200 HOUR

Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

Become A Certified 200 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher

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Join the coolest, Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in India and transform your life. You will learn the skills and art of teaching Iyengar Yoga Therapy Postures with confidence. You will learn to design a yoga therapy using different healing techniques for disease and ailment.

Get ready to experience the flavor of inner peace, real joy, contentment & silence. Deepen your practice. Come and join Yoga therapy training in India at Goa and Dharamshala location. Book Now!

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200 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

Course Introduction

Duration – 25 Days

Yoga Chaitanya’s 200 Hour Yoga Therapy Training course is unique and one of the best yoga therapy certification programs. It is carefully designed using an integrated approach to yoga, meditation, ayurveda, and other alternative healing practices.

Our Yoga Therapy Training course is designed to address old chronic illnesses. It will also help to manage physical, mental, and emotional health issues. During this yoga therapist training, you will learn ancient healing yogic and Ayurvedic practices.

You will learn to teach alignment-based yoga postures (Iyengar Style), and breathing techniques. The course will further elaborate on the healing potential of yogic and ayurvedic diets, yoga nidra, cleansing techniques, mudras, laughter therapy, and different meditation techniques to heal various diseases.

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You will learn Iyengar Style (Therapeutic) yoga asana & sequence for different ailments. Training will focus on techniques so that even the beginner will have a detailed understanding of how to practice asanas to obtain the maximum benefit.

You will learn the application of simple props, to gradually build up strength, confidence, and flexibility without the threat of strain or injury. 

You will acquire the expertise and proficiency to work with different clients struggling with severe health issues, chronic diseases, injuries, or the old age group. 

**On completion of the 200 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Course, you will get three certificates. The first is with “Yoga Therapy” accredited by “Yoga Chaitanya International Institute” as a Yoga Therapist. The second is with “Holistic Yoga with an Ayurvedic approach” from our status as an RYS® Yoga Alliance. The third one is for registered “Laughter Yoga Leader” certified by International Laughter Yoga University.**

Who Can Join Yoga Therapy Teacher Training?

Our 200-hour Yoga Therapy Training certification Course is open to a diverse range of individuals. If you are passionate about the healing potential of yoga therapy, then this training is for you. We welcome people of different ages, genders, nationalities, and professions. This program welcomes:

Yoga Teachers

If you are an experienced yoga instructor who wants to deepen your knowledge and skills in therapeutic yoga practices. You can better serve your students and work as a yoga therapist.

Yoga Practitioners & Therapists

If you are a yoga practitioner and certified yoga therapist. If you are thinking of exploring therapeutic applications and deepening your practice.

Senior Center Care Workers

If you work in a professional senior care facility. If you want to incorporate gentle and therapeutic yoga practices to enhance the well-being of elders.

Alternative Therapists

If you practice alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, massage, or energy healing. If you are interested in complementing these practices with therapeutic yoga for holistic healing.

Nurses

If you are a registered nurse and you are thinking of adding yoga therapy as a tool to manage chronic conditions of patients.

Psychotherapists

If you are a Mental health professional, psychotherapist, or counselor. If you want to incorporate yoga therapy techniques to support your clients' mental and emotional well-being.

