500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training in Chiang Mai


Thailand  |  Chiang Mai

51 Day 500-Hour Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

Oct 9 - Nov 28, 2023

Free Cancellation*


4800 USD
Thailand  |  Chiang Mai

Find the Best 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training 2023

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 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.

You can 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 

Yoga classes on these training courses will include the following parts -

1. Yogic Techniques & Practice

Typical areas of teaching skills will be:

  • Asanas - Posture practice
  • Pranayamas - Breath & Energy
  • Meditation - Inner Journey
  • Mantras & Chanting - Internal or External
  • Kriyas - Internal often with breath
2. Teaching Yoga - 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 hour program.

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 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.

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