Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

300 Hour – Diploma in Yoga Therapist Teacher Training Certificate Course

Establish a strong foundation in therapeutic yoga teaching and application


  • 100 hours of live sessions.
  • 200 hours of yoga manual, study books, self-practised and self-study.
  • Duration – 30 days to 05 months, self paced.
  • Live online sessions will be held over Zoom or Google Meet.
  • Online sessions’ time-zone: Bangalore, India (GMT+5:30).
  • Daily one live yoga session theory or practical classes, Monday to Friday.
  • 300-hour yoga therapy teacher training curriculum.
  • Eligible to register with Yoga Alliance under YACEP CATEGORY upon completion.
  • Special discounts on advanced courses.
  • There will be live contact hours whenever needed in order to clarify doubts.
  • All classes are previously recorded so students can access the material at their own convenience
  • One live Q&A session every week.

How the training works

There will be 200 non-contact hours of yoga manual or pre-recorded and 100 contact hours of live sessions via Zoom, live classes every week, and Q&A sessions every weekend.


  • 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 teacher
  • 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 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
  • Live Contact Hours: 100 Hours of live sessions.    
  • Non-Contact Hours 200 Hours
  • Live online sessions will be held over Zoom or Google Meet.
  • Online sessions’ time-zone: Bangalore, India (GMT+5:30).
  • Schedule, Flexible Online self-paced Training
  • Digital Course manual PDF.
  • Well qualified and experienced faculty with their own specialties.
  • 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.

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

Fee: USD 600.

Yoga Therapy Course Introduction

Yoga Therapy Course, A transformative opportunity to explore the profound field of yoga therapy. This comprehensive program delves into the philosophical concepts that underpin yoga therapy, while providing in-depth study of therapeutic asanas, pranayama, mudra, shatkarma and the skills to structure and guide sessions. Yoga Therapy which balance, overall well-being and health of mind, body and spirit. It means living a healthy life without disease and having complete health in mind and body.

Our 300-Hour Diploma in Yoga Therapist Teacher Training Certificate Course that provides knowledge, skills, and tools to qualified yoga teachers to conduct one-to-one and group yoga therapy sessions. This advanced Yoga Course enables yoga teachers to help their clients preventing illnesses, easing symptoms, complementing medical treatments, and improving their overall wellbeing.

After this course, you will be able to support the healing process of clients with similar ailments, not only physically but also at deeper layers of their being, using yoga techniques to prevent and to recover from deep inside.

To whom this course for?

• You are a Certified Yoga Teacher

• You aim to help people to achieve a better lifestyle

• You want to help patients to ease and relieve the symptoms of their illnesses/conditions

• You look for a more specialized yoga field

• You aim to be part of a positive change regarding health and lifestyle habits

• You want to teach people how to prevent diseases

• You are interested in creating a successful business model while contributing with the wellbeing of your clients.


Our 300-Hour- Diploma in Yoga Therapist Teacher Training Certificate Course is registered with Yoga Alliance (USA) under YACEP Category.

Who Can Join?

This course is open to individuals who are genuinely interested in the therapeutic applications of yoga. Whether you are a yoga teacher looking to specialize in yoga therapy, a healthcare professional seeking to integrate yoga into your practice, or simply passionate about the healing potential of yoga, this course will exceed your expectations.

Immerse yourself in the timeless wisdom of yoga as you learn how to use it as a powerful tool for healing and transformation. Expand your knowledge, deepen your practice, and embark on a journey of self-discovery, compassion, and empowerment. Join us and become a certified Yoga Therapy Teacher, equipped to make a positive impact on the well-being of others.

What is Therapeutic Yoga?

Embark on a transformative journey into the world of Yoga Therapy with our comprehensive Diploma in Yoga Therapist Teacher Training Course (DYTTTC). This carefully crafted training program offers an immersive exploration of Yoga Therapy, equipping you with a profound understanding and the necessary skills to guide others in this healing practice.

Throughout this course, you will delve into the principles and techniques of Yoga Therapy, including relaxation, breathe awareness, body scanning, and guided visualization. Uncover the art of creating impactful Yoga Therapy sessions that promote deep relaxation, stress reduction, and inner healing.

Under the guidance of experienced instructors, you will have ample opportunities to refine your skills in leading Yoga Therapy sessions. Receive personalized feedback and guidance to develop confidence and proficiency in guiding others towards deep relaxation and inner transformation.

Our training combines theory and experiential learning, allowing you to personally experience the profound benefits of Yoga Therapy. Gain insights into the scientific and philosophical aspects of this practice, understanding its transformative effects on the mind, body, and spirit.

Upon completion of the Yoga Therapy DYTTTC, you will possess a comprehensive understanding of Yoga Therapy and the ability to skilfully guide individuals on their journey towards well-being. This course is ideal for yoga teachers, healthcare professionals, and anyone passionate about integrating the healing power of Yoga Therapy into their practice.

