The 15 days yoga teacher training course is the most basic course for worldwide yoga-seekers thronging to Rishikesh. The promising yoga school Spirit Yoga Foundation (SYF) recognized by Yoga Alliance, USA is offering 100 hour YTTC, 200 hour YTTC & 300 hour YTTC.  The 100 hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh offered by SYF is affiliated with Yoga Alliance, USA.


For yoga practitioners who are planning to undergo higher training in YTTC, this is the basic course to have first-hand knowledge of the subject.  The course by SYF has been designed keeping in mind the yoga aspirants’ for learning, practicing and assessing their progress in yoga teachers training course.

Certified 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh

  • SYF is recognized yoga school
  • 100 hour YTTC is certified by SYF
  • Curriculum are in set standard by SYF
  • 200 hour YTTC & 300 hour YTTC are recognized by Yoga Alliance, USA
  • SYF (Society) is registered with Societies Registration Act 1860

After Successful Completion of 100 Hour Yoga Course :

  1. Can easily understand 200 & 300 YTTC
  2. Personal knowledge of yoga
  3. Clear your doubts regarding yoga
  4. Can practice in your home
  5. Blooming your personality

How You Can Join US:

  • Can organize SYF program in your country
  • Rural-based social initiative voluntarily activities
  • If desire, you can get SYF franchisee
  • Avail SYF membership in your own country

100 Hour YTTC Practical Curriculum

The 100 hour YTTC course is yoga for beginners with no or little knowledge of yoga. The practical portion is concise form with light asanas, pranayama, bandha, mudra, satkarma & meditation series.

The theoretical portion main evolve on concept and art & science of yoga and its relevance in modern life. It included yogic philosophy, anatomy & physiology and role of ayurvedic diet in modern lifestyle.

Aims for 100 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh

  • Focus on traditional asana series
  • Yogic breathing
  • Yogic cleansing process
  • Philosophy of therapy yoga
  • Anatomy & physiology of asanas
  • Ayurveda in daily life

Practical Curriculum

The 100 hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh practical portion is prepared especially for beginner level. The practical curriculum is designed for absolute beginner to understand the asana, pranyama and meditation including satkarma. It prepares you for the advance level of 200 hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh.

These are the elements of practical curriculum:

Yoga Asanas

  • Pawan Muktasana series
  • Yoga Exercises for the Eyes
  • Light Vajrasana Group
  • Standing Asana
  • Surya Namasakra
  • Backward Bending Asanas
  • Forward Bending Asana
  • Spinal Twisting Asanas


  • Five basic pranayama series
  • Learn inhalation/exhalation & retention of breath
  • Role of pranayama in meditation
  • Yogic breath control


  • Psychic gesture of knowledge
  • Gesture of consciousness
  • Attitude of the womb or source of life
  • Eyebrow centre gazing
  • Fierce or terrifying gesture


  • Jalandhara Bandha
  • Uddiyana Bandha
  • Mool Bandha

Shatkarma Kriyas

  • Passing water through nostrils.
  • Purging the stomach using water.
  • Deep abdominal breathing.
  • Activation of digestive fire.
  • Mind cleansing by focusing on a flame for stilling the mind.


  • Group meditation
  • Passive & dynamic meditation
  • Practicing technique of right meditation
  • Meditation through pranayama

Modifying Pranayama through Breathing

  • Shoulder breathing
  • Namaskar breathing
  • Hands-stretch breathing
  • Kapal breathing
  • Up-hand breathing
  • Mountain & Bhujang Asana breathing
  • Shashank Bhujangasana breathing

Theory curriculum

The 100 hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh theoretical portion is prepared especially for beginner level. The theory curriculum is designed yoga for beginner to understand the philosophy, anatomy & physiology and ayurvedic lifestyle. It prepares you for the advance level of 200 hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh.

The key features of the theory portion are:

Yoga Philosophy

  • Hatha Yoga : ‘Ha’ represents prana, while ‘tha’ represents mind
  • What is Yoga? A method of spiritual union with super-consciousness
  • Ashtanga Yoga : ‘Ashta’ means eight and ‘Anga’ means limbs
  • Karma Yoga : Yoga of action with no desire of results
  • Pranayama : ‘Prana’ means subtle life-force, and ‘Ayam’ to control prana
  • Meditation : A practice to train the mind to know ourself

Anatomy and Physiology

Alignments on different body system:

  • Skeletal system: Knowing the connection bones & joints for effortless yoga.
  • Muscular system : Understanding anatomy & functions of muscles & tendons
  • Cardiovascular system : Practice to keep the heart healthy by right posture
  • Nervous system : Yoga and its connection with nervous system
  • Respiratory system : Connection of yogic breathing with respiratory system
  • Digestive system : Learning different organs of digestion and impact of yoga
  • Endocrine system : Balancing hormonal and endocrine system of body

Basic Knowledge of Ayurveda

  • Use of medicinal plants
  • Herbal plants and its impact
  • Use of ayurveda in daily life
  • Basic knowledge of ayurvedic lifestyle
  • Ayurvedic diet

Daily Schedule

Each yoga student will be molded in yogic life schedule for better understanding of the subject. You have to wake up at fixed hour and start the practical and theoretical session of teachers training in scheduled time.

