Essentials of Yoga Therapy

You have enormous potential to heal your neck, shoulders, hips, and hamstrings with yoga therapy.

Join expert teachers in yoga anatomy and yoga therapy and take classes that explore neck and shoulder pain, back pain, stress, depression and anxiety, hamstring health, and in-depth anatomical lessons. Be empowered to make lasting changes—physically and mentally. Whether you want to move toward greater health yourself, or are a teacher wanting to empower your students, this 8+ hour course is designed to enlighten, inspire, and improve your everyday life.

8.5+ HOURS

This comprehensive course includes lectures, full yoga classes, and meditations.


Study with the world's leading experts in yoga therapy.


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Unlock the Power of Yoga Therapy

In this 8+ hour course, you will learn:

  • An in-depth anatomical breakdown of the fascial system.
  • Specific yoga therapy principles for working with depression. 
  • The healthy and proper way to perform a forward bend.
  • Stress management techniques.
  • Instruction for relieving discomfort in the neck and shoulders.
  • A more balanced way to reduce tension in the hamstrings and hips.
  • A therapeutic and extensive breakdown of the core.
  • How to establish healthy movement and practice habits.
  • How to find and address "body blind spots."

This course features some of our most popular classes from our online conferences. Upon completion, you will receive a digital certificate and CE credits!

Teachers: Get 8 Continuing Education Credits

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 towards this requirement.

Fulfilling 8 of these study hours is as easy as logging into the Yoga Alliance website and entering your hours after you’ve completed Essentials of Yoga Therapy. Continue your yoga education with this course and more from the Yoga International library!

Note: This course is not intended to provide a certification in yoga therapy or provide the training necessary to practice yoga therapy.