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Lakshmi Voekler Chair Yoga Teacher Training ONLINE & SELF PACED

32-hour Chair Yoga Training recognised by Yoga Alliance, online and 1-1 completely self paced.

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Lakshmi Voekler Chair Yoga Teacher Training ONLINE & SELF PACED
Lakshmi Voekler Chair Yoga Teacher Training ONLINE & SELF PACED

Time & Location

01 Jan 2024, 19:00 – 31 Jan 2024, 19:00


About the Event

Chair Yoga Teacher Training: The Lakshmi Voelker Method

Join this self paced training completely online and 1-1 whenever you want to. 

You get private mentoring throuhgout the training and certification on completion. 

Price: £480.00

Deposit and booking: £240 now and £240 one week before the training begins

Do you know people who would benefit from yoga but:

  •  Cannot get down (or up) from the floor due to age, disability, inflexibility, or injury?
  •  Want to practise yoga where getting on the floor is impractical (at work, travelling, etc.)?

Traditionally these people have been unable to reap the exceptional benefits of yoga. 

Chair yoga makes it possible! 

With the advent of social prescribing, yoga teachers with fully accessible chair yoga skills are in greater demand, and this course provides the necessary knowledge and skills to meet the standards required.

Created in 1982, Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga (LVCY) has been training chair yoga teachers for 40

years, proven effective with teachers worldwide. Its special focus on ‘levels of flexibility’ provides

teachers with the structure and confidence to adapt any pose safely and effectively for people of all

ages and abilities on any chair. In addition, LVCY offers tools and inspiration for tapping into each

teacher’s own creativity when bringing chair yoga to those who need it, sharing the benefits with

every BODY in yoga studios, leisure centres, hospitals, schools, care homes, community settings, and

offices as well as at home.

What the training will cover:

This comprehensive 32-hour course is self paced, combining self-study and one-to-one online mentoring. 

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive your LVCYT (Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga Teacher)

certification and will be able to run your own chair yoga sessions with confidence. This course is

certified by Yoga Alliance (USA) and Yoga Alliance Professionals (UK).

Course modules include:

  •  How to adapt poses on the chair safely and effectively.
  •  Adapted poses on the chair for Single, Double, Pair, Weighted, and Wheelchair Yoga.
  •  Precautions for chair poses.
  •  Breathing techniques.
  •  Philosophy, lifestyle, and ethics.
  •  Class sequencing and teaching techniques.
  •  Extra modalities, including Acupressure, Reflexology, and Do-In Chinese Self Massage.
  •  Practical tips for teaching chair yoga in healthcare, care homes, community, workplace, and
  • other settings.

Who the training is for and eligibility:

Yoga teachers, healthcare professionals, exercise professionals, carers, and community workers may

all follow this training. 

For those without a yoga teacher qualification, an 8-hour course on Basic

Yoga Techniques must be taken as a prerequisite. Click through here for info

About the trainer:

Stephanie Shanti Bosanko

Steph has been running yoga teachers trainings with focus on inclusivity and accessibility for 7 years and has been a yoga teacher for over 20. She specialises in beinging yoga where you are, geeks out in anatomy and subtle anatomy ans the chakra system, and loves more than ever to bring yoga to the people who need it most, especially those who in some way do not feel welcome in modern yoga classes. 

Having been brought up in a residential care home, and with a background in nursing and care work, she is particularly intereste din the far reach of chair yoga. She is a therapeutic yoga specialist having trained with Yoga Medicine. 

She offers down to earth teaching methods and light hearted humour. 

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