200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga TTC in Rishikesh

200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Ashtanga Yoga, or the ‘eight limb’ yoga is a popular yoga style amongst many yoga practitioners. Many yogis come to India to learn deeply about it from its place of origin. We at Gyan Yoga Ashram proudly present a detailed course on Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh. We are registered with the Yoga Alliance USA as an authorized yoga school in Rishikesh. Along with 200 hour ashtanga yoga training, we also offer 200,300 and 500 hour multi-style Yoga TTC in Rishikesh.Curated from the yoga sutras of Patanjali, the ashtanga course is a month long residential program where we shape yoga learners into yoga teachers. While working towards a healthy body and focused mind, the Ashtanga Yoga teacher training turns the practitioner into a self aware person. It makes you love your body, realize your true potential and adapt to the methodology of living a sustainable life.

The sacred environment of Rishikesh accelerates your yogic journey and makes it even more pure and picturesque. During your ashtanga yoga teacher training in Rishikesh with us, you will get several chances to practice yoga like an ancient yogi on the banks of holy River Ganges. This experience alone, as quoted by many is therapeutic. Surrounded by the majestic Himalayas, the fresh mountain air that you will inhale will detoxify every cell of your body. Witnessing a place where nature and man happily coexist will broaden your perspective on life. Your yoga ttc in Rishikesh will become an experience that you will savor for your entire lifetime.

The 200 hour ashtanga yoga teacher training is your chance to heal yourself both mentally and physically. With XYZ school being the best yoga school in Rishikesh, you can embark on your yogic journey without worrying about anything. At the completion of the program, you become a certified yoga teacher who is ready to teach this beautiful art to other aspirants as well.

Why 200 hour Ashtanga YTTC with Us?

Best and Affordable Yoga Teacher Training in RIshikesh

Gyan Yoga Ashram offers all avid yogis a professional and thorough 200 hour Ashtanga Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India. We are a registered yoga school in Rishikesh and affiliated to Yoga Alliance USA to provide multi-format Yoga courses in Rishikesh.

Blessed to have been situated in the World Yoga Capital, we are dedicated to spread the true knowledge of yoga as described in our ancient Vedic texts. In addition to that, we use modern teaching methods which include use of props and equipments for all students to learn quickly and efficiently.

200 hour ashtanga yoga teacher training in india

Our 200 hour Ashtanga Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh  covers an in-depth study of multiple subjects of yoga, such as yoga asana, Yoga anatomy, philosophy and many more. The YTTC comprises of tactically distributed theory and practical yoga classes for asanas, pranayama and meditation.

We believe that yoga is a continuous process and every effort takes us one step closer to enlightenment. The aim of the entire 200 hour ashtanga Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh is to deepen the yoga practice and bring a sense of self awareness within the learner.In doing so, we create prolific yoga teachers who are well knowledgeable about the art that yoga is, and can further be the flag bearer of the same.Along with training, we also take care of the dietary requirements of our students and provide 3 yogic meals and herbal tea each day.

The nutritious and healthy food detoxifies the body and further speeds up the benefits of yoga. Since no two people are same, a yoga teacher needs to be flexible in his way of teaching.Hence an essential aspect taught during the ashtanga course is to conduct dynamic yoga classes, which are free from any sort of orchestral teaching

With the most experienced faculty on board, our residential Yoga TTC is an informative and fun-filled experience for all those who come to practice yoga in Rishikesh. Our campus is nestled in the most beautiful location of Rishikesh, with the Holy River Ganga just flowing in close vicinity. Ample of greenery, natural light and chirping of birds surrounds our school, thus maintaining a happy and positive vibe always.

