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100 Hour Meditation & Pranayama Course

Establish a strong foundation in teaching and practice.

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Course Introduction

This was noticed by ancient masters, who suggested the path of Ashtanga Yoga. Ashtanga promotes a value-based lifestyle with yogic practices, assuring the overall spiritual development of an individual.

In this unique course offered by Shree Hari Yoga, we will dive deeply into the realms of pranayama and meditation. You will study philosophy and the history of these ancient practices, as well as learning how to practice and teach many techniques. With such a large amount of time dedicated to your personal practice you are sure to see huge transformation over the duration of the course.

Who Can Join?

We welcome anyone with a sincere desire to learn and grow through the practice of yoga.

This training is an opportunity for you to enjoy life while learning about the timeless tradition of yoga, cultivating greater health and happiness, and making new friends.

If you plan to teach yoga professionally, seek to deepen your personal practice, or even just want to learn more about yoga’s philosophy and history, this course will exceed your expectations.

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What is Meditation and Pranayama?

The 100 Hour Meditation and Pranayama course is well-suited for beginners as well as intermediates. This course is one that takes your meditation and pranayama practice to another level. You will experience complete life transformation as a part of this course. Shree Hari Yoga School offers this 100 Hour Meditation and Pranayama Course in India, and is also accredited by Yoga Alliance, which increases its reach manifold. You will learn all the essential aspects of meditation and Pranayama, from psychology, philosophy, to energy awakening. The journey is that of the divine, and will take you to higher levels of spiritual transformation.

What will you learn in Meditation and Pranayama?

In this meditation and pranayama course, you will learn about Kundalini sadhana, philosophies, and meditation. It is one of the most divine and spiritual courses, that you can lay your hands on. The course is of a month’s duration, but its effects stay with you lifelong. In the first two weeks, you will get a basic introduction of yoga, like posture, alignment, meditation, breathing techniques, and meditation.

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About The Meditation and Pranayama Course

In this course, you will go through a mental, emotional, and spiritual transformation. Learn about the types of ‘Pranas’, their importance as well as benefits as a part of the exclusive 100 Hour Meditation and Pranayama Course in India. Additionally, you will learn about the various breathing techniques. After your journey through the realm of different breathing modalities, you will be able to access the knowledge related to meditation. The various types of meditation, that form a part of the course structure are mantra meditation, chanting, guided meditation, and chakra meditation to name a few.


Yoga, meditation and Pranayama Teacher Training India go hand-in-hand. These practices not only strengthen the body and mind, but also your spiritual beliefs. You can use them to address several other issues as well. Take the case of Pranayama. It is one of the important parts of yogic studies, that can ease your pain, improve flexibility, reduce stress and anxiety, improve blood circulation, help you to sleep better, and much more. As a part of the meditation and pranayama course, you will learn about the Prana, nadis, chakras, koshas, as well as vayus.

Moreover, you will also be able to gain knowledge on Ujjayi breath, Nadi Shodhana, Anulom Vilom, Kapalbhati, Bhastrika, and many more. Get ready to travel through the life transforming realm of Pranayama.

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Asanas and meditation are also quite productive in this spiritual journey. And, that is evident from the meditative postures of the greatest rishis, who were often seen engrossed in ‘sadhana’ or meditation, while in Padmasana. There are other poses or asanas as well, that are considered of meditative nature. In this 100 Hour Meditation and Pranayama Course in India, you will learn about various types of meditation under the aegis of the most learned gurus. Learn about subtle bodies, mindfulness, body scanning, mindful walking, and mindful eating as well. You will also learn about the meditative aspects as enlisted in the Bhagavad Gita. Tantra meditation is also a part of the curriculum. Meditation has several positive effects like reduced stress and anxiety, improved breathing, and also helps you to sleep better. Throughout the journey, you will be allowed to experience ‘transcendence’ beyond what you may have known till now. You can also tread on the path of Kundalini Sadhana.


As a part of the course, you will also learn about asanas that are conducive for meditation. They include Padmasana, Sukhasana, Swastikasana, and Vajrasana to name a few. The teachers will guide you through the traditional path of asana practice, which is in subtle combination with the meditative as well as Pranayama practices. These three are intertwined with one another in a way, that you cannot do one without the other. Breath-linked movements are the centre point of yogic practices, and that is something, which you will learn as a part of the course.



Mantras are an important part of the curriculum, as they can help you send your intentions across to the higher realm. They can be a single word, two words, or phrases. Most of the mantras are in Sanskrit, but your teacher will let you know about their meanings and also translate them to the universal language, which is English. You can recite mantras loudly or silently. Moreover, you can recite them alone, or in groups, to send your intentions across. The yogic studies is simply incomplete without the recitation of mantras.

Art of Teaching

Teaching methodology is extremely important, as you need to teach to a wide group of students. The right session takes place in the right atmosphere, wherein the environment of the class, the sequence, and the professional ethics are maintained. Class management is another important part of the curriculum. The classes are held in accordance with all professional guidelines. You will witness the best sessions in the yogic realm, at Shree Hari Yoga School.

