Yoga Teacher Training 200 Hours Certification Course, YTT 200 hrs is 28 days long as a pathway for being entitled with Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) from US Yoga Alliance upon completion of course

Himalayan Yoga Teacher Training course 200hrs, Nepal 

Are you looking for a Yoga Teachers Training course in Nepal where legends hold the truth and heaven meets the earth?

We have YTT courses taught by award-winning teachers here in Nepal! These courses are based on Sanatan (traditional) yoga coming from the traditional Hatha and  Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga (Patanjali’s 8 Limbs).  *See more at What is Sanatan Yoga?

About YTT 200 Hours Training Course

Our 200 Hour Teacher (YTT) Training Course delivers an intimate comprehensive, theoretical and practical hands-on training program. Trainees emerge from our TTC as confident teachers with a strong and solid teaching skill set ready to begin their careers. Alongside developing and perfecting the art of teaching, trainees also gain an understanding of the practice of yoga asanas, philosophy, physiology, adjusting, mantra chanting, chakras, anatomy, Ayurveda, mudras, pranayama and meditation and other traditional and contemporary Yoga techniques.
Our curriculum takes you through the essential elements required to deepen and enrich your own yoga practice and to teach students with confidence. Our expert team of teachers will guide you from the fundamental stages to teaching with ease.

The yoga teaching training courses are situated just 1.5km away from Nepal Yoga Academy, it’s tucked away in the hills of the Kathmandu valley, surrounded by beautiful temples and lots of wildlife. It is a place that welcomes anyone seeking peace, quiet, solitude, healthy organic food, peace of mind and inward perspective. For full details of Nepal Yoga Retreat 

Our 200 Hour Teacher Training Course delivers a comprehensive, theoretical and practical hands-on training program. Trainees emerge from our TTC as confident teachers with a strong and solid teaching skill set ready to begin their careers. Alongside developing and perfecting the art of teaching, trainees also gain an understanding of the practice of yoga asanas, philosophy, physiology, adjusting, mantra chanting, chakras, anatomy, Ayurveda, mudras, pranayama and meditation and other traditional and contemporary Yoga techniques.

Eligibility to enroll YTT 200 Course

YTT 200 hours teacher training course is designed for both beginner and advanced yoga Enthuiastics. You can enroll this certified yoga teacher training course if you have the well-built aspiration to uplift your lifestyle, teaching methodology, level of peace and comprehension within you through the yoga teacher training course.

Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200)

Once you complete the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification course from Nepal Yoga Academy, you will be entitled to a designation of Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) by the Yoga Alliance US. Our YTT 20 Hours is affiliated with the US Yoga Alliance and you will be recognized as Registered Yoga Teacher across the globe once you complete the YTT 200 course with us. All our trainers are Experienced Registered Yoga Trainers and they take care of you everything. Hold your patience to start to explore your possibilities with the world-class Yoga teachers till the Nepal Border opens, as the Nepal border is closed due to the increasing COVID19 cases.

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Our curriculum takes you through the essential elements required to deepen and enrich your own yoga practice and to teach students with confidence. Our expert team of teachers will guide you from the fundamental stages to teaching with ease.

Key features of our YTT course 

  • Fundamental principles of yoga
  • Precautions of yoga practice
  • Yogic Ahar (diet)
  • Yogic lifestyle for a yoga Sadhak (practitioner)
  • Sadhana sequence
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Classical Knowledge (Traditional Understanding of Yoga Practice)
  • How to apply Yoga to one’s life for maintaining peace, bliss and harmony
  • Practical and Theoretical methodology
  • How to develop personal yoga sadhana
  • How to be a quality Guru
  • How to overcome obstacles in your yoga practice
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Topics Covered in your 200 hours

Practice

  • Prayer and mantra singing
  • Satkarma- (cleansing techniques)
  • Asana (postures)
  • Body alignment and its importance in yoga
  • Yoga safety guidelines
  • Mudra and Bandha
  • Pranayama (breathing)
  • Dhyan (Meditation)
  • Guided teaching practice

Teaching methodology

  • Principles of demonstration
  • Instruction-cueing
  • Teaching styles
  •  The student’s process of learning
  •  Business skills
  •  Setting up classes
  • Communication skills
  • Observation, assisting and correcting

Anatomy and physiology

  • Physical anatomy & physiology
  • Spiritual anatomy and physiology

Yoga philosophy

  • Studying of yoga philosophies and traditional texts
  • Yogic diet, lifestyle and ethics

Assessment

The trainee will be assessed on class participation, lesson planning, practicum, chanting, leading a workshop, will have to teach a philosophy lesson and on-going observations during classes by the teacher. Trainees will receive valuable feedback on their teaching practicums from both the teacher and students, and will be required to meet certain teaching standards regarding knowledge of anatomy, asana alignment, adjustments and communication.

