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Yoga Teacher Training India : Curriculum & Fees

Arhanta Yoga Teacher training course offers most extensive curriculum and provides you in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of Classical Yoga and its aspects like Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga and Jnana Yoga along with proper teaching skills.

The teacher training course prepares you to build your own Yoga practice as well as gives you confidence and skills to teach others. The course covers 170 classical Yoga asanas along with other important information required to become a Yoga teacher.

In addition, the course also gives you the knowledge and skills required to successfully take up Yoga as career. In this section of the course we discuss about teaching Yoga professionally and opening your own Yoga school / Yoga studio or by finding suitable job as a Yoga teacher. If you wish to start your own Yoga center these discussions are extremely helpful as they give you useful information on how to find suitable location, advertise / promote, maintain and avoid common mistakes in running a Yoga business.

Why to study in Gurukul system at a Yoga ashram?

Arhanta Yoga Teacher Training Fees in IndiaArhanta Yoga ashram teaches you on the ancient Indian education system of Gurukul, in which you are required to stay with the teachers and fellow students and study at the Yoga ashram (residential spiritual center). Gurukul is an ancient and proven system of learning in India.

Closely supervised by the teacher, you will work physically and mentally and acquire the full experience of Yogic lifestyle. This way the rich tradition and wisdom of Yoga will be soaked up and integrated by you. You will live with simple and basic facilities and limited communication with outer world. This will help you to keep your mind away from your regular life distractions and attachments and focus completely on the teachings and self reflection, hence increasing your learning capabilities by many degrees.

Daily Schedule

05.30am Wake-up
06.00am Satsang (Meditation, chanting, group discussions)
07.15am Breakfast
08.00am How to teach class (Yoga teaching techniques)
11.30am Lunch
12:15pm Karma Yoga
01.15pm Main lecture (Philosophy / Anatomy)
03.30pm Yoga Asanas, Pranayama (Advance asana class)
06.00pm Dinner
07.00pm Meditation
08:00pm Herbal Tea


The morning and evening  Satsang consist of one hour of meditation and chanting and group discussions. Satsang helps to develop a consistent and strong meditation practice and calms your mind.

Yoga Asana and Pranayama

In our 200 hour teacher certification course you will learn around 170 Classical asanas including

  • 20 principle asanas in complete detail (benefits, alignments, counter indications, precautions, individual adjustments and modifications)
  • 84 beginners variations
  • 60 advance asanas and variations
  • Six Kriyas (Shat Kriyas)
  • 3 Bandhas
  • 8 Advance Pranayama
  • Pregnancy Yoga, Kids Yoga, Yoga for old age and limited movement situations

In the morning asana class the focus is on learning the skills and techniques to teach asanas and pranayama to others. You will learn the most effective way to give corrections, modifying the asanas according to individual situations, to efficiently motivate and communicate with your students. The goal of the afternoon advance asana class is to practice and improve your own asanas and to build the habit of daily Yoga practice. This class focuses on proper understanding of all the aspects and effects of the Yoga asanas.

Karma Yoga

Karma Yoga is the practice of selfless service which reduces selfishness and egoism. It gives you immense joy and satisfaction. You will be asked to contribute to various tasks within the ashram like gardening, cooking, cleaning etc.

Main Lecture

The main lecture will give you the philosophical and practical aspects of the study of Yoga Philosphy. This lecture covers and explains the complex topics like mind, astral body, reincarnation, karma theory, difference between peace, pleasure and happiness etc. This class requires homework and self-study.


Chanting opens the heart, purifies the mind and connects to the cosmic self. With daily chanting a strong feeling of devotion and gratitude is developed. With two half an hour chanting sessions you will be taught the pronunciation of ancient Sanskrit mantras and classical bhajans.

Group discussions

The group discussions will give you the opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences and to discover connections and similarities between different believes, cultures and philosophies. They are sometimes eye openers as well as heart openers.

