The most intensive and comprehensive yoga therapy diploma in Europe. A professional program in where a yoga instructor will learn everything she/he needs to know about applying yoga tools in order to give yoga therapy. A unique combination of yoga therapy studies (Viniyoga, Iyengar, and Ayurveda) and physiotherapy that enables and gives on-going support (through on-going mentoring) for yoga instructors to give yoga therapy sessions with safety and confidence.
The training takes place overlooking the awesome bay of Agios Pavlos in South Crete. The hotel is located on a small cliff with great views of the picturesque sandy beach with lovely warm and crystal clear blue waters. The beach is only 50 meters from the rooms while incredible stretches of sand dunes lie only 10 minutes walk away. The region is one of exceptional natural beauty.
Rugged and unspoiled, the area offers breathtaking scenery and glorious beaches making this a very special place to visit. The rooms are available for single or twin use. (Note: Yoga Therapy Greece can find someone to share if you are on your own). All rooms have an en-suite bathroom, air-con, a balcony, and a great sea view.
Agios Pavlos Hotel is a friendly family run hotel and includes a fine restaurant, a cafe-snack bar and the bar The Cave.
You will discover how to build a therapeutic relationship, how to read different bodies and how to build yoga therapy practices based on people’s goals and needs, incorporating all yoga models such as postural and breathing assessments, vayus, koshas, doshas, pranayamas, mantras and mudras, as well as asanas and the way to modify them.
Training will enable yoga instructors to give one-on-one yoga therapy sessions to people with muscular imbalances, mental health problems, women’s health issues as well as most of the Medical Conditions that you will probably encounter.
On Saturday, 10th August 2019 you will be welcomed and the orientation starts. You'll close the first day with a delicious dinner. On Sunday morning, you start the long and transformational training per se and finish after two weeks on Sunday, morning 25th August 2019 after a nutritious breakfast.
The yoga therapy training takes place for 13 days and you have a free Sunday on 18th August. It consists of 117 hours of lecture and practice hours, four hours of personal mentoring with the leading yoga therapist through skype for the two case studies, 50 hours of documented practice with clients of your own out of which 12 hours will be part of the two case studies, personal study from a well-chosen reading list as well as personal practice and assignments. Please note ongoing mentoring will be available as you take on your own clients.
You will learn about the mental health issues and practice what yoga can offer based on the latest findings in neuroscience and body-oriented psychotherapy for restoring balance through pranayama and mantra and how to practice yoga in a meditative state for trauma, depression, and anxiety.
You will learn about the major immunity challenges and practice what yoga, as well as life style choices, can do to alter the physiology and the psychology in case of
Lectures on the latest research findings, yoga practices using all the yogic tools and the rationale behind them, breathing techniques, meditation, and philosophy as well as dietary and lifestyle advice complement this intensive and unique yoga therapy training.
During the intensive yoga therapy training, the leading yoga therapist gives a yoga therapy to every participant, while the participants will have the opportunity to evaluate "patients" in five categories such as structural, nervous system and breath, Ayurveda, psychology, and spirituality and be able to practice in a safe and supported environment yoga therapies before they start giving yoga therapy sessions with the clients in their case studies and in general.
Goodbye day and the start of an on-going mentoring through personal supervisions that will support you in the first yoga therapies that you will give. After the breakfast you will leave full of knowledge and deep understanding of the clinical applications of yoga therapy and Viniyoga.
The Yoga Therapy Greece’s Yoga therapy diploma follows the newest standards of the International Association of Yoga Therapists in terms of methodology of yoga therapy, the yoga therapy tools and therapeutic skills, the competencies in biomedical and psychological foundations, the practicum, the mentoring, and much more.
This training will take place in Southern Crete, Greece.
Heraklion International Airport
Transfer not provided
Most people arrive by air to Crete into Heraklion airport (HER) or Chania airport (CHQ). They are both approximately the same distance with the transfer taking about two hours by taxi or hire car ( price not included). We can arrange for the sharing of taxis to reduce costs. There are also ferries from Piraeus (Athens) and Santorini to Crete should you want to combine your visit with other areas of Greece.
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