500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Course fee: 1499 USD (For International Students)
65,999/- INR (For Indian Students)

Course Details
  • 57 Days Accommodation
  • Beginers To Intermediate
  • Satvic Food
  • Free Yoga Kit
  • Sunday Excursion
  • Certificate by Yoga Alliance

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh India

Indian Yoga Ashram offers offers Advanced Multi-Style (Ashtanga/ Vinyasa Flow / Hatha Yoga) 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, Registered with Yoga Alliance USA. When we are talking about integrating the three segments mind, soul, and body in one direction, Yoga is the first and foremost thing that strikes our mind. For outer impurity, people bathe but we often forget about eradicating the inner impurity. Yoga is like rain that vanishes the impurity of the body from inside. However, it's not easy to do so. For that one need a calm and natural environment. Indian Yoga School as the best Yoga School in Rishikesh imparts the stillness and naturalistic atmosphere to accelerate the benefits of yoga learning. 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course is the combination of 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh and 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh.

This is an advanced level yoga learning course in Rishikesh that builds proficiency in yourself. After the completion of the 500 Hours Yoga program, you can teach in any corner of the world with proficiency. This yoga course is all about building perfection and transforming an aspirant yoga into a Yog Guru. This program is all about exploring the deepest roots of yoga in two months of learning. It is regarded as the journey of self- exploration by drowning in the ocean of spirituality and yoga knowledge.

500 Hours Yoga TTC in Rishikesh by Indian Yoga Ashram

500 Hours Yoga TTC by Indian Yoga Ashram is an advanced level yoga teacher training course. It is divided into two parts. The first part contains 200 Hours of Yoga TTC followed by 300 Hours Yoga program. During the first month, you will learn and practice the curriculum of 200 Hours. It includes forging the strongest foundation of yoga learning. During this month the students will be introduced to the basics and concepts of yoga. As a beginner-level yoga student, this section of the course is for making you understand the factual art of yoga. Moreover, the students during the first month learn how to do Yoga Asana and their benefits. The second section of 500 Hours YTTC consists of completing 300 YTTC. During this tenure, your skills are sharpened for perfection. Eradication of all the smallest possible defects in Yoga Asana and knowledge is done during the course.

This yoga course by Indian Yoga School is not only a teaching certification but it the journey to evolve as a Yog Guru. Moreover, 500 TTC in Rishikesh shapes the personality of a yoga teacher and improves your yogic knowledge and postures. The second half of the course is the advanced level yoga learning with intensive training of yoga. This is a Yoga Alliance certified best 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh to fabricate a person into a stockpile of yoga knowledge.

Highlights of Our 500 Hour YTTC in Rishikesh

  •   Improving the Yogic and Spiritual practices.
  •   Deepen your practice of Ashtanga, Hatha, and Vinyasa Style of Yoga.
  •   Excursions to the beautiful places of Rishikesh.
  •   Calm and spacious yoga and meditation hall in the stillness of nature.
  •   Brushing up your skills.
  •   Building in-class confidence and class conducting techniques
  •   Healthy, Satvic, and Organic diet.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training - Course Syllabus

  • Ashtanga yoga primary series sequence made by K. pattabhi jois, In 200 Hours yoga Teacher Training Course 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-
  • On 1st week- introduction to Ashtanga yoga followed by Sun salutation A & B.
  • On 2 nd week - Standing sequence postures & use of yoga props.
  • On 3 rd week - Seated sequence postures & Finishing sequence postures.
  • 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

  • Pawanmuktasana series A
  • Surya Namaskar ( Hatha)
  • Virbhadrasana A & B
  • Utthita Trikona asana
  • Parvakonasana
  • Parivritta parsvakonasana
  • Parivritta Trikonasana
  • parsvaottanasana

Sitting postures

  • Bhardwaj asana
  • Merudanda vakrasana
  • Ardha matsendrasana
  • Ardha ustrasana
  • Bhujangasana
  • Ardha salbasana
  • Paschimottasana
  • Janusirsasana
  • purvottansana
  • pawan muktasana series B

2nd week

  • pawan muktasana C / A
  • Surya namaskar B
  • Trikonasana
  • Parsvakonasana
  • Virbhadrasana A
  • Virbhadrasana B
  • Ardha chandrasana
  • Virbhadrasana C
  • Utthita hasta padangusthasana A/ B
  • Vriksasana
  • Garudasana

Sitting postures

  • Marichyasana A
  • Marichyasana B
  • Marichyasana C

Back bending postures

  • Ustrasana
  • Rajkapottasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Chakrasana
  • Setubandhasana

Forward fold

  • Paschimottanasana
  • Janu sirsasana
  • Triangmukha ekapada paschimotanasana
  • Gatyamal paschimotanasana
  • purvottanasana
  • Inversions
  • Sarvagasana
  • Core exercises

3rd Week

  • Sun salutation A/ B/ C (Hatha yoga)
  • Sequencing
  • Virbhadrasana A & B
  • Trikonasana
  • Parivrtta Trikonasana
  • Parsvakonasana
  • Parivrittaparsvakonasana
  • Arm-balancing
  • Bakasana
  • Mayurasana
  • Eka padabaka dhyanasana
  • Parsva bakasana
  • Dwi hasta bhujasana
  • Hamasana
  • Vashisthasana
  • Vrischikasana
  • Kaundilyasana
  • Astavakrasana
  • Inversions
  • Sarvangasana
  • Sirsasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Savasana
  • Teaching methodology

4th Week

  • Teachings
  • Doubts

  • Introduction to Yoga Philosophy ,
  • its philosophy and evolution
  • Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
  • Nadis ( Ida Pingala& Sushumna)
  • Chakras the energy channels
  • Explanation to Hatha yoga limbs( Shatkarma, Asana< Pranayama etc.)
  • Introduction to Yoga Philosophy(Yog Darshan)
  • Eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga
  • Pancha - Vayus
  • Panchakoshas
  • Sattva , Rajas & Tamas (Triguna)
  • 4 padas of yoga sutras
  • 3 Ages
  • Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
  • Introduction to Vedas
  • Question & Answers

  • Body Movement & Planes
  • Joints and How to Protect them in Asanas
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Muscles
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Ankle
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Knee
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Hip
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Spine
  • 8. Anatomy and Physiology of Shoulder
  • Breathing mechanism in Yoga
  • Workshop on different Asanas
  • Physiology of Muscles
  • Short introduction to Mudras & Bandhas
  • Food & Digestive System
  • Introduction to Respiratory System
  • Introduction to Nervous System

  • Introduction of Pranayama
  • Intoduction to shatkarma (six cleansing practices)
  • Benefits of pranayama
  • introduction to meditative poses
  • Introduction to mudras
  • General guidelines
  • Clavicular Breathing
  • Thorocic Breathing
  • Diaphragmatic Breathing
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Ujjayi
  • Bhastrika
  • Kapalbhati
  • Nadi � Sodhana
  • Bhramari
  • Surya � Bhedi
  • Chandra � Bhedi
  • Sheetali
  • Sheetkari

  • Mula Bandhas
  • Udiyana bandha
  • Jalandhar bandha
  • Maha bandha

  • Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya (Mantra from Upanishad)
  • Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  • Vande Gurunam Charnarvinde(Ashtanga opening mantra)
  • Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara ( Guru stotram)
  • Swasti Prajabhyay(Ashtanga closing mantra)
  • Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  • Om Tryambakam Yajamahe ( Mantra on lord shiva)
  • Om sahana vavatu ( Mantra from Upanishad)
  • Yogena Cittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
  • Hare rama, Hare Krishna ( Maha mantra)

  • Jnana mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Shanmukhi
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Shambhavi mudra
  • Nasikagra/ pranav

  • Jalaneti
  • Rubber-neti
  • Eye-cleansing
  • Kapalbhati- cleansing the lungs
  • kunjal - stomach cleansing

  • How to sequence a class
  • How to work with breathing and posture to create an appropriate sequence
  • How to adjust
  • How to work with different level of students
  • How to cue / instruct at different level
  • Building Positive & conscious communication, Friendship and trust
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstration, observation.
  • Assisting
  • Correcting
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning.

