500 Hour Online Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Alliance Certified | Globally Recognised



500-hour online yoga teacher training is a beginner to advanced-level program that puts you on the ultimate path to becoming a yoga professional. Students will get access to pre-recorded sessions which will help them to learn at their own speed. Our accomplished and compassionate group of teachers is always ready to help you. They will be present once a week to clear all the doubts via live sessions.

To support the process of learning and easy understanding students will also receive manuals and ebooks to refer to during their practice or to read through for further knowledge. This program will ensure that your determination and dedication toward the subject is sustained.

After completing the online 500-hour yoga teacher training one will become a certified yoga teacher and will be able to register under Yoga Alliance USA. The certification will help one to share the ancient knowledge of yoga worldwide and help others in their yogic journey


Pre-recorded course videos (4k High Quality)

Lifetime Access

Live Q&A Session every Thursday at 04:00 PM IST

e-Books and a Manual

Assignments & Exam

Course completion certificate

Eligible to register with Yoga Alliance - RYT 500, upon completion

Course Highlights

  • RYT-500 Yoga Alliance Certification
  • Beginner to Advanced level
  • Lifetime Access
  • Lifetime Support
$599 USD (799 USD)

Curriculum for 500 hour YTTC

Techniques, Training & Practice

Traditional Hatha Yoga
  • Historical contexts of hatha yoga
  • Pawan muktasana series 1, 2 & 3
  • Traditional Surya Namaskara (Sun Salutation)
  • The below asana series will be covered with the particular asana alignment & adjustment, variations, contraindications, breathing techniques, and their benefits

  • Standing asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Kneeling asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Sitting asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Forward bending asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Backward bending asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Twisting asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Arm balancing asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Prone asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Supine asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Inversion asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Balancing asana series - Basic to Advanced
  • Relaxing asana series - Basic to Advanced
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
Teaching Techniques, Alignment & Adjustment

    Alignment & Adjustment is the process to learn the correct ways or techniques to get in or out of an asana. You will get in-depth theories of asana, variations, alignment, and contraindications. Yoga alignment and adjustment will help you increase your mastery of yoga. You will learn different techniques and types of adjustment for the yoga sequences.

  • Practice & Teaching techniques of advanced yoga pose
  • Minute-to-major teaching details
  • Advanced variations of poses
  • Correction technquies
  • Class planning, sequencing & managing
Pranayama (Breathwork)
  • Historical contexts of pranayama & subtle body.
  • Understanding of pranayama effects on your body.
  • Meaning & explanation of Pranayama terms
  • Sequence of Pranayama with alternatives & Adaptations
  • Natural Breathing
  • Abdominal Breathing
  • Thoracic Breathing
  • Clavicular Breathing
  • Yogic Breathing
  • Different type of Pranayama
    • Kapalbhati Pranayama - Basic to advanced
    • Nadi sodhana Pranayama - Basic to advanced
    • Ujjayi Pranayama - Basic to advanced
    • Bhastrika pranayama - Basic to advanced
    • Brahmari pranayama - Basic to advanced
    • Surya Bhedi Pranayama - Basic to advanced
    • Chandra Bedhi Pranayama - Basic to advanced
    • Sheetali Pranayama - Basic to advanced
    • Sheetkari Pranayama - Basic to advanced
  • Understanding the importance of prana vayus, nadis, chakras, kleshas, and koshas.
  • Introduction of Bandhas to Pranayama Practices
  • Pranayama Teaching Methodology
  • Practicing Pranayama Teaching
Mudra (Hand Gestures)
  • Introduction to Mudra
  • Five groups of Yoga Mudras
  • Jnana and Chin Mudras
  • Yoni Mudra
  • Bhairava Mudra
  • Hridaya Mudra
  • Shambhavi Mudra
  • Khechari Mudra
  • Kaki Mudra
  • Bhujangini Mudra
  • Bhoochari Mudra
  • Akashi Mudra
  • Shanmuki Mudra
  • Unmani Mudra
  • Vipareeta Karani Mudra
  • Pashinee Mudra
  • Tadagi Mudra
  • Prana Mudra
  • Yoga Mudra
  • Manduki Mudra
  • Maha Mudra
  • Maha Bheda Mudra
  • Ashwini Mudra Mudra
  • Vajroli Mudra Mudra
Bandhas (Energy Locks)
  • Introduction to Bandha
  • Bandhas & Granthis
  • Jalandhara Bandha
  • Moola Bandha
  • Uddiyana Bandha
  • Maha Bandha
Shatkarma (Cleansing techniques)
  • Jalaneti(Respiratory cleansing)
  • Rubber neti (Respiratory cleansing)
  • Netra Shudhi (Eye cleansing)
  • shankaprakshalana kriya (Digestive cleaning)
Meditation & Mantra Chanting
  • History and philosophy of meditation
  • Postures for Meditation
    • Sukhasana (Easy pose)
    • Padmasana (Lotus pose)
    • Arddha Padmasana (Half lotus pose)
    • Vajrasana (Thunderbolt pose)
    • Bhadrasana (Gracious pose)
    • Siddhasana (Accomplished pose)
    • Swastikasana (Auspicious pose)
  • Mantra Chanting
    • The science behind mantra chanting.
    • Different Mantra chanting practice with their meaning
    • Vibrations and truce methods for chanting.
  • Important terms in Meditation.
  • Different Types of Meditation Practices
    • Om Meditation
    • Body awareness meditation
    • Mindfulness meditation
      • Walking meditation
      • Eating meditation
      • Breathing meditation
    • Mantra meditation
    • Kundalini Chakra meditation
    • Trataka meditation
    • Buddhist meditation
    • Zen/Dynamic meditation
  • Adapting different methodologies for meditation
  • Developing concentration techniques
  • Anatomy & Meditation
  • Meditation Teaching Methodology
  • Practicing Guided meditation

