Teaching Chair Yoga
Graduates of any 200-hour yoga teacher training can expand their offerings with this substantive training. Julia has been teaching chair yoga for 18 years, and her Yoga Therapy training has provided her with much expertise in working with various populations.
There are many applications for chair yoga: it is a boon for those who have difficulty getting up and down off the floor--whether due to aging or injury-- and it offers stress relief in office or hospital settings. The following training provides 4 CEU contact hours with the Yoga Alliance.
Teaching Chair Yoga October 21, 2023, 1:00-5:00 $95
This workshop will prepare you to teach chair yoga to various populations, in diverse settings. You will learn how to structure an hour-long chair class for elderly, as well as how to use the chair as a prop for those with limited flexibility. Learn a variety of adapted seated asanas, including sun salutation and savasana, as well as resistance exercises for strength. Julia will provide guidance for enhancing range of motion and sharpening students’ focus, and she will address conditions affecting the elderly such as osteoporosis, arthritis, vertigo, hypertension, anxiety and depression.
This training includes an extensive handout with resources for further learning, and the cost of the course includes the opportunity to teach a 30-minute chair yoga class via zoom followed by student feedback.
To register, email Julia
"Julia's Chair Yoga workshop was inspiring. She offered wonderful concepts for me to ponder, and many, many variations for me to incorporate into my chair and chair-assisted classes."--Nancy Fader, Cape May, NJ
"Julia provides the tools and insight to teach a variety of students with care, respect and attention to the practice and joy that is yoga."--Lynn Demetrakis, Bogota, NJ
"I took Julia's chair yoga workshop in 2013, and I loved her teaching, delivery, and experience. I've been able to use it with my elder clients and with clients recovering from injuries or surgery. Thank you, Julia, for sharing your knowledge with us and dedicating your time to helping the elderly and physically challenged clients."--Soraya Riera, Piermont, NY