Gentle Yoga is a healing practice that promotes physical and mental health. This training will focus on modified poses and slow movement guided by breath so Yoga becomes accessible to anyone who might have limited movement for various reasons.
This program is open to teachers and students, but the focus is a teacher training.
We will cover:
• Poses for building strength, increasing flexibility, and improving balance
• Techniques to quiet the mind using guided meditation and cooling pranayama
• Chair Yoga
• Props and the wall
• Anatomy of specific conditions
• Creating a Gentle Flow Class
Friday 6:30pm - 9:30pm (optional Gentle Yoga Class 5:30-6:30pm)
Saturday 11:00am - 6:00pm (lunch break)
Sunday 8:00am - 1:00pm
Upon completion of this training, 200-hour Registered Yoga Teachers will receive a certificate to teach Gentle Yoga. Students must be present for all 12 hours to earn the certification. Advanced Studies students receive 14 hours toward their 500/1000 hour certification (optional 15 if attending class Friday night).
$175 early registration before January 4; $200 registration after January 3
URSEL SARALA HARMON, E-RYT500 went to her first yoga class in 2002 in the search of stress relief and found just what she was looking for. She began teaching in 2004 after being registered with the Yoga Alliance through independent studies which include certifications in Sports Yoga, Yoga Fit, Gentle & Chair Yoga (from the Satchidananda Ashram in VA), Kids Yoga & Prenatal Yoga (from Holy Cow Yoga Center), Relax and Renew Trainer (Judith Lasater) and more. She believes in the calmer aspects of the asana practice and enjoys working with people who have limitations. Ursel truly believes that yoga is for EVERYBODY.