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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India 2016 - 2017

AYM Registered Yoga School in Rishikesh has established yoga training Ashram in Rishikesh where Trainees attend residential 200-hour yoga teacher training in India and comes from various countries like USA, UK, Australia, Spain, Russia and many other countries.

Yoga school, Association for Yoga and Meditation, registered with Yoga Alliance USA, World Yoga Council and International Yoga Federation. 200-hour yoga teacher training Rishikesh offered by AYM is unique with its Global Recognition, Experienced teachers, asana alignment, the art of hand on adjustment, the science of sequencing, use of props, art of modifying the posture and confidence development through teaching practice.

Our 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Program in Rishikesh includes: Hatha, Iyengar and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Hatha Yoga: Our Hatha Yoga teacher training class based on ancient traditional yoga, is lead by a very experienced teacher of Yoga Teacher Training. The teacher will explain approximately 50-60 Asanas in precise and thorough detail and will be explaining the following:

  • How to enter into a pose and how to come out of a pose.
  • Correct alignment of poses.
  • Correct usage of props (including benefits of using props).
  • How to assist others and correct various faults.
  • Benefits of each pose.
  • Other various benefits of Yoga.
  • Sequencing.

During this course, there will be a strong emphasis on developing good alignment skills in each student along with the knowledge of each Asana. The Hatha class is a mix of Hatha and Iyengar style of yoga. Mixing both styles will benefit you greatly and will help you go deeper in your practice.

Hatha is one of the oldest and most traditional forms of yoga, which focuses more on body and mind and how to balance them. It is the science of body purification and the awakening of Pranic energy, which is found in ancient Indian Vedic culture. In recent years, it has become more and more popular as a great way of improving fitness levels and as a form of treatment for many ailments.

Ashtanga Vinyasa is a modern version of Hatha yoga taught by Pattabhi Jois of Mysore, which involves:

  • A dynamic flow of Asana.
  • Breathing Techniques.
  • Bandhas.
  • Dristi

It works accordingly to develop strength and flexibility simultaneously. It is suitable for all levels of students - beginner, intermediate, and advance. Our 200-hour course includes Ashtanga Primary series originally as taught in Mysore India and entitles you for 200 hours Ashtanga Vinyasa Teacher Training India.

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200 Hour Yoga teacher training Rishikesh, India - Features

  • Yoga teacher training course in India which is suitable for everyone; beginner, an intermediate and advance level of students.
  • Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, which includes an explanation of asanas in detail, its methods of doing them, correct posture alignments, partnering, assisting fellow yoga students, use of props - including ropes, blocks, straps.
  • Yoga school in Rishikesh, where you learn Ashram lifestyle along with yoga, which in-turn will help cultivate health, happiness and freedom from stress in your life.
  • Yoga classes of 200 hrs. YTTC, Includes Asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing), meditation, mudras, bandhas, kriyas, which include both- practice and lecture (theory).
  • 200-hour Intensive yoga teacher training course also includes teaching methodology, yogic anatomy and physiology and yogic philosophy.
  • In-expensive teachers training in Rishikesh, India as it only costs you -1350 USD including Accommodation shared by two people with three meals with warm water and teaching kit. It is 1500 USD if you choose private accommodation with 3 meals, warm water and teaching kit.
  • One of the best yoga schools and also the oldest yoga teacher training school founded in 2005 in Rishikesh, having experienced Yoga teachers team with RYT 500 and over 10 to 20 years of teaching experience in various yoga styles.
  • Yoga school/ashram is located in a peaceful environment amidst the Himalayan mountains and just 2 km away from holy river Ganga; yet not too far from Rishikesh city.

