Level 5 Yoga Therapist

  • Certified Yoga Professional
  • Name of the Certification: Yoga Therapist
  • Brief Role Description: Can work along with certified physician or certified Yoga Consultant to give Yoga Therapy on all health disorders.

Requirement/ Eligibility

  • Requirement/ Eligibility: For open candidates there is no eligibility criteria, eligibility is confirmed by the institute after personal interview.
  • Minimum age: No age limits
  • Personal Attributes: The job requires individual to have Good communication skills, time management and ability to understand the body language of the trainees. The job requires individual to possess key qualities such as self-discipline, confidence, maturity, patience, compassion, active listening, time management, empathy, language proficiency, ability to build caring relationships, friendly and approachable, credibility etc.

Duration of course

  • Duration of course: Theory: 400 hours Practical: 400 hours
  • Total: 800 Not less than 800 hours (Contact program for 100 hrs. to be conducted on Anatomy, Physiology).

Mode of Study

  • Mode of Study: Online and Offline (Theory and practical learning are conducted in mixed form, both online and offline, contact program for 100 hours  to be conducted on Anatomy and Physiology).
  • Classes are conducted in real time with direct interaction between teacher and the student (face to face). We highly recommend the physical presence of students in the class.
  • Study is conducted in Kyiv,Ukraine / Warsaw, Poland or another place in EU.
  • For those students who for any reason, can not attend the classes physically, live, real time interaction (face to face) is available through the internet (Zoom,skype etc).
  • If in any case you missed the class the recording of the class is available for you. ( But remember you can not miss more than 15% of the total hours of the courses, otherwise you will not be eligible for taking the examination)
  • A group (batch) consists of not more than 10 students.

Language of Study and Examination

  • Language of Study and Examination: English, Ukrainian or Russian

Price

  • Price: 2400 USD (Cost includes: Admission & enrollment fee, study material, theory and practical study, certificate of completion of course  and marks sheet, enrollment with yoga certification board, examination fee and  issue of certificate)
  • There are special price for citizen of Ukraine.

Payment terms and conditions

  • Payment terms and conditions:
    • To reserve a seat you have to pay an amount of 20% of the total value of the course.
    • Balance amount is paid before 15 days of the scheduled date of start of course.
    • If for any reason you are unable to start the course, the paid amount is automatically reserved to join the next batch suitable for you.
    • If for any reason, you started the course and are unable to continue, only 20% of the total amount is refunded.
    • In any genuine case and reason, the institute can consider returning the full amount.
    • Payment can be done once your admission is confirmed after the interview and the contract is signed between the student and the institute.

