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200hrs Yoga Teachers Training in Rishikesh (india) RYS Yoga alliance USA

200 Hours Foundation Course in Yogic Studies
Foundation of Yoga Philosophy


May 7 to
Jun 4
02:15 amto02:15 am

The course starts every month of 7th



The price is before booking two months including 3 meals and shared accommodation and trip to Kunjapuri trek and river rafting, 1 ayurvedic massage and local side seen and study material .

Full Description

200-hr Yoga Teacher Training Course. (Rishikesh Yogis, Rishikesh, India and Pokhra, Nepal)

The Yoga Alliance 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training course is a comprehensive Yoga teacher training, designed in accordance with the 200-hour requirements for registration with Yoga Alliance. At the end of the course you will be a certified Yoga Instructor, eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance.

Rishikesh Yogis 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training course is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation for teaching yoga skillfully with compassion and awareness. It involves a holistic approach to the path of Yoga, combining the wisdom of traditional yoga with contemporary understanding of the body, emotional system, and spiritual practices, to serve as a platform for self-inquiry and ignite a process of genuine transformation. Our Method of Training concentrates on a creative fusion of Classical Yoga, Ashtanga, Vinyasa Krama Yoga. Our Training schedule includes the study of basic anatomy, teaching practice, esoteric philosophy, an introduction to the various branches of Yoga, ethics and codes of conduct for Yoga teachers.

Rishikesh Yogis 200-hr course is specially designed for beginners as well as for advance learning because the components of this course create a synthesis which is rare in Teacher Training around the world. Initially asana practice will be explained and verified alongside the anatomy section. Later practice of asana, pranayama and especially meditation will be examined and explained in parallel with the study of yoga philosophy.

Students who wish to take this immersion will learn how to choose what is appropriate for them, from all the styles and practices in contemporary yoga, by experiencing a daily routine that follows the energetic purpose of yoga disciplines, as the ancient philosophy of Yoga tells us that the 5 Elements are at the core of yogic development, and our 200 hr teacher training course will provide you with comprehensive guidance to approach your yoga path.

Philosophical foundation of Yoga
Definition, Historical Sketch, Branches

Classical System of Raja Yoga of Patanjali
Background of Samkhya philosophy.
History and origin of raja yoga, philosophical background of raja yoga, structure of text (Patanjali yoga sutra), eight limbs of raja yoga, Discussion on important yoga sutras.

Tradition of Hatha Yoga
Historical and philosophical background, Literatures and Concept of Hatha yoga in Classical Texts such as Hatha yoga Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita.
Aspects and purpose of hatha yoga and yogic life style as per classical texts.

Concept of Kundalini Yoga
Tantras as the philosophical background of Kundalini yoga, concept of Kundalini. Concept of chakras, their location and psycho-physical significance. Method of Kundalini Sadhana. Effects of Kundalini awakening.

Yoga and Ayurveda
Introduction to Ayurveda, historical sketch, Meaning, Therapeutic Principles: basic principles of health and disease, concept of Doshas, panchakarma, Yoga and Ayurveda; common principles. Ayurvedic life style

Anatomy and physiology

The Neuro-musculoskeletal System (in light of yogic postures and movements)
The Nervous system
The Respiratory system (in light of yogic breathing)
The Skeletal system (in relation to yogic movements and exercises)
The Cardiovascular System (in relation with various yogic movements)
Yogic Physiology
Structure of Pranic system (system constituted of nadis, Vayu and chakras)
Concept of Prana, Nadis, Chakras, Prana Vayu, Pancha Tattvas and Pancha Kosha.
Classification of prana Vayu, nadis and chakras; their functions and location in the body, Role of Pranic system in life, importance of prana, nadis, Vayu, chakras etc, in health and disease. Importance of the system in the growth of the personality and in the awakening of the total potential of the mind body system


Applications of Yoga

Theory and principles of Yoga Psychology
Mind in ancient literature; Upanishads, Samkhya and Vedanta, Aspects of mind, unmanifest to manifest: Brahma, Mahat, Ahamkara, Tanmatra and Bhootas, The relationship of the Tattwas with the Senses, Antahkarana: Manas, Buddhi, Ahamkara and Citta, States of Chetana: Jagriti, Swapna, Sushupti and Turiya; Citta Vritti: concept, sources and control of vritti; Concept of guna; salient features of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas; Gunas and personality.

