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500 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training

Himalayan Yoga Association | Rishikesh, Uttarakhand | Riverside

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Himalayan Yoga Association is india’s one of the most reputed Yoga Teacher Training School in Rishikesh that Offers Yoga Alliance registered 500 Hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, This is 2 months yoga teacher training course which is the combination of 200 hour yoga teacher training course + 300 Hour yoga teacher training course = 500 Hours Master yoga teacher training course, It is master course that offers complete yoga learning experience. 500 hours yoga teacher training students during the first month of course pursues the foundational200 hour yoga teacher training course in which teachers teach them fundamental yoga teachings and guide them to make their basic yoga education to be clear as well as a strong foundation for future learning.

During the second month of course students pursues advance 300 Hour yoga teacher training coursethat covers advance yoga education to make them ready to come out as a accomplished yogi. 500 Hours yoga teacher training course is recommended for all walks of life people, this is the best yoga course and completely self-transforming learning experience, even little bit experience of yoga will definitely the life changing experience so give yourself 2 months to learn how to transform millions lives, it is dream of millions.

Important Points

Completing both the 200 hours YTTC and 300 hour yoga teacher training with the same yoga school ensures both consistency and depth. This is the fastest way to complete all your Yoga Alliance RYT course requirements.

Course Details - 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

1st month is followed by 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course Syllabus

Foundational Asanas Group



Ashtanga Yoga Postures
Ashtanga yoga primary series sequence made by K. pattabhi jois, In 200 hours yoga TTC we teach our students basics of Ashtanga yoga and we guide them through the completely Ashtanga yoga series in a systematically way according to the ashtanga yoga tradition which includes-

Sun salutation A
Sun salutation B
Standing sequence postures
Seated sequence postures
Finishing sequence postures
Mysore style/ use of yoga props/ Teaching practice

On 1st week– introduction to Ashtanga yoga followed by Sun salutation A & B.

On 2nd week – Standing sequence postures & use of yoga props.

On 3rd week – Seated sequence postures & Finishing sequence postures.

On 4th week – Mysore style & Teaching practice.

Hatha Yoga/ Vinyasa Flow (Asanas) 1 st to 3rd week
Sun Salutations 
Standing & Balancing        

4th week

Anatomy 1st week
Meaning and Importance/Introduction of anatomy and physiology
Introduction of skeleton structure and functions
Bone anatomy and human skeleton system
Important names of human skeleton system
Introduction of joints
Function of all types of joints
Types of synovial joints and their functions
Types of cartilage and connective tissues
Pectoral girdle introduction and functions

Anatomy 2nd week
Brief introduction of skeleton system & function
Anatomy of shoulder & function with the important name of muscles
Anatomy of pelvic griddle with muscles names
Spine anatomy & function/ importance in yoga practice
Kundalini shakti introduction & function
Chakra introduction & function with the endocrine system
Nadis- the energy channel function & importance
Prana introduction & importance in organ function
Panchakosha importance in function of the body



Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Darshana)
Introduction to Yoga
Summary about Yoga
Evolution of yoga
Introduction to patanjali yog sutra
Introduction to Raja Yoga
Objectives of Yoga
Self attainments & obstacles
Introduction to Karam Yoga
Introduction to Trigunas
Description of 8-Limbs of Patanjali yoga.

Introduction to meditation
Guided Meditation
Breathing Awareness Meditation
Om / Mantra Meditation
Dynamic meditation
Tips for developing concertation Silence Practice
Ajapa jap/ Antar mouna & Yog nidra

Pranayama (Breathing Practices)
Introduction of Pranayama
Benefits of pranayama
General guidelines
Thorocic and Diaphragmatic Breathing (Yogic Breathing)
Nadi – Sodhana
Surya – Bhedi & Chandra – Bhedi Sheetali & Sheetkari

Mudras (Yoga Gestures)
Jnana mudra
Chin mudra
Bhairava mudra

Yoga Bandhas (Energy Lock)
Mula & Maha Bandha

Yoga Cleansing (Shatkarma)
Kapalbhati- cleansing the lungs

Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana
Easy pose
siddha yoni asana

