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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.

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
  • Cardiac Medical Yoga Training

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


  • 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:


Anxiety and depression


Chronic fatigue


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 below or call 434.969.3121 ext. 160

Upcoming Yoga Therapy Training Modules

Basics of Ayurveda – Online

with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 3 - 15, 2021
Basics of Yoga and Ayurveda – Online provides a holistic model of Yoga therapy based upon Ayurveda, the medical aspect of the Yoga tradition.

Stress Management Teacher Training – Online

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

August 8 - October 3, 2021
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.

Yoga Therapy Modules at Other Integral Yoga Centers

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