What you will Learn in Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

  • Introduction to Yoga Eye Exercises for Eyesight Improvement. 
  • Introduction to Classical Suryanamaskar. 
  • Introduction to modified versions of Suryanamaskar for elders and injured people & use of props.
  • Introduction to Anti Rheumatic exercises (wind release exercises) for Vata management or joints management.
  • Introduction to wind release exercises for the digestive system for Vata & Pitta management.
  • Introduction to Energy Releasing exercises for activation of body and Kapha management.
  • Introduction to Fundamentals of Asana Practice.
  • Practice and learn the key poses in each category of Iyengar Yoga Therapy Postures (standing poses, forward bends, backbends, lateral, twists, inversions, and meditation). 
  • The modifications, and variations we can use for both beginners and advanced practitioners. How to practice with mindful awareness according to your own body and student needs.
  • Learn how to work with contradictions and the use of modifications within your teaching to ensure a safe and effective practice for your students and common health issues.
  • Introduction to Iyengar Yoga Therapy sequences for different ailments and diseases.
  • Use of Prop for Designing Yoga Therapy.
  • Sanskrit pronunciation of Asanas with benefits & details.
  • What are the therapeutic effects of different asana categories on the human body?
  • You will gain both an understanding and practice in how to sequence yoga therapy class that cultivates creativity, independence, and authenticity and allows you to grow as a teacher so you feel fully confident to teach your students in the practice of yoga therapy.
  • Understanding warm-up sequences, peak postures, and how to incorporate counter-poses.
  • How to prepare effective Lesson planning and Sequencing for both beginners and advanced students.
  • Principles and Skills for Interacting with Students and Clients.
  • Developing Healing Communication Skills.
  • Assessing and Planning Healing Practices.
  • Health Assessment for self, patients, and students.
  • Art of body reading.
  • Interviewing and Assessing
  • Creating a Therapeutic Yoga Practice Treatment Plan.
  • Implementing a Therapeutic Yoga Practice Treatment Plan.
  • Introduction to pranayama.
  • What is Prana and its importance?
  • Anatomy and science of breathing. (Pranayama)
  • Different Stages of Pranayama.
  • Classification of Pranayama and its types.
  • Introduction to Breath awareness exercise.
  • Introduction and application of Breath Balancing Posture.
  • Abdominal Breathing, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Thoracic Breathing, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Clavicular Breathing, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Yogic Breathing, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Kapalbhati Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Bhastrika Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Nadi Shodhana Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Anulom Vilom Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Ujjayi Pranayama,, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Bhramari Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Sheetali Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Sheetkari Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Surya Bhedana Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Chandra Bhedana Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.
  • Practice, theory, training & teaching practice of all the above-mentioned pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precaution & contraindication.
  • Application of Pranayama as a healing practice for yoga therapy.
  • Introduction to Meditation its definition and aim.
  • Science of Meditation
  • How to meditate.
  • Meditation postures.
  • How to Teach Meditation.
  • Types of Meditation and their Importance.
  • Vipassana Meditation.
  • Meditations for chakra healing: Chakra Sound Meditation & Chakra Breathing Meditation.
  • Kundalini Meditation.
  • Nadhabrahma Meditation.
  • Silence Meditation.
  • Introduction & Practice of Guided Relaxation (Yoga Nidra).
  • How to Design Guided Relaxation (Yoga Nidra) for a particular disease or ailment.
  • Body Mind Balancing Meditation.
  • Meditations for handling pain and suffering.

In this, module on Yoga Therapy in India you will be introduced to different types of Yoga kriyas .i.e the cleansing techniques that help to cleanse the body and facilitates the healing process. You will practice, and learn kriyas like Jal Neti, Agnisar kriya, Kunjal kriya, and Trataka. Techniques like Shankhaprakshalana or Varisara Dhauti, Laghoo Shankhaprakshalana, TTK, Ganesh Kriya, Ashwani Kriya.

  • Introduction to Bandhas.
  • Importance of Bandhas.
  • Execution of Energy locks. (Bandhas)
  • Application of Bandhas in yoga practice.
  • Introduction to Mula Bandha. (The Root Lock)
  • Introduction to Uddiyana Bandha. (The Abdominal Lock)
  • Introduction to Jalandhara Bandha. (The Throat Lock)
  • Introduction to Maha Bandha. (The Great Lock)
  • Mantras with meaning and their essence.
  • Opening & Closing Mantras for Yoga Therapy.
  • Mantras self-healing & Peace.
  • Introduction to Mudras.
  • Different types of Mudras & their significance.
  • How Yoga Mudras work. 
  • What is the science of Hasta Yoga Mudras?
  • Guidelines for Hasta Yoga Mudras.
  • Introduction to Mudras for Pranayama.
  • Introduction to Tattva Yoga Mudras.
  • Introduction to Prana Yoga Mudras.
  • Introduction to Personality Development.
  • Introduction to Mudras for Meditation.
  • Introduction to Mudras for common diseases & ailments.

Introduction to the major systems of the human body and how these systems are connected to the yoga practice.

