Advanced Yoga Therapy Rx

The advanced program (level 2) will focus in the same manner on other systems of the body as outlined in Yoga Rx by Larry Payne and Richard Usatine. These systems will include the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, nervous, reproductive and endocrine systems. Classes will address principles of practice, anatomy for yoga teachers, the origin and treatment of internal problems. 

Program Benefits

Students who successfully complete this program will be better equipped to work with various medical specialists, chiropractors, osteopaths and physical therapists in clinical settings to help treat common ailments and conditions.

General Information

Course and program requirements, schedules and tuition are subject to change; and additional fees may be incurred for books and materials. Click here to review all policies prior to enrollment. For additional information, contact the Center for Religion and Spirituality at (310) 338-2799 or yoga@lmu.edu, or contact the program facilitators directly (listed below under 'Faculty').

  • Registration + Fees

    Begins: October 14, 2017

    Tuition: $3,449; partial scholarship available.

    Prerequisite: Students must have received a certificate of completion in Yoga Therapy Rx. With the instructor's permission, students may enroll in level 1 (YRTX 811) and level 2 (YRTX 821) concurrently.

  • Schedule

    Classes meet once a month on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

    2017-2018 Schedule

    • October 14-15, 2017
    • November 11-12
    • December 9-10
    • January 13-14, 2018
    • February 10-11
    • March 3-4
    • March 24-25
    • April 21-22
    • June 2-3
    • June 23-24
    • July 28-29
    • August 11-12

    2016-2017 Schedule

    • October 8-9, 2016
    • November 12-13
    • December 10-11
    • January 14-15, 2017
    • February 4-5
    • February 18-19
    • March 12-13
    • April 8-9
    • May 12-13*
    • June 10-11
    • July 15-16
    • August 5-6

    *May 12-13 is a Friday and Saturday. Class will meet those days.

    Location
    LMU Westchester Campus
    1 LMU Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90045

  • Faculty

    Instructors

    • David Allen, M.D.
    • Larry Payne, Facilitator
    • Kathleen Ross-Allee

    Lecturers

     

    • Robert Birnberg
    • Chase Bossart
    • Art Brownstein, M.D.
    • Julie Carmen
    • Jnani Chapman
    • Arun Deva
    • Lori Rubenstein Fazzio, D.P.T.
    • Vikram Kamdar, M.D.
    • Lorne S. Label, M.D
    • Patti Quintero
    • Norman Solomon, M.D.
    • Eleni Tsikiras
    • Richard Usatine, M.D.
    • Amy Wheeler, Ph.D.
  • Course Requirements

    Students must complete a total of 13.0 semester hours in coursework with a letter grade of 'B-' or higher in each course to receive a certificate of completion. Please refer to the course catalog for required text, class meeting location, and other general information.

    Coursework: YRTX 821

  • Course Descriptions

    YRTX 821
    Yoga Therapy Rx II
    13.0 Semester Hours

    Yoga Therapy is a synthesis of the ageless wisdom from the East with the most recent knowledge in complementary health from the West, and is a means to manage illness or facilitate healing. This advanced course will focus in the same manner on other systems of the body as outlined in Yoga Rx by Larry Payne and Richard Usatine. These systems will include the circulatory, respiratory, digestive, nervous, reproductive and endocrine systems. Classes will address principles of practice, anatomy for yoga teachers, the origin and treatment of internal problems. Prerequisite: Yoga Therapy Rx I or concurrent enrollment.