PYT 463: Yoga Therapy — Neck & Shoulders

February 16-24 2021

Downingtown Yoga & Meditation Center

“This course will really help take you to the next level as a yoga therapist and prepare you to work with people with neck and shoulder problems as well as the rest of your clients in a whole new way.”
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.

Text studied: Pratyabhijnahrdayam


Gurudevi Nirmalananda, Swami Shrutananda & Swami Sahajananda


Prerequisites: You are a Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Basics Teacher and have successfully completed YCT 1 & 2 with their DTS programs, as well as PYT 262 & its DTS program.  In addition, you must be a SATYA member in Current Standing.

Preparation:  You have received compensation for giving 25 yoga therapy sessions within the previous six months.  These are yoga therapy sessions with poses, not Embodyment sessions.  A session log is required.

Course Confirmation Date: February 2 2021

Time:  Program begins at 2:00 pm, last day ends at 12:00 pm

Successful completion of this course and DTS will maintain your Current Standing status for Continuing Education.

Enrollment Fees include course tuition, DTS (mentoring program), materials fees and your housing and meals, with details on each below.

Course Tuition:   

Member’s early tuition: (on or before February 2 2021): $2301.00

Standard tuition:  $2,781.00

Materials Fee: $55.00;    DTS: $441.00

Housing and Meals: $1,208.00 (8 nights including taxes)

Total Enrollment Fees:

Member’s early total: (on or before February 2 2021)  $4,005.00

Standard total:  $4,485.00

Payment on enrollment: Member early tuition + DTS & Materials: $2,797.00 USD; Standard tuition + DTS & Materials: $3,277.00

2nd payment, 1 week before you arrive: $1,208.00 USD

Postponed H&M:  take advantage of the early tuition or standard rate while postponing your Housing & Meals until just before your arrival; pay for your tuition, DTS & materials now and your Housing & Meals 1 week before your program begins.  Contact the Enrollment Team at 610-806-2119 or Turn on Javascript!.

Monthly Payment Plan: First payment on enrollment $1,241.00 plus 20 monthly payments of $185.00, on your preauthorized credit card or bank account.


ATT 463 DTS:
Mentoring phone calls begin after the in-person course is completed,encompassing three conference calls with your Mentor and co-mentees.


When events beyond our control cause unavoidable changes, locations and fees are subject to change without notice.

Svaroopa® Yoga

Multi-Dimensional Healing

Your physical changes are profound and reliable, yet the inner transformation that gives you a new way of seeing is much more important.  Your own life and the world begin to look perfect, even though it is the same world that used to drive you crazy.