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200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

Kaivalya Yoga School | Rishikesh, Uttarakhand | Himalayas

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200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Shiva Tattva Yoga School is renowned for its affiliation with Yoga Alliance USA and has many yoga programs of varying level of difficulty and expertise. The most prominent is a 200 hour residential Hatha Yoga teacher training program. The 200-hour teacher training course is the beginner level programs that enlighten the student with the primary basics of yoga that are paramount in attaining inner peace and discipline necessary for the advanced level course of yoga. Additionally, RYT 200 provides a certification that acknowledges you as a registered yoga teacher.

Shiva Tattva Yoga School has customized routines for beginners. On top of that this 200-hour course makes you eligible for applying as an assistant for a yoga teacher. That being said it is enough in itself to make you learned enough to teach others to heighten their awareness and inculcate yoga into their lifestyle. The certificate makes one qualified to teach yoga anywhere in the world. It is a necessary course for enthusiasts who aim to practice yoga on a daily basis. If you are going to do it every day, it is better to do it right. Anyone who signs for a 200-hour course learns about the Pranayama, Asanas, Meditation, Teaching methodology, Philosophies, Medieval teachings, Mantra chanting, Anatomy, and Kriyas. This course is usually taken up by those looking to become professionals.


Topics Covered in 200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Philosophy
Hatha Yoga
Kriyas (cleansing techniques)
Pranayama (breathing techniques)
Bandhas (Yogic locks)
Mantra Chanting
Human Physiology and Anatomy
Teaching Methodology
Learning to teach yoga classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels students.

Kaivalya Yoga School

At the Kaivalya Yoga School, Yoga is taught to achieve self-perfection. The school is a Yoga Alliance and Yoga Alliance International registered yoga school in Rishikesh, offering fully residential, traditional Hatha Yoga teacher training course. The course is focused on imparting quality and high standard education to aspiring Yoga students from all over the world.
Kaivalya Yoga School is located in Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world. The center believes in the yogic traditions passed down since ancient times, and this is evident in their teaching which emphasizes on practices like Mudras, Bandhas, Yoga Nidra, as well as many traditional Pranayamas and Meditation techniques. The school aims to guide students on how to develop proper harmony of their body, mind and psyche (emotions) through the practise of asanas, pranayamas and dhayan. 
Kaivalya is a dedicated yoga teaching team with more than 30 years of cumulative experience and expertise in traditional yoga for beginners, intermediate and advanced students, offering them the highest quality yoga instruction. 

Teachers at Kaivalya Yoga School

Amit Kaushik: Director of Kaivalya Yoga, Amit Kaushik left the corporate world in search of purpose and a meaning to his life. His journey into yoga and spirituality brought him in touch with some truly great spiritual leaders like Swami Dharmanand Jainji and Swami Rajpalji of Yoga Mahavidyalaya, and showed him the blessings of true and holy saints in Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh and Bihar School of Yoga, and Rikhia Ashram. Amit is trained in Hatha Yoga with exceptional teachers from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, in Pranayama with true master Swami Rajpalji and Meditation with Swami Dharmanand Jainji.  His Pranayama and Meditation techniques include Kapalbhanti, Suryabhedi, Anulom-vilom, Nadishodhan, Ujjayi, Bhastrika, Shitali, Shitkari, Bhramri, Mahavedi (pranayama) and Japa, Japa-Ajapa, Antermouna, Yoga Nidra, Om Meditation, Chakra Meditation, Healing Meditation (meditation).

Dr. Sumit Sharma: An expert in the field of Physiotherapy, Dr. Sumit Sharma holds a Master’s degree in physical therapy and is the Head of Department for physiotherapy at a leading hospital of Rishikesh. Dr Sumit who has practiced spirituality since his childhood, also holds a Master’s degree in Yoga therapy. In his teachings of Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga, Dr. Sumit connects yoga with modern sciences. He makes an objective analysis of how yogic practices are beneficial in some of the greater systems of the body.

Acharya Vimal: Acharya Vimal was born in a Brahmin family in Rishikesh, India located in the foothills of Himalaya along the holy banks of River Ganges. He has been practicing Yoga & Meditation for last ten years and has been teaching it for past seven years to national &international students. He studied under the guidance of H.H.Swami Veda Bharati, a direct disciple of H.H.Swami Rama of the Himalayas. He completed a three year study and training program at the Ashram. It included conceptual and applied knowledge of Indian philosophy focusing on yogic tradition and the yoga – sutras of Patanjali. It also included methodologies of teaching yogapostures, breathing practices, relaxation and meditation techniques; plus scientific and medical approaches to Yoga.

Ravindra Padiyar: Ravindra Padiyar is certified, highly-qualified and experienced Yoga teacher who specializes in teaching Hatha yoga for over eight years in India and internationally. He has done his Master’s and Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga and is known for his profound knowledge of different aspects of yoga practice; understanding of different alignment techniques and his proficiency in the stepwise demonstration techniques of asanas. He is equally comfortable in teaching group yoga classes with students of different physical drill as well as in teaching students individually, designing programs for individual development with consideration of personal traits and aims.


