Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Online Self-Paced 50 – Yin Yoga Teacher Training Certificate Course

Our 50 hours Yoga Teachers Training Course Yin Yoga Teacher Training Course is beautifully programmed for those enthusiasts who desire to have a professional certificate in the future but can’t afford the time of two months in one slot.

If you have less time or you want to learn slowly, so 50-hour yoga teacher training course in Bangalore can be the perfect yoga course for you, karuna yoga offers a self-paced yoga teacher training course in Bangalore India, and you can join the other half in 1 year of time to complete 200/300 hours Teacher Training Course.

In order to obtain a professional certificate of 200/300 Hour, Teachers Training Course affiliated with Yoga alliance one has to complete the 200 Hours which is usually completed in one or two months of time, we designed this course in such a way that if any participant wants to first get introduced with the way and process of professional yoga teacher training course and have only short time then students can enroll for this yoga course.

Our 100 hours Yoga Teacher Training Course program runs along with our regular student of 200/300-hour Teacher Training Course students in the first phase, upon completion of the course if a student wants to finish remaining their balance of 100/200 hours of Teacher Training Course in the future, then students can continue the course of the second stage of Teacher Training Course to obtain 200/300-hour Teacher Training Course certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance in order to have a professional certificate.

Our 50 hours can be accepted as continuing education from Yoga Alliance if in the future you want to continue the training from our center. Please make a note while completing 50 hour TTC you will be only provided with a certificate issued by our organization and the certificate will not be affiliated with Yoga Alliance, and only after completion of the second stage of balance 100/200 hours of TTC, which technically becomes 200/300 hours in total of training, we will issue the certificate of 200/300-hour Teacher Training Course.

Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham is a Registered Yoga teacher training school in Bangalore, India with an affiliation of Yoga Alliance, USA which offers 50 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Bangalore, India. If you look forward to the course then this is the best choice.

Yoga Continuing Education Courses (YACEP)

We offer various training programs to deepen knowledge and improve teaching skills through various yoga teacher training courses.

Yoga Alliance Registered Continuing Education Provider, Courses Open to Everyone.

This course is eligible for Continued Education (CE) credits with Yoga Alliance. It is accredited by Yoga Alliance and it can be used as a continuing education course (YACEP) for Register Yoga Teachers with Yoga Alliance

Deepen your practice and your knowledge

Are you are a yoga professional or a curious practitioner and wish to deepen your yoga knowledge and techniques? Then a continuing education course may be something for you! You will learn selected specialized yoga topics that will allow you to expand your horizons when it comes to your personal practice or that of your students. With the knowledge you will acquire, you will gain a deeper understanding of the functioning of anatomical and energetic body layers, and develop a more complete insight into yoga.

International Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion of the 20 hour  Hatha Yoga course, that you can count towards your continuing education. Our yoga teacher training courses are accredited by Yoga Alliance USA.


  • This course is open to all students who wish to deepen their knowledge and application of some of the highest teachings of
  • Participants do not need to be yoga
  • Mastery of any yoga practice is not
  • Only yours sincere desire for knowledge and your commitment to personal
  • Love for Yoga is the most important eligibility factor for learning this course.
  • Students who want to know Yoga in totality and move beyond Asana and Pranayama, Mudra & Bandha.

What you’ll learn

  • You will learn beginners level asana, forward, backward, arm balance, hip opening and inverted poses.
  • You will know the how to Integrate asana, pranayama mudra sutra into your yoga practice.
  • You will learn the methods given by Swatmarama to mastery your mind through hatha yoga.
  • Practice asana, pranayama and Savasana daily
  • Improve your practice of advanced asanas daily
  • Get more insights into the core principles of yogic philosophy
  • Deepen your understanding and application of mudras and bandhas.
  • Live Contact Hours: 20 Hours of live sessions.    
  • Non-Contact Hours 30 Hours
  • Live online sessions will be held over Zoom or Google Meet.
  • Online sessions’ time-zone: Bangalore, India (GMT+5:30).
  • Schedule, Flexible Online self-paced Training
  • Digital Course manual PDF.

What do I need for the online course?

  • Yoga mat
  • Computer / Smartphone with camera
  • Internet connection
  • Yoga Blocks
  • Pillow or Bolster or Cushion
  • Strap
  • Notebook and Pen
  • Zoom or Google Meet

About the course facilitator

Dr. S. Karuna Murthy, M.Sc., Ph.D., E-RYT 500, YACEP

Dr. S. Karuna Murthy is one of the most experienced Yogi practicing the ancient and the greatest Yoga tradition since he was 18 years of age. Following in the footsteps of his inspiration Swami Sivananda who was also the founder of Divine Life Society, has mastered the ancient Yoga traditions that only a few in this world are familiar with.

He completed M. Sc from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samasthana University and Ph. D from Bharathidasan University. Besides, Dr. S. Karuna Murthy has also completed TTC and ATTC and is registered E-RYT-500 with American Yoga Alliance. Those qualifications depict his expertise in the context of Yoga and mastering Yoga Teaching methodology.

With the immense interest to serve the people with the ancient Yoga techniques, he also served as a Yoga therapist at S-VYASA, Bangalore. He has also served as a Yoga lecturer at Bharathidasan University and at overseas in the Cali Wow fitness Center.

With these impressive accomplishments, throughout his journey to being a master Yogi and an expert in Multi styles of Yoga, Dr. Karuna Murthy has developed an incredible scientific view of every Yoga practice. So, now he is a rare expert in Yoga anatomy physiology, biomechanism kinesiology, and Yoga philosophy.

