300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Rishikesh, India

300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

“Yoga Therapy is a curative approach of healing of physical body, mind and spirit based on classical hatha yoga .”

Dr. S.K Pandey

300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training course in Rishikesh with Vedansha Institute of Yoga & Vedic Science is designed for yoga teachers, long experienced yoga practitioners, health care staff who wants to learn more about therapeutic approach of yoga become a professional Yoga Therapy Instructor! Master your practice in advance level on 300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training ! This program is a part of 800 Hour IAYT Yoga Therapy course (Level I). If your purpose is advanced knowledge of body postural corrections, myofascial release, body mind techniques of relaxation as well therapeutic meditation and pranayama. this course exact for you.

Our Program 300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

Duration Study Days Graduation Free day Price
31 Days/30 Nights
Certificate of Yoga Therapist. By further continuing of 500 Hrs of IAYT course, you will receive International valid IAYT Certificate

130 900 INR (1900 USD ) in twin shared room

138 000 INR (2000 USD ) in private room

110 200 INR (1600 USD ) in dormitory

169500 INR (2350 USD ) in family suit

Scholarship 31 Days/30 days
Certificate of Yoga Therapist. By further continuing of 500 Hrs of IAYT course, you will receive International valid IAYT Certificate


103 305 INR (1500 USD) in quadriple room

Discount price till End December 7100  INR (100 USD ) ! * For more then 3 people for Family suit ask the price on vedanshayoga@gmail.com 

Scholarship is available! Every month only for 4 students. Send inquiry on vedanshayoga@gmail.com 

300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

Benefits of Yoga therapy teacher training in Rishikesh India

  • New opportunity in career for yoga and meditation teachers
  • New level of yoga classes with individual way of health support and prevention of diseases
  • Learn more than 200 different diseases, it’s pathology, physiology, applied asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra support
  • Work individually with clients health issues and
  • Become not only simple yoga teacher but wellness & health consultant
  • Makes you expert in treatment of scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis and different types of back pain
  • Gives knowledge about which herbal therapy should be used by headache, cough, fatigue, depression
  • Learn how to prevent cold, flu, high blood pressure, diabetes with yoga methods
  • Become a certified Yoga Therapist by completing 800 Hrs IAYT course
  • Be able to help people with orthopedic and mental disorders

300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training is suitable for

  • Intermediate & advanced students who already learned yoga, meditation or pranayama and want to develop themselves in therapy aspect of yoga
  • For advanced practitioners without certificate of 200 Hrs of yoga alliance USA
  • For someone who would like to perform yoga therapy classes and has long experience in yoga
  • For health care practitioners
  • For students who are interested to receive 800 Hrs IAYT Certificate

What you learn in 300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training course

  • Asanas according Hatha and Restorative Style
  • Iyengar Yoga of adjustment
  • Asana postures & Pranayamas by the particular diseases
  • Pathology of common diseases
  • Yoga Anatomy, Biomechanics & Yogic nutrition
  • Ayurveda and Nutrition
  • Therapeutic application of Mantra and Meditation
  • Yogic cleansing (Shatkarma)
  • Practicum & Sequencing for diseases
  • Case study

300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Schedule in Rishikesh



August 2019
Starting Dates  01/08/2019 to 31/08/2019
September 2019
Starting Dates  01/09/2019 to 01/10/2019
October 2019
Starting Dates  01/10/2019 to 31/10/2019
November 2019
Starting Dates 01/11/2019 to 01/12/2019
December 2019
Starting Dates 02/12/2019 to 02/01/2020


January 2020

Starting Dates – 1/01/2020 to 31/01/2020

February 2020

Starting Dates 1/02/2019 to 03/03/2020

March 2020

Starting Dates 2/03/2020 31/03/2020

April 2020

Starting Dates  1/04/2020 to 01/05/2020

May 2020

Starting Dates  1/05/2020 to  31/05/2020

June 2020

Starting Dates  3/06/2020 to 01/07/2020

July 2020

Starting Dates  1/07/2020 to 31/07/2020

August 2020

Starting Dates   – 3/08 to 03/09

September 2020

Starting Dates  – 1/09 to 01/10

October 2020

Starting Dates  1/10 to 31/10

November 2020

Starting Dates   – 2/11 to 01/12

December 2020

Starting Dates  – 1/12 to 31/12


Your Program Included:

  • Certificate of Yoga Therapist
  • Theoretical and practical skills.
  • Mala (string of beads) energised by our Guru Ji Yogachariya Dr. S.K.Pandey, PhD (Yoga & Naturopathy).
  • 30 nights accommodation.
  • Wi-Fi
  • 3 times of yogic nutrition, beverages
  • Yogic cleansing session
  • Study materials
  • Cleansing Kit.
  • T-shirts (1) with symbolic of school
  • 3 excursions in Himalaya
  • 1 short aura check up
  • 3 ayurvedic massages
  • Accompanying and supporting during time of staying in the Institute, help provided 24 Hours

Scholarship package does not include the ayurvedic massages . Students of scholarship program will be offered participation in some Karma Yoga activities.

