Yoga Therapist Training
“You will dive deeper into yourself, understand the cause of pain and walk away with the experience and knowledge to help people in pain and your students go deeper.”
Work with clients one-on-one to provide healing through a comprehensive range of therapeutic techniques. Help clients get out of pain within a few sessions, and support dedicated students in reaching new levels of inner opening. Gain a profound understanding of the healing process and how to guide them through it smoothly and easily.
How Do I Become a Svaroopa® Yoga Therapist?
Begin with Embodyment® Yoga Therapy Training, so you can offer one-on-one sessions from the beginning of your training. Continue on to become a Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Therapist, complete three courses: ATT 262, ATT 463, and ATT464.
ATT 262: Yoga Therapy – Treating Pain
Learn how to treat private clients who are in pain, regardless of its cause, with profound therapeutic techniques that take you beyond your Embodyment® training. Develop your understanding of the medical profession’s approach to pain and study ancient sutras that explain the cause and treatment of pain from a yogic perspective. Gain a profound sense of confidence to bring to clients, based on this comprehensive training in how to treat pain and rapidly advance the healing process.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of YTT Level 2 & Embodyment® Yoga Therapy Training (including Embodyment® At-Home Practicum or homework) and you must have given at least 50 Embodyments® in the 6 months prior to this course. In addition, you must be current on Continuing Education standards and a SATYA member.
ATT 463: Yoga Therapy – Neck & Shoulders
Learn new therapeutic techniques for neck & shoulder problems, including specialized Embodyment® techniques, new poses and advanced adjustments. Further your understanding of the healing process and the underlying map of existence through deeper study of the Pratyabhijnahrdayam. Help your clients understand the mental and emotional components of their pain by including vichara techniques in their sessions. Increase your private clientele and the benefits you provide them through these deeper techniques and your expanded confidence in them.
Prerequisites: Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Teacher & successful completion of ATT 262 (including ATT 262 DTS or homework). In addition, you must be current on Continuing Education standards and a SATYA member.
ATT 464: Yoga Therapy – Spine, Knees & Feet
Complete your certification as a Svaroopa® Yoga Therapist! Prepare yourself to handle clients with more challenging conditions as well as experienced students and clients who want to go deeper. Learn more about the medical perspective on anatomy as well as how Svaroopa® yoga works on the spine, knees and feet. Develop a whole new set of therapeutic tools and skills, including specialized poses and adjustments for ever-tricky knees. Complete your study of the Pratyabhijnahrdayam, and deepen your ability to support your clients in both their physical and emotional re-patterning.
Prerequisites: CSYT, successful completion of ATT 402, 403, 411, 412, 262, & 463 along with the DTS (or homework) from each course. In addition, you must be current on Continuing Education standards and a SATYA member.
“I have a whole new understanding of individuals in pain and new levels of compassion for these individuals as well as a whole new relationship with pain in my own body.”
For formal certification as Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Therapist, click here.