100 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh, India

"Practice yoga, and all is coming” ~ Pattabhi Jois.

Namaste to everyone reading. We at Tattvaa Yogashala offer a variety of opportunities for students to come and grow their training level and grip themselves in their practice with the 100-hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training in India. This course focuses on the fundamentals of the Ashtanga primary series.

The primary series of Ashtanga yoga is called Yoga Chikitsa, meaning yoga therapy, as the cleansing and toning effect on both body and mind. On a physical level, the primary series's ashtanga yoga asanas (poses) create strength and flexibility, relaxing tense muscles and realigning the body and nervous system. During the Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga course, the series will begin with forward bends; then it comes to twists and at last hip openers breaking with a vinyasa between each asana.

On a cognitive level, through routine practice, concentration, willpower, mind-body awareness, and confidence are improved as we overpower the mental hindrances. Finally, on a low key, the primary series therapeutically clears the snags in the body's energy channels (known as Nadis). This clearing of obstacles allows the Prana (breath of life) to flow more freely, so the synchronization of body and mind can work more effectively.

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga comprises six series (Primary, Intermediate, and four Advanced Series), each with a set order of Ashtanga yoga postures. Each of the six series starts with Surya Namaskara (Sun Salutations), five of the A variation, and five of the B variation, heeded by the standing sequence. All the sequences end with the exact finishing sequence. Only the mid-section has different yoga asanas and focuses depending on the string. Traditionally the postures are always practised in a specific order and are taught in a Mysore style, with the teacher providing the practitioner with a new pose when they feel they are ready.

It is ideal for those with limited time, focused primarily on deepening their practice without necessarily the intention to teach, or for an intensive retreat to accelerate their yoga journey. With our 100-hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training in India, yoga learners can revive their journey and add extra hours to their existing certificates.

The course breaks down the primary series of Ashtanga Yoga in detail, covering the physics and energetics of each yoga asana, the principles behind the Ashtanga sequence of asanas, and an in-depth study of each asana and transition. This series is not just the access to ashtanga yoga; it is the bedrock. The series promotes a sound basis and balance of flexibility and strength. It is cultivated along other lines than we may be familiar with in its prime methodology. Every individual aims differently when it comes to moving their body. The approach to the series of asanas should also be based on that. The endeavour is much more internally oriented regarding Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga.

Why Ashtanga Yoga?

Ashtanga Yoga has several benefits for the body, mind and spirit:

  • For your body: It helps develop strength and flexibility, lubricates joints, tones muscles, massages inner organs, releases chronic tension between them, improves circulation and rejuvenation, and helps with weight loss.
  • For your mind: Ashtanga Vinyasa helps calm restless thoughts, promotes inner stability, supports mental clearness, and encourages self-awareness.
  • For your spirit: Invites profound stillness, encourages self-acceptance, and observes inner wisdom.

Our 100-hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training in India covers modifications, common alignment issues, methods, and tips to improve general practice. Indeed, this is the foundation of all the other Ashtanga yoga postures and works as a foundation for beginners. Important topics taught during the primary series study include the Vinyasa system of breath coordinated with movement, the practice of Bandhas (energy locks), and Drishti (gazing points of concentration).

Attention to detail and precision ensures that students progress quickly in developing their Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga practice, bringing health and balance to the body and the mind. The 100-hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training in India approaches Yoga holistically, including the study and practice of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga Philosophy lectures, and Yoga Nidra.

  • Level: Foundation
  • Yoga Style: Ashtanga Yoga
  • Language of Instruction: English & Hindi
  • Certification: 100 Hour Certificate
  • Location: Rishikesh
  • Course Fee: USD 850

Why Choose Our 100 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training In India?

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100 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training India

This Ashtanga yoga course in Rishikesh is open to all levels of yogis, including complete beginners to Ashtanga yoga. Regardless of where you have begun, the system will teach you the fundamentals of the primary series and help you develop a firm footing upon which to build your master-level teaching and training.

This Ashtanga yoga course in Rishikesh is also an excellent option for those who wish to complete their 200-hour training but want to make a more substantial foundation before embarking on it. Students can return for our 200-hour Ashtanga Yoga TTC course whenever convenient for them, and indeed many students decide to extend their stay and continue onto the 200-hour course straight away. If you feel interested or want to strengthen your grip after completing your 100-hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, you can be admitted to our 200-hour yoga teacher training in India right after.

