DAY 1 – Chair Yoga Theory and practical sessions on how to teach pranayama, Surya Namaskar and more using a chair as prop. The ageing process. Tips for teaching yoga to seniors and adapting the regular Sivananda Gentle Yoga class for seniors.
DAY 2 – Hypertension and Heart Yoga What is hypertension? How does age affect the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems? How yoga can benefit seniors with heart related, or back and knee issues.
DAY 3 – Other Body Systems & Mixed Yoga Old age affects functioning of respiratory, digestive and nervous systems, the senses and mental wellbeing. How to manage and adapt your class to seniors with mixed abilities.
DAY 4 – Practical Teaching Sessions Practical applications and demonstrations, and extended Q & A sessions to consolidate your learning.