Houston Yoga & Ayurveda provides a unique combination of Yoga, Ayurveda, and the Vedic Sciences to provide holistic and complete training. We teach in small groups where individual attention is given. Expect to go deep and wide expanding your yoga and holistic health experience.
We practice what we teach. We are the only institute in greater Houston that sees Ayurveda and yoga therapy clients on a daily basis and passes on that knowledge to our students. Be at the forefront of holistic health care practice!
Chief Instructor, Sharon Kapp, is certified for Yoga (YA), Yoga Therapy (IAYT), and Ayurveda (NAMA) at a doctoral level. Originally from Pune, India Sharon was exposed first to Yoga as B.K.S. and Geeta Iyengar were her physical education teachers at primary school. Enjoy our authentic practice and training to the Indian Gurushishwa system; The way it was meant to be.
The 1,000 Hour Ayurveda Yoga Therapy Course is accredited by IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists), the leading, world-wide recognized organization.
The prerequisites for starting the Ayurveda Yoga Therapy Diploma (CYT 1,000) is an RYT 200 (or equivalent) with 100 hours of teaching experience and personal practice for at least one year. Candidates who have extensive and recognized Yoga Therapy, Physiotherapeutic, Medical, or Ayurvedic training and experience may request credit transfer by submitting certificates, curriculum, and school contact details. A personal interview with the program director will be the basis for any final decision.
Techniques, Training & Practice
- In-depth & correct use of Yoga
- Pranayama & Meditation
- Chakras, Mudras & Mantras
- In-depth Anatomy & Physiology
- Yoga Humanities
History, Philosophy, and Ethics as per Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita
- Professional Essentials
Teaching Methodology, Professional Development, and Practicum
- In-depth Ayurveda
- Detailed Medical Jyotish
- Marmas, Yantras, Vedic Chants & Vastu Shastra
- The business of being a Yoga Therapist
- Yoga Asanas and Contraindications
- Ayurvedic Dietary Concepts
- Thorough examination of
Digestion imbalance and illness
Respiratory imbalance and illness
Reproductive imbalance and illness
Urinary imbalance and illness
Cancer imbalance and illness
Sleep imbalance and illness
Addiction imbalance and illness
PTSD imbalance and illness
Further details are in the student handbook at the bottom of this page.
Program Start is Friday, May 7th, 2021, at 4 pm. We meet full-day weekends from 6 am-6 pm and every weekday evening 4-9 pm for the first two weeks days for the theory portion. This is the intensive part of the course where attendance is mandatory. Online participation is possible for this portion of the course however it is highly recommended to be at the center for at least one weekend per intensive module.
A further four intensive modules will be scheduled app. in July, September, November 2020, and January 2021 coordinating exact dates that suit the participants.
This training due to its length will be held yearly.
After that, you can schedule your own time for assignments, tests, and your own client therapy sessions. We expect everybody to be able to graduate within 12 months.
Registration for this amazing certified Yoga Teacher Training course is $15,995. SAVE $ 500 when you place a downpayment by April 24th. Enjoy Two months of FREE unlimited Yoga during the course as well.
A twelve-month payment installment plan is available. Considering the down-payment upfront that means app. $1,250/month. No graduation is possible without prior full payment
With this certificate, you are able to teach at most yoga studios around the world.
This yoga therapy training certificate allows you to register at IAYT, the International Institute of Yoga Therapists as a yoga therapist (extra membership cost).
You can work as a therapist at a hospital or wellness center.
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Houston Yoga & Ayurveda Ashram
Houston Yoga & Ayurveda Ashram Inc, a 501(3)(c) company, 13602 Kluge Rd Cypress, TX 77429 USA
Copyright © 2021 Houston Yoga & Ayurveda Ashram - All Rights Reserved. Houston Yoga and Ayurveda Ashram Inc.is not a licensed medical facility. Employees of the Center are not trained or licensed as physicians in medical diagnosis or treatment. You are encouraged to discuss any Ayurveda herbal supplements or Yoga therapies you consider with your medical doctor in advance of using them.
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