Course Outline: Gentle Yoga Teacher Training and Certification

Course Outline: Gentle Yoga Teacher Training and Certification

Chapter 1 – Introduction and Welcome

Module 1 Welcome and Overview
Unit 1 Gentle Yoga - Course Structure and Navigation
Unit 2 Gentle Yoga - Graduation Requirements
Unit 3 Gentle Yoga - Welcome and Overview
Unit 4 Gentle Yoga - Teacher Interviews

Chapter 2 – Gentle Yoga Basics

Module 1 Gentle Yoga Basics
Unit 1 Gentle Yoga - And Now We Begin
Unit 2 Introduction to Teaching Gentle Yoga
Module 2 Philosophies of Teaching Gentle, Senior and Chair Yoga
Unit 1 Student Philosophies
Unit 2 Movement Philosophies
Unit 3 Teaching Philosophies

Profile of a Gentle Yoga Student with Justine Shelton

Module 1 Profile of a Gentle Yoga Student with Justine Shelton
Unit 1 Handout and Video

Chapter 3 – Anatomy of Aging and Anatomy of Movement

Module 1 Anatomy of Aging
Unit 1 Aging of our Structure
Unit 2 Video 1: Anatomy of Aging – Exploring our Structure Through Movement
Unit 3 Video 2: Anatomy of Aging – Exploring our Structure Through Movement
Unit 4 Test: Aging of our Structure
Module 2 Head and Neck
Unit 1 Anatomy: Head and Neck
Unit 2 Issues and Conditions: Head and Neck
Unit 3 Pose Library: Head and Neck
Unit 4 Video Library : Head and Neck
Unit 5 Test: Head and Neck
Module 3 Shoulders
Unit 1 Anatomy: Shoulders
Unit 2 Issues and Conditions: Shoulders
Unit 3 Pose Library: Shoulders
Unit 4 Video Library: Shoulders
Unit 5 Test: The Shoulders
Module 4 Arms, Hands and Fingers
Unit 1 Anatomy: Arms, Hands and Fingers
Unit 2 Issues and Conditions: Arms, Hands and Fingers
Unit 3 Pose Library: Arms, Hands and Fingers
Unit 4 Video Library: Arms, Hands and Fingers
Unit 5 Test: Arms and Hands
Module 5 The Spine
Unit 1 Anatomy: The Spine
Unit 2 Issues and Conditions: The Spine
Unit 3 Pose Library: The Spine
Unit 4 Video Library: The Spine
Unit 5 Video Library: The Core
Unit 6 Test: The Spine
Module 6 Hips and Pelvic Girdle
Unit 1 Anatomy: Hips and Pelvic Girdle
Unit 2 Issues and Conditions: The Hips and Pelvic Girdle
Unit 3 Pose Library: The Hips and Pelvic Girdle
Unit 4 Video Library: The Hips and Pelvic Girdle
Unit 5 Test: The Hips and Pelvic Girdle
Module 7 Legs and Feet
Unit 1 Anatomy: Legs and Feet
Unit 2 Issues and Conditions: Legs and Feet
Unit 3 Pose Library: Legs and Feet
Unit 4 Video Library: Legs and Feet
Unit 5 Test: Legs and Feet

Chapter 4 – Gentle Yoga Deep Dive Workshops

Gentle Yoga for Arthritis

Module 1 Course Materials
Unit 1 Video: Gentle Yoga for Arthritis Relief: Deep Dive Intensive Workshop
Unit 2 Video: Sample Class – Gentle Yoga for Arthritis Relief
Module 2 Test: Gentle Yoga for Arthritis
Unit 1 Test: Deep Dive - Arthritis

Gentle Yoga for Shoulder Health

Module 1 Course Materials
Unit 1 Video: Gentle Yoga for Shoulder Health: Deep Dive Intensive Workshop
Unit 2 Video: Sample Class - Gentle Yoga for Shoulder Health
Module 2 Test: Gentle Yoga for Shoulder Health
Unit 1 Test: Deep Dive - Shoulder Health

Gentle Yoga for Low Back

Module 1 Course Materials
Unit 1 Video: Gentle Yoga for Low Back Health: Deep Dive Intensive Workshop
Unit 2 Video: Sample Class – Gentle Yoga for Low Back Relief
Module 2 Test: Gentle Yoga for Low Back Relief
Unit 1 Test: Deep Dive - Low Back

Gentle Yoga for Balance

Module 1 Course Materials
Unit 1 Video: Gentle Yoga for Balance: Deep Dive Intensive Workshop
Unit 2 Video: Sample Class – Gentle Yoga for Balance
Module 2 Test: Gentle Yoga for Balance
Unit 1 Test: Deep Dive - Balance

Gentle Yoga for the Technology Worker

Module 1 Course Materials
Unit 1 Course Handout: Gentle and Chair Yoga for the Technology Worker
Unit 2 Video: Gentle and Chair Yoga for the Technology Worker
Unit 3 Deskworker Class - Cheat Sheet of Poses
Module 2 Test: Yoga for the Technology Worker
Unit 1 Test: Deep Dive - Technology Worker
Module 3 Video Library: Deskworker
Unit 1 Video: Sample Class – Deskworker Yoga Class
Unit 2 Video Library: Deskworker
Unit 3 Get Certified to teach Corporate Yoga!
Unit 4 Video: Hip Glide in a Chair or an a Mat

