I’ll never forget as I crossed the iron suspension bridge to arrive in the heart of India’s ‘yoga capital’. I passed cows parked in the middle of the bridge, squeezed through the crowd, dodged swipes from monkeys and tried not to look down at the swirling, pulsing Ganga River 450 feet below.
In 2015 I traveled to Rishikesh in India to complete my 200 hour yoga teacher training course. Since the trip, I’ve had people asking for my recommendations and about my experience in the beautiful ‘yoga capital of the world’. Just like many travelling for the first time to India, I had many questions, concerns and doubts. So here’s a recount of my experience and recommendations scattered through out.