May 30-31, 2020 with Kathryn Flynn & Tracy Birrell

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Saturday May 30 – to Sunday May 31, 2020

with Kathryn Flynn & Tracy Birrell

Learn the benefits and methods of adapting yoga into a chair-based practice for seniors, including those with specific conditions. This weekend training includes…

  • Who are seniors? Looking at the aging population and general overviews of statistics, health, and wellness challenges relevant to seniors
  • Evidence-based approach to the benefits of yoga for these groups
  • The Ayurvedic lens on ageing and supportive practices
  • Exploring challenges of aging – mechanical and functional, including outlines of the condition, risk factors, and how yoga practice can intervene
  • Guidelines related to pain and restrictions
  • What to expect in a chair yoga class, how to set up, and how to approach teaching

This course is for everyone, but it counts as one credit in the 300 hour Intelligent Edge Yoga program.

**Please bring your own folding chair.

Date: 2 days, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday/Sunday May 30 – 31, 2020

Investment: $275 + HST (HRSDC certified, so tax receipts will be issued).

Available for YACEP credits.

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