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Yoga Teachers Training Course (TTC)with Swami Sitaramananda, Srinivasan, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, & Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

Saturday, July 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - Sunday, August 21, 2022 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Yoga Teachers Training Course | Sivananda Yoga Ranch | New York

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 50,000 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.


Our TTC Program Curriculum

Learn Advanced Asanas | Sivananda Yoga Ranch TTC | 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
• $2960 – Shared Room
• $3220 – Double Room
• $3900 – Single Room

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 to make payments or if you have questions.


Arrival & Departure Information

•   Sunday – 2:00pm
•   Sunday – 12:00pm (room checkout)
Planning to arrive and depart here by bus?See more information.

Covid Policy

Please review our Covid Health & Safety Policy before registering.

Registration Information

Registration is required at least 3 day before the start of the program. We will arrange an online video call with all guests once you register to review our covid policy.

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Swami Sitaramananda is a senior acharya of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers and is director of the Sivananda Ashram Vedanta Yoga Farm, California and the Sivananda Yoga Resort and Training Center, Vietnam.  She is acharya of China, Taiwan, and Japan as well. Swamiji is the organizer and teacher of the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training (SYHET) program, an 800-hour program on yoga therapy, accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).

Swami Sitaramananda is the author of “Essentials of Yoga Practice and Philosophy” (translated in Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Russian), “Positive Thinking Manual”, “Karma Yoga Manual”, “Meditation Manual”, “Swamiji Said, a collection of teachings by Swami Vishnu” in His Own Words. She is responsible for the Vietnamese translation of “Completed Illustrated Book of Yoga” (CIBY) and “Meditation & Mantras” by Swami Vishnu. Many of her video & audio lectures on Yoga life, philosophy, and psychology as well as articles and webinars can be found on this website.

Swami Sita is an ardent supporter of the integration of the Vedic sciences such as Vastu, Jyotish, Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedanta. She is an international teacher of the Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Courses and Advanced Yoga teachers’ Training courses, as well as Meditation and Vedanta & Silence Courses both in Sivananda Ashrams in Vietnam and in Grass Valley, CA.


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.

Swami Jnaneswariananda

Swami Jnaneswariananda joined the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers in 1995 and has been director of centers and ashrams in Canada and Italy. She teaches Hatha Yoga, Meditation, Anatomy, and Vedanta at Teacher’s Training Courses in North America, Italy and India. Swami Jnaneswariananda took vows of Sannyas in 2001. She is currently a senior teacher at the Yoga Farm in Grass Valley. She teaches with great enthusiasm and humor.

Swami Dharmananda

Swami Dharmananda is the assistant director and spiritual advisor to staff and students of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California, where he teaches yoga and meditation in the Teacher Training Course. He presents the classical teachings in a practical and accessible way to people of all backgrounds.

Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

Swami Adi Parashaktiananda is a Hatha Yoga teacher for more than 10 years. He has taught the Hatha yoga section in many International Sivananda Teachers Training Courses in many countries Vietnam, China, USA and has taught many Hatha Yoga intensive courses. He is a dedicated sadhak and pranayama practitioner.

Teachers are subject to change.

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.

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