28 Days, 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training (TTC) in Rishikesh -2019, India

At Vinyasa Yoga Academy, we believe our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) is the perfect option for any individual or groups, keen to further their teaching capabilities and understanding of Vinyasa Yoga. This course will also support your own Yoga practice and lead to a stronger and more agile body, peaceful, calm mind, revitalised and re-energised energies - it’s changed the lives of many people around the World! Our teachers take pride in ensuring that you gain a firm understanding of all the major and more intricate aspects of Yoga to help you become a rounded Yoga practitioner and an expert Yoga Teacher - asanas are not enough! The fact that Yoga has become such a popular way to strengthen the mind, body and spirit means there has never been a more perfect time to become a qualified Yoga Teacher, approved by Yoga Alliance International/USA/UK.

We’ve also chosen Rishikesh, India as the destination for our Ashrams and Schools. Rishikesh is both the present day and historic, spiritual home of Yoga. The Greatest Yoga Masters and Gurus have come from and passed through Rishikesh on their spiritual journey. This spirit hasn’t been lost and this spirit has been captured and is radiated by our facilities, Yoga Teachers, Staff and of course our founder Yogi Vishnu Panigrahi. You’ll be surrounded by this spirit whilst you stay in our beautiful Ashram over the 28 day 200 Hour yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC).

Though we’re named Vinyasa Yoga Academy, it’s not just Vinyasa Yoga that we teach. Our range of courses also include 200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) and 200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC), which includes just as much depth, quality and quantity within the course content and how we train - we don’t cut any corners! Here are some

Other Highlights of The Course:

200 Hours, 28 Day stay at our beautiful, comfortable, homely Ashram, in Rishikesh, India during the course
  • Yoga Asanas, History and Theory
  • Yoga Philosophy and Satsangs
  • Yoga Physiology and Biology
  • Yoga Chemistry, Energy and Health, including Ayurvedic Practices
Our courses are comprehensive and thorough and have been designed to distill the true essence of Yoga and Yoga Training. We support your learning journey every step of the way and make sure that during the28 day course, you also receive a wonderful experience of Rishikesh and it’s hospitality. We can help with advising you on onwards trips, where to eat, spend time and enjoy all of what Rishikesh ash to offer to advance your Yoga journey as far as possible, it will be a breathtaking, life changing experience for you. We look forward to welcoming you to our facilities and having the privilege to teach and inspire your Yoga future and present - get in touch with us today! ''Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind'' Patanjali

Course program:

The course has a duration of 4 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:

Vinyasa Yoga Academy’s 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) can be undertaken by any individual or groups regardless of what level your Yoga practice is currently or your background - we have hosted students from all over the World including USA, UK, Russia, China, Australia and more, we’re truly a global family!

Vinyasa Yoga Academy is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance International/USA/UK, which means by completing our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC), you will be professionally qualified and certified to teach and train Yoga anywhere in the World. Assessments will be based on written assignments as well as practical evaluations, conduct observation and assessment - we want to make sure all aspects of your being reflects a true Yogi!


Ashtanga/Vinyasa Flow Yoga Postures (Asana)
Surya Namaskar A
Surya Namaskar B
Full Primary Series:
1. Padangusthasana
2. Padahasthasana
3. Utthita Trikonasana
4. Parivrtta Trikonasana
5. Utthita Parsvakonasana
6. Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
7. Prasarita Padottanasana A B C & D
8. Parsvottanasana
9. Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C & D
10. Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
11. Utkatasana
12. Virabhadrasana A & B
13. Dandasana
14. Paschimottanasana A B C & D
15. Purvattanasana
16. Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
17. Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
18. Janu Sirsasana A B & C
19. Marichyasana A B C & D
20. Navasana
21. Bhujapidasana
22. Kurmasana
23. Supta Kurmasana
24. Garbha Pindasana
25. Kukkutasana
26. Baddha Konasana A & B
27. Konasana
28. Upavishta Konasana
29. Supta Konasana
30. Supta Padangusthasana A & B
31. Ubhaya Padanghusthasana
32. Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana
33. Setu Bandhasana
34. Urdhva Dhanurasana
35. Salamba Sarvangasana
36. Halasana
37. Karnapidasana
38. Urdhva Pindasana
39. Matsyasana
40. Urdhva Padmasana
41. Sirsasana
42. Urdhva Dandasana
43. Baddha Padmasana
44. Yogimudra
45. Uplutih
46. Savasana

Pranayama (Power of Breathing)

Introduction of Pranayama , Benefits of pranayama , General guidelines Clavicular , Thorocic and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)

Nadi – Sodhana
Surya – Bhedi & Chandra – Bhedi
Sheetali & Sheetkari

Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana-
1- Easy pose
2- Half-lotus
3- Swastikasana
4- Siddha yoni asana
Mudras (Yoga Gesture and attitude)
Jnana mudra
Chin mudra
Yoni mudra
Bhairava mudra
Shambhavi mudra

Bandhas (Energy Lock)
Mula & Maha Bandha Teaching
Meditation (Dhyanam)
Introduction to Meditation
Breathing Awareness Meditation
Om / Mantra Meditation
Dynamic meditation
Tips for developing concertation
Silence Practice
Ajapa japa
Antar mouna

