306 hours of live online sessions with the Mohans
2-Hour sessions spread across time zones for maximum accessibility
Recordings available to revisit and deepen your understanding
Svastha Yoga Therapy Foundations
In-Depth 300-Hour Training with the Mohans
From the authors of Yoga Therapy: A Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Yoga and Ayurveda for Health and Fitness, Krishnamacharya: His Life and Teachings, and Hatha Yoga Pradipika: Translation with Notes from Krishnamacharya, the 300-hour Svastha Yoga Therapy Foundations training by the Mohans lays the foundation for the comprehensive knowledge and practice of yoga for wellbeing and therapy.
This training is rooted in ancient wisdom combined with modern science and is refined by extensive application over decades. You will gain broad skills, deep knowledge, and relevant experience to increase resilience, prevent health problems, recover from illness, and teach this to others effectively.
Is this program for me?
You will benefit from this program if you are a yoga teacher, health coach, healthcare professional, or a serious yoga student.
- As a yoga teacher you will address the wellbeing needs of your students effectively, expand your teachings, and take key steps toward becoming a certified yoga therapist.
- As a health coach you will greatly expand your offerings to your clients with depth and clarity.
- As a healthcare professional (physiotherapist, psychologist, physician), you will learn how to take a practical, scientific, holistic view of health and bring that to your patients.
- As a serious yoga student, you will gain the skills to be well, systematically, lifelong, through yoga.
Please note: To apply for this program, you must have already completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training or its equivalent.
What will I learn in this program?
Through Svastha Yoga Therapy, you will:
I. Learn and Apply Universal Wellbeing Skills in 10 Domains
- Map wellbeing comprehensively across 10 domains: Habit & Change, Awareness, Feelings, Thoughts & Words, Movement, Breathing, Nutrition, Senses & Lifestyle, Relationships, and Life Meaning.
- Transform yourself and your clients with extensive guided practices, reflections, daily life application, and more.
- Understand, practice, and combine the best of multiple approaches, both traditional and modern.
II. Dive Deep into Traditional Frameworks
- Study classical frameworks such as guṇa, doṣa, kleśa, mantra, mudra, nyāsa, devotion, eight limbs etc. from ancient wisdom.
- Understand the traditional perspectives of yoga with breadth, depth, and clarity from trusted and authentic sources.
III. Be Confident with Relevant Modern Science
- Understand relevant information from modern biology and medicine to work towards wellbeing and offer yoga therapy.
- Learn anatomy, physiology, systems-based thinking and more.
IV. Understand Major Disorders and Yoga Therapy Guidelines
- Understand major disorders: symptoms, pathology, progression, contraindications.
- Map modern diagnoses to a holistic, skills-based approach.
- Strategize and choose pathways to manage patterns of imbalances.
- Understand the traditional approach to major disorders.
V. Receive Ongoing Mentoring and Guidance for Teachers & Therapists
- Acquire comprehensive client assessment skills.
- Learn to design practices and sequences for different needs.
- Establish effective communication and therapeutic relationship.
- Delivering accessible skills in multiple ways.
- Understand contraindications and guide clients safely.
- Gain practical insights through case studies and ongoing mentoring.
Limited-time offer: Attend fully online in 2023 and save on enrollment fees
For a limited time, we’re offering our program entirely online at a significantly reduced fee compared to pre-pandemic in-person training. By enrolling now, you’ll receive the same high-quality education while saving on your investment in your yoga journey.
After 2023, the program may transition to being offered in-person. Do not miss this opportunity to deepen your yoga therapy skills from the convenience of your own home and at your own pace.
The program is delivered online in digestible sections of 2 hours each, divided across 3 time zones for maximum accessibility.
Additionally, the program offers flexible start dates with rolling admission!
Contents: 11 In-Depth Courses + Mentoring
The 300-hour Svastha Yoga Therapy Foundations program has:
(A) 266 hours of live training delivered in 11 courses.
(B) 40 hours of interactive Mentoring with the Mohans (10 months subscription x 4 hours/month)
Total: 306 hours
This 300-hour training is a part of the 800-hour Svastha Yoga Therapy Program which will be announced later this year.
10 HOURS • ON-DEMAND COURSE
Understand the holistic approach of yoga and ayurveda to wellbeing. Learn effective ways to work with habit and change. Explore practical strategies to create transformation that will last. Study the foundations of the Svastha System with 10 domains and skills. This course addresses the heart of wellbeing and yoga therapy.
40 HOURS • LIVE COURSE • NEXT DATES: 9-30 JULY 2023
Learn the yoga therapy and wellbeing skills needed to breathe well: natural breathing, deep breathing, abdominal and chest breathing, fast breathing, slow breathing, exhalation, inhalation, breath suspension, and more. Understand how to comprehensively and effectively teach these skills to others.
12 HOURS • LIVE COURSE • NEXT DATES: 2-6 AUGUST 2023
This master course covers the yoga therapy approach to assessment, protocol development, and teaching guidelines for disordered breathing and cardiovascular conditions.
30 HOURS • NEXT DATES: 9-24 AUGUST 2023
Understand the key teachings of Yoga Sutra and Samkhya, with exceptional authenticity, depth, and clarity. Establish the foundation for your lifelong journey in yoga psychology and philosophy with confidence.
60 HOURS • LIVE COURSE • NEXT DATES: 5 MARCH-6 APRIL 2023; 27 AUGUST-28 SEPTEMBER 2023
Map the movement skills that everyone needs, including awareness, strength, stability, release, range of motion, alignment, and more. For each of these skills, understand and put into practice a variety of healthy movement techniques. Work with all of the important body regions (spine, neck, shoulders, hips, upper limb, lower limb).
