Traditional and Authentic Online Yoga Teacher Training

Our 200 hour Online Yoga Teacher Training has been developed so you can train with our world-renowned teaching team from the comfort of your own home. Our unique split module course structure means you get live lectures and meaningful contact hours with our team of eight expert teachers, as well as video lectures and assignments that you can complete in your own time.

  • Yoga Alliance (US) and Yoga Alliance Professionals (UK) certified. Upon completion of our Online Yoga Teacher Training you will be eligible to become a registered Yoga teacher.

  • Flexible course structure. Our split module training programe gives you flexibility to complete the course in your own time and in a way that suits your lifestyle.

  • Lifetime access to course content. Upon graduation, you will continue to have access to class recordings and course material.

  • Our world-renowned teaching team online. You'll have over 50 live lecture, allowing you to connect with our team of eight expert teachers.

  • Pay by instalments. You can pay for your course with affordable and easy to manage monthly instalments safely and securely through Stripe.

I have learned more than I ever thought possible

Rebecca | Online Yoga Teacher Training Graduate

"I have learned more than I ever thought possible from an online course. I can't believe how much the course has given me; focus, discipline, a reason to get up each day, a routine, and most importantly an excitement to learn more. I have felt a true connection to the whole team and the training has been seamless in its delivery."

An experience I will never forget

Alex | Online Yoga Teacher Training Graduate

"The whole course was run so smoothly and professionally which made it so easy to progress through the course material at my own pace. It also gave me a sense of purpose and focus during lockdown. It will be an experience I will never forget."

So professional, so thorough, and yet humble

Gavin | Online Yoga Teacher Training Graduate

"This is not just another online course with succession of old re-run videos. These people really care and from the beginning real people took the time to interact with me and make me welcome."

More live classes than anyone else

Our Online Teacher Training has over 50 hours of live lectures, that's more than any other training out there. It means you learn through meaningful real-time contact with your teachers and peers and still have the flexibility to manage the course in your own time.

"This is not just another online course with succession of old re-run videos. These people really care and from the beginning real people took the time to interact with me and make me welcome." Grant | TrustPilot Review

Course Structure

Our unique split module training programme means you have flexibility to complete the course in your own time, as well as logging lots of actual contact hours with our all of our Yoga Teacher Training Team.

Module A

Live online lectures and Q&A sessions 

The first module is a 2-week training schedule that will be live classes focused on the Traditional foundations of Yoga.

  • Daily morning asana with Lalit
  • Daily asana workshop with Lalit
  • Daily meditation, chanting and pranayama practice
  • Yoga Anatomy with Adam
  • Yoga Philosophy with Viriam
  • Ayurveda with Dr Rohit
  • The energetic body (chakras & nadis, vaayus)
  • Mudras
  • Kriyas, cleansing practices

Typical daily schedule

  • 06:00 - 07:00am - Morning meditation, chanting and pranayama
  • 07:15 - 08:15am - Morning asana with Lalit
  • 10:00 - 11:30am - Lecture 1
  • 03:00 - 04:30pm - Lecture 2
  • 05:00 - 06:00pm - Evening Asana Workshop

Live class times are shown in Dublin/London local time

Module B

Complete in your own time - Instructional hands-on classes and home assignments

Now that you have learned the foundations of traditional you will learn to become a Yoga Teacher. Module B is focused on training you to become a confident and competent teacher. You compete this module in your own time and on your own schedule.

  • Advanced asana sequences with Lalit
  • Guided morning meditation, chanting and pranayama
  • Asana adjustments and alignment, full module with Tony
  • Asana deconstruction with Tony and Tomoe
  • Teaching principles - asana
  • Teaching principles - meditation, chanting and pranayama
  • Yoga sequencing
  • Classroom management
  • Yoga ethics

Completion of Module B is required within 5 months of the training start date (ie day one of Module A).

Yoga Alliance Professionals Certified Course
Yoga Alliance Certified Course
Yoga Alliance Professionals Certified

Start your new life as a Yoga Teacher

On completion of all of the requirements for module A and B you will be issued a Yoga Alliance certified 200hr Yoga Teacher Training Certificate. You'll join our family of over 3000 graduate Yoga Teachers from all over the world.

Himalaya Yoga Valley Students with certificates
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Hear from some of our online students

"I couldn’t have made a better decision and the training has been life changing...

I noticed how much positive change happened to me during the training, mentally and physically, and I am now practising every day as a result." - Caralyn | UK

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All of our teachers are qualified to the highest standards in their chosen fields and our team has over 65 years of collective experience training yoga teachers. Even more importantly...they carry unsurpassed passion for the subjects they teach. We believe that the best teachers are eternal students and our team are always refining their skills, improving their knowledge. Our Online Yoga Teacher Training program is unique as we have teachers specifically dedicated to each subject which ensures localised teaching that comes from an expert background. Our Trainees benefit greatly from lectures and classes taught by teachers dedicated entirely to their chosen subject.

