What makes I AM Yoga Therapy™ programs unique?
There are many different styles of Yoga Therapy, each of which have different areas of focus. Our 800+ hour I AM Yoga Therapy™ Professional training is designed to help you work at the root of symptoms and not just the visible effects. We approach physical symptoms as not just a purely physical event, but as a result of a constellation of thoughts, feelings, unresolved experiences and holding patterns that interact with compromised areas of the body to create symptoms. Work on symptoms singly and you could be busy for a lifetime. Work at the root, and all the symptoms simultaneously begin to dissolve. This approach to Yoga Therapy allows you to address the TOTAL person and address the entire range of causes from the invisible to the visible.
Our entire program is based around the principles of energy.
Your body is made of densified energy. All blocks whether physical, mental or emotional, are composed of varying degrees of density. If we can understand energy and how to resolve it, we can work at any one of these levels and release blocks that may be keeping the body from healing itself. Blocks can be revealed and released through yoga therapy poses combined with facilitation techniques. A doctor does not heal us, the innate intelligence of our body is what heals us. This training is designed to teach you how to remove the obstacles that are in the way of the body healing itself, whether those obstacles are physical, mental or emotional.
You will be assigned various Mentors to support you throughout your training depending on the module you are taking. The assistant director of the 800 hour program will be your consistent contact point. Our Mentors consist of teachers from our training and offer an exceptional depth of knowledge, skill and compassion.
Benefits for Yourself and Your Clients
This training is not just for those you will be working with. It is for you as well. You cannot give what you don’t have. You will go through all the processes you will be sharing with others. This will allow you to share with others from your own personal experience and conviction, rather than just intellectual knowledge. As a result of this 800+ hour training, your very being will become a healing presence for others. You will learn a lot, but what will really transform is who you have become.
- Improved posture, flexibility and range of motion
- Increased energy, emotional balance and mental clarity
- Transformation of unhealthy thinking patterns and their reflection in the body
- Reduction of chronic pain and tension (results vary)
- Calming and balancing the nervous system
- Techniques to integrate unresolved experiences at the energetic and physical level
- Increase the body’s capacity to heal itself
The core principle of our 800 hour program, module 1-5 is understanding, listening to and freeing energy as a healing force within each individual. Each of our trainings represent a different facet of this core principle, and are designed to introduce the yoga therapist to a new yoga therapeutic skill set (or deepen an existing skill set) which they can then practically apply to their yoga therapy practicums and clients in both yoga therapy classes or individual sessions. Each module is interwoven with the others and is intended to eventually create an entire body of knowledge and yoga therapeutic skills which allow the yoga therapy student to have a variety of channels to most appropriately address the individual needs of the client. Modules 6-9 are designed to go deeper into the basics outlined in the previous 5 modules and go deeper into specific applications for yoga therapists. The practical applications for use in yoga therapy session follows this general formula: Teaching/instruction/modeling of the technique or yoga therapeutic skill, practicing in-class with faculty oversight and feedback, classroom exchanges of sessions, practicum overview and documention. Students are asked to fill out documentation in the practicum that follows session documentation protocols as outlined.
This 800+ hour training is centered around one core 12-day Yoga Therapy program which acts as the hub of the wheel. In this 12-day core course you will learn foundational Yoga Therapy techniques including assisted poses, prop-assisted poses and facilitation techniques that may be used in both group and one-on-one settings.
In our 800+ hour track you will gain:
•Yoga Therapy poses laid out in a comprehensive manual
•How to lead a group yoga therapy class
•Hands-on supervised review and practice
•Made-for-you sequences and protocols for common conditions
•A strong foundation in energy and physical anatomy basics for yoga therapy
•Profound & unique teachings of yoga psychology including the development of the self-image, the yogic perspective on the developmental journey to Source
•A unique yoga-based model for emotional integration that brings together the best of Eastern and Western approaches
•Understand energy and how to freeing its healing potential
•Understand breath and it’s role in psychological resistance and non-mental/physiological resolution
•Use our unique Yoga Nidra card system to create experiences that rebalance the nervous system, create a resilient brain and protocols to integrate unresolved experiences and trauma
•Understand the basics of Ayurveda and how to use its principles to rebalance our body in such a way that the body can optimally heal itself
•Gain Anatomy, applied anatomy and assessment tools
Together our 10 Modules will give you the tools to be a holistic yoga therapist to help address the entire person who is in front of you. Please visit our Module section to see our suggested order of completion, some prerequisites are required for certain Modules.
