Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

200hr. Internationally certified by Yoga Alliance

LEVEL 1 (31 DAYS - 200 HR)

18 SEPT - 19 OCT -- (open)
23 OCT - 23 NOV -- (open) 

29 JAN - 1 MAR -- (open)
19 MAR-19 APR -- (open)
20 AUG - 20 SEP -- (for Italians - with Italian translater) *
24 SEP - 25 OCT -- (open) 

*Different price. Email us about more information.  

How to apply?  CLICK HERE

About the 200hr. Yoga teacher training 
In collaboration with our Traditional Masters we have designed a program that counts in total 3 levels to educate motivated spiritual seekers into Yoga Masters.BannerYTTintext
Level 1 – Yoga Teacher Training 
Level 2 – Advanced Yoga Teacher Training 
Level 3 – Yoga Master Training 

What you will learn
The content is alive knowledge passed on by our Masters. These traditional teachings form the base for all paths of yoga Raja Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga & Kundalini Yoga.

This training is an in depth study program to:

  • Gain basic & in depth knowledge about the Royal Path of Yoga;
  • Learn how to balance Yourself with Yoga Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation techniques and Yogic food;
  • Develop authentic connection with your True nature;
  • Become an excellent Yoga Teacher based on inner experiences and profound knowledge.

Every level is a 1 month training and gradually you grow from student to Yoga Master. The first level is accessible for all students and with passing that you can start teaching Yoga. After that we take examination for the next level. To continue to a next level a gap of 1 year minimum is needed to integrate the level before.

How to apply?  CLICK HERE

Study Program:

  • Asana, Mudra, Bandha, Satkarma. Students will learn 84 asanas (and 18 asanas in dept), 8 pranayamas, the main bandhas, yogiccleansings techniques
    (Satkarmas)and yoga relaxation techniques like yoga nidra.
  • Meditation, different techniques of meditation will be experienced and learned. During the course meditation practice will be there for 1 hour daily.
  • Teaching Methodology. All 84 asanas will be studied, the basic steps of building up the asana, physical and energetic alignment, the limitations and benefits of each asana on physical, mental and spiritual level.  20 asanas will be studied in dept, the meaning of each asana, it’s history and purpose.
  • Yoga Philosophy Behind the Yoga practice an incredible knowledge is present, passed through the Himalayan Masters on to their disciples. In Yoga Philosophy these teachings will be studied.
  • Anatomy & Physiology of body, mind and soul
  • Sound Therapy (Chanting). Participants learn to develop devotion and Bhakti Yoga.
  • How to design a practice and class. Communication techniques, time management, priorities and boundaries.
  • Teaching practicum. Demonstrating asanasdesigning class with feedback from the trainers and your peers
  • Q&A and life stories of Yogis. Daily time for question and answers, for sharing about most existential life questions, like what is the main purpose of life, the ego, karma, what does transformation mean, how to come to inner peace etc.. Also life stories of the great Yogis will be shared.
  • 1 class in forest 
05.00 – wake up                   
05.30 – 06.25 Practical Pranayama / Shatkarmas (1 time p/wk)                 
06.45 – 09.00 Practical Asana                      
09.00 – 10.00 Teaching Methodology  
10.00 – 11.00 Breakfast                   
11.00 – 12.30 Anatomy, Ayurveda                
13.30 – 14.00 Fruit snack            
14.00 – 16.00 Philosophy       
16.00 – 17.00 Meditation         
17.00 – 18.00 Dinner  
18.00 – 19.00 Chanting & Q&A           

Yogi Ram (Leading teacher), Tejú, Kapil

The Yoga Teacher Training is in our peaceful ashram in Tapovan, Rishikesh. Students share rooms. Himalayan Yog Ashram is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with YogaAlliance. Students who complete an approved training with our school may be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYTs). 

Course Fee YTT program Shared room €1650
The s fee includes:
  • Accommodation based on shared room (2 persons sharing a room)
  • Meals (veg)
  • Tuition YTT program
  • Yoga Teacher Training manual
  • Neti Pot
Course Fee YTT Single room €2150
The fee includes: 
  • Single room 
  • All what is in the Standard program
Course Fee with ITALIAN TRANSLATION 20 AUG - 20 SEP 2018 - YTT Shared room €2150
The fee includes: 
  • Accommodation based on shared room (2 persons sharing a room)
  • Meals (veg)
  • Tuition YTT program weith full translation in Italian (by Stefania Floreani)
  • Yoga Teacher Training manual
  • Neti Pot

Please do not book flights until your application has been approved. We reply maximum within 72 hours after we receive your application. The course formally starts on Tuesday 4.00 pm. If you plan to fly from Delhi fairly shortly after the course ends, please do not book a flight leaving Delhi before Thursday evening. 


Detailed Study Program YTT 200hrs – Level 1
Yoga Asanas

  • What is the difference between gymnastic and yoga
  • Practice, Anatomy & Philosophy of asanas (84 asanas and 20 asanas in dept)
    • What is an asana, it’s history, purpose, how to perform
    • How to teach 84 classical poses, from which 20 asanas are studied in dept
    • How to make proper environment for class
    • Basic structure of a Yoga class
    • Yoga asana modifications & corrections for all levels
    • Deep relaxation / Yog Nidra


  • Practice & Philosophy of Pranayama
  • What is the importance of pranayama
  • Different techniques of pranayama

Bandhas and kriyas

  • Practice & Philosophy of Bandha
  • 3 Bandhas: Jalandhara,Moola, Uddiyana
  • Shat kriyas


  • Practice & Philosophy of Mudra


  • What is Meditation
  • Meditation vs Concentration
  • Different methods and of Meditation

Yoga philosophy

  • Introduction in Yoga, Introduction in Indian History and Yoga: the Vedas and it’s different branches. The four paths of Yoga - Jyana, Raja, Bhakti and Karma.
  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • Gorakh Sidanth
  • Yoga Darshan
  • What means Om? It’s structure, history etc.
  • The five elements: How the 5 elements work and how to understand them?
  • Kundalini Science (Naadis & chakras)
  • Yama & Niyama
  • Pratyahara (centring of senses)
  • Panch Koshas – 5 sheats of consciousness
  • Anatomy of mind & soul (ego, intellect)
  • Tanmatras (attributes of the senses and the senses)
  • Prakriti & Purusha
  • Sound therapy (science of spiritual power of sound)
  • Philosophy about how to survive
  • Yogi Life & Yogic food
  • Yoga Healing & Herbs for self healing

Anatomy & Essential human physiology

  • 8 main body system of the human body
  • How to prevent injury
  • Disorders and their indications for yoga practice

Teaching methodology for Teaching

  • Demonstration of the asanas step by step
  • Class guidance on physical, mental and spiritual level
  • Correction per asana
  • Communication techniques
  • Structuring and planning the class


  • Ethical guidelines for a Yoga teacher