Karuna Yoga

100-Hour –  Hatha-Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course

Our 100 hours Hatha-Vinyasa Yoga Teachers Training Course is programmed for those enthusiasts who desire to have a professional certificate in the future but can’t afford the time of one month in one slot.

If you have less time or you want to learn slowly, so 100-hour yoga teacher training course in Bangalore can be the perfect yoga course for you, karuna yoga offers self-paced yoga teacher training course  in Bangalore India, and you can join the other half in 1 years of time to complete 200 hours Teacher Training Course.

In order to obtain a professional certificate of 200 Hour Teachers Training Course affiliated with Yoga alliance one has to complete the 200 Hours which usually completed in one month 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 trainee can enroll for this yoga course.

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

Our 100 hours can be accepted as continuing education from Yoga Alliance if in future you want to continue the training from our center. Please make a note while completing 100 hour Teachers Training Course 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 hours of Teachers Training Course, which technically becomes 200 hours in total of training, we will issue the certificate of 200 hour Teachers Training Course.

This program is best suited for beginners and for those who want to deepen their understanding of the basics of yoga discipline. Yogic anatomy physiology, teaching methodology, techniques, Asana, Meditation, pranayama and philosophy classes along with applied anatomy makes the 100 hours course a very interesting study package and will provide students the ability to establish their own self practice using yoga asana and meditation techniques.

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.


  • 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 your 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

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

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.

Name of the Course: Hatha-Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course

Duration: 100 Hours

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

Fee: INR 25,000 (For Indian citizens only), for foreigners USD 600 (non-refundable) advance towards the course fee.

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

Training Venue: No. 1271, 20th Main, 2nd Phase, J. P. Nagar, Bangalore -78

Land Mark: Behind Central Mall & Near Samatvam Diabetic Centre

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.

How to Register?

You can apply online with the application, fee of INR 10,000 (non-refundable) advance towards the course fee.

Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham is a Registered Yoga teacher training school in Bangalore, India with an affiliation of Yoga Alliance, USA which offers 100 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Bangalore, India. If you look forward to the course then this is the best choice.

Curriculum 100 hr Vinyasa-Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course

Curriculum – Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course

History of Vinyasa yoga

What is Vinyasa Krama Yoga?

Principles of Vinyasa yoga

  1. Breathe Rate In Vinyasa Practice
  2. Focusing the Mind on The Breath (Ananta Samapatti)

Moving with Energy

Speed or Pace of Vinyasa

Being Here Now / Awareness and Spirituality

Moving Meditation /the Ultimate Vinyasa Flow

Building the Foundation for Practice

Levels of Intensity / Balancing the Four Variables

Choice of Yoga Postures

Yoga Posture Variations

Length of Asana Holds

Choice of Vinyasa

Three Internal Tools / For Successful Practice

  1. Develop Mind Flow
  2. Drishti: Focus on the Internal Gaze
  • Bandhas: Gateways of Internal Power (Moola, Uddiyana & Jalandhara)

Three Distinct Qualities of Yoga Breathing

  1. Complete Breath
  2. Slow Deep Breathing
  • Sound Breathing: Ujjayi, or “Victorious Breathe

Visesha Vinyasa Kramas

Vinyasa Sequence Practice

  1. Back bending
  2. Arm balance
  • Hip opening
  1. Core
  2. Twisting

Hatha Yoga Syllabus

Techniques Training and Practice

  1. Mantras
  2. Gayathri Mantra
  3. Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
  4. Santhi Mantra
  5. Patanjali Mantra
  6. Surya Namaskara (sun salutation)

2.1. Sivananada School of Yoga Style

  1. Asanas

3.1. Standing Asana

1) Samasthiti(upright)

2) Tadasana (mountain)

3) Vrksasana(tree pose)

4) Garudasana (eagle pose)

5) Padahastasana(hand to foot pose)

6) Ardha Chakrasana(half wheel pose)

7) Utthita Trikonasana(triangle pose)

3.2. Kneeling Asana

1) Vajrasana (Diamond Pose)

2) Balasana(Child’s Pose)

3) Shashankasana ( moon or hare)

4) Madukasana(Frog Pose)

3.3. Sitting Asanas

1) Dandasana (staff pose)

2) Sukhasana(easy pose)

3) Padmasana(lotus pose)

4) Janu Sirsasana (head to knee pose)

5) Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana

6) Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana

3.4. Supine Asanas

1) Supta Pawanmuktasana

2) Jathara Parivartanasana

3) Setu Bandha Sarvangasana

4) Anantasana(Vishnu couch pose)

5) Supta Padangusthasana

3.5. Prone Asanas

1) Makarasana (Crocodile Pose)

2) Ardha Shalabhasana(Half Locust)

3.6. Arm Balancing and Head Standing

1) Ardha Phalakasana (low plank pose)

2) Chaturanga Dandasana

3) Purvottanasana

  1. Phalakasana(Plank Pose)
  2. Santolanasana (balancing pose)
  3. Pranayama

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Four aspects of pranayama

  1. Pooraka or inhalation
  2. Rechaka or exhalation
  3. Antar kumbhaka or internal retention
  4. Bahir kumbhaka or external retention.

