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HeartMath® Certified Trainer Program – The Resilience Advantage™

You can become certified to provide HeartMath resilience training – The Resilience Advantage™ – to groups anywhere in North America and many countries elsewhere in the world.

There are two types of licenses available:
  1. Organizational trainer’s license – for those who, in the course of their employment, provide training programs within or on behalf of their organizations.
  2. Independent trainer’s license – for those who wish to sell and deliver HeartMath resilience training in any market, including the corporate, education, nonprofit, government, law-enforcement, military, general public and health-care sectors.

When you complete the HeartMath Certified Trainer program, you also may elect to incorporate any of the Resilience Advantage™ modules, tools or techniques into your existing training programs.

The Resilience Advantage™

Skills for Personal and Professional Effectiveness

For the staff of nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies, including schools, universities, community and social-service agencies, government institutions, hospitals, clinics and health-care companies and agencies.

*Please Note: There is a special stress resilience version of The Resilience Advantage designed for Law Enforcement, other First Responders and Military Service Members.

Numerous independent, peer-reviewed studies have validated significant and sustained improvements such as reduced stress, improved employee health, well-being and communication, lower health-care costs, shorter meeting times and increased productivity and resilience. Benefits of this training include better sleep, more creative decision-making, improved teamwork and morale and greater ability to effectively deal with difficult people, deadlines and other challenging situations.

Contact Christiana Bishop at (831) 338-8706 or

Please send more information on the HeartMath Certified Trainer Program

Certification Program Overview

Certification to deliver the Resilience Advantage program is conducted via four individual telementoring sessions and four days of in-person immersive training. Once certified, trainers may conduct public workshops or train staff of nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies, including schools, universities, community and social-service agencies, government institutions, hospitals, clinics and health-care companies and government agencies throughout North America and in many countries elsewhere in the world.

Eligible Candidates Include:

  • Trainers
  • Consultants
  • Coaches
  • Managers
  • Practitioners
  • Directors
  • HR Personnel
  • Psychologists
  • Counselors/Social Workers

“The Inner-Ease™ technique is working really well. People feel like they are in a hurricane, so they relate to being the ‘eye of the storm.’ They are being pulled in too many different directions. Inner-Ease is the tool they can relate to the most.”

Shelly Scamardo Kantor, Health Promotion Supervisor, Tampa General Hospital

HeartMath Certification Training Dates

Training Dates Location Registration Closes
March 19-23, 2020 Scottsdale, AZ Class Full
July 9-13, 2020 Boulder Creek, CA Class Full
October 8-12, 2020 Boulder Creek, CA Aug 20, 2020
December 3-7, 2020 TBD – Florida Oct 22, 2020
  • March 19-23, 2020

    Scottsdale, AZ

    Registration Closed Due to Full Class

  • July 9-13, 2020

    Boulder Creek, CA

    Registration Closed Due to Full Class

  • October 8-12, 2020

    Boulder Creek, CA

    Registration Closes: Aug 20, 2020

  • December 3-7, 2020

    TBD – Florida

    Registration Closes: Oct 22, 2020

HeartMath Certified Trainer Program Details

  1. The four and a half day, four-night Certification Training for the Resilience Advantage workshop includes:
    • Instruction on how to deliver the Resilience Advantage workshop or selected modules of your choice.
    • Instruction on how to teach program participants to use HeartMath’s emWave® and Inner Balance™ technology.
    • Ongoing support with a HeartMath facilitator.
    • Regular program updates, new developments and support materials.
  2. Training Materials Package
    • Resilience Advantage trainer manual
    • PowerPoint, including video and additional material
    • Sample copy of the program participant guidebook(s) and pocket guide
    • Links to Trainer Resources Website and Promotional Resources
    • Articles and Marketing information
  3. Telementoring Sessions
    • Participants attend 4 private pre-certification tele-mentoring sessions with a Certified HeartMath Mentor and/or HeartMath faculty member to prepare for the in-person program. These sessions are mandatory and required to receive certification status.

*Note: Training materials are available in English.

