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Online Workshop: Anatomy of Aging and Movement

Online Workshop: Anatomy of Aging and Movement

Course Description This Comprehensive Course is the foundation of understanding and working with Gentle, Senior and Chair Yoga Students. It is not your typical bones, muscles and memorization format that we may have taken in our Yoga Teacher Training or Health Career...
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Anatomy of Aging and Movement (20 Hrs)

In this Course, we are going to look through the lens of our bodies as we age. Our intent in sharing the following information is three-fold: * Look at our physical bodies as we age and what “common” things occur that we universally share as human beings *...
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Do you feel intimidated by Anatomy?

Do you feel intimidated by Anatomy? Perhaps you recall having to memorize the insertion points of each muscle or naming the 4 individual muscles of the quadriceps. Rote memorization is only useful for testing purposes… but when we can embrace and be awed by...
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Online Workshops

Online Workshops Distance Learning Empowers You! Because we now live in a global community where we can share ideas and knowledge via technology, we are excited to share these extensive Distance Learning Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Programs to teachers around the...
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Specialty Training Programs

Specialty Training Programs Distance Learning Empowers You! Because we now live in a global community where we can share ideas and knowledge via technology, we are excited to share these extensive Distance Learning Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Programs to teachers...
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Online Academy Courses

Online Academy Courses Distance Learning Empowers You! Because we now live in a global community where we can share ideas and knowledge via technology, we are excited to share these extensive Distance Learning Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Programs to teachers around...
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Chair Yoga – Online Teacher Training Program

Chair Yoga – Online Teacher Training Program

Chair Yoga Teacher Training Program Description Our Online Chair Yoga Teacher Training Program was created to meet the growing demand for Yoga Teachers, Senior Fitness Instructors, and Health care professionals who have the passion to teach to Seniors and people with...
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Gentle Yoga – Online Teacher Training Program

Gentle Yoga – Online Teacher Training Program

View Course Curriculum Consider our Dual Chair & Gentle Yoga Training Programs and SAVE! Gentle Yoga Teacher Training Program Description This Gentle Yoga Teacher Training Program was developed specifically to train Yoga teachers, healthcare professionals, senior...
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Corporate Yoga – Online Teacher Training Program

Corporate Yoga – Online Teacher Training Program

View Course Curriculum Corporate Yoga Teacher Training Program Description Corporate Yoga is an area of expertise that is personal to Sherry. She has taught in-person seminars, or “Lunch and Learns,” to organizations and HR professionals about the special needs and...
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Wheelchair Yoga – Online Teacher Training Program

Wheelchair Yoga – Online Teacher Training Program

Wheelchair Yoga Teacher Training Program Description A multi-national collaboration of Yoga Teachers and mobility specialists, the Yoga Vista Academy Wheelchair Yoga Teacher Training and Certification Program is the first of its kind in pioneering the methodology to...
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Online Workshop: Gentle Yoga for Shoulder Health

Online Workshop: Gentle Yoga for Shoulder Health

Course Description In this 3-hour course, you will learn about the common conditions and injuries of the shoulder including shoulder impingement, rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder, replacement surgery and more. You will learn how to use the therapeutic tools of...
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Online Workshop: Yoga Therapy for the Knees

Online Workshop: Yoga Therapy for the Knees

Course Details Justine Shelton, AVI Certified Viniyoga Therapist, C-IAYT, will teach you about the common conditions and injuries of the knee including ligament and meniscus tears, chondromalacia, osteoarthritis, muscular imbalances and knee replacement surgery. You...
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Online Workshop: Yoga Therapy for Metabolic Syndrome

Online Workshop: Yoga Therapy for Metabolic Syndrome

Course Description In our culture, we are seeing an alarming increase in the family of metabolic disorders that include Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer and Dementia. The term metabolic refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body’s normal...
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Pet Peeves on Senior Fitness

Pet Peeves on Senior Fitness Kay started coming to my Chair Yoga class with a friend who told her about it. She is a delightful woman in her early to mid 70’s. She shared with me that she had a bad fall and ended up being in the hospital for months. One thing...
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Where to get anatomical models?

What brand are the articulated anatomical models Justine uses in her videos? I’ve looked at dozens of different ones online and haven’t found anything I like as well as the ones she uses, that show the muscles, nerves, etc. Do you have a source for those? (Yep, I know...
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How to Keep Your Students and Grow your Classes

Tom Myers drew this diagram on the white board during one of his Anatomy lectures this week and it really stuck with me. Most of the workshop attendees were Yoga Therapists wanting to learn more (oxymoron for sure!) But Tom brought it down to human nature many times...
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Yoga Therapy for the Knees (4 Hrs)

Yoga Therapy for the Knees (4 Hrs)

This workshop will examine the anatomy of one of our most complex joints – the knee. Our knees support us and carry us forward in life. When there is pain and dysfunction in the knee, it can affect our movement patterns and cause other problems of misalignment up and...
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Get Your Students to Take their Shoes & Socks Off

How can we keep on bringing new ideas into our Yoga Teaching? How can we learn new ways to explain or reinforce important concepts? How can we get out of our own teaching rut? I have a simple answer that takes a little work on our parts. There are two steps involved....
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Carol Daly, Jackson Heights, New York, USA

Carol Daly

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How to Turn a Factoid into a Yoga Class Sequence

How can we continually come up with something “new” every time we teach?  Follow the 70/30 formula.  Which is 70% of what you teach in a Yoga class is familiar to your students and 30% is new (or a new twist on an old thing!)   How can we fill in that 30%...
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Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources Welcome to the Yoga Vista Academy Community! We have lots to offer the Gentle, Senior and Chair Yoga Teaching Community. Browse and click away! We continually add new content, so check back often! We offer comprehensive, pertinent and in-depth Online...
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Ask An Expert

Ask An Expert

The Yoga Vista Academy is fortunate to have experts on staff in a variety of expressions. Got a question about anatomy? Ask Justine or Sherry. How ’bout a question about business or marketing strategies? Ask Sherry or Corey. Curious about teaching a new Yoga sequence...
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How To Train Your Observation Skills

One of the final course assignments in our Online Chair Yoga Certification Program is to go out into the community and observe people’s postures and come up with beneficial Yoga asanas. This observation practice brings together 3 necessary skills needed for a...
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Document Download Library Free Yoga Teacher Resources! These documents are shared as resources for Yoga Teachers to create their own marketing, presentation and teaching materials.  Some have nominal fees where we offer you the source files to edit with your own logo,...
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FastTrack Coaching Program

FastTrack Coaching Program WANT A STRUCTURED TIMELINE TO COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE CERTIFICATION? The number one question we get about our Certification programs is …“Is there a timeframe to start and a deadline to complete?” Our online courses, workshops and certification...
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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Founders of the Academy Founded by Sherry Zak Morris, E-RYT and owner of the Yoga Vista Studio, and Justine Shelton, E-RYT500 and AVI-Certified Viniyoga Therapist, the Yoga Vista Academy is an Advanced Yoga...
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ABOUT

About Yoga Vista Academy   The Yoga Vista Academy Founded by Sherry Zak Morris, E-RYT and owner of the Yoga Vista Studio, and Justine Shelton, E-RYT500 and AVI-Certified Viniyoga Therapist, the Yoga Vista Academy is an Advanced Yoga Teacher Training School...
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