Yoga Ayurveda Therapist

  • Learn new concepts of therapy and healing from ancient traditions of yoga and Ayurveda.

  • Create individualized one-on-one classes with therapeutic asanas that you apply according to constitution and for specific ailments.

  • Integrate Ayurvedic psychology and nutritional therapy into therapeutic yoga classes.

Use yoga as a tool to help people with physical and mental ailments. With elements from Ayurvedic medicine, the YogaChikitsa - Yoga-Ayurveda-Therapy training teaches you a completely new approach to looking at people and health. With special practice cycles, in which asanas and pranayama are adapted in therapeutically oriented variations to the constitution and individual complaints, the power of yoga can unfold.

Compact teaching in small groups with many practical exercises enable you to directly apply what you have learned during the training. Selected yoga teachers and specialist lecturers accompany and support you in a multifaceted framework that is free of dogmas. Studying in the personal atmosphere of the European Academy of Ayurveda gives you the additional security and connection to the largest Ayurveda community in Europe.

Learning objectives

What you can expect:
- Gently deepen your own yoga practice and your special consulting skills in the field of yoga and Ayurveda.
- Recognize the doshas of Ayurveda in their effects and how you can shape sustainable and gentle changes to health with their help and through type-appropriate yoga.
- Learn the special breath exercises (pranayama) for yourself and others for prevention and healing
- Discover the connections of bandhas and prana in the healing arts through your own experience and design nutrition and lifestyle ( ahara/vihara) for yourself and your yoga (individual) classes with others.
- Using Ayurvedic and yogic diagnostic tools, you will learn to recognize, analyze and correct misbehavior and bad postures in individual and group classes in a practical and applied way.
- You will practice overcoming mental stress and sadness, impatience and anxiety with the help of Ayurveda and through yogic deep relaxation and apply teaching concepts to burn-out, depression and other symptoms such as insomnia.
- Learn and apply the wisdom of Ayurveda in type-based psychology.
- Discover your agni, the strength of immunity and resilience.
- Learn about the world of Ayurvedic herbs that can accompany you and others through your life like close friends.
- Practice the simple practices of Ayurvedic pulse diagnosis to individually refine your designed yoga exercise plans and increase the success of your treatments.


The training in YogaChikitsa - Yoga Ayurveda Therapy is a year-long training with 6 blocks of 3 days each (18 days in total). The training plan can be arranged in individual order. The training is especially recommended as an additional qualification to the training as a yoga teacher 200h and yoga teacher 500h, to let your knowledge grow in practical application and to expand it meaningfully with Ayurveda.

We would be happy to advise you on your further path with yoga and Ayurveda.


Required knowledge
Yoga training with at least 200h and own experience in teaching yoga.


Seeing with the heart - Ayurvedic psychology according to type

  • Personality structures of the physical and mental constitutional types
  • Type-appropriate reaction patterns and blockages
  • Seeing with the heart - energy work and solution approaches in working with the body sheaths (koshas)
  • Approaches of traditional Ayurvedic psychotherapy based on mental needs and causes of illness (Dharma, Artha, Kama, Mosksha)
  • Nutritional recommendations and strengthening measures for mental stability
  • Practice of type-appropriate Ayurveda coaching

Abundance and diversity - experiencing and applying Yoga Ayurveda Chikitsa
- basics of Ayurvedic constitutional and nutritional teachings "Food as medicine"
- Ayurvedic nutritional and herbal teachings for the therapeutic treatment of musculoskeletal and nervous system complaints.

- Asana sequences to balance dosha imbalances and strengthen agni

- Yoga and pranayama exercises and nutrition for stress, insomnia and emotional complaints
- Mindfulness in exercise sequences and the importance of hidden and rarely taught details

Moving healing - Yoga Ayurveda therapy
- Getting to know the diversity of yoga
- Helping to achieve a deeper, more satisfying yoga practice with the help of breathing and support
- Movement patterns, incorrect postures, tension, analyze chronic pain according to ayurvedic-yogic criteria
- design mindful classes and set a focus that can overcome blockages and lead to ease in the asanas and in life
-Ayurveda knowledge, that create more contentment and resilience in everyday life

The gates of the wind - the musculoskeletal system and the flow of prana
- Getting to know the bandhas (seals) of the body and connecting them with the healing art of breath
- Gentle pranayama and asana adjustments to alleviate musculoskeletal complaints: Back, shoulder/neck pain
- Fascia, joints. Muscles and breath in yoga therapy
- Deepen hands-on alignments
- Yoga breathing techniques for the flow of prana: intensive pranayama
- Feel stability and lightness through the practice of the 5 vayus (gates of the wind): explore, experience, apply

