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200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training In India

200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh,India

200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh, India
  • 200 Hour Yoga TTC
  • In Rishikesh
  • By Yogkulam

200-hour Yoga Teacher Training program

Price $1250

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Although an ancient practice, the popularity of Yoga has gained pace lately due to the dire need of inducing balance in our otherwise hectic lifestyle. With a multitude of individuals opting to master the yogic science, it becomes extremely important to be aware of the right practices of yoga.

Furthermore, for those looking to take forward the legacy by teaching other yoga enthusiasts, it is essential to have an in depth knowledge of each and every asana, the right control over breath, and most importantly, the skill to impart the techniques appropriately to every individual in a unique manner since no two persons are same.

The guru-shishya(teacher-student) relationship is considered to be one of the most reputed relationships in Hinduism and thereby it becomes a responsibility of high importance to train the future teachers of this age old craft with utmost attention. Yogkulam’s 200 hour teacher training certification program lays the foundation for the journey of becoming a proficient yoga instructor. Affiliated to the Yoga Alliance,USA, the program is an intensive course designed to embed the basics of yoga, beginning with the learning of terminologies, carefully compiled from the treasures of unadulterated ancient literature of Patanjali.

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What you will learn at Yogkulam

  • Anatomy & physiology: Deep insights into the inner workings of the human body
  • Applied anatomy: the practical application of anatomical knowledge in diagnosis and treatment
  • Asana: understanding the benefits and putting them into practice.
  • Sanskrit names of postures and pronunciation
  • Structural alignment/postural integration: advanced methodology
  • Art of Adjustments
  • Prop usage: Using physical props to support postural understanding and enhance benefit of pose (how you can use props to facilitate healing.)
  • Meditation: How meditation fits in with the system of Yoga and how to teach/use it.
  • Ayurveda: deepen your knowledge learned in Level 1 of this science of health and medicine; its principles and practices.
  • Anatomy of the subtle body: Chakras, Pranas, Nadis – and how these unseen energy structures play a role in our health in regards to therapy.
  • Marmar points: According to Ayurveda tradition, learn to locate and stimulate these energy points to facilitate much deeper healing.
  • Restorative: how to teach restorative
  • Pranayama: learn to interpret breathing patterns and provide practices to correct and improve physical condition
  • chants/mantras: proper recitation of chants and mantras can transform energy in different areas of the body as well as improve concentration, memory and focus
  • Yoga philosophy: Theory and applied.
  • Philosophy: The broader set of Vedic ideas that have influenced the development of modern yoga.
  • Yoga Sutras: The spiritual framework of all Yogic practice.

Hatha Yoga

  • What is Hatha yoga?
  • Surya Namaskar with mantra awareness
  • Sukshma Vyama ( joints and glands exercise)
  • Standing series of asana
  • Kneeling series of asana
  • Sitting series of asana
  • Lying on stomach series of Asana
  • Supine series of asana
  • Inversion series of asana
  • Importance of sequence of asana
  • Asana benefits and its contra-indications

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Primary Series

  • Primary Series
  • What is Vinyasa?
  • 9 Drishti in Ashtanga series
  • Importance of Ujjai and Bandha in series


  • Chest breathing v/s diaphragmatic breathings
  • What are Prana and Pranayama mean?
  • Types of Pranayama practices
  • What is Nadi?
  • What are Ida and Pingala?
  • Seven main practices of Pranayama


  • What is Meditation?
  • What is the difference between Dharna and Dhyana?
  • What are types of Meditation?
  • Breath Awareness Meditation
  • Contemplative Walking Meditation
  • Mantra Awareness Meditation
  • Inner Light Meditation
  • Full Moon Meditation


  • Introduction of Mantra yoga
  • Importance of (OM)-AUM
  • Mantra for Meal Purification
  • Mantra for Obstacles
  • Mantra for universal masters to bless
  • Mantra for Realization
  • Mantra for well being

Yoga Nidra

  • What is sleep?
  • Three states of consciousness
  • Benefits of deep sleep
  • What is Yoga Nidra?
  • Yoga Nidra practices from Satyananda tradition
  • How Yoga Nidra practices cure insomnia problem?

