To equip qualified yoga teachers with advanced teaching skills and knowledge in specialised and therapeutic aspects of yoga, to make yoga accessible to those with limitations (eg: arthritis, spinal conditions…).
There are now two ways to complete the Yoga Therapy Course:
Option 1: for YTI Teacher Training Course graduates:
YTI graduates with over two years’ teaching experience are required to do the Refresher Anatomy Day followed by the Yoga Therapy modules.
Total Cost: €550.00
Option 2: for Yoga Teacher Training graduates from other courses (min. RYT 250):
Where Graduates from other courses wish to study the Advanced Teaching Skills Course, please see below for course structure. Note applicants must have a minimum two years’ teaching experience.
The Advanced Teaching Skills course will progress study and understanding of anatomy and physiology and give credits towards the more advanced therapeutic modules.
Its structure is as follows:
Anatomy Refresher Day 3rd February 2018 from 9.30am to 5pm.
Spine focused weekend 24th & 25th February 2018
Feet, Knees & Hips weekend 24th & 25th March 2018
Neck, Shoulders & Arms weekend 28th & 29th April 2018
There will be a small number of written assignments relating to each weekend.
Total Cost: €750
Having completed the above course and should you wish to progress to the therapeutic modules; you will need to have over 2 years teaching experience.
The therapeutic modules will comprise of 4 additional days with medical guests and will include a day focused on yoga for medical conditions.
Musculo-skeletal System (Osteopath): 26th May 2018
Nervous System (Physical Therapist): 27th May 2018
Cardiovascular and Respiratory System (Paramedics) 23rd June 2018
Focused Day for Medical Conditions: 24th June 2018
Total cost for attending Advanced Teaching Skills plus Therapeutic Modules is €1100
(Note: Both the Refresher Anatomy Day (Cost: €100.00) and the Advanced Teaching Skills Course (Cost: €750.00) may be completed as stand-alone courses for those who do not wish the progress to the Yoga Therapy modules.)
A minimum of 2 years teaching experience.
An interest in teaching yoga on a one to one basis or specialising in teaching yoga for common ailments.
Advanced Teaching Skills Course: Post Graduate qualification.
Advanced Teaching Skills course plus therapeutic modules: YTI Yoga Therapy Certificate
Advanced Teaching Skills: 750 euro
Therapeutic Modules: 450 euro
Please note, above information is subject to change