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This course teaches the healing dynamic between therapist and client. Students will learn basic counseling skills, evaluation, assessment, intake, record keeping, scope of practice procedures, and important strategies for self care.

Mind, body, and emotion interrelate to cause dis-ease as well as promote healing on various levels. By learning how to comprehend the maya koshas, chakras, kleshas, and gunas you will gain insight and understanding of your client.

Through this course you will learn how to tap into your own intuition as the guide for your healing work, better serve your clients and patients, more effectively communicate and work with a patient’s family members, and interface professionally with the medical community through expanded skills.


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Upon completion of this course you will:

Know how to do a client intake with proper evaluation and assessment skills.

Develop compassionate listening, proper communications, adept observation and appropriate touch skills.

Develop necessary counseling skills and learn how to create a proper clinical environment.

Understand how to interface professionally with the medical community.

Be able to assemble and prescribe the components of an individualized holistic treatment plan.

Know how to form and keep appropriate boundaries and how to protect yourself from negative energies.


Course Syllabus:

Addressing the client as a multidimensional being.

What are healing and disease?

Counseling Skills.

Evaluation and Assessment.

The components of individualized holistic treatment plans.

Interfacing with the medical community.

Death and Dying.


Required Reading:

The Healing Path of Yoga, Nischala Joy Devi



Elective for 300 Hour

Required for Yoga Therapy Training

Upon Completion you will be eligible to register for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) with Yoga Alliance (YA) and/or the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).


nischala 2Nischala Joy Devi – is a master teacher and healer. For over 30 years she has been highly respected as an international advocate for her innovative way of expressing Yoga and its subtle uses for spiritual growth and complete healing. She was a monastic student of the world renowned Yogiraj Sri Swami Satchidananda and offered her expertise in developing the yoga portion of The Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease and the Commonweal Cancer Help Program.


Enroll Now – Tuition $540

Training Location: Soul of Yoga Institute 162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Suite A70 Encinitas, CA 92024