The 200-Hours Teacher Training

Schedule: 8-weekends Certification Course

Location: Gurugram, India

About Program

This rigorous program taught by senior Yogashayan teachers is considered to be the most comprehensive yoga teacher training available. It attracts students from around the world and produces empowered, informed and confident yoga teachers. The training teaches you to incorporate asana, chanting, music, meditation, activism and scriptural study into a challenging practice underpinned by a quest for enlightenment. The Yogashayan Teacher Training will provide you with a blueprint for incorporating the physical, psychological, spiritual and mystical aspects of yoga into modern life, without losing sight of the universal goal of the practice: self knowledge.

Why this course?

Why get a 200 hours teacher training?

The 8 weekends-long training program covers yoga philosophy and scriptures, history of yoga, introduction to Sanskrit, introduction to anatomy, practice teaching sessions, study groups, mentor guidance, quizzes, midterm and final tests, and all aspects of Yoga. The training focuses not only on the physical postures, but also on how the postures evolved. We explore yoga’s ancient sacred texts and five-thousand-year-old traditions, as well as the psychotherapeutic benefits that develop with a steady practice and the spiritual power that is set free when energy flows throughout the heart, body and mind.

Why Yogashayan Yoga teacher training?


  • Asana: You will be immersed in a daily practice as well as practical sessions which focus on standing poses, forward bends, twists, backbends, inversions and balances, including in depth exploration of hatha, vinyasa, sequencing and alignment
  • How to give hands on assists to students while they are practicing asanas
  • Sanskrit language immersion—you will learn to recite, read and write the Sanskrit alphabet as well as an exploration into the major yogic texts: The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, The Bhagavad Gita and The Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • Meditation: You will learn to meditate and practice meditation as well as learn how to teach meditation to others
  • How to practice and teach healing, purifying, and detoxifying hatha yoga kriyas
  • The importance of a vegan diet in regards to human health, sustaining the eco-system, reducing violence in the world and as a means to enlightenment
    Physical and energetic anatomy of the human body Philosophy, ethics and activism: how to live a more effective and positive life
  • Practice teaching: at the end of this training you will have the skill to begin teaching yoga classes right away
  • The Yogashayan Yoga Teacher Training focuses not only on the physical postures, but also on how the postures evolved. We explore yoga’s ancient sacred texts and five-thousand-year-old traditions, as well as the
  • psychotherapeutic benefits that develop with a steady practice, and the spiritual power that is set free when energy flows throughout the heart, body, and mind.


  • If you have being practicing yoga continuously and want to move to the next level.
  • If you want to maximize your investment by obtaining the knowledge of two yoga teacher training courses in one single program.
  • If you want to enhance your knowledge of traditional Yoga, Philosophy, Meditation, Pranayama and other yoga practices.
  • If you have a strong desire of helping others to live a better and healthier life.
  • If you want to become a well-rounded yoga teacher.
  • If you want to offer more complete and balanced yoga classes by including principles of Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga.
  • If you want to join the growing community of yoga teachers who are committed to high quality yoga training.
  • If you are interested in shaping yoga worldwide and expanding your network of fellow yogis.


Upon completion of this course you will receive a 200-hour certificate eligible to be registered with Yoga Alliance USA.


We are not conducting this course in 2020


  • The prices mentioned is inclusive of All TAXES.
  • 5000 INR early bird discount if booked one month in advance.
  • Please browse Schedule & Fee page FOR MORE INFORMATION


Full training course, manual & certification plus access to unlimited yoga practice class everyday for 8 weeks

COURSE Content

  • Techniques and Practice of Yoga
    Learn to teach 1 full Hatha and Vinyasa class sequences (practice and memorization), kriyas, teaching and practicing meditation and chanting, teaching basics, and teaching mixed level classes (the “open class”).
  • Basic Sanskrit
    Learn the Sanskrit alphabet in Devanagari script. You will be able to read and pronounce Sanskrit words, as well as some grammar, and you will explore the role of Sanskrit in a yoga practice.
  • Teaching Methodology
    The open classes; adjustments and assists for standing poses, forward bends, twists, backbends, inversions, and balances; the art of sequencing, energetics of assists and vinyasa krama; ethics of teaching yoga, including the types of teachers and students; teaching Hatha and Vinyasa Flow sequences.
  • Anatomy and Physiology
    Anatomy and physiology: basics of skeletal, muscular, respiratory, nervous and cardiovascular systems; injury and recovery; esoteric anatomy, including chakras, nadis, prana, granthi, and bandha.
  • Scripture, Philosophy, Ethics, & Lifestyle
    Includes basic philosophy, Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, Bhagavad Gita, Hathayogapradipika, Karma, 7 Bhumikas.
  • Group Practicum
    Includes class observation and transcriptions focusing on adjustment, sequencing, theme, and music.
  • Small Group Peer Review and Practicum
    These are classes that you teach in a small group setting to hone your skills. Includes student teaching as well as observing and assisting in classes taught by others, oral presentation skills.
  • Satsang
    Satsang combines many of the subjects of the course, including chanting, meditation, japa and mantra, ahimsa, vegetarianism, philosophy and practical skills for conducting satsang.
  • Pranayama principles and practice
    This includes the principles and theory of pranayama, practical training in anuloma and viloma pranayama, including teaching methods.
  • Daily Homework
    Each day includes a homework to be completed and checked by the student’s mentor.