Program Completion Requirements: Students must attend all 10 Modules and receive a certificate of completion for each Module. Upon successful completion of the final Practicum, each student will be provided with an official 800-Hour I AM Yoga Therapy™ Professional Training certificate.
Our Recommended Order of Completion
|Prerequisite||Any 200 hour RYS Yoga Teacher Training*|
|Module 1||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training|
|Module 2||I AM Yoga Therapy™ Body Psychology Training|
|Module 3||Integral Breath Therapy Training|
|Module 4||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Advanced Training|
|Module 5||I AM Yoga™ Advanced Training: Meditation in Motion|
|Module 6||Anatomy & Physiology, Applied Anatomy, Applied Psychology|
|Module 7||Principles of Ayurveda|
|Module 8||General Assessment|
|Module 9||Putting It All Together|
*If you took a 200-hour yoga training in a tradition other than Amrit Yoga you are required to register for and successfully complete the online course “The Posture of Consciousness Intensive”. Teachers must have one year teaching experience, and one year of personal practice which may occur concurrently.
Upon registering for this professional training, you will have an opportunity to plan your 2-4-year program with our Assistant Program Director. This will help you decide what Modules you will take in what order to fit your goals.
When possible, we suggest you take Modules 1-5 in that order. Modules 1-5 each have their own practicum portion you will need to complete before taking the next module. Then begin the distance learning Modules 6, 7, 8. NOTE: Module 7 is a pre-requisite to Applied Anatomy (in Module 6).
The distance learning Modules delve deeper into the basics learned in Modules 1-5 on the subjects of: Anatomy/Physiology, Applied Psychology, Ayurveda and Assessment.
It is best if you can complete Modules 1-8 before going on to Module 9 as this module provides you an opportunity to review what you learned and skillfully combine all the components of I AM Yoga Therapy™ into an appropriate treatment plan for your clients The final practicum and exam will be provided to you upon completion of Module 9. Module 10 Practicum may only begin after completion after ALL other modules.
*If necessary for scheduling you may take Module 9 after you have completed Modules 1-5, but it is less ideal.
Academic Performance & Program Completion Requirements
Students must attend all 10 modules and receive a certificate of completion for each module. Upon successful completion of the final Practicum, each student will be provided with an official 800-Hour I AM Yoga Therapy™ Professional Training certificate.
We grade on a pass/fail scale in accordance with clear criteria. A student is required to pass each module’s requirements and receive a certificate of completion before participating in the next Module. The teacher of each Module and/or mentor will grade all assignments and provide the pass/fail grade. 70% of the IAYT competencies must be demonstrated for a passing grade. If a student does not meet the competencies, they will be given the opportunity to complete the needed portions of the assignment again either during the course of this program or on their own time.
If a student does not pass a second time a mentor or teacher may, at their discretion, ask the student to do further study or retake that particular Module again at their own cost of half the advertised price of the Module.
