Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy Program Retreats & Modules

Welcome to the Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy Program Retreat and Module Page. Here you will find a complete listing of our program’s residential and remote retreat an module offerings. Our retreats are only for students enrolled in our yoga therapy programs only. If you are interested in joining us, your enrollment in our school is required. You can fill out an application here. 

Residential retreats are held at the beautiful Won Dharma Center outside of Hudson, New York. The weekends begin on Friday check-in 3-6 and close on Sunday around 2pm. Weekend retreats include Friday and Saturday night accommodations, and meals (and snacks) from arrival to departure (Friday dinner, Saturday 3 meals, Sunday 2 meals). 8 day retreats include Friday through Thursday night accommodations, and meals from Friday night through lunch on Friday. A note about 2018 residential retreat accommodations: Please check what room you would like as your first preference with the following in mind:

1. Priorities for singles are on a first come first serve basis.
2. Singles are limited for the 8 day module attendees and not guaranteed. There is a possibility that your room will be a double either for the weekend only (then a single for the Su-Friday retreat) or the entire 8 days. If this is the case, you will be informed and refunded the price difference for the nights you are sharing your room.
3. We make every effort to provide you with the accommodations of choice, however, the retreat center space is limited.

As for remote retreats, these are are day-long, live, online sessions with Brandt. They are held from 9-5pm EST with a break from 12-2pm. (6 hours in session)

Registering is a two part process. Step 1, you will fill out the registration form (by clicking on register here below) and step 2, you will receive an invoice to complete your registration. We look forward to being with you soon.


Upcoming BDYT Retreats and Modules

Healing Through The Body And Breath: A Yoga Therapy Perspective
Saturday, February 3, 2018
(Remote Retreat Option #1 for BDYT Foundations Course)

See the Healing through the Body and Breathing description below. Remote retreats are available to BDYT students who are unable to make the trip to the residential retreats (currently in New York). Breathing Deeply strongly recommends participating in the residential (live) retreats whenever possible. If you have already taken this BDYT residential retreat, you may use this remote retreat as a refresher for $108.

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Healing Through The Body And Breath: A Yoga Therapy Perspective
April 13-15, 2018
Claverack, NY
(Weekend Retreat #1 for BDYT Foundations Course)

Yoga asana, or movement, supports the body’s health, often in an accessible and immediate way, and when we add in proper supportive breathing, the result is one of the most powerful ways to to affect change and bring healing to injuries.

Participants will learn to offer a Range of Motion Assessment. With this important tool, you’ll learn to discern physical strengths and weakness, both in yourself and in others. This skill is key in Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy, and is used to determine which asanas will bring the most balance and healing in the most efficient way. We will also spend time learning and experiencing how the breath supports and transforms us, and how to teach supportive breath practices to clients and yoga students.

Join us if you:

● Want more confidence working one-on-one with clients, and want to enhance your physical assessment skills
● Want to deepen your understanding of how to balance physical conditions
● Wish to find out more about the path of yoga therapy
● Want to learn how to balance the physical and pranic energies of the body
● Want to connect to a community of yoga teachers/therapists from all over

This retreat addresses the physical foundations of the Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy Program, and is one of three essential retreats for students working towards becoming Yoga Therapists.

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April 13-20
Claverack, NY
BDYT Program Module 4
800 hour in depth study 8-day residential retreat

●  Body and breath #2 (see weekend description above)
●  Trauma
●  Addiction
●  Yoga nidra for Yoga Therapists

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Healing through the Pranic Body and Conscious Mind: A Yoga Therapy Perspective
Saturday, May 19, 2018
(Remote Retreat Option #2 for BDYT Foundations Course)

See the Healing through the Pranic Body and Conscious Mind retreat description below. Remote retreats are available to BDYT students who are unable to make the trip to the residential retreats (currently in New York). Breathing Deeply strongly recommends participating in the residential (live) retreats whenever possible. If you have already taken this BDYT residential retreat, you may use this remote retreat as a refresher for $108.

