Optimal State Holistic Toolbox for Healthcare Providers Course

For healthcare providers who want to add holistic yoga and yoga therapy skills to their toolbox.

Who this is for: P.T.’s, O.T.’s, Massage Therapists, Psychologists, Yoga Teachers, Yoga Therapists, Nurses that want CE’s in area of therapeutic yoga

The purpose of this course is for yoga professionals and healthcare providers to add holistic yoga and yoga therapy skills to their toolbox. The course can be taken online from anywhere in the world via zoom. The course is 1 Saturday per month, for 9 months, over the course of a year. Each session is filmed and the recordings are sent to the participants who cannot attend the live session.


Course Description

  • Students will see clearly how yoga therapy is practiced clinically for several different populations.
  • Students will learn the basics of yoga therapy assessment of the mind and body and how to document progress towards goals.

This course is 100 hours and it is likely that these hours can be transferred into a Yoga Therapy Training Program, at the discretion of the Program Director. It can be taken in person or online, or by watching the recordings.

Topics Covered in Case Studies:
History of Yoga & Yoga Therapy
Building A Yoga Business
Purusha, Prakriti & Prana
Scope of Practice
Cultural Appropriation & Yoga Therapy
Daily Practice & Mentoring
Grief & Loss in Yoga Therapy
Ethics in Yoga Therapy & Touch Policy
Samkhya Model
Creating Yoga Mind
Non-violent Communication Satyam & Ahimsa
Assessment Samanam Sodhanam
Finding Sattva
Building Functional Groups
Panca Maya Assessment
Building Cultural Competency in Yoga Therapy
Race Based Trauma Injury & Yoga Therapy
The Bird Model from the Upanishads


Learning Objectives:

  1. Students will learn the Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice for Yoga Therapy.
  2. Students will learn the basic philosophy models that form the foundation of the teachings of yoga therapy.
  3. Students will learn and experience the clinical skills required to become a yoga therapist and work with clients on very specific goals.
  4. Students will learn the basics of yoga therapy assessment for the mind and body of the client, and documentation of progress towards goals.

Course Locations:
Online Zoom platform 1st Saturdays of the month 8am-5pm

*Application Window Open October 4th- December 3rd, 2021

Course Start Dates(Yearly):
2021: Jan. 2, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, Apr. 3, May 1, Aug. 7, Sep. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6
2022: Jan. 8, Feb. 5, Mar. 5, Apr. 2, May 7, Aug. 6, Sep. 3, Oct. 1, Nov. 5
2023: Jan. 7, Feb. 4, Mar. 4, Apr. 1, May 1, Aug. 5, Sep. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4

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