Course Outline: Chair Yoga DANCE Teacher Training and Certification Program

Module 1 DANCE! Introduction and Welcome
Unit 1 Chair Yoga Dance - Before You Get Started
Unit 2 Chair Yoga DANCE! - Welcome and Course Introduction
Unit 3 Chair Yoga DANCE! - Course Overview
Unit 4 Where It All Began - Thanks to Olga Danilevich!
Module 2 Chair Yoga Dance - Fundamentals
Unit 1 Chair Yoga Dance: Movement Philosophy
Unit 2 Chair Yoga Dance: Lyric Structure
Unit 3 Chair Yoga Dance: Choreography Basics
Unit 4 Chair Yoga Dance: Safety Considerations
Module 3 Dance One - Catch a Falling Star (Steady Format)
Unit 1 Catch a Falling Star - Song Selection - The Back Story
Unit 2 Introducing....Catch a Falling Star
Unit 3 Catch a Falling Star - Lyric Structure
Unit 4 Catch a Falling Star - Movement Selection
Unit 5 Catch a Falling Star - Handout: Pose Sheet
Unit 6 Catch a Falling Star - Teaching Strategies
Module 4 Dance Two - Stop in the Name of Love (Progressive Format)
Unit 1 Introducing ..... Stop in the Name of Love
Unit 2 Stop in the Name of Love - Song Selection - The Back Story
Unit 3 Stop in the Name of Love - Lyric Structure
Unit 4 Stop in the Name of Love - Movement Selection
Unit 5 Stop in the Name of Love - Teaching Strategies
Unit 6 Stop in the Name of Love - Handout: Pose Sheet
Module 5 Quiz 1 - Fundamentals
Unit 1 Quiz for Beginning Modules
Module 6 Dance Three - Forever Young (Build Up Format)
Unit 1 Introducing..... Forever Young
Unit 2 Forever Young - Song Selection - The Back Story
Unit 3 Forever Young - Lyric Structure
Unit 4 Forever Young - Movement Selection
Unit 5 Forever Young - Teaching Strategies
Unit 6 Forever Young - Handout: Pose Sheet
Unit 7 Forever Young - Guest Teacher Video
Module 7 Chair Yoga Dance - More Theory and Concepts
Unit 1 Find the Beat! Find the Rhythm! A Fun Way to Do it Yourself!
Unit 2 Benefits of Standing Dances
Unit 3 Examples: Standing Chair Yoga Dances
Module 8 Quiz 2 - Theory and Concepts
Unit 1 Chair Yoga Dance: Quiz 2 - Theory and Concept
Module 9 Dance Four - Everything is Gonna Be Alright (Standalone Format)
Unit 1 Introducing..... Everything is Gonna Be Alright
Unit 2 Everything is Gonna Be Alright - Song Selection - The Back Story
Unit 3 Everything is Gonna Be Alright - Lyric Structure
Unit 4 Everything is Gonna Be Alright - Movement Selection
Unit 5 Everything is Gonna Be Alright - Teaching Strategies
Unit 6 Everything is Gonna Be Alright - Handout: Pose Sheet
Unit 7 Everything is Gonna Be Alright - Guest Teacher Story
Module 10 Music and Song Acquisition Logistics
Unit 1 Video: Music Logistics
Module 11 Dance Five - Happy Together
Unit 1 Introducing.... Happy Together
Unit 2 Happy Together - Song Selection - The Back Story
Unit 3 Happy Together - Lyric Structure and Moves
Unit 4 Happy Together - Teaching Strategies
Unit 5 Happy Together - Handout: Pose Sheet
Unit 6 Happy Together LIVE! with Flo and Eddie
Module 12 Dance Six - Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Steady Format)
Unit 1 Introducing ... Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Unit 2 Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Song Selection - The Back Story
Unit 3 Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Lyric Structure and Moves
Unit 4 Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Teaching Strategies
Unit 5 Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Handout: Pose Sheet
Module 13 Video Filming and Editing Basics
Unit 1 Basics of Video Filming
Unit 2 Basics of Video Editing
Unit 3 Video Equipment Tour
Module 14 Dance Seven - Locomotion (Progressive Format)
Unit 1 Introducing ... Locomotion
Unit 2 Locomotion - Song Selection - The Back Story
Unit 3 Locomotion - Lyric Structure and Moves
Unit 4 Locomotion - Teaching Strategies
Unit 5 Locomotion - Handout: Pose Sheet
Module 15 Quiz 3 - Music, Songs and Video Concepts
Unit 1 Chair Yoga Dance: Quiz 3 - Music, Songs and Video Concepts
Module 16 Dance Eight - Cant Stop the Feeling (Steady with Standalone Format)
Unit 1 Introducing.... Can't Stop the Feeling
Unit 2 Cant Stop the Feeling - Song Selection - The Back Story
Unit 3 Cant Stop the Feeling - Lyric Structure and Moves
Unit 4 Cant Stop the Feeling - Teaching Strategies
Unit 5 Cant Stop the Feeling - Handout: Pose Sheet
Unit 6 Guest Teacher - Jane and her Gang in Australia!
Module 17 Chair Yoga Dance Sequencing Strategies
Unit 1 Sequencing: How to Add Chair Yoga Dances into your Classes
Unit 2 Sequencing an All Chair Yoga Dance Class
Unit 3 (1 Hr) All Dancing Chair Yoga Dance Class with Sherry
Unit 4 Go with the Flow: Adlib
Module 18 Quiz 4 - Dance Formats and Sequencing
Unit 1 Chair Yoga Dance: Quiz 4 - Dance Formats and Sequencing
Module 19 Course Feedback
Unit 1 Course Feedback

