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~ Yoga Therapy TTC (level 2) ~

12 Months

INR (₹) 60,000 / USD ($) 720

This teacher training course is available from Monday to Saturday. You can start the course as soon as you enroll.

A self-paced program is available. Please send an inquiry to Swasti Yoga Center for more information.

Yoga Tehrapy TTC (Level 2)

1 Year 800 – hour Advanced Yoga Therapy Course

Online Session

Yoga Therapy TTC (Level 2)

Prevent degenerative arthritis, joint pain by preventing cartilage and joint breakdown

Increases immunity by increasing the drainage of lymph and destroying cancerous cells and toxic waste products 

Reduces high blood pressure by Shavasana like relaxation yogic techniques within three months

Lowers insulin resistance, lowers blood sugar and LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and prevents diabetes

Reduces anxiety by lowering levels of stress-hormone cortisol and improving mood

Regular yoga practice improves memory, coordination, reaction time and even IQ scores

Improves lung functions and fights respiratory diseases

Highlights

  • 800-hours Assistant Yoga Therapy Course- Online
  • Live sessions by MD doctors and certified international faculty (three hours per session)
  • Available for national and international students
  • Get a first-hand experience of the yogic lifestyle
  • Hospital and clinical visits, online study material, e books, videos included
  • English instruction. Hindi and Marathi language can be provided if needed.

Certification: Swasti Yoga Centre, ISO certified institute

Duration : 12 Months

Contact hours: 100 hours Direct: 120 hours, Indirect hours: 680 hours

Time commitment (hours per week) 8-10 hours

Pace (weekly): Once

Session (hours): 3 hours each session

Skill level: Advanced, Basic Yoga Therapy, YCB Level 2 certified/ 400 hours TTC yoga trainers eligible

Language: English

Syllabus: Yoga Therapy TTC (Level 2) Full Syllabus (click here to check syllabus)

Pricing (INR): 60,000 INR

Maximum group size: 8

Level 2 Yoga TTC (Yoga therapy Level 2) YCB assessment and certification fees: 300 USD (Foreign Students)

What's not included

  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Yoga props
  • Yoga Certification Board (Govt. of India) Yoga Exam fees

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

Teaching Faculty

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Dr. Vikas Chothe

Swasti’s founder, Dr.Vikas Chothe, holds an MD, PhD in Ayurvedic medicine with Yoga Certification from AYUSH and QCI India. He has worked as a Yoga Ambassador for the government of India and is currently an examiner for YCB Yoga examination at TQ Cert (TATA projects) for the Yoga Certification Board. He has been working as a lead examiner since the beginning of the Yoga Certification Scheme in 2016 and has conducted exams for more than 3,000 students till date. Dr.Vikas has been invited by Indian Embassy Austria, Malaysia and Armenia and has visited USA, China, Malaysia, Italy and European countries for propagation of Yoga and Ayurveda. He is also yoga school auditor for the Yoga Certification Board (YCB) creating quality standards in yoga schools globally.

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Shwetambari Vikas Chothe

Dr.Shwetambari Chothe is a certified Level 3 Yoga Teacher and Evaluator by government of India, consulting homeopath, assistant professor in LMF Homoeopathic Medical College, Pune, and co-founder of Swasti Yoga Centre. Since childhood, she had a keen interest in yoga and Indian culture. She is a great chef with Ayurveda healthy cooking as her specialty. Qualifications: MD Homoeopath, Anatomy and Physiology expert, yoga teacher and practitioner for six years.

Yoga Therapy TTC (Level 1) Syllabus

COURSE INFORMATION

1. Name of the Certification: Yoga Therapist

2. Requirement/ Eligibility:
a. For open candidates there is no eligibility criteria
b. For admission in the course it is suggested/ desired that the candidate should be graduate in any health stream or have completed Basic Yoga Therapy Course.

