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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this teacher training course:

Chair Yoga Training: Learn to Teach Seniors & Those with Limited Mobility

Learn how to teach a complete Sivananda class with the use of a chair and explore how to adapt the class for those with limited mobility. Practicing in a chair offers students with limited mobility the opportunity to experience the benefits of Yoga. 

This program will offer you the tools to help students build strength, awareness and confidence and to increase their mental and physical well-being.

Other topics taught include anatomy of aging, tools for communicating with a population that often has limited hearing and sight and how to approach retirement homes and community. While designed for yoga teachers, those who work regularly with the elderly or wish to share yoga with loved ones can also benefit from this training. 

The course will count as 15 hrs credit for continuing education with the yoga alliance.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows:

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   

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Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):


The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center NYC reserves the right to cancel a course if it has not enrolled enough students before the beginning of the course’s instruction. 

In the case of such course cancellation, all enrolled students will be notified by email and/or phone and will be given the option of:

  • a full refund of the course fee
  • an equivalent credit towards another course at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center NYC

Should any students find it necessary to cancel any course registration, please review our cancellation and refund policy below:

  • If you inform the Center at least 5 business days before the commencement of the course’s instruction, you shall receive a full refund of the course fee or as an alternative, an equivalent credit towards another course at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center NYC;
  • If you inform the Center less than 5 days before the commencement of the course’s instruction, you shall receive a refund of 75% of the course fee or as an alternative, an equivalent 75% credit towards another course at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center NYC;
  • If you inform the Center after the course commences, no refund or credit will be issued.

Should any students find it necessary to transfer any course registration to a new date, please review our policy below:

  • If you inform the Center at least 5 business days before the commencement of the course’s instruction, you shall be able to transfer to a new course without any extra charge;
  • If you inform the Center less than 5 days before the commencement of the course’s instruction, you shall be able to use 85% of the course towards another course at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center NYC;
  • If you inform the Center after the course commences, you shall be able to use 75% of the course towards another course at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center NYC.
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Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center

The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center has been serving the New York City community for the past 58 years. It is part of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, a worldwide organization founded by Swami Vishnudevananda in 1957. Swami Vishnu was one of the first yogis to come to the West to spread the teachings...

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