500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Take Your Yoga Practice to a New Level of Mastery, and Creativity. 

500 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

Accredited 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training

500 hour of training is the highest international standard for yoga teachers.


Teachers with combined teaching experience of 40+ years

Post course support

We offer you a continuing relationship with advice and support after your course.


Get a Yoga Alliance accredited yoga teacher certificate

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

The 500-hour training combines both the 200 hour yoga TTC (level 1) and the 300 hour advanced yoga TTC (level 2) in a total of eight weeks. During the course you will gain an in-depth knowledge of teaching methodology and techniques, instructions and modifications of yoga asanas, anatomy and physiology, yoga philosophy, pranayama and bandhas.

The Arhanta Yoga 500-hour yoga teacher training is divided in two levels: the 200 hour yoga training and the 300 hour yoga training. During the first level (200- hour training), you will learn 170 Classical Hatha Yoga asanas out of which 20 asanas in great detail. During the second level (300-hour advanced training), you will be trained in multi-style yoga teaching: Advanced Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga and Vinyasa Flow Yoga.

Online 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course


Why choose Arhanta?

Arhanta Yoga ® is an international yoga teacher training school with Yoga ashrams in India and the Netherlands. We provide internationally accredited professional yoga courses and training while maintaining the authenticity of the ancient teachings.

Reputed School
12000+ Yoga teachers certified since 2008

Worldwide Accredited
Accredited with Yoga Alliance and many others

Top Ratings
5-star ratings on Facebook, Google, TripAdvisor

Professional school for serious learning

Post Course Support
Post-course support available to every graduate

Work and learn opportunities after completion

Expert Teachers
Teachers with combined teaching experience of 40+ years

Own Ashrams
Two beautiful ashrams in India & The Netherlands

Benefits of the 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training

This intensive life changing course is created for serious practitioners who would like to deepen their personal practice and for individuals who intend to set up their own yoga class and studio. After completing this program, you can register as an advanced yoga teacher or RYT500 with Yoga Alliance. You will possess an in depth knowledge of the history and origin of yoga asanas and yoga philosophy.

You will also have an extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology to teach safe classes to students of different ages, backgrounds and experience levels. During this course, you will also learn different meditation and concentration techniques, and with your daily intensive yoga asana classes, improve your own practice to an entirely unique level.

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Course Dates & Fees


Below you will find an overview of all the upcoming 200-hour and 300-hour course dates. 
You can pick one of our many 200-hour courses throughout the year, and sign up for our 300-hour course that is scheduled once a year.

200 hour courses

200-hour Hatha Yoga

Date Seats left Location
27 Nov - 22 Dec Full IND
11 Jan - 5 Feb 6 Seats left IND
10 Feb - 7 Mar 8 Seats left IND
3 Apr - 28 Apr Available NL
8 May - 2 Jun Available NL
12 Jun - 7 Jul Available NL
14 Aug - 8 Sep Available NL
25 Oct - 19 Nov Available IND
25 Nov - 20 Dec Available IND

300-hour courses

300-hour Advanced Yoga

Date Seats left Location
May 2024, start-date is TBA Available NL

Course Fees

  • Our 500-hour yoga teacher training is registered with Yoga Alliance, European Yoga Association and International Yoga Federation and accredited by all major yoga federations.
  • The fees include all tuition, VAT, accommodation, three vegetarian meals a day, herbal tea, course manual and
  • Payment plans are available on request.

200-Hour TTC in India

Double shared accommodation

1950 Euro 

Single room accommodation

2250 Euro 

200-Hour TTC in the Netherlands

Dormitory accommodation

3250 Euros

Double shared accommodation

3450 Euro 

Single room accommodation

3650 Euros

300-Hour TTC in the Netherlands

Dormitory accommodation

3550 Euros

Double shared accommodation

3750  Euro 

Single room accommodation

3950 Euros

Easy Covid-19 Cancellations

Should your training be cancelled due to Covid-19, Arhanta Yoga’s standard cancellation policy and charges shall NOT apply. Instead, Arhanta Yoga will work with you to arrange an alternative provision, which may include rescheduling the session and/or providing a digital session and/or providing a full refund of all paid fees.

Course Location

The Arhanta Yoga 200-hour teacher training takes place at our Arhanta Yoga ashram in India and our Arhanta Yoga ashram in the Netherlands.
The Arhanta Yoga 300-hour teacher training takes place at our Arhanta Yoga ashram in the Netherlands.

You can choose to follow the first and the second level in the same ashram, or in different ashrams. Both ashrams are located in a peaceful and serene environment and offer an ideal setting for complete focus and dedication to your studies and spiritual development.

Arhanta Yoga Ashram India

Arhanta Yoga Ashram India

Arhanta Yoga Ashrams, Netherlands

Arhanta Yoga Ashram Netherlands

Our Lead Teachers

Ram Jain

Yogi Ram (ERYT 500)

 Teaching since 1998, teaching experience of over 40,000 hours

Kalyani Hauswirth Jain

Kalyani (ERYT 200)

Teaching since 2008, teaching experience of 7,000 hours.

Omkar Jain

Omkar (ERYT 200)

Teaching since 2009, teaching experience of over 5,000 hours.

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum

The entire curriculum is designed to help you develop into a well-rounded and skilled yoga teacher. The two courses complement each other as the 300-hour course is built up on the knowledge and skills gained during the foundational 200- hour course. Read more about the curriculum:

How to apply?

For more information about the 500-hour Arhanta Yoga TTC, please contact us at info@arhantayoga.org.

The Arhanta Yoga staff will reply within two working days to confirm availability.

500 Hour YTT Course

Admission Criteria

  • As the course is taught in English, you should be able to  understand and speak in basic English
  • You should be prepared to adapt to a new environment and be ready to work hard
  • You should be in good physical and mental condition to take up the courses
  • We do not advise to taking this course during pregnancy. If applicable and interested to know more on this, please contact us for more information (info@arhantayoga.org).
  • Previous knowledge of, or experience with yoga is not necessarily a requirement to follow the training. It is more important to have an open mind and a desire to learn.

Frequently asked questions

Is This Course Right for You?

If any of the situations resonate with you, our course is right for you.

  • To become a yoga teacher
  • Learn more about yoga and meditation
  • Improve your physical and mental health
  • Improve your knowledge of yoga (also if you are already a yoga teacher)
  • Gain more confidence in teaching

What Can You Expect of the 500-Hour Training?

  • Discipline and structure
  • A simple yogic lifestyle
  • Complete dedication to learning
  • Personal guidance of dedicated and motivated teachers