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300 Hours Advanced Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga is one of the most popular Yoga forms in the world and its emphasis on the transitions helps the students immerse themselves in their practise. Students around the world are looking for Ashtanga Yoga teachers and with a Yoga Alliance certified Ashtanga Yoga Teachers Training Course one can easily start a career as a Yoga teacher.

At IYMS, we not only give you the best training to become a great teacher, but we also help you become the best over time by helping you understand the power of self learning and self improvement. The 200 Hours Ashtanga TTC course is a life changing experience with equal emphasis on

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Pranayama
  • Alignment & Adjustments
  • Yoga Physiology
  • Yoga Anatomy
  • Matras

At IYMS, we not only give you training and a Yoga Alliance certificate, but we also help you understand the importance of Yoga & the science behind it to help you impart the belief in your students to motivate them for self practise. Self practise is the biggest advantage of Yoga over all other exercise forms.

Key Aspects of yoga ttc

At IYMS, we give equal emphasis, on all aspects of Yoga, the science behind the Yoga. Understanding the science gives the Yogi confidence, as he has deep understanding of the inner physiological, muscular and mental impact of each and every transition of Yogic mudras.

Here are the key learning aspects during the TTC course at IYMS.

1 Anatomy

Unless you understand the human body, you will never be able to understand the science behind every pose of Yoga. The anatomy class emphasises on every posture and the impact of the posture on the human body. It gives the Yogis a new perspective into Yoga.

2 Yoga Philosophy

Yoga is not just a physical exercise, it is an exercise of both mind and body. The philosophy class motivates your mind to be inquisitive and dive deeper into the vast ocean of vedic learnings and Yoga.

3 Perfecting the Asanas

Anyone can do Yoga by watching a youtube video, then what is the need of Gurus? The asanas can be performed, but they need to be mastered and perfected and unless you are in company of someone who has mastered it, you will never come to know your flaws. The teachers align you everyday and by the end of the course, you are not only perfectly aligned but you also understand the importance of alignment.

4 Learn To Teach

Taking a class is the easy part, there are certain aspects of class that a student never even thinks of. Planning a class, picking up the weak students and make sure they don’t hurt themselves, sounding confident during the class, commanding the class during the sessions, we help you understand and overcome each of these hurdles before taking a class.

5 Yogi’s Discipline

Avdhoot Ashram is the perfect place to learn discipline. The ashram not only helps you learn discipline, but it also helps you live to the fullest of your potential. Rising on time, taking balanced diets, taking proper rest, they all add up to make a Yogi. At our ashram, we help you to gradually understand the Yogic style of life.

6 Meditation

Meditation is for the inner self, you might learn to teach Yoga for your students, but it is very important for you to learn Yoga yourself, meditate for the inner peace and rise above the day to day challenges to become a role model for your students.

Who should take this course?

The teachers training course is designed for Yoga aspirants who want to learn the science behind Yoga to either improve their practices or start their own Yoga studio. A lot of students have visited our school and took TTC program to learn Yoga for themselves. Doctors, engineers and professionals have attended the course to learn Yoga.

The program gives you a better understanding of spiritual plane, improve Yoga practise, and enhance their own Yogic life. It is a fun filled 28 day journey of transformation.

Why IYMS teacher training is unique?

IYMS is founded under the aegis of Avdhoot Ashram, an ashram with  50 years of heritage and  and have trained so far more than 2500+ professionals from 35+ nationalities. At IYMS, we offer great facilities to ensure your undivided attention of learning.

  • Internationally acclaimed certifications (RYS, Yoga Alliance)
  • Expert trainers and small batch sizes
  • Training centre located in Rishikesh, India amidst in mountains and bank of river Ganges
  • Dedicated tour manager, with free pick-drop facility available from New Delhi Airport, India
  • Support to start in your own-yoga centre by photoshoot and online marketing.

Learn From The Best Teachers

At IYMS, we have graduate and post graduate teachers in Yogic sciences who are registered teachers with Yoga Alliance. These teachers are masters in their domains and are acclaimed teachers with experience and proven teaching methodology.

Teaching Yoga is one thing, but making sure you understand how to teach Yoga is a completely different aspects. A good teacher might not be a good teacher trainer. Our Yoga teachers are masters of teacher training and will help you groom as a Yoga Teacher.

Why Rishikesh is the best place for TTC?

Rishikesh is the Yoga Capital of the world, located at the foothills of Himalayas and on the banks of holy river Ganga. The town has its own spirit and is one of the safest places in India. Backpackers from around the world are found strolling on the streets at every time of the day.

