Pricing

Level 1 Yoga Therapist Course
 
This 300 hour course is approved by the Yoga Alliance as part of a 500 hour RYT registration and approved by IAYT as part of a 800 hour Yoga Therapist Training.

 

$4150 early bird (paid in full by Dec 31, 2021)

$4650 paid in full by start date Jan 28, 2022
$4950 payment plan

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To apply for this course, you must have a 200 YA recognized training or the equivalent, 1 year of teaching experience and 1 year of personal practice.  Completion of this course fulfills the requirements for a 500hr RYT registration with Yoga Alliance. This course is Level 1 of two levels of training required by IAYT to become a C-IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist.  

Once you have successfully completed the Level 1 course, you are eligible for the Level 2 course and Practicum to complete your IAYT accredited program.  The Level 2 course generally begins after a brief break once Level 1 in completed.

You may also choose to finish your C-IAYT later.  You have 5 years to complete both levels of the training to achieve your certificate as an SMC Yoga Therapist and C-IAYT, counted by the start date of the Level 1 course.

Level 2 Yoga Therapist Course
 
This Level 2 Course is 470 hours of study plus 300 hours of Mentored Practicum to prepare you fully for your new career.   We were the first program in the Bay Area to reach this highest standard of training in 2015.  We are fully accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).

 

Classroom Course (470 hrs):

$6800 early bird (paid in full by Jan 18, 2021)

$7650 paid in full by start date (Mar 5, 2021)
$8350 payment plan
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Mentored Practicum (300 hrs):  $2500

150hrs Clinical delivery

120hrs Documentation

30hrs Mentoring

Students have 5 years to complete the full 1000 hour course, counted from the Level 1 start date.

To apply for this course, you must have either an SMC Level 1 Certificate or an equivalent training and approval by our Director, Robin Gueth.  This approval will include a Bridge Program designed for you to bring you up to speed with our approach and is priced separately. 

Location and Facilities

 

The Stress Management Center (SMC) is a therapy-based of Yoga Center. We serve a community of people with stiff backs, sore knees, some injuries, and a variety of discomforts, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, orthopedic issues, anxiety, depression, weight gain, joint health, and other movement issues. We offer a wide selection of classes, specialize in one-on-one care, and provide a wide variety of outreach classes as the provider for local hospitals, high schools and charities.

 

Our Yoga Therapist Training is accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) and is one of only two accredited trainings in the Bay Area and one of only 17 nationwide. We pride ourselves on our open approach, including diverse methdologies to give the student a good variety of tools and practices to choose from when customizing a practice for a client.  We follow the adage "The Truth is One, the Paths are Many".