200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh - India

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh-India

Om Yoga International is a registered organization by Government of India and World Yoga Alliance. This is a world class training institute perfect for both yoga beginners looking for physically healthy body as well as mental development to maintain happiness, peace and harmony in their life. Here, you can also explore yourself spiritually beacuse in Om Yoga, studies are based on our pure ancient tradition. This training course helps you in your personal life as well as your career also. As after undergoing this training, one can opt for making Yoga as a profession. As this is an inetrnationally certified course, it gives you an opportunity to work in any part of the world in yoga line.
200hr Indian Traditional Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course has a duration of total 30days(4 weeks)

  • 1st March 2018 till 30th March 2018  - OPEN - APPLY 
  • 1st April 2018 till 30th April 2018        - OPEN - APPLY
  • 1st May 2018 till 30th May 2018         - OPEN - APPLY
  • 1st July 2018 till 30th July 2018          - OPEN - APPLY
  • 1st Aug 2018 till 30th Aug 2018          - OPEN - APPLY
  • 1st Sept 2018 till 30th Sept 2018        - OPEN - APPLY
  • 1st Oct 2018 till 30th Oct 2018            - OPEN - APPLY
  • 1st Nov 2018 till 30th Nov 2018          - OPEN - APPLY
  • 1st Dec 2018 till 30th Dec 2018          - OPEN - APPLY
  • 1st Jan 2019 till 30th Jan 2019           - OPEN - APPLY
  • 1st Feb 2019 till 2nd March 2019        - OPEN - APPLY




This course is divided into 5 Modules:

  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
  6. Evaluation

We have framed a well organized structure of Yoga for our Yoga students to help them acheive better results in these 30 days. Each and every module has been thoughtfully designed to make it easy to understand and practice it in a well planned manner. The batches are led by our well experienced Yoga Instructors . After this 30 days course, we gurantee that students leave our centre with enough knowledge about Yoga and also a changed perspective towards this practical life. The philosophy taught here helps them to understand life and lead a good life by inculcating positive thinking.  

This course helps you to have a detailed study about eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga and 4 sections, basically 6 limbs of Hatha Yoga. At the end of these 30 days, we ensure that student becomes a good Yoga Teacher and helps him to walk in all path of life easily. In more detail, in this course we give much more emphasis on detailed study of Asanas, its adjustment, variations, benefits, limitations, way of doing, things to be careful while doing a specific asana and different style of doing one particular asana. Along with this, detailed study on Pranayama is also given tha helps them to have a better concentration on breath. So, overall this course is a good begining for those who are beginners. 

1) Asanas (Postures): You will learn to practice asanas in many different styles, the main is traditional Ashtanga and Hatha Style. Same Asana but how it differs when you practice the same in Ashtanga and Hatha style. Along with this, also you will get to learn some other styles like Iyengar Style, Vinyasa Style etc...

Not only practice, but also you will learn about various asanas,their types,category and the technique of teaching the postures, the benefits and limitations of each posture, modifications, different mistakes generally made while doing them. Here you will learn below mentioned styles:

  • Different Meditative Asanas
  • Standing Pose
  • Seated Pose
  • Forward and Backward Bends
  • Twisting Pose
  • Balancing Pose
  • Prone and Supine Pose
  • Relaxative Asanas

2) Adjustment: Learn how to adjust these asanas and also master an asana in a much better way. And know how to correct the mistakes performed by our own and also people while doing the asanas. This is one of the most important aspect required while doing asanas.
3) Pranayama (Breathing Techniques): Here you learn different breathing exercises, Pranayama meaning control over the pranas as you learn how to deepen your breath which in turn helps to relax your mind. Learn how to incorporate breathing into postures, Vinyasa Style and into your classes and in your daily life. 
4) Shatkarmas (Six Cleansing Techniques): These yogic cleansing practices from Hatha Yoga will be integrated into the morning schedule and will work in conjunction with the asana practices. These will purify your entire body from top to bottom 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 pranayama and meditation. Infact, these are said to be the preparation of Pranayama.
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, Candlelight Meditation, Mantra Meditation etc.
8) Mantras (Chanting): A range of Vedic 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 gain knowledge of 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.

  • 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. 
  • Kriya Yoga a methodology to overcome Panch-klesha (5 causes of pain and miseries).
  • Raj yoga and Hatha yoga and Kundlaini Yoga.
  • Introduction to Yogic Diet.
  • Importance of Asanas and Pranayama in daily life.
  • Concept of Auras.
  • Concept of Mind and its different stages.