3. Brief Role Description: Master Trainers in Yoga educational Institutions, Yoga training Courses and training programs. He or she can also act as Yoga Therapist under Medical professionals. Can teach in yoga studios, hospitals , Institutions of higher Learning.

4. Minimum age: No age limit

5. Personal Attributes: The job requires individual to have good communication skills, time management skills and ability to understand the body language of the trainees. The job requires individual to possess key qualities such as self discipline, confidence, maturity, patience, compassion, active listening, time management, empathetic, language proficiency, engaging with students, dedication to teaching, ability to build caring relationships with students, friendliness and approachability, Independent, credible, analytical skills etc.

6. Duration of course: Not less than 800 hours or not less than 15 month as part time or not less than 9 month as full time course.

8. Mark Distribution:

Total Marks: 200 (Theory: 80+Practical – 120)

Theory
Unit No.Unit nameMarks
1Yoga and Health20
2Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology, Diseases20
3Therapeutic practices of Yoga20
4Yoga as Therapy20
 Total80
Practical
S No.Practical WorkMarks
1Demonstration Skills60
2Therapeutic Skills20
2Teaching and evaluation Skills20
3Application of knowledge10
4Field Experience (Healthcare settings)10
 Total120

PART 1

YOGIC CONCEPT OF HEALTH
  • WELLNESS
  • ILLNESS
  • CONCEPT OF SWASTHYA (HEALTHY CONDITON)
  • CONCEPT OF ATUR (DISEASED CONDITON)
YOAYURVEDA AND YOGIC PHYSIOLOGY
  • Prakruti Parikshana (Determining one’s Personality constitution)
  • Important Yoga practices as per one’s Prakriti (Personality constitution)
  • Marmas, Bandhas and Cakras
  • Compliance of students and patients of yoga
  • Contraindications in yoga
  • Common injuries in yoga
  • Relationship of yoga to the rest of the medical community

PART 2

MODERN ANATOMY
  • Anatomical terminology
  • Anatomical Position
  • Organisation of the body
  • Body tissue types
  • Ligaments
  • Tendons
  • Fascia
  • Joint flexibility
  • Cartilage
  • Functions of cartilage
  • Bone
  • Functions of bone
  • Characteristics of bone
  • Types of bone
  • Muscle Tissue
  • Functions of muscle tissue
  • Nervous Tissue
  • Tissue Injury and Inflammation
EXCERCISE PHYSIOLOGY & YOGIC PHYSIOLOGY
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Anatomical Position
  • Anaerobic metabolism: anaerobic energy production
  • Aerobic metabolism: metabolism of glucose in the presence of oxygen
  • Muscle Physiology
  • Muscle Fibre Types
  • Slow twitch (ST) fibres
  • Fast twitch (FT) fibres
  • Muscle Response to Training
  • Muscle Strength
  • Muscle Fatigue
  • Enhancing muscle performance
  • Cardiopulmonary Training
  • Fitness testing
  • Functional analysis of the gait (walking) cycle
  • Essential Components of the Gait (Walking) Cycle
  • Major problems found in walking
HATHA YOGA: A BALANCE BETWEEN STRENGTH, FLEXIBILITY AND RELAXATION
  • Increasing Strength, Flexibility and Relaxation with Hatha Yoga
  • Principles of stretching in yoga
  • Principles of strengthening in yoga
  • Stimulation of nerve reflexes
  • Nerve reflexes
  • The myotatic (stretch) reflex
  • Reciprocal innervation or reciprocal relaxation
EFFECTS OF PHYSICAL YOGA
  • Immediate effects of physical yoga
  • Increased circulation through yoga
  • Yogic facilitation of neuromuscular control
  • Yogic regulation of the autonomic nervous system (ANS)
  • Use of meditative practices to regulate the nervous system
  • Physical exercises (Asana)
  • Static postures (asanas)
  • Dynamic exercises (vinyasas)
  • Breath-control (Pranayama)
  • Yogic use of hyperventilation
  • Dangers of hyperventilation
  • Yogic use of hypoventilation
  • Dangers of hypoventilation
  • Yogic purification and energy control (bandhas, mudras and kriyas)
  • Bandhas – muscle locks and energy guides
  • Kriyas – yogic internal cleansing processes
  • Mudras – yogic energy-control
  • Viparita karani mudra (inverted practice)
  • San mukhi mudra (energy-control and sense-control)
  • Bandha Hatha Yoga:
  • Central bandhas: co-activations of opposing muscles in spinal joint complexes
  • Peripheral bandhas: co-activations of opposing muscles in upper and lower limb joint complexes
  • A Safe Approach to the use of Bandhas in Yoga Exercises
  • Non-physical Yoga: Meditative Practices (Pratayahara, Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi) and Ethical Disciplines (Yama and Niyama)
  • IMPORTANCE OF FOLLOWING DINACHARYA AND RITUCHARYA FOR WELL BEING.
  • ROLE OF AHARA, NIDRA AND BRAHMACHARYA IN WELLNESS