  • Wake-up call
  • Herbal tea
  • Satkarma
  • Asana, pranayama & meditation
  • Breakfast
  • Yoga philosophy
  • Anatomy & physiology and Ayurveda
  • Lunch & then rest
  • Hatha yoga, pranayama & meditation
  • Dinner

Date and Schedule

# Programs Dates
2 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Oct - 15 Oct 2019
3 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Nov - 15 Nov 2019
4 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Dec - 15 Dec 2019
5 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Jan - 15 Jan 2020
6 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Feb - 15 Feb 2020
7 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Mar - 15 Mar 2020
8 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Apr - 15 Apr 2020
9 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 May - 15 May 2020
10 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Jun - 15 Jun 2020
11 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Jul - 15 Jul 2020
12 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Aug - 15 Aug 2020
13 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Sep - 15 Sep 2020
14 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Oct - 15 Oct 2020
15 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Nov - 15 Nov 2020
16 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh 1 Dec - 15 Dec 2020

Student Requirements

The Spirit Yoga Foundations has set standard rules & regulations to maintain decorum and dignity which all students are expected to follow strictly.

These requirements are as follows:

Program Requirements

  • Mental & physical fitness is mandatory for all students
  • Basic knowledge of English is desirable
  • Drugs/alcohols/cigarettes are prohibited
  • Regular attendance is enviable
  • Wear yoga dress in all yoga classes

Study Requirements

  • Strictly follow the designed syllabus
  • Follow the scheduled time
  • Must stay in center during course
  • Maintain a distance from teachers
  • Each students must have his/her own health insurance
  • Outing is not allowed during duration of the course
  • Contact manager if any query or demand


  • Only vegetarian food
  • No demand of extra food


Our center is in sylvan surroundings of nature on the outskirts of Rishikesh. It is far away from the hustle-bustle from the crowded town. The murmuring rivulet with glory of mountain and vast greenery make it an ideal place for practicing yoga & meditation. The fresh mountain breeze is soul-stirring and refreshes your mind and body.

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Program Fee

  • Triple sharing room : 800 $ USD (per person for 15 days course)

  • Double sharing : 1200 $ USD (per person for 15 days course)

Fees Includes

  • Food, lodging & yoga learning
  • Spacious room with AC facility
  • Three yoga dresses, yoga mat, neti-lota & beads
  • SYF certificate
  • Pick & drop facility from airport


  • Spiritual musical concert (weekend)
  • Live music meditation
  • Learning Indian music (on weekend)
  • Guest lecture & ayurvedic lectures
  • Trekking in nearby mountain village
  • Yoga & meditation in bank of Ganga
  • Basketball, badminton & cricket


Dr Manoj Pant

Dehradun, India

I was looking for basic course on yoga last year while holidaying in northern India. From a common friend, I came to know about SYF. I went through 100 hour yoga teacher training course in SYF centre in November 2018. Teachers of SYF are very qualified and experienced. It gave me an opportunity to hone my skill in practical & theoretical knowledge of basic yoga. In shorter period, I went through a deep insight of yogic art of knowledge.


Barcelona, Spain

Without hesitation, I can assert that Spirit Yoga Foundation is one of the best yoga schools with focus on traditional teaching method of teaching with no alteration. Their team gives me an impression as I am their own family member. I felt exalted and emotional. The yoga guru is experienced. The whole atmosphere was homely and I felt as I am staying in second home.


The 200 hr YTTC & 300 hr YTTC yoga courses recognized to Yoga Alliance, USA. It conducts both practical & theoretical teaching to yoga students by expert yoga teacher. After successfully completing the course, you get the Yoga Alliance, USA acknowledged certificate. After this, you can teach anywhere in the world.

Both are unique in their own manner. Hatha yoga is traditional and static which connect to the root of your consciousness. Ashtanga yoga is dynamic which focus mainly on physical level and demands rigorous discipline, devotion and practice.

Yes, both 200 hrs and 300 hrs YTTC of Spirit Yoga Foundation are recognized to Yoga Alliance, USA. Once you complete the course, you will become certified yoga teacher and can teach to any part of the world.

You have to attend daily classes of 6-7 hrs. It is 28 day (200 hr YTTC) & 45 days (300 hr YTTC) program, and every day practical (asana), theoretical (philosophy, anatomy & physiology) meditation and pranayama classes are conducted.

Yes, you can join the course. Light asana series with mild stretching under the guidance of yoga master will remove the stiffness in your body. Yoga blocks, belts and other aids will help you to attain flexibility in your body.

Yes, you can join any teaching course. It starts from basic level, and then goes to intermediate and advanced level. It is advisable to start from basic, and then go for intermediary and advance level of yoga teachers training courses.

Yoga is best for one and all—old, misfit and fragile persons. Yogic exercise promotes and maintains the healthy body. It improves your digestive, circulatory, respiratory and excretory system. The regular practice ensures physical and mental equilibrium under the guidance of competent yoga guru.

Hatha yoga is the best choice. It is traditional & easy to learn under the guidance of guru. From physical to spiritual level, it slowly advances to the higher practice of yoga. It starts with stretching, calm asanas & light pranayama & meditation.

There is no need of degree. You must have knowledge of English, as the medium of instruction is English. You approach guru with empty mind. The age for learning is from 18 to 60. But if you have any serious medical complications, better consult concerned doctor before enrolling in any yoga center.

It depends upon the duration of the course, location (ashram, resort, or three-star accommodation) and status of the yoga school. The fees can range from 1500 to 3,000 $.

You will learn many elements of yoga:

  • Asana: Alignment & adjustment & disease management
  • Pranayama: Breath control and its role in kundalini
  • Meditation: Self- and group meditation scientifically-spiritual connection
  • Bandha-Mudra: Yogic gestures & locking of energy
  • Satkarma: Yogic cleansing process for body
  • Methodology of Yoga: Yoga philosophy, traditional & modern aspects
  • Anatomy & Physiology: Medical aspects of yoga
  • Time management with yoga

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