Please note that upon completing the 100-hour teacher training program in India, you will receive a certificate indicating the completion of the 100-hour yoga training course. Note here that 100-hour Ashtanga yoga training does not qualify you to teach. But it will definitely give you an entrance to the world of Yoga. Using the basics of learned Ashtanga yoga postures, you can put them into your daily routine and make it healthier and happier.

However, if you use the 100 hours course to advance or sharpen your Ashtanga yoga postures, the additional hours can be added to your pre-existing yoga teaching certificates. The Ashtanga 100-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh generally runs throughout the year. Please refer to our schedule page for more up-to-date and detailed information.

Curriculum for 100-Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh
  • Daily sessions will allow you to learn different Breathing techniques, Asanas, Theories and Yogic philosophies. It also contains teachings on vinyasa, drishti, bandhas and mudras.
  • Teaching practice classes will help you understand the various methodologies used in teaching. In addition, it will provide you with plenty of skills to upgrade your teaching skills.
  • In-Depth classes will help you to overpower the mental hindrances and to develop flexibility and strength.
  • It also includes the principles of demonstration, various categories of warm-ups, meditation, self-control and yoga postures.
  • The faculty will instruct you to correct the alignment and poses in the Asanas. You will also learn to prescribe the people with various physical and mental abilities.

100 Hour Ashtanga YTT Course - Syllabus

Complete 100 hour Ashtanga YTT course syllabus.

  • Surya Namaskara [A]
  • Surya Namaskara [B]
  • Padangusthasana
  • Padahastasana
  • Utthita Trikonasana
  • Parivritta Trikonasana
  • Utthita Parsvakonasana
  • Parivritta Parsvakonasana
  • Prasarita Padottanasana [A]
  • Prasarita Padottanasana [B]
  • Prasarita Padottanasana [C]
  • Prasarita Padottanasana [D]
  • Parsvottanasana
  • Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana [A]
  • Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana [B]
  • Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana [C]
  • Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana [D]
  • Arddha Baddha Padmottanasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Virabhadrasana [A]
  • Virabhadrasana [B]
  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana [A]
  • Paschimottanasana [B]
  • Paschimottanasana [C]
  • Purvottanasanay
  • Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana
  • Tirianga Mukhaikapada Paschimottanasana
  • Janu Sirsasana [A]
  • Janu Sirsasana [B]
  • Janu Sirsasana [C]
  • Marichyasana [A]
  • Marichyasana [B]
  • Marichyasana [C]
  • Marichyasana [D]
  • Navasana
  • Setu Bandhasana
  • Urdhva Dhanurasana
  • Paschimottanasana
  • Salamba Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Uttana Padasana
  • Baddha Padmasana
  • Padmasana
  • Uttpluthih
  • Savasana

Pranayama Theory

  • Introduction of Pranayam,
  • Introduction of Pancha Prana
  • Sub Pranayam

Pranayama Practice

  • Deep Breathing.
  • Abdominal Breathing
  • Thoracic Breathing
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Kapal Bhati
  • Surya Bheda Pranayam
  • Nadi Sodhana Pranayam

  • The Yoga Mala - Sri K. Pattahbi Jois
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Swami Venkatesananda, Motilal publication
  • Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha (APMB) Yoga Darshan - Swami Niranjanananda Ji The Heart of Yoga, T.K.V. Desikachar
  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • The Science of Breath- Dr. M.L. Ghorole
  • Perennial Psychology of the Bhagavad Gita

  • Foundations of Yoga
  • History and tradition of Yoga
  • Karma Yoga
  • Tantra Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Jnana yoga
  • Mantra Yoga
  • Pancha Pranas
  • Chakras
  • Patanjali Yoga Sutras
  • Ashtanga yoga of patanjali

Important Information For 100 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Students

A complete guide for students to review the 100 hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training course gidelines at a glance.