For convenience of students, IYMS, gives you free pick and drop facility to and from New Delhi and Dehradun airports. Ensuring, your safety throughout the journey.

IYMS Advantage

At IYMS, we understand that every student needs privacy to relax as they want in between the classes. In order to facilitate students, we only allott single room accommodation to students. There is an option of double sharing, if two related students join the program and want to save USD 75 each. We do not allow unrelated students to share the room.

The food is cooked and served with love, with lots of fruits, veggies, and gourmet Indian taste, our students love the food. We prepare food with vegan methods and serve items having milk and nut separately to ensure that students with allergies do not suffer during the program.

We provide free pick and drop facility from both Dehradun Airport and New Delhi Airport. Travel time from Dehradun Airport to Ashram is approx 30 minutes while travel time from New Delhi Airport is approx 8 hours.

At IYMS, our bond with forged forever. We are there to support you through your success. We give you a complimentary photoshoot, design a portfolio for you for free. We also help you setup your website and do localized marketing in your area over the internet to ensure you have a great start.



We provide you with all your study needs. Yoga mat, Netri pot, a kit bag, books, notebooks, pen and pencils etc. are all there for you. You do not need to bring anything to attend the classes.


The students take their photographs and we arrange a few photoshoots to ensure that we provide a portfolio at the end of the program. It helps you in applying for job as a Yoga teacher.


There are helpline phone/whatsapp numbers given to students before they leave for India for both Delhi and Dehradun Airports and we to ensure we are there to assist you when you land in India and do not have mobile connectivity.


The students do not need to bring in anything for the class when they are travelling from abroad. We provide the complete Yoga kit, study materials, notebooks, and stationery as well.


There are three all expenses paid trips every month from the ashram where we arrange for the students to enjoy a few nearby sites like waterfalls, caves, temples on top of mountains etc.


Ashram provides free Yoga T-Shirts in summers and hoods in winters to students which they need to wear while coming to the class. In case a student wants an additional T-Shirt or Hood, they can take it from the ashram at a price of INR 300 for T-Shirt and INR 600 for the hood.


  • Understanding of Asanas & Practice
  • Understanding the specific angles and alignments of asanas
  • Understanding Sanskrit names of Asanas and Positions
  • Principles of Anatomy, physiology and Yogic Science
  • Principles of Philosophy, meditation and Spiritual side of Yoga
  • Art of being a Yoga teacher, class planning, student psychology
  • Confidence building through teaching practice & student alignment sessions
  • Props and how to help your students start their practice with support & care
  • Yoga, beyond a physical exercise, understanding and leading the life of a Yogi

Our program is designed in accordance with Yoga Alliance 200 Hours TTC norms and is an intensive program with at least 7 hours of classes everyday. The students need to wake up and sleep early to ensure a proper sleep. A usual day at IYMS starts at 6 AM and ends at 8 PM. The students are provided with a midday break, three meals and a high tea to ensure they meet their dietary needs during this intensive program.

Students are awarded a Yoga Alliance diploma at the end of their course of the category they have trained and evaluated for. We provide RYT 100, RYT 200 and RTY 300 certifications of Yoga Alliance USA, acknowledged by International Yoga Federation. The students need to have at least 90% attendance in order to be eligible for the final evaluation and award of the diploma. In case a student fails due to sickness or any other unavoidable reason, we allow the student to join our classes on any upcoming batches to complete the course.

The ashram follows a very strict daily routine and the courses are designed to bring in transformational changes in every student. The students are expected to stick to the Dincharya (Daily Schedule) of the ashram. The students are expected to ensure that they also stick to the Achar-Rasayan and do not consume anything tamasic during the program to experience the intended changes during and after the Course.

We use traditional Yogic methods and discourage all apbhrans(Modified forms) of Yoga. The students must understand that the derived forms do not have a vedic(Ancient) scientific origin. They are great exercise forms but Yoga is beyond the physical self.

IYMS is a school of Yoga and Meditation. We welcome students from all cultures and encourage diversity. However, one has to give up all their tamasic activities like eating non-vegetarian diet, drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes or any other substance. Intoxication of any form will get you expelled with no refunds.

The students can cancel their booking and get 90% refund on the booking amount till 30 days from the date of start of course. They can transfer their booking to another month or another student upto 15 days days from the date of start of the course. In such cases, the students would have to pay the fee for the month they are transferring their booking to instead of the originally booked fee.


Batches Dates & Fees

Course Date Course Fee (USD) Booking Fee (USD) Enrolment
15th Nov – 30th Dec 2499 625
15th Dec – 30th Jan 2499 625
15th Jan – 2nd Mar 2499 625
15th Feb– 30th Mar 2499 625