    • Cardiovascular System.
    • Respiratory System. 
    • Digestive System. 
    • Skeletal System. 
    • Muscular System. 
    • Endocrine System. 
    • Urinary System. 
    • Integumentary System. 
    • Lymphatic System. 
    • Nervous System.
    • Reproductive System. 
    • The biomechanics of the body, understanding movement and the effects on our body.
    • Spine and its common disorders.
    • Common misalignment issues and how to create a safe and accessible practice for your students.
  • The foundation of Yoga, it’s legacy.
  • What is the history of Yoga?
  • What is Yoga, and its real essence and meaning?
  • Different types of Yoga and Styles of Yoga.
  • Introduction to Yoga philosophy.
  • Introduction to Eight Limbs of Yoga.
  • Introduction to Patanjali Yoga Sutras. 
  • Introduction to Yoga sutras from Bhagwad Gita.
  • Introduction to the Story of Mahabharata & Bhagavad Gita wisdom.
  • Introduction to Yoga Sutras from Hatha Yoga Pradipika.
  • Subtle yogic anatomy.
  • Introduction to Energetic Physiology. 
  • Introduction to Energy Center (Chakras). 
  • Introduction to Five Koshas. 
  • Introduction to Energy Channels(Three Main Nadis). 
  • Introduction to Energy Knots (Granthis).
  • Concept of Prana and Prana Vayus., its role and significance in the human body.
  • Concepts of Three Gunas. (Sattva, Rajas & Tamas) 
  • What is a Yogic Diet, its significance, and the role of the vegetarian diet in sadhana and spiritual life?
  • What is Ayurveda?
  • History of Ayurveda.
  • The Five Elements: Building Blocks of Nature
  • Introduction to three doshas of Ayurveda. (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) 
  • Concepts of Prakruti and Vikruti.
  • How to Determine Your Constitutional Type.
  • Evaluate your own Dosha.
  • Characteristics of the Vata Individual.
  • Characteristics of the Pitta Individual.
  • Characteristics of the Kapha Individual.
  • Diseases related to Vata, Pitta, and Kapha Dosha imbalance.
  • What is Disease as per Ayurveda?
  • What is Health as per Ayurveda?
  • Implementation of Ayurveda as a therapy.
  • Nature and the Six Tastes.
  • How to balance each dosha with diet?
  • Ayurvedic Lifestyle’s daily routine.
  • Ayurvedic tips for daily routine.
  • Ayurvedic tips for diet & digestion.
  • Ayurvedic tips for physical hygiene.
  • Ayurvedic tips for mental hygiene.

 

Laughter is one of the most important tools for healing, and it has numerous benefits. Many scientific research, studies suggest the positive effect of laughter on people struggling with chronic diseases. This is the reason laughter yoga is included in yoga therapy teacher training. In this module, you will learn to teach and implement laughter as a therapy. You will learn to conduct laughter yoga exercises and laughter meditation. You will learn:

