Yoga Teacher Training Course

Course Overview

Experience Heartfulness yoga and learn to meditate – The main objective of Heartfulness Yoga classes is to introduce students and train teachers not only to classical yoga asanas but to the ultimate goal of Yoga, which is oneness through meditation.

Heartfulness is a unique technique of meditation with yogic transmission 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. Heartfulness Yoga School is registered RYS200 Yoga Alliance.


  • 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 heart-based 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 and experience meditation with yogic transmission.

During the course, students will be exposed to a comprehensive approach of the eight steps of Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga leading up to meditation Raja Yoga. Heartfulness Meditation practice is a method derived from the ancient Raja Yoga modified to suit the demands of modern life. The transformative element of Heartfulness meditation is Yogic transmission.

Heartfulness is a heart-based lifestyle that expands from a simple heart-based meditation. In the classroom and on the mat, these principles are experienced and applied. Learn to teach from the 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, Shatkriyas
  • 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

Ganta Lakshmi Parimala – Kurnool, AP

“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

Kaushalendra – Bareilly

“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

Subhashini – Singampunari, TN

“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

Praveen – Hyderabad,TG

“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

Kommathoti Rajesh – Peddavoora Mandal, AP

“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

Twinkle Sri – Chennai, TN

“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


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. There is no limit of age – a medical certificate of good health may be required by the yoga team.

Upcoming Programs

Heartfulness Yoga TTC

Hyderabad - Kanha Shanti Vanam

November 4th to November 30th, 2019

Rs. 45,000

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Wellness Yoga TTC with Viji Vasu

Hyderabad - Kanha Shanti Vanam

Part I : September 21st to October 6th, 2019
Part II : March 7th to March 22nd, 2020

Rs. 50,000

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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
  • Daily personal Yoga practice
  • Personal dedicated support from heartfulness trainers (sittings + guidance)
  • All theoretical and practical sessions
  • Certificate

To get more information

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Phone us

+91 73388 74207

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Heartfulness Meditation Center

BMA | Manapakkam | Chennai