesh, India

UGC Recognised M.A in Yoga

Jhanvi Yoga believes that yoga is not only a traditional practice but yoga provides a healthy lifestyle, which is a must in today’s fast paced life. Indian Yoga Gurus whether in the past or in recent times teach yoga to those learners who wish to learn, practice and teach yoga. If you are interested in mastering yoga and pursue yoga as a profession in the future then Jhanvi Yoga offers Master in Yoga affiliated with Uttarakhand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya. The courses offered are all aligned to the Uttarakhand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya and students will get their degree in Yoga as per the syllabus of the University.

Things to Know About MA in Yoga in Rishikesh

Uttarakhand Sanskriti University

Master of Arts in Yoga (MA) is a two year full-time post graduate degree course, for which Jhanvi Yoga conducts classes at their campus in Rishikesh. The course is conducted as per the syllabus provided by Uttarakhand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya. The course follows the standard syllabus provided by the University. In addition to that there is a special focus on practical aspects of yoga as well as preparation in accordance with current job requirements.

The course also covers an insight on how yoga is viewed internationally, what are the international standards of yoga and the demands of yoga professionals all over the globe. The course will emphasise on preparing students to take up an opportunity to pursue yoga as a career nationally as well as internationally or as a self improvement tool. The degree courses are divided into six-monthly semesters and in each semester, yoga learners will be taught yoga theory as well as yoga practical.

Course Dates & Fees for M.A. in Yoga - 2022

Jhanvi Yoga Ashram - Rishikesh

Duration 2 Years
Registration Start Date 11-April-2022
Registration End Date 07-May-2022
Language English & Hindi
₹ 112,000
At the time of admission, 50% fee is payable to secure the seat.
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Syllabus for MA in Yoga in Rishikesh

Below is an overview of the syllabus covered during the 2 years. The yoga subjects which are taught for the degree courses generally consist of the following:

  • Fundamentals of Yoga
  • Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta, Study of Upanishads, Patanjali Sutra
  • Principles of Hatha Yoga
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Ayurvedic Panchakarma
  • Diet, Nutrition and Yogic Life-style
  • Yoga Psychology and Alternative Therapy
  • Teaching Methodology in Yoga
  • Principles of Naturopathy
  • General psychology
  • Practical includes various asanas, pranayama and may include other yogic practices like neiti and mudras
  • Practical in yoga alternative therapy
  • Practical will also consist of sessional work and monograph, research (thesis, essay etc.)
  • Yoga training camp for practical

Course Duration of Master of Arts in Yoga

The full duration of the Master in Yoga is 2 years. The two years are divided into four six monthly semesters. Information about the semester start and end date will be shared during the admission form submission.

Course Assessment

Each semester is assessed separately and overall grades at the end of the two years course will be the average of overall performance. Each semester will end with the examination of pre-decided subject categories. The examination will be based on theory as well as practical.


This is a non-residential course. However, for the students coming from outside Rishikesh, we are equipped to provide a fully residential facility (lodging and fooding) at an additional cost. If you are interested, please talk to us on the number provided for more details.

Course Fee for M.A. in Yoga in Rishikesh - India

The 2 years M.A. in Yoga fee is INR 112,000. The course is divided into 4 semesters. At the time of admission, 50% fee is payable to secure the seat. The Remaining 50% can be paid at the beginning of the semester.