Another important aspect of our Yogic philosophy is we tend to connect our teachings with day to day life. This helps the person undertsand better. Rather than mixing so many studies, we focus on basic and traditional yogic philosophy. How Yoga helps to live a better life. It helps to teach,"ART OF LIVING" to our aspirants.

Teaching Methodology and Practice

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 for becoming a successful and confident Yoga Instructor.
200hour Yoga teacher training is the first step towards this.
First, you observe a practical class given by our experienced yoga teachers everyday in your daily training 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. 
Important aspects in Teaching Methodology:
§ 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.


  1. Asanas - Theory and Practice 2. Pranayama - Theory and Practice
  3. Meditation Practice 4. Cleansing Process - Theory and Practice
  5. Bandhas and Mudras 6. Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practices
  7. Ashtanga Yoga Philosophy 8. Hatha Yoga Philosophy
  9. Teaching Practice 10. Vedic Mantras Chanting

Syllabus of Yoga Courses 

A. Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga Asanas:

1.    Taadasana - Mountain Pose 2.     Vrkshasana - Tree Pose
3.    Parshvchakrasana - Side Wheel Pose 4.     Paadhastasana - Hands to Feet Pose
5.    Ardh Chakrasana - Half Wheel Pose 6.     Trikonasana - Three Angle Pose
7.    Parivritta Trikonasana - Twisted Triangle Pose 8.      Veerbhadrasana I, II & III - Warrior Pose
9.    Parshavkonasana - Side Angle Pose 10.      Parsvottanasana - Intense Side Stretch
11.    ArdhChandarsasana - Half Moon Pose 12.      Padangusthasana - Big Toe Pose
13.    Natrajasana - Lord of Dance Pose 14.      Prasarita Padottanasana - Wide Legged Forward Bend Pose
15.    Utkatasana - Chair Pose 16.      Urdhav Prasarita Ekpadasana - Standing Split
17.    Garudasana - Eagle Pose 18.      Vatyanasana - Horse Pose
19.    Samakonasana - Straight Angle Pose 20.      Hanumanasana - Monkey Pose
21.    Uthita Hastapadanusthasana - Extended Hand to Toe Pose 22.      Parivritta Parshavkonasana - Twisted Side Angle Pose
23.    Ardh Padmpadhastasana - Half Lotus Hands to Feet Pose 24.      Ardh Baddha Padm Padhastasana - Half Bounded Lotus Hands to Feet Pose
25.    Chakrasana - Wheel Pose 26.      Adho Mukh Svanasana - Downward Facing Dog Pose
27.    Urdhavasana 28.      EkPad Prasarnasana


1.    Yog Mudra - Symbol of Yoga 2.    Baddha Konasana - Bounded Angle Pose
3.    Kurmasana - Tortoise Pose 4.    Janu Shirshasana - Head to Knee Pose
5.    Parivritta JanuShirshasana - Twisted Head to Knee Pose 6.    Paschimottanasana - Posterior Stretch
7.    Trianga Mukh Ekpada Paschimottanasana - Three Limbed Forward Bending Pose 8.    Upavisthkonasana - Wide Angle Pose
9.    Urdhav Mukh Paschimottanasana - Upward Facing Posterior Stretch Pose 10.    Purvottanasana - Anterior Stretch
11.    Ustrasana - Camel Pose 12.    SuptVajrasana - Supine Pelvic Stretch
13.    Paryankasana - Sofa Pose 14.    Kapotasana - Pigeon Pose
15.    Vakrasana - Spinal Twist 16.    ArdhMatsyendrasana - Half Sage Pose
17.    Paripurna Matsyendrasana - Complete Sage Pose 18.    Bharadwajasana
19.    Ardh Baddha PadmVakrasana - Half Bounded Lotus Spinal Twist 20.    Bakasana - Crow Pose
21.    Mayurasana - Peacock Pose 22.    Pinch Mayurasana - Feather Peacock Pose
23.    Simhasana - Lion Pose 24.    Vyaghrasana - Tiger Pose
25.    Marjarasana - Cat Pose 26.    Padmasana - Lotus Pose
27.    Siddhasana - Perfect Pose 28.    Swastikasana - Symbol Pose
29.    Vajrasana - Locust Pose 30.    Utthita Padmasana - Elevated Lotus Pose
31.    PadmBakasana - Lotus Crow Pose 32.    Garbhasana - Embryo Pose
33.    Kukutasana - Cock Pose 34.    Gomukhasana - Cow Face Pose
35.    Padma Parvatasana - Lotus Mountain Pose 36.    AkarshnDhanurasana - Shooting Bow Pose
37.    MoolBandhaasana - Bounded Abdomen Pose 38.    PadmaMayurasana - Lotus Peacock Pose
39.    Baddha Padmasana - Bounded Lotus Pose    


