Arhanta Yoga®

We help yoga enthusiasts to become yoga teachers and yoga teachers to become BETTER yoga teachers.  


About Us 

Arhanta Yoga ® is an international yoga training institute with ashrams located in India and the Netherlands. Established in 2009 by Ram Jain, our ashrams and our online academy serve the diverse and growing international community of yoga teachers and enthusiasts worldwide. The team consists of dedicated and inspiring teachers providing internationally accredited professional Yoga courses and training while maintaining the authenticity of the ancient teachings in a non-sectarian way. Since 2009, 6000+ yoga teachers have graduated from Arhanta Yoga Ashrams.

Vision and Mission

Our Vision 

Our vision is a world with a well-educated yoga teacher / holistic practitioner around the corner for everyone.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide professional yoga education courses that improve the standard of yoga teaching worldwide and enable our students to make a fulfilling and prosperous living.

Our Story

Arhanta Yoga started in the small living room of Ram’s house in Tilburg, the Netherlands in 2007. Now Arhanta Yoga has grown into two beautiful yoga ashrams in Ram’s home country India and his second home, the Netherlands. Our centres spread over 17 and 4 acres of land respectively, provides a spiritual retreat to live and is a serene haven for focused study and introspection.


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Beginning of Arhanta Yoga classes in Tilburg, the Netherlands

2007 March

Beginning of Yoga Teacher Training courses in India

2009 May

Construction started for the Arhanta Yoga Ashram India.

2010 January

First course at the Arhanta Yoga India Ashram

2011 July

Beginning of Yoga Teacher Training courses in the Netherlands

2012 August

Beginning of Arhanta Yoga Ashram Netherlands

2013 August

First course at the Arhanta Yoga Netherlands Ashram

2014 March

Beginning of Arhanta Online Courses

2017 November

Launch of the Arhanta Yoga Online Academy which brings together various experts in the field of yoga and holistic health

2019 November

Our Ashrams 

The Arhanta Yoga Ashram India is located in the outskirts of the ancient city of Khajuraho, central India. The Arhanta Yoga Ashram Netherlands is located near the city of Arnhem. Both ashrams are located in peaceful and charming surroundings and are easily reachable with public transportation.

Arhanta Yoga Ashram India

Arhanta Yoga Ashram India

Arhanta Yoga Ashram Netherland

Arhanta Yoga Ashram Netherlands


Arhanta Yoga Ashrams are Registered Yoga School (RYS 200, RYS 300 & RYS 500) 

Arhanta Yoga Ashrams are Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance, International Yoga Federation, European Yoga Association and CRKBO (The Netherlands).  Our courses meet and exceed the international standards of 200 hours and 500 hours training. Our certification is accepted by all major yoga institutions, yoga federations and insurance companies. 

Yoga Alliance
CRKBO accredited training
International Yoga Federation accredited

Our Core Values

Our core values guide us in how we teach, how we communicate and, how we carry out our work toward accomplishing our mission. We also aim to pass on these values to our students so that these values may aid them on their journeys. 



We believe without integrity no long-lasting success can be achieved. Every day we challenge ourselves to maintain integrity in our teachings and operations.  



We know in order to make a meaningful change we need the courage to break through old patterns. We strive to choose for what is right not what is easy. 



We believe that without 100% commitment no real growth can be achieved. We commit to our personal growth and to the growth of our students. We understand our responsibility for our actions and value the trust placed in us by our students. 


Consistency and Efficiency 

Like a plant needs to be watered regularly, we believe effort and practice have to be consistent to show better results. We find it very important to be efficient as time is the only commodity which is not recoverable. 


Continuous Learning 

We always aim to become better version of ourselves through constant learning. Every day we think of creative ways to improve our services and to serve our community better. 

Meet the Team 

Teachers Ashrams and Online Academy 

Arhanta Online Academy Faculty

Arjan Kuijpers
Arjan Kuijpers

Brain Recovery & Optimization Yoga Teacher Training [coming soon]

Joanne Avison
Joanne Avison

Fascia Specialization Training for Yoga Teachers

Linda Radestad
Linda Radestad

Brain Recovery & Optimization Yoga Teacher Training [coming soon]

Julian Baker
Julian Baker

Anatomy & Dissection Lab for Yoga Teachers [coming soon]

Behind the Scenes

Akash Talele
Akash Talele

Technical Head & Support

Ankit Jaitly
ankit Jaitly

Digital Team

Cristina Mace
Cristina Mace

Communication & Social Media

Hari sahu
hARI Sahu

Digital Team

Krishna Pillai

Media & Graphics

Limor Smits
Limor Smits

Coordination & Administration

Maarten Noteboom

Administration & Student Support

Shivani Karkera
Shivani Karkera

Media & Graphics

Merishka Megnath
Merishka Megnath

Content & Publications

Sridevi Narayanan
Sridevi Narayanan

Content & Publications

Wilma Aalderink

Housekeeping & Maintenance