~ Yoga Therapy TTC (level 1) ~

4 Month

INR (₹) 20,000/ USD ($) 250 

This teacher training course is available from Monday to Saturday. You can start the course as soon as you enroll.

A self-paced program is available. Please send an inquiry to Swasti Yoga Center for more information.

Yoga Therapy TTC (Level 1)

4 month 100- hours Assistant Yoga Therapy Course (Level 1)


  • 100-hours Assistant Yoga Therapy Course- Online
  • sessions by MD doctors and certified international faculty
  • Available for national and international students
  • Get a first-hand experience of the yogic lifestyle
  • English instruction. Hindi and Marathi language can be provided if needed.

Certification: Swasti Yoga Center, ISO certified institute

Duration (in weeks): 16 weeks part-time

Contact hours: 100 hours Direct: 25 hours, Indirect hours: 75 hours

Time commitment (hours per week) 8-10 hours

Pace (weekly): Once

Session (hours): Once a week

Skill level: Beginner, Level 1 YCB certified/ 200 hour Yoga TTC

Language: English

Syllabus: Yoga Therapy TTC (Level 1) Full Syllabus (click here to check syllabus)

Pricing (INR): 20,000 INR

Maximum group size: 8

Level 1 Yoga TTC (Yoga therapy Level 1) YCB assessment and certification fees: 250 USD (Foreign Students)

Yoga Styles

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Traditional Yoga
  • Ashtang Yoga

What's not included

  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Yoga props
  • Yoga Certification Board (Govt. of India) Yoga Exam fees

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

Teaching Faculty


Dr. Vikas Chothe

Swasti’s founder, Dr.Vikas Chothe, holds an MD, PhD in Ayurvedic medicine with Yoga Certification from AYUSH and QCI India. He has worked as a Yoga Ambassador for the government of India and is currently an examiner for YCB Yoga examination at TQ Cert (TATA projects) for the Yoga Certification Board. He has been working as a lead examiner since the beginning of the Yoga Certification Scheme in 2016 and has conducted exams for more than 3,000 students till date. Dr.Vikas has been invited by Indian Embassy Austria, Malaysia and Armenia and has visited USA, China, Malaysia, Italy and European countries for propagation of Yoga and Ayurveda. He is also yoga school auditor for the Yoga Certification Board (YCB) creating quality standards in yoga schools globally.

Shwetambari Vikas Chothe

Dr.Shwetambari Chothe is a certified Level 3 Yoga Teacher and Evaluator by government of India, consulting homeopath, assistant professor in LMF Homoeopathic Medical College, Pune, and co-founder of Swasti Yoga Centre. Since childhood, she had a keen interest in yoga and Indian culture. She is a great chef with Ayurveda healthy cooking as her specialty. Qualifications: MD Homoeopath, Anatomy and Physiology expert, yoga teacher and practitioner for six years.

Yoga Therapy TTC (Level 1) Syllabus


1. Name of the Certification: Assistant Yoga Therapist (AYTh)
2. Requirement/ Eligibility:
a. For open candidates there is no eligibility criteria
b. 10+2 pass
3. Brief Role Description: Can work under supervision of certified physician or certified
Yoga Therapist & Yoga Consultant on specific disorders.
4. Minimum age: No age limit
5. Personal Attributes: The job requires individual to have Good communication skills,
time management and ability to understand the body language of the trainees. The job
requires individual to possess key qualities such as self discipline, confidence, maturity,
patience, compassion, active listening, time management, empathy, language
proficiency, ability to build caring relationships, friendly and approachable, credibility
6. Credit points for certificate: 24 credits
7. Duration of course: Not less than 400 hours (Contact program for 100 hrs. to be
conducted on Anatomy, Physiology).
8. Mark Distribution: Total Marks: 200 (Theory: 60+Practical: 140)

