Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

12 Hours – Shat-Karma (Detoxification Course) Teacher Training Certification Course

Duration: 12 hrs

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


  • Indian citizens INR 13,000 (non-refundable) advance towards the course fee.
  • Foreigners USD 240 (non-refundable) advance towards the course fee.

International Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion of the 12 Hours – Shat-Karma (Detoxification Course) Teacher Training Certification Course, which you can count towards your continuing education. Our yoga teacher training courses are accredited by Yoga Alliance USA.

12 Hours – Shat-Karma (Detoxification Course) Teacher Training Certification Course

Hatha yoga, as portrayed in the early Yoga Upanishads, was comprised of the Shat-karmas. It is proved accurate and scientific. Shat represents “six” and karma signifies ‘action’; the Shat-karmas comprise of six groups of cleansing practices. The point of hatha yoga and, in this manner, of the Shat-karmas is to create harmony between the two noteworthy Pranic streams, Ida and Pingala, along with achieving physical and mental purity and wellbeing.

The Shat-karmas are additionally used to control the three Doshas or humors in the body: Kapha, mucus; Pitta, bile; and Vata, wind. As per both Ayurveda and Hatha yoga, unevenness in the Doshas will bring about sickness. These practices are followed before pranayama and other higher yoga rehearses with a specific end goal to filter the body of impurities and to guarantee safe and effective advancement along the spiritual path. All these techniques are taught in the Yoga program at the Karuna Yoga, training center in Bangalore, India.

These effective strategies are never meant to be gained from books or instructed by amateur people. As per the custom, just those taught by a master may instruct others. It is fundamental to be personally trained in the matter of how and when to practice the shat-karmas, taking into account the limitations and requirements of the concerned individual.  If you have any doubts in your mind, Karuna Yoga, teacher training will take care of all your concerns regarding the matter.

In spite of the fact that the purification and reinforcing effects of shat-karmas might be therapeutic, this is not their primary purpose. Shat-karmas are practices to enhance the strength of yoga professionals and to awaken and direct the energies in the body, mind and deeper mind. Individuals experiencing any therapeutic condition, who wish to use any of these practices, ought to look for the guidance of a skilled instructor. Karuna Yoga, shat-karma training in Bangalore is designed on the basis of such principles. The water used in these practices should be pure. If necessary, use an ultraviolet filter or boil the water for a few minutes and then allow it to cool to the required temperature.

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

What you’ll learn from this course

  • Jala Neti (nasal cleansing with water)
  • Sutra Neti (nasal cleansing with thread)
  • Vaman Dhauti (regurgitative cleansing)
  • Shankhaprakshalana(cleansing entire digestive tract
  • Establish peace and harmony in the class and relieve students from stress.

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.

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

About the course facilitator

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

Course Curriculum

Six Shatkarma (internal cleansing)

1. Neti: A process of cleansing and purifying the nasal passages.

a. Jala Neti (nasal cleansing with water)

b. Sutra Neti (nasal cleansing with thread)

2. Dhauti: To cleanse the entire alimentary canal from the mouth to the anus.

a) Kunjal or Vaman Dhauti (regurgitative cleansing) cleansing the stomach with saline warm water.

b) Shankhaprakshalana or Laghoo Shankha Prakshalana (cleansing entire digestive tract)

c) Agnisara kriya (activating the digestive fire)

3. Nauli: A method of massaging and strengthening the abdominal organs.

4. Basti: Techniques for washing and toning the large intestine.

5. Kapalabhati: A breathing technique for purifying the frontal region of the brain.

6. Trataka: Intense gazing at one point or object which develops the power of concentration.

a. Jyothi Trataka

b. Shambhavi Mudra

c. Nasigra Drishti

d. Jatru Trataka

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)