500 Hour Multi-Style Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal

30 Days, Multiple Departures

500 Hour Multi-Style Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal
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Embark on a transformative journey with our 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal, designed to elevate your practice and obtain professional certification from Yoga Alliance, globally recognized. At Mandala Yoga Retreat, our experienced teachers, with over 18 years of expertise, foster a collaborative environment for unique classes and training. Join us in the spiritual adventure at our sacred yoga center, nestled in the serene Chandragiri Hills of Kathmandu. Immerse yourself in the wisdom of traditions and experience new spiritual energy, gaining a fresh perspective on life. Trust us for an enriching 500-hour YTT journey, as affirmed by positive TripAdvisor reviews.


Our 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training adheres to the international standards set by Yoga Alliance and us. The comprehensive curriculum covers fundamental aspects, including yoga theory, history, methods, teaching techniques, asana practice with alignments, yoga therapy, anatomy, and philosophy, incorporating yogic lifestyle and ethics. This training ensures a well-rounded education in the art and science of yoga.


Yoga Styles:

Yoga for Children (Kids Yoga)

Basic Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga

Yin Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga

Vinyasa Flow

Yoga for Old Age Seniors

Yoga for Weight Loss

Basic Ayurveda and Lifestyle Knowledge

Theoretical Yoga:

History of Yoga

About Veda and Tantra

Lord Shiva & Parvati

Story of Yoga History

Ancient History and Branches of Yoga:

Raja Yoga

Jnana Yoga

Karma Yoga

Bhakti Yoga

Kriya Yoga

Kundalini Yoga

Patanjali Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Mantra Yoga

Dhyana Yoga

Yoga Introduction:

Definition of Yoga

Maha Yoga (Higher Practice of Yoga)

The Main Purpose of Yoga

Various Perspectives on Yoga by Legendary Yogis

Yoga According to Maharshi Patanjali

Yoga According to Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Yoga According to Indian Philosophy

Yoga According to Bhagavad Gita

Yoga According to Kathopanishad

Yoga According to Veda

Yoga According to Modern Medical Science

Hatha Yoga Philosophy:

"Hatha Yoga Pradipika" by Yogi Swatmarama

"Gherand Samhita" (Hatha Yoga) by the Sage Gherand

"Goraksha Samhita" (Hatha Yoga) by Yogi Gorakhnath

"Hatharatnavali" (Hatha Yoga) by Srinivasabhatta Mahayogindra

Eight Limbs of Yoga:

Yama: Social Law

Niyama: Personal Rules or Self-Purification

Asana: Physical Postures

Pranayama: Breathing Exercise or Breath Control

Pratyahara: Sense Control

Dharana: Concentration

Dhyana: Meditation

Samadhi: Liberation

Importance of Seven Main Chakras:

Meaning, Definition, Purpose, and Benefits

How Chakras Work

Kundalini and Chakra Relations

Chakra System

The 7 Main Chakras and Locations:

Mooladhara (Root Chakra)

Swadhishthana (Sacral Chakra)

Manipura (Solar Plexus)

Anahata (Heart Chakra)

Vishuddhi (Throat Chakra)

Ajna (Third Eye Chakra)

Sahasrara (Crown Chakra)

Yoga Anatomy & Physiology:

Bone Structures

Joint Movements

Muscular System

Nervous System

Cardiovascular System

Respiratory System

Yogic Balanced Diet and Nutrition:

Food for Yogi Sadhana

Nutrients and Their Role in the Body

Carbohydrates and Fats




Sattvic Foods for Better Health

Rajas and Tamas Foods to Avoid for Better Health

Stress Management Through Yoga Practice

Practical Yoga Asana (Postures):

Introduction & History of Asana

Benefits of Asana

Importance of Spine & Alignment for Asana

Difference Between Asana and Exercise and Its Importance

Classification of Asana

Group of Asana

Principles of Asana

Importance of Props and Counterpose

Formula of Breathing During Yogasana Practice

Types of Asana

Satkarma (Yogic Detox Practice):

