Six Months Certificate Course in Yoga Philosophy :

Certificate course in Yoga explores the fundamental concepts of mainstream Yoga and its philosophical foundations. The course deals with both abstract and practical aspects of Yoga. Yoga is a way of life that can be applied to one’s own life irrespective of age, gender, occupation, society, circumstances, problems and sufferings. It can be part of any human effort-personal, educational, social, family and spiritual. Since it comes under both science and an art, there are theoretical and practical aspects of Yoga which are taught in the course.

What is it about ?

  • The Certificate Course in Yoga is built for beginners who wish to develop a career in Yoga.
  • The emphasis in the course is on having the right perspective through the first-hand experience and learning the science and the practice of yoga.
  • The course is designed primarily to educate those interested in becoming a Yoga Instructor.
  • It helps the student to understand the types of Yoga and imparts the practical knowledge of Yogasana, Kriyas, Mudras, Yogic Therapy and Pranayama.
  • This course focuses on Sutra Yoga and the philosophy mentioned in those sutras. The role of Satvika Ahara is also based alongside Asanas.
  • The end goal is the implementation of the philosophy of Yoga in everyday life. The course helps the student to become competent and committed professionals willing to perform as Yoga trainers.
  • Multiple Career opportunities:  The course allows the candidates to choose from a large number of job profiles, that includes Yoga Instructor, Yoga Therapist, Yoga Specialist, Yoga Practitioner and many more. This plethora of career options makes the certificate courses a highly conducive academic career option for a number of candidates as it allows them the fluidity to choose from any career option
  • The course focuses on the foundations for the theoretical as well as practical aspects of Yoga, one of the world’s oldest sciences.
  • This course motivates the learner to undertake an advanced and detailed study of different texts in the yoga tradition, as well as meditative techniques from other traditions and religions such as Jainism and Buddhism.
  • The government has made it mandatory for every school to have a Yoga instructor.
  • Opportunity to turn Entrepreneur: The candidates also have the opportunity to turn entrepreneur after the completion of the course. Most of the Yoga Instructors open up their own studios after the completion of their course.

Eligibility Criteria for Certificate Course in Yoga :

The following are the eligibility criteria of the for the Certificate in Yoga Course :
  • The candidates are required to pass the 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • The candidates are required to pass the 12th with at least a 50%  marks.
  • Candidates belonging to the reserved categories such as SC/ST are allowed a relaxation of 5%.
  • The candidate needs to be 18 years of age to be able to join the Certificate Course in Yoga.
  • Candidates appearing for 10+2 in the same year can also apply, given they complete their qualifying degree requirements before the course commencement date.

Certificate Course in Yoga Philosophy Syllabus :

This course includes an introduction to learning the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Gheranda Samhita. Furthermore, it includes full insight into the real experiences of the core Yoga asanas, pranayamas, kriyas, idea studies, public speaking, teaching technique etc.  The emphasis in the course is on developing the right perspective through the first-hand experience and understanding the science and art of Yoga. This course presents the general structure of Indian philosophy and basic principles of Yoga based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

The topics covered in this course are tabulated in the table below:

Semester 1Semester 2
Foundations of Yoga: History, Evolution, and Schools of Yoga’s.Yoga and Health
Basic Yoga Texts: Principles Upanishads Bhagavad Gita, Yoga VasishthaTherapeutic Yoga
Patanjali Yoga SutraApplications of Yoga
Hatha Yoga SutraPractical Yoga: Asana, Pranayama, Dharna Dhyana,

Bandha, Mudra & Shatkriya

Allied Sciences: Anatomy and Physiology, Diet and Nutrition, General Psychology, and Counselling.Methods of Teaching Yoga.

  • Quaterly examination will be held for the course and there shall be a final practical lesson conducted at the end of the course.
  • The course consists of Theory, Practical, Teaching methods and practical training on teaching Yoga.

Fee Structure :

  • Registration Fee 100 Rs.
  • Examination Fee 100 Rs.
  • Course Fee 2000 Rs.