Teaching Practice & Methodology

Evaluation are based on
Written Test
Asana Practical Test



2nd month is followed by 300 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course Syllabus

Asana (Advance Group)



Mastering Hatha / Vinyasa Flow  (1st Week)


  • Introduction of Hatha & Vinyasa flow


  • Pawanmuktasana series A


  • Surya namaskar (Hatha)


  • Chandra namaskar (Hatha)


  • Trikonasana


  • Parsvokonasana


  • Privarta Trikonasana


  • Privarta Parsvokanasana


  • Virbhadrasana A,B,C


  • Ardha chandrasana


  • Chaturangadandasana


  • Mathchendrasana A,B,C


  • Adra Ustrasana


  • Salabhasana


  • Setabandasana


  • Gatyatmak Paschimottasana


  • Pada prasar Paschimottasana


  • Saithalyasana


  • Sarvangasana


  • Core exercises


Week 2 nd & 3 rd


  • Surya namaskar A,B (ashtanga)


  • Chandra namaskar (Hatha)


  • Standing


  • Veerbhadrasana A,B,C


  • Trikonasana


  • Parsvottanasana


  • Parsvokonasana


  • Privirta Trikonasana


  • Privirta Parsvokonasana


  • Ardha chandrasana


  • Utthita hasta padangusthasana


  • Natrajasana


  • Vriksasana


  • Garudasana


  • Eka pada uttanasana


  • Natavarasana


  • Tandavasana


  • Eka padasana


  • Vatayanasana


  • Pada angushtasana


  • Baka dhyanasana


  • Eka pada baka dhyanasana


  • Eka hasta bhujasana


  • Santolanasana


  • Vashisthasana


  • Poorna matsyendrasana


  • Marichyasana C, D


  • Eka pada rajakaputasana


  • Raja kaputasana


  • Poorna ustrasana


  • Dhanurasana


  • Poorna shalabhbasana


  • Poorna chakrasana


  • Parighasana


  • Koormasana


  • Upavistakonasana


  • Ubhaya padangustasana


  • Urdvamukha paschimottasana


  • Hanumanasana


  • Bhoonamansana


  • Laguvajarasana


  • Badhakonasana


  • Vishwamitrasana


  • Kashyapasana


  • Inverted asanas-


  • Bhumi padamastakasana


  • Vipreetakarani Asana


  • Sarvangasana


  • Padma Sarvangasana


  • Halasana


  • Ardha padma halasana


  • Sirshasana


  • Salamba sirshasana


  • Niralambasana


  • Urdhwa padmasana


  • Leg stretching


Week 4 th –


  • Teaching


  • Doubts


  • Questions / Answer


Pranayama (Breathing Control)


  • Introduction of Paranayama


  • The pranic body-


  • Annamaya kosha


  • Manomaya kosha


  • Pranamaya Kosha


  • Vijnanamaya Kosha


  • Anandamaya Kosha


  • Natural Breathing


  • Abdominal Breathing


  • Thoracic Breathing


  • Clavicular Breathing


  • Yogic breathing


  • Nadi shodhana


  • Pranayama & It techniques


  • Sheetali Pranayama & It techniques Sheetkari pranayama


  • Bhramari pranayama


  • Ujjayi pranayama


  • Bhastika Pranayama


  • Kapalbhati Pranayama


  • Moorchha Pranayama


  • Surya Bheda Pranayama


  • Chandra bhedana pranayama


  • Swana pranayama

Shatkarma (Yoga cleansing)


  • Introduction to shatkarma


  • Jalaneti Satkarma (Nasal cleansing with salty water)


  • Rubber neti (Nasal cleansing with a rubber string)

Bandhas (Energy locks)


  • Introduction to bandha


  • Jalandhara bandha


  • Moola bandha


  • Uddiyana bandha


  • Maha bandha

Mudra (Yoga Gestures)


  • Introduction of Mudras


  • Jnana & Chin mudra


  • Yoni mudra


  • Bhairava mudra





Mastering Ashtanga Primary Series & Advance postures


  • The Complete traditional way of practice & teaching.


  • Drishti


  • Bandhas


  • Breath


  • Ashtanga is taught with vinyasa

On 1 st week – Introduction to Traditional Ashtanga yoga and Vinyasa & sun salutation A & B.

