Chair Yoga Teacher Training
There is a huge need for chair yoga teachers and senior citizen instructors in the community. This weekend immersion program was designed to meet the growing demand for instructors. There will be guaranteed sub opportunities for many students following completion of the program, as well as possible long-term teaching opportunities.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
February 9th: 10am-7pm
February 10th: 9am-6pm (breaks and lunches included)
The remaining 2 hours will be completed after attending/observing a live chair yoga class.
This program was designed to meet the growing demand for chair and senior yoga instructors.
Pre-Requisite: Available to yoga instructors, healthcare professionals, senior fitness instructors or anyone interested in offering safe and effective movements and exercises for seniors and people with physical limitations.
Course Description: 20 hours of in-depth, hands-on training of chair yoga and gentle yoga for seniors.
Includes anatomy teachings specific to the aging adult, common conditions, injuries, and modifications
-Breath exercises and meditation
-The business of chair yoga
-Field trip report: observe and assist a live chair yoga class taught by Valarie Booth or another instructor (to be done after the weekend immersion)
-Test your knowledge by teaching a mini class (comes with personal feedback)