Whether your aim is to add therapeutic yoga to your yoga classes, or to open a yoga therapy practice, the Dru Yoga Therapy course is ideal for you. Here you will gain mastery of yoga therapy at many levels and achieve a confidence of practise that you have never had before.
Techniques you'll be trained in
On this course you will learn to:
- Assess the needs of your client based on medical diagnosis and yoga therapy principles. You will learn to observe body alignment, determine the balance of the chakra system, look at the balance of the doshas (ayurvedic body types), find blockages in the 5 major and 5 minor pranavayus
- Learn the application of unique prana kriya sequences to specifically create balance in the subtle and physical bodies.
- Create a Dru Yoga Therapy programme based on the needs of the client, which may include a specially modified asana programme, specific pranayama work, meditation practices, and pranic strengthening and directing exercises, specific vibrational healing processes can also be given. you will be trained in Integrated Yoga Awareness Practice (IYAP) to hone your awareness to the needs of your clients. This is one of the most popular aspects of our course, and the one where the greatest 'eye-openers' are, in Yoga Therapist training.
- Learn the art of goal setting and developing effective and individual interventions for your clients.
- Learn the psychology of wellness
- Learn to therapeutically apply meditation, mudra, visualisation, and pranayama tailored to the needs of your clients, or to small groups.
- How to follow up your treatment programme and determine whether changes need to be made to your prescription based on the progress of your client.
- Promote your yoga therapy practice and develop a sound business plan.
This course will also cover in depth principles of yogic philosophy as applied to yoga therapy, including the application of the five kosha model, prana vayus and chakras. You will explore the relevance of patanjali's yoga sutras to yoga therapy, and look at the relationship that yoga therapy has with other therapeutic modalities, such as Ayurveda.