Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training (SYHET)
Friday, October 8, 2021 – Saturday, October 23, 2021
800-HOUR PROFESSIONAL YOGA THERAPY PROGRAM
Taught in three modules (in person TBD) with additional distance learning, plus 250-hour mentored practicum.
Prerequisite: 200-hour yoga teacher training certificate from accredited school
The goal of the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator is to empower participants in their own Self-healing through the practice of asana, pranayama, conscious relaxation techniques, vegetarian diet, positive thinking tools, and meditation practices.
Practical tools, foundation concepts and philosophical knowledge are gained to create the framework for more advanced study as one progresses through the program. Emphasis is placed on understanding the subtler aspects of the causes of disease and stress in the individual.
Common health conditions addressed include chronic stress, respiratory disorders, cardiovascular conditions, diabetes, auto-immune disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, psychology, etc.
Intensive study in Yoga psychology, the therapeutic effects of meditation practice, the theory of karma and disease, counseling techniques based in the Vedic sciences, Ayurveda psychology, anatomy, physiology, and pathology, as well as understanding the root cause of addiction and behaviors are covered in the curriculum. Thus, the Yoga Health Educator has the knowledge and intuitive capacity to be a positive and healthy instrument of healing.