Yoga Therapy 800HR
* First classes will begin in October and you will have until December 2023 to complete *
This is a one year course that enables you to work alongside medical doctors and other therapists to help patients to heal faster and unlock their full inner potential.
The certification requires individual to have good communication skills,
time management and ability to understand the body language of the trainees. The certification requires individual to possess key qualities such as self discipline, confidence, maturity, patience, compassion, active listening, time management, empathy, language proficiency, ability to build caring relationships, friendly and approachable and credibility.
During this course you will also work with real patients alongside doctors and therapists.
Certification: Upon completion you will be tested and certified by the Yoga Certification Board of India. It is conducted by the Indian ministry of Ayush (Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy). This is the globally only government certification.
Blood and Immune System
Excretory System and temperature regulation
Anatomy & Physiology
Study of - cognitive processes. Higher mental processes, feeling and emotion,
mental abilities and personality. A comparative study of total personality
according to Yoga and Modern Psychology. Its Meaning, definition and nature
of consciousness as described in Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagwad Gita, Yogasutra
and Yogavashishtha; Spiritual and scientific approach to human consciousness.
Yogic Method of elevation of human consciousness: Bhaktiyoga, Jnanyoga,
Karmayoga, Mantrayoga, Ashtangayoga, Hathayoga.
Yoga and Diet
Concept and types of diet in Traditional Yogic Texts; Concept of food and
Nutrition and its components,concept of Health and Malnutrition, Assessment
of Nutritional status, knowledge of Therapeutic Modifications of Normal Diet,
Preparation of Therapeutic charts for special groups/patients, Role of Yogic
diet in health and disease.
Fundamental Principles of Yoga Therapy
Concept of Yoga and Health in Indian Traditional Systems of Medicine
Yogic Concept of Health
Concepts of Trigunas, Pancha-mahabhutas, Pancha-prana and Pancha Koshas
Concept of Aahara, Vihara, Aachara and Vichara
Role of Shuddhi Prakriyas
Application of Yoga Therapy in Traditional Yoga Texts
Bhagvadgita : Definitions of Yoga in Bhagavadgita and their relevance in Yoga
Dhyana Yoga and Bhakti Yoga in Bhagavadgita, Concept and classification of Ahara
and and its role in Adhyatma Sadhana as described in Bhagavadgita, Concept of
Triguna in the context of Bhagavadgita, Importance of of Bhagavadgita in day to
Patanjala Yoga Sutra
Physiological And Psychological Effects Of Hatha Yoga Practices
Shatkriyas and Sthula and Sukhsamvyayam Kriya
Asana: Physiology of exercise, Asana - Types and Categories; Musclulo skeletal
system and mechanisms involved; Effect of Yogic practices in setting up the
internal environment of the body, Mechanical influence of Yogasana;
Psychosomatic mechanism; Mechanism of influence of six types of Yogasanas:
stretching; pivoting; strengthening; inverted; pressing; equilibration, Reciprocal
inhibition and innervations; Concept of energy expenditure and role of asana
practice on energy expenditure.
Mudra and Bandhas
Recitation of Hymns and Mantras
Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama and Suryanamaskar
Bandhas and Mudras
2. Yogic Therapeutic management for various disorders
2.1 Role of Yoga practices on various Musculo-Skeletal disorders like Back Pain,
Neck pain, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and Muscular dystrophy; Role of Yogic Diet
on Musculo-Skeletal Disorders
2.2 Role of Yoga practices on various Respiratory Disorders like Bronchial Asthma,
Bronchitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Sleep apnea & Sinusitis; Role of Yogic Diet on
2.3 Role of Yoga practices on various Cardiovascular disorders like Hypertension,
Atherosclerosis / Coronary artery disease, Angina pectoris / Myocardial
Infarction ;Role of Yogic Diet on Cardiovascular disorders Role of Yogic Diet on
2.4 Role of Yoga practices on various Neurological Disorder like Migraine,
Headaches, Cerebrovascular accidents, Epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, Hearing
impairment; Role of Yogic Diet on Neurological Disorder.
2.5 Role of Yoga practices on various Digestive and Excretory Disorders like
Dyspepsia, Hyperacidity, Peptic Ulcers, Constipation, haemorrhoids and
Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Role of Yogic Diet on Digestive and Excretory
2.6 Role of Yoga practices on various Obstetric & Gynecological Disorders like
Menstrual Disorder(menstrual cramp, dysmenorrheal, pre-menstrual
syndrome), Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS/PCOD), Pre-eclampsia or
pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH),Menopausal discomfort (anxiety,
irritability, insomnia, hot flashes.); Role of Yogic Diet on Obstetric &
2.7 Role of Yoga practices on various Endocrine& Metabolic Disorders like
Diabetes Mellitus, Thyroid Disorders, Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome; Role of
Yogic Diet on Endocrine &Metabolic disorders.
2.8 Role of Yoga practices on various Psychological and Psychiatric Disorder like
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Depression,
Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Substance
abuse; Role of Yogic Counseling Diet on Psychological and Psychiatric Disorder.
2.9 Role of Yoga practices on various old age problems like Spinal deformity,
loss of coordination, imbalance, improper gait pattern, Stress, Alzheimer's disease,
Stress, Depression and reduction of all physiological function; Role of Yogic Diet in
Where are the patients coming from?
- We will provide patient encounters. Some in person, some remote but always live. All practice hours will be live hours. Some of you might be getting the opportunity to travel to one of our locations and work with patients. That will be on a first come, first serve basis.
Will I have to be dealing alone with patients?
- No, you will work with an experienced medical professional
Will I know how to read/write charts in regards to my activities?