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Teachers Training Course (TTC)

Sunday, August 2 - Sunday, August 30

$2400 – $3900
TTC | Sivananda Yoga Ranch | Yoga Teachers Training Course | New York | Yoga Alliance Certified


& Senior Sivananda Teachers

Sign up for the TTC and ATTC
at the same time
and save $450 on ATTC tuition.

$2400 – $3900

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Are you ready to take your yoga practice to a deeper, more meaningful level or teach others about the wonderful benefits of yoga?

In 1969, Swami Vishnudevananda introduced the first TTC taught in the West. Since then, over 36,000 yoga teachers have been certified by the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers around the world. Our TTC is appropriate for both aspiring Yoga teachers, and anyone wishing to deepen their practice and understanding of Yoga.

Join us at the Yoga Ranch for a four weeks transformation in the TTC. Our TTC is based on the ancient Gurukula teaching system, which integrates the student’s daily life into the yoga training. You’ll be living on the ashram in the middle of the Catskill mountains, in NY, with your teachers. Living close to nature, and with your teachers will strengthen your own yoga practice, self-discipline and awareness of the mind, body and spirit. This course is design to build a firm foundation from which you will develop the skills and knowledge to teach yoga with confidence.

The TTC is a wonderful opportunity to awaken or deepen your yoga practice and to be a part of the global yoga community of Sivananda yoga teachers.

This course is registered with the Yoga Alliance at a 200-hour level. It is highly encouraged for TTC grads, or yoga teachers from other lineages, to participate in to refresh, renew and enhance your understanding of Yoga’s ancient philosophy and lifestyle.

TTC - Pranayama | Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course | Sivananda Yoga Ranch | New York

Our TTC Program Curriculum

TTC - Learn Advanced Asanas | Sivananda Yoga Ranch | New York• Asana (yoga postures)
• Pranayama (breathing practices)
• Meditation Theory & Practice
• Mantra & Sacred Chanting
• Vedanta & Yoga Theory
• Bhagavad Gita
• Mantra Meditations
• Kriyas (cleansing practices)
• Yoga Diet
• Anatomy & Physiology
• Ayurveda Introductions
• and much more…

What to Bring

• Yoga asana clothing (you will receive a TTC uniform for all satsangs and lectures.)
• Karma Yoga clothing (for chores around the ashram, may be in garden, housekeeping, etc.)
• Rain boots, umbrella, rain jacket
• Hiking shoes, warm clothing for cool evenings, socks for indoors
• Personal toiletries
• Swimsuit for our wood-burning sauna

If you plan to tent more info will be sent to you. You may also wish to purchase items from our Yoga Boutique, participate in offsite day trips or visit our Well Being Center. Additional fees required.

Required Text Books

• The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda
• The Bhagavad Gita with Swami Sivananda’s commentary

Text books are available at our Yoga Boutique for an additional cost or you can bring your own copies. You will receive your training manual upon arrival.

Course Tuition

• $2400 – Tent Space
• $2900 – Provided Tent
• $3220 – Single Room with shared bathroom
• $3900 – Single Room with private bathroom

The course cost above includes your meals, classes, accommodations, training manual and use of the ashram grounds. It does not include your training course textbooks (required and available at our boutique) or any of our Well Being Center services.

Watch the TTC video: Yoga Teacher Training Course Testimonal – Sivananda Yoga Ranch

Thank you for your interest in our training program. It is one of the most well-rounded training programs in the world today. Refined, yet practical. Details on how to get to the Ranch can be found here. Please arrive a day before the course begins and plan to depart the day after graduation. Please do not arrive late or plan to leave early.

Payment in full is necessary to hold your space in the course. If you make only the $300 deposit, the balance will need to be paid prior to the start of the course. Only registrants who have made full payments are guaranteed their accommodation option.

You can call the ashram if you have any questions.
Registration office: 845-436-6492.

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Arrival & Departure Information

•   Sunday- 2:00pm
•   Sunday- 12:00pm (room checkout)

Planning to arrive and depart here by bus?  See more information.

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Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch and Acharya (senior teacher) in the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers organization, Srinivasan has dedicated his life to the propagation of the classical teachings of Yoga. An internationally recognized teacher of Raja Yoga and Hatha Yoga, Srinivasan served and studied with his guru and Yoga master, Swami Vishnudevananda, and now teaches around the world, continuing to carry the teachings as a direct disciple. As acharya, Srinivasan leads our team of teachers, conducts morning satsangs at the ashram, and leads workshops on various aspects of yoga philosophy and practice. He also leads the ashram’s move toward Earth Care and sustainability, finding an effortless union between Permaculture and Yoga. He is a knowledgeable and compassionate teacher whose life mission is empowering all with the peace and wisdom of Yoga.

The Ranch's Daily Schedule

5:30amWake Up
6:00amSatsang or Silent Walk
8:00amHatha Yoga Class
11:00amKarma Yoga
12:00pmAfternoon Program
& Free Time
4:00pmHatha Yoga Class
10:30pmLights Out

Satsang & Yoga Classes

Satsang consists of a 30-minute silent meditation, followed by 30 minutes of spiritual chanting (kirtan), and finishes with 30 minutes of spiritual lecture.
Daily attendance at both Satsangs and Hatha Yoga Classes is encouraged for your health and well-being and to maintain the proper rhythm and atmosphere of the ashram community.

Sivananda Yoga Ranch


Sunday, August 2
Sunday, August 30
$2400 – $3900


Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788


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