200 hours Yoga Teacher Training

The 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training course introduces participants to the principles of yoga philosophy in an organic way.

Ekam Drishti Yogshala offers 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh, India.

Our 200-hour YTT course at Ekam Drishti provides all of the tools needed for future yoga teachers to build a strong foundation on which to establish their own distinctive yogic style. Subsequently, this experience might be a turning point for yoga students who want to learn more about the ancient yogic wisdom and traditions, its practises, ideas, and philosophies.

Further, the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training course by “Ekam Drishti Yogashala”, introduces participants to the principles of yoga philosophy in an organic way.

As a result, it will aid in the intensification and mastery of Yoga Poses through a deeper knowledge of their subtle impacts on the mental and physical health. Adding to this, the in-depth knowledge of human anatomy and physiology will provide you a better understanding of how to deal with different illnesses and accidents.

Furthermore, the regular pranayama and mindfulness training, as well as mantra recitation, will assist in establishing internal strength and balance.

Ekam Drishti Yogshala, 200-hour Yoga TTC seeks to provide students a taste of yogic regimen, food, and cleaning routines. All of this is intended to help you gain a better grasp of yoga and become a more confident and capable Yoga teacher.

Duration: 24 days

Private accommodation: INR 47,000 | Limited time offer (25% OFF) INR 35,000
Shared accommodation: INR 40,000 | Limited time offer (25% OFF) INR 30,000

Curriculum for 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course at Ekam Drishti

6 to 7 amShatkarma (cleansing) + chanting and PranayamaVivek ji
7 to 8:30 amAshtanga Vinyasa 
8:30 to 9:30 amBreakfast 
9:30 to 10:30amPhilosophyKriti Ji
10:30 to 11:30 amAnatomyKriti Ji
1pm to 2pmLunch 
3pm to 4pmAlignmentAnkit Ji
4pm to 5:30 pmHatha VinyasaAnkit Ji
6pm to 7pmMeditationKriti Ji
7pm to 8pmDinner 
10pmLights off 

Syllabus for 200 hours YTT

Join our Ekam Drishti Yogashala for yoga teacher training in Rishikesh. 200 hours of yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, aims at helping students to establish a self-practice in each of the areas indicated below, both spiritually and physically.

The modules are divided into five categories.

200-hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India is a course that emphasises on Ashtanga yoga primary series, Iyengar, and Hatha Yoga.

Learn about different yoga postures and how to teach them, as well as the advantages of each pose, adjustments, cautions, and the usage of props.

  • Pose in a standing position.
  • Forward bends, hip openers, and sitting postures
  • Twists in the sitting/supine position.
  • Postures that involve back bends.
  • Inversions.
  • Arms balance.
  • Poses that are restorative.



(Cleaning Techniques): These yogic cleansing activities will be incorporated into the everyday morning routine and will complement the yoga practice. These will help to cleanse your nervous system and allow your breath to flow freely within the body. In our yoga retreat rishikesh, we cleanse the body by eliminating toxins from it.

Adjustments: Discover how to adjust these yoga postures and how they can help you improve your yoga technique.

Pranayama (Breathing Practices): These are focused on classic yogic breathing techniques that will help you to elongate your breath and improve your yoga practice. How to introduce breathing into your teachings and postures. How breathing can help the body.

Yogic Mudras (Energy Seals): Brings in energy to energize different regions of the body.

Meditation: You will learn a variety of meditation techniques to assist you improve your attention and concentration in your everyday practise. Om Chanting, Chakra, and Candlelight Meditation are some of the techniques used.

Chanting: A variety of positive frequency mantras will be taught such as Maha-mritum-jay Mantra and many more. To create the inner peace and stability of a yogi.

The Physiology and Anatomy of Yogic Practices

This course covers the major topics and systems of anatomy relevant to yoga such as: Skeletal System, Brain & Nervous System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Cardiovascular System, Effects of Kriya, Pranayama, Asanas, and Meditation.

The Philosophy of Yoga

It will introduce you to the basics of philosophy, concepts, and history of yoga as well as insights from modern research and ways of incorporating the essence of this holistic life-view into modern living.

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra (Preface): Discover how Patanjali describes how to make a connection among body, mind, and spirit in this useful text based on the 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga.

A methodology to deal with the Panch-Klesha (five causes of pain and misery).

  • Hatha yoga and Raj yoga.
  • Introduction to Indian Philosophy
  • Concept of Yoga according to Patanjali .
  • Kriya Yoga- A way to overcome inborn afflictions
  • Concept of God in Yoga Philosophy
  • Yamas & Niyamas: Foundation of Yogic Practices
  • Introduction to Samkya Philosophy
  • Ashtanga Yoga- A methodology to overcome suffering
  • Patanjali yoga sutras in detail.
Methodology and Practice in teaching:

Learn how to motivate your students by teaching inclusively regardless of their abilities in this workshop to give your own yoga class a unique style. As a result, your yoga teacher training rishikesh , enables you to become a confident yoga teacher.