Why to Study the Yoga Therapy Course?

Studying yoga as a tool to overcome and ease the symptoms of common illnesses has become extremely popular recently, due to the great therapeutic effects yoga practitioners experience in their body and mind.

Consequently, the demand for yoga teachers with specialized knowledge in yoga as a therapeutic tool, in different fields such as: health management organizations, corporations, hospitals, retreat centres, schools, colleges, universities, sports centres, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres, and many more, has grown exponentially. With our Karuna Yoga Teacher Training you acquire a specialization that allows you to help clients who suffer from a specific problem (diabetes, obesity, hypertension, cancer, among many others).

This Course Will Help You to Grow In Your Career as a Yoga Teacher

•In group classes, you can teach your clients how to become -and stay- healthier

•You will feel more confident when approached by students that come to yoga seeking for support in their healing process

•In one-on-one sessions, you will be able to analyse your clients’ condition, in order to tailor a yoga-based program for them

•You can partner with yoga studios to offer Yoga Therapy classes in addition to their general yoga classes

•You may offer specialized workshops for groups of people that are struggling with similar illnesses/conditions

•You can become part of different health support groups

What you will learn in Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

Asana Module

•Introduction to Yoga Eye Exercises for Eyesight Improvement.

•Introduction to Classical Suryanamaskar.

•Introduction to modified versions of Suryanamaskar for elders and injured people & use of props.

•Introduction to Anti Rheumatic exercises (wind release exercises) for Vata management or joints management.

•Introduction to wind release exercises for the digestive system for Vata & Pitta management.

•Introduction to Energy Releasing exercises for activation of body and Kapha management.

•Introduction to Fundamentals of Asana Practice.

•The modifications, and variations we can use for both beginners and advanced practitioners. How to practice with mindful awareness according to your own body and student needs.

•Learn how to work with contradictions and the use of modifications within your teaching to ensure a safe and effective practice for your students and common health issues.

•Sanskrit pronunciation of Asanas with benefits & details.

•What are the therapeutic effects of different asana categories on the human body?

•You will gain both an understanding and practice in how to sequence yoga therapy class that cultivates creativity, independence, and authenticity and allows you to grow as a teacher so you feel fully confident to teach your students in the practice of yoga therapy.

•Understanding warm-up sequences, peak postures, and how to incorporate counter-poses.

•How to prepare effective Lesson planning and Sequencing for both beginners and advanced students.

•Principles and Skills for Interacting with Students and Clients.

•Developing Healing Communication Skills.

•Health Assessment for self, patients, and students.

•Art of body reading.

•Interviewing and Assessing

•Creating a Therapeutic Yoga Practice Treatment Plan.

•Implementing a Therapeutic Yoga Practice Treatment Plan.

Pranayama Module

•Introduction to pranayama.

•What is Prana and its importance?

•Anatomy and science of breathing. (Pranayama)

•Different Stages of Pranayama.

•Classification of Pranayama and its types.

•Introduction to Breath awareness exercise.

•Introduction and application of Breath Balancing Posture.

•Abdominal Breathing, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Thoracic Breathing, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Clavicular Breathing, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Yogic Breathing, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Kapalbhati Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Bhastrika Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Nadi Shodhana Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Ujjayi Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Bhramari Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Sheetali Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Sheetkari Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Surya Bhedana Pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precautions & contraindications.

•Practice, theory, training & teaching practice of all the above-mentioned pranayama, its modifications, benefits, precaution & contraindication.

•Application of Pranayama as a healing practice for yoga therapy.

Meditation and Relaxation Module

•Introduction to Meditation its definition and aim.

•Science of Meditation

•How to meditate.

•Meditation postures.

•How to Teach Meditation.

•Types of Meditation and their Importance.

•Vipassana Meditation.

•Meditations for chakra.

•Nadhabrahma Meditation.

•Introduction & Practice of Guided Relaxation (Yoga Nidra).

•How to Design Guided Relaxation (Yoga Nidra) for a particular disease or ailment.

•Body Mind Balancing Meditation.

Yogic Kriyas Module

In this, module on Yoga Therapy in India you will be introduced to different types of Yoga Kriyas .i.e the cleansing techniques that help to cleanse the body and facilitates the healing process. You will practice, and learn Kriyas like Jala Neti, Agnisara Kriya, Kunjal Kriya, and Trataka. Techniques like Laghoo Shankhaprakshalana.

Mudra, Mantras, and Bandhas Module

•Introduction to Bandhas.

•Importance of Bandhas.

•Execution of Energy locks. (Bandhas)

•Application of Bandhas in yoga practice.

•Introduction to Moola Bandha. (The Root Lock)

•Introduction to Uddiyana Bandha. (The Abdominal Lock)

•Introduction to Jalandhara Bandha. (The Throat Lock)

•Introduction to Maha Bandha. (The Great Lock)

•Mantras with meaning and their essence.

