Yoga Instructor Course

Module 1

1.1 Introduction to Yoga

1.2 Introduction to Patanjali Yoga Sutras (Ancient Yogic Manual)

1.3 Introduction to Hatha Yoga

1.4 Yogic Concepts 

Module 2

2.1 Anatomy & Physiology

2.2 Yoga for Wellness

2.3 Yoga and Stress Management

2.4 Yogic Diet

Module 3

3.1 Yogic Detox Techniques (Shat Kriyas)

3.2 Yogic Hand Gestures (Mudras)

3.3  Energy Locks (Bandhas

Module 4

4.1 Joint mobilisation exercises (Sukshma Vayama)

4.2 Surya Namaskar (Sun salutations)

Module 5


  • 42 + Asanas (Basic, intermediate and advanced postures)
  • 15 postures from Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • Benefits of each asana
  • Contraindications, cautions
  • Sanskrit names
  • Breathing patterns for asana
  • Understand 5 spinal movements for back health
  • Relaxation techniques  

Module 6


  • 4 foundation breathing exercises
  • 8 Pranayamas
  • Benefits, limitations and techniques

Module 7


  • Concept of Pratyahara (control of senses)
  • Concepts of Dharana (concentration) and Dhyana (meditation)
  • DMT, TM, IMT, GMT. (Dynamic, Transcendental, Instant & Guided)
  • Mudra meditation, Mantra meditation.
  • Concept of environment for meditation and benefits of meditation on health and well-being and its practical application in modern life.

Module 8

8.1 Teaching practice

  • Teaching methodology, Effective teaching methods.
  • Well-developed communication skill.
  • Methods to implement yoga in daily life.
  • The scope of practice and how to assess the need to refer to other professional services when needed.
  • Teacher – student relationship.
  • Feedback methods, acknowledge the aspirants progress, and cope with difficulties.

8.2 Group programs 

  • Design sessions and implement group programs
  • Group dynamics and techniques of communication skills, time management, priorities and boundaries.

Learn about

  1. How to start your own yoga studio or school
  2. How to set up and promote yourself as yoga teacher