200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training

By | June 27, 2017

Yoga is basically a word in Sanskrit language and its meaning in English language is “addition”. Yoga has been mentioned in Rig-Veda but is usually believed to have been developed around fifth or sixth century BCE. Yoga is basically meant for the spiritual, mental and physical development. Yoga has also been described in the “Bhagavada Geeta” a unique epic poem, which is a part of the epic “Mahabharata”. Yoga was introduced to the western world through famous yoga gurus from India during the 20th century. However the physical aspect of yoga has been the main attraction to the general people around the world.

200 Hours Teacher Training in Rishikesh

It is very difficult to practice yoga without a proper teacher/trainer. There are variety of yoga teacher training courses. The yoga teacher training program was started in the year 1990. There are 200 hrs. YTT program, 300 hrs. YTT program, 500 hrs. YTT program and pre-natal YTT program. Anybody who has practiced yoga for sometimes and has developed a desire to learn more about yoga is eligible to join this course. The curriculum of the course include: asana classes, pranayama and meditation classes, lectures on yoga sutra and Philosophy pranayama and meditation, physiology and anatomy, shat kriyas, proper diet, teaching philosophy, examination and daily schedule of yoga teacher training.

Why 200 Hours Teacher Training in Rishikesh?

A 200 hours yoga teacher training is a must for any aspirant who are willing to become a yoga teacher. This training program takes you to the next higher level of yoga training. Here you become able to share it. After completing the 200 hours teacher training program, you become eligible to get enrollment to 300 hours teacher training program. The combination of 200 hours yoga teacher training program and 300 hours yoga teacher training program is called the 500 hour yoga teacher training program. The completion of this course entitles you the designation of RYT-200. The yoga training is based on Ashtanga yoga and Hatha yoga and is organised by our training center RYS 200, 500.

The 200 hours yoga teacher training program can be called as the foundation course for advancement in practice of yoga and teaching and to get acquainted with the different layers of the yogic art and science. The training program builds self-confidence to such a level which helps you in finding your own unique expression in finding your voice as an evolution of a spontaneous yoga teacher. The comprehensive yoga teacher training course gets you to familiarise with the principles of yoga history and philosophy which helps you to intensify and master the yoga asanas along with the effect on anatomy.

All out trainers are having 10 years+ experience in India & abroad. We have long list of students from all over the globe who have already completed 200 hours yoga teacher training and working as full time yoga trainer in different parts of world.

Apart from 200 hours teacher training candidates may join for short term yoga training course in Rishikesh. 200, 100 and 300 hours teacher training is recommended for those who want to be professionals. Not only those who have got health issues but everybody should do at least basic yoga training. It brings positive energy and keeps health issues away. It keeps us calm and content.

What does training includes?

This is a foundation program for advancing the practice of yoga and get acquainted with various levels of yoga, builds confidence and helps in finding your voice. The main aim of the yoga teacher training program is to help the students to develop and deepen their practice as well as to prepare the students to become successful teachers.

The training of the students includes the advanced studies of asanas in detail which increases the knowledge of proper alignment, potential risks and benefits of asanas. The students study the principles of anatomy and about observance of bodies. They learn about the hands-on adjustment, science and art of sequencing. They also learn the informed use of props for improving or modifying a posture. They learn to cultivate their voice. They learn the yoga history and philosophy. And finally they learn the Sanskrit names of yoga postures and the business of yoga.

The curriculum has been refined over the past 25 years. The students learn the art and science of delivering and designing a safe and dynamic class. The program put emphasis on the teaching principle for instructing the student’s bodies into alignment rather memorising & reciting sequences. The students are given the opportunity and space to find their own teaching style. With a legacy which includes the yoga leaders of to-day, and over 10,000 alumni the yoga teacher training is respected worldwide.

Daily Schedule

According to the directives of Yoga Alliances – USA, the 200 hours YTT program has to follow a light schedule in which about 6-7 hours of training in the day are dedicated to some aspects of yoga. The training could be intensive but enlightening. The different yoga schools have different schedules but usually the morning session begins at 05:30 A.M. starting with meditation which is followed by some yogic postures and may be some lectures or classes on anatomy or philosophy. Pranayama and chanting are also part of the schedule. Green tea, fruit refreshments and two to three yoga meals are provided during training. Written homework is a daily practice in order to gain in-depth knowledge of the subject. Sleeping early is also encouraged as being part of the yoga practice.

