Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training for Special Populations at Discovery Yoga


Friday, April 26, 2019 to Friday, May 3, 2019


  • Discovery Yoga - St. Augustine, FL


Come down to sunny, warm St Augustine, Florida and learn to teach Let Your Yoga Dance® in and out of chairs to people with special needs: People with Parkinsons, MS, the elderly, people with arthritis, depression, those healing from cancer and/ or undergoing chemotherapy. This training is for body-centered teachers of yoga dance, yoga, nurses, bodyworkers, physical therapists, MDs, special-ed teachers, educators.

Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training for Special Populations will teach you to:

  • Serve people who need and want to move their bodies but are hindered due to illness, pain, lack of mobility
  • Study, practice, and teach appropriate yoga-breathing techniques for this population
  • Discover creative ways to dance your yoga in chairs and to teach it to your students
  • Heighten your sensitivity to the emotional and mental needs of special populations
  • Slow down so that your students never feel rushed or pushed
  • Work with Balance, learn to stay grounded
  • Treat your students with respect and care, promoting dignity and self-confidence
  • Increase your music library with appropriate music for your students
  • Understand the power that Music has upon the Brain
  • Utilize the 7 chakras (the energy centers of the body) as a roadmap for your classes
  • Increase your movement vocabulary so you can easily offer new sequences to your students
  • Practice-teach and mentor fellow participants in the dance of yoga
  • Facilitate during sharing time after the practice classes
  • Observe your emotions and steady your mind and energy field
  • Be compassionate and sensitive to the unique needs of this population

Please bring:

An IPOD and a laptop if you have one, or a small CD player. You will receive a CD to practice with on opening night.


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