Study Plan

  • Theory:
  • UNIT 1 Yoga and Human Body 
  • Anatomy & Physiology:
  • 1.1 Musculo-Skeletal System : Muscle – Classification – Histology – properties of each type – distribution – Mechanism of muscle contraction (Brief) – neuromuscular transmission (Brief), ligaments, tendons, Skeleton-Bones-types, Structure & function,Spinal column. Joints – Types, Structure, Functions.
  • 1.2 Blood and Immune System: Composition of blood corpuscles – R.B.C., W.B.C., Platelets. Plasma, Hemoglobin – Coagulation of blood and anticoagulants. Blood groups and its importance, lymphatic system , Immunity – types & mechanism.
  • 1.3 Cardiovascular system: Anatomy of Heart and blood vessels – -Innervations’ of heart – Properties of cardiac muscle – Control of cardiac cycle and circulation – Cardiac output – Blood pressure.
  • 1.4 Respiratory System: Anatomy-Gross & Histological – Mechanism of Breathing,Exchange of gases Pulmonary function tests-lung volumes – Control of respiration.
  • 1.5 Digestive system: Anatomy – Gross and Histological – Mechanism of secretion of – Saliva, Gastric Juice, Pancreatic Juice, Bile, Intestinal secretion – Role of these secretions in digestion of food, Absorption and assimilation and formation of faces.
  • 1.6 Excretory System and temperature regulation: Anatomy-Gross & Histology – Functions of glomerule and renal tubules Micturition and composition of urine – structure and functions of skin-Regulation of body temperature.
  • 1.6 Concept and principles of Yogasana: Meaning, definition, types and their significance in Yoga Sadhana.
  • 1.7 Endocrine System : Anatomy – Gross & Histological, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Supra – renal, Pituitary, Islets of Langerhans – Function of thyroid and parathyroid hormone, effect of hypo and hyperactivity on the body. Hormones of supra-renal and their action and effect of hypo & hyper activity on the body. Hormones of pituitary gland- its action and effect of hypo & hyper activity on the body. Role of insulin in glucose metabolism.
  • 1.8 Special senses: Eyes Anatomy – Histology of retina, Corneal function, Physiology of vision & accommodation, Sense of smell – nasal mucosa, tongue, taste buds. EarMechanism of hearing and function of semicircular canal.
  • 1.9 Reproductive System: Anatomy – Gross & History of Male reproductive system – Spermatogenesis. Female reproductive system – Ovarian harmones,Menstruation, Pregnancy, Parturition, Lactation.
  • 1.10 Nervous System: Anatomy – Gross – Cerebrum, cerebellum, Spinal cord.Histology – Nerve – structure and properties of neurons – Nerve – Action Potential – generation propagation – factors influencing. Classification of neurons and nerve fibers Receptors and reflex arc. Functions and important connections of Cerebrum, Pons, Medulla, Thalamus, Hypothalamus, Cerebellum – Autonomic nervous system – Sympathetic and parasympathetic – anatomy & functions.
  • 1.11 Homeostasis: The concept of homeostasis, Homeostasis, Regulatory systems of the body, Characteristics of control systems, Physiological basis of mind-body intervention.
  • Anatomy & Physiology:
  • Study of – cognitive processes. Higher mental processes, feeling and emotion, mental abilities and personality. A comparative study of total personality according to Yoga and Modern Psychology. Its Meaning, definition and nature of consciousness as described in Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagwad Gita, Yogasutra and Yogavashishtha; Spiritual and scientific approach to human consciousness. Yogic Method of elevation of human consciousness: Bhaktiyoga, Jnanyoga, Karmayoga, Mantrayoga, Ashtangayoga,Hathayoga.
  • 1. Yoga and Diet:
  • Concept and types of diet in Traditional Yogic Texts; Concept of food and Nutrition and its components, concept of Health and Malnutrition, Assessment of Nutritional status, knowledge of Therapeutic Modifications of Normal Diet, Preparation of Therapeutic charts for special groups/patients, Role of Yogic diet in health and disease.
  • UNIT 2 Fundamental Principles of Yoga Therapy
  • 2.1 Concept of Yoga and Health in Indian Traditional Systems of Medicine i.e. Ayurveda, Naturopathy and Siddha Systems of Medicine, Utility and Limitations of these systems in relation to Yoga and health.
  • 2.2 Yogic Concept of Health: Meaning and definitions, Concept of Adhi and Vyadhi,Role of Yoga in preventive health care – Heyamdukhamanagatam Tapatrayas , Kleshas and Anatryas.
