Certificate in Advanced Yoga Therapy Rx
Online classes begin October 10, 2020

COVID-19 Provisions: There are a number of provisions by U.S. state governments and accrediting bodies that impact this program. Please review them here.

The advanced course will address the origin and treatment of the internal systems of the body, focusing on the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, nervous, reproductive and endocrine systems. Classes will address principles of practice, anatomy for yoga teachers, the origin and treatment of internal problems. Classes will also cover communication tools for working with doctors including reading reports and understanding medical terminology and clinical notes such as S.O.A.P. notes.

Program Benefits

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Use Yoga therapy to understand and address the origin and treatment of the remaining systems of the body including the on the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, nervous, reproductive and endocrine systems
  • Understand the relationship between Yoga therapy and Ayurveda, the ancient Indian holistic approach to life and healing
  • Work with various medical specialists and learn additional and more advanced medical terminology

General Information

Course and program requirements, schedules and tuition are subject to change; and additional fees may be incurred for books and materials. Click here to review all policies prior to enrollment. For additional information, contact the Center for Religion and Spirituality at (310) 338-2799 or yoga@lmu.edu.

  • Begins: October 10, 2020

    Enroll: Enrollment via the online course catalog.

    • Full Payment Discount. Register with full-tuition payment to receive $150 off tuition.
    • Concurrent Enrollment Discount. Register in YRTX 811 concurrently to receive $150 off tuition.

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Yoga Therapy Rx I (YRTX 811). Students may also enroll in YRTX 811 and YRTX 821 concurrently.

    Course: YRTX 821

    Tuition: $3,640 | A minimum payment of $910 is required to register. Limited financial support is available with the Payne-Chapple Scholarship. Tuition payment plans are also available; please contact Ms. Rosa Calderon at Rosa.Calderon@lmu.edu to make arrangements.

     

  • Classes meet once a month on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

    • October 10-11, 2020
    • November 14-15
    • December 12-13
    • January 16-17, 2021
    • February 6-7
    • February 27-28
    • March 20-21
    • April 17-18
    • May 1-2
    • June 12-13
    • July 17-18
    • August 7-8

    Connecting Online

    MyLMU is the primary Internet-based portal for students, faculty and staff at Loyola Marymount University. Once you log in to the portal with your credentials, you can directly and securely access the various online learning platforms, including Brightspace and Zoom, and your student record. Click here to begin.

  • Instructors

    Lecturers

    • David Allen, M.D.
    • Robert Birnberg
    • Chase Bossart
    • Art Brownstein, M.D.
    • Julie Carmen
    • Colleen Carol
    • Arun Deva
    • Lori Rubenstein Fazzio, D.P.T.
    • Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
    • Terra Gold
    • Vikram Kamdar, M.D.
    • Lorne S. Label, M.D.
    • Patti Quintero
    • Kathleen Ross-Allee
    • Richard Usatine, M.D.
  • Students must complete a total of 13.0 semester hours in coursework with a letter grade of 'B-' or higher in each course to receive a certificate of completion. Please refer to the course catalog for required text, class meeting location, and other general information.

    Coursework: YRTX 821

  • YRTX 821
    Yoga Therapy Rx II
    13.0 Semester Hours

    Yoga Therapy is a synthesis of the ageless wisdom from the East with the most recent knowledge in complementary health from the West, and is a means to manage illness or facilitate healing. This advanced course will focus in the same manner on other systems of the body as outlined in Yoga Rx by Larry Payne and Richard Usatine. These systems will include the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, nervous, reproductive and endocrine systems. Classes will address principles of practice, anatomy for yoga teachers, the origin and treatment of internal problems. Prerequisite: Yoga Therapy Rx I or concurrent enrollment.