800 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training

800 Hour  Yoga Therapy Teacher Training is under process of accreditation. If you wish to apply for Yoga Therapy course you can start from 300 H program. Please consult us vedanshayoga@gmail.com if you have any further questions.

800 Hour Yoga Therapy Training Course is absolutely unique course that prepares high qualified yoga practitioner that is different from simple yoga instructor according standard of IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapy)

Who is Yoga Therapist?

Yoga therapist is a person who got certified according to competition of  particular specific education and able to perform the appropriate application of  teachings and practices of asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra, lifestyle changes in a therapeutic context in order to support a consistent yoga practice that will increase self-awareness and engage the client/student’s energy in the direction of desired goals.

What is a goal of Yoga Therapy?

The goals of yoga therapy include eliminating,reducing, or managing symptoms that cause suffering; improving function; helping to prevent the occurrence of underlying causes of illness; and moving toward improved health and well being.

What allowed to do for Yoga Therapist?

According International Association of Yoga Therapists there are some limitations in practice of certified yoga therapist. Here you can see what allowed to do for Yoga therapist and what not https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.iayt.org/resource/resmgr/docs_Certification_ALL/docs_certification/scopeofpractice/2016-09-01_iayt_scope_of_pra.pdf

300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training800 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training 

Total Duration – 2 Years

Course Design

Level I – 300 Hours

31 days


Yoga Therapy Foundation
Vedansha retreat Center, Rishikesh India

Completiton of 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training course Yoga Alliance Certified

1 year of teaching

1 year of self practice

Level II – 200 Hours, residential

27 days


Yoga Therapy Master
Vedansha retreat Center, Rishikesh India
Competition of  Level I, can be done together with Level I or separately

Level III – 300 Hours, distance

or residential

Yoga Therapy Practicum

Yoga Therapy practicum

At your community place, should be done within rest of months according teaching program

Internship in Rishikesh

Competition of  Level I, II,
Study days
Free day
Level I 27 days
Monday to Saturday
Certificate of Attendance
1900 USD
Level II 31 days
Monday to Saturday
Certificate of Attendance
2100 USD

Level III distance


Level III 31 days residential

Exact days mentioned in schedule

Monday to Saturday


Certificate of Yoga Therapist after successful exam





Benefits of Yoga therapy teacher training

-new opportunity in career

-new level of yoga classes with more individual way of health support

-learn more than 200 different diseases, it’s pathology, physiology, applied asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra support

-work more individually with clients and support their health issues

-become not only simple yoga teacher but wellness & health consultant

-use yoga therapy methods to support your health and prevent sickness in your body

-be expert in treatment of scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis and different types of back pain

-know which herbal therapy should be used by headache, cough, fatigue, depression

-learn how to prevent cold, flu, high blood pressure, diabetes with yoga methods

800 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Syllabus

When you finish Level I of the 800 hr training, you will also qualify for a Yoga Alliance RYT 500 Yoga Teacher. To get Yoga Therapist certification you will need to continue education in Level II & III programs.

Level I+II divided in Modules:

1. Muscle-skeletal disorders (spine, neck, hips, knees, shoulders) & Respiratory diseases

2. Gastrointestinal disorders and  Cardio-Vascular system disorders

3. Nervous and urogenital systems disorders

4. Sensor organs diseases and disorders

5. Psychic  and somatic disorders

6. Traumatic, professional and Cancer diseases

7. Ayurveda foundation in yoga therapy

8. Autoimmune diseases

yoga therapy teacher training rishikesh indiaIncluded:

Certificate of yoga therapy teacher after successful completion of 800 H Level I+II+III, After Level I – 500 RYT, after Level I + II – Simple Certificate of Yoga Therapist 

Theoretical and practical skills in yogic treatment of common diseases.

Mala (string
of beads) energised by our Guru Ji Yogachariya Dr. S.K.Pandey, PhD (Yoga & Naturopathy).



3 times of yogic nutrition, beverages.

Study materials.

Cleansing Kit.

Cleansing yoga session

T-shirts (1) with symbolic of school.

excursions in Himalaya.(2 in 200 H & 3 in 300 H )

1 short aura check up.

ayurvedic massages.(2 in 200 H & 3 in 300 H )

Accompanying and supporting during time of staying in the Institute, help provided 24 Hours.

Optional for Extra payment:

Pick up and drop.

Other ayurvedic procedures.

Ayurvedic doctor conculatation.

Number of excursions more than mentioned above.

Detailed Aura check-up with providing of written report about Aura statement, disturbances in Aura if they are present, supporting methods and treatment advices of naturopathic specialist (individual plan of asana postures, pranayama, herbs, meditative practice).

Detailed horoscope assessment.

Extra night of accommodation.

Check in : 13:00 pm | Check out:12:00 pm

Time Table for Level I & II 800 Hour Yoga Teacher Training:

06:00 – 06:30  Wake up and cleansing.

06:30 – 07:00  Shatkriya and herbal tea (yogic cleansing with Jala neti (special techniques of nose cleansing),

07:00 – 08:50  Yoga Therapy practical class

08:30 – 09:30  Pranayama: breathing exercises.

09:30 – 10:30  Breakfast: special yogic menu.

10:30 – 11:30  Ayurveda/teaching methodology/applied yoga Therapy

11:30 – 12:30 Yoga therapy theory class.

13:00 – 14:00  Lunch.

14:00 – 15:00  Free time.

15:00 – 16:00  Yoga anatomy/ therapeutic asana alignment and adjustment

16:00 – 17:30  Yoga Therapy instructed self study/Yoga Therapy sequencing/work with patient

17:30 – 18:30  Yoga Nidra/ guided Meditation: guided relaxation practice, meditation and concentration.

18:30 – 19:30  Dinner.

19:30 – 22:00  Free time.

22:00 – 06:00  Sleep.

Level III Time table will be discussed individually


Give yoga therapy class to your peers under control of teacher, give yoga Therapy sessions.

A written theory test

Short research work in Yoga Therapy

Documented mentor supervised hours of classes and proper documentation of work in case of yoga Therapy practicum on place

Note:- Time table can be changed during to teaching process.

Yoga Therapy by Arterial Hypertonus and Sclerosis

IAYT Competencies Covered

Section 1. Yoga Foundations

Category 1.1. Yoga Teachings and Philosophy

Category 1.2. Yoga and the Mind 

Section 2. Biomedical and Psychological Foundations

Category 2.1. Anatomy and Physiology 

Category 2.3. Psychology and Mental Health

Category 2.4. Additional Knowledge 

Section 3. Yoga Therapy Tools and Therapeutic Skills

Category 3.1. Yoga Therapy Tools

Category 3.2. Basic Principles of the Therapeutic Relationship

Category 3.3. Principles and Skills for Educating Clients/Students 

Category 3.4. Principles and Skills for Working with Groups 

Section 5. Professional Practice

Category 5.1. Ethical Principles

Category 5.2. Legal, Regulatory, and Business Issues Pertaining to Yoga Therapy

Category 5.4. Personal and Professional Development and Continuing Education 

Completion Requirements

Students have demonstrated understanding of course learning objectives by their supervised or internship practicum, 85 %  attendance at all lectures, participation in practice teaching &  teaching sessions, and completion of written test.

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