Course requirements

Requirements to apply for the 200 Hour Teacher Training Course are an existing yoga practice, an open mind, commitment to learning, and motivation to become a worthy yoga teacher. Applicants with a beginner practice are welcome to apply for our training provided they can display a high level of self-discipline during the course as it is physically, mentally and spiritually demanding and also highly rewarding.

 

Whats included

  • Three delicious organic vegetarian/vegan meals a day and unlimited herbal teas
  • Shared accommodation for 28 nights *
  • 13% VAT and 10% service charge
  • Two Ayurvedic massages
  • Satkarma kit (Cleansing techniques)
  • Yoga text book and note book
  • Yoga alliance certificate. Choose between Yoga Alliance USA or Yoga Alliance Australia

Other Expenses

  • Travel Expenses to and from the retreat including airfare, airport transfers
  • Spending money for outings and day trips
  • Travel and medical insurance is also recommend
  • Laundry (available for extra charge)

Start Finish Activity
6:30 7:45 Satkarma, Chanting and Pranayama
7:45 8:00 Tea break
8:00 9:30 Asana practice
9:30 10:30 Breakfast
10:30 13:00 Lecture
13:00 14:00 Lunch
14:00 15:00 Self study
15:00 16:45 Workshop
16:45 17:00 Tea break
 17:00  18:30  Asana/ meditation practice
18:30 19:30 Dinner
19:30 21:30 Self study

Please note this schedule is changeable on request by the students. The students will get one day off per week (usually on a Sunday) but this can also be changed.

Our spacious deluxe twin bamboo cottages are available for our guests. Rooms include two large single beds, fully equipped western style bathrooms including shower and toilet, warm bedding, fresh bed-sheets, wash towel, hand towel, toilet paper, hot water, shelving units and power outlet. All cottages have a beautiful view overlooking the Sanku valley. When attending the course all rooms will be shared unless requested to be private, where an extra charge will be applied. For full details visit Nepal Yoga Retreat

Our retreat package offers accommodation in natural and beautiful surroundings. With four options, which are, Bamboo cottages, Standard rooms, Panoramic deluxe rooms and Panoramic sweet rooms, you can choose the most preferable room for yourself. The outside view from the rooms is marvelous as it is Sanku valley facing surrounded by mountains. Nothing is as relaxing as floating waves of white clouds over the vast horizon, with shimmering sunlight through it and the lush green trees waving back as the breeze makes its way through them.

The necessary amenities are provided during your stay including wash & bath towels, comfortable beds with blankets & quilts, hot water in attached western-style bathrooms. We ensure a comfortable stay for it is part of the pampering.

The cost is per room, so it depends on you whether you want to share it with someone along with you or you want a single one. The price for the four categories of rooms mentioned earlier is different. To know in detail,
kindly contact us @ +977 98510 92635 (Dr. Chintamani).

Bamboo Cottage

Spacious Bamboo Cottages that are equipped with all the facilities give such an etheric feel to live in. These are comfortable and pleasing to the eyes and naturally, relax the senses. These cottages have two big separate single beds for your convenience, with thick and cozy bedding/mattress. Our retreat is particular about relaxing stay, hence, we have kept every nitty-gritty in mind for our guests.

These cottages have attached spacious bathrooms. They are equipped with comfortable facilities such as bath & face towels, toiletries and hot/cold shower arrangements. There is a cupboard and a drawer to keep your essentials. Staying in these cottages gives the true essence of organic living along with needed comfort.


STANDARD ROOMS

Packed with all the facilities and perfectly fit for single or double occupying options, these rooms were built with thoughtfulness towards your privacy and relaxation. Standard rooms have two separate big single beds, tables, chairs & study lamps. Not just this, we have kept in mind that you would need a cupboard and rack to keep your essentials.

A Built-in wall-sized window makes it possible to have a panoramic view of the Sanku Valley and the surrounding mountains. We have an option for the attached double bed for you in case you do not want separate ones. There is an attached bathroom which is equipped with facilities such as bath & face towels, toiletries and hot/cold shower arrangements.


Panoramic Deluxe Rooms

These are luxurious rooms with a lot of space and facilities. These big rooms are equipped with racks and cupboards, a double bed, a sofa, chair and table. There is a tea-making facility as well so that if you like to have tea at your own convenience and time, you will have the arrangement at your hand.

These rooms have attached balconies to enjoy the panoramic view of the Sanku Valley and the mountains surrounding it. The large windows in the room keep it well ventilated. The attached bathroom also has twin-windows ventilation. It is equipped with facilities such as bath & face towels, toiletries, and hot/cold shower options. Panoramic Deluxe Rooms make it possible to have an extra mattress for your children in case you want as there is enough space to accommodate your family comfortably.

Panoramic Sweet Rooms

These are the most luxurious rooms with sofa set, king-sized bed, attached balconies and twin windows ventilated bathroom. There is a dedicated space in these rooms for you to cook if you desire as we provide an induction cooking facility, and also a tea-making set for you. You can have a pleasant personal time by preparing your favourite dishes while enjoying the awesome view outside. There are two attached balconies making these rooms extra-ordinary as you will be able to have a panoramic view of the Sanku Valley and the mountains around.

