Yoga for Cancer Teacher Training
Tari Prinster, a cancer survivor, master yoga teacher, and author, developed Yoga4Cancer (y4c) using contemporary research on cancer and yoga. She is the founder and president of The Retreat Project, a nonprofit whose mission is…
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I will never teach the same way again. This program has informed how I select, sequence, and teach my cancer and non-cancer classes. As a survivor, it has opened my eyes and heart about my personal practice and lifestyle. Thank you, Tari.
I learned so much in this five-day teacher training. The days were packed with information and insights into the science of cancer and teaching methodology. I learned so much from Tari and from the other teachers who participated in the training. It was five days of laughter, tears, compassion, and understanding. I will never forget this training.
For 200-hour-certified yoga teachers, health-care professionals, and others with appropriate background and training.
Learn how to create a healing yoga experience for cancer patients and survivors, using
- The science behind yoga
- The basics of cancer treatments and side effects
- An understanding of how and why yoga strengthens the immune system
- Appropriate and inappropriate poses
- An approach to yoga that cultivates hope.
Tari Prinster has offered her Yoga for Cancer training for more than 10 years and has trained more than 1,000 yoga teachers and health-care practitioners. This unique 45-hour curriculum includes lectures, demonstrations, discussions, practice-teaching sessions, individualized feedback, and tips on starting a cancer survivor yoga program.
Return home inspired to expand your teaching and ready to offer smart, caring yoga classes in private or group settings to cancer patients and survivors. For more information on this program, see www.y4c.com/teacher-training.
Required reading This program has eight hours of required reading and assignments in addition to the scheduled classroom hours in order to meet the total 45 hours needed to satisfy curriculum requirements. This includes two hours of pre-training reading and assignments, which will be emailed two weeks prior to the workshop start date.
- 34 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
- 34 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $565 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $860 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More