  • 2.3 Concepts of Trigunas, Pancha-mahabhutas, Pancha-prana and Pancha Koshas.
  • 2.4 Role of Yogic Positive Attitudes (Maitri, Karuna, Mudita and Upeksha) for Healthy Living, Concept of Bhavas and Bhavanas with its relevance in Health and well-being.
  • 2.5 Concept of Aahara, Vihara, Aachara and Vichara.
  • 2.6 Role of Shuddhi Prakriyas in preventive, promotive and curative aspects of Yoga Therapy -Health, Karma Shuddhi (Yama, Niyama), Ghata Shuddhi (Shat- karma), Snayu Shuddhi (Asana), Prana Shuddhi (Pranayama), Indriya and Mano Shuddhi (Pratyahara), Mana, Buddhi, Ahamkar and ChittaShuddhi (Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi).
  • UNIT 3 Application of Yoga Therapy in Traditional Yoga Texts
  • 3.1 Bhagvadgita : Definitions of Yoga in Bhagavadgita and their relevance in Yoga therapy, Concept of Samkhya Yoga in Bhagavadgita ,Significance of Bhagavadgita as a synthesis of Yoga, Concept of Sthita Prajna, stages and characteristic of it. Concept of Atman (Purusha) and Jivatman in Bhagavadgita. Concept of Paramatman (Parmeshwar or Purushottam) as described in Bhagavadgita, Concept of world (Jagat, Samsar) as described in Bhagavadgita, Psychotherapy concept of Bhagavadgita in various mental disorders like depression, anxiety etc, Significance of Yogasadhana, Karmayoga, Jnana Yoga, Dhyana Yoga and Bhakti Yoga in Bhagavadgita, Concept and classification of Ahara and its role in Adhyatma Sadhana as described in Bhagavadgita, Concept of Triguna in the context of Bhagavadgita, Importance of Bhagavadgita in day to day life.
  • 3.2 Patanjala Yoga Sutra: Applications and Understanding of Patanjala Yoga & Personality Development. The nature of seer in pure state, Concept of Vrttis – Nature, classification, definition, method to control of chittavrttis (Abhyasa and Vairagya), Ishwarapranidhana– a means to attain Samadhi, Definition & quality of Ishwara ; Chittavikshepa, Chittaprasadana and its associates, Samadhi and its classification, Sabijasamadhi, Speciality of Nirvichara, Rthambaraprajna, Nirbijasamadhi; Significance of Samyama and its applications, Parinamavad, Dharma and Dharmi, Parinamanyateva, Samyama on – Parinamatraya, knowledge of bhutaruta, Parachittajnana, Antardhana. Aparantajnana, Samyama on – Maitri, Surya, Chandra, Nabhichakra, Kanthakupa, Kaurmanadi, Murdhajyothi, Pratibha, Hrdaya, Swartha, Udana, Samana, and their benefits. Attainments of divyashrotra, Akashagamana, Bhutajaya, Animadi siddhi, Indriyajaya, Kaya jaya, Sarvajnatva, Concept of Kaivalya in Patanjali Yoga Sutra, Kaivalya–Introduction, Siddhi, Jatyantaraparinama,Nirmanachitta.Karma, Vasana, Smriti and Samskara
  • 3.3 Yoga Vashishtha: Concept of Yoga: Introduction and Highlights of Yoga Vasishtha, Definitions of Yoga and their relevance in Yoga Vasishtha; Concept of Mind: World is the projection of Mind; Manah Prashamanah upayah Yoga: Mind control through abhyasa ( practice) and vairagya (detachment); Concept of Jnana: Jnana Saptabhumika, importance of knowledge and types of knowledge, Management of Mind and emotions-enhancing the power of discrimination (Viveka); Prana and Pranayama: Control of breathing; the story of Kakabhushanda, Understanding of the Concept of Adhi and Vyadhi; concept of Prana & Pranayama; Concept of Samadhi and Moksha: Good Association; Self Enquiry; Development of Satvaguna (Good virtues), Eight Limbs of Meditation.
  • UNIT 4 Physiological And Psychological Effects Of Hatha Yoga Practices
  • 4.1 Shatkriyas and Sthula and Sukhsamvyayam Kriya: Physiological benefits of sthula and sukhsamvyayam on human body in preparation of yogic practice. Knowledge of sthula and sukhshmavyayam for different parts of the body; An overview of diffusion, osmosis, active transport across cell membrane; significance of using salt during the practice of shatkriya; Tonicity of the solution such as hypotonic, hyper tonic and isotonic solution and the impact of the same on physiology; Effects of kriya on GIT and Respiratory physiology; peristalsis and mechanism of action, Effect of Kriyas in encouraging the peristalsis; Opening and closing of sphincter; Role of Kriyas in smooth operation of sphincter ; Mechanism of action of Kriya practices in the activation of vagus nerve, effect of Kriyas on gastric mucosa on digestive system; Development of negative pressure and the impact of sustenance of the negative pressure in body physiology.
