Make your classes accessible by learning to modify your teaching in a way that can enable people with disabilities, chronic disease, in bigger bodies, or seniors to access the transformative benefits a Vinyasa Yoga Practice offers:
An Adaptive Approach To Teaching to a Wider Population
A 20 Hour Training With Breathe Yoga Director of Teacher Training & Senior Teacher Margot Stokreef
Friday Sept 25 – Sunday Sept 27
This twenty-hour intensive will introduce participants to the essential practices of Slow/Gentle Flow, enabling a wider population to access all of the transformative benefits a Vinyasa Yoga practice offers: strength, flexibility, balance, calming the nervous system, anxiety reduction.
The workshop will look at how to teach students looking for a flow class at a slower pace and how to make a class accessible to seniors, people in bigger bodies and people with chronic disease and disabilities.
We will study the principles for sequencing a slower vinyasa class by exploring different modifications to traditional sun salutations and other asana. Through the lens of Yoga Therapy we will also:
For teachers, this session will cultivate both confidence and competence in sharing teaching with a wider population.For students, this will be an opportunity to immerse more fully into a gentle yoga practice.
Fri Sept 25 6-9pm
Sat Sept 26 9am-5pm
Sun Sept 27 9am-5pm
This workshop is eligible for Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Contact Hours and CYA credits.