Yoga Therapy-Level 2

Pre Requisite: Yoga Therapy Level 2.

This program includes additional 300 hours of online and onsite workshops leading to a total of 400 Hrs of Yoga Therapy Contact Hours.

Onsite Intensive Workshops: Austin, Texas
9-10 months of online classes
Internship/Internship Opportunity at Student Yoga Therapy Clinic (Summer and Fall)

Disclaimer: “The yoga therapy components of our [courses/training] are based on our [non-Yoga Alliance Registery credential or other qualification], not derived from our status as a RYS with Yoga Alliance Registry."

Please note that this course includes some similar teaching materials common to a regular yoga teacher training. Existing yoga teachers, or, those with prior training can bypass those modules.

All classes are online via WEBEX as well as onsite workshop. Internship/Externship required.

Summary- A unique Hybrid training program that delivers training both online live classes, onsite workshops as well as internship/externship under Ayurveda Practitioners and Yoga Therapists combined.

Course Cost: Each Module can be taken on its own. A Module with 1 credit will cost $300. A Module with 2 credits is $600. If you have previous education in any of these topics, those hours can be transferred for a one-time fees of $50.

Internship: $100 Per day for 3 days. (If you choose not to do internship in person, this does not apply. You will be able to watch onlien videos of the internship)

Course Descriptions:

Module One: Credits 1.

Anatomy and Physiology in Yoga (through Open Learning Initiative)

 Endocrine System
 Muscular system
 Skeletal System
 Circulatory System
 Urinary System
 Reproductive System
 Nervous System
 Lymphatic System
 Homeostatis and Digestion

Module 2: Yoga for the Mind
credits: 1

 Introduction to Psychology
 Introduction to Counseling
 Meditation. Project on three different meditation styles.
 Citta and Manasa (mind) and its Properties, Location of Mind. Difference between Mind and Brain. Heart Chakra.
 Manovaha Srotas.
 How to control the citta and mind through different protocols. (Dhyana yoga,shavasana, meditation styles).
 Manasa Disorders and yoga
 Mantras
 Disorders of Sleep, Hoarding, Tamas, Rajas and Phobias.
 Healing Support to Pancha Kosha - Five Layers,
 Client Encounters

Module 3: Ayurveda Kriya Sharira
Part 1, Credits 2

 Tissue systems and imbalances
 Creation of Dhatus- 3 Nyayas
 Rasa Dhatu (Blood Plasma)
 Rakta Dhatu
 Mamsa Dhatu
 Meda Dhatu
 Asthi Dhatu
 Majja Dhatu
 Shukra Dhatu
 Prana, Tejas and Ojas
 Srotamsi
 Pranavaha Srotas
 Annavaha Srotas
 RasaVaha Srotas,Raktavaha Srotas, Mamsavaha Srotas
 Purishavaha Srotas
 Mutravaha Srotas
 Svedavaha Srotas
 Stanyavaha Srotas
 Artavavaha Srotas

Module 4: Yoga Therapy. Credits -2

 Sanskrit
 Marmas
o Yoga and Marmas
Using Marmas as a Bodymap for pariksha
Yoga therapy for women issues (menopause, perimenopause, postnatal, stress, heavy periods etc)
 Yoga Therapy for Vata Dosha
 Yoga Therapy for Pitta Dosha
 Yoga Therapy for Kapha Dosha
 Yoga Therapy for imbalances of Seven Dhatus
 Yoga therapy for Srotas- eg. Annavaha srotas (GI tract) and digestive imbalances
 Yoga therapy for respiratory disorders (mild)
 Yoga Kriyas for igniting Agni. Yoga Kriyas for increasing Ojas.
 Yoga Therapy for Stress  Bhagavad Gita immersion  Hatha Yoga Pradipika immersion
 Using Traditional and Non Traditional Yoga Props during a session
 Client Encounters

Module 5
- Kinesiology in Yoga therapy, Credits: 1

 Introduction
 Six Different Movements in Different Planes.
 Biomechanical forces working around joints during common yoga asanas and Sun Salutations
 Forces that occur on joints during yoga asanas
 Common misalignment in yoga asanas
 Using Gravity, Center of functionality.
 The physiology of balance: vestibular function in yoga asanas

Module 6
- Pathology in Yoga Therapy, Credits: 1

 Introduction to Pathology
 Pathology in Yoga therapy
 Pathology of respiratory issues
 Hormones, and, Stress-Seratonin and MoA
 Yoga Cikitsa for respiratory issues and Stress

Course Format - Blended. Online 'live; and distant learning. This course may offer one-weekend workshop which can be attended online via Zoom, or, onsite.

Student receives course booklets as well as audio, video, and study aids. Student attends classes online, as well as onsite workshop and internship/externship.

Next group OCTOBER 2018

* Student must complete some quizzes and assignments at the end of each module.

**PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE PRE RECORDED CLASSES PROVIDED FOR SANSKRIT. Live Classes are available for the rest of the modules. Access to virtual 'campus' is given. No Refunds as our charges are very low, and, we pay our teachers and studios, as well as vendors in advance.