The Yoga Therapy Rx internship program (level 4) is designed for students who have successfully completed the first three courses (basic, advanced and clinical) to apply and refine their administrative and clinical skills in an active medical setting. Under the supervision of resident physicians and instructors, the year-long internship program will prepare students to work as a professional Yoga therapists with chronic pain clients in a medical or allied health setting.
Upon successful completion of the course, students students will demonstrate proficiency in:
- Assessing Yoga Therapy clients and prescribing safe therapeutic practices including specific asana, pranayama, meditation, Bhavana and lifestyle modifications.
- Communicating with physicians and other healthcare providers through case study reports in a clinical setting.
- In-depth knowledge of yoga practices and methods for self-inquiry related to establishing, practicing, and maintaining professional and ethical principles.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the program coordinator directly (listed below under 'Faculty').
Registration + Fees
Begins: Spring 2020
Prerequisite: Students must have received a certificate of completion in Clinical Yoga Therapy Rx (YRTX 830) with a RYT-500 or ERYT-500 credential.
At the time of enrollment, students will also need to show proof of (1) Yoga Therapist Student Insurance (BeYogi, in partnership with IAYT, offers this policy for $149/year and it also covers you for Yoga Teacher Insurance). Prior to seeing clients at the Venice Family Clinic students will need to provide documentation of (1) successful completion of Venice Family Clinic Volunteer application including UCLA online HIPAA course, (3) negative TB test, (4) and compliance (signed consent) with the California Yoga Code of Ethics. In addition, students will need to provide their own lab coat.
Course: YRTX 840
Tuition: TBA | A minimum payment is required to register. Tuition payment plans are available. Please contact Academic Services in LMU Extension at 310.338.1971 to make arrangements.
Class schedule will be posted in November 2019. Please check back.
LMU Westchester Campus
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
- Lori Rubenstein Fazzio, D.P.T., Facilitator
- Teri Roseman
- Kathleen Ross-Allee
- Julie Carmen
- Course Requirements
Yoga Therapy Rx IV Internship
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 internship course is designed for students who have successfully completed the first three courses (basic, advanced and clinical) to apply and refine their administrative and clinical skills in an active medical setting. Under the supervision of resident physicians and instructors, this internship will prepare students to work as a professional Yoga therapists with chronic pain clients in a medical or allied health setting. Prerequisite: Yoga Therapy Rx III