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Foundations of Yoga Therapy, Part 2 Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy

NURTURE YOUR EXCEPTIONAL SKILLS

Kripalu’s School of Integrative Yoga Therapy combines yoga’s most powerful tools with leading research across a variety of disciplines, creating a curriculum designed to help you guide your clients and students on their journey toward balance, health, and happiness. 

Dive deeper into the unique Kripalu Integrative Yoga Therapy protocol as you explore lifestyle-related imbalances and learn intake and assessment skills to develop a therapeutic approach for healing through yoga therapy. This module builds on Foundations of Yoga Therapy Part 1 and includes further familiarization and integration of biomechanics and somatic movement, as well as anatomical and physiological knowledge of all the body systems. Focus on the development of individual yoga therapy sessions and learn to translate the principles and skills of the therapeutic relationship in a one-on-one setting with clients.  

Upon completion of this training, you will be able to

  • Apply the KSIYT four-step assessment process and 10-step treatment protocol for individuals with common lifestyle related imbalances   
  • Design personalized yoga therapy protocols for whole person wellness (physical, psychological ,and spiritual)
  • Demonstrate intake and assessments for individual sessions
  • Apply a range of yoga practices and their therapeutic effects to help alleviate suffering
  • Explain and understand models of wellbeing to inform interventions, goals, and scope of practice as a yoga therapist.

Prerequisite Foundations of Yoga Therapy, Part 1


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Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Intermediate
Suitable For
All
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.

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Kaelash Neels holds a degree in somatic psychology, is a certified yoga therapist, and completed the four-year Feldenkrais training program in 2003.

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

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

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Beth Gibbs, MA, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, is a yoga therapist certified through Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT) and is a guest faculty member of the Kripalu School of Integrative Yoga Therapy.

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Lisa B. Nelson, MD, is a family practice physician, Director of Medical Education for Kripalu programs, and a Kripalu faculty member who has trained thousands of individuals in mind-body practices for health and vitality.

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Bill Koff is a certified professional yoga therapist (C-IAYT) and a Kripalu 1000-hour yoga teacher who has been practicing yoga for 20 years, and pranayama for more than 30 years.

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