Yoga Teachers Training Course (Non-Residential Weekend Program) is for beginners & advanced practitioners, those who wanted to study yoga in depth. This course is covering all the aspects of yoga including benefits, alignments, adjustments, modifications, and counter-indications of poses (asanas). Pranayama, meditation, yogic philosophy & anatomy and physiology of the body & mind are also studied in a systematic way. Students can strengthen their own yoga practice through self-discipline and awareness and build experience and confidence to teach others the path of harmony through a yogic life.


Yoga Teachers Training Course (Non-Residential Program) | SauYoga Spiritual School

Yoga Teachers Training Course (Non-Residential Program) | SauYoga Spiritual School


This Yoga Teachers Training Course (Non-Residential Weekend Program) are not like any other certificate program which focuses more on the theory part but these courses focus on the practical aspects for the student to become a teacher. A student can independently teach Yoga to others or open their center after successful completion of the course.

There are 2 programs in the Non-Residential Weekend Program.

  1. Yoga Teachers Training (200 HRs) – Beginners – 03 Months
  2. Yoga Teachers Training (300 HRs) – Advanced – 05 Months
  3. Yoga Teachers Training (500 HRs) – Beginners + Advanced – 08 Months

Students can go for Yoga TTC 300 HRs only after the successful completion of the Yoga TTC 200 HRs. The student can also opt for Yoga TTC 500 combined course which can be completed in 08 months.


Yoga Teachers Training Course (Non-residential) in Nashik | Anahata Spiritual Centre


Each successful graduate will be awarded a certificate from SauYoga Spiritual School, SauYoga Foundation.

There are certain objectives of the course,

  • Broaden understanding of yoga principles.
  • Strengthen your personal yoga practice.
  • Build a firm foundation from which to teach others.



How You Can Become a Better Teacher Through This Course :

The requisites of a teacher are to have sound and authentic knowledge along with good intentions of sharing knowledge. Through this course, you will learn what it takes to be a good teacher. Teaching aspects can be improvised in different ways :

  • Understanding what kind of teacher you are (your personality traits and what could be improvised ).
  • Ability to identify Practitioners/s needs, today’s lifestyle and urban needs.
  • How to plan classes, teach and learn throughout the course.
  • Building confidence to lead group and personal classes.





Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga

  • What is Hatha yoga?
  • Surya Namaskar with mantra awareness
  • Standing series of asana
  • Kneeling series of asana
  • Sitting series of asana
  • Lying on stomach series of Asana
  • Inversion series of asana
  • Importance of sequence of asana
  • Asana benefits and its contra-indications
  • Primary Series
  • What is Vinyasa?
  • 9 Drishti in Ashtanga series
  • Importance of Ujjai and Bandha in series



  • Chest breathing v/s diaphragmatic breathing
  • What are Prana and Pranayama mean?
  • Types of Pranayama practices
  • What is Nadi?
  • What are Ida and Pingala?
  • Seven main practices of Pranayama



  • What is Yoga?
  • History of Yoga
  • The four Yuga in Yogic Tradition
  • The five koshas (bodies)
  • What is Self-Realization & Liberation? Why?
  • What is consciousness?
  • The four faculties of mind –field
  • Five Stages of Mind -Field
  • Intro to Kama Sutra
  • Eight limbs of Yoga of Patanjali
  • Waking, Dreaming, Deep state in Yogic Science?
  • Meditation and Yoga Nidra?
  • Intro to Yogic sleeping lifestyle



  • What is Yogic Anatomy and physiology?
  • Introduction of the respiratory system & yogic breathing
  • Shat-kriya practices for benefits on a body
  • Pranayama connection to a digestive and immune system?
  • Asana effects on joints, spine and muscular system?
  • The structure of the spine and its movement in yoga
  • Types of contraction in the muscular system
  • Studies and discussion about spine according to a yogic point of view


Swar Yog Shastra

  • What is Swar Yog Shastra?
  • Different types of breathing.
  • The alternate breathing.
  • Three Swaras.
  • Ida, Pingala & Sushumna with swaras.
  • Inherent energy of breath.
  • Three states of consciousness.
  • Sound & Form of swara.
  • Five Koshas (sheaths)
  • Evolution through koshas.
  • Different Pran Vayus in the human body.


  • What is Meditation?
  • The difference between Dharna and Dhyana?
  • Types of Meditation?
  • Breath Awareness Meditation
  • Contemplative Walking Meditation
  • Mantra Awareness Meditation
  • Inner Light Meditation
  • Full Moon Meditation


Yog Nidra

  • What is sleep?
  • Three states of consciousness
  • Benefits of deep sleep
  • What is Yoga Nidra?
  • Yoga Nidra practices from Satyananda tradition
  • How Yoga Nidra practices cure insomnia problem?


Adjustment & Alignment

  • Six steps of doing Asana correctly
  • Workshop on side bending and front & back bending
  • How to make the mind flexible by making the body flexible?
  • How to use of props for protection?
  • An alternative style of Asana for various benefits
  • Various limitations and contraindications of specific yoga practices



  • Introduction of Mantra yoga
  • Importance of (OM)-AUM
  • Mantra for Meal Purification, Obstacles, Realization, universal masters to bless, well being


Mudras & Bandhas

  • Importance of Mudra according to Hatha Yoga
  • Types of Mudra
  • Practicum of Gyana & Chin Mudra
  • Practicum of Ashwini Mudra
  • Physical, Mental and Spiritual Benefits of Mudra
  • Nine Main Doors in Human Body
  • What & Why are Yogic locks?
  • What are its preparation & its benefits?
  • Three Main Bandha
  • Moola Bandha-Root Lock


Teaching Methodology

  • Disciplines of yoga teachers and students
  • The scope of listening, presence, directive and non-directive dialogue
  • How important is the demonstration?
  • What are the preparations for the classroom?
  • How to describe the practice, techniques, and delivery in teaching a class?
  • What are the seven steps of becoming a great Yoga teacher?


