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Foundations of Yoga Therapy, Part 1

EXPLORE AN OVERVIEW OF THE YOGA THERAPY FIELD

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.

Learn the methodology specific to the Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy (KSIYT) as you explore

  • A strong biomedical and mental health foundation, including an introduction to current scientific research on yoga therapy
  • The philosophical underpinnings of the evolution of yoga therapy in India and in the West, as well as a survey of the various tools used in yoga therapy, such as asana, pranayama, mudra, yoga nidra, guided relaxation, and imagery
  • The Five-Kosha Model to describe all the dimensions of a particular health condition and aid students in developing a curriculum for a 10-week group series that they will be able to take and use at the end of the module
  • In-depth training in facilitating a group experience and in Conscious Communication, as well as the ethics and best business practices of teaching yoga therapy
  • Ways to manage their experience of personal transformation through self-development as a yoga therapist throughout the 800-hour training program.

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

Prerequisite Any 200-hour Yoga Alliance-registered program.


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Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Min 1 year
Suitable For
Explorer
Program Theme
Professional Training
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From Kripalu Yoga teachers to Mindful Outdoor Leadership guides, our work is grounded in the Kripalu distinctive methodology, as taught by Swami Kripalu, whose very name means compassion.

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