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Niroga Certified Yoga Therapy Training
Building on its highly regarded year long training program for Certified Yoga Teachers, Niroga Institute also offers a 2-year Certified Yoga Therapist program, for advanced Yoga teachers and other health professionals who want to supplement their practice with yoga therapeutic techniques. Each year is an Advanced Yoga training registered with the Yoga Alliance RYT 500 hour certification. Completion of both years exceeds the requirements of the 800-hour standards from the International Association of Yoga Therapists. If you are a yoga teacher or health care professional with a serious yoga practice, you will gain valuable insight from knowledgeable yoga faculty and practitioners.
Year 1: Advanced Yoga Teacher with emphasis in Yoga Therapeutics
With an emphasis on all our major physical systems and many common chronic conditions, including arthritis and asthma, back and neck pain, diabetes and depression, headaches and hypertension, insomnia and IBS, and much more.
Requirements to apply for Year 1: A 200 hour level teacher training and experience in teaching yoga, or health professionals with at least one year of serious study and practice of Yoga.
Year 2: Certified Yoga Therapist, Specializing in Chronic Conditions and Special Populations
With an emphasis on a wide range of populations, including seniors, cancer survivors, prenatal/postpartum, rehab/recover, chronic pain, at-risk youth, and those with special needs.
Requirements to apply for Year 2: Completion of Niroga Year 1 Yoga Therapy training, or a 500-hour Advanced Yoga Teacher training from a qualified school, or a health professional with at least one year of Yoga study and practice.
What is Yoga Therapy?