Ananda Yoga® Therapy Training Online: Health Challenges–1

Not scheduled at this time.

Faculty Maitri Jones, Nayaswami Mangala and Barbara Bingham

We are not currently accepting new students in the Ananda Yoga Therapy Training

Pre-Course opens January 5, 2022

This is an 8-session online course that includes a combination of lecture, discussion, case studies and practicum, (which is done during and after the course, at home.)



Yoga therapy has proved extremely helpful for such common health conditions as Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia,  Women's Health Issues (PMS, Dysmenorrhea, Menopause), Hypertension, Stroke,and Cancer (mostly in dealing with the side effects of common medical therapies for cancer).

You will learn:

  • Basic pathophysiology of each of the listed health challenges, including how they impact a person’s life physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually
  • What research has been done to support the use of yoga therapy in these conditions
  • How to assess your clients’ needs in terms of developing an individualized yoga therapy plan for them
  • How to evaluate your yoga therapy plans and to modify them as needed
  • Ways to develop group classes for people with these conditions

For more information, see Course Syllabus.


The yoga therapy components of these courses are based on our accreditation by IAYT, not derived from our status as an RYS with Yoga Alliance Registry.

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Maitri Jones

Maitri Jones

AnandaYoga®Therapist,Certified with International Association of Yoga Therapy, C-IAYT. Level 2 Ananda Yoga®Teacher, E-RYT-500, Ananda Minister, Counselor

Maitri’s name means “Friend” in Sanskrit and well describes her extraordinarily kind and supportive nature. She directs our Ananda Yoga® Teacher Training Assistantship program, where she helps YTT grads take their teaching to the next level. She also helped pioneer our Ananda Yoga Therapy Training and is one of the primary instructors in that program. Maitri, brings great wisdom and experience to her many programs. Maitri is a certified Ananda Meditation and Yoga Teacher, as well as a registered nurse.

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Nayaswami Mangala

Nayaswami Mangala

Director, Ananda Yoga®Therapy Training.  Certified Yoga Therapist, Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Level 2 Ananda Yoga®Teacher, E-RYT-500

Director, Ananda Yoga Therapist Training

Nayaswami Mangala has an impressive background in yoga teacher training, Ayurvedic training and practice, and in-depth medical training and practice.

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Barbara Bingham

Barbara Bingham

Level 2 Ananda Yoga® Teacher, E-RYT 500, Ananda Yoga® Therapist

Barbara is a Hatha Yoga teacher, a Registered Physical Therapist and a former gymnast. She brings all of her training together in her yoga teaching and helps people enjoy using their bodies in the healthiest way possible.

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