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Yoga art originated and was practiced
in India thousands of years ago.
It is an integrated system
for the benefit of the body,
mind and inner spirit.
References to yoga are available
in the Upanishads too.
2000 years ago a person called Patanjali
systemized in a book called ‘Yoga Sutra’.
Yoga as a career option has
become popular in the recent past
because of its healing powers.
It is mainly associated with “asanas”,
or exercises that aim towards realizing
a higher standard of health and focuses on
the emotional and psychological health
of a patient along with his physical condition.
Yoga of late has become a trend
that has attained global importance.
People all over the world are taking to yoga
as the best way to keep them healthy
Today in this fast paced life
and varied illness one is looking for
ways to lead a fit and healthy life.
Yoga is like a breath of fresh air.
Yoga proves to be effective not only
in curing us from diseases,
but preventing several diseases as well.
The courses on yoga train individuals
about every nuance of yogic posture,
meditation and breathing exercises,
thus making them competent as trainers.
A huge number of courses on yoga
are offered by several yogic institutions
all over the country.
# Diploma Course in Yoga Therapy
Diploma course in Yoga Education / Yogic studies
Teacher Training in Yoga therapy
(certificate course in Yoga therapy)
B.A/B.S.C in Yoga therapy,
graduation, preferably in Philosophy
M.A/M.S.C in yoga therapy,
B.A/ B.S.C in yoga therapy.
Career Prospect:
There are two major kinds of career in yoga
that can be followed,
one in the field of research and training
and another as a yoga therapist,
one who cures ailments through yoga.
There are several opening for
yoga professionals today.
One can get a job
as an instructor in resorts,
schools, health centers
and even TV channels.
Starting a yoga therapy center
of one’s own is another good career option.
In India a beginner usually starts
with a remuneration of Rs.10, 000
which eventually goes up to Rs.60, 000 – Rs.70, 000.
Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar (Uttaranchal)
Awadesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa (Madhya Pradesh
Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
Karnataka University, Dharwad (Karnataka)
MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly (U.P.)
Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla (H.P.)
Mangalore University, Mangalagangotri, (Karnataka)
University of Mumbai, MG road, Fort, Mumbai
Antahpragnya, East of Kailash, New Delhi
Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Vidyapeeth Bhavan, Gultekadi, Pune (Maharashtra)
Bihar Yoga Bharati Institute for Advanced Studies in Yogic Sciences
Yoga University, India – Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Nasik, Maharashtra

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