PART 3

THE SKELETAL SYSTEM
  • Classification of Bones
  • Axial Skeleton
  • Appendicular Skeleton
  • The articular (joint) system
  • Classification of Joints Synovial Joints
  • Function of synovial joints
  • Movements about a synovial joint
  • Joint complexes
THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM
  • Skeletal Muscle Structure
  • Types of Skeletal Muscle Activations
  • Isotonic muscle activations
  • Concentric muscle activations
  • Eccentric muscle activations
  • Isometric muscle activations
  • Muscle Actions and Roles
  • Factors Affecting Muscle Function
  • Role of a muscle
  • Number of joints crossed by the muscle
  • Type of joint movement or exercise
  • Open-chain (OC) movement or exercises
  • Closed-chain (CC) movement or exercises
  • Weight-bearing (WB) exercises
  • Non weight-bearing (NWB) exercises
  • Working with Muscle Groups in Hatha Yoga Postures
THE ‘SHOULDER JOINT COMPLEX & AMSA BANDHA
  • Bones of the shoulder joint complex
  • Clavicle
  • Scapula
  • Humerus
  • Joints of the shoulder complex
  • Muscles of the shoulder joint complex
  • Applied anatomy of the shoulder joint complex in hatha yoga postures
  • Uses and effects of the shoulder muscles in hatha yoga asanas
  • Effects of shoulder movements and amsa bandha on the nervous system
  • SHOULDER PATHOLOGY
  • Impingement of the Glenohumeral (GH) joint
  • Chronic Anterior Instability of the Shoulder
  • Frozen (or Very Stiff) Shoulder
  • Problems Related to Faulty Scapulo- humeral Rhythm
  • Tears of the Shoulder Stabiliser Muscles: Rotator Cuff Injury
ELBOW JOINT & WRIST JOINT: KURPARA & MANI BANDHA
  • Bones of the elbow joint complex
  • Humerus (distal end)
  • Ulna
  • Radius
  • Joints of the elbow
  • The Elbow Joint complex
  • Special Features of the Elbow Joint Complex
  • Muscles of the elbow joint complex
  • Bones of the wrist & hand
  • Joints of the wrist & hand
  • Special features of the wrist & hand
  • Anatomical Snuff Box
  • The Carpal Tunnel
  • Nerves of the forearm, wrist & hand
  • Elbow Tendonitis: Tennis Elbow
  • Peripheral Nerves of the Brachial Plexus
  • Innervation of the Joints of the Upper Limb
  • Functional Motor Loss and Deformity Resulting from Nerve Lesions
  • Radial nerve lesions Ulnar nerve lesions  Median nerve lesions
  • Applied anatomy of the forearm, wrist & hand in hatha yoga postures
  • Mudras and Bandhas of the Wrist and Hand
HIP JOINT & KATI BANDHA
  • Bones of the hip joint complex
  • Hip Bone (Coxal Bone)
  • The Sacrum
  • The Coccyx
  • The Femur (proximal end)
  • Joints of the hip & pelvis
  • Movements of the Pelvis
  • Anterior pelvic tilt and posterior pelvic tilt
  • Pelvic rotation
  • Classification of the pelvis
  • Differences between the Male Pelvis and Female Pelvis
  • Muscles of the hip joint complex
  • Hip Muscle Strengthening
  • Structure of the pelvic diaphragm (pelvic floor)
  • Functions of the pelvic diaphragm (pelvic floor)
  • Muscles of the Perineum
  • Applied anatomy of the hip joint in hatha yoga postures
  • Increasing Hip joint Flexibility with Hatha Yoga