4.11. Full Yogic Breathing

4.12. Kapalbhati (frontal brain cleansing)

4.13. Bhastrika (bellows breath)

4.14. Nadi Shodhana (nadis purification)

  1. Mudra

i)Chin Mudra (gesture of consciousness)

ii)Bhairava Mudra (terrifying attitude)

iii)Hridaya Mudra (heart gesture)

iv)Shambhavi (eyebrow centre gazing)

v)Nasikagra Drishti(gaze at tip of nose)

6.3. Bandhas(locks) 

  1. Jalandhara Bandha
  2. Pratyahara

7.1. Yoga Nidra

  1. Dharana (concentration)

8.1. Trataka (concentrated gazing)

8.2. Antar Trataka

  1. Meditation

9.1. Meditation on Breath

  1. Shatkarma(internal cleansing)
  2. Jala Neti (nasal cleansing with water)
  3. Sutra Neti (nasal cleansing with thread)
  4. Techniques

11.1. Principles of Yogic Practices

11.2. Asana Laboratory Observation

11.3. Basic Elements of Asana Practice

11.4. Principles in Giving Physical Cues

11.5. How Not to Touch

Teaching Methodology

  1. Introduction

     1.1. Trend of Teaching

     1.2. Methodology

     1.3. Need of Yoga Teaching Method

1.4. Importance of Teaching Method

  1. Physical Setting
  2. Class Etiquette
  3. Classroom Setup and Orientation

Yoga, Anatomy and Physiology

  1. Introduction

      1.1. Anatomy

      1.2. Physiology

      1.2. Anatomical Terminology

      1.3. Directional terms

      1.5. Planes of the body

      1.6. Body Cavities

      1.7. Different Systems of the Body

  1. Respiratory system

       2.1. Gaseous Exchange

       2.2. Respiratory System

       2.3. Lungs

       2.4. Pleura

       2.5. Bronchi

  1. 6. Pulmonary Ventilation

        2.7. Respiration mechanism

                 a)Shallow breathing

                 b)Deep Breathing

                 c)Unconscious  breathing

                 d)Conscious  breathing

        2.8. Lung Volume

  1. a) Total air volume
  2. b) Tidal volume
  3. c) Vital capacity

       2.9. Abnormal Breathing and Breathing Disorders

  1. Muscular System

3.1. Muscular tissues can be classified into

  1. Smooth, non-striated or involuntary
  2. Cardiac muscle or myocardium
  3. Skeletal, striated or voluntary muscles

3.2. Characteristics of skeletal muscles

3.3. Functions of Muscles

  1. Movement
  2. Maintaining posture

iii.        Producing Heat & Temperature Regulation

  1. Circulation

3.4. Skeletal muscle structure

3.5. Properties of skeletal muscle

  1. Skeletal System
  2. i) Cartilage
  3. ii) Tendon

                 iii) Ligament

4.1. Bone

     4.2. Functions of the Skeletal System?

     4.3. The main bones of the human skeleton

     4.4. Classification of Bones

                 i)Long bones

                 ii)Short bones

                 iii)Flat bones

                 iv)Irregular bones

                 v)Sesamoid bones

  1. 5. Bone structure and formation

                 i)Compact bone (Cortical Bone)

                 ii)Cancellous bone (Spongy Bone)

     4.6. Bone Development

  1. i) Intramembranous ossification
  2. ii) Endochondral ossification

     4.7. Bone Growth

     4.8. Human Skeleton Bones

  1. a) axial skeleton
  2. b) appendicular skeleton

     4.9. Skeleton Joints

  1. i) Fibrous (immovable)
  2. ii) Cartilaginous (partially moveable)

                iii) Synovial (freely moveable) joint

      4.10. Synovial joints classifications

  1. Hinge
  2. Ball and socket
  3. Pivot
  4. Gliding
  5. Saddle
  6. Planar

      4.11. Movements occurring at joints

  1. Gliding movements.
  2. Angular movements.
  3. a) Flexion
  4. b) Extension
  5. c) Adduction
  6. d) Abduction
  7. Rotation or circular movements.

                               a)Medial rotation

                               b)Lateral rotation


       4.12. Common Bone Disorders

Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics

  1. Introduction

 1.1. Meaning

 1.2. Definition of Yoga

 1.3.History of Yoga

 1.4.  Shad-Darshan (Six Schools of Indian Philosophy)

  1. Nyaya – by Sage Gautam
  2. Vaishesika – by Sage Kanad

III.  Sankhya – by Sage Kapil

  1. Yoga – by Sage Patanjali
  2. Poorv Mimamsa – by Sage Jaimini
  3. Uttar Mimansa (Vedanta) – Ved Vyas
  4. Hatha Yoga

        2.1.1. Meaning of Hatha Yoga

        2.1.2. Asana and Hatha Yoga

        2.1.3. Pranayama and Hatha Yoga

        2.2. Nadis

2.2.1. Ida, Pingala, Shushmna


  1. Four attainments of life
  2. i) Dharma (Virtue)
  3. ii) Artha (Wealth)

      iii) Kama (Pleasure)

  1. iv) Moksha (Emancipation)

3.1. Four stages of Life

  1. i) Brahmacharya Ashram
  2. ii) Grihastha Ashrama

       iii)Vanprastha Ashrama

       iv)Sanyasa Ashrama

  1. Ethics in Teaching and Touching

       a)Yama (self-restraints)

  1. Ahimsa (non-violence)
  2. Satya(truthfulness)

III. Asteya(honesty)

  1. Brahmacharya(sensual abstinence)
  2. Aparigraha(non-possessiveness)

 b)Niyama (fixed observances)

  1. Saucha(cleanliness)
  2. Santosa(contentment)

III. Tapah(austerity)

  1. svadhyaya(self-study)
  2. Isvara Pranidhana(surrender)
  3. Patanjali Yoga Sutra
  4. What is Yoga?
  5. Five characteristic of mind

III. Practice and non-attachment

  1. Types of concentration
  2. Obstacles and solutions
  3. Stabilizing and clearing the mind

VII. By Controlling Prana

VIII. By Observing Sense Experience

  1. By Inner Illumination
  2. By Detachment from matter
  3. By Knowledge of Dream and Sleep

XII. By Meditation as Desired

XIII. Fruits of Meditation