200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Experience the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India which is certified by Yoga Alliance USA and offered by Adi Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh. This comprehensive yoga training is designed to introduce you to the path of yoga and offers a fulfilling opportunity to deepen your understanding of Hatha and Ashtanga yoga practices. Adi Yoga Ashram serves as the perfect environment for you to fully immerse yourself and continue growing on your personal yoga voyage. Drawing from the ancient Vedic literature, this program promises an incredibly enriching experience that will resonate with you for a lifetime, illuminating your true sense of self. Embark on your yoga journey with confidence as our meticulously crafted curriculum aligns with the standards set by Yoga Alliance. With our expertise in timeless scriptures and proven techniques passed down through generations, we will expertly guide you towards mastering the art of yoga and ultimately achieving your dream of becoming a certified yoga teacher. where you can learn multi-styles of Yoga such as Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Vinyasa Flow. No place can be better than Rishikesh for yoga practices as you can enjoy lush Green Shivalik ranges in your backdrop and beautiful beaches of the Ganges. You can enjoy your life’s best sunrise here while practicing yoga in the holy banks of Rishikesh. The serenity and spiritual vibe of this place had drawn the myriads of the yogis and saints to practice yoga on this land for ages.

Rishikesh holds deep cultural and spiritual significance as it is one of the oldest Pilgrimage. It has been a magnet for spiritual seekers which makes it the most desirable land for soul-searching and to experience inner calmness. Yoga teacher training course is the program designed to offer a solid base for students wanting to improve their technical skills and deepen their practice. Our 200 Hour Teacher Training Course includes in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga, Pranayama, Kriyas, Meditation, Mantras, Yoga Philosophy. Learn about the fascinating history of Yoga,Adjustment & Alignment techniques, deep understanding of working of Human Anatomy & Physiology and discover the concept of Yoga Nidra &Mudras. After completion of your Yoga program, you will receive a 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Certification eligible to be registered with Yoga Alliance.

The 200 hour yoga teacher training in India is a transformative journey that allows you to fully immerse yourself in the profound world of yoga. With a serene and blissful environment, you will experience the ultimate yoga practice. Our Yoga Alliance-approved curriculum, led by experienced teachers, combines traditional yogic and Vedic practices to provide a comprehensive learning experience. Situated amidst the tranquil Himalayan Hills, Adi Yoga Ashram is renowned worldwide as a prestigious and authentic yoga institute.

The 200 hour yoga teacher training program serves as a stepping stone on your yoga path, offering a deep exploration of yoga practices and the opportunity to become a certified yoga teacher. This course sets a strong foundation for aspiring instructors, fueling their motivation and fostering their success. As a registered course with Yoga Alliance, our program emphasizes empowering aspiring yoga teachers to expand their knowledge of yoga and meditation. At Adi Yoga Ashram, we prioritize individualized attention, ensuring that each student receives personalized guidance, effective utilization of props, and the freedom to progress at their own pace.

By participating in this program, you can expect numerous benefits, including:

  • Becoming an experienced, qualified, certified, and registered yoga teacher from one of the best yoga schools in Rishikesh India.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of yoga philosophy, asanas, pranayama, and meditation.
  • Transformation of your own personal yoga practice, both physically and spiritually.
  • Upon completion, receiving the 200-Hour Yoga Course Certification.
  • Eligibility for the 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh.
  • A supportive community of fellow practitioners and like-minded individuals.

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Yoga Certification Course: An Excellent Way to Start Your Yoga Journey as a Certified Yoga Teacher

Start your career as a certified yoga instructor with our 200 hour yoga teacher training in rishikesh, certified by Yoga Alliance USA as RYT200. This residential program offers a delightful 25-day Yoga Course, immersing you in the breathtaking city of Rishikesh, India. Designed to help you achieve mastery over Multi-Style Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga, our carefully curated curriculum aims to accompany and support you in your quest to become a skilled yoga teacher. By joining this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to share the gift of inner peace with others. Get ready to awaken the yoga teacher within you and galvanize your future in the world of yoga.

Our 200-Hours Yoga Teacher Training Program is Registered by Yoga Alliance USA, which is globally recognized and represents optimum quality, safe, accessible, and equitable yoga teaching across the world. Once you complete the teacher training modules, you will be a Registered yoga teacher (RYT 200) through Yoga Alliance. The 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Program opens up many new prospects for you in the path of yoga.

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Why Choose Adi Yoga Ashram for Your First Yoga Course?

