Bringing Yoga Therapy into Hospitals and Academia Online

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Bringing Yoga Therapy into Hospitals and Academia – Online

February 11 – 15, 2021
Taught by M. Mala Cunningham

For everyone, especially Yoga teachers and health professionals.

Are you a Yoga teacher or Yoga therapist seeking to bring Yoga into an academic or hospital environment? Join Dr. Mala Cunningham to learn planning strategies, marketing tactics, negotiation techniques, interviewing skills, and important formulas to successfully implement your ideas into a hospital environment or academic setting. Develop the confidence and skills to successfully “approach, enter, and succeed”.

Learning objectives:

  • Format a comprehensive Yoga Therapy Business Plan
  • Develop networking opportunities
  • Write an effective and professional proposal
  • Hone your interviewing skills and sell your idea
  • Negotiate a salary
  • Increase referrals from medical providers

This training is open to:

  • Anyone interested in teaching Medical or Therapeutic Yoga in an academic or hospital setting

This online workshop consists of two parts:

  • Part One is a self-paced, 23-hour online study course that has a separate tuition fee of $196 and can be accessed here
  • Part Two consists of this live online program taught via Zoom

You must complete Part One before taking Part Two.  If you need additional information on the self-paced part of the training please contact Dr. Mala Cunningham at


  • $196 – $225 sliding scale: pay what you can afford


February 11 – 15, 2021

Thursday and Friday • 6:00p.m.–8:00p.m. EST
Saturday, Sunday, Monday • 11:00a.m.–1:00p.m. and 4:00p.m.–6:00p.m. EST

Attendance at all live online sessions is required for certification.

Certification and Continuing Education Credits

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* This training is being hosted by the Integral Yoga Academy at Yogaville.

Mala CunninghamM. Mala Cunningham, PhD, C-IAYT, is a Counseling Psychologist and Certified Yoga Therapist in Charlottesville, VA. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia School of Nursing where she teaches courses in Foundations of Medical Yoga for Health Professionals. Dr. Cunningham is also the president of Positive Health Solutions and is the founder and director of Hospital Bed Yoga and the Cardiac Medical Yoga Teacher Training Program. She is also the co-director of Medical Yoga at the University of Virginia and is involved in several Yoga-based initiatives, including a research study exploring the impact of Medical Yoga on lupus patients.  Learn more about M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT…




Integral Yoga Institute offers 500 hours of training in two segments, 200 hours and 300 hours, permitting teachers who graduate to become either an RYT 200 or an RYT 500, depending on the level of training completed. Our 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training program can be customized to fit your individual interests. You may select from our many graduate-level Yoga Teacher Training programs.
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“I highly recommend Dr. Mala Cunningham’s course. She is a brilliant teacher and imparts the information in the most interesting and useful way! Those who took her course in Gibraltar absolutely loved it. We had amazing, positive comments from all participants.”– Nalanie C.

“Mala was a wonderful, open, sharing soul. Thank you.”– Shannon K.

“Mala’s skill, knowledge, professionalism, and accessibility exceeded my expectations.” – Past Participant

“Mala was wonderful! She shared a lot of information in a thoughtful, approachable, and fun way. Great program! So very inspiring!” – Past Participant

Cancellation Policy

No refunds once the program begins.