Yog Niketan Dham

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India


Our Yoga Alliance, US-accredited 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in India, is highly suitable for beginners, enthusiasts, and experienced yoga teachers to polish their yoga skills in a wellness sanctuary. 

This yoga teaching certification is for all who wish to experience professional traditional yoga teacher training for personal growth and want to become registered yoga teachers.


Our yoga 200-hour training follows Yoga Alliance US standards and guidelines. However, we also provide quality multi-style Hatha and Ashtanga yoga teaching with 200-hour yoga teacher training. 

Yog Niketan Dham is a serene yoga healing sanctuary that offers an ancient Gurukul Vedic education system and aims to unite the entire globe.

A 200-hour yoga teacher training program is a spiritual retreat program which allows you to dive deeper into the spiritual world.

It combines nearly 150 asanas (by name) with an intensive knowledge of designing a yoga class, proper alignment, prop-ups, meditation, yoga philosophy, kundalini awakening, and breathing techniques.


To become an RYS 200 (Registered Yoga School), after completing yoga 200-hour training, Yog Niketan Dham offers each student a yoga teaching certification that enables them to register with Yoga Alliance.

During yoga 200-hour training, we focus on quality teaching and provide vast knowledge about Ayurveda, Pranic healingJin Shin JyutsuReiki, etc.

We motivate our students to assist others who deserve yoga education for their well-being. 

Our trained students may utilise this yoga teaching certification to work as registered yoga teachers worldwide or mentors in their respective yoga schools.

What makes Yog Niketan Dham's Yoga Teacher Training unique?

Who may take 200 hour yoga teacher training in India?

Daily schedule of yoga 200 hour training in India
Timing Session

6:00 am


Wake-up call

6:30 am -7:00 am


Shatkarma / pranayama

7:00 am – 8:30 am


Hatha yoga/ alignment sessions

8:30 am – 9:30 am



10:00am – 11:00 am


Yoga Anatomy/ teaching practice

11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Adjustment and pop-ups classes

