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Integral Yoga Therapy Certification Program

 

Become a Certified Integral Yoga Therapist!

Enhance your career and empower those you serve with lasting, positive change and optimal health.

Integral Yoga has developed a Yoga Therapy Certification Program in accordance with the longstanding therapeutic teachings of Sri Swami Satchidananda. This is an 800-hour accredited program through IAYT, the International Association of Yoga Therapists. It is offered at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville and at the Integral Yoga Institutes in New York and San Francisco.

Prerequisites
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training and a minimum of one-year teaching experience.

Yoga Therapy Modules

Required Core Modules

  • Adaptive Yoga*
  • Raja Yoga*
  • Restorative | Therapeutic Yoga
  • Stress Management Teacher Training
  • Healing Relationships
  • Foundations of Integral Yoga Therapy
  • The Human Body: Ease & Disease
  • Psychology & Mental Health
  • Basics of Ayurveda

* Modules required to be taken first

Elective Modules**

  • Yoga of the Heart
  • Yoga of Recovery 
  • Yoga for Arthritis
  • Yoga Therapy in Cancer and Chronic Illness: YCat
  • Yoga for the Special Child
  • LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training

** At least one needed in addition to the required core modules.

Practicum/Internship

  • Integration Module (Capstone coursework)
  • Practicum
  • Practicum Cohort Learning Groups

An integrated approach to Yoga provides prevention and rehabilitation to a wide range of health concerns:

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Anxiety and depression

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Chronic fatigue

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Pain management

See full details at integralyoga.org/therapy, including how to apply and financial information. Applications are now welcome for the first cohort of students at Yogaville.

Do you have any questions?

Send a message to the Center Manager

Upcoming Yoga Therapy Training Modules

Stress Management Teacher Training — Online

with Swami Ramananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

July 5 - August 30, 2020
In this online training, you will gain the essential skills and confidence to teach Yoga as stress management in a wide variety of environments, including the workplace, healthcare facilities, schools, and Yoga studios. Learn Yoga practices that can help your students recover from past stress, cope with stress as it arises, and develop resilience for the future.

LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training for Depression and Anxiety Level 1

with Rose Kress, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, LFYP-2, YACEP

September 13 - 20, 2020
LifeForce Yoga® is an empowering, evidence-based Yoga protocol to help your students and clients focus, relax, and have greater access to their feelings. These strategies can safely release chronic physical tension and repressed emotion and are appropriate for a clinical setting. This training interweaves ancient yogic wisdom with current findings in neurobiology.

Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 21 - October 1, 2020
Yoga is for every body, regardless of shape, size, or ability level. Join Satya Greenstone to learn how to make the sacred practice of Yoga accessible to all students of varying levels and abilities.This ten-day course teaches you to adapt the Integral Yoga practices to meet the needs of any individual. You will explore the essential benefits of each asana and determine how to best implement them without strain.

Yoga for Arthritis Teachers Intensive Level 1

with Steffany Moonaz, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Ph.D.

October 2 - 6, 2020
Discover how to safely and effectively teach Yoga to people with arthritis. This teacher’s intensive training combines contemporary scientific rigor, Yoga philosophy, and heart. Over 20% of US adults are living with arthritis, and 78 million people will be impacted by 2040. It is vital that Yoga professionals learn the tools and skills to work with this underserved and growing population.

Foundations of Integral Yoga Therapy

with Lakshmi Sutter, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Ph.D. and Steffany Moonaz, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Ph.D.

November 6 - 13, 2020
Dive into therapeutic Yoga within the authentic lineage of Integral Yoga, learning anatomy, physiology, and adaptations for therapeutic practices.

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