WYA 200 Hours Teacher Training

The curriculum is aligned with the syllabus laid down to become an efficient and skilled Yoga Teacher, under the Scheme for Certification of Yoga Professionals, mentored by World Yoga Alliance. The syllabus is equipped with Principles and Fundamental of Yoga, Etymology and Philosophy, Two great text of Yoga (Patanjali Yoga Sutra,Hatha Yoga Paradipika), Communication, Application of Yoga, Physiology, Shatkarma, Bandhas,Chakras,Asanas, Pancha Pranas, Pancha Mahabhutas, Yogic diet, Sukshma Vyayama, Pranayama, Meditation and Teaching Methodology. The students who successfully complete the programme, examination and practical, will be certified by Yoga Gurukul along with World Yoga Alliance Certification.

WYA 200-Hour TTC Syllabus

  • SECTION 1 Principles and fundamentals of Yoga

Evolution And Philosophy Of The Yoga Tradition And Its Relevance And Application To The Practice Of Yoga. Teachings Of Vedas And Upanishads and Four Schools Of Yoga (Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga And Raja Yoga.)

  • SECTION 2 Introduction to basic yoga text

Teachings Of The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali and the Concept Of Chitta ,Chitta-Vrittis,Panch Klesha,Ashtanga Yoga: Purpose, Significance And Effects.

  • SECTION 3 Hatha Yoga Theory

Introduction To Hatha Yoga Parampara. Introduction To Hatha Yoga Texts. (1) Hatha Pradipika (2) Gheranda Samhita (3) Siva Samhita. Introduction To Shatkriya, Asanas, Pranayama, Bandhas, Mudra, Pratyahara And Nadanusaandhan As Described In Hatha Yoga Pradipika.

  • SECTION 4 Human Physiology

Teachings of 9 systems of human body, include (1) The Respiratory System. (2) Digestive System. (3) Circulatory System. (4) Nervous System. (5) Reproductive System. (6) Endocrine System.(7) Excretory System. (8) Muscular System. (9) Skeleton (For Reference) . Knowledge Of The Benefits And Compounding Effect.

  • SECTION 5  Sukshma vyayama & shat kriyas

Knowledge Of The Movement Of Key Joints And The Demonstrated Ability To Perform The Same: Neck, Shoulder, Trunk, Knee, Ankle. Knowledge Of The Benefits And Compounding Effect. Knowledge And Demonstrated Ability Of Shat Kriyas- The Six Classical Techniques Of Purifying The Body And Mind.

  • SECTION 6 Hatha Yoga Practices

Teaching what is Nadis and The Pranic Body. Introduction Pranayama and 10 kinds of practices. Knowledge of Chakras And Kundalini, Bandhas and detail Study Of 108 Asanas.

  • SECTION 7 Meditation And Mantra

Knowledge And Demonstrated Ability To Perform Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana And Demonstrate Allied Practices Like Mudras, Japa Mala, Mantras, Relaxations, Etc. Demonstrate Ability To Perform Meditation. Knowledge For The Environment For Meditation, Benefits Of Meditation On Health And Practical Application In Modern Life.

  • SECTION 8 Teaching Skills And Practices

Teaching Lesson Planning, Sequencing a Class,Communication,Skills of Posture Correction,Teaching Practice,Crafting As A Teacher ,Teaching Live Classes

Planning Process

  • Program Will Be Delivered With The Help Of Following Modern Learning Techniques:
  • Power Point Presentation
  • Videos And Films
  • Classroom Lectures By Subject Domain Experts
  • Classroom Study Of Literature & Recommended Books
  • Demonstration
  • Discussion And Closed Group Interaction
  • Self-Study And Research Through Course Content Made Available To The Course Participants.
  • Q&A Sessions.

Timings & Sessions 

08.30 -09:30 Morning Intensives And Shatkarma Sessions
09.30-10.00 Break
10:00-12:00 Lecture-1
12.00-13.00 Lunch Break
13.00- 14:00 Teaching Practice
14:00 -16:00 Lecture-2
16:00-17:00 Research, Group Work, Q And A
17:00-17:30 Yoga-Nidra And Meditation Practice


  • 18 Years And Above
  • Education: 12th Pass (Or Equivalent)
  • Physically Fit
  • Mentally Stable To Undergo Training Rigor.


Training – Learning Process In Yoga Gurukul

Our yoga gurukul provides appropriate support and resources as per wya guidelines to impart training learning process with requisite number of hours and suitable methods. The teaching staff implements the course curriculum through a range of approaches and teaching strategies that recognize diverse learning style relevant to the learning needs. More number of practical sessions is given to the students to enrich their learning experience.

After successfully completing the 200 hr of training and examination thereafter, the students shall be awarded a certificate mentioning the number of hours of education completed at yoga gurukul, taiwan including world yoga alliance certification.

* 90% attendance is must to become eligible to appear in exams.

Note: the fee, once deposited, is non – refundable and non – transferable.

As a graduate from yoga gurukul, you will be certified to teach yoga. Please refer the syllabus for more details or contact the admissions team on 1yogagurukul@gmail.com