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Yoga Therapy Training Massachusetts

Cities throughout Massachusetts have seen a growing interest in yoga over the years. This growth is part of a broader trend in the Western world, where yoga has become increasingly popular for its physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual benefits. Learn more about how to start your journey with yoga therapy training in Massachusetts!

Yoga Therapy's Unique Approach

Derived from the timeless traditions of yoga and enriched with contemporary understanding, yoga therapy’s objective is to empower people to actively participate in their own health and well-being. Utilizing methodologies rooted in both yoga and Ayurveda, along with insights from Western medical research, a yoga therapist assists clients in improving their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health.

A yoga therapist employs specific yoga practices tailored to individual health issues. To pursue this path, you’ll need to look for yoga therapy training in Massachusetts that covers yoga techniques (such as poses or asanas, pranayama, chanting, philosophy, point of view, and meditation) as well as how to apply those techniques therapeutically.

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Next Class Starts on April 16

What Are the Benefits of Getting Yoga Therapy Training?

  • Excel as a general practitioner or specialize in any number of proficiencies
  • Gain more clients and charge more for your additional expertise
  • Complement Western medicine or other health modalities and therapeutic approaches with yoga therapy practices
  • Effectively address clients’ health needs with personalized, holistic treatment
  • Help clients alleviate and recover from a wide range of physical health issues, including:
    • Back pain
    • Shoulder injuries
    • Arthritis
    • Sciatica
    • Pelvic floor dysfunction
    • Plantar fasciitis
    • Chronic pain
    • Autoimmune diseases
    • And more
  • Apply therapeutic techniques to help clients manage mental health conditions, including:
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Trauma
    • PTSD
    • Addiction
    • And more

How Does Our Online Yoga Therapy Training Work?

The yoga therapy training Massachusetts has to offer in person is limited. Taking yoga therapy training online allows you to save time, work around your own schedule, and gain access to the greatest talent from anywhere. Although our yoga therapy program takes place online, we’re actually headquartered in Northampton and understand your unique needs as a local yogi!

Enrolling in our online yoga therapy training from Massachusetts offers you the convenience of progressing through the coursework at your preferred pace. You’re also able to pay as you go with our flexible payment plans.

Our Foundations yoga therapy training can be completed online in just one year. If it’s right for you, we also provide an Advanced yoga therapy program that you can transition into seamlessly, allowing you to become IAYT certified in just two years.

Modules are delivered on a set schedule and conducted live. This format ensures that students have the opportunity to interact directly with their instructors, receive immediate feedback and help, and engage with a community of fellow learners, all within the framework of an online yoga therapy program.

With over 10 years of experience offering yoga therapy training online, we provide a fine-tuned program designed to serve our students’ evolving needs.

The Opportunity of Yoga Therapy Training in Massachusetts

Today is a thrilling time to be a yoga therapist! Yoga therapy is emerging as a profession that is increasingly acknowledged as a potent method of healing. There is a stronger bridge between Western medicine and yoga therapy than ever before. Career prospects in this field are swiftly expanding, driven by public interest and a heightened focus on research in yoga therapy.

  • The average pay for a yoga therapist in Massachusetts is $102,000 per year, according to Glassdoor.
  • Based on 14 yoga therapist salaries submitted to Glassdoor, the lowest reported salary is $78,023 per year and the highest reported salary is $134,609 per year.
  • Yoga therapists in Massachusetts earn more than the average yoga therapy salary in the U.S., according to ZipRecruiter.

Our Foundations of Yoga Therapy Training

In just one year, students can finish our Foundations of Yoga Therapy Program — or take more time as needed.

The Foundations Program consists of:

  • 50 pre-recorded lectures
  • Coursework
  • Assignments and online social network
  • Live Q&As with head teacher and Breathing Deeply creator, Brandt Passalacqua
  • 3 virtual/online learning retreat modules
  • Hands-on experience with other students

I chose Breathing Deeply because of the student-friendly structure of the program as well as the down-to-earth and relatable way that Brandt teaches.

The most valuable part of the program is having direct access to Brandt through Q&As and retreats. Reviewing and receiving advice for case studies is the most useful and helps build confidence while working with clients and building a yoga therapy practice.

Andrea Rodriguez, Nurse, Yoga Teacher, & Yoga Therapist in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Our Advanced Yoga Therapy Course and Certification

To complete our Advanced Yoga Therapy Program, students spend a year working through the Foundations Program and a second year of advanced training. However, if you’d like more time, you’re welcome to work at your own pace. At the end of this training, you can earn the highest level of yoga therapy certification, C-IAYT.

The Advanced Program is made up of three parts:

  • The Foundations of Yoga Therapy Program
  • 8 week-long live virtual learning modules
  • Mentored practicum in the community

The 8 retreat modules are offered remotely on a live schedule, giving you the convenience of an online format along with the community and engagement of learning with Brandt and your peers. After finishing the program, you are eligible to take a final exam to gain IAYT certification.

Our Advanced graduates work in a variety of fields, including healthcare, mental health, social work, addiction, pain management, and more.

After each week-long retreat, I feel like I’ve made a huge leap in my learning and personal growth. The Q&As are like a mini-retreat and a chance to connect with Brandt, my fellow students, and the yoga therapy material.

To any motivated yoga therapy student considering this program, know that the flexible, self-paced nature of this program and the tremendous support available at every step of the way make it entirely achievable.

Alexis Major Jameson, C-IAYT Yoga Therapist in Haydenville, Massachusetts

Alexis Major Yoga Teacher Yoga Therapist

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Next Class Starts on April 16

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