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The Best 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training 2021/2022

If you are seeking further understanding & learning, a 500 hour intensive course could be for you.

This allows you to gain your full RYT 500 teaching qualification in one long educational training.


Or you could embark on a 500-hour training program for personal learning and development, immersing yourself in a deep learning experience that will benefit many aspects of your life and deepen your practice & knowledge of yoga.


All programs are an advanced study of postures, pranayama, philosophy, meditation and teaching techniques.

All courses have the same standard curriculum set by Yoga Alliance with the Yoga community.


There are two ways to become a RYT-500 teacher.

Either you complete a 200 hour intensive followed by your 300 Hour certification.

These two stages combined achieve the same as the other option, which is to attend one of our 500-hour trainings listed here.


500-Hour Certification

Classes will include the following parts -


1. Yogic techniques, Training & Practice

Typical areas of practice & teaching skills training will be:

  • Asanas - Posture practice
  • Pranayamas - Breath & Energy
  • Meditation - Inner Journey
  • Mantras & Chanting - Internal or External
  • Kriyas - Internal often with breath
2. Teaching Methodology
  • Communication - one to one & group dynamics
  • Demonstration, Assisting & Correcting
  • How Students Learn
  • Teaching Styles & Qualities
  • The Business of Yoga
3. Anatomy & Physiology
  • Physical anatomy & bodily systems, applying this knowledge to yoga
  • Energy body works, study of the chakras and nadis (energy channels)
4. Yoga Philosophy & Ethics
  • Study of traditional texts revealing yoga philosophies
  • The yoga lifestyle, concepts of dharma and karma
  • Service (Seva)
5. Practicum
  • Practice teaching as the lead instructor without feedback
  • Observing others doing the same and sharing feedback afterwards
Elective Hours

The elective hours of the course are 185 of the total 500 hours.

This is what makes each program unique, allowing for focus on an area that may interest you such as Shamanism, Mantra, Ayurveda, Acro Yoga, Yoga Nidra, nutrition, ritual.


Where to complete a 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training?

Generally these yoga trainings run over 2 months.

To spend an extended time on this journey your practice and knowledge will deepen. You will have the opportunity to explore and immerse yourself in meditation techniques and practice.


India

With so many schools and varied program content Rishikesh in India is the hub for these yoga alliance certifications.


Bali

Yogis flock here all year round for it's tropical beauty and warm ambience from the nature of the people. You will be able to find a course at one of the many retreat centers or popular community yoga studios here.


Thailand

With good weather all year round and a very vibrant yoga and therapeutic practitioner community Thailand is a great choice to spend an extended amount of time. Especially if you end up on a tropical island with a super relaxed pace of life.


Nepal

An incredibly beautiful other-worldly place to visit, and very supportive of a spiritual yoga journey like this. Nepal is mainly in the Himalayas, or Himalaya, separating the plains of India from the Tibetan plateau. And it's brimming with awesome beauty and enchanting people and places. The Himalaya has many of the Earth's highest peaks, including Mount Everest.