Certificate in Intensive Yoga Therapy- CIYT
Certificate in Intensive Yoga Therapy- CIYT
“We support IAYT’s educational standards for yoga therapy and intend to apply for IAYT accreditation following implementation of the new process.”
Who should attend
Successfully completed Yoga Teacher training program- 200hrs with one years experience on yoga teaching (working certification required) or 1yr teaching (working certification required) and 1yr self learning of Yoga (further studies or regular Practice).
|Pre-requisite/ Eligibility||O/N Level Secondary School pass or Higher +YICC (pre-requisite 1) + 1 yr yoga teaching + 1yr or personal practice|
Duration of the course
- Minimum time required to complete the program : 985hrs
|CIYT 1||Yoga Therapy Foundations||105||4|
|CIYT 101||Introduction to Samskrita||15|
|CIYT 102||Introduction to Shad Darshanas (Six streams of philosophy)||15|
|CIYT 103||Introduction to Patanjali Yoga Sutras and Hatha Yoga||20|
|CIYT 104||Yoga According To Different Texts||15|
|CIYT 105||PanchakosaVivekaSiddhanta (Principles of five layers of existence)||10|
|CIYT 106||Roga Vijnana & Vikrutivijnana (Concept of health and Disease)||30|
|CIYT 2||AYUSH and Bio medical concepts||140||4|
|CIYT 201||Introduction to Human Anatomy||35|
|CIYT 202||Introduction to Human Physiology||30|
|CIYT 203||Introduction to AYUSH system (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha & Homeopathy||35|
|CIYT 204||Introduction to conventional medical system||15|
|CIYT 205||Modern and Yogic Psychology||25|
|CIYT 3||Clinical Yoga Therapy concepts & Research Based Interventions||155||5|
|CIYT 301||Clinical introduction of various Psychosomatic ailments||35|
|CIYT 302||Pathophysiology of disease and its management||40|
|CIYT 303||Introduction to Research Methodology||25|
|CIYT 304||Journal clubs and upcoming research proven facts on Yoga therapy||10|
|CIYT 305||Yogic counseling, Quest for reality and happiness analysis||15|
|CIYT 306||Mind body medicine & Biomechanics||30|
|CIYT 4||Therapeutical Teaching/ Therapy Techniques or tools and their applications (Practicum)||335||10|
|CIYT 401||Introduction to Yoga Therapy||30|
|CIYT 402||Basic Principle of Yoga Therapy administration||5|
|CIYT 403||Learning to recognize and manage the subtle dynamic of therapist client relationship, well developed communication skills: listening, presence, directive and non-directive dialog||5|
|CIYT 404||Principles and skills for educating clients and students and the stages on which the patient should be referred to medical doctor or other professional services for his health benefit||25|
|CIYT 405||Understanding the appropriate practice strategies and developing the ability to transmit the value of self-awareness & self-responsibility throughtout the therapy process||20|
|CIYT 406||Understanding of specific and many more Asana, Pranayama, Advance meditation, relaxations and their portential therapeutic effects related to common ailments||50|
|CIYT 407||Basic Knowledge to design, evaluate and implement therapy programs in group and skills for managemtn of priorities/boundaries of specific needs of individual participants, to the degree possible in group setting||20|
|CIYT 408||Learning and understanding the contra-indications of yoga practices for specific conditions||30|
|Therapeutical Teaching/ Therapy Techniques or tools and their applications (Practicum)|
|CIYT 409||Special Yoga Asana Techniques for Psychosomatic ailments||30|
|CIYT 410||Advance Meditation Techniques for Psychosomatic ailments||30|
|CIYT 411||Detoxification/Cleansing techniques in Psychosomatic ailments||30|
|CIYT 412||Special breathing techniques for Psychosomatic ailments||30|
|CIYT 413||Various relaxation techniques for Psychosomatic ailments||30|
|CIYT 5||Principles and skills of Learning and delivering to patients (Practicum)||70||4|
|CIYT501||Understanding the Pratiprasava (concepts of reverse pathology of ailments by application of Yoga therapy)||30|
|CIYT502||Delivering therapy in groups and building a healer-sufferer bond||20|
|CIYT503||Delivering therapy in one-to-one session and building a healer-sufferer bond||20|
|CIYT 6||Ethicals and Legal regulation in Professional Practise||30||1|
|CIYT 601||Ethical principles||15|
|CIYT 602||Yoga Therapy records, administrative & Legal documentary maintainance||5|
|CIYT 603||Networking, affiliations and Recognitions||5|
|CIYT 604||Continuing Yoga Therapy Education (CIYE)||5|
|CIYT 7||Field Training (Internship)- Under Expert Supervision||150||14|
|CIYT 701||Yoga therapy health home field work Internship||50|
|CIYT 702||Yoga Therapy workshop Internship||30|
|CIYT 703||Yoga Therapy teaching to Patients (Group or One-to-One)||70|
|GRAND TOTAL||985 hours||42 credits|
Per Subject Max marks- 100 (Internal marks 50 + Final exam marks 50)
- Final Exam Maximum Marks : 50
- (Can be either written or Viva) Written Exam Duration : 3 Hrs
- Demonstration : 15mins
- Presentation : 20 mins
- Question & answer session : 10 mins
- Internal assessment : 50 Marks, Which includes-
- Assignments : 20 marks
- Tests : 20 Marks
- Attendance : 10 Marks
DETAILED SYLLABUS :
Theory in Classroom (420 hours)
- Lectures with Power Points
- Lectures with Video presentations
- Lectures with Case Presentations
Field Training (210 hours)
- Assisting and observing the Consultation of doctor with Patients
- Observing the Counseling done by doctor for Patients
- Data collection/ Clinical and non clinical parameter collection and analyzing
- Yoga therapy intervention to the patients
Practical in Classroom (220 hours)
- Demonstration of Therapy practices
- Group practicing of therapy practices
- Administration of therapy practices
Further details of the syllabus are as under
CYT 101 INTRODUCTIONS TO SAMSKRITA
Text Book: Dr. Sarasvati Mohan, Sanskrit Level-1, Sharadh Enterprises, Bangalore.
