100 Hours (15 Days Yoga Course).
Students who do not have the time to complete the 200 Hours Yoga course in the traditional four weeks, Vinyasa yoga Ashram offers you the opportunity to complete the 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training in two sections. the first section of the 200 HRS TTC which is 100 hrs TTC will be completed at our Yoga Ashram. After completing the first 100 hours you are free to complete the remaining 100 hours within the same year in any month when you have time to visit again at Vinyasa yoga Ashram.
These two semesters must be completed within the year of commencement, the certificate will be awarded to the student once all of the required hours, assignments and examinations are successfully completed.
Aim Of Yoga Education
Yoga education helps in self-discipline and self-control, leading to the immense amount of awareness, concentration and a higher level of consciousness. Briefly, the aims and objectives of Yoga education are:
1) To enable the student to have good health.
2) To practice mental hygiene.
3) To possess emotional stability.
4) To integrate moral values.
5) To attain a higher level of consciousness.
Yoga education could help to equip oneself with basic knowledge about one’s personality, to learn to handle oneself well in all life situations, to learn techniques of gaining good health, to develop a discriminative mind capable of knowing the real from the unreal and to face the dualities of life with equanimity.
Why Yoga In Rishikesh?
Thousand of years ago saints came to this place in order to attain peace and spirituality. As their study and practice flourished here, Rishikesh soon established itself as the birthplace of the Ayurveda, Yoga, Meditation, Spirituality and Spa Therapies, and it became famous world-over as a perfect place to study, learn and practice the Ayurveda, Yoga, Meditation, Spiritually and Spa Therapies.
100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Rishikesh (Course Syllabus)
Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow Postures ( 1st Semester)
- Surya Namaskar A
- Surya Namaskar B
- Full Primary Series:
- Utthita Trikonasana
- Parivrtta Trikonasana
- Utthita Parsvakonasana
- Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
- Prasarita Padottanasana A B C & D
- Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C & D
- Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
- Virabhadrasana A & B
- Paschimottanasana A B C & D
- Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
- Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
- Janu Sirsasana A B & C
- Marichyasana A B C & D
Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow Postures ( 2nd Semester)
- Supta Kurmasana
- Garbha Pindasana
- Baddha Konasana A & B
- Upavishta Konasana
- Supta Konasana
- Supta Padangusthasana A & B
- Ubhaya Padanghusthasana
- Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana
- Setu Bandhasana
- Urdhva Dhanurasana
- Salamba Sarvangasana
- Urdhva Pindasana
- Urdhva Padmasana
- Urdhva Dandasana
- Baddha Padmasana
Hatha Yoga Postures ( 1st Semester)
- Pawanmuktasana series 1
- Pawanmuktasana serie 2
- Pawanmuktasana series 3
- Surya Namaskar ( sun salutation)
- Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutation)
- Tadasana (palm tree pose)
- Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)
- Trikonasana (triangle pose)
- Parivirtatrikon asana – revolving triangle pose
- Uttkatasana –chair pose
- Virbhdrasana 1 -warrior 1
- Virbhdrasana 2 -warrior 2
- Virbhdrasana 3 -warrior 3
- Ardha Chandrasana- Half moon pose
- Vriksasana – tree pose
- Parvatasana – mountain pose
- Adho mukha svanasana – downward facing dog
Hatha Yoga Postures ( 2nd Semester)
- Kati chakrasana – waist rotating pose
- Malasana – squatted yoga pose
- Garudasana – eagle pose
- Baddha Konasana- bound angle pose
- Rajkapoot asana – pegion pose
- Bhujanghasana – cobra pose
- Urdhva mukha svanasana –upward facing dog
- Setu Bhandasana
- Supta Virasana- reclining hero pose
- Virasana –hero pose
- Vajrasana –thunderbolt
- Ardha Matsyendrasana
Pranayama Breathing Practices (1st Semester)
- Introduction of Pranayama , Benefits of pranayama , General guidelines
- Clavicular , Thorocic and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)
- Nadi – Sodhana
- Surya – Bhedi & Chandra – Bhedi
- Sheetali & Sheetkari
- Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana-
- Easy pose
- Swastikasana siddha yoni asana
Pranayama Breathing Practices (2nd Semester)
- Nadi – Sodhana
- Surya – Bhedi & Chandra – Bhedi
- Sheetali & Sheetkari
- Mudras (Yoga Gestures)
- Jnana mudra
- Chin mudra
- Yoni mudra
- Bhairava mudra
- Shambhavi mudra
- Yoga Bandhas (Energy Lock)
- Mula & Maha Bandha Teaching
Yoga Cleansing ( 1st Semester)
- Kapalbhati- cleansing the lungs
Yoga Nidra (1st Semester)
- Basic Relaxation
- Tension Relaxation
- Full Body Relaxation
Meditation ( 1st Semester)
- Introduction to Meditation
