Chair Yoga 

20 Hours

Introduction to teaching

Saturday 1st  – Sunday 2nd October 2022

Become more than a teacher of postures; become a teacher of people. 

Throughout a Yogi’s life, our physical practice will go through change – whether through injury, illness, age or environment, and sometimes it’s neither possible nor advisable to be down on the mat. But that’s not to say our physical practice need cease. 

Chair Yoga is an increasingly popular approach to traditional Yoga which brings the practice to where individuals need to be met, so that Yoga can truly be inclusive and for Every Body. 

This 20 hour CPD course will give you confidence, tools, techniques and practices to be able to offer well-thought out variations for practitioners in mixed classes, specific Chair Yoga sessions and Office Yoga, all whilst developing your awareness of a range of practitioners’ needs.

In the course we will cover:

  • The principles of using the chair as an intrinsic yoga tool 

  • Alignment principles of basic Chair Yoga practices 

  • An exploration of conditions and contraindications which may bring people to practice with a chair 

  • Office Yoga 

  • The grades of differentiation you may offer (gentle to more demanding) 

  • Sequencing of Chair practices

Yes. This course is accredited by Yoga Alliance International and counts at 20 hours CPD.

Saturday 1st October – Sunday 2nd October 

Saturday 0900-1730 (8 hours contact)

Sunday 0900 – 1800 (8 hours contact) 

Teaching Assignment and Reflection (4 hours) to be submitted within 4 weeks of course start date. 

Yoga teachers:  

YTT200 or 50 hours Foundation

Non Yoga teachers:

Personal Yoga Practice of 1 year or more (for those who wish to develop their own chair practice)

Experience working in physical fitness, eg as an fitness instructor

The tutor

Christine ERYT500

Christine is the course leader for the Chair Yoga CPD and also the 200 hour teacher training programme. She first began teaching Chair Yoga in 2018 as a volunteer for vulnerable groups and has taught Chair Yoga in a range of settings, including large multi national companies. 

Fee 

Booking closes 31st August 2022

Option A – Payment in Full (£275) Early Bird 

A single payment of £275 by 31st July 2022

Option B – Pay in two parts (£300)

Non refundable deposit of £100 is payable to book your place

Balance of £200 payable by 31st August 2022 

Example schedule:

9.00 Group Class & Teaching Experience

11.00 Tea Break

11.15 Training (Theory & Practice)

13.00 Lunch break

14.00 Training (Theory & Practice)

17.00 Teaching Review

Yes. There will be a short practical assessment undertaken during the contact hours and an assignment to be submitted within 4 weeks of the course.

Both tasks must be satisfactorily completed in order to be awarded the YACEP certificate to count towards Yoga Alliance CPD hours.

What is included: 

You will receive a manual to take away and a certificate will be sent to you in the post on satisfactory completion of the course.

All props will be provided during the course.

What is not included: 

Lunch. Please bring your own or enjoy lunch in many of the local cafes.

Snacks

Travel and accommodation costs incurred (even if the course is unexpectedly cancelled)

Please bring: 

Your Yoga mat

A notebook and pen

A bottle of water

A warm layer

All monies paid are non refundable and non transferable, except in reasonable and extenuating circumstances and only at the discretion of the course director.

A doctor’s certificate / official PCR test result must be provided if any absence is due to ill health. In this case, only a transfer to a later date will be considered.

No refunds will be given for those who do not pass the course to a satisfactory standard.  No partial refunds will be given for hours missed.

100% attendance and submission of the 4 hour assignment are required to complete the course.