Yoga Therapy

Introduction to Yoga Therapy

Scope of Practice:

The Yoga Therapist shall have the competency to design a basic yoga therapy protocol of seasonal routine and daily routine for themselves, or, an individual based on the definition of health below.
(Susrūta, Sūtra Sthāna, 15/38) “Samadoṣaḥ sama̅gniśca samadha̅tumalakriyaḥ Prasanna̅tmendriyamana̅ḥ svastha ityabhidhi̅yate”


Our Introductory Yoga Therapy is a blend of online classes and optional weekend workshop is for anyone with comprehensive basic knowledge of Yoga principles. Must either be a yoga teacher training student, or, seriously practicing yoga for a mininum of one year.

The course includes the self-awareness in Ayurveda as a focus for Yoga Therapy hrs.

Learning Objectives:

Integration of Yoga Practice with Principles of Ayurveda - to balance the five Vayus, Increase Prana, and achieve a state of Sama Agni.

The student will focus on making a yoga plan for their own dosha by:

Lesson 1 Shad Darshana-Six Perspectives and Philosophies,Yoga Darshana and Samkhya Darshana- 5 Hrs
Lesson 2 History and background- 5 Hrs
Lesson 3 Dosha Test, finding our own natural constitution, Creation of self awareness plans- 10 Hrs
Lesson 3 Comparison of Yoga, Ayurveda and Nyaya - 5 Hrs
Lesson 4 Pancha Mahabhutas, 2o Gunas and Yoga -5 Hrs
Lesson 5 Agni and Yoga- 5 Hrs
Lesson 6: Asthanga Yoga and its applications-4 hrs
Lesson 7 Pranayama (breathing exercises)for Vata, Pitta and Kapha - 6 Hrs
Lesson 8 Asanas for Vata, Pitta and Kapham - 10 Hrs
Lesson 9 Svastha Vritta for Vata, Pitta and Kapha
(Daily routine and Seasonal routine) - 10 Hrs
Lesson 10: Spring and Fall yogic cleanses - 5 Hrs
Lesson 11: Yogic Textbooks and Philosophy, Difference between yoga, yoga cikitsa and yoga therapy- 5 Hrs
Lesson 12: Yoga for digestive health- 5Hrs
Lesson 13: Meditation for V, P and K - 5 Hrs
Lesson 14: Yogic Diet plans- 15 Hrs

Forum Discussions
Creation of Plans
Client Encounters

Course Cost, including foundation course in Ayurveda: $990 if paid in four installments. $795, if paid in advance. Application Fees: $50 (Non refundable)

This program is not reviewed by TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION or YOGA ALLIANCE. This program is a pre requisite to Ayurveda Yoga Therapy-Level 2