MASTER Your Self, Master your Life.

Are you ready to follow your Passion and take your life and practice to the next level? If the answer is yes, then you have to come to the right spot. The Sattva Yoga Academy 200s hr Yoga Teacher Training is the gold standard of Yoga Teacher Trainings and will mark the beginning of your radical transformation and a successful career as a global yoga expert. Connect with like-minded individuals from around the globe. This training is well suited for beginners and intermediate students. This training is designed for someone who wants to be a teacher and also for those who want to deepen their practice and understanding of yoga, or simply improve their quality of life.

The Sattva Yoga Academy 200s hr training is considered by many as the most comprehensive Yoga teacher training available anywhere in the world today. It attracts students from around the world and produces authentic, confident, knowledgeable and empowered Yogis.

Sattva Yoga Academy’ 200s-hour Yoga Alliance certified foundational training studies core essentials of a Sattva Yoga life practice and prepares students to be yoga teachers and to live as Masters in all moments of life. Sattva Yoga teacher training is about more than learning to teach a class. It is about deeply understanding the teachings so they may be shared with any audience in any setting. It offers transformation and personal evolution in the heart of the birthplace of yoga, Rishikesh, India. Training is coupled with spiritual immersion into the yogic lifestyle practice. Sattva Yoga teacher training is designed to immerse students into the physical, mental, and spiritual states of yoga so they emerge as students and teachers of wisdom as well as practice. Rather than just becoming a yoga teacher, Sattva Yoga Academy Teacher Training is about coming into your strong spine, with a fierce presence, and the free life that allows for being a teacher from wherever you stand in your community.

As a 200s hr yoga teacher training student in Rishikesh you will learn:

Techniques, Training and Practice

  • Foundational Yoga Poses: proper alignment, benefits, contraindications, modifications and injury prevention. Static, dynamic and flow version of all asanas.
  • Vinyasa Karma- the art and science of intelligent sequencing.
  • Powerful Pranayama (Breathwork): practice and teaching.
  • Foundational Kundalini and Tantric Kriyas — Practice, effects, placement and delivery.
  • Bandhas, mudras and shat karmas. Practice and teaching.
    • Partner Work (tantric principles of healing through shiva/shakit , ying /yang.
    • Initiation into Sattva Meditation practice and how to teach meditation to different people based on their needs. Focusing on the mind, its functions and transcendence of the mind accessing the pure field of potentiality.
    • Mantras – their use, practice and teaching. Exploring nada and Laya.
    • Fluid Freedom movement. Its practice, use and teaching.
    • Developing and teaching personal Sadhana

Applied Anatomy, physiology, and the energy body

  • Western and Eastern Anatomy
  • Anatomy of Asana and Kriya
  • Systems of the Body
  • Sattva Principles of Alignment
  • Chakras, Koshas, prana vayus, nadis and gunas.
  • Muscle and physical physiology
  • Benefits, risks, and modifications for all practices.

Teaching Methodology

  • How to observe and see bodies, energy and states of consciousness in students
  • Developing your Voice and the use of vocabulary
  • The art and science of using Music in classes
  • The art and science of connecting with and uplifting your students.
  • Developing your presence and authentic teaching style.
  • Taking your seat as a teacher
  • Offering safe adjustments and assists.
  • Creating an optimal atmosphere for transformation.
  • Learning to structure and teach classes and journeys in different environments to different people around the world.

Yogic Philosophy, history and lifestyle

  • Yoga Sutras and the 8 limbs of Yoga.
  • Yogic History and understanding all paths of yoga.
  • Introduction to subtle bodies
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Introduction to the key ancient texts of the yogic path
  • Understanding the foundational teachings of Yoga and Vedanta on Life, Self and the Universe.
  • Yoga as a path to awakening and the Yogic way of life.
  • Taking Yoga out of the Yoga room.

Practicum

  • Practice Teaching to individuals and to small groups
  • Observing, giving and receiving feedback.
  • Structuring different journeys, classes for different levels and themes.
  • Teaching a full journey/class

Home Study and Elective hours

  • Complete all the training manual questions.
  • Undertake a SEVA project (volunteer, serve ) and share your experience
  • Log your personal sadhana (meditation practice)
  • Structure and also observe 3 classes and write your experience
  • Write a paper on the chosen topic.

