Advance level of 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course
at Divine Yoga School Rishikesh is suitable for those who
have completed 200 hour Yoga
(affiliated with yoga alliance USA)



Advance level of 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course at Divine Yoga School Rishikesh is suitable for those who have completed 200 hour Yoga TTC from a Yoga Alliance USA Affiliated School. The course focuses on advance level of Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga asana with proper adjustment & alignment. The anatomical aspects of yoga asana and how to use props for reaching the desired yoga postures are the key features of 300 hour Yoga Course. Students will also enjoy the depth of yoga philosophy and meditation for a well balance life.

Yoga Postures (Hatha and Vinyasa)
  • 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) – dynamic surya namaskara, surya namaskara with breathe awareness, surya namaskara with mantra chanting
  •  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
Pranayama (The Science of Breath)
  • 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
Bandhas (Lock)
  • Jalandhara-bandha (chin lock)
  •  Uddiyana-bandha (abdominal lock)
  •  Moola-bandha (root lock)
  •  Maha-bandha (great lock)
  • Introduction to the concept and practices of relaxation
  •  Relaxation of efforts
  •  Philosophy of yoga-nidra
  •  Sequence the advance relaxation practices
  •  31 points relaxation exercise
  •  61 points relaxation exercise
  •  Preparation for yoga-nidra
  •  61 blue star – yoga-nidra
  • Meditation in action
  •  Advance yoga asanas for meditation
  •  Reviewing the steps into basic meditation
  •  OM Kriya
  •  Spinal breath
  •  Sushumna breath through chakras
  •  Kundalini practices 1 & 11
Yoga Anatomy & Physiology
  • System within the personality; A deeper understanding of human personality which contains physical and subtler bodies, such as; 10 active and cognitive senses, mind, intellect, and ego.
  •  Therapy principles for stress disorders
  •  Stress: Introduction
  •  Humoral theory (in ancient Indian medicine, Greek medicine & modern medical science)
  •  The Brain and its sub cortical centers
  •  Stress and Neuro-endocrinal changes
  •  Stress management through yoga:
    •  Asana (physical postures)
    •  Pranayama (breathing practices)
    •  Dhyan (meditation)
    •  More effect of yoga asanas on the muscles and body
    •  Nadis (energy channels)
    •  Chakras and Kundalini (energy plexus and coiled up energy)
    •  Advance learning about pancha kosha (five sheaths)
    •  More on the study of pancha pranas (five vital energy)
Yoga Philosophy
  • General introduction: six schools of Indian philosophy
  •  Elementary intro to Samkhya and Yoga philosophies
  •  The Yoga-sutras of Patanjali
  •  History of Yogic science
  •  Astanga-yoga: yama, niyam, asana, pranayam, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi
  •  Introduction to Vedanta (Yoga of the Upanishads)
  •  The yoga of the Bhagavad-gita
  •  The tantric yoga
  •  Yoga Ethics: yamas, niyamas, four brahma-viharas and more on the ethics of a teacher
  •  Daily life style of a sadhaka
  • Yogic and Ayurveda on the concept of life
  •  Philosophy of Ayurveda: body and mind
  •  The concept of tri-dosha: vata, pitta, and kapha
  •  The concept of tri-gunas: sattva, rajas and tamas
  •  Ayurveda and the balanced and healthy nutrients diet
  •  Balance of the mind and body through proper diet as in Ayurveda
  • Intro to mudras and their importance in yoga practices
  •  Mudra and its psychology
  •  The elements residing in the fingers and five mudras: akasha-mudra, jnana-mudra, agni-mudra, varuna-mudra, and prithvi-mudra.
  •  Note: Other important mudras are: dhyan-mudra, prana-mudra, apana-mudra, linga-mudra, shunya-mudra, vishnu-mudra, bhairava-mudra, and hridaya-mudra
Mantra Chanting
  • Intro to meditation & mantra
  •  Understanding of the following mantras: aum, gayatri, trayambakam, guru, shanti etc.
  •  Understanding of morning, evening and meal prayers
  •  Surya-namaskara 12 mantras along with bija mantras and their understanding
  •  Pronouncing the names of the advance asanas
  •  Selected yoga-sutras recitation with their understanding
Satkriya (Cleaning)
  • Jala-neti
  •  Sutra-neti
  •  Kunjala
  •  Trataka
  •  Agni-sara
  •  Nauli
Teaching Methodology
  • Learning to instruct & guide
  •  Main points: Teaching to what you observe, Timing a class, Greeting/Centering, Sequence in teaching,
  •  Themeing a specific posture
  •  Classroom Organization
  •  Demonstration
  •  Health Concerns
  •  Language
  •  Modification in Posture
  •  The role of a teacher
  •  The practice and service of teaching yoga
Yoga Practicum / Practice Teaching
  • Class sequences
  •  Develop intention for classes
  •  Self-evaluation
  •  Assignments
  •  Practice teaching
  •  Feed back
  •  Group discussion
  •  Question & answer
  •  Home work


This Course Includes:

 30 Days Regular classes

 Room Facility Available

 Food Facility Available

 Certificate of completion


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