Arohan in Sanskrit means ascent. In Kriya and Kundalini yoga, Arohan is the ascending psychic passage which starts from the mooladhara chakra upwards to the bindu at the back of the head. Similarly, Arohan Yoga Teacher Training Institute in Rishikesh strives for the ascent of the Self into higher awareness, for its students.
The yoga school is a family operated institution. The school follows primarily the Satyananda style of yoga. Other yoga styles like Iyengar and Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow also has its influence. Apart from yoga postures, a lot of emphases is also given upon cleansing and detoxification techniques, Pranayama and Relaxation/Meditational Techniques. The school also tries to integrate the following four/five yoga paths
Raja/Hatha Yoga: Management of different energies
Karma Yoga: Management of work and deeds
Jnana Yoga: Management of wisdom and intuitive knowledge
Bhakti Yoga: Management of Ego
This integration helps in the systematic evolution of the spiritual aspirant
There is a special focus on imbibing the 8 limbs of Yoga of Sage Patanjali in our lifestyle. Such as
Yama (social behavior)
Niyama (personal observances)
Asana (postures), Pranayama (breath management)
Pratyahara (pointing the senses inwards)
Dhyana (meditation) which ultimately leads to Samadhi (liberation).
Arohan Yoga School in Rishikesh has a goal of training knowledgeable and evolved yoga teachers. The course curriculum is highly structured and systematic which helps in progressive learning. The course material will help the aspiring yogi even long after the course is complete. The course tends to sow the seeds (basics) of Yoga which will give shadow and fruits to the society through the hard work and compassion of the student.
Arohan Yoga understands its social responsibilities, hence they support some underprivileged students nearby in a School. Moreover, they also help some animal shelters in a limited capacity