August 13 – 17, 2018

Monday – Friday      5 full days

Toronto Chair Yoga Teacher Training

Foundations of Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga Therapeutics – Balance & Support

presenter: Tracey Eccleston

For anyone interested in learning or teaching Chair Yoga classes. Including Certified Yoga Teachers, Teachers in Training, Health Care Professionals and Yoga Practitioners looking to expand their practice. You do not need to be a Yoga Teacher to become Chair Yoga Certified Teacher. We do request a minimum of 20 hours yoga experience.

In this week long training you will add a new dimension to your teaching and/or caregiving.  The Toronto Chair Yoga Teacher Certification will provide you with two certificates “The Foundations of Chair Yoga” & “Chair Yoga Therapeutics: Balance & Support.

Along with the popular meditation, key breathing (pranayama), and relaxation techniques, you will learn how to adapt the classical Yoga asanas both seated and standing using the chair for balance & support. You will explore chair asanas such as:

  • Sun salutation
  • Moon salutation
  • Warrior series
  • Classical balance postures

In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the chair asanas for:

  • Double chair yoga (each student uses two chairs)
  • Partner chair yoga (two students—each on their own chair, working together as partners)

Tracey will also cover additional Eastern disciplines and modalities, as part of the program. Some examples include…

  • Matrika Shakti – Power of the Word
  • Hand movements for arthritis relief
  • Acupressure knee strengthening exercises
  • Various breathing techniques for meditation, relaxation, and asanas
  • The seven Chakras and their meanings, colors, sounds, and affirmations
  • The 5 Yamas and 5 Niyamas
  • Do-In Chinese Self Massage and Foot Reflexology
  • Basic nutrition to honour our body temple

Additionally you’ll learn importance of balance, along with a deeper understanding of many of the challenges clients may face when ageing. Including issues such as the following:

  • The top 8 health challenges related to ageing
  • How to support transitions up and down from the floor
  • The importance of Alignment & Anatomy when adapting asanas
  • The Sa Ta Na Ma Meditation
  • The Energy Healing Practices
  • Practice &  explore 14 different balance series
  • Study key pranayama (breathing) techniques

You will receive a copy of two (2) manuals and two (2) certificates stating you have completed The Foundations of Chair Yoga and Chair Yoga Therapeutics: Balance & Support. You become a registered Chair Yoga Teacher with Ageless Arts Yoga. These courses qualifies for Yoga Alliance continuing education units as well.

Cost:

Earlybird: $900.00 +HST
Tuition: $995.00 +HST
Location: Beach United
140 Wineva Ave., Toronto, ON M4E 2T4
If you are interested in taking only one of the two trainings, please contact us [email protected]

Presenter:

200 hour yoga teacher trainingTracey Eccleston has been proudly teaching and practising yoga for over a decade. When she’s not working as the Owner & Director of Ageless Arts Yoga or teaching The Foundations of Chair Yoga & Therapeutic Balance & Support, she tours throughout Canada, the United States and the Caribbean teaching.

Tracey started training to become a yoga teacher at…  learn more

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