- Breathing Awareness Meditation
- Om / Mantra Meditation
- Dynamic meditation
- Tips for developing concertation
- Silence Practice
- Ajapa japa
- Antar mouna
Recitation of Sacred Sound (1st Semester)
- Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya (Mantra from Upanishad)
- Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
- Om Tryambakam Yajamahe ( Mantra on lord shiva)
- Om sahana vavatu ( Mantra from Upanishad)
- Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara ( Guru stotram)
- Yogena Cittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
- Hare rama, Hare Krishna ( Maha mantra)
Yoga Philosophy ( 1st Semester)
- Introduction to yoga ,its philosophy and evolution
- Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
- Definition of yoga
- 4 aspects of mind and its functions
- Daily Schedule of a yoga student
- Principles of 5 Basic element & 10 Senses
- Yama , Niyama (4 days)
- Asana , Pranayama & Pratyahara , Dharana , Dhyan , Samadhi (2 Days)
Yoga Philosophy ( 2nd Semester)
- Pancha – Vayus
- Sattva , Rajas & Tamas (Triguna)
- Introduction to chakras and its functions
- Three Doshas
- 4 padas of yoga sutras
- Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
- Diet & Nutrition for a yogi
- Question & Answers
Anatomy and Physiology ( 1st Semester)
- Digestive System
- Respiratory System
- Circulatory System
- Nervous System
- Endocrine System
- Bodily systems
Anatomy and Physiology ( 2nd Semester)
- Muscular System
- Skeletal Sytem
- Muscle Functions according to Joint Movements
- Teaching Methodology (2nd Semester).
- Positive & conscious communication
- Friendship and trust
- Time management
- Qualities of a teacher
- Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting
- Use of voice in class
- Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
- Class preparation
- Step by step class structure planning.
Evaluation are based on:
- Written Test
- Asana Practical Test
100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Books (Required reading).
- 1- Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha By Swami Satyananda Saraswati (Click on this given link to download free hard copy).
- 2- Patanjali Yoga Sutra By Swami Vivekananda (Click on this given link to download free hard copy).
- 3- Meditation & Its practice By Swami Rama Of The Himalayas (Click on this given link to download free hard copy).
- 4- Course manual is provided to students during the course.
- 5- Yoga mala – Sri pattabhhi jois
- 6- Yoga anatomy – Leslie Kaminoff
- 7- Learn more about patanjali yoga sutras, upanishads, vedas, shastras, puranas, bhagavad-gita during the course.
100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Daily Schedule
- 05:30 Morning Bell
- 06:30 Morning Tea
- 07:00 Shatkarma & Pranayama
- 07:30 Ashtanga Vinyasa flow Yoga
- 09:15 Breakfast
- 10:00 Yoga Philosophy
- 11:00 Alignment- Adjustment- Methodology
- 12:45 Lunch
- 14:45 Anatomy & Physiology
- 16:00 Hatha Yoga
- 18:00 Meditation & Mantra Chanting
- 19:15 Dinner
- 22:00 Lights off
All classes are mandatory only in case of an emergency or illness one can take leave with respected teacher permission. Uninformed leaves won’t be accepted and this will leave bad impression on student monthly performance.
A high degree of self-motivation is required for all aspects of the course. The practice and especially the teaching of yoga demand a high degree of self-discipline and purity. To ensure the success of the programme, participants are required to attend all spiritual activities, meditation sessions, lectures and asana classes. Meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs and nudity are prohibited during the course as they are counterproductive to the yoga practice. Participants who do not comply with the ashram rules may be dismissed from the course.
Discipline Rules for Students
- Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited in the ashram.
- If you are having a fast any day, you have to inform kitchen manager for avoiding food waste.
- Always make discipline, respect teachers and follow all rules.
- Always be in the time, you are late means will not be permitted to join the class.
- Clear your books of account before departure from Vinyasa Yoga Ashram.
- Before departure, please return your books, maps or any goods which you borrowed.
- Vinyasa Yoga Ashram provides accommodation for a student who joins the yoga course. So any friends or relatives will not be included in accommodation however they can stay in ashram by renting another room.
- Student has to be present in all scheduled program of Vinyasa Yoga Ashram.
Refund Policy – Vinyasa Yoga Ashram
An advance of course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules.
If a student cancels the course, we accept cancellation but the advance deposit will not be refunded in cancellation.
There is no charge of course cancellation. The student just has to inform by email.