One Year Training Certification

As we progress in our Yogic journey, a desire arises to learn advance yogic practices and techniques. This   training course will help you establish your sadhana (practice) and make you a better learner to impart the same to many more. Find out more about this advanced-level teacher’s course in yoga.

JOB Avenues -Certified Yoga Teacher becomes eligible  to teach Yoga for prevention of illness and promotion of wellness in schools, Yoga studios, workplaces, Yoga wellness centres, Health Resorts etc.

Eligibility – 12th Std or Certificate Course in Yoga

Duration – One Year  ( 500 Hrs ) – Classes on weekend only

Practical: Theory = 50 : 50 I.E. 250 Hours: 250 Hours

Minimum Contact Hours = 80% I.E. 400 Hours

Practical – Total Contact Hours = 200 Hours

Theory – Total Contact Hours = 200 Hours

Discounted Price for Indian students only

Course Fee   –  offline or online mode (INR): 30000 INR  only for Indian students 

( Course not available to foreigners )  

Maximum group size: 10  /12

Class Schedule – Saturday / Sunday — online only or mix of  online + Offline Class – Total 10+ – Hrs in two days ( 2.5 hr offline , morning or online  – 2.5 hr evening online ) 

Scholarship for Needy Students Scholarship and Rebates are available for poor/needy intelligent candidates but deserving only subject to a written/Practical  test on Yoga and an interview cleared as per management rules  .A separate written request can be submitted  with a special note ( Max 200 words )to [email protected]  .


  • One Year  Yoga Course- Online and Offline modules
  • Live sessions by a certified professional faculty
  • Available for national students
  • Accommodation available for international and national students
  • Learn while enjoying a natural living experience of the yogic lifestyle
  • Live online sessions will be held over Zoom, Google Duo or Microsoft Teams
  • For Online sessions’ time zone: Dharamshala, India (India Standard Time, GMT 5.5)
  • English instruction. Hindi English .
  • Course can start as soon as you sign up
  • Self-paced is possible upon discussion with the teacher
  • Internship- A practical exposure to teach as  Yoga Instructor – All candidates are given an opportunity to hold Yoga Classes as Instructor in our Campus Yoga classes to make participants have full confidence in their capabilities as Yoga Instructor   

Yoga styles

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Traditional Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga
  • Special sessions on Kurunta (Rope)Yoga (inspired By Iyengar )

What’s not included

  • Yoga books( But available  on nominal price cost to cost ) 
  • Yoga Certification Board (Govt. of India) Yoga Exam fees

Cancellation/Refund  Policy

  • A Booking / reservation requires a deposit of minimum 50% of the total price as per courseoptions opted . Remaining payable before joining the class . 
  • For cancelling the registration before the start of the course, the original payment will be refunded less:

15 %   ie. INR payments of the payment made  – any time after booking until three months

25 % after 3 Months to the start of course date  

Refund after Joining the course – If student leaves within 3 days  after joining the class  The course fee mentioned without stay and food option will not be refunded for reason whatsoever. Where as other amount paid for food and stay shall be paid back as per the days stayed as per total package cost with in 3 days  . After 3 days of joining – The whole amount deposited is non-refundable .

Full refund will only be granted where SYIWR has had to cancel the programme.

Start Dates :  Self Paced    ( Separate Dates can be offered subject to availability  – Drop separate request  email on [email protected]  ) 

