200 Hours Hatha + 10 Days 85 Hours Aerial (YACEP) Combo Yoga Teacher Training

The "200 Hours Hatha + 10 Days 85 Hours Aerial (YACEP) Combo Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh" is a comprehensive program designed to provide aspiring yoga teachers with a well-rounded education in both Hatha and Aerial Yoga. Held in the serene and spiritual city of Rishikesh, India, it offers an immersive experience in a highly respected yoga training destination. The training encompasses 200 hours of Hatha Yoga, which focuses on traditional yogic practices including asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation, philosophy, anatomy, and teaching methodology. Students learn the principles of sequencing, alignment, and adjustments, enabling them to confidently lead Hatha Yoga classes upon completion.

In addition, the program includes 85 hours of Aerial Yoga training, which provides a unique and dynamic approach to yoga practice. Students delve into the intricacies of using aerial hammocks, learning various aerial asanas, transitions, and flips. They explore the benefits of inversion therapy, core strengthening, and spinal decompression offered by Aerial Yoga. This additional certification as a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) distinguishes graduates as qualified aerial yoga instructors. The training is facilitated by experienced and knowledgeable instructors who guide students through theory and practical sessions, ensuring a well-rounded understanding of both Hatha and Aerial Yoga. Students also have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich yogic culture of Rishikesh, known as the birthplace of yoga. Upon completion of this intensive program, graduates emerge as confident and competent yoga teachers, capable of leading Hatha and Aerial Yoga classes, while incorporating their deep understanding of yogic philosophy and principles. This transformative journey provides a solid foundation for a successful career in the field of yoga teaching, as well as personal growth and self-discovery.

At our Yoga Teacher Training Center, we always advocate small batches to promote student-teacher interactions and enhance the learning experience.

200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course Certification

Want to become international Registered yoga teacher?

Our 200-Hours Yoga Teacher Training Program holds the prestigious recognition of being Registered by Yoga Alliance USA. This globally recognized certification ensures the highest standards of quality, safety, accessibility, and equity in yoga instruction worldwide. Upon completion of the training modules, you will become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) through Yoga Alliance, further enhancing your credibility and opportunities in the field of yoga. Additionally, our program offers an exclusive opportunity to obtain the Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) certification in Aerial Yoga. This specialized training in Aerial Yoga equips you with the knowledge and skills to teach this unique and exhilarating practice. The YACEP certification serves as a testament to your expertise in Aerial Yoga, distinguishing you as a qualified instructor in this captivating style. With the combination of our comprehensive 200-Hours Yoga Teacher Training and the specialized YACEP Aerial Yoga certification, you will be well-prepared to explore a multitude of exciting prospects and start on a fulfilling journey along the path of yoga.

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Why selecting Adi Yoga School for your first yoga teacher training?

Adi Yoga School

Selecting Adi Yoga Ashram for your first yoga teacher training is a wise choice that prioritizes the educational aspect of your journey. At Adi Yoga Ashram, we place immense importance on providing a comprehensive and transformative learning experience. Our expert instructors are highly knowledgeable and experienced, ensuring that you receive the highest quality education in yoga. Our curriculum goes beyond the surface level, delving deep into the philosophical and theoretical aspects of yoga. You will explore ancient yogic texts, learn about yogic anatomy and physiology, and gain a profound understanding of yogic philosophy. We believe that a well-rounded education is crucial for becoming a skilled and confident yoga teacher. Furthermore, our small class sizes enable personalized attention, allowing instructors to cater to your specific learning needs. This facilitates a supportive and nurturing environment where you can ask questions, receive individual guidance, and cultivate a strong foundation in your practice. Adi Yoga Ashram is also committed to upholding the traditions and values of yoga, ensuring authenticity in our teachings. We strive to instill not only technical expertise but also a deep respect for the rich heritage of yoga. By choosing Adi Yoga Ashram for your first yoga teacher training, you are investing in a comprehensive educational experience that will empower you to become a knowledgeable and impactful yoga teacher, equipped to guide others on their yogic journey.

Food & Accommodation

Clean and comfortable accommodation comprises of single private rooms and double shared rooms with attached washrooms. Three highly nutritious, healthy and sattvic meal per day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner). Our yogic diet food is perfect for nourishing the mind, body and soul. Detox and herbal teas are served twice a day.

सर्वं ज्ञानं मयि विद्यते

"All that I have to learn is already within me"


Sanskrit Proverb

Course Dates - 200 Hours Hatha + 10 Days 85 Hours Aerial (YACEP) Combo Yoga Teacher Training

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Course Syllabus - 200 Hours Combo Yoga Teacher Training

The 200-hour + 10 days Aerial Combo Yoga Course is a comprehensive program designed to deepen your knowledge and practice of yoga while incorporating the exciting element of aerial yoga. This course is perfect for yoga enthusiasts and aspiring yoga teachers looking to expand their skill set. Throughout the course, you will explore the fundamental principles and techniques of traditional yoga, including asanas (poses), pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation, and philosophy. In addition, you will learn how to incorporate the use of aerial hammocks and props to enhance your practice and take it to new heights. The course curriculum covers various aspects of yoga, including alignment, sequencing, anatomy, teaching methodology, and hands-on adjustments. Under the guidance of experienced and certified instructors, you will receive personalized attention and guidance to deepen your understanding of yoga and refine your practice. The course includes practical sessions, discussions, and opportunities to teach and receive feedback. Upon completion of the 200-hour + 10 days Aerial Combo Yoga Course, you will receive a certification that qualifies you to teach yoga in a traditional and aerial yoga setting. This course not only equips you with the knowledge and skills to confidently lead yoga classes, but also opens up new possibilities and opportunities in the dynamic field of yoga.

Recitation of Sacred Sound (Mantra Chanting)

The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra is special and rich with spiritual energy.

  • Aum Namah Shivaya
  • Aum Sarveshaam Svastir-Bhavatu
  • Aum Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah
  • Gayatri Mantra
  • Aum Brahmarpanam
  • Aum Saha Navavatu
  • Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
  • Aum Asato Ma Sadgamaya
  • Aum Purnamadah Purnamidam
  • Patanjali Sloka
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Asana

Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series (also known as the First Series or Yoga Chikitsa), literally means yoga therapy. This when practiced regularly heals all sickness and purifies your body in preparation for deeper Yogic practice - both physical as well as meditative.

Sun Salutation

  • Surya Namaskar A
  • Surya Namaskar B

Standing Postures

  • Padangusthasana
  • Pada Hastasana
  • Utthita Trikonasana A, B
  • Utthita Parsvakonasana A,B
  • Prasarita Padottanasana A,B,C,D
  • Parsvottonasana
  • Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
  • Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana
  • Utkatasana
  • Virabhadrasana I
  • Virabhadrasana II

Finishing Postures

  • Salamba Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • Urdvha Padmasana
  • Pindasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Uttana Padasana
  • Urdhva Dandasana
  • Sirsasana

Closing Postures

  • Balasana
  • Yoga Mudrasana
  • Padmasana
  • Tolasana
  • Shavasana

Sitting Postures

  • Dandasana
  • Paschimottanasana A,B,C
  • Purvottasana
  • Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana
  • Trianga Mukaikapada Paschimottanasana
  • Janu Sisrasana A,B,C
  • Marichyasana A,B,C,D
  • Paripurna Navasana
  • Bhujapidasana
  • Kurmasana
  • Supta Kurmasana
  • Garbha Pindasana
  • Kukkutasana
  • Baddha Konasana A,B
  • Upavista Konasana A,B
  • Supta Konasana
  • Supta Padangustasana
  • Ubhaya Padangustasana
  • Urdvha Mukha Paschimottanasana
  • Setu Bandhasana
  • Urdvha Dhanurasana
  • Paschimottanasana
  • Shavasana
Aerial Yoga Asana

Aerial yoga asana combines traditional yoga poses with the support of a fabric hammock. It enhances flexibility, strength, and balance while adding a fun and dynamic element to the practice.

  • Aerial Sukhasana (Easy pose / Decent Pose)
  • Aerial Ardha Uttanasana (Half Forward Bend)
  • Aerial Utthita Ardha Uttanasana (Flat Back)
  • Aerial Ekapada Ardha Parsvuttanasana (One Leg Lifted / Crunch Together)
  • Aerial Veerbhadra Asana 3rd (Warrior Pose 3rd)
  • Aerial Alanasana (Lunge Pose)
  • Aerial Veerbhadra asana 2nd (Warrior Pose 2nd)
  • Aerial Utthita Parsavkonasana (Side angle Pose)
  • Aerial Viprita Veerbhadra (Warrior Pose Variation)
  • Aerial Utthita Hasta Padangusthan (Big Toe Pose)
  • Aerial Parivartit Utthita Hasta
  • Aerial Parshvottan Asana (Pyramid Pose)
  • Aerial Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)
  • Aerial Hanumanasana (Full Spilt)
  • Aerial Nauka Asana (Boat Pose)
  • Aerial Tadh Asana (Mountain pose / Standing Pose)
  • Aerial Tree Pose (Vriksha Asana)
  • Aerial Bandhkonasana (Butterfly Pose)
  • Aerial Drop- Badhakan Asana (Inverted Butterfly Pose)
  • Aerial Chaturbhuj Asana (Square Pose)
  • Aerial Vipareet Asavsanchal Asana (Reversed Lunge)
  • Aerial Shav Asana (Corpse Pose)
  • Aerial Dhanu Baan Asana (Bow & Arrow Pose)
  • Aerial Sarvang Asana (Shoulder Stand)
  • Aerial Kati Chakra Asana (Spinal Twist)
  • Aerial Ardh Chandra Asana-2 (Hal Moon Pose-2)
  • Aerial Utkatasana (Chair Pose)
  • Aerial Ustraasana (Camel Pose)
  • Aerial Chakraasana (Wheel Pose)
  • Aerial Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)
  • Aerial Hasthouttan Asana (Raised Arm Back Arch)
  • Aerial Viman Asana (Aeroplane)
  • Aerial Natraj Asana (Lord Shiva Pose / Dancer Pose)
  • Aerial Santulan Asana (Balancing Pose)
  • Aerial Phalakasana (Plank Pose)
  • Aerial Hanuman Asana (Full Split Pose)
  • Aerial Anjanenye Asana (Low/ Deep Lunge)
  • Aerial Kapotasana (Pigeon Pose)
  • Aerial Balaasana (Child Pose)
  • Aerial Balaasana (Child Pose- Lifted Hip)
  • Aerial Marjariasana (Cat & Cow Pose)
  • Aerial Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
  • Aerial Supt Vajraasana (Reclined Thunderbolt Pose)
  • Aerial Uttanasana (Forward Bending Pose)
  • Aerial Trikin Asana (Triangle Pose)
  • Aerial Aadhomukha Svan Asana (Downward Facing Dog)
  • Aerial Bakasana (Crow Pose)
  • Aerial Salabh Asana (Locust Pose)
  • Aerial Vrischikasana (Scorpion Pose)
  • Aerial Ekpada Prapadh Asana (Single Foot Sitting)
  • Aerial Ekpada Prapadh Asana (Single Foot Sitting)
  • Aerial Sarvangh Asana (Shoulder Stand)
  • Aerial Viparit Badhkon Asana (Reversed Butterfly Pose)
  • Aerial Teikon Asana (Front Split)
  • Aerial Ballerina Pose
  • Aerial Inversion (Upside down)
  • Aerial Reversed Trikonasana
  • Aerial Shirshasana (Head Stand)
  • Aerial Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog)
  • Aerial Malaasana
  • Aerial Flip Locust
  • Aerial Superhero
  • Aerial Butterfly Pose
  • Aerial Sea Horse Pose
  • Aerial Padmasana (Lotus Pose)
  • Aerial Sakandasana (Wide-Legged Squad)
  • Sequencing for beginners
  • Sequencing for intermediate level
Aerial Yoga Theory

An aerial yoga theory class provides an overview of the principles and concepts underlying aerial yoga practice. It covers safety, equipment, alignment, and modifications.

  • The terminology of Aerial yoga
  • Main principles of Aerial yoga
  • What needs to take care of in aerial yoga class
  • Aerial hammock for yoga, types, preparation, and its function
  • How to use an Aerial yoga hammock in different variations
  • Adjustment of high and position of student
  • Difference between Aerial yoga and circus aerial acrobatic
  • Movement in Aerial yoga
  • Which Preparation and body opening required for Aerial yoga
  • Principle of Aerial yoga
  • Safety techniques, and precautions in Aerial yoga
  • First aid by injury in Aerial class
  • Warm-up and joint preparation in aerial yoga
  • Therapeutic aspects of Aerial yoga
  • Contraindications for an aerial yoga class

Principles of Hanging

  • Shoulder in hanging, engagement, and hanging from the legs
  • Balancing in Aerial yoga
  • Teaching methodology of Aerial yoga
  • Creating your Aerial yoga class
  • Progressing in training
  • Injury management in aerial class
Basics of Aerial Yoga Practice
  • Straddle inversions
  • Floor locks
  • Aerial progression
  • Conditioning
  • Climbing
  • Wraps
Hatha Yoga Asana

The word haṭha literally means "force" and thus alludes to a system of physical techniques. In India hatha yoga is associated in popular tradition .

Sun Salutation

  • Namaskarasana
  • Urdhva Hastasana
  • Padahastasana
  • Eka Pada Prasaranasana
  • Dwipada Prasaranasana
  • Sashtanga Namaskarasana
  • Bhujangasana
  • Bhudarasana
  • Eka Pada Prasaranasana
  • Padahastasana
  • Urdhva Hastasana
  • Tadasana

Standing Postures

  • Uttitha Trikonasana
  • Parivratta Trikonasana
  • Uttitha Parsvakonasana
  • Parivratta Parsvakonasana
  • Prasarita Padottanasana A
  • Prasarita Padottanasana C
  • Virbhadrasana A
  • Virbhadrasana C
  • Virbhadrasana B
  • Ardha Chandrasana
  • Vraksasana
  • Garudasana
  • Natarajasana
  • Uttitha Hasta Padangusthasana B
  • Uttitha Hasta Padangusthasana A
  • Padangusthasana Padhastasana
  • Padhastasana

Sitting Postures

  • Malasana
  • Bakasana
  • Paschimottasana
  • Purvottasana
  • Marichayasana A
  • Marichayasana C
  • Janu Sisrasana A
  • Parivartta JanuSirsana
  • Trianga Mukhaika Pada Paschimottasana
  • Krounchasana
  • Bharadwajasana
  • Gomukasana
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana
  • Akarna Dhanurasana
  • Parighasana
  • Ustrasana
  • Baddha Konasana
  • Upavistha Konasana
  • Kurmasana/Suptha Kurmasana

Finishing & Closing Postures

  • Bhunjasana
  • Salabhasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Sethu Bandhasana
  • Urdhva Dhanurasana
  • Pincha Mayurasana
  • Vrischikasana
  • Sirsasana
  • Balasana
  • Sarvangasana
  • Halasana
  • Karnapidasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Yoga Mudrasana
  • Tolasana
  • Shavasana
Introduction to Pranayama (Breathing Practices)

Pranayama is the control of breath. The basic movements of pranayama are inhalation, retention of breath, and exhalation. “The yogi’s life is not measured by the number of days but by the number of his breaths,” says Iyengar.

  • Four Aspects of Pranayama.
  • Natural Breathing
  • Abdominal (or diaphragmatic) Breathing
  • Thoracic Breathing
  • Clavicular Breathing
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Nadi Shodhana Pranayama ( psychic network purification)
  • Sheetali Pranayama ( cooling breath)
  • Sheetkari Pranayama ( hissing breath)
  • Bhramari Pranayama ( humming bee breath)
  • Ujjayi Pranayama ( the psychic breath)
  • Bhastrika Pranayama ( bellows breath)
  • Kapalbhati Pranayama ( frontal brain cleansing breath)
  • Moorchha Pranayama ( swooning or fainting breath)
  • Surya Bheda Pranayama (vitality stimulating breath)
Yoga Mudras - To Overcome Any Ailments

Introduction to Mudra

Types of Mudra
  • Hasta ( Hand Mudras)
  • Mana ( Head mudras)
  • Kaya ( Postural mudras)
  • Bandha ( Lock mudras)
  • Adhara ( Perineal mudras)
The Five Prana Mudra
  • Prana, literally the “forward moving air”.
  • Apana, literally the “air that moves away”.
  • Udana, literally the “upward moving air”.
  • Samana, literally the “balancing air”.
  • Vyana, literally the “outward moving air”.
An Introduction to the Bandhas

Students learn the technique of consciously blocking and unblocking energy flow to different parts of their body.

