Yoga for Seniors

with Susana García Blanco

REQUIRED MODULE for 300 h Advanced Teacher Training


The primary focus for this module is on Yoga for Inexperienced Seniors (seniors who are beginning the practice of yoga asana) and for seniors with physical limitations.

Pre-requisite: Anusara yoga Immersion and Level 1 Teacher Training  


– Cultural Attitudes Towards Seniors
– Benefits of Yoga for Senior Students
– Psychology of Senior Students
– Adapting Teaching Techniques for a Class of Yoga for Seniors
  • Appropriate Use of Heart Qualities & Themes
  • Class management
  • Studio Space Considerations
  • Demos
  • Observation
  • Adjustments and Assists
-Teaching Asana in a Class of Yoga for Seniors
  • Breath & Pranayama
  • Applying the UPAs
  • Basic Form of the Pose
  • Using Props
  • Balance
  • Other Considerations
– Anatomy & Physiology
  • Be informed about the common issues that senior students often have in order to offer safe and effective teaching.
  • Energetic Anatomy
  • Less Common Medical issues to Be Aware Of
-The Business of Yoga and Teaching Seniors




summer 2019 


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