Join Natalie for Chair Yoga Level 1 Teacher Training ! Chair yoga is a safe and effective way for seniors and people with limited mobility to relieve stress, stay active, improve mobility and maintain strength. This 3-Day training will give you the tools and techniques you can use to create meaningful and accessible group yoga classes for people with limited movement . You will learn how to apply modified yoga poses, breathing practices and meditation techniques to help you empower others to feel better in their bodies and minds. Our philosophy is simple, if you can breathe you can do yoga . Chair Yoga was created with the intent of making yoga practices simple and accessible for people working through various health issues.
Oct 12-14, 2018 RUNNYMEDE HEALTHCARE CENTRE Cost: reg $699.99 VIP Registration$499.99 (Expires Sept 1, 2018) save $200
A simple way to introduce mindful movement for groups with limited mobility.
A unique style of modified yoga poses that are ACCESSIBLE for people in chairs AND wheelchairs.
The ability to train deep breathing, strength, balance & flexibility to people with unique physical challenges.
A fun and empowering way to help individuals find relaxation and mental clarity.
This Seminar is Ideal For:
Recreation Therapists, Yoga Teachers and Students, Activation Therapists, Physical Therapists, Personal Trainers, Group Fitness Instructors, Support Workers and people who work with individuals with limited mobility. This session content is CE Pre-Approved by NCTRC. *
Criteria For Attending Seminar :
Interest in helping people with limited mobility
Interest in teaching Chair Yoga
Some experience practicing yoga (going to group yoga classes or home practice).
Experience teaching group fitness or yoga is a plus (but not required)
Understanding of basic anatomy & physiology is a plus (but not required)
No. You do not need to be a yoga instructor to participate! It is a bonus but not necessary.
Will I get a CEU credit ?
16 Hours of CEU Credit vs. Certification Option 1 -CEU Credit: This session content is CE Pre-Approved by NCTRC. Attending this course qualifies for 21 contact hours of credit for continuing education with the NCTRC and
To apply for continuing education credit, you should go through your agency to be granted approval. Contact me directly with any questions, firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Do I Get Certification?
Option 2 -Certification: If you are interested in doing additional work after the seminar to receive a certification please read the guidelines below: To appear on our instructor locator page, you must demonstrate what you have learned by submitting follow up video materials. This ensures that you are able to put your knowledge into action.
Submit the Following for Certification :
Once you have completed the following, you are eligible to receive your certification and become recognized as a Chair Yoga teacher in our directory:
Submit 2 different class lesson plans and pass the written examination (you will receive both at seminar).
Teach 8 Sessions of Chair Yoga to a group of people who would not normally have access to this style of class. Stay with the same group for 4 -8 weeks and film 15 minutes of the last class (specifically include teaching some postures, breathing and meditation ) . Submit corresponding lesson plan.
Once you submit your demo teaching video within 3 months of the seminar, you are eligible to be listed as an instructor with us!