Seniors Chair Yoga Teacher Training - ONLINE

Seniors Chair Yoga

Post-Grad Training Courses

Post-Grad Training Courses



11 Feb 2021

28 Feb 2022


9am - 9pm


$150 - $200

Members: A$150 / Non-members: A$200


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.

Any questions? Please contact Post-Graduate Course Manager, Alyssa Bird, at [email protected], or contact us.

About our Instructor

Beryl Broadbent

Beryl was born, educated and worked in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia. She became interested in Yoga while having her first child (45 years ago) and went on to practice and study for many years. She sat for her Teaching Diploma with the International Yoga Teachers’ Association after her husband retired from the Airforce and their life on the road. She has always been interested in fitness and healthy living and has also done a Fitness Trainer Level 3 Course, Pilates Course, Aqua-aerobics Course, a Steady Steps Course and attended Tai Chi classes regularly.

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