Level III offers 400 contact hours in advanced training and experience through on-site clinical applications of yoga therapy for in-patient and out-patient populations.
Clinical reporting focuses on intake history, treatment plan, patient evaluation, follow up recording, exit strategies and effective communication with the integrative, allopathic clinical environments. Level III yoga therapy clinical externs adhere to all hospital protocols.
IIYT, among the first accredited yoga therapy programs in Michigan is the first yoga therapy certification program in the United States to be held under the auspices of a hospital. IIYT is pleased to be affiliated with McLaren Health a nonprofit, 378 bed tertiary teaching hospital located in Flint, Michigan. McLaren is affiliated with the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's medical residency programs, including family medicine, internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedic surgery and radiology. IIYT is also affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) for stress reversal sessions dedicated to staff and leadership. Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is one of the largest health care networks based in southeast Michigan.
In addition, Level III students are involved with case study presentations, regular literature reviews, research collaborations, specialized teaching assistance and an independent study presentation.
Graduates are eligible for C-IAYT certification with the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
The next Level III session starts on January 16, 2022.