Subjects taught at Ekam Drishti Yogshala Yoga school and what they mean:

Yoga is the oldest tradition that not only focuses on physical body, but also health of the mind and soul, thereby giving holistic health to us as a lifestyle ad this life-long sustaining if followed. To allow that to happen, we provide complete knowledge of Yoga theoretically and through practice to give you a transformational experience you can take home for yourself and your family and friends.

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology – The process of healing our body starts with understanding our body and how it functions. Through Anatomy of human body and its physiology you will get greater insight into the brilliant masterpiece our body is and how to keep it stronger for longer.

Topics include:

  • Introduction about anatomy and physiology

  •  The yogic study of digestive system

  •  The effects of yoga practices on digestive system

  •  Respiratory system

  •  The effects of yoga practices on respiratory system

  •  Effect of yoga posture on muscles and systems

  •  Nadis (energy channels)

  •  Chakras (energy plexus)

  •  Pancha tatwa (five great elements)

  •  Panchakosha (five sheaths)

  •  Pancha pranas(five vital energy)

  • Philosophy of Yoga – Setting strong theoretical knowledge foundation through imparting Patanjali Yoga Sutra and Upnishad, introduction to the types of yoga, and respective impact and benefit of each form of Yoga. Introducing you to the eight limbs of yoga and branches of Ashtanga yoga that helps form a strong moral and spiritual base for a more enlightened you. Closing this with helping you inculcate yoga ethics and lifestyle in your daily life.
  • Meditative steps of performing the hatha yoga; centering, entering, refining, holding, coming out, and reflection

  • Ashtanga-Vinyasa-Yoga flow – series 1

  • Surya-Namaskara (sun salutations) and Chandra Namaskara (Moon Salutations)– Different ways of Salutations with breathwork and chanting and the benefits.

  • Types of Yoga posture- standing poses, sitting poses, backward bending poses, forward bending poses, spinal twisting poses, fire series, inversion poses, shavasana

  • Postural alignment and art of adjustment

  • Counter pose

  • Contraindications

The God head in Hindu mythology Vishnu gains his unlimited spiritual knowledge through being in Yog-Nidra. One can practice a deep meditative state of conscious awareness sleep through Yog Nidra, the reason why it is considered epitome of meditation.

  • It is amazing to know how the right breathework can bring your body, mind and soul in perfect alignment. We are passionate about teaching you how by teaching the below topics:
    • Introduction to the Science of breath
    • Sitting postures for pranayama practice
    • How to establish diaphragmatic breathing before pranayama practice
    • 1:1, 1:2 and 1:4 breathing practices
    • Types of pranayama – nadi shodhana pranayama, ujjayee, kapalabhati, bhastrika, shitali, shitkari, brahmari, and anuloma viloma
  • Meditation and Mantra Chanting – Meditation and Mantra chanting is the way to calm the monkey-mind and teach it to focus on what is important. Aligning your body with your soul – This teaches you being in the present moment and being mindful of what’s important to you and also leads you on the journey to find ‘You’ and find your state of permanent bliss even amidst chaos.
  • Study of Asana and Mudras – These are the hand gestures done while breathing practice to guide the energy in and through your body and helps it reach the brain to make you function to your fullest. The course included knowledge on Jnana, Dhyan, Vishnu and Hridaya Mudra. Mudras also help balance energy of our seven chakras.
  • Shatkriya or Shatkarma (Internal body-cleansing) – ‘Shat’ meaning six. Yes, this technique is a combination of six techniques to help cleanse and detoxify your body and helps get rid of diseases that we never understand the source of. Our body becomes what we feed it and most of the times we don’t feed it with nature’s goodness and end up with a body filled with toxins and impurities leading to health problems. The techniques include – Neti for the nasal passage, Dhauti for the digestive tract, Basti is for intestines, Nauli for abdomen health, Kapalbhati cleansing of frontal lobes and Trataka for eyes.
  • Ayurveda – Where your food becomes your medicine! Teaching basic principles of Ayurveda along with the three doshas – Vatta, Pitta, Kapha – learn how to balance them, understanding the Trigunas to create the balanced diet that particularly is unique to your body and helps you maintain the best of your physical and mental health.
  • Teaching Methodology and Home Assignments: This subject is all about giving structure to all the learning and reaching perfection through ‘abhyas’ (meaning practice).

The topics include –

  • Lesson plan
  • Assignments

  • Practice teaching

  • Feedback

  • Group discussion

  • Question and answer

  • Homework