On 2 nd week – Seated sequence postures & Finishing Sequence postures.

On 3 rd week – Some Advance postures/ Teaching methods/ Teaching by students.

On 4 th week – Questions & Answer / Feedback by teacher on improvements.

Dhayan (Meditation)


  • Introduction to Meditation


  • Why Meditation ?


  • Meditation and Brain waves Meditation and its effect on Stress


  • Obstacles in Meditation


  • Role of concentration in Meditation


  • Tips for developing concentration


  • Meditation on Body and Breath


  • Om / Mantra Meditation


  • Antat and Bahir


  • Trataka


  • Dynamic meditation


  • Yog nidra


  • Ajapa japa


  • Antar mouna


  • Nada Meditation

Anatomy & phisology- 1st week


  • Brief introduction of skeleton system & function


  • synovial joints function & Anatomy


  • Anatomy of shoulder & function with important name of muscles


  • Anatomy of pelvic griddle with muscles names


  • Spine anatomy & function/ importance in yoga practice


  • Kundalini shakti introduction & function

2nd week-


  • Chakra introduction & function with endocrine system


  • Nadis- the energy channel function & importance


  • prana introduction & importance in organ function


  • Panchakosha importance in function of body

3rd week-


  • Respiratory system introduction/ function and problems


  • Circulatory system importance/ function & problems


  • Digestive system importance/ function & problems


  • Submission of assignment & revision

4th week-


  • Practical exam : Presentation given to teacher


  • Written exam: Submission of assigment to teacher


  • Activities & Excercises

Yoga therapy- 1st week


  • Concept of ayurveda, meaning & importance in daily lifestyle


  • Tridosa, agni, anna, malas, gunas importance & function


  • Types of personalities & their characterstic


  • Food habits & diet acoording tridosha


  • Activities/ exercises & assignment

2nd week-


  • Bones disorder, Diseases & treatment


  • Diseases of pestoral girdle & treatment


  • Diseases of pelvic girdle & treatment


  • Diseases of spinal column & treatment


  • Major muscles and nerve injuries & treatment


  • Tendonits & ligments injuries & therapy

3rd week-


  • Gluteal amnesia, piriformis syndrome & therapy


  • Anterior pelvic tlit & other hip problems & cure


  • Respiratory diseases & cure.


  • Cardiovascular diseases & therapy


  • Gastrointestinal disorder & therapy

4th week-


  • Submission of assignments


  • Rivision


  • Practical exam :presentation on one topic

Yoga Philosophy


  • Introduction, summary,& benefits of Yoga


  • Evolution of yoga & Introduction to Patanjali yog sutra


  • Different types of yoga


  • Types of Ashrams


  • Introduction to Ashtanga Yog


  • Introduction to Kundalini


  • Nadis & Chakras


  • Pranas & Koshas


  • Patanjali yoga sutras on (sammadhi &Sadhana chapters)

Teaching Practice


  • Demonstration & Teaching methodology


  • Alignment


  • Instructions


Evaluation are based on


  • Written Test


  • Asana Practical Test


  • Attendance


  • Performance


  • Behaviour



1st month is followed by 200 Hours Teacher Training daily schedule-


Time                         Schedule
5:30 Am                   Morning Bell
6:00- 7:00 Am          Shatkarma & Pranayama
7:00- 8:30 Am          Hatha/ Vinyasa flow Yoga
9:00 Am                    Breakfast
10:00 -11:00 Am       Yoga philosophy
11:00- 12:00 pm        Meditation
12:00- 1:00 Pm         Yoga Anatomy/ Alignment/ Adjustment/ Teaching Methodology
1:00- 2:00 Pm           Lunch
2:00- 4:00 pm            Free time
4:00- 5:30 Pm            Ashtanga Yoga
5:30 Pm                     Tea Break
7:00- 8:00 Pm             Dinner
9:00 pm                       Lights off 