How to Reach

Closest Airport
Jollygrant International Airport, Dehradun
Closest Railway Station
Rishikesh/ Haridwar Railway Station
Traveling by Road
Connected to all major cities from Rishikesh.

The booking amount is non-refundable under any circumstances. In case of emergency or unavoidable exigencies, Kaivalya Yoga School, at its discretion, can allow you to participate in another teacher training or retreat program within the period of one year using the same booking amount. The fee of that particular program will be applicable on joining. We recommend that the applicants should carefully look at their obligations and other commitments before booking their seat.
Every student must pay the full fee before the start of the course.
Fee is non refundable or transferable under any circumstances.
Settle all dues before the end of the program.
Ethical Guidelines:
The ethical code, also called Yamas and Niyamas in yogic literature, is an integral part of the practice, which extends to all aspects of a practitioner’s life. The purpose of these guidelines and code of conduct is to make sure that the entire program is conducted in very conducive atmosphere in tune with true yoga traditions.
Kaivalya Yoga takes a traditional approach to yoga so that students will come to understand the timeless wisdom that yoga manifests. All our teaching methods are designed so that ethical practices will be naturally understood by our students.
Traditional teaching, as in this course, may differ from that in the West. Students may even find fundamental differences in the understanding of yoga from that which they have learned in the West. This should be considered before students register for our programs. Students should be open-minded and willing to learn from the ancient traditions.
Modified exercises that go by the name of yoga are discouraged by Kaivalya Yoga. Yoga is not a fitness regime, but rather a lifestyle and spiritual path.
Students who apply for the teacher training course or yoga retreat at Kaivalya Yoga must be willing to commit to the strict regimens as in the course schedule. These are based on age-old timeless principles of Yoga.
Students should come with the attitude of learning this beautiful science of balancing. Students, who want to attend the program only for certification, kindly avoid attending our program.
We encourage introspection by students. If you have any strong queries appearing in your mind, we encourage you to introspect on it during your personal time and experience receiving the answers yourself. If you still have doubts you are welcome to discuss with the teachers with prior appointment or time kept aside for discussions.
Code of Conduct:
The code of conduct has been designed to ensure that you attain maximum benefit from the course. Kindly adhere to these to allow yourself and others to experience the benefits.
Punctuality is a must. Late walk-ins will not be allowed in the class.
Absence from the classes without prior permission of the teacher or the administrative staff will be considered as gross indiscipline.
There is utmost emphasis on respect for teachers in yoga. Students should be respectful towards their teachers and any disrespect, misbehaviour or unnecessary arguments are not allowed. The teacher’s decision will be final in this regard.
During class, please pay attention to the teacher and maintain discipline. There should be no side talks or loose talks during classes.
If you have been practicing yoga for a long time or even if you are a yoga teacher, please come to attend the program as a student and with a learning attitude. We encourage healthy discussion, at the same time unnecessary comparisons or arguments are not welcome.
We have very limited time to cover our wide syllabus. If you have any particular questions, you can discuss after the class or can take appointment from the teacher to save the valuable time of other students.
Food and beverages are not allowed in classes or yoga hall. Only drinking water is allowed.
A student must inform in advance if they intend to forgo a meal so that there is no food wastage.
Students should understand their physical capacity and listen to their body in practical classes. There should be no competitive attitude.
Guests or friends are not allowed inside the premises during the program.
Use of alcohol, smoking or non-vegetarian food is strictly prohibited during the program. Anyone found using these substances inside or outside the premises, will be expelled from the program immediately without any refund of fee.
Please have an accommodating attitude towards other students. Do not indulge in unwanted ego clashes, arguments or gossips.
For any kind of discomfort, please contact the teacher or manager to resolve it.
Our participants come from different countries and cultures. It takes time to adjust to a new culture and environment. Have patience and be respectful towards everyone. Any disrespect towards teachers, other students or supporting staff will not be tolerated.
Disrespect and non adherence to above mentioned guidelines and code of conduct could lead in termination of the studentship without any refund or part of fee.
Enforcing these guidelines enables Kaivalya Yoga to offer the best yoga in Rishikesh.
Any kind of prior experience or knowledge of Yoga will benefit you with the course although this is not required.
We will have to consider the health status of all applicants before granting admission.
Age of the applicants should be above 18 years.
Applicants above the age of 55 years will be required to provide medical certification as required by the school.
Evaluation and Certification
The classes will be conducted in English and you should be comfortable with the language.
Students should follow the daily schedule strictly and 95% attendance is a must to be eligible for the certificate.
Certificate will be issued only after overall evaluation of the student which includes attendance in the classes, performance in the practical and theory exams and behaviour in the program, inside and outside the class. It will be purely on the discretion of the school and after the assessment from all the teachers.

Student if once registered with a particular schedule class, the fee is non refundable but they can attend any other next schedule class as per the availability.

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