Online 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training


Online 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Vidya Gurukul was founded in 1978 by Yogacharya Dr Vishwas Mandlik as a non-profit organization. Our organization is following traditional yoga which is the authentic form of yoga focusing on life style and based on Ashtanga yoga, Hatha yoga, Karma yoga, Bhakti yoga, Jnana yoga.

The prestigious Prime Ministers Yoga Award 2017 was given to our founder, Dr Vishwas Mandlik for his great contribution to the field of yoga in india and all over the world. He is the first recipient of this award in India.

We have been conducting Yoga teacher training programs since 1983. We have more than 18000 yoga teachers in India, 4500 yoga teachers in foreign countries and more than 300,000 yoga students all over the world.

This program is recognized by

  • Government of Maharashtra (under Govt of India)
  • Department of AYUSH (Under Yoga Department, Government of India)
  • Indian Air Force (Air force division of India army, under Government of India)
  • Kavi Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek, Nagpur (Government of Maharashtra University)

This teacher training program is holistic in approach which covers all aspects of yoga lifestyle. Based on ancient teachings, ashram experience is life transforming which brings positivity to the everyone. This program is suitable for beginners, or intermediate yoga practitioners or even advance practitioners who want to learn teaching methods and understand deeper scientific aspects of yoga practices such as asanas, pranayama, meditation, life style.

Yoga Vidya Gurukul has been recognized by the Government of India as the Leading Yoga Institution in India.

Please check YOGA VIDYA GURUKUL here – leading Yoga institute under Yoga Certification Board under Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India – Leading Yoga Institute

How will the course be conducted?


  • 12 weeks program – Minimum 25 hours per week which includes approximately 10 hrs of lectures (live and recorded) 10 hrs of yoga practice (guided and self-practice) and 5 hours of study (Total of Contact Hours and Non-Contact Hours is more than 200 Hours)
  • Live Yoga classes with very experienced Yoga teachers
  • Technology platform – Microsoft Teams App, Google meet App or Zoom App on mobile phones/iPhones (android or ios), or tablets/iPad (android or ios) or laptop computer)
  • Resources - Videos, Audios, PowerPoint presentations, Documents, various live lectures and recorded lectures on
  • Students can also watch all the recorded sessions as per their convenience.
  • There will be continuous support through the entire duration of the program via emails, video chat, group discussions, personal feedback for individual yoga practices, question and answer sessions and personalized chats with teachers and yoga experts etc.

Yoga Wellness Instructor Level II

(Government of India Certification)

Optional 4 weeks online program

  • The Yoga Certification Board (YCB), Ministry of AYUSH and the Government of India has recognized Yoga Vidya Gurukul as a leading Yoga Institute in India for various yoga certifications for Yoga professionals and to conduct assessment for all the certification offered by the YCB.
  • This program is for 4 weeks (25 hours per week including lectures, yoga class and self study). Moreover, this program involves lectures and practical sessions of Sukshma Vyayam, Asana, Pranayama, Kriyas, Bandha, Mudra and meditation techniques. It will also cover the study of ancient yoga texts, understanding yoga philosophy and yoga teaching methodology.
  • The course will be conducted as live and recorded sessions .At the end of the course there will be written and practical examination for all the candidates.
  • After completion of the course the successful candidates will receive Level II certification from YCB, under the Ministry of AYUSH (Government of India).
  • Eligibility criteria : Candidates who have completed the Yoga Teacher Training Course from Yoga Vidya Gurukul (minimum 250+hours.)
  • Fees : INR 7500 course fees, INR 4800 examination fee, Total INR 12500

Fees And Financial Information


  1. Course fees - USD $ 250 (Including course material (PDF), syllabus books (PDF)
  2. Registration fees - US $ 100 (Registration fee is Non-refundable)
  3. Total Fees -USD $ 350
  4. Total Fees for Indian citizens in Indian Rupees Rs 12500
  5. For any questions about fees, please email

Fees can be paid with any of the following ways

  1. Bank account transfer - you can transfer money directly to Yogapoint Bank Account, you can send email to if you would like to opt for this option.


Curriculum / Contents / Syllabus

  • Yoga Techniques and practices
  • 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 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. Yoga poses include forward bends, back bends, side bends, twists, inversions, standing poses, balancing poses, relaxing poses and meditative poses.
  • Pranayama - Deep Breathing, Fast Breathing, Alternate Nostril Breathing (Anuloma Viloma), Surya Bhedan (Right Nostril Breath), Bhastrika (Bellow's Breath), Bhramari (Humming Bee Breath), Ujjayi (Psychic Breath), Shitali, Sitkari (Cooling Breath).
  • Meditation - Chakra meditation, Prana or Breath focused meditation similar to Vipassana, Om Mantra meditation and Mindfulness meditation.
  • Surya Namaskar - Sun Salutations. a dynamic series of Yoga poses to revitalize the body and mind. (Beginners and Intermediate Series)
  • Cleansing Processes - Jalaneti (Nasal Cleansing), Kapalbhati (Frontal Lobe Cleansing), Tratak (Concentration), Vaman dhouti and Partial master cleanse or Lagoo Shankha prakshalana from the Hatha Yoga Tradition.
  • Mantra and Chanting – Techniques and practice of mantras including Om, Gayatri, Mahamrityunjay, Shanti mantras, tantra related chants and chakra related mantras

Course Curriculum / Syllabus Books


  • Ashtanga yoga – Ethics for yoga practitioners (Yama 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 styles of yoga / Classical types of yoga (Karma Yoga / Bhagavad Gita, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Mantra Yoga, Kundalini Yoga and Chakras).
  • 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, musculoskeletal, 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 these lectures and also in practical Yoga sessions.


  • Teaching Methodology includes practical training, micro teaching practice, Yoga lesson planning, demonstration, instructions, corrections and alignment, managing your Yoga class etc.

Home-work & Essay: As part of the program you will be required to complete home-work which will include practice of yoga techniques, reading certain yoga related texts and listening to videos or audios. Furthermore, you will be required to write a short essay related to different yoga subjects.

Examination: Practical (Yoga poses, pranayama and cleansing techniques) Assessment, 3 written assignments, final lesson exam /Yoga Teaching examination)


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 4000 teachers out of india and more than 18000 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 only wants certification or just some yoga practice. This is a course demanding serious commitments for understanding the Yoga lifestyle, applications and philosophy.
  • Yoga aspirants who want to learn the 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.
Note- This online course may not give the same experience as of full time residential yoga programs conducted in our ashram in India.

How to Register / How to Apply?

To register for a course, please click on the course date in the table below. In case of problems, please send email to or

Note - In case of any difficulties, please send a message on What's app +91 9822770727

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Contact Details

Yoga Vidya Gurukul

Village Talwade, Trimbak, Nasik

Phone - +91-9822770727

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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)

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Village Talwade, Trimbak, Nasik

Phone - +91-9822770727

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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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