Yoga and Psychotherapy
Aims and the comparison between Psychotherapy and Yoga therapy, Significance of Visualization and Awareness in yogic practice and therapy, Psychotherapeutic value of Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha and Shatkarma, Effects of Pratyahara and Dharana practices on mind

Yoga for Proficiency and specific needs
Yoga in Sports, Yoga for military and police services, Yoga in Prison, Hospitals and Rehabilitation Centre, Yoga for Children and Women, Yoga for Executives

Teaching Methodology

Qualification of a Yoga Teacher
(the prerequisites), ethics for yoga teachers, 'living the Life of the Yogi',; Concept of Sadhana for a teacher, Yoga as a life style etc

Modern Styles of Yoga Teachings/schools

Sessions on Lesson Planning, Delivery and class management for various groups
Includes principles of demonstration, observation, assisting/correcting, instruction, teaching styles, student's process of learning and ways to teach effectively in the class; Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching and hearing/giving feedback. Also includes assisting students while someone else is teaching.

Concept of Class programming for the group and individual

Business aspects of teaching yoga:
Yoga in Hospitality; health resorts and spas; Yoga in prison, yoga in hospital; role of yoga as a complimentary system/activity, practical limitations/challenges of yoga teachings in different environments

Practical (Hatha Yoga)


Pawanmuktasana Series 1, 2, 3 (Preliminary Hatha yoga movements)
Standing and Balancing Asana Series
Backward Bending Series
Forward Bending Series
Vajrasana Series
Meditation Asana Series
Introduction to Sun Salutation
Pranayama: Pre-pranayama and pranayama techniques
Mudra: Hand Mudras, Head Mudra
Bandha: Jalandhara Bandha
Shatkriya (Yogic Cleansing): Neti

Introducing the concept of Sadhana
Surya Namaskara: - Synchronizing breath and movement, dynamic, slow (2 breath in each posture), flowing continuous movement
Chandra Namaskara:-
Standing series
Balancing series
Backward bending
Forward Bending
Meditation asana
Mudra: Postural Mudra
Shatkarma: Laghoo Shankhaprakshalana, Kunjal and Neti

Incorporating personal Sadhana in Hatha Yoga to refine Hatha yogic Postures
Advanced pranayama with the Bandhas
Group Work Assessment and Discussion: student teaching as well as observing and assisting in Classes taught by others. May be a combination of supervised and unsupervised.
Introduction to Kriya Yoga
Laghoo Shankhaprakshalana with kunjal and Neti
Primary Series of Ashtanga Vinyasa

Three Bandahs(locks) and Maha Bandha
Drishti (Gaze)
Ashtanga Vinyasa Philosophy
Practical (Meditation)


Kaya-Sthairyam (Technique on Body-Awareness and Mental steadiness)
Antar Mouna (A technique on Mindfulness of Thoughts): Stages: 1, 2
Ajapa Japa: Stages: 1, 2 (Awareness of spontaneous repetition of mantra)
Yoga Nidra (A technique of guided yogic relaxation) Stage: Beginner

Trataka (As a Pratyahara practice on Candle and Yantras)
Antar Mouna: Stages: 1, 2, 3
Ajapa Japa: stage-3
Yoga Nidra: Stage: Intermediate (Visualization of psychic passages, chakras)

Trataka (As a Dharana Practice)
Chakra Shuddhi (A technique of chakra cleansing)
Chidakasha Dharana (A technique of inner visualization)
Hridyakasha Dharana (Meditation to harmonize the heart space)