The 200 Hour Yoga TTC India is an essential program designed for aspiring students seeking certification or those desiring a profound exploration of yoga. This course extends beyond physical poses, offering a comprehensive understanding of yoga practices. Through the 200-Hour Teacher Training Course in India, you will have the opportunity to delve into the subtle aspects of yoga, including meditation, pranayama, philosophy, and anatomy. This program serves as a catalyst for transformative experiences in your life, accelerating personal growth and development. During the Yoga Teacher Training Program, you will gain knowledge about the yamas, niyamas, svadhyaya, and ayurvedic principles. By studying ancient yogic traditions and Vedic mantras, you will cultivate a deeper understanding of spirituality. This newfound wisdom will expand your perspectives and open your mind to new possibilities.

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  • Reputed and Traditional: Adi Yoga Ashram is renowned as one of the most respected and Traditional Yoga School in India. Its rich heritage and commitment to authentic yoga teachings make it a trusted institution.
  • Convenient Location: Nestled in an idyllic setting near the vibrant market area of Rishikesh, Adi Yoga Ashram offers a prime location that is easily accessible. You can explore the local markets, indulge in traditional cuisine, and experience the lively atmosphere of the city, all within a short walk from the ashram.
  • Experienced Yoga Teachers: With a team of 30+ experienced yoga teachers specializing in various subjects, Adi Yoga Ashram ensures high-quality instruction and personalized guidance. Their expertise and dedication contribute to a transformative learning experience.
  • Global Community: Adi Yoga Ashram welcomes students from all corners of the world, fostering a diverse and inclusive community. Interacting with fellow yoga enthusiasts from different cultures enhances the overall experience and promotes cross-cultural understanding.
  • Proven Track Record: Over the years, hundreds of yoga students have been trained in various styles at Adi Yoga Ashram, establishing its reputation as a trusted institution for comprehensive yoga education.

Excursion Included In This Course

In order for our bodies and minds to rejuvenate, it is essential to have leisure time. When combining this need for relaxation with our course, the experience of learning becomes even more enjoyable amidst the captivating surroundings of Rishikesh. As part of our program, we organize guided excursions on Sundays to various remarkable destinations including Kunjapuri Temples, Waterfall, Beach Yoga, Vashishta Cave, and more. These tours are included in the course fee, ensuring a comprehensive experience for all participants. On Sundays, we exclusively provide breakfast, allowing you the freedom to savor delectable lunches and dinners at local restaurants, while also immersing yourself in the vibrant food culture of Rishikesh.

Why Choose Rishikesh for Yoga and a Brief Overview of the Course

Exploring the Benefits of Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Rishikesh - A Hub for Authentic Yoga Schools!

Rishikesh, nestled in the Northern region of India amidst the majestic Himalayas, is blessed by the holy river Ganges. This enchanting city has earned its reputation as one of the world's finest destinations for yoga. Imagine the serenity of practicing yoga while sitting on the banks of the sacred Ganges.

Rishikesh Radiates Awe-Inspiring Divine Energy!

Embarking on a yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh offers an unparalleled experience, thanks to the incredible ambiance, cool breeze, and serene environment. Immerse yourself in the rich Indian culture as you spend a month learning in the sacred abode once inhabited by ancient rulers and sages.

Food & Accommodation

Clean and comfortable accommodation comprises of single private rooms and double shared rooms with attached washrooms. Three highly nutritious, healthy and sattvic meal per day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner). Our yogic diet food is perfect for nourishing the mind, body and soul. Detox and herbal teas are served twice a day.

A Nurturing Environment with Abundant Amenities

  • Two spacious and well-ventilated yoga halls
  • Air-conditioned yoga halls for optimal comfort
  • Fully furnished rooms with attached bathrooms
  • CCTV surveillance for added security
  • Round-the-clock management support available
  • Dining hall with traditional seating arrangement
  • Provision for reliable water supply and electricity
  • Convenient access to nearby laundry service
  • Proximity to local markets and cafes for added convenience

Yoga Program that Leads to RYT-300 Certification & Yoga Alliance Approval

Yoga Alliance is an esteemed international organization dedicated to supporting yoga schools and teachers worldwide. Its mission is to provide valuable resources and guidance to foster the learning and growth of yoga practitioners. The Yoga Alliance directory serves as a comprehensive listing of yoga schools and teachers who have met the organization's globally recognized training standards. Adi Yoga Ashram takes pride in being a Yoga Alliance-recognized school, ensuring that our programs meet the highest industry standards.

