Yoga Therapy Assistant


    This program is aimed at training candidates for the job of a “Yoga Therapy Assistant (Options: Diabetes/Palliative Care)”, in the “Healthcare” Sector/Industry and aims at building the following key competencies amongst the learner.



    Health care professionals who demonstrate and assist to provide yoga therapies to the individuals by creating appropriate and conducive ambience. These professionals follow prescriptions and provides support to individuals before, during and after therapy. They also perform basic administrative functions including record maintenance of day to day activities at work place.



    This job requires individuals to work as a part of a multidisciplinary team and should demonstrate motivation and an innovative approach. The individual should have good organisational and time management skills and should have understanding of the anatomy and physiology human body, particularly related to cardio vascular system.

      • Describe basic concepts and fundamental principles of therapeutic Yoga practises
      • Describe various therapeutic measures commonly used in yoga
      • Discuss indication and contraindications of yoga therapy practices
      • Communicate accurately and appropriately in the capacity of a yoga therapy assistant

    Option 1

      • Discuss the significance of yoga in the field of diabetes
      • Describe the fundamental concepts and principles of therapeutic yoga practices for diabetes
      • Assist in conducting yoga therapy sessions for diabetic patients

    Option 2

    • Describe the basic concepts and fundamental principles of therapeutic yoga practises for palliative care
    • Explain the merits of yoga in palliative care
    • Assist in the conducting yoga therapy sessions for palliative care