Early Bird Savings

Save $750 off of the regular price when you register by March 27 for any training certifications that take place in 2020. Plus you will receive a Free Materials Kit (Total Savings $1,449).

Program Fee

For training certifications held in Boulder Creek, CA $5,495. For Trainings in other locations the cost is $4,995.

For training certifications held at HeartMath Institute Research Center in Boulder Creek, CA includes all meals plus free consultations with HeartMath Staff.

Special discounts may be available for educational organizations, nonprofits and government agencies. Call to see if you or your organization qualifies.

Registration Process and How to Begin

  1. Complete the application form and click the “submit application” button.
  2. You will receive an immediate confirmation email that you will be contacted within two weeks.
  3. A 30- to-45-minute phone interview will conclude the approval process.
  4. Receive a confirmation email that includes a link to pre-instruction materials.
  5. Schedule and complete four phone appointments with designated tele-mentor prior to event.

Pre-Training Materials

Upon approved registration, participants will be sent a link to pre-certification training materials. Participants are expected to thoroughly familiarize themselves with this material and complete four tele-mentoring sessions in advance of the training program.

Training Support

All HeartMath Certified Trainers will receive regular email messages containing program updates, stories and strategies for their program deliveries. A representative will be appointed to support their efforts. They will have access to updated documents, articles, files, grant funding information, new materials, stories, etc. on our extranet trainer website.

Technology Requirements

  • Laptop recommended.
  • Minimum system requirements: PC: Windows Windows® 7 or newer; Mac: OS X v10.7 Lion or later.
  • emWave® Pro.
  • Speakers
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 or newer.
  • Broadband access to download webinars or other materials as part of ongoing support.

Contact the Training Division for additional information:

Thank you for your interest in HeartMath training programs and services.

What Trainers are Saying

HeartMath Certified Trainer Program is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 187.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing training It was amazing to spend the week with the HeartMath team and my classmates who inspired me. The HeartMath staff set the example by living and teaching from a heart centred state of being. I left Boulder Creek inspired to train the awesome content which I learned.
Date published: 2019-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Integration of the scientific and the spiritual Personally , I felt saturated in love , in a very balanced and simple way. I wish many others will be able to experience this possibility.
Date published: 2019-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Trainer Certificate This was and excellent training for the information and also the use. We broke up into small groups to present, but were also connecting with each other through the techniques. Absolutely amazing way of experiencing as you learn.
Date published: 2019-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life Changing! Excellent 5 day workshop. Filled with important and useful information. Staff was caring, helpful and extremely knowledgeable. Wonderfully inspirational.
Date published: 2019-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expanding Attending the retreat was extremely valuable. It expanded my knowledge and me! I would highly recommend attending.
Date published: 2019-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyone should take it! The skills obtained as well as the information shared can be truly life altering as it can be applied to anyone, in any field. The techniques learned are simple yet deep, very effective and so needed in this day and age. And most importantly, there is a lot of science behind it and so much research proving that it really does work.
Date published: 2019-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspiring, although life is always unfolding... My background comes from nearly thirty years of meditation. The past nine years of studying Zen in Japan under a highly regarded Zen master. Of those nine years, the last six years were as as a monk at his temple. The tools and philosophy that HeartMath teaches are by far the best I found to make positive and empowering changes to your life without the rigor of the Zen approach and the countless hours on a cushion.
Date published: 2019-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best decision of my career As a professional life coach for the past 10 years, I have participated in many workshops and trainings to learn tools to help clients overcome automatic stress reactions, instill new habits and beliefs, and live happier, healthier lives. Heartmath has given me the best tools that are very simple to use with quick results, that have helped me, and my clients, regulate our emotional responses and manage stress effectively. I highly recommend their HMCT training program. You will get all of the course content in advance of the training so that you can spend most of your time learning how to teach the material under the guidance of the master trainers. I did the HMCT training in person in April 2019 at their Boulder Creek Research facility and the grounds are stunningly beautiful. This training was the best decision of my coaching career.
Date published: 2019-10-07
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