22 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Kathmandu, Nepal

22 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Paknajol Road, Kathmandu, Nepal

Yoga Teacher Training Nepal

Join a yoga teacher training in Nepal! As a part of the Himalayas, Nepal is a deeply spiritual place. It is one of the best countries to host yoga retreats. You can deepen your spirituality and energize yourself on all levels on a yoga retreat in Nepal. It is a perfect destination to experience the power of yoga, spiritually, and physically. Learn yoga during unique classes and training with professional experience teacher, bringing you the wisdom and knowledge of thousands of years traditions! Mandala Studio Yoga and Spa is a team work mixed of different professional experience yoga teacher. Their organization believes in team work rather than just giving course by a teacher. Their goal is to develop mutual understanding and bond between people who comes to them for yoga. They have Diploma, Master and PhD holder yoga teacher and Sadhu Sages (who did spiritual sadhana in ashram, jungle, cave, gumba etc.) and their teacher have more than 15 years and 40 years of teaching experience and offers a wealth of insight and knowledge.


  • Yoga teaching principles
  • Yoga class sequence for therapy
  • Learn about yoga teaching principles
  • Practice 88 positions Hatha yoga asana sequence
  • Mantras chanting: Building awareness with Divine vibrations
  • Eligibility to register for World Yoga Alliance certification after completion
  • Pranayama - control of the prana science
  • Surya Namaskar and Chandra Namaskar
  • Theory of traditional yoga systems
  • 21 nights accommodation
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Meditation techniques
  • Daily meals
  • 22 days with instruction
  • English
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You will be accommodated in Andes hotel from where you can see Kathmandu valley the hotel is in height little bit inside from the main city. From your room you can see beautiful view some room have balcony from where you can also see beautiful mountain and Himalaya much clearer from the roof top. Every room have television and some room have air-conditioned. If you want to live in air-conditioned room you have to pay some extra money for air-conditioned used.

Note: For sharing room if there is not any sharing partner and if you be alone in the sharing room the cost will be same as private room

Mandala studio is not only limited in the yoga classes this studio gives international level yoga teacher training course with expertise teacher from Nepal,India(chief guest) and some are international professional teacher.

This yoga school is well known for authentic yoga and spiritual learning academy based on spiritual and scientific research focuses on authentic teaching, practice, and Theory on the traditional scientific yogic way. The aim of this training is to spared authentic traditional yoga world wide. Mandala yoga studio are certified from Yoga alliance you will get Yoga alliance certificate after the course complete.

200 hour YTT is a traditional yoga training program and this is a wide-ranging course recognized to work with many sides involved in the study of yoga. This also involves practical and theoretical applications to all aspects of yoga beginner to advanced parts following the teaching method of Gurukul Kangari University (107 years old Yoga University at Haridwar in India). In the theoretical part, mantras are chanted every day and the class is conducted by the certified Yoga teachers of India, Nepal and International Teacher. During the course you will be built up your stronger base in the yoga field. The course is designed to make students confident and effective in yoga instruction. These courses are often led by human composition to explain the correlation of yogic science and the human body. Mandala yoga studio will provide you an experience on how to live a happy and healthy yogic life, spiritual life with the practice of spiritual sadhana choosing silent, peace and clean environment and a safe place for our course in ancient history. It is said that Nepal is the land of Tantra, the land of Buddha where he born, the land of Mount Everest and the land of yoga where god Shiva, Machindra Nath, Goraknath did yoga sadhana from India and Nepal. Choose Nepal for yoga practice as it is the land of yoga where you will get the knowledge of authentic yoga so join Mandala Studio Yoga & Spa and let them begin the class. Be the part of best yoga teacher training course in Nepal.

The teacher training program

  • Total hour: 200
  • Contact hour: 150
  • 50 hour will be non-contact hour for pre-study and pre-reading of the course

  • Homework: Every day after the class, homework will be given so students will repeat, study, and have discussion for topics they find confusing during class.


Mandala Yoga Studio and Spa provides a range of different yoga teacher training courses which will be started from the first day of every month. They also provide a government approved and accredited “Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training” (CTEVT) and World Yoga Alliance. Students can be assured that they are acquiring the skill standard required for employment in this field.

200-hour training course syllabus

Practice of traditional Hatha yoga asanas

  • Surya namaskar and chandra namaskar (sun and moon salutations)
  • Bhujanga namaskar series (cobra salutation)
  • Basic, intermediate, advanced Hatha yoga asana sequence which includes about 88 positions
  • Yoga for beginners: basic preparatory joint movements to warm up and prevent injuries
  • Yoga class sequence for therapy
  • Sanskrit names of all asanas (positions)

Pranayama "control of the prana science"

  • Swara yoga introduction (swara vigyana)
  • Nadi shodana pranayama (alternate nostril breathing)
  • Anulom vilom pranayama
  • Kapalbhati pranayama (cleansing breaths)
  • Bhramari pranayama (humming bee breath)
  • Yogic (conscious) breathing techniques
  • Discussion on bad breathing habits and correction techniques
  • Ujjayi svasa (victorious breath)

Mantras chanting: Building awareness with divine vibrations

  • Gayatri mantra
  • Guru mantra
  • Seed mantra for chakras: relaxation, purification, and activation
  • Five Element mantra
  • Surya namaskar mantra
  • Tri bandhas (yogic locks)
  • Moola bandha
  • Uddiyana bandha
  • Jalandhara bandha (throat lock)
  • Maha bandha (the great lock)
  • Three granthis

