Yoga Teacher Training – YTT 200 Hours

  • Overview
    • 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.

      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.

      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
  • Courses & Curriculum
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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.

       

  • Include/Exclude
    • 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

      *Accommodation

      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

       

      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)

       

      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.  

       

  • Daily Schedule
    • 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.

       

  • Price & Dates
    • 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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