Namah Shivaya Yoga was founded by  Yoga Acharya Tej ( E-RYT 500 ) who was born and raised in India and trained with the Sivananda Yoga Tradition in Rishikesh and Uttarkashi in the Himalayas.  He created this unique Teacher Training program which brings the authentic practices and teachings of yoga as practiced in India for thousands of years.

At  Namah Shivaya we have a simple motto : the mindful practice of self awareness, selfless service and compassion for all sentient beings.



If you would like to learn Yoga the way it is taught in Indiafor thousands of years, this is
the Teacher Training program for you !

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Namah Shivaya brings you an authentic and in depth Teacher Training program nestled in the tranquil and scenic holy city of Uttarkashi in the Himalayas.The Teacher Training program is based on the principles of Hatha yoga practice, suitable for beginners and intermediate students. The program includes asana (postures), pranayama (breathing), meditation, chanting mantras, yoga philosophy, and shat kriyas (cleansing practices to purify physical and mental body).

Who can Join ?

Students are required to have a basic practice of yoga postures. The program is designed to improve their own personal practice.
It is not necessary to have any prior knowledge of yoga philosophy as students will be immersed in an in depth study of philosophy
during the 4 week program.

Yoga Alliance Certification

Namah Shivaya is a Yoga Alliance Registered School for 200 and 300 Hours Teacher Training programs. On completion
of the course, students will receive a Graduation Certificate which will be a Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training.


The program will be conducted at the Yoga Shala in Uttarkashi in the scenic Himalayas. Uttarkashi is located about 170 kms north of
the holy city of Rishikesh. Students will arrive in New Delhi, Indiaand transportation will be arranged from New Delhi to Uttarkashi via private taxi.

Daily Schedule

06:30 – Wake up
06:45 – Ayurvedic tea
07:00 – 08:00 – Meditation
08:00 – 10:00 – Morning asana class
10:00 – 11:00 – Breakfast
11:00 – 12:00 – Philosophy
12:00 – 13:00 – Anatomy and physiology
13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 – Self-study
15:30 – 16:30 – Adjustment training and teaching methodology
16:30 – 18:30 – Evening asana class
18:30 – 19:00 – Satsang
19:00 – 20:00 – Dinner
21:30 – 0600    Lights out