Certified Adapted Yoga - SIt, Stand, or Wheel TM Instructor Training

Upcoming Instructor Training Workshops

We are holding an Adapted Yoga- Sit, Stand, or Wheel Instructor Certification Training Fall 2016!


More details to come so check back soon

 

This is an exciting certification training experiene for yoga Instructors/Teachers who are looking to advance their practice with this specialty yoga reaching students of all abilities, with physical or mental health conditions. If you are interested in participating in  this exciting training course and would like it to come to your city, please email us info@sitstandorwheel.com

 

Prerequists:  Participants must be Yoga Instructors/Teachers. 

Registered Yoga Teachers (RYTs) with Yoga Alliance recieve 16 Continuing Educational Units.


Workshop Objectives:

  • Increase disability awareness, define terms and understand accessibily issues
  • Understand common health conditions and the functional  implications
  • Determine student participation criteria
  • Become familar with the Adapted Yoga- Sit, Stand or WheelTM Program series
  • Understand the benefits of yoga for people of differing abilities
  • Learn how to adapted traditional floor based yoga poses for people of differing abilities
  • Learn how to use yoga props to challenge students
  • Learn how to market your practice to reach people of all abilities
  • Get set up to earn more through the Adapted Yoga Video Affilate partnership

Past Instructor Training Workshops

Clarion Hotel- Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

May 4 and 5th, 2013

Course Content

Day 1- Health Conditions and Disability Awareness.

Symptoms, limitations and and functional implications for common health conditions are explained, such as Multiple Sclerosis, Arthritis, Parkinson's, Fibromyalgia, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, and more.Therapeutic goals for these conditions as well as for people with intellectual disabilities such as Autism and Down Syndrome as well as mental health conditions like Depression, Bipolar Disaorder etc., are included.  Definitions and terms related to disability are clarified as are the benefits of yoga for people of varying abilities including for seniors and pregnant women. Participation criteria for Sit, Stand or Wheel is clarified as well as how to adapt both pranayamas and asana from traditional floor yoga. Full day classroom instruction is provided by Marnie Courage, Occupational Therapist and Creator of Adapted Yoga - Sit Stand or Wheel.

Day 2 - Practical Instructor Skills and Facilitation.

The methods of teaching Adapted Yoga - Sit Stand or WheelTM are demonstrated and then applied through participant engagement and practice. Demonstration for assisting students into each pose and the use assistive devices (props) is included. Adaptations for over 40 poses are provided. Tips for expanding your yoga instruction  to reach people with disabilitites are shared as are tips for marketing your practice and making additional income through affiliate sales of our video. Instruction is jointly provided by Marnie Courage and Adrianna Szarec (Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance and Certified Adapted Yoga- Sit, Stand, or WheelTM Instructor)

Price & Registration Details

Cost: $399.00

Participants will receive

  • Adapted Yoga- Sit, Stand or wheel Intructor Manual
  • Discounted  Adapted Yoga - Sit, Stand or WheeTM Video download and "On-the-go" Booklet 
  • Certificate of course completion.
  • 16 hours = 16 CEU's (continuing education units) recognized by Yoga Alliance
  • Opportunity to make passive income with affiate sales of the DVD and video download

*All refreshments as well as morning and afternoon snacks are provided to participants. Mid morning and mid afternoon breaks as well as one hour lunch break will be taken.


TO REGISTER:

1. Please fill out this online registration form

2. Once you have submitted the registration form please Click on the "ADD TO CART" button below to complete the payment for registration.

  • PO BOX 272
  • 971 Corydon Ave.
  • Winnipeg, MB
  • R3M 3S7 Canada