Lead Yoga Teacher

Lalit Kumar

Lalit is the Founding Director of Himalaya Yoga Valley and leads all 200 & 300 hour Teacher Training Programs. Lalit began studying at traditional Indian yoga schools known as Gurukulams at the age of 7 and he is honoured to have studied yoga under some of the most well-known and respected yoga Masters in India. He has spent nearly a decade studying numerous traditional styles and disciplines at various Ashrams in North and South India.

Lalit is a master yoga asana teacher with an unrivalled intuition for his student's growth in their practice. Students who practice with Lalit will always consider him their teacher for life.

Anatomy Teacher

Adam Divine

Adam has been teaching massage courses and anatomy for yoga teacher trainees for eight years around the world and has been practising massage for over 14. He is a Structural Bodyworker trained with Anatomy Trains and has also studied Ayurvedic Yoga Massage and Thai Bodywork. Adam specialises in body reading, therapeutic bodywork and myofascial release.

Anybody who has studied with Adam will tell you that his passion and enthusiasm for the human body is infectious. His classes are always engaging and take our students well beyond just the basics of anatomy. You're sure to leave each one of Adam's lectures in awe of the magic of the human body.

Philosophy Teacher

Viriam Kaur

Viriam has been teaching Yoga, Meditation and Awareness Practices for over 15 years and is a Senior Yoga Teacher. For the last 9 years she has been sharing philosophy on the Himalaya Yoga Valley teacher training. She trained in Kundalini Yoga and Meditation in 2003 and has since studied Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Nidra, Mindfulness, Dance and Movement Meditation and Biodynamic Breath Bodywork.

Viriam's Philosophy classes are more than just lectures, she takes her students on a journey, using yoga philosophy as a vehicle to expand their perception. Our students always find that Viriam's classes are where they become aware of the vastness of the practice of traditional yoga.

Meditation Teacher

Maeve O'Brien

Maeve has been teaching meditation and mindfulness for over 11 years, and during her time as a Meditation Teacher on Himalaya Yoga Valley's Yoga Teacher Traning programme has taught thousands of students from all over the globe. Maeve is a 500hr Registered Yoga Teacher and is passionate about sharing the transformative powers of traditional yoga meditation and mindfulness with the world.

Maeve has a natural gift for delivering the most beautiful and deepest guided meditations, and our students never forget the sound of her voice each morning guiding them inwards.

Yoga Teacher

Mandeep Deol

Mandeep was born in Punjab and grew up in the northern Indian town of Dharamsala, nestling on the foothills of The Himalayas. She joined Himalaya Yoga Valley as Yoga teacher in March 2018 and she specialises in teaching Pranayama, Chanting, Kriyas and Yoga Nidra.

Mandeep has been passionate about yoga and meditation since discovering the practice to manage stress levels from her busy career as cabin crew for a number of airlines. She's particularly interested in yoga for stress management and the practical application of yoga for overall reductions in stress and anxiety in people's lives.

Senior Yoga Teacher

Tony Healy

Tony has been teaching yoga for 16 years and has been training yoga teachers with Himalaya Yoga Valley for the last decade.

Passionate about yoga as a therapy Tony specialises in yoga sequencing as well as restorative and traditional hatha yoga. He likes to look at yoga asana as a holistic practice that can be applied as a physical and mental therapy. Tony leads the teacher development part of our Yoga Teacher Trainings, where his vast experience in training teachers make his feedback, guidance and support invaluable to all of our students.

Doctor and Lecturer of Ayurveda

Dr Rohit Borkar

Dr. Rohit was born in Goa and completed his Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) degree at Goa University. He practices medicine in his North Goa clinics, renowned as an Ayurvedic physician, panchakarma and yoga specialist, with over a decade of experience in these areas.

Dr Rohit is a very popular lecturer with trainees, inspiring many to continue further studies in Ayurveda medicine. He says: “Ayurveda, the science of life, is a boon to the science of healing and to seekers of health, rejuvenation, longevity and well-being”

Yoga Teacher

Tomoe Watanabe

Tomoe is originally from Japan where she started yoga practice. She noticed yoga was turning her curiosity to the world into herself slowly, and that was when she decided to take the 200h teacher training with Himalaya Yoga Valley in 2012, exploring what lies behind the practice. After 7 years, she returned to Goa to take part in our internship program and then joined the Himalaya Yoga Valley teaching team.

