Professional Training
July 2 — 6, 2022

Chair Yoga Teacher Training

Krishna Chaitanya
Tuition: $395

Yoga is a path for healing, optimal wellness, mental peace, transformation, and spiritual growth that can benefit everyone, regardless of physical abilities. Chair Yoga is a useful way to adapt yoga so that everyone can benefit.

In this course, you will learn how to make yoga accessible to seniors, persons with disabilities or limited mobility, the chronically ill, and those recovering from injuries.

You will learn to teach and offer:

  • Modified yoga postures in chairs
  • Chair modifications in mixed level classes (standing and sitting)
  • Private chair yoga sessions
  • Breathing, chanting, and meditation in chairs.

You will also learn about the business and marketing of Chair Yoga.

Who should take the course: This course is for yoga teachers, nurses, PT’s, MD’s, OT’s, caregivers, and for those practitioners with experience who would like to learn Chair Yoga to have a more in-depth understanding of the practice.

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.

Your course schedule has been designed by the presenter to provide a holistic educational experience, and includes course presentation time, meal times, and free time for you to enjoy the beach and the grounds and participate in the ashram’s daily programs. Lines in bold type indicate required course times.

Morning and Evening Satsang: community gatherings for meditation, chanting & teachings; sometimes a silent beach walk.
Yoga Asana & Pranayama Classes: available on outdoor ocean and bayfront platforms (beginner and intermediate levels offered twice daily).

DAY 1
6:00am – 8:00am Morning Satsang
8:00 – 10:00 am Course Session
10:00 am Brunch
11:00 am Ashram Welcome & History Tour (meets at Reception)
11:30 am Inauguration Ceremony
12:00 – 3:00 pm Course Session
4:00 pm Yoga Asana & Pranayama Classes
6:00 pm Dinner
8:00 to 9:45 pm Evening Satsang

DAY 2 – DAY 4
6:00am – 8:00am Morning Satsang
8:00 – 10:00 am Course Session
10:00 am Brunch
11:00am – 12:00pm Karma Yoga/Free Time
12:00 – 3:00 pm Course Session:
4:00 pm Yoga Asana & Pranayama Classes
6:00 pm Dinner
8:00 to 9:45 pm Evening Satsang

LAST DAY
6:00am – 8:00am Morning Satsang
8:00 – 10:00 am Course Session
10:00 am Brunch
11:00am – 12:00pm Karma Yoga/Free Time
12:00 – 3:00 pm Course Session:
3:00 pm Graduation Ceremony

  • Regular ashram schedule the rest of the day

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