100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Are you looking for a place where you can expand your understanding of yoga? Do you want to dive deeper into your own yoga practice and learn the adjustments and benefits behind each posture? Then, join Yoga India Foundation’s 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India.

Our 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program invites you to escape from your everyday life and make peace with your mind and body.

This 10-day beginner course aims to introduce self-discovery and self-transformation.

You will learn how to release stress, stiffness, and tensions effectively through asanas, breathing techniques, and emotional blockage® treatment.

Our Himalayan yoga masters will offer tangible yogic techniques that you can take home and share with your friends and family.

During the 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, classes are held Mondays to Saturdays from 6 AM to 7 PM. On Sundays, you can use your free day to relax and rejuvenate.

100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India: Course Overview

1.Yoga Asana (Postures)

The asana practice aims to increase your flexibility, theoretical understanding of yoga postures, strength, and willpower. During this Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga India Foundation, you will learn each asana Sanskrit name, benefit, and alignment. This yoga teacher training covers:

  • 45 Traditional Hatha Postures
  • 2 Sequences for Strength
  • 4 Sequences for Balance
  • 2 Sequences for Stress Management

2.Pranayama (breathing techniques)

Pranayama stands for control of breath. Pranayama removes subtle energy blocks and improves the respiratory system. Ancient breathing techniques are used as preparation for meditation and yoga. The body becomes purified and energized. The 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training pranayama classes will cover at least six different techniques including AnulomVelom and BrahmariPranayam.

3.Mantra Chanting (Sacred Sounds)

Mantras are the Indian sounds of yoga that generate spiritual vibrations. Each mantra contains a special vibration and healing effect on the chakras. Through mantras, you can connect to yourself and every being. It helps you to overcome the limitations of the mind. During this Yoga Teacher Training, you will learn:

  • OM Chanting
  • Treyambakam Mantra
  • Shiva Mantra
  • Gayatri Mantra

4.Mudras and Bandhas (Gestures and Energy Lock)

Practicing Mudras or hand gestures stimulates the flow of energy. Bandhas are energy locks that expand breathing capabilities. Both are of great importance in the yogic practice. Through Mudras and Bandhas, the practitioner unlocks various inner processes. During your 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will cover:

  • Benefits and Meaning of Bandhas
  • A connection between physical and spiritual benefit
  • Jnana Mudra
  • Chin Mudra
  • Pranam Mudra

5.Meditation (Dhyana)

Meditation encourages mental concentration, stress relief, and inner transformation. Through continuous practice, you will feel more connected to yourself and increase patience, strength, and overall well-being. During this Yoga Teacher Training, you will practice and learn how to meditate using various preparatory techniques such as the power of transformation breathing, awareness meditation, conscious silent meditation, sound, and kundalini meditation. Additionally, you will cover:

  • Theory and Meaning of Meditation
  • Scientific and spiritual benefits of Meditation
  • Group Meditation
  • Dancing Meditation

6.Shatkarma (yogic cleansing)

Through yogic cleansing techniques such as Shatkarma or the six actions, you will be able to breathe better and feel more relaxed. Accumulated mucous is removed and the Nadis (energy channels) are cleared out. This 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training covers Jal Neti and Sutra Neti which are the first two shatkarma techniques.

7.Yoga Anatomy and Physiology

Understanding the anatomy of yoga is very beneficial and important to prevent injuries. Learning about the different body systems including the muscles and skeletal system promotes harmony and self-awareness in the physical sphere. You will study about:

  • Physical and mental health
  • Introduction to the bodily functions and systems
  • The skeletal system
  • The muscular system
  • The cardiovascular system
  • The nervous system

8.Yoga Philosophy

The philosophy of yoga will help you to connect your yoga practice with the theoretical wisdom underneath. Studying the ancient scriptures including Gita, Veda, Patanjali Yog Sutras establishes a strong and comprehensive understanding of yoga and your personal yatra. This  Yoga Teacher Training covers:

  • Introduction to Yoga Philosophy
  • Yamas and Niyamas
  • Outtakes of the Patanjali Yog Sutras
  • Outtakes of the Bhagavad Gita
  • Principles of Ayurveda
  • Karma Yoga
  • Different TypesofSamdhi

9. Emotional Blockage® Treatment

Through Emotional Blockage® Treatment we can remove accumulated energy blocks and feel more light, free, and relaxed. Negativity is removed quickly and the body becomes more flexible and healthy. The Emotional Blockage® Treatment was invented by Swami Bipin Gyan. It is an optional part of the 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training and requires discipline and surrender.

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    Course Schedule 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India

    Time Week 1 Week 2
    Hatha Asana with Adjustment
    Yoga Anatomy/ Ayurveda
    Yoga Anatomy/ Ayurveda
    Yoga Philosophy
    Yoga Philosophy
    Fruit Meal
    Fruit Meal
    Karma Yoga
    Karma Yoga
    Hatha Asana
    Hatha Asana with Adjustment
    Emotional Blockage® Treatment

    Course Dates

    Yoga Teacher Training from August 1st – 10th 2023, Residential

    Yoga Teacher Training from September 1st – 10th 2023, Residential

    Yoga Teacher Training from October 1st – 10th 2023, Residential

    Course Fees and Details

    The course fee for the 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is 1150 USD

    The fees include

    • 10 nights shared twin accommodation with attached bathroom and hot water
    • A new yoga mat
    • Free one-way taxi pick up from Dehradun Airport to Rishikesh
    • 1 White School T Shirt
    • 2 Yoga Books
    • Two vegetarian meals per day and unlimited fruits
    • Teas and filtered water
    • 1 Sunday excursions
    • School Certificate
    • Yogic Cleansing kit

    Please note: for a private room or AC/heating we charge 100 USD extra for each.

    Meals & Nutrition

    During your 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will be served two delicious vegetarian meals per day. All meals are prepared freshly with natural and seasonal ingredients.

    At the Yoga India Foundation Ashram, you will not find any frozen or processed foods. We encourage and promote yogic diet and health.

    All meals aim to nourish your body’s needs so that you feel energized and strong.

    At brunch, we serve oats with home-made soy or coconut milk, Dalia, porridge, fresh fruits, Indian brunch, home-made peanut butter and herbal tea.

    At dinner, you will enjoy great varieties of different vegetables, rice, chapati, dhal pulses, chutneys, curries, soups and salads.

    Please let us know in advance if you have any intolerance or allergy so we can prepare.

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    Additional Information

    The deposit fee must be paid in advance and is non-refundable. The remaining payment has to be made on arrival.