Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training India - Primary Series
Tattvaa Yogashala India offers 200 hour Primary series Ashtanga yoga teacher training course RYT 200 certification program in Rishikesh for practitioners of all levels. Students can be aspiring yogis looking to explore and deepen their practices, learn the art of teaching, and experience the ancient science of Ashtanga Yoga. To join this course, you must be practicing Ashtanga yoga for at least a month and must be familiar with the primary series asanas. Ashtanga yoga is challenging and encourages all the yogis who want to challenge themselves physically to get introduced with this method of yoga practice.
Our 200 hour ashtanga yoga teacher training course includes the study and practice of Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series, pranayama, meditation, kriyas, and alignment and adjustment workshop. This program will prepare individuals with all the tools and confidence one needs to become a yoga teacher and will propel them forward on personal yogic journey. Tattvaa Yoga 200 hour yoga instructor certification course in Ashtanga method will physically challenge you to practice the yogic positions that enliven your body and make you go through philosophy and anatomy & physiology that enlighten your mind and spirit with foundational knowledge of this traditional health science.
200 Hour Primary Residential Yoga Teacher Training India
Tattvaa Yogashala 200 hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training course Primary series is open to all levels of practicing Ashtangis. If you are completely new to yoga, you are recommended to join our 200 hour New to Ashtanga yoga teacher training course that also runs throughout the year. This will ensure that you learn the system of Ashtanga yoga with a strong foundation upon which to build your teaching and personal practice. If you are a beginner willing to challenge yourself and work harder while maintaining respect for the limitations of your body, you are welcome to join our Primary Series 200 hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training course. And if you are 200 hour YTT graduate in any method, you can directly choose to join our 300 hour Primary Series Ashtanga yoga teacher training course but this requires you to have basic familiarity with Ashtanga method. The Primary series 200 hour yoga teacher training course generally runs throughout the year. Please refer to our schedule for 2018 & 2019 for more up to date and detailed information. On completion of 200 hour Ashtanga yoga TTC Primary series with us, you will receive course completion certificate that you can use to sign up as RYT 200 with Yoga Alliance USA. This international certification allows you to practice as professional yoga instructor anywhere around the globe.
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
07 to 31 January :- 2021
07 Feb to 03 March 2021
07 Mar to 31 Mar 2021
07 April to 01 May 2021
07 May to 31 May 2021
07 June to 01 July 2021
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
200 Hour Primary Series Ashtanga Yoga Daily Schedule
The TTC Program is 8-12 hours a day. Below is the general day structure.
*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.
- 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
Fees // Payment Option // Refund Policy
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.
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 include tuition for the course, single room accommodation, two full meals per day and a daily snack with tea.
200 Hour Primary Series Yoga Teacher Training Asanas
- Surya Namaskara A
- Surya Namaskara B
- Utthita Trikonasana
- Parivritta Trikonasana
- Utthita Parsvakonasana
- Parivritta Parsvakonasana
- Prasarita Padottanasana A, B, C, D
- Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana A, B, C, D
- Arddha Baddha Padmottanasana
- Paschimottanasana A, B, C
- Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana
- Tirianga Mukhaikapada Paschimottanasana
- Janu Sirsasana A, B, C
- Marichyasana A, B, C, D
- Supta Kurmasana
- Garbha Pindasana
- Baddha Konasana A, B
- Upavista Konasana A, B
- Supta Padangusthasana A, B, C
- Ubhaiya Padangusthasana
- Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana
- Setu Bandhasana
- Urdhva Dhanurasana
- Salamba Sarvangasana
- Urdhva Padmasana
- Uttana Padasana
- Sirsasana A, B
- Baddha Padmasana
- Chandra Bhedan
- Nadi Shodhana
- Yogic Breathing
- Anuloma Viloma
- Surya Bhedan
- Spinal Breathing
- Foundations of Yoga
- History and tradition of Yoga
- Karma Yoga
- Tantra Yoga
- Bhakti Yoga
- Jnana yoga
- Mantra Yoga
- Pancha Pranas
- 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
- 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
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.
Accommodation and Food
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.
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.