Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), created by recovery specialist Nikki Myers, is a relapse prevention program that combines the principles of the 12-step program, the trauma healing methods of Somatic Experiencing, and the body-based approaches of yoga therapy.
This leadership training equips participants to offer the Y12SR addiction relapse prevention program in their communities. Using materials from ancient texts, trauma research, and neuroscience studies, you learn to create an environment and practices to help those dealing with addiction recognize the signs of relapse at the level of feeling and sensation in the body—and to restore balance before a relapse.
Through lecture, group discussion, experiential exercises, and practice, you learn to:
- Create a safe, inclusive, and welcoming space for anyone dealing with addictive behavior
- Understand the 12-step process of addiction recovery
- Recognize the symptoms of unresolved trauma and nervous system regulation
- Develop themed, trauma-informed yoga practices specifically for the addiction recovery population
- Prepare resources for creating self-sustaining Y12SR groups
This intensive is appropriate for addiction professionals and anyone interested in deepening their understanding and application of the 12-step program and its symbiotic relationship with yoga. No yoga experience is required.
Scholarships: The application deadline for this program has passed.
To be a certified Y12SR Leader, you must complete both the Y12SR Leadership Training and the Y12SR Intensive, which is now available online. Visit y12sr.com for more information.
Nikki Myers is also teaching Transforming Codependency.
Please note that there is a special schedule for this course:
|4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.||Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)|
|7:30 p.m.–7:50 p.m.||Welcome & Orientation|
|8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.||Workshop|
|8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.||Commuter check-in (if not checked-in the previous evening)|
|2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|Noon–1:00 p.m.||Check Out|
The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.
Dining Hall Hours (Dinner is included on arrival day):
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Lunch: Noon–2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.
Daily Open Classes in meditation, yoga, tai chi, or movement (subject to availability):
7:00–8:00 a.m., 12:15–1:00 p.m., 5:30–6:15 p.m., 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Meet the Teachers
Nikki Myers, MBA, E-RYT 500, is a yoga teacher, yoga therapist, somatic exper ...
Tuition & Fees
Yoga of 12-Step Recovery Leadership Training
Tuition covers your workshop costs and time spent in class with the faculty. Please see Stay With Us below for accommodation choices—which include meals and other amenities for those who wish to stay with us. Or see Commute for those who will not be staying on campus overnight.
Accommodations cover your room, all meals, and use of amenities and facilities—which includes optional classes, evening performances, sampler classes (during the week), the lake, walking trails, parking, and all other guest services. A list of local hotels and inns is available for those who wish to stay off-campus and commute (see Commute below).
Omega reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If Omega cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. Some programs may have special cancellation policies; see individual workshop descriptions or the more detailed Omega Cancellations & Refund Policies page.
Refunds are available (less a $50 processing fee) up to eight days before your program or stay.
Nonrefundable credit toward a future Omega program or stay (less a $50 processing fee) is available if you give notice between seven and one day(s) before your program or stay. Credit may be applied to any Omega program or stay for one year following date of issue.
No credit or refund is available if you cancel on the arrival day; if you do not show up; or if you leave an event early for any reason. No refund will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.
Omega reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If Omega cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. Some programs may have special cancellation policies; see individual workshop descriptions.
For more cancellation policies, see individual workshops or the more detailed Omega Cancellations & Refund Policies page.
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Certificate of Attendance $ 25.00
YA - Yoga Teachers $ 50