Optional for moderate payment

  • Pick up and drop from the airport
  • Other ayurvedic procedures
  • Detox ayurvedic herbal program
  • Modern automatic Hydrocolontherapy session
  • Ayurvedic doctor consultation
  • Number of excursions more than mentioned above
  • Detailed Aura check-up
  • Detailed horoscope assessment
  • Extra night of accommodation
  • 06:00 – 06:30  Wake up and cleansing.
  • 06:30 – 07:00  Shatkriya and herbal tea (yogic cleansing with Jala neti (special techniques of nose cleansing), pooja (mantra recitation & fire ceremony purification).
  • 07:00 – 08:30  Yoga Therapy practice
  • 08:30 – 09:30  Pranayama: breathing exercises with Mudra, Bandha, Retention
  • 09:30 – 10:30  Breakfast: special yogic menu.
  • 10:30 – 11:30  Vedic philosophy/teaching methology
  • 11:30 – 12:30  Yoga therapy theory class
  • 13:00 – 14:00  Lunch.
  • 14:00 – 15:00  Free time.
  • 15:00 – 16:00  Yoga anathomy 2 weeks/asana alignment 2 weeks.
  • 16:00 – 17:30  Yin Yoga / Tibetan Yoga/ Ayurveda
  • 17:30 – 18:30  Yoga Nidra/ guided Meditation: guided relaxation practice, meditation and concentration.
  • 18:30 – 19:30  Dinner.
  • 19:30 – 20:30  Special event.
  • 20:00 – 22:00  Free time.
  • 22:00 – 06:00  Sleep.


  • Give yoga class to your peers under control of teacher.
  • Teaching skills, management skills in communication with clients in Vedansha Institute TTC programs.
  • A written test in Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Anatomy, Therapy, Ayurveda, Theaching methodology, Pranayama and Meditation.
  • A correct alignment of some asanas & pranayama with perfomance of stability.
  • Note:- Time table can be changed during to teaching process.
yoga therapy teacher training rishikesh india

300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Teaching Plan

Medical & Holistic Yoga

What is health?

Definition of health as multimodal concept from yogic/ayurvedic and allopatic view, principes of Yoga Therapy.

Yoga Therapy as a subject, origin, contemprary and ancient vedic view

What is difference between Yoga Therapy and Physiotherapy?

Holsitic Medicine and Yoga

Role of Naturopathy

Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy

Yin Yoga, Tibetan Yoga, Acupuncture – how it connected with classical Yoga therapy

Allopatic and Holistic Yoga Therapy – when and what is more beneficial?  

Healthy human being – is reality or myth?

What yoga therapist can do and what not?

Limitation of Yogic approach 

Yoga Teacher, Healer, Yoga Therapist or Spiritual master – main highlights

What lifestyle should have a Yoga Therapist?

Main scientific proven research in yoga therapy worldwide

Physiological benefits of yoga therapy

Biochemical benefits of yoga therapy 

Psychological benefits of yoga therapy 

Integrated approach of Yoga therapy 

Yoga Therapy for Pancha Koshas 

Therapeutic modalities of Yoga Therapy

Twelve points of diagnosis in yoga therapy 

Stress as a cause of disease, internal and external factors of stress

Yogic view on development of disease, 4 Phases 

Stress response in physical body and pancha kosha

Swara yoga and yoga therapy 


Concept of Yoga Therapy

Sapta Dhatus tissue of human body . 1. Rasa (Chyle), 2. Rakta (Blood), 3. Maamsa (Flesh), 4. Medas (Fat), 5. Asthi (Bone), 6. Majjaa (Marrow), 7. Sukra (Semen)

Pancha Koshas (The Five Sheaths) • Annamaya Kosha     – Physical Sheath • Pranamaya Kosha  – Energy Sheath • Manomaya Kosha  – Mind Sheath • Vignanamaya Kosha – Sheath of Intellect • Anandamaya Kosha – Sheath of Eternal Bliss 

