200 Hour Residential
Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training
It's not a retreat,
but an intensive training
Training in Traditional
Ashtanga Yoga (Yoga Chikitsa)
Limited Students in Teacher Training
Upcoming 200-Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Courses
- Sun, Dec 03Samyak Yoga AshramDec 03, 2023, 6:30 PM – Dec 28, 2023, 6:30 PMSamyak Yoga Ashram, Srirangapatna, Mysore
- Sun, Mar 03Samyak Yoga AshramMar 03, 2024, 6:30 PM – Mar 28, 2024, 10:00 AMSamyak Yoga Ashram, Srirangapatna, Mysore
- Mon, Jun 03Samyak Yoga AshramJun 03, 2024, 12:30 PM – Jun 28, 2024, 10:30 AMSamyak Yoga Ashram, Srirangapatna, MysoreJun 03, 2024, 12:30 PM – Jun 28, 2024, 10:30 AMSamyak Yoga Ashram, Srirangapatna, Mysore3 June - 28 June 2024 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in traditional Ashtanga Yoga practice & philosophy. This is a residential 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (not a retreat) in traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in the tradition of Sri K Pattabhi Jois.
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Yoga Teacher Training Preparation
Yoga Teacher Training is not a retreat, but intense, professional training and needs preparation before the training.
But then how to prepare before the training begins?
Once you complete the registration payment, you will get access to your dashboard. This allows you access 'to Purvabhyasa - Preparation for Yoga Teacher Training. This includes videos, audio files, PDF charts, tips for packing for the training etc. This 'Purvabhyasa' is accessible once the registration fee (preparation fee) is paid.
How to register for Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training?
Visit the course details & Select Accommodation
Choose the style of Yoga you are planning to join. Click the course you are taking and click on register. It takes you to choose the accommodation. This leads to submitting the registration form and proceeding to check out.
Get access to 'Purvabhyasa' to prepare for training
Once the registration fee is paid, you will get a confirmation email. You will access 'Purvabhyasa. This is available on the dashboard. Log in to access it to prepare for the training.
Prepare & Pay the balance & prepare for the training
Start preparing using Purvabhyasa. You can pay the remaining balance online. Please send an email for an invoice for the remaining balance. You can pay upon arrival in cash also.
What's included in the Fee?
Access to 'Ashtanga Yoga Purvabhyasa'
Ayurveda Based Food
Transportation from Bangalore Airport
Tuition and training in Traditional Ashtanga Yoga
Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Manual
One Samyak Yoga Yogic Clothing
One Yoga Kriya Kit
One Notebook and a pen
Am I eligible for this training?
The Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training is not suitable for complete beginners. If you have limited experience with asanas and are looking for a program that provides a comprehensive immersion, this training may not be the right fit for you.
If you've dedicated yourself to consistent practice on the mat for an extended period, ideally a year or more, and you're now eager to take your yoga practice to the next level, this course is tailor-made for you.
Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training
This course focuses on the practice and teaching methodology of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. The Primary Series includes over 70 asanas (postures), linked sequentially by Vinyasa (breath-initiated movements between the asanas).
The course begins with detailed instruction of the Primary Series practice in the first two weeks and then continues with a morning Mysore style in the third week of the yoga training.
The fourth week gives an opportunity for the trainees to teach the Ashtanga Primary Series to the entire group of trainees through which the trainees get ready to teach Ashtanga Yoga and spread the wisdom of Yoga, Light and Love around the world.
To practice a particular pose in its deep, one needs to know the intelligent way of using the muscles, the appropriate way of breathing, the meditative state of the mind and the spiritually rooted soul. The practise of postures is a moving meditation.
In the session “Asana Clinic” we try to explore the concepts on which a particular posture is developed, how it can be practised on a deeper level, and the benefits and contraindications.
We also discuss the usage of props, the balance between strength and flexibility and so on.
