Yoga Teacher Training & Retreats in Dharamsala, India

Shivam Neelkanth Yoga Kendra (Center) offers a comprehensive 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training (RYS 200) and intensive Yoga Retreats in India. The main center is located just outside of McLeod Ganj in the hills of Upper Bhagsu where students can view the valley below.

In this peaceful location, outside of Dharamsala, in addition to Yoga Teacher Trainings, and 10 day Yoga retreats or longer, we offer daily drop-in Yoga classes and morning meditation. During the winter we hold Yoga retreats in Goa.

About Dharamsala

Dharamsala is a quite town in the lap of snowclad mountain Dhauladhar, which is also known as the Himalayas in North India. It is surrounded by thick forest of deodar and pine trees. Ideal for holiday vacations and perfect place to learn and practice spiritual techniques and yoga. Our center is located in a scenic and peaceful location near the foothills of the mountain and adjacent to the deep forests.

About Yogi Shivam – Yoga Teacher & Spiritual Guru

Shivam at founder of Shivam Neelkant Yoga Kendra, has been teaching and practicing yoga and meditation for the last 25 years. He was born near McLeod Ganj, the sacred land of H. H The Dalai Lama, in the Himalayas.

Shivam started his journey with yoga and a spiritual life at an early age. He studied various forms of yoga from many Yoga schools and eminent Yoga teachers. He is a certified yoga instructor trained by Sivananda yoga centre in Rishikesh, after which he achieved his certificate in Vivekananda yoga centre at the University of India. Shivam has also studied at Ayurvedic collage in Rishikesh.

While still a student, Bipan Gill met his Master Dooninath Babaji (age 75), who initiated him into the path of Yoga and meditation as well as yogic healing. During Poornima, which is the day for initiation between master and diciple, babaji gave his blessing and the name Yogi Shivam .

Babaji helped hundreds of people from different corners of the world to live happily, healthily and peacefully. He was a great yogi of Hatha yoga and kriya yoga, and taught integral yogic science and other yogic methods to Shivam. Shivam had the wonderful opportunity of being in close proximity to Master Dooninath Babaji and amongst other yogis who instructed him in the disciplines.