Princeton Area Weekend Program
Leading to 800-hour
IAYT Accredited Yoga Therapist Certification
March 4, 2017 – January 28, 2018
Free Intro: 2/19 at 1:00 pm – Sign up
Directed by Dr. Jaime Stover Schmitt, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, CMA and
Andrea Sacchetti E-RYT500, Comprehensive Yoga Therapist
Would you like to learn the principles and practices of Yoga Therapy?
Would you like to integrate Therapeutic Yoga into your teaching and personal practice?
Are you considering Yoga Therapy as a career?
Then this program is for you!
Rooted in authentic yoga and informed by western medicine, this 300-hour advanced teacher training is a credential in itself, and counts fully toward your professional level yoga therapist certification through the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). This program is personalized to help you develop deep expertise in the populations you wish to serve. Group training is enhanced though a mentored practicum and a personal healing project that provide one-on-one opportunities to explore your interests under expert guidance.
Designed to deepen and expand your knowledge of and skill in:
- Yoga’s origins and philosophy
- How and why yoga heals and supports optimum health
- Ayurvedic basics including healing as personal evolution and restoratives for modern living
- Integration of Ayurvedic, energetic and western anatomy
- Alignment and movement for efficient body use and health
- Respectful hands-on guidance, body reading, and movement analysis skills
- Prevention of common yoga injuries
- Designing private sessions and group yoga classes for special populations
- Specialized teaching strategies and skills
- Professional issues such as when to refer, liability & insurance, and confidentiality
Additional certifications embedded in the 300-hr coursework are:
- Yoga for Back Care
- Yoga for Vibrant Aging
- Therapeutic Yoga Principles and Practices for Group Classes
Offered over 17 weekends, March 4, 2017 – January 28, 2018
For detailed schedule and locations click here
$3,400 if application is processed and deposit is received by December 10, 2016.
$3,700 if application is processed and deposit is received by January 28, 2017.
$3,900 if application is processed and deposit is received by March 4, 2017.
To apply and more information please visit:
Questions: 609.474.6006 or email Spanda Yoga
Free introductory sessions
at The Princeton Center for Yoga and Health
Sunday, February 19, 2017 – 1:00 to 3:30 pm – Sign up
Meet the Trainers
Jaime Stover Schmitt, Ed.D., C.M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, founder and director of Spanda® Yoga Movement Therapy, has been a practicing yoga therapist since 1987, and trained yoga teachers since 2003. After studying throughout childhood with a student of Krishnamurthi, she continued her studies in the U.S. and India with Sri Swami Rama, Sri Swami Veda, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, and Sri Swami Chandrasekaranand. She is the author of Every Woman’s Yoga, has served on the board of Yoga Alliance, and is currently an accreditor for The International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Andrea Sacchetti, E-RYT 500, Comprehensive Yoga Therapist, has been adapting Yoga for individual students and specific populations, with safety, wellness and healing as the highest priorities for over a decade. In addition to offering therapeutic yoga sessions and group wellness classes, she designs and provides advanced training for yoga teachers with a focus on integrating yoga’s therapeutic principles and the fundamentals of Ayurveda.
Andrea began her formal training in 2004 with Jaime Stover Schmitt, EdD; and has deepened her knowledge and experience with other extraordinary teachers including; Sri Srivatsa Ramaswami; Timothy McCall, MD; Sri Rama Ramanathan; Swami Veda Bharati; and Swami Maheshananda Saraswati. Andrea’s Comprehensive Yoga Therapy training is with Yoga Life Institute, and Robert Butera, Phd. In addition to the yoga training, Andrea is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University where she obtained her B.A. in Religion.