  • Introduction to Laughter Yoga.
  • Objectives of Laughter Yoga Leader Training.
  • Basics Of Laughter Yoga, reasons for practice, and benefits.
  • Structure of Laughter Yoga Session.
  • Introduction to Elements of Joy.
  • Introduction to Four Steps Of The Laughter Yoga.
  • System, procedures, and protocols of Laughter Yoga Session.
  • How To Lead A Laughter Yoga Session Effectively Guidelines.
  • Role Of The Laughter Yoga Leader.
  • Developing Communication Skills, Body Language, and Confidence for the Stage Appearance.
  • Introduction to Laughter Meditation Basics.
  • Introduction to guidelines for doing Laughter Meditation.
  • Concept, Philosophy, and Science Of Laughter Yoga in detail.
  • Do We Need A Sense Of Humor To Laugh?
  • How To Laugh When You Don’t Feel Like Laughing?
  • How Can You Laugh When You Are Not Happy?
  • Why Do Children Laugh 300 To 400 Times And Adults Only 15 Times?
  • How to train ourselves to Laugh?
  • The Essential Link Between Yoga And Laughter.
  • Laughter Yoga & Science of Breathing.
  • Introduction to Scientific Research On Laughter Yoga.
  • Introduction to Health Benefits Of Laughter.
  • Introduction to Contra-Indication For Laughter Yoga.
  • How to execute and teach Laughter Yoga in Companies And Corporations? (Business World)
  • Introduction to Benefits Of Laughter Yoga In Companies
  • How to execute and teach Laughter Yoga to School Children?
  • Introduction to Benefits Of Laughter Yoga For School Children.
  • How To Laugh Alone? 
  • How to add more Laughter to your life?
  • Laughing on the Face of Challenges. 
  • Identify your stressors and develop Laughter Exercises For Them.
  • How To Start A Laughter Club?
  • Basic guidelines for organizing public seminars, promoting and running Laughter Yoga Sessions?
  • Media, And Publicity.
  • How To Use Laughter Yoga For Earning?
  • What is Free & what is chargeable in Laughter Yoga?
  • How to execute and teach Laughter Yoga to Seniors, its techniques, and practice.
  • Introduction to Benefits Of Laughter Yoga For Seniors.
  • Use and implementation of grounding exercises, silence meditation, yoga nidra, humming, pranayamas, and chanting after the Laughter session.
  • Skype & Telephone Laughter, World Laugher Day.
  • Details About Forms & Other Details.
  • Demonstration and practice of 40 basic Laughter Yoga Exercises followed by Student Participation.
  • Demonstration and practice of Laughter Meditation.
  • Demonstration and practice of Laughter group dynamic activities.

Teaching Practice and Feedback

We have a proper teaching practice class in Yoga Therapy Teacher Training program. You will get opportunities to teach the Iyengar Yoga Postures for yoga therapy. Initially, you will start teaching one-on-one and then teaching in small groups. Finally, you will lead and teach a larger group at the end of the course.

You will practice pranayama, mudras, and meditation teaching in their respective classes.

For the laughter yoga module, you will practice teaching instructions, body language, presentation skills, laughter exercises, laughter meditation, and group dynamic activities in one on one or small groups.

You will receive teaching feedback based on your teachings from your teacher and batchmates. This will help you improve your communication and teaching skills. Further, it will help you find your unique style as a Yoga Therapy Teacher.

Art of Sequencing

You will learn the art and principles of creating a Yoga Therapy sequence using Iyengar Yoga Postures for a disease or an ailment.

This will cover pacing and class management of Iyengar Yoga Postures flow or sequences for different body types, and ailments, to heal physical, mental & emotional issues. You will also learn to create a complete yoga therapy for a disease or an ailment using different healing tools like asanas, pranayama, mudras, kriya, yoga nidra, ayurvedic diet, laughter therapy, and meditation.

 

Art of Teaching

At Yoga Chaitanya International Institute you will learn & practice the following teaching principle during the Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Program.

  • Terms, Instructions & details for guiding through a yoga asana practice. ( Iyenger style)
  • Adjustments, alignment, and hands-on adjustments while teaching Iyengar Yoga Postures for yoga therapy.
  • Safety measures and concerns while adjusting. 
  • Art of Observation, assistance, and correction, Cueing. (verbal, visual, physical)
  • Art and principles of demonstration while guiding.
  • Voice management and projection techniques covering pitch, pace, pause, tone, and rhythm. Learning voice modulation for guiding through Iyengar Yoga Postures, pranayama, meditation, yoga nidra, and mantras. How to make your voice strong, sharp, soothing, deep, and vibrant.
  • Class management, floor presence, and time management.
  • Receiving and giving feedback.
  • Ethics for a good yoga teacher.

Practicum & Final assessment

Students will go through three types of assessments: first is a written exam, then they have to demonstrate the technique ( Asana, Pranayama, or meditation) and finally, they will go through the teaching practicum where they have to teach the complete asana class.

During the final stage of the Practicum of  Yoga Therapy Teacher Training program, you have to lead and teach a 90-minute self-designed yoga therapy class.

General Professionalism

Understanding the principles of general professionalism required for a Yoga Therapy Teacher or a Yoga Business/Brand.

Understanding and Implementation of concepts Marketing, and promotion, Ethical Commitment, Scope of Practice, Code of Conduct. Tools for Business Development, Liability insurance, waivers, invoicing, etc.

