Code edu-yoga-therapy-module1
£649.00
Yoga Therapy the Essentials,  introduction to yoga therapy image of a smiling student with a list of yamas and niyamasClick the image to enlarge
Code edu-yoga-therapy-module1
£649.00

Create an immediate impact on your classes as well as your relationships with self and others.

A soulful and clinical dive into yoga therapy, supported with a course work book and online learning platform resources and recordings for your own self-care and to develop solid foundations for your work and life. Through body-centered experiential learning, gain new skills to empower people seeking physical, mental and emotional health. This way of being starts with YOU!

NEXT COURSE DATES

1. ONLINE Autumn 2024 Part 1: 23-24 November 2024 12-7.30pm (UK time), 7am-2.30pm (EST time) - Introduction to yoga therapy workshop weekend (15hrs online) - Dip your toe in before you sign up for the in-depth diploma training, or do this for your own enrichment. BOOK HERE

2. Yoga Therapy: Essential components for yoga therapy (35hrs online & in person) DATES FOR 2025 coming soon

PLEASE NOTE: YOGA UNITED YOGA THERAPY DIPLOMA 2024-25 SOLD OUT

Email education@yogaunited.com to find out more and request a prospectus.

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  • Description

    This 50 hour course has been split into two parts. 

    Create an immediate impact on your classes as well as your relationships with self and others.

    NEXT COURSE DATES

    1. ONLINE Autumn 2024 Part 1: 23-24 November 2024 12-7.30pm (UK time), 7am-2.30pm (EST time) - Introduction to yoga therapy workshop weekend (15hrs online) - Dip your toe in before you sign up for the in-depth diploma training, or do this for your own enrichment. BOOK HERE

    2. Yoga Therapy: Essential components for yoga therapy (35hrs online & in person) DATES FOR 2025 coming soon

    Together, the introduction and essentials make up the basic foundations of yoga therapy and your own self care and professional development for yoga practitioners, yoga teachers, other health professionals and therapists.

    Through body-centered experiential learning, gain new skills to empower people seeking physical, mental and emotional health. This way of being starts with YOU!

    Meet and greet your Self in readiness to inspire others on their healing journey. A discussion with the course director to be accepted onto our diploma in yoga therapy (modules 2-10).

    PLEASE NOTE: YOGA UNITED YOGA THERAPY DIPLOMA 2024-25 IS SOLD OUT

    Email education@yogaunited.com to find out more and request a prospectus.

    A soulful and clinical dive into yoga therapy, with a course work book and online learning platform resources.

    You do not need to be a qualified yoga teacher to join

    • this course is about you
    • your relationship with your self and others
    • how to navigate the waves of life
    • find more ease and flow
    • become sensitive to held patterns and limiting beliefs
    • to enter through the door of the physical body to the resources, wisdom and treasure chest of information you hold inside
    • to create lasting change, healing and more joy in your life
    • As the energy glows from inside you, it radiates outwards and become infectious to everyone around you. 
    How This Course Benefits You
    • Learn skills and effective tools to guide others towards their full potential.
    • Engage in sustainable ability to meet people with a loving presence
    • Cultivate a joyful home practice including off the mat mindfulness-based awareness
    • Deepen your understanding of the physical body, systems and connection between physical pain and mental/emotional suffering
    • Explore your relationship to Self, personal relationships, improve professional ones, and be unapologetically yourself

    You may wish to stay connected and continue to more training, engage in our style of student-centred learning for self care, enrichment and or learn new skills for facilitating yoga classes, courses and workshops. Prepare your foundations and your Self to hold a safe container for other health seekers as CPD or preparation for further courses.

    Primarily an introduction to yoga therapy for self care and to support personal practice, you will  learn new skills with this sensitive and intuitive approach to meet, greet and inspire others on their healing journey as well as yourself. Step away from your every day life and take the opportunity to try out new ways of being within a supported and inclusive environment, and improve inter-personal skills within your field of work, and your life. 

    As well as yoga therapy, we weave in somatic anatomy, body-mind centering, neuro-linguistic programming principles, Patanjali's philosophy on suffering & the yoga path, ayurvedic models to meet anxiety, anger and depression, lower back pain, and explore resistance, the armour we use to protect and shield us from deep connection. 

    We will explore multiple perspectives through which we can understand health, dis-ease and wholeness. . 

    Over 6 days, we will cover:

    Topic 1 – Asana and embodied movement

    You will be guided through embodied mindfulness practices with movement, sequencing, stillness, and self-reflection to access a deeper awareness of body and mind processing.