Yoga Philosophy

  • What is Darshanam?
  • What is Yoga?
  • History of Yoga
  • The four Yuga in Yogic Tradition
  • The five kosha (bodies)
  • What is Self-Realization & Liberation? Why?
  • What is consciousness?
  • The four faculties of mind –field
  • Five Stages of Mind -Field
  • The four foundational Pillars of life
  • Intro to Ayurvedic life style
  • Intro to Yogic sleeping life style
  • Eight limbs of Yoga of Patanjali
  • What is waking state in Yogic Science?
  • What is dreaming state in Yogic Science?
  • What is Deep sleep state in Yogic Science?
  • What is Meditation and Yoga Nidra?

Yoga Anatomy and physiology

  • What is Yogic Anatomy and physiology?
  • Introduction of the respiratory system and yogic breathing
  • How shat kriya practices give benefits on a body?
  • How Pranayama practices give connection to a digestive and immune system?
  • How asana practices give various effects on joints, spine and muscular system?
  • The structure of the spine and its movement in yoga
  • Types of contraction in the muscular system
  • Know the basic studies and types of joints to avoid injury during Asana classes
  • Studies and discussion about spine according to a yogic point of view

Adjustment & Alignment

  • Six steps of doing Asana correctly
  • Workshop on side bending and front & back bending
  • How to make mind flexible by making body flexible?
  • How to use of props for protection?
  • Alternative style of Asana for various benefits
  • Various limitations and contra-indications of specific yoga practices

Shat Kriya

  • Introduction of Shat Kriyas according to classical Hatha Yoga
  • Practicum of Jal Neti and Sutra Neti (Cleansing Mucus or blockages from nasal passages and sinus)
  • Practicum of Kunjal (Cleansing the excessive mucus from the digestive tract)


  • Nine Main Doors in Human Body
  • What & Why are Yogic locks?
  • What are its preparation & its benefits?
  • Three Main Bandha
  • Moola Bandha-Root Lock
Activities Time
Morning bell 5:30 Am
Hatha Yoga 6:00 to 7:30 Am
Pranayama 7:45 to 8:45 Am
Breakfast 8:45 to 9:45 Am
Yoga Philosophy 10:00 to 11:00 Am
Alignment and Adjustment 11:15 to 12:15 Pm
Yoga Anatomy and physiology 12:30 to 1:30 Pm
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30 Pm
Rest 2:30 to 4:30 Pm
Ashtanga vinyasa 4:30 to 6:00 Pm
Meditation 6:15 to 7:15 Pm
Dinner 7:30 to 8:30 Pm
Lights off 9:00 Pm

Note : All classes are mandatory only in case of an emergency or illness one can take leave with respected teacher permission. Uninformed leaves won’t be accepted and this will effect on student monthly performance.

What does the course fees includes?

  • 27 nights shared Accommodation attached bathroom, in room a/c.
  • Three organic delicious meals per day, plus morning herbal tea.
  • Outdoor excursions that include some of the Caves, temples, waterfalls, or local mountain villages
  • Use of campus facilities such as free wifi.
  • Course materials will be provided.

What is not included in the course fees ?

  • Private accommodation- 250 USD additional
  • Air-conditioner- 100 USD additional

For 200 hr Teacher Training – the only prerequisite for our students is that they have an open mind and an appetite for learning and growth. At least 6 months of practice is recommended though not required.
Upon acceptance to the course the student is expected to being present for every class and complete the course work.

  • Discipline is an integral part of the training program and so the course routine must be strictly observed.
  • Disrespect to rules and regulations could result in termination of studentship with no refund of fee.
  • Absenting oneself from the scheduled program without prior permission of the teacher or manager concerned would be construed as a gross breach of discipline.
  • A student must intimate in advance if they intend to forgot a meal so that there is no wastage of food.
  • Yogkulam does not make arrangements for guests of students. Any activity that is not related to the course is not permitted.
  • Ensure you are on time for class or you will not be permitted to enter any class once it has commenced.
  • Smoking and alcohol are not permitted during the training.
  • Assessments will be based on written as well as practical evaluation.
  • Student conduct will be a part of the assessment criterion.
  • Evaluation will be carried out only for those students who have a minimum of 90% attendance.

All aspirants are advised to carefully consider the time and resources required for the course before forwarding the application for the teacher training course. The deposit submitted with the application is not refundable. only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules. therefore we recommend that all applicants carefully examine their upcoming obligations so that they may be able to devote their full attention to the teacher training program.