Yoga Ayurveda therapist

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

  • Design individual one-to-one classes with therapeutic asanas that you apply according to your constitution and for specific symptoms.

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

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

Compact lessons in small groups with lots of practical exercises allow you to apply what you have learned directly during the training. Selected yoga teachers and specialist lecturers will accompany and support you in a diverse setting that is free from dogma. Studying in the personal atmosphere at the European Academy for Ayurveda also gives you a sense of security and a 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 make sustainable and gentle changes to your health with their help and through type-appropriate yoga.
- Get to know the special breathing exercises (pranayama) for yourself and others for prevention and healing
- Discover the connections between the bandhas and prana in the art of healing through your own experience and design nutrition and lifestyle (ahara/vihara) for yourself and your yoga (individual) classes with others.
- Using the Ayurvedic and yogic diagnostic possibilities, you will learn to recognize, analyze and correct misconduct and incorrect postures in individual and group classes in a practical and applied way.
- You will practise 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 about and apply the wisdom of Ayurveda in type-appropriate 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 customize your designed yoga practice plans and increase the success of your treatments.


The training in YogaChikitsa - Yoga-Ayurveda-Therapy is an annual training with 6 blocks of 3 days each (18 days in total). The training plan can be put together in an individual order. The advanced training is particularly recommended as an additional qualification to the yoga teacher training 200h and yoga teacher training 500h in order to grow your knowledge in practical application and to expand it meaningfully with Ayurveda.

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


Required prior 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

less 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. You can choose from rooms of different categories for your overnight stay during the training. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Method of payment

Deposit € 500

Final payment

a) In one lump sum no later than one month before the start of the training (immediately for eLearning modules so that we can activate your eSeminars immediately.)
b) As an option for participants from Germany and Austria, we also offer payment in installments. You can find your individual installment plan (depending on the duration of your training) in the booking process. Payment (direct debit) of the monthly installments is made on the 1st of each month, starting from the month of the start of the training booked here, for eAcademy modules immediately. If the training begins with eAcademy modules, the activation is provisionally carried out immediately after receipt of the down payment, regularly 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 incorporate aspects of Ayurveda therapy and constitutional theory into their teaching.
- want to balance the physical complaints of their yoga students with appropriate asanas and techniques.
- want to support people with stress-related or psychosomatic symptoms in finding their center again.

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


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

At a glance



Required prior knowledge:
Completed physiotherapist or yoga teacher training (at least 200 hours 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
Parts of the training already completed will be credited: see prices

plus accommodation and meals, if applicable

* Learning hours = total number of didactically accompanied and supervised learning hours learning hours incl. lessons, prepared exercises, guided learning or guided practical exercises, learning checks practice, learning checks either online or face-to-face or in self-study.

Get advice

How to start your training as a Yoga Ayurveda therapist

Do you want it to be as simple as possible? Then let us suggest what a complete training plan could look like. Choose one of the following sample plans that suits you best. Of course, you can change each individual date afterwards to suit you best.

Still have questions? We'll design your training plan together!

In a study consultation, we can briefly clarify the best time for you to start, which form of learning is best for you and whether we can perhaps take into account your existing prior knowledge. Together we will find the right training program for you. Book your individual training consultation by phone +49 (0)6054-91 310 or simply online.

Your individual choice of dates

None of our ready-made sample plans appeal to you? Then you can also put together your own individual plan below.

Select by yourself

Basic modules

Seeing with the heart - Ayurvedic psychology according to type

3 days 3 days 30 lessons

Abundance and diversity - experience and apply Yoga Ayurveda Chikitsa

3 days

Moving healing - 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 training

Yoga Ayurveda therapy in application, supervision and examination

3 days

Introductory seminars

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