Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training for Special Populations
Learn to teach Let Your Yoga Dance® in and out of chairs to people with special needs: People with Parkinsons, MS, the elderly, people with arthritis, depression, those healing from cancer and/ or undergoing chemotherapy.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
This training is for body-centered teachers of yoga dance, yoga, nurses, bodyworkers, physical therapists, MDs, special-ed teachers, educators.
Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training for Special Populations will teach you to:
Serve people who need and want to move their bodies but are hindered due to illness, pain, lack of mobility
Study, practice, and teach appropriate yoga-breathing techniques for this population
Discover creative ways to dance your yoga in chairs and to teach it to your students
Heighten your sensitivity to the emotional and mental needs of special populations
Slow down so that your students never feel rushed or pushed
Work with Balance, learn to stay grounded
Treat your students with respect and care, promoting dignity and self-confidence
Increase your music library with appropriate music for your students
Understand the power that Music has upon the Brain
Utilize the 7 chakras (the energy centers of the body) as a roadmap for your classes
Increase your movement vocabulary so you can easily offer new sequences to your students
Practice-teach and mentor fellow participants in the dance of yoga
Facilitate during sharing time after the practice classes
Observe your emotions and steady your mind and energy field
Be compassionate and sensitive to the unique needs of this population
Note: In order to receive a diploma, students must take Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training, Module 1, either before or after Special Populations training.