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Yoga Therapy Foundation Course 100-hours -ONLINE

Yoga Therapy Foundation 100 hours

Description

The Yoga Therapy Foundation Course is a unique and intensive course, which teaches you the essential foundations of Yoga Therapy and forms the basis from which you can build up your Yoga Therapy Diploma hours. This prescribed 100-hours module, which takes place over 2 separate weeks, is a prerequisite for the Yoga Therapy Diploma Course 550-hours and the IAYT-Certified Yoga Therapy Diploma Course 850-hours.

This course is also suitable for those who, for professional reasons,  wish to learn more about the therapeutic applications of Yoga Therapy.

The Online Programme

WEEK ONE

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF YOGA THERAPY 

Fundamental principles of Yoga Therapy; What is Yoga Therapy, Applications, and Areas of Application of Yoga Therapy, Scope of Practice.

Yoga Therapy applications of traditional models: 

  •   Pancha Koshas
  •   Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga 
  •   Prana Vayus 
  •   The Kleshas
  •   Chakra Model
  •   Yoga Nidra
  •   Ayurveda Model

Integration of  Krishnamacharya Traditional Yoga Therapy teachings and the Yoga Therapy lineages of The Bihar School of Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Structural Yoga Therapy and the up-to-date Yoga Therapy Biomedical Scientific models.

A basic introduction to the history of yoga and Yoga Therapy, including traditional and modern lineages.

Definitions of health, as described by the World Health Organisation and the restoration of balance in the Yoga tradition.

An introduction to the basic understanding of scientific research in the field of yoga and Yoga Therapy.

THE YOGA THERAPIST 

  • Skills, qualities and abilities of the Yoga Therapist
  • The responsibilities of the Yoga Therapist
  • Practical guidelines 
  • Professional guidelines and ethical principles
  • Introduction to the IAYT
  • ‘Yoga Therapy as a health profession and a healthy business’

WEEK TWO

THE INTAKE & CLIENT ASSESSMENT 

  • Students will learn to identify health warnings, red flags and how to cope with challenging situations; referral protocol; safety and self-protection; client communication skills and how to build a network with other health professionals.
  • Structure and execute a client assessment and intake. This includes a clinical observation process, which encompasses physical, breathing and psychological assessments. These systems are based on the scientific and biomedical models of Body-Mind work, and the teachings of Montserrat G. Mukherjee C-IAYT.
  • Learn an awareness of body signals and body language.
  • Formulate conclusions and create client reports.
  • Make client lifestyle recommendations, set homework and ensure a follow-up system.
  • Practice and work in pairs in secure Zoom sessions.
  • Deepen understanding with pre-recorded videos and real case study observation.
  • Develop communication skills and tools for challenging situations.

YOGA THERAPY FOUNDATION MODULE CASE STUDIES

During this Foundation Module, you will also be able to learn from actual case studies under the guidance of experienced Yoga Therapists.

DATES

11th-16th October Week 1
&
6th-12th December Week 2
OPEN FOR REGISTRATION 

2022

10th-15th January Week 1
&
14th-19th March Week 2 
OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

9th-14th May Week 1
&
4th-9th July Week 2 
OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

12th-17th September Week 1
&
7th-12th November Week 2
OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Acceptance requirements for the Yoga Therapy Foundation Course

To be accepted into the programme, applicants must possess a Yoga Alliance approved 200-hours yoga teacher or equivalent qualification. Applicants must also have a year of personal yoga practice and one year of teaching experience, medical or therapeutic practise.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

This course could also be of interest to medical professionals, physiotherapists, coaches and other therapeutic professionals who are seeking a multidisciplinary approach.

Investment

1200 euros ex 9% VAT * 2021 price

 *European registered companies are excluded from VAT charges. Please contact us to find out more at [email protected]

Questions?

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

We are always happy to help!

The Team @The Yoga Therapy Institute