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In order to practice as a yoga therapist in a manner that exemplifies the intelligence and elegant simplicity of the original teachings, intensive practical training is necessary. There is a need for the development of skills in observation, assessment, course design and progression, yogic anatomy, physiology, and psychology, as well western pathology and the therapeutic

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Dr N. Chandrasekaran (Dr NC) MBBS

Dr N. Chandrasekaran is one of the world’s most experienced yoga therapists, a western medical doctor, international trainer and author.  In 2010 he founded the Viniyoga Healing Foundation of India (VHF) after more than a decade heading the Yoga Therapy Department at the Krisnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) in Chennai. In that role he conducted consultations […]

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Saraswathi Vasudevan – Yoga Vahini

Saraswathi is an internationally renowned and sought after therapist and trainer. She has two Masters Degrees (in Nutrition and Psychology) from the University of Madras, Chennai, and for over 16 years was a yoga teacher, teacher-trainer, therapist, consultant and head of the research department at an internationally renowned institute of yoga in Chennai. She has […]

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Leanne Davis

Leanne Davis – Viniyoga Australia Leanne has worked in complementary medicine since 1983 and taught yoga since completing the Sivananda Vedanta Yoga Academy training in India in 1988. She has a Bachelor of Health Science in Acupuncture and practices Traditional Chinese Medicine, body-work and Ayurveda alongside her work with Yoga. She is now a senior […]

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10-12 day Training Retreat
Stand alone Course and Co-requisite for entry to current intake of Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy*
Between 14 – 28 March 2016 (esact training days tbc)
A very special course, with very special teachers, to ensure that you have the foundational skills, according to the yoga sutras and the teachings of Krisnamacharya, to progress in your study and practice of yoga therapy. Completion of this course combined with the Nov 2015 residential Yogic Anatomy, Phsyiology and Psychology will enable participants to join the 2015 intake of the Post Grad Dip Yoga Therapy.

Theoretical and experiential immersion in yoga including material from our regular Foundations of Viniyoga course as well as the Applications of Yoga and Observations module. Content includes philosophy, function and modification of asana for specific outcomes, course planning, the applications of yoga, the vital skills of observation, and more.

For yoga teachers, health practitioners, and all committed students of yoga and yoga therapy.

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YOGIC ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY – A practical study of the kosas, prana, the nadis and the mind

Dr N Chandrasekaran MBBS (Dr NC)
YOGIC ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY – A practical study of the kosas, prana, the nadis and the mind

9 day Residential Retreat
Fri 27 Nov – Fri 6 Dec 2015 Camp Koinonia, Evans Head
North Coast NSW

This 9 day residential training is a foundational module of the Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy. It may also may be taken as a stand alone course.

This session is for every yoga practitioners and yoga teachers and aspiring therapists who want to delve deeper into the inner aspects of yoga. It is very important. Yoga is practiced and applied on human individuals. Therefore, complete understanding of the human individual is the basic pre-requisite.

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Mr A.F. Lara Abiesheikh – Viniyoga Healing Foundation of India

Lara is an exponent of yoga, having practised the entire array of asanas and pranayama techniques since the age of fourteen. Initially, he studied at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, where he then taught for nearly eight years. His quest for perfection propelled him to further seek guidance from other senior and popular teachers in the […]

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