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This 200-hour yoga teacher training course at Yoga Vidya Mandiram is offered from a worldwide known organization, Yoga Alliance USA. After successfully completing the program, the students will receive a 200 RYS (registered yoga school), after which they can get registered at Yoga Alliance USA and become a 200 RYT (registered yoga tanner).
During your training, you will be accommodated at Hotel Cloud Chat, which is located in peaceful cedar covered surroundings offering an excellent view of snow-capped Dhauladhar mountains. Along with the luxury and opulence of the hotel, rooms are appointed with all the required luxury to make your stay comfortable in Dharmkot, Mcleodganj.
The rooms are well-appointed and adorned with soft warm tones and textures. Free high-speed internet connectivity and other facilities are available at the hotel as well! Relish tasty appetizing delicacies at their multi-cuisine restaurant! They provide Indian, continental, and Chinese dishes which are mouth-watering and garnished with the perfect blend of spices with aroma taken from hills.
Students who complete their subsequent trainings are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®). This teacher training is a multi-style program for beginners with basic knowledge of yoga. After the completion of the course, the students will be given a certification of the completion of the 200-hour yoga training program at Yoga Vidya Mandiram School.
This 200-hour yoga teacher training will be held by experienced reputed meditation guides and the team of accomplished yoga teachers. The teachers and guides are including an Ayurvedic doctor who feels privileged to share his / her knowledge and practice of ancient traditions with modern elements of medical sciences (yoga anatomy and physiology).
This training program aims to provide a solid foundation in different aspects of yogic disciplines that prepare them to apply for the 300-hour yoga teacher training program. In addition, this 200-hour yoga training program includes mantra recitation (mantra - Japa), daily joints and glands practices (granthi - vimochana - kriya), yoga postures (yoga asanas), meditative steps of doing asanas, six cleansing exercises (shat karma), science of breath (pranayama), yoga energy locks (bandha).
It also includes yoga gestures (mudra), meditation (dhyana), yogic sleep (yoga Nidra), history and philosophy of yoga (yoga Darshana), yogic anatomy and physiology of human body, basic principles of Ayurveda, asana alignment practicum classes, yoga teaching practice, and teaching methodology.
The schedule is subject to change. It is advised that you arrive at the yoga school one day before the program.
Nestled in the mystic tall pines forest with its picturesque natural beauty and unique mix of Indian and Tibetan cultures, Dharamshala is a conducive place for yoga and meditation. The name Dharmashala derives from the Sanskrit language which means “City of Dharma (virtues)” and so is true to its name.
This picturesque destination is not only popular among tourists but among spiritual seekers and religious travelers as well. Dharmashala boasts of jaw-dropping backdrop, stunning lakes, vibrant monasteries, colorful temples, sparkling waterfalls, and vintage forts and museums.
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During this yoga training, you will be served daily with three delicious and healthy vegetarian meals; breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Filtered water, herbal tea, and snacks are also available. The menu is creative and balanced with proteins so you feel full and satisfied. If you are planning to have fast in any day, please inform Yoga Vidya Mandiram for avoiding food waste.
Transfer available for additional US$0 per person
The nearest airport is Kangra Airport (DHM), about 13 kilometers away from Dharamshala. The airport connects Dharamshala to Delhi. Tourists from other parts of India would find it easier to take a flight to Chandigarh and book a taxi for their onward journey to Dharamshala, which is about 275 kilometers away.
Dharamshala is well-connected to Delhi and other parts of North India via a network of state operated buses as well as private tour operators. The journey is almost 520 kilometers from Delhi. Most buses stop at the main bus terminal in Lower Dharamshala, but there are also some public Haryana Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) buses that go all the way to the main square of McLeod Ganj. An overnight journey from Delhi takes about 13 hours. You can book HRTC tickets online.
An overnight train journey is a good option to reach Dharamshala. The nearest major railway station is at Pathankot, 85 kilometers away. There are numerous trains that go to Jammu and Kashmir that stop by in Pathankot. You can take a taxi or bus from Pathankot to reach Dharamshala. There is also a smaller railway station, Kangra Mandir, just 22 kilometers from Dharamshala but none of the important trains halt here.
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