Yoga Therapy Certification, Singapore is a program for Yoga Teachers to learn the therapeutic applications of Yoga to common people with diseases. Yoga has been used as a form of treatment for diseases since ancient times together with Ayurvedic treatments. This form of treatment treats from the root of the problem and has no side effects.
This Yoga Therapist Certification Course trains Yoga Instructors to understand various common diseases and to apply the suitable exercises and Yogic practices to the patients. This is an excellent program for Yoga Teachers who wishes to teach Yoga Therapy Classes or private classes.
Requirements: Participant must have completed a 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training Course or equivalent. Duration:
Course (Practical, Theory and Teaching) 10 days of 6 hours daily 60 hours Compilation of Case study and project work 20 hours Practicum of Therapy session 20 hours Total 100 hours Course Content: True aim of Yoga, Yoga as therapy in modern time, Yoga therapy compared to other systems of medicine. Yogic and Ayurvedic view of diseases and the modus operandi of cure. Yogic physiology including Panchakoshas, Tri gunas, Tri doshas, Pancha pranas Nadis and Chakras.
Western physiology and anatomy in detail, including the following systems Muscular-skeleton system Endocrine system Respiratory system Lymphatic system Nervous System and the brain functions Physiological state and symptoms of diseases including: Heart diseases: hyper tension, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis. Digestive system disorders: Ulcer, acidity, indigestion, constipation and Diabetes mellitus. Respiratory system: Asthma, Bronchitis, Sinusitis, Cold and cough, Joints: arthritis, Gout, slip disc and Sciatica Reproductive system disorders: menstrual disorders and Pregnancy Psychological disorders: Stress, depression, anxiety and addiction
Improvement of posture for Kyphosis Lordosis Scolisis Flat-back Sway-back
Yoga program: components of Yoga to be used in a Yoga program (mentioning the rounds, variations and modifications) Asana Pranayama Mudras and Bandhas shatkarmas relaxation Meditation Yama and Niyama Diet and Life style Yoga Nidra
Monitoring and medical checkups: learning to do simple checkups, History taking and recording progress, which includes: Postural Analysis blood pressure (digital meter) pulse resting heart beat breath rate Height weight and body framework family relationship family history of diseases Personal history of diseases (doctors report)
Project work: Pick any common illness Make a Yoga program for a 20 sessions course. Arrange 1 or more subjects (with the particular illness) Perform an experiment recording the pre and post date every week of the following BP, Pulse, Heart rate and other relevant data. The Yoga practice has to be done at least 3 times a week at the same time everyday. Recording taken at the same time every 5 sessions (a total of 4 different recordings). Compare all 4 recordings taken and conclude with inference.