The usual schedule is in the morning after tea, it is satkarma or yogic cleansing for 15 minutes followed by chanting and pranayama for one hour. Then it is Yoga Asana for one and a half hour before breakfast. Then it is yoga anatomy for one hour and yoga philosophy for one hour before lunch. The second half session starts with yoga Nidra or yoga breathing for half an hour followed by Ashtanga /Hatha yoga for one hour forty five minutes. Then pranayama/meditation for half an hour followed by dinner. Lights are put out at 9 P.M.

  • 05:30 AM – Leaving Bed
  • 06:00 AM – Light Green Tea/ Herbal Tea
  • 06:15 AM – Yoga Postures, Pranayama & Meditation Session
  • 09:00 AM – Breakfast
  • 10:00 AM – Yoga Anatomy Class
  • 11:00 AM – Yoga Philosophy Class
  • 12:30 PM – Lunch
  • 04:30 PM – Yoga Anatomy and Philosophy Class
  • 05:00 PM – Hatha Yoga
  • 06:45 PM – Pranayama and Meditation
  • 07:30 PM – Dinner
  • 9:00 PM – Lights Off


We provide certificate for its different yoga teachers training courses in Rishikesh of 100 hours, 200 hours, 300 hours and 500 hours fully residential Hath Yoga teacher training program . It is registered with Yoga Alliances USA. The certificate issued from our training center has recognition worldwide. The students of our training center are able to develop their understanding of yoga to such an extent that in turn they shall professionally be able to teach yoga. The graduates can get themselves registered with Yoga Alliance (USA) as registered yoga teachers as per their qualifications.

About Rishikesh

Rishikesh is one of the most sought yoga centre in India for certified yoga training. It is surrounded by natural beauty and situated on the bank of the holy river Ganges. The yoga training schools or ashrams are well surrounded by lush greenery, a very peaceful atmosphere where you can easily concentrate on anything you might be doing. It is one of the most suitable place for meditation and spiritual learning. Here yoga is practiced from ancient times for rejuvenation of body, mind and spirit. The evening Arti at holy Ganga is a very pleasant sight where devotees are chanting prayers. Rishikesh is such a place that everybody find something of interest for them, be it a spiritual place fr pilgrims, having marvelous temples; or adventure sports like river rafting, cliff jumping, rappelling, camping, kayaking, bungee jumping, flying fox, mountain biking and tracking.

River rafting: It is a thrilling experience of rafting down the river Ganga amid the surrounding natural wood and rocky mountain. Thousands of tourist come here from different parts of the globe to avail the fantastic opportunity of rafting across the unstable rapids to make the experience memorable.

river rafting rishikesh

Cliff jumping: It is another fantastic experience of diving from a height of 35 feet, which can be increased according to your endurance and fortitude. One should be physically strong to enjoy this thrilling experience.

Rappelling: If you go t Rishikesh for rafting, you must enjoy the adventurous and thrilling sport of rappelling. Under the guidance of an expert you can get the secure and exiting experience of rappelling. Equipment like gloves, harness, slings, ropes and helmet are provided to the climbers.

Camping: Camping can also be a part of your adventure, if you relish the adventure sport in Rishikesh. It provides the opportunity to stay amid the beauty and the tranquility of the nature. The tourists can avail the impeccable service and variety of fun-filled activities along the bank of sparkling blue water.

rishikesh camping

Bungee Jumping: Bungee Jumping is one of the most challenging sport for fearless people. The dive from an altitude of 120-160 feet is a most fearsome, elating and thrilling experience.

bungee jumping

Flying Fox: It is also one of the most exiting activities. It is taken up by three people at a time. Flying high in the sky is the experience of mixture of excitement and adventure which tourists should attempt on their tour of Rishikesh.

Mountain Biking: about 8 miles from Rishikesh lies Mohan chatty where the experience of mountain biking can be savored. Here you can pedal among the scenic and charming scenery which will provide you the wholesome experience to treasure for lifelong.

mountain biking Rishikesh

Trekking: For those who like to spend some time among the nature rich surrounding, the water fall trekking in Rishikesh could be very enjoyable. It offers them an opportunity to come closer to the nature away from the noisy and busy city life.

Trekking in Rishikesh

Wild Life Safari in Rajaji National Park:  It is situated in Uttarakhand in India spread over 821 square KM situated in Haridwar, Pauri and Dehradun district. The park has the greatest number of elephants than any other park in India. The other inhabitant of the park are Tiger, Leopard, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, and Sambar deer, Monkeys, Antelopes, Nilgai and Goral. The park has more than 401 bird species. It is the first arranged ground for the migratory birds when they cross the Himalaya for coming to India. Holy Ganga is also a part of this park which covers about 26 KM of flow through this park.

Wild Life Safari in Rajaji National Park


200 hr Yoga Teacher Training Schedule 2017

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