200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh, India

“Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is.” — Richard Freeman

"Yoga" refers to an inner science composed of various methods through which human beings can reach a union between the body and mind to achieve self-realisation. Yoga practice (sadhana) aims to overcome all kinds of suffering that lead to a sense of autonomy in every walk of life with holistic health, harmony, and happiness.

At Tattvaa Yogashala, the focused outcome of a 200-hour teacher training course in Rishikesh for a trainee should be the capability to conduct a professional class with premium skills when you finish your training. Our 200-hour YTT courses are intensive because the curriculum is highly result-oriented, and we uplift those with the specific purpose of becoming teachers and heightening their practice to attend our training. Our curriculum contains many teaching hours, practicums, and teaching-orientated talks to ensure trainees graduate with the knowledge to begin their careers as certified yoga teachers anywhere in the world when they return home and maintain a disciplined approach.

200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh is ideal for long-term yoga students who want to encounter the intensive practice of traditional Ashtanga and yoga in a peaceful environment. Half of our course content focuses on training new teachers with thorough preparation and teaching methodologies of yoga asanas. At the same time, another half of the 200 hrYTT course content is focused on enhancing Pranayamas, Meditation, and practical yoga philosophy to combine the physical practice of yoga with standard traditional spirituality and yogic lifestyle for yoga learners living in a competitive stressed life in the modern culture. So, our 200 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh for would-be yoga teachers and anybody wanting to make a transformational change in their body breath awareness and endeavouring to find a consequential purpose in life.

Our 200-hour YTT course in Rishikesh is for you if:
  • You want to understand yoga, yogic philosophy and doctrines, and the yogic lifestyle.
  • You want to take your yoga asana, pranayama, and meditation exercise to the next level.
  • You want to understand and practice in a compassionate, non-competitive, yet demanding environment.
  • You are looking for a complete, well-structured, anatomically detailed, yet intuitive approach.
  • You want to share the teachings of yoga with others and help them lead a joyful, content, and meaningful life by becoming a certified yoga teacher.
Objectives of Our 200 hrs YTT Program In Rishikesh

200-Hour Yoga Teacher training course in Rishikesh primarily consists of the traditional and Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga styles (based on your selection), Patanjali's yoga ideology, and eight limbs of yoga. After completing this course, you will be identified as a globally certified Yoga Trainer and qualified to register with 200-Hour RYT with the Yoga Alliance.

  • Level:Primary
  • Yoga Style:Ashtanga & Hatha Yoga
  • Language of Instruction:English & Hindi
  • Certification:200 Hour Certificate
  • Location:Rishikesh
  • Course Fee:USD 1600

Features Of Our 200 hrs YTT Program In Rishikesh

Proficient Trainer

Tattvaa Yogashala offers all our yoga teaching courses and retreats by highly qualified, experienced, and one of the best yoga alliance certified trainers. A proficient and knowledgeable trainer only delivers a professional and expert teacher.

Special Classes

To make you a qualified and experienced yoga teacher or trainer, besides the 200-hour yoga teacher training curriculum, we also give excellent fitness and personality development lessons.

Professional Guidelines

Even after the course gets finished, a certified teacher needs direction during teaching practices. Therefore, we are determined to extend our lifetime professional guidelines to you throughout your professional expedition.

Most promising courses

This 200 Hour Yoga Teacher training course in Rishikesh primarily consists of the traditional and Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga styles (based on your selection), Patanjali's yoga ideology, and eight limbs of yoga. After completing this course, you will be identified as a globally certified Yoga Trainer and qualified to register with 200 Hour RYT with the Yoga Alliance.

  • Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
  • Iyenger
  • Yoga
Skill Level
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Why Choose Our 200 Hour YTT Course In Rishikesh?

Start your career as a certified yoga trainer

If you want to start a certified yoga instructor, this 200-hour training course will be excellent. Here, you will learn all the fundamental components of yoga and how they can assist you with your self-practice and teachings.

