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Teacher Training Course
Yoga Teacher Training course for Beginners. (250 Hour Program).
Admission Open
Yoga Treatment &
Beginners program of Asanas, Pranayama, meditation, Ayurveda
Admission Open
Advance Yoga Course
Diploma in Yogic Studies Advance Yoga practices for self development.
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Meditation & Pranayama
Practical training in various Meditation and Pranayama Techniques.
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Teacher Training in Yoga Therapy
Yoga Ayurveda & Naturopathy practices in treatment of various diseases.
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Program Dates   Financial Information   Contents Of The Program   Certificate, Recognition & Insurance  

Yoga Vidya Gurukul


Program Dates

Yoga Therapy Training Course 2014, Student's Feedback & Testimonials


Fees And Financial Information

 The fees for the Yoga Therapy Training in English at Ashram in India
 Lodging & boarding Charges - USD $ 800 or EURO € 720 or Pound Sterling 630
 Course fees - USD $ 300 or EURO € 270 or Pound Sterling  240
 Including course material, syllabus books & other material)
 Registration fees - US $ 150 or EURO € 135 or Pound Sterling 120 (Registration fee is Non refundable)
   Total Fees -USD $ 1250 (800 + 300 + 150) Other currencies like EURO € or Pound Sterling will be as per exchange rate of the day.
   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, bali, philippines and others, please contact

 Fees can be paid with any of the following ways
 Cash Currency - USD $, Sterling £ , Euro €, Canadian Dollar, Singapore Dollar, Australian Dollar, Yen ¥ or
 Indian Rupees Rs  (INR)
 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 the Program

Practical Training in Yoga movements, Asanas, Pranayama, Cleansing techniques, Various Meditation techniques, Naturopathy techniques, Ayurveda, therapy massage , using herbals & Applied Yoga Techniques

Lectures on Anatomy & Physiology, Diseases (Medical Perspective by Expert Medical Professionals)

Lectures on Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga, Yoga Life style, Yoga techiques, Simple Ayurveda techniques

Case Study & Interactive Learning - Study of case papers of successful treatment of patients, from our Yoga hospitals.

Internship at our Yoga Therapy hospital - (Optional) Students can do a 10 days internship at our hospital while helping patients with Yoga techniques. (Students need to confirm the dates before.)


Daily Schedule

05:00 am WAKEUP TIME
05.45 am to 06.00 am Mantra Chanting
06:00 am to 06:15 am Om Chanting
06:15 am to 08:00 am Yoga Training for patients (Asana, Pranayama & Cleansing)
08:00 am to 09:00 am Karma Yoga (Selfless Service)
09:00 am to 09:30 am Breakfast
10:15 am to 11:00 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)
02:45 pm to 03:00 pm Herbal Drink
03:00 pm to 03:45 pm Theory Lecture III
04.00 pm to 04.45 pm Theory Lecture IV
05.00 pm to 06.30 pm Personal Yoga Practice (Asana, pranayama, meditation etc)
06:45 pm to 07:25 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 / Self Study.
10.00 pm Bed Time

Certificate, Recognition & Insurance

Diploma Course in Yoga Therapy (Diploma Certification program)
  • The program is recognized by the Indian Government (Government of Maharashtra).

  • 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.

Yoga Therapy course (28 days)

Yoga (Practical Training 72 Hours)

  • Applied Ayurveda (Simple home remedies for various problems, Life style oriented treatments)

  • Introduction to Herbal Medicine (Treatment with Herbs is not taught in this course)

  • Ayurveda Massage (marma techniques), Vata, Kapha, Pitta Type of personalities, Shirodhara technique & other herbal treatments.

Naturopathy (Practical Training 12 Hours)
  • Massage, Steam bath, Local steam application, Mud Bath, Accupressure

  • Study & Analysis of Life Style Diet

  • Special Diet for various diseases

Lectures on Yoga, Ayurveda, Nature Cure, Anatomy & Physiology, Diseases
General Lectures
  • Pregnancy & Yoga

  • Use of other Types of Yoga for healing

  • Pranayama, Meditation, yoga nidra etc.

  • Stress Management

Examination & Internship
  • Theory assignments based on various lectures (these are open book exams)

  • Teaching examination in Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga Nidra etc.

  • Writing of a short paper on a chosen disease

  • Internship up to 10 days in our Yoga Therapy hospital (This is optional and students need to communicate before the course for available dates for internship)

Recommended Books
  • Yoga Therapy - Yogacharya Vishwas Mandlik

  • Yoga Therapy - Swami Kuvalayananda

  • Yogic Management of Commong Diseases - Dr. Swami Karmananda (Bihar School of Yoga Publication)

  • Other recommended books are available in Library.


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Who Should Apply?   How to Register  

Who Should Apply?

  • The course is for Experienced Yoga Teachers or senior Yoga practitioners (2 years or more experience) or
  • Health practitoners including medical professionals who want to learn and use Yoga Techniques from Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Ayurveda and Naturopathy for treatment of various diseases
  • To apply for the course, please select the course dates.

Yoga education is a subject of research and require years of experience, Yoga Vidya Gurukul has been operational since last 28 years in various parts of India and abroad. We are successfully running 3 Yoga & Naturopathy Therapy centers for last 28 years and successfully treated more than 25000 patients suffering from various diseases.


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


Yoga Vidya Gurukul

Yoga Vidya Gurukul was founded in 1978 by Yogacharya Vishwas Mandlik and since then we are functioning as a non-profit organization. We are inspired and guided by our spiritual master Swami Satyananda of Bihar school of yoga. We are present in most of the states (Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Assam and Madhya Pradesh) in India with our Centers and branches. We have recognized centers to conduct Teacher Training Courses in Thailand and Singapore.

We have more than 15000 yoga teachers in India and approximately 2000 yoga teachers abroad, as well as more than 300,000 yoga students. We conduct various courses in yoga:

  • Basic 7 day courses
  • Regular courses for beginners
  • Intermediate and advance practitioners
  • Specific courses like pregnancy, yoga for children, yoga for weight loss, yoga for back pain as well as different levels of yoga courses
  • Various Yoga therapy courses and treatment courses for diseases such as back problems, sciatica, slipped disc, diabetes, hypertension, heart problems, digestive diseases, gynecological problems, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, cancer, anxiety, depression and many more health conditions.

We teach different types of yoga such as Ashtanga yoga, hatha yoga, karma yoga, bhakti yoga, jnana yoga, tantras, yoga philosophy, asana, pranayama, cleansing and so on.

This Spiritual tradition was founded by Adi Shankaracharya (Yoga Master and Guru). This great tradition was introduced by Swami Sivananda in 19th and 20th century, Swami Satyananda is the disciple of Swami Sivananda. Swami Niranjananda is the successor of Swami Satyananda and is our inspiration and guru. We follow him and teach Indian Traditional Yoga, which is a synthesis of Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Karma yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga and is based on ancient texts of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras (Ashtanga), Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Gherand Samhita, Bhagvad Gita, Upnishadas, Vedas and Tantra.

Aims and objectives of Yoga Vidya Gurukul
  • To spread yoga in its true form for helping all of society, without barriers.
  • To promote the yogic way of life and healthy lifestyle in tune with nature.
  • To help those in need as 'Seva' the selfless service.