  • Fundamentals of Body alignment
  • What is need of alignment
  • Standing poses
  • Seated postures
  • Backward extension postures
  • Forward extension postures
  • Twisting postures
  • Inverted postures
  • How to do a pose
  • What is alignment of a pose

  • Introduction to Meditation
  • Why Meditation ?
  • Obstacles in Meditation
  • Role of concentration in Meditation tips for developing concentration Meditation on Body and Breath
  • different types of meditation technique
  • Om / Mantra Meditation
  • Antat and Bahir
  • Trataka
  • Osho Dynamic meditation
  • Tips for Silence Meditation Practice Japa Meditation
  • Ajapa japa
  • Antar mouna
  • Nada bhrahma Meditation

  • Written Test
  • Asana Practical Test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behaviour

  • sound healing
  • keertan meditation
  • Beach yoga
  • Acro yoga
  • Yin yoga
  • Partner yoga
  • Iyenger class
  • Ayurvedic class

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training - Course Schedule

  05:00 AM - Morning Bell

  06:00 To 07:00 AM - Shatkarma & Pranayama

  07:00 To 08:30 AM - Vinyasa flow Yoga

  08:30 To 09:30 AM - Breakfast

  09:30 To 10:30 AM - Yoga Philosophy

  10:45 To 11:45 AM - Yoga Anatomy

  12:00 To 01:00 PM - Alingment & Adjustment

  01:00 To 02:00 PM - Lunch

  04:00 T0 05:30 PM - Ashtanga Yoga

  06:00 To 07:00 PM - Meditation

  07:00 To 08:00 PM - Dinner

  10:00 PM - Lights off

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training - Course Syllabus

First-week Ashtanga primary series(Yoga Chikitsa) will be practiced which will be led by a teacher and the Mysore style will be practiced by students to improve their self-practice.

Following 3 weeks Ashtanga Intermediate series( Nadi Shudhi) will be explained and practiced as per the level of student’s postures will be practiced with appropriate modification.

  • Introduction to shatkarma
  • Jalaneti Satkarma (Nasal cleansing with salty water)
  • Rubber neti (Nasal cleansing with a rubber string)
  • Agnisar Kriya
  • Nauli Kriya
  • Kapalbhati Cleansing
  • Kunjal (stomach cleansing)
  • Shankha prakshalana( digestive tract cleansing)

  • On your feet Yogasanas
  • Seated Vinyasa Sequences
  • Seated posterior stretch sequences
  • On one leg yogasanas
  • The supine sequence
  • The bow pose sequence
  • The triangle pose sequence
  • The inverted posture sequence
  • Meditative pose sequence
  • Viseha Vinyasa karma

  • Introduction of Paranayama
  • The pranic body
  • Annamaya kosha
  • Manomaya kosha
  • Pranamaya Kosha
  • Vijnanamaya Kosha
  • Anandamaya Kosha
  • Pancha prana
  • Natural Breathing
  • Yogic breathing
  • Nadi shodhana
  • Traditional Pranayama
  • Different technique of breathing
  • Sheetali Pranayama
  • Sheetkari pranayama
  • Bhramari pranayama
  • Ujjayi pranayama
  • Bhastika Pranayama
  • Kapalbhati Pranayama
  • Surya Bheda Pranayama with ratio
  • Chandra bhedana pranayama

  • Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya (Mantra from Upanishad)
  • Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  • Vande Gurunam Charnarvinde(Ashtanga opening mantra)
  • Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara ( Guru stotram)
  • Swasti Prajabhyay(Ashtanga closing mantra)
  • Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  • Om Tryambakam Yajamahe ( Mantra on lord shiva)
  • Om sahana vavatu ( Mantra from Upanishad)
  • Om Bhur Bhuva Swaha
  • Yogena Cittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
  • Hare rama, Hare Krishna ( Maha mantra)
  • Workshop on different Asanas
  • Physiology of Muscles
  • Short introduction to Mudras & Bandhas
  • Food & Digestive System
  • Introduction to Respiratory System
  • Introduction to Nervous System

  • Introduction of Mudras
  • Jnana mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Yog mudra
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Nasikagra mudra
  • Shambhavi mudra
  • Pranav mudra
  • Vishnu mudra
  • Pancha prana mudra
  • Pancha tatva mudra

  • Introduction to bandha & Co activation
  • Jalandhara bandha
  • Moola bandha
  • Uddiyana bandha
  • Maha bandha
  • Kulph Bandha
  • Janu Bandha
  • Kati Bandha
  • Kurpara Bandha
  • Mani Bandha
  • Amsa Bandha

  • Introduction to Meditation
  • Why Meditation ?
  • Meditation and Brain waves Meditation and its effect on Stress Management
  • Obstacles in Meditation
  • Role of concentration in Meditation tips for developing concentration Meditation on Body and Breath
  • different meditation tecnique
  • Om / Mantra Meditation
  • Antat and Bahir Dhyana
  • Trataka
  • Dynamic meditation
  • Tips for Silence Meditation
  • Japa Meditation
  • Ajapa japa
  • Antar mouna
  • Nada Meditation

  • How to sequence a class
  • How to work with breathing and posture to create an appropriate sequence
  • How to adjust
  • How to work with different level of students
  • How to cue / instruct at different level
  • Building Positive & conscious communication, Friendship and trust
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstration, observation.
  • Assisting
  • Correcting
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning.

