Gentle Yoga for Seniors Teacher Training
Learn how to teach a comprehensive, well-rounded Gentle Yoga class. This specialty training focuses on the needs of the 65+ population, though, the sequences offered are applicable to all age groups interested in practicing yoga in a gentle & mindful way. This 15-hour training includes:
- Yoga postures & mindfulness practices that support the aging process
- Sequences in bed rest yoga, chair yoga, and gentle yoga in a studio setting
- Brain activities to enhance your classes and support seniors’ mental health
- How to gain buy-in at yoga studios, retirement communities, assisted living centers, eldercare facilities, private students, home settings, senior centers, etc.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This training is open to any person who is interested in practicing and teaching gentle yoga and is especially recommended for those who are currently in or have completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training.
Participants must attend the required 15 contact hours. Candidates who attend all required training hours and successfully complete the certification process will be listed as a Certified ChildLight Gentle Yoga Instructor on our website.
CE HOURS / APPROVED PROVIDERS
Trainings are valid for Yoga Alliance CE hours and possible CEUs or PDPs from your credentialing organization. Hours do NOT apply toward the 95-Hour RCYS, 85-Hour RPYS, or 200-Hour RYS.
Since 2014, ChildLight Education Company has been a Yoga Alliance approved Registered Children’s Yoga School, a Registered 200 Hour Yoga School and a Registered Prenatal Yoga School providing teacher training and continuing education.
ChildLight Education Company is a Continuing Education Provider through Courses4Teachers. The credit they offer is graduate-level professional development semester credit, through the University of the Pacific, designed for salary advancement and/or to renew credentials for teachers in districts across the U.S.
Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC)
ChildLight Education Company is an approved program provider as a non-matriculated course or program that will improve the ability to get a job or encourage further study for VSAC grant recipients who are not enrolled in high school.
Department of Rehabilitation in California
ChildLight Education Company is an approved entity for training with the State of CA, Department of Rehabilitation.
***Participants have also had CE hours accepted through Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT), and the Foster Care system in addition to PT, SLP, American School Counselor Association (ASCA), and individual school districts across the country.
Live Virtual: $345
*Self-Paced Online: $299
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Have you previously attended this training and need a refresher? Retake this training live for $100 -OR- Watch a previous training recording as often as you’d like over a 7-day period for $100.
N.A., Occupational Therapist