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200 Hour

New Session begins 3/10/24

200 hour certification program includes: 

Teachers Training Program (2nd Sunday of the month) 66.0 hours

Teach 6 Sadhaka Sundays (4th Sunday of the month) 24.0 hours

Meditation Class (6 weeks) 7 hours

Sunday Study Group (4 Meetings) 6 hours

Full Moon Meditation (4) 4 hours

Ethics class (3 hours) 3.0 hours

Home Study (12 months) 15.0 hours

Hatha Classes at HYMC 50.0 hours 


175 hours            

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The following are ways in which student can specialize their focus while earning the remaining 25 hours to accumulate a total of 200 hours.

Hours per class​

  • HYMC Workshops                                                2.0 to 4.0 hour

  • HYMTA Annual  Retreat                                        16.0 hour

  • HYMTA Meeting                                                  2.5 hour

New Session (2024/25) starts on SUNDAY MARCH 10TH
For more info call (847)2215250 or email us at


Fundamentals of Teaching

Neti Pot Cleansing

Centering – Limbering

Joint & Gland Exercises


Diaphragmatic Breathing

Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar)


Standing Postures


Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

Sitting Postures

Forward Bending Postures

Practice Teaching


Kapalabhati Pranayama 

Backward Bending Postures

Twisting Postures

Practice Teaching


Bhastrika Pranayama

Leg Lifts and Abdominal

Strengthening, Inverted Postures

Practice Teaching


Sheetali Pranayama

 Bhramari Pranayama

Ujjayi Pranayama

Teaching Special Groups:

Chair Yoga, Gentle Mat Yoga

How and When to Use Props


The Shat Kriyas

 Children’s Yoga

Hatha Yoga Exam


Science of Breath


The Five Major Pranas


Introduction to Meditation

Basics of Meditation, Mantra and its Practice,

Chakras, Nadis and Koshas

Science of Breath Exam


Introduction to Yoga Philosophy

Review of Yoga Sutras, Ashtanga Yoga, Karma and Kleshas

Shatkriyas, Bandhas, & Mudras

Meditation Exam


Yoga Anatomy I

Major Systems of the Human Body and Their Functions

Yoga Philosophy Exam


Anatomy II

Therapeutic Yoga, Precautions

Yoga Anatomy Exam

TTP200 Payments

TTP200 program payments can be made via a check to Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center, or by using a charge card either in person at the office or on phone with the office staff, or via HYMC website. This webpage allows the payment to be made on-line via a secure connection with PayPal which allows using a credit card.

The payment of registration fee must accompany a completely filled out application. If an on-line payment has been made for the registration, the completed application can be mailed to the center, or dropped-off personally (the center is only open during class periods)

The monthly class fee payment can be made on-line prior to the class or paid in person on the morning of the first day of the module class. It is suggested that the student indicate the date of the class in the comments section of the payment voucher during payment process, and print a copy of the on-line payment confirmation e-mail.

Following are the TTP200 payments that can be made on-line via PayPal.

200 Hr Teachers Training Program Policies

  • Exams are scheduled to be taken before the Teachers Training class begins. Students should arrive by 8:15 am. The exam will begin promptly at 8:30 am. Make up for missing the exam is on Sadhaka Sunday or next scheduled Teachers Training class. 

  • Exam passing grade is 80%. If you do not meet the required percent then student has the opportunity to retake the exam. 

  • If student has taken the exam twice and has not met the required grade. Student must repeat that particular class. 

  • Students living within a 35 mile radius must take their Hatha classes at the center. 

  • Delinquent in monthly payment: If student is more than one month delinquent; student will not be permitted to attend the training program until funds are paid up. 

  • Evaluation of student log will take place 6 months after starting program. Completed log must be turned in the end of February. 

  • Evaluation of readiness to graduate.

  • Students have 12 months to complete the course.  A grace period of 3 months is permitted.  If additional time is required, student will be given an additional 3 months, but a late fee of $50 will be charged to the student for each month that the student is delinquent.

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