Mind Body Wellness - Online Yoga Therapy Module

Fri Jul 22 2022 at 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Wisdom Yoga Institute | Orange Grove

Wisdom Yoga Institute
Publisher/HostWisdom Yoga Institute
Mind Body Wellness - Online Yoga Therapy Module
Welcome to Wisdom Yoga Institute's IAYT accredited Wisdom Yoga Therapist training. Delivered fully online, this is the only IAYT accredited Yoga Therapy training in Australia and will suit yoga professionals seeking a globally recognised Yoga Therapy qualification.
This module introduces students to definitions of Yoga Therapy, scope of practice, ethics, the therapeutic relationship, yogic diet and lifestyle, ayurvedic and yogic assessment, models of health and wellness, positive psychology in Yoga Therapy, wellness assessment using yogic frameworks, intake, communication skills, assessment and wellness coaching in Yoga Therapy including goal setting, behavioural change and motivational interviewing.
Upon completion of this module, students will have:
» In depth knowledge of, and observed capacity for, well developed communication skills including listening, presence, directive and non-directive dialogue.
» In depth knowledge of the application of yama and niyama in Yoga Therapy.
» In depth knowledge of the range of yoga practices and their potential therapeutic effects for common conditions. Practices include asana, pranayama, bhavana, mantra, nyasa, mudra, and yantra.
» In depth understanding of vihara including yogic dietary concepts.
» Demonstrated ability to recognise and manage the subtle dynamics inherent in the therapist/client relationship.
» Clear understanding of the scope of practice of Yoga Therapy and when to refer.
» In depth knowledge and demonstrated ability to implement effective teaching methods, adapt to unique styles of learning, provide feedback, acknowledge progress and maintain the therapeutic relationship.
» Demonstrated ability to conduct intake and assess the client including taking a history, assessing the current condition of the client using holistic assessment models.
» Demonstrated ability to elicit the goals, expectations and aspirations of the client.
» Demonstrated ability to integrate information from the intake, assessment and observation to develop a working understanding of the client’s condition, limitations, and possibilities.
» Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge to determine which aspects of the clients presentation can be addressed through Yoga Therapy.
» Demonstrated ability to identify priorities and set both long and short term goals in collaboration with the client.
Dates: July 22-24 and August 5-7 & 19-21, 2022
Times (AWST):
Fridays 6pm - 9pm
Saturday 12pm - 6pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm
Facilitator: Chandrika Gibson ND MWell E-RYT500 C-IAYT PhD(c)
Chandrika is an experienced and warm facilitator who has been in practice as a Yoga Therapist for over a decade. She holds an adult education qualification and is also a qualified naturopath, has a Masters in Wellness from RMIT University and is currently completing a PhD in integrative oncology at Curtin University.
Early bird AUD $1250 until June 10, 2022
Full fees AUD $1500
The training will be delivered fully online via Zoom. Details to be emailed closer to the date.
Contact: [email protected]

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Wisdom Yoga Institute, Orange Grove, Australia


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