Yoga Teachers Workshop: Accessible Chair Yoga

Teaching Accessible Chair Yoga

Saturday 4th March 2023 10:00-17:00
IN PERSON or ONLINE at The Shala London | Map

This will be offered as a livestream via ZOOM as well as IN PERSON at The Shala, London . Come and try a chair yoga class and learn how to modify and create interesting and helpful practices for all types of bodies.

This course will provide you with new skills and creative ideas to offer to your friends, family or in classes. It’s a great practice for everyone, not just seniors and the less able-bodied, but also  those who  would like to learn different ways to enjoy their yoga practice without a mat: travellers, office workers…and anyone who finds themselves sitting down with 5 minutes to spare.

This will be a hybrid class, both IN PERSON and On Zoom, offering plenty of opportunity for questions, discussion and teaching practice.

There will be one full day of Live training
4th March 10:00-17:00

plus 8 hours of recorded material released 15th February

£195 includes 8 hrs recorded material, course manual and 20hr CPD certficate

Book your place here

“Thanks so much for the excellent seated yoga workshop. I feel solid with the upskills and sequences offered and  your studio is lovely” Jan

“Fantastic workshop, I really enjoyed it and have lots of inspiration for my accessible classes” Gabi Markham

“Great fun as well as being just what I needed to get new insight and ideas to work with” John Franklin

“Such as lovely atmosphere in your beautiful studio. I learned loads and enjoyed every minute. I lookd forward to singing up for future workshops” Nykola

This workshop is suitable for qualified and trainee yoga teachers as well as anyone wishing to learn to make yoga accessible for all, including carers and those hoping to share these practices with friends and family.   We’ll look at sitting in a chair, standing and balancing with the aid of a chair and moving around the chair including:

  • Chairs and props 
  • Health and Safety
  • Structure and planning 
  • Warming up 
  • Adapting asana 
  • Working with limited mobility 
  • Working with seniors and less able-bodied
  • Modifications for common conditions
  • Ideas for office yoga 
  • Relaxation and Restorative options 
  • Teaching with and without the chair simultaneously
  • Applications for common conditions and age-related health issues

“I found it really informative and inspiring. Looking for ward to integrating some of these ideas into my regular classes and 1:1s” Marj

“A really useful afternoon! Exactly what I needed to get a bit more confidence adapting my teaching to chair yoga, and I appreciated your generous approach to sharing your knowledge in such a down to earth way.” Beth

Online or In Person at

The Shala

1 Chestnut Road, West Norwood, London, SE27 9EZ


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