500 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India

500 Hour Residential Hatha, Ashtanga yoga teacher training course in India registered with Yoga Alliance, USA at Rishikesh Divine Yoga School School. This course is for those who are already acquired the 200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course. If you have not done a 200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training and still you may undertake one of our 200 hour Yoga TTC and then pursue 500 hour course for 500 hour Yoga certification. The course duration comprises of eight weeks. It is a wonderful space that you create for yourself for the eight weeks and learn to establish both as student and a teacher of yoga. The course nurtures physically and mentally. One can draw the corrective which is most wanted in order to make our inner life more perfect, more comprehensive and more universal. Rishikesh Divine Yoga School school can assist you towards excellence the art and science of yoga. This course will allow you to discover a new dimension to learn, teach and appreciate yoga
The 500 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training is presented with a progressive approach to yoga and is taught primarily in English, followed by Sanskrit and Hindi languages as well. This Training Program is the perfect platform for you to lay the groundwork to be a motivational Yoga Teacher. The training by itself will build you a solid foundation in Hatha Iyengar Yoga. The program is taught in a traditional and relaxed environment in which it will encourage, support and guide one to learn more about oneself. Come prepared to push your mental and physical limits to attain your goal of becoming a Yoga Teacher.


Why to Choose 500 Hour Yoga TTC at Rishikesh Divine Yoga School

Rishikesh Divine Yoga School, a registered yoga school in Rishikesh offer various teacher training courses to the yoga aspirants from all over the world. Our courses are registered with Yoga Alliance, USA; simply means, one can become a Registered Yoga Teacher after completing some of the yoga courses of our school.
Rishikesh Divine Yoga School in Rishikesh will give you a chance to embark on a journey of yoga, learning, laughter, connection with aspirants, spirituality, transformation and so on. We let you know yoga at a deep level - the level where one can see the world with the eye of a yogi that means a beautiful, perfect world in a perfect way. From the Beginner Yoga Course to the Master Level of Yoga Teacher Training Course; From the Yoga Retreat Programs in the Himalayas to the Yoga Drop-in Classes; there are many yoga courses, one can opt at our yoga school in Rishikesh, and that too, under the guidance of experienced and professional yog-gurus.
Rishikesh Divine Yoga School, as the name, defines the flower, Lotus and it symbolizes the purity of the body, mind and speech. Same, at our yoga school; one can gain the purity of soul with our yoga courses and programs.

500 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in India objectives

500 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in India is experimental learning, where you come as a beginner and return as an experienced yogi. The training of this 35 days yoga teacher training course appreciates different learning styles and helps in developing the essential skills and knowledge for a confident yogi. 500 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course is the first step towards your divine aim of attaining the best in the field of yoga and to be called as a yogi.

There are many aims & objectives of 500 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course such as:

  • Develop your own self practice.
  • Develop and daily practice of asanas, Pranayama with bandha, mudras, kriyas and meditation practice
  • Learn about detailed Yoga Anatomy
  • Learn about Yoga Therapy
  • Study of classical literature of Yoga: Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Hathayoga Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita and Upanishad
  • Learn how to structure a class and then incorporate all these components into designing your own class.
  • Learn to teach this class to your peers in a small group environment and then you will teach this class to your peers as your assessment
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100 Hour Ashtanga Yoga TTC: Course Fees Include

  • Course Duration: 14 Days
  • Course Fees: $500 USD (Shared Room)
  • Course Fees: $600 USD (Private Room)
  • Yogic food & clean Accommodation
  • 3 Vegetarian meals per day during the course
  • Group Ganga pooja ceremony (Ganga Aarti)
  • Satsanga (devotional concert)
  • Yoga Retreat to Hilltop for Morning Sunrise
  • Cleansing process materials
  • Rishikesh Divine Yoga School 100 Hour Yoga Certificate
  • Free Wifi connection at the Yoga school
  • Yoga Asanas
  • Meditation, Pranayama & Mantra Chanting
  • Asana Practice Ashtanga Vinyasa Style
  • Mudras, Bandhas & Kriyas
  • Yogic Philosophy
  • Anatomy & Therapy classes
  • Teaching Methodology & Philosophy classes

500 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in India | 25 Days Syllabus

