Ishanga Teacher Training

As there is a science and technology to create external wellbeing, there is a whole dimension of science and technology for inner wellbeing. – Sadhguru

Ishanga Teacher Training

As there is a science and technology to create external wellbeing, there is a whole dimension of science and technology for inner wellbeing. – Sadhguru
Types Of Training
Types of Training
Inner Engineering / Isha Yoga Ishanga Training

To conduct Isha’s flagship program —Inner Engineering (also known as Isha Yoga Program in Tamil).

Satsang Ishanga Training

To conduct the monthly city Satsangs and practice correction sessions.

Organizing Training

Getting trained to organize various events and programs at the Isha Yoga Center and elsewhere.

Uyir Nokkam Ishanga Training

To conduct the impactful 3-day Uyir Nokkam programs in Tamil.

Children’s Class Ishanga Training

To deliver the vibrant Children’s Isha Yoga Program

Yoga Veera Training

To offer Upa-Yoga and Isha Kriya sessions all over the world, in several languages.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Hatha Yoga Teacher Training is a 21-week program, where one learns classical Hatha Yoga and undergoes training to impart it to others. Upon completion, you can get certified as a Hatha Yoga teacher and set up your own yoga studio or operate under Isha’s banner and conduct programs independently, as a profession.


Inner Engineering Ishanga Training is not a time-bound program. Rather, it is a process of unwinding oneself and arriving at a certain level of clarity that allows Inner Engineering to happen through you. This cannot be done as a profession or a hobby – it is an offering to humanity. Inner Engineering programs are always conducted under the aegis of the Isha Foundation and the scheduling of programs is done by the Foundation.

A certain part of the training can be done from your city of residence, but there are other components for which you will need to spend time in India at the Isha Yoga Center.

You do not have to give up your profession in order to apply for the training. The nature of the training is such that it requires a commitment of time and focus. As long as you can meet the commitments required to complete the process, whatever be your personal circumstances, you can still apply for the training. There are several Ishangas who support their families and reach out to people by offering yoga programs and volunteering in whichever ways they can.

Single or married, you can explore the training process. However, there is a certain level of commitment in terms of time and discipline that is essential.

It is not mandatory to be a full-time volunteer to apply for Ishanga Teacher Training. Once your training is complete, your schedule can be tailored to match your time and travel constraints to enable you to conduct programs without being a full-time volunteer. There are several Ishangas helping from their cities amidst their professional and personal commitments.

There is absolutely no fee involved. This is a process for one to become an offering to the world, as a volunteer. Only your commitment and willingness are required.

Anyone who is above 15 years of age can apply. However, to conduct full-fledged programs, one needs to have a certain level of health and fitness. You will also be provided with tools for your fitness and wellbeing during the training process. Other than the recommended level of fitness to go through the schedule, there is no other requirement. If there are any other specific concerns, they can be addressed on a case by case basis.

You should have completed the Inner Engineering and Bhava Spandana programs before applying for the training. While the above-mentioned programs are mandatory to take the step of becoming a Ishanga, a deeper exploration through participation in the higher programs (Shoonya Intensive, various Hatha Yoga Programs, Yatras, Samyama, etc.) and volunteering in different capacities in the various programs and events of Isha will surely provide an enhanced perception and understanding that will make the training process effortless.

How to Apply
How to Apply