Yoga Therapy & Physical Health Case Studies

Dive into an insightful exploration of yoga therapy, where each week unveils a new case study focusing on a range of physical health issues. Engage in a comprehensive examination of biomedical data, alongside the application of yogic and Ayurvedic theories to formulate effective and individualized therapeutic plans for clients. Explore diverse case studies encompassing musculoskeletal and systemic conditions, including chronic pain management and various ailments.

Who Is This Course For?
This course caters to a diverse range of professionals and individuals seeking to enhance their expertise in the realms of yoga, mental health, coaching, and personal growth. 

The course is designed to benefit:

Yoga Teachers: Yoga instructors looking to transcend the physical aspects of their practice, and delve into the integration of mental health and coaching within their teachings. This course empowers them to provide invaluable support to their students, nurturing emotional equilibrium and mental well-being.

Wellness Coaches: Aspiring or experienced wellness coaches seeking a deeper understanding of mental health dynamics and neuroscience and yoga philosophy, and how these insights can be effectively harnessed to assist clients in realizing their holistic wellness aspirations.

Mental Health Professionals: Esteemed mental health practitioners, including psychologists, therapists, and social workers, who aspire to broaden their skillset and explore innovative approaches to mental well-being, fostering even greater efficacy in their therapeutic interventions.

Individuals Interested in Personal Growth: Those with an avid interest in personal growth and development, seeking to equip themselves with essential skills for self-improvement and assisting others in their personal and professional journeys toward fulfillment.

Yoga Therapists: Yoga therapists looking to enrich their professional toolbox with valuable continuing education opportunities. This course offers them specialized insights to further elevate their practice and offer enhanced support to their clients.

Chronic Pain Management

Low Back, Knee, Neck, Wrist & Gait Issues

Holistic Approach to Diabetes Control

Effective Strategies for Auto-Immune Disease

Yoga Therapy for Obesity Management

Enhancing Cardiovascular Health through Yoga Practice

Alleviating Digestive Disorders with Yogic Interventions

Learning Objectives:

  • Attain a comprehensive understanding of case studies from a holistic yogic and Ayurvedic perspective.
  • Master the art of conducting thorough intakes for yoga therapy sessions, refining assessment skills based on yogic and Ayurvedic principles.
  • Acquire proficiency in designing precise and effective therapeutic plans in alignment with individual assessments.

Course Modules:

  • Foundations of Yoga: Delve into the rich philosophical insights of Patañjali’s Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, and the Bhagavad Gita. Explore the intricate connection between the mind, nature’s forces, and the holistic framework for achieving optimum health and well-being.

  • Comprehensive Biomedical and Psychological Insights: Gain a deeper understanding of brain anatomy, physical health, and their connection to holistic well-being. Explore common health conditions and treatment mechanisms, bridging the gap between yoga therapy and conventional medicine.

  • Teaching and Therapeutic Proficiency: Cultivate effective communication skills, adapting teaching methodologies for diverse learning styles. Explore the effects of various yogic techniques, modifications, and contraindications in addressing individual-specific pathologies.

  • Application of Yoga Tools: Hone your skills through hands-on experience, working with real clients to apply asana, pranayama, dhyana, and chanting. Develop expertise in planning and modifying therapy courses, keeping in mind short- and long-term goals and individual progress.

  • Professional Ethics and Best Practices: Foster a strong ethical foundation, regulatory compliance, and the value of personal and professional growth within a supportive community.

Course Logistics:

  • Location: Online via Zoom, 10am-11am PST
  • Application Window: Now Open!
  • Course Start Dates (Yearly): October 4, 2024 –February 21, 2024 
  • Cost: $750 ($50 application fee)
  • Hours: 20


Join us on this transformative journey, where the fusion of ancient wisdom and modern science comes together to create a holistic approach to physical well-being and healing.

To access the application page, kindly register on our website. We look forward to welcoming you!

At the completion of the course you will be an Optimal State Physical Health 2 – Yoga Therapy Case Studies for Physical Health. You will receive a Certificate of Completion registered with International Associate of Yoga Therapists. This course counts for 30-hours of continuing education credits.


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