Upon completion of our 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, students are eligible to pursue the 300 hour yoga teacher training course rishikesh and receive a completion certification from a Registered Yoga School (RYS). This certification enables them to register as yoga teachers with the Yoga Alliance as RYT-200, an internationally recognized credential. Obtaining the RYT-200 certification demonstrates that you possess a comprehensive understanding of yoga, backed by substantial knowledge, experience, and training. It instills confidence in potential students and employers, as it signifies your commitment to meeting the Yoga Alliance's rigorous standards. Yoga Alliance plays a pivotal role in promoting the integrity and credibility of yoga education and practice worldwide. By aligning with this esteemed organization, Adi Yoga Ashram ensures that our students receive a certification that holds international recognition and value.

Here are some of the benefits of RYT-200 certification:

  • You can teach yoga professionally.
  • You can build your resume and advance your career.
  • You can connect with other yoga teachers around the world.
  • You can gain access to exclusive Yoga Alliance resources and discounts.

Note: 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Program is a certified Course with Yoga Alliance. Completing this program qualify you to teach as a teacher and also allow you to persue 300 Hour TTC Proragm.

" योगः ज्ञानं प्रकाशकम् "

"Yoga is knowledge that illuminates"


Amritabindu Upanishad

Course Dates - 200 Hours Hatha Ashtanga Yoga Program

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Course Objectives of our Yoga Teacher Training Program

The 200 hour Multi Style Yoga Teacher Training program at our school is designed to provide a comprehensive and transformative learning experience for aspiring yoga teachers. Our course objectives are carefully crafted to ensure that students develop the necessary skills, knowledge, and confidence to embark on their yoga teaching journey. Here are the key objectives of our program.

1. Deepen the understanding of yoga: Our training program aims to expand students' knowledge and comprehension of yoga beyond the physical postures. We delve into the philosophy, history, and principles of yoga, enabling students to develop a holistic understanding of this ancient practice.

2. Cultivate a personal practice: We emphasize the importance of a dedicated personal practice. Through daily asana (posture), pranayama (breathing), and meditation sessions, students are encouraged to develop a consistent and authentic practice that forms the foundation of their teaching.

3. Develop teaching skills: Our program focuses on developing effective teaching skills. Students learn how to structure and sequence yoga classes, deliver clear and concise instructions, and create a safe and supportive environment for their future students.

4. Explore asana alignment and adjustments: We provide in-depth knowledge of asana alignment, including proper body mechanics and adjustments. Students learn how to guide students into safe and beneficial postures, preventing injuries and maximizing the benefits of each pose.

5. Understand anatomy and physiology: An essential aspect of yoga teaching is understanding the human body. Our training includes the study of anatomy and physiology relevant to yoga practice. Students gain insights into the muscular, skeletal, and nervous systems, enhancing their understanding of how yoga affects the body.

6. Learn pranayama and meditation techniques: We introduce students to various pranayama techniques (breathing exercises) and meditation practices. These ancient practices help students cultivate mindfulness, deepen their breath awareness, and develop a calm and focused mind.

7. Study yoga philosophy and ethics: Students explore the philosophy and ethical principles of yoga, including the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. They gain insights into the eight limbs of yoga, yamas (ethical guidelines), niyamas (self-disciplines), and the application of these principles in their personal and teaching lives.

8. Enhance teaching methodology: Our training equips students with effective teaching methodologies. They learn how to create lesson plans, manage class dynamics, provide modifications and variations for different students' needs, and offer skillful hands-on adjustments.

9. Practice teaching and receive feedback: Students have numerous opportunities to practice teaching throughout the course. They receive constructive feedback from experienced teachers, enabling them to refine their teaching skills and build confidence in their ability to lead yoga classes.

10. Embrace a yogic lifestyle: Our program encourages students to embrace a yogic lifestyle beyond the mat. We explore Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga, and provide insights into healthy dietary practices, mindful living, and self-care routines.

11. Foster self-growth and self-discovery: Beyond teaching skills, our training program aims to facilitate personal growth and self-discovery. Students are encouraged to explore their own limitations, beliefs, and fears, enabling them to connect with their authentic self and develop a strong sense of self-awareness.

12. Build a supportive yoga community: Throughout the training, students form connections and bonds with fellow participants and teachers. We foster a supportive and inclusive community that continues to inspire and uplift long after the program is completed.

