Asheville Yoga Center is one of the most popular yoga schools in the Southeast. Our foundational programs are designed to enhance your personal knowledge, deepen your practice and provide you with the confidence and skills necessary to safely experience or teach yoga.

We offer three types of event:

  • Yoga workshops (non-certification events) 
  • 200 Hour RYT  training courses
  • 300 Hour certified training courses (Advanced Study and Therapeutically-Oriented)

Yoga for Cancer

Yoga for Cancer
Sara LaStella
Asheville Yoga Center
August 24, 2018
12:00 am - 12:00 am

August 24 - 26, 2018

300-hour YA Credit
All Levels Welcome

Save $50 if you sign up by July 14, 2018
$250 with Early Bird Special!
($300 after July 14, 2018)

Friday 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am- 12:00pm | 1:30 - 5:30pm
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00pm

Come join us for this special weekend dedicated to learning, yoga, and healing. This workshop is designed for anyone interested in how yoga can support those going through, or recovering from, cancer treatment:

· Yoga teachers and aspiring teachers
· Cancer patients and survivors, at any stage of treatment or recovery
· Co-survivors and caregivers

Topics Covered:
• “What is cancer?” from both a Western and Eastern medical perspective
• The most common types of cancer, treatments, and side-effects
• The mental, emotional, and psychosocial impact of a cancer diagnosis
• Creating a safe and healing environment for your students
• Building your toolbox: skillful use of asana, movement, pranayama, mudra and relaxation
• Asana sequencing that supports your students
• Tailoring classes to students at various stages of recovery and survivorship
• Practice teaching

Required Reading (click on book title to purchase):
Yoga for Cancer: A Guide to Managing Side Effects, Boosting Immunity, and Improving Recovery for Cancer Survivors by Tari Prinster

Recommended Reading (click on book title to purchase):
The Yoga Handbook by Stephanie Keach

Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way  by Susan S. Weed

Yogic Management of Cancerby Dr Swami Nirmalananda

Healing Yoga for People Living with Cancer by Lisa Holtby

Click here to shop our online bookstore

More Info: Yoga for Cancer & 300 Hour Advanced Studies

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

200 Hour (200 RYT)
Yoga Teacher Training

Become a Yoga Teacher — Our 200 Hour program is lead by an expert faculty who inspire future yoga instructors and those simply looking to deepen their practice. Gain skills, knowledge and experience to be great yoga teacher.


300 Hour (500 RYT)
Advanced Teacher Training

Begin Anytime – 11 Required Modules (mostly weekends). Our most popular and flexible program: you have several years to pick and choose your courses to most enhance your own teaching style.


Therapeutically Oriented 
Teacher Training

10+ Weekends over 9 months – This course is geared mostly towards working one-on-one in private yoga sessions that contain strong therapeutic elements, with each weekend building upon the next.

300 Hour Advanced Studies Teacher Training Modules