Primary Series Asanas

  • Surya Namaskara A
  • Surya Namaskara B
  • Padangusthasana
  • Padahastasana
  • Utthita Trikonasana
  • Parivritta Trikonasana
  • Utthita Parsvakonasana
  • Parivritta Parsvakonasana
  • Prasarita Padottanasana A, B, C, D
  • Parsvottanasana
  • Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana A, B, C, D
  • Arddha Baddha Padmottanasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana A, B, C
  • Purvottanasanay
  • Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana
  • Tirianga Mukhaikapada Paschimottanasana
  • Janu Sirsasana A, B, C
  • Marichyasana A, B, C, D
  • Navasana
  • Bhujapidasana
  • Kurmasana
  • Supta Kurmasana
  • Garbha Pindasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Baddha Konasana A, B
  • Upavista Konasana A, B/span>
  • Supta Padangusthasana A, B, C
  • Ubhaiya Padangusthasana
  • Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana
  • Setu Bandhasana
  • Urdhva Dhanurasana
  • Salamba Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • Urdhva Padmasana
  • Pindasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Uttana Padasana
  • Sirsasana A, B
  • Balasana
  • Baddha Padmasana
  • Padmasana
  • Uttpluthih
  • Savasana

Pranayamas and Breathing Techniques

  • Kapalabhati
  • Bhastrika
  • Chandra Bhedan
  • Sheetkari
  • Nadi Shodhana
  • Ujjayi
  • Bhramari
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Anuloma Viloma
  • Surya Bhedan
  • Sheetali
  • Spinal Breathing

Theory and Philosophy

  • History and tradition of Yoga
  • Karma Yoga
  • Tantra Yoga
  • Pancha Pranas
  • Chakras
  • Introduction to Six Indian Philosophies
  • What is yoga? Yoga chitta vritti Nirodha Yoga Sutras 1.2
  • Patanjali Yoga Sutras
  • Consistent practice and Detachment (Abhayasa and Vairagya)
  • Relevance of Omkara in Yoga System
  • Foundations of Yoga
  • Introduction to Indian Philosophy and Tradition
  • Stress and its Yogic Management
  • Schools of Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Mantra Yoga
  • Koshas and Shariras
  • Pranayama
  • Conceptual understanding of Samadhipada
  • Vrittis (mental fluctuations) and their classification
  • Goal of Hatha Yoga
  • Factors that accelerate yoga sadhana
  • Obstacles and distractions on the path of yoga (concepts of citta viksepa and antaraya)
  • Traditional Texts
  • Therapeutic Basis of Yoga
  • Yoga and Psychology
  • Patanjali Ashtanga Yoga
  • Janana Yoga
  • Concept of Prana
  • Kundalini
  • Introduction to Bhagavad Gita
  • Discipline of yoga
  • Vedanta Philosophy
  • Kriyas
  • Concept of the Divine and Surrender to the Divine in yoga (concept of Isvara and Isvarapranidhana)
  • Concept of methods of bringing the mind to a blissful state (chitta prasadhana)
  • Human Biology and application of Yoga practices
  • Yoga therapy for Common Diseases
  • Samkhya Philosophy

Recommended Reading

  • The Yoga Mala - Sri K. Pattahbi Jois
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Swami Venkatesananda, Motilal publications
  • Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha (APMB) Yoga Darshan - Swami Niranjanananda Ji The Heart of Yoga, T.K.V. Desikachar
  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • The Science of Breath- Dr. M.L. Ghorole
  • Perennial Psychology of the Bhagavad Gita

Daily Schedule: 500 hour Ashtanga yoga teacher training in India

  • 06:30 - 08:00 - Pranayama/ Meditation / Mantra Chanting
  • 08:30 - 10:15 --Asana Practice Ashtanga Vinyasa Mysore Style or Led Class
  • 10:30 - 12:00 -- Breakfast / Brunch / Free Time / Study Time
  • 12:00 - 01:30 -- Yoga Principles / Philosophy / Yoga Sutra Lectures
  • 02:00 - 03:00 -- Yoga Nidra Meditation / Rest Time / Free time / Refreshing time
  • 03:00 - 04:00 -- Workshop / Study Time / Guest Lecturers
  • 04:00 - 6:00 -- Asana practice / Art of Adjustment / Body Alignment
  • 06:30 - 07:30 -- Dinner Time
  • 07:30 - 08:30 -- Rest Time / Free Time / Study Time
  • 08:30 - 09:30 -- Silence Meditation
  • 09:30 - 06:00 -- Mauna / Silence

*This is an example schedule. Schedules may change depending on the season, course, and any improvement that may have been implemented. Please keep your schedule as open as possible during TTC for additional training and activities.