The Foundations Training for Yoga-Informed Psychotherapy is a 30 hr training aimed at introducing the practitioner to the use of Yoga in treatment. Through didactic presentation, experiential work, guided practice, group process and consultation, participants will walk away with a foundation in yoga philosophy and psychology, and in-depth skills for a spectrum of mental health concerns. Yoga skills adapted for mental health in this training include: yoga asana, kriyas, restorative yoga, pranayama, mantra, mudra, meditation and Aryuveda.
Learn Yoga's framework of holistic health and explore ways that it can be adapted in working in the field of mental health.
Learn the science of breath, how it affects neurophysiology, and its connection with Yoga and mental health interventions.
Learn therapeutic applications of Yoga techniques that can be applied to practice with mood disorders, addiction, chronic pain and the survivor client.
Incorporate Yoga-Informed psychotherapeutic assessment tools.
Develop an embodied professional self.
Learn the somatic psychotherapy framework that integrates with Yoga and Psychotherapy.
Understand when to refer out to a Yoga Therapist and other specialty providers.
Participants must complete an application, currently be engaged in a yoga practice and demonstrate an interest in incorporating this method into their work. Participants can be therapists in training, counselors, social workers, community advocates, supervisors, psychologists and psychiatrists.
2 Weekend Intensives (Saturday-Sunday) from 10-6pm.
1 Online Group Consultation
EarlyBird by August 4th: TBA
Regular price after August 4th: TBA
Eligible for CEUS and a Certification of Completion in Yoga-Informed Psychotherapy Foundations Training