Yoga Therapy Level 1 Course

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Yoga Therapy (Stage 1)

Practitioner level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Yoga Therapy
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Become a Registered BSY Yoga Therapy Stage 1 Practitioner

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors. A 1 day practical workshop is available for students with no prior massage experience.

You will study human anatomy and physiology, fundamental psychology with a study of perceptions, concepts, memories, reasoning and emotions, balanced nutrition, anabolism and catabolism and yogic relaxation and breath therapy, through special breathing techniques. You will study a number of other treatment techniques involving manipulation and massage, active and passive exercises through Yoga Asanas and yogic osteopathy by which a client is assisted to perform certain movements specially selected from the Asanas and Mudras of Hatha Yoga.


  • Lesson One
    • Introduction
    • Human Anatomy
      • The Skeleton
      • Joints
      • Muscles
  • Lesson Two
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
      • Endocrine Glands
      • Nervous System
      • Other Systems of the Body
  • Lesson Three
    • Psychology
      • The Mind
      • Conditioning
      • The Power of Suggestion
      • Conscious Intervention
  • Lesson Four
    • Nutrition
      • Calories
      • Minerals
      • Vitamins
      • Water
      • Roughage
      • Correct Eating
  • Lesson Five
    • Relaxation Therapy
      • The Mind and Imagination
      • Progressive Relaxation
      • The Therapeutic Use of Relaxation  
  • Lesson Six
    • Breath Therapy
      • Yogic Breathing
  • Lesson Seven
    • Special Breathing Techniques
      • Complete Breath
      • Rhythmic Breathing
      • Cleansing Breath
      • Healing Breath
    • Alternate Nostril Breathing
  • Lesson Eight
    • Manipulation and Massage
    • Preparation
      • Types of Massage
      • Techniques
  • Lesson Nine
    • Yogic Osteopathy
      • Vertebral Misalignment
      • Sciatica
      • Femoral Nerve Strain
      • Lumbago,Lumbo-Sacral Strain and Sacro-Iliac Strain
      • Stiff Neck,Shoulder Pains and Cervical Adhesions
  • Lesson Ten
    • Active Exercise
    • Yoga Asanas
    • Hygiene

A 1 day Practical Training is available for students with no prior massage experience.  Practical workshops can be held in various locations around the UK and are available for an additional £75 per day. Your practical training is a valuable opportunity to learn directly from an experienced practical training tutor with specialist skills.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 11 monthly instalments of £30
  • OR
  • Pay the total course fee in one sum of £400 £380 and also receive a special Gift from our selection – free. Please click here to view the gifts

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271.

It's excellent, and fits in with my busy lifestyle an I have enjoyed learning academically as well as physically. The assignments are returned promptly so that I can start on another. The staff have been very helpful. I just wish I had enrolled years ago.
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