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Ida Herbert, 94, the world’s oldest yoga instructor leads a class of 40 students at Breathe Yoga Studio in 2012.

A 20 HOUR TEACHER TRAINING
Fri Oct 20 – Sun Oct 22, 2017

with Monica Cordes
Canada’s leading authority on Seniors Yoga

EARLY BIRD PRICE.   REGISTER NOW & RECEIVE 10% OFF.

Learning to teach yoga to seniors safely and mindfully is becoming an increasingly important skill in the yoga teaching world.

As our population ages steadfastly, understanding the common physical and mental issues and having the qualifications to teach yoga to this large segment of our population will provide yoga teachers with a unique and very rewarding niche.

Health practitioners and others working with seniors will also highly benefit from this training.

SUITABLE FOR:

  • YOGA TEACHERS

  • TEACHERS IN TRAINING

  • PROFESSIONAL WORKING WITH SENIORS

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PARTICIPANT FEEDBACK

“I really feel as a whole the training was very organized, very useful information, especially for first time chair yoga experience but even for some with experience.”

Enjoyed most the joy and enthusiasm of the teaching team and their obvious interest in teaching the essence of yoga for seniors.”

“Enjoyed information on bedtop yoga and palliative care as well as other health concerns. Great learning environment with lots of opportunity to practice in groups while receiving helpful feedback and support from experienced instructors.”


This training will include:

  •  An in depth overview of  major health challenges seniors face and how Yoga can help with:
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Arthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dementia/Alzheimers
    • Diabetes
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Instruction in Modification of Postures to Accommodate Older Adults in All Levels, Chair Yoga and Therapeutic Classes
  • Examination of Scientific Research and Data
  • Study of Spiritual Practices that Support a Senior Population
  • Marketing to Seniors
  • Group Participation and Hands-on Learning

Schedule:

Friday Oct 21 6-9pm
Sat Oct 22 9am-6:00pm
Sun Oct 23 9am-5:30pm


Location:

Mindful Body Works Studio (10 mins from Breathe Yoga)

1278 Saint Clair Avenue West, Toronto, ON M6E 1B9

A TEACHING CERTIFICATE will be awarded to Yoga Teachers and Teachers in Training upon completion of this 20 hour program. CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION issued to Professionals who work with Seniors.

This course can be used towards 500 hour certification with The Canadian Yoga Alliance.


 

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MONICA CORDES is a certified 500-hour professional level yoga instructor, with teacher training in Kripalu Yoga and Integrative Yoga Therapy. She leads Yoga for Seniors Teacher Training programs in Canada. Monica has been deeply engaged in the practice and study of yoga for the past 30 years and took a special interest in teaching a gentle practice specifically geared to the senior population. She believes that yoga has many benefits for this population segment, as in addition to its health benefits, yoga helps seniors navigate the challenging transitions that come with this stage of life providing an opportunity for great spiritual growth.

 


20 Hour Training  Fri October 20-Sun Oct 22, 2017

LOCATION
: This workshop will be held at MINDFUL BODY WORKS STUDIO
$425+hst
Register now and receive 10% off.
Register Here

 

 

 

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