  • 4.2 Asana: Physiology of exercise, Asana – Types and Categories; Musclulo skeletal system and mechanisms involved; Effect of Yogic practices in setting up the internal environment of the body, Mechanical influence of Yogasana; Psychosomatic mechanism; Mechanism of influence of six types of Yogasanas: stretching; pivoting; strengthening; inverted; pressing; equilibration, Reciprocal inhibition and innervations; Concept of energy expenditure and role of asana practice on energy expenditure.
  • 4.3 Pranayama: Mechanism of respiratory system and gas exchange, Regulation of respiration, Psycho- physiological effect of Pranayama: changing of ratio of oxygen and carbonic carbon–dioxide in our body; enabling different groups of muscles in breathing; Pranayama as respiratory pump; Reflex impact over sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system; Role of Pranayama on lung function test. Role of Pranayama and other Yoga practices on compliance, Ventilation perfusion ratio, alveolar ventilation, dead space volume and minute ventilation, Neurophysiological mechanism of Kevala, Antar and Bahirkumbhaka.
  • 4.4 Meditation: Different types of meditation its impacts on central nervous system and peripheral nervous system. Different types of meditation its impacts on cardiovascular system, respiratory system, nerve – muscle physiology. Meditation its impacts on relaxation of each and every system of body.
  • 4.5 Mudra and Bandhas: Nerve reflexes; Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation; Effect of Bandhas on joint complexes; Central bandhas and co activation of opposing muscles in spinal joint complexes; Jalandharabandha effects neck joint complexes; Uddiyanbandha effects upper joint complexes; and Moolabandha for lower back joint complexes; Isometric muscle activation and Bandhas; Synergistic muscle activation during Bandha practices; Navadvara and their significance in yoga; Principles behind the practice of Mudras; Resting membrane potential; transmission of nerve impulse; significance of Neuro psychological lock and its impulse in body physiology; secretion of neurotransmitter in the brain; Role of mudra and its physiological functions of the body,
  • Practical
  • UNIT 1 Demonstrative Skills
  • 1.1 Recitation of Hymns and Mantras
    • Concept and Brief introduction to Pranav and hymns
    • Recitation of Pranav and Soham japa
    • Recitation of Pratah-smaran, Dhyana mantra, Pranayama Mantra, Asana Mantra, Shanti Mantras.
  • 1.2 Shatkarmas: Demonstrating ability of preforming shatkarma (Cleansing Process)
    • Vamandhauti, Vastradhauti, Dandadhauti
    • Neti (Sutra and Jal)
    • Kapalbhati, Agnisara
    • Nauli
    • Laghoo and Poornasankhaprakshalana
  • 1.3 Sukshma Vyayama, Sthula Vyayama and Suryanamaskar Ucharan-sthal- tathtavishudhichakrashudhi
    • Budhitathadritishakivikasaka
    • Medhashaktivikasaka
    • Kapolshaktivikasaka
    • Grivashakti vikasak
    • Vakshasthalshaktivikasaka (i and ii)
    • Katishaktivikasaka (i,ii,iv,v)
    • Janghaskativikasaka (i,ii)
    • Pindalishkativikasaka
    • Hridgati and sarvangpushti.
    • Yogic Surya Namaskar of BSY, Swami Dhirendra Brahmachari and its Variations.
  • 1.4 Yogasanas
    • Standing Yogasana: Tadasana, Ardhchakrasana, Vrikshasana, Padahastasana, Veerbhadrasana and its variations, Garudasana, Parivrittatrikonasana,Parshakonasana
    • Sitting Yogasana: Paschimottanasana, Vajrasana, Suptavajrasana, Vakrasana,Gomukhasna, Marichyasana, Ardhamatsyendrasana, Uttanmandukasana,Sasakasana, Ustrasana, Dandasana,Mandukasana, Kurmasana, Kukkutasana,Bhadrasana
    • Prone lying Yogasana: Makarasana, Bhujangasana, Salabhasana, Dhanurasana
    • Supine lying Yogasana: Uttanapadasana, Ardhahalasana, Halasana, Chakrasana, Saral Matsyasana, Matsyasana ,Pawanmuktasana and its variations, Naukasana, Shavasana, Setubandhasana, Sarvangasana
    • Topsy Turvy Yogasana: Sirshasna and its variation.
  • 1.5 Pranayama: Knowledge and Demonstrated ability to perform the following practices
    • Breath awareness
    • Sectional breathing
    • Anuloma Vilom
    • Nadishodhana Pranayama. Surya Bhedi and Chandrabhedi Pranayama
    • Ujjayi pranayama and Bhastrika pranayama
    • Seetali Pranayama and Sitali Pranayama
  • 1.6 Meditation: Knowledge and Demonstrated ability to Heal at the Physical Level, Mental level, Prana Level and Conscious level with below mentioned practices Antarmaun
    • Ajapa japa
    • Yoga Nidra
