Hi! Have you passed 12th standard? Do you want to pursue a good Yoga course after 12th? If yes, this article will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best yoga education programs available in India.
In India, Yoga education is gaining popularity among students. This domain is generating ample amount of self-employment opportunities. This is the main reason why students are keen on pursuing Yoga education right after 12th!
I’ve got good news for yoga education aspirants in India. They have access to a handful of Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma courses. Diploma programs boast short course duration. But in the long run, a Bachelor’s Degree program is better than its Diploma counterparts.
Yoga education programs are available at different academic levels in India. Some such notable levels are –
- Undergraduate courses
- Postgraduate courses
- Doctoral Degree courses
If you are a 12th pass candidate, you have access to various UG level courses! It is also not uncommon to see bundled yoga courses. For example – B.Sc. in Yoga and Naturopathy. In such cases, yoga and an allied discipline are bundled to create a single course.
What is Yoga? What’s the scope and potential associated with this course like? What is it like to become a Yoga instructor? You will find answers to these questions in the next section. Here they are –
Yoga: Introduction & Details
In simple terms, Yoga is a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices which originated in ancient India. It involves aspects such as –
- Breath control
- Asanas (different body postures)
People practice Yoga for a variety of purposes. Some practice it as a form of physical exercise. Some others practice it for maintaining good health. Some people are known to practice Yoga for relaxation and mental well-being.
The craze for Yoga has increased exponentially in the recent past. More and more people are looking at Yoga for improving their physical and mental well-being!
As a result more and more Yoga centers have been sprouting up in India in recent times. Apart from that Yoga is also used for purposes like rehabilitation and therapy. This has resulted in a huge demand for skilled Yoga Instructors in India.
List of Yoga Courses in India
Courses after 12th
|Sr No||Name of course||Duration|
|1||BA in Yoga||3 years|
|2||B.Sc. in Yoga||3 years|
|3||B.Sc. in Yoga and Naturopathy||3 years|
|4||BA in Yoga Philosophy||3 years|
|5||Yoga Teachers Training Course||—|
|6||Bachelor of Yoga Science and Naturopathy||3 years|
|7||Diploma in Yoga Education||1-2 years|
|8||Diploma in Yoga Teacher Training||—|
|9||Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy||—|
|10||Diploma in Yoga and Ayurveda||1-2 years|
|11||Certificate in Yoga||—|
|12||Certificate in Yoga and Naturopathy||—|
Courses after Graduation
|Sr No||Name of course||Duration|
|1||MA in Yoga||2 years|
|2||MA in Yoga and Naturopathy||2 years|
|3||M.Sc. in Yoga||2 years|
|4||M.Sc. in Yoga and Naturopathy||2 years|
|4||M.Sc. in Yoga and Ayurveda||2 years|
|5||Master of Yoga Science and Naturopathy||2 years|
|6||PG Diploma in Yoga Science||—|
|7||PG Diploma in Yoga Education||—|
|8||PG Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy||—|
|9||PG Diploma in Yoga and Ayurveda||—|
|10||PhD in Yoga||—|
Ample amount of job opportunities exist in front of Yoga instructors. They may work for others or remain self-employed. Some of the prime recruiters are –
- Yoga Centers
- Rehabilitation Centers