Yoga Therapy Diploma Course 550 hours ONLINE

Yoga Therapy 550-hour Diploma Course – Online

Yoga Therapy Diploma 500 hrs

ONLINE YOGA THERAPY 550-HOUR DIPLOMA

Become a qualified Yoga Therapist with our unique, advanced Online Yoga Therapy 550-hour Diploma. (formerly 500 hours).

A professional programme in which you will learn everything you need to know about how to apply Yoga tools in a therapeutic environment.

THE PROGRAMME

*Click on each module to see the dates and personalise your own schedule

All students of the Yoga Therapy 550-hour Diploma are required to complete the following modules:

  1. Yoga Therapy Foundation Course 100-hours
    o   Yoga Therapy Foundation Course 50-Hours Week 1
    o   Yoga Therapy Foundation Course 50-Hours Week 2
  2. Safety in Yoga Nidra & Relaxation for Yoga Therapy 14-hours
  3. Yoga Therapy Applications for Asana, Pranayama & Restorative Yoga 50-hours
  4. Yoga Therapy for Musculoskeletal Injuries & Lower Back Pain 100-hours
    o   Yoga Therapy for Musculoskeletal Issues & Lower Back Pain 50-Hours Week 1
    o   Yoga Therapy for Musculoskeletal Issues & Lower Back Pain 50-Hours Week 2
  5. Yoga Therapy for Cardiovascular & Respiratory Issues 50-hours
  6. Yoga Therapy for the Nervous System, Degenerative Disease & Pain Clinic 50-hours
  7. Yoga Therapy for Digestive Issues & The Gut Link 42-hours
  8. Yoga Therapy for the Reproductive System, Family Dynamics & the Ageing Process 50-hours
  9. Yoga Therapy for Endocrine & Immune System Disorders 42-hours
  10. Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapy with Esther van der Sande 35-hours
  11. Applied Somatic Counselling Skills for Yoga Therapists with Esther van der Sande 35-hours 

* All modules for the Yoga Therapy 550-hour Diploma Course can be completed online. 

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Module assessments & End-of-module tests

Upon completion of each module, students are required to submit their relevant homework assignments and written end-of-module-test.

Students will also be required to complete one case study per module, with real clients, following The Yoga Therapy Institute’s protocol for practicum delivery and the IAYT’s professional principles of Yoga Therapy.

How long does it take?

Approximately 20 months

How long you take to do the Diploma depends on your circumstances and how you integrate your studies into your professional and family life. At The Yoga Therapy Institute, we understand that there are practical reasons why you may miss some modules or take longer to finish your studies. Please keep us informed of any change in your circumstances, so that we can support you in managing your studies within a reasonable time frame.

WHAT TO EXPECT

This Online Yoga Therapy 550-hour Diploma course offers the minimum hours of study and practice required to work as a professional Yoga Therapist in the Netherlands and other *European countries.
*(individual country’s regulations apply)

The Yoga Therapy 550-hour Diploma course can be the foundation for extending your studies to the Yoga Therapy 850-hour Diploma course  , which is accredited by the IAYT.

The online programme will include:

  • Class lectures in a secure Zoom setting
  • Real-life case study work in groups
  • Pre-recorded videos and audio materials
  • Home practices and group discussions
  • Online written student manuals and study materials
  • Open-book online examinations
  • End of module assessment of practical work
  • Mentorship and guidance to support you with your homework and case studies

Students will be expected to demonstrate their ability to apply the knowledge and skills learned in this course, during a practical assessment at the end of the course.

Mentorship

All students participating in this course will benefit from our mentorship programme, including case study support and extra tutoring.

Requirements

  • Yoga Teacher Training 200-hours certification
  • Yoga teaching experience or alternatively, therapeutic or medical experience
  • Proficient use of the English language

Investment

*Prices 2021 & 2022

At The Yoga Therapy Institute we are aware of the financial challenges that some of our students are currently experiencing. As a result, we have fixed our fees until the end of 2022 and offer personalised payment plans. For more information you can contact our administration department and we will do what we can to help.

  • Yoga Therapy Foundation Course  100-hours 1200 euros 
  • Safety for Yoga Nidra & Relaxation for Yoga Therapy weekend 350 euros
  • Yoga Therapy Applications of Asana, Pranayama & Restorative Yoga 750 euros
  • Yoga Therapy for Musculoskeletal Issues & Lower Back Pain 100-hours 1200 euros 
  • Yoga Therapy for Cardiovascular & Respiratory Issues 700 euros
  • Yoga Therapy for the Nervous System, Degenerative Disease & Pain Clinic 700 euros 
  • Yoga Therapy for Digestive Issues & The Gut Link 600 euros
  • Yoga Therapy for the Reproductive System, Family Dynamics & the Ageing Process 600 euros
  • Yoga Therapy for Endocrine & Immune System Disorders 600 euros 
  • Trauma-Informed Yoga Therapy with Esther van der Sande 600 euros 
  • Applied Somatic Counselling Skills for Yoga Therapists with Esther van der Sande 600 euros 
  • Final Assessment and Case Study mentorship 300 euros 

8 200 euros (excl. 9% VAT )

 Payment terms

We like to support our students by providing flexible payment options. To find out more about our payment plans, please see the links below:

Registration and payment terms 

or

email Kaz Little at [email protected]

European Tax Invoices:

Registered companies outside of the Netherlands and within the European Community may request a tax-free invoice.

How do I join?

First, complete our registration form  *This does not commit you in any way. It is for us to find out if you qualify for our courses and as the first point of contact.

All modules can also be done independently.

You can begin your studies for the Yoga Therapy 550-hour Diploma course at any module, but we highly recommend that all students begin with

The Yoga Therapy Foundation Course 100-hours

We will contact you by email to help you organise your enrolment and answer any questions you may have.

Please note that, reservation of a place on a module can only be guaranteed upon payment of the full fee.

Once we receive your confirmation and payment, we will send you the required reading list for the module.

REGISTER

*A  note on IAYT accreditation

This course follows the guidelines of The International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)

However, for IAYT certification, you will be required to complete a minimum of the Yoga Therapy 850-hour Diploma Course .

Upon completion of your Yoga Therapy 550-hour Diploma course, you can add the remaining 300-hours by enrolling for the extra modules and submitting additional case studies.

*For students based in the USA, we recommend our Yoga Therapy 850-hour Diploma course, which is recognised by the IAYT and accepted by some USA medical insurance companies (check your local regulation).

If you would like more information on this Diploma course, please contact us

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to The Yoga Therapy Institute!

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