We have included this module of self-evaluation, self-discovery, and self-healing, in all of our yoga teacher training in India & Thailand. During the last week of the training, you will experience different meditations, and healing techniques, and go through a questionnaire that will help you understand yourself in depth. This will help you heal and develop better relationships with yourself and others.

What you will Gain & Get in Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

After completing of 200 hours Yoga Therapy Teacher Training you will get:

Creative skills to design:

  • Skills for Health Evaluation of patients or students. 
  • Complete Yoga therapy for a disease or ailment.
  • Ayurvedic diet plan for disease or ailment.
  • Yoga Asana sequence for a disease or ailment.
  • Meditation practices and sequences for healing.
  • Laughter yoga session or Laughter therapy session.
  • Pranayama and Mudra sequence.
  • Guided relaxation or Yoga Nidra sessions.
  • Integrate all the Holistic Practices. 

Confidence & skill to teach:

  • Various Yoga therapy Asanas and sequences. (Iyenger style)
  • Active, passive, and traditional meditation techniques.
  • Breathing Practice. (Pranayamas) 
  • Guided relaxation. (Yoga Nidra)
  • Laughter Yoga exercises.
  • Laughter Meditation.
  • Healing Mudras.
  • Kriyas.

Embracing Yoga Beyond the Mat:

  • Implementation of yoga in daily life, beyond the mat.
  • Implementation of Svadhyaya (self-study or evaluation) by experiencing our unique module for self-discovery, self-healing, and meditation. 
  • Implementation and understanding of yogic philosophy and spirituality in daily life.
  • You will experience depth in your personal yoga and meditation journey.
  • You will experience a real yogic lifestyle and the flavor of real joy, peace, contentment & silence.

Yoga Alliance Certification & Professional Skills:

  • You will receive an international, 200-hour Yoga Alliance-accredited Holistic Yoga with an Ayurvedic approach certification from our status as an RYS® Yoga Alliance.
  • You will receive another certificate of, 200-hour Yoga Therapy Teacher certification accredited by “Yoga Chaitanya International Institute”.
  • You will receive an Internationally recognized Laughter Yoga Leader certificate from Laughter Yoga International University.
  • Lifetime registration of Laughter Yoga International University.
  • You will learn, and understand to Implement Ethical Commitment, Scope of Practice, Code of Conduct, General professionalism, Marketing, and promotion. Tools for Business Development, Liability insurance, waivers, invoicing, etc.

Complimentary Addons

  • Free Ayurvedic Massage. (1No)
  • Free Consultation from an Ayurvedic Doctor. (1No)
  • Pack of Yoga Chaitanya’s Ayurvedic & Herbal Wellness Teas.

Daily Schedule for Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Program

Every day of our 200 hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in India is an extraordinary adventure. Our courses are properly balanced, and we provide a structured learning environment with frequent breaks and interactive activities to maintain an ideal atmosphere for learning.

Time Scheduled Class
7.00 am to 9.00 am
Asana Practice ( Led / Mysore style)
9.00 am to 10.30 am
Breakfast
10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Asana Lab, Alignment, Teaching Curriculum
12.30 pm to 2.30 pm
Lunch & Rest
2:30 pm to 3.15 pm
Yoga Anatomy / Physiology
3:15 pm to 4:00 pm
Yoga Philosophy
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Pranayama, Mudras theory & practice
5.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Tea Break
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Meditation

The schedule of the Yoga Therapy Teacher Training course is subject to change to ensure the completion of the syllabus. The schedule may change every week to cover all the subjects & programs.

Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Goa, India

Upcoming Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Goa in 2024

Dates & Fees for Teacher Training Courses in Goa

Training Date Training Program Shared Room Fee Single Room Fee Availablity
03-25 Jan 2024
Ashtanga & Yin Yoga Teacher Training
$1,500
$1,750
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05 Feb - 01 Mar 2024
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
Sold Out
06-30 Mar 2024
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
Sold Out
07-29 Oct 2024
Ashtanga & Yin Yoga Teacher Training
$1,500
$1,750
04-28 Nov 2024
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
09 Dec-02 Jan 2025
Yoga Therapy Teacher Training
$1,800
$2,000

Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Dharamshala, India

Upcoming Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Dharmshala in 2024

Dates & Fees for Teacher Training Courses in Dharamshala, Himalayas

Training Date Training Program Shared Room Fee Single Room Fee Availablity
15 April - 09 May 2024
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
Sold Out
13 May-06 June 2024
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
Sold Out
12 June-06 July 2024
Yoga Therapy Teacher Training
$1,800
$2,000
29 July-22 Aug 2024
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
02-26 Sept 2024
Yoga Therapy Teacher Training
$1,800
$2,000

Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Goa, India

Upcoming Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Goa in 2025

Dates & Fees for Teacher Training Courses in Goa

Training Date Training Program Shared Room Fee Single Room Fee Availablity
08 Jan-01 Feb 2025
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
10 Feb-06 Mar 2025
Yoga Therapy Teacher Training
$1,800
$2,000
06-28 Oct 2025
Ashtanga & Yin Yoga Teacher Training
$1,500
$1,750
03-27 Nov 2025
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
03 -27 Dec 2025
Yoga Therapy Teacher Training
$1,800
$2,000

Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Dharamshala, India

Upcoming Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Dharmshala in 2025

Dates & Fees for Teacher Training Courses in Dharamshala, Himalayas

Training Date Training Program Shared Room Fee Single Room Fee Availablity
14 April - 06 May 2025
Ashtanga & Yin Yoga Teacher Training
$1,500
$1,750
13 May-06 June 2025
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
12 June-06 July 2025
Yoga Therapy Teacher Training
$1,800
$2,000
28 July-21 Aug 2025
Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
$1,650
$1,900
01-25 Sept 2025
Yoga Therapy Teacher Training
$1,800
$2,000

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Irina Zaitseva

Russia

5/5

I just finished my 200hrs Yin Yang Yoga teacher training with Yoga Chaitanya. The course materials and classes go in subtle depth into all the aspects of yoga, meditation & spirituality. The training is intense but in a transformative way. Sukhvinder( Sukhi) has helped me a lot and given me the confidence to teach yoga classes. His philosophical & technical knowledge of yoga and spirituality is truly awesome. It has given me a new perspective to see yoga & spirituality. I am thinking to come back for my 200hrs Yoga therapy teacher training program. Thank you so much.

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Alita Agora

Spain

5/5

I did my first teacher training with Sukhi ( Yoga Chaitanya) in multi-style Ashtanga vinyasa and Yin yoga and I can only describe the experience as excellent. Not only he’s a great teacher with vast knowledge in all areas but also an amazing human being with a huge heart. Yoga Chaitanya’s trainings will give you all skills needed to start teaching with confidence. Highly recommend!

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Simran

United Kingdom

5/5

I would highly recommend the Yin yoga and meditation teacher training program from Yoga Chaitanya. I experienced enriching and profound four weeks, in which I was able to learn a lot about meditation and also about myself. We learn all the details of yin yoga and the different types of meditations required for modern man, and various philosophies. The last part of the training is very interesting the laughter therapy & self-discovery module. It was a life-changing experience and I discovered immense joy and peace within myself. I definitely would come back for further trainings!

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Marelene Palestino

Mexico

5/5

It was an exceptional experience of my life to spend one month at a Yoga Chaitanya with a group of beautiful and kind people. We experienced a lot of dancing, singing, chanting, laughter, tears, and silence. After this training, I am feeling fresh & alive. This Yin yoga and meditation teacher training has helped me a lot. I have discovered many new things about my personality. Before this training, I never thought that I will be able to teach yoga. Sukhvinder(Sukhi) trained us with precise details, which helped us gain technical & presentation skills. I truly appreciate the personal attention and care from the teachers

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Aasish Khanna

India

5/5

I was struggling with sciatica for a long time, then I attended a few sessions of yoga therapy with sukhvinder. Sukhi help me heal my lower back issues. Since then yoga is a part of my life. Recently I completed my Yoga therapy teacher training with Yoga Chaitanya International Institute. The structure of the course is outstanding, it covers all aspects of healing i.e. scientific, spiritual, and ayurvedic. These four weeks at yoga Chaitanya was one the best time of my life. Sukhi helped me a lot to understand the concepts of designing yoga therapy for a disease and teaching dynamics. I highly recommend Yoga Chaitanya’s Yoga Therapy TTC program, it has all that you need to learn for Yoga therapy.

