Yoga Therapy for Anxiety was created to equip you with practical tools for working with anxiety. This in-depth course is designed for those who seek to understand what lies behind anxiety in order to transform their relationship to it, and ultimately, transcend its impact.
While yoga is not a substitute for medical care, we can use it as a complementary resource to help manage some of the symptoms of anxiety and to enhance our well-being. During this course, you’ll learn Yoga Therapy techniques that can help you find relief in stressful and anxious situations and increase your overall vitality and self-confidence.
This course is useful for:
It’s also for anyone who wants to learn the yogic perspective on the inner dimensions of thought, mood, and behavior; how anxiety manifests in each of these dimensions; and specific tools for studying these levels of the mind in order to transform from svābhava, our self-concept, toward svarūpa, our highest potential.
This course includes:
Gary Kraftsow has been a pioneer in the transmission of yoga for health, healing, and personal transformation for over 40 years and is known as a leading expert in Yoga Therapy. He began his study of yoga and Yoga Therapy in India with T.K.V. Desikachar, in 1974 and received a Viniyoga Special Diploma from Viniyoga International in Paris, France in 1988.
Gary graduated with a BA, Magna Cum Laude, from Colgate University in 1976, and received his Master's Degree in Psychology and Religion from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1983. Since then, he has become a renowned speaker and teacher of the Viniyoga methodology both nationally and internationally. In 1999 he founded the American Viniyoga ™ Institute.
Yoga Alliance requires all yoga teachers to accumulate at least 30 hours of continuing education every three years. 20 online hours are allowed to count toward this requirement.
Fulfilling 4 of these study hours is as easy as logging into the Yoga Alliance website and entering your hours after you’ve completed Yoga Therapy for Anxiety. Continue your yoga education with this course and more from the Yoga International library!