Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

12 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Certificate Course

Duration: 12 Hours

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.

The 12 hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training certificate course for yoga teachers is a special course to expand the information and skills learned during your foundational yoga teacher training course. The 20 hour Hatha Yoga course is suitable for all yoga practitioners, as well as graduates from different schools and traditions.

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

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

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.

    • What’s the language of the course?

Language: Our courses will be held in English Medium.

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



Standing Asana

    1. Garudasana (eagle pose)

    1. Utkatasana (mighty pose)

    1. Utthita Trikonasana (extended triangle pose)

    1. Parivritta Trikonasana (revolved triangle pose)

    1. Utthita Parsvakonasana (extended side angle pose)

    1. Parivritta Utthita Parsvakonasana (revolved extended side angle pose)

    1. Parsvottanasana(side intense stretch)

    1. Virabhadrasana -1 (warrior -1)

    1. Virabhadrasana -2(warrior-2)

Kneeling Asana

    1. Virasana (hero pose)

    1. Ustrasana(camel pose)

Sitting Asana

    1. Janu Sirsasana (Head to Knee Pose)

    1. Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana(revolved knee to head pose)

    1. Paschimottanasana(ugrasana or brahmacharyasana)

    1. Purvauttansana(east intense stretch pose)

    1. Gomukhasana(cow face resembling)

    1. Marichyasana(name of the sage mariachi)

    1. Ardha Navasana (half boat)

    1. Upavistha Konasana(wide angle seated forward bend pose)

    1. Baddha Konasana(bounded angle pose)

    1. Ardha Matsyendrasana (half spinal twist)

    1. Yogamudrasana(yoga gesture or psychic union pose)

    1. Simhasana(lion gesture)

    1. Parvatasana(mountain pose)

Supine Asana (on back)

    1. Jathara Parivartanasana(abdomen twisting pose)

    1. Salamba Sarvangasana(supported Sarvangasana)

    1. Matsyasana(fish pose)

    1. Supta Konasana(reclining angle pose)

    1. Urdhva Cakrasana(upward wheel pose)

Prone Asana (abdomen)

    1. Makarasana (crocodile pose)

    1. Ardha Shalabhasana(half locust pose)

    1. Salabhasana (locust Pose)

    1. Sarpasana(snake pose)

    1. Bhujangasana(serpent pose)

    1. Ardha Dhanurasana (half bow)

    1. Dhanurasana(bow pose)

Arm Balancing and Head Standing Asana

    1. Phalakasana(plank pose) or Santolanasana (balancing pose)

    1. Chaturanga Dandasana(four limbed staff pose)

    1. Tolasana(scale pose)

    1. Purvottanasana(east intense stretch)


4.8. Abdominal (or diaphragmatic) breathing

4.9. Thoracic Breathing

4.10. Clavicular Breathing

4.11. Full Yogic Breathing

4.12. Kapalbhati Pranayama (frontal brain cleansing breath)

4.13. Bhastrika Pranayama (bellows breath)

4.14. Nadi Shodhana Pranayama (psychic network purification)

    1. 15. Ujjayi Pranayama (the psychic breath)

    1. 16. Chandra Bhedana Pranayama (calming energy)

4.17. Surya Bhedana Pranayama (stimulating vitality)

4.18. Sheetali Pranayama(cooling pranayama)

4.19. Sheetkari Pranayama (hissing breath)

4.20. Bhramari Pranayama (humming bee breath)


Mudra (gesture of energy)

    1. Chin or Gyaan Mudra(Gesture of Consciousness)

    1. Kaaki Mudra(Crow Gesture)

    1. Shambhavi Mudra(Gazing at the Eyebrow Center Gesture)

    1. Maha Mudra(Great Seal or Symbol)

    1. Maha Vedha Mudra(Great Piercing Attitude Gesture)

    1. Tadagi Mudra(Pond or Lake Mudra)

    1. Ashwini Mudra(Horse Gesture)

Bandhas (Energy Locks)

    1. Moola bandha(perineum contraction)

    1. Uddiyana Bandha(abdominal contraction)

    1. Jalandhar Bandha (throat lock)

    1. Maha Bandha(the great lock)

Pratyahara(sensory withdrawal):


    1. Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep)

    1. Antar Mouna (inner silence)

    1. Ajapa Japa (Chanting Mentally)

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)