Online Program

Chair Yoga: Learn to Practice Modified Sivananda Poses


Krishna Chaitanya
Tuition: $69

Hours: 7.5 hours

What You’ll Learn: 

  • Adapt Sivananda yoga to your body


In today’s world there is an ever increasing need for adaptive yoga. As the benefits of yoga become more well known, more diverse groups of people require modified yoga postures so they can also receive the benefits.

Using the 12 basic postures of the Sivananda sequence as the foundation, this course will teach you to practice yoga with a chair, incorporating breathing and relaxation methods to produce all the benefits of yoga done from the floor on a mat for people who are unable to get on the floor.

Krishna Chaitanya is a physical therapist and senior hatha yoga teacher who has taught innumerable teacher and advanced teacher trainings in the ashram. His specialty is adaptive yoga and he has 20 years experience working with the elderly and other populations with physical challenges.


Requirements & Recommendations: 

  • No experience necessary. This program is open to beginners as well as advanced practitioners.
  • Viewing Device: Desktop or laptop computer will provide the best experience, although you can also connect via a tablet or smartphone.
  • Internet connection: High-speed broadband wired or wireless is best.
  • Video: Download Zoom to your computer, or install the Zoom app to your device.  For interactive group sessions, a webcam or integrated camera will allow others to feel more connected with you.
  • Audio: Headphone speakers are recommended. If you wish to participate vocally, a headset with a microphone will be ideal.

Course Includes:

  • 7.5 hours on-demand video
  • Downloadable course manual
  • Full lifetime access video

Krishna Chaitanya is a physical therapist, senior staff member of the Yoga Retreat, and senior instructor of Hatha Yoga in the Teacher Training Course and other courses. He has taught for more than 20 years and specializes in working with the elderly population. He teaches Adaptive Yoga, Chair Yoga, and has many years experience helping individuals with all kinds of physical limitations.

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