The respective professional certificate programs prepare yoga teachers and professionals to serve those with health challenges. These challenges can be physical, mental, or emotional. Following a expansive study of human physiology, the yogic traditions, and the fundamentals of healthcare, yoga teachers, health professionals, and certified yoga therapists can confidently and competently prescribe regimens of postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to the suit needs of individual clients.

As many of us are at different stages of knowledge and experience, there are three certificate programs available. Those pursuing certification as yoga therapists with IAYT will need to complete all three programs (regardless of prior learning or experience):

Basic Program (Level 1)

The Yoga Therapy Rx program is designed for yoga teachers and professionals who desire to better serve clients dealing with physical challenges or ailments, as well as those beginning their journey as certified yoga therapists. Learn more »

Advanced Program (Level 2)

The Advanced Yoga Therapy Rx program is designed for yoga teachers, professionals, and prospective yoga therapists who desire to better serve clients dealing with challenges or ailments related to internal physiology, including mental health. Learn more »

Clinical Program (Level 3)

The Clinical Yoga Therapy Rx program is designed for prospective yoga therapists and health professionals looking for training in yoga therapy delivery in a clinical setting. Learn more »