Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training in India

200-Hour Sivananda Yoga,

Yoga Philosophy and 

Meditation Teacher Training

This is a comprehensive Yoga instructor training, designed in accordance with the 200 hour requirements for registration with Yoga Alliance.At the end of the course you will be a Certified Yoga Instructor from Hatha Yoga Mysore, eligible to register with Yoga Alliance. You will be qualified to teach Sivananda Yoga.

Course Content

 Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha(120 hours)

1.  The five points of yoga
  • (asanas)-how to maintain a steady posture
  • (pranayama)-control of the life force or prana through breathing techniques
  • Diet (vegetarian)-how a vegetarian diet will help an yogi to lead an austere life.
  • Relaxation techniques-why and when relaxation is needed between asanas and pranayama
  • Meditation
2.  Introduction to the teaching of asanas and pranayama
  •     The basic structure of a Sivananda class
  •     Setting a proper environment for the class
  •     General pointers on teaching a yoga class
3.  Teaching a beginners Sivananda course in 8 classes
4.  Teaching a beginners Sivananda course in 4 classes
5.  Relaxation
6.  Prepatory exercises
7.  Yogic breathing
8.  The 12 basic asanas
9.  The 2 basic pranayamas
10. Mudras
11. Bandhas
12. Advanced pranayama
13. Meditation postures

Diet and Nutritition(10 hours)
Anatomy(10 hours)
  • Introduction to body systems
  • Difference between yoga exercise and physical culture
  • The cardiovascular system
  • The respiratory system
  • The digestive system
  • The skeletal system
  • The musclar system

Bhagavad Gita Chanting(10 hours)
  1. Introduction to bhagavad gita
  2. Important chapters and verses of the bhagavad gita
  3. Chanting of important verses
Yoga philosophy(10 hours)
  1.  Yoga sutras of patanjali
  2.  Vedanta philosphy
Meditation(30 hours)

1.  Introduction to  meditations.
2.  Therapies and meditation
3.  The science of meditation
4.  General pointers to teach meditation techniques.
5.  Experience and experiment with Meditations such as
  • Kundalini
  • Gourishankar
  • Zazen
  • Vipassana
  • Chakra breathing
  • Chakra sounds
  • 3 Relaxation Techniques 

The certification is provided from Hatha Yoga Mysore as per the course norms and details. All Teacher training courses eligible for RYT 200 (Registered Yoga Teacher for 200 hours with Yoga Alliance)
Course material
The course material provide will be
1.Sivananda yoga Teacher training manual
1.Asana,pranayama,mudra,bandha by swami satyananda saraswati
2.Anatomy of hatha yoga
3.The complete book of diet and nutrition
4.Bhagavad gita chanting and the yoga sutras of patanjali  

Course Prerequisites

The Teachers' Training Course is a challenging four-week experience, demanding discipline and perseverance. A basic knowledge of yoga postures and philosophy is helpful but not essential. A sincere desire to learn and openness to the teachings of yoga is required.