    • Dharna
    • Om Meditation, Vipasana and prekshadhyana
  • 1.7 Bandhas and Mudras: Knowledge and Demonstrated ability to perform following practices:
    • Jalandhara bandha, uddiyana bandha and mool bandha, Mahabandha.
    • Mahamudra, Bhairavi mudra,Yoni mudra,shambhavi mudra and shandmukhi mudra
  • 1.8 Yogic Counseling: Introduction to counselling, nature approaches and challenges; Approach to counselling- Attitude change towards Yoga through individualized counselling, Psychological & yogic method Tackling ill effects of conflict and Frustration; Yogic methods Yoga Psychology for Adjustment: Psychological,philosophical and Yogic counselling; the remedial measures; Action in relaxation-the secret of Karma Yoga; Psycho-physiological effects and health benefits of Pranayama,Shatkarma; Bandha and Mudra ; Psycho- physiological effects and health benefits of Meditation
  • UNIT 2 Therapeutic Skills- Yogic Therapeutic management for various disorders
  • 2.1 Role of Yoga practices on various Musculo-Skeletal disorders like Back Pain,Neck pain, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and Muscular dystrophy; Role of Yogic Diet on Musculo-Skeletal Disorders
  • 2.2 Role of Yoga practices on various Respiratory Disorders like Bronchial Asthma,Bronchitis, Allergic Rhinitis, Sleep apnea & Sinusitis; Role of Yogic Diet on Respiratory Disorders
  • 2.3 Role of Yoga practices on various Cardiovascular disorders like Hypertension, Atherosclerosis / Coronary artery disease, Angina pectoris / Myocardial Infarction ;Role of Yogic Diet on Cardiovascular disorders Role of Yogic Diet on Cardiovascular disorders.
  • 2.4 Role of Yoga practices on various Neurological Disorder like Migraine, Headaches, Cerebrovascular accidents, Epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Hearing impairment; Role of Yogic Diet on Neurological Disorder.
  • 2.5 Role of Yoga practices on various Digestive and Excretory Disorders like Dyspepsia, Hyperacidity, Peptic Ulcers, Constipation, hemorrhoids and Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Role of Yogic Diet on Digestive and Excretory Disorders
  • 2.6 Role of Yoga practices on various Obstetric & Gynecological Disorders like Menstrual Disorder(menstrual cramp, dysmenorrheal, pre-menstrual syndrome), Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS/PCOD), Pre-eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH),Menopausal discomfort (anxiety, irritability, insomnia, hot flashes.); Role of Yogic Diet on Obstetric & Gynecological Disorders
  • 2.7 Role of Yoga practices on various Endocrine& Metabolic Disorders like Diabetes Mellitus, Thyroid Disorders, Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome; Role of Yogic Diet on Endocrine &Metabolic disorders.
  • 2.8 Role of Yoga practices on various Psychological and Psychiatric Disorder like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Substance abuse; Role of Yogic Counseling Diet on Psychological and Psychiatric Disorder.
  • 2.9 Role of Yoga practices on various old age problems like Spinal deformity, loss of coordination, imbalance, improper gait pattern, Stress, Alzheimer’s disease, Stress, Depression and reduction of all physiological function; Role of Yogic Diet in old age.
  • UNIT 3 Assessment Skill
  • 3.1 Anthropometry measurements:-Weight, stature, eye height, Body Mass Index, Body Surface Area, Shoulder height, elbow height, head circumference, neck circumference, mid upper arm circumference, chest circumference, waist circumference, hip circumference, waist hip ratio, Measurement of fat percentage.
  • 3.2 Physiological parameters and clinical examination: Knowledge of Clinical examination, heart rate, pulse rate and respiratory rate.
  • 3.3 Knowledge of effect of Yogasana (lying, sitting, standing positions),suryanamaskar, Pranayama and Meditation on human body, Spirometry, knowledge of Reflexes, Measurement of strength of muscle. Measurement of flexibility. Recording of ECG, EEG, GSR and respiration.
  • 3.4 Physical measurements:-Effects of exercise, cold stress and postural change on blood pressure and pulse rate, Measurement of strength and flexibility of muscle.
  • 3.5 Understanding of muscles physiology with the help of model/chart and its practical applications in Asana.
  • 3.6 Knowledge of COG, LOG, BOS in Asanas (in Sitting, standing, lying, balancing asanas)
  • 3.7 Knowledge of Biomechanics of Yogic postures