  • Effect of hip flexibility on lower back pain
  • Modifying hamstring stretches to prevent and recover from hamstring tears
  • Increasing Hip Joint Strength with Hatha Yoga
KNEE JOINT & JANU BANDHA
  • Bones around the knee joint complex
  • Femur (distal end)
  • Tibia (proximal end)
  • Fibula (proximal end)
  • Patella
  • JOINTS OF THE KNEE
  • Muscles of the knee joint complex
  • Abnormalities & injuries of the knee
  • Abnormal Angles between the Thigh and Leg
  • Ruptured Knee Ligaments
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Patella Tracking Problems (Patella Mal-tracking)
  • Applied anatomy of the thigh & knee in hatha yoga postures
  • Hatha Yoga for Acute and Chronic Knee Injuries
ANKLE JOINT & GULPHA BANDHA
  • Introduction to the applied anatomy of the ankle and foot in hatha yoga postures
  • Bones of the lower leg, ankle foot
  • Functions of the foot
  • Bones of the Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot
  • Tibia (shaft and distal end)
  • Fibula (shaft and distal end)
  • Tarsal Bones (7)
  • Metatarsals (5)
  • Phalanges (14)
  • Sesamoid bones
  • The ankle joint complex
  • Arches of the Feet
  • Deviations and injuries of the ankle & foot
  • Pes Planus (Flat Feet)
  • Pes Cavus (Hollow or Over-Arched Feet)
  • Hallux Valgus
  • Claw Toes
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Chronic Tendonitis
  • Shin splints
  • Applied anatomy of the ankle and foot in hatha yoga postures
  • Holistic (Yoga) Effects and Uses of Ankle joint Movements and Muscle Activations
SPINAL JOINT COMPLEXES
  • Bones & joints of the axial skeleton
  • The Skull
  • Bones of the skull
  • Joints of the skull
  • Temperomandibular joint (TMJ)
  • Sutures of the skull
  • The Vertebral Column
  • Curves of the vertebral column
  • Typical vertebrae
  • Joints of the vertebral column
  • Special features of lumbar vertebrae
  • Special features of thoracic vertebrae
  • Special features of cervical vertebrae
  • The Hyoid Bone
  • Spinal Joint Complexes
  • ABNORMALITIES & INJURIES OF THE SPINE
  • Potential Causes of Back Injury
  • Age-Related Spinal Pathology
  • Common Spinal Pathologies
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)
  • Musculoskeletal and Other Abnormalities of the Spine
  • Scoliosis
  • Torticollis
  • Spina bifida
  • Muscles of the head & trunk
  • Applied anatomy of the spine and trunk in hatha yoga postures
  • Increasing Spinal Strength: The Central Bandhas of Hatha Yoga
  • Increasing Spinal Flexibility
  • Hatha yoga for lower back pain (LBP) and stiffness
  • Hatha yoga for upper back and thoracic spine (T/Sp) pain and stiffness
  • Hatha yoga for neck and cervical spine (C/Sp) pain and stiffness
  • Core stabilisation in Yoga
  • HATHA YOGA AS A FORM OF THERAPY
  • Treating Acute Injuries with Hatha Yoga
  • Treating Chronic Injuries with Hatha Yoga
  • Joint Diseases
  • Inflammatory joint diseases
  • Degenerative joint diseases
  • Diseases:
  • 1. Back Pain
  • 2. Cervical spondylosis
  • 3. Lumbar spondylosis
  • 4. Arthritis
 

