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The Resilience Advantage™ – a HeartMath® Certified Trainer Program

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 and a half days of 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
October 8-12, 2020 Online Video Conference Class Full
December 3-7, 2020 Online Video Conference Oct 22, 2020
February 4-8, 2021 Online Video Conference Dec 17, 2020
May 13–17, 2021 Online Video Conference Apr 1, 2021
July 8-12, 2021 Online Video Conference May 27, 2021
  • October 8-12, 2020

    Online Video Conference

    Registration Closed Due to Full Class

  • December 3-7, 2020

    Online Video Conference

    Registration Closes: Oct 22, 2020

  • February 4-8, 2021

    Online Video Conference

    Registration Closes: Dec 17, 2020

  • May 13–17, 2021

    Online Video Conference

    Registration Closes: Apr 1, 2021

  • July 8-12, 2021

    Online Video Conference

    Registration Closes: May 27, 2021

HeartMath Certified Trainer Program Details

  1. The four and a half day 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 certification program. These sessions are mandatory and required to receive certification status.

*Note: Training materials are available in English and Spanish.

Early Bird Bonus

Register by June 25th and receive a Free emWave Pro ($299).

Program Fee

For training certifications held via video conference, $3,995. In person events held in Boulder Creek, CA, $5,495. For in person 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 207.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Game Changer HeartMath tools as they are easy to learn, measurable and can be done anywhere, anytime even with your eyes open. Beside this flexibility, HeartMath is evidence based with a full library of research that is easily accessible.
Date published: 2021-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It Gets Better and Better For such a time as this, all humanity needs resilience!
Date published: 2020-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Elevating The quality of this training is second to none. Each trainer held the space for our learning & practical application with grace & heart. The content is both deeply practical and grounded in evidence while having a transcendent impact.
Date published: 2020-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great experience My No1. takeaway is contact, personal relationship with like-minded people from all over the world. Also, I have received invaluable feedback on the points that require more attention in my training work.
Date published: 2020-12-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very informative and enhancing for everyone Easy and effective to increase wellbeing for anyone who is open to personal growth and optimal health
Date published: 2020-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE POWER TO CHOOSE MY WELL-BEING Understand the fundamentals of the Heartmath Techniques by becoming aware of my emotions and my free choice to choose those that expand me together with my attention focused on my breathing through my heart. I appreciate how simple and powerful they are to achieve my internal transformation towards an experience of greater peace that can influence creating a more harmonious environment
Date published: 2020-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High quality experience I was curious about how the training would unfold being online, and I was so impressed by the organization and the perfect pace of it all. Such knowledgable trainers and interesting people. The training was really a high quality experience. It is really thought out to help you integrate the learning to a deeper level.
Date published: 2020-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life Changing in so many ways. I undertook the Resilience Advantage Training so I could be certified by The HeartMath Institute to deliver the Resilience Advantage Course to large organisations in Australia. It was delivered by teachers who care, are knowledgeable, committed to the HeartMath ethos and really modelled what they they were teaching. I loved meeting people from all around the world, and enjoyed the group work during the course. The pre-course preparation was meticulous, as it was all logically organised on the website to access when convenient. You were also allocated a mentor who called you 4 times prior to the course, to help you in areas where you needed assistance and further consolidate the HeartMath tools and techniques. The format of the course was well organised, interesting and I felt supported in every aspect prior to and during the course. At the conclusion of the course you have a huge amount of support in terms of marketing the course and how to deliver the course. The Institute of HeartMath have invested a huge amount of effort into producing what I think is a world class program, ie the Reslience Advantage. I feel privileged that I now certified to deliver it and know that it will help many people to improve their relationships, energy, resilience, and performance. I highly recommend the course, what it stands for, how it's delivered. Chenelle Hitchcock BA Education
Date published: 2020-11-15
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