200 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Taining in India

  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Duration: 26 Days


$799 $899

Shared Room

$1099 $1199

Private Room



Shared Room


Private Room

  • Offering Teacher Training since 2011
  • More than 1000 graduates
  • Intimate class size of 18-20 students max
  • Learn in Paradise, stunning locations

🧘 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India


200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India is a beginner level yoga course that helps in connecting a person with his soul. Indian yoga ashram offers 200 hour multi-stylish (Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga) yoga teacher training course, registered with yoga alliance USA.

A person who is willing to step into the yoga career should start with the 26 days of Yoga Teacher Training Program. This "200 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh" is known as the beginner level yoga teacher training program. This helps in making you aware of the concepts and basics of yoga.

Yoga is the path to attain the utmost serenity in life. With the art of yoga, one can integrate the mind, soul, and body to overcome the disabilities of life. It is ample to fill the body with positive energy by eradicating the flaws and negativeness from the body. From the ancient era, it is the optimum way to interact with yourself. In the busy and polluted life of cities, we often get lost in the materialistic world. Moreover, we don't even get time to connect with ourselves.

In the Yoga training program, you will be introduced to yoga asana practices and the philosophy of yoga. As the initial yoga learner, the yoga teacher from Indian Yoga Ashram tells you about the evolution of yoga in the timeline of history.

Also, the beginner level yoga course includes the study and practicing of Yoga Methodology, Meditation, Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Anatomy, Yoga Postures, and Pranayama. This yoga course acts as the first step in our Yoga Teaching career.

200 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh Certified by Yoga Alliance is always the preferred choice for yogis for teaching in every corner of the world.

200 Hour Yoga TTC in Rishikesh by 🧘 Indian Yoga Ashram

A Best Yoga School in Rishikesh imparts the authentic Yoga Teacher Training Certification. We are a Yoga Alliance registered school in Rishikesh that renders a pure naturalistic environment. Our Yoga School is like an authentic yoga ashram that makes you aware of all the basic concepts of yoga. Situated in between the mesmerizing lush green surroundings, our 200 Hour Yoga TTC surely made you fall in love with yoga.

Yoga learning in stillness under the guidance of our experienced and qualified yoga teachers is always a treat for yoga lovers. With both theoretical and practical segments, our yoga training course helps you in learning and applying yogic concepts. We try to create a student-friendly atmosphere so that the new students can easily cope up with the yoga learning process. In this course, we focus on learning yogic concepts and building self-confidence.

Salient Features of 🧘 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Daily Schedule

  • 05:00 Morning Bell
  • 05:30 – 06:00 Morning Tea
  • 06:00 – 06:30 Pranayama & Shatkarma
  • 06:30 – 08:30 Vinyasa Flow Yoga
  • 08:30 – 09:30 Breakfast
  • 09:30 – 10:30 Anatomy and Physiology
  • 11:00 – 12:30 Yoga Philosophy
  • 12:30 – 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:15 – 14:45 Rest/self-study
  • 15:00 – 16:00 Postures Alignment
  • 16:00 – 17:30 Ashtanga Yoga Asana
  • 18:00 – 19:00 Meditation/Mantra Chanting
  • 19:15 – 20:15 Dinner time
  • 20:15 – 21:45 Self Study – Rest time.
  • 22:00 Sleep (Light Closed)

YTTC Fees & Dates

Yoga Alliance USA Certification

Course Duration: 26 Days/25 Nights
Fees for International Student:

$799 Shared Room

$1099 Private Room

Fees for Indian Student:

₹27,999 Shared Room

₹37,999 Private Room


Course Syllabus of 🧘 200 Hours Yoga TTC in Rishikesh

  1. 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-
  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 included in the Course Fees?
  • 25 nights shared Accommodation
  • Free Pickup From Dehradun Airport
  • 3 Times daily nutritious vegetarian meals and herbal tea
  • 1 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 in the Course Fees?
  • Air fare
  • Private Accommodation- 149 USD Extra.
  • Private Accommodation for indian students- 5000 INR Extra.
  • Room Heater - 100 USD Extra
  • Air-conditioner- 100 USD Extra

Frequently Asked Questions

What is 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course?

