Yoga Ayurveda Therapist

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

  • Create individual 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. The power of yoga can unfold with special practice cycles in which asanas and pranayama are adapted to the constitution and individual complaints in therapeutically oriented variations.

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 for Ayurveda also gives you the 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 create sustainable and gentle changes to your 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 mis-posture 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 yogic deep relaxation and apply teaching concepts for 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 guide you and others through your life like close friends.
- Practice the simple practices of Ayurvedic pulse diagnosis to customize your designed yoga practice 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 put together 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 - Introduction to Ayurvedic psychology
- personality structures of the physical and mental constitution types
- type-appropriate reaction patterns and blockages
- Seeing with the heart - energy work and solution approaches in the work with
the body shells (Koshas)
- approaches of traditional Ayurveda psychotherapy on the basis of mental needs and causes of illness (Dharma, Artha, Kama, Mosksha)
- nutritional recommendations and strengthening measures for mental
- practice of Ayurveda coaching according to type

abundance and variety - experiencing and applying Yoga Ayurveda Chikitsa
- basics of Ayurvedic constitutional and nutritional teaching "food as medicine"
- Ayurvedic nutritional and herbal teaching for therapeutic accompaniment of complaints of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.
- Asana sequences to balance Dosha disturbances and to strengthen Agni
- Yoga and Pranayama exercises as well as nutrition for stress, insomnia and emotional ailments
- Mindfulness in exercise sequences and the importance of hidden and seldom taught details

Healing with movement - Yoga Ayurveda therapy
- Getting to know the diversity in yoga
- Using breathing and aids to help a deeper, more satisfying practice of yoga
- Movement patterns, bad postures, tension, analyse chronic pain according to ayurvedic-yogic criteria
- create mindful classes, setting a focus that can overcome blockages and lead to ease in the asanas and in life
-Ayurvedic knowledge, creating more contentment and resilience in everyday life

The gates of the wind - musculoskeletal system and the flow of prana
- Learning about the bandhas ( seals) of the body and connecting them to the healing art of breath
- Gentle pranayama and asana adjustments to alleviate musculoskeletal conditions: Back, Shoulder/Neck Pain
- Fascia, Joints. Muscles and Breath in Yoga Therapy
- Deepening Hands-on Alignments
- Yoga Breathing Techniques for Prana Flow: Pranayama Intensive
- Feeling Stability and Lightness through the Practice of the 5 Vayus (Gates of Wind): explore, experience, apply

yoga therapy for balancing gunas & doshas
You will learn
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, heart palpitations, chronic pain and cancer in the practical execution know
- the implementation of Ayurveda Yoga Chikitsa in the successful coaching of your individual lessons clients apply
- the sound and mantras with practical exercises in the healing in Ayurveda Yoga Chikitsa

Yoga-Ayurveda-Therapy in the application, Supervision and Examination
You learn
- to recognize yourself and your limitations and possibilities in individual and class work
- to know your strengths and practice self-care in your yoga
You learn
to expand your therapeutic possibilities by recognizing personal patterns
- to know psychological traps and how to recognize and change them
- to make mindful decisions in difficult situations
- legal possibilities in your new professional field
- through case studies and supervision skillful, responsible and guiding guidance in Ayurveda Yoga Therapy
- methodical guidance of conversations and class structure through precise knowledge of Doshas and Gunas



Ulrich Koch
Kerstin Rosenberg Porträt
Kerstin Rosenberg
Heilpraktikerin Manuela Heider de Jahnsen


Training fee from € 2,970

discount for payment in one sum in advance € 50

plus accommodation and meals - only for attendance dates in Birstein

Guest houses are available on the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda. 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.

Method of payment

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 booked beginning of the training, for eAcademy modules immediately. If the training starts 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 of Ayurveda therapy and constitutional teachings into their classes.
- want to balance physical complaints 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.

At a glance

Required previous knowledge:
Completed physiotherapist or yoga teacher training.


Examination with degree: Yoga Ayurveda Therapist

315 learning hours* à 60 min.
-> 6 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 1 of 6 modules as e-learning
Maximum 1 of 6 modules as live webinar

Training fee from € 2.970
Already completed parts of the training will be credited: see prices

if necessary plus board and lodging

* 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

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

3 days

Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended beforehand

Yoga therapy to balance gunas & doshas

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 have a look, then decide - all seminars can be credited towards a later training course.