Sanskrit Names & Tristhana Practice
The Sanskrit names of the postures are explained elaborately and how to teach an Ashtanga Yoga Led class effectively is evaluated in detail.
The benefits of the specific sequencing and the principles of Vinyasa (the movements between postures), Ujjayi Pranayama (the sound-induced breath), Drishti (the gaze) and Bandhas (the three locks or seals) are included as essential elements of the practice and teaching of Ashtanga Yoga during the course.
Traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa
Practice & explore the traditional Ashtanga Primary series during 200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training.
With its Vinyasa Krama, Tristhana, the traditional Ashtanga Practice is a transformational process within.
The most significant and hardest aspect of the Ashtanga vinyasa Tradition is its Vinyasa Krama. There is a specific count for every asana.
During the training, we work on exploring Vinyasa Counts of every asana of the primary series.
The practice of Asanas makes proper progress when practised safely and with an understanding of its subtle aspects.
During Asana Clinic, we explore these subtle techniques, how to practice ashtanga without any injuries at different levels and how can we deepen the practice.
We will have an introduction to Yoga anatomy, in which we will discuss the anatomical aspects of Yoga practice.
It is important to know how to engage/relax the muscles, deepening the stretches yet not injuring ourselves physically and so on.
It is also important to understand the structure of our respiration to improve the quality of breathing by pranayama techniques.
Philosophical sessions cover a variety of fundamentals such as Yoga Sutras, Nadis, Chakras, origin & evolution of Yoga Philosophy etc.
Pranayama & Meditation
Do not only practice pranayama but teach too. As an Ashtanga Teacher, you should be able to teach Pranayama too.
During this Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training, we practice Jala Neti, Kapala Bhati and Trataka.
Kriyas help you in cleansing the system.
Some theme-based practices such as Yin Yoga, Backbends etc. will help you in preparing for your Ashtanga Practice
Tentative Timetable (Dinacharya)
Here is a brief idea of how a day during Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training could be.
However, the timetable changes every week as the training gets more intense.
Every Session, Every Day and Every week are interlinked.
06:00 am - 07:30 am
Traditional Ashtanga Yoga Practice
07:30 am - 08:30 am
Pranayama & Meditation Practices
08:30 am - 09:30 am
09:30 am - 10:45 am
Yoga Philosophy Sessions
10:45 am - 11:00 am
Herbal Drink Break
11:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
04:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Asana Clinic & Theme Based Practices
05:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Yoga Anatomy, Ayurveda & Kirtans
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
What our students are saying
Being part of Samyak Family is like thousands of emotions engulfed in me. As I completed August Astanga 200-hour YTTC 2023, choosing samyak yoga has enlightened me towards a different path. So, I express my heartful thanks to Acharya Rakesh, Dr. Meghana Narayana, Acharya Nagendragaddemane, Acharya Siddapa, Acharya Kamal.
Samyak yoga is a great experience in my life🙏❤.
If you're looking for a TTC in India, look no further than Samyak Yoga in Mysore. The programs are very well managed by highly trained and professional Archarya's.
The Ashram is located outside of the city in a quiet and serene location surrounded by lush green fields and palm trees.
Joining the Ashram for my Ashtanga TTC was one of the best decisions that I took.
I wish the Ashram and Yoga Archarya Rakesh, Kamal and Nagendra the best. Keep doing the good work!
Highly recommended Yoga School for teacher’s training course for foreigners and Indians. Samyak Yoga is the most ideal Yogashala if you’re keen on learning about the ancient wisdom and traditions of Ashtanga Yoga. Rakesh Acharya, Nagendra Acharya, Kamal Acharya, Siddapa Acharya and Dr. Meghana impart knowledge that will reshape your own life and that of your students when you start teaching. They’re incredibly positive and supportive. The Ashtanga TTC is a serious course. It is recommended that the applicant is already well-versed with Yogasanas and has good stamina and fitness.