100 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course


Divine Yoga School, registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance USA offers Residential 100 Hour Traditional Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh, India. This 12 days (100 hours YTTC) gives students enough theoretical and practical understanding about yoga. This short term course prepares your foundation for advanced yoga courses and is also suitable for those who do not have the time to complete the 200 hrs course in the traditional four weeks. Divine Yoga School offers them the opportunity to complete the 200 hours TTC in two sections. These two sections must be completed within the year from the date of first enrollment.

The program offers teaching of Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, basics of Mediation, Human Anatomy and Physiology and Practical Yoga Philosophy. The asana Series will consist of modifications adjustment and alignment of the postures that will help to move into the final pose with ease, avoiding any possible injury. The 100 hours YTTC will help you to raise awareness as how to teach others and live a healthy life.

100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training : Course Curriculum

  • Intro to mantra science
  •  Basic mantras: aum, gayatri, trayambakam, guru, shanti etc.
  •  Morning prayers & Evening prayers
  •  Meal prayers
  •  Study prayers
  •  Health prayers
  •  Surya-namaskara 12 mantras along with bija mantras
  •  Names of the beginning and advance levels of the yoga asanas
  •  Meditative steps of performing the hatha yoga; centering, entering, refining, holding, coming out, and reflection
  •  Surya namaskar (sun salutations) – dynamic surya namaskar, surya namaskar with breathe awareness, surya namaskar with 12 mantras with their bija-mantra chanting
  •  Modifications of yoga asanas
  •  Types of yoga asanas – standing, sitting, backward bending, forward bending, spinal twisting, fire series, inversion, shavasana etc.
  •  Alignment & art of adjustment
  •  Preventing common injuries
  •  Counter pose
  •  Contraindications
  •  Yoga asanas benefits
  • Introduction to science of breath
  •  Physiology of pranayama
  •  Basic postures for pranayama
  •  Establishment of diaphragmatic breath
  •  1:1, 1:2 and 1:4 breathing practices
  •  Different practices of pranayama: nadi shodhana, ujjayee, kapalabhati, bhastrika, shitali, shitkari and brahmari
  •  Benefits or pranayama practices
  •  Guidelines for regular pranayama
  •  Jalandhara-bandha (chin lock)
  •  Uddiyana-bandha (abdominal lock)
  •  Moola-bandha (root lock)
  •  Jala-neti
  •  Sutra-neti

Chin Mudra (Psychic Gesture of Consciousness)
Jnana Mudra (Psychic Gesture of Knowledge)
Bhairava Mudra (Terrifying Gesture)
Hridaya Mudra (Heart Gesture)
Khechari Mudra (Toungue Lock)
Shanmukhi Mudra
Ashwini Mudra (Horse Gesture)
Nasikagra Mudra

  • Introduction to the concept and practices of relaxation
  •  Relaxation in daily life
  •  Sequence of relaxation practices
  •  Tension & relaxation exercises
  •  Systematic relaxation exercises
  •  31 points relaxation exercise
  •  What is meditation & what is not?
  •  Meditation in daily life
  •  Yoga asanas for meditation
  •  2-5 minutes meditations
  •  So-ham mediation
  •  Introduction about yoga anatomy and physiology
  •  Systems: Digestive system, Respiratory system
  •  Effect of yoga posture on muscles and systems
  •  Pancha tattva (five great elements)
  •  Pancha kosha (five sheaths)
  •  Pancha pranas (five vital energy)
  •  General introduction: six schools of Indian philosophy
  •  Philosophy in daily life
  •  The Yoga-sutras of Patanjali
  •  Astanga-yoga: yama, niyam, asana, pranayam, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi
  •  Yoga Ethics
    •  Yamas and Niyamas
    •  More on the ethics of a teacher
  •  Learning to instruct & guide
  •  Main points: Teaching to what you observe, Timing a class, Greeting/Centering, Sequence in teaching,
  •  Demonstration
  •  Health Concerns
  •  Language
  •  Modification in Posture
  •  The practice and service of teaching yoga
  •  Develop intention for classes
  •  Self-evaluation
  •  Assignments
  •  Feed back
  •  Group discussion
  •  Question & answer
  •  Home work

Typical Daily Schedule

05:00 am Wake Up
06:00 am Herbal Tea
06:15 am Shatkarma / Yogic cleansing
06:30 am Yoga Asana
08:00 am Pranayama and Chanting
09:15 am Breakfast
10:30 am Yoga Anatomy
11:30 am Yoga Philosophy
12:30 pm Lunch
04:30 pm Hatha/Ashtanga Yoga Asana
05:50 pm Teaching Methodology
07:00 pm Meditation
08:15 pm Dinner
10:00 pm Lights Out
Please note : Daily Schedule is subject to change – Divine Yoga School


Course Fees INCLUDE:
  • 21 nights non-AC Accommodation (AC available at additional cost)
  • Three vegetarian meals per day
  • Afternoon Tea (Masala Chai)
  • Weekly half-day excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Yoga materials during class (i.e. yoga mat, block, belt, etc.)
  • Sightseeing near Rishikesh city on a rest day (half-day trip)
  • Textbooks, printed study handouts, and study manual
  • 200 Hours Course Certification from Yoga Alliance, USA
  • Airport Transfer (available at additional charges)
  • Travel expenses (i.e. airfare, train, bus, taxi, etc.)
  • Laundry services (available at additional charges)
  • Extra nights beyond course dates (available at additional charges)
  • Extra excursions not organized by the school
  • Air Conditioning / Heater (available at additional charges)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Medical Expenses
  • Other Personal Expenses

Refund Policy

Advance deposit is strictly non-refundable. However, your advance deposit amount can be retained for rescheduling, only if the applicant makes a request 7 days before the program start date.  Please read the details under Refund Policy.

School Policy & Code of Conduct

By signing and booking for your course at Divine Yoga School, you are acknowledging that you have read, agree, and accept our School Policy and Code of Conduct. Please go through our School Policy and Code of Conduct thoroughly.



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    Frequently Asked Questions


    How many classes do I need to attend daily during the course?

    There are 6 classes for different subjects every day.

    Do we need to attend all the sessions of the training course?

    Yes, you are required to attend all the modules of the yoga teacher training programme

    Do you have any dress code for the yoga school?

    Appropriate dress code needs to be followed during yoga class and modesty be maintained with local culture concerns.

    Do I need to attend any exams?

    Yes, there will be midterm and final written exam for the course based on theory and practice from the course curriculum.

    What is the maximum batch size?

    The maximum batch size is 12 students to maintain quality and proper interaction.

    In case, I have done 200 Hours Yoga TTC from other school, Can I enroll in 300 Hours Yoga TTC at Divine Yoga School Rishikesh?

    Yes, you can.

    What if, I am interested to learn yoga and its practices for myself, not for becoming a yoga teacher?

    Yes, you can join our course. The course will give your enough transformational knowledge of yoga and other subjects which will serve you as a guide to overcome the challenges of life and ensure health and happiness in modern. society.

    What is a Yoga Alliance registered yoga school? Is your school registered with Yoga Alliance USA?

    A yoga school registered with Yoga Alliance USA is called as RYS which maintains the credentials or yoga teacher training standards par excellence with of international level. Yes, Divine Yoga School is a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance USA.

    Can I teach internationally after completion of Yoga Teacher Training Course from Divine Yoga School Rishikesh?

    Yes, Course, Our certificate enables all the pass outs to teach internationally