Module 1: Yoga Nidra Professional Training
This training introduces students to the basic philosophical tenets of I AM Yoga TherapyTM. We cover the Nature of the Self, Turiya, Koshas, how separation from the source and identification with unresolved samskaras shapes perceptions, thoughts, energy and eventually may manifest in the physical body as dis-ease. Yoga Therapy students understand the genesis of dis-ease at both the subtle (mental/emotional ) level as well as the physical level from BOTH the yogic and scientific perspectives. Yoga Therapy students are taught how to use the techniques of Yoga Nidra to reach into the core consciousness where samskaras are held and re-write core patterning from this place with the techniques of Yoga Nidra and the use of intention. They understand how experiential reconnection to Source is the basis of healing and how Yoga Nidra can re-establish this experientially. Yoga Therapy students learn about the following conditions from both a Yogic and Scientific perspective and how to use the techniques of Yoga Therapy to support the body to rebalance itself from the inside out: Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Depression/Anxiety, Habits/Addictions, Insomnia. Students receive a 5-tool methodology to discern which type of Yoga Nidra techniques are most appropriate for the client and as part of the final exam, yoga therapy students deliver a Yoga Nidra for a particular condition of their choosing to a fellow classmate with oversight, feedback and guidance from their designated mentor. The techniques of Yoga Nidra are drawn upon in both other modules including I AM Yoga Therapy Training, Advanced Yoga Nidra, and in Advanced Training: Meditation in Motion for continuity. In these subsequent trainings students learn how to apply Yoga Nidra in additional ways for the yoga therapy client.
Specific Yoga Therapy skills being taught besides above:
- Protocol development for various conditions.
- Modifications of protocols for specific clients.
- Assessment as relates to development of intentions.
- Learning how to conduct an individualized session including structure as well as logistics such as pricing. environment, finding out what the client is looking for, verbal discussion and clarification of issues using reflection and reframing techniques, development of intention, conducting individual/group session and debrief.
- These techniques are practiced in in-class exchanges and then the student practices them on their own through the practicum assignments that follow the module.
Module 2: Yoga Therapy
I AM Yoga Therapy Training This training directly addresses how energy blocks are created through incomplete experiences at any one of the koshas and how these can become densified at subtle or gross levels. Yoga Therapy students understand how incompletions at any level can be addressed as the stagnated movement of energy through the body. Whether a condition is showing up at the subtle mental/emotional level or at the gross body level, students learn a simple facilitation technique to be aware of this energy, to give it space, to breath with it, allow it and give it space to move and integrate itself. Here the student learns to trust the wisdom of the body with non-directive facilitation and holding the space. In addition, students learn prop and partner assisted poses designed to release trapped energy in the body showing up as tension/pain/discomfort while addressing the subtler aspects that may accompany these tensions at the level of body and mind. Students also learn how to lead a Yoga therapy class and practice doing so with partners. They learn the core assessment tools of a yoga therapy session as well as introduction to basic principles of Ayurveda as they relate to yoga therapy and emotions. Mid-training students give sessions to practice what has been learned. As the final for this Module, students must be able to successfully complete a full yoga therapy session including: intake, assessment, customized yoga therapy session, integration and debrief for an individuals’ specific needs. Anatomy portions include adjusting poses and cautions for conditions such as pregnancy, hip replacements, joint conditions, fibromyalgia, heart conditions and more. Energetic anatomy and particularly the chakras are studied in-depth here. This anatomy basis is deepened in later online courses. Students also learn about limits of experience, when to refer and how, as well as current regulations, rules and ethics related to yoga therapy, which are built upon in later modules. Students learn how Yoga Nidra can be incorporated into Yoga therapy sessions and how to do so.
Specific Yoga Therapy skills being taught besides above:
- This is where the student learns and practices the structure of any yoga therapy session they will give.
- Protocol structure and modification: How to use the 6 limbs of an I AM Yoga Therapy session which will be the basis of any practical sessions.
- Modifications of protocols for specific clients/ How to adjust poses for various physical conditions or other needs.
- Practicing full sessions in class with supervision.
Module 3: Integral Breath Therapy training
Breath is one of the most powerful methods to non-mentally shift deep energetically held patterns in the body. Incorporating over 20 holistic modalities, this type of Breathwork gives you an energetic and psychological understanding of how to use the breathing process to unlock unresolved issues and the process to support healing on all planes. Ideal for those who cannot access physical poses – and just as effective. IBT can be used in conjunction with both I AM Yoga Therapy techniques and I AM Yoga Nidra, as you will learn in module 9.
Specific Yoga Therapy skills being taught besides above:
- This is where the student learns to apply breathwork. When and how to know to use breathwork in a session and where to use it in the structure of a yoga therapy session.
- Conducting and documenting intake and assessment and practice doing so in preparation for practicums to follow.
