Yoga Therapy Rx Internship Program

Yoga Therapy Rx Internship
Program begins Sep 22. Tuition payment plan available.
Registration Open

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.

Program Benefits

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.

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: September 22, 2018 | REGISTER

    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: $3,535 | A minimum payment of $650 is required to register. Tuition payment plans are available. Please contact Academic Services in LMU Extension at 310.338.1971 to make arrangements.

  • Schedule

    Class will meet on weekends and Tuesdays early in the Fall, with clinical sessions on Tuesday evenings following in the Spring. The schedule may be subject to change.

    Schedule
    Orientation + Class Meetings

    • Sat-Sun, September 22-23, 2018, 10a-5p
    • Tue, October 30, 5-8p
    • Tue, November 6, 5-8p
    • Tue, November 13, 5-8p
    • Tue, January 15, 2019 (Group Call)
    • Sat, January 26, 1-5p
    • Sun, January 27, 10a-5p

    Clinic (Tuesdays)

    • January 29, 1-5p
    • February 5, 1-9p
    • February 12, 1-9p
    • February 19, 1-9p
    • February 26, 1-9p
    • March 5, 5-9p
    • March 12, 5-9p
    • March 19, 5-9p
    • March 26, 1-9p
    • April 2, 1-9p
    • April 9, 5-9p
    • April 16, 5-9p
    • April 23, 5-9p
    • April 30, 5-9p

    Class Meetings + Presentations

    • Tue, April 30 (Group Call)
    • Tue, May 7 (Group Call)
    • Tue, May 14 (Group Call)
    • Sat-Sun, June 1-2

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

    Venice Family Clinic
    604 Rose Ave.
    Venice, CA 90291 

  • Faculty

    Instructors

    Lecturers

    • Julie Carmen
  • 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 840

  • Course Descriptions

    YRTX 840
    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