500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training courses in india

Master 500 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING – Introduction

For those who live and breathe yoga, habituated yoga into their day to day live, Vinyasa Yoga Academy offers a 8-week master teacher training. The course builds on the previous courses. This intensive but challenging course coffers all aspects of Yoga and teaching, providing students with the tools to become a true leader in their Yoga community, inspiring and motivating students to follow the path of yoga. From now on you will be ready to start Yoga Teacher Trainings and workshops. After completing the 8-week course students will receive the 500 hours teacher training certificate.

Students will be trained by highly professional teachers having each their own teaching expertise, thus getting ready to create highly integrative Yoga classes, combining an array of techniques. After completing the 8-weeks course students will receive the 500 instructional hours required for Yoga Alliance RYT 500 certification and are ready to deepen their career as a professional yoga teacher. What sets us apart?

Rishikesh, also referred to as ''the Yoga capital of the world'' is a unique place to study yoga. Surrounded by the holy waters of the Ganges, set onto the hills of the beautiful, green Himalayan Mountains you'll experience an instant and natural feeling of true happiness and gratitude. Enjoy the nightly Ganga Aarti (fire offering) on the Ganges in the evenings. All and all granted for a truly spiritual journey into India, completing your yoga course with an uplifted spirit and feeling compassion for everything surrounding you.

Direct Teachings from World-Class Teachers -

Vinyasa Yoga Academy focuses on providing students with small, intimate class settings for individualized and personalized attention from our beloved teachers. The student's classes are located at the same building as their accommodations, so teachers are easily accessible to students throughout the day.

An Inspiring and Welcoming Community —

every teacher and staff member of Vinyasa Yoga Academy is passionate and committed to providing the best possible experience for every student who walks through our doors. Vinyasa Yoga Academy is a spiritual hub for knowledge seekers to grow and nourish their souls. It's a community built on love, enthusiasm and a profound belief in the transformative powers of yoga. We believe in not just doing yoga but living yoga. Our yoga halls are bright, colorful and modern with a gorgeous Ganga view and a literary library available for students.

Course program

The course has duration of 8-weeks. Classes will be held from Monday till Saturday, with a half day on Thursday and an off day on Sunday. The full program can be find under ''Happy yoga TTC schedule''.

Eligibility and accreditations

The 500HR yoga teacher training certification is accessible for anyone who is interested in learning the ancient science of yoga and deepening their yoga practice.

Vinyasa Yoga Academy is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance, which designates this teacher training program as one which follows Yoga Alliance's standards. Students who complete an approved training with this school may be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance.

To get the 500-hour yoga instructor diploma the student needs to attend 8-weeks duration course. Assessments will be based on written assignments as well as practical evaluations and student conduct will be a part of the assessment criteria.