Theory of traditional yoga systems

  • Yoga introduction
  • History of original yoga and lineage
  • History of Hatha yoga and lineage
  • Functions of seven chakras (energy centers)
  • Pranayama science techniques and five prana
  • Original Ashtanga yoga by Patanjali
  • Introduction to Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras, Ayurveda, and the Hatha yoga tradition
  • Yoga hand mudras

Meditation techniques

  • Kundalini and chakara meditation
  • Walking meditation
  • Dynamic meditation
  • Five prana meditation
  • Observation and awareness techniques
  • Yoga Nidra relaxation techniques

Yoga teaching principles

  • Characteristics of a good teacher
  • Lesson planning
  • Principles of demonstration and observation
  • Classroom safety
  • Assisting, modifications, correcting, instructing
  • Finding your own teaching style
  • Ethical guidelines for yoga teachers
  • Student teaching practicing and observing
  • Assisting in classes taught by others
  • Basic healthy yogic lifestyle

Anatomy and physiology

  • Anatomy of pelvic bone and muscles the foundation of the body on Yogasana (hip bone and yoga)
  • Anatomy of shoulder bone / muscles and Yogasana
  • Psychic physiology of yoga: Ida, pingala, sushumna (nadi)

Please note that the use of Sanskrit vocabulary is included in the yoga teacher training course.

Course exam details

  • First paper: yoga theoretical exam
  • Second paper: oral exam
  • Third paper: yoga asana practice

Typical daily schedule

  • 06:00 - 07:00 Morning work in jungle
  • 07:00 - 08:00 Satkarma, meditation, pranayama, tri bandha
  • 08:00 - 09:30 Yoga practice
  • 09:30 - 11:30 Breakfast and free time
  • 11:30 - 13:00 Yoga practice therapy alignment, techniques, etc
  • 13:00 - 15:00 Lunch and free time
  • 15:00 - 16:30 Yoga theory
  • 16:30 - 17:30 Practice advanced posture
  • 17:30 - 18:00 Free time
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Vajan, ktitan aarati, mantra
  • 19:00 - 20:00 Dinner
  • 20:00 - 22:00 Self study and homework
  • 22:00 Light off

Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

During the training, once a week will be trip to some of the most beautiful places of Nepal. You will also practice yoga sadhana in that spiritual beautiful place. In this trip, your teachers will let you know about that place's history and story.

  • Kriti Karki

    Kriti Karki is the owner and the instructor of Mandala Studio Yoga & Spa. Kriti was very young when she suffered from serious asthma and she recovered after her father (Dr. SB Karki) decided to teach yoga, meditation, and breathing exercise to her with the practice of healthy yogic food routine. Since then, Kriti has developed the penchant for yoga and making it a daily routine.

  • Prof. Dr. Surya Bahadur Karki

    Dr. S.B. Karki is the director of Mandala Studio Yoga & Spa who is the first yogi of Nepal from academic field. Dr. Karki is also the first person who did Naturopathy from Nepal and brought the first Naturopathy in Nepal. He has more than 40 years of experience in yoga teaching and he is very concerned about health. He established many yoga schools and health centers in many cities in Nepal and wrote various curricula of yoga and naturopathy sciences in association with Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training (CTEVT) on behalf of Nepal Yoga & Nature Cure Association (NYNCA).

  • Swami Basu Samarpan

    Swami Basu Samarpan is a spiritual seeker and a Reiki master and also yoga and meditation instructor. He has completed his Master Degree in Buddhist Religion and Philosophy in first degree honor from the Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal and has been awarded to his many social activities. As a Buddhist scholar, he is also contributing to share Buddha’s message through different means and ways. He teaches Reiki and conducts different yoga and meditation programs,taking individual and groups to the holy places such as temples and monasteries in Kathmandu Valley, Pokhara, and Lumbini.

The training will be taken in Paknajol sorekhutte 10 minutes far from Thamel, little bit inside from the city where is no crowd, no vehicle which is a very peace.

The cost of the training includes pure vegetarian yogic food.

Hiking, traveling, shopping, trekking and more after the course complete

There will be a 10% discount for additional spa service. For more information, ask your questions directly to Mandala Studio Yoga & Spa, who will be happy to assist you. Simply click on the Send Inquiry button to send a message.

  • 1 relaxing massage
  • 24-hour free Wi-Fi
  • 21 nights accommodation with hot and cold shower
  • 200-hour international yoga teacher diploma (World Yoga Alliance accredited)
  • Eligibility to register for World Yoga Alliance yoga certification
  • Opportunity to teach class for those who finished the course with highest mark
  • Practical and theoretical exams fee
  • Pure vegetarian yogic food
  • Saturday trips
  • Shatkama kit (cleansing techniques) and yoga notebook
  • Taxi free from city to the ashram
  • Use of yoga hall is free for yoga student
  • Airport pick-up and drop off
  • Personal travel expenses
  • A reservation requires a deposit of 40% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Kathmandu, Nepal

Mandala studio is the first yoga studio in Nepal which is signed in the CTEVT program guaranteed by the government of Nepal and World Yoga Alliance.

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22 days / 21 nights


This yoga teacher training is available from January to December and starts on the first day of the month.

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