    Topic 2 – Heart and lungs - experiential anatomy and practices

    You will explore breathing techniques and their influence on the function of the respiratory system, focusing the mind, and changing mood. Heart and metta practices to support heart health and deeper self-compassion

    Topic 3 – Structure and function of the nervous system

    Understanding visceral responses to danger, safety, fear and joy. You will be guided through practices that recover homeostasis and wellbeing including restorative postures and Yoga Nidra.

    Topic 4 – Upper back, shoulder & neck stiffness

    Sequences to address stiffness & pain, connection to held responsibility, the armour of protection from vulnerability, mind and emotions. Meeting the individual needs -  preparation, physical benefits, contra-indications & energetic elements 

    Topic 5 – Anxiety and depression

    Exploring mental health through the lens of the Ayurvedic doshas to assist health seekers in communicating and understanding their own needs, using these principles for co-regulation and offer practices designed to empower the health seeker

    Topic 6 –  Prana & subtle anatomy

    Tune into sensitivity of the energetic pathways through the body, proprioception, interoceptive processing, the senses. 

    Topic 7 – Philosophy, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and the mind

    Ancient theories applied to the present moment - of human nature, suffering and the mind, and that which stands in the way of discovery, recovery, and coming home

    Topic 8 – Language, deep listening, silence, sound and song

    Techniques to nourish the body & mind. Create a space in which to investigate suggestion, invitation, the power of language, permission and trauma sensitivity for yoga teaching, therapy & life


    Course Certification
    Your success in completing the Yoga Therapy Module 1 Foundation Course will be celebrated with a distinguished certificate of participation from Yoga United Education which you can use for CPD.

    The tutors facilitate students through body-centred experience which creates an unforgettably direct route to learning. Tutors aim to ensure a safe space in which to share knowledge, experience profound insight, and practices that support the learning process.

    Tutors encourage students to cultivate a deeper understanding of sadhana, dharma, authenticity and joy.

    Course Director - Judy Hirsh Sampath

    Course Leader and co-founder of Yoga United, Judy Hirsh Sampath brings a creative mix of yoga-based practices to engage health seekers of all ages, sizes and abilities to tune into their own head space and insightful inner wisdom. Judy is dedicated to sharing the magic of this healing modality to ensure those who study with her become empowered, confident and successful professionals in their field. She has been supporting yoga students and therapy clients in self-healing since 2002 in groups, private practice, mental health, and fertility settings. She is qualified yoga teacher (BWY dip), IYN Elder. She is a certified yoga therapist and faculty with Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy (PRYT600), and Certified with International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT), and CNHC UK. 

    During an intensely emotional period in her life, Judy came to a profound insight through receiving yoga therapy. When she asked herself “what would happen if I focused on what is right with me instead of trying to fix what is wrong with me?” Judy has been exploring ways into the body’s wisdom ever since.

    This foundation course is NOT a qualification in yoga therapy. 

    Completion of this module is a pre-requisite for the 600 hour course and counts as part of the hours.

    We are dedicated to deep learning, playful exploration and empowering education.

    We will enquire into the following questions so before you sign up, you may want to reflect on:

    • What does yoga mean to me?
    • How has yoga changed my life?
    • What is my intention for joining the course?
    • Who am I?
    • Judy Hirsh Sampath is a Certified Yoga Therapist, International Association of Yoga Therapy


  • Reviews (5)
    Sharon

    This course was very powerful – a reset, a recalibration and a refresh for me. It is rare I have felt such a shift in my own self-awareness and consciousness from a training course, and such a genuine sense of deep change whilst held in a supportive space and expertly guided.

    JW

    Many thanks for this well thought out and varied course. Extremely interesting and thought provoking. The course has added to my knowledge of yoga and has acted as a springboard to keep learning.

    Helen

    Thank you for all the rich teachings as well as the subtle yet effective way you held us as a group and allowed us to form deep connections, despite not being in the same room together! I feel that it will take a while to absorb the course as there was so much in it – I will be dipping into my workbook and looking back over my notes for weeks to come, and applying what I have learned and incorporating much of it into my practice and teaching.

    MP

    I just wanted to say a huge thank you for this amazing 8 days training - Yoga Therapy The Essentials. It was probably the best thing I've ever done. It opened my eyes to a lot of things, in my personal life and for my yoga journey. All the teachers have been great, and I felt so touched by the whole group. You've created a wonderful training, thank you. We definitely need more of this in our current world.

    Eleanor

    By seeing yoga and its philosophy in a new way, this learning has all made tremendous difference to my life already

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