Assessment and Certification

The students are continuously assessed throughout the course at all levels. There will be a written exam at the end of the course to evaluate the understanding of the philosophy of Yoga and skills of the students. Participants should pass all different aspects of the course to be eligible for the course diploma.

Recommended Texts

  • Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha by Swami Niranjananda Saraswati
  • K.S. Iyengar, Light On Yoga.

Language: Our courses will be held in English Medium.

Duration: 50 Hours

Self-Paced/ Flexible Duration: Online or Regular Mode.

Fee:  USD 400 (non-refundable) advance towards the course fee.

Course Dates: Please Contact Us (karunaayoga@gmail.com  or +91 9686549129)

Training Venue: Online

Terms & Conditions:

After the payment of the course fee, you will receive a link to access the classes through Zoom. This short term course is only meant for sincere students of Yoga practitioner. Without submitting the required assignments, you will not receive a certification. Please note that the course fee is non refundable. However, if you can’t start the course due to severe circumstances, please get in touch with us and we’ll find a solution for you.

Curriculum – 50 Hr – Yin Yoga Teacher Training Course

Chapter – 1

1. Introduction

1.1. What is Yin Yoga?

1.2. What is Yang Yoga?

1.3. Yin & Yang Tissues

1.4. Yin & Yang Yoga

Chapter – 2

1. History of Yin Yoga

1.1. Yin and Yang

1.2. Daoism or sushumna nadi

1.3. Yin Contains Yang

1.4. Yin Becomes Yang

1.5. Yin Controls Yang

2. Daoist Yoga

2.1. The Dao is the balance between the two.

3. The Three Tattvas of Yin Yoga Practice

3.1. Playing Our Edges

3.2. We don’t use our body to get into a pose,

3.3. Resolving To Be Still

3.4. Stillness of the Body

3.5. Stillness of the Breath

3.6. Stillness of the Mind

3.7. Holding for Time

3.8. How Deep?

3.9. How Long?

3.10. How Often?

Chapter – 3

1. Yin and Yang Compared

2. Physiology

Chapter – 4

1. Differences between Yin and Restorative Yoga Props

1.1. Poses

1.2. Stretch

Chapter – 5

1. Elasticity and plasticity

1.1. Elasticity: Fascial Conditioning

1.2. Plasticity: Fascial Stretching

1.3. Plastic Versus Elastic

1.4. Fascial Growth and Yoga

Chapter – 6

1. Tension and Compression

1.1. Tension

1.2. Compression

1.3. When the restriction is tension:

1.4. When the restriction is compression:

1.5. Why it is important to know when you hit compression.

1.6. How to recognize whether the restriction you feel in your body is because of tension or compression?

1.7. The humerus and acromion process

Chapter – 7

1. Yin Yoga Contraindications

Chapter – 8

1. General Guidelines          

Chapter – 9

9. Structure of Yin Yoga Class

9.1. Intention and Attention

9.2. Beginning the Practice

9.3. Intention

9.4. Invocation

9.5. Opening Meditation

9.6. Flowing

9.7. Beginning Asanas

9.8. The Ocean Breath

9.9. Linking Asanas

9.10. Finishing Asanas

9.11. Ending the Practice

9.12. Shavasana

9.13. Closing Meditation

9.14. Transition to Your Next Activity

Chapter – 10

1. Benefits of Yin Yoga

Chapter – 11

1. Benefits of yin yoga

1.1. Yin Yoga and the Joints

1. Prevent Contracture

2. Prevent Degeneration

3. Reduce Fixation

4. Provide Hydration

Chapter – 12

1. Tissues in the human body

1.1. Connective Tissues

1.2. Ligaments and Tendons

1.3. Yin Yoga & Joints

1.4. The Spine

1.5. Spinal Movement

Chapter – 13

1. Tissues and Their Flexibility

2. Limits of Flexibility

Chapter – 14

1. When to Practice Yin Yoga

Chapter – 16

1. Types of Joints

Chapter – 16

1. Synovial Joints

1.1. The Joint Capsule

Chapter – 17

1. Bones and Cartilage

Chapter – 18

1. Muscle Tissue

1.2. The Make-up of Muscles

Chapter – 19

1. Collagen

Chapter – 20

1. Collagen in the Bones

1.1. Directional stress on connective tissues

Chapter – 21

1. Fascia

Chapter – 22

1. Connective Tissues (CT)




Chapter – 23

1. Tendons and Ligaments

1.1. Ligaments

Chapter – 24

1. Muscle Tissue is Yang, Connective Tissue is Yin

1.1. Yang Yoga Focuses on Muscle

1.2. Yin Yoga Focuses on Connective Tissue

1.3. Yin and Yang Supplement Each Other

1.4. Three Layers of a Joint

1.5. Breathing

1.6. Exercise in Awareness

1.7. Learning to Relax

1.8. Learning to be Still

Chapter – 25

25. The Asanas

This selection will suffice to work all the areas of the body normally targeted in a Yin Yoga practice:

1. Anahatasana (aka Melting Heart)

2. Ankle Stretch

3. Bananasana

4. Butterfly

5. Half Butterfly

6. Camel

7. Cat pulling Its Tail

8. Caterpillar

9. Child’s Pose

10. Dangling

11. Deer

12. Dragons

13. Frog

14. Happy Baby

15. Reclining Twist

16. Saddle

17. Shavasana

18. Shoelace

19. Snail

20. Sphinx and seal

21. Square

22. Squat

23. Straddle (aka Dragonfly)

24. Swan & Sleeping Swan

25. Toe Squat

26. Yin Postures for the Upper Body