Yog Niketan Dham

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India

Our Yoga Alliance accredited 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India has been designed as yoga for beginners, yoga enthusiasts, and experienced yoga teachers who would like to achieve professional yoga teacher’s training in Rishikesh, India for personal growth as well as to become a registered Yoga teacher.


Our 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India is accomplished according to Yoga Alliance’s guidelines. We teach traditional practices of multi-style Hatha and Ashtanga forms of yoga, this YTTC in Rishikesh, India combines asana training with an intensive knowledge of designing a yoga class, proper alignment, prop-ups, meditationYoga philosophyKundalini, and breathing techniques.

200 hrs yoga teacher training in devprayag

To be an RYS 200 (Registered Yoga School) accredited with Yoga Alliance the US, Yog Niketan Dham offers Yoga Alliance’s RYT 200 certificate to each student after successful completion of 200 hour yoga teacher training in India.

This certificate can be used by our students to work as Registered Yoga Teacher in any part of the world or to mentor in their own yoga studios.

Who may take 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India course?

  • Beginners with basic knowledge of yoga background.
  • Professionals with years of experience but do not have formal training.
  • Practitioners who wish to polish their yogic skills.
  • Enthusiasts who want to teach yoga science professionally.
  • Aspirants who are looking to start their own yoga studio.

What makes Yog Niketan Dham's 200 hour Yoga TTC unique?

After offering 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India to hundreds and thousands of yoga practitioners from all around the world, we are proud to say that our yoga courses stand out as we:

  • Offer the most traditional and authentic yoga teachings and practices to our students.
  • Provide students a Yoga Alliance certified 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India Certificate.
  • Have a dedicated team of a well-trained and highly revered experienced yoga teacher in Rishikesh.
  • Prefer small batches size for our students for having personal attention as required.
  • Are located just next to the yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh.
Daily Schedule of 200 Hour YTTC
Timing Session

6:00 am



6:30 am -7:00 am


Shatkarma / Pranayama

7:00 am – 8:30 am


Hatha Yoga

8:30 am – 9:30 am



10:00am – 11:00 am


Yoga Anatomy/ Teaching practice

11:00am – 12:00 pm


Adjustment and pop-ups class

12:00 pm – 2:30 pm


Lunch/ Free time

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm


Yoga Philosophy

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm


Ashtanga Yoga 

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm


Mantra Chanting /Kirtan/Meditation

7:30 pm- 9:00 pm



9:30 pm


Lights Off

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India Syllabus
  • The definition and meaning of Hatha Yog. Brief introduction of more than 150 Hatha yoga asanas.
  • Surya Namaskar(12 Asanas) with Mantra awareness to built-up inner and external awareness.
  • Chandra Namaskar(Moon Salutation) for energizing the body.
  • Sukshma Vyayama(Warming up, Joints and Glands exercises).
  • Standing series of Asanas.
  • Kneeling series of Asanas.
  • Sitting series of Asanas.
  • Prone series of Asanas.
  • Supine series of Asanas.
  • Inversion series of Postures.
  • Importance of adjustment of the sequence of Poses.
  • Asanas benefits and their contra-indications.
  • An introduction of traditional Ashtanga practice.
  • The practice of Strength building, Endurance, and balancing poses.
  • Primary first 3 levels.
  • Drishtis in Ashtanga series and their importance.
  • Importance of Ujjayi breathing and Bandhas in Ashtanga series.
  • What is the meaning of Prana and Pranayama?
  • Types of Pranayama practices.
  • The practice of major Eight traditional Pranayamas.
  • Thoracic breathing, Chest breathing & Diaphragmatic breathing.
  • What is Nadi or the veins?
  • Introduction of major Nadis in our body.
  • Indian Darshan or philosophies.
  • Introduction of  Yoga Science. History of Yoga.
  • The five Koshas or sheaths in the body.
  • Self-Realization & Liberation. Why?
  • What is Consciousness?
  • The four faculties of mind –field.
  • The four foundational pillars of life.
  • A brief introduction about the Ayurvedic lifestyle. How to configure different Prakaritis?
  • Eight limbs of Yoga by Patanjali.
  • What is the waking state in Yogic science?
  • What is a dreaming state in Yogic Science?
  • What is Meditation and Yoga Nidra? How are they alike?
  • Introduction of Yogic Anatomy and Physiology?
  • Introduction of human Skeletal and Muscular Systems and contraction in the Muscular System.
  • Introduction of Respiratory system and Yogic breathing.
  • The Shat kriya practices and their benefits on the body.
  • Connection of Pranayama practices to digestive and Immune Systems.
  • How asanas practice work and their various effect on Joints, Spinal cord, and the muscles.
  • The structure of the 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.
  • Breath Awareness Meditation.
  • Contemplative Walking Meditation.
  • Mantra Awareness Meditation.
  • Inner Light Meditation.
  • Full Moon Meditation.
  • An Introduction of Yog Nidra or Yogic Sleep. Benefits of Yogic sleep.
  • Three states of consciousness.
  • Yoga Nidra practices from Satyananda tradition
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Importance of Mudras 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 Yog Teachers and Students.
  • 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 Yogic locks?
  • What are its preparations & benefits?
  • Three Main Bandhas(Mool Bandha, Uddiyana Bandha & Jalandhar Bandha) and their importance.
  • Maha Bandha- Great Lock.
  • What is Ayurveda?
  • How Ayurvedic science helps in Yogic life?
  • What are six tastes? How can six tastes balance the mind and body?
  • What are the three main mind-body constitutions?
  • What is health mean in Ayurveda?
  • Yogic healthy Kichadi.
  • Yogic Herbal Tea.
  • Group Discussion
  • 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 is Rishikesh the best place for 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in india?

Yoga is known to be originated in Rishikesh a few thousand years ago.
As the legend goes, it was in and around Rishikesh, the Himalayas where the ancient sages practiced and preached this art of living all those years ago.
And, since time immemorial, Rishikesh has been known as the yoga capital of the world.
Devprayag, a quaint spiritual town next to Rishikesh, enjoys a pristine location on the foothills of the majestic Himalayas and on the banks of the Holy River Ganges.

Immersed in spirituality and authenticity, Devprayag offers the perfect environment for yoga practitioners to connect with nature and experience serenity like nowhere else.

Fee: $999/-

Duration : 28 Days
  • Accommodation Stay
  • Yogic Food
  • Quality Teaching
  • Yoga Alliance Certificate
*Extra requirements are chargeable.

Upcoming Course Dates

7th November 2021

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7th December 2021

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7th January 2022

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7th April 2022

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