•Opening & Closing Mantras for Yoga Therapy.

•Mantras self-healing & Peace.

•Introduction to Mudras.

•Different types of Mudras & their significance.

•How Yoga Mudras work.

•What is the science of Hasta Yoga Mudras?

•Guidelines for Hasta Yoga Mudras.

•Introduction to Mudras for Pranayama.

•Introduction to Tattva Yoga Mudras.

•Introduction to Prana Yoga Mudras.

•Introduction to Personality Development.

•Introduction to Mudras for Meditation.

•Introduction to Mudras for common diseases & ailments.

Anatomy & Physiology Module

Introduction to the major systems of the human body and how these systems are connected to the yoga practice.

•Cardiovascular System.

•Respiratory System.

•Digestive System.

•Skeletal System.

•Muscular System.

•Endocrine System.

•Lymphatic System.

•Nervous System.

•The biomechanics of the body, understanding movement and the effects on our body.

•Spine and its common disorders.

•Common misalignment issues and how to create a safe and accessible practice for your students.

Yoga Philosophy Module

•The foundation of Yoga, its legacy.

•What is the history of Yoga?

•What is Yoga, and its real essence and meaning?

•Different types of Yoga and Styles of Yoga.

•Introduction to Yoga philosophy.

•Introduction to Eight Limbs of Yoga.

•Introduction to Patanjali Yoga Sutras.

•Introduction to Yoga sutras from Bhagwad Gita.

•Introduction to the Story of Mahabharata & Bhagavad Gita wisdom.

•Introduction to Yoga Sutras from Hatha Yoga Pradipika.

•Subtle yogic anatomy.

•Introduction to Energetic Physiology.

•Introduction to Energy Center (Chakras).

•Introduction to Five Koshas.

•Introduction to Energy Channels(Three Main Nadis).

•Introduction to Energy Knots (Granthis).

•Concept of Prana and Prana Vayus., its role and significance in the human body.

•Concepts of Three Gunas. (Sattva, Rajas & Tamas)

•What is a Yogic Diet, its significance, and the role of the vegetarian diet in sadhana and spiritual life?

Ayurveda Module

•What is Ayurveda?

•History of Ayurveda.

•The Five Elements: Building Blocks of Nature

•Introduction to three doshas of Ayurveda. (Vata, Pitta, Kapha)

•Concepts of Prakruti and Vikruti.

•How to Determine Your Constitutional Type.

•Evaluate your own Dosha.

•Characteristics of the Vata Individual.

•Characteristics of the Pitta Individual.

•Characteristics of the Kapha Individual.

•Diseases related to Vata, Pitta, and Kapha Dosha imbalance.

•What is Disease as per Ayurveda?

•What is Health as per Ayurveda?

•Implementation of Ayurveda as a therapy.

•Nature and the Six Tastes.

•How to balance each dosha with diet?

•Ayurvedic Lifestyle’s daily routine.

•Ayurvedic tips for daily routine.

Teaching Practice and Feedback

We have a proper teaching practice class in Yoga Therapy Teacher Training program. You will get opportunities to teach the Yogic Techniques for yoga therapy. Initially, you will start teaching one-on-one and then teaching in small groups. Finally, you will lead and teach a larger group at the end of the course. You will practice pranayama, mudras, and meditation teaching in their respective classes.

You will receive teaching feedback based on your teachings from your teacher and batch mates. This will help you improve your communication and teaching skills. Further, it will help you find your unique style as a Yoga Therapy Teacher.

Art of Teaching

You will learn & practice the following teaching principle during the Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Program.

•Terms, Instructions & details for guiding through a yoga asana practice.

•Adjustments, alignment, and hands-on adjustments while teaching Yoga Postures for yoga therapy.

•Safety measures and concerns while adjusting.

•Art of Observation, assistance, and correction, Cueing. (Verbal, visual, physical)

•Art and principles of demonstration while guiding.

•Voice management and projection techniques covering pitch, pace, pause, tone, and rhythm. Learning voice modulation for Yoga Postures, pranayama, meditation, yoga nidra, and mantras. How to make your voice strong, sharp, soothing, deep, and vibrant.

•Class management, floor presence, and time management.

•Receiving and giving feedback.

•Ethics for a good yoga teacher.

Practicum & Final assessment

Students will go through three types of assessments: first is a written exam, then they have to demonstrate the technique (Asana, Pranayama, or meditation) and finally, they will go through the teaching practicum where they have to teach the complete asana class. During the final stage of the Practicum of Yoga Therapy Teacher Training program, you have to lead and teach a 60-minute self-designed yoga therapy class.

General Professionalism

Understanding the principles of general professionalism required for a Yoga Therapy Teacher or a Yoga Business/Brand.

Understanding and Implementation of concepts marketing, and promotion, Ethical Commitment, Scope of Practice, Code of Conduct. Tools for Business Development, Liability insurance, waivers, invoicing, etc.