There are racks and cupboards for you to keep your belongings conveniently and safely. There are tables and chairs as well. The bathroom is quite spacious with toiletries, proper ventilation, hot/cold shower options, face & body towels. If you want to indulge in comfort as well as luxury, then these rooms are perfect for you.

Max students enrolled

We enroll max 14 students at a time during our Yoga Teacher Training course.

What to bring

The weather in the retreat varies from season to season. During the months of December, January and February it gets quite cold especially in the mornings and in the evenings. The summer (March – June) months are warm and breezy .The rainy season (July – September) will be warm weather with occasional rain showers. Nepal has an electricity ration and scheduled power cuts are often. So we recommend the following:

  • Warm clothing for evenings and mornings (winter)
  • Warm socks and hat (winter)
  • Waterproof walking shoes and outdoor wear (winter and rainy season)
  • Sandals for around the retreat
  • A warm cardigan or blanket/shall for meditation
  • A head lamp and batteries or flashlight
  • Conservative dress for temple visits; Ideally cotton conservative dress for yoga (avoid crop tops and low cut tops, shorts, and see-through clothing)
  • A refillable water bottle/thermos (drinking water and tea available on site)
  • An open mind
  • Personal medical kit
  • Mosquito and bug repellents (summer and rainy season)
  • Personal toiletries

Optional

  • Your own yoga mat (question of personal preference) but we also supply them
  • Yoga towel
  • Extra highlighters, pens and a diary (we provide 1 notepad for lessons, a pen and a pencil as well as the manual)
  • We supply all bedding, towels, electrical heaters and extra blankets (during the winter) for the room.

What to expect here at the center?

  • As electricity is limited be mindful of what electronics to bring (small bandwith wifi available) but we do have electricity back up for the power cuts.
  • We operate a strict policy of no smoking alcohol or drugs. Abiding by Pantajalis 8 limbs of yoga, no violence, no swearing, no meat consumption. Respect, honesty, and truthfulness are expected by all, at the retreat; staff, guest, and students, towards one and other, the property and its surrounding wildlife.
  • As a student at the retreat, you will be considered a member of our community where everyone shares meals together on a fixed menu at fixed times. We try to accommodate our fellow students as best as we can by providing organic healthy vegetarian meals. Should you have medical dietary requirement please let us know in advance or alternatively bring with you what you may need (we do not serve meat nor fish nor eggs and all dairy is cow based)

During class time we don’t allow the use of mobile phone or any other electrical gadgets. We take time keeping seriously and will require you to be punctual throughout the course.  

What is the course comprised of?
The 28 day Sanatan Yoga Teacher Training (YTT 200 Hrs) comprises of both physical and theoretical studies in traditional Yoga. The different pathways of yoga, asana (85 plus), pranayama, mudra, bandha, philosophy, anatomy, teaching skills.

How big is the group during YTT 200 course?
We enroll limited numbers of students for the yoga training course and keep is as big as 14 people at a time. Our aim is to impart the best of the knowledge in the most effective way possible.

What is the style of Yoga that you teach in this YTT 200 course?
Our YTT 200hrs course follow Sanatan tradition of yoga based on Patanjali’s Ashtanga and classical Hatha. This course (YTT 200) will give you an understanding of the authentic classical yoga system that yogis had been practicing for ages.

How big is the group during this 200 hrs YTT course?
We enroll limited numbers of students for the Yoga teachers training course and keep is as big as 14 people at a time. Our aim is to impart the best of the knowledge in the most effective way possible.

For other queries related with Yoga teacher training courses please read our YTT FAQs.

The total price for 200hr YTT course is $1400. Advance deposit $200, Non refundable. 

Yoga Teacher Training 200 Hours Certification Course, YTT 20 Hrs is 28 days long, starting on the 15th of every month (ending the 12th of the following month, dependent on 30 day or 31 day months). There will be a maximum of 15 students on each course to save your place.

Time duration : 4 weeks (28 days)

The balance of your payment will be payable on orientation day here in Nepal.

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Terms and Conditions

The 200 Hour YTT yoga teacher training course has certain terms and conditions for you to be able to enroll in the training.

  • A non-refundable but transferable deposit of USD 200
  • The training period is going to a vegetarian time for all the participants

YTT 200 hours training course is 28 days and starts on the 15th of every month
All the safety precautions and measures will be applied during the training. However, if any unwanted injuries or health condition arise, you will be solely responsible for the situation.

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Yoga Alliance Registration:

We offer YTT courses registered with American Yoga Alliances

  • RYS 200 Yoga Alliance
  • RYS 300 Yoga Alliance
  • E-RYT 500 Yoga Alliance
  • YACCEP Yoga Alliance