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If your passion is to bring a gentle style of yoga to baby boomers, seniors, people with limited mobility or physical challenges, and even workplace wellness programs, then join us for a Weekend of Gentle, Senior and Chair Yoga, Yoga Therapy and Somatics. Whether your intention is to teach to these audiences or to deepen your personal practice, this program will help you understand the concepts and special modifications required to serve these populations. Join us for the entire weekend or a single day.

Advanced Gentle, Senior and Chair Yoga CEU Weekend Workshop

Location: Ganesha Yoga and Adventures in Fitness
3113 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago, IL 60625

Location Logistics, Accommodations and Travel Info


    Gentle Yoga for Back Care
    with Justine Shelton, E-RYT500 and Certified Viniyoga Therapist

    Friday, April 25, 2014 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    As a Viniyoga Therapist, Justine brings her in depth knowledge and experience to working with people of all ages and physical abilities. This Gentle Yoga Therapy Workshop for Back Care will be tailored to the students present as well as addressing common back conditions found in the general public. The Workshop will focus on healthy movement patterns, body awareness and improving circulation to afflicted areas. Practitioners will learn valuable tools to take their health into their own hands and assist themselves in their own self-care so that everyone can live life with more ease and joy.

    Cost: $45

    Gentle, Senior and Chair Yoga
    with Sherry Zak Morris E-RYT and three time Yoga Alliance Conference Presenter

    Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 11:00 - 5:00 pm

    Learn how to modify traditional yoga poses and sequences for the growing workplace wellness industry, as well as for seniors and people with physical challenges. We will identify the demographics of these communities, common injuries and physical limitations. Then we will create class structures for each of these very different populations.

    Cost: Cost for the workshop is $160 per day.

    Gentle Yoga Therapy for Osteoarthritis & Osteoporosis
    with Justine Shelton, E-RYT500 and Certified Viniyoga Therapist

    Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 10:00 - 4:00 pm

    More than 67 million people in the US have osteoarthritis or osteoporosis, and the number is growing. Learn the causes, potential dangers, and structural anatomy and physiology related to these conditions and what tools Yoga therapy empowers us with to impact positive change in our condition. Modifications, contraindications, and use of props and sequencing will also be presented to help you lead a safe and effective class for your students with OA or osteoporosis.

    Cost: Cost for the workshop is $160 per day.

 

Yoga for Seniors and the Anatomy of Aging with Sherry Zak Morris

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Z's Studio, Stanwood, Washington (Seattle area)

    Sherry Zak Morris will review the most pertinent health issues facing the Senior population, the yogic prescriptions for wellness and the necessary contra-indications for a Senior Yoga practice. Learn about the anatomy of aging, what we can do about it and how Yoga will keep us limber, lithe and light-hearted with every passing year. This wil be an experiential class, so plan to move, laugh and wiggle through creative and fun Chair Yoga sequences.

Cost: $150 through May 1st, and $175 after

 

Advanced Gentle, Senior and Chair Yoga CEU Weekend Workshop

Location: StudioVIBE
200 Cornerstone Dr
Cary, NC 27519 (Raleigh area)
(919) 466-9989

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EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Ends May 1, 2014
Both Days for $225.00 through May 1, 2014

After May 1, 2014 - $150/each

    Senior and Chair Yoga
    with Sherry Zak Morris E-RYT and three time Yoga Alliance Conference Presenter

    Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 12:30pm - 5:30pm

    The vast majority of Americans are growing into their golden years, 70+, and beginning to experience the physical effects of aging. It is becoming imperative that Yoga Teachers learn to adapt their classes to safeguard the health of their Senior students, and also quite advantageous to be able to add chair yoga to your teaching skills. in this workshop Sherry Zak Morris will review the most pertient health issues facing the Senior population, the yogic perscriptions for wellness and the necessary counter-indications for Senior Yoga practice. You will be given all the tools necesary to plan and teach an effective and inspired chair yoga class.

    Cost: $150 per day, or $125 before May 1, 2014.

    Gentle Yoga Therapy for Osteoarthritis & Osteoporosis
    with Justine Shelton, E-RYT500 and Certified Viniyoga Therapist

    Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

    More than 67 million people in the US have osteoarthritis or osteoporosis, and the number is growing. Learn the causes, potential dangers, and structural anatomy and physiology related to these conditions and what tools Yoga therapy empowers us with to impact positive change in our condition. Modifications, contraindications, and use of props and sequencing will also be presented to help you lead a safe and effective class for your students with OA or osteoporosis.

    Cost: $150 per day, or $125 before May 1, 2014.

 

Advanced Gentle, Senior, Chair, Gentle Yoga Therapy and Somatic Yoga CEU Weekend Workshop

Location: Shelton Firehouse
619 S. Cleveland
Oceanside, CA
760-445-2755

4 FULL Days of Training!
October 17-20, 2014 - Mark Your Calendar and Check back for Details!


Chair Certification Program
Coming Soon!

Become Certified to Teach and Expand your Expertise!

Stay tuned for our Teacher Training and Certified Advanced Skills Programs for Chair Yoga coming in Spring 2014!

 

Illustrated & Detailed Training Manuals with every Workshop!

Yoga Poses, Sequences and Modifications

Everything we cover in our workshops are documented in our Teacher Training Manuals so that you can take all that you learned into your teaching and personal practice.

AVI-Certified Viniyoga Therapist specializing in Low Back and Joints

Learned a lot about Anatomy, Justine is great! So much helpful info and great explanations.


Three-Time Yoga Alliance Conference Presenter!

Sherry Zak Morris, E-RYT, Gentle Yoga Teacher

YogaAlliance "Gentle, Senior and Chair Yoga: The Untapped Market"
Contact Us for a copy of the Presentation.


Octogenarian Senior Chair Yoga Teacher

Paula Montalvo, RYT

It's inspiring to see the passion for Teaching Chair Yoga well into her 80's!

The Pioneer in Gentle Yoga and Somatics!

James Knight, Certified Hanna Somatics Educator

James' integrative approach to movement, healing and pain relief is nothing less than amazing!

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