Pancha Koshas and the three Sharira • Sthula Sharira – Annamaya Kosha • Sukshma Sharira – Pranamaya, Manomaya and Vignanamaya Koshas • Karana Sharira – Anandamaya Kosha

Classification of diseases according yoga vashishta (Primary, Secondary diseases). Samanya ((ordinary physical diseases), Sara (problems of rebirth)

Physical therapies (Kriya, Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha)

Emotional therapiy Swadyaya, Mantra, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana

Mental therapy – Relaxation and concentration practices, Trataka, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana. Some Vipassana techniques

Spiritual Therapy – Niyama, Yagna, Mantra, Satsang

Preventive therapy

Pain relief therapy 


Concept of yogic relaxation. Letting down. Giving in. Giving up. Giving over. Different types of relaxation techniques.                  Anaahaara or yogic fasting. Methods. Side effects. Contraindications. Types of yogic fasting. Yogic fasting according vedic astrology.                                                                                  Mauna or Silence. Freedom from talking as a part of vipassana yoga therapy. Timing. Regulation. Indications and conditions.           Ethical principles of yoga therapy.   Yama. Niyama and their effect of the yoga therapy result.                            Shankaprakshalana in Yoga therapy. Principles of work. Indication. Side effect. Contraindications.  Twenty-four Snaas or bath. Douche, water and baths therapy. Role of water in yoga therapy. Herabal and oil baths. Indications,  54 Lepas or Upanahas, packs and poultices. Fango and Reel Therapy.                                                    Sun bath, lunar bath, air bath.                                                          Hastha Vyaapaara or Postural Manipulation (Myofascial release). Muscular extension, relaxation, spinal traction.                              Yogic Hygiene. Aarogyavidya. Cleaning ofteeth (Danta); skin (Twach); hair (Kesha); nails (Nakha).                                                 Yoga Health regime. Dinacharya (daily regime) Ritacharya (Seasonal regime).                                                                                 Yoga Rejuvenation. Kaya Kalpa. System of cellular rejuvenation Combination of Asanas, Kriyas and Mudras, fasting, and others.         Phaladatwa and Saphalatwa. Fertility control with timeing, mudra, bandha. Yoga Family Planning.                         Bhutapasaaranam or relief from psychic possession. Methods. Safety. Contraindications.                                                                    Yoga Psychological Therapy. Yantric Biorhythms.                        Yajna & Yatra Therapy. Fire ceremonies and spiritual pilgrimage. Yoga counseling. Principles. Aim. How to do.                                 Vedic Astrology. Importance of reading of birth chart. Aim. Benefits. Methods of corrections. Stones, Mantra, Pooja, Devotion. Fasting.  Donation.                                                                            Hypnosis and rebirth therapy.                                                    Ayurveda – traditional vedic medical system. Ayurvedic herbology, outer and inner Ayurveda therapy. Regimes. Nourishment. Detox methods.                                                                                            Special healing methods: Elements of Craniosacral therapy. Cranial mobility and flexibility. Treatment of lumbosacral joint  Treatment of cranium-cervical joint. Treatment of intracranial dura. Treatment of transverse diaphragm. Neuroanatomy


300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Rishikesh India

Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, Energy body, Sequencing

  • Advanced Pranayama – from breath to Pratyahara
  • Abdominal breath
  • Preparational breath
  • Nadi Shodana with/without retention Level II-III
  • Ujjayi breath
  • Meditation Breath
  • Bhramari Pranyama
  • Bhastrika Pranyama
  • Shitali pranayama
  • Shitkari pranyama
  • Sadanta Pranyama
  • Surya Bheda & Chandra Bheda
  • Viloma pranayama Level II – III
  • Kevala Kubhaka Pranayama
  • Puraka & Rechaka
  • Level of Sadhaka’s practice
  •  Pranic body in meditation
  • How to reach breath retention, does it can influence on your life?
  • Advanced Kriyas Kriyas (Body Cleansing Methods): (Neti, Netra Shuddi , Kapalabhati, Trataka, Shanka Prakshalana, Dauti)
  • Advanced mudra and bandha
  • How to increase energy level with Ashwini Mudra
  • Awareness of 3 Nadis and its effect
  • Ways of activation of 3 Nadis with pranayama?
  • Mudras that can be used in Pranayama practice: Dhyana (hand gesture of meditation), Anjali (salutation), Prithvi (earth), Varuna (seal of mental clarity), Shakti (female power), Gyan (mudra of knowledge) , Chin (consciousness), Shambhavi (happiness), Khechari Mudra (one who moves the sky), Hansi mudra (laughter), Vayu mudra (air), akash Mudra (space), Shunya Mudra (heaven), Surya mudra (Sun), Jalodar nashak mudra (reducing of water), Apana mudra (releasing), Pran Mudra (prana), shankh mudra (Divine conch), Apan Vayu Mudra (excretion), Ling Mudra (Shiv Lingam), Dhyan Mudra (gesture of courage), Lotus Mudra, Musal Mudra, Kunt Mudra, Mrigi Mudra (Deer Sealor healing Mudra), Anushasan Mudra (discipline), Meru Danda Mudra (gesture of the spine), Chinmay Mudra (Gesture of Awareness ), Adi Mudra (primal Mudra),  Mushti Mudra (closed hand), Matsya Mudra (fish mudra), Hakini mudra (Balanced mind), Agni mudra (fire), Shank Mudra (Harmony/Purity)

