Post-Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy

Post-Graduate Diploma
in Yoga Therapy


Post-Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy
Semester1: Subjects of study
  • Basis of Yoga Therapy
  • Samskritam
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Yoga Therapy for Common Ailments
  • Yoga Therapy techniques
  • Yoga practice for Emotion Culture
  • Yoga Practice for Personality Development
  • Spoken Samskrtam and Advanced Yoga Techniques
Semester2: Subjects of study
  • Patanjali Yoga Sutras and Shatdarshanas
  • Health Psychology and clinical training

After successful completion of two semesters, internship for 3 months.


The post-graduation Diploma program in Yoga Therapy has been designed with the following objectives.

  • To train students in Yoga Therapy so as to enable the students to become well versed in Yoga Therapy.
  • To explore the possibilities of promoting Yoga Therapy integrating medical practice at conventional medical facilities attached to the institute.
  • To bring all round personality development of the students at all levels of their personality.
  • To produce the therapists who could work efficiently as Junior yoga therapist in the hospitals, spa, wellness centre and yoga centre.


Admission is open for all those who completed Graduation and YIC* from SVYASA. You can apply online and give the online admission test that will be conducted in Aug and this test will be followed by online interview. Results will be announced on or before Aug 15th. Then onwards the selected candidates will be admitted into the course on filling the required documents and verifying certificates and paying the 1st semester course fees on or before 20th Aug.

  • Those who have not completed YIC from SVYASA, can join YIC ODL (Online) which is starting on 10th June which will of 2 months duration.
  • Entrance examination is completely based on YIC syllabus.

Eligibility Prerequisites

  • Yoga Instructor’s Course (YIC) from SVYASA.
  • Those who have not completed YIC from SVYASA, can join YIC ODL (Online) which is starting on 10th June, 2020 which will be of 2 months duration.
  • Any graduate degree with minimum 50% marks. (In case of SC, ST Min is 45%).
  • Entrance examination is completely based on YIC syllabus.

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum


Core Values

Goals of post-graduation Diploma program in Yoga Therapy

  • Contributing to national development.
  • Execute a module of yoga for a particular problem.
  • Demonstrate empathy and humane approach towards patients and their families and exhibit interpersonal behavior in accordance with the scientific norms and expectations.
  • Improve skills as a learner.
  • Work towards realization of health for all, as a national goal through Yoga.
  • To understand the medical ethics and never prescribe a module.
  • To demonstrate the usefulness of yoga through contiguous effort and encourage a patient to practice yogic techniques without fail
  • To convince a patient to understand the root cause of the problem as yoga believes in the concept ‘identification of a disease is 50% cure’


Goals of post-graduation Diploma program in Yoga Therapy

  • 100% pass
  • 100% Placement
  • Most of our students are good entrepreneurs.
  • Ms. Sai Parasan is instrumental in spreading Yoga for diabetes in more than 20 villages around Chittoor, AP.
  • Mr. Sagar is working in NIMHANS, Bangalore.
  • Mr. Veeranna conducts yoga therapy classes and also YIC batches in Hyderabad, AP.
  • Mr. Shakar working as junior therapist in VYASA health center (Arogyadhamma ) .
  • Many are giving yoga therapy classes both in our country and foreign countries at many villages and towns.

Duration and Timetable

  • The course shall be of Twelve months duration and total vacation during the program is only of 15 days
  • Three months of the program will be a compulsory rural training or training at various centers as decided by the University.
  • Completion for three months field training is a mandatory part of the program.
  • During the three months onsite training, their Boarding & Lodging will be taken care by the University. Travel charges to and from the onsite training site, should be borne by the students.
  • The calendar of events in respect of the course shall be fixed by the University from time to time.
  • The examination for the subjects shall be conducted at the end of each semester.


2 Years

Skill level


Batch Limit



2 Semester