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Yoga Instructor Job

Job Number: TMH14568

Job Title: Yoga Instructor

Department: Cardiac Rehab E. Greenwich - 1102890

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Certification (500 hour yoga teacher certification with a minimum of 3 years teaching experience
OR 200 hour yoga teacher certification with a minimum of 5 years teaching experience) from a
traditional yoga teacher-training program (i.e., Integral Yoga Institute, Ananda, Sivananda, Kripalu,
American Yoga College or Himalayan Institute Centers), or other school with a Yoga Therapy
focus or comparable training and teaching experience.
Training in breathing techniques, the science and practice of meditation, yoga philosophy, anatomy
and physiology, and thorough background in the physical postures of Hatha yoga.
Additional training experience in a retreat or residential format is preferred.
Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) through the National Yoga Alliance required.
Actively practices the postures, meditation, breathing techniques and Program lifestyle.
Experience or knowledge of medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, cardiovascular
disease, working with the elderly or individuals with physical limitations/special needs, and/or the
willingness to learn.
Current certification in BLS or CPR.
Computer literacy.
Excellent public speaking skills and knowledge of adult education and coaching principles.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills with sensitivity to participant needs.
Desire and willingness to collaborate

The Stress Management Specialist is responsible for implementing the Stress Management element
of the Program. Monitors the response of each participant to the stress management intervention.
Actively participates in the development of the interdisciplinary treatment plan to ensure the quality
and clinical effectiveness of the Program, and the safety of each participant.