Senior Yoga Immersion and Teacher Training

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Senior Yoga Immersion and Teacher Training

Time & Location

Mar 09, 2018, 6:00 PM – Mar 11, 2018, 5:30 PM
High Desert Yoga, 4600 Copper Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA

About The Event

Senior Yoga Immersion

March 9–11, 2018

This training is appropriate for all teachers, students, professionals, and family members who work with seniors, as well as seniors who have been practicing yoga for at least one year and wish to deepen their practice. We will look at common limitations of the elder population, and explore methods for practicing and teaching yogasana (poses) to help minimize current symptoms, prevent further complications, and improve quality of life.

The following topics are included in this workshop:

  • Spinal alignment and posture
  • Body awareness
  • Breathing practices and the role of the breath in practice
  • Psychosocial issues affecting lifestyle and functionality
  • Ethics from a yogic perspective (yama & niyama) as applied to yoga practice & working with seniors

Schedule Details

Friday, March 9 6:00–9:00 PM

Saturday, March 10 1:00–6:00 PM

Sunday March 11 1:15–5:15 PM

Senior Yoga Teacher Training

September 7–9, 2018

This training is for graduates of a yoga teacher training program who wish to gain deeper understanding of the needs of senior students or those who intend to teach yogasana to the senior population.

Topics for this training include:

  • Revisiting topics from the Senior Yoga Immersion workshop
  • Adapting and assisting asana for seniors
  • Sequencing a senior yoga class
  • Common conditions with emphasis on musculo-skeletal disorders such as arthritis, joint replacement, and back pain

Schedule Details

Friday, September 7 6:00–9:00 PM

Saturday, September 8 1:00–6:00 PM

Sunday, September 9 1:15–5:15 PM

Senior Yoga Certification is available for those who meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate of a Yoga Teacher Training Program of 200 hours or more
  • Completion of the HDY Senior Yoga Immersion and Teacher Training workshops
  • Enrollment in and completion of the Senior Yoga Certification Project
  • Payment of $50* non-refundable fee

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Price Options

Senior Yoga Immersion

$175 (plus tax) pre-registered by February 23, 2018

$185 (plus tax) after February 23

Senior Yoga Teacher Training

$175 (plus tax) pre-registered by August 24, 2018

$185 (plus tax) after August 24

Senior Yoga Certification (once both workshops have been completed)

$50 (plus tax)

In studio registration only.

* Ticket prices include 7.5% NM gross receipts tax and 2.9% PayPal transaction fee.

  • SeniorTeacherTraining Sept 7–9

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