200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

This four weeks long 200 hour residential yoga teacher training course is registered with Yoga Alliance in both the USA and Canada. In this course, we will focus on the traditional teachings of Ancient Hatha Yoga - Patanjali Yoga. This training is perfect for aspiring yoga teachers as well as serious practitioners who just want to develop their own practice and expand their knowledge of yoga. Graduates will have a complex understanding of all aspects of yoga - asana, pranayama, kriya, bandha, meditation, yogic philosophy, anatomy and the art of teaching. This 200 hour yoga teacher training course will provide you with completely new physical and mental experience. Give yourself the opportunity to take your practice to the next level, and feel confident in teaching others, with PIYF’s YTTC !


200Hour Yoga Teachers Training India : Upcoming Courses 2018

Dates Course Fees Seat Availability
Feb 01-28, 2018 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Fully Booked
Apr 01-28, 2018 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Apply for course
Sep 01-28, 2018 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Apply for course
Oct 01-28, 2018 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Fully Booked
Nov 01-28, 2018 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Fully Booked
Dec 01-21, 2018 200 Hour YTT 1100.00 USD Apply for course
       

Attention:

  • Kindly, please inform us by email after filling the application form, because sometimes the applications wouldn’t reach us due to the server problem.

  • Single room accommodation might be provided outside of the PIYF ashram, within 2 minutes’ walk. Extra charge for single room is 150 USD.

PIYF, is registered with Yoga Alliance USA and Canada. The 200 and 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course includes following:

  • Ancient Hatha Yoga - Patanjali Yoga (80%) - the oldest, traditional and the most practiced form of yoga in India and in the world. It is a slow and steady practice, which focus on the purification of the body and awakening of chakras and pranic energy. During PIYF Yoga Teacher Training, our trainees will learn around 41 basic asanas and their variations, along with particular attention on correct alignment and and adjustments.

  • Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga (20%) - dynamic, flowing style of yoga that connects the movement of the body with the breath, developed by Sri.K. Pattabi Jois. Purpose of this practice is purification of the body and mind and also gaining strength and flexibility. PIYF Yoga Teacher trainees will learn the whole Primary Series, along with the modifications and therapeutic alignment techniques.

  • *Ashtanga Vinyasa Practice is optional, students may choose to focus only on one style of yoga – Ancient Hatha Yoga – Patanjali Yoga.

 

200Hour Yoga Teachers Training India : Upcoming Courses 2019

Dates Course Fees Seat Availability
Feb 01-28, 2019 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Apply for course
Apr 01-28, 2019 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Apply for course
Sep 01-28, 2019 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Apply for course
Oct 01-28, 2019 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Fully Booked
Nov 01-28, 2019 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Fully Booked
Dec 01-21, 2019 200 Hour YTT 1100.00 USD Apply for course
       

Attention:

  • Kindly, please inform us by email after filling the application form, because sometimes the applications wouldn’t reach us due to the server problem.

  • Single room accommodation might be provided outside of the PIYF ashram, within 2 minutes’ walk. Extra charge for single room is 150 USD.

PIYF, is registered with Yoga Alliance USA and Canada. The 200 and 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course includes following:

  • Ancient Hatha Yoga - Patanjali Yoga (80%) - the oldest, traditional and the most practiced form of yoga in India and in the world. It is a slow and steady practice, which focus on the purification of the body and awakening of chakras and pranic energy. During PIYF Yoga Teacher Training, our trainees will learn around 41 basic asanas and their variations, along with particular attention on correct alignment and and adjustments.

  • Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga (20%) - dynamic, flowing style of yoga that connects the movement of the body with the breath, developed by Sri.K. Pattabi Jois. Purpose of this practice is purification of the body and mind and also gaining strength and flexibility. PIYF Yoga Teacher trainees will learn the whole Primary Series, along with the modifications and therapeutic alignment techniques.

  • *Ashtanga Vinyasa Practice is optional, students may choose to focus only on one style of yoga – Ancient Hatha Yoga – Patanjali Yoga.

 

200Hour Yoga Teachers Training India : Upcoming Courses 2020

Dates Course Fees Seat Availability
Feb 01-28, 2020 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Apply for course
Apr 01-28, 2020 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Apply for course
Sep 01-28, 2020 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Apply for course
Oct 01-28, 2020 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Fully Booked
Nov 01-28, 2020 200 Hour YTT 1350.00 USD Fully Booked
Dec 01-21, 2020 200 Hour YTT 1100.00 USD Apply for course
       

Attention:

  • Kindly, please inform us by email after filling the application form, because sometimes the applications wouldn’t reach us due to the server problem.

  • Single room accommodation might be provided outside of the PIYF ashram, within 2 minutes’ walk. Extra charge for single room is 150 USD.