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Kasia Mikolajewski

Norway

5/5

Just completed my yoga therapy teacher training with Yoga Chaitanya and I am feeling sad to go home. The course was very interesting, very intensive on schedule, learning, teaching, and transformational meditations. Sukhvinder is a very knowledgeable & passionate teacher, his command of philosophy, asanas, and anatomy is exceptional. Sukhvinder infuses joy & playfulness, and sincerity into every class and that makes his teaching highly interesting and engaging. I am a changed person after going through this training. I am deeply grateful! If you are looking for a profound, authentic, life-changing, and blissful yoga teacher training experience, please don’t look further. Don’t miss this opportunity. 🙏🏼 HIGHLY RECOMMEND !

Meet your Lead Yoga Teacher

sukhvinder singh master yoga teacher

(ERYT-500 & YACEP with 20,000+ hours of teaching experience)

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Namaste / Sat Shri Akal,

I am Sukhvinder Singh, founder and director of Yoga Chaitanya International Institute and I will be your lead teacher/trainer in 200-hour yoga teacher training courses.

I was born in India in a spiritual Sikh family. My philosophical, yogic, and Vedic education started at the age of 13 years along with my primary education. After schooling, I did Engineering & started working with different MNCs for almost one decade, but I was missing something in my life. So I pursued my passion for yoga & meditation.

I started visiting different yoga and meditation ashrams and did many meditative therapies such as mystic rose, no mind, born again, and vipassana meditation. 

I am certified in Hatha yoga from Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan (A subsidiary of Bihar School of Yoga), ERYT-500 from Yoga Alliance USA in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, Yin Yoga, Vinyasa flow, therapeutic Iyengar yoga, and Ayurveda. 

I am a certified Laughter Yoga Teacher from International Laughter Yoga University and, a Meditation Teacher from Osho International. 

I teaching yoga teacher training courses, stress management sessions, workshops, and retreats in corporates, and fitness centers, in India, Russia, Lebanon, Taiwan & Thailand for the last decade. 

After teaching and meeting people from different countries and cultures, I have designed these three unique Yoga Teacher Training courses. These Training programs are revolutionary and they will surely change your life.

Location of our Yoga School

Yoga training in Goa

Our yoga teacher training courses are conducted at a beautiful location in North Goa. Our YTTC location in Goa is a beautiful, uncrowded, un-commercial place away from the chaos of the city.

You will find serene beaches, coconut palms, and a gentle sea breeze. and tranquil atmosphere. The lush greenery and the soothing sound of sea waves will create an ambiance that will help you connect with nature.

Sunset & sunrise in Goa is breathtaking. It’s a peaceful, gentle, laid-back, place to chill, meditate and learn. You will find Goa as a haven for yoga enthusiasts and meditators who seek solace and self-discovery.

Nature and the environment over here will support your learning and spiritual development. We offer twin-sharing and single-private room accommodation options. You can choose the accommodation as per your budget & comfort.

The location of our yoga training school is miles away from the hustles & bustles of the city in the lush green hills of the beautiful village of Keri. We are surrounded by the scenic & serene beaches of Querim, Arambol, Mandrem, Ashvem, and Morjim. Sweet Water Lake and historical Terekhol Fort Redi Ganesh Temple are also close to our place.

Our yoga Shala has a waterfall view. It is a perfect destination for all the beach and hill lovers. It is a place of tranquility & solace. You will stay at a beautiful Resort in North Goa, India. The Resort has a clean, pollution-free hygienic atmosphere and efficient 24×7 staff. The resort provides beautiful twin-sharing and single-room accommodations with en-suite bathrooms.

All rooms have a balcony and chair and appropriate lighting. There is a security guard at night for the safety of the students. Some common areas and entrances are under CCTV surveillance for the security of students & staff.

