Yoga Mango 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training with a Yoga Therapy Focus Programme accredited by Yoga Alliance Professionals
For anyone with an interest in learning to teach yoga with a yoga therapy focus. For yoga practitioners, health and body work professionals. For yourself or training you to work professionally with others. A 200- hour yoga teacher training programme with a yoga therapy focus.
This teacher training course runs over 16 modules with 30 days, 180 contact hours and an additional 20 non-contact hours, comprising a 200-hour therapy module. Experiential learning with therapy sequences, eight limbs of yoga, asana modifications combined with an introduction to Ayurveda, the medicine sister of yoga, the endocrine system, a study of common conditions, joints, modifications, prohibitions, precautions, pranayama and meditation together with mindful movement. Online booking is available through www.yogamango.com.
Your principal teacher:
Christine is a yoga therapist (PG Dip IYT) with additional specialist training in Ayurveda and Mindfulness. She is CNHC registered and accredited by The British Council for Yoga Therapy. She is a Yoga Alliance Professionals Senior Teacher, a Yoga Alliance Professionals Certified Trainer and a British Wheel of Yoga Teacher. She is also a registered teacher for the Lower Healthy Backs Programme and a trained teacher of Yoga for Cancer, a Reiki Teacher and Oriental Remedial Therapist. She’s also experienced pain! She incorporates her journey of learning that has taken her on many paths, many teachers and many yoga traditions into her yoga therapy training.
(Christine has also written a series of back helper books include Arthritis; Sciatica; Neck, Shoulders & Hips; Pregnancy and Post-Natal Lower Back Health; Osteoporosis; Scoliosis; Herniated Disc and Pinched Nerve and Yoga Back Care for Sports. These are approved by doctors including the Pregnancy and Post-Natal Lower Back Health receiving an endorsement of the potential benefits of this approach to a multitude of health problems from a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.)
Name of Course:
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programme with Yoga Therapy
Number of Modules:
- Body Made Simple
- Lesson Planning
- Yoga Philosophy Overview
- Asana Therapy Breakdown
- Kriyas and Auric Sheaths
- Chakras and the Endocrine System
- Precautions, Prohibitions and Modifications
- Ayurveda Introduction
- 8 Limbs of Yoga
- Mudras, Mandalas, Mantras and Yantras
- Mindfulness, a Modern Approach
- Tibetan Yoga Lineage
- Breathing and Pranayama
- Mindful Movement
- You and Teaching
Provisional dates 2018 -2019
One weekend per month – Oct 2019
Total 13 months
The 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Programme with a Yoga Therapy Focus is a comprehensive, accredited, yoga therapy course for anyone interested in yoga teacher training and yoga therapy with its practical application together with a look at yoga as a medicine and yoga’s sister science, Ayurveda.
Suitable also for yoga practitioners and health and body work professionals.
This course can be for yourself or to use as a professional accredited training qualification to work with others.
The course runs over 30 days with additional, practical interim practice assignments.
The course is practically based with sequences and practical asana/pranayama yoga therapy throughout. There is also the opportunity to plan and teach within the course.
This is a practical, experiential programme with sequence practices throughout – an immersion in yoga therapy.
Body Made Simple:
Anatomy & Physiology;
Skeletal System; Muscular System; Respiratory System; Cardiovascular System
Lesson planning; yoga styles; class plans; aims; outcomes; assessment; evaluation; teaching methods; counter-poses; warm-ups
Yoga Philosophy Overview:
Includes Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Asana Therapy Breakdown:
Asanas and their Benefits
Kriyas and Auric Sheaths:
Kriya Cleansing and Auric Sheaths
Chakras and the Endocrine System:
Chakras and a Mini-Glandular Journey
Precautions, Prohibitions and Modifications:
In relation to a number of common conditions
Ayurveda, the science of life and sister science of yoga; Doshas; Ayurvedic Yoga for the Doshas; Gunas; Food; Spices; Tastes; Beauty; Determining your Dosha
8 Limbs of Yoga:
Yamas and Niyamas
Practices and Benefits
Mudras; Bandhas; Mandalas; Mantras and Yantras:
Mindfulness, A Modern Approach:
Tibetan Yoga Lineage:
Tibetan Heart Yoga; obstacles; antidotes; 9 levels; powers; modes of focus
Breathing and Pranayama:
Practices and Benefits; 7 Pranayamas
Mindful Movement Practices
You and Teaching:
Your teaching practice; marketing you
Students should bring a pen and notebook
Course notes will be provided
Mats/blocks are provided; students welcome to bring their own
Books for optional, further reading:
Restful Yoga for Stressful Times, Judith Hanson Lasater – Rodmell Press
Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha, Swami Satyananda Saraswati, Bihar Yoga Publications
Yoga as Medicine, Timothy McCall – Bantham
Mindfulness, Mark Williams and Dany Penman - Piatkus
The Power of Breath, Swami Saradananda - dbp
Yogic Management of Common Diseases, Swami Karmananda - Bihar Yoga Publications
Yoga Anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews – Human Kinetics
The Human Body Made Simple, Eran Tamir – Churchill Livingston
Yoga Sequencing, Mark Stephens – North Atlantic Books
The Heart of Asana, Dr Kaustub Desikachar – Media Garuda
The Heart of Yoga, TKV Desikachar – Inner Traditional International
Yoga, The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness, Erich Schiffman – Pocket Books
Asana Learning Deck, Mikelle Terson - Yoga Blossom
The New Book of Yoga – The Sivananda Yoga Centre
Insight Yoga, Sarah Powers – Shambhala
Yogic Management of Ashtma and Diabetes, Dr Swama Shankardevananda – Bihar Publications
Yoga and Cardiovascular Management, Swama Satyananda Saraswati – Bihar Publications
Yoga & Ayurveda, Self-Healing and Self-Realization, David Frawley – Lotus
The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies, Vasant Lad – Piatkkus
Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Swami Muktibohananda - Bihar Yoga Publications
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali , Sri Swami Satchidananda – Integral Yoga Publications – many versions of Patanjali available
The Upanishads - Penguin Classics
The Bhagavad Gita, a guide to navigating the battle of life, Ravi Ravinda or Stoler Miller, numerous versions inc Penguin Classics)
Awakening the Spine, Vanda Scaravelli
Anyone without yoga experience is asked to complete 40 hours yoga practice either before or during this training module.
Students will be required to complete observational diaries at home, between modules and to practise different yoga therapy sequences as part of their non-contact hours.
Students will also be required to write a class plan.
There will be observational class assessments when students will be given the opportunity to lead yoga therapy practices.
30 days contact hours (1000-1700)
Non-contact hours, 20
t.b.c – provisional dates above
Students should attend 90% of the course. Should the student miss a day/module, they will need to agree with the teacher when to catch up. The trainer reserves the right to charge additional fees for any catch-up time.
Students may be able to attend a missed day on another course, subject to availability.
This yoga teacher training programme is accredited by Yoga Alliance Professionals.
We reserve the right to amend any of the above conditions at any time throughout the course.
This is a practically orientated programme with immersion in poses, sequences, pranayama and relaxation to benefit the whole body/mind.
Exploration of yoga therapy through teaching, questions and answers, experiential learning.
Opportunity to lead yoga therapy poses, sequences for the students.