Nepal Yoga Teacher Trainings 500-Hour

Nepal Yoga Teacher Trainings 500-Hour

Nepal Yoga Teacher Trainings 500-Hour

Nepal Yoga Teacher Trainings 500-Hour

Additional 150 hours (to complete 500-Hour Standard)


Practice-Training Techniques (total 85 hours) 85 contact hours, 85 with Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher.

  • Training in the techniques and practice of: Satkarma, Mudra-Bandha, Asanas, pranayamas, meditation.
  • Understanding meditation, kriyas, chanting main principles
  • Body alignment and its importance in yoga
  • Includes progressive practice of traditional Yoga techniques with emphasis on asana, pranayama, kriya, bandha, mudra, chanting
  • Yoga Nidra and relaxation techniques
  • Process and models of meditation
  • Developing practices integrating the various tools of yoga, developing practices focusing on specific needs of an individual/group.
  • oga safety guidelines.

Contact hours in this category must be spent teaching in a yoga setting into which the student might be invited.

Teaching Methodology (10 hours) 10 contact hours with Experienced Registered Teacher.

  • Principles of demonstration
  • Principles observation
  • Instruction-cueing,
  • Teaching styles,
  • Qualities of a teacher,
  • The student's process of learning
  • Setting up classes.
  • Communication skills
  • Principal of assisting and correcting
  • Learning to observe, demonstrate, motivate, be inclusive and adapt to individual needs
  • Includes approaches to teaching from other styles or schools.
  • Design Yoga class for Special Population ( basic seniors,pregnancy,children yoga safety).
  • Qualities of a teacher and the student's process of learning, business skills.
  • Injury prevention
  • Business aspect of yoga.

Anatomy-Physiology (10 hours) 10 contact hours with Experienced Registered Teacher

Physical anatomy & physiology:

  • Physiology of breathing
  • Inversions and flexibility
  • Anatomy of asana, alignment; movements
  • Understanding key muscles of Hatha Yoga and their function.
  • Yoga health benefits/contraindications must be covered in this section
  • Fitness knowledge, components of physical fitness, bones, joints & common injuries, muscles and their actions
  • Kinesiology of yoga asana, contraindications, movement patterns.
  • astral, energy, subtle anatomy and physiology

Spiritual anatomy and physiology: chakras and its value, Physical and spiritual nadis, Kundalini power, aura etc.)

Psychology of Yoga and Spirituality ( 10 hours) – 10 contact hours with Experienced Registered Teachers.

  • Smriti
  • Samskaras
  • Vasanas
  • Pancha Koshas
  • Chakras and nadis
  • Trigunas
  • Karmaphal (types of karma,yogic karma and its fruit
  • Bondage and liberation

Philosophy-Ethic-Lifestyle (15 hours) 15 contact hours with Experienced Registered Teachers.

  • Study of influential texts including the Upanishadas(the origin books of Yoga), Sankhya Yoga philosophy, Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali Yoga Sutras, Shiva sanhita, Vijnana Bhairava Tantra etc
  • Philosophy-Ethic-Lifestyle for yoga teachers, yamas and niyamas.
  • Vegetarian yogic diet.
  • Yogit daily routine

Practicum (20 hours) 20 contact hours with Experienced Registered Teachers.

  • Teaching Practice
  • Receiving feedback
  • Observing others teaching and giving feedback.
  • Mantra Chanting Practice
  • Interaction with the gurus to clear droughts
  • Teaching and assisting students in a class environment as well as observing and assisting in
    classes taught by others.
  • Includes advertising, business sense, promotion, insurance, health and safety.
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.

Total 150 hours - Contact Hours 150