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Heartwood Yoga Institute
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Yoga for Seniors Teacher's Training
Jul 24, 2024 - Jul 24, 2024

Yoga for Seniors is a 8 hour training focused on the specific needs and considerations of older populations to help yoga teachers and those working with older populations to design and lead an appropriate senior yoga practice. The course includes anatomy for older populations, yoga for beginners, and material covering the following issues:

  • Knee and hip replacements,
  • Wrist & bone density issues
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson's
  • The side effects of medications and specific emotional and physical challenges facing those age 60 and above.
  • What to do in emergencies if accidents or medical problems occur in class.


Posture modifications, props, & sequencing yoga for seniors is reviewed, as well as creative class ideas to keep seniors engaged, developing affirming attitudes and connections to the class and providing new ways to teach core yoga philosophy and practices .


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Jul 24, 2024
10:00am - 6:00pm EDT
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