THE ART OF HEALING THERAPEUTIC YOGA CERTIFICATION
The goal of this program is to hone your teaching skills to be able to assist students in very specific progress, whether that is illness or surgical recovery, moving out of pain into better functioning or progressing athletes in their chosen areas. This program of study will allow you to provide individualized therapeutic yoga to each individual who attends your private sessions in a way which progresses their health and well being in a focused and purposeful way.
Our philosophy sees Yoga as a process of Awareness building. It is a path for improvement. As a therapeutic yoga teacher, you will assist your students in building a deeper awareness to their condition and their function, giving them tools to improve that functioning and the power to heal in whatever way they need to progress.
Through this program:
You will learn more detailed methods of assessment and treatment to improve the functional ability of your students.
You will be challenged to deepen your own practices of yoga and further develop your own awareness and find the wisdom of BEing fully in your self.
You will further develop your ability to SEE your students more deeply with regard to mental and physical patterns of compensation.
You will learn more detailed techniques in the areas of mantra, asana, mudra, meditation to improve your ability to CHOOSE stimuli help your students progress in a specific manner.
Studies will include:
Philosophy: Further self-study in Yamas and Niyamas, Gayatri Mantra Sadhana, Yoga Ethics, the Chakras and the Koshas in practical application.
Yoga Techniques: Improve your ability to use movement, healing mantra, mudra and meditation as specific tools for progress. Develop a deeper toolkit with therapeutic techniques.
Specific Concerns in Therapeutic Yoga: Professionalism, ethics, safety, healing relationships, trauma sensitivity, mental and physical disease processes. Research and presentation in your area interest.
Business Development: Receive information and individualized support to build your therapeutic yoga business.
Anatomy: Progress further in your understanding of functional anatomy. You will learn how to assess function in your students, and techniques for assessing and progressing students toward better function.
Teaching Methodology: Organization and structure of private sessions and customized classes. Teaching professionalism with a focus on student safety. Specific support for your practical development as a therapeutic teacher. You will be required to submit a minimum of 70 case studies, plus 9 recorded sessions which will be reviewed in one on one format with Jamie or Yvonne.
NEXT START DATE: SEPTEMBER 2020
300-hour Teacher Training with the Canadian Institute of Therapeutic Yoga. See 300 Hour Page for details.
**due to the specific principles we teach by, any student who has graduated from another 300-hour program must contact us for a review of their credentials. There will be specific modules from our 300-hour training that will be required before being admitted to the Yoga Therapy Program. Please contact us for further discussion.
SEPTEMBER 2020 - June 2021
The Art of Healing Therapeutic Yoga Certification requirements
Practical teaching hours and submission of self-assessment (70 hours)
Personalized assessment and feedback (35 hours)
5 weekends to be completed at Yogadown (100 hours)
5-day Retreat - Accommodations included (70 hours)
Philosophy Self Study: Yamas & Niyamas, Gayatri Sadhana (100+ hours)
Monthly Teleconference classes (20 hours)
Video Reviews (9 hours)
Specialty Research Project (5 hours)
Dates for the modules and retreat:
Retreat June 18-23
Complete Program Fee: $ 6400 + GST
Payment Plans Available
felt pad (blanket)
Preparation of own rope wall
Individual research materials