(Residential Hatha and Vinyasa 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, India)

Santhi Yoga’s 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course is certified by Yoga Alliance USA and Yoga Alliance International. It is designed to train you in Hatha as well as Vinyasa Yoga. Through this challenging 25 days experience students will learn all the aspects of yoga including alignments, benefits, corrections and modifications of each asana in detail. This is a first level of certification which allows you to start teaching yoga all over the world.


After successful completion of the 200 Hour yoga teacher training course students will receive the 200 hour yoga teacher training certificate enabling you to register with Yoga Alliance or any other Yoga Federation in your country. This course will provide you new insights in all areas of yogic practice and also present you an opportunity to become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200)


Techniques, Training and Practice

  • The basic Hatha Yoga postures in depth
  • Practice of classical advanced variations
  • Precise and detailed corrections
  • Prolonged holding of the asanas
  • Standing Asanas, Forward Bends, Back Bends, Twists, Balances, Inversions, Hip Openers
  • Vinyasa – guided and analytical practice
  • Practice of kapalabhati
  • Daily practice of anuloma viloma
  • Kriyas, Mudras
  • Advanced pranayamas
  • Use of bandhas
  • Meditation

Teaching Methodology

  • How to teach the basic postures and breathing exercises to beginners and intermediate students
  • Setting up of a proper environment for class
  • General pointers on teaching a class
  • Correction techniques
  • How to teach and practice Yoga without injuries
  • Anatomy of alignment – theory and practice
  • Advanced postures
  • Yoga for children
  • Yoga for Senior citizens
  • Yoga for pregnancy
  • Relaxation
  • Detailed correction workshops
  • In the second half of the training course, participants will teach each other under the guidance of an experienced instructor.
  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • General movement and body terminology
  • Introduction to basic systems of the human body – their meaning and functions
  • Nervous, Skeletal and Muscular systems and their co-relations in context of yoga practice
  • The effects of Asanas and Pranayama on the: cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and skeletal and muscular systems
  • The analyses of muscular work in asana practice (theory & practice)
  • Benefits and contraindications of asanas
  • Anatomy with focus on Energy Systems, Chakras, Energy Bodies and the Cardiovascular System.
  • Ayurvedic Diet

    Introduction to Ayurvedic diet and doshas, Effect of diet, nutrition and lifestyle on body and mind


    Daily chanting of Mantras, Meaning and benefits of chanting mantras and Mantra Meditation

    Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers

  • Introduction to Yoga
  • Definition of yoga and its interpretations
  • Four paths of yoga (Bhakti, Jnana, Karma, Raja)
  • Trigunas
  • Patanjali Yoga Sutras
  • Bhagawad Gita
  • Ethics for yoga teachers
  • Assignment and Exam

    There will be a practical and a theory exam at the end of the course to assess the students on their learning, practice and teaching. Students are also required to prepare a Project related to specific topic related to Yoga and give a presentation at the end of the course

    Daily Schedule

    • 06.30 AM
    • Tea
    • 07.00 AM – 09.00 AM
    • Pranayama/Asana Practice
    • 09.00 AM – 10.00 AM
    • Breakfast
    • 10.00 AM – 11.30 AM
    • Philosophy
    • 11.30 AM – 12.30 PM
    • Yoga Theory
    • 12.30 PM – 02.00 PM
    • Lunch
    • 02.00 PM – 03.30 PM
    • Theory
    • 03.30 PM – 04.00 PM
    • Break
    • 04.00 PM – 05.30 PM
    • Asana Practice
    • 05.30 PM – 06.30 PM
    • Meditation/Mantra chanting
    • 07.30 PM – 08.30 PM
    • -
    • Dinner

    Note: This is a tentative schedule. The Timings can vary Sunday will be a weekend holiday


    We welcome students from all age and ability with a basic understanding of Yoga.


    The course will be held at Blooming Bay Clifftop Beach Resort, Varkala, and also at our centre in Trivandrum, Kerala. The resort is set on the Cliff tops of Varkala's South Beach, with far reaching views of the Arabian Sea, surrounding coconut groves and fishing village. A little distance from the hustle and bustle of the main tourist attractions, providing an authentic and tranquil experience

    200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, Pricing Options

    Location Double Sharing AC room Single non AC Room Single AC Room
    Varkala $1450 $1650 $2000
    Trivandrum $1300 - $1500

    Varkala Package Includes

    • Course fee
    • 25 Nights/26 Days Accommodation
    • 3 Veg Meals/Day
    • Free Airport Pickup from Trivandrum Airport
    • Course materials

    Trivandrum Package Includes

    • Course fee
    • 29 Nights/30 Days Accommodation
    • 1 Veg meal/ day
    • Free Airport Pickup from Trivandrum Airport
    • Course materials

    Upcoming 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, Varkala, India, 2019-2020

    June 2019 Jun 03- Jun27, 2019 Enroll Now
    July 2019 Jul 01- Jul 26, 2019 Enroll Now
    August 2019 Aug 01- Aug 26, 2019 Enroll Now

    Upcoming 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, Trivandrum, India, 2019-2020

    July 2019 Jul 01- Jul 30, 2019 Enroll Now
    Aug 2019 Aug 01- Aug 30, 2019 Enroll Now
    October 2019 Oct 02- Oct 31, 2019 Enroll Now
    November 2019 Nov 02- Nov 31, 2019 Enroll Now
    December 2019 Dec 02- Dec 31, 2019 Enroll Now
    January 2020 Jan 02- Jan 30, 2019 Enroll Now
    February 2020 Feb 01- Feb 28, 2019 Enroll Now

    Payment Information

    A non-refundable deposit ($400 USD) is due with your application. In the event payment is submitted and the training is full, or your registration not accepted, the deposit will be refunded. Payment in full is due before two months of the beginning of the course.

    If you are registering after the balance due date, the full fee is due with your application to reserve your space. Payment can be made by bank transfer or through PayPal

    Early Bird Discount: Get Early Bird Discount ($100) off on all packages when you apply and make the full payment at least 2 months before the starting date of the course

    In order to book please go to Enroll Now or send an email to santhiyogaindia@gmail.com