I am passionate about teaching with clarity and compassion and believe that yoga is accessible to everyone. Always inspired by movement, my yoga classes aim to encourage serenity, space and stability in the body and mind.
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Chair Yoga Teacher Training
Yoga Next Door, Malahide Road Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th October 2021 10:30am-6:30pm (14 hrs CPD) Early Bird Until Sept 16th 2021 €295 Full Rate: €350 HYD Alumni Rate: €280 This training course is suitable for both yoga teachers and health service professionals.
Chair Yoga is an inclusive and accessible practice. It incorporates elements of yoga, meditation, mindfulness, pranayama (breathing exercises), movement and relaxation techniques. The Chair Yoga classes are challenging and fun! They encourage friendship, community, confidence, balance and a growth mindset.
On completion of this course you will be able to:
Teach yoga using chairs in group or private lessons Design and sequence a chair yoga class Use small props and chairs as tools to build strength, confidence and balance Teach simple breathing exercises Use chairs as part of home practice Facilitate guided relaxation (using chairs and other props) Lead a guided meditation Teach different levels of chair yoga Fully seated class Partially seated class (with standing balancing exercises using chairs) Chairs as props in challenging poses During the course you will learn about:
The principles of chair yoga The business of chair yoga The role of chair yoga in the community, nursing homes, offices and studios Accessible modifications of traditional yoga poses using chairs and other small props
Chair Yoga is growing in popularity. If you are a teacher looking to expand your repertoire or a health service professional looking for fun new ways of interacting with clients, this course is for you!