HeartMath® Certified Trainer Program

You can become certified
to provide HeartMath
resilience trainings

The Resilience Advantage™


Your Program for Building Skills for Personal and Professional Effectiveness

The Resilience Advantage is an engaging, activity-based, resilience and wellness workshop for organizational staff or individuals wanting to improve health, well-being, communications and decision making skills while increasing productivity.

There are two types of licenses available:

  1. Independent trainer license, for those who wish to sell and deliver HeartMath resilience training in any market.
  2. Organizational trainer license, for those employed by and providing training programs within their organizations.

Certification to deliver the Resilience Advantage program is conducted via five individual tele-mentoring sessions and four days of in person immersive training. Once certified, trainers are licensed to conduct public workshops or train staff in organizations such as companies, hospitals, clinics and health-care companies, nonprofit organizations, government institutions, schools, universities, community and social-service agencies.

The Resilience Advantage course content may be presented in its entirety (1 day workshop), delivered as individual modules or embedded into existing training programs.

Your license agreement is valid for one year and will automatically renew for additional 1 year periods with the agreed upon annual license renewal fee.

Eligible Candidates Include:

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

HeartMath Certified Trainer Program Overview

Resilience Training Program

  1. Certified Trainer Training and LicenseThe four-day, four-night Certification Training for the Resilience Advantage course 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)
    • Flash drive with training instruction disk
    • Articles including: Coherence: Bridging Personal, Social and Global Health
      *Note: Training materials are available in English only
  3. Tele-mentoring 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.

Complete Package – $4,995

Special discounts are available for hospitals, educational organizations, non-profits and government agencies. Call to see if your organization qualifies 831-338-8723 or 831-338-8722.

· Includes license fee, materials and training manual, 4 tele-mentoring sessions and meals.

Payment plans are now available in the United States through PayPal Credit. Click Here to find out more.

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The overall training experience was powerful and outstanding in educating us for our work with elected leaders.

Elizabeth Emerson, Center for Civic Partnerships, Elected Leader’s Resilience Program, Public Health Institute, Sonoma, CA

Wonderfully amazing. The efforts put into designing the certification have proven to touch many lives!

Alex Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, Got it!, educational technology, Livermore, CA

Just outstanding: delivery on every level!

Walter Stock, Consultant, Outreach trainer, former Executive Director, Monroe Institute in Virginia, Sacramento, CA

Registration Process and how to begin



Complete the application form and click the “submit application” button. You will receive an immediate confirmation e-mail that you will be contacted to set up a call with a HeartMath representative.


A 30 – 45 minute phone interview to answer questions will take place to complete the approval process and then you will receive your confirmation package. At that point you will be scheduled for the first phase of the program, your tele-mentoring sessions.

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Resilience Advantage Content

Modules can be mixed and matched to create different learning workshops

  1. Introduction
  2. Resilience – Inner-Ease™ Technique
  3. Physiology of Coherence and Optimal Functioning
  4. Atmospheres video, Depleting and Renewing Emotions, Perception video
  5. Depletion to Renewal – Activity – Heart-Focused Breathing™, Quick Coherence® Techniques
    • emWave® Pro Demo (technology)
  6. Three Essential Strategies for Building and Sustaining Resilience: Prep, Shift and Reset, Sustain
  7. Practical Intuition – Freeze Frame® Technique – Getting in Sync
  8. Relational Energetics – How our Attitudes and Emotions Affect Others
  9. Energetics of Communication – Coherent Communication™ Exercise
  10. Establishing and New Baseline – Heart Lock-In® Technique
  11. Care versus Overcare
  12. Strategies to Build Resilience Capacity
    • Action Plans – For Plugging Energy Leaks/Building Resilience Capacity
  13. Heart Mapping® Technique
  14. emWave and Inner Balance technologies
  15. How to use modules

Annual License Renewal

Your license will automatically renew for additional 1 year periods once you have completed the requirements outlined in your license agreement.

HeartMath Certified Trainer Dates:

Training Dates Location Registration Closes
June 4–8, 2015 West Coast May 7
July 23–27, 2015 West Coast June 10
Sept 10–13, 2015 Washington DC July 29
Oct 22–26, 2015 West Coast Sept 16
Dec 3–7, 2015 West Coast Oct 28

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**Note: Click here Sheraton Suites Orlando Airport for program venue and lodging information. The Sheraton is providing a block of rooms at a lower rate for the HeartMath event. The hotel also offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport.


Most West Coast events will take place at the Institute of HeartMath Research Facility in beautiful Boulder Creek, California, a one-hour drive from San Jose International airport. Other events such as East Coast are held in select locations.

*Note: For events held at the Institute of HeartMath facility lodging (double occupancy) for 4 nights is available for an additional fee for a limited number of people and provided on a first come first serve basis. Recommended lodging for the training events is available upon request

Training Support

All HeartMath Certified Trainers will receive regular e-mail messages containing program updates, stories, and strategies for their program deliveries. A HeartMath representative will be appointed to guide you through the training process. You will have access to updated documents, marketing materials, articles, videos, new materials, stories etc. on the extranet trainer website.

Technology Requirements

  • Laptop recommended
  • Minimum system requirements: Microsoft Windows®7 or newer / Mac OS®X 10.7 Lion or newer
  • emWave Desktop or emWave Pro
  • Speakers
  • Microsoft Power Point 2010 or newer.
  • Broadband access to download webinar or other materials as part of ongoing support

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