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About UZIT
What is UZIT?
  • UZIT’s self-care workshops and community-care programs promote a sense of centering, calm and joy by integrating four supportive modalities: Yoga, Reiki, Essential Oils and Presence 
  • UZIT’s self-care workshops were designed by Colleen Saidman Yee, Rodney Yee, Marcia Miller, Tracy Griffiths and Mary Taylor

Whom is UZIT for?
  • UZIT is for everyone and every day
  • UZIT’s self-care practices and community-care programs are intended to restore, reconnect and rebalance at home, work or in any other setting
  • No experience is necessary.  UZIT is for anyone
  • UZIT is also for people who are exhausted, anxious, in pain or are not feeling as vital and creative as they would like to be


What are the requirements to become a certified UZIT Practitioner?
  • You must complete 6 modules to become a certified UZIT Practitioner
    • Modules 1 and 2: Self-Care
      • UZIT Practitioner training program - R.E.L.I.E.F.
        • two weekend workshops and eight mentor sessions (breakouts)
      • Homework during program
      • Oral and written assessments scheduled after the program ends
    • Modules 3 and 4: Caring-For-Others
      • We are currently updating the curriculum to follow R.E.L.I.E.F.
    • Modules 5 and 6: Clinical Rotations
      • specialize and spend time in the community that you will serve, e.g., corporate, medical, schools, veterans organizations, non-profits, government departments (city, state, federal), corrections facilities, etc

  • What is the difference between previous UZIT trainings (2007-19) and this new one?
    • Previous UZIT trainees, who completed the training programs and certification requirements from 2007-19, will be grandparented after assessment.  Please inquire at [email protected] 
    • We introduce R.E.L.I.E.F. with P.A.N.I.C. 
    • We have consolidated and refined the modalities, but the trainings will be very similar
      • The UZIT certification has shifted from a year-long training program into six modules to become a practitioner.  If you are beginning training in 2022, upon completion of Modules 7 and 8, you will be certified to teach UZIT trainees
    • Previous UZIT trainees can participate in the Essentials Weekend Workshop for FREE
      • Please inquire at [email protected] 
        • please include:
          • LOCATION (host organization and city): ________________
          • TEACHERS: ________________
          • MONTH and YEAR (participated, graduated or certified): ________________
          • if possible, please email a copy of your certificate