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500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Complete Yoga Teacher Training Program

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Course Introduction

The Shree Hari 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) combines the coursework of our 200-hour and 300-hour certification courses into a single program over 54 days. It is a complete curriculum covering both the foundational and advanced aspects of teaching. You will be immersed in the ancient spiritual origins, philosophical teachings, and meditative traditions that make up the practice of yoga. With this traditional framework, you will combine the wisdom of yoga with modern alignment, sequencing, and various styles of practice.

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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 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Overview

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Our 500-hour yoga teacher course is a comprehensive training curriculum incorporating all aspects of yoga and the yogic lifestyle. It is a continuous combination of the coursework from our 200 Hour & 300 Hour certification courses. Upon completion, you can register at the 500 Hour level with Yoga Alliance.

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. Co-teaching with your fellow trainees’ will establish your experience in guiding others. By the end of this 54 day program, you will be extremely well prepared to embark upon the path of teaching yoga.

Yin Yoga TTC in India

500 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training

Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga and can feel like more of a mental challenge rather than a physical one, due to to the stillness and release. Yin Yoga incorporates the principle of traditional Chinese medicine with asanas. A posture is held for longer periods of time than in other styles allowing for gentle stretching of joints and fascia.

There are three simple principles of Yin Yoga.

  • Come into the pose to an appropriate depth,
  • Give the body space to open up and invite self to go deeper,
  • Resolve to be still,

Once you have found the edge, you settle into the pose and let go of the movement. Rest in the posture for some time.

This Teacher Training Certificate enables you to share this wonderful releasing practice in a safe and knowledgeable way.

500 Hour Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Shree Hari offers the unique style of 500hr restorative yoga ttc in his 500hr yoga teacher training course. Restorative yoga is based on the traditional classical Hatha Yoga and have the attributes of Iyengar yoga.

This form of yoga offers the flexibility to yoga beginners as well as who has done advanced yoga. This is a different experience from other types of yoga.

There are many props of doing restorative yoga as it helps in healing the injuries and getting inner soul peace.

Shree Hari Yoga offers the specialization in 500hr restorative yoga ttc, which helps to flex the body slowly and help to restore the health.

Many times you may experience the dullness in body and mind as well. In yoga teacher training to delve in 100hour Restorative Yoga you will be calm and your mind will reset which will help with physical, mental and emotional relaxation.

This is the slow-paced style of yoga with different postures and asanas for long time.

Yin Yoga Teacher Training
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500 Hour Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training

The benefits of Therapeutic Yoga are the improvement of mental and physical health by using yoga posture, breathing exercises, meditation, and guided imagery. Therapeutic Yoga’s holistic focus encourages the integration of mind, body, and spirit.

Through the application of the Therapeutic yoga processes, the individual empowers to progress towards improved health and well-being.

500 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

Vinyasa Yoga involves great energy. The Vinyasa style uses movement to breath flow while changing postures. It requires deep practice. Vinyasa refers to “Arranging in a special way”. This form is different from Hatha Yoga in that it moves with the breath continuously.

500 hours of Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Certificate allows you to focus on developing a personal practice while learning about the wider and deeper implications of this traditional form of Yoga.

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500 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training

Ashtanga yoga is a dynamic, powerful form of practice that involves following a set of sequences. Ashtanga means 8 limbs of the human body, based on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Ashtanga follows a lineage tradition that originated in Mysore, South India which has now spread globally. It has a highly purifying effect on the body and mind. Ashtanga is a powerful practice and enables you to develop strength, coordination, flexibility, focus, and discipline.

In 500 Hours of Ashtanga YTTC, you get an opportunity to focus on developing a personal practice, while also learning about wider and deeper implications of a traditional form of Yoga.

500 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

Hatha Yoga is a form of yoga focusing on traditional asanas alignment, Pranayama practices, yogic kriyas cleansing techniques, and traditional yogic philosophy. Hatha yoga provides the foundational base of the yogic path. You will gain experience and knowledge of safe alignment and modifications for every level of practitioner. We provide 500 hour course which broadens the knowledge to include traditional yoga paths.

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500 Hour Multistyle Yoga Teacher Training

Struggling to choose a style? Then here is the answer. Multi style yoga training is for all to learn fundamentals in a short span of time.

Multi style yoga covers a wide range of subjects within one course, and it follows a constant approach that can help the students enhance their knowledge of yoga theory and practice. Learning about different styles and schools of yoga also helps the you to explore on your own and create distinctive training techniques.

— Training Lifestyle —

 Daily Schedule, Accommodations, & Food

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In this immersive 54-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 tuition includes accommodations 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

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500 Hour Yoga Alliance Certification

Upon graduation from this course, you will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher in the 500 Hour Category (RYT 500).

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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.


A spiritual village in the foothills of the Himalaya


A vibrant tourist destination with energy, nightlife, and beautiful beaches


A relaxed beach side town with sacred temples & idyllic beaches


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

500 Hour Course Dates & Fees

A 500 Hour Yoga 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.

What is Included:

  • Yoga Course Tuition
  • Course Handbook
  • Overnight Accommodation**
  • 3 Vegetarian Meals on Full Days, 2 Meals on Saturdays**
  • All Teaching Materials
  • WIFI**
  • T-shirts, Bags, Note Pads, and Pens

What is Not Included:

  • Airfare
  • Visa Fees
  • Dinner on Saturday, Meals on Sunday**
  • Excursions
  • Airport Pickup (available at an additional fee)
  • Laundry (available at an additional fee)
**Applies to residential courses only

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