30 HOURS • LIVE COURSE • NEXT DATES: 12-26 APRIL 2023; 1-18 OCTOBER 2023
Wind down from high energy, activate from low energy. Relax by slowing down, cultivating safety, finding support, letting go of effort, visualizations, and more. Build positive emotions intelligently, including compassion, love, joy, and gratitude. Recognize the traditional yoga frameworks that guide these skills.
30 HOURS • LIVE COURSE • NEXT DATES: 30 APRIL-17 MAY 2023; 22 OCTOBER-8 NOVEMBER 2023
Learn the foundations of ayurveda for health maintenance and wellbeing direct from the ancient traditional sources made accessible. Understand the importance of nutrition and be guided in developing strategies for optimizing relationship to food and diet. Examine and implement lifestyle management of sleep, energy, daily activity, fasting, exercise, and sensory management for greater wellbeing from a traditional and modern scientific perspective.
6 HOURS • LIVE COURSE • NEXT DATES: 17-18 MAY 2023; 8-12 NOVEMBER 2023
Yoga and ayurveda, through a holistic approach, can substantially improve our metabolism and positively impact the course of diabetes. Learn how in this course.
30 HOURS • LIVE COURSE • NEXT DATES: 21 MAY-7 JUNE 2023; 12-29 NOVEMBER 2023
Understand the key types and ancient yoga frameworks of awareness practices. Comprehensively practice yogic mindfulness and meditation. Experience absorption practices in sight, mantra, breath, body, and positive emotions. Understand the connections between yoga and modern positive psychology and neurobiology.
10 HOURS • LIVE COURSE • NEXT DATES: 11-15 JUNE 2023; 3-7 DECEMBER 2023
We depend on relationships from birth until our passing to provide us with support, connection, stability, positive emotions, meaning, and much more. In this course, we will explore the traditional and yogic frameworks, reflections, and practices that can help us understand and manage our connections and relationships.
8 HOURS • LIVE COURSE • NEXT DATES: 18-21 JUNE 2023; 10-13 DECEMBER 2023
This course explains pain science (biology, pathways, etiology, classifications) and the practical ways through which we can help manage, mitigate, and resolve chronic pain with yoga therapy.
Dr. Ganesh Mohan learned yoga from childhood in the tradition of Sri Krishnamacharya through his parents, A. G. Mohan and Indra Mohan. He trained in ancient studies including Sanskrit, Vedic chanting, and Ayurveda and then went on to become a modern medical doctor. He integrates a full spectrum of holistic well-being methods in his work: movement, breathing, meditation and mindfulness, lifestyle, diet, relationships, life guidance and more. He has had extensive experience with thousands of students and patients across the world. He also directs the Svastha Yoga & Ayurveda trainings, including the Svastha Yoga Therapy Program across the globe. He is the co-author of numerous books published internationally, such as Yoga Therapy, Krishnamacharya, Yoga Reminder and Krishnamacharya In His Own Words. With his father, he is the translator of the important Sanskrit yoga texts, Yoga Yajnavalkya and Hatha Yoga Pradipika.
A. G. Mohan is one of the foremost yoga masters in this era. He began his yoga journey in 1971, spending nearly two decades as a personal student of the legendary yogi Sri Krishnamacharya. Then he immersed himself in further wide-ranging studies of ayurveda, samkhya, tantra, ancient India dramatics, jyotisha, and more over decades. He is the author of several books on yoga, including Yoga for Body, Breath, and Mind, Yoga Therapy ,Krishnamacharya: His Life and Teachings and Krishnamacharya In His Own Words
Indra Mohan began her yoga studies along with her husband, A.G. Mohan, in 1971. She is one of few people to receive a post-graduate diploma in yoga from Sri Krishnamacharya. She is appreciated by students not only for her extensive knowledge and clear teachings, but also for her wisdom and calm presence. She has guided many thousands of students over five decades to increase their wellbeing, manage their health problems, and find personal and spiritual transformation.
Nitya Mohan, daughter of A. G. Mohan and Indra Mohan, was trained in yoga from a young age. She also holds a degree in music and is an exponent of Vedic chanting, having conducted numerous seminars and given concerts internationally. A skilled and experienced teacher, she has been running the Svastha training programs in Singapore for two decades.
When can I join? Take advantage of flexible start dates with rolling admission!
You can apply to join the training at any time. The program is designed in a hub and spokes model. The spokes are the courses based on domains, traditional studies, disorders, and teaching skills. The hub is ongoing mentoring that integrates the entire learning pathway.
The Svastha Yoga Therapy Foundations 300-hour certification is awarded after you successfully complete the required courses and assessments. You will assess your knowledge through multiple choice questions and practical written essays for each course, allowing you to verify your understanding and ensure that you can effectively apply what you have learned.
This training is registered with the Yoga Alliance. You can register as a yoga teacher at the 300-hour level after completing the training successfully.
The 300-hour Svastha Yoga Therapy Foundations training comprises 11 courses, accessible for a one-time payment of US$2610 or through a 10-month installment plan at US$282 per month. Payment methods include credit card and PayPal.
Additionally, a minimum of 10 months of subscription to Mentoring with the Mohans is required (US$20 x 10 months = US$200).
We also offer scholarships to eligible participants on case-by-case basis.
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Admission to this program is on a rolling basis. You can join throughout the year.