To become a qualified and certified 200 Hour Yoga Teacher, you must have a sound footing in the yoga teaching techniques and know what is needed to be approved by Yoga Alliance USA. After completing this yoga certification course, you will take your first step as certified by Yoga Alliance USA. This certification is mandatory if you want to teach yoga internationally to the public legally.

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training
Traditional yet with hints of modern ways

Tattvaa Yogashala offers 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, maintaining its tradition and lineage and incorporating the current fitness regimes and scientific findings in its curriculum. It should also prioritise recent scientific discoveries in health and medical sciences. We strongly believe our yoga teacher training should retain its authenticity, tradition, and heritage.

Highly qualified yoga teachers, versed in academic and functional aspects

Tattvaa Yogashala for 200-hour yoga teacher training course teachers are highly skilled and versed in both elements and aspects of yoga, whether theoretical or practical. Theories without practical knowledge are worthless, and practices without views may lead trainees to chaos and poor results.

Chance to experience Indian culture & tradition

Tattvaa Yogashala, for their students, arranges trips to some worth visiting places of Uttarakhand, where the students take a glimpse, come to learn, and experience aesthetic and authentic Indian cultures and traditions, which help them aggravate their knowledge about India, its thriving and diversified culture, and practices.

Curriculum For Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh

Yoga Training/Practice:

The training sessions include practising asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, meditation, and other traditional yoga techniques.

The practice hours are a mix of:

  • Analytical training on how to lead and practice the techniques
  • Guidance on the practice of the techniques.
Teaching Methodology:

Includes principles of demonstration, statement, assisting/correcting, instruction, schooling styles, teacher qualities, the student's method of learning, and business aspects of teaching yoga.

Yoga Anatomy

Training includes both human anatomy and yoga physiology. The Pranic body's Anatomy includes studying chakras, nadis, bandhas, etc. An introductory preface to Ayurvedic three doshas, diet and lifestyle founded on seasons and constitution. It provides for studying the subject and applying its principles to yoga courses.

Philosophy & Ethics

Training will include the study of Patanjali's yoga sutras, yoga in the big picture, the historical development of yoga, four paths and various strategies for self-realisation, yogic lifestyle in current society, and ethics for sustaining the position of the best yoga teachers.


Practicum includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, scrutinising others' education, and hearing/providing feedback.

200 Hour YTT Course - Syllabus

200 hour YTT Course Syllabus and Cirriculum

  • 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
  • Bhujapidasana
  • Kurmasana
  • Supta Kurmasana
  • Garbha Pindasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Baddha Konasana [A]
  • Baddha Konasana [B]
  • Upavista Konasana [A]
  • Upavista Konasana [B]
  • Supta Padangusthasana [A]
  • Supta Padangusthasana [B]
  • Supta Padangusthasana [C]
  • Ubhaiya Padangusthasana
  • Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana
  • Setu Bandhasana
  • Urdhva Dhanurasana
  • Paschimottanasana
  • Salamba Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • Urdhva Padmasana
  • Pindasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Uttana Padasana
  • Sirsasana [A]
  • Sirsasana [B]
  • Balasana
  • Baddha Padmasana
  • Padmasana
  • Uttpluthih
  • Savasana

  • Kapalabhati
  • Nadi Shodhana
  • Anuloma Viloma
  • Bhastrika
  • Ujjayi
  • Surya Bhedan
  • Chandra Bhedan
  • Bhramari
  • Sheetali
  • Sheetkari
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Spinal Breathing

