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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India

200-hour residential new to ashtanga yoga teacher training course in India
with Yoga Alliance USA RYT 200 Certification at Yoga School Tattvaa Yogashala, Rishikesh

200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

Tattvaa Yogashala India offers 200 hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training course to practicing yogis who are new or beginners in the Ashtanga method. If you are practicing Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyanger or any other methods of yoga and want to learn Ashtanga yoga primary series asanas and sequences in a good environment from well experienced teachers - this is the program you are looking for. Our 200 hour New to Ashtanga yoga teacher training course is challenging in terms of asanas and life changing in terms of the thorough knowledge of Pranayama, Yoga Nidra and meditation, alignment and adjustment, and the Kriyas it puts into the practitioner. This program is for you if you want to develop a strong foundation on Ashtanga yoga practice learning the tools and gradually equipping yourself with all the resources to become professional yoga instructor. Our teaching has traditional approach. You must be in good physical condition because Ashtanga yoga challenges you physically. Make sure that you have the energy and patience for daily 9-12 hours classes - physical, mental and emotional existence in the classroom is must. You must follow the schedule, and attend all classes, sessions and activities - 100% attendance is mandatory. Our teachers for New to Ashtanga yoga TTC have travelled throughout the world teaching yoga and enlightening the souls around the globe. They are very knowledgeable, well experienced and helpful - you can consult them for any confusion, query or explanation on relevant topic. This program is registered with Yoga Alliance USA - you will be able to register yourself as RYT 200 on successful completion of this course.

200 Hour Yoga Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in India

200 Hour Residential Yoga Teacher Training India

Tattvaa Yogashala Rishikesh is training individuals with basic knowledge of yoga but completely new to Ashtanga method to become a knowledgeable practitioner. Participants of this program get guided teaching from the experts in pranayama (breathing technology), yoga nidra and other dhyana (yogic sleep/ awakened sleep plus other types of meditations), shatkarma (yogic cleansing parts by parts of the whole body), yoga asanas (yogic postures); learn alignment and adjustment; sit on philosophical lectures and study the philosophical texts to develop a firm personal practice which gradually will lead them to become an experienced yoga instructor. Second half of this training will be Mysore style practice - personal practice on group setting with the presence of instructor so students can get individual guidance at their level. Our 200 hour New to Ashtanga yoga teacher training course runs throughout the year. This is a 21 days intensive certification program designed exclusively for Ashtanga beginners. If you have been practicing Ashtanga yoga primary series asanas and sequences for at least three months and confident, please join our 200 hour Primary Series Ashtanga yoga TTC instead.

2020
$1550
  • 01 to 25 January :- 2020
  • 01 to 25 February :- 2020
  • 03 March to 27 March 2020
  • 01 April to 25 April 2020
  • 03 May to 27 May 2020
  • 03 June to 27 June 2020
2020
$1550
  • 03 July to 27 July 2020
  • 03 Aug to 27 Aug 2020
  • 03 Sep to 27 Sep 2020
  • 03 Oct to 27 Oct 2020
  • 03 Nov to 27 Nov 2020
  • 03 Dec to 27 Dec 2020
2021
$1700
  • 07 to 31 January :- 2021
  • 07 Feb to 03 March 2021
  • 07 March to 31 March 2021
  • 07 April to 01 May 2021
  • 07 May to 31 May 2021
  • 07 June to 01 July 2021
2021
$1700
  • 07 July to 31 July 2021
  • 07 Aug to 31 Aug 2021
  • 07 Sep to 01 Oct 2021
  • 07 Oct to 31 Oct 2021
  • 07 Nov to 01 Dec 2021
  • 07 Dec to 31 Dec 2021
Daily Schedule

200 Hour New to Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training India

The TTC Program is 8-12 hours a day. Below is the general day structure.

  • 06:30 - 08:00 -- Pranayama/ Meditation / Mantra Chanting
  • 08:30 - 10:15 -- Asana Practice Ashtanga Vinyasa Mysore Style or Led Class
  • 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 is an example schedule. Schedules may change depending on the season, course, and any improvement that may have been implemented. Please keep your schedule as open as possible during TTC for additional training and activities.

Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in India
List of Asanas

200 Hour New to Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Asanas

  • Primary Series asanas
  • Pranayamas and Breathing Techniques
  • Theory and Philosophy
  • Recommended Reading
  • Surya Namaskara A
  • Surya Namaskara B
  • Padangusthasana
  • Padahastasana
  • Utthita Trikonasana
  • Parivritta Trikonasana
  • Utthita Parsvakonasana
  • Parivritta Parsvakonasana
  • Prasarita Padottanasana A, B, C, D
  • Parsvottanasana
  • Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana A, B, C, D
  • Arddha Baddha Padmottanasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana A, B, C
  • Purvottanasanay
  • Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana
  • Tirianga Mukhaikapada Paschimottanasana
  • Janu Sirsasana A, B, C
  • Marichyasana A, B, C, D
  • Navasana
  • Bhujapidasana
  • Kurmasana
  • Supta Kurmasana
  • Garbha Pindasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Baddha Konasana A, B
  • Upavista Konasana A, B
  • Supta Padangusthasana A, B, C
  • Ubhaiya Padangusthasana
  • Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana
  • Setu Bandhasana
  • Urdhva Dhanurasana
  • Salamba Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • Urdhva Padmasana
  • Pindasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Uttana Padasana
  • Sirsasana A, B
  • Balasana
  • Baddha Padmasana
  • Padmasana
  • Uttpluthih
  • Savasana
  • Kapalabhati
  • Bhastrika
  • Chandra Bhedan
  • Sheetkari
  • Nadi Shodhana
  • Ujjayi
  • Bhramari
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Anuloma Viloma
  • Surya Bhedan
  • Sheetali
  • Spinal Breathing
  • Foundations of Yoga
  • History and tradition of Yoga
  • Karma Yoga
  • Tantra Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Jnana yoga
  • Mantra Yoga
  • Pancha Pranas
  • Chakras
  • Concept of kundalini
  • Patanjali Yoga Sutras
  • Ashranga yoga of patanjali
  • What is yoga? Yoga chitta vritti Nirodha Yoga Sutras 1.2
  • Vrittis (mental fluctuations) and their classification
  • Relevance of Omkara in Yoga System
  • Anataomy and physiology of Yogic practices
  • Textual Understanding of Hatha Yoga
  • From Hathayogapradipika and gheranda Samhita
  • Goal of Hatha Yoga
  • Pranayama
  • Factors that accelerate yoga sadhana
  • The Yoga Mala - Sri K. Pattahbi Jois
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Swami Venkatesananda, Motilal publications
  • 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
Payment Option

Fees // Payment Option // Refund Policy

Payment Options

Information and Instructions for payment procedure will be sent to you with your letter of acceptance. To reserve your seat, you need to pay US$ 200 as non-refundable deposit. The balance of the payment may 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

Course fee including deposit paid for registration is non-refundable and it is valid for one year from the actual course date. Students are required to pay a deposit to secure their space, and 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 either prevent you from attending the course, or that require you to leave the course early.

Fees

Fees include tuition for the course, single room accommodation, two full meals per day and a daily snack with tea.
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Accommodation and Food
  • Registration Process
  • Tourist Visa
  • Upon Arrival
  • Required Documents
  • Assistance

Prior experience and knowledge of Yoga is recommended for 200 Hour Yoga Training Courses. This course is open for practitioners of all levels. As the course is demanding, the applicant should be in good physical condition. What is most important is that the applicant arrives with an open mind and the eagerness to learn. The student should be able to dedicate themselves completely to the course while at Tattvaa Yogashala. The teacher trainin program is very demanding with at least 9 hours daily and 100% attendance is mandatory. Participants must follow the schedule and attend all classes, sessions, and activities. As Rishikesh is a holy city, all the food in the city is Vegetarian. Though the students do not have to maintain a vegetarian diet at home, to experience the full and positive benefits of the Yoga lifestyle please do not bring meat from the outside to consume. Alcohol and recreational drugs are also not available and are restricted in Rishikesh. Please do not bring from the outside in order to experience fully the benefits of Yoga. The applicant should also have a basic English language understanding as the course is conducted in English and the student will be required to speak English. Spaces in the program are based on eligibility and are given upon first come first serve basis.

All accommodation during the time of the course is provided by Tattvaa Yogashala and is included in your course fees. Students live together at the Jivan Building residence in Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram area. We have various locations for practice space and where classes are held. These include our Shala space in Jivan Building, our Shala space next door, and at our Yoga Shala on the banks of the Ganges. Students will be a five minutes walk from all their classes through the lively streets of Rishikesh villages. Jivan Building is located in a peaceful part of Rishikesh and is surrounded by gardens, ayurvedic cafes, and little shops. It is a short walk down to the banks of the holy Ganges river where students can go to relax, explore, drink chai, and watch the sunset. Our Yoga Shala spaces overlook both the scenic Himalayas and the Ganges river.