Definition, Importance, Equipment, Techniques, Benefits, and Precautions of:

Neti: Nasal Cleansing and Purification Process

Dhauti: Stomach Cleansing Process

Nauli: Massaging and Strengthening the Abdominal Organs

Basti: Washing and Toning the Large Intestine

Kapalbhati: Breathing Exercise for Frontal Brain Purification

Trataka: Eye Exercise Gazing at One Point


Pranayama Philosophy

About Prana



Guidelines for the Practice of Pranayama

Benefits and Contraindications of Pranayama

Natural Breath in Detail

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

Bhastrika Pranayama

Sheetali Pranayama

Sheetkari Pranayama

Bhramari Pranayama

Pancha Kosha (Vital Sheaths):

Annamaya Kosha

Pranamaya Kosha

Manomaya Kosha

Vijnanamaya Kosha

Anandamaya Kosha


Meaning, Definition, Purpose, and Benefits

Jalandhara Bandha (Throat Lock)

Moola Bandha (Root Lock)

Uddiyana Bandha (Abdominal Contraction)

MahaBandha (Great Lock)


Mudra Introduction

Two Types of Mudra

Science of Hand Mudra

Science of Body Mudra

Chanting and Mantras:

Mantra Introduction

Importance of OM (Aa-O-Ma)

Gayatri Mantra

Guru Mantra

Asatoma Mantra


What is Meditation

Rules of Meditation Practice

Importance of Meditation Postures

Importance of Padmasana

How to Meditate Properly

Meditation Teaching Techniques

Ajapa Japa Meditation

Nada Yoga Meditation

Antar Mouna Meditation

Yoga Nidra Meditation

Therapeutic Yoga:

Practice of Symptoms, Causes, Yogic Prevention with Diet Plan for Various Conditions:




Blood Pressure (High)





And Many More

The Science of Ayurveda:

Ayurveda Introduction and Its Importance

Ayurveda Classified Life According to Tri-dosha

The Three Gunas (Ayurveda Dietary Guidelines)

Ayurveda Herbs and Medicine

Alternative Yoga Therapy:

Marma/Acupressure Therapy

Ayurveda Therapy

Music Therapy (Sound Healing)

Natural Alternative Medicine

Basic Naturopathy Therapy and Nature Cure Herbal

Teaching Methodology:

Yoga Teaching Techniques

Yoga Teaching Principles

Important Rules for Yogasana Sequences

Yoga Sequence Step by Step for All Levels

How to Be a Good and Professional Yoga Teacher

Lesson Planning Before Teaching Yoga

Reading Students' Bodies and Their Capacities

Teaching All Levels in the Same Groups

Touch of Hand Adjustment in the Class

Starting and Ending Yoga Classes

And Many More

Marketing and Business Promotion for Yoga Classes:

Effective Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Creating Quality Programs

Offering Special Promotions

Word of Mouth Publicity

Active Presence on Social Media (Training Included)

Unique Promotion Concepts

Aligning Personal Yoga Path with Public Perception

Emphasizing Knowledge Over Certificates

Improving Teaching Quality and Self-Marketing Strategies

About The Host
Biren and Kriti

Biren and Kriti

Mr. Biren and Guru Kriti, husband and wife. Biren is a very famous Nepali actor who fell in love with a yogini, Kriti (ask them about the story of dialing the wrong phone number).​

After marriage, Biren became devoted to yoga and together they started a yoga studio in Thamel, Kathmandu. Biren is fully involved in the yoga studio, he is a great manager and will help you with anything you need. Maybe even sign your DVD copy of his movie :)​

Kriti is the lead teacher who plays a vital role in the teacher training courses, classes, and other wellness programs. She has over 18 years of teaching experience, has a Master’s degree in Yogic Science, all levels of Reiki healing, and diploma in massage therapy


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