Cardiac Yoga Teacher’s Training Program
The Cardiac Yoga® Teacher’s Training Program is a comprehensive certification program that is designed to educate and train yoga teachers and medical personnel to work with heart patients and their spouses in the area of stress management and yoga. Open to allied health professionals as well as yoga teachers.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Varied times, check website for details
$1,395 if paid in full by May 16, 2016
$1,550 Full Tuition
The Cardiac Yoga® Teacher’s Training Program is a comprehensive certification program that is designed to educate and train yoga teachers and medical personnel to work with heart patients and their spouses in the area of stress management and yoga. Participants in this program learn to adapt the basic concepts of yoga and meditation to the special needs of cardiac patients. The curriculum for this competency-based program covers the following areas:
training in the anatomy and physiology of the heart, risk factors, and an understanding of heart disease,
training in the modification of yoga postures, breathing, deep relaxation, and guided imagery for heart patients,
guidelines on how to design, implement, and market a Cardiac Yoga class
education in the psycho-social and emotional aspects of heart disease, and
training in the principles and philosophy of mind-body medicine.
The Cardiac Yoga Teacher’s Training Program includes both didactic and experiential components. The overall goal of the program is to train and educate individuals to teach stress management, yoga, and lifestyle change programs to cardiac patients within a medical setting, yoga organization or privately. All participants who successfully complete the training program and pass the competency test will receive certification as a Cardiac Yoga instructor. This course is recognized and accepted as an elective toward the 500 hour Yoga Alliance credentialing process.
This training program is appropriate for the continuing education of health care professionals from a variety of fields including: exercise physiologists, nurses, cardiac rehab staff, physicians, and occupational therapists as well as yoga instructors. Learn more
In preparation of the training you must purchase the manual in advance.