Feb, 2015 – YIDM Program @ Prashanti

Yoga Instructors for Diabetes Mellitus

The next batch of YIDM – Yoga Instructors for Diabetes Mellitus
a 7 day residential course conducted at SVYASA University, Prashanti Kuttiram, Bengaluru
will be held between Feb 1 – 7,2015 & Feb 9 – 15 ,2015

Aim: To make India diabetes free through yoga-based lifestyle intervention


  • Train the certified yoga instructors on effective diabetes management and prevention
  • Teach them evidence based yoga therapy for diabetes.
  • Train to teach yoga to diabetes patients based on their special needs.
  • Impart knowledge on diet and lifestyle modification necessary for diabetes.
  • Train yoga instructors to become an effective part of the ‘Stop Diabetes Movement’

Eligibility criteria:

  • To be eligible for admission into the course, the students should have passed minimum YIC from S-VYASA University.
  • Age: Up to 50 years only (Male & Female)
  • Students should know English.

Course Content:
Course content includes theory, practical and field training

Theory: Diabetes mellitus (DM) – Physiology & pathology, Yoga for DM, Diet for DM, counselling, communication skills, IAYT for DM, interpreting blood reports, parameter taking, questionnaires, etc.

Practical: Yoga practices, Chair Surya Namaskar, parameter taking, questionnaires scoring, etc.

Field Training: Hand held training at one of the SDM camps

General Instructions:

  • Students should wear track suit and T-shirt, during practical sessions.
  • Apart from practical session, general decent dress code can be worn.
  • 100% attendance is mandatory for both theory and practical sessions.
  • Accommodation would be provided in general dormitory.
  • Certificate would be issued after successful completion of field training, by attending one SDM camp or by conducting one SDM camp.


  • Rs. 5, 000/– (Indian Nationals)
  • US $ 500/- (International Students)

Note: You have to submit your YIC certificate xerox copy and one passport size photo.

For Registration Contact:
Kiriti Bhusan Ghosh
cell: +91-94830 71358 / +91-94802 95432
e-mail: kiritighosh9@gmail.com

SDM office
ph: +91-80-2263 9966