Chair Yoga - Learn The Poses & Sequences
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Chair Yoga - Learn The Poses & Sequences

Learn to practice & teach Chair Yoga for seniors or people with reduced mobility with 3 full yoga classes and 30 poses.
4.2 (72 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
604 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 22 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Learn chair yoga poses to teach students or do yourself
Safely improve strength and flexibility
Learn simple sequences using a chair
Develop balance, focus and stability
Ease stress and anxiety
Relieve aches and pains, especially in the neck and shoulders
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Requirements
  • A chair with no arm rests
  • A tune up ball or a tennis ball
  • A yoga block or a large book/thick blankets
  • A yoga strap or a belt
Description

FOR PARTICIPANTS:

Looking for a safe and gentle, yet effective yoga practice that doesn't have you performing those “pretzel-like" yoga positions? A practice where you can enjoy all the benefits of traditional yoga while being comfortably supported by a chair?

This Chair Yoga course has you in mind. If limited mobility or injuries are holding you back from enjoying your body to the fullest, then you owe it to yourself to give this course a try. It's an amazing way to safely stretch and strengthen your body.

To see if Chair Yoga is right for you, identify any of the following limitations you might have:

  • Living with chronic pain…
  • Limited mobility due to illness, injury or disease…
  • Inflammation in the joints…
  • Working at a desk all day…
  • Never done yoga before…
  • And difficulty standing for long periods of time.

FOR TEACHERS:

Increasingly, people are turning to yoga to help them feel comfortable in their own bodies. As a yoga instructor, you want to be able to offer clientele safe and fun modifications compared to traditional poses. This course will give you three full-length chair yoga practices, as well as a breakdown of 30 yoga poses. It's a great course for anyone looking to teach yoga to seniors or people with reduced mobility. This is not a certification course and is simply meant to be educational for yoga teachers who want to expand to new clienteles.

If You're Experiencing Any of These Limitations…

Chair Yoga might be the perfect practice to help you slowly develop balance and stability—while improving strength and flexibility.

People with limited mobility often think yoga is not accessible to them. It absolutely can be. By moving slowly and mindfully, you can open up tight areas of your body in a safe and supportive way.

Kassandra walks you step-by-step through each of the poses. Her detailed instructions allow you to follow along without having to keep your eyes glued to the screen. You can practice at your own pace in the comfort of your home, and you'll get the feeling of being in the studio. It won't feel like you're “missing out" on anything. You'll also find it's more time and cost effective than a regular class.

This Course Includes 3 Easy Classes:

  • Slow Flow - Level 1: Starts off slow so you can build a strong foundation. You'll stay seated on the chair for the entire practice and focus on opening up your neck, shoulders, and hips.
  • Balance & Stability - Level 2: Slightly faster paced. You'll integrate some standing poses while using the chair for balance and stability. This is the perfect class for people who are working at slowly regaining their strength and mobility back.
  • Quick Energizer - All Levels: Designed to quickly give you a boost of energy through several simple poses including: twists, side bends, and forward folds. It's the perfect class to do on your lunch break at work or any time you're feeling lethargic.

Downloadable Content and Free Bonus Included

Each video lesson is downloadable so you can put them on your tablet or smart phone. Watch them anywhere! What's more, you'll also receive a FREE BONUS “Yoga at Home – 100 Yoga Poses". In this eBook you'll see illustrated pictures of Kassandra's favorite 100 yoga poses with complete instructions (no chair poses in this).

Included is a Money-Back Satisfaction Guarantee. If for ANY reason you aren't satisfied within 30 days, we'll happily refund every penny. In fact, go ahead and TRY the course out right now. See for yourself. If it's not everything and more… get your money back promptly.

This course has already impacted many people. You don't have to be flexible or strong to receive the benefits of Chair Yoga. As long as you're willing to give it a chance and practice consistently… your life will change.

Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. By participating in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge Yoga with Kassandra from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, arising out of Yoga with Kassandra's negligence.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for EVERY body. Seniors, persons with limited mobility or injuries, office workers, individuals with disabilities, weight issues or inflexibility.
  • Teachers will find this course very valuable! Learn how to adapt your yoga classes to seniors and people with limited mobility
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 25 Lectures Collapse All 25 Lectures 02:41:00
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Before You Start
1 Lecture 00:00
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Chair Yoga Classes
3 Lectures 01:23:00

Balance & Stability - Level 2
34:18

Quick Energizer - All Levels
11:24
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Level 1 Chair Yoga Poses
11 Lectures 00:00
Cat & Cow
1 page

Twists
1 page

Sun Salutations
2 pages

Neck Releases
1 page

Knee to Chest
1 page

Side Bend
1 page

Heron Pose
1 page

Butterfly Pose
1 page

Chair Pose
1 page

Archer Arms
1 page

Resting Pose
1 page
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Level 2 Chair Yoga Poses
9 Lectures 00:00
Warrior Poses
2 pages

Seated Pigeon
1 page

Standing Leg Lifts
1 page

Eagle Pose
1 page

Triangle Pose
1 page

Tree Pose
1 page

Downward Dog
1 page

Temple Pose
1 page

Crescent Lunge
1 page
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BONUS MATERIAL
1 Lecture 00:00
Yoga eBook - 100 Yoga Poses (no chair)
55 pages
About the Instructor
Yoga Instructor Kassandra Reinhardt
4.4 Average rating
173 Reviews
1,591 Students
4 Courses
Yoga Teacher RYT 200, Level 1 Yoga Therapy Certified

Kassandra has a dream of spreading the gift of yoga worldwide. She strives to help people discover the magic of creating an at home yoga practice by offering free classes on Youtube (Yoga with Kassandra) as well as in depth online courses and workshops. She also teaches public classes in Ottawa, Canada.

Kassandra believes yoga has the power to support us through change and can help fuel the fire of our inner desires, giving us the strength we need to go after our dreams. She strives to help students develop mind-body awareness by connecting to the breath and being open to new challenges.