Yoga Teacher Training for Health Care Professionals

Foundations in Yoga for Health Care Professionals

Add value to any healthcare practice with this Certificate of Completion from Atlas Yoga Studio, a well-regarded yoga teacher training program with over 20 years of establishment and accredited with the Canadian Yoga Alliance at the Gold level.

This training is a rigorous introduction to how yoga can be utilized by healthcare professionals on and off the mat. This program is specifically designed with health care professionals and patients in mind.


Format:  4 Online Courses and 4 Weekend Intensives

Start/End Dates: Fall 2018: September – December

Program Length: 200 Hours

Cost: $3,800.00 (scholarships available on a first come first serve basis)


Program Highlights

  • Understand yogic practices including physical postures, breathing regulation and meditative techniques from both a yogic and a western medical perspective.
  • Courses specific to both physical and mental healthcare professions will prepare you to provide comprehensive assessment and therapies.
  • Practical application for your practice including assessment, diagnosis, and therapeutic plans for a wide variety of conditions.
  • Each of the instructors teach from academic, health science, yoga, and educational backgrounds.
  • Provides participants with the 200-hour required foundations for entry level yoga teacher training.
  • Hybrid online/weekend format is perfect for busy, working professionals.
  • Curriculum honors current professional healthcare knowledge while adding evidence-informed and outcomes-focused practice.
  • Expand your knowledge of how yoga may be utilized for your own self-care and to enhance outcomes for patients.
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Continuing Education

This program may fulfill continuing education requirements for many healthcare professions and states/territories/provinces. Registrants are responsible for contacting licensing bodies for respective health professions to confirm approval.

For more information contact us at or 519.240.9642


Fall 2018

Each Module will have a 30 hour weekend Intensive and 20-30 hours of homework that will be in a combination of online and independent work.

Module 1 – Fri. 9/14/18 – Sun. 9/16/18

Developing a personal yoga practice – the physical, mental spiritual and emotional facets of yoga
Asana, Mudra, Pranayama, Bandha

Module 2 – 10/12/18 – Sun. 10/14/18

Biomechanical, Psychological and Neurobiological Foundations
Yoga for Special Populations
Yoga in Physical & Mental Health Care Professions

Module 3 – 11/9/18 – Sun. 11/11/18

Yoga Philosophy and Ethics
Yoga Teaching and Therapy Tools

Module 4 12/7/18 – Sun. 12/9/18

Esoteric Yoga Practices and Healthcare
Case Studies

Meet the Instructor

Denise Davis-Gains

Guest Instructors TBA

Eligibility Criteria for Participants

  • Practicing Healthcare professionals (including and not limited to medical doctors, physicians, assistants, nurses, naturopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists, accupuncturists, massage therapists, ayurvedic practitioners, psychologists, occupational therapists, etc..)
  • Medical Professional Students in the clinical portion of his/her degree may be admitted if there is space and