500 Hour Master Level Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

“The very heart of yoga practice is ‘abyhasa’ – steady effort in the direction you want to go.”

Yoga is not a simple term whose knowledge can gain by just practice for a few days, indeed it is a deep ocean of knowledge where one needs to completely delve to know it better. Yoga is not only a practice but it is a power that makes you live life in your own way. In past times, you often read or listen that sages and monks meditate for years and years to gain the true knowledge of yoga and true power of it. Yoga is a knowledge which keeps increasing on practice.

To let you delve completely into the sea full of the knowledge of yoga, Rishikesh Yoga Association comes up with 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, certified by Ministry of Ayush. This is 2 months Yoga Teacher Training course in Rishikesh which is the combination of 200 hour yoga TTC + 300 Hour yoga TTC = 500 Hour yoga TTC. It is master level and life changing experience. The course aims to take your yogic skills to a higher level, free from every nuance and error. The level where you get the designation of a yoga master. The level where your desire becomes a profession, where your passion becomes a talent, where your skill becomes a power, where your knowledge becomes the master.

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course at Rishikesh Yoga Association is conducted under well-professional and trained yoga master and gurus with having years of expertise. The skills they gain with their practice and experience, they will share all those with yoga students at the school. They teach you with the utmost proficiency that every doubt will be cleared and it will be replaced with the beautiful knowledge of yoga. They share the beautiful gift of yoga with their students.

In this 2 months yoga teacher training course which is the combination of 200 hour yoga teacher training course + 300 Hours yoga teacher training course = 500 Hours yoga teacher training course, you will see yourself with a lot of confidence and knowledge. You not only develop your skills but can also be able to develop the skills of other students.

The 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course at Rishikesh Yoga Association aims to teach you how to teach. After the course, you will definitely be able to conduct yoga class with utmost proficiency and technique. Your fear will become your love; you will love to conduct the class.

The skills they gain with their practice and experience, they will share all those with yoga students at the school. They teach you with the utmost proficiency that every doubt will clear from your mind. They share the beautiful gift of yoga with their students.

Included in course

Yoga Asana

It covers two tiers; the first tier where trainees deepen their personal practice of yoga asanas and the second tier where trainees learn to teach the series of Asanas.

Shatkarma

Yogic Cleansing Technique, also known as Shatkarma is what you get to learn in this course. From the History to the Benefits, the trainee gains the complete knowledge of it.

Personal Practice

500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course is certainly the best to improve your personal practice. It will deepen your skills and sharpen your practice to achieve the best in yoga.

Asana Alignment Techniques

The trainee will get to learn and develop their understanding and skills with the correct alignment techniques. They further learn to apply the use of modification and props in a yoga practice.

Asana Adjustment Techniques

The correct adjustment of the asana is the foundation of a yoga practice. With the master level of yoga course, a trainee will get to adjust their adjusting skills under the guidance of trained and professional yoga gurus.

Class Sequencing Techniques

Under 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course at Rishikesh Yoga Association, a trainee will get to learn, how to start and conduct a yoga class session..

Chakras & Mantras

Chakras & Mantras are two powerful & spiritual aspects of yoga with which a trainee learn to balance and optimize the health of an individual.

Anatomy

The complete internal system of the body (i.e., digestives system, skeletal system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, muscular system and so on) covers and explained in the Anatomy class.

Yoga philosophy

What actually the basic philosophy & concept of yoga? A trainee will get to learn this in the 500 Hours Yoga TTC at Rishikesh Yoga Association.

Pranayama

The powerful class of pranayama tells to control the breath with its effects and benefits is included in the course. Trainees will learn advanced pranayama techniques with this master level of yoga course.

Meditation

Sit silently and slip in the state of silence; this is actually what we call Meditation. The 500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course at our yoga school in Rishikesh makes you aware of the correct practice and aspects of Meditation.