Anatomy & Physiology

Yoga Anatomy, Physiology & Biomechanics
  • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Musculoskeletal System
    • Respiratory System
    • Cardiovascular System
    • Nervous System
    • Endocrine System
    • Digestion System
    • Connection between body systerms and yoga.
  • Biomechanics - Basic to Advanced
    • Force
    • Types Of Joint Movements
    • Joint Stability
    • Safe Movement
    • Contraindications, Alignment, & Adjustments

Yoga Humanities

History, Yoga Philosophy & Ethics
  • Definition and principles of Yoga
  • Different types of yoga
  • Important factors in yoga
  • Connection between meditation, pranayama, and asana
  • Deeper understanding Patanjali Sutras
  • A deeper understanding of the Bhagavad Gita
  • A deeper understanding of Upanishads & Vedas
  • Relation between yoga philosophy and practices
  • Knowledge of the Yoga Sutras or other related yogic ethical principles
  • Yoga Alliance Ethical Commitment: Scope & Code of Conduct
  • Understanding and taking responsibility to increase equity in yoga
  • Consideration of Accountability
  • Introspection of how yoga ethics can be correlated with teaching and practicing

Professional Essentials

Teaching Methodology
  • Teaching yoga sequences, adjustments, and alignment
  • Pace of yoga
  • Ambiance of a yoga class
  • Cues in a yoga class (physical, verbal, visual instructions and demonstrations)
  • Class management

Yoga teaching is an art to transform your life. It will help you with avoiding injuries, learning sequences, teaching meditation, managing energy flow, and teaching yoga sequences. The yoga training course will teach you personality development, proper adjustments, proper alignment, yoga instructions, demonstrations, etc.

Teaching Practice
  • Teaching/guiding a yoga class
  • Command over teaching yoga
  • Essential skills for teaching a yoga class
  • Mentoring and feedback

You will learn how to teach yoga to others. Practicing yoga is the most important aspect to learn it.

Professional Development
  • Knowledge about other yoga associations and Yoga Alliance certifying system
  • Ethical Pledge: Scope, Code of Conduct, and Equity
  • Lifetime Learning and Education
  • Professionalism, cleanliness & time management

This 500-hour yoga TTC is enough to enhance your skills and ability to teach yoga to others. Students will gain the principles of correct technique throughout the whole course. They will get the information that is necessary for everyone who wants to practice yoga properly as well as teach it to others. The use of various yoga props, important alignments, variations, adjustments, and modifications, as well as core teaching techniques, are all part of these foundational skills.


Joshua Anderson

I couldn't devote so much time in person to learn 500 Yoga for my work commitments, but Nirvana made it possible with their online course. It made it easy for me to learn yoga at my home while I was working.

Isabella Harris

This is the best yoga training. The teachers are very highly experienced with a lot of knowledge on the subject. The 500-hour training has helped me to develop all the yoga skills one step at a time. If someone is passionate about yoga then I recommend this course to them.

Emma Davis

Mantra chanting classes were my favorite part of the course. The topics discussed in the live Q&A sessions were very interesting and informative. It was easy to follow.

Manisha Mehra

The 500-hour course was one of the best decisions that I made. I am so grateful for what Nirvana has to offer. The course structure was in-depth and adaptable. The teachers were very supportive.

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