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30 Days 200-Hours Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in India

  • YOGA BHAWNA MISSION, New Bypass Road Uttarkashi Uttarakhand India


200-Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training India

India is the root of all knowledge for yoga. Hardiwar will welcome you to learn from amazing teachers about the various facets of yoga, with both theory and practice. This time will be disciplined and full with awareness, so you can learn and share the benefits of Ashtanga and Hatha yoga, surrounded by beautiful landscapes and fellow yogis.


  • Daily yoga practices
  • Meditation and mantra chanting
  • Theoretical and practical classes
  • 200-hour yoga teacher certification
  • 29 nights accommodation
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals

Skill level

  • Beginner

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

Group sizes

The maximum participants in the group is 15.

  • 26 days with instruction
  • English
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During this teacher training course, you will be staying at the accommodation provided by Yoga Bhawna Mission and Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya. It is decent and neat and it is on sharing basis. Meeting all basic necessities, the rooms are spacious enough to accommodate two people. All rooms will be airy and ventilated, but not equipped with air conditioner.

The accommodation provided at Yoga Bhawna Mission is on sharing basis. However, in special cases, Yoga Bhawna Mission will provide single occupancy-based accommodation under terms and conditions. The accommodation is equipped with basic lodging amenities like blanket, bed spread, pillows, however students can carry their own daily needs.

The objectives of this course are to make the participants understand various facets of yoga, familiarize the participants with standard texts of yoga, make the participants learn about the steps of Hatha yoga, and make the participant learn about the steps of Ashtanga yoga.

Section 1: Theory

1: Foundations of Yoga

  • History of yoga from ancient to modern time including the contribution of Shantikunj into it.
  • Gyan yoga and Bhakti yoga in context of Acharya Sri Ram Sharma
  • Karma yoga and Rāja yoga in context of Acharya Sri Ram Sharma
  • Broader concept of Pragya yoga

2: Introduction to Hatha yoga and Patanjal yoga

  • Shatkarma, asana, and pranayama according to Hatha yoga
  • Mudra: bandha, chakra, and kundalini according to Hatha yoga
  • Introduction to Patanjal yoga sutra and concept of chitta
  • Ashtanga yoga

3: Introduction to the human body in relation to yoga

  • Introduction to human body according to yoga and modern science
  • Support and digestive systems and effect of yoga on them
  • Respiratory and cardiac systems and effect of yoga on them
  • Nervous and endocrinal system and effect of yoga on them

4: Health and disease in relation to yoga

  • Concept of health and disease
  • Role of hygiene and diet in yoga therapy
  • Yogic management of some common diseases
  • Yogic management of some other diseases

Section 2: Practical

Practical 1: Bahiranga yoga

  • Yogic kriyas
  • Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Surya Namaskara Yogasana
  • Pranayama
  • Bandh and mudra

Practical 2: Antaranga yoga

  • Savita dhyan
  • So-hum Sadhana
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Nada yoga meditation

Practical 3: Teaching practices and other methods

  • Gayatri Yagya and DeepYagya
  • Prayer and arti
  • Yug Sangeet, Bhajan, and Kirtan

Example of total practical and theory hours: 4 hours + 5 hours = 9 hours per day

Daily schedule

  • 06:00 Pranayama, meditation, and mantra chanting
  • 08:30 Asana practice and Ashtanga Vinyasa in Mysore style
  • 10:30 Breakfast and brunch
  • 12:30 Workshop time followed by self-study and interaction with guest teachers
  • 14:00 Yoga Nidra meditation and rest time with free time and refreshing time
  • 15:00 Classes on yoga principles with its philosophy and yoga sutra lectures
  • 17:00 Practice of asanas, hand of adjustment, art of transaction, and body aliment
  • 19:00 Homework and rest time
  • 19:30 Dinner time
  • 20:30 Meditation and optional Kirtan and Bhajan
  • 21:00 Mauna and silence
  • Naveen Pandey

    Yogi Naveen Pandey holds a degree in yogic sciences. He has been awarded his doctorate from DevSanskriti University as he worked on “Yoga in Kashmir Saivism and Patanjali’s System; A Study in Interaction”. In his research work, he emphasizes on yoga in Tantric scheme of Kashmir Saiva philosophy. He specializes in Tantra, philosophy, and oriental studies.

This retreat will take place in Haridwar, India.

Nearby places

  • Jolly Grant Airport (DED) - 20 kilometers
  • Health club
  • River nearby
  • Yoga studio
  • Medical assistance
  • Room cleaning
  • Toiletries
  • Tour assistance
  • Turn down

The price of this retreat includes all daily meals. They are strictly vegetarian, freshly prepared, dietary-balanced, and recommended for yoga. The Yoga Bhawna Missions kitchen is designed to cater the needs of all kinds of students. In general, Yoga Bhawna Mission provides three meals a day with two tea breaks. There is a mix of people from all over the world, so Yoga Bhawna Mission is flexible in customizing meals. Because Yoga Bhawna Mission understands you and your taste buds, serving is per your requirements. All you need to do is specify in advance your tastes and preference.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Ayurvedic
  • Fruitarian
  • Naturopathic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Yogic
  • Other dietary requirements on request
(If you have special dietary requirements its a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

Choose from a variety of activities (other than yoga!) from tribal village visit, culture tour, trekking, temple visit, horseback riding, learning how to surf, to a more relaxing dip in the hot springs( At Barkot Ashram), soothing massage or spa treatment or spend some time soaking up the sun on the beach. Start each morning with a sun salutation and end each day with a deep meditation; it's all up to you! Participate in each yoga class, and add in some of your own personal sessions away from any distractions. Feel yourself in harmony with nature as you connect with the environment around you during your dream vacation in paradise .

  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • 29 nights accommodation
  • 200-hour yoga teacher certification
  • Daily yoga practices
  • Meditation and mantra chanting
  • Teaching course tuition
  • Teaching training syllabus
  • Theoretical and practical classes

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at either Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) or Jolly Grant Airport (DED). Transfer from and to these airports is available upon request.

  • Review by Priya Raj
    10 out of 10

    "This is truly an excellent teacher training in India to be certified as a professional teacher.."

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  • Review by Vishwajit Anand
    10 out of 10

    "An amazing job. Yoga practice is a true way of fitness. The pictorial way of representation is also very tolerable ."

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  • Review by Abhinay Kumar
    10 out of 10

    "Yoga Bhawna Mission has wonderful teachers, a wonderful atmosphere, and I must say that they teach ancient yoga in a very modern way."

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  • Review by Jagmohan Bist from New Delhi, India
    10 out of 10

    "This training is an amazing experience with amazing yoga sessions and amazing therapy workshops."

    Yoga Bhawna Mission Facebook page, edited

  • Review by Amber Mubashir from Asia
    10 out of 10

    "Awesome teachers and a very healthy outcome. A highly recommended place to learn yoga."

    Yoga Bhawna Mission Facebook page, edited

  • Review by Jagmohan Bist from New Delhi, India
    10 out of 10

    "Amazing experience, amazing yoga session, amazing therapy."

    Yoga Bhawna Missions Facebook page, edited

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Yoga Bhawna Mission is an international organization and registered yoga school from Yoga Alliance USA. They conduct teacher training courses and teacher training certificate programs.

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