Online Yoga Teacher Training Course

The Aarya Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS-200) with Yoga Alliance International, which designates our Yoga Teacher’s Training Course as one that follows Yoga Alliance’s standards. Upon completion of our training, students will receive a certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance. Training from an approved school (RYS) is a pre-requisite for students who wish to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT-200). Registration provides a globally recognized credential. You may choose to register with them on qualification. Whether you register or not, you will still be the holder of an international certification to teach Yoga.


  • International Yoga Alliance Certification RYT-200.
  • Individual attention and care are provided during the entire course.
  • Learn and practice with experienced and qualified teachers.
  • Emphasis on philosophy along with asanas.
  • Detailed analysis of Patanjali Yoga Sutra.
  • Basic study of yoga-related philosophies like Vedanta, Bhagavad-Gita, and Sankhya.
  • Therapeutic aspects of yoga and essential anatomy will be covered.
  • Study Materials will be provided for all aspects of the course.
  • Daily practice of asana and meditation to get grounding in the practice of yoga.
  • Explore the knowledge of Yogic and Vedic Philosophies.
  • Our small class size allows us to deeply interact with our students. (Maximum 15 students)
  • Periodical evaluation.
  • Weekly tests to empower students.
  • Learn asana and techniques that are traditional and have evolved over centuries in India.
  • Gain confidence in practicing the asana safely and with maximum benefit.
  • Learn how to structure a class and then incorporate all these components into designing your class.
  • Excursions and sightseeing tours.
  • Accommodation is optional.



Upon completing this course, you will receive a Yoga Alliance Certificate and become a Registered Yoga Teacher, and can join Yoga Alliance as an official member after verification of your graduation certification from Aarya Yoga.

Here is the list of what is included in the package price.

  • Airport pick-up and drop service (With Charges)
  • Course manuals
  • Vegetarian meals (During class only)
  • Attached bathrooms
  • 2 excursions (Local Temple and Spiritual Tour)
  • Notebook
  • Pen, Pencil
  • Japamala
  • Shatkarma Kit (Cleansing techniques)
  • Yoga Alliance Certification
  • Cooking Class (Complimentary)
  • One free Ayurvedic massage – 45 mins (Complimentary)

Here is the list of what is not included in the package price.

  • Airfare
  • Visa
  • Accommodation after course: 15 USD per Night
  • Private accommodation: 150 USD Extra
  • Medical expenses
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Ayurveda Doctor Consultation 10 USD
  • Your tuition fee does not include other expenses such as meals outside, transportation, or any other miscellaneous expenses.
  • We provide food during class hours only. The rest you can enjoy by self-cooking or from the nearest restaurants.


Our Curriculum meets the standard of Yoga Alliance 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. We are happy that our curriculum makes us one of the Best Yoga Teacher Training centers in India. Here is the syllabus of what you will learn in this course.


The Teachers’ Training Course (TTC) is a four-week intensive course, based on the ancient Gurukul system of India whereteachers and students live together. You will be in a traditional atmosphere and closely interact with our experienced and dedicated teachers and staff who themselves are immersed in the yogic lifestyle. Connected to an ancient teaching lineage (guru parampara), passed down from guru to disciple through thousands of years, the curriculum is extensive and covers both theory and practice. Devotional practices, traditional in India, are an integral part of the Course.

Come and develop the skills to teach yoga asana, gaining a solid grounding in the classical yoga tradition, and at the same time deepen your spiritual connection to yoga and open yourself to profound inner transformation. In this four-week course, you will establish a firm foundation of discipline that promotes physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual growth and build a strong base from which to teach others naturally and with confidence.


