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Chair Yoga Therapeutics; Balance & Support

Wednesday August 15th 2018 - Friday August 17th 2018

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Daily Schedule: Wed – 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Thurs – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Fri – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm This program also runs May 12-14th in Paris, Ontario
Cost: Early Bird Rate $450 +HST After Jul 15th $495 +HST
Phone: (519) 498-1017

Chair Yoga Therapeutics trainings are perfect for yoga teachers and students who are looking for a therapeutic yoga practice to be used while transitioning from a physical challenge, limitation or injury. Chair Yoga Therapeutics is a great way to find your way gently back to the mat.

Chair Yoga Therapeutics has been designed with yoga limiting challenges in mind. Osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, Arthritis, back and joint pain, Heart Disease, Scoliosis, Parkinson's shouldn't stop you from enjoying a great yoga class. If you're worried about not being able to get down to the floor, or even worse not being able to get back up again, come check us out. All our classes are mindful, kind and focused on creating a sense of wellness.

Learn how to adapt, Sun & Moon Salutations, the Warrior & Balance series all to the chair. Learn safe and easy techniques on how to use the chair to move from standing to chair to floor and back up again. Explore ways to strengthen your joints without creating further challenges in your body while building flexibility to keep your body moving.

Once you have completed this workshop you will understand how to safely and effectively use the chair as a prop. Moving yourself and your students up and down from the floor without pressure on the knee & hip joints. You will learn multiple adaptations for all the most popular yoga poses including Sun & Moon Salutations, Warrior Series and Balance Series. You will learn 8 modules which can be used to build a design multiple 1-hour Chair Yoga classes.

Chair Yoga Therapeutics is for everyone, no matter your age, size, and/or physical challenges. Learn how you can make yoga accessible and enjoyable for everyone.

Chair Yoga Therapeutics graduates will receive a certification to teach Chair Yoga Therapeutics and credits to Yoga Alliance. This program is taught by Tracey Eccleston E-RYT 500 Faculty of Kripalu and the Open Center New York.


Grand River Yoga is located on the property of beautiful Five Oaks. Shared & private accommodations start at $50/night.

Check out our Foundations of Chair Yoga Teacher Training as well.