Application for admission

  • Application for admission
  • Prescribed application form is filled and submitted to the Institute.
  • Application is filled in any of these language English, Ukrainian or Russian.
  • Application can be filled online at following link Application for admission in the institute
  • Along with the completed application form scanned copy of following documents are attached:
  • 1.Passport size photo
  • 2. Documents related to study and experience in Yoga practice, Recommendation letter (if available).
  • Institute guarantees that personal information’s of the applicant’s will not be used for public use or misused, information’s will be used only to carry on educational process and issue of certificate. All confidentiality is maintained.
  • Enrollment and Issue of Identification Card
  • After receiving the completed application form
  • Online or in person interview with the candidate is arranged.
  • The purpose of interview is to access your ability, talent and in-depth knowledge of Yoga. The interview is taken by management of the Institute and teachers/instructors.
  • The candidate in informed by e-mail about positive or negative decision of the Institute to enroll the candidate as student.
  • (The Institutes decision is full and final and cannot be challenged in any legal way, Institute can explain or not explain the reason of decision and has right to change the decision)
  • In case of positive decision of the Institute.
  • Contract between Institute and candidate is signed. (Contract can be downloaded at following link www.xxxxxx.vvvv, Contract can be signed in hard copy or scanned documents.
  • The candidate pays the fee as per the contract.
  • Identity card (soft copy printable version) is issued and the candidate is enrolled as student.
  • Time table and process of learning and study
  • The student has his own cabinet in Institutes website, were the Time table for theory and practical classes, library, study material, important dates, attendance sheet, marks sheet, announcements, notification etc. is accessible.
  • Similar cabinet is for teachers and instructor’s is also available.

Issue of Certificate of completion of course

  • Issue of Certificate of completion of course
  • After complementation of course a soft copy (printable version) of “Completion of Course” along with marks sheet is awarded.

Mode of Examination

  • Mode of  Examination: Offline, Physical presence of students is compulsory for both theory & practical examinations.
  • Examination is conducted in Kyiv,Ukraine / Warsaw, Poland or another place in EU.