Verb roots, nine forms for three persons and three numbers; practice of all the verb roots and their forms for correct pronunciation; usage of prefixes and how they change the meaning of the verb root and how to find them in the dictionary.
Noun, masculine and neuter genders; 8 cases and their possible meanings; 24 forms of a noun and its declensions; practice of other similar declensions and usage of the 24 forms of a noun. Introduction to write a sentence; syntax, prepositions and their definite requirements of cases; rule how ‘ra/sha’ changes dental ‘n’ to cerebral ‘N’ and its exceptions for this rule; repeat declensions for pronunciation.
Noun: feminine gender; both ‘á’ ending and ‘è’ – ending and practice of similar declensions. Practice of writing sentences with words mainly in feminine gender; exercises mainly for the feminine gender illustration; special declensions where dental ‘n’ changes to cerebral ‘N’; repeat all feminine noun declensions.
Madhurástakam illustrating all the three genders of nouns and study of the adjectives, having all the three genders and changing according to the gender of different qualified nouns; Mid-term examination.
Ex 32-38 ; models of declensions; how to recognize a gender or find the gender using the dictionary and write declensions of new words according to their models of declensions, while applying the rule changing dental ‘n’ to cerebral ‘N’; making simple sentences for all the words given there; repeat vowel-ending model declensions
Exercises for appropriate use of the cases; irregular verbs; absence of verb root “to have” in Sanskrit; where to omit root ‘AS’ (to be), use of certain special verbs; repeat model declensions.
Pronouns: Introduction to pronouns; declensions of pronouns; corresponding translations of pronouns into English; forming sentences with pronouns; different aspects of pronouns being used as demonstrative pronouns and as interrogative pronouns and details of distance
Sandhi explanation; three major kinds of Sandhi: Vowel-Sandhi, Visarga-Sandhi and Consonant-Sandhi, and fifteen exercises.
Parasmaipadi (P) and Atmanepadi (A) forms of verbs;
Verb and ten Gaïas; how to find the Gaïa using the ApteSaýskøta – English Dictionary
Verb and ten Lakáras; mastering five Lakáras of both Parasmaipadi and Atmanepadi and doing the pertaining exercises for that.
CYT 102 INTRODUCTIONS TO SHAD DARSHANAS (SIX STREAMS OF PHILOSOPHY)
Chapter 1: Vedas and Upanishads
Vedas, the foundations of Indian culture; antiquity, the four main Vedas, Science and Technology of Vedas, why Vedas, Prasthánatraya, Essence of the Vedas-Upanishads, the style of Upanishads, the two main quests – Happiness Analysis and Quest for reality; concept of Dharma and higher dimensions of Dharma.
Chapter 2: Sáñkhya and Yoga
Introduction, 3-fold afflictions, means to overcome afflictions, 25 entities according to Sáñkhya and means of knowledge; Sáñkhyaváda, similarities and dissimilarities between Vyakta and Avyakta, Triguna; Existence of Purusha, plurality of Purusha, proximity of Purusha and Prakruti.
Chapter 3: Chárváka, Jaina & Buddha
Concept of Chárváka philosophy in the ÚpãDarshanas; Early Buddhism, rules and disciplines of Buddhists tradition; The concept of rebirth, origin of suffering and the way to remove suffering in Buddhism; The concept of Jèva, Ajèva according to Jainism.
