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The North American yoga therapy workforce survey
Complementary therapies in medicine
Short Title: Complement.Ther.Med.
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2016
Pages: 39 - 48
Sources ID: 29601
Notes: LR: 20170626; CI: Copyright (c) 2017; JID: 9308777; OTO: NOTNLM; 2016/09/01 00:00 [received]; 2017/01/26 00:00 [revised]; 2017/01/30 00:00 [accepted]; 2017/04/25 06:00 [entrez]; 2017/04/25 06:00 [pubmed]; 2017/06/27 06:00 [medline]; ppublish
Visibility: Public (group default)
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OBJECTIVE: To describe the personal, professional, practice, service and consumer characteristics of the North American yoga therapy workforce. DESIGN: Cross-sectional, descriptive survey developed and informed by the contemporary workforce literature. A link to the e-survey was distributed to members of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. RESULTS: 367 members responded ( approximately 20% of eligible participants). Most were aged 40-69 years (88%) and female (91%). Almost half (42%) identified as a "seasoned yoga therapist" and few (9%) graduated from an accredited 800-h yoga therapy program. An average of 8h/week was spent in clinical practice with many (41%) earning an annual income of