Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

12 Hours – Teaching Methodology of Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course

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

​​ Become well-versed in the yoga chanting part by participating in this course.

Classes are live and also recorded so that if you cannot make it to some classes, you have the option to do them in your own time.

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 Hours – Teaching Methodology of Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course, which you can count towards your continuing education. Our yoga teacher training courses are accredited by Yoga Alliance USA.

To whom this course for?

  • Beginners If you’re looking to start a traditional meditation, chanting and pranayama practice to gain more clarity, calm and focus…this is the course for you.
  • Yoga practitioners If you already have a yoga practice and want to go deeper with traditional practices from India this the perfect course to start that journey.
  • Aspiring Yoga Teachers This course has been designed with Yoga Teacher Training elements and will prepare you well for the meditation,  and pranayama elements of your training.


  • 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 teachers.
  • Mastery of any yoga practice is not
  • Only your sincere desire for knowledge and your commitment to personal
  • Even if you do not wish to are required be a yoga teacher, you may attempt this course to deepen the understanding of the philosophies as well as for the intense purification experience and for the personality

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 and Bandha, Satyananda Saraswathi, Bihar Scool of Yoga, Munger.

What’s the language of the course?

Our courses will be held in English Medium.

Duration: 12 hrs

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


Indian citizens INR 15,000 (non-refundable) advance towards the course fee.

Foreigners USD 250 (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

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.

YACEP Profile

Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham (Dr. Karuna)

Check Out Our YACEP profile with Yoga Alliance by clicking here.

Course Curriculum –  Teaching Methodology of Hatha Yoga

1. Introduction

1.1. Trend of Teaching

1.2. Methodology

1.3. Need of Yoga Teaching Method

1.4. Importance of Teaching Method

02. Physical Setting

i) Dedicated space

ii) Floor

iii) Walls

iv) Air

v) Light

vi) Music

vii) Aroma

viii) Props

ix) Mats

x) Blankets

xi) Bolsters

xii) Blocks

xiii) Straps

xiv) Chairs

03. Class Etiquette

i) Cleanliness

ii) Scents

iii) Attire

iv) Bare Feet

v) Talking

vi) Arriving/Departing

04. Classroom Setup and Orientation

4.1. Layout of the room & Placing Mat

05. Waking Up the Spiritual Environment

i) Greeting your class

ii) Getting situated

iii) Setting intention

iv) Chanting the sound of aum

v) Guiding asana  as a meditation

vi) Rhythm of Nature

vii) Ambiance

06. Voice and Language

07. Querying new students

1. Practiced yoga?  Style?  Duration?  Frequency?

2. Any injuries

3. Are you pregnant?

4.  Daily work or lifestyle?

5. Any physical exercise?

08. Class Levels and Prerequisites

8.1. Beginners, Intermediate, Advance, & Mixed class

09. Instructing Asanas

i)Breath, alignment, Chakras, Variations

ii) Modifications, Props, Transition in & Out

iii) General & Individual Guidance

a) Positioning and Demonstration

b) In-the-flow demonstration

c) Gather-around demonstration

10. Partner Standing Observation

i. Feet

ii. Achilles

iii. Calves

iv. Knees

v. Hips

vi. Arms

vii. Shoulders

viii. Head

ix. Ear

x. Shoulder & hip

xi. Upper back hunched (kyphosis)

xii. Chest

xiii. Pelvis

xiv. Knee &ankle

12. Practice Teaching Observation

13. Motivational skills

14. Positive feedback on student practice

15. Different learning styles

Visual learning

Auditory learning


16. Self-Reflection while Instructing

17. Student Feedback on Your Class

18. Evaluation and reflection of personal practice

19. Yoga Marketing

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 or

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