Coherence Advantage

A HeartMath® Trainer Certification Program

Coherence Advantage™ is a newly revised and upgraded (formerly known as the Resilience Advantage™.


Join the global community of HeartMath Certified Trainers: certified professionals helping people live life with heart.

The Coherence Advantage program provides you with the skills and confidence to empower others to elevate their life experience by connecting with their heart’s intuitive guidance – turning challenging days into ones with more flow and ease.

As a Certified Trainer, you’ll teach people how to shift into heart coherence. An optimal state which creates the foundation necessary for:

  • clearer thinking
  • making better choices
  • staying composed in times of chaos or stress
  • sustainable improvements in health and wellness
  • better sleep
  • overall fulfillment

Become certified to provide HeartMath’s training workshop  – The Coherence Advantage – to groups anywhere in North America and many countries elsewhere in the world.*

The certification program teaches a best-in-class, science-based workshop used by major hospital systems, Fortune 500 companies, and private trainers and consultants worldwide.

When you complete the certification program, you may also elect to incorporate any of the content into your existing training programs.

See license agreements for guidelines.

Team Training

If you work with teams, and are looking for a certification program that is designed for those who work with teams,  Activating the Heart of Teams Certification introduces the knowledge, concepts and skill sets for building team coherence.

The Coherence Advantage Program

Through research and simple tools, technologies and compassionate inspiration, The Coherence Advantage workshop teaches practical day-to-day applications that elevate our life experience, adding heart qualities of care, courage, focus, gratitude, dignity and kindness.

These attributes ignite passion and inspire performance – turning average days into exceptional.

These same tools provide the much-needed emotional and mental strength required to face defeat, resignation, fear, anxiety, frustration, and other challenges.

Listen to what Dr. Patricia Van Pelt says about her recent experience of The program (now called Coherence Advantage)

Certification Program Details


Certification for The Coherence Advantage program is obtained through four individual, virtual mentoring sessions and five days of immersive training.

Phase One

  • Completion of four private, virtual mentoring sessions with a HeartMath® Certified Mentor prior to attending the 5-day Certification program
  • Introduction to the HeartMath Learning Center to download study materials
  • Presentation videos of each of the modules for participants to study
  • Mentoring sessions are required to receive certification

Phase Two

  • Attend the 5-day online Certification Training for the Coherence Advantage workshop. Program includes:
    • Instruction on how to deliver the workshop or selected modules of your choice
    • Teach Backs with peers and a Teach Back Facilitator for two days including customized feedback (Obtaining certification is primarily based on these sessions.)
    • Overview plus Q&A on HeartMath science included in the workshop
    • Completion of program evaluation
  • Training Materials Package (e-version)
    • Coherence Advantage Trainer Notes
    • PowerPoint slides, videos, and additional material
    • Program participant e-guidebook
    • Presentation videos of each of the modules for participants to study
    • Introduction to Trainer Resource website for promotional material and other resources

Phase Three

  • Practice/Pilot Presentations
    • Deliver at least two practice sessions: one for friends or family and one to a professional group of your choice
    • Schedule a follow-up call with your HeartMath primary contact (the person who registered you)
  • Experience continuing connection
    • Join the private Certified Professionals Facebook page
    • Attend regular calls with certified professionals
    • Receive email news for program updates, new developments, and support
    • Visit the comprehensive Trainer Resource website for promotional resources, articles, and marketing information
This training was well researched, backed by Peer-Reviewed Studies, presented in a highly professional manner, with expert trainers who were able to address a wide range of questions. I really liked that they all practice what they teach.
R. B. – Sacramento, CA

Upcoming Certification Training Dates

(all events are conducted through online/video conference)

Dates Registration Closes Earlybird Registration Location
Mar 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 2024 February 8 January 18 Online Video Conference

Coherence Advantage™: Jan – March 2024

Coherence Advantage™ Certification
Training Dates
March 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 2024
9:00 am-4:00 pm
9:00 am-1:00 pm Final Day
Early Bird Offer
Register on or before this date
January 18, 2024
Registration Closes February 8, 2024
Schedule Pre-Cert Mentoring Sessions
Required to complete 4 one-hour sessions PRIOR to March 15.
February 8, 2024 or when you register
Receive Teach Back Assignments
March 7, 2024 (Thursday)
11:00am-12:30pm Pacific Time
Certification Training Days
First week: Thursday & Friday
Second week: Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday
March 14 – Master Trainers Walk-Thru Program
March 15 – Participants Teach Back Modules
March 20 – Master Trainers Walk-Thru Program
March 21 – Participants Teach Back Modules
March 22 – How to find your training materials; Implementation Plan; Q&A with Director of Research, HeartMath Institute

Online Price $3,995

Early Birds will receive a FREE emWave Pro ($299)

Apply Now

Contact us now to secure your spot in the training of your choice.


Independent Trainers: (831) 338-8736
Organizational Trainers:, (831) 338-8722
Toll-free: (800) 450-9111

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*For residents in one of the following countries who wish to become certified, contact one of our International Alliances: