Yoga Teacher Training in India

Program Overview

Introduction

Why would you consider Yoga Teacher Training in India?

Well, yoga is far more complex than an exercise for physical fitness and stretching tight muscles. In our modern society, yoga is often deconstructed to be only a shadow of its complete whole.

Yoga is a philosophy, art, and science which spans every area of life. Yoga is a holistic system of health, healing, and spiritual connection. We offer yoga teacher training in India based on these beliefs.

To study these in India, the homeland of Yoga and the deep mystical healing philosophies, only adds to your life changing experience.

Authentic Wisdom

Our teacher training courses revive the authentic potency of yogic wisdom. We teach the practice of yoga in its complete form so that it becomes a lifestyle, a way of life. Rather than just being a person who does some yoga, you can BE a yogi in the full sense of the word. By training in India, you are surrounded by that authenticity in every moment.

Full Immersion

Our residential Yoga Teacher Training in India program is a fully immersive course that will allow you to experience yogic living in its entirety. From daily pranayama, meditation, and asana practice to the healthy sattvic diet, from philosophy classes to the art of teaching workshops, from kirtan singing to karma yoga – you will live and breathe yoga.

A Supportive Community

Whilst residing in a kind, loving and supportive yoga community, you will acquire all the necessary guidance to become a fully accredited yoga teacher certified by Yoga Alliance.

You will gain experience and confidence by practice teaching with your fellow trainees. We will equip you to grow into an astute yoga instructor capable of creating and leading your own classes.

Why train in India?

By doing your yoga teacher training course in India, you are immersed in the original yoga culture.

Undertaking your teacher training here provides you with the opportunity for a spiritual experience that you will not gain in other countries.

By being in India you will receive an authentic yogic lifestyle and experiences. This includes exposure to profound natural surroundings, historically significant landmarks, and many spiritual traditions.

Plus training in India is often less expensive than in western countries.

Why choose us?

By choosing Shree Hari Yoga School, you are choosing excellence, expertise, care, and devotion. Your training will be led by highly experienced and dedicated instructors. To keep the program intimate and focused, we only admit 12-15 students per training group. This allows for direct and devoted individual attention and guidance.

What You Can Expect

Undertaking a yoga course with us in India ensures teachings that are spiritually based, grounded in true yogic history and philosophy, and geared toward enhancing your personal practice and life journey. We strive to teach the authentic heart of yoga and hope to inspire our graduates to carry on this intention.

What You Will Gain

You will deepen your personal practice and re-connect with yourself spiritually, physically, and emotionally. By obtaining a Teacher Training certificate you will gain the freedom to travel the world and teach your passion to others, while also establishing a deep connection with a supportive international yoga family that will last a life time – and beyond.

Our foundational 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training provides you with the fundamentals you need to become a certified yoga teacher and take your own practice to the next level. Embark on a life-changing experience as you immerse in the study of yoga and begin on the path to becoming an authentic and inspired yoga teacher.

  • Course Price: €1000-€1300
  • Course Duration: 25 Days
  • Yoga Style: Multi Style, Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Meals Included: Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly
  • Accommodations: Shared or Private Rooms with shower
  • Training Locations: Gokarna, Dharamsala, Goa, Rishikesh

Our 300 hour advanced teacher training program is designed to nourish your practice, inspire your teaching, and expand your capabilities. Dive deeper into both the knowledge and experience of yoga’s eight limbs, philosophy, methods of practice, and opportunities for personal growth.

  • Course Price: €2100-€2350
  • Course Duration: 30 Days
  • Yoga Style: Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin (Multi Style)
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Meals Included: Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly
  • Accommodations: Shared or Private Rooms with shower
  • Training Locations: Gokarna, Dharamsala, Goa, Rishikesh

For those seeking an even greater opportunity to immerse themselves in yoga and teaching, our 200 Hour and 300 hour courses can be combined into a single combined program covering both the foundational and advanced training programs. This intensive approach provides a powerful chance to dive deep into the yoga lifestyle and move quickly along the path towards a teaching career.

