With Marco Peralta e Gonçalo Correia (Séniors Yoga Teachers)





I- Training and Practice

- Preserve health through a balanced Yoga practice

Use in Yoga Therapy of:

- The practice of asanas, their groups, main effects and its use in Yoga therapy

- The practice of kriyas, main effects and its use in Yoga therapy

- The practice of bandhas, main effects and its use in Yoga therapy

- The practice of pranayama, their types, main effects and its use in Yoga therapy

- The practice of yoganidra, main effects and its use in Yoga therapy

- The practice of meditation, their types, main effects and its use in Yoga therapy

-Main Principles for Adaptation of Asanas, how to adapt each Asana, benefits and


-Main Principles for Adaptation of pranayama and bandha, how to adapt each

pranayama and bandha, benefits and contraindications

- Practice of Yoga with the use of props for a therapeutic effect

- Practice of Yoga Therapy based on anatomy and physiology principles of the

human body

- Practice of Yoga Therapy based on Subtle energy and Chakras

- Importance of the Yoga therapist's personal practice

-Therapeutic perspective (Study and application) according to: Hatha Yoga, Bhakti

yoga, Jnana Yoga, Raja Yoga, Karma Yoga, Tantra Yoga

- General, specific and concrete physical health issues: Asthma, Chronic diseases,

Diabetes, Depression, Cardiovascular, etc

- General, specific and concrete psychological health issues: Anxiety, Anger,

Additions, etc

- Yoga Therapy as a complementary tool in the treatment of any disease

- Combination of techniques (theory/philosophy and practice) to maximize health



II- Teaching Methodology

- Protocol of a yoga therapy session (how to do, start, middle, end, do and dont´s)

- Prevention and treatment using Yoga Therapy

- Benefits and contraindications of the techniques used in Yoga therapy

- Disease and Consciousness

- General Psychological and Physical (Body Mind Organism) health issues and

specific and concrete Psychological and Physical (Body Mind Organism) health

issues: How to address

- Touch, Indication (orientation, dialogue), Presence (Silence) as a tool in

communication and contact in Yoga Therapy

Context of Yoga therapy in the Yoga classroom (Individual and with groups)

- Yoga Therapy Fundamentals to deepen your knowledge/experience as a Teacher:

- Personal experience (of experiencing oneself),

- Observation (number of cases observed)

- And study / research (research, reading, training and monitoring the work of other

colleagues and teachers)

- Teaching Yoga Therapy online

- Giving Yoga Therapy sessions online

- What you should consider when giving yoga therapy sessions online


III- History, philosophy and psychology of yoga and yoga therapy

- Intention and Purpose of Yoga Therapy

-Yoga therapy view in the classic texts: Yoga sutra, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Yoga

Upanishads, etc.

- Yoga Shastras and their specific therapeutic indications

- Therapeutic perspective (Study and application) of: Hatha Yoga, Bhakti yoga,

Jnana Yoga, Raja Yoga, Karma Yoga, Tantra Yoga

- Yoga Therapy: concept, definition and practical application

- Existential Issues and the Yogic point of view

- Illness as a label, reality and illusion and the Yogic point of view

- The Yoga psychology of the teacher and student: traditional and modern points of


- Treat the idea of treating in the yogic point of view

- Yoga Therapy with and without a therapist


IV- Practical teaching experience

- Training and practice with the classmates of the Yoga Therapy teacher training

- Case studies: Typical issues that arise at a Yoga therapy session

- Supervised teaching

- Assistance in the teaching of practical Yoga Therapy classes

- Personal Yoga practice of the Yoga therapist


V- Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga

- Functional Anatomy and Physiology

- Anatomy and Physiology applied to Yoga techniques

- Medical Health Disorders: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Gastroenterological

(Digestive), Metabolic, Neurological, Gynaecological, Otolaryngology and


Yogic concept of the Human Being:

- The 3 Shariras or Bodies: Sthula (gross or physical), Sukshma (subtle or energetic)

and Karana (causal)

- Subtle Anatomy: Chakras, Nadis, Prana and Kundalini and its application or not in

Yoga Therapy


VI- Other topics

- Yoga therapy as a complementary tool to any chosen treatment (Homeopathic,

Holopathic, Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, etc.) by those who seek us

- Option of not dealing with the health issue and how Yoga therapy can help

-Integrating and presenting Yoga therapy in a secular context.

Criteria for joining the Course


- Minimum of 2 years of Yoga Teaching before you can be accepted onto the course.

- Computer and internet good access, basic computer literacy and working with Zoom and an email address.

- Commitment to a daily Yoga practice during the course. 


Before enrolment in the course there will be a video call with the teacher




200 hours Online Yoga Therapy TT Course


 - 20 hours (non-contact hours):

Readings of the handouts and course materials and personal writing assignments and online test questions to review, integrate, and demonstrate your understanding of the material on a practical level.

Recommended additional non-contact: Personal daily Yoga practice, writing daily in your Yoga journal, and regular attendance in related Yoga classes. 


 - 180 hours (contact hours breakdown):

50 hours - pre-recorded videos and audio sessions.

10 hours - Individual online mentorship sessions via Zoom.

120 hours - group online sessions via Zoom 



Hours by Module


1. Training and Practice (80hrs)

2. Teaching Methodology (30hrs)

3. History, philosophy and psychology of yoga and yoga therapy (25hrs)

4. Practical teaching experience (25hrs)

5. Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga (20hrs)

6. Other topics (10hrs)

7. Personal mentoring (10 hrs) 


Non contact hours: 20 hours

SYT Hours: 160 hours

Total hours: 200 hours 


Datesfrom November 2020 to October 2021



The Teachers


Gonçalo Correia

For more details please see my page in Yoga Alliance Professionals


Marco Peralta 

For more details please see my page in Yoga Alliance Professionals



Dates and schedule for online group contact hours


Every Saturday starting on the 7th of November 2020

to 30th of October on Zoom platform form 10.15am to 12:15am


And Sundays 7th February 2021, 23th Mai

from 9:00am to 1:00pm and 3:00pm to 5:00pm on Zoom platform.


Personal mentoring individual online sessions will be scheduled after the course starts



Cost 1995 EUR 

Early Bird 1650 EUR until 10th September



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