PIYF, is registered with Yoga Alliance USA and Canada. The 200 and 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course includes following:

  • Ancient Hatha Yoga - Patanjali Yoga (80%) - the oldest, traditional and the most practiced form of yoga in India and in the world. It is a slow and steady practice, which focus on the purification of the body and awakening of chakras and pranic energy. During PIYF Yoga Teacher Training, our trainees will learn around 41 basic asanas and their variations, along with particular attention on correct alignment and and adjustments.

  • Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga (20%) - dynamic, flowing style of yoga that connects the movement of the body with the breath, developed by Sri.K. Pattabi Jois. Purpose of this practice is purification of the body and mind and also gaining strength and flexibility. PIYF Yoga Teacher trainees will learn the whole Primary Series, along with the modifications and therapeutic alignment techniques.

  • *Ashtanga Vinyasa Practice is optional, students may choose to focus only on one style of yoga – Ancient Hatha Yoga – Patanjali Yoga.

 
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Aim and Objective

200 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India, registered with Yoga Alliance in both USA and Canada, based on the traditional teachings of Ancient Hatha yoga - Patanjali Yoga organized by Patanjali International Yoga Foundation ( PIYF) - RYS 200, 300, 500

Curriculum of PIYF 200 hours YTTC fully covers the international standards of Yoga Alliance USA & Canada. Objective of the training is to physically and mentally prepare the aspiring yoga teachers and serious practitioners to be confident in practicing and teaching by themselves.

All classes are taught by Dr. Jitendra Das and his assistant yoga teachers.

 
  • International Yoga Alliance certification - RYT - 200

  • Study material - PIYF course book, Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Gheranda Samhita

  • Daily intensive practice o mantra, asana, pranayama, kriya, mudra and meditation

  • Daily theory class on yogic philosophy, anatomy and the art of teaching

  • Daily two healthy yogic vegetarian meals and herbal tea

  • Excursions and sightseeing tours

  • 28 nights accommodation

  • Maximum 30 students

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Course prerequisites and requirements

YTTC is an intensive journey of personal and professional self-development, therefore we have created a course prerequisites that we believe will help to develop better teaching - learning relationship and equal group of students. We highly recommend to all applicants to have at least 2 - 3 years of regular yoga practice.

* We will send the specific prerequisites and study materials after the course registration.

 
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Number of Students

In our yoga teacher training we accept maximum 30 students. The group is small enough to ensure an intimate environment, and large enough to ensure a dynamic, engaging and holistic experience.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Language of Yoga Course

The whole YTTC course is in English. At least medium level of understanding is required.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Graduation and certification

As a graduate of our 200 hour yoga teacher training, you can choose to register either with Yoga Alliance USA or Yoga Alliance Canada, what will give you an opportunity to teach worldwide as you become RYT-200

 
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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Training Schedule

200 hour yoga teacher training program follows a very tight schedule, with almost 8 to 10 training hours a day assigned to some aspect of yoga, including contact and non-contact hours. You will find the training intensive but enlightening.

  • 06:00 Wake up, self-practice

  • 07:30-10:00 Morning yoga practice - mantra, kriya, pranayama, asana, relaxation

  • 10:30-11:00 Lunch break (yogic meal)

  • 11:00-13:30 Non-contact hours - self-study

  • 13:30-14:00 Herbal Tea

  • 14:30-16:00 Theory class - philosophy, anatomy, art of teaching

  • 17:00-19:00 Evening yoga practice - asana, adjustments and Astanga Vinyasa

  • 19:00-20:00 Dinner break (yogic meal)

  • 20:30-21:30 Meditation, Kirtan

  • 22:00 Lights off

 
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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Course Syllabus
 

The Yoga Alliance USA and the Canadian Yoga Alliance Canada have set widely-accepted International standards for Yoga Teacher Training programs which includes 100, 200, 300 and 500 hour across five areas of yoga teacher training teachings.

Patanjali International Yoga Foundation (PIYF) Rishikesh India explores these teachings areas in Yoga Teachers Traning Rishikesh India at the bank of holly Ganga river in the lap of great mountain Himalaya.

 

1 - Techniques : Asana, Pranayama, Bandha, Kriya, Mantra, Mudra and Dhyana (Meditation) techniques will be taught during the training. Also, trainees will learn about the benefits, checkpoints and contraindications, as well as how to teach, assist, adjust and correct others.

Asanas : learn more than 41 basic asanas (postures) including their different levels and variations, from beginner to advance level.
In each asana you will learn proper adjustments, alignments, techniques, corrections, contra-indications, physical and psychic awareness, benefits, etc.
 
Pranayama : learn 8 main types of Pranayama (breathing) techniques - Anuloma-Viloma, Nadishodhana, Ujjai, Bhramari, Shitali, Sitkari, Bhastrika and Kapalbhati.
 
Bandhas : learn the practice of 3 bandhas - energy locks in the body - Mula bandha, Jalandhara bandha, Uddiyana bandha and Maha bandha.
 
