About the Program

What you will Learn:

Level 1: Treating Pain and Basic Therapeutic Protocols for general well-being, common disorders, and common injuries.

Level 2: Therapeutic Protocols for more severely debilitative disorders and potentially terminal diseases.

Level 3: Specialized studies for specific clientele.

In addition, each module includes:

  • Philosophical and practical principles underlying the therapeutic protocols.
  • Applied Anatomy
  • Specific therapeutic practices including asana, pranayama, meditation, and relaxation.
  • General and applied anatomy and physiology.
  • Tools for understanding and communicating with medical professionals.
  • Basic principles of the therapeutic relationship including limits and scope of Yoga Therapy and personal limitations.
  • Effective intake, evaluation, and observation methods.
  • Ethical principles for Health Care and ethical principles specific to Yoga Therapy.
  • Methods and practice for self-examination in order to assess your knowledge, scope of training, and experience for application to professional practice.
  • Basic record keeping and business practices.
  • How to work as part of a therapeutic team with other health professionals.

What you will be expected to demonstrate competency in:

Ability to create therapeutic protocols and and communicate effectively about their application.

Ability to take a history, observe, evaluate, and set appropriate therapeutic protocols.

Ability to determine which aspects of client’s condition can be effectively addressed by Yoga Therapy.

Ability to asses effectiveness of therapy and address new or changing conditions, providing either ongoing therapy or ending therapeutic modules as appropriate.

Dates of Training:

Module I (first 100 hours) November 2016.