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Yoga Teacher Training Program June 2024 - Sep 2025

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Authentic Yoga Mastery: Commit, Learn, Teach with Confidence


This 15-month Diploma in Yoga, in collaboration with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, represents a significant commitment of time and effort towards your Yoga journey. It will enable you to understand the authentic sources of Yoga and teach it with confidence, if you choose to do so.




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About The Diploma In Yoga
(Certification Programme)

Yoga teacher training

Krishna Wellness Yoga and Cultural Centre in Bangalore, in collaboration with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) in Chennai, offers India's Premier 900+ Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification Course. This internationally renowned Diploma in Yoga, the KYM Yoga Teacher Training Program, is available exclusively at Krishna Wellness Yoga and Cultural Centre in Malleshwaram, Bangalore.

We are proud to offer pure and authentic yoga with a rich lineage and Guru-Shishya tradition in Bengaluru through the KYM Teacher Training Programme.

The course is accredited and aligned with the "Yoga Teacher & Evaluator" course under the Yoga Certification Board, Ministry of AYUSH. Additionally, the program meets the certification requirements of the 'Advanced Certificate Course in Yoga' by the Indian Yoga Association (IYA, India) and the '900+ Hour Yoga Teacher and Evaluator Certification' from the Yoga Certification Board (YCB, India).

Diploma in Yoga
Our Yoga TTC program meets the certification requirements of

Advanced Certificate Course in Yoga (IYA -Indian Yoga Association)

900+ Hour Yoga Teacher & Evaluator Certification (YCB - Yoga Certification Board, Ministry of AYUSH India)

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Right Yoga Teacher Training For You

Stand apart and being respected as a yoga teacher and yoga professional, and learn the techniques of yoga and the correct teaching methods properly, will surely make you stand apart from the flood of yoga teachers.

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Career Opportunity With Flexibility

Getting the gold standard yoga teacher training certification from a credible well known yoga institution will surely be of great benefit to you, if you are a yoga teacher who wants to set up your own yoga school or center, or also expand your existing yoga centre and business.

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Teach Anywhere, Anytime

Registering with Yoga YTTC program from a well known yoga institution helps you in becoming a respected yoga teacher and professional so you can teach yoga wherever you have the time without setting up a center, but by taking personalized classes wherever you want.

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Improve Your Own Yoga Practice

You have absolutely never practiced yoga before but want to understand yoga properly and correctly before you begin practicing it. Then surely it will enrolling into a credible yoga teacher training certification program.

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Yoga Journey

To go deeper into the study of yoga, becoming part of a reputed yoga teacher training program from a good institution with a sound lineage and pedigree will surely help you in your journey.

Key Features of
KYM Yoga Teacher Training Certification

Senior faculty, teachers, and trainers from KYM Chennai will serve as instructors for the course, which spans 15 months and is divided into three semesters. Throughout this period, KYM teachers will maintain ongoing communication and provide continuous mentoring to students. Personal mentoring is a crucial component of the program, ensuring that aspiring yoga teachers are thoroughly guided to become proficient in teaching yoga appropriately while preserving its tradition and understanding its scientific principles.

 

Additionally, there will be a three-day internship and observation course at the 48-year-old KYM institution in Chennai. During this internship, students will have the opportunity to practice and learn directly from the senior teachers at KYM Chennai.

Yoga teacher training

Curriculum:

  • History and evolution of Yoga in India
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Theoretical Foundations of Āsana, Prāṇāyāma and Dhyānam
  • Group practices of Āsana, Prāṇāyāma and Dhyānam
  • A detailed study of the Yogasūtra and an overview of Haṭha-yoga-pradīpikā, Yogarahasya, Yoga-yajñavalkya-saṁhitā and Bhagavadgīta
  • Planning and designing courses of Āsana, Prāṇāyāma and Dhyānam
  • Building Yoga Teacher Competencies and Teaching Methodology
Shri S. Sridharan

Shri S. Sridharan

Former Managing Trustee, Advisor & Senior Most Mentor, & Senior Yoga Therapist Consultant - KYM Chennai

