200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course - Key Syllabus


  • Definitions, history of yoga, streams of yoga
  • Main eras, their key ideas and study of key texts
  • Understanding the holistic approach of yoga that encompasses physical, mental and spiritual aspects
  • Concept of happiness from a yogic perspective, exploring how yoga philosophy and practices contribute to inner joy and well-being
  • Ashtanga Yoga (eight limbs of yoga)
  • Preparatory set of practice to enhance flexibility and strength
  • In-depth study of over 70 Yogasanas – correct alignment explained with regards to anatomical aspects, benefits, techniques and their variations with and without props
  • Essential understanding of the human body’s structure, function and movement mechanics relevant to yoga practice, particularly muscle groups, joints and their roles in performing yoga poses safely and effectively
  • Explore biomechanical principles, such as alignment, stability and mobility, to optimise posture alignment and prevent injuries
  • Know the physiological effects of yoga on various body systems, including the nervous systems, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular and digestive systems, deepening understanding of yoga’s holistic impact on overall health and well-being
  • Concept of the three bodies, Pancha Kosha and the yogic concept of diseases
  • Explore concept of prana, nadi and chakra, understand the role of the subtle energy body and its role in yoga practice
  • Introduction of the integrated approach of yoga therapy, understand how yoga practices can be tailored to address specific physical, mental and emotional imbalances
  • Learn the benefits and techniques, practise more than 8 types of pranayama
  •  Explore these traditional Yoga practices extending beyond physical postures, aimed at enhancing our holistic well-being
  • Be equipped with the essential skills to develop structured lesson plans tailored to meet the diverse needs of students while maintaining safety and alignment principles and then deliver impactful and engaging yoga classes
  • From mentorship to empowerment: Confidently communicate instructions, offer modifications and adjustments, and create inclusive environments for students of all levels
  • The importance of building rapport with students
  • Equity and inclusivity in yoga
  • Qualities of an effective yoga teacher, including ethical conduct and communication skills
  • How to create a welcoming classroom for students