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Yoga Therapy Training NYC

Public interest in yoga therapy has risen over the years, and more demand for this healthcare modality means more opportunity for those who pursue yoga therapy training in NYC. Yoga therapy’s appeal has grown due to its numerous advantages for the mind, body, and spirit. Find out everything you need to know about yoga therapy training in New York City below!

Yoga Therapy's Unique Approach

Yoga therapy is distinguished by its harmonious fusion of age-old yoga traditions and contemporary medical insights. Deeply rooted in the ancient art of yoga, it is further enriched by the latest discoveries in Western medicine, resulting in a comprehensive approach to health and well-being.

The central objective of yoga therapy is to empower individuals, enabling them to take an active role in their path to wellness and recovery. Through the seamless integration of principles derived from yoga, Ayurveda, and modern scientific research, yoga therapists guide their clients toward holistic health across physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions.

This personalized approach to health and wellness is carried out by trained professionals who specialize in tailoring yoga practices to address specific health concerns. Their expertise encompasses a wide range of yoga techniques, including asana (yoga poses), pranayama (breathing exercises), chanting, philosophy, and meditation. Effective yoga therapy hinges not only on knowledge of these practices but also on a profound understanding of their therapeutic application.

Complete Your Yoga Therapy Training in NYC Online

Next Class Starts on September 17

What Are the Benefits of Getting Yoga Therapy Training?

Yoga therapy training will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of anatomy, physiology, yoga, and more, preparing you to address a wide range of physical and mental health issues.

  • Physical Health Issues: With yoga therapy training, you will be able to successfully guide clients through practices that help alleviate or heal physical health conditions, such as:
    • Back pain
    • Chronic pain
    • Autoimmune diseases
    • Pelvic floor dysfunction
    • Arthritis
    • Shoulder injuries
    • Plantar fasciitis
    • Sciatica
    • And more
  • Mental Health Issues: In addition to promoting physical health, yoga therapy training equips you with the knowledge and techniques necessary to handle mental health conditions, such as:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • PTSD
    • Trauma
    • Addiction
    • And more

At Breathing Deeply, we offer the yoga therapy training NYC practitioners need to help clients more effectively, earn more money, and build a fulfilling career. Work as a general practitioner or focus on a specific area depending on your preferences. You can easily incorporate yoga therapy into another healthcare career or start a private practice.

How Does Our Online Yoga Therapy Training Work?

We aim to accommodate our students’ diverse schedules and needs with our online yoga therapy training, which is why our program is as flexible as possible. Get a complete education from leaders in the field while juggling work, family, or other commitments.

  • Adaptable Payment Options: Pay as you go rather than all at once at the start of the program. We have an in-house flexible payment plan that many of our students use.
  • Accessible from Anywhere: Without physical classes to attend and transportation back and forth, you can save valuable time. Access our yoga therapy training in New York City or anywhere you might travel while still getting the same high-quality education.
  • Learn at Your Own Pace: Have a tight schedule? Busy with other obligations? You have the freedom to move through our program at your preferred pace. For those who want to work faster, you can complete our Foundations training in a single year. You can choose to conclude your training at this point or take our Advanced training for one more year, ending in IAYT certification.
  • Engage in Interactive Sessions: We provide live interactive sessions alongside the on-demand online lessons. You’ll have opportunities to interact with teachers, get mentored, and connect with fellow students. This allows for greater community and engagement with the material, while still offering the flexibility of an online format.
  • Lifelong Community: Work with your instructors and peers in an online community that lasts a lifetime, even after you complete your training. Our students can communicate in an exclusive platform at any time, supporting your ongoing education and mentorship.

The Opportunity of Yoga Therapy Training in NYC

According to ZipRecruiter, “the yoga therapist job market in both Manhattan, NY and the surrounding area is very active.” Yoga therapy is emerging as a lucrative profession in New York City! As public interest in the field grows, so does career potential.

The average salary for a yoga therapist in NYC is $62,536 annually. That’s over $4,000 more than the national average!

Our Foundations of Yoga Therapy Training

Excited to become a yoga therapist? It only takes one year to complete our Foundations of Yoga Therapy Program. But if you need to extend your timeline, you’re welcome to move at your own pace.

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

Since starting the program, I have obtained more tools and knowledge to help me recognize various non-physical issues and help my clients deal with them. It has been extremely useful to be able to better assist clients whose symptoms present as physical issues but they wind up having underlying trauma. I can now recognize this and provide them with an appropriate approach and the help they need.

Caryna Wong, Yoga Therapist in Mount Kisco, NY

Caryna Wong

Our Advanced Yoga Therapy Course and Certification

If deeper training or IAYT certification are your goals, make our Advanced Yoga Therapy Program part of your plan. You can complete our Foundations Program in one year and our Advanced Program in another, totaling just two years of training together.

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

During the virtual retreats, students work around a schedule and learn from our Lead Teacher, Brandt, in real time. This creates a collaborative and enriching learning environment to tackle more advanced material. Under Brandt’s mentorship, students also undertake a practicum. The training culminates in a final exam and, if you wish, the IAYT exams for yoga therapy certification.

Start your career as a yoga therapist in a private practice or working in a facility in healthcare, addiction treatment, pain management, mental health, or social services, among others.

I am able to work with individuals with a wide range of challenges to help them heal themselves and come back into balance. Everything I need has been provided to me by these step-by-step, work-at-your-own-speed lessons. The support is always there for you. That is the best part of this program. You have support on your journey here and beyond finishing the program. It truly is a gift and an invaluable perk to choosing Breathing Deeply.

Kateri Rhatigan, Yoga Therapist and Yoga Teacher in Capital Region, NY


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