yoga4cancer Certificate Program

About our 75 Hour Oncology Yoga Program

40% of the world’s population will face cancer in their lives. Most will survive but face the side effects of cancer and its treatments. Managing these side effects – some of which are life long – is vital to ensure daily functioning, quality of life and long term health. Yoga has been proven to be a safe and effective way to manage these side effects and support long term health. Therefore more and more cancer survivors are looking for qualified support from yoga professionals.

A cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment has a unique, lasting physical and emotional impact on an individual. Any professional that is looking to support the cancer community in a safe and effective way must have training. yoga4cancer Certificate Program has trained over 3,000 professionals over the past 20 years in Oncology Yoga to ensure they have the latest research, best tools and experience to address the specific needs of the cancer community.

Certificate Program Fast Facts:
75 hour programAchieved over 6 months from January 30, 2023 to July 31, 2023.
Delivered online through live sessions, lectures, videos, reading, quizzes, assignments and mentorship.
Self-paced, flexible scheduleEach participant determines their daily and weekly schedule to achieve deadlines.
It is recommended to complete at least 4 hours per week over 28 weeks.
RegistrationLimited registration will be allowed after January 23, 2023. Based on approval.
Live Interaction 
(Replay Provided)
15 live sessions including webinars, exclusive classes and workshops with mentors.
Events are held on Tuesdays at 3pm Eastern Standard Time. Dates provided below.
Live participation is recommended but replays are available.
yoga4cancer ManualNew 260 page manual includes the latest research, guidance on poses, teaching tools and more. 
Additional required reading: Tari’s Yoga for Cancer book.
MentorshipOngoing support by Tari Prinster, y4c Team and Mentors.
CEU creditsYoga Alliance and International Association of Yoga Therapists credits available.
Tuition$1,499 for the 75 hour program

In the 75 hour Oncology Yoga training, you will learn…

  • facts about cancer and cancer treatments
  • the physics and physiology of yoga
  • healthcare guidelines and research on the role of yoga for the cancer community 
  • the common short and long-term side-effects of treatments
  • how Oncology Yoga can mitigate side effects, improve daily functioning and long-term health
  • trauma informed language and approach
  • appropriate and inappropriate poses
  • critical thinking to apply skills to all cancer patients and survivors
  • practice on how to credibly and authentically talk to cancer survivors, caregivers and healthcare providers
  • experience in delivering a safe and effective Oncology Yoga session
  • and ample supervised teaching and mentorship.

Program Curriculum

The 75 hour program is designed to be self-paced and flexible for various schedules, locations and learning styles. How and when you study, practice and learn each week is up to you. The program is structured across 28 weeks with various assignments to keep you on track. Specific live events are scheduled – see below – and all are recorded and available on replay.

Key 2023 Dates & Deadlines

  • Program Starts – January 30th
  • Practicum Deadline -May 24th
  • Closing Webinar – July 24th
  • Program Access Closes – December 31, 2023

Live Events

  • There are 15 live events scheduled throughout the 28 week Program.
  • All events are held on Tuesdays at 3pm Eastern Daylight Time.
  • Each event is unique and designed to support your learning curriculum, create community, and answer questions. Some events are optional and some are required.
  • Live participation is always recommended but replays are available.

Achieving Deadlines

Despite the program’s flexibility, there are strategic deadlines to support completion of the program and to prevent cramming material. Our goal is to ensure comprehension and the safe and effective delivery of Oncology Yoga. These deadlines are specified throughout the curriculum, the program orientation and all program details.

Download Curriculum and Live Event Schedule

Please note some dates and times are subject to change but advanced notification will be provided for any registered individuals.

Designed for Yoga Professionals

  • This training is recommended for experienced yoga teachers or therapists with a minimum of a +200 hour teacher training certificate.
  • Yoga professionals from any style or lineage are welcome.
  • Professionals should have more than 1 year of teaching experience to maximize benefits of the advanced program.
  • The practicum is challenging for non-experienced yoga professionals and is a requirement for certification.

Technical Requirements

The program is conducted fully online and requires experience, understanding and interest in a training conducted via computers and the internet. The program is easy and intuitive, but if you are a novice at technology, it will require learning new skills. Technical requirements should not be a barrier for participation for individuals who are motivated to learn and follow instructions.

  • Use of a computer with high speed internet access is required to complete this program.
  • Program access from tablets and smart phones is possible but not recommended for certain assignments.
  • Up-to-date web browsers or any associated computer software is required. We recommend using Google Chrome to access the program.
  • Basic understanding of technology and online learning is required. A willingness to embrace technology will ensure an enjoyable and effective program.
  • Video recording is required by all participants. A 20 minute teaching practicum must be recorded and uploaded. We provide ample support and instructions.
  • Technical guidance and support is offered for students, but we require all participants to follow instructions and tools when seeking technical support.
  • Participants who may need additional technical support based on poor technological experience may be charged a fee.
  • We provide Closed Caption and Transcripts for lecture based videos and more to support all learners and language needs.


If you are interested, please submit the below. The yoga4cancer Team will then review your details and send you a PayPal Invoice for payment. This is required within 5 days of receipt of the invoice. Full Payment of the $1,499 is required to start the program.

This is advanced training for Yoga Professionals only. Please confirm that you have at least a 200 hr yoga teacher training certificate.(Required)
Please confirm other professional certification that you might have.
T&Cs Consent(Required)