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Yoga Therapy Applied in Medical Settings 800-Hour Professional Yoga Therapist Program, Module 4

For students who have completed Integrative Yoga Therapy Foundations of Yoga Therapy: Module 1. Scholarship eligible.

Module 4 of Integrative Yoga Therapy training presents yoga therapy applications for medical conditions. Each day focuses on a system of the body, the most common medical conditions affecting that system, and specific therapeutic yoga approaches to support healing. Joseph Le Page, founder and director of Integrative Yoga Therapy, introduces a detailed protocol for a condition being highlighted that day, and leads a practice based on that protocol.

Important facets of this training include

  • Half- and full-day workshops offered by leaders in the field who have in-depth experience in treating specific conditions with yoga
  • Contraindications for yoga therapy treatment of these conditions
  • Daily morning asana class concentrating on one of the conditions being covered that day
  • Yoga nidra and meditation techniques appropriate for each condition.

Teaching Format and Contact Hours

This course is a one-week residential program fulfilling 65 contact hours. Classes are held daily, beginning at 6:00 am and ending at 8:30 pm. These hours can be applied to the 800-hour Professional Yoga Therapist Training Program accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Min 1 year
Suitable For
Program Theme
Therapeutic Yoga


Joseph Le Page, founder and director of Integrative Yoga Therapy (IYT), has trained more than 3,000 teachers and therapists.

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Mary Northey, RYT-500, is an IYT graduate and Yoga of the Heart Cardiac and Cancer Program teacher.

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Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, MD (AM), MBBS, is chairman of the International Centre for Yoga Education and Research at Ananda Ashram, Pondicherry, India, and one of India’s best known yoga therapists.

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Debra Jensen, PTA, E-RYT 500, CHC, is an integrative yoga therapist with 15 years of experience as a physical therapist assistant. She brings a love and enthusiasm for yoga to her work.

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