Yog Niketan Dham

200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training

Our Yoga Alliance approved 200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh and Devprayag has been designed for yoga enthusiasts who would like to achieve a professional yoga training for personal as well as professional reasons.

Our 200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training is designed according to the ancient practices of Hatha and Ashtanga forms of yoga, these courses combine asana training with meditation and breathing techniques as well as several critical theoretical aspects.

All our classes are conducted under the careful supervision and guidance of our esteemed teachers, who, through years of practice and excellence, have mastered the many aspects of yoga and meditation.

We keep our batch sizes in 200 hrs Teacher Training compact so our teachers get a chance to individually navigate all the students to the right direction and are able to respond to any queries or requests that they may have.

Besides Hatha and Ashtanga, our 200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training course’s curriculum also comprises various other aspects of yogic studies such as adjustment and alignment, yoga anatomy, philosophy, mantra chanting, yoga Nidra, bandhas, and much more.

200 hrs yoga teacher training in devprayag

Registered as a certified yoga school with Yoga Alliance US, Yog Niketan Dham offers an official Yoga Alliance RYT 200 completion certificate to each student after the successful completion of the course.

This certificate can be used by our students to work as a yoga instructor in any part of the world or mentor their own yoga studio.

Who should take this 200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training course?

The 200 hrs yoga teacher training in India is designed for yoga aspirants who would like to immerse in the journey of yoga, so they can transform their life by finding a perfect mind, body, and soul balance. Our courses are perfect for:

  • Beginners with extremely basic knowledge of yoga
  • Professionals with years of experience but no formal training
  • Practitioners who wish to brush up their yogic skills
  • Enthusiasts who wish to teach yoga professionally
  • Aspirants who wish to start their own yoga studio

What makes Yog Niketan Dham's 200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training unique?

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

  • Offer only the most traditional yoga teachings and practices
  • Provide our students with Yoga Alliance US certified Teacher Training Certificates
  • Have a dedicated team of well-trained and highly revered yoga gurus
  • Prefer small batch sizes so our students can have as much personal attention as required
  • Are located in the yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh
  • Take care of all the additional needs of our students, including offering them the assistance of our dedicated tour manager

200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training Syllabus

  • The definition and meaning of Hatha Yog. Brief introduction of traditional Hatha practice.
  • 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.
  • Lying on Stomach or Prone series of Asanas.
  • Supine series of Asanas.
  • Inversion series of Postures.
  • Importance of adjustment the sequence of Poses.
  • Asanas benefits and their contra-indications.
  • An introduction of traditional Ashtanga practice.
  • Practice of Strength building, Endurance and balancing poses.
  • Primary 3 levels.
  • Drishtis in Ashtanga series.
  • Importance of Ujjai breathing and Bandhas in series.
  • What is the meaning of Prana and Pranayama?
  • Types of Pranayama practices.
  • 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 philosophy?
  • What is Yog? History of Yog.
  • The four Yugas or time periods in Yogic Tradition.
  • Six ancient Indian Philosphies. A brief explanation of Yog Darshan and Vedanta.
  • The five Koshas or sheaths.
  • Self-Realization & Liberation? Why?
  • What is Consciousness?
  • The four faculties of mind –field.
  • The four foundational Pillars of life.
  • Introduction of Ayurvedic life style. How to know different Prakaritis?
  • Eight limbs of Yog of Patanjali.
  • What is waking state in Yogic science?
  • What is dreaming state in Yogic Science?
  • What is Deep sleep state in Yogic Science?
  • What is Meditation and Yoga Nidra?
  • Introduction of Yogic Anatomy and Physiology?
  • Introduction of human Skeletal and Muscular Systems and contraction in Muscular System.
  • Introduction of Respiratory system and Yogic breathing.
  • The Shat kriya practices and their benefits on body.
  • Connection of Pranayama practices to digestive and Immune Systems.
  • How asana practices gives various effect on Joints, Spinal cord and Muscular System.
  • The structure of spine and its movement in Yog practices.
  • Know the basic studies and types of joints to avoid injury during Asana classes.
  • Study and discussion about spine according to yogic point of view.
  • What is Dhyana or Meditation ? Different types of Meditation.
  • What is difference in 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 of props for protection?
  • Workshop on side bending and front & back bending.
  • How to make mind flexible by making body flexible?
  • Alternative style of Asana for various benefits.
  • Various limitations and contra-indications of specific Yoga practices.
  • Introduction of Shat Kriyas according to classical Hatha Yoga.
  • Practicum of Jal Neti and Sutra Neti(Cleansing Mucus or blockages from nasal passages and sinuses).
  • Practicum of Kunjal (Cleansing the excessive mucus from the digestive track).
  • Practice of Danda Dhauti to cleanse the stomach and heart track.
  • 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.
  • The scope of listening, presence, directive and non directive dialogue.
  • How important is demonstration?
  • What are the preparations for class room?
  • How to describe the practice, techniques and delivery in teaching a class?
  • What are the seven steps to become a great Yog 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).
  • Maha Bandha- Great Lock.
  • What is Ayurveda ?
  • How Ayurvedic science helps in Yogic life?
  • How six tastes can balances the mind and body?
  • What are three main mind body constitutions?
  • What is health mean in Ayurveda ?
  • Yogic healthy Kichadi.
  • Yogic herbal Tea.
  • Group Discussion
  • Root cause of all pain and suffering is ignorance, how?
  • How to manage a Yogic Session?
  • The adjustment of body parts before Yogic practices.
  • Proper warm up and well suitable instructions to the students.
  • Long practice of teaching and attaining command over the class.
  • Checking proper poses and techniques of students.
  • A proper guideline for practice of Asanas, Pranayamas and Meditation to the students.

Learn from The Best

At Yog Niketan Dham, we understand and value the importance of great teachers. We believe that only excellent mentors have the ability to craft great students who evolve into being great yoga teachers themselves.

This is why in 200 hrs yoga teacher training, our students are given an opportunity to train under supremely skilled yoga teachers, who are not only holders of graduate and post-graduate degrees in Yoga Sciences but are also registered with Yoga Alliance.


Our revered gurus have been practised and taught their specific fields for years and are known to have a proven track record in not only teaching yoga but also in honing the teaching skills of each student.

We understand that every teacher can be great at imparting education, but it takes extraordinary skills to teach someone to be a teacher. 

Hence, our teachers take extra concern towards ensuring that the students not only learn the aspects of yoga that they could implement in their daily life but also train to become mentors if they choose to.

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Why is Devprayag Uttarakhand the best place for 200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training?

Yoga is known to have originated in India a few thousand years ago.
As legend goes, it was in and around Uttarakhand 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 to yoga practitioners to connect with the nature and experience serenity like nowhere else.

One of the safest places in the country, the town is visited by travellers and yoga enthusiasts from all around the world.

To make the student experience even better, we offer complimentary pick and drop facilities between Dehradun airport and the school.

What Do We Offer Our Students at 200 hrs Yoga Teacher Training?

Complimentary Study Material

Our students are provided with all the study material they require to undergo their yoga practice efficiently, including but not limited to stationery, yoga mats, neti pots, and much more. We do not require our students to bring any of these with them or even buy them.

Complimentary Yoga Kit

All our students are provided with individual yoga kits that include yoga mats as well as equipment such as neti pots that are required for their yoga practice.

Complimentary T-shirts

All our students get a complimentary T-shirt that they can wear for their yoga practice. If any of the students require an additional T-shirt or a hoodie, they can buy it from the ashram at a nominal price of INR 300 and INR 600, respectively.

Complimentary Excursions

The ashram arranged for three complimentary excursions during a month-long program. These excursions often give our students a chance to experience the local temples, waterfalls, caves, and other places of importance.

24X7 Student Support

All our students are provided with our dedicated helpline and WhatsApp number from the moment they leave their country. These numbers are provided to them, so they have complete assistance from the moment they land in India.

What are the facilities at Yog Niketan Dham?


We provide comfortable, spacious accommodation to all our students so they can enjoy their time here at the ashram during their yoga teacher training course.


Our kitchen staff take special care in creating meals for all our students. All our meals are cooked keeping in mind the health and nutritional factors, which is why we like to observe Ayurvedic cooking techniques. We also take great care towards making special meals for vegans and those with extra dietary needs.


The travel duration between Dehradun Airport and the Ashram is approximately two and a half hours. We provide complimentary pick and drop facilities to all our students between the airport and the ashram.

Fee: $999/-

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

Upcoming Course Dates

7th February 2021

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7th March 2021

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