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The Art and Science of Teaching Older Adults

Through observation and assessment, demonstration, hands-on training, discussion, and teaching techniques, students will learn the unique benefits of the BoomerPlus® yoga methodology for our older generations. As they become more acquainted with some of the more common and basic issues of an aging population.

Where

7950 E Redfield Rd #170, Scottsdale AZ, US 85260
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Type of Event

  • Workshop

When

Apr 16
2016
12:00 pmto18:00 pm

Price

$125

$50 for AYTT students

Full Description

Students will learn how to design a class for this population using chairs and other props and to make basic safe adjustments and modifications when needed.

Learning objectives:
*5 Keys for teaching and working with older adults
* Postural alignment and ergonomics for older adults
*Observation and assessment techniques
* Therapeutics and their application for specific health issues
*Exercises and practices for daily living
*Yoga postures and modifications
*Design and teach a Chair yoga class

Who can benefit: EVERYONE and Anyone
Especially those who work and play with the BoomerPlus® generations (educators, healthcare professionals, body workers, family members, fitness professionals), or is a Boomer.