- Additional integration techniques to work with clients who are having ongoing emotional releases during and after their sessions.
- Protocol development for various conditions.
- How to adjust breath techniques for various physical conditions or other needs.
Module 4: I AM Yoga Nidra Advanced Training
Here the yoga therapy student learns advanced techniques of Yoga Nidra specifically designed to work with emotional integration including: unresolved emotions, grief, and trauma using a specific protocol for such conditions depending on where the individual is in their healing process. Yoga Therapy students learn how to assess where the client is in the stage of their healing and how to use specific Yoga Nidra techniques to address this. In addition, Yoga Therapy students go deeper into the philosophical underpinnings of Yoga Therapy as outlined in various scriptural texts including the Mahanirvana Tantra as the basis for understanding how mis-identification leads to effects in the body and how yoga therapy seeks to clear these effects.
Specific Yoga Therapy skills being taught besides above:
- The student receives additional therapeutic Yoga Nidra techniques.
- Students learn how to assess and deliver Yoga Nidra protocols for grief, trauma, inner child and other forms of emotional integration.
- Students practice an integration technique to give to clients who are having ongoing emotional releases between sessions.
Module 5: I AM Yoga Advanced Training: Meditation in Motion
This module is primarily designed to teach the yoga therapy student more techniques to lead a yoga therapy class to a group of individuals with a particular condition. The student learns how to lead group sessions, and gains more techniques to help the student access the inner intelligence of the body. Students learn more poses to lead in group yoga therapy sessions and also incorporate tools of I AM Yoga NidraTM as well. Different from a traditional yoga training, Yoga Therapy students learn specific wording and techniques to guide the student to become aware of areas of frozen prana, to move into these areas consciously and with breath and awareness to allow this energy to move and release itself. Yoga therapy students also go deeper into the understanding of energy as a force for inner healing and awakening through study of various scriptures. They also gain skills to aid others in listening to the intelligence of the life force in daily life through both sensation and intuition.
Specific Yoga Therapy skills being taught besides above:
- Student learns and practices new techniques for teaching group yoga therapy classes.
- Students learn to lead appropriate practices for groups, keeping in mind the assessment of their conditions, limitations, possibilities, and the overall practice strategy.
- Practicum assignments to gain real-life experience
Module 6: Anatomy and Physiology, Applied Anatomy, Applied Psychology
- Anatomy and Physiology: This is an online course introducing basic fundamentals of anatomy and physiology.
- Applied Anatomy*: This component of the Anatomy Module focuses on integrating the yoga subtle body theory, foundations of Āyurveda and the medical model of disease. We will review the major pathologies and disorders of each system and management of these as relevant to the work of a yoga therapist. This includes knowledge of common drugs, surgical procedures, common terminology and pathologies, and how to approach from the point of view of a Yoga Therapist. *Module 7 (Ayurveda) is a pre-requisite to this course.
- Applied Psychology: Applied psychology includes a more in-depth look at how to interact skillfully and compassionately with the client, scope of experience, when to refer, understanding various personality types and how to address their specific needs in a yoga therapy session and more.
Module 7: Principles of Ayurveda
This online course introduces professionals to the ancient science of Ayurveda. It is designed to create a foundational understanding of the key concepts of Ayurveda and how to apply them as a yoga therapist. With Ayurveda you will look at each person as unique, with health solutions that are individualized. In this course you will explore the interconnectedness of the body and mind from the Ayurvedic perspective and learn how to apply this science to working with your clients by creating treatment plans for their unique constitution.
*Module 7 is a pre-requisite to the Applied Anatomy course offered in Module 6.
This course is followed by an assignment involving research and development of protocols overseen by a mentor.
Module 8: General Assessment
In this online module topics will include: Intake including checking personal biases, clear communication, interpreting objective versus subjective information from client interview, how to document cases, HIPPA laws and other confidentiality issues, refining and developing communication skills, determining to take a case and developing a protocol. This course is followed by an assignment involving all that has been learned and practicing in real time.