Daily Schedule For 100 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training India

06:30 - 08:00AM Pranayama/ Meditation / Mantra Chanting
08:30 - 10:15AM Asana Practice Ashtanga Vinyasa Mysore Style or Led Class
10:30 - 12:00PM Breakfast / Brunch / Free Time / Study Time
12:00 - 01:30PM Yoga Principles / Philosophy / Yoga Sutra Lectures
02:00 - 03:00PM Yoga Nidra Meditation / Rest Time / Free time / Refreshing time
03:00 - 04:00PM Workshop / Study Time / Guest Lecturers
04:00 - 06:00PM Asana practice / Art of Adjustment / Body Alignment
06:30 - 07:30PM Dinner Time
07:30 - 08:30PM Rest Time / Free Time / Study Time
08:30 - 09:30PM Silence Meditation
09:30 - 06:00AM Mauna / Silence

Upcoming Course Dates For 100-Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training India

Here are the upcoming 100 hour ashtanga yoga teacher training course dates structure that will help the students to apply their preferred method at the right time.

Date Shared Accommodation Single Accommodation Status
07-Feb-2023 to 18-Feb-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Feb-2023 to 02-Mar-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-Mar-2023 to 18-Mar-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Mar-2023 to 30-Mar-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-Apr-2023 to 18-Apr-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Apr-2023 to 30-Apr-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-May-2023 to 18-May-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-May-2023 to 30-May-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-Jun-2023 to 18-Jun-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Jun-2023 to 30-Jun-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-Jul-2023 to 18-Jul-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Jul-2023 to 30-Jul-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-Aug-2023 to 18-Aug-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Aug-2023 to 30-Aug-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-Sep-2023 to 18-Sep-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Sep-2023 to 30-Sep-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-Oct-2023 to 18-Oct-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Oct-2023 to 30-Oct-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-Nov-2023 to 18-Nov-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Nov-2023 to 30-Nov-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
07-Dec-2023 to 18-Dec-2023 Part 1 $850 $1000 Enroll Now
19-Dec-2023 to 30-Dec-2023 Part 2 $850 $1000 Enroll Now

For more scheduled course dates ,availability , and price of shared room accommodation , please mail us at info@tattvaayoga.com, or for a quick question, you can also send us a WhatsApp message at +91-9068806322

Note: If you enroll 3 months before the course, get an early bird discount of 10%. So, Hurry Up and Enroll Now!

Course Fees For 100-Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training India

At Tattvaa Yogashala, we offer affordable course fees and the quickest payment methods.

Payment Options: Information and Instructions for the payment procedure will be sent to you with your acceptance letter. You must pay US$ 200 as a non-refundable deposit to reserve your seat. The balance of the payment must be made on Orientation Day upon arrival in Rishikesh. The Payment methods we accept are cash (Indian Rupees or US Dollars), credit card and online transfer using Transferwise. Payments by online transfer may be made in any Currency, as we will receive all payments in Indian Rupees.

Refund Policy: The course fee, including the deposit paid for registration, is non-refundable and is valid for one year from the actual course date. Students must pay a deposit to secure their space. The outstanding course fee must be paid in full before the course commences. Please note that we do not give refunds, so it is your responsibility to ensure that you are fully insured against any unforeseen circumstances that prevent you from attending the course or that require you to leave it early.

Fees: Fees include tuition for the course, single private room/double shared room accommodation, two full meals per day and a daily snack with tea.

Eligibility Criteria For 100-Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training India

This Ashtanga yoga primary asanas course for beginners is open to all levels, as we understand that you seek to add some more hours to your certificate or refresh your ashtanga postures. As the system demands, the applicant should be in good physical condition. Most importantly, the applicant arrives with an open mind and an eagerness to learn. The student should be able to dedicate themselves entirely to the course while at Tattvaa Yogashala. The 100-hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training program is very demanding, with at least 9 hours daily; 100% attendance is mandatory.

Participants must follow the schedule and attend all classes, sessions, and activities while the training schedule. As Rishikesh is a holy city, Meat, Alcohol and recreational drugs are restricted in Rishikesh. Therefore, please do not bring it from outside to fully experience the benefits of Yoga. The applicant should also have a basic understanding of the English language as the course is conducted in English, and the student will be required to speak English. Enrollment in the program is based on eligibility and is given on a first-come, first-serve basis.

FAQs On 100 Hour Ashtanga YTTC India

The practice of yoga is a lifelong journey, and there is no such thing as a competition of the self. You are unique, and so are your practice and experience. Everyone's practice is an individual journey. We do not expect our students to be on the same level. However, for your benefit, we suggest you have a foundational knowledge of the Primary Series and an established practice for at least 90 minutes per day over three months before your course arrives. This will ensure you get the best from your experience with us.