Section 1
Etymology and Philosophy

1. Introduction to Yoga

  • Etymology of Yoga and Definitions of Yoga in different Classical Yoga Texts (Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Bhagavad Gita, Kathopanishad).
  • Brief Introduction to Origin, History, and Development of Yoga.
  • Aim, Objectives, and Misconceptions about Yoga.
  • General Introduction to Shad-Darshana with special reference to Samkhya and Yoga.
  • General Introduction to four paths of Yoga.
  • Principles of Jnana Yoga.
  • Principles of Bhakti Yoga.
  • Principles of Karma Yoga.
  • Principles of Yoga and Yogic Practices.
  • Concept of Nadis.
  • Concept of Pancha Pranas.
  • Guiding principles for Yogic Practices.

2. Introduction to Patanjali Yoga

  • Definition, Nature, and Aim of Yoga according to Patanjali.
  • Concept of Chitta and Chitta Bhumis.
  • Chitta-vrittis and Nirodhopaya (Abhyasa and Vairagya).
  • Concept of Ishwara and IshwaraPranidhana.
  • ChittaVikshepas (Antarayas) and their associates (Sahabhuva).
  • Concept of ChittaPrasadana and their relevance in mental well-being.
  • Kleshas and their significance in Yoga.
  • Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali: Its purpose, effects, and significance.

3. Introduction to Hatha Yoga

  • Introduction to Hatha Yoga.
  • Introduction to important Hatha Yoga Texts with special reference to Hatha Pradipika and Gheranda Samhita.
  • Concept of Yogic Diet.
  • Concept of Sadhaka and BadhakaTattwa (Conducive and Non-Conducive Factors) in Hatha Yoga.
  • Concept of Chakras.
  • Concept of Ghata and GhataShudhhi in Gherenda Samhita.
  • Shat-kriyas – Purpose, and utility.
  • Familiarity with Shat-kriyas – Kapalabhati, Trataka, Neti, Dhauti, Nauli, and Basti.
  • Asana – Purpose, and utility in Hatha Yoga.
  • Pranayama – Purpose, and importance in Hatha Yoga.
  • Different types of Pranayama.
  • Bandhas, Mudras and Nadanusandhana in Hatha Yoga Pradipika.
  • Difference between Yoga Asana and Exercise.

4. Yoga: Anatomy and Physiology

  • The Nine Systems of the Human Body.
  • Functions of different systems of the Human Body.
  • Introduction to Sensory Organs.
  • Neuromuscular coordination of Sensory Organs.
  • Basics of Exercise Physiology.
  • Homeostasis.
  • Benefits of Various asana on different parts of the human body.
  • The limitations and contraindications of specific Yoga practices.

5. Yoga for Wellness – Prevention & Promotion of Positive Health

  • Health, its meaning, and definitions.
  • Yogic concepts of health and diseases.
  • Yogic principles for Healthy Living.
  • Concept of Pancha kosha.
  • Concept of Triguna.
  • Concept of Panchamahabhutas.
  • Introduction to yogic diet and nutrition.

6. Yoga, Mental Health & Stress Management

  • Human Psyche: Yogic and modern concepts, Behavior and Consciousness.
  • Frustration, Conflicts, and Psychosomatic disorders.
  • Relationship between Mind and Body.
  • Mental Hygiene and Role of Yoga in Mental Hygiene.
  • Mental health: a Yogic perspective.
  • Prayer and meditation for mental health.
  • Psycho-social environment and its importance for mental health (Yama and Niyama)
  • Concept of stress according to modern science and Yoga.
  • Role of Yoga in Stress management.
  • Role of Yoga for Life management.

Section 2
Teaching Practices

1. Teaching Yoga

  • Environment of Training
  • Yoga Teaching Steps
  • Ideal Qualities of a Teacher

2. Source of Teaching Methods

  • Yogic Principles
    • Principles of Asana
    • Principles of Pranayama
    • Principles of Shuddhi Kriya, Mudra & Bandha​
  • Psychological Principles

3. Class Management

  • Discipline- Beginners, Advanced, Mixed, Small/Large, Patients/Special Group
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Teaching Aids – Types of Teaching Aids, Principles of Selecting Teaching Aids

