Make the commitment to yourself and become a yoga therapist learning skills to teach weekly yoga therapy classes, workshops, and develop a private clientele. The program takes place in Ely, Minnesota and includes four separate week-long residential intensives spread over a two year period with extensive mentoring and practicum work.
BRIDGE PROGRAM For applicants with no formal training in SomaYoga, the Bridge Program is required to establish the theory, skills and methodological understanding necessary to enter the Yoga Therapist Training.
YOUR STUDY yoga foundations and philosophy Evolution of the teachings and philosophy of yoga, Systems of Indian Philosophy from Vedic and post-Vedic periods, Yoga and the Mind, Shadow Work and the Influence of Culture
biomedical and psychological foundations Development/Evolution of Disease and Healing, Pathology, Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics, Psychology and Mental Health, Human Development and Life Cycles, Stress Patterns and Somatic Intervention
teaching and therapeutic skills Developing Therapeutic Relationships, Client/Student Assessments, Evaluations and Therapy Strategies, Principles and Skills for Working with Individuals and Groups, Ethical Principles of Teaching
professional practice Legal, Regulatory and Business Issues Pertaining to Yoga Therapy, Relationships with Peers, Mentors, Clinicians and Organizations, Personal/Professional Development
your mentor program Designed to enable you to collaborate with seasoned professionals as you develop your clinical skills. You will check in with the Mentor Program at scheduled times between intensives to provide the assistance you need throughout your training process.
your practicum course Each student will be supported to complete 150 hours of one on one yoga therapy sessions. Students will become proficient at client assessment, evaluation, treatment and documentation. Documentation will be written, audio and video to be reviewed by mentor. Candidates for this program need to have access to and proficiency with a computer.
2014 Yoga Therapy Dates Sept 27 – Oct 5, 2014 Jan 17 – Jan 25, 2015 May 23 – May 31, 2015 Oct. 17-25, 2015
Cost $7800 (plus $50 application fee) or enroll by Aug 1, 2014 for discounted early enrollment price of $7600 (price includes lodging and most meals)
2014 Bridge Program Dates If you are interested in enrolling for the program in May 2014, and need the Bridge Program as a pre-requisite, please contact us.
Program Dates: March 21 – 25, 2014 in Duluth Minnesota.
Cost $950.00 (lodging and meals are on own). Graduates of Yoga North's TT500not required to take Bridge Program.