(under the aegis of Ashtanga Educational Trust)

The Leading Ayurveda Medical College Hospital & Research Center

Yoga Instructor Course (YIC)

Centre for Open and Distance Education, S-Vyasa - Yoga Instructor Course (YIC)

Recognized by: S-VYASA Yoga University, Anekal, Bangalore-560105​

Ashtanga Educational Trust is conducting Yoga Instructor Course (YIC) recognized by Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA) University, Bengaluru. 
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S- VYASA) is a registered charitable institution (1986) working for making Yoga as a socially relevant Science. Taking into the performance of this Institution in conducting Short Term and Long Term Courses on Yoga and its allied subjects (and on affiliating to 4 universities from 1990 to 2001) including the Bangalore University), the UGC named S-VYASA in 2002 as a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956.  It is also the First ISO 2001:2008 Certified Yoga University.
About our institution
Ashtamgam Ayurveda Chikitsalayam established under the aegis of Ashtanga Educational Trust (AET), is a leading Ayurveda Hospital, research establishment and the promoters of Ashtamgam Ayurveda Vidyapeedham, which is a residential Ayurveda Medical College. Ashtamgam Ayurveda Chikitsalayam and Vidyapeedham constantly strive to achieve prominence for Ayurveda in all its scientific depth and glory and as a dependable system of healthcare for the modern world. The teaching hospital & Ayurveda medical college is located at Vavanoor near Koottanad in Palakkad district, Kerala.
About the course​

This course is internationally recognised, with excellent job opportunities. On the completion of this course, the students will be able to teach yoga to the general public, even to those having health related complaints. The course is combination of THEORY AND PRACTICALS, dealing with Breathing techniques, Āsanas, Shat Kriyas, Pranayama, Meditation techniques, etc. course also includes Yogic Games which improves Concentration, Memory, Stamina, Awareness etc and Happy Assembly program which makes a person, in tune with true nature, happiness and bliss.

Course Curriculum

The Yoga Instructor Course (YIC) consists of the following the subjects, which provides the platform to learn yoga and provides the platform to teach the yoga individually.



  •  Introduction to yoga and its’ streams – Patanjali and Hatha yoga (2 credits)
  •  Life and Message of Spiritual Masters and Applications of Yoga (2 credits)


  •  Asanas & Kriyas (2 credits)
  •  Pranayama & Meditations (2 credits)
  •  Teaching techniques & Karma yoga (2 credits)
  •  Chanting of shlokas, Yogic games / Happy assembly and report (2 credits)

Teaching methodology

  •  Power point presentation
  •  Learning and applying eight steps method to teach
  •  Demonstration
  •  Group discussion
  •  Group Practice
  •  Library facility to all
  •  Report & Worksheet writing and presentation of it
  •  One to one discussion
  •  Lectures
  •  Review classes

Course Duration: 3 months
Classes will be held Tuesday to Friday every week
Timings – Morning 5:00 AM – 7:00 AM
Batches: Yearly 3 batches – March / July / November


Course Duration: 3 months
Classes will be held every 2nd Friday, Saturday & Sundays of each month (3 days per month).
Batches: Yearly 2 batches – May & November


Online Batch: Next batch will start in 7th August 2024 . 

Offline Batch: Next batch will start on 9th August 2024.

+2 or equivalent
Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate with hologram from S-VYASA University.
Course fee:
₹ 20,000/-
Bank Details:

ACCOUNT NUMBER:919010070921281
IFSC: UTIB0003001

Application Form / Registration:

Requirements for registration:

  1. Self attested & scanned copy 10th & 12th pass certificate
  2. Copy of Aadhaar
  3. A 20 sentence write-up written by hand on an A4 sheet with name & signature as to why you joined this course
  4. Receipt of fees remitted
  5. Passport size photo
  6. Digital sign
Contact Details:

Main Office:  Tel: +91 466 237 2000 Mobile / WhatsApp: +91 828 137 2000

Address: Ashtamgam Ayurveda Chikitsalayam & Vidyapeedham, 4/495A, Vavanoor, Koottanad, Palakkad, Dt. – 679 533 Kerala, India.