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200 Hours Residential Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh  —

Our 200 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh is Located in the Land of Gods (Devi Bhumi), Hare Rama Institute in Rishikesh, India, is one of the yoga schools where you can learn multi-styles of Yoga such as Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Vinyasa Flow. No place can be better than Rishikesh for yoga practices as you can enjoy lush Green Shivalik ranges in your backdrop and beautiful beaches of the Ganges. You can enjoy your life’s best sunrise here while practicing yoga in the holy banks of Rishikesh. The serenity and spiritual vibe of this place had drawn the myriads of the yogis and saints to practice yoga on this land for ages.

Rishikesh holds deep cultural and spiritual significance as it is one of the oldest Pilgrimage. It has been a magnet for spiritual seekers which makes it the most desirable land for soul-searching and to experience inner calmness. Yoga teacher training course is the program designed to offer a solid base for students wanting to improve their technical skills and deepen their practice. Our 200 Hour Teacher Training Course includes in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga, Pranayama, Kriyas, Meditation, Mantras, Yoga Philosophy. Learn about the fascinating history of Yoga, Adjustment & Alignment techniques, deep understanding of working of Human Anatomy & Physiology and discover the concept of Yoga Nidra & Mudras. After completion of your YTTC program, you will receive a 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Certification eligible to be registered with Yoga Alliance.

At our Yoga Center, we always advocate small batches to promote student-teacher interactions and enhance the learning experience.

Tentative Schedule

Morning Bell : 05:00 AM
Pranayama : 06:30 AM
Hatha yoga : 07:45 AM
Breakfast : 09:15 AM


10:15 AM
Yoga Philosophy : 11:15 AM
Yoga anatomy : 12:15 PM
Lunch : 01:20 PM
Ashtanga yoga : 04:30 PM
Meditation : 06:15 PM
Dinner : 07:15 PM
Lights Off : 09:00 PM

200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course Certification —

Want to become international Registered yoga teacher?

our 200-Hours Yoga Teacher Training Program is Registered by Yoga Alliance USA, which is globally recognized and represents optimum quality, safe, accessible, and equitable yoga teaching across the world. Once you complete the teacher training modules, you will be a Registered yoga teacher (RYT 200) through Yoga Alliance. 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Program opens up many new prospects for you in the path of yoga.

Food & Accommodation

Clean and comfortable accommodation comprises of single private rooms and double shared rooms with attached washrooms. Three highly nutritious, healthy and sattvic meal per day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner). Our yogic diet food is perfect for nourishing the mind, body and soul. Detox and herbal teas are served twice a day.

Why selecting Hare Rama Institute for your first yoga teacher training? —

200-hour Teacher Training Course is a basic training program for aspiring Student looking for their level certification or who want to delve deep into the ocean of yoga. The 200 Hours Teacher Training Course will broaden your understanding of yoga practices beyond physical poses. This program gives you a chance to explore and experience the practice at the subtle level by practicing meditation, pranayama, chakra balancing, and energy anatomy. You will experience that a teacher training program can accelerate the transformation in your life. In the Yoga Teacher Training Program, you will learn about the yamas, niyamas, svadhyaya, and Ayurvedic principles. With the study of ancient yogic tradition and Vedic mantras you will begin to gain a deeper understanding of spirituality. When you understand all these things that will broaden your perspectives and open your minds.

"हस श्वसिहि मंदं गच्छ च"

"Smile, Breathe and Go Slowly"

Sage Patanjali

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Course Syllabus - 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training —

In this intensive yoga course, you will know the history of Yoga, its philosophy, Human Physiology & Anatomy, teaching methodology, alignments, variations, adjustments, & modifications, and other nuances of teaching and your own practice. We conduct a chanting session as we believe that chanting the Vedic mantra generates positive vibrations and connects with the universe. In our Ashtanga session, you will practice the Primary Series (the First Series or Yoga Chikitsa), which literally means yoga therapy. The regular practice of this series heals all sicknesses and cleanses the body for deeper Yogic practice. Our Shatkarma and Pranayama sessions remove the blockages in the Nadis. The course covers the study of Yoga Philosophy including Bhagwad Geeta, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, and other yogis texts, you will also practice yogic lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers.

1. Recitation of Sacred Sound (Mantra Chanting)

The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra is special and rich with spiritual energy.

  •  Aum Namah Shivaya
  •  Aum Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah
  •  Aum Brahmarpanam
  •  Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
  •  Aum Purnamadah Purnamidam
  •  Aum Sarveshaam Svastir-Bhavatu
  •  Gayatri Mantra
  •  Aum Saha Navavatu
  •  Aum Asato Ma Sadgamaya
  •  Patanjali Sloka
2. Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Asana

Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series (also known as the First Series or Yoga Chikitsa), literally means yoga therapy. This when practiced regularly heals all sickness and purifies your body in preparation for deeper Yogic practice - both physical as well as meditative.

