Learn how to make Yoga accessible to seniors, those with disabilities or limited mobility, the chronically ill, Alzheimer patients, pre-/post-surgery patients, and those recovering from injuries. You will acquire tools to offer modified Yoga postures in chairs, chair modifications in mixed level classes (standing and sitting), private Chair Yoga sessions, breathing, chanting and meditation in chairs. Corporate Yoga will be introduced as well. Learn the business and marketing of Chair Yoga to start your own classes at senior or community centers, hospitals, health clubs, corporations, non-profits and more.
Saturday & Sunday 9am to 4pm. One hour lunch.
The course is open to all Yoga teachers, nurses, PT's, as well as those who would like to learn Chair Yoga modifications for their own practice.
Participants will receive a Chair Yoga teaching manual.
Graduates of this course will receive a certificate of completion of Chair Yoga Training co-signed by SYVC and Sunlight Yoga.
Yoga Teachers can earn 12 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEU's) with the Yoga Alliance.
Stacie Dooreck (Saraswati)
Certified Sivananda Yoga Instructor since 1995, Gentle Integral Yoga, Kundalini and Prenatal Certified Yoga Instructor. She has been creating new chair yoga programs for senior homes, hospitals and corporations, created and teaches the Chair Yoga teacher trainings at the CA and Sivananda Yoga Ashrams. She was featured on CBS Ch. 4 News Health Watch as “breathing new life into South Florida seniors” for her chair yoga classes and is author of SunLight Chair Yoga: yoga for everyone!