Yoga Anatomy
Brief overview:
Digestive System
Respiratory System
Circulatory System
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Bodily systems
Guidelines in Studying Asana Anatomy
Muscular System
Skeletal System
Muscle Functions according to Joint Movements
Anatomy of:
Hatha Yoga Postures (Asana)
1.Pawanmuktasana series 1
2.Pawanmuktasana serie 2
3.Pawanmuktasana series 3
4.Surya Namaskar ( sun salutation)
5.Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutation)
6.Tadasana (palm tree pose)
7.Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)
8.Trikonasana (triangle pose)
9.Parivirtatrikon asana – revolving triangle pose
10.Uttkatasana –chair pose
11.Virbhdrasana 1 -warrior 1
12.Virbhdrasana 2 -warrior 2
13.Virbhdrasana 3 -warrior 3
14.Ardha Chandrasana- Half moon pose
15.Vriksasana – tree pose
16.Parvatasana – mountain pose
17.Adho mukha svanasana – downward facing dog
18.Kati chakrasana – waist rotating pose
19.Malasana – squatted yoga pose
20.Garudasana – eagle pose
21.Baddha Konasana- bound angle pose
22.Rajkapoot asana – pegion pose
23.Bhujanghasana – cobra pose
24.Urdhva mukha svanasana –upward facing dog
26.Setu Bhandasana
30.Supta Virasana- reclining hero pose
31.Virasana –hero pose
32.Vajrasana –thunderbolt
36.Ardha Matsyendrasana
Yoga philosophy
Week 1
Introduction to the Himalayan Traditiof of Yoga
Introduction to the different indian philosophy
History of Yoga
Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
Types of yoga
Week 2
Eight limbs of yoga
Yamas and Niyamas(Ethics of yoga)
Philosophy of Asana
Concentration and its power
The Universe
Week 3
4 aspects of mind
how to controld the mind
Samadhi and the goal of yoga
Introduction to Bhagawat Geeta
Week 4
Science of Karma
Indian culture and Spirituality

Yoga Cleansing
Yoga Nidra
Basic Relaxation
Tension Relaxation
Full Body Relaxation

Mantra Chanting
Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya
Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva
Om Tryambakam Yajamahe
Om sahana vavatu
Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara
Yogena Cittasya
Hare rama, Hare Krishna
Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)

Teaching Methodology
1- Positive & conscious communication.
2- Friendship and trust.
3- Time management
4- Qualities of a teacher
5- Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting.
6- Use of voice in class
7- Mental & emotional preparation for teaching.
8- Class preparation
9- Step by step class structure planning.
Assessments are based on:
Written Test
Oral Test
YTTC Venue Start Date End Date Fee Availabilty Book

Our Venue ::WPYS stands for World peace Yoga School.(2nd of every month) VYA stands for Vinyasa yoga Academy(15th of every month)

VYA 15 Feb 2019 13 Mar 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
WPYS 02 Mar 2019 28 Mar 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
VYA 15 Mar 2019 10 Apr 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
WPYS 02 Apr 2019 28 Apr 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
VYA 15 Apr 2019 10 May 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
WPYS 01 May 2019 28 May 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
VYA 15 May 2019 10 Jun 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
WPYS 02 Jun 2019 28 Jun 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
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WPYS 02 Jul 2019 28 Jul 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
VYA 15 Jul 2019 10 Aug 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
WPYS 02 Aug 2019 28 Aug 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
VYA 15 Aug 2019 10 Sep 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
WPYS 02 Sep 2019 28 Sep 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
VYA 15 Sep 2019 10 Oct 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
WPYS 02 Oct 2019 28 Oct 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
VYA 15 Oct 2019 10 Nov 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
WPYS 02 Nov 2019 28 Nov 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
VYA 15 Nov 2019 10 Dec 2019 $ 1599 USD Available Apply Now
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Weekly Yoga & Detox Retreat

What included in your Course Fee

What is not included in the course fees ?

27 Days Shared Accommodation Private accommodation
Yoga material Air-conditioner
Daily nutritious meals, Tea
Free pick-up service from dehradun airport
One Free Ayurvedic massage
Nature excursions
Every friday kirtan night
Happy Yoga TTC Schedule

Happy Yoga TTC Schedule:

5.00 AM Morning bell 1.15 PM Lunch
6.30 – 7.30 AM Pranayama 3.00 – 4.00 PM Yoga Philosophy
7:45 to 9:00 AM Hatha Yoga 4:00 to 5:30 Pm Ashtanga & Vinyasa Flow
9:15 to 10:00 Am Breakfast 6.00 – 7.00 PM Guided Meditation
11:00 to 12:00 Pm Yoga Anatomy 7.30 – 8.30 PM Dinner
12:00 to 1:00 Pm Alignment, Adjustment & Methodology 9.00 PM Lights Off

All classes are mandatory only in case of an emergency or illness one can take leave with respected teacher permission. Uninformed leaves won’t be accepted and this will effect on student monthly performance.

  • A high degree of self-motivation is required for all aspects of the course. The practice and especially the teaching of yoga demand a high degree of self-discipline and purity. To ensure the success of the programme, participants are required to attend all spiritual activities, meditation sessions, lectures and asana classes. Meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs and nudity are prohibited during the course as they are counterproductive to the yoga practice. Participants who do not comply with the school rules may be dismissed from the course.
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..

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200-Hour VInyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course

200-Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course