We recommend doing some prepara justifytory reading and practice before you arrive in Rishikesh for 100 hr Ashtanga YTTC. Try to get your body ready for the training by maintaining a 90 minutes daily routine of the Primary series for the three months before the course begins. Make a daily practice of your ritual and physically prepare for our course to get the very best out of your journey. To give your mind some exercise, here is some recommended reading to get you prepped and inspired.

  • The Yoga Mala - Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
  • Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha (APMB)
  • Yoga Darshan - Swami Niranjanananda Ji
  • The Heart of Yoga, T.K.V. Desikachar
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Swami Venkatesananda, Motilal publications
  • Perennial Psychology of the Bhagavad Gita
  • The Science of Breath- Dr. M.L. Ghorole

Yoga teaches us to be flexible, both in body and mind! Changes are possible, but please bear the following: A student can transfer from one course to another at least one month before starting that course to attend a different course instead. We allow this transfer only once. If you cannot come, you can send someone to your place or contact us so we can let those waitlisted individuals know. If only the deposit has been paid for your 100 hour ashtanga YTTC, the new participant should pay you the deposit directly, and you both must notify us of the name change.

Days start bright and early at Tattvaa Yogashala, with classes beginning at 6:30 am and ending quietly around 9:00 pm following meditation. Schedules vary according to the course, so please check the material covered in each course for more detailed information. Asana practice and Pranayama classes are held during the morning, followed by brunch. Afternoon classes consist of philosophy lectures, yoga Nidra practice, and adjustment workshops. Dinner is served in the evening, followed by a meditation class. Days are busy and exciting, so silence is typically held from meditation until morning. Once a week and on moon days, students enjoy their well-deserved day off. Whether looking for outdoor adventures, cultural sightseeing, relaxing spa treatments, a shopping excursion, or to relax and take in the vibes, Rishikesh has it all! Surprise adventures and activities are occasionally planned for off days, making your experience at Tattvaa Yogashala more exciting and diverse.

  • 06:30 - 08:00 -- Pranayama/ Meditation / Mantra Chanting
  • 08:30 - 10:15 -- Asana Practice Ashtanga Vinyasa Mysore Style / Hatha Yoga
  • 10:30 - 12:00 -- Breakfast / Brunch / Free Time / Study Time
  • 12:00 - 13:30 -- Yoga Principles / Philosophy / Yoga Sutra Lectures
  • 14:00 - 15:00 -- Yoga Nidra meditation/ Rest Time / Free time/ Refreshing time
  • 15:00 - 16:00 -- Workshop/Study Time/Guest Lecturers
  • 16:00 - 18:00 -- Asana practice / Art of Adjustment / Body Alignment
  • 18:30 - 19:30 -- Dinner Time
  • 19:30 - 20:30 -- Rest Time/Free Time/Study Time
  • 20:30 - 21:30 -- Silence Meditation
  • 21:30 - 06:00 -- Mauna / Silence

This schedule is an example only. Plans may change depending on the season, course, and any improvements that may have been implemented.

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I did a 100-hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India this month. There are simply no words to describe how beautiful, intense, life-changing and magical this month has been for me. The teachers are very dedicated to share their knowledge with their students and support you wherever needed. You can really feel that they all love what they do!! Highly recommended.

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An excellent, worthwhile course whether you plan to teach or just further your practice. Kamal and all the other teaching faculty are very experienced and knowledgeable and exceeded my expectations. I definitely recommend Tattvaa for Ashtanga yoga TTC in Rishikesh, India!

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Did 100hr Ashtanga yoga training in Rishikesh, India. This school is really amazing. Push yourself to your limits making sure you leave better than you came. Forever grateful for this amazing month. Our teachers and all new friends that were made ❤️ Can warmly recommend it!

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Tattvaa Yogashala is a registered yoga school in Rishikesh, India, and after completing the course, we help our students to get the Yoga Alliance USA certificate.

  • Yoga Alliance Certification:

    All participants completing a 200-hour Ashtanga yoga training course are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as RYT 200, which is an internationally recognized yoga teacher certification and designation. Note here that 100-hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training in India does not qualify you to hold the certification of the Yoga Alliance in India.

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