200 Hours Hatha + 10 Days 85 Hours Prenatal (RPYS) Combo Yoga Teacher Training

The "The 200 Hours Hatha + 10 Days 85 Hours Prenatal (RPYS) Combo Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh is a comprehensive program designed for aspiring yoga teachers seeking a holistic training experience. Situated in the serene city of Rishikesh, India, known as the "Yoga Capital of the World," this course offers an ideal environment for deepening your understanding and practice of yoga. The training encompasses two distinct modules: the 200 Hours Hatha Yoga Teacher Training and the 10 Days 85 Hours Prenatal Yoga Training. The Hatha Yoga module focuses on traditional Hatha yoga techniques, including asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation, philosophy, anatomy, and teaching methodology. It equips participants with the knowledge and skills to confidently lead Hatha yoga classes. The Prenatal Yoga module, accredited by the Yoga Alliance as a Registered Prenatal Yoga School (RPYS), specializes in preparing yoga instructors to work with pregnant women. This module covers prenatal asanas, modifications, contraindications, sequencing, childbirth education, and prenatal anatomy. It empowers teachers to create safe and nurturing environments for expectant mothers, supporting their physical and emotional well-being. Combined, these two modules provide a unique opportunity to deepen your yoga practice and expand your teaching expertise. The tranquil setting of Rishikesh, coupled with experienced instructors, ensures a transformative journey towards becoming a well-rounded and compassionate yoga teacher.

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 a specialized training in prenatal yoga, accredited by the Yoga Alliance as a Registered Prenatal Yoga School (RPYS). This comprehensive module equips you with the knowledge and skills to teach the unique and nurturing practice of prenatal yoga, supporting the physical and emotional well-being of expectant mothers. The RPYS certification serves as a testament to your expertise in prenatal yoga, distinguishing you as a qualified instructor in this compassionate style. With the combination of our comprehensive 200-Hours Yoga Teacher Training and the specialized RPYS certification in prenatal yoga, 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 Ashram for your first yoga teacher training?

Adi Yoga Ashram

When it comes to selecting the ideal destination for your first yoga teacher training, Adi Yoga Ashram stands out as an exceptional choice. With a rich history rooted in the ancient yogic traditions of India, this renowned ashram provides an immersive and authentic experience. Yoga Ashram is nestled in the spiritual haven of Rishikesh, often referred to as the "Yoga Capital of the World." Its serene and picturesque surroundings create the perfect ambiance for self-discovery and transformation. The ashram's lineage dates back to the revered yogi, Adi Shankaracharya, and the teachings are imparted by experienced instructors who have dedicated their lives to the practice and philosophy of yoga. By selecting Adi Yoga Ashram for your yoga teacher training, you can expect a comprehensive curriculum that covers asanas, pranayama, meditation, anatomy, philosophy, and teaching methodology. The small class sizes ensure personalized attention and guidance, fostering a supportive learning environment. Additionally, the ashram offers opportunities for spiritual growth, including mantra chanting, satsangs, and meditation sessions. Choosing Adi Yoga Ashram for your first yoga teacher training will provide you with a transformative and authentic experience, allowing you to deepen your practice, gain valuable knowledge, and start on a fulfilling journey as a certified yoga instructor.

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 Date - 200 Hours Hatha + 10 Days 85 Hours Prenatal (RPYS) Combo Yoga Teacher Training

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Course Syllabus - 200 Hours Combo Yoga Teacher Training

The 200-hour + 10 days Prenatal Combo Yoga Course is a comprehensive program designed to provide aspiring yoga teachers with a deep understanding of prenatal yoga practice. This course combines the foundational 200-hour yoga teacher training with additional specialized training in prenatal yoga. Throughout the course, participants will dive into the core principles of yoga, including asanas, pranayama, meditation, and philosophy. They will learn how to adapt these practices to meet the unique needs of pregnant women, ensuring a safe and nurturing environment for both mother and baby. The program covers a wide range of topics, including anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, common discomforts during pregnancy, modifications for various trimesters, and effective sequencing for prenatal classes. Participants will also gain knowledge on how to address specific needs such as pelvic floor health, breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, students will have the opportunity to observe and assist each other in prenatal yoga classes, gaining practical teaching skills. They will also explore the importance of creating a supportive community for pregnant women, fostering an inclusive and empowering environment. By the end of the course, participants will have the skills and knowledge to confidently lead prenatal yoga classes, empowering pregnant women to connect with their bodies, reduce stress, and enhance their overall well-being.

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
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 Ashram, 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