Sun Salutation

  •  Surya Namaskar A
  •  Surya Namaskar B

Standing Postures

  •  Padangusthasana
  •  Pada Hastasana
  •  Utthita Trikonasana A, B
  •  Utthita Parsvakonasana A,B
  •  Prasarita Padottanasana A,B,C,D
  •  Parsvottonasana
  •  Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
  •  Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
  •  Utkatasana
  •  Virabhadrasana I
  •  Virabhadrasana II

Finishing Postures

  •  Salamba Sarvangasana
  •  Halasana
  •  Karnapidasana
  •  Urdvha Padmasana
  •  Pindasana
  •  Matsyasana
  •  Uttana Padasana
  •  Urdhva Dandasana
  •  Sirsasana

Closing Postures

  •  Balasana
  •  Yoga Mudrasana
  •  Padmasana
  •  Tolasana
  •  Shavasana

Asanas for Beginners

  •  Dandasana
  •  Paschimottanasana A,B,C
  •  Purvottasana
  •  Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana
  •  Trianga Mukaikapada Paschimottanasana
  •  Janu Sisrasana A,B,C
  •  Marichyasana A,B,C,D
  •  Paripurna Navasana
  •  Bhujapidasana
  •  Kurmasana
  •  Supta Kurmasana
  •  Garbha Pindasana
  •  Kukkutasana
  •  Baddha Konasana A,B
  •  Upavista Konasana A,B
  •  Supta Konasana
  •  Supta Padangustasana
  •  Ubhaya Padangustasana
  •  Urdvha Mukha Paschimottanasana
  •  Setu Bandhasana
  •  Urdvha Dhanurasana
  •  Paschimottanasana
  •  Shavasana
3. Hatha Yoga Asana

The word haṭha literally means "force" and thus alludes to a system of physical techniques. In India hatha yoga is associated in popular tradition .

Sun Salutation

  •  Namaskarasana
  •  Urdhva Hastasana
  •  Padahastasana
  •  Eka Pada Prasaranasana
  •  Dwipada Prasaranasana
  •  Sashtanga Namaskarasana
  •  Bhujangasana
  •  Bhudarasana
  •  Eka Pada Prasaranasana
  •  Padahastasana
  •  Urdhva Hastasana
  •  Tadasana

Standing Postures

  •  Uttitha Trikonasana
  •  Parivratta Trikonasana
  •  Uttitha Parsvakonasana
  •  Parivratta Parsvakonasana
  •  Prasarita Padottanasana A
  •  Prasarita Padottanasana C
  •  Virbhadrasana A
  •  Virbhadrasana C
  •  Virbhadrasana B
  •  Ardha Chandrasana
  •  Vraksasana
  •  Garudasana
  •  Natarajasana
  •  Uttitha Hasta Padangusthasana B
  •  Uttitha Hasta Padangusthasana A
  •  Padangusthasana Padhastasana
  •  Padhastasana

Sitting Postures

  •  Malasana
  •  Bakasana
  •  Paschimottasana
  •  Purvottasana
  •  Marichayasana A
  •  Marichayasana C
  •  Janu Sisrasana A
  •  Parivartta JanuSirsana
  •  Trianga Mukhaika Pada Paschimottasana
  •  Krounchasana
  •  Bharadwajasana
  •  Gomukasana
  •  Ardha Matsyendrasana
  •  Akarna Dhanurasana
  •  Parighasana
  •  Ustrasana
  •  Baddha Konasana
  •  Upavistha Konasana
  •  Kurmasana/Suptha Kurmasana

Finishing & Closing Postures

  •  Bhunjasana
  •  Salabhasana
  •  Dhanurasana
  •  Sethu Bandhasana
  •  Urdhva Dhanurasana
  •  Pincha Mayurasana
  •  Vrischikasana
  •  Sirsasana
  •  Balasana
  •  Sarvangasana
  •  Halasana
  •  Karnapidasana
  •  Matsyasana
  •  Yoga Mudrasana
  •  Tolasana
  •  Shavasana
4. Introduction to Pranayama (Breathing Practices)

Pranayama is the control of breath. The basic movements of pranayama are inhalation, retention of breath, and exhalation. “The yogi’s life is not measured by the number of days but by the number of his breaths,” says Iyengar.

  •  Four Aspects of Pranayama.
  •  Natural Breathing
  •  Abdominal (or diaphragmatic) Breathing
  •  Thoracic Breathing
  •  Clavicular Breathing
  •  Yogic Breathing
  •  Nadi Shodhana Pranayama ( psychic network purification)
  •  Sheetali Pranayama ( cooling breath)
  •  Sheetkari Pranayama ( hissing breath)
  •  Bhramari Pranayama ( humming bee breath)
  •  Ujjayi Pranayama ( the psychic breath)
  •  Bhastrika Pranayama ( bellows breath)
  •  Kapalbhati Pranayama ( frontal brain cleansing breath)
  •  Moorchha Pranayama ( swooning or fainting breath)
  •  Surya Bheda Pranayama (vitality stimulating breath)
5. Yoga Mudras - To Overcome Any Ailments

Finishing & Closing Postures

  •  Hasta ( Hand Mudras)
  •  Kaya ( Postural mudras)
  •  Adhara ( Perineal mudras)
  •  Mana ( Head mudras)
  •  Bandha ( Lock mudras)
  •  Prana, literally the “forward moving air”.
  •  Udana, literally the “upward moving air”.
  •  Vyana, literally the “outward moving air”.
  •  Apana, literally the “air that moves away”.
  •  Samana, literally the “balancing air”.
6. An Introduction to the Bandhas

Students learn the technique of consciously blocking and unblocking energy flow to different parts of their body.

