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Chair Yoga Teacher Training at the Los Angeles Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center - L.A. in Marina Del Ray

Learn to teach yoga to everyone: Learn to teach adapted chair yoga postures (standing and seated), meditations, chants, breathing exercises and more done in chairs so everyone can practice. Teach chair yoga to seniors, at hospitals, assisted living homes, companies, to those with injuries or chronic illness, in wheelchairs and more.

For PTs, OT's, yoga teachers and all who want to learn chair yoga.

Includes: 140 pg chair yoga teacher training manual and certificate of completion.


13325 Beach Ave, Marina Del Rey CA, US 90292

Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles


Apr 17 to
Apr 19
12:00 pmto11:00 am

April 17-19, 2015 SunLight Chair Yoga Teacher Training at the Los Angeles Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center - in Marina Del Ray, CA
Sat and Sun10am-5pm
Fri pm Community Chair Yoga Class (no charge)
optional Sat. 6am and Sunday 6:30pm group mediation and chant



Full Description

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 and those with mobility or other limitations.

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.

Course Materials

Participants will receive a 140 page Chair Yoga teaching manual (includes articles on yoga and chronic illness, research based studies using yoga to improve memory for seniors and Alzheimer's patients, adapted chair yoga postures (asanas) and more.

Certificate of Completion

Graduates of this course will receive a certificate of completion of Chair Yoga Training co-signed by Sivananda LA Yoga Center and Sunlight Chair Yoga.

Yoga Teachers can earn 12-14 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEU's) with the Yoga Alliance (course length varies).

Instructor: Stacie Dooreck (Saraswati) is Author of SunLight Chair Yoga: yoga for everyone! and is a Certified Sivananda Yoga Instructor since 1995. Stacie created the SunLgiht Chair Yoga teacher trainings and teacher training manual and leads them at the CA and Bahamas Sivananda Yoga Ashrams annually. "Stacie is breathing new life into S. Florida Seniors." -CBS news Miami Healthwatch