Mudra with asana, pranayama and meditation in one class. Principles of adjustment of Mudra in class

  • Advanced energy body sequence with Moola, Uddyana Bandha, Jalandra Bandha
  • Shatkarma (Dauti, Kunjal, Basti, Neti, Sutra neti)
  • Shatkarma (main features, how to do, effect, home practice)
  • Pranayama in yoga class 30, 60, 90 min
  • Which posture is best for Pranayama
  • Conditions for pranayama practice?
  • Effect of pranayama on energy and subtle body?
  • What is after Pranayama, as next practice?
  • How to feel progress in pranayama practice?
  • What is behind of kevala kumhaka.
  • Breath retention and bridge to meditation?
  • Way from breath retention to Samadhi?
  • Place preparation for pranayama practice
  • Place energy. What is a difference in pranayama at home and in Himalaya?
  • How to practice Pranayama after Rishikesh?
  • Adjustment for pranayama practice?
  • How safe III Level of pranayama practice?
  • Body awareness and pranayama
  • Real samples of long time spontaneous retention
  • Vibhagha Pranayama– Sectional breathing • Adam Pranayama- abdominal and lower limb disorders • Madhyam Pranayama- Chest and upper limb disorders • Adhyam Pranayama- head and neck disorders • Mahat Yoga Pranayama- whole body
  • Vibrational breath therapy • Savitri Pranayama • Pranava Pranayama • Chakra Awareness
  • Pranayama while walking –cardio respiratory exercise • Savitri Pranayama • Nadi Shuddhi • Sukha Pranayama
    Pranayama and breath awareness with movement • Bhujangini Mudra • Nasarga Mukha Bhastrika with Jathis • Vyagraha Pranayama • Pawan Mukta Kriya.

Swara Yoga as a highest spiritual yogic practice. Lunar, Solar, Sushumna Swara. Mechanism of nasal cycle. 

Anatomy, Physiology, Body mechanics, Kinematics, Postural Assessment

  1. Joint, Bone, Joint stability, Movement.
  2. Movement of planes and Motions in joints
  3. Main Joint and Bones disorders. 
  4. Human Posture. Static and Dynamic Posture. Postural asessment.
  5. Muscle Synergies.
  6. Fixed Support Synergies. Support Strategies.
  7. Kinetics and kinematics of posture. Optimal posture
  8. Techniques of assessment.
  9. Analysis of Standing posture viewed from the anterior, posterior and side views. Optimal Alignment
  10. Analysis of Sitting posture viewed from the anterior, posterior and side views. Optimal Alignment
  11. Analysis of Laying posture viewed from the anterior, posterior and side views. Optimal Alignment
  12. Effect of age, gender, pregnancy, occupation, recreation on posture
  13. Joint movement assessment. Goniometry. Muscles, joint tests. Measurement range of motion.
  14. Joint and muscular movement according to the asana
  15. Common pathology of bones and joints: Osteoarthritis. Reumathoid Arthritis. Gout. Pathologic fracture. Deformities. Loss of function. Stiffness. Abnormal range of motion / locking. Nerve compression. Tendons, insertions. Lordosis: Ventral deviation of a vertebral column.
    Kyphosis: Dorsal deviation of a vertebral column. Scoliosis: Lateral deviation of a vertebral column.
    Kyphoscoliosis: Dorsolateral deviation of a vertebral column.  Metabolic Bone Diseases. Vitamin D deficiency. Osteoporosis. Degenerative Disk Disease. Condition after Joint Arthroscopy. Artificial Joint and replacement. 
  16.   Muscles. Musculoskeletal system. Types of Muscles. 
  17. Fascia. Muscles and Fascia connection. 
  18. How to develop muscles. 
  19. Assessment of muscle strength
  20. Common Muscles Disorders: Muscular Dystrophies, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Epicondylitis, Muscle Weakness, Myasthenia. Paralysis. Fatigue.
  21. Nervous System. Central and Peripheral parts
  22. Cerebrum. Cerebellum. Thalamus. Brain stream. White and Grey matter.
  23. Spinal cord. 
  24. Response to injury.
  25. Main Pathology of Nervous system. Edema. Infectious diseases. Dementia. Insult or blood flow disruption. Headache. Depression. Fatigue. Trauma. Stroke. Speech disorders. Neuralgia

