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Yoga Therapist

Yoga means to connect and etymologically it is connected to the work “yoke” which actually means to connect our body with our spirit. Yoga is an art as well a science. It helps us understand our body and with the various postures attain a sound healthy body and at the same time the deep breathing techniques helps one meditate and connect to a higher level of spirituality that exists within all of us. This also helps us release the energy within ourselves. Our bodies have the ability to self heal and Yoga with its different breathing techniques and exercises help us strengthen those energies within our body which helps attain not just a healthy body but mind and spirit.


Career Options

  • - Junior Yoga Therapist - Senior Yoga Therapist - Yoga Instructor - Personal Yoga Trainer - Yoga Teacher for School

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum 10+2 with 60% marks. Graduate in any field is preferred.

Personal Skills

  • - Pleasing personality - Helping and caring attitude - Inclination towards physical activity

Courses to be pursued

  • - Certificate Course in Yoga (CCY) - PG. Diploma in Yoga Therapy - Bachelor in Arts (Yoga Philosophy) - UG. Diploma in Yoga Education

Top Colleges

  • Patanjali International Yoga Foundation Address: Badrinath Rd, Tapovan, Luxmanjhulla, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249192 Phone: 097609 90205 Website:
  • Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga Address: 68, Ashoka Road, Near Gole Dak Khana, Delhi 110001 Phone: 011 2373 0418 Website:

Working Conditions

Most of the yoga teachers are working part-time. They often have another job in a similar role like teaching for other fitness classes. Yoga teachers are required to set their own working hours. This may include their evenings and weekends. This particular job is physically demanding.

Top Companies

  • Bihar School of Yoga Address: Ganga Darshan, Fort, Munger, Bihar 811201 Phone: 06344 222 430 Website:
  • Kaivalyadhama Yoga Classes Address: C5/5, Step by step school road,, Chitrakoot, Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302021 Phone: 098202 73334 Website:

Successful Persons

Baba Ramdev

Baba Ramdev is a Yoga Guru known for his work in Yoga Ayurveda,business and agriculture. He is best known for popularising yoga among Indians through his mass yoga camps. He founded the Patanjali Group of Institutions with his companion Balkrishna.

Jaggi Vasudev

Jaggi Vasudev was born on 3rd September 1957 and he is commonly known as Sadhguru who is an Indian yogi, mystic and New York Times bestselling author. He is the founder of Isha Foundation, a non-profit organization which offers Yoga programs around the world and is involved in social outreach, education and environmental initiatives.

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