Vinyasa Yoga Ashram, Gulab Nagar, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India, 249192

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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

A very first level of training that allows you to start your yoga teaching career all over the world is 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh. You can become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) with Yoga Alliance through Vinyasa Yogas 200 Hour teacher training program. This comprehensive and professional program is designed to train you in several aspects of yoga, i.e. from Asanas to Kriyas and prepare you to become an independent yoga teacher.

Experience a life-changing experience at "Vinyasa Yoga Ashram" and begin your pleasant journey to lighten up your true self through yoga. This 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course will provide you the deepest possible knowledge of yoga on every level. Theoretically as well as practically, this course will give in-depth knowledge of Asana, Meditation, Ayurveda, Pranayama, Yoga Philosophy & Anatomy and Energetic Prana & Chakras taught by highly qualified and veteran teachers who left no space of doubt in your mind. Also, the proper techniques & sequences including key alignments, modifications, contraindications and use of basic yoga props as well as hands-on adjustment techniques, teaching methodology and teaching practice will be cleared by us in this 4-weeks yoga course.

Not only beginners but also experienced one can get benefitted by this course as it will deepen your yogic knowledge & practice and also sharpen your skills as a facilitator. We just want to incorporate yoga in your daily life and help you in becoming a confident yoga teacher. So, Get ready and join 200 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh at Vinyasa Yoga Ashram for exciting and rewarding life journey.

Ashtanga Yoga

Comes with the benefits of the enhancement of flexibility & strength, stress management techniques, and attainment of inner calmness, Ashtanga Yoga is the yoga style of exercise created by K. Pattabhi Jois. It is the eight limbs in the Yoga Sutra outlined by Patanjali that comprises of postures, concentration, meditation, and ethical & moral guidance. Started by five repetitions of Surya Namaskar A and B respectively and followed by a standing sequence, the practice of Ashtanga forced to grow and focused. By moving your body powerfully and quickly during Ashtanga will also help in the purification of mind and body.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Vinyasa is a Sanskrit word that means "Variations within prescribed parameters". This style of yoga is a breath initiated process. This yoga style helps in synchronizing the bond between our daily life actions with the intent of moving towards the important aspects of life. Vinyasa or Flow yoga comprises of various identical postures, the order of which often changes. This yoga type is having a flowing rhythm at a quick pace that links our breath with the movements. The two classes of Vinyasa cannot be alike. Vinyasa flow helps in preventing repetitive injuries and helps in building a more balanced body.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Syllabus

  1. Ashtanga yoga primary series sequence made by K. pattabhi jois, In 200 hours yoga TTC we teach our students basics of Ashtanga yoga and we guide them through the completely Ashtanga yoga series in a systematically way according to the ashtanga yoga tradition which includes-
  2. On 1st week- introduction to Ashtanga yoga followed by Sun salutation A & B.
  3. On 2 nd week - Standing sequence postures & use of yoga props.
  4. On 3 rd week - Seated sequence postures & Finishing sequence postures.
  5. On 4 th week - Mysore style & Teaching practice.

In 200 hours TTC Ashtanga primary series will be practiced thoroughly and In 4rth week students will be examined in their Mysore style practice if they have learnt to practice Ashtanga vinyasa traditionally without being guided / in Mysore style.

1 st week

  1. Pawanmuktasana series A
  2. Surya Namaskar ( Hatha)
  3. Virbhadrasana A & B
  4. Utthita Trikona asana
  5. Parvakonasana
  6. Parivritta parsvakonasana
  7. Parivritta Trikonasana
  8. parsvaottanasana

Sitting postures

  1. Bhardwaj asana
  2. Merudanda vakrasana
  3. Ardha matsendrasana
  4. Ardha ustrasana
  5. Bhujangasana
  6. Ardha salbasana
  7. Paschimottasana
  8. Janusirsasana
  9. purvottansana
  10. pawan muktasana series B

2nd week

  1. pawan muktasana C / A
  2. Surya namaskar B
  3. Trikonasana
  4. Parsvakonasana
  5. Virbhadrasana A
  6. Virbhadrasana B
  7. Ardha chandrasana
  8. Virbhadrasana C
  9. Utthita hasta padangusthasana A/ B
  10. Vriksasana
  11. Garudasana

Sitting postures

  1. Marichyasana A
  2. Marichyasana B
  3. Marichyasana C

Back bending postures

  1. Ustrasana
  2. Rajkapottasana
  3. Dhanurasana
  4. Chakrasana
  5. Setubandhasana

Forward fold

  1. Paschimottanasana
  2. Janu sirsasana
  3. Triangmukha ekapada paschimotanasana
  4. Gatyamal paschimotanasana
  5. purvottanasana
  6. Inversions
  7. Sarvagasana
  8. Core exercises