  •  Introduction to Bandhas
  •  Preparation for Bandhas
  •  Bandhas and the Granthis
  •  Benefits of Bandhas
  •  Jalandhara Bandha (Throat lock)
  •  Moola Bandha (Perineum contraction)
  •  Uddiyana Bandha (Abdominal contraction)
  •  Maha Bandha (The great lock)
7. Meditation (Dhyana)

Meditation as a practice has gained wide popularity due to its numerous benefits.

  •  Introduction of Meditation
  •  Origion & history of Meditation
  •  Breath awarness Meditation
  •  AUM chanting Meditation
  •  Trataka Meditation
  •  Dynamic Meditation
  •  Ajapa Meditation
  •  Antar Maun (Inner Silemce Meditation)
  •  Yoga Nidra
  •  Silence Practice
  •  Meditation Pose
8. Yoga Nidra - The Yoga Of Psychic Sleep

Yoga nidra, a Sanskrit term meaning "yogic sleep" is a deep relaxation technique and a form of meditation.Also called "psychic sleep," yoga nidra is a state between sleeping and waking.

  •  How to do Yoga Nidra
  •  Benefits of Yoga Nidra
  •  Getting ready for Yoga Nidra
9. Yoga Cleansing- Kriyas for purification of body

Yogic cleansing exercises are important to learn how to incorporate your breath and meditate properly during physical aspects of yoga. It also removes the blockages in the energy channels.

  •  Introduction to Shatkarma
  •  Benefits of Shatkarma
  •  Rubber Neti (Nasal cleansing with rubber)
  •  Nauli (Abdominal massaging)
  •  Preparation for Shatkarma
  •  Jala Neti (Nasal cleansing with water)
  •  Vaman Dhauti (Regurgitative cleansing)
10. Anatomy and Physiology (Sharir Vijnan)

Proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during and after practice. There are two kinds of yoga anatomy: physical and spiritual. Understanding both types is needed.

  •  Body Planes
  •  Joints
  •  Anatomical Movements
  •  Muscle & Posture
  •  Yoga & Posture
  •  Muscular System
  •  Spine
  •  Deformities of the spine
  •  Pelvic Region
  •  The Human Knee
  •  Tendon & Ligaments
  •  Rhomboids minor & major
  •  Supraspinatus Muscle
  •  Infraspinatus Muscle
  •  Subscapularis Muscle
  •  Teres Minor
  •  Deltoid
  •  Bicep Brachii
  •  Tricep Brachii
  •  Pectoralis Minor
  •  Rectus Abdominus
  •  Trapezius
  •  Latissimus Dorsi
  •  Llipsoas
  •  Digestive System
  •  Circulatory System
  •  Respiratory System
  •  Nervous System
  •  Endocrine System
  •  Chakra
11. Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Darshana)

Proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during and after practice. There are two kinds of yoga anatomy: physical and spiritual. Understanding both types is needed.

  •  Sanatana Dharma
  •  Vedas
  •  Puranas
  •  The Four Goals of Life
  •  The Four Stage of Life
  •  The Vedic System of Duties
  •  The Six System of Indian Philosophy
  •  Patanjali’s Yog Sutras
  •  Citta Vritti
  •  Afflictions of the mind
  •  The Eight Limbs of Yog
  •  Stages of Samadhi
  •  The Six Yoga System
  •  Jnana Yoga
  •  Bhakti Yoga
  •  Karma Yoga
  •  Mantra Yoga
  •  Hatha Yoga
  •  Laya Yoga
  •  Raja Yoga
12. Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)

Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.

  •  Demonstration
  •  Alignment
  •  Instructions
13. Teaching Methodology

A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation. At Hare Rama Institute, our students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment for an enjoyable and transformative experience.

  •  Positive & conscious communication.
  •  Time management
  •  Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting.
  •  Mental & emotional preparation for teaching.
  •  Step by step class structure planning.
  •  Friendship and trust.
  •  Qualities of a teacher
  •  Use of voice in class
  •  Class preparation
14. Assessments are based on:

Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.

  •  Written Test
  •  Oral Test
  •  Attendance
  •  Performance
  •  Behavior
  • 24 Nights Accommodation (Private or Shared)
  • Daily nutritious vegetarian meals and tea
  • Weekend excursions
  • Yoga material
  • One the Himalayas sightseeing trip
  • Free taxi-pickup from (DED) Dehradun airport.

1. Pickup/Drop-off, Massage is not included in Indian National Course fee.

  • Valid ID proof (Original Passport/Aadhar card).
  • Two Passport size photo (Taken in recent)
  • Personal Yoga Mat
  • Personal Towel
  • Personal Hygiene Materials