Theory syllabus

  Section 1 PhilosophyDetailed understanding of:
Indian Philosophy59. What is Karma Yoga?
1. Astika & Nastika Darsanas60. What is Bhakti Yoga?
2. Common Characteristics of IP (a slightly deeper understanding)61. What is Jnana Yoga?
Samkhya DarshanaUpanishads
3. Dukha Traya62. Meaning of ‘Upanishad’
4. Purusa & Prakrti63. Names of 10 Main Upanishads
5. Avidya64. A few Upanishadic doctrines – 4 Mahavakyas
6. Tri–Guna Theory65. Panchamaya (Pancha kosha) theory
7. Names and Characteristics of 25 TattvasVedas
8. Kaivalya66. Meaning of ‘Veda’
Yoga Darshana (Patanjali Yoga Sutras)67. Names of 4 Vedas
9. Background of Patanjali68. Four parts of each Veda, Veda Angas & Upa Vedas
10. Names of 4 PadasPuranas
11. The Ashtangas69. Name of Author
12. Sabija / Nirbija / Dharmamegha Samadhi70. Basic understanding of Puranas
13. Antarayas and method to remove them71. Names of 18 Puranas
14. Vikshepa Sahabhuvas and method to remove them72. Purushartha theory
15. Vrittis & methods to eliminate them Section 3A Anatomy & Physiology: Medical Science & Yoga
16. Klesas & methods to eliminate themA. Anatomy & Physiology as per Medical Science
17. Cittaprasadana & Manasthithi Nibandhini techniques73. Names of 9 Main Systems and Organs in each system
18. Definition & description of Ishvara74. Other Main Organs (e.g. Eyes, Ears, etc.)
19. Concept of Samapatti75. Main Functions of above
20. Concept and examples of Siddhis / Vibhutis76. Effects of Yoga Practices on the above systems and organs.
21. KaivalyaB. Yogic Anatomy & Physiology as per Yoga
Etymological Meanings & Definitions of ‘Yoga’77. Concept of Prana
Meanings with Explanation78. Names and Functions of the Pancha Pranas and Upa Pranas
22. Yujir-yoge79. Concept of Nadi & names of Nadis
23. Yuj-samyoga80. Significance of Ida, Pingala & Sushumna Nadis
24. Yuj-samyamne Yuj-samadhi81. Ashta Chakras and their Significance
Definitions with Explanation82. Names of Granthis & Chakra awakening
25. PYS Def Ch I – S: 283. Names of Endocrine glands corresponding to Chakras
Bhagavad Gita84. Kundalini & its awakening and practices (e.g. Bandhas, Shaktichalana Mudra, etc.) for same
26. Samatvam Yoga Uchyate; Section 3B Human Psychology as per Yoga
27. Yogaha Karmasu KaushalamPersonality theories
Salient features of Indian Culture85. Deeper understanding personality according to Tri- Gunas
Only Names & brief understanding86. The 5 Citta Bhumis & their Guna orientation
28. Deeper Understanding87. Understanding of Personality as per Samkhya Darsana: Prakrti (Sthula, Sukshma & Karana Shariras) + Purusa
29. Sanatana Dharma88. Panchamaya (Panchakosha) theory as already considered in earlier section
30. Vaidic DharmaConcept of Mind
31. Anekantavada89. Names & functions of elements of Antahkarana in Samkhya: Buddhi, Ahamkar & Manas.
32. Ashrama Dharma90. Concept of Citta in PYS
33. Purusharthas91. Distractions / Disturbances of Mind – 9 Antarayas as per PYS, Shad Ripu as per Upanishads  (Kama, Krodha, Lobha, Moha, Mada & Matsarya), Samskaras (conditioning) / Vasanas /Klesas, etc.
34. Guru-Shishya Parampara92. Mind Control Techniques: Yamas, Niyamas, Pranayama, Meditation, Pranavajapa, Ek Tattva   abhyasa, Cittaprasadana techniques, Pratipaksha Bhavana,  Relaxation Practices (Shavasana, Yoga Nidra, etc.)
35. Karma & Law of KarmaLife Style Considerations
36. Dharma93. Diet: Mitahar as per HP;
37. Spiritual culture (Adhyatmic Samskriti) / Materialistic culture (Bhautic Samskriti)94. Bhagavad Gita: Diet, rest, relaxation, exertion, etc
 Section 2 Basic Texts of Yoga95. Elaboration of Yogic Life style
Patanjali Yoga SutrasIntroduction to Ayurveda
38. Over-view of 1st and 2nd Padas96. Meaning of ‘Ayurveda’
39. Over-view of 3rd and 4th Padas97. 3 Doshas
40. Sutras by heart98. Concepts of Health (Swasthya), Mala; Dhatus; etc.
41. Definition (Ch:I S-2); Section 4 Teaching of Yoga
42. Ashtanga Yoga (Ch:II S- 29);99. Teaching Methods (Instruction; Observation; Demonstration; Correction)
43. Asana (Ch:II S-46);100. Teaching Aids
44. Pranayama (Ch:II S-49)101. Communication Skills
45. Ashtangas of Yoga (Ch:II S-54) (Ch:III S-1, 2 &3)102. Verbal & Non-verbal
46. Cittaprasadana (Ch:I S-33 &34)103. Ideal Qualities of Teacher
47. Pratipaksha Bhavana (Ch:II S-33)104. Conducive Environment
Hatha Pradipika (HP) & Gheranda Samhita (GS)105. Safety measures
48. Deeper Understanding of Hatha Yoga106. Guideline as regards framework of Professional Practice
Deeper understanding of Hatha Pradipika
49. Understanding of 4 angas
50. Understanding of 15 Asanas
51. Understanding of Shat Kriyas
52. Understanding of 8
53. Kumbhakas
54. Understanding of 10 Mudras
55. Badhak Tattva / Sadhak Tattva
Deeper understanding of Gheranda Samhita
56. Understanding of Saptangas
Bhagavad Gita
57. Name of Author
58. No. of Chapters