There is a parking space for cars /scooters as well. The center includes a vegetarian restaurant where can can have tasty and nutritious yogic meals. You will always get Wi-Fi and filtered drinking water in the kitchen area.

Yoga training in Dharamshala

We are located in Tangroti village of Dharamshala, India. For the Yoga TTC courses, you will stay in a Resort located at the hilltop of Tangroti village in Dharamshala. It’s a very peaceful place in the lap of nature. The resort is surrounded by the Himalayas hills and Chir Pine, Oak, and Deodar tree forests, and an old temple. You can feel the silence of the jungle & Himalayas.

We provide clean single and shared rooms all with en-suite Italian bathrooms and a centralized air conditioning system. All the rooms have a balcony with chairs, common space & library. The resort has a clean, pollution-free hygienic atmosphere and efficient 24×7 staff with CCTV surveillance and parking space.

Food in Teacher Trainings Courses

We at Yoga Chaitanya believe that “Food is Medicine”. This is why food plays a vital role in yoga, meditation & spiritual courses and programs. You will get a balanced Ayurvedic and Yogic diet in this Yoga therapy teacher training in India.

A balanced Ayurvedic and Yogic diet will help you ground and it will enhance the overall effectiveness of the practice. Diet has its therapeutic effects. It will support your physical health, mental clarity, emotional balance, and spiritual growth.

All meals are pure Vegetarian. The meals include seasonal fruits, vegetables, and juices. Each meal is freshly prepaid with local Indian ingredients with light seasoning to nourish the meals with essential nutrients. All the foods are served fresh within a short time after the preparation so that the vital life energy/prana is not lost.

Yoga Therapy Teacher Training FAQ's


A 200 hour yoga therapy certification program is unique yoga training. In this training, you will get the knowledge and practical skills to design and teach yoga therapy.

This Yoga Therapy Teacher Training course is open to all. Yoga enthusiasts of all levels, from beginners to experienced practitioners. 

If you aspiring yoga teachers, yoga practitioners & therapists, senior center care workers, alternative therapists, health care professionals, nurses, psychotherapists.

We recommend that you should have practiced yoga for at least 6 months before the 200-hour yoga teacher training program. However, this is a suggestion and not a strict requirement

Yoga Therapy is different from a normal yoga class. In Yoga Therapy, you create a personalized approach for your clients. It uses yoga practices to address specific physical, mental, or emotional health issues of your client.
Yoga Therapy practices are designed to meet individual needs and focus on therapeutic outcomes.

This Training is open to a diverse range of individuals. If you are a Yoga teacher, yoga practitioner, healthcare professional, therapist, counselor. Anyone interested in using yoga for therapeutic purposes can enroll. Yoga Therapy training program is intense and it requires complete dedication.

During this yoga therapy certification program, you will learn ancient yogic practices and Ayurvedic principles of healing. You will learn
to teach :

  • Alignment-based yoga postures.
  • Yoga Nidra.
  • Breathing techniques. 
  • Cleansing techniques.
  • Mudras.
  • Yogic and Ayurvedic Diets.
  • Relaxation Techniques. 
  • Laughter Therapy.
  • Different Meditation Techniques to Heal Various Diseases.
  • In addition to this, you’ll learn about anatomy, sequencing, alignment, teaching methodology, bandhas, and philosophy. 

This program offers a well-rounded education to help you confidently teach and design yoga therapy.

To register for the 200-Hour Yoga Therapy Training Course, please click the “Book Now” button and complete the registration form. You’ll receive further instructions regarding payment, pre-training materials, and logistics upon registration. The cost of this yoga therapy certification program is $1,800 for shared accommodation and $2,000 for single accommodation. The cost includes meals also.

After completing the Yoga Therapy teacher training course, you can work as a yoga therapist. You can work independently or in collaboration with healthcare professionals. You can also integrate yoga therapy into your existing healthcare or therapy practice.

Yes, Yoga Therapy is complementary to medical treatment and you should not replace it. You should use it as a complementary practice along with conventional healthcare to support well-being and address specific health concerns. Always consult your doctor before starting any Yoga Therapy program.