Kids Yoga Teacher Training

Fees And Financial Information


  1. Lodging & boarding Charges - USD $ 175
  2. Course fees - USD $ 125
    Including course material, syllabus books & other material
  3. Registration fees - US $ 50 (Registration fee is Non refundable)
    Total Fees - USD $ 350 (175 + 125 + 50)
  4. For Foreign Nationals only - On arrival the pick up from Mumbai airport to Nasik ashram is available at additional cost.
  5. Fees for Indian citizens is INR 13500
    ** For fees of programs in singapore, thailand, bali, philippines, please contact the email address

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.

Travel Information

Travel Information (How To Reach?)

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. Click for more details.

For information about the Teacher training course, you may contact our affiliated centres and ask about the feedback and other enquiries. Click here to contact.

Weather Conditions

  • December - January - February - temperatures 10 to 28 degrees celcius (50 - 83 Fahrenheit) Winter time - Warm clothes are required
  • March - temperatures 18 degrees to 32 degrees celcius (64 - 90 Fahrenheit) Spring
  • April - May - June - temperatures 24 degrees to 40 degrees celcius (75 - 104 Fahrenheit) Summer - Warm to hot
  • July- August - September - temperatures 15 degrees to 35 degrees celcius (60 - 95 Fahrenheit) Rainy season Monsoon - Rainy clothes are required
  • October - November - temperatures 18 degrees to 35 degrees celcius (65 - 95 Fahrenheit) Warm during the day and little cold mornings/ evenings

Yoga Style

Style of Yoga & Tradition of Our School / Guru

We teach INDIAN TRADITIONAL YOGA. Our School is joined to the great tradition of Swami Satyananda Saraswati of Bihar School of Yoga. Paramhansa Swami Niranjananda Saraswati initiated Rishi Dharma Jyoti (Yogacharya Vishwas Mandlik) into Rishi Sannayasa and joined Yoga Vidya Dham on 7th March 2006 to the spiritual tradition of Sage Adi Shankaracharya, Swami Sivananda and Swami Satyananda

(Please note that Certification and Training is given by Yoga Vidya Gurukul, it is not a part of Bihar Yoga / Bihar Yoga Bharati.)

Before applying please read the following articles on Asana and the style of yoga we teach. We teach as per the traditional Indian Style of Yoga, according to the classical books of Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Ashtanga Yoga based on Patanjali Yoga Sutras.

Spiritual Tradition of Our School / Guru

This course is for beginners who want to learn and teach in a way which is as per the Hatha & Ashtanga yoga traditions. This course covers Yoga from basic to advanced techniques from the classical texts of Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga. (Hatha Pradipika & Patanjal Yoga Sutras.) Yoga philosophy, education, yoga therapy are subject of study, research dedication. Yoga Vidya Gurukul has been operational since the last 40 years in various parts of India and abroad. We run 2 Yoga therapy hospitals and 12 yoga therapy out patient clinics. The experience gathered during these years helps students.

BKS Iyenger Visit


On 21st September 2008, BKS Iyengar visited Yoga Vidya Gurukul ashram in Trimbak, and addressed the Yoga teachers and students attending Yoga teacher training course and talked on his own experiences and various Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, he enlightened the students with his great guidance on the Yogic path..

Click for Photos of BKS Iyengar in Yoga Vidya Gurukul &

BKS Iyenger Visit to Yoga Point -

"I am taken to heaven at Yoga Vidya Gurukul as the place is blessed with the bounty of nature and yoga being a natural method in evolving each individual in yogic sadhana, those who practice here are already blessed by God with good environment. May yoga flourish in these beautiful surroundings. May Patanjalis blessings be upon all Sadhakas.

- BKS Iyengar

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Accomodation and Food

Ashram Location

Venue of Course - Vishwa Yoga Darshan is the perfect place for you to practice yoga and live healthy life style. It is situated in the mountain range of Sahyadri. The ashram is surrounded by fascinating landscapes and natural beauty. It is an ideal location away from the city and stressful modern life.

The new ashram has become popular as it offers a stress free Yoga lifestyle in a natural environment. The ashram is in the vicinity of Lord Trimbakeshwara, one of the 12 most important and auspicious Shiva Temples in India. Lord Shiva is the origin of Yoga Tradition and this makes the location of the ashram more significant. Millions of devotees visit the Shiva temple annually. The surrounding mountains are considered heaven for Yogis, allowing them to perform Yoga & Mediation practices.

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(Photos taken at Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Vishwa Yoga Darshan, Trimbak, Nasik, Maharashtra, India)

Lodging And Boarding


Yoga & Meditation facilities, medical facilities including emergency services are also provided. Herbal treatment to various problems is also provided to the students.

Lodging / Accomodation

The ashram provides lodging facilities to students. A student is provided with an independent section in a room. Every room has 2/ 3 /4 beds. A bed, mattress, blankets, sheets, pillow and mosquito nets are also provided, the room is self contained with an attached toilet block.

Hot water is available for 24 hours in every bathroom.

A clean drinking water from Ashram water reservoir is available which is filtered in the ashram with out use of chemicals.

An independent wardrobe with a locker with key is provided to every student.

A laundry service is available in the ashram free of cost. (It includes washing machines & hot air dryers.)

Swimming pool is available for use. (No extra cost is involved.)

Ayurveda spa which provides treatments such as massage, shirodhara, pancha karma, detox treatments is available at extra cost.

Ashram is 25 acres of land on the hill, so many walking pathways are there for nature walk.

An organic garden provides many vegetables and fruits for participants.

Ashram hill is a beautiful place to take a walk

Clean and simple arrangements are provided.

