Seniors Chair Yoga Teacher Training

Seniors Chair Yoga

Post-Grad Training Courses

Post-Grad Training Courses



01 Jan 2020

01 Jan 2021


9am - 9pm


$150 - $200

$150 for IYTA members - $200 for non members


Alyssa Bird

Seniors are becoming one of the largest sectors of our community.

There is a huge opportunity to help this demographic to enhance their lives with a healthy body and mind through yoga.

This 15 hour fully online yoga teacher training will cover the anatomy of the aging body, the 12 most common medical issues of senior yoga students and managing pain. The course is focused around how to plan and run Seniors yoga classes with an emphasis on Chair yoga postures, breathing techniques, movements and modifications.

The course consists of online pre-recorded lectures, chair yoga classes, and recommended reading, culminating in an online assessment.

Come and join this informative and accessible yoga teacher training that offers the flexibility to learn at your own pace, and learn how to support your local community of seniors to have a healthy body and mind.

Please note for Certificate of Completion, this course is 15 CPD points.  There is no option for Attendance only.

As a Graduate you will:

  • be able to describe 8 aging and 8 common medical issues in senior yoga students and their ability to practice yoga safely
  • be able to show 10 Modifications to simple moves and 5 breathing techniques to support the aging body and lifestyle
  • be able to plan a 1-hour seniors chair yoga class, taking account of their holistic needs and safety

This course is suitable for Yoga Teachers and professional carers for seniors such as: Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses and Doctors who wish to explore the safety aspects of teaching seniors with a focus on chair yoga.

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