Yoga Certification Board Examination

  • Assessment procedure for certification of Yoga Professionals. 
  • Assessment and skill test of Yoga professionals is based on the syllabus approved by Yoga Certification Board for various certifications.
  • Assessment of Yoga Professionals under all the type of certification except Yoga Volunteer is in two stages – Theory and Practical.
  • Assessment of Yoga professionals appearing for certification under Yoga Volunteer is based on Training only.
  • Theory Exam 
  • Number of questions is equally divided in all units / sub units mentioned in the syllabus.
  • The theory exam is based on objective type question and comprise of Multiple Choice questions (MCQ).
  • Theory exam paper of Yoga Professionals is bilingual – English & Ukrainian or English & Russian or English & Other language
  • The candidates marks the answer in Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet.
  • If error is observed in the question asked in Ukrainian, Russian or other languages, the question asked in English languages shall be considered the correct question.
  • If some error is observed in the question paper, it is referred to the competent authority of the concerned institution and competent authority shall take a view on it and take required measures and / or decide on grace marks.
  • Theory question will for 1 mark each. There is no negative mark in the theory examination.
  • The candidate has to return both question paper and Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet to the invigilator/center-in-charge after completing the paper and/or after the examination time.
  • Practical / Skill Test 
  • For practicum, each candidate is assessed for not more than one hour. Duration of the practical assessment will however be at the discretion of the assessor to conclude the skill test within the maximum time as mentioned below.
  • Practical test includes Demonstration, Teaching skill, Therapy skill, Evaluation skill, application of knowledge and field Experience as per the categories of certification.
  • Yoga professionals shall show their experience in conducting training program before the examiner. The candidate shall show his/her report along with photograph of the training program conducted by them and feedback form for experience as trainer (Format enclosed as Annexure- D). The Yoga professionals shall provide filled experience details in the prescribed format enclosed as Annexure-E.
  • Annexure-D Feedback form as experience as trainer can be downloaded at following link www.xxxxxxx.com
  • Annexure- Format for field experience of yoga professionals www.xxxxxxx.com
  • Assessment pattern:  Assessment pattern under various types of certifications is as follows
  • Sample format Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) The sample can be downloaded at following link: www.xxxxxxxx.com
  • Qualifying Certification Exam:
  • The candidate has to secure qualifying marks both in theory and practical independently.
  • The candidate has to secure not less than 70% marks in each of the theory and practical separately to qualify/pass the assessment test. However maximum 5% of grace marks will be given either in theory or practical who can qualify/pass the exam. Percentage of grace marks is calculated on total marks in each of the theory and practical separately. In case marks are in decimal figure, it is rounded off to higher number.
  • Candidate absent in either theory exam or practical/skill test is considered as fail.
  • If a candidate is present in theory exam but is unable to attend or does not appear in practical/skill test, he/she informs the institute for appearing in the practical / skill test in the next scheduled date & time well in advance with valid reason / unavoidable circumstances. If the candidate is unable to do so he/she will be considered as fail. The institute may consider the request of the candidate in exceptional case on merit basis.
  • If the candidates secures qualifying marks in practical test but fails in theory, he/she can reappear in theory exam only once within 3 month from the declaration of result. The candidate shall have to deposit the prescribed exam/assessment fee of the institution for appearing in the theory exam.
  • If the candidate secures qualifying marks in theory but fails in practical, he/she will be considered as fail. The candidate shall apply for certification as fresh candidate. In such condition, the candidate shall pay full assessment fee as decided by the institute. They do not have to pay enrolment fee for the particular types of certification. His/her unique enrolment no. shall be valid for life time.
  • Re-checking of Marks: 
  • If the candidate is not satisfied with the result, he/she requests the Institute for re-checking of theory answer sheet (OMR) within 15 days from the date of declaration of result.
  • Re-checking is limited to the calculation of marks.
  • If the candidate is still not satisfied, he/she can request the Institute for re-checking of the answer sheet in his / her presence. The Institute arrange the OMR sheet and question paper in the presence of examiner on receipt of the prescribed fee.
  • The candidate shall pay the prescribed re-checking fee to the institute for rechecking. Request for re-checking of answer sheet will be considered after receiving the requisite fee.