Chapter 4: Nyáya & Vaiseshika
Concept of Nyáya philosophy means of salvation according to Nyáya and Vaisheshika; The sixteen Padárthas according to Nyáya, means and objects of knowledge according to Nyáya and Vaiùeúika; Relation between Nyáya and Vaisheshika philosophy; Perception (Pratyaksha), inference (Anumána), comparison (Upamána) according to Nyáya and Vaisheshika.
Chapter 5: Mimamsa
Uttara Mimamsa: Concept of Pramána, Pratyaksha, Anumána; Difference between Vidyá & Avidyá, subject & object, creation & causation, cause & effect;
Pürva Mimamsa: Pramánas of Jaimini, Atheism in Pürva Mimamsá.
CYT 103- INTRODUCTION TO PATANJALI YOGA SUTRAS
Chapter 1: Introduction to Patanjali Yoga Sutras, its Philosophy and Practices and Modern Psychology
- Yoga, its meaning & purpose & a brief introduction to Patanjali Yoga Sutras and its author.
- Nature of Yoga according to Patanjali in light of Vyásabháúya and other traditional commentators, Importance of Yoga Sütra in comparison to other Yogic literature.
- Concept of Citta, Citta-bhümis, Citta-vrttis, Citta-vrttinirodhopáya (Abhyása and Vairágya) Citta-Vikúepas (Antaráyas), Cittaprasádanam and its associates.
- Metaphysics of Sáñkhya & its relationship with Yoga Dharana of Pátanjali, Philosophical Foundations & Practices of Pátanjali Yogas, importance & its relevance and Yoga Samanvaya.
- Concept of mind – eastern and western perspective; psychologyprinciples and methods – TA, etc;
Chapter 2: SamádhiPáda and SádhanaPáda
- Kriyá-yoga, Theory of Klesas, meansof elimination of Klesas/ Vivekakhyáti.
- Types and nature of Samádhi in Yoga Sütra, and Ádhyatmaprasáda.
- Samprajnáta, Asamprajnáta, Sabèja & Nirbèja Samádhi, Difference between Samápattis and Samádhi.
- Concept of Èsvara and qualities of Èsvara.
Chapter 3: Concept of Vibhüti and Kaivalya
- Astáñga Yoga: Yama, Niyama, Ásana, Pránáyáma, Pratyáhára, Dháraná, Dhyána, and Samádhi.
- Saýyama&three Parináma of Saýyama..
- Nature of Kaivalya, Kaivalya in relation to Triguna and Dharmamegha Samádhi.
- Astáñga Yoga & Kriyá Yoga in Yoga Sütras and their importance &relevance in modern age.
Chapter 4: Hatha Yoga – its Philosophy and Practices
- Hatha Yoga, its meaning, definition, aims & objectives, misconceptions, obstacles (vighna) and helps (saháyaka) in HathaYoga as in Hatha Yoga Pradèpiká.
- The Origin of Hatha Yoga, Hatha Yogic Literature, Hatha Yogic Practices as explained in Hatha Yoga Pradèpiká (HYP).
- Concept of Manas, Rules & Regulations to be followed by the HathaYoga Practitioner, concept of Mitáhára, Pathya and Apathya.
- Hatha Yogic parampará.
Chapter 5: Hatha Yoga Practices: Kriyás & Ásanas
Shodhana-kriyás, shodhana-kriyás in Hatha Yoga Pradèpiká & in Gheranda Samhitá and their techniques, benefits and precautions.
- Role of shodhana-kriyás in Yoga Sádhana and their importance in Modern day life.
- Yogásana: its definition, Salient features and importance in HathaYoga Sádhana.
- Ásanas in Hatha Yoga Pradèpiká and Gheranda Samhitá: their techniques, benefits, precautions and importance
Chapter 6: Hatha Yogic Practices: Pránáyáma, Bandhas & Mudrás
- Pránáyáma – Mechanism of correct breathing, Yogic deep breathing,Concept of Püraka, Kumbhaka and Recaka.
- The concept of Prána, Kinds of Prána and Upa-pránas its importance in Hatha Yoga Sádhana, its technique and importance, Pre-requisites of Pránáyáma.
- Pranayama practices in Hatha yoga pradèpiká and Gheranda Samhitá, their techniques, benefits and precautions, Hatha Siddhi Laksanam.
- Bandhas and role of Bandhatrayas in Yoga Sádhaná.
- Fundamental Mudrás in HYP and G.S, Their techniques, benefits and precautions.
Chapter 7: Hatha Yoga Practices: Pratyáhára, Nádánusandhána and Svarodaya Jnana
- Concept of Pratyáhára, Dháraná and Dhyána in Gheranda Samhitá and their techniques & benefits.
- Concept of Samádhi in Hatha-Yoga Pradèpiká.