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Anatomy and Physiology

As a part of the curriculum, you will also learn about the musculoskeletal system and energy anatomy. In physiology, you will learn about the respiratory system, cardiac system, excretory system, digestive system, and the endocrine system. Anatomy and Physiology is essential, as you, as a teacher have to enforce breath-linked movements. Moreover, many students will come to you, with health issues. You will be saddled with the responsibility to cater to their demands in the class. Even if you are doing the course for self-practice, the right knowledge will help you to address all kinds of problems, which you or your family members may be facing.


 Learning yoga history and philosophy can take your learning to another level altogether. You will also be able to put the philosophical learnings into practice. There are various schools of Yoga, like Patanjali’s and Hatha Yoga Pradipika, which you will study in great detail.

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Shatkarma (Cleaning)

You will also learn about Shatkarma cleansing techniques as a part of the course. Neti, Trataka, and Basti are some of the procedures, which you will learn in the meditation and pranayama course at Shree Hari Yoga School.


You will also learn some of the subtle accompaniments, that go hand-in-hand with the yogic discipline. Mudras can be practiced along with meditative asanas and Pranayama yoga breathing. You can call them gestures, using the hands mostly, but body mudras are also a part of the yogic discipline. Gyan mudra, Chin mudra, and Dhyana mudra are practiced most often.

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A bandha is an action, in which you put particular stress and tension on the muscles. You have to hold a static pose, while doing bandhas, along with asanas. Although, you will learn about bandhas in conjunction with Pranayamas, they also have their individual effects. You can lock the Prana in certain areas of the body, by practicing bandhas.

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The 100 Hour Meditation and Pranayama course is just ideal for people, who want mastery over their breath and life. If you are a trained yoga teacher, then also you can do this specialized course, to increase your knowledge. Many students who do not want to teach in the future also attend our classes. The course is certified by Yoga Alliance, which is a central body located in the US. Yoga Alliance provides you to become a part of a global community of yoga experts, where you gain access to lifelong learning. It also gives you the opportunity to register as a RYT 100 certified teacher, who can teach globally.

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Yoga Sequencing Classes (Practicum)

The classes generally start with an introduction to Pranayama and meditation. You will also learn, more about the yoga discipline. The teachers will take you through the most important meditative foundational poses required for the sessions in Pranayama and meditation. You will be taught about the classical theories, which help students to begin their Pranayama and meditation practice, in conjunction with yoga. According to the traditional lessons, you will start with asanas, then pranayama and then meditation. Moreover, the teachers will also throw some light on Rechaka, Puraka, Kumbhaka, and Shunyaka. These are important aspects of Pranayama. Meditation is generally held at the end of the yoga class for maximum benefits. The teachers use a unique pedagogy to ensure that you learn in an open and interactive environment.

Schedule of Meditation and Pranayama Course at Shree Hari Yoga School

The classes commence early in the morning. You will mostly start the day with cleansing activities. Neti can be performed to clear the nasal passages, so that you can breathe in a better manner. These sessions will be followed by yoga asana sessions, after breakfast.

After that, meditation and Pranayama follows. The teachers impart theoretical education on the above subjects, apart from their practical know-how. You can also learn about the bandhas and mudras preceding the classes. The evenings will comprise of Satsang and mantra chanting, for mental supremacy. You might go on excursions to nearby natural spaces to develop a deeper connection with the elements of nature.

100 Hour Meditation and Pranayama Course Overview

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Our 100 hour yoga teacher training curriculum combines modern teaching techniques with ancient wisdom. You will receive a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of yoga and the yogic lifestyle. Beginning with history and philosophy, you will build the foundation of understanding the concept, nature, and intention of yoga. By exploring the ancient texts and lessons of the early eras of yoga, you will gain knowledge that will make you an educated and proficient yoga instructor.

— Training Lifestyle —

 Daily Schedule, Accommodations, & Food

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In this immersive 12-day yoga training experience, you will be living in a peaceful community environment while developing friendships with your fellow trainees. You will engage in a regular daily routine that includes meditation, asana practice sessions, theory classes, practice teaching, self-study, and plenty of free time to enjoy the natural surroundings. Your fee includes accommodation and meals. You will sleep in a clean, comfortable, and safe room and enjoy three fresh healthy vegetarian meals each day prepared by our kitchen staff.

(See in the link below our Curriculum and Schedule for this course)

— What You Take Home

What You will Gain from this Training


100 Yoga Alliance Continuing Education (YACEP) Hours

Upon graduation from this course, you will be eligible to add 100 hours of YACEP to your Yoga Alliance registration.

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Our courses are offered in four carefully selected locations in India. We schedule each of our start dates in alignment with the best weather in each place. From April to September we operate our training in Dharamshala and Rishikesh; from October to March we are located in Gokarna and Goa.


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A holy city on the Ganges recognized as the birthplace of yoga

100 Hour Meditation & Pranayama Course Dates & Fees

A 100 Hour Meditation & Pranayama Teacher Training in India is an astounding opportunity to immerse yourself into the culture and authentic history of yoga. Become a certified yoga instructor or enhance your personal yoga practice with a unique course of yoga philosophy, methodology, and lifestyle. Choose from a variety of dates that suit your schedule. We also provide several payment options and discounts to help you invest in this incredible journey of self growth.

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