Our Program

Holistic Yoga Teacher Training 200hr

200 Hours Holistic Yoga Teacher Training Course :: 25 Days 24 Nights :: USA Yoga Alliance Certification

Starting Date 2024 ::

πŸ‘‰ 8th of every month except June, July, August, December & January

Suitable For :: 

πŸ‘‰ Beginners & Intermediate

πŸ‘‰ Improve Self Practice

πŸ‘‰ Self Healing

πŸ‘‰ Improve Lifestyle

πŸ‘‰ Holistic Approach

πŸ‘‰ Lay Spiritual Foundation

πŸ‘‰ Nature Friendly

Early Bird Discount ::

πŸ‘‰ USD 100 if booked before 2 months

Our  Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal can be the first step in a life transformative journey of health and wellness. This program is conducted 7 times a year to guarantee the best of the best teachers are available for this unique certification training. You will be learning from highly experienced, talented and compassionate instructors. Often our students describe our program as a life changing, healing and transformative experience. Participating in a certified 200hr yoga teacher training & applied yoga anatomy will transform & inspire you for self-sustainability as a global yoga teacher. 

Atmashree Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance, which designates this teacher training program as one which follows Yoga Alliance’s standards. Students who completes a Yoga Teacher Training with Atmashree Yoga are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYTs)

Recent feedback from our Yoga Teacher Training Participants ::








What you can expect?

β€’ Traditional Hatha Yoga  

β€’ Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series 

β€’ Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow A & B

β€’ Multiple Hatha Yoga Flow

β€’ Prop based practices 

β€’ Different styles of Sun Salutation 

β€’ Yin & Restorative Session 

β€’ Multiple styles of guided meditation techniques

β€’ Philosophy & Anatomy Physiology at its best

β€’ Extended Ayurveda Session

β€’ Singing Bowl Meditation Session 

β€’ Yoga alliance certification at the end of the course 

β€’ Exhilarating Evening Kirtan Sessions (If you're into music, do bring your musical instruments)

β€’ Sunrise Yoga Tour overlooking the Annapurna Mountain Range

β€’ Safe, Accessible & Equitable Yoga Teaching

β€’ Ancient teachings brought into contemporary context

β€’ Surrounded in beautiful nature away from hustle & bustle of city overlooking fewa lake

β€’  Sound of singing birds, amazing sunrises & millions of stars & moonlight

β€’ Experience ashram lifestyle in the comfortable, clean & natural setting

β€’ Plenty of open space for self study & personal practice

β€’ Pick up & Drop off within Pokhara Lakeside & Pokhara Airport 

β€’ Welcome Kit :: Training Manual of 360 pages, Notebook & Pen, Canvas bag, Rosery bead, Neti pot & Chant book

β€’ Accommodation :: Sharing & Private 

β€’ Food :: Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten free 

β€’ Drinks :: Safe Drinking Water & Herbal Tea 

β€’ Yoga Accessories :: Yoga Mat, Block, Strap, Cushions & Bolsters

β€’  4 different yoga teachers available for this unique yoga teacher training program 

NOTE :: This is a like-minded community program sharing space, meals, support and care. There is always possibility to extend your stay. Private yoga, meditation, sound healing & counseling sessions can be arranged at additional fees.

Private Cottage Private Bathroom 1 person - $1600
Private Cottage Private Bathroom 2 Persons - $2900
Private Room Shared Bathroom 1 person - $1450
Private Room Shared Bathroom 2 persons - $2600
Shared Twin Room Shared bathroom 1 person - $1300


1. Yoga Humanities

- Etymology of Yoga

- Origin & Development

- Principles of Yoga

- Aims & Objectives of Yoga

- Misconceptions about Yoga

2. Wheel of Yoga

- Bhakti Yoga

- Karma Yoga

- Jnana Yoga

- Raja Yoga (Ashtanga Yoga of Sage Patanjali)

