Yog Niketan Dham

Our Yoga Alliance, US accredited 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India is for yoga beginners, enthusiasts, and experienced yoga teachers. This yoga teacher training is for all who want professional yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India, to personal growth, and become registered yoga teachers.

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Our 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India is according to Yoga Alliance US guidelines. However, we teach multi-style Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India. 

200 hour yoga teacher training is a spiritual awakening program which combines nearly 150 Asanas teaching with an intensive knowledge of designing a yoga class, proper alignment, prop-ups, meditationYoga philosophyKundalini awakening, and breathing techniques.

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200 hrs yoga teacher training in devprayag

To be an RYS 200 (Registered Yoga School) accredited with Yoga Alliance US, Yog Niketan Dham offers Yoga Alliance USA RYT 200 certificate to each student after completing 200 hour yoga teacher training.

Our students can use this certificate to work as Registered Yoga teachers in any part of the world or mentor in their yoga schools.

Who may take 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training course?

  • Beginners with very basic knowledge of yoga practices.
  • Professionals with years of experience but do not have formal and advanced Yoga teacher training.
  • Practitioners who wish to polish their yoga skills during 200 hour yoga teacher training.
  • Enthusiasts who want to teach yoga methodologies professionally.
  • Aspirants who are looking to start their own yoga studio after completing yoga teacher training.

What makes Yog Niketan Dham's Yoga teacher training unique?

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

6:00 am

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Wake-Up

6:30 am -7:00 am

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Shatkarma / Pranayama

7:00 am – 8:30 am

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Hatha Yoga

8:30 am – 9:30 am

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Breakfast

10:00am – 11:00 am

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Yoga Anatomy/ Teaching practice

11:00am – 12:00 pm

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Adjustment and pop-ups class

12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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Lunch/ Free time

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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Yoga Philosophy

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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Ashtanga Yoga 

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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Mantra Chanting /Kirtan/Meditation

7:30 pm- 9:00 pm

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Dinner

9:30 pm

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Lights Off

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India Syllabus
  • The definition and meaning of Hatha Yoga. Teaching of more than 150 Hatha yoga asanas.
  • Surya Namaskar(12 Asanas) with particular Mantras to built-up inner and external awareness.
  • Chandra Namaskar(Moon Salutation) for energizing and calming 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 Yoga practice.
  • Sun Salutation practice with Warrior pose extension.
  • The practice of Strength building, stretching, endurance, and balancing poses.
  • Primary first 3 levels.
  • Drishtis in Ashtanga series and their importance.
  • Importance of Ujjayi breathing and Bandhas in Ashtanga series.
  • The meaning of Prana and Pranayama. Their differences and workings.
  • Types of Pranayama practices.
  • 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?
  • Yogic healthy Kichadi.
  • Yogic Herbal Tea.
  • Ayurvedic food.
  • Local food.
  • 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 is Rishikesh the best place for 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
  • Ashram Accommodation
  • Ayurvedic Yogic Food
  • Teaching by Yoga Masters
  • Yoga Alliance Certificate
*Extra requirements are chargeable.

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