Himalayan Yoga Academy

Education & research Foundation

 300 hr Yoga Teacher Training Course

  This Academy offers 300 hours of the first level of 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal with fundamental principles of Yoga Sciences, Philosophical Aspects, Yogic ethics problems based skills, Training skills, Workshops, Teaching methodology, Management skills, acknowledgment of responsibility, and Practicum in very original foundation. After this course, you will be 500 hours qualified teacher. So Join our Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) 300 Hrs – 24 Days

Prerequisites for Yoga Teacher Training

The Himalayan Yoga Academy 300 Hr Teacher Training program is designed for those students who have completed an approved 200 Hours of Teacher Training as designated by the Yoga Alliance, USA.

Yoga Course Objectives

Our goals are to:

✔ Offer inspiring, educational, and authentic yoga teachings to you no matter what your level of practice is.

✔Encourage you to deepen your love for yoga, and offer you the skills to get confident at teaching yoga safely with your own students.

✔ Build a positive learning environment in which you and all other like-minded yogis will thrive, and create long-lasting friendships.

✔ Welcome you to our international tribe where you and your fellow graduates will continue to grow and inspire each other for years to come.

✔We look forward to becoming an integral part of your yoga journey.


What You’ll Leave With

  • An expansive outlook on life with positivity and light.
  • Authentic yoga knowledge in a yoga posture, alignment, history, and anatomy.
  • An established inner teaching voice sharing your wisdom with many others.
  • Mindfulness practice to embrace the present moment.
  • A confident voice to lead and inspire others to lead a more spiritual way of living.
  • Lasting friendships with like-minded souls from all over the world.
  • The experience of living in nature in beautiful Nepal, the land of the Himalayas
  • A career that you’ll love and able to teach globally.


Why 24 Days 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training ??

The course presents an in-depth study of Mantras, Asana (posture), Advanced Pranayama (breathing practices), Advanced Meditation, Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Anatomy, Prana, and the Energetic Body.  The course contains Advanced Sequencing and Adjustments, Developing a Personal Meditation Practice for yourself and others.  How to Develop a Meaningful Private Session and Workshop Program, as well as other essential tools to advance your career opportunities and your personal practice.

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Day Schedules

06:00 am – Wake up and Ushapan (Early Drinking water)
06:30 - 07:00 am – Jala Neti (Nasal Cleansing) and Herbal Tea

07:00 - 08:45 am– Bhakti Yoga (Prayer/Chants), Warm up exercise, Suryanamaskar, Yogasana, Bandha, Pranayama, Shanty Path (Peace Mantra

09:00 - 10:00 am – Breakfast and Herbal Tea
10:00-11:00 pm- Yoga Class Theoretical& Practical 6 Days a week
01:00-02:00 pm- Vegetarian Lunch and Herbal Tea
02:00-03:00 pm - Library / Self-study
03:30-05:00 pm- Yoga Practical and Theoretical Class 6 Days a week
05:00 - 05:15 pm – Herbal Tea
05:15 - 06:45 pm – Bhakti Yoga (Prayer/Chants), Spinal Asana/ Suryanamaskar; Yoga-nidra, Mudra, Dhyana Yoga (Meditation)
07:00 - 07:30 pm – Dinner and Herbal Tea
07:30 - 08:30 pm – Bhakti Yoga (Prayer/Chants), Trataka (Concentrated Gaze) and Discussion
08:30 – 09:45 pm – Evening walk, Vajrasana, Self-study & Practice
10:00pm – Bed Time (Lights out)


  • Sunday will be Weekend Day
  • One Day World Heritage Yoga Tour OR. Hiking

Course Syllabus

Prayer, Subtle exercise, Dynamic (warm up) exercise, suryanamaskar (traditional and integrated base), Spinal exercise

Satkarma- Shankhaprakshalana Kriya, Asana (postures): meditative postures, Relaxing Postures, Balancing Postures and cultural Asanas; Ashtanga Vinyasa Intermediate Asanas; Tibetan Five Rites Asanas and body alignment in yoga Mudra and Bandha; Pranayama(Breath ethics),
Advance Form of Yoga nidra (Psychic sleep), Mantra practice, Kundalini Yoga
Dhyan (Meditation): Process and models of meditation
Guided teaching practice
Developing practices integrating the various tools of yoga
Therapeutic Yoga on Common Diseases
Yoga safety guidelines
Developing practices integrating the various tools of yoga, developing practices focusing on specific needs of an individual/group.

