200 hour Ashtanga Vinyasa & Hatha Yoga Teacher Training In India Rishikesh Haridwar



Om Yoga International is a registered organization by Government of India and . Certified Yoga Alliance .This is a world class training institute perfect for both yoga beginners looking for physically healthy body and mental development to maintain happiness, peace and harmony in their life and also for those who want to make yoga as a profession. 
After successfully completing the Yoga Teacher Training program, the certificate provided is valid all over the world for you to begin your new calling!

200hr Indian traditional Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course has a duration of total 30days(4 weeks).

This course is divided into 5 modules listed below: 

  1. Practice(Physically, Mentally and Spiritually)
  2. Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practices
  3. Traditional Yogic Philosophy
  4. Yogic Lifestyle
  5. Teaching Methodology and Practice

As you develop your own self practice(physically, mentally and spiritually), Teaching Methodology then assists you teach what you yourself are practising. 

What is Teaching Methodology??

Sharing with others what you know about that particular aspect and make them practice what you have experienced. So, here we firmly believe that by developing a strong practice in each of these will give you the grounding.

and foundations to becoming a successful and confident yoga teacher.
200hour Yoga teacher training is the first step towards this.

One of the things that’s so rewarding about these 200hr intensives, is that each one of us comes to the mat for something different. Our journey is unique to ourselves, yet for 30 days we learn and grow together, become part of the same energy. You will learn to create flows for a variety of class types. Explore what works best for your body. This course offers a complete study of the eight limbs of yoga based upon the Yoga Sutras. Our training is devoted to helping Yoga Teachers teach to all walks of life. Our motto is “yoga for all” . Our asana technique explores contemporary principles of alignment and safety, while honouring our students’ need for creativity, freedom, and self-expression in their practice.


  1. Asanas (Postures): You will learn Many postures of Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga.Study various asanas, their names, type , its category and the technique of teaching the postures, the benefits and limitations of each posture, modifications, different mistakes generally made by students .
    •    Different Meditative Asanas
    •    Cultural Asanas(Standing poses, Seated pose, Prone and Supine Series)
    •    Relaxative Asanas

  2. Adjustment: Learn how to adjust these asanas and understand how adjustment can deepen your practice.
  3. Pranayama (Breathing Techniques): These are based on traditional yogic breathing techniques which will benefit your yoga practice as you learn how to deepen your breath. Learn how to incorporate breathing into postures and into your classes and in  your daily life. 
  4. Shatkarma (Cleansing Techniques): These yogic cleansing practices will be integrated into the morning schedule and will work in conjunction with the asana practices. These will purify the nervous system and allow your breath to flow freely throughout the body. By expelling toxins from the body, we therefore cleanse it. These techniques also helps in meditation.
  5. Yogic Mudras (Energy Seals): Stimulate different parts of the body by sealing in the energy. These are usually used in Pranayama and also meditation and affect the flow of prana.
  6. Bandhas (Energy Locks): Helps to regulate the flow of energy and helps in meditation.
  7. Meditation: You will cover a range of meditation techniques that will help build concentration and focus in your daily practice. Techniques include Subconscious Cleansing Technique, Om Chanting, candlelight Meditation, etc.
  8. Mantras (Chanting): A range of mantras are chanted in every practical session including the Gayatri Mantra and many more that helps explore inner peace. 

Anatomy and Physiology

You will learn anatomy of yoga in order to strengthen the  explanations, cues, and corrections of practical activities.
In 200hr TTC course anatomy, we study basic concepts of Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic practices such as:

  • Formation of Body, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Nervous System, Structure of Spinal Cord.Effect of different movements of Asanas on Spinal Cord. 
  • Physical and Mental Effects of kriya, Pranayama, Asanas and Meditation.
  • Anatomy of the chakras, nadis and the application of chakras energy in the practice of Yoga.

Yoga Philosophy

The main attraction and highlighting factor of 200hr course is traditional Ashtanga and  Hatha yogic philosophy. This class will help you to get information and know the basic philosophy, concepts and history of yoga. It will cover the various traditional philosophies and viewpoints, insights from modern research and ways in which the essence of this holistic life-view can be integrated into a modern lifestyle.
a) Yoga Sutras (Preface of Patanjali’s yoga Sutra): Study this important text based on the 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga. In this, Patanjali describes how to make a connection with the body, mind and spirit. 
b) Kriya Yoga a methodology to overcome Panch-klesha (5 causes of pain and miseries)
c) Raj yoga and Hatha yoga and Kundlaini Yoga
d) Introduction to Yogic Diet
e) Importance of Pranayama in daily life.


