Yoga Psychology & Mental Health

Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy



15 May 2021

16 May 2021


9:00am - 3:00pm


$1950 (or $1750 Early Bird)

$550 deposit


Michael de Manincor

Additional dates

Date Time
05 Jun 2021 - 06 Jun 2021 9:00am - 3:00pm
19 Jun 2021 - 23 Jun 2021 9:00am - 5:00pm
24 Jul 2021 - 24 Jul 2021 9:00am - 3:00pm
07 Aug 2021 - 07 Aug 2021 9:00am - 3:00pm

This course is part of the Yoga Institute's Graduate Studies in Yoga Therapy.  It will explore the Yogic model of the mind and mental health, as it relates to Yoga Therapy, including:

Yoga Psychology Principles

  • An understanding of the Yogic model of mind
  • The states and functions of the mind according to Yoga
  • An exploration of the healthy psychological system and the system in distress
  • The relationship between Yoga Therapy and modern Neuropsychology
  • The relationship between Yoga Therapy and modern Psychology

Yoga Therapy & Mental Health

  • An exploration of common mental health issues, through a Yoga Therapy lens, including depression, anxiety, addiction, eating disorders, sleep disorders, personality disorders, and psychosis
  • Yoga Therapy treatments involving the mind
  • Yoga Therapy as a model of integrative mental health care – the mind-body perspective

Yoga Therapy Skills Development

  • Precautions and contraindications for mental health aware Yoga Therapy
  • Responding safely to mental health crisis occurring in a Yoga Therapy context
  • Understanding the Scope of Practice of Yoga Therapists working with people with psychological distress or mental illness
  • Addressing common mental health challenges with Yoga Therapy

This course is a module within our Post-Graduate Yoga Therapy Diploma (Registered Yoga Therapy Training Course Sydney | The Yoga Institute).  Some prerequisites apply.   Call us for a chat! We are happy to discuss training pathways and prior learning.  

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