Chair Yoga is a wonderful option for anyone with impaired mobility. The practice is gentle and accessible to everyone, whether they are recovering from surgery, athletic injury, or simply struggling from general stiffness or reduced flexibility. As our population ages, this form of practice is becoming increasingly popular and there is a growing demand for teachers with specialized Yoga instruction.
In the 2 day training you will:
Understand why Chair Yoga is important to add to your Yoga Teacher training specialized skills.
Learn the Anatomy and Physiology of Aging and how Yoga can be applied specifically to the 50+ Population.
Study therapeutic modifications and precautions for common conditions and issues in the aging population and/or those with limited mobility.
Learn how to develop your own unique Chair Yoga sequences and classes that meet the specific needs of students.
Gain knowledge of proven Teaching Methodologies that provide a framework for safe and effective classes through participation, observation and analysis of in-class practice with fellow students.
Gain confidence and skills to empower you to teach Chair Yoga to Seniors and people with limited mobility.
Chair Yoga by Kristin McGee
After the weekend: There will be a small project required for successful completion of the course.