Cancer Recovery Teacher Training

Be Well Yoga for Cancer Recovery Teacher Training

With Mary Baker – ERYT-500, Be Well Co-founder & CFO
and Heidi Borsch – ERYT-200/RYT-500, Be Well Co-founder & CEO

Three Weekends – July 6-8 : July 20-22 : July 27-29

55-hours – Yoga Alliance CEU


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Adapting Yoga for Individuals Living with Cancer

This comprehensive program is a certification course offered for Yoga Teachers (RYT-200 minimum), * Health & Holistic Professionals, and * Fitness Professionals teaching and/or working with the general population who are passionate about sharing the healing benefits of yoga with individuals living with cancer and their caregivers. The Be Well Yoga for Cancer Recovery Teacher Training Program will prepare you to work with those currently living with disease, in active treatment, and those who are in remission but still living with the long-term physical and mental side-effects of a cancer diagnosis.

Our focus for this training is to empower our Be Well Certified Yoga for Cancer Recovery teachers with the confidence and in-depth knowledge required to provide a safe and nurturing environment for the student.

Each Be Well Yoga for Cancer Recovery Teacher Training Participant will learn/experience:

  • What is Cancer
  • Systems of the body
  • Why an adapted practice is necessary
  • In-depth knowledge of most common cancers, treatments, side-effect, as well as the ayurvedic approach to cancer led by Dr. Sheila Patel, Medical Director of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing & Board Certificed Family Medicine Specialist
  • 3 full length, set sequenced classes (asana, restorative & chair yoga)
  • Guided relaxation, imagery, meditation, and the Koshas as they relate to individuals with cancer
  • An Interactive Adapted Practice
  • Chair Yoga for Cancer Workshop led by Sherry Zak Morris
  • Class Themes
  • Conducting Group and Private Sessions
  • The business aspects of Yoga for Cancer Recovery


Upon completion of the course, participants will have the skills to teach students in group classes and private settings as well as in hospitals or clinics. Certified Yoga Teachers will receive 55-CEU’s. All participants will receive a certificate of completion.

This training is limited to 25 participants to ensure the highest quality of instruction and attention.

* Non-yoga teachers wishing to enroll must have a passion for yoga and a deep personal understanding of the basics of yoga asana. This training is NOT for individuals with limited or no yoga experience.




  • July 6-8
  • July 20-22
  • July 27-29




  • Fridays 5:30 – 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays 1:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sundays 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.



Early Bird
$945 if paid in full by May 31, 2018 Regular price after May 31st – $1,100, payment options available PayPal payments include 2.9% + .30 fees