Yoga Therapy 800-hour Program

 

Enhance your career, become a Certified Integral Yoga Therapist, 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. The program is approved by 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.

Yoga Therapy Modules

Required core modules
(650 hours of study)

  • Adaptive Yoga*
  • Raja Yoga*
  • Restorative Yoga Part 1
  • Restorative Yoga Part 2
  • Stress Management Teacher Training
  • Healing Relationships
  • Foundations of Integral Yoga Therapy
  • The Human Body: Ease & Disease
  • Psychology & Mental Health
  • Basics of Ayurveda
  • Integration Module

* Modules required to be taken first

Elective modules**

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

** At least one required in addition to 800 hours

Practicum Yoga Therapy practice (150 hours)

  • 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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And many more…

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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

Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

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

March 22 - April 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,  Ph.D., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, MFA

March 27 - 31, 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.

Yoga Therapy in Cancer and Chronic Illness: YCat – Level 1

with Sandra Susheela Gilbert, BA, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, YACEP and and Senior YCat Teachers

May 29 - June 7, 2020
YCat training is for experienced Yoga teachers and health care professionals to learn how to work safely with people facing cancer, chronic illnesses, aging, and end of life. This ten-day intensive training of the Level 1 YCat curriculum is both knowledge-based and experiential.

Yoga of Recovery – MODULE: Between the Mat and the Meeting

with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 18 - 25, 2020
Yoga of Recovery® – Module: Between the Mat and the Meeting is part of a longer, in-depth certification program suitable for professionals and coaches who work with those on journeys of recovery. Each Module is a stand-alone course.

Raja Yoga Teacher Training

with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

July 13 - August 2, 2020
Enrich your teaching and personal practice with Raja Yoga, the science of meditation and spiritual realization. During this training, you will study the Yoga Sutras, apply these powerful teachings to your daily life, and learn how you can skillfully share these subtle concepts with your students.

Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness – 5-Day Retreat: How Yoga Heals

with M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT

July 24 - 28, 2020
Yoga and mindfulness practices can positively impact our neural pathways and change the brain. Heal the body and mind through neuroscience and Yoga.

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