200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India
Become an Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher in 26 Days
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Get Authentic Knowledge
Would you like to learn yoga from authentic Indian teachers with long heritage and deep knowledge?
Teach With Confidence
Do you want a professional yoga teacher training for deep knowledge and skills to teach others with confidence?
"I came here to Arhanta ashram with an open mind and no idea what will come. It was four weeks of intensive, emotional, strengthening and transformational experience with the group, with the teachers and with myself. I am grateful and happy that I was allowed to learn from such good teachers in this wonderful ashram. Thanks to the teachers and their generous advice I found my confidence and purpose and now I am looking forward to teach my yoga classes."
Yoga Teacher Training India
Our 200 hour yoga teacher training in India is a life-changing experience that gives you an in-depth knowledge of Classical Hatha Yoga. This comprehensive course is ideal for you if you wish to bring depth in your yoga practice and learn how to teach others in a structured and professional manner.
This 200 hour residential training is much more than a yoga teacher training. It is a unique opportunity for self-discovery and personal development.
Because you stay in an ashram for 26 days, you get the chance to experience the real yogic lifestyle. At the end of this unique experience you will feel reborn and self-confident .
Study at a Special Yoga School with 5 Generations of Yoga Heritage
I am Ram Jain, founder of Arhanta Yoga Ashrams and the lead teacher of this 200 hour yoga teacher training in India. Quick introduction about me:
- I was born in India in a Jain family with rich traditions where yoga has been a way of life for 5 generations.
- My formal yoga education started at the age of 8 years at a traditional Vedic school. Where I studied ancient scriptures, yoga and Sanskrit.
- I have been on the path of yoga for the last 34 years and teaching yoga for 23+ years.
- Since 2008 more than 12000 yoga teachers have graduated from our yoga ashrams in India, the Netherlands, and our online academy.
- I am the author of an Amazon best seller "Hatha Yoga for Teachers & Practitioners" 18000+ copies sold in four languages.
Amazon Best Seller
by Ram Jain and Kalyani Hauswirth-Jain | 13 November 2017
Ram and Kalyani have compiled a wonderful and comprehensive presentation honoring ancient principles of classical yoga, while also speaking in a language appropriate to the present day.
~ David Swenson, author of Ashtanga Yoga – The Practice Manual
Is This Course For You?
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Our Yoga Ashrams
Arhanta Yoga Ashram India
The Arhanta Yoga teacher training in India takes place at the Arhanta Yoga Ashram India. The yoga ashram is spread over 17 acres of land and located in a safe and peaceful environment near the ancient city of Khajuraho in Central India. The Khajuraho airport is situated at 14 km from the ashram and the train station is at 12 km. Complementary pickup and drop off at the Khajuraho airport and train station is available.
Arhanta Yoga Ashram The Netherlands
The Arhanta Yoga teacher training in Europe takes place at the Arhanta Yoga Ashram, Netherlands. The ashram is spread over four acres of green land and located near the city of Arnhem in the beautiful province of Gelderland. The Yoga ashram is well-connected to Amsterdam (Schiphol) and other Dutch Airports through public transport.
Why Choose Arhanta
Living Yoga For 5 Generations
At Arhanta you will learn directly from experienced yoga teachers from India with long heritage of 5 generations. You will receive accurate and authentic teachings learned directly from the study of the original scriptures in Sanskrit.
Experienced Yoga School
Arhanta Yoga is a very experienced yoga school providing professional yoga education since 2008 in traditional system with modern approach. We have two reputed yoga ashrams in India & The Netherlands which serve more than 1000 yoga students every year.
12000+ Yoga Teachers Certified
At Arhanta we are providing internationally accredited yoga teacher certifications in India & The Netherlands. We have trained more than 12000 yoga teachers from over 94 countries. Our vast teacher training experience has helped us to create best of the class trainings.
What Will You Gain
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Ready To Dive Deeper?
If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it.
Our 200 hour Yoga teacher training in India is designed and developed to give you efficient tools and structure to develop and grow in your yoga practice. It will help you develop confidence in your own practice and ability to teach others. The authentic teachings you will learn how to feel grounded and connect with yourselves anytime. The course will teach provide you with routines and habits to live in peace and wellbeing.
What makes Arhanta Special
Our Philosophy - Authenticity
At Arhanta we bring you a rich heritage of five generations. You will learn from the teacher who has learned profound yoga since childhood at traditional Indian Vedic schools. We believe that actual yoga is practiced 20% on the mat and 80% off the mat in your daily life.
Our Knowledge - Excellence
We are traditional but we are not restricted by our traditions. We are constantly learning modern science based anatomy, physiology and new developments in field of fitness and exercise. So you can be assured of getting proven and accurate knowledge meeting highest standards.
Our Commitment - Integrity
We are committed to the success of our students & community. We provide lifelong support, not only during the course but also anytime after you have completed the course. We go out of our way to help you to reach your goals.
