Yoga Therapy Intensive June 2014 Cost $3,350
Teacher Training Graduate Program – Byron Bay
Yoga TherapyByron Yoga Centre’s 12-day Yoga Therapy Course is designed as an introduction to the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of yoga therapy. Yoga Therapy Course Overview
This course is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of yoga teachers in instructing students with special needs, assisting them to move towards better health and wellbeing. With the assistance of our experienced senior trainers, who are specialists in this growing field of Yoga Therapy, you will learn to design and sequence individualised programs for students with specific medical or health conditions or injuries. This course is also a good way to refine your ability as a teacher of general classes, to help you to more adeptly ‘juggle’ students with varying needs.
The goal of the course is to enable you to design programs for your one on one clients, to design classes for a group with special needs, and to more confidently teach general yoga classes to beginners, older students, and those with injuries. Accreditation
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a certificate for 100 hours of teacher training in therapeutics under the following competencies:
training in the therapeutic application of Yoga principles and philosophies therapeutic application of functional anatomy & physiology and patho-physiology basic Ayurveda principles therapeutic application of Yoga practices (asana, pranayama, relaxation, dhyana, mudra & bandha) therapeutic lifestyle modifications in the Yogic model health assessment training & assessment in the Yoga framework therapeutic Yoga program development (with a focus on one of one programming) therapeutic Yoga program development (with a focus on special populations programming) Yoga Therapy treatment training, including at least 6 hours of client case work training in referral (to and from other health care practitioners)
These competencies are Australian and International Therapeutic Yoga Associations, and the hours from this course can be put towards an eventual certification as a yoga therapist.
There is also the option to accrue an additional 80 hours of non contact hours after the course via research, teaching therapeutically, developing classes and programs for individuals and groups with special needs. These hours are not compulsory, and the details of how to earn them will be covered during the course.