Y12SR: The Yoga of 12-Step Recovery Training

An Online Intensive with Nikki Myers

6 Hours
to Complete

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6 CEUs Upon

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A powerful framework for addiction recovery and relapse prevention

Explore an addiction recovery model that connects the dots between the ancient wisdom of yoga, neuroscience breakthroughs, and the practical tools of 12-step programs. With this course, take the first step toward becoming Y12SR certified and promoting healing and recovery in your community.


In this training, you will learn:

  • How addiction affects the brain.
  • Trauma’s impact on the body and the nervous system.
  • How the dis-ease of addiction affects people and how to move from disconnection to connection.
  • How to apply the principles of the Yoga Sutra to the 12-step program to encourage healing.
  • How to bring Y12SR into your own community.
  • An overview of the 12-step program.
  • The next steps to becoming a Y12SR Leader.


Meet the Founder

Nikki Myers

Nikki Myers is a yoga therapist, teacher and somatic experiencing practitioner who founded CITYOGA School of Yoga and Health in Indianapolis, IN. She launched Yoga of 12-Step Recovery in 2004 based on her own personal struggles with addiction.

What Leading Yoga Teachers Are Saying

“Nikki is raw, authentic, generous, funny, open-hearted, and brilliant and gives all of herself to this work and to her students. I'm in awe of her commitment and her love. I cannot recommend her work enough and know that anyone who works with her will cultivate the essential skills to support them on their own path of healing and embodied recovery.”

— Seane Corn

“Nikki is a dedicated student, an inspired and passionate teacher, and a masterful trainer of teachers. She is committed to the ongoing study and practice of yoga and sharing its life-changing benefits with those working to overcome addictive behavior. I was honored to have her as a student in the Viniyoga teacher and therapists training programs, and am honored to have her as a friend.”

— Gary Kraftsow



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The Power of the Program: A Student's Experience


Teachers: Get 6 Continuing Education Credits

Yoga Alliance requires all yoga teachers to accumulate at least 30 hours of continuing education every three years. 6 online hours are allowed to count toward this requirement.

Fulfilling six of these study hours is as easy as logging into the Yoga Alliance website and entering your hours after you’ve completed Y12SR. Continue your yoga education with this course and more from the Yoga International library!

Y12SR: The Yoga of 12-Step Recovery Training

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