Essential Yoga Therapy offers training options for every stage of your professional journey.
Advanced Teacher Training
With its emphasis on therapeutic adaptation and in-depth philosophy, The Essential Yoga Therapy Advanced Teacher Training program offers a unique professional training course, unparalleled in the Pacific Northwest.
Based on the Viniyoga lineage with core alignment principles drawn from the Iyengar tradition, this program is designed to take instructors with their RYT-200 and advance them into a vocational level of Instructor, capable of working with specialty classes and individuals. Registered with the Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level, this training actually offers over 700 hours of course work, including 300 hrs. of Introduction to Yoga Therapy.
Therapist Training Program
The Essential Yoga Therapy Therapist Training Program takes seasoned, mature, yoga teachers and provides them the skills and knowledge to become competent yoga therapists. Our four primary faculty members consist of two doctors, an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor and Robin. They combine their professional, medical expertise in yoga therapy, yoga philosophy, anatomy, physiology, psychology and Ayurveda to make this program an incredibly rich and unique training. We ensure a full 800 hours of Yoga Therapy Training, combining 500 hrs. within our program structure and a transfer of 300 relevant hours from your RYT-500 training which we require as a pre-requisite.
Our learning never stops. Robin offers continuing education clinics that help hone your current skills as well as explore new approaches and techniques for yoga teachers and yoga therapists. Find out more on our continuing education resources page.