200 Hour Personalized Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in Rishikesh

200 hour personalized, residential, affordable and intensive hatha yoga teacher training course in India, with RYT 200 Yoga Alliance certification, designed for beginners and intermediate level yoga practitioners, at Maa Yoga Ashram - Rishikesh (Rys 200, Rys 300). Each program is different with the amount of knowledge it provides to the teacher or teacher to be, being the 200-hour program the foundation of the rest. Many schools and integral courses teach yoga philosophy, studies of yoga, lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers. Also, they required that a thirty contact hours must be spent on ethics for yoga teachers. In the case of anatomy, a 200-hour program includes both human physical anatomy and physiology, bodily systems, organs, and more. In addition, energy anatomy and physiology, as chakras and nadis are also thought in this kind of programs. Besides, the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice, like benefits, contraindications, and healthy movement patterns. The postures, alignment & adjustment are very important in this program, the correct posture in asanas, the right breathing in pranayamas, kriyas, chanting, mantra, meditation, and other traditional yoga techniques. This section includes the analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques and the practice of the techniques themselves.

Residential Yoga School at Maa Yoga Ashram - RYS 200, RYS 300, RYS 500
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India, 2018 - 2019 Status Fee
➢ 02 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2018 :: Personalised 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training India Booking Open USD $ 1400
➢ 02 Dec 2018 to 30 Des 2018 :: Personalised 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training India Booking Open USD $ 1400
➢ 02 Jan 2019 to 30 Jan 2019 :: Personalised 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training India Booking Open USD $ 1500
➢ 02 Feb 2019 to 28 Feb 2019 :: Personalised 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training India Booking Open USD $ 1500
➢ 02 Mar 2019 to 30 March 2019 :: Personalised 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training India Booking Open USD $ 1400

To reserve your seat, you need to pay US$ 280 as non-refundable deposit.

Remaining fee i.e. US$ 1120 is non-refundable and needs to be paid upon arrival before starting of the course

What is included?

» Yoga Teacher Training.
» Yoga Books:
» Patanjali Yoga Sutras.
» Yoga Anatomy and Physiology.
» Organic, Ayurvedic and Delicious Meals.
» Accommodation.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – Syllabus

Techniques, Training and Practice
– Asanas, Pranayama, Kriyas, Chanting, Mantra, Meditation and other traditional Yoga Techniques.
– Analytical training in how to teach and practice the techniques.
– Guided practice of the techniques themselves.

Teaching Methodology
– Teaching Styles, Qualities of a Teacher.
– Communication skills such as group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries.
– How to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations, to the degree possible in a group setting.
– Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting.
– The student learning process.
– Business aspects of teaching yoga (including marketing and legal)

Anatomy and Physiology
– Body Systems/Organs, Chakras, Nadis.
– Includes both the study of anatomy and physiology along with its application to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.).

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
– Traditional Texts, Non Violence, Dhamma, Karma, Service Concepts.
– The study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts (such as the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika or Bhagavad Gita)
– Yoga lifestyle, such as the precept of non-violence (ahimsa), and the concepts of dharma and karma.
– Ethics for yoga teachers, such as those involving teacher – student relationships and community.
– Understanding the value of teaching yoga as a service and being of service to others (seva)

– Yoga Teaching Practice.
– Practice teaching as the lead instructor.
– Receiving and giving feedback.
– Observing others teaching.
– Assisting students while someone else is teaching

Sample Schedule for our Yoga Teacher Training

6:00 am to 6:30 am - Yogic Cleasing
6:30 am to 8:00 am - Yoga Asana
8:15 am to 9:00 am - Breakfast
9:00 am to 10:00 am - Yoga Philosophy
10:30 am to 12:00 noon - Yoga Anatomy
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Lunch
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Pranayama/ Meditation
4:00 pm to 4:30 pm - Yog Nidra
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm - Alignment
7:00 Dinner

During our Yoga Teacher Training, Mantras will be taught and chanted and time for personal meditation is available throughout the day. Packages include Organic, Ayurvedic, sattvic (upon request), vegetarian, and very tasty meals!

