- March 26–31, 2017
- Sunday–Friday: 5 nights
Yoga for Cancer Teacher Training
For 200-hour yoga teachers, health-care professionals, and others with relevant background and training. Scholarship eligible.
Become a yoga teacher equipped to understand the unique needs and challenges of cancer patients and survivors. Tari Prinster’s y4c method is an approach to teaching yoga that addresses specific physical conditions, invites curiosity, and gives emotional support to those touched by cancer. Through lectures, demonstrations, discussions, practice-teaching sessions, and individualized feedback, you learn
- The science behind yoga
- Basics of cancer treatments and side effects
- How and why yoga strengthens the immune system
- Tips on starting a cancer survivor program
- Appropriate and inappropriate poses.
Tari has offered this training for more than 10 years and has trained more than 1,000 yoga teachers and health-care practitioners. Go home inspired to expand your teaching, and ready to offer smart, safe, and caring yoga classes in private or group settings.
Note Eight hours of required reading to meet the 45 hours needed for CE credits is assigned throughout the training, including two hours pre-training reading and assignment. These will be e-mailed two weeks prior to the program.
“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.”
—Donna W., program participant
“I absolutely loved this training and recommend it to all teachers interested in teaching to cancer survivors. Tari is funny, compassionate, and real.”
—Pamela M., Glastonbury, Connecticut