200 Hours Yoga Alliance USA

Yoga teachers training course in Rishikesh

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Yoga alliance USA registered Yoga instructor course at home of yoga, Rishikesh, India. Our course will provide you with the necessary knowledge, skills, and insight to become an influential yoga teacher. We take pride in being an authentic yoga school from Rishikesh with international presence and experience of teaching more than 7000 hours of courses in Europe (Austria, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Italy). Our experience of teaching in the west has shaped our course and teaching methodology, which makes it easily accessible to our international students. Our Yoga school in Rishikesh offers courses in Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and meditation. 


Our Yoga Teacher Training is able to provide a solid foundation for those who are seeking to explore the true gifts of yoga and share it with others.


We are an experienced faculty that is committed to providing an open and inspiring education in the field of yoga and Ayurveda, while allowing you to uncover your true interests and potential within the yogic path.


Why learning at BinduSar Yoga Rishikesh?


This is an immersion program of 200 hours.

  • Small, dedicated group of students

  • Mentoring and close attention to your practice, teaching method, and personal progress

  • Living and studying in a clean and natural setting

  • Daily practice of asanas in multi-style method Hatha and Vinyasa-based.

  • Distance from the distractions of home gives perspective, a fresh mind, focus, and ease in letting go

  • Classical training in pranayama and bandha.

  • The development of an advanced and dedicated yoga practice, bringing the teacher in you

  • Experimented courses that have created over 300 Yoga teachers in Europe.

  • Online study before and after the course. 

  • Facility to attend YACEP (Yoga Alliance continuous education program) in Europe.


The course contents in short 

BinduSar™ Yoga YTT Curriculum 200 hrs in short.


Module 1.

  • Yoga philosophy and Hatha yoga studies

  • Indian philosophy (Astika and Nastika), Six schools of Indian philosophy (Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkhya, Yoga, Purva Mimamsa and Vedanta ) 

  • History of yoga, Evolution of yoga,

  • Main text from Patanjali Yoga sutras and Hatha yoga pradipika. 

  • Traditional schools of Yoga, Modern modification of yoga, Yoga relation with Hinduism and Buddhism

  • Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga (Ashtanga Yoga), 

  • Introduction of Bhakti yoga, Karma yoga, Gyana yoga. 


Module 2.

  • Anatomy and Physiology:

  • In-depth study of 35 key muscles with their origin, insertion and function, along their relevance in adjustments and alignments.

  • Movement and Postures, three-dimensional analysis, Gravitational analysis, Technical analysis, sight and touch, stretching, Sacroiliac nutation and counter nutation, Pelvis and anatomical perineum. 

  • The Skeletal system and movement, Anatomy of spine, Symmetry and asymmetry, The Cardiovascular system, blood circulation, heart, pulmonary, systemic and coronary circulation, Digestive system, excretory system, Muscular system, Nervous system, Vestibular system.

  • Respiratory system, Muscles of respiration, breathing and postures, Somatic and Autonomic systems, Thoracic and paradoxical breathing, Supine and sitting abdominal breathing.


Module 3

  • Hatha Yoga practices

  • Asanas: Detail explanation and practice of Asanas from Hatha yoga. The Asanas are explained in detail to understand their core lying physical, psychological and spiritual aspect. A strong and technically aligned practice of 120 hours.

  • Asanas included in first level course:

  • Tadasana

  • Vrksasana

  • Utkatasana

  • Utthita Trikonasana

  • Parivrtta Trikonaasana

  • Utthita Parsavkonasana

  • Virbhadrasana I

  • Virbhadrasana II

  • Parsvottanasana

  • Chaturanga dandasana

  • Dandasana

  • Vajraasana

  • Sukhasana

  • Padmasana

  • Siddhasana

  • Padangusthasana

  • Prasarita Padottanasana I

  • Prasarita Padottanasana II

  • Prasarita Padottanasana III

  • Prasarita Padottanasana IV

  • Adhomukha Svanasana

  • Vashisthasana I

  • Sarvanga asana I, II, III

  • Hala asana

  • Supta padangusthasana A

  • Supta Padangusthasana B

  • Bhujangasana Basic

  • Dhanurasana basic

  • Udharva mukha Dhanurasana/Chakra asana

  • Bakasana

  • Hanumanasana

  • Sirsasana

  • Paschimottanasana

  • Purvouttanasana

  • Matsyasana

  • Marichyasana I & III

  • Ustrasana

  • Shavasana    

  • Pranayamas: All the major 6 pranayama’s and their detail role in human conscious development. Prana and upa prana, Tejas, Ojas. 

  • Bandhas and Mudras:  All the major Mudras.

  • Bandhas include: Application of Uddiyana, Moolabandha, and Jalandhara Bandha.

  • Shatkarmas: The cleaning techniques from Hatha Yoga and Gherand Samhita are done to bring graceful effects of yoga. The Shatkarmas included are Neti, Kunjal, Nauli, Kapalabhatti and Trataka.


Module 4.

  • Yoga therapy and diet

  • Common diseases and yoga effectiveness include first basic 8 common ailments.

  • Introduction to Ayurveda, Prakriti, tri doshas, Vata, pitta and kapha, Sapta dhatus and up dhatus

  • Yoga diet, Rituals of eating, Qualities of foods, Six tastes, six seasons and effect on Doshas. The common ailments and their cure are discussed.