First month 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Syllabus

  • Introduction of shatkarma
  • Jal neti and sutra neti
  • Eye cleaning (trataka and eyes cups)
  • Vaman dhauti
  • Kapalbhati
  • Agnisara
  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B
  • Full Primary Series: Padangusthasana
  • Padahasthasana
  • UtthitaTrikonasana
  • ParivrttaTrikonasana
  • UtthitaParsvakonasana
  • PrasaritaPadottanasana A B C & D Parsvottanasana
  • EkaPadaPadangusthasana A B C & D
  • ArdhaBaddhaPadmottanasanaUtkatasana
  • Virabhadrasana A & B
  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana A B C & D Purvattanasana
  • ArdhaBaddha Padma Uttanasana
  • TriangMukaikapadaPashimottanasana
  • JanuSirsasana A B & C
  • Marichyasana A B C & D
  • Navasana
  • Bhujapidasana
  • Kurmasana
  • SuptaKurmasana
  • GarbhaPindasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • BaddhaKonasana A & B
  • Konasana
  • UpavishtaKonasana
  • SuptaKonasana
  • SuptaPadangusthasana A & B
  • UbhayaPadanghusthasana
  • UrdhvaMukhaPashimottanasana
  • SetuBandhasana
  • UrdhvaDhanurasana
  • SalambaSarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • UrdhvaPindasana
  • Matsyasana
  • UrdhvaPadmasana
  • Sirsasana
  • UrdhvaDandasana
  • BaddhaPadmasana
  • Yogimudra/li>
  • Uplutih
  • Savasana
  • On your feet Yogasanas
  • Seated Vinyasa Sequences
  • Seated posterior stretch sequences
  • On one leg yogasanas
  • The supine sequence
  • The bow pose sequence
  • The triangle pose sequence
  • The inverted posture sequence
  • Meditative pose sequence
  • Viseha Vinyasa karma
  • Dynamic Postures: : Pawanmuktasana series, Marjala asana , Vyaghrasana, Surya namaskar.
  • Standing Postures: Tadasana, Utkatasana, Padhastasana, Trikonasana, ParivrttaTrikonasana, Parshwakonasana, Parivrttaparshwakonasana, Veerbhadrasana I, Veerbhadrasana II, Veerbhadrasana III, Ardhchandrasana, Parsvottanasana, Prasaritapadottanasana.
  • Inverted Postures: Sirsasana, Sarvangasana, Halasana, Pinchamayurasana, Adhomukhavrkshasana.
  • Twisting Postures: Ardhmatsyendra asana, Parivrittijanusirshasana, Kati Chakrasana.
  • Back Bend Postures : Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana, Matsyasana, Ushtrasana, Kandhrasana, Chakrasana, Gomukhasana, Setu Asana, Rajkapotasana.
  • Forward Bend Postures : Paschimotanasana, Janusirasana, ArdhpadamPaschimotanasana, PadprasarPaschimotanasana, AdhoMukhaSvanasana.
  • Balancing Postures: Vrkshasana, BakDhayan Asana, Mayurasana, Natraj Asana, Garudasana, Relaxation Postures, Shashankasana, Makarasana.
  • Savasana
  • Introduction of Pranayama
  • Importance of Pranayama
  • Yogic breathing technics for increasing awareness
  • Benefits of pranayama
  • Different Pranayama and general guidelines
  • Nadi Sodhana pranayama
  • Bhastrika pranayama
  • Bhramari pranayama
  • Surya Bhedi andChandra Bhedi pranayama
  • Sheetali and Sheetkari
  • Ujjayi pranayama
  • Introduction of yogic Mudra
  • Jnana and chin mudra
  • Yoni mudra
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Shambhavi mudra
  • Nasikagra mudra
  • Prana mudra
  • Maha mudra
  • Maha vedha mudra
  • Different mudras for better health
  • Mudra for concentration
  • Common mudras for daily use
  • Introduction of Bandha
  • Uddiyana bandha
  • Jalandhar bandha
  • Mula bandha
  • Maha bandha
  • Introduction to yoga
  • Its philosophy and evolution
  • Concept of hatha yoga
  • Different practices of hatha yoga
  • Introduction to yoga sutras of patanjali
  • Importance of discipline in path of yoga
  • Definition of yoga
  • Vrittis (mental fluctuations) and their classification
  • Obstacles and distractions on the path of yoga (concepts of citta-viksepa and antaraya)
  • Ashtanga yoga - Yama , Niyama
  • Asana , Pranayama ,Pratyahara , Dharana , Dhyan , Samadhi
  • Introduction to chakras and its functions
  • Lives of yogis (Inspiring stories)
  • Introduction to Meditation and Concentration
  • Breathing Awareness Meditation
  • Tips for developing concentration
  • Bahir and Antar trataka
  • Dynamic meditation (osho meditation)
  • Nada meditation (sound meditation)
  • Ajapajapa
  • Antarmouna (silence practice)/li>
  • Chakra meditation
  • Third eye meditation
  • Mantra meditation
  • Yantra meditation
  • 61 point meditation
  • Yoga nidra
  • Inner visualization
  • What is mantra and benefits of chanting mantra?
  • Shanti mantra (mantra of peace)
  • Guru mantra (mantra for guru)
  • Ganesh mantra (mantra for auspiciousness)
  • Mahamritumjaya mantra ( Mantra on lord shiva)
  • Gayatri mantra (universal prayer)
  • YogenaCittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
  • Hare rama, Hare Krishna ( Maha mantra)
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Muscle Functions according to Joint Movements
  • Respiratory System
  • Endocrine System
  • Circulatory System
  • Nervous System
  • Digestive System
  • Chakras
  • Inversions
  • Physiological Benefits of Asana
  • Positive & conscious communication Friendship and trust
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning
  • Written Test
  • Asana Practical Test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behaviour