12:00 pm – 2:30 pm


Lunch/ Free time

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm


Yoga philosophy/ literature class

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm


Ashtanga yoga/ kundalini yoga

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm


Mantra chanting /self-healing/meditation

7:00 pm- 8:00 pm


Dinner time

9:00 pm


Lights Off

200 hour yoga teacher training in India syllabus
  • The definition and history of hatha yoga. Teaching of more than 150 hatha yoga asanas with their terminologies.
  • Surya Namaskar (12 asanas series) with particular mantras to built-up inner and external awareness.
  • Chandra Namaskar (moon salutation) for rejuvenation and calming the body.
  • Sukshma vyayama (warming up exercises, Joints and glands workings).
  • Standing series of postures.(30-40 postures)
  • Kneeling series of asanas.(20-25 poses)
  • Sitting series of poses.(35-40 postures)
  • Prone series of postures.(10-15 asanas)
  • Supine series of asanas.(20-25 postures)
  • Inversion series of asanas.(20-30 poses)
  • Proper sequencing of asanas practice.
  • Importance of alignment and adjustment of particular asanas.
  • Asanas benefits and their contra-indications.
  • An introduction and briefing on Patanjali’s eight limbs ashtanga yoga system.
  • Ashtanga practice with all four Warrior pose extension.
  • Practice of extensions for the adjustment of body.
  • The practice of Strength building, stretching, endurance, and balancing poses with alignment.
  • Primary first 3 levels.
  • Drishtis in Ashtanga series and their importance.
  • Importance of Ujjayi breathing and Bandhas in ashtanga yoga series.
  • The meaning of prana and pranayama. Their differences and workings.
  • Types of pranayamas and their wokings.
  • The practice of major eight traditional pranayamas and their effects on human body.
  • Thoracic breathing, Chest breathing & Diaphragmatic breathing. Their workings and usages.
  • What is nadi?
  • Introduction of major nadis in our body.
  • Indian darshan or six Indian philosophies.
  • Basic introduction of Yoga Science. History of yoga.
  • An introduction about moksha or liberation.
  • The five Koshas or sheaths in human body.
  • Self-realization & liberation. Why?
  • What is consciousness? How is it differ from super-consciousness?
  • The four foundational pillars of life.
  • Eight limbs of yoga by maharishi Patanjali.
  • What is the waking state in yoga science?
  • What is a dreaming state in yogic science?
  • What is meditation and yoga nidra? How are they alike?
  • Introduction of Yoga Anatomy and Physiology?
  • Introduction of human Skeletal and Muscular Systems. The contraction in the Muscular System.
  • Introduction of respiratory system and Yogic breathing.
  • Connection of Pranayama practices to circulatory, digestive and Immune Systems.
  • How asanas practice work and their various effect on Joints, Spinal cord, and the muscles.
  • The structure of our spine and its movement in Yoga practices.
  • To know the basic structure and types of joints to avoid injury during Asana classes.
  • What is Dhyana or Meditation? Different types of Meditation.
  • What is the difference between Dharna and Dhyana?
  • Chakra Meditation or Chakra balancing.
  • Breath Awareness Meditation.
  • Contemplative Walking Meditation.
  • Mantra Awareness Meditation. How is it similar to Mauna sadhana?
  • Inner Light Meditation.
  • Full Moon Meditation.
  • An Introduction of Yog Nidra or Yogic Sleep. Benefits of Yogic sleep.
  • Three states of consciousness.
  • How Yog Nidra is different from Meditation?
  • How Yoga Nidra practice cures Insomnia & other mental problem?
  • Six steps of doing Asana correctly. How to use props for protection?
  • Introduction of side bending and front & back bending.
  • How to make the mind flexible by making the body flexible?
  • Alternative style of Asana for various benefits.
  • Various limitations and contraindications of specific Yoga practices.
  • What are shatkarmas? An Introduction of Shat Karmas according to classical Hatha Yoga.
  • Daily practicum of Jal Neti and Sutra Neti (Cleansing Mucous or blockages from nasal passages and sinuses).
  • Practicals of Kunjal Kriya (Cleansing the excessive mucous from the digestive tract).
  • The practice of Danda Dhauti to cleanse the stomach and heart tracking.
  • Importance of Shatkarmas in Yogic tradition. 
  • Introduction of Mantra Yog. Importance of (OM)-AUM.
  • Mantra for Meal Purification.
  • Mantra for Obstacles. Mantra for Self Realization.
  • Mantra for universal masters to bless.
  • Chanting for self-confirmation.
  • Mantra for well-being. 
  • Learn almost 25 Mantras for a better life.
  • Importance of Mudras or gestures according to Hatha Yog Pradipika. Types of Mudras.
  • Knowledge of Mudras for curing the Ailments.
  • Physical, Mental, and Spiritual benefits of Mudras.
  • Practicum of Gyana & Chin Mudra. Practicum of Ashwini Mudra.
  • Discipline for Yoga Teachers and Students.
  • A suitable and convenient teaching procedure.
  • A scope of listening, presence, directive, and non-directive dialogue in between a teacher and student.
  • How important is demonstration?
  • What are the preparations for the classroom?
  • What are several steps to becoming a great Yoga teacher?
  • Nine Main Doors in Human Body.
  • What are Bandhas or Yogic locks?
  • What are their preparations & benefits?
  • Three Main Bandhas (Mool Bandha, Uddiyana Bandha & Jalandhar Bandha) and their importance.
  • Maha Bandha- Great Lock.
  • What is Ayurveda? History about ayurvedic practice.
  • How Ayurvedic science helps in Yogic life?
  • Pulse reading.
  • How to find different Prakaritis after seeing people?
  • What are six tastes? How can six tastes balance the mind and body?
  • What are the three main mind-body constitutions?
  • What is overall health meaning in Ayurveda?
  • Reiki practice.
  • Jin Shin Jyutsu.
  • Pranic Healing.
  • Tibetan Healing.
  • Group Discussion.
  • Non contact hours preparation and sharing.
  • Preparation of class and discussing the difficulties.
  • The root cause of all pain and suffering is ignorance, how?
  • How to manage a Yogic Session?
  • The alignment and adjustment of body parts before Yogic practices.
  • Proper warm-up and well-suitable guidelines to the students.
  • A long and intensive practice of teaching and attaining command over the class.
  • Checking proper poses and techniques of students.
  • Proper instructions for the practice of Asanas, Pranayamas, and Meditation to the students.
Why Dev Prayag for Yoga teaching Certification?

Yoga is known to have originated in Rishikesh, Garhwal Himalayas, a few thousand years ago, where the ancient sages practiced and preached this art of living for spiritual objectives.

Since immemorial, Rishikesh has been established as the world's yoga capital. Every year, hundreds of practitioners visit here to enhance their yogic wisdom.

Devprayag, a quaint spiritual town next to Rishikesh, enjoys a pristine location on the foothills of the majestic Himalayas and the banks of the Ganges.

We offer yoga sessions in different locations around the ashram. Dev Prayag is known for merging two rivers, Bhagirathi and Alaknanda.

Fee: $999/-

Duration : 28 Days
*Extra requirements are chargeable.

Upcoming Course Dates

15th September, 2024

Location: Devprayag, India

15th October, 2024

Location: Devprayag, India

15th November, 2024

Location: Devprayag, India

15th December, 2024

Location: Devprayag, India

15th January, 2025

Location: Devprayag, India

15th February, 2025

Location: Devprayag, India