  • History and tradition of Yoga
  • Schools of Yoga
  • Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga
  • Karma Yoga
  • Bhakti yoga
  • Janana Yoga
  • Tantra yoga
  • Mantra yoga
  • Concept of Prana
  • Pancha Pranas
  • Koshas and Shariras
  • Kundalini
  • Chakras
  • Pranayama
  • Introduction to Bhagavad Gita
  • Introduction to Six Indian Philosophies
  • Conceptual understanding of Samadhipada
  • Discipline of yoga
  • What is yoga? “Yoga chitta vritti Nirodha” Yoga Sutras 1.2
  • Vrittis (mental fluctuations) and their classification
  • Consistent practice and Detachment (Abhayasa and Vairagya)
  • Factors that accelerate yoga sadhana
  • Concept of the Divine and Surrender to the Divine in yoga (concept of Isvara and Isvarapranidhana)
  • Relevance of Omkara in yoga system
  • Obstacles and distractions on the path of yoga (concepts of citta viksepa and antaraya)
  • Concept of methods of bringing the mind to a blissful state (chitta prasadhana )
  • Foundations of Yoga
  • Traditional Texts
  • Human Biology and application of Yoga practices
  • Introduction to Indian Philosophy and Tradition
  • Therapeutic basis of yoga
  • Yoga therapy for common diseases
  • Stress and its yogic management
  • Yoga and psychology
  • Samkhya philosophy
  • Vedanta philosophy
  • Patanjali Yoga Sutras
  • Goal of Hatha Yoga
  • Kriyas

  • 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
  • The Science of Breath- Dr. M.L. Ghorole
  • Perennial Psychology of the Bhagavad Gita

  • How to safely go-in and go-out of a posture?
  • How to give cues and instructions?
  • Anatomy of a yoga posture?
  • Benefits of a yoga posture?
  • Contra-indications, hands-on adjustments?
  • Modification, advance variation, and use of props?

  • Qualities of a Yoga Teacher
  • The attitude of a Yoga Teacher and being yourself
  • Safety measures, How to avoid injuries
  • Cultivation of command through voice modulations
  • How to deepen your connection with your inner-being
  • Importance of Communication, giving cues and instructions
  • Traditional Ashtanga Yoga class, Sivananda class 12 basic postures
  • Principles of sequencing various Vinyasa flows
  • Peak pose and how to build up to one.

Important Information For 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Students

A complete guide for students to review the 200 hour yoga teacher training course gidelines at a glance.

Daily Schedule For 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

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 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

Here are the upcoming 200 hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training course dates structure that will help the students to apply their preferred method at the right time.

Date Tution Fees Status
07-Feb-2023 to 03-Mar-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-Apr-2023 to 01-May-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-May-2023 to 31-May-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-Jun-2023 to 01-Jul-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-Jul-2023 to 31-Jul-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-Aug-2023 to 31-Aug-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-Sep-2023 to 01-Oct-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-Oct-2023 to 31-Oct-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-Nov-2023 to 01-Dec-2023 $1600 Enroll Now
07-Dec-2023 to 31-Dec-2023 $1600 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 then get an early bird discount of 10%. So, Hurry Up and Enroll Now!

Course Fees For 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

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 200 Hour Yoga TTC In Rishikesh

This alignment-based and intensive 200-hour yoga TTC in Rishikesh at Tattvaa Yogashala is suitable for both beginners and advanced students and is open to practitioners of all levels. Prior experience and knowledge of yoga are recommended for 200 Hour Yoga Training Courses. We at Tattvaa Yogashala offer 100, 200, 300, and 500 yoga teacher training courses in Rishikesh throughout the year. You can enroll in any of them based on your level or the duration you have decided to give.

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 teacher training program is very demanding, with at least 9 hours daily where 100% attendance is mandatory. Participants must follow the schedule and attend all classes, sessions, and activities. 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 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 200 Hour YTTC Rishikesh

Yoga is for everyone, regardless of age, body, gender, and background. The essential factor in an applicant is openness and willingness to learn. At Tattvaa Yogashala, we welcome everyone to come and learn. However, our teacher training programs are rigorous, and we consider a few points when looking at our applicants to ensure you have a rewarding experience. Points we look at are:

  • How long have you been practising?
  • Your level of interest and dedication
  • Your style of practice
  • Your exposure to yoga
  • Your motivations for teaching
  • And your overall health condition

For our 200 hour and 300 hour Primary Series courses, we welcome all levels of students, though we strongly recommend the previous experience with yoga. When reviewing your application, we look primarily at your level of interest and yoga background. We ask that you come prepared to get the most out of the course. Yoga is a demanding style that requires hard work and commitment. When considering our applicants, we welcome all levels and types of yoga practitioners. However, we highly recommend that you arrive with an established practice and some knowledge of the yoga system to optimise your experience with us.