- The concept of Náda, Four Avasthás (stages) of Nádánusandhána ,and its Siddhis.
- Svara, Importance of Svarodaya-jnana in Yoga Sádhaná
CYT 104 YOGA ACCORDING TO DIFFERENT TEXTS
Chapter 1: Vedas and Upaniñads:
Vedas, the foundations of Indian culture; antiquity, the four main Vedas, Science and Technology of Vedas, Prasthanatraya, Essence of the Vedas-Upaniñads, the style of Upaniñads, the two main quests – Happiness Analysis and Quest for reality; concept of Dharma and higher dimensions of Dharma.
Chapter 2: Bhagawat Gita:
Philosophy of bhagawatgita, description about yoga, diet.
CYT 105 PANCHAKOSA VIVEKA SIDDHANTA (PRINCIPLES OF FIVE LAYERS OF EXISTENCE)
Chapter 1: Concept of body, health, disease and Yoga:
Concept of Yoga, PancaKosa, the basis for the Integrated Approach of Yoga Therapy, PancaKosa practices of Annamaya, Pránámáya, Manomaya, Vijnánamaya and ÁnandamayaKosa.
Chapter 2: Health and Yoga Therapy through Yoga Vásistha:
Concepts of Ádhi and Vyádhi as found in Yoga Vásistha, the remedial measures, Handling the mind and emotions-enhancing the power of discrimination.
Chapter 3: Health and Yoga Therapy through Gheranda Samhitá:
Historical aspects, life of Gheranda, the dimensions of Hatha Yoga, contributed by Gheranda in comparison to other texts, study of the text and their usefulness in modern times.
Chapter 4: Health and Yoga Therapy through Hatha Ratnávali:
Details of Heath Ratnavali, study of the teachings available and their usefulness in modern times.
CIYT 106 ROGA VIJNANA & VIKRUTI VIJNANA (CONCEPT OF HEALTH AND DISEASE)
Basic perspectives on health and disease from yoga and Ayurveda relevant to the practice of yoga therapy, including the concepts of Panmahabhoota (fundamental structure of the human system), tri-dosha (effect of the elements on the physical body), tri-guna (effect of sattva (equilibrium), rajas (activity), tamas [(inertia)].
Concept of basic body type and then alteration on body type leading to disease condition comprising of prakrti/vikrti (dosha constitution at birth/imbalance of the dosha currently expressed in the body);
Concept of digestion, accumulation, purification, obstructions in various pathways, channels in body which are termed as ama (undigested food, emotions, etc. accumulated in the body), agni (internal fire(s) and their contribution to health), prana vayu (prana, apana, vyana, udana, samana), prana prakopa (disturbance of the vayu)
Temperature variation, metabolism- anabolism and Catabolism, Yin-Yang, surya/chandra (sun/moon), brmhana/langhana (expansion/contraction), vyuha model: heya (the symptoms), hetu (the causes), hana (the goal), upaya (the tools).
Knowledge of categorizing illness, including development/evolution of disease (samprapti [pathogenisis], including but not limited to direction, intensity, onset, and duration and their influence on the ease or difficulty of healing and disease management.
CYT 201 and 202 INTRODUCTIONS TO HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 1: The Body as a Whole
Organization of the body, the chemical basis of life, anatomy of cells, physiology of cells and tissues
Chapter 2: Support and Movement
Skin and its appendages, skeletal tissues, skeletal system, articulations, anatomy of the muscular system, physiology of the muscular system
Chapter 3: Communication, Control, and Integration
Nervous system cells, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, sense organs, endocrine system
Chapter 4: Transportation and Defense
Blood, anatomy of the cardiovascular system, physiology of the cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, immune system, stress
Chapter 5: Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion
Anatomy of the respiratory system, physiology of the respiratory system, anatomy of the digestive system, physiology of the digestive system, nutrition and metabolism, the urinary system, fluid and electrolyte balance, acid-base balance
Chapter 6: Reproduction and Development
Male reproductive system, female reproductive system, growth and development, genetics and heredity
CIYT 203 INTRODUCTIONS TO AYUSH SYSTEMS
Chapter 1: Ayurveda
Principles of Ayurveda, Daily regimen, seasonal regimen, Pathogenesis of disease, Management, Detoxification, Rejuvination, herbal health supplement
Chapter 2: Yoga and Naturopathy
Different branches of Yoga and Naturopathy, Schools of Yoga and Naturopathy, Yoga and humanities, Yoga and Management, Yoga and Spirituality, Yoga and Lifescience
Chapter 3: Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy
Principles of Unani, Pathogenesis of disease, Management, Pacification, Rejuvination, herbal health supplement available.
Chapter 4: Successful Hospitals and Research centres
Different centres which have been considered as the National centres and their research achievements to explore the effectiveness of the AYUSH systems.