26. Digestive System.  Mouth. Esophagus. Teeth. Stomach. Small Intestine. Large Intestine. Liver. Gallbladder. Pancreas. Principles of healthy nutrition. 

27. Ayurvedic and yogic nutrition. Difference, Indications

28.Principles of Kriya practice and its influence on Digestive System.

29. Common digestive pathology. Colitis ulcerosa. Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Ulcer. Gastritis. Celiac disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Nausea. Vomiting. Chronic constipation. Chronic Diarrhea. 

30 .Preventive behavior for digestive system

31. Cardio-vascular System. Heart. Vessels. Blood circulation. Pericard. Small and Big circle of Circulation. 

32. Common Cardio-vascular pathology. Coronary artery disease. Heart Failure. After hear stroke state. Reumatic heart disease. High blood pressure. Low blood pressure. 

33. Respiratory system. Nose. Larynx. Bronc. Trachea. Lungs. Gas exchange and mechanism of breathing. 

34. Principles of yogic breathing for intermediate and advanced practitioners.

35. Common respiratory pathology. Asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), Bronchitis. Cold and cough. Psychosomathic breathing disorders. 

36. Endocrine system. Thyroid gland, Pancreas, Pituitary gland,  Female & Male gonads. 

37. Common endocrine disorders. Diabetes, Infertility, Thyroid gland disorders. 

Learn Yoga Therapy from origin!

Yoga chikitsa - Yoga Therapy Practical application

Physical therapies: Asana, Mudra, Bandha, Kriya – role in preventive and curative therapy. Work on improvement of energy in physical body.
Emotional therapies: Mantra, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi. Work on improvement of energy body.               Mental therapies: relaxation, visualisation, pranayama, trataka, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, event. samadhi. Impoves energy circulation between physical and energy body.                     Spiritual therapies: Satsanga, Mantra, Kirtan. Helps to stabilize energy in the all three bodies.                                                                  Pain relief therapies: Naturally pain therapy can be done only under strict follow of anatomical and physiological conditions of the body as well as body limitations.                                      Preventive therapies: Yoga is one of the example of excellent preventive therapy and wellness  

 Yogic diet and lifestyle. Role in yoga therapy. Limitations of Yoga Therapy. When is time to address client to allopatic doctor? Principles of increasing of activity of immune system with yoga therapy. 

Clinical assesment of the Patient: Interview, history of the desease, family history, habits. Body-mind connection cases of common disease and their yogic treatment 

Clinical assesment of the Patient:

Objective assesment / connection with medical practioner if there is a need of some examinations and diagnosis. How to make a therapy plan. 

Professional diseases of sportsman, dancers, drivers etc..

Management of yogic of common deseases with case study:

Musculo-skeletal system disorders, yogic methods.

Respiaratory system disorders, yogic methods.

Cardio-vascular system disorders, yogic methods.

Gastrointestinal system disorders, yogic methods.

Nerveous system disorders, yogic methods.

Uro-genital system disorders, yogic methods.

Professional diseases disorders yogic methods.

Pre/post surgery concept from vedic view.

Chemotherapy/cancer treatment associated supportive methods.

