LEVEL II – Water Element
For Yoga, allied health, and mental health professionals who are presently working with, or interested in working with clients who suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder (PD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and/or acute cumulative stress; in Yoga Therapy terms, all are fluctuations of the mind (vṛttis).
• TIYT™ Methodology
• Ancient Yoga Techniques
• Polyvagal Nerve Theory
• Yoga Psychology
• Stress Biology
• Positive Psychology
• Diversity , Equity & Inclusion
• ISTSS Best Practices & Guidelines
• Modern Research
• & More….
- Registered Yoga Teacher OR Equivalent &/OR C-IAYT, with a minimum of 100hrs of Yoga teaching experience OR
- Licensed Mental Health/Medical Professional with 2 years personal Yoga practice.
- Completion of the EARTH ELEMENT (no exceptions).
The Water Element is one of 2 Elements required for Level 2
This training is designed to teach Yoga Therapy methods to Yoga Therapists and experienced Yoga teachers, allied health partners and mental health professionals presently working with, or who are interested in working with clients who suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder (PD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Substance Use Disorders, and/or acute cumulative stress. The focus of the training is to give participants practical applications of ancient, traditional Yoga techniques and modern therapies that train the body and mind to employ a natural system of self-regulation.
The methods we employ are not only rooted in the ancient techniques of Yoga but also in modern research in the fields of neuropsychology, stress physiology and medical biophysics. We explore the plethora of modern research devoted to the relationship between Yoga and the mind, and its role in treating trauma and stress related illness. The Polyvagal Nerve theory and Somathesis, and their application in treating acute stress, trauma and anxiety, provides us with the knowledge and skills to amplify a human’s innate ability to self-soothe, self-heal and eventually revive a natural self-regulation system, all through the practice of evidence informed yoga therapy protocols.
The focus of the training is to give participants practical applications of ancient, traditional Yoga techniques that train the body and mind to employ a natural system of self-regulation. Our methodology is rooted in ancient Yoga psychology, Yoga philosophy, and techniques which have been employed for millenia to deal with the stress and other disturbances of the mind.
Locations & Dates
More information about venue locations are given at the time of registration.
Continuing Education Credits & Certificates
All training participants receive a certificate of completion that lists the number of CEs offered for the training and can be submitted to IAYT, YA and other agencies.
Social Workers, Professional Counselors and Marriage/Family Therapists:
Sundara Yoga Therapy is pre-approved for CE credits in the state of Texas. Attendees requesting Professional CE who live outside of Texas are responsible for contacting their home state licensing organizations to see if there is reciprocity. Sundara Yoga Therapy is not responsible for the decision of licensing boards that lie outside the state of Texas; it is your responsibility to check with your licensing agency before finalizing your registration.
International Association of Yoga Therapist:
Level 1 (Earth Element )- an in-person program; receives 25 IAYT Professional Development CE credits
Level 2 (Water Element) – an in-person program receives 25 IAYT Professional Development CE credits
Inner Peace Yoga Therapy Certification: The Level 2 Certification (Ea & W Elements required) may be counted as elective credits toward the Inner Peace Yoga Therapy’s 800hr Professional Yoga Therapist Certification
Yoga Alliance: Sundara Yoga Therapy is a YACEP provider:
Level 1 (Earth Element )- an in-person program; receives 25 YACEP CE credits
Level 2 (Water Element) – an in-person program; receives 25 YACEP CE credits
Social Workers- TX State: 25 SW CEUs – TX Provider #6724
Pre-approved as a Provider for Continuing Education Credits for Social Workers in the state of Texas (All Elements).
Marriage & Family Therapists TX State: 25 MFT CEUs – TX Provider #1205
Pre-approved as a Provider for Continuing Education Credits for Marriage and Family Therapists in the state of Texas (All Elements).
Professional Counselors TX State: 25 LPC CEUs – TX Provider #1205
Pre-approved as a Provider for Continuing Education Credits for Professional Counselors in the state of Texas (All Elements).I
For out-of-town participants : Accommodations/Meals are not included in the tuition. Participants are responsible for making their own arrangements. We make every effort to work with our hosting venues to offer discounted group rates at a local hotel. We cannot guarantee discounts. Places to stay and other recommendations are included in the information provided after registration is completed.