500 hour Yoga Teacher Training India

500-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in New Delhi, India, is a master level Yoga TTC Program. This is the ultimate Yoga Teacher Training Course as per standard of Yoga Alliance USA. This TTC program covers all topics of Yoga, which come under 200-hour and 300-hour YTTC programs.

After successful completion of 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, the trainee registers as an RYT® 500, with Yoga Alliance. This course can be completed at one go, or can be done in two parts, firstly 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, and subsequently 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, which is an advanced Training program. Advanced training is defined as training that requires participants to have completed a 500-hour training. Applicants must also submit 2000 teaching hours that were completed after their RYS 200 or 500 training.

The 500 hour yoga teacher training course offered by Adwait Yoga School, covers the fundamental poses that constitute the five categories of asanas. Through practical instruction, trainees learn the benefits and functions of these poses. The training also involves the study of ancient Yogic philosophies and traditional texts. It also offers insights into the yogic lifestyle and explores concepts such as dharma and karma.

The 500-hour yoga TTC program combines the 200-hour and 300-hour programs. It is highly demanding and prepares students for advanced practices of yoga. It also introduces students to the Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Yoga Therapy, and various breathing techniques. By the end of the course, students will be able to teach advanced yoga poses and sequences to students.

Students can complete the 500-hour yoga TTC in two semesters. The first semester lasts four weeks, and the second lasts eight weeks. Aspiring yoga teachers interested in helping others must complete this training program. It will help them become successful teachers and spiritual seekers. But before you pursue this training course, make sure you have a firm foundation in yoga.

If you are interested in becoming a yoga teacher, the 500 hour yoga teacher training course is a significant first step. It will help you become an experienced yoga teacher and gain the RYT 500 designation. You can choose from two options: full-time training or part-time classes. The course will last 500 hours and include instruction in yoga’s teaching methodology, asana, anatomy, and physiology. Our school provides this training online as well as offline. We provide offline training in New Delhi, India. Many yoga enthusiasts travel to India to study and hone their skills.

Course Features

500 hour yoga teacher training course india

A 500-hour yoga teacher training course will teach a wide range of yoga asanas, pranayama, meditation, mind system, and consciousness. It will cover the principles of yoga alignment, advanced sequencing, and the language of asanas. In addition, the course should teach you the proper pronunciation of Sanskrit terms and pose names. During the period, you will also learn about yoga’s physical and mental benefits.

In addition to the above, you will find the following course features:

Expert Teachers

Our Teachers are competent and qualified to teach you all the topics of the course.

Yoga Community

By joining this course, you will also join our Yoga Community of world wide certified Yoga Teachers of our School.

International Certificate

After successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with International Certificate from Yoga Alliance USA or World Yoga Alliance.

Life Time Guidance

By joining our 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course, you will be eligible to get free lifetime professional guidance in your journey.

Take Away of 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Advanced & Complete Yoga

You would learn advanced and integral parts of Yoga in this course.

Increased energy

Because of advanced practices, you would experience increased energy in your body and mind.

Balance Body & Mind

This course would teach you how to balance body and mind.

Meditation Practice

In this course, you would learn many secrets of advanced part of Yoga, i.e., Meditation.

Benefits of 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

  • A complete Yoga Teaching Training Course
  • You would learn Authentic Indian Yoga Science.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of philosophical as well as practical aspects of Yoga.
  • Self-realization of Yoga and its efficacy.
  • Confidence in Yoga Science & Philosophy.
  • Combination of Traditional Yoga teachings along with the modern scientific methods of practices.
  • Last but not least, you will be taught in the spirit of sincerity and authenticity that epitomizes the true spirit of yoga – something that you would be expected to carry forth in your teachings to other students.

500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Eligibility

The 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course can be joined by two types of aspirants, firstly, they who want to become advanced Yoga Teacher or Trainer, and secondly, they who want to take their personal knowledge and practices to an advanced level.

In addition, followings are also the parts of eligibility:

  • English as a first or second language is necessary. (We have students who speak many different languages, but English is the medium of teaching. It does not matter if you only understand a little. Our teachers will make sure you understand the subject matter.)
  • Students between the age of 15 to 60 years can join the TTC at Adwait Yoga School. Students must be healthy.
  • Students need to have an open mind and leave their ego or position outside the studio.
  • Students who show discrimination regarding religion, countries, class or caste will not be allowed to enroll at our school.

500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification

Our 500 hour YTTC program is affiliated by world’s highest Yoga registrar organization, Yoga Alliance USA and World Yoga Alliance.

Uplifting and maintaining high standards of Yoga, our school ensures premium teaching quality and the best yogic environment. The curriculum has been molded as per the specifications of Yoga Alliance USA and World Yoga Alliance and the skill based courses are taught by certified Yoga instructors.