The asanas in the 200-hour program are:

Although the curriculum seems a bit long, every part is fundamental to the program. Is really important to learn how to assist, correct, instruct and the different types of teaching styles. Some of the qualities of a teacher are to know the student’s process of learning and business aspects of teaching yoga. But the process to get the Yoga Teacher Certification is different in every person, it could take more than an extra week or even months for the aspirant. The way of progress will determinate either to take the advance program course or remain in the 200-hours RYT.

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

In the Advanced Program, a Registered Yoga School (RYS) will prepare you to enter the blossoming yoga industry with the skills and confidence required to succeed. Like all 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, the program is required to offer a curriculum based on the guidelines issued by Yoga Alliance. That is why many curriculum has an intense focus on deepening your practice on all levels. With this course you will show knowledge in the Basic Foundational Review learned from 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training. Besides, new Advanced Teaching Methodology, Sequencing & Training, Meditation, Chanting: Voice Use and Tone Use, advanced Pranayama and Ayurveda. For Ayurveda, each RYS can teach differently about how to manage your Practice and Teaching. Advanced Workshops in Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and Prenatal Yoga are included mostly. Also Advanced Yoga Philosophy, same as Lifestyle and Ethics of Yoga Teachers.

Advanced Asanas

For the Asanas, the next list names a few of the advanced postures, corrections and adjustments practices in the program of the 300-hours. There is a few that also are in the 200-hours program for Yoga Teacher Certification but, part of practicing it again is the best way to swim in depth in the Yoga philosophy waters. The program does not end here, the anatomy and physiology to study are related to the Yoga Asanas of 300-hours Yoga Teacher Certification. Also, a full review of Bhagavad Gita, Advanced Pre-Natal Adjustments, Chakras, Kriyas, Sanskrit use and understanding, Bandhas and Drishti. This last one includes understanding the 9 Drishtis and advanced assisting, adjusting, mudras and styles of Yoga are teach. More deep into History of Yoga, fundamentals of creating Yoga Workshops and Post-Program Mentorship.

500-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Some schools follow the IYA standards about designate a 500 RYT completing programs of 200-hours and 300-hours. Some RYS or Yoga Workshop made modules for this programs, oriented to those who already passed the 300-hours program. Other Registered Yoga Schools call immersions to the intense program created to assure the trainee know the Five Categories of Asanas. Also, they include individual and specifics modules developed on medicine, philosophy, history, asanas and through observation and experience, know how to do the poses in each category, share a common foundation and how to build upon this foundation.

Maa Yoga Ashram offers Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India, from beginners to advanced level yoga practitioners who wish to make this step.
Our intensive residential Yoga Teacher Training concentrates in preparing individuals with basic understanding of yoga – both theoretically and practically.
Hands-on training program on classical yoga studies in the very land where yoga was originated, Rishikesh, India.
Our Yoga Teacher Training is beneficial for all levels. An intensive training course as this one is always a challenge – physically, mentally and emotionally, no matter what your previous skills are.

After the Yoga Teacher Training program, you will see and feel an incredible transformation in your body and mind.
You do not need to be ‘flexible’ or ‘good’ to practice yoga or complete a Yoga Teacher Training.


#1 We are allocated far from the noise of Rishikesh in an amazing property, 10 min walk from a beautiful beach at the Ganges River, where you can refresh yourself, meditate or just “BE”.
#2 We have Experienced Teachers and personalized guidance as we prefer quality over quantity.
#3 Great staff that will always be there for you .
#4 Amazing Landscapes everywhere you look and a lovely garden.
#5 Incredible Organic and Ayurvedic Food that will make you crave for meal time.
#6 Our rooms are very comfortable and there is a peaceful sense in the Ashram that it’s difficult to get anywhere around.