CYT 204 INTRODUCTIONS TO CONVENTIONAL MEDICAL SYSTEM
Chapter 1: Basic Pharmacology
Chapter 2: Knowledge about the different modern diagnosis and surgical procedure
Chapter 3: Different Medical terminology and Literature Studies
Chapter 4: Session under the OPD and IPD setups in different clinics to understand how to reference current healthcare information relevant to the work of a yoga therapist, including pathologies, disorders, drugs and surgical procedures, as relevant to the work of a yoga therapist.
CIYT 205 MODERN AND YOGIC PSYCHOLOGY
Introduction to psychology, Yoga and the foundation of psychological thought, Yogic psychology, Contributions of Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Willian Games, Burrhus Skinner, Abraham Maslow, Gean Piaget and Ken Wilbur to psychology.
Psychology and physiology of learning, memory, thinking, motivation and emotions.
Developing tools of assessment in psychology: psychometry (Assignment: to develop one tool of assessment).
Research methods in psychology, Intelligence and its measurement, Emotional intelligence, Emotional quotient and Spiritual quotient, Personality, Anxiety and Hypochondriasis.
Psychiatric Disorder, Path-physiology in accordance to yogic and modern Principles and Therapy and counseling for Psychiatric Disorders like Depression, Maniac depressive psychosis (Bipolar disorders) and Schizophrenia and the mood disorders.
Health psychology, Psychoanalysis, Cognitive therapy and Behavioral therapy, Group therapy.
Counseling, Merits of counseling based on yogic psychology (Assignment: Application of yogic psychology in a few real life situation as examples).
Yogic counseling, Quest for reality and happiness analysis, Inter-relationship between Mind, body and soul, Breath regulation and mind, Emotions and Health
Evolution, behavior, and environmental influences on human development and health and disease. Understanding human development, its stages and lifecycle and their importance in medical and psychological health and wellbeing.
Inter-relation and interaction between mind, body and soul in health and well being.
CIYT 301 and 302 CLINICAL INTRODUCTION OF VARIOUS PSYCHOSOMATIC AILMENTS AND THE PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
Modern Medical and Yoga therapy principles and practices for diseases related to different system of the body. Case history taking, understanding the non verbal symptoms, evaluation of the physical, energetic, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of well-being.
Chapter-1: Cardio-vascular Disorders
Ischaemic heart disease, Hypertension & Peripheral vascular disease.
Chapter-2: Respiratory Disorders
Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD), Allergic Rhinitis, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Sleep Apnea & Snoring.
Chapter-3: Rheumatology, Muscle & Bone Disorders
Pain in the limbs & back, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Connective tissue disorders & Muscular dystrophy.
Chapter-4: Digestive Disorders
Acid peptic disease, Irritable bowel syndrome & Hepatitis.
Chapter-5: Neurological Disorders
Migraine & Tension headache, Cerebro-vascular accidents, Epilepsy, Pain, Autonomic dysfunctions, Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease, Multiple sclerosis & Refractory errors of vision.
Chapter-6: Psychological Medicine
Neurotic disorders, mood disorders, Schizophrenia, Chemical abuse, Eating disorders, Phobias, Mental retardation & Obsessive compulsive disorder.
Chapter-7: Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders:
Diabetes mellitusm, Thyroid dysfunction, Disorders of adrenal cortex & Obesity.
Chapter-8: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Physiology of pregnancy, Pregnancy induced hypertension, Pre-eclampsia, Intra-Uterine Growth Retardation (IUGR), Menstrual disorders (e.g., dysmenorrhoea, pre-menstrual syndrome), Infertility & Menopause.
Chapter-9: Rehabilitation Medicine
Neurological disorders, Cardiac disorders, Musculo-skeletal disorders, Physical disabilities & Occupational health.
Chapter-10: Geriatric Medicine
Chapter-11: Medical Oncology
CIYT 303 INTRODUCTIONS TO RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Chapter 1: Research Methodology
- The research process.Methodology and methods.
- The design of a study.
- Literature review.
- Ethics of research.
- Types of common designs. Their advantages and disadvantages.
- The experimental and quasi-experimental methods. Correlation studies.
- Measurement tools: Observations, questionnaires and others.
- Data organization in Excel and SPSS.
- Descriptive statistics. Measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion.Correlation coefficients.
- Graphical representations of data. Simple graphs, the box and whiskers plot.
- Reliability. The different ways of measuring reliability.
- Validity. Types of validity.
Chapter 2: Inferential Statistics and Probability Theory
- Inferential statistics – populations and samples.
