Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

TTC – 200 Hr (Level – 2)One Month Course (10:00am – 05:30pm) Yoga Teacher Training Certificate Course in Bangalore, India.

Duration: 30 Days.

Timing: 10.00 am to 05.30 pm (Monday to Sunday)

vTotal Fee for the Training(For Indian Citizens Only): INR 10,000(Registration Fee) + INR 40,000 (Course Fee)  = INR 50,000

Total Fee for the Training(For Non-Indian Citizens Only): USD 130(Registration Fee) + USD 800 (Course Fee)  = USD 900

    • Catheter Tube (01)
    • Yoga Manual (01)

    • Jala Neti Pot (01)

    • Certificate

    • Excluded with accommodation and food

Upcoming Batches RYT – 200 Hr Level – 2 Non-Residential

Date Days Time Location
10 Jun  2024 & 20 Jun  2024 Mon – Sun(Week-Days & Week-Ends) 30  – Days 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM J.P.Nagar
01 July  2024 & 15 July  2024 Mon – Sun(Week-Days & Week-Ends) 30  – Days 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM J.P.Nagar
01 Aug. 2024 & 15 Aug. 2024 Mon – Sun(Week-Days & Week-Ends) 30  – Days 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM J.P.Nagar
01 Sep. 2024 & 15 Sep. 2024 Mon – Sun(Week-Days & Week-Ends) 30  – Days 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM J.P.Nagar

Date Days Time Location
10 Oct  2024 & 20 Oct  2024 Mon – Sun(Week-Days & Week-Ends) 30  – Days 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM J.P.Nagar
01 Nov.  2024 & 15 Nov.  2024 Mon – Sun(Week-Days & Week-Ends) 30  – Days 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM J.P.Nagar
01 Dec. 2024 & 15 Dec. 2024 Mon – Sun(Week-Days & Week-Ends) 30  – Days 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM J.P.Nagar
01 Jan. 2025 & 15 Jan. 2025 Mon – Sun(Week-Days & Week-Ends) 30  – Days 10:00 AM – 05:30 PM J.P.Nagar

One month or four week highly intensive, Yoga Teacher Training Certificate courses are designed for Yoga ardent and experts. The duration of this course is 30 days or one month. The classes are conducted from 10.00 am to 05.30 pm, on weekdays and weekends. Personal attention and doubt clearing time given to each and every student. The classes can be extended during weekdays and public holidays in order to complete the syllabus on time. Batch venue and timings are subjected to periodic changes as per the availability of classrooms and faculties.

Karuna Yoga provides a completely student-centered, authentic comprehensive approach to Hatha Yoga. This training program has been properly structured keeping in mind the diversity of students based on their mental and physical capabilities. You will be gradually encouraged in a supportive atmosphere to strengthen your learning, practicing and teaching skills. Karuna Yoga aims to assist all level of students to complete the Teacher Training course successfully and to become one of the best Teachers in the World.

This would not only assisting  to transform a    Yoga student’s life  to betterment,  but also make them as a  tool to transforming other’s quality of  life towards health, happiness and harmony, thereby making this planet a better place for Human survival and self-realization.

This training program, based on the traditional Hatha Yoga practice which has been practiced by Yogis for thousands of years. Our Yoga Teachers are trained in the traditional methods by exemplary Yoga Gurus. This programme has been designed not just to train the physical body, but to initiates ones spiritual journey towards self-realization by unioning the body, mind and soul.

Eligibility Criteria

    • This course is open to all students who wish to deepen their knowledge and application of some of the highest teachings of yoga. Participants do not need to be yoga teachers. Mastery of any yoga practice is not necessary. Only your sincere desire for knowledge and your commitment to personal growth. Even if you do not wish to are required to 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 development. Classes start at the Beginners’ Level and progress through to the Intermediate Level.

    • Students’ age should be minimum of 18 years, for students below 18, written permission of the parents is required. If applicable, we will send a form that has to be filled out by the parents and returned to us.

    • Students should be physically and mentally fit to follow the rigorous course schedule.

    • Pregnant women are not accepted due to the physical intensity of the course.

    • There is no minimum experience requirement.

    • The applicant must be ready to adapt to the ashram and yogic lifestyle.

    • You must have a genuine desire to work hard, adapt and grow beyond your comfort zone

    • You must be mentally and physically fit to take the course

    • You must be able to understand Basic English

    • Please note that the course is very intensive and needs hard work and a sincere desire to learn and practice the yogic principles and practices.

    • For those who are looking for a relaxing and rejuvenating program, we recommend our Yoga Vacations and Yoga Retreat programs.

Is This Course Right for You?

If any of these below-given points match with you, then this course is right for you.

    • Are you a practicing yoga teacher and want to enrich your teaching, alignment cues, and observation skills?

    • Do you want to become a qualified and potential yoga teacher?

