800 Hour I AM Yoga Therapy™ Program
Transfering from SWIHA?
Welcome to the Amrit Yoga Institute! We are happy to know you are thinking about joining our IAYT Accredited, 800 hour I AM Yoga Therapy™ professional training.
What Will You Get Out of This?
- Make double use of courses that are already in your educational track at SWIHA and get credit for the 800hour Yoga Therapy track too!
- An 800 hour Yoga Therapist carries credibility and distinguishes you among others.
- An IAYT accredited program is respected by both the Yoga and Medical field. IAYT is actively working with the medical field to be able to refer clients to yoga therapy and even bill insurance for yoga therapy. This is not yet realized, but that is the goal. As these become realized, the standards will only become higher.
Which Courses Taken at SWIHA Count Towards the 800 hour training?
- Courses offered at SWIHA
- Possible trainings offered at SOY
- Courses offered at Amrit Yoga Institute
- Courses offered Online
Module 1 I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training 100 hours
Module 2 I AM Yoga Therapy™ (Yoga Body Psychology training at SWIHA) 100 hours
Module 3* Integral Breath Therapy Training (Level I at SWIHA) 100 hours
Module 4 I AM Yoga Nidra™ Advanced Training 55 hours
Module 5 I AM Yoga™ Advanced Training: Meditation in Motion 200 hours
Module 6 Anatomy and Physiology 67 hours
Anatomy and Physiology – 32 hours/Applied Anatomy – 28 hour/Applied Psychology – 7 hours
Module 7 Principles of Ayurveda 12 hours
Module 8 Anatomy of Asana & General Assessment 7 hours
Module 9 Putting it all Together 20 hours
Module 10 Practicum 225 hours
*In process (Level I is now offered at SWIHA, working on bringing the rest of the program)
**NOTE: Additional practicum assignments are required after most modules to fulfill IAYT requirements for courses taken at SWIHA.
***Program hours are approximates.
Through transfer credits, we can accept students into the program if they completed courses from 2013 onwards.* For Yoga Nidra you may still qualify for transfer credit if you took the training before 2013. Please see transfer credit policy on this page.
You may transfer all or some of these listed below and still be within the allowable 600 transfer credit hours. Besides the programs listed below, we do not accept transfer credit for any other programs.
- I AM Yoga Nidra Professional Training (offered at SWIHA)
- Yoga Body Psychology Training at (offered at SWIHA)
- Integral Breath Therapy Training (Level I currently offered at SWIHA – as a workshop)
- I AM Yoga Nidra Advanced Training (offered at SWIHA)
- I AM Yoga Advanced Training: Meditation in Motion
- Anatomy and Physiology* (32 of 67 hours eligible for transfer)
The total cost of the Yoga Therapy program is: $15,624.00 (detailed here). However, whatever programs you have already completed of the modules above may be transferred in and do not need to be paid for. The enrollment fee is $400. $350 is refunded if denied ($50 admin fee is held). Once accepted you only need to enroll and pay for each module as you do them. You do not need to pay this entire amount ahead of time. Once enrolled in the 800-hour program you will be eligible to receive 10 percent off AYI modules in addition to early bird rates. This only applies to programs taken at Amrit Yoga Institute. Amrit does not accept Financial Aid and is a cash pay program. You can apply for scholarships here.
Our Recommended Order of Completion
1. When possible, take Modules 1-5 in that order
2. Then begin the distance learning Modules 6, 7, 8. Note: Module 7 (Ayurveda) is a pre-requisite to Applied Anatomy (a part of Module 6).
3. Best if you can complete Modules 1-8 (all residential and online courses)
4. Then go to Module 9 Puttting it All Together
5. Module 10 Practicum may only begin after completion after ALL other modules.
General Overview of Practicum Assignments
Yoga Nidra – 8 sessions
Yoga Therapy – 8 sessions, 1 case study
Integral Breath – Case study, 4 one hour live supervision calls (recorded)
Advanced – Case study, written report on yoga nidra components for various conditions
Advanced Yoga Meditation in Motion- lead 4-5 Yoga therapy classes
Anatomy, Physiology & Psychology Student to provide detailed written report on which components of I AM Yoga Therapy™ they would use and why for students with different physical and mental conditions.
Principles of Ayurveda Student to assess client’s prakriti/vikrti, which components of I AM Yoga Therapy™ they would use and why as well as suggested lifestyle changes for clients with different conditions.
General Assessment Detailed written report on which components of I AM Yoga Therapy™ they would use and why for presented case histories.
Putting it all together: Students to create and teach 6 group yoga therapy sessions, two, 3-class series, with a focus of 1 of the following disorders per series: lower backpain, cervical backpain and shoulders, knee pain/surgery, hip replacement, osteoporosis, MS, sciatica, pregnancy, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis. Each student to present 15-minute overview of series
Independent Practicum: Video Record 5, independent yoga therapy. Assessment form and detailed treatment plan for 10 case histories. 5 case studies, 8 sessions per client, 40 min presentation of one case.
* This is a general overview. Assignments may not be fully outlined.
What Do I Need to Do After Becoming a Yoga Therapist?
After certification: You need to be an IAYT member to maintain certification and fulfill the Continuing Education requirements. You need to Submit at least 24 hours of IAYT approved continuing education within the 3 year period.
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Upcoming Yoga Therapy Modules at SWIHA
Programs are listed in chronological order.
|February 14 - March 22, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training at SWIHA||Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ||View Details|
|March 27 - May 10, 2020||I AM Yoga Therapy™: Yoga Body Psychology Training at SWIHA||Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ||View Details|
|August 14 - September 20, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Professional Training at SWIHA||Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ||View Details|
|September 25 - October 2, 2020||I AM Yoga Nidra™ Advanced Training at SWIHA||South West Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ||View Details|
Introduction to Integral Breath Therapy
January 4, 2020 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
A complimentary introduction to Integral Breath Therapy, a revolutionary body mind modality, including information, direct experience of the basic technique, it’s therapeutic applications and benefits.
Participants will explore the multidimensionality of the human being and identify the significance of the Mind Body connection as a key to the deepest levels of health and wholeness. There will be an explanation of the principles of Integral Breath Therapy along with the benefits of treating each of the four levels. Distortions in breathing as a diagnostic tool will be explored. An experiential introduction to the basic circular breathing technique will be introduced and practiced. Call SOY to sign-up (480) 567-0695 or visit www.myspiritofyoga.com
Training at Spirit of Yoga:
Integral Breath Therapy Level One Training
January 17th – 19th and January 24th- 26th pm 2020 9am – 7:30pm
Fee: $1195 (register by January 3rd, 2020 to receive a $200 early registration discount)
This 6 day Intensive Training Program is a split weekend format designed for professionals looking personal as well as professional transformation. The primary intention for this method is to educate the participants in the various use of the breath tools that can be used in their current clinical practice. This unique and powerful modality integrates various tools and techniques with Conscious Connected Breathing. With the ability to expand, explore, release and heal, this program is structured to include personal as well as professional transformation. Experience directly the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual benefits of this powerful modality. This mind body therapy will add a new dimension to your practice as a counselor, health care provider, educator, or coach. If your vision is to expand your practice and deepen the effectiveness of your relationship with your clients, then join us for the next step in your professional training.
Sign-up with Carol on her website at: https://www.integrationconcepts.net/calendar
Held at Spirit of Yoga | 1420 E. Southern Ave. Tempe AZ 85282