100-Hour MYT Certification Program

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Our 100 hour Embodyoga-based training for yoga teachers provides an in-depth study and certification. Mindful Yoga Therapy is an empirically informed, clinically tested program comprised of five practices: Pranayama (breathing), Asana (postures connected with breath), Yoga Nidra, Meditation, and Gratitude. Each practice is a tool veterans can use to cope with Post Traumatic Stress, and together, they form a comprehensive system–a toolbox–that will carry veterans into a life of strength and resilience.

Yoga practices are a powerful complement to professional treatment for Post Traumatic Stress. A mindful, embodied yoga practice can provide relief from symptoms and develop the supportive skills that veterans need in their everyday lives. Yoga has proven to aid in a veteran’s healing journey.

 
MEMBERSHIP #: 39676559

MEMBERSHIP #: 39676559

YA ID: 23076

YA ID: 23076

Interested? Take a look at some moments from a recent graduating class.

 
 

Faculty

Suzanne manafort

Suzanne manafort

robin gilmartin

robin gilmartin

ann richardson stevens

ann richardson stevens

patty townsend

patty townsend

amy lawson

amy lawson

 

Overview & Modules

 
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The 100 Hour Mindful Yoga Therapy program consists of five modules, presented over five weekends. It includes our Beginning Mindful Yoga Therapy Program and our new Resilience Program. The 12-week Resilience Program is the follow-up to the Beginning Mindful Yoga Therapy Program. Both programs include a 12-week protocol that includes Embodyoga® supports and all five “Tools” from the “Tool Box”.

Price: $1500 in full or $600 per module

 

Module 2

  • Guiding Principles – Safety, Control, and Predictability

  • Acceptance, Inclusion, and Non- Judgment

  • The Brain and The Endocrine System

  • The Mindful Yoga Therapy Asana classes and its Variations

    • Asana for the Mindful Yoga Therapy Beginning Program

    • Asana for the Resilience Program

  • Teaching Practicum

  • Military Culture – Veterans Connections and Camaraderie

Module 1

  • Guiding Principle – Support Precedes Action – The MYT Supports

  • Why Mindful Yoga Therapy for PTSD

  • The Toolbox – Pranayama, Asana, Yoga Nidra, Meditation, and Gratitude

  • Breath and the Nervous System

  • The Breathing Practices

    • Practices for the Mindful Yoga Therapy Beginning Program

    • Practices for the Resilience Program

  • Teaching Practicum

  • Military Culture- The Branches and Ranks


Module 4

  • Meditation and the Brain

  • The Mindful Yoga Therapy Meditation Practices

    • Meditation Practice for the Mindful Yoga Therapy Beginning Program

    • Meditation for the Resilience Program

  • Recovery and Post Traumatic Growth

    • Meaning, Purpose and Growth

    • Social support

  • Teaching Practicum

  • Military Culture – Coming Home, Transition, and the Veteran Suicide Epidemic

Module 3

  • Guiding Principle – Mindfulness

  • Yoga Nidra

  • Warrior Nidra

  • Adaptive Yoga and PTSD

  • Teaching Practicum

  • Military Culture – The Different Wars


 

Module 5

  • Gratitude

  • Reviewing all of the practices and finding the most effective way to implement them

  • The 12-Week Protocol for the Mindful Yoga Therapy Beginning Program

  • The 12-Week Protocol for the Resilience Program

  • Overview of treatment and complementary therapies

  • Families of Veterans

  • Taking Mindful Yoga Therapy into the world

  • Vicarious Traumatization and Self Care

  • Teaching Practicum

  • Military Culture – Treatment and Recovery from a Veterans Perspective


2019 – Mindful Yoga Center, Newington CT.

Friday
7 – 9 p.m.

Saturday
Noon – 7 p.m.

Sunday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Module 1

September 20

September 21

September 22

Module 2

November 8

November 9

November 10

Module 3

December 27

December 28

December 29

Module 4

January 17

January 18

January 19

Module 5

February 7

February 8

February 9

 

2019 – Studio Bamboo, Virginia Beach VA.

Friday
7 – 9 p.m.

Saturday
Noon – 7 p.m.

Sunday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Module 1

September 11

September 12

September 13

Module 2

October 9

October 10

October 11

Module 3

November 13

November 14

November 15

Module 4

December 11

December 12

December 13

Module 5

January 8, 2021

January 9, 2021

January 10, 2021

 

Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of all modules

  • Competency presentation

Continuing Education

  • 100 hours of Yoga Alliance continuing education credits are available.

Training for Yoga Teachers Prerequisites & Cost

Prerequisite

  • The prerequisite for this program is a minimum of a 200 hour yoga teacher training. If you are not yet a 200 hour certified yoga teacher, please consider our teacher training program.

Cost

  • Cost for the full program is $1500. You may also elect to make 3 payments of $600 each.

 

Thoughts from some of our 100 hour program graduates: