200-Hours Yoga Teacher Training Program


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200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program 2024

Turn your love for yoga into a career or simply deepen your yoga practice with 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training program with Yoga Ashram.

Yoga Ashram’s 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training is for those who want to transform themselves and others through yoga. It’s not about learning everything there is to know about teaching that perfect class, it’s about being true to yourself. It’s about peeling away all your insecurities, facing them head on and getting over them with renewed confidence and vigor.

Acquire A Greater Understanding Of Yoga

You start to blossom, its no longer about just doing “ sessions”, you go deeper into the intricacies like never before. Feeling truly empowered, you are better equipped to face life’s challenges and more importantly, you can create a change in others, in your very surroundings. True fulfilment comes when you are able to transform others, transform the planet we live in today.

Weekend & Weekday Program

Yoga Alliance Certified & Reps Certified

Weekend Schedule

When: August 3 – December 14
Timings: 7:00 – 3:00 pm | Saturday

Weekday Schedule

When: July 1 – August 22
Timings: 8:30 am – 1:30 pm | Monday – Thursday

When: September 2 – October 24
Timings: 8:30 am – 1:30 pm | Monday – Thursday

When: November 4 – December 27 (excluding 25th December)
Timings: 8:30 am – 1:30 pm | Monday – Thursday

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    Why Yoga Ashram's 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training?

    • We offer step-by-step hands-on training to become a unique mix-style Yoga teacher. Learn traditional and modern yoga styles
    • You will be confident, prepared and ready to take your first yoga class as soon as the training is complete
    • You will know how to market yourself as a Yoga teacher by taking one to one & group, classes and hold yoga workshops
    • This training is for all – serious yoga students who want to deepen their practice, aspiring Yoga Teachers or current Yoga Teachers.
    • You will be able to unlock your potential as a true Yogi and have a deeper understanding of Yoga – Physical, mental and spiritual aspects of us.
    • It is also unique in that it covers all the Yoga Traditions both Traditional and Modern.

    This program is open to experienced and future Yoga teachers, Corporate individuals, Professionals in their respective fields, and all others who want to ‘deepen’ their yoga practises and individuals who want to take fuller control of their mental and physical lives.

    Key Components

    • Classes will be from morning 7:00 am to 9:00 pm. Detailed outlines will be handed out before each class, allowing students to fully concentrate on the subjects of the day without taking notes.
    • All classes will be studio classes including practice in a wide range of postural, controlled breathing and meditative techniques and required theory classes.

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      200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Syllabus

      Learn Traditional and Modern Yoga Styles

      For a list of complete syllabus, refer here.

      Learn about Yoga Ashrams' 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training philosophy, anatomy, physiology, mantra chanting, ayurvedic diet, nutrition, asanas – their benefits, and contraindications, pranayamas, meditation, yogic kriyas

      Supported by Yoga Ashram Teaching Faculty

      We offer step by step hands on training to become a unique mix style Yoga teacher. Learn traditional and modern yoga styles.

      Yoga Ashram instructor Kavita Pillay

      Kavita Pillay

      Yoga Instructor

      Has over 15 years of experience in yogic sciences. She holds two Masters Degrees – Master in Human Consciousness and Yogic Science as well as a Masters in Philosophy – Yoga Nidra. Since 2015, Kavita has been a yoga teacher trainer – conducting teacher
      training programs in Rishikesh (India) as well as in Dubai.

      Yoga Ashram instructor Vibindas Ainikkal

      Vibindas Ainikkal

      Yoga Instructor

      Has close to 12 years of experience in clinical yoga therapy – he has successfully worked with hundreds of clients on their spinal, joint-related, and muscular issues. Vibin, as he is popularly called, also specializes in Martial Arts – Kalari and Karate, Ayurveda, Pranayama, Shatkarma, Panchakarma, Sivananda Yoga, Weight loss, Yoga Anatomy, physical instructing, and fitness training.

