Frequently asked questions


What is Thyroid Yoga®?
Thyroid Yoga® artfully infuses wisdom from western and eastern medical perspectives to create a total healing approach, founded by thyroid expert and master teacher, Fern Olivia.

Trained in Biomedical Engineering, now a renowned teacher and speaker on the power of integrative medicine and intuitive self-healing, Fern Olivia has guided retreats, experiences and classes worldwide.

Thyroid Yoga® has been endorsed by leading medical doctors and practitioners of functional medicine as a proven way to help restore and realign the energetic and biochemical mechanisms that influence thyroid functioning.

Thyroid Yoga® is a unique method designed to empower those with thyroid imbalances to say goodbye to survival mode and embody their most liberated self. The method blends Integrative Nutrition, Kundalini and Katonah Yoga™, Reiki, meditation, essential oils, and holistic self-care to provide specialized one-on-one coaching, teacher trainings and retreats to empower those who feel like they are at the mercy of prescription medicine. Fern Olivia has empowered a massive movement of using conscious self-expression and intuitive wisdom to heal physical and emotional blockages, ultimately bringing forth a state of hormonal balance and sustained well-being

Who is Fern Olivia?

Fern Olivia, a former Finance professional and Biomedical Engineer, is now an internationally recognized teacher, certified psychic healer, reiki practitioner, speaker and influencer on the power of integrative medicine, yoga, and holistic lifestyle practices. In addition to teaching, retreats, events, and speaking on the topics of holistic health and self-expression, she trains wellness leaders and practitioners in her Thyroid Yoga® training, now available internationally, and offered as personal mentorships and retreats. Fern Olivia’s method also integrates Reiki, Sound Healing and Intuitive Healing to release deep trauma and emotional wounds that have manifested into dis-ease in the physical body. Fern Olivia is also the founder of Ajai Alchemy, an all organic essential oil fragrance brand specifically formulated with synergistic hormone balancing and aphrodisiac benefits. Through her authentic storytelling, media platforms, and brand partnerships, Fern Olivia has inspired a mass movement of conscious self-expression and holistic health. Connect with her on instagram @fernolivia and Facebook for inspiration and resources


How can I learn Thyroid Yoga®?

For those looking for a deep personal healing experience, Fern Olivia offers many opportunities to learn the method:

  • Personal Yoga & Reiki Energy Release Sessions offered in Nosara, Costa Rica and online

  • Thyroid Yoga® Personal Retreat offered in Nosara, Costa Rica

  • Thyroid Yoga® Virtual Training, Certification & Mentorship

  • Mentorship Sessions offered live and virtually


Do I need to be a Yoga Instructor (200-hour certified) to take the Thyroid Yoga® Practitioner Training?

No! Many of our Thyroid Yoga® graduates are certified yoga instructors, however this is not required. Many of our graduates are also graduates of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition or are certified in another healing or movement modality. A 200-hour certification is recommended for teaching classes in a studio, though not required for the Thyroid Yoga® practitioner training and certification. We recommend all practitioners look into yoga teacher insurance for working with clients, studios, and other instruction.

Do you offer payment plans?

Yes! We offer payment plans with an initial deposit of 50% of the total investment of the training or retreat. We are happy to discuss options with you. Please email us at or connect with us via the form below.


What is your cancellation policy?

With respect for the high demand for scheduling our experiences and trainings, we uphold a strict cancellation policy. Deposits or payments for trainings, sessions, programs, retreats and products and are not refundable or transferrable. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason, including weather, injury/illness, or personal emergencies. Please review our terms and conditions for further details on our cancellation and reschedule policy for retreats, personal trainings and sessions. No refunds or credits will be granted for failure to attend or complete the program or session for any reason.

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