Bring the joy of movement to people of all abilities, ages, and body sizes
Overview of what is Adaptive Yoga, why it’s important, and general guidelines for ways to make your classes inclusive, accessible, and welcoming for all
How to structure your class using progressive sequencing with the use of pose maps that help to break down each asana into smaller movements
Understand the value of props and ways to use both traditional yoga props and regular household items to enhance and support the chair yoga practice
Specific considerations on teaching chair yoga for people with abundant bodies
How to foster your students’ body awareness and encourage kinesthetic learning using awareness-based cues that empower personal choice and embodied experience in a group class setting
Common injuries and ways to avoid them, even in online classes when you may not be able to see your students
Accessible breath awareness exercises
Mobility exercises for the shoulders, neck, spine, hands, feet, hips, and pelvis
Safe ways to teach balance
Core supportive exercises from the chair
Appropriate ways to modify specific yoga asanas for the chair
Accessible flowing sequences that can be taught simultaneously for people sitting in a chair and people standing
Class templates for different scenarios such as:
30 minute seated chair yoga class
60 minute combined seated and standing chair yoga class
All levels class that includes chair and mat yoga
Guidelines for teaching people with osteoporosis, arthritis, hip and knee replacements, and more.
100+ page teaching manual – PDF format
Access to Darcie’s complete library of over 30 recorded Chair Yoga classes
Private Facebook group of Adaptive Chair Yoga Teachers
Free Class Passes to two of Darcie’s online yoga classes
Access to downloadable recordings of each teacher training session
Certified by Yoga Alliance. Yoga Alliance requires all yoga teachers to accumulate at least 30 hours of continuing education every three years.
A firm chair without arm rests
Two yoga blocks
One yoga belt (or scarf/tie)
One blanket and/or yoga bolster
February 11, 12, 13 & February 25, 26, 27
Fridays 6:00-8:00pm EST | Saturdays and Sundays 11:00-1:00pm EST
Plus 3 hours of prerecorded content to review on own time in between weekend sessions.
12 hours live over Zoom with downloadable recording available if unable to make live sessions.
Early Bird Pricing until January 15
$300 plus HST (Canadian Sales Tax) = $339 Total
If you need a payment plan I’m happy to discuss this with you.
After January 15 - $350 plus HST = $395.50