- Elementary concepts in probability theory
- The normal distribution.Z-values and probability
- Calculating probabilities when population parameters are known
CIYT 304 JOURNAL CLUBS AND UPCOMING RESEARCH PROVEN FACTS ON YOGA THERAPY
Chapter 1: Research Reports
- Reading research reports
- Writing research reports
Chapter 2: Research in Inter-Disciplinary
- Introduction to research in Management studies.
- Introduction to research in Education, History, and Anthropology.
- Introduction to research in Social studies and Humanity.
- Introduction to research in Linguistics
- Introduction to research in Fine Arts, Music and Drama.
- Introduction to research in Jurisprudence.
- Introduction to research in Science and technology
CIYT 305 YOGIC COUNSELING, QUEST FOR REALITY AND HAPPINESS ANALYSIS
Chapter 1- Guidelines for better understanding of the clients need complains and their perception
Chapter 2- Skills to listen patiently, being non-judgmental, evolving therapeutical procedure which supports yoga therapy principles and easy to adopt for the patient with minimum resistance
Chapter 3- Interpersonal relationship with patients focusing the therapy as a whole
Chapter 4- Understanding the Integrative medicine concept to enhance the optimum use of medical system and to know the limitations of yoga therapy
Chapter 5- Qualitative teaching, research based assessment tools and development of therapeutic modules based on reliability, validity and practical acceptability
Chapter 6- Principles of teaching methods and adopting them in classes with understanding the relationship of mind and prana in therapy
Chapter 7- Practice and application of skills in developing modules as per psychosomatic diseases considering the panchakoshas
Chapter 8- Developing and delivering therapy modules with Pre Post assessment tools to evaluate the effect of a group therapy
Chapter 9- Understanding the subtle points of group therapy including the frequency/resonance/pitch of instructions, speed of instruction / time management, special techniques of yoga for the specific ailments and the contraindication care for associated complications.
CYT 306 MIND BODY MEDICINE & BIOMECHANICS
Chapter 1: Mind-body Medicine
- A historical view of Mind-Body Medicine, Mind-body relationship in ancient Indian texts, Pioneers responsible for the new era of mind body medicine: Norman cousins, Herbert Benson, Deepak Chopra, Dean Ornish, Bernie Siegal and Lorry Dossey.
- Mind-body relationship and modern medicine: Epidemiological studies, Clinical studies and Experimental studies.
- The healing system of the body, the healing environment.
- Tools in mind-body medicine: Western psychology.
- Tools in mind-body medicine: Indian psychology based on yoga.
Chapter 2: Bio-Mechanics
- The skeletal as a mechanical system, Gross structure& function of musculo-skelatal system. Movements and mechanisms of jointswith examples, Joints of the limbs, Vertebral and thoracic joints, Temporomandibular joint, Pathophysiology of Backache, Structure of skeletal muscle,
- Importance of posture while resting, reading, working on lifting loads, Biomechanics of Yogic postures, Ergonomics, Physiology of fatigue and Physiology of exercise.
- Phenomenon of fatigue in human beings. Determination of mechanical efficiency during difference grades of exercise. Study of cardio-respiratory changes during exercise. Blood pressure, pulse rate and effect of exercise. TPR charts. (Anatomy), Kinesiology, Human locomotion, Grading of muscle power by manual muscle testing, Goniometric measurement of ROM of joint, Raw material for aids & appliances, leather, fabrics, plaster of paris, wood, plastics
CIYT 401 INTRODUCTION TO YOGA THERAPY
Introduction To Yoga Therapy
- Do’s and Don’ts of lifestyle and diet
- Effect of lifestyle and discipline on health as per panchakoshas
- Choosing the practices for yoga therapy – rules and regulations
- Teaching methods of yoga to public, students and patients. Model lesson
- Planning and adoption of yoga in education system, limitations, vidhi and nisheda (right and wrong)
- Lesson planning and teaching methods in yoga
- Indication and contraindications for different Asanas,Pranayamas, breathing techniques and Kriyas
CIYT 402- 408 THERAPEUTICAL TEACHING/ THERAPY TECHNIQUES OR TOOLS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS (THEORY)
Chapter 1: Basic Principle of Yoga Therapy Administration
- Guidelines for better understanding of the clients need complains and their perception
Chapter 2: Learning to recognize and manage the subtle dynamic of therapist-client relationship
- Learning well developed communication skills: listening, presence, directive and non-directive dialog.
- Skills to listen patiently, being non-judgmental, evolving therapeutical procedure which supports yoga therapy principles and easy to adopt for the patient with minimum resistance
Chapter 3: Principles and skills for educating clients and students and the stages on which the patient should be referred to medical doctor or other professional services for his health benefit.
- Understanding the Integrative medicine concept to enhance the optimum use of medical system and to know the limitations of yoga therapy
Chapter 4: Understanding the appropriate practice strategies and developing the ability to transmit the value of self awareness& self-responsibility throughout the therapy process.
