Post Graduate Diploma, as its name suggest- is a diploma which can be pursues after Graduation. It is available in different subjects from different streams. Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy is a course from the stream of Yoga and Naturopathy. It teaches about yoga and its exoteric aspects.
This course available in regular as well as part time mode and candidates can select any of them as per their availability.
The course aimed for promoting the ancient science of yoga which prevents the stress related health issues and to impart skills in professionals to introduce the Yoga in Public.
Graduate candidates from ay stream who have secured at least 50% as aggregate from a reputed institute or college are eligible for this course. Some institutes may want candidates from related field and may prefer candidates holding Bachelor degree or Diploma in Yoga.
Age restriction needs to be checked from the selected institute before submitting the application.
Admissions can be offered directly, on merit basis or through entrance test. Interested candidates need to submit their filled application form to the selected institute before last date. It is advised to read the details carefully before submission and to enclose all other required documents like qualification certificate copies, age certificate, caste certificate, application fee, etc with the form.
The duration for this course varies from 1 year to 2 years for this course depending upon prior knowledge, mode of course and previous qualification of the candidates.
Further Study options
After completion of this post graduate diploma course, candidates interested in higher studies can enroll for regular masters degree to have better job options in future. They can go for M.A. or M.Sc. in Yoga science/ Yoga and Naturopathy/ Yoga and Management/ Yoga Therapy, etc.
After that, PhD can also be pursued of a candidates has research aptitude.
the course starts with fundamentals of Yoga, principles of Raj yoga and Hat yoga, Anatomy, physiology and related disorders. Then candidates learn about life management, human consciousness, yoga therapy, diet, hygiene and naturopathy.
The course also includes Practices of contemporary Yogas, alternative therapy methods, yoga practical sessions, etc. The later part of course includes topics like acupressure, marma therapy, pranic healing, etc.
These candidates are suitable for working in yoga therapy centers, hotels and resorts, health clubs, physiological centers, yoga centers, etc. They can become a yoga instructor, yoga teacher, Ayurvedic doctor, naturopathy research officer, etc.
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