holistic yoga coaching certification

5 Saturdays: January 6 & 20, February 3 & 17, March 3, 2018

9:00AM - 4:00PM


Purusha Yoga Studio3729 Balboa StreetSan Francisco, CA, 94121

United States (map)

Become a Holistic Yoga Coach!

In this course you will learn how to use a variety of classic yoga practices to gently guide your clients through a process of developing and implementing skills to improve health and well being while also igniting their deepest hearts desires. 

Learn how to meet and hold space for clients professionally and holistically. You will be led and learn to lead clients through all levels of the human experience in a yogic, holistic and therapeutic way.   

You will be trained in the 8 steps of transformation. This will provide you with a methodical and clear map to organize your clients progression toward developing new habits. 

Upon completion of this course your Holistic Yoga Coach Programs may include the following components: 

  • Therapeutic Alliance and initial assessment techniques
  • Focus/ Setting Intentions and Guided Meditation
  • Energy Practices (Pranayama/ Vayus)
  • Applied Physical Postures (Asanas) for Healthy Spine, Core Strength and Total Body Flexibility and Tone.  
  • Healthy Yoga Lifestyle (Yamas/ Niyamas)
  • Whole Food Eating Plan

Holistic Coach Certification Course includes class room hours (35),  personalized mentorship hours(3), and practice client/ case study (12 hours). 

Workshop Fee: $750

This course counts toward our 300 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training.  Save money by registering as a 300-Hr YTT student. Learn more>>



For over 20 years, Joy Ravelli has led workshops, retreats, and yoga teacher trainings. Joy is the co-owner and founder of Purusha Studio and School in San Francisco, CA. She is also the founder of the Purusha Seva Project, a non profit organization that brings powerful yoga practices to underserved and at-risk populations throughout the Bay Area and the world. Joy brings a powerful sense of authenticity, humor, light, and natural wisdom to her classes, encouraging students to explore, discover, and express their true-self (purusha) in a safe and deeply inspiring atmosphere. (Read Full Bio...)

Eric Sparks is the co-owner of Purusha Yoga Studio and School in San Francisco, CA. A classically trained ballet dancer since 1982, Eric has been a company member of Boston Ballet, Cleveland/San Jose Ballet and, a Soloist with Miami City Ballet. Eric is a lead teacher of professional yoga trainings, yoga retreats, and a continuing education provider with the Yoga Alliance.

He is known for his practical sense of body movement, flow, presence and command of intelligent practice. (Read Full Bio...)