- Principles of teaching methods and adopting them in classes with understanding the relationship of mind and prana in therapy
- Qualitative teaching, research based assessment tools and development of therapeutic modules based on reliability, validity and practical acceptability
Chapter 5: Understanding of specific and many more Asana, Pranayama, Advance meditation, relaxations and their potential therapeutic effects related to common ailments
- Special Yoga Asana Techniques for Psychosomatic ailments like – 8 step chair practice for asthma, acute neck pain special asanas, menstrual disorder special asanas and many more
- Pranayama Techniques for Psychosomatic ailments like Nadisudhi, Suryaanulamoviloma, Chandra anulomaviloma and many more
- Advance Meditation Techniques for Psychosomatic ailments like cyclic meditation, MSRT, PET, MIRT, VISAK and many more
- Special breathing techniques for Psychosomatic ailments
- Various relaxation techniques for Psychosomatic ailments
- Detoxification/Cleansing techniques in Psychosomatic ailments
Chapter 6: Basic Knowledge to design, evaluate and implement therapy programs in group and skills for management of priorities / boundaries of specific needs of individual participants, to the degree possible in group setting
- Understanding the subtle points of group therapy including the frequency/resonance/pitch of instructions, speed of instruction / time management, special techniques of yoga for the specific ailments and the contraindication care for associated complications
- Developing and delivering therapy modules with Pre Post assessment tools to evaluate the effect of a group therapy
Chapter 7: Learning and understanding the contra-indications of yoga practices for specific conditions
- Limitation to yoga therapy
- Yoga for different system and its emergencies
- Yoga for bed ridden patients and wheel chair patients
CIYT 409- 413 THERAPEUTICAL TEACHING/ THERAPY TECHNIQUES OR TOOLS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS (PRACTICUM)
Yogasana Practices for Psychosomatic ailments
- Respiratory disorders like-Asthma, COPD etc
- Cardio-vascular disorders- Hypertension, Post CABG etc
- Psychiatric disorder-Anxiety, Depression etc
- Rheumatological problems- OA, RA, Muscular Dystrophy etc
- Neurological problems- Migraine, Epilepsy etc
- Onchological issues
- Spinal problems
- Metabolic disorder-Diabetes Mellitus, Thyroid disfunction etc
- Gastro – Intestinal Disorders
- Menstrual Disorders
- SükshmaVyáyáma: Simple and Standard Movements
- Voice Culture
Advance techniques of Meditation for Psychosomatic ailments
- Pránic Energization Technique (PET)
- Mind Sound Resonance Technique (MSRT).
- Mind Imagery Technique (MIRT)
- Mind Emotion Technique (MEMT)
- VijnánaSádhanáKaushala (VISÁK)
- Ánandámrita Sinchana (ÁNAMS)
Breathing Practices and pranayamas for Psychosomatic ailments
- Sectional breathing- Variations of Clavicular, Thoracic, Abdomen
Cleansing/detoxification Techniques for Psychosomatic ailments
- JalaNeti (Saline water)
- Sutra neti (Thin Catheter)
- VastraDhouti (Cloth)
- DandaDhauti (Thick Catheter)
Relaxation Techniques for Psychosomatic ailments
- Yoga Nidra
- Instant Relaxation Technique
- Quick Relaxation Technique
CIYT 501-503 PRINCIPLES AND SKILLS OF LEARNING AND DELIVERING TO PATIENTS (PRACTICUM)
Chapter 1: Pratiprasava (Reverse patho-physiology)
Understanding the mechanism of Integrated Approach of Yoga Therapy, how Yoga works? Time limitation and duration required for the body to response and in result of which the effect can be seen practically in the form of recovery.
Clinical training and the therapeutical training under Yoga therapy consultant. Understand the body tear and repair mechanism along with the guided information of anabolism and catabolism. Neuro-Psycho-endo-Immuno pathway has to be known for better understanding.
In-depth Knowledge of the scope of practice of yoga therapy and how to assess the need for referral to other professional services.
Chapter 2: Therapist-client relationship development skills
Guidelines for better understanding of the clients need complains and their perception Skills to listen patiently, being non-judgmental, evolving therapeutical procedure which supports yoga therapy principles and easy to adopt for the patient with minimum resistance
Interpersonal relationship with patients focusing the therapy as a whole .
Understanding the Integrative medicine concept to enhance the optimum use of medical system and to know the limitations of yoga therapy.
Qualitative teaching, research based assessment tools and development of therapeutic modules based on reliability, validity and practical acceptability.
Principles of teaching methods and adopting them in classes with understanding the relationship of mind and prana in therapy.
Practice and application of skills in developing modules as per psychosomatic diseases considering the panchakoshas.