  • Course Price: €3300-€3600
  • Course Duration: 54 Days
  • Yoga Style: Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin (Multi Style)
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Meals Included: Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly
  • Accommodations: Shared or Private Rooms with shower
  • Training Locations: Gokarna, Dharamsala, Goa, Rishikesh

100 Hour Yoga Alliance Certification Course in India – 12 Days

In addition to our 200 & 300 hour teacher training certificate programs, we offer 100 hour Yoga Alliance approved continuing education courses on ten different yoga methods and topics. These shorter residential courses allow you to immerse yourself into an individual style of practice while earning Yoga Alliance Continuing Education (YACEP) hours, which count towards your 500 hour status.

  • 10 Different Course Topics to Choose From
  • Course Price: €800-€925
  • Course Duration: 11 Days
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Meals Included: Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly
  • Accommodations: Shared or Private Rooms with shower
  • Training Locations: Gokarna, Dharamsala, Goa, Rishikesh

Yin yoga is much more than holding static poses for long periods of time. It’s about healing, revealing our true nature, and understanding the body’s energetic pathways. This 50 hour Yoga Alliance Continuing Education (YACEP) Course is an intensive exploration of the practice and potential of this powerful practice.

  • Course Price: €600-€750
  • Course Duration: 6 Days
  • Yoga Style: Yin
  • Instruction Language: English
  • Meals Included: Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly
  • Accommodations: Shared or Private Rooms with shower
  • Training Locations: Gokarna, Dharamsala, Goa, Rishikesh

In addition to our courses, we offer yoga retreats for yogis and yoginis of all levels seeking a calm & spiritual environment to relax and unwind. We have retreat packages which range from several days to an entire month, or you can design the perfect program which meets your individual goals.

  • Retreat Prices: €190-€1450
  • Retreat Duration: 3 Days to 1 Month
  • Classes Included: Yoga Asana, Meditation, Pranayama
  • Ayurveda Massages & Jungle Trek
  • Meals Included: Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly
  • Accommodations: Private Rooms with shower
  • Retreat Locations: Gokarna, Dharamsala, Goa, Rishikesh

Earn Your Yoga Alliance Teaching Certification in India

Our Yoga Teacher Training Courses in India are registered with Yoga Alliance USA. When you graduate from our school you will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as an RYT, Registered Yoga Teacher, in your respective categories. You will be prepared to teach anywhere in the world with this globally recognized certification.

Whether you wish to establish a strong teaching foundation through our 200 hour program or expand your capabilities through 300 hour, 500 hour, or Yoga Alliance Continuing Education (YACEP) courses, we have certification options to support your teaching path and career.

Multi Style Teacher Training

Our Multi Style approach to teacher training will give you the opportunity to explore many types of yoga during your certification course. We believe this is the best way for trainees to discover which types of yoga they may want to specialize in as teachers and practitioners.

What is Multi Style Teacher Training?

In Yoga, many styles compliment each other. Multi Style Teacher Training means that instead of focusing on a single style of yoga, you will be able to experience many styles and approaches to yoga during your course. The range of styles we employ combines fitness, strength, flexibility, relaxation, awareness, and spirituality.

Why choose a Multi Style Teacher Training Course?

The primary advantage of multi-style training is the opportunity to explore a variety of yoga styles to determine which you may wish to teach and practice. It also gives you the chance to take gems from each and combine them into your unique style.

What Yoga Styles are Covered?

Your teacher training practice practice schedule and lectures will include:

Hatha Yoga

Traditional yoga from the classics

Vinyasa Flow

Breath linked with fluid movement

Traditional Ashtanga

Based on the Eight Limbs of Yoga

Ashtanga Vinyasa

As taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Iyengar Yoga

Precision alignment with props

Yin Yoga

Engaging the connective tissues

Yoga Therapy

Utilizing yoga for healing

Restorative Yoga

Supported deep relaxation

Yoga Nidra

Guided mind-body meditation

What if I prefer to Train in a Single Type of Yoga?

For students who prefer to train in a single style, we also offer 200-hour courses focused primarily on Hatha, Vinyasa, or Ashtanga. Additionally, many of our 100 Hour courses and Yoga Alliance Continuing Education courses feature a specific yoga style.

Training Lifestyle

How you will spend your days and nights during the course.

