You can study to be an Associate Polarity Practitioner (APP/EPP) and incorporate polarity therapy into your work as a massage therapist, Ayurvedic Practitioner, nurse, DOM/acupuncturist, chiropractor, counselor, hypnotherapist, home healthcare worker or geriatric care nurse or tech. Or you can try out a single course.
There are 4 levels of certification in polarity therapy practice, the APP, RPP, BCPP and RPE. Visit APTA’s website for more information. The APP is the gateway to hands-on practice.
Join Amadea Morningstar and Sarah McDaniel Valencia
for an Associate Polarity Practitioner training
in Santa Fe in 2019.
Polarity Therapy is a potent medicine for these times.
Empower yourself with holistic nature-based techniques in bodywork, nutrition, communication, and movement. Integrate Polarity Therapy into your healing work and life.
Work at your own pace! This on site AND on line program has a strong 5 Element Focus, working directly with the lineage of teachings from Dr. Randolph Stone, founder of the practice. Harmonize with nature as you learn dynamic healing practices.
In person you study: Energetic Evaluation & Integration 5 hrs, includes pulse; Polarity Therapy Energetic Touch 50 hrs; Polarity Stretching Postures 5 hrs; Energetic Nutrition 5 hrs; and Communication & Facilitation 5 hrs; Receive Guided Feedback for your sessions 15 hrs.
In addition to in-person learning, there are online classes. You can schedule the bulk of online course hours at your convenience. Some course hours are also accessed in bi-weekly online group meetings. Bi-weekly optional Q & A support sessions are also available online and encouraged.
Online you can study: Theory & Basic Principles 10 hrs; Energetic Anatomy & Physiology 10 hrs; Orthodox Anatomy & Physiology 10 hrs; Professional Ethics & Law 5 hrs; Energetic Nutrition 5 hrs (online and/or on site option); and Stretching Postures 5 hrs (online and/or on site option).
Total hours: 155 credit hours
On site class hours: 80
Online class hours: 45
Personal Polarity Experience: 35 = 5 (1 hr) sessions received + 30 (1 hr) sessions given
Accredited with both the American Polarity Therapy Association and International Polarity Educators Alliance (pending)
$3,600 + tax for the full 155-hour APP certification course
Study by the module, one element at a time, $795 + tax
- Complete module includes 16 hours in person bodywork intensive + 8 hours online self study
Interested in single element bodywork intensive? $495 + tax
- Includes 16 hours in-person bodywork
Stay posted for affordable 5-hour online courses in Energetic Nutrition OR Stretching Postures.
Want to get started with some reading? The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy by Amadea Morningstar, $22.95
Sarah McDaniel Valencia, RPP, PTP, CWK, LMT #7447, has been practicing somatic bodywork and healing arts for 15+ years, with experience teaching a variety of subjects. She served as the director of the APP and RPP programs at the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts, for three years, until 2015.
Amadea Morningstar, MA, RPE, RYT, author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy,has taught nationally and internationally, including APP and RPP programs for the past 22 years. She actively integrates Polarity Therapy into her private practice and life as a powerful way to relieve stress and lift energy.
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Sessions Offered On Site/in person in 2019:
Mar. 29 – 31 OR Aug. 30 – Sept. 1
Apr. 12 – 14 OR Sept 27 – 29
May 31 – Jun. 2 OR Oct. 25 – 27
Nov. 22 – 24
Dec. 13 – 15
(OPTION: Sign up for the full APP training, or try our a la carte courses to start.)
Flow of the Hours On site:
5-8 pm Fridays (light supper provided)
9 am – 5:15 pm Saturdays (with lunch break on your own)
10 am – 4 pm Sundays (with potluck lunch)
(subject to change with notice)
For more information about Polarity Therapy and our training offerings in 2019, watch this 20 minute video.
Please feel free to contact us.
Amadea Morningstar, RPE, firstname.lastname@example.org
& Sarah McDaniel Valencia, PTP, email@example.com
Ayurveda Polarity Therapy & Yoga Institute