Certified Yoga Therapist (CYT) 1000 Hour Program

Motivated by the Joy learning brings, you will gradually progress from basic to refined levels of understanding until you attain mastery. - Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, I-17

Prerequisite: RYT 200 (or equivalent) with 100 hours teaching experience over at least one year
3 Terms: 3 full-time Intensive 30 hour/week per term + internships with supervised practicums at home after each term
2 Years: 24 months
1000 Hours:1000 (791 Residential + 209 Distance Learning Hours)

Term One - Vancouver, Canada – 394 Hours
340 Residential Course Hours + 54 Distance Learning Practicum Hours
Tuition for Term One: $5,376 CAN plus 5% Tax

Term 1 in Vancouver, Canada – 340 Residential Course Hours

  • June 19 –August 25, 2017
  • 10 Weeks
  • 30 Hours of Classes/Week - 300 Hours
  • + 40 Hours of Practicum Preparation (Internship) – Observing, Assisting, and Delivering Yoga Therapy while being observed by Practicum Supervisor, Maggie Reagh.

Post Term One Non-Residential Practicum at Home – September to December, 2017
54 Supervised Distance Learning Hours
Hometown Delivery Hours - 40 Hours– 4 Months
On-line Practicum Supervision: 4 Hours – 4 Months (1 time per month per student)
Case Documentation: 10 Hours – 4 Months


Term Two - Chennai, India – 235 Hours
192 Residential Course Hours + 43 Distance Learning Practicum Hours
Tuition for Term Two: $3,346 CAN plus 5% Tax

Term 2 in Chennai, India – 192 Residential Course Hours

  • January 8-February 16, 2018
  • 6 Weeks
  • 30 Hours of Classes/Week = 180 Hours of Classes
  • + 12 Practicum Preparation (Internship) Hours, observing private Yoga Therapy sessions

Post Term Two Non-Residential Practicum at Home – March-May, 2018
43 Supervised Distance Learning Hours
Hometown Delivery Hours - 30 Hours – 3 Months
On-line Practicum Supervision: 3 Hours – 3 Months
Case Documentation: 10 Hours – 3 Months


Term Three - Vancouver, Canada – 371 Hours
224 Residential Course Hours + 108 Distance Learning Practicum Hours + 39 Capstone Paper Hours
Tuition for Term Three: $5,376 CAN plus 5% Tax

Term 3 in Vancouver, Canada - 224 Residential Hours

  • June 18 – August 3, 2018
  • 7 Weeks
  • 30 Hours of Classes/Week = 210 Hours of Classes
  • + 14 Hours of Practicum Preparation Hours for delivering private Yoga Therapy while being observed by Practicum Supervisor, Maggie Reagh

Post Term Three Non-Residential Practicum at Home – September/18-May/19
108 Supervised Distance Learning Hours
Hometown Delivery Hours - 80 Hours – 8 Months
On-line Practicum Supervision: 8 Hours – 8 Months
Case Documentation: 20 Distance Learning Hours – 8 Months

Capstone Paper
Capstone Paper: Self-Directed, Case Study Project - 39 hrs
Distance Learning, Supervised Independent Study - Maggie Reagh & Research Mentor, Neil Pearson

  • Conduct a Yoga Therapy case study and write a research paper
  • Preparation given during Term Three in Vancouver
  • In hometown with supervision from Neil Pearson and Maggie Reagh – 2 synchronous, contact hours per student online as well as written feedback for each draft
  • Write a proposal and 3 drafts of your Capstone Paper

CYT 1000 Hour Diploma Completion: May 31, 2019