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Associate Polarity Practitioner Training & Other Polarity Trainings
Santa Fe, New Mexico 2019

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Photo: Polarity Therapy with Amadea Morningstar & Sarah McDaniel Valencia

You can study to be an Associate Polarity Practitioner (APP) and incorporate polarity therapy into your work as a massage therapist, Ayurvedic Practitioner, nurse, DOM/acupuncturist, chiropractor, counselor, hypnotherapist, home healthcare worker or geriatric care nurse or tech. Or you can try out a single course.

There are 4 levels of certification in polarity therapy practice, the APP, RPP, BCPP and RPE. Visit APTA's website for more information. The APP is the gateway to hands-on practice.

Join Amadea Morningstar and Sarah McDaniel Valencia
for Polarity Therapy trainings, including APP certification, 
in Santa Fe in 2019.

Polarity Therapy is a potent medicine for these times.

Empower yourself with holistic nature-based techniques in bodywork, nutrition, communication, and movement. Integrate Polarity Therapy into your healing work and life.

Work at your own pace! This on site AND on line program has a strong 5 Element Focus, working directly with the lineage of teachings from Dr. Randolph Stone, founder of the practice. Harmonize with nature as you learn dynamic healing practices.




Study Option

Full Five Element 

APP certification course



Single Element





Single Element

Bodywork weekend



A La Carte Course Offerings

Total hours 155 24 16 Varies, 5 - 10
Hours online 45  8 0 Varies, 5 - 10
Hours on site 80 16 16 0 at this time
Does this lead to certification as an APP?  



Yes, if you complete all 5 modules & requirements. No. It can be applied toward an APP, yet offers no certification on its own. It depends. These are APP required courses that can be applied toward an APP or studied on their own. Some courses may also offer CE credits.
Time to complete Up to 18 months 2 months 16 hours Depends on the course. Usually up to 1 year.
Cost $3,600 + tax $795 + tax $495 + tax Varies. $165 - $330/course


Deadline to Register for next course series: AUGUST 15th

In person you study: Energetic Evaluation & Integration 5 hrs, includes pulse; Polarity Therapy Energetic Touch 50 hrs; Polarity Stretching Postures 5 hrs; Energetic Nutrition 5 hrs; and Communication & Facilitation 5 hrs; Receive Guided Feedback for your sessions 15 hrs.

In addition to in-person learning, there are online classes. You can schedule the bulk of online course hours at your convenience. Some course hours are also accessed in bi-weekly online group meetings. Bi-weekly optional Q & A support sessions are also available online and encouraged.

Online you can study: Theory & Basic Principles 10 hrs; Energetic Anatomy & Physiology 10 hrs; Orthodox Anatomy & Physiology 10 hrs;  Professional Ethics & Law 5 hrs; Energetic Nutrition 5 hrs (online and/or on site option); and Stretching Postures 5 hrs (online and/or on site option).

Total hours: 155 credit hours
On site class hours: 80
On line class hours: 45
Personal Polarity Experience: 35 = 5 (1 hr) sessions received + 30 (1 hr) sessions given
Accredited with both the American Polarity Therapy Association and International Polarity Educators Alliance (pending)

$3,600 + tax for the full 155-hour APP certification course

Study by the module, one element at a time, $795 + tax
* Complete module includes 16 hours in person bodywork intensive + 8 hours online self study

Interested in single element bodywork intensive? $495 + tax
* Includes 16 hours in-person bodywork

Stay posted for affordable 5-hour online courses in Energetic Nutrition OR Stretching Postures.

Want to get started with some reading? The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy by Amadea Morningstar, $22.95

Sarah McDaniel Valencia, RPP, PTP, CWK, LMT #7447, has been practicing somatic bodywork and healing arts for 15+ years, with experience teaching a variety of subjects. She served as the director of the APP and RPP programs at the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts, for three years, until 2015.

Amadea Morningstar, MA, RPE, RYT, author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy,has taught nationally and internationally, including APP and RPP programs for the past 22 years. She actively integrates Polarity Therapy into her private practice and life as a powerful way to relieve stress and lift energy.

Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Sessions Offered On Site/in person in 2019:

Aug. 30 - Sept. 1

Sept 27 – 29

Oct. 25 – 27

Nov. 22 – 24

Dec. 13 – 15

(OPTION: Sign up for the full APP training, or try our a la carte courses to start.)

Flow of the Hours On site:
5-8 pm Fridays (light supper provided)
9 am – 5:15 pm Saturdays (with lunch break on your own)
10 am – 4 pm Sundays (with potluck lunch)
(subject to change with notice)

A new Zoom Gathering with even more details and a special offer on February 27, 2019!

Watch this 20 minute video for more information about Polarity Therapy and our 2019 training offerings. (Correction: Amadea is an RYT, registered yoga teacher, yet not a yoga therapist.)


Please feel free to contact us.

With respect,
Amadea Morningstar, RPE,
& Sarah McDaniel Valencia, PTP,
Ayurveda Polarity Therapy & Yoga Institute




APTYI Complete Schedule Listing at a Glance:

Apr 26 -  28, NAMA conference, Food & Mood panel

May 2, 6:30 - 8 pm, Fire & the Dark of the Moon: Prepare for Rebirth, Santa Fe, NM

for more info & to register

June 22, 10 am - 1 pm, Water & the Summer Solstice: Dive Deep, Santa Fe, NM

for more info & to register

Aug 3, 10 am - 1 pm, Earth: Awaken Ideals in Practical Life, Santa Fe, NM

for more info & to register

APP Polarity Therapy Elemental trainings in 2019, Santa Fe, NM: 


Aug 30 - Sep 1


Sep 27 - 29


Oct 25 - 27


Nov 22 - 24


Dec 13 - 15


Ongoing Distance Learning:

NAMA PACE certified (CE course) Work with Menopause Skillfully

NAMA PACE certified (CE course) Energetic Nutrition tutorial


NEW Easy Healing Drinks launch: get your print copy  of Easy Healing Drinks through our website