Tomoe is a dedicated Yogi and her experience in her own practice and in teaching is why students so greatly value her feedback and guidance during the practical teaching elements of our Yoga Teacher Trainings.
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Meet the Team

Hear the passion our whole team have for sharing traditional yoga

Thank you! Thank you!

Kiara | Online Yoga Teacher Training Graduate

To all the beautiful teachers and Himalaya Yoga Valley team, I just wanted to say a huge thank you! Your enthusiasm, love of what you do, warmth, caring, and sense of humor radiates out through the screen no matter what time, day, or night. You are all amazing and truly are a gift to all of us.

I have felt a true connection to the whole team

Adam | Online Yoga Teacher Training Graduate

I have felt a true connection to the whole team and the training has been seamless in its delivery. The passion and enthusiasm from every member of the team has oozed through the screen making me feel like you are genuinely with me every step of the way. You have introduced me to the true meaning of yoga. 

Wonderful teachers

Lilly | Online Yoga Teacher Training Graduate

I would like to say that I am really thankful to all of the amazing teachers. Every one of you conveyed your passion for teaching your subjects. You are all such powerful people, we never met in person but I felt as though we all grew together though yoga during the online yoga teacher training.

Seamless course management

Manage your whole training experience through our online student area

Your whole online 200hr Yoga Teacher Training experience will be managed in our online student area. Things like your course progress, lecture access, course material, assignment submissions are managed in one place so you can avoid the headache of managing your progress through emails and links.

"The portal for the online training is amazing...

it's easy to use, intuitive, clear and the community forum is a great place to connect with the teachers and fellow students"

Emma | Ireland

Join a community of like-minds

"I really loved the Online Community Forum. It made me feel like part of a little family, and it provided endless support from teachers and peers" - Anthea

Engage with our teachers and connect with your fellow students though our Community Forum unique to your training group.
  • Who is this course for?

    Anyone who wants to become a certified Yoga Teacher.
    Our 200 hour Online Yoga Teacher Training is the perfect opportunity to follow your dream and become a Yoga Teacher without having to travel to our centres in India or Ireland. This training is designed to gradually build your confidence in actually teaching a yoga class. So when you finish you'll have all of the skills and knowledge you need to start your new life as a Yoga Teacher.

    Anyone who wants to elevate their personal knowledge and practice
    Lots of people have taken our trainings with no plans to become a Yoga Teacher and just want to build their knowledge of yoga and improve their personal practice. Our Online 200hr Yoga Teacher Training course is the perfect foundation for anyone who simply wants to learn traditional yoga and integrate this incredible practice into their life...and now you can do this all from the comfort of your own home.

  • How long will it take?

    Module A
    This first module is a two-week live lecture and class-based module. Daily class time will be approximately 5 hours, with breaks in between, and 1 hour of daily reading or homework assignments.

    Module B
    This module is a 100hr self-learning module with video lectures and assessments focused around your practical teaching development. You can complete this module in your own time (up to six months after the training start date) and upon completion will receive you 200hr Yoga Teacher certification.

    Can I manage this around my normal day?
    Module A is structured so you can manage your day-to-day around the morning practices, short daily lectures and evening workshops. Don't worry if you miss a class, recordings of the lectures will be posted so you can catch up.

How the instalment plan works

Our instalment plan option is the perfect way to help you manage payment of the course over easy and affordable monthly payments.

Instalments are managed safely and securely through Stripe and all you need to do is enter the details of the card you want to pay with to make the first instalment payment and confirm your place. The next payment will be automatically debited from your account on the same day the following calendar month for three months.'s that easy!

Have a question about payments? Just hit our live chat button and we'll be happy to help.

Here's what makes our Online Yoga Teacher Training great...

Here are just a few things that make our Online Yoga Teacher Training truly amazing. If you have any questions just get in touch through our live chat and a member of our team will be there to help you.

  • Live asana classes, workshops and masterclasses with Lalit

  • Live led morning meditation, chanting and pranayama classes

  • Over 50 live lectures and classes with our team of 8 expert teachers

  • Full 200hr Yoga Teacher Training Manual of over 300 pages

  • Comprehensive Asana Handbook, detailing all asana with adjustments and modifications

  • Access a course community forum where you can ask questions to teachers and peers

  • Extensive library of over 100 video lectures

  • Online review questions and interactive learning modules

  • Lifetime access to all lectures, video lessons and support material. Upon graduation, you will continue to have access to class recordings and course material for as long as we continue to run our online training platform.

  • Weekly live catch up and Q&A sessions and Direct support from our teaching team following graduation

Honouring the
origins of yoga

We're a traditional Yoga School with our lineage and roots in India. Our mission is to spread authentic, accessible and affordable yoga across the globe.