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25 Hr. Chair Yoga Teacher Training at SJWC

25 Hr. Chair Yoga Teacher Training at SJWC

25 Hr. Chair Yoga Teacher Training
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Ellen Cassaro E-RYT 500, YACEP and Tracy Danielak LPT, RYT

This teacher certification will provide you with a firm foundation and the confidence for teaching all aspects of Chair Yoga

This course is open to everyone who has an interest in modifying a regular yoga class to meet the needs of the senior population or anyone who is experiencing limited mobility and cannot practice on the floor:

  • yoga teachers

  • yoga teacher trainees

  • works with seniors

  • fitness instructors

  • health caregivers

  • physical therapists

  • works with physically challenged population

    Pre-requisite- You must have at least 10 hours of yoga practice.

    * Note - This certificate course in chair yoga qualifies for 25 hours of continuing education credit (for yoga teachers) through Yoga Alliance if you are registered.

    In this course you will learn:

  • The anatomy and body mechanics of aging including health conditions common to seniors such as osteoporosis, arthritis, heart disease, and joint replacement

  • Practical strategies for adapting a yoga practice for people with limited mobility

  • How to effectively use props to aid support and balance

  • Skillful use of pranayama, meditation and relaxation techniques

  • How to teach yoga in a variety of settings including independent and assisted-living facilities, adult day care centers, and senior centers.

  • Create 2 Lesson plans

  • Market yourself effectively to this population

Practicum: You will have the opportunity to team teach a 45-minute chair yoga class.

May 3,4,5, 2019 Fri- 7-10, Sat- 12-8, Sun 12-8 (19 Contact Hours, 6 Non-Contact Hours)

Investment- $375.00 ($325.00 if paid in full by 3/31/19)

Call 732 269-3966 for details

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