Theory Syllabus

UNIT 1 Basic Principles of Yoga Therapy
1.1 Concept of Yoga: Its Definition, Aim, Objectives and Misconception.
1.2 Significance of Hatha Yoga Practices- Shatkriyas, Yogasana, Pranayama, Mudra
and Bandha and Dhyana.
1.3 Guiding Principles to be followed by Yoga Therapy Assistant.
1.4 Roles and Responsibilities of Yoga therapy Assistant.
1.5 Scope and limitations of Yoga therapy Assistant.
1.6 Knowledge of vital parameters to assess general state of patients: Measurement
of Blood Pressure, Respiratory Rate, Pulse Rate and Body Temperature.
1.7 Knowledge of use of props: ropes/belt/cushions/special aids.
1.8 Importance of pre-procedural preparedness for therapeutic Yoga sessions.
UNIT 2 Yoga Therapy in Traditional Yoga Textsy
2.1 Basic Knowledge of various yogic texts such as Patanjala Yogsutra,
Hathapradipika, GherandaSamhita .
2.2 Knowledge of schools of Yoga: Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga and
Dhyana Yoga.
2.3 Concept of klesha, Concept of chitta vritti ,
2.4 Ashtanga Yoga and its therapeutic importance.
2.5 Principles of Hathayoga , Hatha yogic practices in view of therapy.
UNIT 3 General Anatomy and Physiology
3.1 Basic knowledge of Human Body Skeleton; organization of body cells, tissues,
Systems, membranes and glands.
3.2 Basic Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology of the following system —
Muscular, skeletal system; Digestive system; Respiratory system; Cardio vascular
system; Excretory system; Endocrine system.
UNIT 4 Yoga and Allied Science
4.1 Knowledge of Yogic Principles – Ahara, Vihar, Achar- Vichar.
4.2 Alternative Therapy: Basic principles of Ayurveda, Naturopathy.
4.3 Concept of holistic well being.
4.4 Yogic concept of healthy living: Tridosha, Tri dhatu –Mala.
4.5 Therapeutic importance of Dincharya and Ritucarya,
4.6 Importance of Diet (Aahara).
4.7 Yoga as preventive and promotive health care.

Practical Syllabus

A. Demonstrative Skills 


UNIT 1 Shatkarma: Knowledge and ability to perform the following Practices: 

1.1 Neti (Jal and sutra) .

1.2 Dhauti 

1.3 Trataka 

1.4 Kapalbhati 

1.5 Agnisara 

1.6 Nauli 

1.7 Shankhaprakshalana 


UNIT 2 Yogic Sukshma Vyayama and Sthula Vyayama a. Yogic Sukshma Vyayam 

2.1 Neck Movements 

2.2 Shoulder Movements 

2.3 Trunk Movements 

2.4 Ankle Movements 


b. Yogic Sthula Vyayama 

2.5 Engine Daud 

2.6 Sarvangpushti 


UNIT 3 Yogasana 

3.1 Standing Asana: Tadasana, Trikonasana, Vrikshasana, Ardhchakrasna, Padhastanasana, Parshavkonasana, 

3.2 SittingAsana: Padmasana, Marjariasana, Vakrasana, Ardhamatsyendrasana, Janusirsasana, Paschimottanasana, Vajrasana, Suptavajrasana Ushtrasana, Gomukhasana , Mandukasana, Kurmasana, Kukkutasana, Bhadrasana. 

3.3 Prone Lying Asana: Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana, Dhanurasana, Makarasana 

3.4 Supine Lying Asana: Pawanmuktasana and its variation , setubandhasana, Viparitkarniasana, sarvangasana, Ardhahalasana, Uttanpadasana, Matsyasana, Halasana, Naukasana , Cakrasana , Shavasana. 


UNIT 4 Pranayama 

4.1 Breath Awareness 

4.2 Sectional breathing

4.3 Nadishodhan Pranayama 

4.4 Bhramari (with or without kumbhaka) 

4.5 Ujjayi, Bhastrika,  

4.6 Shitali-Sitkari. 


UNIT 5 Bandha and Mudra 

5.1 Jalandhara Bandha, Uddiyana Bandha, Mula Bandha, Maha Bandha, 

5.2 Yoga Mudra, Maha Mudra, Shanmukhi Mudra, shambhavi mudra, Vipareet Karni Mudra


UNIT 6 Practices leading to Meditation 

6.1 Pranav and Soham Japa 

6.2 Yoga Nidra 

6.3 Antarmauna 

6.4 Ajapa Dharana 

6.5 Om Meditation 

B. Communication and Maintenance Skills 

1. Relevance and importance of feedback form 

2. Maintenance of the record of vitals of the patients’ pre and post therapy 

3. Maintain interpersonal relationship with Yoga therapist and patients timely. 

4 Knowledge of first aid procedure. 

5. Knowledge of basic physical and clinical examination of the patient- blood pressure, pulse rate, respiratory rate, weight, temperature, height ,BMR etc..

6. Knowledge of policy and procedure for the therapeutic Yoga treatment. 

7. Knowledge of correct ambulation of the patient. 

8. Maintenance record of the patients grievances and escalate to the concerned authority. 

9. Demonstrate the skills of infection control and use of personal protective equipment (PPE). 


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