The Sattva Yoga Academy 200s hr training is considered by many as the most comprehensive Yoga teacher training available anywhere in the world today. It attracts students from around the world and produces authentic, confident, knowledgeable and empowered Yogis.

Techniques, Training and Practice

  • Certification of completion when all requirements have been met. The certificate enables you to register with Yoga Alliance USA as a 200s hrs RYT.
  • Exclusive Sattva Yoga Academy manual .approved by Yoga Alliance distributed only at Sattva Yoga Academy trainings.
  • Accommodation at the luxurious Sattva Retreat Centre with attached bathroom, in room a/c and views that include the river, pool and mountains.
  • Three organic delicious meals per day, plus morning herbal tea.
  • Use of campus facilities such as free wifi, swimming pool, steam room etc.
  • A welcome bag full of surprise goodies.
  • Full immersion into a unique yogic culture
  • Outdoor excursions that include some of the Caves, temples, waterfalls, or local mountain villages
  • Direct access to Sattva global community of like-spirited yogis around the world
  • Full guidance of senior experienced and dedicated faculty.
  • Opportunity to teach at Sattva studios and retreats and also to be featured on Sattva streaming site SATTVACONNECT.
  • All Taxes.
  • *prices do not include airfare, ground transportation to and from the academy, tips, or personal items

Sattva Yoga teacher training is designed to immerse students into the physical, mental, and spiritual states of yoga so they emerge as students and teachers of wisdom and practice. Sattva Yoga teacher training is not about “becoming” a yoga teacher, but about coming into the strong spine, the fierce presence, and the free life that allows for being a teacher from wherever you stand in your community. The power of taking the journey to India for this experience is tremendous. The journey inspires, heals, invigorates, and frees. The journey is deeply transforming and deeply joyous. All are supported in community to rise fully.

Example of a typical day:-

  • 6.30 - 7.00AM Puja
  • 7.00 - 7.45AM Meditation
  • 7.45 - 8.30AM Herbal Tea, Fruit and Silent Reflection / Journaling
  • 8.30 - 10.30AM Morning Asana and Kriya Practice
  • 10:30 - 12.30AM Breakfast in Silence, Morning break
  • 12.30 - 2.30PM FIRST SESSION. Understanding Yoga (History, philosophy, core principles, teaching methodology, queuing, language, purpose, observation, voice, taking your seat as a teacher)
  • 2:30 PM - 3.30PM Lunch
  • 3:30 - 5.30 SECOND SESSION. Yoga anatomy and principles of Sattva Yoga
  • 5:30 - 6.45PM Asana, Kriya, Breakdown with adjustments or evening asana, pranayama, kriya, yoga nidra practice
  • 6:45 - 7:00PM Aarti
  • 6:45 - 8:00PM Dinner
  • 8:00 - 8:45 PM THIRD SESSION. Satsang, Sutras explanation, chanting, community time

*You will have some afternoon time free and one day a week will be off, in that day the schedule above is followed until 10:30 am and the rest of the day may include either free or an optional group excursion/adventure. Included in the program can be also a sacred pilgrimage to temples in the lower Himalayas, and to the Gange’s river.

Please consider this schedule is flexible. Some sessions will be decided according to the progression of the groups

For 200s hr Teacher Training – the only prerequisite for our students is that they have an open mind and an appetite for learning and growth. At least 6 months of practice is recommended though not required.

Upon acceptance, to the course, the student is expected to be present for every class and complete the coursework.

Course Fee for 200s hr yoga teacher training in Rishikesh

Secure a spot 01 September to 24 September 2022

Secure a spot 10 October to 02 November 2022

  • Standard room —US$2100 (Standard shared room per person)
  • Deluxe room – US$ 2250 (Deluxe shared room per person)
  • US$ 350 required to hold your spot.

*for single occupancy add US$ 400.

*Room sizes and views differ.

(All deposit are non refundable but can be transferred to other upcoming trainings. The deposit is valid for life time.)