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh that entitles you to teach yoga around the world, this is the first yoga TTC course that one should enroll in if one desires to teach officially, 200 hour TTC consists of all basics of yoga such as philosophy of yoga , asanas, pranayama, meditation, body alignment , mantra chanting, yoga anatomy. Different school or institutions may provide YTTC(yoga teachers training course) courses in different yoga styles such as Ashtanga & vinyasa TTC , Hatha yoga TTC, etc. A person who has no experience in yoga can also start his journey with this course to discover his path either being a practitioner or even to make career in yoga teaching.

I am Beginner, can I Join 200 Hour Yoga TTC Course?

Being a beginner this can be the best course to start with as 200 Hour Yoga TTC Rishikesh contains the syllabus that lays a good foundation for a practitioner and helps him know yoga for his own practice and even to teach around the world.

What Is a Yoga Alliance Certification?

yoga alliance certification is internationally recognized credential that shows that you have met the minimum requirement of the their teaching standards, after registering this certification on yoga alliance platform you are considered RYS(registered yoga teacher ) and you get listed among yoga leaders around the world , you also get access to free yoga workshop led by yoga professionals.

What Is Included in the Stay During the 200 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training Course?

while your stay in a Yoga school in Rishikesh you get 3 times meal , tea, excursion to sacred places of rishikesh(temples, cave), some schools may provide you with services like ayurvedic massage, Sound healing sessions, Reiki sessions , beach yoga, dance classes, traditional north Indian food feast, etc.

What Does Rys 200 Mean?

RYS stands for Registered yoga school , if you are planning to do yoga Teacher training course make sure you enroll yourself in the school which is registered in Yoga alliance then only they will be given the affiliation and they may be called as RYS200, RYS300and RYS500.

Are the Teachers Well Qualified?

To register a yoga school on yoga alliance they demand for 2 to 3 E-RYT500(3 years experienced yoga teacher) , so , recognized schools or institution will have qualified and experienced teacher only so they can manage to deliver the quality education, yet be aware there are plethora of yoga institutions which may not want to hire experienced teacher since they have to pay them high wages.

Is It Necessary to Know About Yoga to Do a 200 Hour Yoga TTC?

200 Hour Yoga TTC in India is a beginner course , therefore, it is completely fine to join and start from the scratch, though it is always good to have some information.

What Should I Eat While Doing Yoga?

Yoga is practiced for good health firstly and then for spiritual growth in both cases it is important you consume the food that suits your body the best and it treats you holistically, Satvic food(easy digetible food, moderate in taste and spices , fresh , natural) is what during yoga practice is suggested.

How Can I Become a Certified Yoga Instructor? Or Yoga Teacher

To become a certified yoga teacher you have to complete minimum of 200 hour Yoga teacher training where you learn the fundamentals of yoga, it can be done in any RYS(registered yoga school) on yoga alliance.

Do You Provide Transportation for Sight Seeing?

During the course we take students to excursion where they visit sacred temples , caves , waterfall, etc. And school takes the responsibility of transportation or even meal sometimes.

What Are the Facilities in the Room?

If you are coming to practice yoga and not to visit and stay in some luxuries hotel you may have to satisfied with a cozy enough room that consists of a private lat bath, an almirah, ventilation and with balcony.

Is It Safe Place for Foreigners to Visit and Stay?

Rishikesh is a place where we are surrounded by the sacred mountains himalayas and we feel to live among sages and saints and it represents the perfect place to start your spiritual journey, therefore, it is totally safe to visit Rishikesh , people may even help you seeing you helpless.

Which Type of Certificate You Provide Yoga TTC?

We as a school are registered with yoga alliance with the affiliation of RYS500, which means we hold the authorization to provide 200, 300 and 500 hour TTC certificate.

Recommendations for 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course are designed to provide a practitioner with basics , history and methods of yoga, for TTC, reccommended books are:- Hatha yoga pradipika, Gerand Samhita, yogmala(ashtanga vinyasa book) Patanjali yoga sutra, additinally :- Asan pranayam mudra bandh , yoga anatomy , yoga sequencing, etc.

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