Second month 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Syllabus

  • On your feet Yogasanas
  • Seated Vinyasa Sequences
  • Seated posterior stretch sequences
  • On one leg yogasanas
  • The supine sequence
  • The bow pose sequence
  • The triangle pose sequence
  • The inverted posture sequence
  • Meditative pose sequence
  • Viseha Vinyasa karma
  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B
  • Full Primary Series:
  • Padangusthasana
  • Padahasthasana
  • Utthita Trikonasana
  • Parivrtta Trikonasana
  • Utthita Parsvakonasana
  • Parivrtta Parsvakonasana
  • Prasarita Padottanasana A B C & D Parsvottanasana
  • Eka Pada Padangusthasana A B C & D
  • Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Virabhadrasana A & B
  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana A B C & D
  • Purvattanasana
  • Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana
  • Triang Mukaikapada Pashimottanasana
  • Janu Sirsasana A B & C
  • Marichyasana A B C & D
  • Navasana
  • Bhujapidasana
  • Kurmasana
  • Supta Kurmasana
  • Garbha Pindasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Baddha Konasana A & B
  • Konasana
  • Upavishta Konasana
  • Supta Konasana
  • Supta Padangusthasana A & B
  • Ubhaya Padanghusthasana
  • Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana
  • Setu Bandhasana
  • Urdhva Dhanurasana
  • Salamba Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • Urdhva Pindasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Urdhva Padmasana
  • Sirsasana
  • Urdhva Dandasana
  • Baddha Padmasana
  • Yogimudra
  • Uplutih
  • Savasana
  • Introduction of Paranayama
  • The pranic body-
  • Annamaya kosha
  • Manomaya kosha
  • Pranamaya Kosha
  • Vijnanamaya Kosha
  • Anandamaya Kosha
  • Natural Breathing
  • Abdominal Breathing
  • Thoracic Breathing
  • Clavicular Breathing
  • Yogic breathing
  • Nadi shodhana
  • Pranayama & It techniques
  • Sheetali Pranayama & It techniques Sheetkari pranayama
  • Bhramari pranayama
  • Ujjayi pranayama
  • Bhastika Pranayama
  • Kapalbhati Pranayama
  • Moorchha Pranayama
  • Surya Bheda Pranayama
  • Chandra bhedana pranayama
  • Swana pranayama
  • Introduction to bandha
  • alandhara bandha
  • Moola bandha
  • Uddiyana bandha
  • Maha bandha
  • Introduction to Meditation
  • Why Meditation ?
  • Meditation and Brain waves Meditation and its effect on Stress Management
  • Obstacles in Meditation
  • Role of concentration in Meditation
  • Tips for developing concentration
  • Meditation on Body and Breath
  • Om / Mantra Meditation
  • Antat and Bahir
  • Trataka
  • Dynamic meditation
  • Tips for Silence Meditation Practice Japa Meditation
  • Ajapa japa
  • Antar mouna
  • Nada Meditation
  • The relaxation postures
  • Stillness
  • Basic Relaxation
  • Tension Relaxation
  • Full Body Relaxation
  • Effects of Pranayama in Respiratory System
  • Effects of Yoga practice and Nauli in Digestive system
  • Muscular and Skeletal system with advance postures
  • Anatomy of Pelvic griddle and spine
  • Nadis-The Energy Channel
  • Prana and Nervous system
  • Kundalini Shakti
  • Chakra
  • Panchakosha
  • Therapeutic Applications of Yoga Postures and How to avoid injury in class
  • Digestive system
  • Respiratory System
  • Circulatory System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • Organs Bodily systems
  • Introduction to Indian Philosophy
  • Introduction to Yoga Philosophy
  • Introduction to Yoga Sutra
  • Importance of discipline in path of yoga
  • Definition of yoga
  • Consistent practice and non-attachment (Abhayasa and Vairagya)
  • The concept of Ishwar (God) in Yoga Sutra
  • Obstacles and distractions on the path of yoga (concepts of citta-viksepa and antaraya)
  • Panchklesha ( 5 causes of suffering )
  • Ashtanga Yoga ( Eight limbs of Yoga )
  • Concept of Siddhi ( Supernatural Power )
  • Introduction to Bhagavad Gita
  • Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya
  • Om Tryambakam Yajamahe
  • Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara
  • Om sahana vavatu
  • Hare rama Hare Krishna
  • Vakratunda Mahakaya Mantra Yogena Cittasya
  • Om Bhur Bhuva Swaha
  • Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva
  • Introduction of Mudras
  • Jnana & Chin mudra
  • Yoni mudra
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Hridaya mudra
  • Khechari Mudra
  • Nasikagra mudra
  • Shambhavi mudra
  • Introduction to shatkarma
  • Jalaneti Satkarma (Nasal cleansing with salty water)
  • Rubber neti (Nasal cleansing with a rubber string)
  • Agnisar Kriya
  • Nauli Kriya
  • Kapalbhati Cleansing
  • Shathkarma
  • Therapeutical Effects of Shathkarma
  • Kati Vasti Tridosha (Explanation of Tridosha)
  • Food Habits as per Tridosha
  • Nadi Parikshan
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Respiratory Diseases-
  • Diseases related to Respiration
  • Yog Nidra
  • Pranayama and its effects
  • Eyes diseases
  • Heart diseases
  • Heart opening Session
  • Video session on Awakening of Kundalini
  • Demonstration
  • Alignment
  • Instructions
  • Positive & conscious communication Friendship and trust
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstrating, observation,
  • assisting,
  • correcting
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning.
  • Written Test
  • Asana Practical Test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behaviour

