Winter 2011 Training


October 28-November 11 and January 20-February 2

*Registration open*

For more information contact Ananda Devii’ka Ma’ at (707)478-2745 or e-mail yogatherapybliss@gmail.com

*We are registered provider number 15162 with the Board of Registered Nursing. Eligible students may receive up to 156 hours of Continuing Education Credits.

The Ananda Wellness Yoga Therapy Training offers a unique opportunity for in-depth study under some of the leading experts in the field of Yoga Therapy. A highly regarded and comprehensive program, this training gives students exposure to a wide array of yogic tools and techniques for bringing health and wellness to others. The program also provides an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the yogic lifestyle, deepen in their meditation and yoga practices and experience the richness of living in spiritual community. Our students often report that the training has not only provided them with a comprehensive knowledge base but also a profound experience of personal transformation that is shared in a deeply loving space with classmates.

This program is registered with Yoga Alliance as a 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training with an emphasis in Yoga Therapy, for students who have completed an approved 200 hour yoga teacher training. A 300 hour Yoga Therapy Certification is awarded to all students.

The Yoga Therapy Training will takes place at the retreat site of Isis Oasis in Geyserville, California.

In this training, students will learn diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for the treatment of a variety of common conditions. The causes of disease will be considered from both Western and Ayurvedic viewpoints. Each day we will practice asanas related to the topic covered.

Areas of study will include:

  • Yogic knowledge and psychology as they relate to Yoga Therapy
  • This will include study of the Kosas, Samskara, development of mind, Yama and Niyama, Sankya, samadhi, tanmantras and similiar topics

  • Ayurveda for the Yoga Therapist – diagnostic and applied
  • doshas, diet, fasting, shat karmas, use of teas, spices and simple herbs

  • Yogic Tools and the individualized prescription of asanas and yogic techniques
  • Physiology of common disease conditions
  • Anatomy and Structural Yoga – postural assessment, diagnosis and adjustment
  • Yoga Therapy for a variety of common conditions – cancer, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, stroke, obesity, pain management and more
  • Yoga Therapy methods for managing and healing a variety of psychological conditions – depression, anxiety, grief, Bi Polar disorder, spiritual emergence and more.
  • Yoga Nidra practices for relaxation and pain management
  • Yogic and Ayurvedic Diet for healing
  • Vedic Prayers and other Mantras for healing

Yoga Therapy Training Daily Schedule

6:30 am – Morning Meditation

7:30 am – Asana Class

9:00 am – Breakfast

9:30 am – Morning Lecture/Class (daily topics will vary)

1:00 pm – Lunch and Free Time

2:30 pm – Afternoon Lecture/Class (daily topics will vary)

5:00 pm – Personal Asana Time

5:30 pm – Evening Meditation

6:30 pm – Dinner and Free Time

Yoga Therapy Training Location

The Ananda Wellness Yoga Therapy Trainings will be held at the retreat center of Isis Oasis in Geyserville, which is located on ten acres of a beautiful land with a lodge, swimming pool and spa and the theatre where the program will be held.You will enjoy the site with the huge oak tree where you sit under in your leasure time. There are nearby towns that you might enjoy to visit and combine your learning with the friendly tourist atmosphere of Sonoma County and wine country. You can fly to Santa Rosa directly, or to the bigger airports in San Francisco and Oakland. The airport Buses are available and they will bring you close, a few miles from the training site.

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Winter Yoga Therapy Training: Registration Currently Open 

November 10-23, 2010 and January 28- February 11, 2011

27 Day Program plus Home Study

To reserve a space, call Ananda Devii’ka Ma’, the co-director of Guru Kula Institute:

Call (707)478-2745

or e-mail yogatherapybliss@gmail.com

Yoga Therapy Training Location

Santa Rosa, CA

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