Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum–The course is based on the premise of deeper immersion into traditional Yoga therapy, Spiritual Practices and Ayurvedic Health Practices. We are aiming to invite yogis who want to deepen their understanding of yoga, Ayurveda, as well as Sanskrit. This yoga program is delivered both online, as well as onsite workshops. The program is spiritual, and, has a strong Ayurvedic basis.  Our yoga teacher

training program is delivered under a one to one mentor ship, and, group classes. The program is recognized by YOGA ALLIANCE.

Curriculum includes:

Hatha Yoga

  • Eight limbs of Yoga

  • Yama- Five Yamas

  • Niyamas (Discipiline and Rules)

  • Hatha Yoga Asanas for a gentle, and, beginner class with and without modifications.

  • Classical Surya Namaskara with and without modifications

  • Pranayama (Breath)

  • Pratyahara (Detaching the Senses)

  • Dharana (concentration)

  • Dhyana (meditation)

  • Samadhi (self-realization)

  • Musculoskeletal System, Respiratory system

  • Asanas and Asana sequence for tight shoulders, Hips (Hip openers), quadriceps, hamstrings

  • Asana sequence to balance vata, pitta, and, kapha

  • Restorative and Meditative sequence

  • Bhagavad Gita- Raja, Karma, Bhakti and Jnana, Samkhya Yoga- Sankhya darshana

  • Panch kosha (five sheaths) Annamaya kosha (physical sheath) – Gross body – Conscious state
    Hatha yoga Pradipika, Patanjali Sutras Manas (mind), Buddhi (Intelligence), Chitta (memory),
    Ahamkara (ego) Knowledge acquiring senses,

  • Introduction, Origin and history in ancient and modern times

  • Working Senses, Four-sutra (preface of Patanjali’s Yog sutra
    Panch-klesha (five causes of pain and miseries)

    Learning Objective: At the end of the course, student will be able to guide students through  a
    basic beginner, or, gentle Hatha Yoga class with a focus on Meditation.

  • Suggested Textbooks

  • *NAYA YTT Manuals 
    *Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition- Leslie Kaminoff
    *Yoga Adjustments by Mark stephens
    *Yoga Sequencing by Mark Stephens
    *Sri Patanjali Sutras
    *Modules and PDF LECTURES (Provided for download- not in a printed form)

  • Optional Reading
    Krishnamacharya: His life and Teachings
    *Teaching YOGA
    *Yoga Sequencing
    *Hatha Yoga Pradipika


Onsite workshop teacher:


Monica B Groover Ph.D, LMT, E-RYT-200, RPYT

Susan O Conner, AP, ERYT

Rose Bryant, ND, E-RYT500

Onsite workshops can be taken at Austin, Texas, or, at Sante Fe, New Mexico.

Online Teachers:

Aparna Dandekar, D.O, AP

Priyanka Rajan, BAMS
Pandit Atul Krishna Das

Teaching Format:

Blended. Online Training Delivery via Zoom and Onsite  Private Classes in person in Austin, TX. The

onsite in person portion of the training may be done with a group, or, setting up a private time with

the teacher.



The course would suit any one of the following:

*Someone who has been practicing yoga for at least 2 years
*Someone who prefers gentle, restorative practice with a focus on spirituality, and Ayurveda
*Someone looking to deeepen their own yoga practice
*Someone looking to teach beginning level hatha yoga with gentle practice and focus on modifications 


Tuition: $1890. (10% discount if paid in advance)

Other Costs: Textbooks.

Application Fees: $50

Watch Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum Orientation