1.    Bhujangasana - Cobra Pose 2.    Salabhasana - Locust Pose
3.    Dhanurasana - Bow Pose 4.    Purna Dhanurasana - Complete Bow Pose
5.    Naukaasana - Boat Pose 6.    Viparita Salabhasana - Handstand Pose


1.    Pawanmuktasana - Wind Releasing Pose 2.    Suptpadangusthasana - Reclining Big Toe Pose
3.    Lumbar Stretch 4.    Ardh Halasana - Half Plough Pose
5.    Sarvangasana - Shoulder Stand 6.    Halasana - Plough Pose
7.    Padma Sarvangasana - Lotus Shoulder Stand 8.    SetuBandhasana - Bridge Pose
9.    Matsyasana - Fish Pose 10.    Shirshasana - Headstand

And many more asanas....

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

1.    Bhastrika                                     2.    Anulom Viloma                                    
3.    Surya Bhedan 4.    Chandra Bhedan
5.    Ujjai 6.    Sitali
7.    Sitkari 8.    Bhramri
9.    Theory of Murchana 10.    Theory of Plavini
11.    Short Meditation Techniques 12.    SubConscious Wash Technique
13.    Yog Nidra - Part I 14.    Cyclic Meditation

C. Kriyas – Cleansing Process

1.        Kapalbhati                                                              2.         Jal Neti                                                                    
3.    Sut Neti 4.    Trataka
5.    Dhauti 6.    Bandhas(Moolbandha, Uddiyana and Jalandhar Bandha)
7.    Mudras 8.    Shakti Kriya

D. Other Practices

1.   Five Elements                            2.      Chakras                                          
3.    Concept of Happiness 4.    Concept of Thinking

E. Teaching Practice

1.    Qualities of a Good Teacher 2.    Demonstration
3.    Clear Instruction 4.    Physical and Mental State of Teacher
5.    Body and Facial Language 6.    How to handle students
7.    Management of class.         

F. Anatomy and Physiology of Yogic Practice

1.    Formation of Body 2.    Respiratory System
3.    Digestive System 4.   Structure of Spinal Cord 
5.    Anatomy for Asanas 6.    Anatomy for Pranayama

G. Yoga Philosophy   

1.    Vedic Mantras Chanting, Patanjali Yog Sutras, Atmahastkam 2.    What is Yoga?
3.    History of Yoga 4.    Types of Yoga(Bhavana Yog, Pranasamyamana Yog)
5.    Principles and Necessity of Yoga 6.    Yogic Diet(Sattvic, rajastic and Tamastic)
7.    Sattvic, Rajastic and Tamastic Yoga 8.    Concept of Aura(Importance of Thinking in our life, Etheric Energy)
9.    What is Mind and Different States of Mind 10.    Introduction to Five Elements
11.    Disturbances of Mind(Panch Kleshas) 12.    Gross, Subtle and Causal Body(Sthula, Sukshma and Karan)
13.    Introduction to Patanjali Yog Darshan 14.    Introduction to Ashtanga Yog
15.    Important Concept of Ashtang Yog 16.    Detailed study of 8 limbs of Ashtang Yog
17.    Study of Yamas(Ahimsa, Satya, Asteya, Brahamcharya and Aparigraha) 18.    Study of Niyamas(Shaucha, Santosha, Tapas, Swadhyay, Ishwarapranidhanani)
19.    Asanas - Definition, Types, Category 20.    Anatomy of each category of asanas
21.   Detailed Study and Adjustment Practice of Asanas  22.    Pranayama - Definition, Preparation, Features  
23.    Different types of Pranayama - Study and Practice 24.    Study and Practice of Bandhas and Mudras
25.    Concept of Nadis and Chakras 26.    Introduction to Kundalini Yoga
27.    Anatomy of Pranayama(Its benefits and Limitations) 28.    Panch Pranas
29.    Concept of Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi 30.    Study of Six Cleansing Process(Shatkriyas)
31.    Study of Hatha Yoga 32.    Study of Anatomy for Yoga

H. Evaluation 
Last part of training criteria is Evaluation which will be evaluated based on the behaviour of a student.
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.