PART 4

THE CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEM
  • Blood
  • Functions of Blood
  • Haemostasis
  • Blood vessels
  • The Heart
  • Heart muscle
  • Heart chambers
  • Heart valves
  • Coronary arteries
  • Blood Pressure
  • Pulse
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Systemic circulation
  • Pulmonary circulation
  • Foetal circulation
  • Baroreceptors
  • Chemoreceptors
  • Hormonal regulation
  • DISEASES:
  • 1. Hypertension
  • 2. Coronary artery disease
  • 3. Cardiac asthma
THE CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEM
  • The Nose
  • The Paranasal Sinuses
  • The Pharynx
  • The Larynx
  • The Trachea
  • The Bronchi
  • The Lungs
  • Mechanics of Respiration
  • Physiology of Respiration
  • Oxygen
  • Carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • Ventilation
  • Applied anatomy & physiology of the cardiopulmonary system in hatha yoga
  • The Effect of Hatha Yoga on Circulation
  • Hatha yoga for people with high blood pressure ( hypertension) and headache
  • Hatha yoga for people with low blood pressure (hypotension) and dizziness
  • Cardiopulmonary Considerations in Hatha Yoga Exercises
  • Hatha yoga for asthmatics and people with breathing difficulties
  • Breath-control and Regulation: Pranayama
  • Research on Pranayama (Breath-Control), Kumbhaka (Breath Holding)
  • DISEASES:
  • 1. Right-sided heart failure
  • 2. Left-sided heart failure
  • DISEASES:
  • 1. Asthma
  • 2. Bronchitis
  • 3. Pneumonia
  • 4. Allergic Rhinitis
  • 5. Sinusitis 6. COPD

PART 5

THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Nerve Cells
  • Neurons: Impulse conducting nerve cells
  • Classification of Neurons
  • Afferent (sensory) neurons
  • Efferent (motor) neurons
  • Synapses: Junctions between Neurons
  • Neuromuscular Junctions: Nerves Communicating with Muscles
  • ORGANISATION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Main Structural Components of the Nervous System
  • Main Functional Components of the Nervous system
  • The sensory-somatic nervous system (SNS)
  • The autonomic nervous system (ANS)
  • CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • The Brain
  • Cerebral hemispheres
  • Meninges
  • Subcortex
  • Ventricles
  • White matter
  • Thalamus
  • Hypothalamus
  • Pineal Gland
  • Brainstem
  • Cerebellum
  • Spinal Cord
  • NERVOUS SYSTEM (PNS)
  • Cranial Nerves and Spinal Nerves
  • Spinal nerves and nerve roots
  • Nerve plexuses
  • Cervical plexus
  • Brachial plexus
  • Lumbar plexus
  • Sacral plexus
  • Myotomes
  • Dermatomes
  • Reflexes
  • Proprioceptors: Sensing balance and positioning:
  • Nociceptors: Perceiving tissue damage:
  • Chemoreceptors: Sensing chemical concentrations
  • Baroreceptors: Sensing arterial pressure
  • AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Sympathetic Nervous System
  • Parasympathetic Nervous System
  • Enteric Nervous System
  • SPECIAL SENSES
  • The Visual System
  • The Auditory System
  • The Vestibular System
  • DISEASES:
  • 1. Migraine headache
  • 2. Tension
  • 3. Cerebro vascular accidents
  • 4. Epilepsy
  • 5. Parkinson’s disease
  • 6. Errors of vision of refraction.
  • 7. Hearing impairment
MODERN PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOANALYSIS
  • Short History of Psychology.
  • Method of Counseling.
  • Skill for Counseling.
  • Stages of Counseling.
  • Psychoanalytic Therapy.
  • Humanistic Therapy.
  • Behaviour Therapy.
  • Cognitive therapy.
  • DISEASES:
  • 1. Psychosis
  • 2. Depression
  • 3. OCD
  • 4. Gen Anxiety Disorder

