Pain Care Yoga

Pain Care Yoga and Pain Care Movement Certificate Training

Our intention is to build a community, and support high-quality pain care. Benefits to trainees, expectations, and annual fees (if applicable) will be updated on the site for your convenience—please connect with us if you have questions.

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Level One:

Pain Care Yoga Teachers and PCU Movement Teachers

PCU teacher certificates requires completion of the:

  • Pain Care Yoga and Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga workshops
  • Written assignments, proving knowledge of pain care principles

Level I certifies practitioners to teach Pain Care Yoga classes or PCU Movement classes.

  • Pain Care Yoga Teachers have attained RYT200 and completed the PCU teacher certificate.
  • PCU Movement Teachers are regulated health professionals who have completed the PCU teacher certificate.
  • PCU Website Listing: A listing on with a bio and a link to teacher’s calendar
  • Teacher’s Notebook and Kit
  • Support: E-mail support from trainer; use of logo; use of class descriptions and other marketing tools.
  • Invitation to a bi-annual PCU Dharma retreat
Expectations: TBA

Level Two:

Pain Care U Facilitator

Level II certifies a practitioner to teach PCY (PCUM) classes, plus offer PCY and OPGY Workshops to the public.

Pain Care U Facilitator has shown competency in:
  • Teaching PCY or PCU movement classes
  • Co-teaching both the PCY and OPGY workshops with a PCU Trainer
  • Full PCY and OPGY Workshop teaching manuals and marketing tools
  • Workshop pain education support via web or from trainer
  • Business card template
  • Invitation to Bi-Annual PCU Dharma Retreat
  • Teaching opportunities
  • Ongoing competency evaluation, including submission of detailed workshop participant feedback forms
  • Yearly teaching of each workshop
Fee: TBA

Level Three:

PCU Trainer

Level III certifies practitioner to all of the Level I and Level II offers, plus train and audit new PCYT and PCUF, and hire out as pain education experts for other PCUF programs.

PCU trainers have completed Neil’s Professional Pain Care Mentorship Program with proven competency in teaching community pain education talks and one-on-one Pain Care Sessions.


All the same benefits of Level I and II, plus the ability to offer full PCY Teacher Certification Programs, and to audit other teachers’ workshops for certification.

Expectations: TBA
Fee: TBA