  • How to sequence a class
  • How to work with breathing and posture to create an appropriate sequence
  • How to adjust
  • How to work with different level of students
  • How to cue / instruct at different level
  • Building Positive & conscious communication, Friendship and trust
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstration, observation.
  • Assisting
  • Correcting
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning.

  • Fundamentals of Body alignment
  • Ashtanga intermediate series postures alignment
  • Standing poses
  • Seated postures
  • Backward extension postures
  • Forward extension postures
  • Twisting postures
  • Inverted postures
  • How to do a pose
  • What is alignment of a pose
  • Common mistakes
  • Precautions
  • Contraindication
  • Benefits
  • Modification
  • Adjustments

  • Introduction applied yoga anatomy
  • Anatomical explanation of Asana
  • Importance of movements
  • yogic Jorney to travel Yoga
  • intoduction to skeleton system
  • Yogic exploration of bones and joints
  • Understanding the joint mobility
  • Restriction in Mobility
  • Compression
  • Introduction to muscular system
  • contraction
  • tension, tightness, strength weakness of a muscle
  • Understanding flexibility & strength
  • muscle relaxation technique
  • Co - Activation of muscles & Bandhas
  • Kulfa, janu, kati,amsa, mani Bandhas
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Neuromuscular system
  • Anatomical exploration of an exercise or posture
  • yogic approach to breathing and circulation
  • Diet for a yogic body

Yoga philosophy is one of the six major orthodox schools of Hinduism. Ancient, medieval and most modern literature often refers to the Yoga school of Hinduism simply as Yoga. It is closely related to the Samkhya school of Hinduism. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is a key text of the Yoga school of Hinduism.

Patanjali Yoga Sutras

  • hapter no 1st
  • Chapter no 2n

  • Shathkarma
  • Therapeutical Effects of Shathkarma
  • Kati Vasti Tridosha (Explanation of Tridosha)
  • Food Habits as per Tridosha
  • Nadi Parikshan
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Respiratory Diseases-
  • Diseases related to Respiration
  • Arthritis
  • Yog Nidra
  • Pranayama and its effects
  • Eyes diseases
  • Heart diseases
  • Heart opening Session

  • Written Test
  • Asana Practical Test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behaviour

  • sound healing
  • Acro yoga
  • Iyenger class
  • Ayurvedic class
  • Kirtan Session

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training - Course Schedule

  06:00 To 07:00 AM - Shatkarma & Pranayama

  07:00 To 08:30 AM - Vinyasa flow Yoga

  08:30 To 09:30 AM - Breakfast

  09:30 To 10:30 AM - Yoga Philosophy

  10:45 To 11:45 AM - Yoga Anatomy

  12:00 To 01:00 PM - Alingment & Adjustment

  01:00 To 02:00 PM - Lunch

  03:00 To 04:00 PM - Teaching Methodology

  04:00 T0 05:30 PM - Intermediate Ashtanga

  06:00 To 07:00 PM - Meditation

  07:00 To 08:00 PM - Dinner

  10:00 PM - Lights off

Course Month Course fee
01 June 2022 1499 USD (For International Students)
65,999/- INR (For Indian Students)
01 July 2022 1499 USD (For International Students)
65,999/- INR (For Indian Students)
01 Aug 2022 1499 USD (For International Students)
65,999/- INR (For Indian Students)
01 Sep 2022 1499 USD (For International Students)
65,999/- INR (For Indian Students)
Upcoming months 1499 USD (For International Students)
65,999/- INR (For Indian Students)

What is included in the Course Fees ?

  •   57 nights shared Accommodation
  •   Free Pickup From Dehradun Airport (Only for international students)
  •   3 Times daily nutritious vegetarian meals and herbal tea .
  •   2 ayurvedic Massage (Only For International Students) .
  •   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 in the Course Fees ?

  •   Air fare
  •   Private Accommodation- 350 USD Extra.
  •   Private Accommodation for Indian Students- 15000 INR Extra.
  •   Room Heater - 199 USD Extra
  •   Air-conditioner- 199 USD Extra.

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