Diseases that can be supported by yoga therapy.                  Cardio-vascular diseases. Arterial Hypertonus (High blood pressure),  Low blood pressure, Headache, Atherosclerosis, Angina Pectoris, Migraine, Chronic heart insufficiency.   Anemia.  Respiratory tract disorders. Asthma bronchial, Allergic asthma, COPD, Chronic bronchitis                                              Gastrointestinal diseases. Gastritis, Ulcer, Irritable bowl syndrome, Constipation, Crohn’s disease, Chronic Diarrhoe (non infection), Colitis ulcerosa. Some forms of Hepatitis                            Musculo-Skeletal System.  Back Pain. Neck Pain. Scoliosis. Lordosis. Kyphosis. Spondylosis. Lumbago. Osteochondrosis.    Sciatica. Carpel tunnel syndrome. Rheumatoid Arthritis.  Stete after fractures, luxations, operations on muscle-skeletal apparatus, body lean forward, body leans backward, titled head, high shoulder, round shpulders, arm turned out/in, arm out from hip, winging scapula, flat back, high hip, hip twisted, hyperextended knee, knock knees, bowel legs, leg outward/inward, flat foot

Endocrine diseases. Diabetes mellitus Type I and II,  Thyroid problems, Hashimoto disease, Obesity. Metabolic syndrome.          Neurological and Mental Diseases.  Depression. Anxiety. Burn Out Syndrome. Obsessive-Compulsive disorder. Mental retardation. Shizophreny. Bipolar disorder.  Epilepsy. Multiple sclerosis.  Brain injuries . Anorexia.                                                                                 Yoga for psychosomatic diseases. Four phases of psychosomatic disease development. Role of stress & unhealthy lifestyle. External & Internal Stress factors. Response to stress. Stress reaction of pancha kosha.  Insomnia. Fatigue.                                                            Reproductive tract disorders. Menopause. Infertility. Painful and or irregular periods. Chronic pelvic pain.

Cancer.  Addictions (Alcohol, drug, play addictions)

Asana in Yoga Therapy

Surya namaskara 

Padmasana (Lotus pose)

Chandra namaskar (Moon Salutation) Hatha Yoga Style

Tadasana (Tree Pose)

Pranamasana (Prayer pose)

Hasta Uttanasana (Rised arms pose)

Padahastasana (Hand to foor pose)

Ashwasanchalasana (Equestrian pose)

Chandra Namaskar Asana (Moon Salutation pose)

Parvatasana (Mountaon pose)

Ashtanga Namaskar Asana (Eight Limbed Pose)

Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)

Parvatasana (Mountaon pose)

Chandra Namaskar Asana (Moon Salutation pose)

Ashwa Sanchalasana (Equestrian pose)

Padahastasana (Hand to foor pose)

Hasta Uttanasana (Rised arms pose)

Pranamasana (Prayer pose)

Tadasana (Mountain Pose)

Utthita Parasvakonasana (Extended Side Angle pose)

Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon pose)

Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon pose)

Uttkatasana (Chair pose)

Parsvottanasana (Intense side stretch pose)

Parasarita Padottanasana (Wide legged forward bend)

Parivritta Utkatasana

Virasana (Hero pose)

Supta Virasana (Reclined Hero pose A, B)

Adho Mukha Virasana (Downward Facing Hero pose)

Setu Bandasana (Bridge pose)

Paschomottanasana (Full forward bend)

Dynamic Halasana (Plug pose)

Shavasana (Corpse pose)

Balasana (Child’s Pose)

Supta Virasana (Reclining Hero Pose)

Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)

Siddhasana (Easy Pose)

Salamba Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand)

Halasana (Plow Pose)

Yoga Posture according to Ayurvedic Dosha for Vata, Pitta, Kapha

Add Ayurveda in your Counselling!


Concept of Srotas – main body channels.

What is Ama – body toxins.

Types of Prakriti – body constitution.

What is  Mala – waste products.

Role of Agni – digestive fire. Pathological conditions of digestive fire

What is Koshta – nature of digestive tract.

What is Marma – vital points, their role in ayurveda.

Basics of healthy ayurvedic nutrition.

Six tastes Rasa , vīrya (potency) and vipāka (post digestive effect)

Effects taste on doṣas, dhātus and malas
Tastes nourishing body (bṛṁhaṇa) and tastes that  purifying the bidy (laṅghana)

7 Dhatus. Rasa: The nutrient fluid or plasma that forms the basis for blood • Rakta: Blood that governs oxygenation of all tissues and organs. • Mamsa: Muscle tissue that protects the vital organs, performs movement of joints. • Meda (fat): Maintains the lubrication of the tissues and serves as insulating material to protect body heat. • Asthi:Bones and cartilage that gives support to the body’s structure. • Majja:Bone marrow that fills up the bony spaces and nerve tissues carries motor and sensory impulses and facilitates communication among body cells and organs. • Shukra:The reproductive tissue of sperm and ovum. 

