Visual Yoga: Teaching Yoga to the Hard of Hearing

Gain tools to serve the hard of hearing, deaf and visually-based community members. Deepen your spiritual practice and expand your teaching skills with a visual approach to Yoga and meditation.


Lila Lolling

Description

With about 28 million deaf and hard-of-hearing people in the U.S. alone, this training course is a valuable resource for any Yoga teacher. Learn a variety of visual techniques to suit a multitude of students, whether hard-of-hearing senior citizens, deaf yogins, or people with autism or apraxia. Explore the deaf and hard-of-hearing cultures, American Sign Language (ASL), natural gesturing and a variety of other subjects related to the visual method of teaching Yoga.

Topics of this course include:

  • Hard of hearing and deaf cultures
  • Anatomy and physiology of the inner ear and brain
  • American sign language (ASL) - basic communication
  • Study of natural gesturing & other communication techniques
  • Teaching and designing a visually-based Yoga class
  • Marketing tips and techniques to offer Visual Yoga classes

This course is open to all Yoga teachers.