Our 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training program offers a comprehensive curriculum that empowers students to become skilled and confident yoga teachers. By achieving these course objectives, students are well-prepared to embark on their yoga teaching journey and make a positive impact on the lives of others through the practice of yoga.

Course Syllabus - 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training

In this intensive yoga course, you will know the history of Yoga, its philosophy, Human Physiology & Anatomy, teaching methodology, alignments, variations, adjustments, & modifications, and other nuances of teaching and your own practice. We conduct a chanting session as we believe that chanting the Vedic mantra generates positive vibrations and connects with the universe. In our Ashtanga session, you will practice the Primary Series (the First Series or Yoga Chikitsa), which literally means yoga therapy. The regular practice of this series heals all sicknesses and cleanses the body for deeper Yogic practice. Our Shatkarma and Pranayama sessions remove the blockages in the Nadis. The course covers the study of Yoga Philosophy including Bhagwad Geeta, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, and other yogis texts, you will also practice yogic lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers.

Recitation of Sacred Sound (Mantra Chanting)

The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra is special and rich with spiritual energy.

  • Aum Namah Shivaya
  • Aum Sarveshaam Svastir-Bhavatu
  • Aum Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah
  • Gayatri Mantra
  • Aum Brahmarpanam
  • Aum Saha Navavatu
  • Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
  • Aum Asato Ma Sadgamaya
  • Aum Purnamadah Purnamidam
  • Patanjali Sloka
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Asana

Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series (also known as the First Series or Yoga Chikitsa), literally means yoga therapy. This when practiced regularly heals all sickness and purifies your body in preparation for deeper Yogic practice - both physical as well as meditative.

Sun Salutation

  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B

Standing Postures

  • Padangusthasana
  • Pada Hastasana
  • Utthita Trikonasana A, B
  • Utthita Parsvakonasana A,B
  • Prasarita Padottanasana A,B,C,D
  • Parsvottonasana
  • Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
  • Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Virabhadrasana I
  • Virabhadrasana II

Finishing Postures

  • Salamba Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • Urdvha Padmasana
  • Pindasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Uttana Padasana
  • Urdhva Dandasana
  • Sirsasana

Closing Postures

  • Balasana
  • Yoga Mudrasana
  • Padmasana
  • Tolasana
  • Shavasana

Sitting Postures

  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana A,B,C
  • Purvottasana
  • Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana
  • Trianga Mukaikapada Paschimottanasana
  • Janu Sisrasana A,B,C
  • Marichyasana A,B,C,D
  • Paripurna Navasana
  • Bhujapidasana
  • Kurmasana
  • Supta Kurmasana
  • Garbha Pindasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Baddha Konasana A,B
  • Upavista Konasana A,B
  • Supta Konasana
  • Supta Padangustasana
  • Ubhaya Padangustasana
  • Urdvha Mukha Paschimottanasana
  • Setu Bandhasana
  • Urdvha Dhanurasana
  • Paschimottanasana
  • Shavasana
Hatha Yoga Asana

Hatha yoga, derived from "ha" (sun) and "tha" (moon), refers to the practice of uniting opposing forces, such as balancing the body and mind, through physical postures (asanas) and breath control (pranayama).

Sun Salutation

  • Namaskarasana
  • Urdhva Hastasana
  • Padahastasana
  • Eka Pada Prasaranasana
  • Dwipada Prasaranasana
  • Sashtanga Namaskarasana
  • Bhujangasana
  • Bhudarasana
  • Eka Pada Prasaranasana
  • Padahastasana
  • Urdhva Hastasana
  • Tadasana

Standing Postures

  • Uttitha Trikonasana
  • Parivratta Trikonasana
  • Uttitha Parsvakonasana
  • Parivratta Parsvakonasana
  • Prasarita Padottanasana A
  • Prasarita Padottanasana C
  • Virbhadrasana A
  • Virbhadrasana C
  • Virbhadrasana B
  • Ardha Chandrasana
  • Vraksasana
  • Garudasana
  • Natarajasana
  • Uttitha Hasta Padangusthasana B
  • Uttitha Hasta Padangusthasana A
  • Padangusthasana Padhastasana
  • Padhastasana

Sitting Postures

  • Malasana
  • Bakasana
  • Paschimottasana
  • Purvottasana
  • Marichayasana A
  • Marichayasana C
  • Janu Sisrasana A
  • Parivartta JanuSirsana
  • Trianga Mukhaika Pada Paschimottasana
  • Krounchasana
  • Bharadwajasana
  • Gomukasana
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana
  • Akarna Dhanurasana
  • Parighasana
  • Ustrasana
  • Baddha Konasana
  • Upavistha Konasana
  • Kurmasana/Suptha Kurmasana

