Yoga of Recovery: Certification for Counselors

This program is designed for Yoga teachers and health professionals who work with people recovering from addiction, and for people with personal histories or family members with histories of addiction.

Certification & Credits

Upon successful completion of the training students receive a co-certification signed by the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat and the course instructors.

The training is registered by and fulfills the requirements for Yoga Alliance certification. Certified Yoga teachers graduating from this program may receive RYT500 accreditation with the Yoga Alliance.

  • Continuing Education Units (CEU) available
  • Course graduates earn credits toward graduate degrees from the Open International University.

This program is eligible for:

• 81.5 hours for nurses
• 81.5 hours for mental health counselors
• Applications pending for social work and substance abuse counselors
• 108 hours for Yoga instructors (YA)

See CEU page for more information