300 Hour Ashtaga Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh
Tattvaa Yogashala offers 300 hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training course for people who have already completed 200 hour yoga teacher training from a school registered with Yoga Alliance USA. If you are a practicing Ashtangi who wants to go deeper into yoga studies and practice, or a yoga instructor in any method who wants to learn Ashtanga yoga primary series deeply while advancing in pranayama, meditation, kriyas, and alignment and adjustment, this program is designed for you. This training course will prepare you with all the tools and confidence you need to become an advanced yoga teacher and will propel you forward on your personal yogic trail. The Tattvaa Yoga 300 hour yoga TTC will enliven your body and enlighten your mind and spirit with the knowledge and experience of yoga.
The first 200 hours of this course will focus on the advanced study of Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series. For the remaining 100 hours of the course, students will have an option to continue with their Primary Series practice or to begin preparation for the Intermediate Series. The last two weeks of the course will be a taster introduction to the dynamic Intermediate Series. Though the student will be given the option, it is ultimately at the discretion of the teacher whether the student is ready to begin Intermediate Series or should continue to work on Primary Series. It is important that the body be prepared for advanced asana in order to gain the benefits of the practice.
300 Hour Primary Series Residential Yoga Teacher Training India
Our 300 hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training course Primary series is open to practicing yogis who have already completed 200 hour YTT from a school registered with Yoga Alliance USA in Ashtanga or any other method. The applicants must have basic familiarity with Ashtanga yoga primary series and must be willing to challenge her / his body physically. If you are completely new to Ashtanga Yoga, please consider taking our New to Ashtanga Yoga 200 hour teacher training course or Ashtanga yoga primary series 200 hour course. This will ensure that you learn the system of Ashtanga yoga with a strong foundation upon which to build your teaching and personal practice. And, if you already have completed 200 hour Primary series Ashtanga yoga TTC from a school registered with Yoga Alliance USA, and are confident that you can now jump to the intermediate series asanas, please apply for 300 hour YTT intermediate series Ashtanga yoga TTC.
On completion of 300 hour Ashtanga yoga TTC Primary series with us, you will receive course completion certificate that you can use to sign up as RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance USA. This international certification allows you to teach yoga professionally as advanced instructor throughout the world. Our 300 hour Primary series Ashtanga yoga teacher training course generally runs six times a year.
300 Hour Primary Series Teacher Training Date - 2021
07 Nov - 6 Dec 2021
300 Hour Primary Series Teacher Training Date - 2022
07 May - 5 June 2022
07 Nov - 6 Dec 2022
300 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$ 300 as non-refundable deposit. The balance of the payment may be made on Orientation Day upon arrival in Yogashala. 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.
300 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$ 300 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.