Yoga therapy to balance gunas & doshas
You will learn
to develop solution-oriented therapy concepts that correspond to the different personalities (doshas) and mental conditions (gunas)
- calming and strengthening techniques from the treasure trove of yoga asanas and pranayama and how you can usefully reinforce them with Ayurveda
- the special accompanying techniques of Ayurveda Yoga Chikitsa for asthma, digestive weakness ,tension, palpitations, chronischen Schmerzen und Krebs in der praktischen Ausführung kennen
- die Umsetzung der Ayurveda Yoga Chikitsa im erfolgreichen Coaching deiner Einzelstunden Klienten anwenden
- den Klang und Mantras mit praktischen Übungen in der Heilung in der Ayurveda Yoga Chikitsa

Berührende Anatomie im Kontext zu Yoga und Ayurveda
Du lernst
• das Auffinden der wichtigsten Knochen und ihrer gelenkigen Verbindungen in Bewegung
• das Hören und Fühlen von Gelenkbewegungen wie Schulter,
- recognizing disorders in the movement of joints
- health and movement of the spine and back in all directions of movement
- examinations and tests on the back and spine that are useful for teaching yoga, in yoga therapy and massage
- Overview of the most common injuries and complaints
- Function and position of stabilizing and moving muscle groups, consideration of the fascial system and the myofascial system in movement
- Typical restrictions due to incorrect strain on muscles and fascia
- Blood circulation: Recognizing heart and vascular health, simple tests and examination
- Notes for practitioners: Recognize emergencies and act accordingly
- Respiratory: the lungs, the nasopharynx, the diaphragm and the auxiliary respiratory muscles
- Palpation of internal organs such as the liver, spleen, kidneys, intestines and bladder and an overview of their movements and functions

Yoga-Ayurveda therapy in application, Supervision and examination

- Integration of yoga elements into Ayurveda therapy
- Effects of yoga and yoga therapy
- Breath therapy of yoga (pranayama)
o Theoretical basics
o Knowledge of breath
o Concept of prana
Practical part: Practicing selected pranayama techniques


Prof Dr. Martin Mittwede
Dr. Martin Mittwede
Porträt Ulrich Koch
Ulrich Koch
Kerstin Rosenberg Porträt
Kerstin Rosenberg
Manuela Heider de Jahnsen


Training fee from € 3,880

minus discount for payment in one sum in advance € 50

plus room and board - only for attendance dates in Birstein

On the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda there are guest houses available. For your overnight stay during the training you can choose from rooms of different categories. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Payment method

Deposit € 500

Final payment

a) In one sum at the latest one month before the start of the training (immediately for eLearning modules, so that we can activate your eSeminars immediately).
b) Option for participants from Germany and Austria: monthly installments of 250 EUR each by direct debit. The payment (debit) of the monthly installments will be made on the 1st of each month, starting from the month of the beginning of the training booked here, for eAcademy modules immediately. If the training begins with modules of the eAcademy, the activation takes place provisionally immediately after receipt of the deposit, regularly then after receipt of the first monthly installment.


Rosenberg gGmbH - European Academy for Ayurveda | DE - 63633 Birstein

For whom?

Especially recommended for

physiotherapists and
yoga teachers who want to bring
- aspects from Ayurveda therapy and constitutional teachings into their classes.
- want to balance physical ailments of their yoga students with appropriate asanas and techniques.
- want to support people with stress-related or psychosomatic symptoms to regain their center.

Therapists who want to expand their treatment spectrum with Yoga-Ayurveda therapy.


The training concludes with an examination. This comprises a written paper with a case study and a practical examination.

At a glance



Required previous knowledge:
Completed physiotherapist or yoga teacher training (at least 200h and experience in teaching).


Examination with degree: Yoga Ayurveda Therapist

315 learning hours* à 60 min.
-> 7 Modules (see below) + Learning assignments = 315 hrs

Learning forms/hours (per module):
e.g. 45 learning hrs of which
22,5 hrs presence (3 days)
45 learning hrs of which 22,5 hrs
live-webinar (3 days)
45 learning hrs (30 e-lessons in free time management with 5 hrs live webinar)

Blended learning:
Maximum 2 of 7 modules as e-learning
Maximum 1 of 7 modules as live webinar

Training fee from € 3.880
Already completed parts of the training will be credited: see prices

plus room and board, if applicable

* Learning hours = total number of didactically accompanied and supervised incl. lessons, prepared exercises, guided learning or guided practical exercises, learning checks practice, learning checks in each case in online or in presence or also in own work.

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Basic modules

Seeing with the heart - Introduction to Ayurvedic psychology

3 days 3 days 30 lessons

Fullness and Variety - Experience and Apply Yoga Ayurveda Chikitsa

3 days

Healing with movement - Yoga Ayurveda Therapy

3 days

Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended in advance

The gates of the wind - musculoskeletal system and the flow of prana

3 days

Yoga therapy to balance gunas & doshas

3 days

Touching anatomy in the context of yoga and Ayurveda

3 days

Competence modules

Only recommended towards the end of the training

Yoga-Ayurveda therapy in application, supervision and examination

3 days

Entry-level seminars

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First get a taste, then decide - all seminars can be credited towards a later training program