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Cancer Yoga Therapy Training

La Jolla, CA

The Details

We invite certified Yoga teachers to join us in learning how to design and teach a Yoga Therapy class to cancer patients and survivors in a safe and therapeutic environment. 

Curriculum includes:

  • Yoga postures appropriate for survivors of all types of cancer and their therapeutic advantages, contraindications, and modifications
  • The science and physiology of cancer, its treatments and side effects, and how yoga can help to reduce pain, build muscle mass and bone, and foster a healthy lifestyle while undergoing chemotherapy, surgeries and/or radiation
  • Develop and lead classes compassionately and competently to improve balance, flexibility, and strength and to relieve stress, anxiety and pain that is often associated with cancer

Training Hours
Thursday, April 6: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Friday, April 7:  9am-5pm
Saturday, April 8:  9am-5pm

Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate of completion that may be applied toward Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 20 total CEUs, including 15-contact CEUs.

Pre-requisite: 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training


Apr 6 @ 07:00PM - Apr 8 @ 05:00PM

1041 Silverado St.
La Jolla, CA




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About Ingrid Yang
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Ingrid Yang, E-RYT 500, MD, JD has been teaching yoga since 2001 and holds certifications from the styles of Sivananda, Jivamukti and OM yoga. Her classes are dynamic and playful, upbeat and energetic, and incorporate her creative sequencing with poetic dharma teaching. As a physician specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, her expert grasp of anatomy and human physiology bring a unique, thoughtful and joyful experience to the practice of yoga. Ingrid teaches a wide spectrum of workshops, including Yinki®, Yoga for Cancer Therapy, Yoga for Runners and more, and she has lead 200 and 500-hour teacher trainings in Australia, Asia, Europe and all over the United States. Her clientele span from professional and Olympic athletes to students working with disabilities and illnesses. Ingrid also co-authored the book Hatha Yoga Asanas, published by Human Kinetics. In her past lives, she has been an intellectual property attorney, venture capitalist, business consultant, jazz lounge singer in Australia, and founder and owner of Blue Point Yoga Center in Durham, NC. You can find out more and also access free downloads to Ingrid’s music at or follow her adventures on instagram at



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