Seasonal adaptation in Ayurveda. How to adjust your lifestyle according ayurveda. 

Effect of the tastes and foods on agni and āma

Foods in each major category (Grains, meats, dairy, vegetable, fruits, spices) and their effect on three doṣhas

Spices and their effect on the doṣhas

Fasting and doshas

Liquid, juice, fruits and other diets

Tongue diagnostic

Eyes diagnostic

Ear diagnostic

Pulse diagnostic in Ayurveda

Dinacharya -daily regimen.

Rituacharya – seasonal regimen.

Roganutpadaniyam – prevention of diseases.

Dravadravyavignaniyam – knowledge of liquids.

Vikṛti Vijñāna (Pathology)

Reasons of srotovaiguṇya (abnormalities in the qualities of the digestive channels)

Reason and sign of sroto duṣṭi (pathological conditions a)

Concept of āvaraṇa (Aggravated doshas or ama blockage) pathology and its signs

Knowledge of vyādhis (disease conditions): Identify vyādhi lakṣaṇas (signs of disease)

Charachteristics of vyādhi avastha (stage of pathology): sāma (with ama) or nirāma (without ama) state of doṣha, dhātu(tissues) and malas(waste)

Knowledge of vyādhi (disease) classification

Santarpaṇa (Diseases due to over nourishment), apatarpaṇa (diseases due to under nourishment)

According to roga mārga (disease pathways): Bāhya (external), ābhyantara (internal), or Madhya (intermediate)

Sāmānyaja (General classification) or nānātmaja (specific classification – by specific doshas)

80 vata conditions, 40 pitta conditions and 20 kapha conditions)

Prognosis: Sukha sādhya (Easily curable), kaṣṭa sādhya (Curable with difficulty), yāpya (Manageable but incurable), or asādhya (incurable)

30 main Ayurvedic Herbs

Herb classification and their energetics based on taste (rasa), potency (vīrya), post-digestive effect (vipāka), quality (guṇa) and unique action (prabhāva)

The actions of herbs (karma)

The counselor is informed of the major actions of an herb.

Factors of changing the dhātus (tissues)
Aggravation (vṛddhi) and depletion (kṣaya) of the doṣas and dhātus
Normal and abnormal functions of strotāṁsi (pathways)

Panchakarma. Vamana. Virechana. Basti. Raktamoksha. Nasya. 

Meditation (Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi)

  • Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi. How to understand your level of development in meditation 
  • Key Practice of Pranyahara 
  • What is needed for successful Pratyahara
  • Meditation posture, adjustment, place etc
  • Aromatherapy, ayurveda in meditation
  • Sound, Silence, Smell, Perception – how to adjust 5 elements and organ senses
  • Path from Pratyahara to Dharana
  • Fear, inpatience and other obstacles
  • Different types of feelings in physical body in meditative practice
  • Trataka with flame, light, object
  • Yoga Nidra and body scan with special elements
  • Sound meditation
  • Different types of Mantra meditation
  • Morning meditation technique
  • 5 elements meditation with mudras and bandhas
  • 7 chakra meditation of intermediate level
  • Breath and chakra meditation
  • Astrological meditation according to planets
  • Ajapa/japa
  • Ida/Pingala spinal rotation
  • Hridayakasha Dharana
  • Panchaprana Dharana
  • Pranava Dhyana
  • Yantra meditation 
  • Sound meditation
  • Tibetan meditation
  • Osho meditation

Discover techniques of balance and de-stress!