Module 9 Putting it All Together
You may take module 9 only after you have completed modules 1-5* as this Module provides you an opportunity to review what you learned and skillfully combine all the components of I AM Yoga Therapy™ into an appropriate treatment plan for your clients. This program is residential and conducted face to face. This course is followed by at-home practicum assignments overseen by a mentor to solidify what has been learned.
* It is recommended that you complete modules 1-8 before going on to module 9.
Module 10 Final Practicum
This distance learning practicum is to be completed after all other modules are done. It will be your opportunity to practice and put together all you have learned with mentor oversight and feedback. Practicums include recording yourself giving yoga therapy sessions incorporating all you have learned as appropriate for your client, as well as conducting case studies. You will have prepared for this practicum with fellow students. Now you will be practicing on your own.
Admissions & Registration
- Applicant must present a 200-hour yoga teacher training certificate
- If applicant took their 200-hour yoga training in a tradition other than Amrit Yoga they are required to register for and successfully complete the online course “The Posture of Consciousness Intensive”
- Applicant must have a minimum of one-year teaching experience
- Applicant must have a minimum of one-year of personal practice
- Fill out the application and our Program Director will be in touch
Our Code of Conduct, including detailed Program Policies, will be distributed to each student upon registration for this course.
Grading and Academic Performance
We grade on a pass/fail scale in accordance with clear criteria. A student is required to pass each of the Module requirements and receive a certificate of completion before participating in the next Module. The teacher of each Module and/or mentor will grade all assignments and provide the pass/fail grade. Students are graded based on IAYT Competencies. 70% of the IAYT competencies must be demonstrated for a passing grade. If a student does not meet the competencies, they will be given the opportunity to complete the needed portions of the assignment again either during the course of this program or on their own time. If a student does not pass a second time a mentor may, at their discretion, ask the student to do further study or retake that particular Module again at their own cost of half the advertised price of the Module.
Leave of Absence or Extension of Completion Request
A student may submit a formal Leave of Absence request or a request for additional time to complete the Yoga Therapy program, to the Director of the Yoga Therapy Program. Each request will be reviewed and Leave of Absence or Extension will be accepted or rejected on a case by case basis. When submitting a request please include: reason for the request, how long the leave of absence is requested, and planned re-entry date into the program. If a student does not complete the Yoga Therapy program within a four-year (4-year) time frame and does not formally request an extension, their enrollment in the Yoga Therapy program will be cancelled without refund. Note that, except under extenuating circumstances, only two extensions may be given.
Program Deadline Extension Requests
Permission to extend your training deadline must be made by email to [email protected]. Your request must include your reason for extension and the date you would like to extend your deadline. Extension requests will be considered no more than twice per student.
Transfer Credit Policy for I AM Yoga Therapy 800 Training:
Our program allows transfer credits for the following curriculum if taken in 2013 or later:
- I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training (prior to 2013 is allowed for this module only)
- I AM Yoga Therapy™ Training (Yoga Body Psychology Training)
- Integral Breath Therapy Training
- I AM Yoga Nidra™ Advanced Training
- I AM Yoga® Advanced Training: Meditation in Motion
- Anatomy and Physiology from a professional school (31 of 67 hours eligible for transfer)
Transfer Policy (Recognition of Prior Learning):
If you have already completed some of the I AM Modules listed in the 800 hour program through AYI or approved senior teachers, you may be considered for transfer of up to 600 hours into the program. If seeking to have credit for modules transferred, you need to have graduated in 2013 or later. Trainings taken prior to 2013 do not meet the IAYT competencies. Yoga Nidra professional training is the only exception and you may apply to transfer that module prior to 2013.
When applying to the program, you will be asked to describe how you have been using each modality since being certified. You will need to provide information that demonstrates to us that you have been using the modality and have knowledge, experience and skill in this area. This includes personal practice as well as experience teaching classes, workshops, trainings or facilitating individual private sessions since your year of certification.
Transfer credit is not guaranteed and is based on your continued use of, familiarity, and experience with the modality. After reviewing your application, we may recommend a module be retaken at 50 percent off tuition.
