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Foundations of Yoga Therapy, Part 1 Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy

EXPLORE AN OVERVIEW OF THE YOGA THERAPY FIELD

Whether you choose to enroll in Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy's (KSIYT) 300-Hour Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga or the 800-Hour Professional Yoga Therapist program, your learning journey begins here. 

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. In this training, you will learn 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.   

Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:

  • Design and lead a six-week yoga therapy group series, online or in person, in your community.                     
  • Apply yoga tools for a variety of therapeutic needs.         
  • Evaluate and assess imbalances through the lens of the kosha model.
  • Communicate consciously and effectively with clients, instructors, and colleagues.
  • Create brave spaces and select practices to support trauma awareness and sensitivity.
  • Engage in the growing profession of yoga therapy.
  • Learn best practices for building clientele.
  • Describe the principles of a therapeutic relationship.           

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

Prerequisite: 200 hours of Yoga Teacher Certification plus one year of personal practice.


SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

NOTE: All of the scholarship spots for this training have been claimed.

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are proud to offer limited scholarship spots for this training. More information will be provided in your acceptance email. To qualify for a scholarship, you must meet one of the following criteria: be a member of the Global Majority, member of the LGBTQIA+ community, person who is differently abled, person with financial need or in a position of service to others.


Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
All levels
Suitable For
Explorer
Program Theme
Professional Training
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Presenter(s)

Ellen Schaeffer, C-IAYT, director of Integrative Yoga Therapy’s 200-hour affiliate program, is founder and owner of One Yoga Center in Foster, Rhode Island.

Full Bio and Programs

Jaime Boswell, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, is a graduate, mentor, and faculty member of the Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy.

Full Bio and Programs

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