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Yoga Teachers’ Training Course – level I - YTTC-I

Sivananda Yoga Vidya Peetham () is conducting a Yoga Teachers’ Training Course – Level 1 at the Chinmaya Tapovanam in Uttar Kashi, Uttarakhand state, Himalayas,India. The main teachers for this course are Swami Govindananda, Robert Sankara Moses, Swami Janardhanananda and Mani Raman.


Ujjaili, Himalayas Uttarakhand, IN -
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

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Sep 10 to
Oct 9
12:00 pmto12:00 pm

10 September 2016 – 9 October 2016.

Arrival on 10 September
Departure on 9 October



Prices start from USD2750 for shared accommodation in dormitory.

Dormitory of 3 or 4 beds: USD 2750: Double sharing: USD 2950; Single accommodation: USD 3250 (for non-Indian nationals and non-resident Indian nationals)
Please email to for the information on subsidised donation scheme for resident Indian nationals.

Full Description

The course will be held in the ashram Chinmaya Tapovanam – a branch of Chinmaya Mission founded by Sri Swami Chinmayanandaji. Uttar Kashi is a holy town on the banks of the Holy river Ganga deep in the Himalayas. A travel about 160 km from Rishikesh takes one to this place.


Dormitory of 3 or 4 beds: USD 2750, Double sharing : USD 2950, Single accommodation: USD 3250 (for non-Indian nationals and non-resident Indian nationals)
Please email to for the information on subsidized donation scheme for resident Indian nationals.

The course donation includes all tuition, accommodation in sharing rooms, uniform (two pairs of trousers and two t-shirts), course manual, kriya materials and meals. This donation does not include transport to and from the Ashram, yoga mat, cushion, and blanket. All donations are non-refundable. A student can transfer from one course before the start of that course, to attend another, once only. After this time donations are forfeited.

This four-week course offers a profound personal experience, designed to build a firm foundation of inner discipline and provide the proficiency to teach yoga to others. The essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practices and inspirational lessons. The approach to teaching is personal, focusing on the individual student. Among the many benefits students report are increased strength and flexibility, greater spiritual awareness, improved power of concentration, enhanced self-esteem and a new found sense of self-discipline.
This training course fulfills the requirements for the Yoga Alliance 200-hour certification, for which graduates of the program are invited to register.

The course will be taught in English.


This course is open to all students who wish to deepen their knowledge and application of some of the highest teachings of yoga. Participants do not need to be yoga teachers. Mastery of any yoga practice is not necessary, only your sincere desire for knowledge and your commitment to personal growth. Even if one does not wish to be a yoga teacher, one may attempt this course for the deeper understanding of the philosophies as well as for the intense purification experience and for all round development of the personality.

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