3rd Week

  1. Sun salutation A/ B/ C (Hatha yoga)
  2. Sequencing
  3. Virbhadrasana A & B
  4. Trikonasana
  5. Parivrtta Trikonasana
  6. Parsvakonasana
  7. Parivrittaparsvakonasana
  8. Arm-balancing
  9. Bakasana
  10. Mayurasana
  11. Eka padabaka dhyanasana
  12. Parsva bakasana
  13. Dwi hasta bhujasana
  14. Hamasana
  15. Vashisthasana
  16. Vrischikasana
  17. Kaundilyasana
  18. Astavakrasana
  19. Inversions
  20. Sarvangasana
  21. Sirsasana
  22. Halasana
  23. Karnapidasana
  24. Matsyasana
  25. Savasana
  26. Teaching methodology

4th Week

  1. Teachings
  2. Doubts
  1. Introduction to Yoga Philosophy ,
  2. its philosophy and evolution
  3. Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
  4. Nadis ( Ida Pingala& Sushumna)
  5. Chakras the energy channels
  6. Explanation to Hatha yoga limbs( Shatkarma, Asana< Pranayama etc.)
  7. Introduction to Yoga Philosophy(Yog Darshan)
  8. Eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga
  9. Pancha - Vayus
  10. Panchakoshas
  11. Sattva , Rajas & Tamas (Triguna)
  12. 4 padas of yoga sutras
  13. 3 Ages
  14. Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
  15. Introduction to Vedas
  16. Question & Answers
  1. Body Movement & Planes
  2. Joints and How to Protect them in Asanas
  3. Anatomy and Physiology of Muscles
  4. Anatomy and Physiology of Ankle
  5. Anatomy and Physiology of Knee
  6. Anatomy and Physiology of Hip
  7. Anatomy and Physiology of Spine
  8. 8. Anatomy and Physiology of Shoulder
  9. Breathing mechanism in Yoga
  10. Workshop on different Asanas
  11. Physiology of Muscles
  12. Short introduction to Mudras & Bandhas
  13. Food & Digestive System
  14. Introduction to Respiratory System
  15. Introduction to Nervous System
  1. Introduction of Pranayama
  2. Intoduction to shatkarma (six cleansing practices)
  3. Benefits of pranayama
  4. introduction to meditative poses
  5. Introduction to mudras
  6. General guidelines
  7. Clavicular Breathing
  8. Thorocic Breathing
  9. Diaphragmatic Breathing
  10. Yogic Breathing
  11. Ujjayi
  12. Bhastrika
  13. Kapalbhati
  14. Nadi – Sodhana
  15. Bhramari
  16. Surya – Bhedi
  17. Chandra – Bhedi
  18. Sheetali
  19. Sheetkari
  1. Mula Bandhas
  2. Udiyana bandha
  3. Jalandhar bandha
  4. Maha bandha
  1. Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya (Mantra from Upanishad)
  2. Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  3. Vande Gurunam Charnarvinde(Ashtanga opening mantra)
  4. Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara ( Guru stotram)
  5. Swasti Prajabhyay(Ashtanga closing mantra)
  6. Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  7. Om Tryambakam Yajamahe ( Mantra on lord shiva)
  8. Om sahana vavatu ( Mantra from Upanishad)
  9. Yogena Cittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
  10. Hare rama, Hare Krishna ( Maha mantra)
  1. Jnana mudra
  2. Chin mudra
  3. Shanmukhi
  4. Bhairava mudra
  5. Shambhavi mudra
  6. Nasikagra/ pranav
  1. Jalaneti
  2. Rubber-neti
  3. Eye-cleansing
  4. Kapalbhati- cleansing the lungs
  5. kunjal - stomach cleansing
  1. How to sequence a class
  2. How to work with breathing and posture to create an appropriate sequence
  3. How to adjust
  4. How to work with different level of students
  5. How to cue / instruct at different level
  6. Building Positive & conscious communication, Friendship and trust
  7. Time management
  8. Qualities of a teacher
  9. Principles of demonstration, observation.
  10. Assisting
  11. Correcting
  12. Use of voice in class
  13. Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
  14. Class preparation
  15. Step by step class structure planning.
  1. Fundamentals of Body alignment
  2. What is need of alignment
  3. Standing poses
  4. Seated postures
  5. Backward extension postures
  6. Forward extension postures
  7. Twisting postures
  8. Inverted postures
  9. How to do a pose
  10. What is alignment of a pose
  11. Common mistakes
  12. Precautions
  13. Contraindication
  14. Benefits
  15. Modification
  16. Verbal adjustments
  17. Hands on adjustments
  1. Introduction to Meditation
  2. Why Meditation ?
  3. Obstacles in Meditation
  4. Role of concentration in Meditation tips for developing concentration Meditation on Body and Breath
  5. different types of meditation technique
  6. Om / Mantra Meditation
  7. Antat and Bahir
  8. Trataka
  9. Osho Dynamic meditation
  10. Tips for Silence Meditation Practice Japa Meditation
  11. Ajapa japa
  12. Antar mouna
  13. Nada bhrahma Meditation
  1. Written Test
  2. Asana Practical Test
  3. Attendance
  4. Performance
  5. Behaviour
  1. sound healing
  2. keertan meditation
  3. Beach yoga
  4. Acro yoga
  5. Yin yoga
  6. Partner yoga
  7. Iyenger class
  8. Ayurvedic class

note:- all these additional classes are not part of the course but included additionally

What is Yoga Alliance Certificate?