Our Professionalism - High Standards
We are passionate about doing our job to the best of our capabilities. At Arhanta you can be assured of highest professional standards in trainings, communication & support.
I have highest regards for Arhanta, they stand by their values. I am so glad I cam across their website. Every teacher has a great teaching style. Ram has very deep knowledge which he explains very efficiently with humor & tales. Omkar helped me to go deep with my yoga asanas and teaching skills. I learnt more with this course in one month than I learnt in the two years long teacher training I completed earlier. I highly recommend Arhanta!
Yoga Teacher Training India Location
Our 200 hour yoga teacher training India takes place at our yoga ashram in India. The ashram is spread over 17 acres of land and located in a peaceful and serene environment near the ancient city of Khajuraho in Central India. The yoga ashram is easily reachable by direct flight or direct train from Delhi, Varanasi, and Agra. The Khajuraho airport is situated at 14 km from the ashram and the train station at 12 km.
Please note that complementary pickup from and drop off at the Khajuraho airport and train station is provided on the first and the last day of the course. Private transportation can also be arranged on request.
What Will You Learn
Here is a brief overview of what you will learn in this 200 hour Yoga instructor certification in India
170+ Hatha Yoga Asanas
You will gain deep understanding of the alignments, instructions, benefits, contraindications, physiology and variations of the 170+ Hatha Yoga poses. You will learn how to practice and teach these poses safely and efficiently for different body types.
Ancient Yoga Philosophy
You will understand the ancient philosophy of Yoga in an analytical and non-sectarian way. You will learn the important concepts like prana, chakras, mind, karma etc. Ram uses stories & humor to simplify these complex concepts.
Anatomy and Physiology
You will learn how the yoga poses affect our physical and astral body. You will learn how the systematized practice of Yoga asanas can help to improve our health, flexibility and overall functioning of the organs. You will learn the advanced principles of human anatomy and physiology so that you will be able to avoid injuries in your personal practice and your teaching classes.
Teaching Techniques & Sequencing
You will learn the expert teaching techniques, the art of instruction, correction and modification. You will get daily 3 hour teaching practice to develop the skills and confidence to teach others. You will understand how and when to assist a student. You will also learn principles of sequencing.
what Our Students are saying
"My yoga teacher told me Arhanta Yoga teacher training is a special gift I would give to myself, today I can confirm it. Teachers are really good, very knowledgeable, and professional. It is an amazing experience. Don't miss this chance."
"This 200 hour yoga training in India has taught me a lot about yoga and how to teach yoga. The program is full & gives the right amount of information you need to become a teacher. I developed a lot of qualities in this course. I’m very grateful for that."
"I am very happy with the quality and depth of the this yoga instructor certification program. It is very well structured, every little thing is given attention. The course surpassed my expectations, it gave me more than I hoped for. I highly recommend this course."
What’s inside the course
Our yoga teacher training in India is an intensive 26-day residential course with a very detailed curriculum. The course curriculum has been developed and refined since 2008. The four weeks of yoga training covers detailed information on 170+ asanas, detailed instruction and correction techniques, breathing exercises, asana practice, Vedic philosophy and yogic lifestyle and much more. Some of the highlights are:
170 classical yoga asanas
Proper alignments of 95 yoga asanas
How to create a proper class environment?
Important pointers on teaching a yoga class
The basic structure of a yoga class
The basic structure of the beginner’s course
Yoga asana variations for beginners and elementary levels
Gentle/limited movement yoga
Yoga for pregnant women
How and when to modify asanas?
Deep relaxation / Yoga Nidra
Bandhas and kriyas
The four paths of yoga
Eight main body systems
Spine and its common disorders
Difference between yoga and other physical exercises
Injury prevention and cures
Alignments, adjustments & modifications
Yoga as therapy
Diet and Nutrition
→ What is Ayurveda?
→ Yogic diet
→ Effect of diet, nutrition, and lifestyle on body and mind
→ Body types and suitable diets
Aim and meaning of yoga
Five principles of yogic practice
Four paths of yoga
Eight limbs of Raja Yoga
Seven stages of awareness
Three gunas – sattva, rajas, tamas
Maya, prakriti, brahman, avidya
Atman, parmataman, jiva
Three bodies; physical, astral, spiritual
Four inner instruments; mind, intellect, subconscious, ego
Working of the mind
Five major and five minor pranas
Karma and Reincarnation
→ The law of action and reaction
→ The law of compensation
→ The law of retribution
→ Destiny, self-effort and free will
→ Purpose of birth and rebirth
Psychology of a teacher
Psychology of a student
Correction and guidance techniques
→ Ethical guidelines for a yoga teacher
Running Your Own Yoga School
→ How to set up your yoga business or yoga studio?
→ How to: find a location, advertise and promote, & get renewals
→ Common fallback and mistakes and how to avoid them
→ Practical tips for the smooth running of a yoga school/yoga studio