Teaching Methodology and Practice

First, you will observe a practical class given by one of our experienced yoga teachers as inspiration for the class that you will then prepare.This class will give you the necessary building blocks to devise your own yoga class. 
Adjustment: Learn how to help your students get deeper into a posture through adjustment.
§ Studying yoga lifestyle and the ethics of a yoga teacher and importance of yoga teacher.
§ Studying the mental attitude and presence of the teacher
§ The seat of yoga teacher/teaching as service/why we teach/creating a sacred space
§ Ethical guidelines for the student teacher relationship

Creating a class/Sequencing/General teaching points:

How to organize a class.
Basic principles of sequencing the class
Principles of great teaching.
Creating a class plan.
Teaching progressively focusing on alignment principles.
How to handle student as a teacher
Teacher and Student relationship.
Time Management of Class.

4 Week Curriculum – 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

01 Asanas 07  Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practice
02 Pranayama 08 Yogic Philosophy
03 Meditation 09 Study of 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga
04 Cleansing Processes 10 Mantra Recitation
05 Bandhas 11 Teaching practice
06 Mudras - -

Syllabus of Yoga Courses

Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga Asanas

01. Taadasana – Mountain Pose 15. Utkatasana – Chair Pose
02. Vrikshasana – Tree Pose 16. UrdhavPrasarita Ekpadasana – Standing Split
03. Paarshava Chakrasana – Side Wheel Pose 17. Garudasana – Eagle Pose
04. Padahastasana – Hand to Feet Pose 18. Vatyanasana – Horse Pose
05. Ardh Chakrasana – Half Wheel Pose 19. Samakonasana – Straight Angle Pose
06. Trikonasana – TriAngle Pose 20. Hanumanasana – Monkey Pose
07. Parivritta Trikonasana – Twisted Triangle Pose 21. Uthita HastPadangusthasana – Extended Hand to Toe Pose
08. Veerbadrasana I, II & III – Warrior Pose 22. Parivritta Parsvkonasana – Reverse Side Angle Pose
09. Parshvkonasana – Side Angle Pose 23. ArdhPadm Padahastasana – Half Lotus Hand to Feet Pose
10. Parsvottanasana – Intense Side Stretch 24. ArdhBaddhaPadma Padahastasana – Bounded Half Lotus Hand to Feet Pose
11. ArdhChandrasana – Half Moon Pose 25. Chakrasana – Wheel Pose
12. Padangusthasana – Big Toe Pose 26. Adho Mukh Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog Pose
13. Natrajasana – Lord of Dance Pose 27. Urdhavasana
14. Prasarita Padottanasana – Wide Legged Forward Bend 28. Ekpada Prasarnasana


01. Yog Mudra – Symbol of Yoga 02. Baddha Konasana – Caught Angle Pose
03. Kurmasana – Tortoise Pose 04. JanuShirshasana – Head to Knee Pose
05. Parivritta Janushirshasana – Reverse Head to Knee Pose 06. Paschimottanasana – Posterior 
07. Trianga Mukh Ekpada Paschimottanasana – Three Limbed forward bending pose 08. Upavisthakonasana – Wide angle pose
09. UrdhavMukh Paschimottanasana – Upward Facing Intense Back Stretch Pose 10. Purvottanasana – Front Stretch of Body
11. Ustrasana – Camel Pose 12. Suptvajrasana – Supine Pelvic Stretch
13. Prayankasana – Sofa Pose 14. Ekpada Rajakapotasana – One legged pigeon pose
15. Kapotasana – Pigeon Pose 16. Vakrasana – Spinal Twist
17. Ardhmatsyendrasana – Half Sage  18. Paripurna Matsyendrasana – Complete Sage Pose
19. Bharadwajasana 20. ArdhBaddha PadmaVakrasana – Half Lotus Bounded Pose
21. Bakasana – Crow / Crane Pose 22. Mayurasana – Peacock Pose
23. Pinchmayurasana – Feathered Peacock Pose 24. Simhasana – Lion Pose
25. Vyaghrasana – Tiger Pose 26. Marjarasana – Cat Pose
27. Padmasana – Lotus Pose 28. Siddhasana – Perfect Pose
29. Swastikasana – Symbol Pose 30. Vajrasana – Locust Pose
31. Uthita Padmasana – Elevated Lotus Pose 32. Padma Bakasana – Lotus Crow
33. Garabhasana – Embryo Pose 34. Kukutasana – Cock Pose
35. Gomukhasana – Cow Face Pose 36. Padma Parvatasana – Lotus Mountain Pose
37. Akarshn Dhanurasana – Shooting Bow Pose 38. Mulabandhasana – Bounded Abdomen Pose
39. Padma Mayurasana – Lotus Peac0ck Pose 40. Baddha Padmasana – Bounded Lotus Pose