Communication skills such as group dynamics, time management, and the establishment of priorities and boundaries

How to address the specific needs of individuals and special populations, to the degree possible in a group setting

Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting and correcting
Teaching styles and Setting up classes

Qualities of a teacher and the student's process of learning, business skills

The student learning process

Business aspects of teaching yoga (including marketing and legal)
Principles of demonstration and Instruction-cueing,
Teaching styles Business skills and Communication skills
Observation, assisting and correcting
Learning to observe, demonstrate, motivate, be inclusive and adapt to individual needsIncludes approaches to teaching from other styles or schools.
Design Yoga class for Special Population (basic seniors, official, pregnancy, and children yoga safety)

Constituents of Human Body: Cells, tissues, terminologies Chemistry of human body, Body environment, Homeostasis, survival needs, Membrane and Glands on yogic principles.

Structure of bones, synovial joints, Key muscles for asana effect, smooth muscles, Flexibility, Efficiency, Ideal Postures andalignment; movements. Mechanism of postures and yogic effects

Physiology of Chemical Digestion, Position of Alimentary Canal, Asana Principles in Digestive system, Mechanism of Respiration, Air composition; Vital-R.R.

Types of Circulation of blood and Physiological interrelationship of breathing and circulation; structure of blood vessels; blood composition, Vital- B.P. and P.R

Hypothalamus and major Hormones; Immune organs and their functions and yogic concern; Reproduction and Reproduction physiology and karma

Sympathetic and para-sympathetic neuro-body co-ordination and yogic concern;

Health and Illness, hygienic yogic practices, yoga educational goal

Yoga health benefits/contraindications must be covered in this section

Kinesiology of yoga asana, contraindications, movement patterns

Spiritual anatomy and physiology: Pancha kosa, types of spiritual Body Chakras, Physical and spiritual Nadis, Kundalini power, Aura etc.

The brief study of yoga philosophies and traditional texts: Meaning, Definition, and History of Yoga, Biography of some yoga Rishis such as Lord Shiva, Gorakhanath, Patanjali Rishi, Brief study of the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavat Geeta and Sankhya Yoga,

Types of yoga-: Karma, Bhakti, Gyana, Dhyana, Hatha, Ashtanga, Mantra, Laya, Kundalini, Raja, Yoga lifestyle: Day Regimen, Night Regimen, and Seasonal Regimen
Ethics for Yoga Teachers
Human Ethics: Yama (social ethics) eg Ahimsa (non-violence), Satya (truthfulness); Asteya (non-stealing), Aparigraha (non-possessiveness), Brahmacharya (True Nature)
Niyama (individual ethics) eg. Shouch (purification); Santosha (contentment), Tapa (tenacity), Swadhyaya (self-study), Ishwor pradhan (self-surrender to god),
Jeevan Vigyan:the concepts of Dharma, Artha, Kama & Moksha. Trigunas, Karmaphal, yogic karma and its fruit, Bondage and liberation, Smriti, Samskaras, Vasanas
Yogic Aahara/ Sattvic Food and healthy way of eating & drinking
Basic concept of Nature Cure and Ayurveda

Practice teaching as the lead instructor

Receiving and giving feedback
Observing others teaching
Assisting students while someone else is teaching

Elective hours - May be contact or non-contact hours distributed among the six range of subjects above according to the school’s yoga tradition and style.

What's included?

Accommodation; Attached Bathroom with Hot & Cold shower

Training Fees and Certificates

Towel and slippers

3 vegetarian or Vegan meals daily (Cultural Food on Festivals & Rituals)

Daily herbal tea as mentioned above, Drinking water

Library of yoga literature

Yoga Book-1, Notebook-1, Pen-1, Jalaneti pot-1

Full Day Hike / Sightseeing


Volunteer teaching few hours a week in School as your interest

Airport Transfer (From Airport to HYA )

Course Dates:

Every Month 2023/24 ( Ask the School for the dates )