RYS 200 YACEP Yoga Alliance Certified School

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Syllabus

Recitation of Sacred Sound (Mantra Chanting)

The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra is special and rich with spiritual energy.

  • Om Asato Maa Sadgamaya (Mantra from Upanishad)
  • Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on gods)
  • Om Tryambakam Yajamahe ( Mantra on lord shiva)
  • Om sahana vavatu ( Mantra from Upanishad)
  • Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudevo maheshwara ( Guru stotram)
  • Yogena Cittasya ( Sloka on sage Patanjali)
  • Hare rama, Hare Krishna ( Maha mantra)
  • Om purna madah purna midam (Everything starts from infinite and ends in infinite)
  • Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah

Yoga Asanas

Yoga Postures (Asana) Students will gain extensive knowledge of yoga postures and will increase their strength, flexibility, and discipline.

  • Pawanmuktasana series 1
  • Pawanmuktasana series 2
  • Pawanmuktasana series 3
  • Surya Namaskar (sun salutation)
  • Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutation)
  • Tadasana (palm tree pose)
  • Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)
  • Trikonasana (triangle pose)
  • Parivirtatrikon asana - revolving triangle pose
  • Utkatasana - chair pose
  • Virabhadrasana 1 - warrior 1
  • Virabhadrasana 2 - warrior 2
  • Virabhadrasana 3 - warrior 3
  • Ardha Chandrasana - Half moon pose
  • Vrksasana - tree pose
  • Parvatasana - mountain pose
  • Adho mukha svanasana - downward facing dog
  • Kati chakrasana - waist rotating pose
  • Malasana - squatting yoga pose
  • Garudasana - eagle pose
  • Baddha Konasana - bound angle pose
  • Rajakapotasana - pigeon pose
  • Bhujangasana - cobra pose
  • Urdhva mukha svanasana - upward facing dog
  • Matsyasana
  • Setu Bandhasana
  • Ustrasana
  • Dhanurasana
  • Salabhasana
  • Supta Virasana- reclining hero pose
  • Virasana - hero pose
  • Vajrasana - thunderbolt
  • Gomukhasana
  • Balasana
  • Dandasana
  • Ardha Matsyendrasan

Pranayama (Breathing Practices)

Pranayama is an ancient yogic breathing technique that is used as preparation for meditation and is a vital aspect of practicing yoga. It improves the respiratory system and purifies the body and mind.

Clavicular, Thoracic and Abdominal breathing includes :
  • Nadishodhan
  • Ujjayi
  • Kapal bhati
  • Surya bhedi
  • Sheetali
  • Sheetakari
  • Chandra Bhedi.
Sitting postures for pranayama sadhana:
  • Sukhasana
  • Half Lotus Pose
  • Full Lotus Pose
Mudras (Yoga Gestures) The practice of Mudra hand gestures is an ancient facet of yoga. Performing gestures affects the energy flow of the body and can change a person’s spiritual and mental characteristics
  • Jnana Mudra
  • Chin Mudra
  • Yoni Mudra
  • Bhairavi Mudra
  • Kechari Mudra

Yoga Bandhas (Energy Lock)

The practice of Bandhas expands the lung capacity and breathing capabilities during yoga. It also strengthens the entire body from the inside out.

  • Uddiyana
  • Jalandhar
  • Mula & Maha Bandha

Anatomy and Physiology (Sharir Vijnan)

The proper understanding of the physical body will help to prevent injury before, during and after practice. There are two kinds of yoga anatomy: physical and spiritual. Understanding both types are needed.

Brief overview

  • Digestive System
  • Respiratory System
  • Circulatory System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • Organs
  • Bodily systems
  • Nadis
  • Chakras

Guidelines in Studying Asana Anatomy

  • Muscular System
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscle Functions according to Joint Movements

Breathing Anatomy

  • Breathing & Inversions Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Darshana (Yoga Philosophy)

It's a foundation of our yoga practice and is the key to earn yogic strength. Through the path of Vedanta Philosophy, you will establish a solid, well-rounded yoga practice.

  • Introduction to the Himalayan Tradition of Yoga
  • Introduction to the different Indian Philosophy
  • History of Yoga
  • Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
  • Types of yoga
  • Eight limbs of yoga
  • Yamas and Niyamas(Ethics of yoga)
  • Philosophy of Asana
  • Concentration and its power
  • Four aspects of mind
  • How to control the mind
  • Samadhi and the goal of yoga
  • Introduction to Bhagawat Geeta
  • Chakras
  • Science of Karma
  • Indian culture and Spirituality and Evaluation

Teaching Practice (Adhyapanam)

Students will take turns practicing their teaching skills by performing in front of their peers and teachers.
  • Demonstration
  • Alignment
  • Instructions

Teaching Methodology

A yoga teacher should efficiently perform the practical applications of class planning and preparation. At RYK Yoga School, our students will learn how to create a positive and peaceful class environment for an enjoyable and transformative experience.
  • Positive & conscious communication.
  • Friendship and trust.
  • Time management
  • Qualities of a teacher
  • Principles of demonstrating, observation, assisting, correcting.
  • Use of voice in class
  • Mental & emotional preparation for teaching.
  • Class preparation
  • Step by step class structure planning.

Upon successful completion of this three weeks 200 Hour Yoga Teachers Training course, you are eligible to register yourself as a 200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) with Yoga Alliance ®.

This 200 hour Yoga Training Certificate also gives you eligibility to enroll for our next level Aerial yoga training in order to receive YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider®). The duration of aerial yoga is one week time.

By successfully completing both course in four weeks of time, a participant is entitled for 200 Hour Yoga TTC and Aerial Yoga TTC certificate accredited with Yoga Alliance ®.

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