For I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training graduates prior to 2013, you are required to document 100 hours of continuing education in I AM Yoga Nidra™ teaching and practice. 50 hours or less are to be from personal practice or continuing education. These 50 hours may include the following: I AM Yoga Nidra™Advanced Training, I AM Yoga Nidra™ weekends, workshops or retreats. The remaining 50 or more hours need to reflect facilitating in group settings, individual settings, or teaching (workshops, classes, trainings).
For Anatomy and Physiology- The course must be taken with a creditable school and apply to IAYT competency 2.1.1* with a minimum of 31 hours studying the following topics: Organization of the body, the skeletal system, the muscular system, hematology, blood vascular system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, nervous system, digestive system, urinary system, endocrine system, female/male reproductive system, integumentary system.
*Competency 2.1.1 Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, including all major systems of the body and their interrelationships, as relevant to the work of a yoga therapist.
As part of the application process you must turn in a written report which includes a summary of each system of the body including but not limited to location, structure, function and relationships. This report will be assessed on accuracy and clarity. This is in addition to your transcripts from a professional school.
If accepted, you will be excused from completing 31-hours of Module 6: Anatomy and Physiology which relates directly to competency 2.1.1 as defined above. You will be required to complete all other portions of Module 6 including Applied Anatomy and Physiology and Basic Psychological Principles for Yoga Professionals.
* Application is reviewed by our Program Director. You will receive notice of approval or rejection within 30 days of submission of your application. Recognition of Prior learning is not guaranteed. After reviewing your application, we may recommend a module be retaken at 50% off tuition. Anyone granted transfer credit will still need to make up any material that was added/changed/adapted during the IAYT accreditation process. Most changes are related to practicum assignments which must be completed to fulfill IAYT requirements.
*According to IAYT standards, students need to complete at least 200 hours of the AYI accredited program after transferring up to 600 hours from AYI programs and/or AYI approved senior teachers. Those 200 hours may include modules that have not yet been completed in the 800hr accredited program or practicum. Since there are many practicum hours, as well as online courses, students can transfer the seven modules listed above and reach the 200 hour requirement.
Application Process for Transferring All Modules Listed:
- Fill out the 800 Hour I AM Yoga Therapy™ application here and list the programs you would like considered for transfer credit and the year you took them. There is a save function in the application form so you may have time to complete all the required portions. We will ask you to upload your certificates, and type or paste in the anatomy written report if you are applying for Anatomy and Physiology transfer credit.
- Application is reviewed by our Program Director.
- You will receive notice of approval or rejection within 30 days of submission of your application.
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Upcoming Yoga Therapy Modules
Enrollment in the 800HR curriculum grants a 10% discount code applicable to all of the following programs.
Programs are listed in chronological order.
|Dates||Program Module||Location||Details||Register Now|
|May 7 - 10, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Immersion Retreat in Roberts Creek, Canada||Yoga By The Sea, Roberts Creek, Canada||View Details||Register Now|
|May 7 - 16, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training in Roberts Creek, Canada||Yoga By The Sea, Roberts Creek, Canada||View Details||Register Now|
|May 13 - 16, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Certification Only in Canada||Yoga By The Sea||View Details||Register Now|
|May 28 - 31, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Immersion Retreat in Belgium||Brussels, Belgium||View Details|
|June 6 - 9, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Immersion Retreat in Utah||Nahunta Hall||View Details||Register Now|
|June 6 - 14, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training in Utah||Nahunta Hall||View Details||Register Now|
|June 11 - 14, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Immersion Retreat in Chelan, WA||Chelan, WA||View Details||Register Now|
|June 11 - 21, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training in Chelan, WA (Postponed)||Chelan, WA||View Details||Join waiting list|
|July 28 - August 9, 2020||I AM Yoga Therapy™ Body Psychology Training||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Join waiting list|