When we are talking about Yoga, we are simply talking about the interflow of body, soul, and mind in one dimension. This very ancient art of health and wellness unifies the soul of the body with the supreme power of the world. The science of yoga is all about generating positive energy, self-awareness, and self-transformation by Asana or Physical Exercises, Mindfulness activities, diet control, and Breathing Technique or Pranayama. Yoga creates a proper balance between the three segments of human life through which one can attain a stable and peaceful state.

What is included in the Course Fees ?

  • 28 nights shared or private Accommodation
  • Free Pickup From Dehradun Airport
  • 3 Times daily nutritious vegetarian meals and herbal tea
  • 2 ayurvedic Massage
  • Cleansing Kit
  • Training Mannuals
  • Full support during your stay at the ashram and help provided 24/7
  • Thuoretical and practical skills
  • Wifi access room
  • Weekend excursions
  • Study material
  • Kirtan Night
  • Movie Night
  • Water Bottel,Toilet Paper and fruits are Provided on arrival of School

What is not included ?

  • Air fare
  • Private Accommodation- 299 USD Extra.
  • Room Heater - 100 USD Extra
  • Air-conditioner- 100 USD Extra.

Accomodation- 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

Soul flourishes in healthy body in the same way our physical body requires healthy, safe and hygienic atmosphere. Vinyasa Yoga Ashram is situated at peaceful place and surrounded by lush green mountains and fields. Keeping in mind our rooms are designed according to yoga teacher training course. Our rooms are spacious and ventilated. Our management is always your service to keep your rooms clean and hygienic.

Food - 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

Food Whatever we eat can effect our mental and physical body. Eating balanced and notorious food is very important for yogis . Yogic Diet is based on natural healing, rejuvenating and energizing elements from the revered science of Ayurveda. It is a perfect food for nourishing the mind, body and souls of budding yogis. So Vinyasa Yoga Ashram provides you yogic food which helps you physically in increasing your flexibility and stamina, mentally it helps you in being aware about your thoughts and breath. We are very adamant about bringing nutritious, vegan and gluten free food for our students.

List of Weekend Excursions

1st Sunday Excursion

Tour to The Himalayas

2nd Sunday Excursion

Vashishta Cave

3rd Sunday Excursion

Ganga Aarti

4th Sunday Excursion

Water Fall

List of Other Activities

Beach Yoga


Heena Art Activity

Indian Traditional Dinner

Daily Schedule - 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

Time Schedule
5:00 Am Morning Bell
6:00- 7:00 Am Shatkarma & Pranayama
7:00-8:30 Am Vinyasa flow Yoga
8:30 -9:30 Am Breakfast
09:30 -10:30 Am Yoga Philosophy
10:45 -11:45 Am Yoga Anatomy
12:00- 01:00 Pm Alingment- Adjustment- Methodology
01:00- 02:00 Pm Lunch
4:00- 5:30 Pm Ashtanga Yoga
6:00- 7:00 Pm Meditation & Mantra chanting
7:10 pm Dinner
10:00 pm Lights off

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course - Dates 2021

Start DateEnd DateSeat AvailableCourse FeesDiscountTotal Fees
1 Mar 2021 28 Mar 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899
1 Apr 2021 28 Apr 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899
1 May 2021 28 May 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899
1 Jun 2021 28 Jun 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899
1 Jul 2021 28 Jul 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899
1 Aug 2021 28 Aug 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899
1 Sep 2021 28 Sep 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899
1 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899
1 Nov 2021 28 Nov 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899
1 Dec 2021 28 Dec 2021 Available (15 Seat Left)$1099$200$899

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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 leave bad impression on student monthly performance.

Prerequisites - A high degree of self-motivation is required for all aspects of the course. The practice and especially the teaching of yoga demand a high degree of self-discipline and purity. To ensure the success of the program, participants are required to attend all spiritual activities, meditation sessions, lectures and asana classes. Meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs and nudity are prohibited during the course as they are counterproductive to the yoga practice. Participants who do not comply with the school rules may be dismissed from the course.