01. Bhujangasana – Cobra Pose 02. Salabhasana – Locust Pose
03. Dhanurasana – Bow Pose 04. Purna Dhanurasana – Complete Bow Pose
05. Naukasana – Boat Pose 06. Viprita Salabhasana – Handstand Pose


01. Pawanmuktasana – Wind Releasing Pose 02. Suptpadaangusthasana – Reclining Big Toe Pose
03. Lumbar Stretch 04. Ardh Halasana – Half Plough Pose
05. Sarvangasana – Shoulder Stand 06. Halasana – Plough Pose
07. Padma Sarvangasana – Lotus Shoulder Stand 08. Matsyasana – Fish Pose
09. SetuBandhasana – Bridge Pose 10. Shirshasana – Head Stand

And many more attractive Asana poses along with this traditional poses. 

B. Pranayama and Different types of Meditation (Primary Level) 

01. Bhastrika 02. Anuloma Viloma, Nadi Shodhan
03. Ujjayi 04. Suryabhedena 
05. Chandrabhedana  06. Sitali
07. Sitkari 08. Bhramari
09. Theory of Murccha 10. Theory of Plavini

C. Kriyas – Cleansing Process

01. Jala Neti 02. Sutra Neti
03. Dhauti (Vamana) 04. Nauli
05. Kapalabhati 06. Aganisara
07. Trataka 08. Bandhas: Moolbandha, Uddiyana and Jalandhar Bandha

D. Other Practices

01. Five Elements 02. Seven Chakras
03. Mudras     

F. Teaching Practice

01. Symptoms of a good teacher 02. Demonstration
03. Proper alignment 04. Clear instruction
05. Individual care of each student - -

G. Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practice

01. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 02. Formation of Body
03. Digestive System 04. Respiratory System
05. Structure of Spinal Cord - -

H. Yoga Philosophy

  1. Mantra Recitation, Patanjali Yog Sutras Chanting and Atmahastkam.
  2. What is Yoga?
  3. History of Yoga.
  4. Types of Yoga: Bhavana Yoga and Pranasamyamana Yoga.
  5. Principles of Yoga.
  6. Necessity of Yoga.
  7. Yogic Diet- Sattvic, Rajastic and Tamastic.
  8. Category of Yoga- Sattvic, Rajastic and Tamastic.
  9. Introduction to Auras.
  10. What is Mind and Different States of Mind: Conscious, Sub-conscious, Unconscious and Superconscious.
  11. Five Disturbances of Mind.
  12. Three Types of Fear.
  13. Different types of Bodies.
  14. Introduction to Five Elements: Sky, Air, Fire, Water and Earth. And their relation with physical body.
  15. Introduction to Patanjali Yog Darshan- Samadhi Padh, Sadhana Padh, Vibhuti Padh and Kaivalaya Padh.
  16. What is Ashtanga Yoga?
  17.  Points to Remember while doing Ashtanga Yoga
    Detailed Description of Ashtanga Yoga in Eight Steps:
  18. Yamas: Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Brahamcharya and Aparigraha.
  19. Niyamas: Shaucha, Santosha, Tapas, Swadhyaya and Ishwarpranidhanani.
  20. Asanas:
    20.1    Defn, 
    20.2    Classification, 
    20.3    Points of focus, 
    20.4    Different types of Asanas with their detailed study(includes benefits, Teaching  & Assisting Asanas, Anatomy of each and every Asana and much more).
  21. Pranayama: 
    21.1    Defn, 
    21.2    Features, 
    21.3    Preparation, 
    21.4    Classification, 
    21.5    Bandhas and Mudras, 
    21.6    Introduction to 3 Nadis and 7 chakras, 
    21.7    Prana Vayu,  
    21.8    Benefits and Limitations of each Pranayama.

  22. Introduction to Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi.
  23. Introduction to Hatha Yoga.
  24. Six Cleansing Processes(Shatkarmas) – Kapalbhati, Neti, Trataka, Dhauti, Bhasti and Nauli.
  25. Different Meditation Techniques.
  26. Yoga Anatomy.

Each student’s social behavior is of great importance. Student’s will be assessed on their behavior and these behavioral observations will be considered in their Yoga Teacher Training certificate.Along with this their dedication in Theoretical and practical sessions.

Additional Information

  • The food offered at Om Yoga Ashram is pure vegetarian  - Sattvic diet.
  • Self- -cooking facilities are also available at our ashram.
  • Ayurveda Spa and Panch Karma Facilities available in our ashram premises. Charges applicable depending upon service.

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