  • Introduction to Bandhas
  • Preparation for Bandhas
  • Bandhas and the Granthis
  • Benefits of Bandhas
  • Jalandhara Bandha (Throat lock)
  • Moola Bandha (Perineum contraction)
  • Uddiyana Bandha (Abdominal contraction)
  • Maha Bandha (The great lock)
Meditation (Dhyana)

Meditation as a practice has gained wide popularity due to its numerous benefits.

  • Introduction of Meditation
  • Origion & history of Meditation
  • Breath awarness Meditation
  • AUM chanting Meditation
  • Trataka Meditation
  • Dynamic Meditation
  • Ajapa Meditation
  • Antar Maun (Inner Silemce Meditation)
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Silence Practice
  • Meditation Pose
Yoga Nidra - The Yoga Of Psychic Sleep

Yoga nidra, a Sanskrit term meaning "yogic sleep" is a deep relaxation technique and a form of meditation.Also called "psychic sleep," yoga nidra is a state between sleeping and waking.

  • How to do Yoga Nidra
  • Benefits of Yoga Nidra
  • Getting ready for Yoga Nidra
Yoga Cleansing- Kriyas for purification of body

Yogic cleansing exercises are important to learn how to incorporate your breath and meditate properly during physical aspects of yoga. It also removes the blockages in the energy channels.

  • Introduction to Shatkarma
  • Preparation for Shatkarma
  • Benefits of Shatkarma
  • Jala Neti (Nasal cleansing with water)
  • Rubber Neti (Nasal cleansing with rubber)
  • Vaman Dhauti (Regurgitative cleansing)
  • Nauli (Abdominal massaging)
Anatomy and Physiology (Sharir Vijnan)

Proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during and after practice. There are two kinds of yoga anatomy: physical and spiritual. Understanding both types is needed.

  • Body Planes
  • Joints
  • Anatomical Movements
  • Muscle & Posture
  • Yoga & Posture
  • Muscular System
  • Spine
  • Deformities of the spine
  • Pelvic Region
  • The Human Knee
  • Tendon & Ligaments
  • Rhomboids minor & major
  • Supraspinatus Muscle
  • Infraspinatus Muscle
  • Subscapularis Muscle
  • Teres Minor
  • Deltoid
  • Bicep Brachii
  • Tricep Brachii
  • Pectoralis Minor
  • Rectus Abdominus
  • Trapezius
  • Latissimus Dorsi
  • Llipsoas
  • Digestive System
  • Circulatory System
  • Respiratory System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • Chakra
Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Darshana)

Yoga Philosophy is the foundation of our yoga practice and is the key to earn yogic strength. Through the path of Vedanta Philosophy, you will establish a solid, well-rounded yoga practice.

  • Sanatana Dharma
  • Vedas
  • Puranas
  • The Four Goals of Life
  • The Four Stage of Life
  • The Vedic System of Duties
  • The Six System of Indian Philosophy
  • Patanjali’s Yog Sutras
  • Citta Vritti
  • Afflictions of the mind
  • The Eight Limbs of Yog
  • Stages of Samadhi
  • The Six Yoga System
  • Jnana Yoga
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Karma Yoga
  • Mantra Yoga
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Laya Yoga
  • Raja Yoga
Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)

Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.

  • Demonstration
  • Alignment
  • Instructions
Teaching Methodology

A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation. At Adi Yoga School, our students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment for an enjoyable and transformative experience.

  • Positive & conscious communication.
  • Friendship and trust.
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting.
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching.
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning.
Assessments are based on:

Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers

  • Written & Practical Test
  • Oral Test
  • Attendance
  • Performance
  • Behavior