Finishing & Closing Postures

  • Bhunjasana
  • Salabhasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Sethu Bandhasana
  • Urdhva Dhanurasana
  • Pincha Mayurasana
  • Vrischikasana
  • Sirsasana
  • Balasana
  • Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Yoga Mudrasana
  • Tolasana
  • Shavasana
Introduction to Pranayama (Breathing Practices)

Pranayama is the control of breath. The basic movements of pranayama are inhalation, retention of breath, and exhalation. “The yogi’s life is not measured by the number of days but by the number of his breaths,” says Iyengar.

  • Four Aspects of Pranayama.
  • Natural Breathing
  • Abdominal (or diaphragmatic) Breathing
  • Thoracic Breathing
  • Clavicular Breathing
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Nadi Shodhana Pranayama ( psychic network purification)
  • Sheetali Pranayama ( cooling breath)
  • Sheetkari Pranayama ( hissing breath)
  • Bhramari Pranayama ( humming bee breath)
  • Ujjayi Pranayama ( the psychic breath)
  • Bhastrika Pranayama ( bellows breath)
  • Kapalbhati Pranayama ( frontal brain cleansing breath)
  • Moorchha Pranayama ( swooning or fainting breath)
  • Surya Bheda Pranayama (vitality stimulating breath)
Yoga Mudras - To Overcome Any Ailments

Introduction to Mudra

Types of Mudra
  • Hasta ( Hand Mudras)
  • Mana ( Head mudras)
  • Kaya ( Postural mudras)
  • Bandha ( Lock mudras)
  • Adhara ( Perineal mudras)
The Five Prana Mudra
  • Prana, literally the “forward moving air”.
  • Apana, literally the “air that moves away”.
  • Udana, literally the “upward moving air”.
  • Samana, literally the “balancing air”.
  • Vyana, literally the “outward moving air”.
An Introduction to the Bandhas

Students learn the technique of consciously blocking and unblocking energy flow to different parts of their body.

  • Introduction to Bandhas
  • Preparation for Bandhas
  • Bandhas and the Granthis
  • Benefits of Bandhas
  • Jalandhara Bandha (Throat lock)
  • Moola Bandha (Perineum contraction)
  • Uddiyana Bandha (Abdominal contraction)
  • Maha Bandha (The great lock)
Meditation (Dhyana)

Meditation as a practice has gained wide popularity due to its numerous benefits.

  • Introduction of Meditation
  • Origion & history of Meditation
  • Breath awarness Meditation
  • AUM chanting Meditation
  • Trataka Meditation
  • Dynamic Meditation
  • Ajapa Meditation
  • Antar Maun (Inner Silemce Meditation)
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Silence Practice
  • Meditation Pose
Yoga Nidra - The Yoga Of Psychic Sleep

Yoga nidra, a Sanskrit term meaning "yogic sleep" is a deep relaxation technique and a form of meditation.Also called "psychic sleep," yoga nidra is a state between sleeping and waking.

  • How to do Yoga Nidra
  • Benefits of Yoga Nidra
  • Getting ready for Yoga Nidra
Yoga Cleansing- Kriyas for purification of body

Yogic cleansing exercises are important to learn how to incorporate your breath and meditate properly during physical aspects of yoga. It also removes the blockages in the energy channels.

  • Introduction to Shatkarma
  • Preparation for Shatkarma
  • Benefits of Shatkarma
  • Jala Neti (Nasal cleansing with water)
  • Rubber Neti (Nasal cleansing with rubber)
  • Vaman Dhauti (Regurgitative cleansing)
  • Nauli (Abdominal massaging)
Anatomy and Physiology (Sharir Vijnan)

Proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during and after practice. There are two kinds of yoga anatomy: physical and spiritual. Understanding both types is needed.

  • Body Planes
  • Joints
  • Anatomical Movements
  • Muscle & Posture
  • Yoga & Posture
  • Muscular System
  • Spine
  • Deformities of the spine
  • Pelvic Region
  • The Human Knee
  • Tendon & Ligaments
  • Rhomboids minor & major
  • Supraspinatus Muscle
  • Infraspinatus Muscle
  • Subscapularis Muscle
  • Teres Minor
  • Deltoid
  • Bicep Brachii
  • Tricep Brachii
  • Pectoralis Minor
  • Rectus Abdominus
  • Trapezius
  • Latissimus Dorsi
  • Llipsoas
  • Digestive System
  • Circulatory System
  • Respiratory System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • Chakra
Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Darshana)

Yoga Philosophy is the foundation of our yoga practice and is the key to earn yogic strength. Through the path of Vedanta Philosophy, you will establish a solid, well-rounded yoga practice.