OPTIONAL: Certification and Credential Module

Do you want to earn advanced credentials and/or a Certification in your Academy Specialty area of study?

Our Credential Module is optional for those who want to go the extra mile and submit a teachback class and final assignment. These additional components are graded by our Mentor Teacher Staff and come complete with a detail Report Card with personal feedback. If you are a 200+ hr trained Yoga Teacher, you will earn a Certification credential upon successfully completing the Credential Module.  If you are not a 200-hr trained Yoga Teacher… no worries… you will receive a “Certification of Completion in Advanced Studies”.

Module 1 Final Dance Teachback
Unit 1 Chair Yoga Dance Teachback Instructions

Sherry’s Dance Library

 

Module 1 Slow Dances
Unit 1 Catch a Falling Star
Unit 2 Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Unit 3 What a Wonderful World
Unit 4 I Hope You Dance
Unit 5 I Can See Clearly Now
Unit 6 Que Sera Sera
Unit 7 The River
Module 2 Holiday and/or Seasonal Dances
Unit 1 Winter/Christmas - Jingle Bells
Unit 2 New Years - Auld Lang Syne
Unit 3 Father's Day - Seein My Father in Me
Unit 4 Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head
Module 3 Nostalgic/Ethnic/Cultural Specific Dances
Unit 1 Beer Barrell Polka
Module 4 Fun, Playful and/or Energetic Dances
Unit 1 Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven
Unit 2 Can't Stop the Feeling
Unit 3 Forever Young
Unit 4 Happy Together
Unit 5 Stop in the Name of Love
Unit 6 Sway
Unit 7 Stayin Alive
Unit 8 One Less Day (From Dying Young)
Module 5 Standing Dances
Unit 1 Bring Back the Magic
Unit 2 Everything is Gonna Be Alright
Unit 3 Locomotion
Unit 4 Sway

Teacher Graduate Dance Library

 

Module 1 Welcome to the Chair Yoga Dance Teacher Dance Library
Unit 1 It is all about Sharing!
Module 2 Dance with Carol Daly
Unit 1 Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head - with Carol and Ann
Unit 2 Sherry's Version
Module 3 Dance with Vicki Salisbury
Unit 1 Loves All Around
Unit 2 Hey Good Loookin
Unit 3 Ritual of Love
Module 4 Dance with Marcela Kohn
Unit 1 Madre tierra (Oye)
Unit 2 Crazy
Module 5 Dance with Karen Wexler
Unit 1 Under the Boardwalk
Unit 2 Wipe Out
Module 6 Dance with Anna Wagner
Unit 1 Celebrity Moves
Unit 2 The Macarena
Unit 3 Dark Horse
Module 7 Dance with Karen Roberts
Unit 1 40 Minute Chair Yoga Dance Class packed with LOTS of Dances!