Practical Syllabus

Section 1 SukshmaVyayama / Preparatory Practices / Sandhi Chalana kriyaTwo Inverted Asanas
1. Institution-specific45. Sarvangasana
 Section 2 Shuddhi Kriyas46. Shirsasana
2. Dhauti: VamanDhauti; Danda Dhauti; Vastra Dhauti; Agnisaar Section 4 Suryanamaskar
3. Neti: Jal Neti; Sutra Neti47. Suryanamaskar (Traditional with 12 Poses and accompanying 48. Mantras) (Can be School- Specific)
4. Tratak Section 5 Pranayama
5. Kapalbhati48. Sectional Breathing
6. Nauli49.Yogic Breathing
7. Theoretical Knowledge as regards Basti50. Nadishodhana
 Section 3 AsanasKumbhakas with Bandhas
Five Meditative Asanas51. Suryabhedana
8. Siddhasana52. Ujjayi
9. Padmasana53. Shitkari
10. Svastikasana54. Shitali
11. Vajrasana55. Bhramari
12. Veerasana56. Bhastrika
Seven Standing Asanas57. Sagarbha & Agarbha Nadishodhana Pranayama
13. TadasanaBandhas
14. Ekpadasana58. Mulabandha
15. Vrikshasana59. Uddiyana Bandha
16. Utkatasana60. Jalandhar Bandha
17. Trikonasana61. Jivha Bandha
18. Padahastasana62. Maha bandha
19. Garudasana Section 6 Mudras
Five Kneeling Asanas63. Chin / Jnana Mudra
20. Ushtrasana64. Padma Mudra
21. Marjarasana65. Agochari Mudra (Nasikagra Drishthi)
22. Vyahgrasana66. Shambhavi (Bruhmadhya Drishthi)
23. Shashankhasana67. Viparitakarani
24. Supta vajrasana68. Khechari
Eight Sitting Asanas69. Mahamudra
25. Bhadrasana70. Mahavedha Mudra
26. Simhasana71. Ashvini Mudra
27. Gaumukhasana72. Yoga Mudra
28. Vakrasana73. Shanmukhi Mudra
29. Parvatasana74. Shaktichalana Mudra
30. Paschimottanasana75. Brahma Mudra
31. Matsyendrasana Section 7 Mantras
32. Ardhamatsyendrasana76. Pranava japa
Five Prone Asanas77. Shanti Mantra: Can be institution-specific
33. Bhujangasana Section 8 Meditation
34. Shalabhasana78. Swaraj Heart purification
35. Dhanurasana Section 9 Teaching Practice
36. Naukasana79.Institution-specific
37. Makarasana
Seven Supine Asanas
38. Pavanmuktasana
39. Setubandhasana
40. Matsyasana
41. Uthitapadahastasana
42. Halasana
43. Chakrasana
44. Shavasana

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