  • Sanatana Dharma
  • Vedas
  • Puranas
  • The Four Goals of Life
  • The Four Stage of Life
  • The Vedic System of Duties
  • The Six System of Indian Philosophy
  • Patanjali’s Yog Sutras
  • Citta Vritti
  • Afflictions of the mind
  • The Eight Limbs of Yog
  • Stages of Samadhi
  • The Six Yoga System
  • Jnana Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Karma Yoga
  • Mantra Yoga
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Laya Yoga
  • Raja Yoga
Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)

Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.

  • Demonstration
  • Alignment
  • Instructions
Teaching Methodology

A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation. At Adi Yoga Ashram, our students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment for an enjoyable and transformative experience.

  • Positive & conscious communication.
  • Friendship and trust.
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting.
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching.
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning.
Assessments are based on:

Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers

  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behavior

Yoga in India: A More Holistic Approach

India holds the distinction of being the birthplace of Yoga, with its origins dating back thousands of years. This ancient practice was developed by numerous revered monks and sages who sought to cultivate physical and mental well-being. Their profound desire for elevated meditation and ultimate attainment of Samadhi necessitated a fit and disease-free body. Yoga, when practiced optimally, not only promotes physical health but also preserves youthfulness. Therefore, it is worthwhile to explore why India surpasses Western countries as an exceptional destination for embracing Yoga.

Authentic Yoga Teachings

People travel to India to experience authentic yoga, as many of the most popular yoga styles originated there. These styles were developed by Indian yoga masters, and people can learn directly from them in India. Adi Yoga Ashram is a leading yoga teacher training school in Rishikesh that has been offering authentic yoga for over 30 years. This means that people can learn yoga in its original form, as it was practiced in India for centuries.

Philosophical Beliefs

In India Yoga is considered more than just a physical practice. It is a philosophy that encompasses the body, mind, and spirit. In India, yoga is not just a form of exercise, but a way of life. This is why yoga teacher training in India is so important. In addition to learning the physical postures, you will also learn about the philosophy of yoga and how to apply it to your own life. The benefits of yoga are many. It can help you improve your physical health, mental clarity, and emotional well-being. It can also help you connect with your inner self and find peace and harmony in your life.

Spiritual Environment

Yoga in India is often seen as a spiritual practice, while yoga in the West is often seen as a form of exercise or relaxation. As a result, the yoga environment in India is more spiritual and traditional, while the yoga environment in the West is more physical and fitness-oriented. In India, yoga is often practiced in ashrams, which are spiritual communities. This provides students with a unique opportunity to learn about yoga in a traditional setting. In the West, yoga is often practiced in studios or gyms. This can be a more convenient option, but it may not offer the same level of spiritual depth as practicing yoga in an ashram.

Answers of Most asked QUESTIONS

Frequent Asked Questions

A 200-hour yoga teacher training course is a foundational program that provides a comprehensive understanding of yoga philosophy, asana practice, teaching methodology, anatomy, and meditation. It equips participants with the necessary skills to teach yoga to others confidently. At Adi Yoga Ashram, our 200-hour course offers a well-rounded curriculum, practical teaching experience, and an immersive yogic environment.

The 200-hour yoga teacher training at Adi Yoga Ashram, including shared accommodation, is priced at 1099 USD. This cost covers accommodation, meals, course materials, and certification. We aim to provide high-quality training at an affordable price, ensuring accessibility to aspiring yoga teachers.

The 200-hour training is typically completed in 25 days.

Before your yoga teacher training, establish a consistent yoga practice to familiarize yourself with basic postures. Focus on building strength, flexibility, and stamina. Read books on yoga philosophy, anatomy, and teaching methodology. Embrace a healthy lifestyle and cultivate self-care practices. Prepare mentally and emotionally for an intensive learning experience and an enriching personal journey.

When packing for a yoga teacher training program, include comfortable clothing suitable for practice & normal cloths according to the weather, yoga mat, hygine products, a reusable water bottle, slippers and pair of shoe, medicine if you take any, and any personal items you may need. Adi Yoga Ashram provides detailed information regarding packing recommendations to ensure you have a comfortable and fulfilling experience.

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