INTRODUCTION TO Holistic Yoga Coaching

Sundays / 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

January 13 & 20

February 3 & February 17

March 3


Purusha Yoga Studio 3729 Balboa Street

San Francisco, CA, 94121

United States (map)


Photo by Marcos Moraes

This course is a prerequisite for all other courses in the 300 hour Holistic Yoga Health Coach training.

You will learn to effectively use a variety of classic yoga practices to guide your clients toward improved health and wellbeing, by developing and implementing the skills necessary to address their specific needs and desires.

Learn how to meet and hold space for your clients professionally and holistically, in individual and group settings. You will be trained in the 8 steps of transformation, providing you with the ability to help organize your clients progression toward developing new habits, and guiding them on their journey through all levels of the human experience in a yogic, holistic way.

In this course you will learn:

  • Client relationship dynamics and initial assessment techniques

  • Focus/setting intentions and guided meditation

  • How to create, design and implement a complete program for your clients by working through specific case studies

  • Energy practices (pranayama/vayus)

  • Applied asanas for core strength, total body flexibility and tone, and a healthy spine

  • Healthy yoga lifestyle (Yamas/Niyamas)

  • Professional and business development

  • Proficiency with assessment tools, including endurance, flexibility, balance, breathing, sleep, muscular strength, posture and balanced lifestyle

  • Whole food eating plan

Course Fee: $800.00

This is a foundational prerequisite for the 300 hour Holistic Yoga Health Coach training.


This course counts toward our 300 hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training.  Save money by registering as a 300-Hr YTT.



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 has a master-level of experience and knowledge in the fields of natural fitness, somatic movement, thai yoga bodywork, martial arts, pilates, and classic yoga. She enjoys meditating and practicing with diverse people, places, animals, children and nature, while celebrating all the connected magic in this world. Read full bio





Lucia balances strength and softness in her teachings of Hatha Flow and Restorative Yoga, as well as in her Private Yoga Therapy and Thai Massage sessions.

She is known for her warm and loving presence, and her ability to hold space for others in their experiences. Lucia's teaching style encourages students to listen to the wisdom of their own bodies and find the practice that feels right for them, providing options for modifications as well as offerings for a more challenging practice.

Her goal is to provide students with a safe space to empower their deepest selves and truly enjoy the movement practice.

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