Level Two Details

Pain Care Aware™â€”Level Two

Step Two: Level 2, Pain Care Aware YTT Practicum and Certification

Choose ONE of either of the Group Practicum Certifications, OR a Distance 1:1 Mentorship Certification to complete your PCA YTT Certification:

What It Is: Up to 20 hours CEUs online or in-studio certification test-out practicum with a PCA trainer

  • Completion of PCA™ Level 1 is a prerequisite to this course

The Level 2 group certification process is typically completed over a weekend or two days with the following learning objectives:

  • A review of the PCA principles and language
  • Q&A Pain Science and Yoga Concepts
  • Experiencing PCA classes by PCA trainer
  • Participating in small group practicum teachings
  • Teaching break-outs/dyads with feedback from trainer and peers

There are two ways in which you can complete the PCA YTT Level 2 Group Practicum and Certification Process Group Process:

Option One: You can complete PCA YTT Level 2 live and in-person at a host studio with a PCA trainer, or within a YTT program certifying in-person with a PCA trainer and affiliated RYS. See calendar for a schedule of in-person, PCA YTT Level 2 certification weekends/workshops.

OR

Option Two: You can attend a live, PCA YTT Level 2 online group practicum and certification Zoom course with a PCA trainer. See calendar for a schedule of live, online group practicum, and certification training.

OR

Step Two: Level 2, 1:1 Distance Mentorship Certificate

You can also complete PCA YTT Level 2 via live, online, 1:1 mentorship with a PCA lead trainer Lisa Pearson or Shelly Prosko This route to certification is individual and has an additional cost.

Lead trainer will review the PCA principles and language, and view/listen to the student’s recorded Pain Care Aware class. Oral and written feedback is provided before certification is completed. Up to 20 hours CEUs.


Students will receive their PCA YTT Certification after completing Levels 1 AND 2. They are then eligible to be added to our network of PCA teachers/studios and placed on the PCA teacher/studio locations page to help yoga students and HCPs find teachers and studios that are Pain Care Aware.

Level 2: Summary

Level 2—In-Studio

Complete PCA YTT Level 2 live and in-person, at a host studio, with a PCA trainer—or in a YTT program—and certify in-person with a PCA trainer and affiliated RYS.

See Calendar for a schedule of live, in-person PCA YTT Level 2 certification weekends/workshops.

OR

Level 2 —Online

Attend a PCA YTT Level 2 live, virtual online group practicum and certification, with a PCA trainer via Zoom.

See Calendar for a schedule of live, online group practicum and certification classes via Zoom.

OR

Level 2 —Mentorship

Complete a one-on-one Distance Mentorship Certification (2ii). This has an additional cost.

Lead trainer will review the PCA principles and language and view/listen to the student’s recorded Pain Care Aware class. Oral and written feedback is provided before certification is completed. Up to 20 hours CEUs.