Yogic Cooking

  • Yogic Healthy Kichadi
  • Indian natural Tea


Group Discussion

  • Group Discussion
  • The root cause of all pain and suffering is ignorance, how?


Examination & Internship

  • Theory Assignments based on teachings
  • A short examination paper based on knowledge from the course
  • Teaching Examination





Hatha Yoga

  • Hatha Yoga – Advance Classical And Traditional Style
  • Chandra Namaskar With Chakra Awareness
  • Advance Series Of Joints And Glands Exercise
  • Balancing Series Of Asana
  • Core Practices Of Asana
  • Difference B/W Hatha And Ashtanga Yoga
  • Twisting Series Of Asana
  • 4 Important Meditative Postures
  • Study of Asanas
  • Shankprashalana Asana Series For Cleaning Abdomen
  • Asana according to Patanjali


Ashtanga Yoga

  • Intermediate Series
  • Flexibility And Strength For Series
  • Importance To Have Much Water In Body To Do Series
  • Importance Of Sequence And Systematic Flow


Yoga Philosophy

  • Study of Kundalini and Chakra
  • Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga, Swara Yoga, and Tantra Yoga
  • Yoga in connection with Gita
  • Health Maintenance and Benefits of Yoga
  • Study of Nourishing the Body
  • Karma And Non-Attachment In Yogic Dimensions
  • Four Level Of Consciousness
  • Kundalini Awakening
  • Keys to Successful Living In Yogic Science
  • Meditation And The Spiritual Heart
  • Intuitive Dream and Lucid Dream
  • Meaning of Birth And Death In Yogic Science
  • Reincarnation In Spiritual Science
  • 6 Main Obstacles In The Path Of Yoga
  • Samadhi and Its Study



  • Obstacles In Meditation
  • Witnessing Meditation
  • Chakra Awareness Meditation
  • Yantra Awareness Meditation
  • Root Mantra Awareness Meditation
  • Non-Duality Awareness Meditation
  • Open Eye Meditation
  • Third Eye Meditation



  • Pancha Prana( The Five Vital Force)
  • Kumbhaka (Retention )
  • Importance Of Sushumna
  • Nature And Activities Of Ida, Pingala & Sushumna
  • Awakening Of Sushumna Energy
  • Tuning Of Nadi By Nadi Shodhanam



  • Familiarity With Major Systems In The Body
  • Review Of Yogic Digestive System And Respiratory System
  • Shankprashalana Effective Practice In Upper And Lower Abdomen
  • Effects Of Pranayama On Cardio-Vascular System
  • Benefits Of Asana On Muscular System
  • Anatomy Of Glands And Its Connections To Chakras
  • Importance Of Master Gland To Know The Value Of Third Eye In Yoga
  • Anatomy Of Nervous System With Understanding Nadi And Pranic Currents
  • Chakra Meditation for the Glands


Adjustment & Alignment

  • Art Of Adjustment Yoga For Daily Life
  • Workshop On Twisting Postures
  • Understanding each and every detail of the whole Body, its Emotions and Vibrations
  • Balancing the Body Weight to Feel the Infinity Within
  • Modifying the Asana practice according to individual’s Limitations



  • Introduction of Ajapa Japa
  • Invocation Mantra For Patanjali
  • Mantras For Completeness, Awakening Wisdom, Fearlessness Life
  • Mantra For Divine Love Between Teacher & Student


Teaching Methodology

  • Building A Social Relationship Between Teachers And Students
  • Inspiring And Motivating In Difficult Situation
  • Developing confidence in teaching.
  • Inculpating a Multi-Style Lesson Plan And Instructing Skills
  • Benefits And Limitations
  • Delivering an Effective Feedback to Aspirants
  • Workshop On Inversion Postures


Mudras & Bandhas

  • Practicum of Prana Mudra
  • Preparation of Mudra for Bandha
  • Meaning of Yoga Mudra
  • Uddyana Bandha
  • Jalandhar Bandha
  • Maha Bandha
  • Importance of Maha Bandha
  • Benefits and contra-indications


Yog Nidra

  • Study of Lucid Dreams
  • Study of Intuitive Dreams
  • Role of Yoga Nidra in Developing Intuition
  • Yoga Nidra Practices From Himalayan Tradition
  • Implications of Resting The Mind in Heart Center
  • Yoga Nidra and Its Common Assumptions


Chakras & Nadis

  • A detailed study of Kundalini Energy
  • Study of Yantra, Mantra, And Tantra
  • Purifying the Chakra
  • Signs of Kundalini Awakening
  • Kundalini as the Eventual Guru (Master)


Group Discussion

  • Group Discussion
  • The root cause of all pain and suffering is ignorance, how?


Examination & Internship

  • Theory Assignments based on teachings
  • A short examination paper based on knowledge from the course
  • Teaching Examination


Fees for the Yoga Teachers Training Course (Non-Residential Weekend Program) are as below.

  1. Course fee for 200 HRs Yoga TTC (non-residential): 55k INR
  2. Course fee for 300 HRs Yoga TTC (non-residential): 85k INR
  3. Course fee for 300 HRs Yoga TTC (non-residential): 1.3 Lakh INR



Yoga TTC 200 HRs: 01 Jan 2020 – 31 Mar 2020

Yoga TTC 300 HRs: 10 Apr 2020 – 10 Sep 2020

Yoga TTC 200 HRs: 01 Oct 2020 – 31 Oct 2020

Yoga TTC 300 HRs: 10 Nov 2020 – 10 Mar 2021




Anahata Spiritual Centre

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Contact : +91 78238 65234