800Hr Yoga Therapy Program

at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, CA

This 800-hour professional yoga therapy program spans over 4 modules, including both in-class and online learning as well as a practicum with real-life clients. Students will become versed in the therapeutic application of the Five Points of Yoga and the Four Paths of Yoga.

The goal of the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator is to empower participants in their own Self-healing through the practice of asana, pranayama, conscious relaxation techniques, vegetarian diet, positive thinking tools, and meditation practices.

Practical tools, foundation concepts and philosophical knowledge are gained to create the framework for more advanced study as one progresses through the program. Emphasis is placed on understanding the subtler aspects of the causes of disease and stress in the individual.

Common health conditions addressed include respiratory disorders, cardiovascular conditions, diabetes, auto-immune disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, psychology, etc.

Intensive study in Yoga psychology, the therapeutic effects of meditation practice, the theory of karma and disease, counseling techniques based in the Vedic sciences, Ayurveda psychology, as well as understanding the root cause of addiction and behaviors are covered in the curriculum.

Thus, the Yoga Health Educator has the knowledge and intuitive capacity to be a positive and healthy instrument of healing.

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Our yoga programs are designed to recharge your energy, rejuvenate your body and mind and leave you feeling inspired, refreshed and peaceful.