The Bridge Program/Foundations of Yoga Therapy

This 10-day training is an intensive immersion in the EYT orientation to yoga therapy. It serves as a dual platform for those interested in enrolling in the EYT Therapist Training.  For RYT500s who need to fulfill the viniyoga pre-requisites, the Bridge program offers you the fundamentals followed by a year of mentored support to learn how to weave these new tools directly into your teaching. For RYT200’s, this training will be the first of a three-part 300 hr. Foundations of Yoga Therapy Training. This program will prepare you fully for the EYT 2018 Therapist Training and ensure all pre-requisite competencies are covered.

The Bridge Program will deepen your understanding of yoga through in-depth exploration of the following topics:

  • Principles of breath and movement
  • Proper sequencing to ensure structural safety
  • Individual adaptation of postures and sequences
  • The Human Energy System
  • The pancha maya kosha as a model for healing

Vedic chanting and study of the Yoga Sutras will be woven in over the course of the week. This intensive will equip you with tools to enrich your personal practice and inspire your students.

Tuition for 2017 is $1,250.

The EYT Studio is a non-residential center. Local housing options will be necessary for students from outside the Seattle area.  EYT supports students in finding affordable housing and support for car-pooling to make Foundations as economical as possible.

The Bridge Program is not intended as a stand alone training.  Priority will be given to those accepted to Foundations and/or the EYT Therapist Training Program.