    • Do you want to gain self-discipline and stable progress in your personal practice?

    • Do you want to gain proper knowledge of yoga as a physical, spiritual, and philosophical discipline?

    • Do you want to gain knowledge about kinesiology, yogic anatomy physiology, and practical training?

    • Do you want to experience and practice authentic yoga teaching?

Karuna Yoga Lineage and Teaching Tradition

While contemporary in application and language, all our teachings are based on the thousands of years old Vedic and Yogic traditions of India.

The  source of  our  practice and  teachings  is  Swami  Satyananda  Saraswati from  Bihar school of yoga, asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha, shat-karma, yoga Nidra , trataka, Ajapa Japa, meditation. B. K. S. Iyengar alignment principle, restorative yoga and Vinyasa style of yoga inculcated from Tirumalai Krishnamacharya Ashtanga Yoga, from Mysore.

We practice and teach Swami Satyananda Saraswati, B. K. S. Iyengar & Tirumalai Krishnamacharya. Yoga of  Synthesis  which  aims  at  the harmonious development of a human being through  the  practice  of   all  three styles of hatha yoga.

Why choose Karuna yoga Vidya Peetham?

Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham is an international yoga teacher training school, in India and we provide internationally accredited professional yoga courses and training while maintaining the authenticity of the ancient teachings.

    • Worldwide Accredited -Accredited with Yoga Alliance

    • Top Ratings – 5-star ratings on Google

    • Professional – Professional school for sincere learning

    • Post Course Support – Post-course support available to every graduate

    • Experienced professional teacher

    • Flexible timings

    • Start teaching immediately

    • Best curriculum

    • Giving adequate guidance to the individuals and groups during training sessions.

    • To enable the student to have a sound body and sound mind, along with Yoga ethics.

What You can expect from us?

    • Well qualified and experienced faculty with their own specialties.

    • Yoga Alliance USA certification as RYT 200 – international certification that allows you to teach yoga anywhere in the world

    • Giving adequate guidance to the individuals and groups during training session.

    • Yoga helps in self-discipline, leading to immense amount of awareness, concentration and higher level of consciousness.

    • To enable the student to have sound body and sound mind, along with Yoga ethics.

    • Yoga course help, to learn to handle oneself well in all situations, to learn techniques of gaining good health, to develop a discriminative mind capable of knowing the real from the unreal and to face the dualities of life with equanimity.

    • Yoga course increase level of awareness and balance attitude for social activity.

    • At the end of the course not only you would have adapted a healthy life style but you would also be fit to show others this path by becoming a skilled Yoga teacher.

    • At the yoga TTC at Karuna Yoga, students learn a unique combination of Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa flow, and Iyengar alignment principles. This approach has an ultimate goal of practicing injury free yoga.

About The Course Director

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.

Course Content

The syllabus consists of Hatha Yoga, Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, Yoga Nidra, Kriyas and Meditation. This course also covers additional topics on Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali Yoga sutraYogic Diet and Nutrition, Yoga Philosophy and Psychology, Hatha Yoga based anatomy and physiology, and Sanskrit.

Yoga Styles

    • Hatha Yoga(B.K.S. Iyengar Alignment Principles & Satyananda Style)

    • Vinyasa  Yoga

    • Gentle Yoga


Theory and Practice of Hatha Yoga

    • Yoga Asanas

    • Asanas beginners to intermediate level

    • Sun salutation and its advanced variations

    • Proper posture alignment

    • Benefits and limitations of Yoga Asanas

Course outlook

    1. Techniques Training and Practice 

    • Basic elements of Asanas and Pranayamas, Mudras & Bandhas.

    • Three principles of practices, alignment, relaxed respiration & consciousness.

    • Transitioning into Asana – Transitioning out of Asana.

    • Asana Modification variations and the use of props.

    • Classical Surya Namaskara & Astanga Surya Namaskara

    • Touch, somatic, and self-transformation. Beginner to intermediate level.

    • Standing forward bending – Balancing & Twisting Asana.

    • Core Strengthening Asana, Arm Balancing Asana, Backward Bending Asana,

    • Seated forward bending & twisting Asanas.

    • Balancing asana. Supine Twists – Backward bending. Hip & Pelvic Opening Asanas.

    • Inverted Asana

    • Shoulder work, arm strengthening, arm balancing, rotation of arms and shoulders.

    • Pranayama- going deeper into the essence of breathe. Chakra balancing asana sequence.

    • Mantra Meditation, Chakra Meditation, and Breathe Awareness.