4. Lesson Plan

  • Need for Lesson Plan
  • Guidelines for preparing a Yogic Lesson Plan
  • Model Lesson Plan

5. Effective Teaching skills

  • Role of Teacher/Instructor
  • Attitude of Teacher/Instructor
  • Relationship between Teacher and Student

6. Teaching Methods

  • Different Methods used in Yoga Teaching.
  • Factors Influencing Method
  • Communication Skills – Verbal & Non-Verbal
  • Time management

7. Lesson Presentation

  • Lesson Presentation by students

Section 3
Yoga Practical

1. Prayer

  • Concept and Recitation of Pranava
  • Selected universal prayers
  • Invocation to Sage Patanjali

2. Surya Namaskar

  • Introduction to Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)
  • Technique of Surya Namaskar Practice
  • Breath-awareness

3. SukshmaVyayama (Micro circulation practices)

  • Neck Movement
  • Shoulder Movement
  • Trunk Movement
  • Knee Movement
  • Ankle movement

4. Yogasana

  • Meditative Asanas
    • ArdhaPadmasana 
    • Padmasana
    • Swastikasana
    • Sukhasana
    • Siddhasana

    Standing Asanas

    • Tadasana
    • ArdhaChakrasana (Lateral)
    • Utkatasana
    • Vrikshasana
    • Padahastasana
    • Trikonasana
    • ParivrittaTrikonasana
    • Natarajasana
    • Garudasana
    • PrasaritaPadottanasana

    Sitting Asana

    • Vakrasana
    • Ardhamatsyendrasana
    • Janushirsasana
    • Paschimotanasana
    • Purvottanasana
    • Parvatasana
    • Vajarasana
    • Sasankasana
    • Yoga Mudra
    • Ustrasana
    • Akarnadhanurasana
    • Kakasana
    • Simhasana
    • Mandukasana
    • UttanaMandukasana
    • UpavishtaKonasana
    • Bhadrasana
    • BhaddhaKonasana
    • Gomukhasana

    Prone Asanas

    • Bhujangasana
    • Tiryakbhujangasana
    • Ardhashalabhasana
    • Shalabhasana
    • Naukasana (Prone)
    • Sarpasana
    • Dhanurasana
    • Parsvadhanurasana
    • Makarasana
    • Marjaryasana
    • Vyaghrasana

    Supine Asanas

    • Shavasana
    • Ardhahalasana (One leg/ Both leg)
    • Uttanapadasana
    • Pawanamuktasana (Ardha /Purna)
    • Setubandhasana
    • Naukasana (Supine)
    • JatharaParivartanasana
    • Vipareetakarani Mudra
    • Sarvangasana
    • Matsyasana
    • Ardhahalasana
    • Halasana
    • Suptavajrasana
    • Supta padangustasana
    • Anantasana

5. Breathing Practices

  • Abdominal
  • Thoracic
  • Clavicular
  • Full Yogic

6. Pranayama

  • Suryanuloma
  • Chandranuloma
  • AnulomaViloma
  • Suryabhedana
  • Chandrabhedana
  • Ujjayi
  • Sheetali
  • Sheetakari
  • Bhramari
  • Bhastrika

7. Kriyas

  • Kapalabhati
  • Jala neti
  • VamanDhauti
  • Trataka


 07.00 – 07.45am - Kriya/ Mantra Chanting/ Pranayama/ Meditation

 08.00 – 10.00am  - Asana Practice

 10:00 – 11.00am  - Breakfast

 11:00 – 01:00pm - Philosophy/ Anatomy.

 01:00 – 03:00pm  - Lunch and Rest.

 03:00 – 05:00pm  - Alignment/Teaching Methodology.

 05:00 – 06:00pm - Asana Practice

 06:00 – 07:00pm  - 

 08.00 – 09:00pm  - Sat- Sangam – Q & A on Philosophy/Spirituality/ Meditation related topics. (Tue & Thu)


No class after 1 pm on Saturday and Sunday is a complete day off.