For our 300 hour intermediate series courses, we require that you already have an established Primary Series practice and at least 200 hours of previous official Primary Series training either at Tattvaa Yogashala or another Yoga Alliance-recognized school. The yoga Intermediate Series is a highly demanding and dynamic practice requiring high levels of endurance and determination. Therefore we ask that the applicant have a strong foundation in Primary Series and optimal health before doing Intermediate Series training to ensure that you get the most out of your training and to prevent injury or overexertion. The more established your practice is before arriving, the deeper the benefits you will reap, the more complete your understanding of adjustments will be, the more enjoyable pranayama will be, and the more rewarding your whole experience. Again, our most important criteria are your openness and dedication to learning and yoga experience!

Yes, it's possible, depending on room availability. Please do contact us beforehand to get more information about availability and prices. If you wish to arrive a few nights early, please let us know in advance so we can check the availability of rooms according to your intended arrival. Otherwise, we can provide recommended guesthouse options if needed.

Information and Instructions for the payment procedure will be sent to you with your acceptance letter. We ask that you please submit a Deposit payment before arrival to secure your placement in the course through Transferwise (you may link your credit card or bank account to Transferwise. The balance of the payment may be made on Orientation Day upon arrival in Rishikesh. The Payment methods we accept are cash in Indian Rupees or U.S. Dollars. If you wish to avoid A.T.M. withdrawal fees, we recommend you arrange to bring some money with you.

Your tuition fees for 200 hr YTTC at Tattvaa Yoga includes:

  • The course fees
  • Single room accommodation
  • Two meals per day
  • One snack per day with chai
  • Any excursions or activities set on the itinerary

The first meal follows the opening orientation meeting, and the final meal is breakfast on the last day of the course. There is no food provided on rest days. For more detailed information, please refer to our course description page. Your tuition fee does not include other expenses such as outside meals, transportation, or other miscellaneous expenses. No part of the package price is refundable due to non-participation.

Accommodations And Yogic Food At Tattvaa Yogashala Rishikesh, India

Yogic Food and Ashram like Environment at Tattvaa Yogashala in Rishikesh, India

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What Students Say About Our 200 Hour YTTC?

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Danielle Canada

I did a 200 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh 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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Jon Fellman United Kingdom

Did 200 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh and will return later on for 200. This school is really amazing. Push you 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!

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Sara Lehtikangas Australia

An excellent, worthwhile course whether you plan to teach or just further your practice. Kamal and all of the teaching faculty are very experienced and knowledgeable and exceeded my expectations. I definitely recommend Tattvaa for 200 hour yoga ttc in Rishikesh!

200 Hour YTTC Certification

Tattvaa Yogashala is worldwide accredited yoga school in Rishikesh, with which students may assure that they can teach anywhere across the globe.

Yoga Certfication

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 yoga training course in Rishikesh, India are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as RYT 200, which is an internationally recognized yoga teacher certification and designation.

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Our Lead Yoga Teachers

At Tattvaa Yogashala, all the yoga teachers are highly experinced and extremely proficient in their field of study.

Yogi Kamal

Yogi Kamal Singh (ERYT 500)

Ashtanga Yoga Teacher

Yogi Sunil

Yogi Sunil Sharma (ERYT 500)

Pranayama & Meditation Teacher

Yogini Priya

Yogini Priya (ERYT 200)

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher

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