      Yoga Ashram instructor Shashank Petwal

      Shashank Petwal

      Yoga Instructor

      Shashank is a young yoga instructor specializing in Hatha and Ashtanga-vinyasa traditions. Through yoga, he wants to inspire people to set long-term health and fitness goals for themselves to improve their well-being. Shashank has been working with students of varying skill levels and is proficient in modifications, alignments and adjustments of asanas.

      Yoga Ashram instructor & co-owner Jaya Harikumar

      Dr. Jaya Harikumar

      Theory Teacher

      Is a yoga, wellness, and metaphysical teacher with a doctorate in Metaphysics from University of Sedona. For the last 15 years, Jaya has been working as a yoga teacher, Ayurveda & Vaastu consultant, and life coach. She is also known for her kind, warm, and loving presence as well as for being a powerhouse of yogic knowledge and holistic living. Hailing from Kerala in India, Jaya has lived in Dubai for the last 35 years. Jaya is ERYT-200 and YACEP.

      Yoga Ashram instructor & co-owner Harsha Varyani

      Harsha Varyani

      Theory Teacher

      Harsha Varyani is one of the Founders and co-owners of Yogaashram. She is a Yoga Instructor, a mentor to those interested in learning Yoga, Facilitator of Well-being , Stress-Relief and Self-Development Programs with Art of Living Foundation for adults, teens and kids. She has been teaching Yoga since 2005 and has done several teacher training programs. She loves painting, design and music. Her passion is to share yoga that is healing yet strengthening. Harsha has facilitated Corporate sessions at Dentsu, DAA Mena, Infosys, Imagination Middle East and Lifecare among others. Being a Singaporean citizen, a graduate from NUS, and with corporate experience in Deloitte, she has lived abroad in Africa and Indonesia too.

      Dhvani Thakker Yoga Ashram Physio

      Dhvani Thakker

      Anatomy Teacher

      Dhvani graduated with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy (Orthopaedics) from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India (Year 2013-2017). As a licensed Physiotherapist registered by the Dubai Health Authority and the Indian Association of Physiotherapists. After her Post Graduation Diploma in Dietetics & Nutrition from Symbiosis College, Pune (2018-2020) She got Certified in STOTT Mat Pilates (2019), Yoga & Prenatal and Postnatal Rehabilitation (2018) thus, she offers a Holistic approach in treating every condition.

      Major Curriculum Topics

      Beginner to advanced levels – learning, Practice and teaching methods

      • Asanas (Yoga Postures – more than 100 Yoga postures will be taught, practiced, taught how to teach)
        • Benefits of Asanas
        • Precautions to be taken
      • Pranayamas (Conscious breathing Technique – More than 15 Pranayamas will be taught, practised, taught how to teach)
        • What is Prana
        • What is Pranayama
        • Benefits of proper breathing
        • Benefits of each pranayama
        • Precautions to be taken
      • Meditations – Yoga nidra, Guided meditation, focused meditation, chanting meditations etc. will be taught, practised and taught how to teach
        • What is Meditation
        • What is Yoga Nidra
        • Chakras and the subtle energy channels
        • Benefits of Meditation
        • Benefits of each Type of meditation
        • Precautions to be taken
      • Different styles and traditions of Yoga – traditional to modern will be taught, practiced and taught how to teach. The yoga styles included are – Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Sukshmavyayam (subtle Yoga), Yin yoga, etc. Introduction to Clinical Yoga and Ayurveda will be taught.
      • What is the difference in each style
      • Benefits of each style
      • Precautions to be taken
      • Special yoga sessions – pre and post-natal; sports yoga; yoga for back, knee issues, yoga of Osteoporosis, yoga for depression; yoga for menstrual & menopause
      • How to take a Yoga class if these special needs people are attending your class.

      Learning Outcome:

      Students will come away with a full and thorough, theoretical and practical knowledge of Hatha yoga Asanas, Pranayama & Meditations to use in their class. Students will know how to teach and formulate their own lessons and plans. They will also be adept at corrections and proper lesson delivery according to yogic principles.

