Schedule will be forthcoming, stay tuned. 


This program is typically taught over four years, meeting 300 hours each year for ten months, typically from September to June. 

classes meet weekly and a full weekend each month

NOTE: Minimum number of registrants is required
Bridge program is required
unless you can test out of it



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PranaYoga Cikitsa:
The Therapeutic Application of Yoga

In this 1370-hour training you will not only deepen your own personal yoga practice, but gain the tools to be able to apply yoga therapeutically in many different applications to help people transform.

You must have a minimum RYT 500 or equivalent training. An exemption of RYT 500 is considered for graduates of the PranaYoga CYTT program.

In your application for this program, you are required to take an exam for possible attendance in a separate bridge program training that is offered before the full Yoga Cikitsa training begins: Bridge Training and advanced Continuing Education course, Deepening Practices

The bridge course is a 45-hour advanced continuing education course. Come and learn Hansa's style of teaching before committing to the full training. Or this class may help you to choose further advanced trainings as it includes a survey of advanced yoga topics.

NOTE: Minimum number of registrants is required
Bridge program is required unless you can test out of it, link here for information.
Feel free to email us if you are interested in this training:

Throughout the training, you will:

    * Learn about human anatomy from the   
western anatomical and kinesiological format,   
in addition to the Eastern perspective, gaining     
an experiential understanding of anatomical    
movement and the chakras, koshas, vayus.

    * Learn adaptations for yogasana (postures) for    
various concerns such as back problems, joint     
dysfunction, tight muscles, fibryomyalgia,    
depression and other considerations.

    * Gain tools to help support the spiritual development of each individual.

    * Learn about Yoga’s sister science, Ayurveda, and how to custom tailor therapeutic yoga routines based on ayurvedic principles.

    * Learn the foundations of yoga cikitsa as outlined in classical yoga texts.

Each semester will help you mature your Yoga Cikitsa skills:

At the end of the first semester, you will be able to apply basic structural yoga therapy.  You will be grounded in basic body reading for yoga assessment.

At the end of the second semester, you will expand your structural therapy skills.  Techniques for case taking will be explored and practiced. You will interface with medical information and learn how to integrate the knowledge in your assessment.

Within the third semester, you will personally experience and explore the yoga tools of mudra, pranavayu movement, yoga nidra, marma therapy, drsti, ishta devi, yantra, mahavidyas and ritual.  Mentorship during this semester will help support you in applying the tools in a therapeutic setting. In the third semester you will also learn the anatomy of life cycles from childhood through the elderly.  You will learn how to address specific conditions for age and gender.

Within the fourth semester is the culmination of the previous work.  You will learn the pathology of diseases, the ayurvedic considerations and potential of the yoga approach.  In this component the real depth of the scope of practice will be explored.

PranaYoga's Yoga Therapist training program known as 
Yoga Cikitsa: The Therapeutic Application of Yoga
is accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
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Requirements include a minimal 500 hour training (an exemption is considered for students of PranaYoga's CYTT), three years teaching or permission of the director, an application form including a test that will either parlay into a bridge program or exempt you from the bridge program, and an interview. You must be actively teaching during the training.

School Policies
This document is currently being updated, contact us about a copy.

We have a full listing of school ethics, policies including attendance, payment schedules, student grievances, and more in our catalog. You'll receive a copy of this within your registration. You must fill out an application to complete your registration. It is recommended that you review the policies as you prepare to register for the course.

Cost of the Program
ONLY $16 an hour
(less than the average yoga class)
Each Year's Tuition totals $4800

Summary of fees for the full training
A $250 application fee is due with registration.
Students may arrange to pay the tuition through monthly payments.
Each year, you can choose to continue. At the beginning of each year, you will sign an enrollment agreement that includes a payment schedule of $4800 for that year's payments.

Total Program Tuition
(each year breaks down to $4800 in tuition)

$  19200.00

Application Fee
$  250.00
Textbooks per list for all 4 years
approximate cost-price subject to change
$  1125.00
Manual Workbook ($100 each year)
price subject to change
$  400.00

Total Cost of Program for new students

$  20975.00



You must submit an application to complete your registration.