Chapter- 3: Group therapy sessions and Personal One-to-One sessions
- Basic knowledge of and demonstrated ability to design, implement, and evaluate group programs.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct intake and assess the client/student, including
- Case history taking, understanding the non verbal symptoms, evaluation of the physical, energetic, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of well-being.
- Assessing the current condition using the tools relevant to the yoga therapist, including an evaluation of the physical, energetic, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of well-being.
- Providing a shape to a therapy to elicit the presenting complain first followed by working on the root cause by experienced teacher/therapist.
- Evaluation and observation of the patient’s condition using different assessment tools which includes Indications, contraindications and limitations
- Teaching hypothetical studies using cross-sectional assessments by the teacher for the student to understand the effect of therapy by stating hypothesis and null hypothesis.
- Allowing the students to know which aspect in the hypothesis and aspirations might be addressed through yoga therapy.
- Understanding the patients need and thereby setting short-term or long term goals as a part of his/her treatment Isotonic, Isometric, yoga kriya for purification of Nadis, counseling, emergency management in different condition
- Working on different levels of panchakoshas by yoga therapy to work on the root level as a goal-
- Annamaya Kosha – Asanas for specific diseases, Diet, Kriya
- Prannamaya kosha- PET, Pranayama
- Manomaya Kosha- Cyclic Meditation, MSRT
- Vijnanamaya Kosha – VISAK, Counseling
- Anandamaya Kosha – ANAMS and Karmayoga
- Assessment of Manasikprakuti (nature) of an individual or basic trend of a group or culture of an individual or group.
- Using standardized practices and assessing the pre post values along with feedbacks during the follow-up consultation and recording it in the therapist’s note of the case sheet.
- Safety use of Props and their limitations
- Assisting the patient with passive movements for better awareness and encouragement
- Designing protocols and yoga modules
- Designing of protocol according to the patients need taking consideration of the associated complications and their physical limitations
- Different Teaching techniques and tools including PowerPoint slides, animated videos of research proven facts of yoga therapy
- Comparative education on effect of yoga therapy versus other modalities of therapy to understand the speed and the effect of yoga therapy
- Development of Rapport between the patients and teacher
- Ethics of clinical Practice (Safety, confidentiality and privacy)
- Yoga as rehabilitation
- Follow up and its Importance in clinical practice
- Supporting systems and clinical practice updates
CYT 6 ETHICALS AND LEGAL REGULATION IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTISE
Chapter 1: Ethical Principles
- Understanding of yoga as a holistic therapy including yamas and niyamas to form ethical principles in yoga therapy to maintain self-discipline
- Code of conduct of working in hospital and clinic facilities.
- Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of generally accepted ethical principles and related concepts from the yoga tradition to professional interactions and relationships.
- Applicability of the code of conducts in professional and interpersonal relationship in yoga therapy.
- Scopes of Practice of yoga and other complimentary medicine
- Importance of practicing within ethical limits.
- Limitations of an individuals in yoga therapy sessions and at the same time strength of the individual in group and personal therapy sessions
Chapter 2: Legal, Regulatory, and Business Issues Pertaining to Yoga Therapy
- Lessons on laws fixed by ministry of health for physiotherapy, occupational therapy and other physical therapy like yoga therapy
- Training and knowledge of case history records, health development records in each visit for yoga therapy, record for administering yoga therapy and managing the package card (to track the number of therapy sessions taken, improvement and amount paid)
Chapter 3: Relationships with Peers, Mentors, Clinicians, and Organizations
- Field training in different Health care clinics under the guidance of experts
- Basic knowledge of how to establish, maintain, and utilize a referral network of peers and related healthcare practitioners and organizations.
- Field training under the norms of MOUs to understand collaborations and other institutional relationships between institutions
Chapter 4: Continuing Yoga Therapy education
- Personal Practice and understanding of the fundamental value of ongoing personal practice, long-term mentorship, and skills maintenance/development through continuing education.
- Education on making tie-ups with doctors and consultants so that a therapist can make a team for getting the support for case consultation and practice
CYT 701-703 FIELD TRAINING (INTERNSHIP) – UNDER EXPERT SUPERVISION
Chapter 1: Visit to Yoga therapy health Centre
Department wise inpatient and out-patient administration of Yoga therapy and care for patients. Counseling and diet therapy followed by yoga therapy sessions. Presentation and case discussions with specialists and super-specialists in Medico’s involved in yoga therapy and research.
Chapter 2: Yoga therapy sessions in Conferences/Seminar/workshops
Actively participating in the events of Yoga therapy by playing a role of Yoga therapist and teaching to the patient under a specialist.
Chapter 3: Yoga therapy Group and private sessions
Under the supervision of prime teacher, giving therapies to the patients undergoing yoga therapy session by the doctor or Senior therapists.
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