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.” — Helene Gibbens

Click here to see complete info in our ATT Catalog. 

Learn to work with individuals’ needs whether in a group or private session.  Therapeutic techniques are utilized in specialized classes or in private sessions, with the goal of profound physical improvement as well as the related mental and emotional benefits.  

How Do I Become a Svaroopa® Yoga Therapist?

Prerequisistes: 

Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Basics Teacher (RYT 200)

Certified Embodyment® Therapist.

One year of Svaroopa® Yoga personal practice

One year of teaching Svaroopa® Yoga (minimum 50 classes)

Classroom Therapeutics Trainings

Yoga Classroom Therapeutics 1 (YCT 1) & DTS 1 - learn therapeutic techniques for specialized therapeutic classes in two Teaching Themes (Core Opening, Strengthening) as well as to utilize with students in regular classes who have therapeutic needs. It also includes related anatomy, psychology, philosophy, communications and business skills.  The 5-day immersion training is followed by a four-month distance learning program titled, Develop Your Therapeutic Skills (DTS).

Yoga Classroom Therapeutics 2 (YCT 2) & DTS 2 - learn therapeutic techniques for specialized therapeutic classes inthree Teaching Themes (Abs, Backbends, Standing Poses) as well as to utilize with students in regular classes who have therapeutic needs. It also includes related anatomy, psychology, philosophy, communications and business skills.  The 5-day immersion training is followed by a four-month distance learning program titled, Develop Your Therapeutic Skills (DTS). 

Radical Anatomy

This weekend immersion centers around people’s illnesses, injuries and other conditions, showing how the medical perspective and yoga’s perspective parallel and how they differ.  In addidion to deepening your knowledge of anatomy and physiology, this training builds your clinical techniques while utilizing therapeutic techniques to create the whole-bodied learning process

PYT 262: Yoga Therapy – Treating Pain

Learn how to treat private clients who are in pain, regardless of its cause, with profound therapeutic techniques that produce immediate results. Develop your understanding of the medical profession’s approach to pain and study yoga's 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 their healing process.  Includes the the related anatomy, psychology, philosophy, communications and business skills. 

“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.” — Serene White

PYT 463: Yoga Therapy – Neck & Shoulders

Learn new therapeutic techniques for neck & shoulder problems, including 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 (guided self-inquiry) techniques in their sessions. Includes the related anatomy, psychology, philosophy, communications and business skills. 

PYT 464: Yoga Therapy – Spine, Knees & Feet

Complete your certification as a Svaroopa®  Yoga Therapist! Prepare yourself to serve clients with more challenging conditions. 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 the 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.  Includes the related anatomy, psychology, philosophy, communications and business skills. 

More Information

For more information or to get support in creating your Yoga Therapist Training plan, please contact our Enrollment Advisors at 610.806.2119 or Turn on Javascript!.

For formal certification as Certified Svaroopa® Yoga Therapist, click here.

We have submitted an application to IAYT for accreditation of our yoga therapy program, and will be able to provide information on our status after IAYT completes its review process.

UPCOMING EVENTS