********Course Schedule is subject to change depending on the situation. Some classes may vary but hours per day class will remain same.

********No class Schedules for Sundays. You may opt it for outings or relaxation as per your desire.

1. 05:30 a.m - 06:30 a.m         Wake Up, Freshen Up
2. 06:30 a.m - 07:00 a.m Cleansing Action
3. 07:00 a.m - 07:30 a.m Vedic Mantras Chanting
4. 07:30 a.m - 07:45 a.m Tea Break
5. 07:45 a.m - 09:15 a.m Ashtanga Yoga Asanas
6. 09:15 a.m - 10:15 a.m Freshen Up, Breakfast and Rest
7. 10:15 a.m - 11:30 a.m Pranayama and Guided Meditation Session
8. 11:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m Asanas Philosophy
9. 12:30 p.m -  01:30 p.m Lunch and Free Time
10. 01:30 p.m - 02:30 p.m Rest Time, No Activity
11. 02:30 p.m - 03:15 p.m Freshen Up and Tea Time
12. 03:15 p.m - 04:15 p.m Special Session for Self-Practice
13. 04:15 p.m - 05:15 p.m Yoga Philosophy
14. 05:15 p.m - 06:00 p.m Hatha Yoga Asanas
15. 06:15 p.m - 06:45 p.m  Question and Answer Session
16. 06:45 p.m - 07:15 p.m Relaxation Time 
17. 07:15 p.m - 08:00 p.m Dinner Time
18. 08:00 p.m - 09:00 p.m Personal Time
19. 09:00 p.m - 10:30 p.m Self-Study
20. 10:30 p.m - 05:30 a.m Sleeping Time


Regular Course Price: 1250 USD

Advance Booking(45 days before): 1100 USD

TTC Fee Includes:

  • 30 Days 29 Nights Accomodation, Non-A.C Double Sharing room with attached toilet and hot water.(For Single Sharing, extra 50 USD will be charged, total 1150USD)
  • 3 Times Meal(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Snacks and Drinks(Includes Filtered Water, Tea, Coffee)
  • 2 set of Yoga Philosophy Book
  • Cleansing Action Kit
  • Wi - Fi

Refund Policy
The Advance Booking Fee is 200 USD . This is non-refundable but may be transferred to any other upcoming Yoga Teacher Training course.

If you cannot come to our YTTC after paying the confirmation fee you can use it towards any future course or program or for any of your friends too. The Confirmation Fee is the part of the entire course fee. The rest of the course fee balance must be paid in cash(in any currency depending upon the rate of that particular day) or any card on the first day of the course.


As we have our Yoga ashram in 3 places. You can please click on the link to get detailed info:

During this yoga training, you will be served with three daily delicious and healthy vegetarian meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Filtered water, herbal tea, and snacks are also available. The menu is creative and balanced with proteins so you feel full and satisfied. 

    The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks(Filtered Water, Herbal Tea, Milk Tea, Coffee)

NOTE: We have a self-cooking facility also available in our ashram.

Things to do (optional, not included):
•    Full Body Massage
•    Steam Bath, Hip Bath
•    Panch Karma
•    Shirodhara
•    Shopping
•    Visit nearby temples and shrines

1. Course fee and Participation Certification fee  1. Airfare
2. 29 nights' accommodation cost 2. Airport transfers
3. Daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Filtered Water, Tea, Coffee and Snacks 3. Additional meals and activities                                                                    
4. Wi-Fi connection 4. Personal expenses

How To Get There? 
Arrival by Airplane:
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. 
Yoga Center can pick you up if you send your flight details in advance. From the airport, you can take a domestic flight to Dehradun Airport (DED). Another option is to book your flight directly to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED).
Arrival by Bus:
Buses to Haridwar-Rishikesh leave New Delhi from the Kashmiri Gate national bus stand approximately every hour. The bus ride takes about 6-8 hours and costs around 450-650 INR for air conditioned buses and 250-350 INR for buses without air conditioning.
Arrival by Train:
The best option is to reach Haridwar Junction railway station, is by road on a driven taxi or the so called tuktuks. From Delhi, the train ride takes approximately 5-7 hours, depending on the train. Haridwar is serviced by many trains from and to Delhi.
Arrival by Taxi:
Taxis are always available anywhere in India. The drive from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Haridwar-Rishikesh will take around six hours depending on the traffic conditions.

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