Seniors Yoga Teacher Training

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September 15 – 17, October 27 – 29*, November 24 – 26, 2017
*October dates have changed. These are the new dates.

(additional time commitment is expected from students, pre and post each session)

 

Later-in-life students come with their own needs, considerations and expectations. This training will give practicing Yoga Teachers hands-on experience with the senior student. We will explore Yoga philosophy and concepts from a later-in-life student perspective. This training is constructed to offer a balance of lecture, movement, small-group work, practice-teaching sessions, discussions and individual work.

During the 50+ hours you will delve into:

  •  Image and assumptions of the older student
  • Adjustments for the older body
  • Sequencing
  • Adapting asanas for mobility and health limitations
  • Vocabulary and Communicating with a late-in-life Yoga student
  • Anatomy of the aging body and mind
  • Hands-on teaching and adjusting experience with Senior students
  • Explorations of how to create a Yoga practice for students with Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Diabetes, and other common health concerns of the older student.

This Teacher Training is intended for practicing Yoga teachers who have a passion and desire to work with Senior students. Bring more value and personalize your multi-level classes for your older students and those with mobility and health issues. Step into a Seniors Yoga class with confidence and a greater understanding of this beautiful student population.

Pr-requisite: completion of 200-hr YTT (it is recommended that you have at least 50 teaching hours as well)

Investment:

Early Bird:  $650 (+GST) Before April 30, 2017

Regular: $750 (+GST) After April 30, 2017

*Registration includes a manual and unlimited yoga at Bodhi Tree Yoga Centre for the duration of the training.

Location: Bodhi Tree Yoga Centre

Please contact me if you have any questions.