Yoga-Informed Psychotherapy Training

23 hour Program for Mental Health Service Providers

Module Format & Information

Completion of all Modules is required for certification. Module 1 serves as an intro to the remaining modules

  • Theory & Didactic
  • Experiential & Applied Practices
  • Process & Integration
  • Optional Consultation Group—Facilitated once per month between each of the training sessions


Each Module will have an accompanied short reading assignment. Each Module will ask participants to engage in the following two integrative assignments: Reflect on: What are my learning edges as related to this Module, before and after participating. Act on: Integrate one concept from this module into a session, or reflect on how you might do this.

Module Schedule and Content

Hosted by Bloom Yoga Studio & Live Oak, Facilitated by Livia Budrys
All Modules are Required

Weekend One:
Foundation I: Saturday 1:30-6pm (4.5hrs) (Bloom)
Foundation II Sunday (Live Oak)

Cohort 1 – 9:30-1:30pm
Cohort 2 – 2:30-6:30pm

Weekend Two:
Skills I: Saturday 1:30-6pm (4.5 hrs) (Bloom)
Application I Sunday (Live Oak)

Cohort 1 – 9:30-12:30pm
Cohort 2 -1:30-4:30pm

Weekend Three:
Skills II: Saturday 1:30-6pm (4.5 hrs) (Bloom)
Application II Sunday (Live Oak)

Cohort 1 – 9:30-12:30pm
Cohort 2 – 1:30-4:30pm


  • Nervous System and Breathing Anatomy
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology and Attachment
  • Countertransference and Empathetic Receptors
  • Body Language, Tracking and Assessment
  • Boundaries
  • Practice: Cultivating Sensitivity to Prana
  • Yoga Philosophy and Psychology 101
  • Asana and Posture Groups with related health benefits
  • Integrative Principles and Parallel Western Concepts
  • Chakras and the Subtle Body Systems
  • Breathing practices for Mood Disorders
  • Restorative Yoga practice for Anxiety and Depression
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Meditation Basics
  • Types of Addiction
  • 12-Step and Yoga
  • Yoga and impulsivity
  • Approaches and Restorative Yoga for Eating Disorders
  • Somatic and Yoga Integrated Framework of Trauma
  • Effectively working with trauma symptoms and reactions
  • Medical issues and chronic pain
  • Practical Applications