|August 14 - September 20, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training at SWIHA||Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ||View Details|
|August 27 - September 1, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Immersion Retreat||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
|August 27 - September 6, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
|September 1 - 6, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Certification Only||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
|September 17 - 20, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Immersion Retreat in LA, California||Pacific Palisades, CA||View Details||Register Now|
|September 17 - 27, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training in LA, California||Pacific Palisades, CA||View Details||Register Now|
|September 23 - 27, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Certification Only in LA||Pacific Palisades, CA||View Details||Register Now|
|September 30 - October 4, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Certification Only in Fairfield, CT||Yoga For Everybody, CT||View Details||Register Now|
|October 1 - 4, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Immersion Retreat in Fairfield, CT||Yoga For Everybody, CT||View Details||Register Now|
|October 5 - 11, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Advanced Training||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
|October 22 - 25, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Advanced Training at Yoga by the Sea||Yoga by the Sea||View Details||Register Now|
|October 30 - November 8, 2020||I AM Yoga® Advanced: Meditation in Motion – Immersion Only||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
October 30 - November 8, 2020
February 12 - 21, 2021
|I AM Yoga® Advanced: Meditation in Motion – Full Training||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
|December 2 - 6, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Certification Only in Fairfield, CT||Yoga for Everybody||View Details||Register Now|
|February 12 - 21, 2021||I AM Yoga® Advanced: Meditation in Motion – Certification Only||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
|February 25 - March 7, 2021||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
|July 27 - August 8, 2021||I AM Yoga Therapy™ Body Psychology Training||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
|August 26 - September 5, 2021||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
|October 4 - 10, 2021||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Advanced Training||Amrit Yoga Institute||View Details||Register Now|
Enrollment in the 800-HR curriculum grants a 10% discount code to all of the above programs.
Reading Materials and Additional Resources
Literature Provided Physically or Electronically
Module 1: I AM Yoga Nidra™ Immersion and Certification Manual & 1 set of cards
Module 2: I AM Yoga Therapy™ Manual
Module 3: Integral Breath Therapy Immersion and Supervision Manual
Module 4: I AM Yoga Nidra™ Advanced Manual & 1 set of cards
Module 5: I AM Yoga® Advanced Meditation in Motion Immersion and Certification Manual & 1 set of cards
Module 6: Applied Anatomy Manual
Module 7: Principles of Ayurveda Power Points
Module 8: General Assessment Manual
Module 9: Yoga Therapy by Swami Kripalvananda
Books Required to Purchase
Module 1: Yoga Nidra
- Yoga Nidra: The Art of Transformational Sleep by Kamini Desai
Module 2: Yoga Therapy
- Bodymind by Ken Dychtwald
- Focusing by Eugene Gendlin
Module 6: Applied Psychology
- The Wisdom of the Enneagram by D.R. Russo and R. Hudson
Module 7: Ayurveda Principles
- Ayurveda The Science of Self-Healing by Dr. Vasant Lad
Module 2: Yoga Therapy
- Yoga Therapy: A Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Yoga and Ayurveda for Health and Fitness by A.G and Indra Mohan
- Yoga Based Intervention for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome A Randomized Trial by Marian S. Garfinkel, Atul Singhal, Warren Katz, David Allan, Rosemary Reshetar, Ralph Schumacher downloaded from jama.com
- A pilot study of a yoga meditation protocol for patients with medically refractory epilepsy by Rajesh Jayachandran, Mohandas Radhakrishnan
Kripalu’s Self Health Guide by Amrit Desai
Phoenix Rising Yoga Theapy by Michal Lee
Module 4: Advanced Yoga Nidra
- The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
- Mandukya Upanishad with Gaudapada’s Karika and Shankara’s Commentary
- The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad by Sankaracarya and Madhavananda
Module 5: I AM Yoga® Advanced: Meditation in Motion
- The Science of Meditation by Swami Kripalvanand available for download at http://www.naturalmeditation.net/Design/science_meditation.html
- Jnaneshwar’s Gita translated by Swami Kripananda
Module 6: Anatomy and Physiology
- Anatomy Coloring Workbook, 4th Edition: An Easier and Better Way to Learn Anatomy; Princeton Review and Edward Alcamo
Suggested Props to Purchase
- Yoga Mat
- Yoga Blocks