Note - Staying arrangements for Ladies and Gents are different.

Number of Students Per Batch Are About 25

Lecture Hall
Lecture Hall 2
Organic Garden 1
Organic Garden 2
Swastik building side view 1
Swastik building side view 2
Swastik building top view
Swastik Sun Rise
Swastik Sun Rise 2
Swimming pool 1
Swimming pool 2
Top view yogapoint ashram
Washing Area
Yoga Discussion Place
Yoga Food
Yoga Hall
Yoga Hall 2
Yoga Hall 3


Yogic Food

  • The Kitchen serves pure organic vegetarian food in accordance with the yogic life style.
  • The food is non spicy, non oily, rich in raw vegetables, and low in fat..
  • The daily diet consists of various seasonal fruits and vegetables, lentils, various beans, whole wheat and whole grains, oats, rice, fresh organic soya milk and organic cow milk.
  • Herbal drinks are provided instead of tea and coffee. Ayurveda herbs help strengthen various systems in the body and increase strength and efficiency.
  • The food supplied is strictly organic and minimally processed. We place great emphasis on maintaining a highly nutritional and balanced diet.
  • The diet is suitable for all, however if a student has any allergies or problems then their needs will be catered for to the best of availability.

Water - We provide mineral / purified water to all our students for drinking purposes.

Note - Complete silence is maintained in the dining room during the meals.


A good collection of books in the library is a valuable resource to aspiring Yoga students. It includes various books on Yoga, Meditation, Tantra, Vedas, Upanishadas, Indian philosophies, Ayurveda, naturopathy etc.

Personal Guidance

Personal guidance for medical problems using Yoga Techniques, Herbals and Ayurveda techniques is available for all the students.


The store provides the following services at cost

  • Books and CD's on Yoga
  • Various Yoga Accessories (Including mats, T Shirts etc.)
  • Soaps, shampoos, Stationary, Incense sticks
  • Medicines, Mosquito repellents
  • Foreign currency exchange
  • Assistance in Train / Flight reservations
  • International Phone call facility

Note - We do not have Internet facility in the ashram. Internet is available in Nasik city, on the weekly off when students can go to town. Internet is available on cell phones and other wireless internet devices as there is reception of all cell / mobile phone companies.

Please refer to the FAQ page if you have any further questions.

What to Bring?

Clothing - Loose & comfortable clothes for summer & warm ones for winter. Note - You are kindly requested to wear T-shirts / shirts covering the shoulders and long pants below the knees.

Receipt of Online registration fee (If you have paid it via Internet payment gateway)

Photos - 4 passport size photos & 4 photocopies of your passport and Indian visa.

Valuables - You can bring valuables at YOUR OWN RISK. A laptop may be useful but we are not responsible for any loss or damages. Lockers are supplied where you can keep your valuables safely. The Ashram has its own secutiry service.

Yoga Mats - Please bring your own mats. You can buy mats in the shop. Also Ashram can provide mats at No extra cost.

Miscellaneous - Your own medicines & personal toileteries.

Rules And Regulation of Ashram

Rules for Participants

Please note that you are entering an Yoga Ashram, which is a new experience. The rules should be followed so as to get the maximum benefit of this environment and make your experience more enjoyable.

Yoga is a discipline of body, mind and spirit. Keeping in view, the rules and regulations are made to enhance the quality of the mind. They are a part of the Yogic lifestyle.

  1. After the admission, participants cannot leave the campus (except for 1 weekly off). In case of emergency, written permission from the Course Coordinator is required.
  2. No friends or relatives are allowed to stay with the participants without any prior permission.
  3. Alcohol, tobacco or other drugs / steriods / smoking etc are strictly not allowed in the Ashram Premises during the stay in the ashram. (This behaviour may invite strict action against the persons violating this rule.)
  4. For getting the best results from the practice of yoga, the course schedule and diet is specifically organised; the participants are requested to adjust to this environment as quickly as possible.
  5. Participants must follow the timetable and attend all sessions, lectures and other activities.
  6. Please don't bring valuables, if necessary Yoga Vidya Dham can keep them safely for you during the course.
  7. If you are physically unwell, you are requested to contact the Resident Medical Officer immediately.,
  8. You can bring your medicines and continue personal treatment but it is advisable to inform the medical officer or your class teacher about your ailment & treatment.
  9. In the case of major health problems initial treatment will be provided by the medical officer. Any further treatment required during the course will have to be managed from external medical experts on your own.
  10. Necessary food arrangements are made in the institute and no external food is allowed. The food in the institute is strictly vegetarian. To experience the good effects of the Yogic lifestyle please do not have anything from outside to eat.
  11. There is complete silence during the meals.
  12. Seva Yoga / Karma Yoga is practiced for 1 hour a day.

Course Coordinator reserves the right to enforce any other necessary rules as well as the above rules.

What is seva yoga / Karma yoga?

Seva is serving others and helping others with compassion. Serving is not for personal gratification but to uplift others. Seva is an offering. When an action contains your best thoughts and feelings, your love and affection, sympathy and compassion, and when it uplifts others, that is seva. In the course of time seva becomes a way of life. Living for others becomes a way of life, not living for oneself. Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati

Who Should Apply?

  • The course is for Yoga Teachers or school teachers, or parents, who want to use yoga for their students
  • 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?

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

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.

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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


Village Talwade, Trimbak, Nasik

Phone - +91-9822770727

E-mail - or

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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.

click for more details

For information about the Teacher training course, you may contact our affiliated centres and ask about the feedback and other enquiries. Click here to contact.

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