Module 5

  • Yoga Physiology and Psychology

  • Yoga physiology, Chakras, nadis.

  • Kundalini and its Hazards of wrong activation.

  • Koshas and senses.

  • States of mind, affliction, 

  • Motivation, memory, cognition and emotion from the point of Yoga and Modern aspects. Sleep, depression, anxiety, Macro and micro cosmic, subtle energies, powers of mind, Spiritualism.


Module 6.

  • Relaxation and meditation

  • Yoga Nidra, Dharana sutra, Ajpa japa, Mounna.


Module 7.

Teaching methodology and Self-practice

  • Art of adjustments.

  • Special and latest developments in adjustments.

  • Art of designing the group and individual classes

  • Class psychology

  • Grounding the class

  • Flow and viniyasa methodology.

  • Defining the class and its objective

  • Impact of yoga on human psychology

  • Technical analysis of alignment and adjustments

  • Alignment for various needs

  • Sequencing the class

  • Understanding students and their character.

  • Designing safe and progressive practice of yoga

  • Ethical guidelines and values for teachers

  • Conducting the classes for fellow students.


Assessment and examination:


Every week a theoretical written or oral test will be conducted to assess the understanding of yoga. 

Final exam will contain written and practical evaluation.

Practical exam contains:

Any 10 postures evaluation.

Shatkarma especially; Neti and Nauli.

Conducting a short class or assessing the case study of any practice.

Assessment by your colleagues in course as in line with 360° appraisal to improve your social interaction. 


Daily schedule:

  • 6:00 - Wake up 

  • 6:30- Pranayama, meditation and chants

  • 8:00- Tea

  • 8:15 -Asana practice/ Ashtanga Vinyasa/ Hatha yoga

  • 10:00- Breakfast 

  • 11:00 -Anatomy and alignments

  • 13:00 - lunch 

  • 13:45- Rest/Leisure 

  • 16:30- Lecture on philosophy

  • 17:30 -Asana practice/ Hatha 

  • 19:00- Dinner 

  • 19:45-  Self- study/cultural program 

  • 21:30 - Lights off


The price of course (200 hours): 

1500 USD

Includes tuition, single accommodation, 2 local excursions and 3 vegetarian (Indian ayurvedic and vegan) meals a day,


  • The Total number of seats per course is limited.

  • Our 200 hours teacher training course is registered with Yoga Alliance USA.

  • All fees are based on US Dollar conversion rate. The deposit secures a place on the course but does not fix the conversion rate. The rates at the time of the full payment will be applied. Fees are subject to change without prior notice.


Payment can be done through PayPal or by Bank wire transfer, register your place with 250 USD deposit.. 


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Teachers for this course:

Sushil Kothari, Umesh Sharma, and  Mukesh Kothari



BinduSar yoga ashram, West luxmanjhoola, Rishikesh

Situated on the bank of Ganges, Rishikesh is one of the holiest pilgrimage places in India. For thousands of years, it has been chosen retreat of saints, sages, and pilgrims who after retiring from worldly involvement pursued a solitary life of study, meditation, and austerity. BinduSar yoga  ashram is situated in Rishikesh, near all the major pilgrimage places to Uttarakhand. Located as it is between the swiftly-flowing yet the serene Ganges and the foothills of the Himalayas, it is an ideal and tranquil setting for spiritual practice.



We have an ayurvedic approach towards our course and participants. Our course also include learning of ayurveda. Our food and eating rituals will be inspired from ayurveda in a form of dosha balancing meals. It includes 3 meals and teas during the day. 



Completely filled application form (registration form) with a nonrefundable registration fee of 300 USD.. Please pay the wire transfer fee


Contact us:

email. ph. 0091- 98974 77564 (IND) , 0036 30 997 9949(HU)


How to reach:

By Air from New delhi

Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh which is approximately 35 kilometers away. Popular carriers like Air India, Spice Jet and Jet Airways often have daily flights from New Delhi. Apart from Delhi, there is a flight from Lucknow to Dehradun as well. Once you reach at the airport, you can opt for regular taxi or bus service which is easily available from Dehradun to Rishikesh. The second nearest international airport for Rishikesh is in New Delhi which is well-connected with different cities across the globe.


By Train

The nearest railhead to Rishikesh is in Haridwar which is approximately 25 kilometres away. Haridwar, in turn, is linked to major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow and Varanasi. Some of the popular trains are Shatabadi Express, Jan Shatabdi, AC Special Express and Mussoorie Express. For those making the journey to Rishikesh, it is advisable to take the train till Haridwar and then either take a bus or hire a taxi to Rishikesh. While the bus would take about 45 minutes, the taxi will take you to Rishikesh in about half an hour.


By Bus

Being a popular tourist destination, Rishikesh has a good network of buses connecting it with important places such as Haridwar, Dehradun and New Delhi. Buses depart in the morning and late evening from the Kashmere Gate ISBT, New Delhi for Rishikesh every day. You can choose from a regular, deluxe or a luxurious coach.


Once you arrive at Rishikesh bus station, find an auto rickshaw (tuk tuk) to take you to Laxman Jhula Bridge. An auto rickshaw ride will cost around 40  INR shared (Private 300 INR) from the bus station to Laxman Jhula Bridge. They will drop you near or around a path that has a sign leading you to Laxman Jhula. In case, you can also call us to send you a taxi for pick up to Dehradun airport to Haridwar railway station.. 











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