2nd month is followed by 300 hours yoga daily schedule- 


Time                   Schedule
5:30 Am             Morning bell
6:00 – 7:00 Am   Shatkarma & Pranayama
7:00 – 8:30 Am    Hatha/ Vinyasa flow yoga
9:00 Am                 Breakfast
10:00 – 11:00 Am     Meditation
11:00 – 12:00 pm      Yoga Philosophy
12:00 – 1:00 Pm       Yoga Anatomy/ Alignment/ Adjustment/ Teaching Methodology
1:00 Pm                   Lunch
3:00 – 4:00 Pm        Yoga Therapy & Ayurveda
4:00 – 5:30 Pm        Ashtanga Yoga
5:30 Pm                   Tea Break
7:00- 8:00 Pm           Dinner
9:00 Pm                   Lights Off

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Himalayan Yoga Association

Himalayan yoga Association aim is to provide practitioners authentic yoga education as it is through yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, providing a great team of accomplished yogis who speaks through their consciousness, who has experienced what they teach, providing students real yogic life-style so that they can feel the power or energy of yogic life. Providing traditional yoga teachings by our Expert Yoga Teachers in Rishikesh as it was about thousand years ago, providing pious environment to go beyond the physical and the mental states to live the life in everlasting bliss.

The most important purpose of our courses is to completely prepare the students (yoga practitioners) in yoga sciences so that when he/she completes their study their vision for teaching or practice is clear.

Himalayan yoga Association & Yoga school is running many yoga courses, courses are being run to keep the main purpose in the mind to full-fill everyone needs. Currently himalayan yoga Association is offering short yoga retreats in Rishikesh, yoga for beginners, yoga for inter-mediate, yoga for advance students. The master course is 3 months yoga diploma which is affiliated by the government of india and it’s certification is recognized all around the world. Other courses such as: 200 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, 300 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, 500 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh are affiliated by yoga alliance USA, Yoga alliance UK, Yoga alliance inter-national.

All yoga teachers at Himalayan Yoga Association are certified accomplished yoga teachers, holding master and Phd degree in Yoga Sciences recognized by the government of India. All gurus have been teaching yoga for many years around the world and their experience as well as accomplishment on the path of yoga makes very easy for them to understand their students and guiding them towards right direction.


Himanshu Ji (The Founder)

Yoga philosphy Teacher & Meditation Teacher

A simple man, fewer needs, and an accomplished yogi is what describe Himanshu Ji. He is one of the most respected yoga gurus in the yoga city of Rishikesh. His aim has always been to educate the people about yoga sciences and yoga philosophy. He has become an accomplished yogi after acquiring an intense yoga sadhana. He is pursuing Masters in Indian & Western Philosophy. He encourages the yoga students to explore and deepen their practice at their own pace. Since he is the founder of the leading yoga institutes of Rishikesh, he ensures that his classes remain safe, energetic, and dynamic and taught with humor and integrity.Himanshu Ji teaches yoga philosophy ‘Teachings of Maharishi Patanjali’s yoga sutras & teachings of Bhagavad Gita.’ Besides yoga teaching, he loves to play harmonium & dholak. He also conducts kirtan nights for yoga students so that they will be able to learn about Indian classical & traditional music and its power added with spiritual songs.


Yogi Vivek ji

Ashtanga & Pranayama 

One of the fabulous yoga instructor in rishikesh. He believes in practice and that’s what makes him a good teacher. He is very calm and composed. His teaching style is very unique which always assists beginners as well as advanced practitioners. He’s very energetic and always keen to help everyone. He has got tremendous enthusiasm. He has spent a lot of days in ashram which makes him very dextrous. He is currently pursuing masters in yoga from sanskrit university.


Yogini Durgesh Ji

Meditation/Pranayama/Philosophy Teacher

At age of 16 started practicing the yoga, specially meditation. While Seeking the answer about life, in 2014 came contact with Vipassana since then started practicing deeply and found peace within self and got complete transformation in the approach towards life.When Got professional degree in Yoga Science, dedicatedly teaching Yoga for four and half years.


Swami Ji

Meditation/Yoga Philosophy Teacher

Swami ji is a great yogi, an ideal person and true teacher who can tell the truth, an inspiration for all of us, we are very fortunate to have his presence in the ashram that guides us to always perform the right actions, swami is a writer, scholar, highly educated, he knows his students and their expectations from life, he guides students very well by which students completes the course with no doubts.

