Name of Course : Yoga Teacher Training
Number of Modules : 6
Meeting Times & Location : Aum Yoga Studio, Goa ,India
Principal SYT : Omprakash Gaur


YTTC course presents a foundation in yoga principals with a strong emphasis on the Traditional HATHA yoga and Iyengar yoga. Trainees are expected to maintain a daily yoga practice during their training.
The course will include the following areas of study:

  • Yogasana
  • Kriya, Banda, Mudra
  • Pranayama
  • Philosophy
  • Anatomy
  • Meditation
  • Teaching methodology
  • The business of yoga


  • Trainees will become knowledgeable in the various styles of yoga
  • Trainees will learn the art of observation and adjustment in asana
  • Trainees will learn become knowledgeable about the roots and philosophy of yoga, particularly the Sutras of Patanjali
  • Trainees will learn Sanskrit sufficiently enough to run through the Traditional HATHA yoga and Iyengar yoga./li>
  • Trainees will be able to teach led classes based on the Traditional HATHA yoga and Iyengar yoga.
  • Trainees will be able to teach led classes in basic meditation and pranayama techniques
  • Trainees will become knowledgeable on the basic skills in business and marketing management


Module Contact Hours with SYT Non-Contact Hours Total Hours
Module 1
  • Standing Pose - Principals and Practice
  • Workshop focusing on standing postures and alignment
  • Asana Practice
  • Class Sequencing
  • Teaching Beginners
  • Teaching Safely
  • Pranayama Principals and Practice
  • Introduction to Anatomy
45 00 45
Module 2
  • Forward Bends - Principals and Practice
  • Twists - Principals and Practice
  • Pranayama - Principals and Practice
  • Teaching meditation Techniques
  • Anatomy - Respiratory System
  • Anatomy - Neurological System
  • Ethics of Teaching
45 00 45
Module 3
  • Backbends - Principals and Practice
  • Pranayama - Principals and Practice
  • Anatomy - Breath Work
  • Anatomy - Neurological System - Eastern Perspective
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
45 00 45
Module 4
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Inversions
  • Seated Postures & Hip Openers
  • Yoga History & Philosophy
  • Chakras & Kishas - Theory & Practice
  • Adjustments
  • Anatomy - Digestive Systems
45 00 45
Module 5
  • Business - setting up as a Yoga Teacher
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Safety Guidelines
20 00 20

Totalling min 200 hours (200) contact hours.
The SYT will be teaching all of the course.


The course will provide a full manual which will match the modules set out in this syllabus. A reading list will be provided upon the start of the course and students are expected to purchase these themselves from the Yoga Alliance Professionals shop, where they will get a 40% discount.


Practitioners are expected to have a minimum of 2 years of strong yoga practice before they can be accepted onto a teacher training course. It is also helpful for practitioners to have a basic understanding of the philosophy of yoga in general and specifically the style of yoga that they wish to pursue. This should include the important of diet and the various arms of yoga, albeit they may not have a deep knowledge of this when they enrol onto the course. The 200 hour course is very much a foundation course and there is a lot of information to get through, so by having some fundamental understanding and a strong practice means that the pace of the course is not held up by individuals’ lack of knowledge on the subjects.

Successful applicants should be in good health and have stable personal circumstances to complete this course with the focus and dedication it requires.


  • Essays - 2 essays based on history of yoga & philosophy
  • Multiple worksheets - based on asanas, pranayama, meditation, anatomy and teaching methodology
  • Observational class assessment - trainee will be assessed on them teaching a led class, including adjustments


The course consists of 30 tuition days normally through 6 modules.


Trainees should attend a minimum of 90% of the course. Should trainees miss more than this minimum, they will need to agree with the teacher on which modules to re-take. The school reserves the right to charge additional fees for these catch up modules.


This training school has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals, demonstrating that the course is of the highest standard and that our graduates may use the title ‘Registered Yoga Teacher’ RYT as a sign of quality training when they register themselves with Yoga Alliance Professionals.’