200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course Syllabus

Best and Affordable Yoga Teacher Training in RIshikesh
  • Introduction of shatkarma
  • Jal neti and sutra neti
  • Eye cleaning (trataka and eyes cups)
  • Vaman dhauti
  • Kapalbhati
  • Agnisara
  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B
  • Full Primary Series: Padangusthasana
  • Padahasthasana
  • UtthitaTrikonasana
  • ParivrttaTrikonasana
  • UtthitaParsvakonasana
  • PrasaritaPadottanasana A B C & D Parsvottanasana
  • EkaPadaPadangusthasana A B C & D
  • ArdhaBaddhaPadmottanasanaUtkatasana
  • Virabhadrasana A & B
  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana A B C & D Purvattanasana
  • ArdhaBaddha Padma Uttanasana
  • TriangMukaikapadaPashimottanasana
  • JanuSirsasana A B & C
  • Marichyasana A B C & D
  • Navasana
  • Bhujapidasana
  • Kurmasana
  • SuptaKurmasana
  • GarbhaPindasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • BaddhaKonasana A & B
  • Konasana
  • UpavishtaKonasana
  • SuptaKonasana
  • SuptaPadangusthasana A & B
  • UbhayaPadanghusthasana
  • UrdhvaMukhaPashimottanasana
  • SetuBandhasana
  • UrdhvaDhanurasana
  • SalambaSarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • UrdhvaPindasana
  • Matsyasana
  • UrdhvaPadmasana
  • Sirsasana
  • UrdhvaDandasana
  • BaddhaPadmasana
  • Yogimudra/li>
  • Uplutih
  • Savasana
  • Dynamic Postures: : Pawanmuktasana series, Marjala asana , Vyaghrasana, Surya namaskar.
  • Standing Postures: Tadasana, Utkatasana, Padhastasana, Trikonasana, ParivrttaTrikonasana, Parshwakonasana, Parivrttaparshwakonasana, Veerbhadrasana I, Veerbhadrasana II, Veerbhadrasana III, Ardhchandrasana, Parsvottanasana, Prasaritapadottanasana.
  • Inverted Postures: Sirsasana, Sarvangasana, Halasana, Pinchamayurasana, Adhomukhavrkshasana.
  • Twisting Postures: Ardhmatsyendra asana, Parivrittijanusirshasana, Kati Chakrasana.
  • Back Bend Postures : Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana, Matsyasana, Ushtrasana, Kandhrasana, Chakrasana, Gomukhasana, Setu Asana, Rajkapotasana.
  • Forward Bend Postures : Paschimotanasana, Janusirasana, ArdhpadamPaschimotanasana, PadprasarPaschimotanasana, AdhoMukhaSvanasana.
  • Balancing Postures: Vrkshasana, BakDhayan Asana, Mayurasana, Natraj Asana, Garudasana, Relaxation Postures, Shashankasana, Makarasana.
  • Savasana
  • Introduction of Pranayama
  • Importance of Pranayama
  • Yogic breathing technics for increasing awareness
  • Benefits of pranayama
  • Different Pranayama and general guidelines
  • Nadi Sodhana pranayama
  • Bhastrika pranayama
  • Bhramari pranayama
  • Surya Bhedi andChandra Bhedi pranayama
  • Sheetali and Sheetkari
  • Ujjayi pranayama
  • Introduction of yogic Mudra
  • Jnana and chin mudra
  • Yoni mudra
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Shambhavi mudra
  • Nasikagra mudra
  • Prana mudra
  • Maha mudra
  • Maha vedha mudra
  • Different mudras for better health
  • Mudra for concentration
  • Common mudras for daily use
  • Introduction of Bandha
  • Uddiyana bandha
  • Jalandhar bandha
  • Mula bandha
  • Maha bandha
  • Introduction to yoga
  • Its philosophy and evolution
  • Concept of hatha yoga
  • Different practices of hatha yoga
  • Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
  • Importance of discipline in path of yoga
  • Definition of yoga
  • Vrittis (mental fluctuations) and their classification
  • Obstacles and distractions on the path of yoga (concepts of citta-viksepa and antaraya)
  • Ashtanga yoga – Yama , Niyama
  • Asana , Pranayama ,Pratyahara , Dharana , Dhyan , Samadhi
  • Introduction to chakras and its functions
  • Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
  • Introduction to Meditation and Concentration
  • Breathing Awareness Meditation
  • Tips for developing concentration
  • Bahir and Antar trataka
  • Dynamic meditation (osho meditation)
  • Nada meditation (sound meditation)
  • Ajapajapa
  • Antarmouna (silence practice)
  • Chakra meditation
  • Third eye meditation
  • Mantra meditation
  • Yantra meditation
  • 61 point meditation
  • Yoga nidra
  • Inner visualization
  • What is mantra and benefits of chanting mantra?
  • Shanti mantra (mantra of peace)
  • Guru mantra (mantra for guru)
  • Ganesh mantra (mantra for auspiciousness)
  • Mahamritumjaya mantra ( Mantra on lord shiva)
  • Gayatri mantra (universal prayer)
  • YogenaCittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
  • Hare rama, Hare Krishna ( Maha mantra)
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Muscle Functions according to Joint Movements
  • Respiratory System
  • Endocrine System
  • Circulatory System
  • Nervous System
  • Digestive System
  • Chakras
  • Inversions
  • Physiological Benefits of Asana
  • Positive & conscious communication Friendship and trust
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning
  • Positive & conscious communication Friendship and trust
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning
  • Written Test
  • Asana Practical Test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behaviour