Course Duration

10 Weeks.

500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Curriculum

Since the 500-hour Yoga TTC consists of 200 hour and 300 hour, so also, the Curriculum of this course comprises of  200-hour and 300-hour YTTC Curriculum, as given below:

200 hour YTTC Curriculum

Techniques, Training and Practice (TTP)

  • Yoga Overview
  • Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations)
  • Group Asana Practice
  • Standing and Balancing Postures
  • Sitting Postures
  • Twisting Postures
  • Forward & Backward Bending Postures
  • Arm Balancing Postures
  • Hip Opening Postures
  • Inverted Postures
  • Restorative Postures
  • Ashtanga Yoga: Primary Series
  • Pranayama & Subtle Body
  • Shatkarma Kriya
  • Bandhas and Drishti
  • Meditation
  • Mudras
  • Chanting & Mantras
  • Yoga Nidra

Anatomy & Physiology (AP)

  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Nervous System
  • Cardiovascular/Circulatory System
  • Digestive System
  • Endocrine System
  • Respiratory System
  • Other Body Systems & Yoga
  • Forces
  • Types Of Joint Movements
  • Joint Stabilization
  • Safe Movement
  • Contraindications, Misalignment, & Adaptations

Yoga Humanities (YH)

  • History of Yoga
  • Philosophy of Yoga
  • Familiarity with major Yogic Texts
  • Philosophy into Practice
  • Sanskrit – Language of Yoga
  • Ayurveda – Allied Practice of Yoga
  • Yoga Ethics
  • Yoga Alliance Ethical Commitments
  • Karma Yoga

Professional Essentials (PE)

  • Sequencing
  • Pace in Yoga Teaching
  • Environment for Yoga
  • Cueing
  • Adjusting & Assisting Yoga Asanas
  • Class Management
  • Yoga Teacher Credentials
  • Ethical Commitment
  • Yoga Professionalism Guidelines
  • The Business of Yoga
  • The Practicum

300 hour YTTC Curriculum

Techniques, Training and Practice (TTP)

  • Teaching details of Advanced Yoga poses
  • The twelve basic postures in depth
  • Practice of classical advanced variations
  • Precise corrections
  • Deeper understanding of Hatha Yoga
  • Extended practice of Classical Sun Salutations
  • Core Refinement
  • Advanced Standing Poses
  • Advanced Back-bends
  • Advanced Forward bends
  • Advanced Arm Balancing postures
  • Advanced Twist Postures
  • Advanced Inversion Asanas
  • Hip Opening Asanas
  • Advanced class planning and sequencing
  • Detailed Study of Pranayama
  • Extended practice of Anuloma Viloma
  • Advanced Meditation
  • Advanced Bandha – Mahabandha (The Great Muscular Lock)
  • Advanced Mudras (Gestures)

Teaching Methodology (TM)

  • Nature of Yoga Teacher
  • Demonstrating & Cuing
  • Method to organize Retreats and Workshops
  • Teaching Advanced Meditation

Yoga Philosophy/ Lifestyle Ethics (YPLE)

  • Study of Patanjali Yoga Sutras
  • Study of Bhagwad Gita
  • Study of Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • Lifestyle & Ethics (as mentioned in Diamond Sutra)
  • Study of Buddha’s Eightfold Yoga
  • Study of Lankavatar Sutra

Anatomy & Physiology (AP)

  • Physical Anatomy
  • Yoga Anatomy
  • Energy Anatomy
  • Tantra Anatomy


  • The Practicum

500 hour Yoga Teacher Training Cost

INR 120,000
USD 1600

Fee Inclusions:
  • Tuition fee
  • Manual book
Fee Exclusions:
  • Food, Accommodation, and Boarding (can be arranged at extra cost)
  • Transfers (can be arranged on request at extra cost)
  • Other personal requirements
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in Inclusions
Accommodation & Food

They who need food and accommodation, are provided the same at actual cost.

Refund Policy
  • It is suggested that all students carefully consider the time and resources required for the course before applying for the teacher training course at Adwait Yoga School.
  • The advance deposit that submitted for YTTC programs or for any retreats and workshops is non-refundable.
  • In case of any emergencies if student can’t attend the course, Adwait Yoga School can permit them to join other scheduled course within the period of 12 months.
  • No Refunds, Credits or Transfers are done on cancellation, during or after the course starts.

Registration Process

When you are ready to register for this course, please submit the Application / Registration Form to us, and feel free to contact us so that we can further assist you with your registration process.

To complete the registration process, you would need to pay 50% of total fees, in advance, as non-refundable deposit, and the remaining balance would be paid 1 day before the Course starts.

Applications are processed on a first come first serve basis. Adwait Yoga School maintains the right to accept or reject any application without providing an explanation.

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