Certified & Traditional 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Join us for our 200 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India through HYR -  a registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance (USA).

Himalayan Yoga Retreat (HYR) has a unique teacher training approach, as it offers students training in additional therapies as well as creating a specific healing therapy for each student’s health needs.  Swami Prakash believes in holistic growth of the practitioner and therefore includes therapies and training with ayurvedic knowledge, pressure points, breath techniques to aid meditation, along with nadis and meridians to remove emotional blockages.

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Himalayan Yoga Retreat

  • 28 Day comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) in Laxman Jhula
  • Certified with Yoga Alliance
  • Specifically designed program to give students a broad and thorough understanding of yogic principles, techniques and philosophy
  • Professional, experienced, well qualified yoga teachers dedicated to each student
  • Beginner and Intermediate Skill Levels
  • Hatha and Ashtanga Basics

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Achieve your 200 hour certification through a highly engaging learning experience while transforming and accelerating your knowledge and spiritual growth.  Our 200 hour program  is designed for motivated practitioners from all over the world who wish to make yoga a way of life.  Students will discover how to cultivate inner well being, happiness, joy as well as compassion for yourself and others.  HYR training includes:

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge through well qualified and experienced teachers
  • Deep Knowledge of Yoga Philosophy and Indian History
  • Scientific and philosophical explanation of yogic practices
  • Managing great yoga classes
  • Complete knowledge and practice of asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha and meditation
  • Yogic therapy for improving physical, mental, social and spiritual health
  • Human excellence as well as personal refinement and development
  • Art of living a healthy, happy and peaceful lifestyle

As well as so much more.

200 hour yoga teacher training

Prices and Dates

$1400.00 USD

  • 1st October - 28th October  2019
  • 1st November - 28th November 2019
  • 1st February  - 28th February 2020
  • 1st March - 28th March 2020
  • 1st April - 28th April 2020
  • 1st May - 28th May 2020

Note : To reserve a seat a minimum deposit of 40% ($560.00 USD) of the total amount is required in advance.  This is a non-refundable fee but can be shifted/adjusted to another training or treatment.

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200 Hour Yoga TTC Daily Schedule

  • 6:30 am – Wake-up
  • 7:00 am – Shatkarma & Meditation
  • 8:00 am – Yoga Asana, Pranayama
  • 10:00 am – Breakfast
  • 11:00 am – Teaching Methodology
  • 12:30 pm- Lunch
  • 3:00 pm – Philosophy and Teaching Practice
  • 4:00 pm – Asana Alignment & Adjustment
  • 5:30 pm – Tea Break
  • 6:00 pm – Meditation
  • 8:00 pm – Dinner & Self Study or Kirtan
  • 9:30 pm – Lights off

What is Included:

  • 27 Nights Private Accommodation
  • 3 Daily Vegetarian Meals (Inform of any special dietary requirements upon registration)
  • Opening and Closing Ceremony
  • 200 Yoga Alliance Certification
  • Local Excursions
  • Yoga Material
  • Use of Yoga Mats

What is not Included:

  • Flights, buses, taxi etc.
  • Toiletries and other personal items

Asanas

Increasing strength, flexibility and discipline while gaining extensive knowledge of yoga postures.

 

