Yoga Therapy for Mental Health and Special Populations
       
Directors: Katie Allen and Megan McCarver
       
Practicum Directors: Katie Allen and Megan McCarver
       
         
Practicum Orientation: December 8, 2024 (for those doing Practicum with AYT)
       
Zoom 3   Sunday 8:00 – 11:00am Intro to Practicum and Clinic – Katie and Megan
Zoom 2   Sunday 12:30 – 2:30pm Intro to Mental Health and Practicum Applications – Megan McCarver (lunch 2:45-3:15PM)
Zoom 2   Sunday 3:00 – 5:00pm Practicum Review and Integration of Annamaya and Pranamaya – Tess O’Hern
         
YTMH1: January 11-12, 2025
       
Zoom or In-Person TBD 5   Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Introduction to the Manomaya and Vijnanamaya Koshas, Overview and Assessment – Robert Birnberg TBC
Zoom or In-Person TBD 5   Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Ayurveda: Aligning the Mind and Habits with the Rhythms of Nature – Arun Deva
Asynchronous   2 To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Katie Allen (put Robert’s assessment into form)
Zoom 3   Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm
(12) January 26, 2025 – Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – Integration, Practicum Preparation and Mentorship – Megan McCarver
         
         
YTMH2: February 1-2, 2025
       
Zoom 3   Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Boundaries and Ethics of Being a Yoga Therapist – Megan McCarver
Zoom 5   Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy Applications for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue and Sleep Conditions – Megan McCarver
IN-STUDIO 5   Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Anxiety – Megan McCarver
Asynchronous   2 To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Megan McCarver
         
         
YTMH3: March 8-9, 2025
       
Asynchronous   4 To be completed before Saturday Application of Yoga Therapy for Grief and Loss – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom 5   Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for all Populations Living with Anxiety and Depression – Megan McCarver
IN-STUDIO 5   Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy Tools: Meditation – Megan McCarver
Asynchronous   2 To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Megan
         
YTMH4: April 12-13, 2025
       
Zoom 3   Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Application of Guided Imagery Tools for Mental Health Conditions – Amy Harper
Zoom 5   Satday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy as Lifestyle Medicine – Katie Allen
IN-STUDIO 5   Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Manomaya Integration and Professional Practices – Eden Goldman
Asynchronous   2 To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Katie Allen
Zoom 3   Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm
(13) April 27, 2025 – Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – Integration, Practicum Preparation and Mentorship – Megan McCarver
         
YTMH5: May 3-4, 2025        
Zoom 3   Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Introduction to the Anandamaya Kosha – Megan McCarver
Zoom 5   Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Addiction, Working with Groups – Kelsey Delane Troup
IN-STUDIO 5   Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Chronic Pain – Megan McCarver
Asynchronous   2 To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Megan McCarver
Zoom 3   Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm
(14) May 18, 2025 – Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – Integration, Practicum Preparation and Mentorship – Megan McCarver
         
YTMH6: June and July, 2025
  13   Asynchronous Business Module – Katie Allen
         
YTMH7: August 9-10, 2025
       
IN-STUDIO 5   Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm The Heart Centered Practice of Yoga and Cancer Care – Katie Allen
IN-STUDIO 5   Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy Applications for Women’s Health (Fertility + Menopause) – Dhurga Reddy
Asynchronous   2 To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Katie Allen
         
YTMH8: September 13-14, 2025
       
Zoom 5   Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Annamaya Integration + Yoga Therapy for Clients with Disabilities, Family Members / Care Takers, Children with Special Needs – Tess and Megan
Zoom 5   Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm End of Life Care and Yoga Therapy in Hospice – Andrea Deerheart and Megan McCarver
Asynchronous   2 To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom 3   Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm
(15) September 21, 2025 – Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – Integration, Practicum Preparation and Mentorship – Megan McCarver
         
YTMH9: October 25-26, 2025
       
Zoom 3   Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Working with an Integrative Healthcare Team – Tess O’Hern
Zoom 5   Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Summary of Yoga Therapy Course Planning for Mental / Emotional / Energetic Bodies Monday – Megan McCarver
Zoom 5   Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Integration of Mental / Emotional / Energetic Bodies Through Observation – Megan McCarver and Katie Allen
Asynchronous   2 To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Megan (relating to assessment)
         
YTMH10: November 23, 2025
       
Zoom 3   Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (16) November 23, 2025 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – Group Practicum Mentorship – Megan McCarver
         
YTMH11: January 25, 2026
       
Zoom 3   Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (17) January 25, 2026 – Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – Group Practicum Mentorship – Megan McCarver
         
YTMH12: February 22, 2026
       
Zoom 3   Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (18) February 22, 2026 – Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – Group Practicum Mentorship – Megan McCarver
         
YTMH13: March 22, 2026
       
Zoom 3   Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (19) March 22, 2026– Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – Group Practicum Mentorship – Megan McCarver
         
YTMH14: April 11-12, 2026
       
Zoom 3   Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am
(20) April 11, 2026 – Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – Integration, Practicum Preparation and Mentorship – Megan McCarver
IN-STUDIO 5   Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy Marketing and Professional Photography – Katie Allen
IN-STUDIO 5   Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Trainees Final Presentations
         
         
YTMH Synchronous Hours:
    136  
YTMH Asynchronous Hours:
    33  
Total YTMH Hours:     169