Asana (Yoga Postures)
Philosophy of Hatha VinyasaYoga
Core practice of hatha Vinyasa
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
Structuring and sequencing the asana
Asana for Health
Vinyasa sun salutation
Vinyasa Moon salutation
Joints movement and Pavan Muktasana
Standing Asana
Sitting asana
Backward bending
Forward bending
Balancing Asana
Meditation asana
Bandhas (Energy Lock)
Introduction to Yogic Bandhas
Jalandhara Bandha (Throat Lock)
Moola Bandha (Perineum Contraction)
Uddiyana bandha (Abdominal contraction)
Maha Bandha (the great lock)
Yoga Darshana (Yoga philosophy)
9 Indian Philosophies
Importance of Yoga philosophy
History and origin of Yoga
Eight limbs of Yoga
Aim of Yoga
Emotional purification through Yoga
Understanding Mind and its all foru aspects
Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
5 states of Mind- disturbed, stupefied, distracted, one-pointed and controlled
5 Vritti modification of the mind
9 disturbances of Meditation
Mastering the Yoga Practices
Yoga in Daily Life
Kriya Yoga and its importance of practice
7 chakras and their importance in human life
Yoga and Kundalini Awakening
Ancient texts of Yoga Tradition
Philosophy of Ayurveda and natural Healing
How to improve sex and relationship through Yoga
3 states of Consciousness
Adhyatma Sadhana (Spiritual Practices)
Kirtan (Chanting and singing spiritual music)
Chanting vedic Hyms and Mantras
Arati – Singing divine glory of Divinity
Japa – Recitation of Divine sounds
Pranayama (Power of Breathing)
Understanding the correct breathing
5 aspects of Breathing
Exercises to Strengthen the diaphragm muscles and lungs
diaphragmatic breathing
How to sit to do pranayama?
What is pranayama and what is the necessity to practice?
understanding the 5 major prana and 5 upa-prana
How the prana Flow?
Understanding the function of nadis and chakras in breathing practices
Aura and prana
10 major pranayama practices- Kapal bhati, Bhastrika, Bharamari, Nadisodhanam, Ujjayai, Sheetli, Sheetkari, Yogic, thorasic and clavicular pranayama
Sharirik Vijnan ( Anatomy)
Skeletal system and understanding of joints in Yoga
Muscular System and strengthening and flexibility of muscles
Respiratory system
Spiritual Anatomy
Kundalini and chakra
Dhyanam and Dharana(Meditation and Concentration)
Contemplative walking
Basics of meditation
How to sit in meditation
How to breath in Meditation
How to relax and focus in meditation
Candle light gazing meditation
So-Ham meditation
Mantra Meditation
Chakra meditation
Kundalini Meditation'
Dancing Meditation
Laughing Meditation
Sat-karma (Six Yogic Cleansing)
Rubber Neti
Alignment / Adjustment
Hip opening
Joints opening
Correcting postures
Preparation for advance postures
Safety of adjustment
Mudras (Yoga Gesture and attitude)
Introduction to Mudra
5 group of Yoga mudras
Jnana, Chin and Bhairava mudra for meditation and memory
Yoni Mudra
Hridaya Mudra
Shambhavi Mudra
Nasikagra Drishti
Khechari Mudra
Kaki mudra
Shanmukhi mudra
Viparita Karani Mudra
Yoga Mudra
Maha mudra
Maha bheda mudra
Ashwini Mudra
Vajroli Mudra
Yoga Nidra (Psychic Sleep and sleeping meditation)
Full body Relaxation
Tension Relaxation
Heart center Yoga Nidra
Awakening subtle body Yoga Nidra
Chakra Awakening Yoga Nidra
Healing Relaxation Practices
Yoga Vyavasaya (Opening a Yoga Business)
How to organize a retreat
Need to think before opening a Yoga center
Things needed for your Yoga school
Registration with yoga alliance and Yoga Community
Choosing a place for your retreat and yoga courses
Yoga and profession
Positive and negative point of Yoga business
Upachara (Healing Practices)
Ayurveda and alternate therapy
Understanding Tri-dosha
Understanding Healing diet
Introduction to Healing through Reiki
Natural Healing
How to do ayurveda massage
Yoga Chikitsa (Yoga Therapy)
Yogic Consultation
Therapy with the Yoga posture
Yoga therapy for Back pain
Yoga therapy for Heart diseases
Yoga for obesity
Yoga for hiper tension
Yoga for slip disk
Yoga for women
Yoga for old people
Yoga for children

500-Hour Yoga TTC in India, Date and Fee, 2016 - 2017

2nd November – 30th December, 2016 2700 USD Complete
2nd December – 30th january, 2017 2700 USD Fully Booked
2nd january – 28th february, 2017 2700 USD Fully Booked
2nd february – 30th March, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd March – 30th April, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd April – 30th May, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd May – 30th June, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd June – 30th July, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd July – 30th August, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd August – 30th September, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd September – 30th October, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd October – 30th November, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd November – 30th December, 2017 2700 USD Available
2nd December – 30th january, 2018 2700 USD Available
Private Accommodation fee 500 USD Extra
Happy Yoga TTC Schedule

Happy Yoga TTC Schedule:

5.45 – 6.00 AM Morning Tea 1.00 – 3.00 PM Lunch and Rest
6.00 – 7.00 AM Sat-karma or Yogic Cleansing 3.30 – 4.30 PM Anatomy, Physiology and Yoga Therapy
7.00 – 8.30 AM Asana Practice
Hatha Yoga)
4.30 – 6.00 PM sana Practice
Ashtanga & VInyasa Flow
8.30 – 9.30 AM Pranayama, Mantra Bandha, Mudras 6.00 – 7.00 PM Meditation
9.30 – 10.30 AM Breakfast 7.30 – 8.30 PM Dinner
10.30 – 11.30 AM Self- Study 10.00 PM Sleep
11.30 – 12.30 AM Theory/Philosophy    
Principles and Guidelines:
  • Vinyasa Yoga Academy is a Traditional Vinyasa Yoga School.
  • The Teaching starts from early in the morning. The time schedule of the practices change according to the seasons.
  • Respectful behavior is mandatory at all times on and off the premises.
  • To respect the rules and regulations Vinyasa Yoga Academy will not refund the fee of students after joining the course.
  • We must be informed in advance if the student is not going to come for a meal.
  • Before departure from Vinyasa Yoga Academy, students must return all the books from the library.
  • Non veg. food, smoking, and drinking alcohol are not allowed on the Vinyasa Yoga Academy premises.
General Rules
  • On the premises, modest dressing is mandatory.
  • Silence should be maintained after 8 pm.
  • Regular home work should be completed.
  • All classes are mandatory to attend.
  • As a part of the evaluation procedure there will be a final exam both theory and practical.
  • Vinyasa Yoga Academy reserves the right to disqualify any students at anytime during TTC for misconduct or breaking the rules..

500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

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Vinyasa Yoga Academy
Near Post Office,
Laxman Jhula Rishikesh,Uttarakhand, India
Postal Code - 249302

T - + 91 - 7078123300

E -vinyasayogaacademy@gmail.com

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