Svastha Yoga Therapy Module 6
— Anxiety & Stress —
with Anneke Sips
Monday, April 12, 2021
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Svastha Yoga Therapy

This professional program on yoga therapy brings you the most effective aspects of traditional yoga (based on the teachings of Krishnamacharya) and Ayurveda combined with modern medicine. Designed especially for yoga teachers and advanced practitioners, the program should also be of interest to people from related fields.

Specific guidelines for different conditions and general treatment principles will be detailed, empowering you to safely and effectively address disabilities and ill-health through yoga. The goal is to enable participants to integrate newly acquired knowledge immediately in their teaching, particularly in private sessions.

The program is delivered in 7 intensive modules (5 days for each module) with a flexible structure. Each module may be attended independently and certificates will be issued for each module.

It's possible to start your Yoga Therapy journey in this module with Anneke Sips. Language: DUTCH.

Price: € 610 + 21% tax per module

If we do it online, the price would be € 500 incl tax 

Expect to deepen your knowledge about:
  1. Embodiment as an essential wellness skill for the mind.
    a. Modern view of importance of mind-body connection
    b. Yoga insights into mind-body connection
  2. Stress and trauma
    a. Neurobiology of the stress response
    b. Yoga tools to work with stress
    c. Adapting yoga for clients with past trauma (trauma aware yoga)
  3. Mantra meditation as a therapeutic tool
    a. Psychology and theory
    b. Common barriers and questions from students
  4. Positive psychology practices, including scope and application.
    a. Acceptance
    b. Gratitude
    c. Loving kindness
  5. Sacredness, meaning, and devotion (Isvara
    Pranidhana and related practices)
  6. Ritual practices and symbolism
    a. Traditional and modern rituals, concepts and psychology
    b. Creating simple rituals in yoga practice
  7. The gunas (satva, rajas, tamas) and their role
    as a framework for mental health.
  8. Safety considerations for the yoga teacher. Managing the
    teacher-student, therapist-client relationship.

Overview of all Svastha Modules

Body | Locomotor System

Module 1: Low Back, Pelvis & Lower Limb

Module 2: Cervical & Thoracic Spine, Upper Limb

Breath I Internal Medicine & Breath

Module 3: Anatomy, Physiology and Sequencing of the Breath, Respiratory and Cardiovascular Disorders

Module 4: Pranayama, Ayurveda, Neurological/Digestive/ Hormonal/Immune systems

Mind I Yoga Psychology & Psychiatry

Module 5: Depression, Addictions (with Anneke)

Module 6: Stress, Anxiety (with Anneke, language: DUTCH)

Integration and Completion

Module 7: Holistic case studies, Assorted topics (with Ganesh)

Empowerment, resilience and self leadership
Stress, anxiety and trauma

We are lost. Stress and worry are our daily concerns. Yoga supports us in difficult times dealing with difficult emotions.  It is said in the ancient texts, “There is no discipline superior to the practice of pranayama for removal of mental impurities.”

Anneke is bringing authentic knowledge and extended experiences together! Learn how to integrate yoga therapy in psychiatry from an expert in this field.
April 12 - 16, 2021

09.30 - 13.00 Morning Sessions

13.00 - 14.15 Break

14.15 - 16.30 Afternoon Sessions


Every student of Anneke, is invited to 'The Bridge' membership. So, you as student of the Svastha Yoga Therapy modules too. The Bridge is an online space where we meet for weekly practice sessions and monthly meet-ups. Expect a multidisciplinary group of healthcare and yoga professionals who think out of the box and who like to connect with you!


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Duinlustweg 16

2051 AA Overveen, The Netherlands

Covid-19 protocol

Q: What do we do in case of a lockdown? What will happen if we cannot meet in person?

A: First of all, we hope that we are able to meet in person because we know that human connection is very important for our health! In case the module cannot take place in person due to local law Covid-19 restrictions, the module will take place online, on the same dates. In that case the price of the training will be reduced to 500 EUR (incl. TAX). The once who already paid the full amount, will then get a refund till 500 EUR.

Anneke Sips
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Anneke Sips is a Svastha Yoga Teacher (YACEP) and Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT) who has been working in the field of psychiatry since 1998 as registered nurse. Now, she works in psychiatry as a yoga therapist.

With her holistic and compassionate approach, she supports many clients in private sessions and group therapy. She is passionate about supporting clients and students integrating yoga in their life and work She enjoys studying with the Mohan family and teaching the Svastha programs.

About Svastha Yoga

Svastha Yoga & Ayurveda was started by A. G. Mohan and Indra Mohan, in the tradition of the legendary yogi Krishnamacharya. He was a master of yoga, scholar of all Indian philosophies and a healer of repute.

Krishnamacharya is widely considered the 'father' of modern yoga, having taught the world's most influential teachers and shaping yoga as we know it today.

Svastha has an international presence with programs around the world, and is an authoritative and accessible source of authentic yoga and Ayurveda. They offer training on yoga, yoga therapy. mindfulness, mind and body well-being, and related areas, combining the best of ancient wisdom and modern science.

Svastha combines the best of traditional yoga with modern science, refined over decades of practical teaching and extensive studies.
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***In case the module cannot take place in person due to new local law Covid-19 restrictions, the module will take place online, on the same dates. In that case the price of the training will be reduced to 500 EUR (incl. TAX). You will have 5 days from the announcement to let us know whether you wish to attend the online module or choose to be refunded.

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