Ashtanga 100 Hours


Ashtanga yoga primary series (100 Hours certification program) is the same flow of 75 Asana like(200 hours), however the program is  designed for the practitioners who wish to develop themselves and learn the basics of Ashtanga before 200 Hours of certification or for the practitioners who are looking for a short course on Ashtanga as “ Yoga Retreat” and are planning to take up the course for their self development /healing themselves for life and not to be as full time Yoga teacher or for the practitioners who wish to develop themselves Physically and spiritually and practice the same on themselves or to teach and spread knowledge to their relatives , friends and known people. The program follows the same curriculum as 200 Hours except for few topics that are meant only for 200 Hours certification course. The program is based on international curriculum and teaching standards set by World Yoga Alliance.  We have certified and qualified experienced Masters having vast experience in teaching Ashtanga yoga.

The  program is designed with a focus on Asana, Adjustment techniques Methods, Yoga philosophy, Pranayama, Meditation, Anatomy, Mantra chanting and other topics of 200 hours except for Group class and Business planning

100 Hours program is scheduled and well managed by our experienced teachers for 10 days and day 11th is the certification ceremony.

Program Overview

Practical Sessions Overview: These sessions equip the student with all necessary yoga tools for physical and mental development.

Yoga Practical Techniques

Training, Practice & Techniques Asana –Ashtanga Vinyasa flow, Pranayama, Meditation, Mantra, Kirtan, Kriya, Bandha – 3 locks Mahabandha, yoga stretches & exercise 34 Hours
Teaching Methodology Principles of a successful teacher, Ethical code of conduct of a teacher, Art of demonstration and observation, Alignment, adjustment of asana, Practice teaching sessions for students and Yoga food /lifestyle,  Asana theory benefits and limitations 12 Hours
Practicum LED Class by Students – Students themselves taking classes for other students and also observing others while teaching. 14 Hours
  Total 60 Hours

Yoga Theoretical Techniques

Yoga Philosophy / Theory Yoga definitions & Introduction , 5 states of mind, Origin & History of Yoga , Ashtanga limbs, Hatha yoga & its components , Shat kriya , Bandha , Nadi’s & importance, Pancha prana and panch kosha , Prayers – Opening and closing prayers,  7 Chakra’s and kundalini , Veda’s , Bhagwad Gita & Ayurveda overview , 3 Guna – Satvic –Rajasic –Tamasic food , Yoga teacher ethics , Yoga code of conduct 20 Hours
Theory related to other techniques Meditation Techniques – Om /Trataka/Yoga Nidra/Nadanusandhan / Chakra / Mind sound resonance techniques of meditation/ Mantra meditation 10 Hours
Anatomy Human anatomy & physiology, Basics of movement science /kinesiology / Skeletal system /Connective tissue / Basics of yogic anatomy 10 Hours
Total 40 Hours

What Our 200 Hours Ashtanga Vinyaya Course will offer?

  1. Experience and methodology to handle and lead the LED class and Mysore style practice.
  2. Deeper insights about Ashtanga Primary series.
  3. Lesson on the usage of props like blocks, belts and wall, chair in your practice.
  4. Mysore style and LED class are the styles we download.
  5. Group and one on one attention by our teachers.
  6. Yoga philosophy to enhance and enrich your spiritual knowledge.
  7. An insight into Eight limbs of yoga –Ashtanga limbs
  8. Asana theory, benefits, and limitations
  9. Meditation techniques, Pranayama, Mantra Chanting
  10. Kriya –Cleansing techniques
  11. Anatomical aspects to understand Yogic science
  12. Practicum for students
  13. Discussion on Diet

Eligibility / Qualifying Criteria for the Course

  1. Practitioner with minimum 6 months to 1 year of yoga practice /experience can apply
  2. Teachers training program cannot be considered as Holiday getaway and fun holiday
  3. Patients with major illness or injuries not to apply or consult doctor before applying
  4. Practitioners with a serious mindset to learn the Teachers Training Program to apply

Duration of the Course

  1. Course duration is 1.5 weeks(10Days) with a focus on syllabus mentioned
  2. Last day will be the certification ceremony
Primary Series Asana Names
SUN SALUTATION A SUN SALUTATION BA  9 postures B 17 postures
STANDING POSTURES  Padangusthasana, Pada Hastasana, Utthita Trikonasana A, B Utthita Parsvakonasana A,B Prasarita Padottanasana A,B,C,D Parsvottonasana, Utthita, Hasta Padangusthasana, Ardha Baddha,, Padmottanasana, Utkatasana Virabhadrasana I & II
SITTING POSTURES  Dandasana, Paschimottanasana A,B,C Purvottasana, Ardha Baddha, Padma Paschimottanasana, Trianga Mukaikapada, Paschimottanasana, Janu, Sisrasana A,B,C Marichyasana A,B,C,D Paripurna Navasana, Bhujapidasana, Kurmasana, Supta Kurmasana, Garbha Pindasana, Kukkutasana Baddha Konasana A,B Upavista Konasana A,B Supta Konasana, Supta Padangustasana, Ubhaya Padangustasana, Urdvha Mukha Paschimottanasana, Setu Bandhasana, Urdvha, Dhanurasana, Paschimottanasana, Shavasana
FINISHING POSTURESSalamba Sarvangasana, Halasana, Karnapidasana, Urdhwa Padmasana, Pindasana, Matsyasana, Uttana Padasana, Urdhwa, Dandasana, Sirsasana , Balasana, Yoga Mudrasana, Padmasana, Tolasana, Shavasana

Daily Schedule – Ashtanga Yoga – 100 Hours (Primary series) 

7.00 to 9.00 Ashtanga Vinyasa LED Class Mysore Style Practice Holiday
9.00 to 9.45 Breakfast Break Breakfast Break
10.00 to 11.30 Asana theory Self-study / Weekend Holiday
11.30 to 1.00 Teaching methodology /Alignment –Adjustment of Asana Self study / Weekend Holiday
1.00 to 2.00 Lunch Break Lunch Break
2.00 to 4.00 Yoga Philosophy /Pranayama Self study / Weekend Holiday
4.30 to 5.30 Anatomy Self study / Weekend Holiday
5.30 to 6.30 Meditation Self study / Weekend Holiday
7.00 to 9.00 Dinner Time Dinner Time


Important Note :

We also have Short Certification courses (7 Days to 1 Month Duration) in Ayurveda and can organize the same if students are willing to opt for it