Schedule - yoga teacher training courses in Rishikesh (YTTC) year 2017

200 hour yoga teacher training Rishikesh India will be conducted throughout the year on following dates in 2017

  1. 15 Jan : : 10 Feb 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Closed
  2. 15 Feb : : 10 Mar 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Closed
  3. 15 Mar : : 10 Apr 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Closed
  4. 15 Apr : : 10 May 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Closed
  5. 15 May : : 10 Jun 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Open
  6. 15 Jun : : 10 Jul 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Open
  7. 15 Jul : : 10 Aug 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Open
  8. 15 Aug : : 10 Sep 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Open
  9. 15 Sep : : 10 Oct 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Open
  10. 15 Oct : : 10 Nov 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Open
  11. 15 Nov : : 10 Dec 2017 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Open
  12. 15 Dec : : 10 Jan 2018 : : 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single : : Open
Venue : AYM Yoga School
Baba Balaknath Street Tapovan, Rishikesh Uttarakhand 249192

Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Rishikesh (YTTC) year 2018

200 hour yoga certification in india will be conducted throughout the year on following dates in 2018

  1. 15 Jan : : 10 Feb 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  2. 15 Feb : : 10 Mar 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  3. 15 Mar : : 10 Apr 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  4. 15 Apr : : 10 May 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  5. 15 May : : 10 Jun 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  6. 15 Jun : : 10 Jul 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  7. 15 Jul : : 10 Aug 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  8. 15 Aug : : 10 Sep 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  9. 15 Sep : : 10 Oct 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  10. 15 Oct : : 10 Nov 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  11. 15 Nov : : 10 Dec 2018 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
  12. 15 Dec : : 10 Jan 2019 :: 1350 $ US - Shared :: 1500 $ US - Single :: Open
Venue : AYM Yoga School
Baba Balaknath Street Tapovan, Rishikesh Uttarakhand 249192

Fee structure- course fee 950 USD + 400 USD. Shared accommodations with meals for 04 weeks.

200-hour yoga teacher training India - Yoga class schedule

What will be studied in 200 hours yoga teacher training in India at AYM yoga ashram in Rishikesh is according to Yoga Alliance USA guidelines. The following daily schedule is tentative and can change according to need by course director or leader.

  1. 6:00 wake up
  2. 6:30 pranayama and meditation
  3. 8:00 tea
  4. 8:15 Asana practice/ Ashtanga Vinyasa
  5. 10:00 Breakfast
  6. 11:00 lecture
  7. 12:45 lunch
  8. 1:30 karma yoga
  9. 2:00 rest/self study
  10. 3:30 lecture
  11. 5:00 Asana practice/ Hatha
  12. 6:45 dinner
  13. 7:30 self study/cultural program
  14. 10:00 Light off

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200 hour Yoga teacher training Rishikesh - Outline of syllabus

There will be three practice sessions on Hatha yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa and pranayama and meditation every day, along with one teaching practice session and two theoretical sessions on philosophy and anatomy. In Hatha class, our yoga master teacher trainer will explain the meaning, method, alignment, and benefits of hundred poses in 200-hour training course. The instructor will explain how to correct each pose with student involvement. Following are main modules to be studied in one-month training at AYM

Module - 1 : Philosophy, Meaning, definition and types of yoga.

  • What is not yoga, Is yoga a religion?.
  • Classification of yoga, Origin and history of yoga.
  • What is hatha yoga, Different components of hatha yoga.
  • Ashtanga yoga and description of its eight components.
  • Ashtanga vinyasa yoga and its components.
  • Anatomy and physiology of hatha yoga and Ashtanga vinyasa.
  • Yoga sutra, hatha yoga pradipika, Geeta, vedas.

Module - 2 : What is asana (posture) and its meaning.

  • The methodology of asana and its three stages according to Patanjali.
  • Classification of asanas and how many asanas.
  • Static and dynamic asanas and their physiology.
  • Meditative and cultural asanas.
  • Anatomy and physiology of asanas.
  • Method, contra -indications and alignment, correction of the fault.
  • The Practice of over 100 asanas and explanation of ashtanga series.

Module - 3 : What is Pranayama and it’s classification ?

  • Meaning and definition of Pranayama.
  • Practice of Eight basic pranayamas and their variations.
  • Different types of breathing used in pranayama.
  • Classification of pranayama.
  • Physiological understanding of yogic breathing.
  • Does pranayama increase oxygen and life force?

Module - 4 : What is meditation and its classification.

  • Mechanism of meditation and challenges of meditation.
  • How to prepare for meditation- short term and long term.
  • Time and place for meditation, different techniques of meditation.
  • Effect of meditation on body and mind.
  • Anatomy and physiology of meditation.
  • Change meditation techniques after 3 days of practice.

Module - 5 : What is teaching and learning?