Kriyas : learn and practice Shatkriya "six body cleansing methods": Dhauti, Basti, Neti, Nauli, Tratak and Kapalbhati.
 
Mudras : learn and practice 8 main yogic mudras (gestures) according to Shatchakra and energy channels.

Dhyana (Meditation) : learn and practice 6 major meditation techniques.
 
Mantra : learn to chant and present main vedic mantras.
 
 
Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation) : Yoga Trainees will learn the 12 positions of sun salutations with points of concentration, breathing and Mantra. Also trainees will learn Surya Namaskar with many variations of practice.

2 - Philosophy, lifestyle and ethics : We will explain and discuss the history and philosophy of Yoga, according to Patanjali Yoga Sutras and Gheranda Samhita. Learn about the 8 limbs of yoga and their use in modern yogic lifestyle.

*Teacher trainees will be required to give 05-10-minutes speech on one of the yoga topics.

3 - Teaching Methodology : Learn how to demonstrate and and adjust different asanas, observe the class and assist other students.

4 - Anatomy and physiology : There are both physical and subtle anatomy lessons. You will get complete Information about kundalini, chakras and pancha koshas - 5 layers of the body.

5 - Practicum : Learn how to teach all yoga techniques and how to manage the structure of yoga practice and lessons.

 
 
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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh India : Code of Conduct

​Yoga Teacher trainee should follow the below code of conduct:

  • ​Discipline is an integral part of the training program and the course routine must be strictly followed.
  • Disrespect of rules and regulations may result in course termination, without any refund.

  • Restricted dress code for all classes is white yoga trousers, t-shirt, socks, jacket, jumper and shawl.

  • Absenting from the scheduled program without prior permission of the teacher will be considered as a gross breach of discipline.

  • A student must inform the staff in advance if they intend to skip a meal, so there is no waste of food.

  • Any activity that is not related to the course is not permitted.

  • Do not be late for class, the door of yoga hall would be closed and you will no longer be allowed to enter.

  • Smoking and consumption of any drugs, alcohol and meat is strictly prohibited during the training.

  • Animals and children under 12 years are not allowed in the ashram.

 
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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Fees Includes
  • International Yoga Alliance certification ( USA, Canada ) - RYT - 200

  • Study material - PIYF course book, Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Gheranda Samhita)

  • Daily intensive practice o mantra,f asana, pranayama,kriya, mudra, and meditation

  • Daily theory class on yogic philosophy, anatomy and the art of teaching

  • Daily 2 healthy yogic vegetarian meals and herbal tea

  • Excursions and sightseeing tours

  • 28 nights accommodation

  • Printed materials of course

  • Tools for neti kriya pot

  • Yoga mats available in yoga hall

  • Include yoga text books like-Yoga sutra and Gheranda samhita

*We provide five – seven dishes in one meal with proper nutrition and fresh cooked. Our foods are suitable for both western and eastern students. We have different menu for each day.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh: Fees refund policy
  • Please mind, that deposit submitted with the application is non - refundable or transferable under any circumstances.

  • Only in special case of emergency, PIYF allows students to transfer for other scheduled course within the period of one year.

  • Notification must be made at least 1 month prior the beginning of the course.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Payment Options
  • Overseas payment should be made on behalf of Patanjali International Yoga Foundation / Dr. Jitendra Das, using one of the following methods:

  • The overseas payment transfer charges will be paid by students.

  • ​Please find fees payment options PAYMENT OPTIONS
 
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200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Location

Yoga teacher training program takes place at Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India, situated on the bank of the holy Ganga River, on the foothills of the Himalayas. Rishikesh is a very relaxed and spiritual place, enabling you to get into the very peaceful atmosphere. It is believed, that meditation in Rishikesh brings people closer to the attainment of moksha, as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it.

Nearby location:

  • Dehradun Airport (DED), 30 km

  • Haridwar, 25 km

  • Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) - 250 km

  • Lakshman Jhula Bridge, 500 m

  • Rishikesh town, 4 km

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200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh : Accommodation and Yoga Ashram

At Patanjali International Yoga Foundation (PIYF), Rishikesh, we provide accommodation and other facilities to our yoga students to make their stay comfortable and healthy.

  • Single / shared accommodation with attached bathroom and hot water.

  • Please keep in mind, that this is a yoga ashram and not a hotel, so we provide all ashram facilities.

  • Upon your arrival, we provide soap and toilet paper, the rest of the time you need to buy it.

  • For your personal safety and security, please bring a padlock for your room.

  • We provide clean bed sheets and towel once a week.

  • We provide shared kettle, iron and hair dryer on the each floor.

  • We provide a blanket, but during the winter we recommend you to bring a sleeping bag.

Additional facilities:

  • Shop with Ayurveda medicine

  • Library

  • Laundry

  • Taxi Service

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