200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Program Details

Best and Affordable Yoga Teacher Training in RIshikesh
5:30 Am Morning Bell
6:30 - 6:45 Am Morning Tea
6:45 - 7:00 Am Shatkarma
7:00 - 8:15 Am Hatha
8:15 - 8:45 Am Pranayama
9:00 - 9:30 Am Breakfast
10:00 -11:00 Am Yoga Philosophy
11:00 - 12:00 Pm Alingment- Adjustemnt-
12:00 - 12:30 Pm Lunch
3:00 - 4:00 Pm Anatomy & Physiology
4:15- 5:45 Pm Ashtanga yoga
6:00 - 7:00 Pm Meditation & Mantra chanting
7:15 - 8:00 Pm Dinner
10:00 Pm Lights off
Start Date End Date Status Fees
1 Dec 2018 28 Dec 2018 Completed $950
1 Jan 2019 28 Jan 2019 Completed $950
1 Feb 2019 28 Feb 2019 Completed $950
1 Mar 2019 28 Mar 2019 Completed $950
1 Apr 2019 28 Apr 2019 Completed $950
1 May 2019 28 May 2019 Completed $950
1 June 2019 28 June 2019 Completed $950
1 July 2019 28 July 2019 Completed $$950
1 Aug 2019 28 Aug 2019 Completed $950
1 Sep 2019 28 Sep 2019 Ongoing $950
1 Oct 2019 28 Oct 2019 Available ( 10 Seats Left ) $950
1 Nov 2019 28 Nov 2019 Available ( 6 Seats Left ) $950
1 Dec 2019 28 Dec 2019 Available ( 12 Seats Left ) $950
1 Jan 2020 28 Jan 2020 Avialable (10 Seats Left) $950
1 Feb 2020 28 Feb 2020 Avialable (12 Seats Left) $950
1 March 2020 28 March 2020 Avialable (12 Seats Left) $950

Inclusion / Exclusion in Course Fees

Best and Affordable Yoga Teacher Training in RIshikesh
  • 28 nights Twin shared Accommodation
  • Rooms with hot water, attached bath & toilet
  • Unlimited free High Speed WiFi internet connection
  • 3 Times daily nutritious vegetarian meals and teas
  • Course books and course manual
  • One full body massage
  • Usage of in house library
  • Cleansing material like Neti Pot, Rubber tube etc.
  • One Himalayas Trip
  • Every Weekend Excursion
  • Free taxi-pickup from (DED) dehradun airport
  • Every Saturday Satsang( Spiritual Gathering)


  • Private Accommodation- 250 USD Extra.

Note : All classes are mandatory for students.In case of an illnesses or emergencies student can take leave with due permission from the concerned teacher. Leaves without reasons won’t be accepted and this will severely effect the monthly performance of the student.

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