Part 6

THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM, THE IMMUNE SYSTEM & YOGIC NUTRITIONS
  • Salivary Glands
  • Oesophagus
  • Stomach
  • Small intestine
  • Large Intestine
  • Bacterial digestion of food
  • Friendly or good bacteria in the large intestine
  • Unfriendly or bad bacteria in the large intestine
  • Rectum
  • Liver
  • Functions of the liver
  • Production of bile
  • Gallbladder
  • Pancreas
  • GASTRO INTESTINAL DISORDERS
  • 1. Constipation
  • 2. APD/ Hyperacidity
  • 3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • 4. Ulcerative colitis
  • 5. Chronic diseases
  • NUTRITION & DIET FOR PRACTITIONERS OF HATHA YOGA
  • Main Types of Nutrients in Food
  • Carbohydrates
  • Proteins
  • Fats
  • Derived fats: cholesterol
  • Problems Resulting from Ingesting an Excess of the Main Food Types
  • Carbohydrates: Problems resulting from eating excess carbohydrates
  • Problems with excess sugar
  • Proteins: Problems resulting from eating excess protein
  • Problems with high protein diets
  • Fats: Problems resulting from eating excess fat
THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
  • The Lymphatic System
  • Lymphatic vessels
  • Immune system Organs and Cells
  • Lymph nodes
  • Tonsils
  • Spleen
  • Thymus gland
  • Natural and Acquired Immunity
  • Mechanical resistance to disease: skin and mucous membranes
  • Chemical resistance to disease
  • Natural killer (NK) cell resistance to disease
  • Phagocytosis
  • Inflammation
  • Fever
  • Specific resistance to disease: Immunity
  • Types of immune response
  • Cell-mediated immunity (CMI)
  • Antibody-mediated (humeral) immunity (AMI)
  • Human Leucocyte Antigen (HLA) system
  • Immunosuppressive Diseases
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Autoimmune diseases

Part 7

THE ENDOCRINE, URINARY & REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
  • Exocrine glands
  • Endocrine glands
  • Hormones
  • Effects of hormon
  • Major Endocrine G
  • Hypothalamus
  • Pituitary gland
  • Pineal gland
  • Thyroid gland
  • Parathyroid gland
  • Thymus gland
  • Pancreas
  • Adrenal glands
  • Gonads
  • Relationship Between the Endocrine, Nervous and Immune Systems
  • Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)
  • DISEASES:
  • 1. Diabetes Mellitus (I&II)
  • 2. Hypo and Hyper-thyroidism
  • 3. Obesity
THE URINARY SYSTEM
  • Kidneys
  • Ureters
  • Urinary Bladder
  • Urethra
  • DISEASES:
  • 1. Chronic renal failure
  • 2. Renal hypertension
  • 3. Renal stones
  • 4. Irritable bladder
  • 5. Stress incontinence
THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
  • MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
  • Testes (gonads)
  • Scrotum
  • Male duct system
  • Accessory sex glands
  • Penis
  • FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
  • Ovaries (gonads)
  • Uterine tubes (fallopian tubes)
  • Uterus
  • Vagina
  • Vulva
  • Mammary glands
  • Female reproductive cycle
  • Development during pregnancy
  • Embryonic development
  • Gestation
  • Maternal changes during pregnancy
  • Foetal changes
  • The endocrine, urinary & reproductive systems in hatha yoga
  • Hatha yoga for the male reproductive system
  • Hatha yoga for the female reproductive system
  • Hatha yoga during menstruation
  • Hatha yoga during pregnancy
  • DISEASES:
  • 1. Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • 2. Ante-natal care
  • 3. Post-natal care
  • 4. PCOS
  • 5. Anemia

Part 8

EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • CPR—Adult
  • CPR—Child
  • CPR—Infant
  • CPR—Adult, Child and Infant
  • AED
  • First Aid

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