- Hatha Yoga

- Kriya Yoga

3. Introduction to Six Systems of Indian Philosophy

4. Major Yogic Texts

- Patanjali Yoga Darshana

- Hatha Yoga Texts

- Bhagavad Gita

5. Important Yogic Concepts

- Triguna Theory

- Pancha Kosha

6.Yoga Sutras

- Definition of yoga

- Vrittis

- Yamas & Niyamas

- Asana

- Pranayama

- Pratyahara

- Dharana

- Dhyana

- Samadhi

- Kleshas

- Obstacles in Sadhana

7. Mantras: Chanting & Meaning

8. Nadis

- Ida

- Pingala

- Sushumna

9. Pancha Prana

- Prana

- Apana

- Samana

- Udana

- Vyana

10. Chakras & Yoga

- Bija mantras and chakras,

- Elements, Colours & Chakras

11. Teaching Methodology

- Role of a Teacher

- Themeing the class

- Classroom organisation

- Content and levels of Instruction

- Demonstration


12. Asanas

- Traditional Surya Namaskar

- Surya Namaskar A & B

- Satyananda Style Suryanamaskar

- Pawanmuktasana Series 1,2,3

- Relaxing Asanas

- Meditative Asanas

- Standing Asanas

- Forward Bending Asanas

- Back Extensions

- Twisting Asanas

- Inverted Asanas

- Arm Loading Asanas

- Asana Flow

- Breathe Body Co-ordination

- Individualized Asana Alignment

13. Pranayama

- Sectional Breathing

- Yogic Breathing

- Surya Abhyas

- Chandra Abhyas

- Surya Bhedan

- Chandra Bhedan

- Nadi Shodhana

- Ujjayi

- Sheetkari

- Shitali

- Bhastrika

- Bhramari

14. Mudra & Bandha

- Cultural Mudras

- Hand Mudras

- Facial Mudras

- Tribandha(Jalandhar, Uddiyana & Moola)

15. Kriyas

- Kapalbhati

- Jala Neti

- Laghoo Shankha Prakshalana

- Vaman Dhauti

- Agnisar Kriya

- Introduction to Nauli Kriya

- Trataka

16. Pratyahara

- Yoga Nidra

- Morning Mantras

17. Dharna & Dhyana

- Deha Dharana

- Prana Dharana

- Aum Meditation 

Ajapa Japa

- Antar Mouna

- Japa Yoga

- Nada Yoga (Science of Sound Meditation)

- Chakra Meditation 

- SWAN Meditation 

- Trataka 

- Review of the day

- Osho dynamic Meditation 

- Cyclic Meditation 

- Singing bowl Meditation 


18. Anatomy & Physiology

- What is Anatomy

- What is Physiology

- Skeletal System

- Muscular System

- Digestive System

- Respiratory System

- Circulatory/Cardiovascular System

- Nervous System

- Endocrine System

- Excretory System

- Physiological Effects of various Yogic Practices

19. Yogic Anatomy

- Chakras

- Nadis

- Pancha Prana

- Upa Prana

- Pancha Kosha

20. Introduction Sound Healing & Singing Bowl


- Adjustment and Alignment 

- Preparation & atmosphere 

- Sequencing and transitions 

- Pacing and Cueing/instruction 

- Overall class management 

- Installing qualities to be a good teacher


Yoga Ethical Commitment 

- How to promote inclusion, diversity & accessibility 

- Accountability


- General professionalism 

- Continuing education 

- Marketing and promotion 

- Yoga-related professional organizations

1. Accommodation:

We have private cottage, private rooms and twin sharing room hot/cold shower. We are located in peace and quiet place where you feel like a real yogic place. Our backdrop is mountain and front is Fewa lake and landmark farm. We have a 95% of room from where you can enjoy the different types of views like mountains, landmarks, lake and village. 


2. Food:

During your stay, you will be provided with three daily vegetarian or vegan meals in plenty, as well as herbal tea & safe drinking water. Atmashree Yoga School strives to provide organic and vegetarian/vegan meals, but if you have special dietary needs please notify us in advance. We will try to accommodate your needs as best we can. 

3. Others:

- Pick up from Pokhara airport & Lakeside hotels 

- Use of Yoga Accessories (Yoga Mat, Yoga Block, Yoga Strap, Neti Pot, Cushions, Bolsters)

- Welcome Kit (Canvas bag, Training Manual of 360 pages, Notebook, Pen, Mala, Chanting Book)

- Use of Wifi, Hot shower, Tissue & Towels 

4. Who can join us?

- The 200-hour yoga teacher training course in Pokhara Nepal is ideal for those who want to experience yoga as a lifestyle & knowledge of your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

- Beginners and Intermediate practitioners above 18 to 65 years are welcome.

- This course is helpful to kick-start your career as a successful all-around yoga teacher.

If you do not wish to be a Yoga instructor, but still you must consider joining us for:

- Gain an immersive experience and transform your yoga journey to a new level of joy, peace, health & deepening spiritual practice in serenity with an amazing yoga team.

- Transform yourself and get personally more in balance with yourself

- Experience a Yoga Holiday and study Yoga Philosophy, singing Mantras and being part of a small group of like-minded people.

5. What Makes This Teacher Training Course Special

We will teach you how to be a qualified holistic yoga teacher, how to teach yoga Asana, how to create great yoga sequences, Art of teaching and alignments. Other than Yoga, we give much more emphasis on Meditation, Philosophy, Anatomy and Physiology 


6. Skill Level

- Beginners Practioners 

- Intermediate Practitioners


7. Location:

This retreat takes place in Pokhara, Nepal. Pokhara is well known for the Greenery, Himalayas and Nature. Located in the geographical western central part of Nepal, Pokhara is the first famous Nepalese city of the beauty of nature.

Lakeside is the most popular place in Pokhara, a Mecca for travellers, aircraft pilots, paragliders, and trekkers from all corners of the world. The Environment in Pokhara is so suitable for peace and calmness. It is located in the Himalayan foothills beside lakes and hills.

Many people from different parts of the world come to Nepal for a Yoga retreat course.

Enjoy the scenic nature and peaceful ambience at one of the best yoga schools in Nepal. The stress management and meditation practices at Atmashree Yoga School, is famous across the world. This retreat centre is nestled in a beautiful valley of Pokhara in the foothills of mountains 15 min away from the noisy crowd and on the banks of Fewa Lake. The scenery here is a god gifted view of Phewa Lake, forest, and birds with heart touching sounds.


8. Arrival Instructions:

Arrival by aeroplane: Please book your flight to arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon landing, you can either fly to Pokhara domestic airport or a bus or cab can be availed to our venue in Pokhara. We arrange complimentary transportation from Pokhara bus station or Pokhara Lakeside hotels.

Arrival by bus – from Kathmandu (Thamel) to Pokhara Bus stop

No trains are available


9. Visa for Nepal

Visa on arrival

- At the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

- At the border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on Nepal-India border and Kodari on Nepal-China border

10. Apply Online for a Tourist Visa


- Visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission

- Visa can also be obtained (renewal purposes) at the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu or also in Pokhara.

11. Requirements for the visa:

- Valid passport

- One passport-size photo with a light background (no specific size)


12. Visa fees:

- 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

- 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

- 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency


13. Who can get a free visa for 30- days?

- Nationals of South Asia countries like:
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Further information for visa requirements in Nepal


14. Money in Pokhara

1. Currency
- Nepalese Rupee or NPR 

2. Where to get the money?
- Automated Teller Machines are available throughout Nepal.

3. ATM:
- The best places to try ATMs is around Thamel in Kathmandu and Lakeside in Pokhara where there is β€œATM Lounges”

- The limits range from 10,000 rupees to 30,000 rupees depending on the bank. Most ATMs charge a fee for their usage per transaction so do keep that in mind.

4. Credit Cards:
- All major Credit cards are accepted in Nepal. These include VISA, MasterCard, Cirrus and American Express.


15. Payment Policy

- Non-refundable advance deposi of USD 250 of the total price is required to pay at the time of registration via a payment mode of Bank Transfer or Wise or Remitly or Revolut


- The remaining payment must be deposited 7 days before the arrival date as accepted in USD


16. Cancellation and Transfer Policy

- The booking amount of USD 250 paid is non-refundable.

- Transfer of course to another month: The deposit is fully Non-refundable in any case. If requested, A four weeks advance notice is accepted to transfer to another month course.

- Depending on availability.

Transfer the course to friends and family accepted.

- If the booking is cancelled for 4 weeks, the request will not be accepted and your Non-Refundable advance deposit will be forfeited.


17. Yoga Course Principles and Guideline:

- Teaching starts early in the morning.

- Respectful behaviour is always mandatory.

- Respect the rules and regulations of Atmashree Yoga School.

- Course fees are non-refundable.

- Before departure from Atmashree Yoga School, students must return all books from the library.

- Non-veg food, smoking, and drinking alcohol are not allowed on the School premises.


18. General Rules

- 100% attendance in classes is mandatory unless you are ill.

- There will be an assessment practice test for certification.

- Atmashree Yoga School reserves the right to disqualify any students at any time during the course for misconduct.

- Eating and drinking (except water) are not allowed in the yoga hall.

- The use of electronic gadgets (i.e., mobile phones, laptops, tablets) during lectures is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

- During asana practise leaving all jewellery, extra clothing, book bags and purses in your room. Only yoga mats and water bottles are permitted in the yoga hall.

- The School expects all students to clear their practice space immediately following their practices. 


9:00 - 11:00 am Pick up from Lakeside Hotels (Please arrive Pokhara a day before)

12:00 - 1:00 pm Opening Ceremony & Orientation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm :: Lunch(Nepali Lunch)

4:00 pm - 5:00pm :: Evening Yoga Asana Flow

5:15 - 6:45pm :: Yoga Alignment, Sequencing & Cueing 

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm :: Dinner (Varies from day to day)

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm :: Bhakti Yoga / Meditation 


6:00 am - 7:15 am :: Morning Yoga Asana Flow

7:45 am - 8:45 am :: Mantra, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha & Dhyana / Yoga Nidra

9:00 am - 9:30 am :: Breakfast (Varies from day to day)

10:30 am - 11:30 am :: Anatomy & Physiology 

11:45 am - 1:00 pm :: Yoga Philosophy (21Days)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm :: Lunch(Nepali Lunch)

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm :: Evening Yoga Asana Flow

5:30 - 6:30 pm :: Yoga Alignment, Sequencing & Cueing 

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm :: Dinner (Varies from day to day)

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm :: Bhakti Yoga & Meditation 


10:30 am - 12:30 pm :: Closing Ceremony & Farewell Program

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm :: Departure at 3pm

NOTE :: 16th & 24th of the month will be off day.

1. BOOKING POLICY :: Our course payments are pre-contracted. 30% Non-Refundable deposit is required to secure the space. And rest of the amount should be paid 7 days before the arrival date.

2. CANCELLATION POLICY :: The deposit paid is Non-refundable. If cancelled, the amount paid will be kept as credit store for future booking with Atmashree Yoga.

3. If you choose to leave the retreat or course in between, the paid amount is Non-refundable. Our payments are pre-contracted. In any circumstances, the deposited fees are non-refundable unless the course is cancelled by the yoga retreat center. The fees are also non-negotiable. 

4. Atmashree Yoga and its counterpart shall not be responsible for any change and alteration in the program due to change of mind,unavoidable circumstances such as landslide, road blockage, flood, snow, political unrest, and cancellation of flight, delay arrival, sickness or accidents.

5. If you wish to pay full amount to save the tranfer fees, you can do so. In that case if cancellation happens 7 days before arrival date, we will refund 70% of the total amount.

6. You are earnestly requested to kindly respect your fellow students, teachers, people and nepali culture.

7. The management reserves the right to terminate/ expel any participants who do not abide by the above rules, are disruptive or abusive to the place, teachers or other participants. (which may include, by way of example, violence, excessive use of bad language, threatening behavior or inappropriate sexual activities). In the event of a participants being expelled due to a breach of the rules, no refund of fees shall be given.

8. Please ensure you read and understand the above terms and conditions before you book.

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