Sri. S. Sridharan, 74 years old, is the senior most teacher of the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM). He is presently the Advisor, Senior Yoga Therapist Consultant and Mentor at KYM. He had a successful career as a Merchant Banker in a Public-Sector Bank for 28 years. He became a student of T.K.V. Desikachar in 1980s and learnt the nuances of Yoga in the ‘Gurukula’ style directly for over 3 decades during which time, he was exposed to all the important texts in Yoga and application of Yoga for illnesses and spirituality. He also learnt Vedic Chanting in the traditional style under his teacher. During this period, he had to divide his time between a banking career and learning and teaching Yoga under the tutelage of Desikachar. Drawn by the desire to fully devote his time to Yoga, he gave up his position as a Merchant Banker and took to Yoga on full time basis in 1998. In 2002, he was directed to take the position of Managing Trustee of KYM, which was held by Desikachar for 25 years from the inception. In this position, he had to lead the KYM as the administrative and technical head. He held this position for about 8 years. This brought him to limelight in the world of Yoga.

He represented KYM in all the forums, conferences, seminars, etc. His career as Managing Trustee includes the distinction of getting ISO Certification for KYM and moving to its own building. His teaching career includes Consultations and Classes of Yoga for Therapy, classroom teaching of all aspects of Yoga to Indian and International students in India and abroad. He has anchored special programmes combining the ancient Indian rituals in the modern context from the Yoga point of view.

From 2010 to 2015 he served as a member of the Governing Body, Governing Council of the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), the apex body for Yoga of the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India. This gave an opportunity for him to spread the teaching of the tradition of KYM. He represents KYM in the Indian Yoga Association (IYA) as one of the founding members. He is the Vice President, Executive Council, and a Lifetime Member of IYA. He is a Member of the Governing Body of the Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN).

He is a Member of the Yoga Certification Board set up by the Ministry of AYUSH, which is active in bringing certification for Yoga Teachers. He served as Yoga Expert in WHO Technical Review meeting for developing m-Yoga mobile application.

He was awarded the title ‘Dronācārya’ by the Rotary Club of Madras East. On the occasion of the celebration of Yoga Mahotsav for the 8th International Day of Yoga 2022, he was awarded “Lifetime Achievement Award” by Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Pondicherry. Widely travelled, he has represented India in the World Yoga Festivals in China and UK. He has authored a book which gives the biographical sketch of T. Krishnamacharya in Tamil. His other interests include Carnatic Music.

Dr. Latha Satish

Dr. Latha Satish

Trustee & Senior Mentor, KYM Chennai

Dr. Latha Satish, having served in the Board for more than a decade, demitted the office of Trustees and has assumed the charges as Chairperson of KYM Research Council. She has been invited by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, to speak at International Conference on Yoga for Public Healthcare. She will present a paper on Yoga for Mental Health.

Shri V Srinivasan

Shri V Srinivasan

Executive Director & Senior Yoga Teacher Trainer, Therapist and Healing Chants Faculty – KYM Chennai

Mr. V Srinivasan is the one of the senior faculty of the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM). A Yoga Therapist Consultant and Teacher Trainer he served KYM as the Executive Director, for more than 5 years. He had the rare blessings of learning under Yogacharya Shri T.K.V. Desikachar as a student of Teacher Training Program at KYM and learnt the nuances of Yoga in theory and practice. For over 15 years he was exposed to all the important texts in Yoga and application of Yoga for illnesses and spirituality. He holds a Master’s Degree in Yoga from Tamilnadu Sports and Physical Education University Chennai. He also learnt Vedic Chanting and functions as a Healing Chant Teacher also. His teaching career includes Consultations and Classes of Yoga for Therapy, class room teaching of all aspects of Yoga to Indian and International students in India and abroad. He represented KYM many times in China including First Indo China Yoga Festival, Chengdu and at India Yoga Festival at Hangzhou China. He has given talks in all forums on Yoga including MDNIY New Delhi, and at all Yoga events. He was also a member of Diabetes Protocol Committee under Ministry of AYUSH and is also a QCI ( Quality Council of India) Examiner for Yoga Certification. His other interests include Carnatic Music.

Smt. Nrithya Jagannathan

Smt. Nrithya Jagannathan

Director - KYM Institute of Yoga Studies , Senior Yoga teacher and Yoga Therapy consultant , & Faculty of the Department of Healing Chants – KYM Chennai

Mrs. Nrithya Jagannathan is a Madras University top ranker with a Masters Degree in Communication. She also holds a Diploma in Yoga from Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, a pre-eminent Institute of Yoga and Yoga Studies in Chennai. She has over 16 years of experience as a Yoga teacher and Yoga Therapy consultant at Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.

She is currently the Director of the KYM Institute of Yoga Studies which conducts short-term and long-term certificate courses in Yoga and allied subjects for both Indian and international students. She is a guest faculty for yoga at the Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai.

Nrithya is also on the Faculty of the Department of Healing Chants at KYM and has had over eleven years of experience teaching chanting to individuals and groups. She has travelled extensively around the world, teaching yoga and chanting, as part of many programs for Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.

Nrithya conducted a workshop on "Management of Digestive Disorders" under the auspices of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga(MDNIY), New Delhi in February 2010. Further she has also presented papers on various aspects of yoga at the Sri Ramakrishna Sports University, Coimbatore, at the annual yoga festival organised by ICYER, Pondicherry, Stella Maris College for Women, Chennai, Meenakshi College for Women, Chennai, Seethalakshmi Ramaswamy college, Trichy and at the International Confluence of Humanity, Power and Spirituality, Kolkatta. She has also conducted a one-day international workshop on “Application of Yoga in the Management of Stress Disorders” at the Mangalore University.

Nrithya Jaganathan is also a professional Bharathanatyam artiste and is currently doing her Ph.D on “Yoga and Natya,” at SCSVMV University, Kanchipuram. Nrithya currently heads the KYM-Media department at KYM which focuses on publishing scholarly works on various aspects of Yoga in multiple media formats. In this capacity she has edited and given the commentary on T Krishnamacharya’s work on yoga, “Yoganjalisaram,” published by Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.

Smt. Geetha Shankar

Smt. Geetha Shankar

Senior Faculty , Senior Yoga Therapist Consultant & Certified Healing Chants Teacher , KYM - Chennai

Mrs. Geetha Shankar, is the one of the senior most faculty of the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM). She is a Yoga Therapist Consultant and a certified Healing Chants Teacher at KYM - Chennai. She had the blessings of learning under Yogacharya Shri T.K.V. Desikachar and completed her Teacher Training about 20 years ago. For over 20 years she learnt important texts in Yoga and application of Yoga for illnesses and spirituality. She headed the department of Yoga Studies for more than 10 years and had conducted number of Yoga programs involving theory, practice, application and philosophy of Yoga for Indian and International students. Her teaching career includes Consultations and Classes of Yoga for Therapy, covering number of health conditions at physical and mental levels and has been successful in providing relief. She has been a faculty for many yoga courses and certificate programs for the Indian and International students in India and abroad. She has anchored special programmes combining the ancient Indian rituals in the modern context from the Yoga point of view. She has led number of Yoga Workshops Seminars and Conferences at KYM and other yoga institutions. She has also been a part of Yoga Teacher Training Program for the Chinese students and has participated in Yoga Festivals held at China. She functioned as a Nodal Officer for yoga programs conducted under Ministry of AYUSH Government of India for over three years.

Smt. Nirmala Devi

Smt. Nirmala Devi

Senior Yoga Teacher, KYM Chennai

Smt. Nirmala Devi has been with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram for more than fifteen years and is an expert in Yogasana Classical Techniques especially in Classical Vinyasa. She possesses degree in science and education followed by Post graduation in Yoga besides completing Yoga Teachers Training from KYM. Besides being a great practitioner, she is also an expert Yoga Therapy teacher and provides Yoga Therapy to care seekers who visit KYM for their health needs.

Smt. Geetha Sateesh

Smt. Geetha Sateesh

Yoga Teacher, KYM Chennai

Smt. Geetha Sateesh, is a yoga instructor, yoga teacher and yoga therapist trained with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram and has been with KYM as a yoga teacher for more than seven years and is an expert in Classical Yogasana techniques especially in Classical Vinyasa in teaching, demonstration and examining. . She holds Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga, Teacher Training Program, Yoga Therapist Training Certificate and MSc in Botany and a Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics.

Smt. Sangeetha Kannan

Smt. Sangeetha Kannan

Senior Yoga Teacher, KYM Chennai

She came to the Mandiram with no knowledge of Yoga and my experience here made her want to pursue this for life. Her first memory of KYM is that of hearing Sir's chant; She was very mesmerised by his voice. There has been no turning back since then.

Smt. Poornima Kavlekar

Smt. Poornima Kavlekar

Yoga Teacher & Healing Chants Faculty – KYM Chennai

Mrs.Poornima Kavlekar is a Senior Yoga Teacher and Therapist who has been with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram for more than 15 years and is an expert in classical Yogasana techniques, she holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga & Professional degree in Business Journalism. An expert teacher, she has been a part of many yoga trainings and group classes in India and abroad also. She is strong in Classical Vinyasa and she has taught many international groups at KYM. Besides being a great practitioner, she has participated and conducted Yoga Sessions regularly at all yoga workshops and seminars at KYM and outside. She has also been a Regular faculty for corporate Yoga programs. She is a certified Healing Chants teacher and has a keen interest in teaching yoga to the children with special needs. She is also proficient in many languages.

Ms. Mimi Partha Sarathy

Ms. Mimi Partha Sarathy

Founder Senior Yoga Teacher and Managing Trustee of Krishna Wellness, Yoga and Cultural Centre

Born and brought up in the beautiful city of Bangalore hailing from a family which has always loved and supported Indian Art and Culture, Mimi set up Sri Krishna Wellness, Yoga and Cultural Centre with a vision to promote and preserve the rich heritage of Indian Dance, Music Art and Culture. With a strong educational background in Finance, Marketing and Accounting as well as being a well-known classical Bharatnatyam Dancer and Senior Yoga Teacher.

Shri VM Janakiraman

Shri VM Janakiraman

Director-Yoga Therapy – KYM Chennai

Mr V.M. Janakiraman is a senior yoga expert at Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram with over 15 years of yoga experience. Leaving his lucrative senior position at Central Government Organization, he took yoga as his future in the year 2000. He is an expert not only in Asanas, but also in Yoga Therapy and in the diverse philosophy of Yoga. He has extensively taught all the aspects of Yoga to many International and Indian students. He has presented papers on Yoga at many International Seminars& workshops at India and abroad. Besides being an experienced Yoga Teacher he is also an expert in vedic chanting.

He is one of the examiners under QCI India for yoga certification and he was also one of the experts in the expert committee, invited by Government of India to discuss about the common yoga practice that was given to all participants on International Day of Yoga.

Vasumathi

Mrs. Vasumathi

Yoga Teacher & Healing Chants Faculty – KYM Chennai

Ms. Vasumathi has been with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram for more than five years and is an expert in Yoga Philosophy and Classical Yogasana techniques. She holds a Graduate Degree in English Literature and a Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga. An expert teacher, she has been part of many yoga trainings at KYM and trained many groups. Strong in Yoga Philosophy she has taught many international groups at KYM and outside KYM. She has also been a regular faculty for corporate yoga programs. She is also a certified Healing Chants Teacher. Her liking is towards teaching yoga to children as she believes Yoga can alone groom children towards physical, mental and spiritual discipline and is well liked by all children. Besides being a great practitioner, she has participated and conducted Yoga Sessions regularly at all yoga workshops and seminars at KYM and outside.

Shri Sai Kripa

Mrs. Sai Kripa Vaidyanathan

Yoga Teacher & Therapist – KYM Chennai

Ms. Sai Kripa has been with Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram for more than six years and is an expert in Classical Yogasana techniques. She holds a Post Graduate Degree in Mass Communications and a Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga. An expert teacher, she has been part of many yoga trainings at KYM and trained many trainees in theory and practice. Strong in Classical Vinyasa, she has taught many international groups at KYM. She has also been a regular faculty for corporate yoga programs. Besides being a great practitioner, she has participated and conducted Yoga Sessions regularly at all yoga workshops and seminars at KYM and outside. She is also a certified Healing Chant Teacher and is a faculty in international healing chant programs. Proficient in many languages and a classical music enthusiast, she is happily married and her family practices Yoga.

Meet Our Faculty

Shri S. Sridharan

Shri S. Sridharan

Former Managing Trustee, Advisor & Senior Most Mentor, & Senior Yoga Therapist Consultant - KYM Chennai

Dr. Latha Satish

Dr. Latha Satish

Trustee & Senior Mentor, KYM Chennai

Shri V Srinivasan

Shri V Srinivasan

Executive Director & Senior Yoga Teacher Trainer, Therapist and Healing Chants Faculty – KYM Chennai

Shri VM Janakiraman

Shri VM Janakiraman

Senior Yoga Mentor & Senior Yoga Teacher, KYM Chennai

Smt. Nrithya Jagannathan

Smt. Nrithya Jagannathan

Director - KYM Institute of Yoga Studies , Senior Yoga teacher and Yoga Therapy consultant , & Faculty of the Department of Healing Chants – KYM Chennai

Smt. Geetha Shankar

Smt. Geetha Shankar

Senior Faculty , Senior Yoga Therapist Consultant & Certified Healing Chants Teacher , KYM - Chennai

Mrs. Vasumathi

Mrs. Vasumathi

Yoga Teacher & Healing Chants Faculty – KYM Chennai

Ms. Sai Kripa

Mrs. Sai Kripa Vaidyanathan

Yoga Teacher & Therapist – KYM Chennai

Smt. Nirmala Devi

Smt. Nirmala Devi

Senior Yoga Teacher, KYM Chennai

Smt. Geetha Sateesh

Smt. Geetha Sateesh

Yoga Teacher, KYM Chennai

Smt. Sangeetha Kannan

Smt. Sangeetha Kannan

Senior Yoga Teacher, KYM Chennai

Smt. Poornima Kavlekar

Smt. Poornima Kavlekar

Yoga Teacher & Healing Chants Faculty – KYM Chennai

Ms. Mimi Partha Sarathy

Ms. Mimi Partha Sarathy

Founder Senior Yoga Teacher and Managing Trustee of Krishna Wellness, Yoga and Cultural Centre

Alumnus of KYM Yoga Teacher Training Programme

HELD AT SRI KRISHNA YOGA AND WELLNESS CENTRE


Accreditations of the Diploma in Yoga

KYM TTC PROGRAM

The KYM Yoga TTC Program comprises over 900+ hours of immersive study, including 470+ direct contact hours and more than 440 hours of indirect and application-based learning. Its syllabus, approved by the KYM Academic Council and the Board of Studies at KYM, aligns with the teachings of Sri T Krishnamacharya and Sri TKV Desikachar.

  • Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) is certified and accredited as India's leading Yoga Institute by the Yoga Certification Board under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.
  • KYM is an ISO 9001 (2015) and is India's premier Yoga Institute.
  • KYM has been accredited by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, AYUSH (Ayurveda,yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy), and The Yoga Certification Board amongst the Best Top 10 Yoga Institutions in India – 2019.
  • KYM is recognized as one of the leading Yoga Institutes in India by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), (the apex governing body of Yoga Centers in India), under the, Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.
  • KYM is recognised as an SIRO (Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) by DSIR (Department of Science and Industrial Research), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  • KYM is a certified institution and a non-profit Public Charitable Trust recognized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • KYM Yoga TTC Program has been accredited and aligned with 'Yoga Teacher & Evaluator' Course under Yoga Certification Board, Ministry of AYUSH
  • KYM YTTC Program has been accredited as the 'Advanced Certificate Course in Yoga' under Indian Yoga Association (IYA, India).
  • KYM YTTC is also ‘‘Diploma in Yoga’’ certified by KYM Chennai.



FAQs

KYM Teacher Training Programme

This is a course for beginners, yoga enthusiasts, yoga practitioners and teachers who wish to know and understand correctly how to learn, practice and teach yoga the right way and to train aspiring Yoga teachers in the Classical, Traditional and Authentic Yoga in Bangalore.

Anyone who is interested in learning correctly, how to practice for themselves or to teach yoga and make a great career of this, the right way and to understand correctly Classical, Traditional and Authentic Yoga from the best teachers in the country and from one of the Leading Yoga Institutions in India – i.e. KYM , can join this course.
This course is also for beginners on yoga so they learn and understand yoga correctly and properly for their own self practice. Also not all people who attend this course become teachers. Many people do this course to better understand yoga for themselves. Surely this course is for Yoga teachers but also for yoga practitioners also.

The admissions for the batch 2024 – 2025 are now open. Please note admissions will close on 15th June, 2024. To know more details and register, please call Ms. Sujatha +91-9900518000

4 batches of the KYM teacher training course have been completed successfully. Batch 5 (2023-24) is going on and Batch 6 (2024-25) is starting from June, 2024.

About Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram - KYM Chennai

India's leading Yoga Institute, Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM), based in Chennai, is a 48-year-old institution renowned for its excellence in yoga education. Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) was established by Shri TKV Desikachar , (Late Shri T. Krishnamacharya's son and long-time student) in 1976 as a non-profit Public Charitable Trust.

KYM is recognized as a top-tier institute and center for Yoga and Yoga Therapy in India.. It holds esteemed positions, including being ranked among the top 10 Yoga Institutes by the Yoga Certification Board under the Ministry of Ayush, Government of India. Moreover, it has gained recognition from the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) as a leading institution in the country.

Additionally, KYM proudly holds the SIRO (Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) recognition bestowed by the Department for Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India. Its excellence is further affirmed by recognition from the Health and Family Welfare Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Notably, KYM is ISO 9001:2015 certified, highlighting its commitment to quality and standards. Whether seeking general wellness, specialized Yoga Therapy, Yoga Teacher Training Programs, or engaging in Vedic chanting, KYM is renowned for its comprehensive and holistic approach to promoting health and well-being.



ABOUT
SHRI T. KRISHNAMACHARYA
The Purna Yogacharya

  • Late Shri T. Krishnamacharya is often called the Father of Modern Yoga and synonymous with contemporary yoga
  • He was unique in many ways as a Master of Yoga, as a teacher, as an Ayurvedic physician and as a scholar.
  • He is considered one of the most important masters who revived the practice of yoga in the early 20th century
  • His well – known disciples and students are Sri BKS Iyengar,Shri TKV Desikachar, and Madame Indra Devi.
  • Shri T. Krishnamacharya held degrees in all the six Vedic darśanas, or Indian philosophies.
  • He is widely considered as the architect of Vinyāsa Yoga in the sense of combining breathing or pranayama with movement.
  • He was also a good healer, adept in his diagnostic skills and created powerful yoga-based interventions focusing specifically on Cikitsa or Therapy.
  • Underlying all of Krishnamacharya's teachings was the principle "Teach what is appropriate for an individual."
  • He authored four books on yoga — Yoga Makaranda, Yogaasanagalu, Yoga Rahasya, and Yogavalli as well as several essays and poetic compositions.
  • Late Shri T. Krishnamacharya was the Yoga teacher to several Indian Maharajas and their families including the Maharaja of Mysore, Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV, The Maharaja of Jaipur and several others.

ABOUT SRI TKV DESIKACHAR

  • Sri TKV Desikachar founded Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in Chennai in 1976 as Guru – Dakshina to his father Sri T Krishnamacharya.
  • He is known for his inimitable ability of demystifying yoga philosophy and for his pioneering work in the area of wellness and yoga therapy.
  • A brilliant diagnostician and yoga therapist, Sri TKV Desikachar’s skills for prognosis and diagnosis were legendary.
  • Full credit goes to him for creating the representational stick figures that are so widely used by students and teachers of yoga the world over.
  • His no-nonsense teaching style continues to resonate in the minds of his students.
  • The International Day of Yoga is also celebrated on his birthday.
  • Sri TKV Desikachar’s landmark book, “The Heart of Yoga,” till today remains a bestseller as a comprehensive reference book for yoga enthusiasts

Curriculum

KEY LEARNING - KYM YOGA TEACHER TRAINING CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME


  • History and evolution of Yoga in India
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Anatomy
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Theoretical Foundations of Āsana, Prāṇāyāma and Dhyānam
  • Group practices of Āsana, Prāṇāyāma and Dhyānam
  • A detailed study of the Yogasūtra and an overview of Haṭha-yoga-pradīpikā, Yogarahasya, Yoga-yajñavalkya-saṁhitā and Bhagavadgīta
  • Planning and designing courses of Āsana, Prāṇāyāma and Dhyānam
  • Building Yoga Teacher Competencies and Teaching Methodology

Prominent & Renowned Students of Late Shri T.Krishnamacharya

Shri BKS Iyengar

of Iyengar Yoga School

Late Shri T. Krishnamacharya - with his student Shri BKS Iyengar

Shri TKV Desikachar

of Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM)

Late Shri T. Krishnamacharya with his student and son Shri TKV Desikachar

Madame Indra Devi


Late Shri T. Krishnamacharya with his student Madame Indra Devi

She was the first foreign woman among dedicated yogis to spread Yoga in Russia, China, USA and several other parts of the world.


Videos of late Shri T. Krishnamacharya

The Man Who Taught Yoga To The World

Shri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

100 year celebration of Grand Master of Yoga - T Krishnamacharya

REGISTER FOR TTC BATCH 6
Starting June 29th 2024

The KYM Yoga Teacher Training Program is exclusively conducted in Bengaluru at Sri Krishna Wellness Yoga & Cultural Centre. Kindly fill the form so that we can contact you for the next steps.

note:

  • Registration close on 24th June 2024.
  • This course in conducted only at Krishna Wellness Yoga Centre , Bangalore and NOT an online course. Attendance is mandatory.
  • This course in meant only for residents of Bangalore .