Seniors Yoga Teacher Training

CPD Points: 25

When: 9.00am - 5.00pm, Saturday, 9 Feb 2019 - Sunday, 10 Feb 2019

Where: Crows Nest Community Centre, 2 Ernest Street, Crows Nest NSW 2065

IYTA Member Price: $295 - $395 / Non-member: $395 - $495
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The aim of the Seniors Yoga Teacher Training course is to provide participants with an:

  • Understanding of the anatomy of aging, the 12 common medical issues of senior students and their impact on safety in a yoga class.
  • Exploration of a technical approach to chair yoga postures, breath, movements and modifications.
    1. The Aging Body
    2. The 12 Common medical issues of seniors
    3. Managing Pain
  • 10 modifications to simple moves and 5 breathing techniques to support the aging body and lifestyle.

After the course, you will be able to plan a 1-hour seniors chair yoga class, taking account of their holistic needs and safety.

Yoga Practitioners and non-teachers will enjoy a weekend of chair yoga postures and a deeper exploration of the power of Seniors Yoga to support a healthy body and mind.

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.

About our Instructor

Beryl Broadbent

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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