      Meditative postures, Dynamic postures, Balancing posture, Inverted poses, Twisting postures, Back-bending postures, Forward-bending postures, Relaxation postures will all cover during this course.

      Taking a Class

      • Planning, sequencing a yoga class.
      • Yoga Class teaching techniques – voice modulations, demonstration, corrections.
      • Class structure & writing class scripts.
      • Teacher-student relationships

      The object of this teacher training is to prepare the student to take a yoga class as soon as the teachers training session finishes. During the TTC, students will be preparing and be ready with at least 10 class scripts

      Learning outcome: 

      Students will learn to sequence the different components to a yoga class, write scripts; deliver the class clearly with right voice modulations.


      • Basic Anatomy and physiology; Human body and its different system
      • endocrine glands
      • Skeletal & Muscular system – focus on Spine, neck, hips, knees, arms & legs.
      • special focus on the muscular and skeletal system associated with the Asanas
      • importance of alignment & posture

      Learning Outcome:

      Students will know the basics of Human Anatomy and Physiology. How these can be used to correct people’s posture, they will know and be able to use the importance of alignment and posture during their teaching.

      Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics

      • Introduction to the basic principles of yoga,
      • Introduction to Yoga philosophy – with focus on some major philosophical points that can be used while teaching and also for self-knowledge on why we are doing Yoga, its benefit and yoga principles can be taken off the Yoga mat and used to make our daily life better.
      • Yoga concepts and history of Yoga.
      • Various traditional and scientific viewpoints on Yogic way of life for healthy lifestyle.
      • Different Paths of Yoga.
      • Ethics to follow as a Yoga Teacher towards self, students & community.

      Learning Outcome: 

      Students will gather a comprehensive idea and understanding of yogic philosophy and lifestyle based on Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradeepika, and other ancient texts.

      How to use these teachings in our current contemporary conditions. How this knowledge benefits us and how to use them during our class and outside our class. Know the ethics and understand code of conduct to be followed by Yoga teachers.

      Practical teaching sessions

      • Practising teaching and learning how to take a yoga class
      • Different aspects of taking the class;
      • Attention to the special needs of the students,
      • Correcting and aligning postures.
      • Using the right voice modulations and tones

      Learning Outcome: 

      Practical experience of learning to take the class in front of other students and teachers – this will overcome the stage fright from new teachers and make them confident in taking yoga classes.

      Diet &Nutition

      • Know basics of Diet and Nutrition;
      • Different diet types – their advantages and disadvantages
      • importance of following one diet format;
      • importance of vegetarian & Ayurvedic diets

      Learning Outcome: 

      Students will have an importance of diet and nutrition and their role when in health and healthy lifestyle.

      Miscellaneous topics

      • Mudras
      • Bandhas
      • Kriyas (cleansing techniques)
      • Chakras

      Learning Outcome:

      Learning about basic yogic cleansing and introduction to yogic lifestyle and traditional disciplines.


      They were amazing! They have the right knowledge, the correct knowledge that you need to start as a yoga teacher in your career. - I just finished my training and I'm going out, stepping out with so much of knowledge, so much of warmth, and so much of love inside me.

      Deepika200-HRS Teacher Training Graduate 2020

      Yoga Ashram have given me a Life! - All the teachers here are amazing and super and they made me confident, now i have confidence in myself because of just yoga. So yes! I completed my 200hrs yoga training with Yoga Ashram.

      Priya200-HRS Teacher Training Graduate 2020

      It's not just a Training Course, it's a transformation! - I just completed the 300hrs Yoga Teacher Training with Yoga Ashram, I can just highly recommend them. All the Teachers, the training, the love & care and patience they give you is amazing, very encouraging, very nurturing environment.

      Judit300-HRS Teacher Training Graduate 2020


      All qualified 200 Hrs TTP participants will get the certificate,  and the program is certified by Yoga Alliance & Reps (20 CPD points for existing Reps clients)
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