The Yoga Alliance USA and the Canadian Yoga Alliance Canada have set widely-accepted international standard for Yoga Teacher Training programs which includes 200hrs across five areas of teaching:
3-Teaching methodology,
4-Anatomy and Physiology, and
5-Teaching practicum.


TAPOVAN, Rishikesh, RISHIKESH Uttarakhand, IN 249192

Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles



Feb 1 to
Feb 22
20:15 pmto20:15 pm

07 am to 09-30 pm with break time.



Full Description

Asana, Pranayama, Bandha, Kriya, Mantra, Mudra and Dhyana (Meditation) techniques will be taught during the training. Also, trainees will learn about the benefits, checkpoints and contraindications, as well as how to teach, assist, adjust and correct others.

Yoga teacher trainees will learn around 41 basic Asanas (postures) plus additional postures and their levels and variations. Practice includes different levels of positions according to students' abilities from gentle for beginners up to intermediate level and advanced for each Asana.
We place a lot of emphasis on adjustments, alignment, techniques, corrections, contra-indications, physical and psychic awareness, benefits, etc.
Asanas will be divided into few categories: in groups of standing and balancing asanas, forward and back bends, twisting and side bends poses, seated and inverted poses, meditation poses, etc.
All groups of Asanas will be taught from beginners to intermediate levels with their variations. Also will be taught to our trainee how to enter and exit asanas, how to use the breath during the position, how to ensure proper alignment in each Asana, and how to assist other trainees in their positions.

Yoga teacher trainees will learn 8 main types of Pranayama 'breathing' techniques. Each Pranayama will be taught with emphasis on many technique, duration, ratio, physical and psychic awareness, contra-indications and benefits.
Teacher trainees will learn Anuloma-Viloma, Nadishodhana, Ujjai, Bhramari, Shitali, Sitkari, Bhastrika and Kapalbhati. They will also learn how to perform these Pranayamas with Bandhas (retention or Kumbhaka).
Teacher trainees will learn five techniques of each pranayama from beginners to advanced levels with explanation how to perform them and how to use for their students.

The trainee will learn the practice of Bandha refers to "controlling" and "locking' the vital energy (Prana), and directing it so as to unite the Prana and Apana Vayus to the energy channel and then into the Sushumna Nadi. We place emphasis on technique, contra-indications and benefits. We explain that it is necessary to teach and learn Mula Bandha, Jalandhara bandha, Uddiyana bandha and Maha bandha which helps to practice further Kriya, Mudra and Pranayama.

Yoga Teacher Trainee will learn information and practice of the Shatkriya "six body cleansing methods": Dhauti, Basti, Neti, Nauli, Tratak and Kapalbhati with emphasis on techniques, practice and theory, variations, awareness, contra-indications, benefits, etc. We will explain how to use Kriya in daily life.

Yoga practitioner will learn and practice 8 main yogic Mudras (gestures) according to Shatchakra and energy channels.

Dhyana (Meditation):
Yoga Teacher Training students will learn and be guided into practice of major 6 meditation techniques in accordance with each Chakra plus 5 additional practices of different meditations with emphasis on background, techniques & benefits.

Yoga Teacher Trainees will learn to chant and present vaidic Mantras in the beginning and ending of yoga classes. Also we teach how to use Mantra to purify and balance the chakras. Also we will teach you techniques for Mantra Dhyana.

Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation):
Yoga Trainees will learn the 12 positions of sun salutations with points of concentration, breathing and Mantra. Also trainees will learn Surya Namaskar with many variations of practice.
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2-Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics

Introduction of Yoga:
We will explain and discuss the eight original limbs of Ashtanga Yoga: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, etc. as well as Hatha Yoga, and how useful they are in modern life-style.

YTT students will learn Yogic diet, place, disturbance and helpful elements during practice and also achievements.

Text books:
Yoga Trainee will learn main verses of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (Chapters One and Two), Gherand Samhita and their major principles and subjects.

Yoga speach: Teacher trainees will be required to give two 05-10-minutes talks on one of the Yoga topics or on a comparison between Yoga and another esoteric systems.

3-Teaching methodology
Practical teaching methodology includes how to demonstrate poses, observe the class and assist other students. We will also teach the importance of correct and unambiguous language which is used to describe positions and teachings clearly.200-hours Yoga Teachers Training Rishikesh India

4-Anatomy and Physiology
Subjects will include the study of the anatomy and how it relates to Yoga, the endocrine system and what benefit Yogaprovides.

Physical Anatomy
Yoga Trainee will learn the study of the anatomy and how it relates with yoga, the endocrine system and what benefit yoga gives.

Subtle Anatomy
Kundalini & Shatchakra: subtle anatomy is the yogic teaching about Pancha Koshas "five sheaths of body" and Ida, Pingala and Shushumna nadis. Students will get complete Information about practice for six Chakras - Muladhara, Svadhisthana, Manipura, Anahata, Vishuddhi, Ajna and serpent energy Kundalini - with the emphasis of shape, location, associated glands, petals, qualities, colors, stones, aroma-therapy, diet, yoga-practice, concentration, benefits, therapy, etc.

YTT students will learn how to teach Asana, Pranayama, etc. and how to manage the structure of daily yogic practice for themselves and for their students from beginning to intermediate levels.

Class Structure and Planning
Yoga trainee will learn how to create an effective and intelligent structure and build your class during the training. By the end of the training you would have enough sructure, and have the confidence to go forwards on your own.

Assisting and Alignment
Yoga Trainee students will learn how to make hands on adjustments for every pose study and you will practice with a partner yoga students.

Practice of Teaching
Yoga teacher trainee will learn practice teaching poses one by one as you learn them. We would slowly and intelligently build up to teaching sun salutations and keep adding a little more material until you have built a full class and will feel comfortable teaching it. Throughout this process you are given a lot of support, feedback
and encouragement to give you the tools to become a great teacher.