Swami ji words- Yog is union with true self, blissful soul.


Yogi Ankit Ji

Ashtanga / Hatha/ Alignment Teacher

Yogi Ankit Ji has a profound experience of teaching Ashtanga/ Vinyasa flow/ Hatha/ Iyengar Yoga. His heart is the source of inspiration which helps the yoga students to know true Practices of yoga. Ankit Ji has learned yogic teachings from great yoga masters. He has completed his master degree and he is teaching yoga for 2 years the deep experience of teaching has helped him to develop special teaching techniques which proved effective.


Yogi Vipin Ji

Hatha/Ashtanga/Vinyasa flow Instructor

One of our finest yoga instructor Yogi Vipin Ji is a gold medalist in international yoga championship events. The simplicity of Vipin Ji and his life and teachings helped the students to know what the want to do in their life. He is the ideal yoga teacher for all practitioners because his teaching covers all aspects of yoga but it also cultivates love in practice.Power, inquiry, endurance & summerise his yoga teachings.


Yogi Amit Ji

Ashtanga/ Vinyasa flow/ Hatha/ Acro yoga Teacher

Yogi Amit ji is very well know master of Ashtanga/ Vinyasa flow/ Hatha/ Alignment, Amit ji has completed his master degree in yoga sciences as well as he has more than 2 years of teachings experienced in the path yoga currently yogi amit is serving yogic teachings with us at Himalayan Yoga Association.


Yogi Kirti Anand Ji

Hatha/Ashtanga/Vinyasa flow Instructor

Yogi Kriti ji is our one of the best yoga teacher in Rishikesh, born and brought in a spiritual environment-Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Meditation, Pranayama, Mudra Yoga, and Mantra Chanting are some of his expertise, Kriti ji has done his master in yoga sciences, he is also Yoga alliance & QCI Level – 1 certified recognized by AYUSH and IYA.


Yogini Alka Ji

Yoga Therapy, Philosophy, Pranayama and Meditation

Yogini alka ji is very Experienced and passionate yoga Teacher in rishikesh at Himalayan yoga association, Alka ji has done Masters from Gurukul Sanskrit university and also done diploma in yoga science from morarji desai institute..she has lead yoga classes in yoga therapy,philosophy,pranayama and meditation. Worked with students of all body types and fitness levels..very particular about the needs of each and every student.


Yogi Rahul Ji

Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa flow, Alignment & Anatomy

Yogi rahul is an excellent teacher of hatha, Ashtanga, vinyasa flow, alignment, anatomy in rishikesh at Himalayan yoga association, rahul ji has been practicing yoga for more than 4 years in India as well as in many other countries, he holds master degree in yoga sciences, rahul ji is one of the residential teacher at HYA, rahul ji classes are very informative at the same time powerful and fun loving, calm and pure nature of rahul ji gives him a very positive personality which attracts every student to learn more from him about the yoga sciences.


Yogi Vishnuraj Ji

Philosophy & Meditation Teacher

Yogi vishnu raj ji is philosophy & meditation teacher in Himalayan yoga association in rishikesh, India, as he is practicing yoga since childhood he loves to share these ancient yogic teachings with everyone, a very disciplined being at the same time very fun loving, he holds master degree in yoga sciences from haridwar yoga university in India, he has been teaching for a long time in India as well as in other parts of the world, students love his philosophy classes so come & join us to learn these ancient yoga teachings at (HYA) ?


Yogi Pankaj Ji

Yoga Therapy

Yogi Pankaj is yoga therapy teacher in HYA, pankaj has done Masters in yoga sciences from one of the very prestigious yoga university of India ( dev sanskrity haridwar university) he also done many other yoga courses and teaching yoga for 3 years in rishikesh at HYA, his behaviour and style of teachings are very simple that it can be understood easily, students love his presence as well as teaching.


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An advance of a course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules. If student cancel the course, we accept cancellation but advance deposit will not be refund in cancellation. There is no charge of course cancellation. Student just has to inform by email.

An advance of a course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules. If student cancel the course, we accept cancellation but advance deposit will not be refund in cancellation. There is no charge of course cancellation. Student just has to inform by email.

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