Discipline Rules for Students - Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited in the school. If you are having a fast any day, you have to inform kitchen manager for avoiding food waste. Always make discipline, respect teachers and follow all rules. Always be in the time, you are late means will not be permitted to join class. Clear your books of account before departure from Vinyasa Yoga Ashram. Before departure return your books, maps or any goods which you borrowed. Vinyasa Yoga Ashram provides accommodation for a student who join the yoga course. So any friends or relatives will not be included in accommodation however they can stay in school by renting another room. Student have to be present in all scheduled program of Vinyasa Yoga Ashram.

Refund Policy – An advance of a course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules. If student cancel the course after joining it, we accept cancellation but course fees will not be refund in cancellation. There is no charge of course cancellation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn Yoga in India?

Yoga's origins can be found in northern India over 5,000 years ago. The word yoga was first mentioned in ancient holy texts called the Rig Veda(ancient science texts). There are few places in India where yoga is practiced under spiritual guidance, Rishikesh is one of them which is also known as world capital of yoga because of its holiness and spiritual aspects.

How is Yoga in India different than the west?

Since yoga was originated in India way back and that where it is in it’s pure form , where many yogis were born and they spread the peace and love they spread yoga through their own nature and their own life taught us and motivated us to become a part of this sacred science, on the other hand western world consider it as a other type of physical exercise for healthy life and well being which is limited point of view towards this huge science.

How can I find out about Yoga for beginners in India?

It is easy to find yoga for beginners , a beginner can start his journey with 200 hours yoga teachers training course which is for 24 to 28 days, you just have to google Yoga teacher training in India you will have list of institutions and schools in India and you can easily chose on the basis of little research you do.

Is Yoga popular in India?

Yoga is practiced in most of the places in India as it is a gifted science for overall health and wellbeing it maybe practiced in different forms for instance hatha yoga, kriya yoga, ashtanga yoga , iyenger yoga etc. Ultimately the purpose of it is same which is to raise one’s consciousness through it.

Why study Yoga in India?

India is considered the origin of yoga hence the authenticity of it is firstly seen here, spiritual aspect of it makes India the most preferred place to study it where many yogis were born and passed their wisdom to others.

What are the best Yoga Teacher Training programs in India?

There are numerous yoga programs going on across India, it depends on the purpose of a practitioner what one chooses, the courses that one can go for are 200 , 300 and 500 hour teacher training courses affiliated by yoga alliance which are most popular across the world and allows one to be able to teach anywhere in the world.

What should I wear to do Yoga in India?

India is a place that is diverse in culture and there are several clothing that represent the custom, in yogic culture lose, light and comfortable clothes are worn which are soothing to body and mind, one also can wear exercise clothing.

Where did Yoga start in India?

Yoga was started way back 5000 years ago by indus sarsvati civilization and it was mentioned in one of the sacred texts rig veda which is a part of veda which is a science it self. Yoga was mentioned in rig veda in the form of mantras , songs and rituals that was mainly practiced by brahmins. How do I apply for an Indian Visa to attend a Yoga course?Yoga teacher training program such as 200, 300 or 500 hour , doesn’t really require a student or any educational visa , you can apply a tourist visa and come join this program for a month or two.

What is a 200 hour yoga teacher training course?

200 hour yoga teacher training or 200-Hr Yoga TTC is a beginner yoga course which allows one to accumulate the fundamental knowledge of yoga philosophy, anatomy, alignment and especially makes you able to teach yoga(hatha, ashtanga and vinyasa) around the world under the guidelines of Yoga alliance USA

Is a 200 Hours yoga teacher training course enough to teach yoga?

As long as it is about certification, Yes 200-Hour YTTC is enough for an individual to be able to teach yoga classes anywhere but in order to be confident teacher and teach professionally many places demand for 500 hours but sometimes it is more about your experience and teaching skills that would be more appreciated.

How long does it take to complete a 200 hour yoga teacher training course?

200 Hour Yoga Course takes 24 to 30 days in general and it depends upon how the course and syllabus has been designed by the organization, sometimes online 200-YTTC could take 2 to 3 months if done few classes a week on the other hand offline 200YTTC may just take upto a month since everyday there can be 7 to 8 sessions per day that covers the whole syllabus which follows the yoga alliance standards.

Can a beginner do yoga teacher training courses?

Yoga is not about flexible or strong people but for anyone who is willing to give time to themselves and yoga, YTTC could help a novice learn the basics of yoga and could motivate one to teach in future once one realizes the capability of him to pass it on others, not always one does TTC to teach but to learn himself too.

How do I prepare for a 200 hour yoga training course?

200 Hour YTTC is a beginner course anyway so if there is no previous knowledge about yoga, it is going to be fine, since everything one learns is new, the information could be felt too much for one to process, otherwise better prepare yourself mentally that you are going to be staying somewhere only for yourself for a month so keep the stuff with you that is necessary for your use like your personal belongings, course related paraphernalia is provided during course.

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