This course is a stand alone course and also a pre-requisite for those wishing to embark on the VHF/Yoga Therapy Australia Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy (PGDYT), which is recognised by the AAYT and next commences April/May 2015.
Many courses now offer guidelines for the therapeutic application of yoga for specific conditions, but without the foundational knowledge such application can only become prescriptive. Without the foundation, the structure must fall.Our focus is viniyoga in the tradition of T. Krishnamacharya - the prescription of personal practices according to individual needs: Giving what is appropriate is viniyoga By an appropriate person, to an appropriate person, at an appropriate time, in an appropriate manner. It is not casual or routine. not by anybody to everybody. Not anything and everything. It is unique, highly individualised and very specific. You can only give what is inside you This is the first lesson in viniyoga …. Principles of Yoga Therapy Vol 1 at p. 309Dr N. Chandrasekaran MBBS (Dr NC) Learning the foundations of viniyoga, and the art of observation of the individual, is fundamental to the skills of the yoga therapist.
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