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July 27–August 9, 2015 Monday–Sunday 13 nights

Integrative Yoga Therapy Professional Yoga Therapist Training Program: Module 1

Joseph Le Page
Joseph Le Page

Joseph Le Page is the founder and director of Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT) and a pioneer in yoga therapy training programs. Since 1994, more than 3,000 students have participated in IYT programs, which draw on…
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For yoga teachers who have completed or are nearing completion of a 200-hour Yoga Alliance-registered program.

Immerse yourself in one of the most established yoga therapy training courses available, focusing on the use of yoga as a true healing art. Yoga therapy can be applied in a wide variety of mainstream settings, including hospitals and health-care offices.

This foundational training includes

  • The philosophy and psychology of yoga therapy
  • Yoga practices, benefits, and contraindications for each system of the body and for specific health conditions
  • The use of asana in healing musculoskeletal injuries
  • Evaluation skills for assessing imbalance at the physical, energetic, psychological, and spiritual levels
  • Movement techniques for developing strength and flexibility
  • The essential principles of Ayurveda for yoga therapy
  • In-depth exploration of the energy body
  • Practical skills for supporting clients at the psychoemotional level, including stress management, relaxation, concentration, meditation, and yoga nidra
  • Yoga-based awareness methods such as body mapping, mandala drawing, and guided imagery.

This two-week module introduces specific Integrative Yoga Therapy programs and sets you on the path toward certification.

Required reading Joseph and Lilian Le Page, Yoga Teachers’ Toolbox (available at and T. K. V. Desikachar, The Heart of Yoga.

Recommended reading Mark Singleton, Yoga Body (Oxford University Press); Anodea Judith, Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System as a Path to the Self (Celestial Arts); The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali (We recommend Enlightened Living, available at; and Chris Jarmey, The Concise Book of Muscles.

Note Tuition includes an $85 fee for a manual required in both modules. Information about IYT 500-hour certification can be found here.