Yoga Therapy Certificate Course

What is YTCC?

The Yoga Therapy Certificate Course is a programme designed by Swami Vivekananda Anusandhana Samsthana (Vyasa, Bangalore – India). This institution is famous for their aim of making Yoga a socially relevant science and its’ collaborative research into Yoga projects with such institutions like The East Tennessee State University, USA and The Perrott-Warrick Project in the UK.

Vyasa Bangalore is an educational institution with Yoga as their main focus and has published over 300 relevant papers in medical peer-reviewed journals. In addition, over 30 books focusing on Yoga Therapy for the prevention and management of common ailments, including asthma, diabetes, obesity, cancer, etc. have been published by Vyasa.

As a Yoga therapist, the student will learn to counsel, motivate and treat the person seeking therapy. The certificate programme is highly sought after by those who wish to deepen their knowledge of Yoga Practices. The programme is taught by Yoga experts, Doctors and Senior Yoga Masters.

STRUCTURE OF YTCC

YTCC trains students systematically in Yoga Therapy techniques. This course integrates various important aspects of Yoga Asanas (postures), Pranayamas (breathing techniques), Kriyas (cleansing techniques), the essence of Yogic Literature and philosophy into a holistic composite. This integration is known as Integrated Approach to Yoga Therapy, a technique used in our own Yoga Therapy sessions here at Vyasa Singapore.

The student is trained in Yoga therapy to prevent and maintain various ailments and conditions a participant can be afflicted by. The training focuses on understanding the causes and symptoms of these afflictions.

FOUNDATION OF YOGA AND YOGA THERAPY

Concept of Yoga
1. Message of Upanishads
2. Concept of Health
3. Operations at the Panchakosas

Basis of Yoga
1. Streams of Yoga,
2. Patanjali Yoga Sutras

Pancha Kosas and Integrated Approach of Yoga Therapy (IAYT)
1. Annamaya kosa
2. Pranamaya kosa
3. Manomaya kosa
4. Vijnanamaya kosa
5. Anandamaya kosa.

 

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

1. Musculoskeletal system
2. Lymphatic system
3. Respiratory system
4. Digestive system
5. Nervous system
6. Endocrine system
7. Immune system
8. Reproductive system

THE CONCEPT OF STRESS

1. Classification
2. Root Causes
3. Sequential Impact on the Body Systems
4. Operative Dynamics
5. Symptoms
6. Management through Yoga

 

YOGA THERAPY FOR VARIOUS DISEASES

1. Psychiatric disorders
2. Bronchial asthma and Nasal allergy
3. Hypertension, Heart Problems(IHD)
4. Migraine headache
5. Arthritis
6. Back pain
7. Diabetes mellitus
8. Gastro-Intestinal-Disorders (Hyperacidity, Constipation and IBS)
9. Menstrual disorders (Heavy Menstruation and Scanty Menstruation)
10. Obesity
11. Epilepsy
12. Cancer
13. Promotion of Positive Health
14. Menopause
15. Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism
16. Frozen Shoulder
17. Sinusitis

ANALYSIS OF YOGA THERAPY MODULES

1. The Dynamics of Yoga Therapy Practices
2. Interconnectivity of the Vital Systems
3. Reasons for the Web of Symptoms
4. Disease Specific Analysis about

  • Role of different Kriyas
  • Impact of Loosening Practices and Asanas
  • Importance of Relaxation in between the sessions
  • Effect of Breathing Practices and Pranayama
  • Physiology of Concentration and Meditation

 

ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF YOGA THERAPY
1. Cyclic Meditation (CM)
2. Pranic Energisation Technique (PET)
3. Mind Sound Resonance Technique (MSRT)
4. Mudras and Bandhas

DIET PRINCIPLES

1. The Importance of Diet in Holistic Healing
2. The Concept of Therapeutic Diet
3. Principles of Disease Specific Diet Regimen

DISSERTATION

1. The Art of taking Case History
2. General Parameters
3. Disease Specific Parameters
4. Case Studies (05)
5. A Case History Presentation

BASIC SET USED IN YOGA THERAPY PRACTICES

1. Kriyas
2. Asanas
3. Mudras
4. Bandhas
5. Breathing Practices
6. Pranayama
7. Trataka (Dharana)
8. OM Meditation (Dhyana)
9. Cyclic Meditation(Dhyana)

SPECIAL TECHNIQUES TO CURE DIFFERENT AILMENTS

1. Psychiatric disorders
2. Bronchial asthma and Nasal allergy
3. Hypertension, Heart Problems(IHD)
4. Migraine headache
5. Arthritis
6. Back pain
7. Diabetes mellitus
8. Gastro-Intestinal-Disorders (Hyperacidity, Constipation and IBS)
9. Menstrual disorders (Heavy Menstruation and Scanty Menstruation)
10. Obesity
11. Epilepsy
12. Cancer
13. Promotion of Positive Health

ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF YOGA THERAPY

1. Cyclic Meditation (CM)
2. Pranic Energisation Technique (PET)
3. Mind Sound Resonance Technique (MSRT)
4. Kriyas, Mudras and Bandhas

YOGIC COUNSELING TECHNIQUES

Conventional psychology counseling Yogic approach and teaching techniques methods.

PRACTICE OF NINE EXERCISES

TEACHING PRACTICE

Each student has to complete 75 hours of teaching yoga by taking up 05 Case Studies under the guidance of a Certified Yoga Therapy Trainer. This can be completed within one month to two years, depending on the dedication and time commitment of the student.

There are many daily Yoga classes at our VYASA studio at Civil Service Club, 60 Tessensohn Road. Here students can come and complete his/her hours. Become an Assistant Yoga Therapist and complete his/her hours with any senior Yoga therapy Trainer.

Upon completing the 75 hours, the student will be rewarded with his/ her Certificate, acknowledged by the Vice Chancellor of SVYASA. This certificate is internationally recognized and is certified by SVYASA, Bangalore India.

 

Every student has to prepare a Dissertation on three diseases of their choice from the syllabus, after working with five patients.

 

Weekdays Morning Batches

Weekdays Evening Batches

Weekend Morning Batches

(9.30am to 1.30pm)
Every Thursday
(7.00pm to 9.30pm)
Every Friday
(9.30am to 12.00pm)
Every Sunday
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