with Little Flower Yoga Instructor Mayuri Gonzalez
Saturday, February 18, 2017: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Chair Yoga is a unique yoga style that adapts yoga positions and poses through creative use of a chair. The chair replaces the yoga mat and becomes an extension of the body. The student is able to warm up the body safely and perform yoga poses with more support and stability. Poses are done seated on the chair or the chair is used for support during standing poses, forward and backward bends, side extensions, balancing, and leg and arm stretches. Chair Yoga is suitable for all ages, fitness levels and physical conditions.
The course is particularly useful for yoga teachers, classroom teachers, PT’s, OT’s, and other healthcare professionals. This form of yoga is ideal for school childrento practice right at their desk without yoga mats or other props. This program will add a new dimension to your teaching and/or care-giving.
The teacher certification will provide you with a firm foundation for teaching Chair Yoga and will address:
- Beginner, Intermediate, and Challenging Poses & Sequences
- Postural Education and Support
- Breathwork, meditation, mindfulness and relaxation techniques ideal for the chair.
- Safety Guidelines
Who this training is best for:
Yoga teachers, yoga students, classroom teachers, PT’s, OT’s, and other healthcare wellness/healthcare professionals
For payments with credit card a 7% fee is charged. Payments by check (made out to PCYH) or cash may be mailed or dropped off at the Center and must be received by the early registration deadline to qualify for the discount.
Taught by Little Flower Yoga Instructor Mayuri Gonzalez
Mayuri Gonzalez is a nationally recognized presenter, trainer and instructor in mindfulness and children’s yoga. She has more than 25 years of experience practicing yoga and mindfulness, and provides therapeutic yoga classes to children and families as well as teaching yoga and mindfulness classes in schools and community centers. In her role as director of the School Yoga Project, Mayuri trains and mentors teachers, counselors and school support staff. She is a contributing author to Best Practices for Yoga in Schools, and a presenter for PESI, offering continuing education to educators and health care providers.