500 Hour Master Level Yoga Teacher Training Program Details

Daily Schedule
Time Schedule
5:30 Am Morning Bell
6:30 - 6:45 Am Morning Tea
6:45 - 7:00 Am Shatkarma
7:00 - 8:15 Am Hatha yoga
8:15 - 8:45 Am Pranayama
9:00 - 9:30 Am Breakfast
10:00 - 11:00 Am Yoga Philosophy
11:00 - 12:00 Pm Alingment- Adjustemnt-
Methodology
12:00 - 12:30 Pm Lunch
3:00 - 4:00 Pm Anatomy & Physiology
4:15 - 5:45 Pm Ashtanga vinyasa flow
6:00 - 7:00 Pm Meditation & Mantra chanting
7:15 - 8:00 Pm Dinner
10:00 Pm Lights off
500 Hour Master Level Yoga Teacher Training Dates
Start Date End Date Status Fees
1 Jan 2019 28 Feb 2019 Completed $2150
1 Feb 2019 30 Mar 2019 Completed $2150
1 Mar 2019 30 Apr2019 Completed $2150
1 Apr 2019 30 May 2019 Completed $2150
1 May 2019 30 June 2019 Completed $2150
1 June 2019 30 July 2019 Ongoing $2150
1 July 2019 30 Aug 2019 Ongoing $2150
1 Aug 2019 30 Sep 2019 Available ( 6 Seats Left ) $2150
1 Sep 2019 30 Oct 2019 Available ( 10 Seats Left ) $2150
1 Oct 2019 30 Nov 2019 Available ( 8 Seats Left ) $2150
1 Nov 2019 30 Dec 2019 Available ( 5 Seats Left ) $2150
1 Dec 2019 30 Jan 2020 Available ( 12 Seats Left ) $2150
1 Jan 2020 29 Feb 2020 Avialable (10 Seats Left) $2150
1 Feb 2020 30 Mar 2020 Avialable (12 Seats Left) $2150
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Inclusion / Exclusion in Course Fees

Inclusion

  • Two Months Twin shared Accommodation
  • Rooms with hot water, attached bath & toilet
  • Unlimited free High Speed WiFi internet connection
  • 3 Times daily nutritious vegetarian meals and teas
  • Course books and course manual
  • Cleansing material like Neti Pot, Rubber tube etc.
  • One Himalayas Trip
  • Every Weekend Excursion
  • Free taxi-pickup from (DED) dehradun airport
  • Every Saturday Satsang( Spiritual Gathering)
  • Two full body massage
  • Usage of in house library



Exclusion

  • Private Accommodation - 450 USD Extra
  • Flights


Note : All classes are mandatory for students.In case of an illnesses or emergencies student can take leave with due permission from the concerned teacher. Leaves without reasons won’t be accepted and this will severely effect the monthly performance of the student.