Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Saturday, October 22
12:00pm – 7:30pm
Sunday, October 23
9:00am - 5:00pm
$375.00 after October 8
$350.00 before October 8
If you are a military spouse, you may qualify for the MyCAA program. The MyCAA program is a career development and employment assistance program offered by the military for military personnel and their spouses. MyCAA provides a maximum educational benefit of $4,000.
Yoga is for Every Body
*300 Service Leadership Track Required Module
BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR SENIORS INCLUDE:
Lower resting heart rate, lower blood pressure, and increased circulation, helping with hypertension
Improved joint function from low-impact, weight bearing movement, helping with arthritis & osteoporosis
Increased balance, flexibility, and range of motion
Increased connection of body, mind, and spirit through mindfulness meditation
Connection to community
As more and more baby boomers are feeling the aches and pains of getting older, it becomes increasingly important that yoga teachers expand their skills sets to learn to modify their practices to meet this need. This yoga teacher training is designed for yoga teachers who wish to learn practices and techniques for working with older populations.
Senior Yoga is a safe, effective, practice of yoga designed to meet the needs of all levels of senior practitioners. Senior Yoga includes movement and postures to improve strength, balance, and joint function, as well as breathing and relaxation techniques.
Teacher Trainees will become certified Senior Yoga Teachers, and will be prepared to teach Yoga classes for seniors who are new to Yoga or just beginning an exercise program, as well as active seniors who are advanced practitioners. Teacher trainees will be certified to teach Senior Yoga in a variety of settings such as public group classes and one-on one private sessions to therapeutic populations including seniors with Osteoporosis, Arthritis, and Hypertension.