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Yoga Workshop: Yoga for Seniors Workshop Namaskar Yoga Studio Classes & Teacher Training
Saskatoon Saskatchewan Canada
August 26, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Hatha - Various styles
Namaskar Yoga Studio Classes & Teacher Training
Yoga for Seniors Date: Wednesday August 26 - Sunday August 30, 2015 Fee: $850 Required Text: $35 (200+page Yoga for Seniors Manual) Total fee including manual: $885 (includes gst)

Suitable for Yoga Teachers, Teachers in Training, and Professionals working with Seniors.

Learning to teach yoga to Seniors safely and mindfully is becoming an increasingly important skill in the yoga teaching world. As our population ages steadily, understanding the common physical and mental issues, and having the qualifications to teach yoga to this large segment of our population will provide yoga teachers with a unique and very rewarding niche. Health practitioners and others working with Seniors will also highly benefit from this training.

Module 1: - discussion of major Senior health challenges - posture modification to accommodate Older Adults - integrating a theme into a Seniors Yoga class - pranayama appropriate for Seniors - teaching All Levels and Chair Yoga Classes - fundamentals of Chair Yoga Dance for Seniors - specialty classes: Yoga for Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis - visualizations and meditation

Module 2: - teach a therapeutic class geared to Older Adults with greater mobility and health challenges - Yoga for Cardiac Rehab, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, examination of scientific research data - Yoga for Dementia/Alzheimer - practices to enhance brain function - teaching in a non-studio settings such as in bed (hospital or home) and wheelchairs - spiritual practices that support a Senior population - creating your own Chair Yoga sequence

Upon completion of both Modules - 40 hours applicable towards Yoga Alliance CEUs.

SENIORS TEACHING CERTIFICATE issued to certified Yoga Instructors.

CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION issued to Professionals who work with Seniors

$850
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