Adaptive Sivananda Yoga Course

  • Sivananda Yoga Ranch Sivananda Yoga Ranch
  • 33 Yoga Road, Woodbourne, NY, 12788, USA
  • Jul 24 - 28, 2019 (5 days)
  • Single Room - $785.00 Double Room Shared (2 Beds) - $705.00 Shared Dorm Room (3-4 beds) - $645.00 Apartment (1 person with private bathroom) - $1,005.00 Apartment (2 people with private bathroom) - $1,275.00 Apartment (3-4 people with private bathr

About This Event

The Adapted Sivananda Yoga Course is a week-long certification program designed for yoga teachers to learn modified variations of the Sivananda sequence. In our modern times of increased stress and immobility (seated culture), we are noticing a rising number of people who need modifications to traditional asanas in order to be safe and effective.

This 5 day program trains yoga teachers how to adapt, adjust, and accommodate every body for the Sivananda Hatha Yoga sequence. Each day you will learn anatomy from the perspective of various physical ailments while embodying the teachings in your own body to give you a greater sense of assessment and application; the foundational principles of adapting yoga.

Lila Lolling, ERYT500 leads the certification program by teaching majority of the program. She teaches anatomy from a general, functionality perspective, giving students the understanding how the body works as a unit. Jennifer “Anandi Devi” Chadukiewicz, ERYT200 specializes in guiding chair yoga and geriatric yoga classes and the necessary theory and practices to guide gentle yoga classes. The two make an amazing team of teachers who share their knowledge and wisdoms freely, giving plenty of room for self-exploration for each participant.

Upon graduation from this course, yoga teachers will feel confident in creating a safe and welcoming environment for students of a variety of ailments.

Daily Ashram Schedule:

We will follow the ashram daily schedule with some exceptions.

Topics of Study

Basic Pranayama – for beginners and those with respiratory issues

Spinal Column Health – safe inversions, disc injuries, herniation, scoliosis

Yoga for Full Bodies – gentle variations for people with obesity

Yoga for Stiff Bodies – variations for seated lifestyles

Prenatal Yoga – moving safely and with ease

Trauma Sensitive Yoga – supporting students in moving through trauma

For teacher bios, please visit here.


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