Daily Routine

From Monday to Saturday, generally from around 7:00am to 8:00pm, your daily routine will include multiple practice sessions as well as practical and theory classes. Your schedule will also include open time for you to engage in self-study and practice teaching with your fellow trainees. (Our times may change due to adjustments of events and others.)

On Saturdays, you will have only a half day of coursework and Sundays are your days off. Use this time to relax, study, and enjoy your surroundings.

Sample Schedule

The actual schedule will vary , but this is an example of what you can expect:

07:00 am – 08:00 am Meditation/Pranayama/Mantra
08:00 am – 08:30 am Chai/Tea break
08:30 am – 10:00 am Asana Practice
10:00 am – 11:00 am Breakfast
11:00 am – 12:00 am Philosophy
12:00 am – 13:00 pm Art of teaching
13:00 pm – 14:00 pm Lunch
14:00 pm – 15:00 pm Self-study
15:00 pm – 16:00 pm Anatomy
16:00 pm – 17:30 pm Asana Practice
17:30 pm – 18:00 pm Karma Yoga
19:00 pm – 20:00 pm Dinner

Where You Will Stay

We provide you with clean, comfortable, and safe accommodations located close to the yoga shala. Rooms are either shared between two trainees or private, depending on your preference. These simple but cozy rooms are the perfect respite for rest and relaxation between training sessions. You will step out of your door straight into nature and fall asleep with the sounds of the ocean or mountain breeze. The fresh air and beautiful scenery will fill your soul with happiness and calm.

What You Will Eat

We provide 3 healthy, energy-boosting vegetarian (vegan friendly) meals per day, from Monday to Saturday. Our kitchen staff pride themselves on their selection of local, fresh, and seasonally-appropriate ingredients. We aim to give you all the energy you need for this intensive time. Let us nourish your soul and fill your body with prana supporting meals!

Sunday is a holiday for staff and students, and we encourage you to try some of the delicious food on offer in the surrounding area.

Opening & Closing

Check in any time from 10 am on the day before your course start date. This arrival day is dedicated for you to settle in and get familiar with your new surroundings. In the evening there will be an orientation and opening ceremony followed by a welcome dinner. The following morning, your training schedule will commence after a sunrise fire ceremony.

On the final day, we will hold a closing ceremony where you will get your certificate followed by a photo session with your fellow graduates. Check-out time is 1 pm, but you may join activities throughout the day as desired.

Four ideal locations for yoga teacher training in India, which place is best for you?

Our yoga centers are ideal environments for practice, study, and peaceful relaxation.

Yoga Teacher Training Gokarna

Gokarna, one of India’s seven important Hindu pilgrimage centers, is nestled between the mountains and the Arabian Sea. Recognized as the legendary location where Lord Shiva emerged into the world from the ear of a cow, Gokarna has historically drawn visitors to its important Hindu temples and holy sites. More recently the nearby unspoiled beaches (Main Beach, Kudle Beach, Om Beach, & Half Moon Beach) have attracted western tourists seeking to escape the crowds.

Yoga Teacher Training Dharamsala

Dharamsala is a picturesque mountain town nestled in the tranquillity of the Himalayan mountain range. Undertaking your yoga teacher training in Dharamsala provides a unique opportunity to explore diverse spiritual traditions in a profoundly beautiful environment surrounded by breath taking scenery. In the lush green surrounding mountains, you will find waterfalls, Hindu temples, and Buddhist stupas to inspire you.

Yoga Teacher Training Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a beautiful holy city at the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range. The famous Gangees river flows through it, providing the city with a deeply spiritual ambience. Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Rishikesh are something special. Rishikesh is known as The Yoga Capital of the World, and it’s easy to see why! There are many ashrams, yoga schools and meditation centers, and many seekers and sadhus occupy the streets. It’s a pilgrimage town with beautiful nature and a deep spiritual connection – there is no better place to immerse yourself deep into yogic studies.

Yoga Teacher Training Goa

A beautiful, diverse part of India. When you find a good spot in Goa it is the perfect option for Yogis to relax and concentrate on practice. This part of paradise, on India’s Western shores, provides such a diverse and captivating mix of people, food, lifestyles, cultures, things to do, and religions that there really is something for everyone. You can spend endless sunshine-filled days with morning meditations and asanas at the beach and explore the gorgeous countryside and markets.

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