Yoga Teacher Training


Fees And Financial Information

The fees for the Yoga Teacher Training in English at Ashram in India

  1. Lodging & boarding Charges - USD $ 800 or EURO € 700 or Pound Sterling £ 520
  2. Course fees - USD $ 300 or EURO € 265 or Pound Sterling £ 195 Including course material, syllabus books & other material)
  3. Registration fees - US $ 150 or EURO € 130 or Pound Sterling £ 100 (Registration fee is Non refundable)
    Total Fees -USD $ 1250 (800 + 300 + 150) or EURO € 1095 (700 + 265 + 130) or Pound Sterling £ 815 (520+195+100)
    For Foreign Nationals only - On arrival the pick up from Mumbai airport to Nasik ashram is complimentary.
    Total Fees for Indian citizens in Indian Rupees Rs 35000/-
    ** For fees of programs in singapore, thailand, Australia, HongKong and others, please contact

Fees can be paid with any of the following ways

  1. Cash Currency - USD $, Sterling £ , Euro €, Canadian Dollar, Singapore Dollar, Australian Dollar, Yen ¥ or Indian Rupees Rs (INR)
  2. Travellers Cheques or Online payment with Credit Card or Debit card (Visa & Master Card)
    Note - Foreign currency exchange is available at request.

Curriculum or Content of Yoga certification program

Curriculum / Contents / Syllabus

  • Basic & Preparatory movements -More than 30 basic and preparatory movements to warm up the body, muscles and align the joints are taught in the program. These movements help prevent injuries during difficult yoga poses. Click to know more
  • Yoga poses / asana / Yoga positions - Yoga teacher training program includes about 90 different yoga poses starting with poses for beginners and intermediate level and some advance poses are included but it is for those who can do it easily. Click for more
  • Pranayama - Deep breathing, Fast breathing, alternate Nostril breathing (anuloma Viloma), Surya Bhedan (Right Nostril breathing), Bhastrika (Bellow's breath), Bhramari (Humming Bee Pranayama), Ujjayi (Psychic breath), Shitali, Sitkari (Cooling Pranayama).
  • Meditation - Including Chakra Meditation, Prana Meditation, So Ham Meditation, Mantra meditation and Revitalizing Meditation.
  • Surya Namaskar - Sun Salutations. a dynamic series of Yoga poses to revitalize the body and mind. (Beginners Series, Intermediate & advance Series)
  • Cleansing Processes - Jalaneti (Nasal Cleansing), Kapalbhati (Frontal Lobe Cleansing), Tratak (Concentration), Dhouti, Partial master cleanse or Lagoo Shankha prakshalana from the Hatha Yoga Tradition.

Course Curriculum / Syllabus Books

  • Yoga Sopan (Basic Course) - Rishi Dharmajyoti (Yoga Vidya Gurukul Publication)
  • Yoga Pravesh (Beginners Course) - Rishi Dharmajyoti
  • Yoga Parichay (Intermediate Course) - Rishi Dharmajyoti
  • asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha - Swami Satyananda (Bihar School of Yoga)
  • Yoga Teacher Handbook - Rishi Dharmajyoti (Yoga Vidya Gurukul Publication)

Theory Lectures

  • Ashtanga yoga - Yam and Niyama, asana or Yoga Poses, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyan & Samadhi (Meditation from Ashtanga yoga).
  • Hatha Yoga - History, philosophy, asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha and cleansing techniques.
  • Different Types of Yoga (Karma Yoga / Bhagwad Gita, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Mantra Yoga, Swara Yoga, kundalini Yoga, Chakra).
  • ayurveda - Introduction to ayurveda, ayurveda body types, ayurveda diet.
  • Yoga lifestyle.
  • Human anatomy & Physiology - a basic knowledge of various body systems including respiratory, digestive, excretory, blood circulatory, nervous, musculoskelet, reproductive & endocrine systems. Functioning of various organs, endocrine glands and other systems which are affected by yoga practices. Health benefits of yoga techniques, precautions / contraindications are covered in this lectures and also in practical Yoga sessions.
  • Injury prevention in Yoga practice, alignment priciples in Yoga poses

Yoga Teacher Training - Teaching Mehodology

  • This includes practical training, micro teaching lessons, practice sessions, workshops, Yoga lesson planning, Yoga education system, self study, Yoga class coordination, managing your Yoga class etc.