Hatha Yoga

  • Pawanmuktasana Series 1
  • Pawanmuktasana Series 2
  • Pawanmuktasana Series 3
  • Surya Namaskar - Sun Salutation
  • Chandra Namaskar - Moon Salutation
  • Tadasana – Palm Tree Pose
  • Triyak Tadasana - Swaying Palm Tree Pose
  • Trikonasana - Triangle Pose
  • Parivirta Trikon Asana – Revolving Triangle Pose
  • Uttkatasana – Chair Pose
  • Virbhdrasana 1 - Warrior 1
  • Virbhdrasana 2 - Warrior 2
  • Virbhdrasana 3 - Warrior 3
  • Ardha Chandrasana- Half Moon Pose
  • Vriksasana – Tree Pose
  • Parvatasana – Mountain Pose
  • Adho mukha svanasana – Downward Facing Dog
  • Kati chakrasana – Waist Rotating Pose
  • Malasana – Squatted Yoga Pose
  • Garudasana – Eagle Pose
  • Baddha Konasana- Bound Angle Pose
  • Rajkapootasana – Pigeon Pose
  • Bhujanghasana – Cobra pose
  • Urdhva Mukha Svanasana –Upward facing dog
  • Matsyasana – Fish Pose
  • Setu Bhandasana
  • Utrasana – Camel Pose
  • Dhanurasana – Bow Pose
  • Salabhasana – Locust Pose
  • Supta Virasana- Reclining hero pose
  • Virasana –Hero pose
  • Vajrasana – Thunderbolt
  • Gomukhasana – Cow Face Pose
  • Balasana - Childs Pose
  • Dandasana – Staff Pose
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana – Half Lord of the Fish Pose

Ashtanga Yoga

  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B

Full Primary Series:

  • 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 Padangusthasana
  • Sirsasana
  • Urdhva Dandasana
  • Baddha Padmasana
  • Yogimudra
  • Uplutih
  • Savasana

Bandhas

  • Uddiyana Bandha
  • Jalandhar Bandha
  • Mula Bandha
  • Maha Bandha

Mudras 

  • Chin Mudra
  • Jnana Mudra
  • Yoni Mudra
  • Shambhavi Mudra
  • Bhairava Mudra
  • Nasikagra Mudra
  • Khechari Mudra

Pranayama

  • Introduction, benefits and general guidlines to pranayama
  • Yogic Breathing (Clavicular, Thoracic and Diaphragmatic Breathing)
  • Ujjayi
  • Nadi Sodhana
  • Surya Bhedi & Chandra Bhedi
  • Bhastrika
  • Kapalbhati
  • Bhramari
  • Sheetali & Sheetkari

Mantra Chanting
With deep meaning and full of spiritual energy mantra chanting generates vibrations and connects us with the universe.

  • Om Sahana Vavatu (Upanishad)
  • Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya (Upanishad)
  • Tvameva Mata Ca Pita Tvameva (Sloka on Gods)
  • Om Tryambakam Yajamahe (Mantra on Lord Shiva)
  • Hare Rama Hare Krishna (Maha Mantra)
  • Yogena Cittasya (Sloka on Sage Patanjali)
  • Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo Maheshwara (Guru Stotram)

 Basics of a Yogic Life

Regularity & Punctuality
Emotional Stability/Maturity
Characteristics of a Teacher: Healthy, Happy, Knowledgeable, Experienced

 

Yogic Texts
Patanjali Yoga Sutra
The philosophical and historical background of Yoga and the comparative study of different Yoga schools of thought & practice in Patanjali Yoga Sutra.

Ayurveda
Three Doshas.
Three Gunas.
Ayurvedic Yogic Food.
Panch koshas.

Special Training in
Bliss of Breath- Breathing Technique created by Swami Prakash; over 150 techniques for the healing of any specific illness, problem or disease (mental, physical & emotional).

Introductory information on emotional blockage and a chakra treatment which focuses on pressure points and breathing techniques.  It helps with stress, imbalance, immune system, menstruation, depression & much more.

Anatomy and Physiology
Proper understanding of the physical body will help prevent injury before, during and after practice.

  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Circulatory System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • Excretory System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System

 

Physical Effects of Asanas

  • How to perform asanas
  • Perfecting the practice
  • Importance of place, time and sequence
  • Combination with other excersies
  • Modifications

 

Teaching Methodology

  • Qualities of a Teacher
  • Class Preparation
  • Positive and Conscious Communication
  • Use of Voice in Class
  • Friendship and Trust
  • Attention to Detail
  • Observation, Assisting and Correcting
  • Mental and Emotional Preparation
  • Time Management
  • Class Structure and Planning

Teaching Practice
Students will teach practice classes to one another throughout the training.

  • Cuing
  • Demonstration
  • Alignment and Adjustments

Assessments and completion of the course will be based on:

  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behavior
  • Practical Exam