In this comprehensive, 300-hour Yoga Therapy Certification program, the curriculum is 50% theory and 50% hands-on practice. The learning environment intensive, yet nurturing, and in addition to daily curriculum, students will participate in daily asana practice and meditation. Students will also be living and sharing meals together and will be encouraged to conduct self-exploration during the training process. Those with 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training approved by Yoga Alliance may also receive 500 hours advanced Yoga Teacher Training certification with specialty in Yoga Therapy.
You’ll learn directly from top instructors in the fields of yoga therapy and Ayurveda, including: Shar Lee, Marc Halpern, Nischala Joy Devi, Neil Pearson, Antonio Sausys, Amy Weintraub, Robin Carnes, and Durga.
Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy (November 14–16, 2010)
Instructor: Dr. Marc Halpern
This course is designed for yoga teachers to advance their knowledge and training in both yoga and ayurveda. Participants will learn how to adapt yoga classes toward the specific needs of each individual. Graduates will be able to provide deeper instruction in the use of asana, pranayama, chanting, and meditation for healing based upon ayurvedic principles. Participants will also take a deep journey of healing inside themselves, exploring their own ayurvedic constitution and how to create a lifestyle that leads to inner peace and healing.
Other programs include:
Structural Yoga Therapy (November 7–13, 2010) Instructor: Shar Lee
Adapting Yoga for Heart Disease (November 17–19, 2010) Instructor: Nischala Joy Devi
Yoga for Chronic Pain (January 31–February 1, 2011) Instructor: Neil Pearson
Yoga for Grief (February 2, 2011) Instructor: Antonio Sausys
Yoga for Cancer (February 3–4, 2011) Instructor: Antonio Sausys
Yoga Nidra (February 5–6, 2011) Instructor: Robin Carnes
Yoga of Recovery (February 7–8, 2011) Instructor: Durga
Yoga for Depression (February 9–10, 2011) Instructor: Amy Weintraub
Location: Our 2010-2011 Yoga Therapy Certification program will be held at the Prama Institute, a holistic seminar and educational conference and retreat center located on 150 acres of forested hilltops and grasslands in the Appalachian mountains about 25 minutes outside Asheville, North Carolina. The center has panoramic views of the legendary Blue Ridge mountains.
For those traveling from outside of the region, there is an airport in Asheville, North Carolina that offers connections from domestic and international flights in Atlanta, Charlotte, or Raleigh. Our program will provide you with transportation to and from the airport in Asheville.
$3,700 (USD) if you register before March 31, 2010
$3,900 (USD) if you register after April 1, 2010
* Two 2-week sessions (total of 28 days), leading to 300 hours Yoga Therapy certification. Those with 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training approved by Yoga Alliance may also receive 500 hours advanced Yoga Teacher Training certification with specialty in Yoga Therapy.
* Program training manual.
* A 30-hour home study/internship program between sessions.
* Full use of Prama’s facilities, hiking trails, kitchen, and smaller break out rooms.
* Ground transportation to and from the airport in Asheville. Additional Fees:
* Travel to and from Asheville.
* Meals and Accommodations as follows: o Commuter (includes meals) $1500 o Dorm (includes meals) $2128 o Private room (if available, includes meals) $2492
* Additional study materials, books, etc. Please note that complete program cost includes tuition plus meals and accommodations. Registration for individual seminars of the training are offered on a space available basis.