C-IAYT, 200 to 500 Hr. Yoga Teacher Training Graduates and others by approval of the Program Director.

The Optimal State® Mental Health and Physical Health Specialist programs accept students who have a 200-hour or 500-hour Teacher Training Certification.  Other potential students may be admitted by permission of the Program Director if their background is considered appropriate.  Please contact us if you would like us to consider your resume.

Continue your Yoga Therapy training and become an Optimal State® Specialist. These training programs bridge the Eastern Wisdom of Yoga & Ayurveda and Western Psychology. Our programs prepare Yoga Therapists to work in the field of Integrative Medicine at hospitals, Senior Centers, Youth Centers, Veteran’s Associations, private psychology and medical practices, and county or government facilities.

The application submission window for Therapeutic Specialist and Mental Health Specialist is Nov. 1st- Dec. 1st, each year for the Jan. start date. If you would like to turn in your application before that, we would be happy to receive it.  We will accept applications after Dec. 1st in special circumstances, but would prefer that you honor the application window.