Yoga-Philosophical Aspects

    • 3 Main heterodox schools and their directions —Jain, Buddhist, and Cārvāka.
    • 6 main schools of orthodox Indian philosophy—Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkhya, Yoga, Mīmāṃsā and Vedanta.
    • Heterodox School (Nastika Darshan)
    • Charvaka or Lokayata
    • Philosophy of skepticism and materialism, No life after death, Religion is created by human
    • Criticized Vedas, Intelligence Resides in the body, hell is the earthly suffering. Death is a final destination
    • Buddha Darshan
  • Four noble truths- (Dukkha, Samudaya, Nirodha, Magga)
  • The Noble Eight fold ways
  • Correct understanding (Samma ditthi)
  • Correct thought (Samma sankappa)
  • Correct speech (Samma vaca)
  • Correct action (Samma kammanta)
  • Correct livelihood (Samma ajiva)
  • Correct effort (Samma vayama)
  • Correct mindfulness (Samma sati)
  • Correct concentration (Samma samadhi)
  • What is Karma, Rebirth, Law of Nature, do not believe in God.
  • Is it possible to remove karma influence in this life
  • How karma influence on future lives.
  • Jaina Darshan
  • Every object has own karma. Actions, results, danger.
  • 6 Universal Substance
  • Soul or consciousness- what is Jiva?
  • Matter – Pudugala
  • Medium of Motion- Dharma
  • Medium of Rest – Adharma
  • Space- Akasha
  • Time- Kala
  • Ethical Code: Five Yamas ( Main importance to Ahimsa)
  • Nyaya Darshan
  • Nyaya school accepts four Pramanas as reliable means of gaining knowledge
  • Pratyakṣa (perception)
  • Anumāṇa (inference) Upamāṇa (comparison and analogy) Śabda (word, testimony of past or present ).
  • Moksha (liberation), path of healthy life
  • Vaisheshika Darshan
  • Theory of Kanada and Uluka.
  • Desire ( Raga), Aversion ( Dvesha) and infatuation (moha) are called faults (Doshas )
  • The word is made of seven Padarthas
  • Dravya (substance)
  • Guṇa (quality)
  • Karma (activity)
  • Sāmānya (generality)
  • Viśeṣa (particularity)
  • Samavāya (inherence)
  • abhava (non-existence)


  • Founded  by Badarayana
  • Interpretation of “End of the Vedas”, contain Upanishads.
  • Prasthanatrayi Theory of Dualism and Non – Dualism
  • Prajnanam Brahma (प् र ज् ञा न म् ब् र ह् म) Brahman is intelligence
  • Aham Brahmasmi (अ ह म् ब् र ह् म अ स् म ि) I am a Brahman
  • Tat Tvam Asi (त त् त् व म् अ स ि) You are that
  • Ayam Atma Brahma (अ य म् आ त् मा ब् र ह् म) There is only one entity that is the Brahma
  • Satkaryavada – theory of causation
  • Achintya Bheda Abheda –  ‘non-difference’.
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • I Chapter Visada Yoga – The Yoga of Dejection of Arjuna
  • II Chapter Sankhya Yoga – The Yoga of Knowledge
  • III Chapter Karma Yoga – The Yoga of action
  • IV Chapter Jnana Yoga – The Yoga of knowledge as well as disciplines of action and knowledge
  • V Chapter Karma Vairagya Yoga – The Yoga of discipline and knowledge
  • VI Abhyasa Yoga – The Yoga of self control
  • VII Paramahamsa Vijnana Yoga – Knowledge of Nirguna Brahma & Manifest Divinity
  • VIII Aksara Parabrahman Yoga – The yoga of indestructible Brahma
  • IX Raja Vidya Guhya Yoga – The Yoga of sovereign science and sovereign secret
  • X Vibhuti Vistara Yoga – The Yoga of divine Glories
  • XI Visvarupa Darsana Yoga – The yoga of vision of the universal form
  • XII Bhakti Yoga – The Yoga of devotion
  • XIII – Ksetra-ksetrajna Vibhaga Yoga – The yoga between discrimination of the field and knower of the field
  • XIV- Gunatraya Vibhaga Yoga – The Yoga of division of 3 Gunas
  • XVIII- Moksa Opadesa Yoga – The Yoga of liberation through the pass of knowledge and self-surrender
  • XV – Purusottama Yoga – The Yoga of the supreme person
  • XVI – Daivasura Sampad Vibhaga Yoga – The Yoga of division between device and demoniacal properties
  • XVII – Sraddhatraya Vibhaga Yoga – The Yoga of division of threefold faith

Teaching methodology

  • How to teach mixed level yoga  class
  • How to create own yoga class of 30, 60, 90 minutes of intermediate level
  • Assessment and Observation in yoga class
  • Designing the asana sequence
  • Part of spirituality  in yoga class, required or not?
  • Teaching yoga indoor and outdoor, what is main difference
  • Yoga mats: types, qualities, how to choose
  • How to choose yoga props correctly.
  • Obstacles in teaching
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication in class
  • Timing in yoga class
  • How to create class in mixed level group
  • Yoga for busy people – or business yoga –does it make sense?
  • Teaching workshop and class – what is a difference?
  • Theory in yoga class – how to adjust?
  • How to be not a boring for clients?
  • Teaching and continuing education, what is next after I start to teach?
  • How to teach different groups of people?
  • Yoga certification
  • How to align posture according to physical and mental limitations of the client 

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