    • Teaching Methodology

    • Creating Space for Self-Transformation

    • Classroom Set up and Orientation

    • Class Levels and Prerequisites

    • Exploring clear and precise verbal expression

    • Class Etiquette

    • Teaching styles and the varieties of approach

    • Waking Up the Spiritual Environment

    • Techniques and Tools In Teaching Yoga

    • Application of modifications for individual needs

    • Business approach

    • Yoga, Anatomy and Physiology

    • Pranas, Upa-pranas, Chakras, Nadis, & Granthis. Pancha Kosa(five layer of existence)

    • Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology. Cardiovascular system, Nervous System.

    • Respiratory System, Musculoskeletal System & Spinal Cord.

    • Yoga and spine. Structure and function of spine.

    • Types and functions of bone. Skeletal system and asana.

    • Physiology of stretching during asana practice.

    • How to stretch safely with their individual limitation.

    • Biomechanics of stretching

    • Kinesiology: To understand different movement of human body at minor and major joints levels.

    • Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle, Ethics, Health & Wellness

    • Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, & Raja Yoga

    • Vedas, Katha Upanisad, Taittiriya Upanisad, & Mandukya Upanisad

    • The Bhagavad Gita (selected chapter)

    • Patanjali Yoga Sutras (selected sutra)

    • Yogic diet and nutrition

    • Ethics: Dharma, Artha, Kama, Moksa. Brahmacharya, Grihastha, Vanprastha, Sanyasa Ashrama.

    • Health and Wellness, Lifestyle.

    • Practicum

    • Practicing of Asana, Pranayama, Mudras, Kriyas, & Bandhas

    • Practicing the basics of assisting and adjusting

    • Methodology of Asana, contraindications, and benefits

    • Observing others teaching, receiving/giving feedback

    • Vinyasa Yoga

    • Gentle Yoga

    • Project Writing

    • Project Writing(60 Pages)

Tutorials, Assignment and Examination

    • Trainee will be required to engage in self-study and submit daily & weekly assignments on the basis of the day’s lectures and discussions.

    • There will be a practical and a theory exam at the end of the course to assess the students on their learning, practice and teaching during the Teacher Training Course.

Field Training

    • Each student has to complete 50 hours of teaching yoga under the guidance of a certified lead yoga instructor.

    • This can be completed within one month to maximum of three months, depending on the dedication and time commitment of the student.

    • Upon completing the 50 hours, the student will be rewarded with his/ her certificate, affiliated by the yoga alliance USA.


On successful completion of the course, trainee is qualified to register with Yoga Alliance, USA, to recognize as a Certified International Yoga Teachers – RYT 200.

Assessment and Certification

The students are continuously assessed throughout the course at all levels. There will be a practical as well as written examination at the end of the course to evaluate the understanding of the philosophy of Yoga and skills of the students. Participant should pass all different aspects of the course to be eligible for the Yoga teacher Training Course.

Assessment is based on

    1. Regular attendance of all classes.

    1. Attitude and behaviour inside and outside of the ashram while attending the course.

    1. Performance and attitude in the practical asana, pranayama, bandhas and kriya classes.

    1. Hatha yoga teaching skills.

    1. Written daily summary of the main philosophy classes and Hatha yoga theory classes.

    1. Upon successful completion of the course students receive the Certificate of the Karuna Yoga.

Daily Schedule

10:00-11:00 Anatomy and Physiology/ Upanishad

11:00-12:00 Asana/Ashtanga

12:00-01:00 Vinyasa/Gentle Yoga

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Restorative Yoga

15:00-15:30 Teaching Methodology

15:30-17:30 Patanjali Yoga Sutra/Bhagavad-Gita

Admission Process:

Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham will review the applications and select the applicants according to the norms of the current section procedure pursued by the Board of Studies.

Application and Admission Requirements

Checklist of documents to enclose with this application:

    • Current passport-size photos (2)

    • Certificate of educational qualifications

    • Photocopy of Drivers license / Voters ID / Aadhaar card

    • Photocopy of passport and visa (overseas applicants)

    • Medical Fitness Certificate

    • Curriculum vitae (CV)

    • Filled in the application form

Written Examination:

Each applicant will also be required to write and send in an essay (every 1000 words) on any two of the questions given below:


    1. The relevance of Yoga in today’s world

    1. Why do you wish to become a Yoga teacher?

    1. What is your own understanding of Yoga? Write from your experience.

    1. Do you think Yoga will help in personal transformation? If yes, how?


On receipt and approval of your application. Each applicant will be required to attend an online interview via Zoom or Skype with one of the members of the selection committee.


After the evaluation and selection procedure is over, selected applicants will be notified.

How to apply?

Please note that our yoga courses fill up well in advance, please apply in time to secure your seat. To register please download, fill out and send the application form by email to karunaayoga@gmail.com.  Once we are accepted you will need to pay a deposit of 130 USD to confirm your reservation.

Post Course Support:

We understand the importance of post-course support; therefore, we offer it to all our students. Our teachers can be contacted directly via Zoom, phone, email, and instant messaging about any queries and questions.

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