Yoga Therapy Course

Postgraduate Yoga Therapy Course.

Open Morning to learn more about this course:
25 February 2023, 10am-12noon
This is a free open morning where you can learn more about our 2-year Postgraduate Yoga Therapy Course.
Here you will be able to meet the tutors, discover the venue and ask any questions in person.
Lotus Loft, Top Floor 25 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1QP
PLEASE NOTE: attendees are expected to attend the full 2 hours and places must be booked in advance.
To book a place email us at: info@devonyoga

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE INCLUDING DATES

Our Yoga Therapy Course is a holistic approach for postgraduate teachers who wish to further develop their understanding of yoga as a method of therapy. The physical and mental benefits of yoga are widely recognised and this course explores the potential of yoga to improve health holistically.

This yoga therapy course was created by the schools tutors who have vocational experience in health and therapy. These include NHS professionals in occupational health and psychological fields, anatomy, physiology and pathology – and complementary health practices.

This 250 hour course includes 160 hours of tuition held over 25 days – during 12 weekends. Two of the weekends are Friday to Sunday long weekend residentials, based at Middle Coombe Farm. This venue is ideally located in the rolling countryside of Devon. It offers a peaceful environment – perfect for Yoga study and contemplation. Classes are held in a converted thatched cider press barn, with underfloor heating and beautiful views across the Devon hills. The residentials are included in the course fee.

“The yoga therapy course has given me the tools, techniques and knowledge to support individuals and groups who need specific help. A bonus is that my yoga teaching has also moved to another level due to my increased confidence.”

Sue, YTH student.

Practical skills
and knowledge.

Key areas of study include: Holistic Yoga as a spiritual discipline; Yoga Therapy; Cautions and contra-indications; Mental and emotional health and illness; The pre and post-natal period; Regulatory and professional issues; Anatomy, physiology and pathology; Pain management; Practical use of subtle energetic models; Ayurveda practices; Bodywork including Shiatsu massage techniques.

Students of the course will also develop a wide range of skills including analysis of individual health issues, identifying a yoga based therapy to suit specific problems, the planning of appropriate yoga practice and procedures for remedial therapy and the understanding of contra-indications.

This course was designed with the ‘Skills for Health’ National Occupational Standards (NOS) in mind, as set by the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). It is accredited by the Independent Yoga Network as a 250hr postgraduate course. Graduates are able to practice yoga therapy and likewise be insured as yoga therapists. 

Yoga Therapy Course

Benefits.

The course will benefit qualified and self-motivated yoga teachers from any tradition. Evolve and integrate the diversity of your yoga life experience into a therapeutic practice. It is also perfect for those looking for continual professional development.

In addition to the practical teaching you will be provided with a comprehensive manual covering all aspects of the course.

Home study and practice are essential to make the most of this course.

Course Dates.

Please note, there are 12 weekends in total

2023: September 9-10, October 13-15 (Residential),
November 18-19

2024: January 13-14, February 24-25, April 13-14, May 18-19,
July 13-14, September 20-22 (Residential), November 16-17

2025: February 8-9, April 5-6

Yoga Therapy Course

Course fees.

The overall course fee is £2795 which is made up of the following:

Training course tuition fees total £2285 (this includes the £1000 deposit) for 25 days of tuition.

The full board residential fees total £510 (residential fees include 4 nights full board accommodation over two long weekends of Friday to Sunday and includes all meals and drinks from arrival to departure of the residential weekends.)

On successful completion of the course, including practical and theoretical course work, the DSY Yoga Therapy certificate is awarded. The qualification is recognised by The Independent Yoga Network and The Yoga Register with full insurance available to work as a yoga therapist.

REGARDING POSSIBLE GOVERNMENT LOCKDOWNS
Our priority and commitment are to deliver this course in person. If any weekend on the course is unable to run due to a possible government lockdown, it will be rescheduled. Any rescheduled weekend will be run with in-person teaching. There are no refunds of course fees for any necessary rescheduling. However, if we must cancel the course, refunds will be provided.

Download the Course Syllabus

Download the Course Enrolment Form

“I thoroughly enjoyed the course, and learnt a great deal to my own benefit as well as feeling more confident and competent as a teacher and now as a yoga therapist.”

Lucy, YTH student.