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Healing through the Pranic Body and Conscious Mind: A Yoga Therapy Perspective
June 1-3, 2018
Claverack, NY
(Weekend Retreat #2 for BDYT Foundations Course)

In this retreat we move deeper into the koshas, or layers of the Self, unwrapping like a gift, the inner-workings of the pranic and mental bodies. Teachers through the ages have taught us that we are much more than just our physical body, and in this retreat we begin the process of moving our awareness through the layers of our being toward the core. Participants will examine the healing relationship that the pranamaya and manomaya koshas share, and better understand, through theory and practice, how working at this level can bring balance to the body and mind.

You will explore:

● How different pranayamas affect our energetic system
● How to assess which pranayamas will bring about balance and healing
● How pranayama techniques can be used to balance the doshas: vata, pitta, and kapha, and to treat dis-ease
● How to work specifically with the conscious mind (manomaya kosha) through the practices of chanting and guided meditations to bring balance and healing to the body/mind

Join us if you:

● Want to learn how to use pranayama chanting and chakra balancing to affect balance and improve health conditions
● Want to understand the full role of prana in the healing process
● Wish to deepen your own practice past just the physical body
● Want to learn techniques to help others in a one on one environment
● Want to connect to a community of yoga teachers/therapists from all over

This retreat addresses the Pranic and Mental Bodies as part of the Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy Program, and is one of three essential retreats for students working towards becoming Yoga Therapists.

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June 1-8, 2018
Claverack, NY
BDYT Program Module 5
800 hour in depth study 8-day residential retreat

●  Pranic Body and Conscious Mind (see weekend description above)
●  Brain, neuroscience, research & yoga therapy
●  Yoga counseling skills for the very ill & end of life
●  Yoga for anxiety & depression

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Bliss and Wisdom; Yoga Therapy For The Innermost Self
September 28-30, 2018
Claverack, NY
(Weekend Retreat #3 for BDYT Foundations Course)

Join us for this Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy retreat as we take a deep dive into the Wisdom and Bliss Bodies. Together these two koshas or sheaths make up the innermost layers of the self. At this Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy retreat you’ll integrate all aspects of your practice into a unified system, designed to help you find the natural peace and bliss within.

● Open and balance your intuition and heart
● Experience how meditation and self inquiry can lead to health and healing
● Expand with practical movement and breath based practices that work
● Connect to a welcoming community of yoga teachers/therapists from all over

The Bliss and Wisdom Weekend addresses the Vijnanamaya and Anandamaya Koshas and is one of the 3 essential weekend retreats required for certification in the Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy Program.

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September 28-October 5, 2018
Claverack, NY
BDYT Program Module 6
800 hour in depth study 8-day residential retreat

●  Bliss and Wisdom (see weekend description above)
●  Ayurvedic Foundations
●  Pulse & Tongue: Ayurveda Applications and Diagnosis
●  Yoga Therapy’s Deepest Realm: Solving Pain and Suffering Through the Inner Koshas

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November 2-9, 2018
Claverack, NY
BDYT Program Module 7
800 hour in depth study 8-day residential retreat

● Working with Autoimmune Diseases
● Philosophical Foundations Of Yoga Therapy
● Scoliosis

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Bliss and Wisdom; Yoga Therapy For The Innermost Self
Saturday, December 8, 2018
(Remote Retreat Option #3 for BDYT Foundations Course)

See the Bliss and Wisdom retreat description above. Remote retreats are available to BDYT students who are unable to make the trip to the residential retreats (currently in New York). Breathing Deeply strongly recommends participating in the residential (live) retreats whenever possible. If you have already taken this BDYT residential retreat, you may use this remote retreat as a refresher for $108.

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2019 (Modules 1, 2 & 3)
800 hour in depth study 8-day residential retreats
Claverack, NY

Module 1
●  Working with the Body and Breath (see weekend description above)
●  Back care
●  Hips and shoulders

Module 2
● Working with the pranic body and conscious mind (see weekend description above)
● Rehab Yoga including hip and knee replacement
● Working with cancer
● Fascial thinking

Module 3
● Working with the wisdom and bliss bodies (see weekend description above)
● Yoga Therapy For Bipolar & Borderline Personality Disorder
● Weight Loss & Eating Disorders
● Therapeutic Relationships

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