  • Components of teaching, Methods of yoga teaching.
  • Characteristics of good teaching, Methods to improve teaching.
  • Lesson planning, Principles of lesson planning.
  • The Art of instructing during teaching practices.
  • Class management, student management.
  • Feedback and improvement.

Module - 6 : What is shat kriya and their classifications.

  • Meaning and definition of Kriyas (yogic detox).
  • Use of detoxification in healing.
  • Jala Neti (nasal cleansing with water).
  • Sutra Neti (nasal cleansing with sutra).
  • Sankhaprachalena (GIT wash).
  • Physiological understanding of yogic detoxification

word of Student

I was here to take part in 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training. I had completed Hatha and Ashtanga yoga in India at AYM. It was such an unforgettable experience. I have enjoyed every single day I spent here. The teachers were great and Guru Mahesh is such a great Guru, we have learned a lot from him and other teachers as well. Apart from the whole curriculum and great teachers, AYM provides nice, clean and very comfortable accommodation. Overall AYM is such a great place, great location, great staff and great food worth the money! I would come back!
Thank you AYM... Namaste..

  Ayu Kusumastuti, 200 Hr. Student  

How to Apply:

Fill the application form and send it to aymindia@gmail.com. After approval from the yoga school, a deposit of [$200 (Advance Fee) + $10 (Paypal Charge)] = $210 for 200 hr. Course in advance through PayPal or bank transfer is required to confirm your place in the course. We will send you an e-mail after receiving your advance fee.


200-hour yoga teachers certification Rishikesh is open to anyone who is interested in learning the ancient science of health and spirituality. It is available for all, regardless of caste and creed although your eligibility will be accessed after you send us a detailed application form. After checking your eligibility, we will e-mail you and have to pay a deposit of 200 USD to book your spot. After payment, your seat will be confirmed. We have lots of application forms every month and approval for yoga training in India is at the discretion of yoga Directors.


The Association for Yoga and Meditation will award you the Yoga Diploma for 200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, and it is Internationally recognized by Yoga Alliance USA and International Yoga Federation. The course is also certified by the Indian Yoga Alliance for 200 hours yoga teacher training. After successful completion of yoga teacher certification in India, anyone can register with Yoga Alliance USA.

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Evaluation & Certification

To get your 200-hour Yoga TTC certificate, affiliated with Yoga Alliance- USA, you must attend the 4-week course that has 6 modules in it. In case, you have done any of the 6 modules, a theory, and practical test will be conducted and your behavior during your stay at the school will be noticed. Assignments and their submission on time by you will also be recorded. Accordingly, you will be marked, and a fee waiver will be given to you on this basis.

Rishikesh is best and safe destination for Yoga ttc in India

It is great and magical to learn yoga at the source of its origin amidst the Himalayas, with the holy river Ganga flowing close by. India is an incredible country with diversity in culture and friendly people. Some travelers find it difficult to travel to Asia. Rishikesh a stunning and safe location whose main economy is based on tourism. Locals in Rishikesh are very friendly with foreigners travelers and always ready to support and help. AYM is Located in Tapovan Rishikesh which is free from any crime and safe for solo travelers and considered as a clean place for living. To secure safe travel from Delhi, we also arrange airport pick and also encourage students for taking a domestic flight from Delhi to Jolly Grant airport Dehradun. Weather in Rishikesh is comfortable for 8-9 months in a year except for few months of summer.

Choosing : 200 Hour Yoga Schools in India

We often get feedback from our student trainees asking that which school to choose for yoga teacher training or 200 hour yoga for beginners in India from the hub of yoga schools in India. Our yoga training in Rishikesh gets full many months earlier from the start of the course. We appreciate our trainees to ask for waiting list if you are still searching for other programs.

When we started yoga teacher training in Rishikesh in 2005 we were the only school offering yoga ttc in Rishikesh. As of now, there are more than 200 yoga schools in Rishikesh offering yoga courses in Rishikesh. Find below the checklist for choosing a yoga program.

In last many years, yoga training became the big business around the world, and many new yoga schools and companies cropped up to get financial gains irrespective of providing professional training as compared to old training places called yoga ashrams. AYM Team writes this topic, and you may also read it in detail at our online blog. Finally, your inner self can guide you the most perfect.

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