Examination: Practical Asana Assessment 300 marks, 4 written assignments each 50 marks, final lesson exam 200 marks (Yoga Teaching examination)

Yoga Teaching Methodology

Daily Schedule

Teacher Training (Residential) Course Daily Schedule

05:00 am WAKEUP TIME
05.45 am to 06.00 am Mantra Chanting
06:00 am - 08:00 am Yoga Practice (Asana & Pranayama)
08:00 am to 09:00 am Karma Yoga (Selfless Service)
09:00 am to 09:30 am Breakfast / Snacks
10:00 am to 10:45 am Yoga Nidra / Theory lecture I
11:15 am to 12:00 pm Theory lecture II
12:15 am to 01:00 pm LUNCH
01:00 pm to 03:00 pm Resting Time (Self Study)
03:00 pm to 03:15 pm Herbal Drink
03:15 pm to 04:00 pm Theory Lecture III
04:15 pm to 06:00 pm Yoga Practice (Asana & Pranayama)
06:45 pm to 07:15 pm Mantra chanting / meditation
07.30 pm to 08:00 pm DINNER
08:15 pm to 09:00 pm Sanskrit training / Meditation / Yoga Songs (Bhajans) / Group Discussions / Question Answer sessions / Satsangs.
10.00 pm Bed Time

Certificate, Recognition & Insurance

Diploma in Yoga Education

  • The program is recognized by the Indian Government (Government of India).
  • Yoga Vidya Gurukul is affiliated to YCMOU (a Government of India University) to run the Diploma courses in Yoga.
  • Yoga Vidya Gurukul is recognized as Yoga & Yoga therapy research organization by University of Pune (a Government of India University).
  • Certification to the successful student entitles them to teach in any part of the world.
  • Many insurance companies all over the world have been providing liability & professional indemnity insurance to our students who complete the Yoga teacher training program, as the student becomes a member of Yogapoint teacher association of Yoga Vidya Gurukul after completing the course. There is NO extra membership fee for becoming the member. Currently (as on June 2012) Yogapoint teacher association has more than 2150 teachers out of india and more than 16000 teachers in India.

Who Should Apply?

  • Healthy individuals (physically + mentally) with no or minimum experience of yoga. Yoga practitioners who have been doing yoga and want to become teachers.
  • Minimum age is 18 years. For students over the age of 60 a fitness certificate is necessary.
  • This course is NOT for someone who is looking for Yoga Holidays or just some Asana practice. This is a full time course for understanding the Yoga lifestyle & yourself.
  • Yoga aspirants who want to learn the INDIAN TRADITIONAL YOGA & techniques to teach the same.
  • If you are expecting modified versions of physical exercises in the name of Yoga then this is not the school for you.
  • You should apply only if you are willing to follow the rules and regulations of the ashram.
Note - The culture in the ashram is different from a holiday resort or summer camp.

How to Register / How to Apply?

You can fill up the registration form by clicking the link next to the course date. If you can not find the form then please send email to or . after acceptance of the form, you will be asked to pay a registration fee (Non refundable). The remaining fee can be deposited when the student comes for the course.

Note- If you do not receive any answer in 7 days, you may call on +91 9822770727

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Contact Details

Yoga Vidya Gurukul

Village Talwade, Trimbak, Nasik

Phone - +91-9822770727

E-mail - or

Yoga Vidya Gurukul

Address of Institute office in Nasik

Yoga Vidya Dham, Kaivalya Nagari,
College Road, Nashik - 422005.
Maharashtra, India.

Phone - +91-9822770727 (for courses in ENGLISH)

+91-253-2318090 (For courses, in HINDI or MARATHI)

(Please call during 9.00 AM to 5 PM Indian Time)

E-mail - or

Pichey Phipson Yoga & Naturecure Center

Opposite Saint Philomima Highschool, Kalanagar,
Jailroad, Nasik Road,
Nasik - 422101. Maharashtra, India

Phone - +91-9822770727

E-mail -

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Nasik city is 170 KM from Mumbai (formerly Bombay)

Nasik is about 1800 Ft or 580 Metres above sea level.

Regular Trains, Bus Service and Taxi services are available to reach Nasik. We can also provide an airport pickup service directly to our ashram.

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