Arhanta Yoga teacher training india manual

Detailed Study program

Yoga Asanas

  • How to teach the fifteen basic Classical Hatha Yoga postures and the sun salutation
  • Setting up of a proper environment for class
  • General pointers on teaching a class
  • The structure of basic Yoga class
  • Structure of Beginner course
  • Asana variations for Beginners and Elementary and Advanced levels
  • 170 Classical Yoga asanas including 60 Advance Yoga asanas
  • Yoga for children
  • Yoga for elderly people and limited movement
  • Yoga for pregnancy
  • Modifying asanas for individuals
  • Deep relaxation /Yog Nidra


  • Abdominal breathing
  • Full Yogic breath
  • Anuloma Viloma
  • Eight Advanced Pranayama

Bandhas and kriyas

  • The Three Bandhas: Jalandhara, Moola, Uddiyana
  • The Six kriyas: Jala and Sutra neti, Nauli, Dhauti, Basti Tratak, Kapalabhati


  • What is Meditation
  • Meditation vs Concentration
  • Why meditate
  • How to Meditation
  • Different methods and steps to Meditation
  • Mantras

The Four Paths of Yoga

  • Raja Yoga ( also Ashtang Yoga, Hatha Yoga)
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Karma Yoga
  • Jnana Yoga / Gyan Yoga

Kundalini Yoga

  • Kundalini Yoga
  • Awakening of Kundalini shakti
  • Obstacles in Kundalini awakening
  • Nadis: Ida, Pingla, Sushumna
  • Seven chakras

Yoga Philosophy

  • 5 principles of Yoga
  • Yoga and aim of Yoga
  • The four paths of Yoga
  • Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga and Gyan Yoga
  • Eight limbs of Raja Yoga
  • Seven stages of knowledge
  • Three Gunas
  • Maya, Prakriti, Brhaman
  • Three Bodies; Physical, Astral, Spiritual
  • Inner instruments; Mind, intellect,subconscious,ego
  • Five Major Pranas

Anatomy and Physiology

  • The Eight Body systems
  • Spine and its common disorders
  • Difference between Yoga and other physical exercises
  • Injury Prevention

Diet and nutrition

  • What is Ayurveda
  • Yogic diet
  • Effect of diet  nutrition and lifestyle on body and mind
  • Body types and suitable diets

Karma and Reincarnation

  • The law of action and reaction
  • The law of compensation
  • The law of retribution
  • Destiny and self-effort
  • Purpose of birth and rebirth

Yoga Asana Teaching  Techniques

  • Psychology of teacher
  • Psychology of student
  • Correction and guidance techniques
  • Motivation techniques
  • Communication techniques
  • Structuring and planning the classes and workshops

Ethical Guidelines

  • Ethical guidelines for a Yoga teacher

Yoga Business

  • How to setup a Yoga business or a Yoga studio
  • How to: find location, advertise and promote, renewals
  • Common fall-backs and mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Practical tips for smooth running of Yoga business

Study Material

  • Arhanta Yoga Teacher Training Manual
  • Shat Kriya kit

Yoga Teacher Training India : Course Fees

Details Accommodation Available
Double Shared Single Room
Tuition Fees   Euros 1150   Euros 1150
Accommodation Euros 200 Euros 400
Meals Euros 100 Euros 100
Total Fees Euros 1450

Euros 1650

  • All students also get complementary two pairs of uniform, Yoga teacher training manual, kriya kit for cleansing techniques, pickup/ drop from and to the Khajuraho airport /train station, additional lectures, membership to AYA Teacher’s Association for continual mentoring and support.
  • All rooms have attached toilet and bathroom with shower facility.
  • All fees are based on Euro conversion rate. In case of currency conversion the rates at the time of payment in full will be applied.
  • For upcoming course dates and registration procedure: Yoga Teacher Training India Dates.
  • For more information please Contact us or send us a query.
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