During the yoga teacher training course all students are provided single room accommodation with attached bath at Jivan Building or nearby places with similar facilities. The rooms include two twin beds, one full bathroom with hot water and shower facilities, and a balcony. Bedding is provided and towels are available upon request. Laundry facilities are not included but students are able to wash their own clothes and laundry services can be arranged and inquired about at reception. Wifi is available! Students are ensured a comfortable space in their rooms to relax and rest during the course, but will be spending most of their time in the shala! The rooftop and shala have a 360 degree view of the Himalayas and Ganges and provide a beautiful space for students enjoy.

Two full meals and one snack with tea is included in your course fees. The food Tattvaa Yogashala provides is all delicious homemade traditional Indian food, prepared fresh daily in our kitchen. All the ingredients are high quality and are sourced locally and fresh from the markets. Brunch begins around 10:30 am and includes fresh local fruits, like papaya, mango, pineapple, apple, and lots of bananas. Brunch also offers porridge, homemade bread and toast, homemade nuts butters, muesli, yogurt, fresh honey ginger lemon tea, and more. Dinner begins around 6:30pm and offers a wide array of Indian options with the occasional Western touch for a taste of home. Our dinner menu always changes to keep it interesting, but often includes favourites like lentils, dal, chickpeas, chapati and naan bread, a vegetable dish, tofu, salad, soup, rice, and a tasty dessert. In order for you to have the full yogic experience all of our meals are designed to keep the body light but strong and nourished during your training. Please let us know if you are dairy free so we can ensure a vegan option for each dish.

On your day off there are many local cafes, shops and restaurants to enjoy. Traditional masala chai tea and herbal teas are available everywhere. There are many friendly animals and locals on the streets, which makes every walk through town interesting and enjoyable! Little shops with nice inexpensive Indian clothes and tailors, books in many languages, ayurvedic products and traditional items line the streets, so don`t bring too much in your backpack! Everything you may need is in short walking distance. Rishikesh has a vibrant Indian culture and deep spiritual tradition that makes it a wonderful community and environment in which to enjoy your yoga journey.

When you are ready to register for any of the courses or programs at Tattvaa Yogashala, please submit the Application / Registration Form online or feel free to contact us so we can further assist your with your registration. We will send you confirmation of your registration within three weeks after receiving your required forms and documents. After we have confirmed your place and registration in the course, you need to pay US$ 200 as non-refundable deposit which is part of the course fee. You will be asked to pay the remaining balance upon arrival in Rishikesh or before arriving. After you have sent your deposit, please email us a copy of the receipt or proof of deposit so we can complete your registration. Applications are processed on a first come first serve basis. Tattvaa Yogashala maintains the right to accept or reject any application without providing an explanation.

India requires that all foreigners obtain a Visa prior to arrival in India. Please be sure to give yourself ample time to arrange an Indian Tourist Visa through an Indian Consulate or Visa Services Company before leaving your home country and traveling to India. Also please arrange proper travel insurance and any other requirements you may have (i.e. bank arrangements, healthcare) before traveling.

You are welcome to bring your laptop, cameras, phones, tablets, or other electronics to use during your stay in India. Please choose to leave your valuables (such as jewellery) at home. If it is necessary to bring your valuables, please be sure you are able to keep them safely. Rishikesh is a safe city and Tattvaa Yogashala maintains your safety as a priority, however, theft happens everywhere and we cannot be responsible for any items of value that go missing..

Upon your arrival in Rishikesh please make your way to Tattvaa Yogashala to meet us!
An Orientation Meeting is held on the first day of the course at 3 pm. This meeting will introduce the students to the teachers, give the students the opportunity to meet one another and to familiarise themselves with the space and course facilities. Also covered during the orientation meeting is schedule for the course, overview of course material, information on location of classes, and the opportunity to ask questions about the course and Rishikesh. It is mandatory that students attend the Orientation Meeting. You are welcome to arrive early in Rishikesh to either familiarise yourself with this beautiful city or to jumpstart your training course by practicing with us before your course begins. Please note that all accommodation and classes prior to the start date of your course are not included in the course fee and should be payed and arranged separately.

- A recent passport size photo of you is required.
- A copy or scan (in colour) or a clear photo of your valid Passport, with all details clearly legible.
Also please remember that you are required to obtain an Indian Tourist Visa before arrival in India.

If you have any questions about our Yoga Teacher Training course, related to registration, payment, visas, or any other query, please do not hesitate to contact us at anytime. We will be more than happy to assist you further.

Our Accommodation

Accommodation during the course is included in your fees and is provided by Tattvaa Yogashala in Ram Jhula, Rishikesh at the Krisna Cottage. All rooms are private, basic and comfortable with attached bathroom. Facilities include two twin beds, hot water and shower and bedding.

Our Teachers

Yogi Kamal Singh

Yogi Kamal Singh

Sunil Sharma

Sunil Sharma

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Upendra ji

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