Yoga Trainers

Yoga Teacher Training Course

Course Overview

Heartfulness is a unique technique of Raja Yoga adapted for modern day life. Heartfulness Yoga integrates body, mind and soul in the true spirit of Ashtanga Yoga.

The Heartfulness Yoga Teacher Training Course is a one-month residential program that integrates the study and experience of the art of teaching Ashtanga Yoga in the spirit of Heartfulness.


  • Experience asanas, pranayama, relaxation and heart-based meditation with yogic transmission
  • Discover the philosophy of Yoga according to ancient scriptures
  • Learn to meditate – Attend satsangs (group meditation)
  • Understand the science of Yoga the Heartfulness way
  • Teach the eight limbs of yoga
  • Merge the traditional art of yoga with a modern approach


The accommodation in one of our beautiful ashrams will greatly contribute to the experience of people who want to soar higher into Raja Yoga practices. Heartfulness is a unique technique of meditation with Yogic transmission adapted to modern life.

Heartfulness is an approach to life that helps to understand the significance of meditation in everyday life. It helps integrate our inner world with the outer world. It enables feeling the lightness and joy of one’s true inner nature and experiencing it in heart.

When one listens to the heart, follows voices of the heart and captures the inspiration that comes from within, one masters life.


  • 36 main asanas (alignment, benefits, contra-indications).
  • Asana variations from intermediate level to advanced
  • Pranayama
  • Fundamentals of yoga philosophy
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Yoga and Health
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Heartfulness meditation practice
  • Evolution of consciousness
  • Teaching methodologies
  • Planning a Yoga session

The Heartfulness Education Trust is associated with Annamalai University to offer a Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Yoga for interested people. This is a one-year distance education program. Teaching and registration are integrated in the Heartfulness TTC.


The diversity and quality of the teachers involved in this course makes it an exceptional program. Each one expert in their own field will come to share their knowledge and passion and set you off on this wonderful journey of Yoga.

What people say

“Before coming to this program I thought I only had to reduce my weight. Not only did I reduce my weight, but something different happened, something in my mind; I feel relaxed and some purity in my mind. Self-confidence has also increased.”

Twinkle Sri - Chennai, TN

“The program is very good, it feels joyful and blissful. I have observed greater flexibility of my body, some improvements in my meditation; calmness, peacefulness and joyfulness I also felt.”

Kommathoti Rajesh - Peddavoora Mandal, AP

“Doing the Heartfulness Yoga practice is very useful for me. The program changed me, and changed my life. Best moment? Two satsangs and a dream…”

Praveen - Hyderabad,TG

“Overall the experience was really amazing. I can feel the transformation between before and after joining this course, many changes, inside and outside”
Best moment ? “when I started to smile – doing yoga with a smile is the best!”

Subhashini - Singampunari, TN

“The yoga TTC had the advantage of giving me the holistic view of my body, mind and soul. So it was a really wonderful experience with every person here, participants and organizers”
“Satsang were fantastic, no word for them”
“I feel more energized to look after my body. After this month I can really understand what Chariji Maharaj writes, that your body is the carrier of your spirituality.”
“I will surely recommend this program to everyone, because it immensely helps us in our material and spiritual journeys, balancing both of them.”

Kaushalendra - Bareilly

“Three things have changed : clarity in my mind, purity in my heart and sincerity in my work. These three are enough succeed in my life.”

Ganta Lakshmi Parimala - Kurnool, AP


This course is open to everyone who has practiced yoga asanas and wants to learn more for themselves or who wants to teach. It is open for students from different walks of life, profession and nationality.


  1. Sincere desire to learn
  2. Open-mindedness to teachings of yoga and new ideas
  3. Self-discipline
  4. Willingness to attend all sessions, theoretical and practical
  5. Applicants should be above the age of 18.

Upcoming Programs

Hyderabad – Kanha Shanti Vanam

May 3rd to May 31st, 2018

Chennai - BMA

August 1st to August 29th, 2018

Chennai - BMA

November 1st to November 29th, 2018

Heartfulness TTC Application

Scholarship: Students who need financial support can apply for a scholarship. There is a limited number of Scholarships that will be provided for deserving candidates.

Chennai - Babuji Memorial Ashram

April 21st & April 22nd, 2018

Registration Coming Soon

Hyderabad – Kanha Shanti Vanam - Rs. 45,000

May 3rd to May 31st, 2018

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Chennai - BMA - Rs. 45,000

August 1st to August 29th, 2018

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Chennai - BMA - Rs. 45,000

November 1st to November 29th, 2018

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Registration to the course includes:

  • Accommodation in ashram dormitories
  • All meals prepared according to yogic diet principles in the main kitchen – apart from these, trainees have the possibility to visit the Canteen where simple dishes can be purchased.
  • Heartfulness TTC Workbook and other study books
  • Annamalai registration for PG Diploma and study material for interested students
  • Daily personal Yoga practice
  • Personal dedicated support from heartfulness trainers (sittings + guidance)
  • All theoretical and practical sessions
  • Certificate
To get more information:

Write to us

Phone us

044 4217 1111 – Ext 222

+91 73388 74207

Visit us at

Heartfulness Meditation Center

BMA | Manapakkam | Chennai