  • In no case, the candidate is allowed to take the question papers/ OMR sheet or its copy along with him/her.
  • The institute response within 30 days from the date of request for re-checking.
  • Issuing/Re-issuing Certificate: 
  • The successful / passed candidates are issued Certificate and ID card with unique number by the YCB.
  • The Certificate in hard copy is issued to the qualified candidates. The Certificates issued will bear a unique certificate no. and security enabled QR code. Passed candidate will be able to download digital certificate through his/her login once it is enabled.
  • The successful / passed candidates shall request institute for re-issuing certificate. The candidate shall pay fee for re-issuing certificate.
  • Validity of Certificate:
  • Validity of the certificate will be counted from the date of declaration of result. Validity of the certificate is for 5 Years.
  • Renewal of Certificate:
  • The candidate, certified under different types of certification, has to appear in the Continuing Yoga Education (CYE) program for renewal of his/her certificate.
  • Certified Yoga Professionals shall have to attend the Continuing Yoga Education (CYE) program before expiry of the certificate for its renewal.
  • Examination schedule: 
  • The date of the exam is declared not less than 30 days of the examination, which is informed to the students by e-mail and is available in website.
  • The venue of the exam is declared not less than 30 days of the examination, which is informed to the students by e-mail and is available in website.
  • The theory and practical exams are conducted in Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • All the rules, regulations, norms and guidelines laid down by Yoga Certification Board is followed.
  • Application procedure for certification of Yoga Professionals
  • Application Form Filling:
  • Applicant fills online application form on the Yoga Certification Board website through the Institute.
  • Enrollment is done with Yoga Certification Board. On successful enrolment with YCB, the candidate will be provided a unique enrolment number which will be valid for life time and will be reference for any future requirement.
  • Admit card is issued to the applicant.
  • It is insured that Yoga Certification Board is in receipt of prescribed fees.
  • The students attendance sheet, marks sheet and other documents are submitted to Yoga Certification Board.
  • Cancellation / suspension / debarment from certification of YCB Yoga Professional 
  • If the candidate is found engaged in malpractice in the examination, his/her application shall be rejected.
  • If the given information in the application form is found incorrect at any point of time.
  • The candidate shall be debarred /suspended from appearing in the certification examination of Yoga Professionals for 3 years.
  • If any evidence of misconduct is observed during examination the candidate will not be allowed to appear for 3 years in any of the assessment for certification for Yoga Professionals conducted under YCB.
  • Appearing in the Assessment/Examination 
  • The candidate appears for theory and practical exam at the allocated exam centre well before the scheduled time preferably one hour before.
  • The candidate is not allowed if he/she reached at the centre after 15 minutes from the scheduled time.
  • Requests for change of location/ date by the candidate after issuance of admit card will generally not be considered. In exceptional cases, the assessing agency may consider the request on merit basis and the assessing agency will exercise discretion in such cases.
  • The candidate will be issued admit card to the candidate at least one week in advance.
  • The candidate can download the admit card from YCB website through his/ her login ID.
  • If the candidate does not receive admit card one week before, he/she has to contact the Institute.
  • The candidate shall carry admit card and valid ID card, pen, etc to appear in the exam.
  • Result Declaration: 
  • Result of the exam shall be declared within 30 days from conduct of exam.
  • Candidate can view result on YCB website as well as in website of Institute.
  • The candidate can view and download his/ her result.
  • Issue of Certificate 
  • In case of successful competition of exam both theory and practical Yoga Certification Board issues the Certificate.

Scholarship program

  • There are scholarship programs for students. The scholarship is decided as per merit, need and recommendations. Please contact for details.

Cooperation

  • We invite Yoga instructors/teachers, yoga schools, yoga centers, yoga federations, sports centers, fitness centers, rehabilitation centers, hotels, spa center’s etc. for co-operations.
  • For detailed information, please contact us.

Complains /Communication / enquiry process

  • Candidate can communicate with the institute for all types of queries related to certification, examination, admit card, result declaration, certificate etc.
  • If the candidate is not satisfied with the reply of the institution or is unable to get required information, he/she may contact YCB enclosing details of communication with the institutions..

Level 5 Certified Yoga Therapist

800 hrs.

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