Chapter 5 – Gentle Yoga Video Class Library

Module 1 (REQUIRED VIEWING) Gentle Yoga Live Classes with Team of Gentle Yoga Teachers
Unit 1 Video Gallery: Live Gentle Yoga Classes
Module 2 (OPTIONAL VIEWING) Live Gentle Yoga Classes with Sherry Zak Morris
Unit 1 Video Library: Live Gentle Yoga Classes with Sherry

Gentle Yoga Final Assignment and Teachback

Module 1 Written Assignment
Unit 1 Gentle Yoga - Final Written Assignment
Module 2 Final Teachback
Unit 1 Gentle Yoga - Final Teachback
Unit 2 SAMPLE Report Card - Gentle Yoga
Unit 3 YouTube Tips for your Gentle Yoga Teachback
Unit 4 How to Log your Yoga Alliance CEUs for the Online Gentle Yoga Program

 

OPTIONAL Electives: Gentle Yoga: Special Topics

Cues to Keep Your Students Safe & Why We Use Them Workshop

Module 1 Teaching Cues and Associated Yoga Poses to Keep Your Students Safe
Unit 1 Cues to Keep Your Students Safe and Why We Use Them with Marjorie Old and Justine Shelton
Unit 2 Videos: Samples of Marjorie and Justine's Gentle Yoga Teaching Styles

Teaching Mat/Chair Yoga at the Same time

Module 1 Teaching Mat/Chair Yoga Classes with Helena Bray, E-RYT
Unit 1 Video Lecture: Teaching Yoga on the Mat and in the Chair with Helena Bray, E-RYT
Unit 2 Handouts: Floor and Chair Poses
Module 2 Full-length Classes: A Perspective from 3 Different Teachers
Unit 1 Video: Mat/Chair Yoga Class with Helena Bray
Unit 2 Video: Adaptive Yoga Class with Heather Sager, RYT
Unit 3 Video: Gentle Yoga Mat/Chair Class with Butch Whitmore

Incorporating Restorative Poses into your Gentle Yoga Classes

Module 1 Handout: Incorporating Restorative Yoga into your Yoga Classes
Unit 1 Handout: Incorporating Restorative Yoga into your Yoga Classes
Module 2 Video Lectures: Restorative Yoga
Unit 1 Part 1 : Theory and Concepts behind Incorporating Restorative Yoga into your Yoga Classes
Unit 2 Part 2 - Full Restorative Class with Kat Gregory

The Posture Project: For the 50+ Population

Module 1 Video Lecture: The Posture Project for the 50+ Demographic
Unit 1 Course Handout: 150 Page Teacher Training Manual for the Posture Project
Unit 2 Video: Part 1: Actively Aging with Yoga: The Posture Project
Unit 3 Video: Part 2: Body Reading, Posture Analysis and Prescriptive Movements
Module 2 Selection of One-Hour "Posture-Specific" Live Yoga Classes with Sherry Zak Morris
Unit 1 Video: Be Pain Free! Posture Clinic for Seniors
Unit 2 Video: Posture Conscientiousness and Awareness
Unit 3 Video: Posture Class for Body Alignment

BONUS Electives: Knowledge 5-Pack Deep Dive Workshop Series for the 50+ Population

Yoga Therapy for Metabolic Syndrome with Monique Lonner

Module 1 Video: Introduction and Fundamentals of Metabolic Syndrome
Unit 1 Video and Handout: Understanding Metabolic Syndrome in the 50+ Population
Module 2 Video: Deep Dives into High Cholesterol and Hypertension
Unit 1 Video: Deep Dives into High Cholesterol and Hypertension
Module 3 (1 Hr) VIdeo: Yoga Therapy Practice for Pre-Diabetes and Pre-Hypertension
Unit 1 Video: (1-Hr) Yoga Therapy Practice for Metabolic Syndrome
Module 4 Parting Thoughts: The Koshas
Unit 1 Video: Parting Thoughts: The Koshas
Module 5 Quiz: Yoga Therapy for Metabolic Syndrome
Unit 1 Quiz: Yoga Therapy for Metabolic Syndrome

Pelvic Floor Health in the 50+ Population with Viki Boyko

Module 1 Handout: Pelvic Floor Health in the 50+ Population
Unit 1 Handout: Pelvic Floor Health in the 50+ Population
Module 2 Video: Pelvic Floor Health in the 50+ Population - Part 1
Unit 1 Video: Preparation for Learning
Unit 2 Video: Part 1 - A Fun Introduction to your Pelvic Floor
Unit 3 Video: Part 2 - Anatomy and Function of the Pelvic Floor and What Can Go Wrong
Unit 4 Video: Part 3 - Holistic Approaches and Exercises for Pelvic Floor Health
Module 3 Extras: Educational Video Vignettes and other Resources from Viki
Unit 1 Video: Short Educational Vignettes to Share
Unit 2 Pelvic Floor Facebook Group
Module 4 Quiz: Pelvic Floor Health in the 50+ Population
Unit 1 Quiz: Pelvic Floor Health in the 50+ Population
Module 5 BONUS: Anatomy of Incontinence and Bladder Retraining Workshop Series with Sherry Zak Morris
Unit 1 Anatomy of Incontinence and Bladder Retraining Workshop Series with Sherry

Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness in Older Adults with Dr. Kimberley Bell, DPT

Module 1 Handout: Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness in Older Adults
Unit 1 Handout: Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness in Older Adults with Dr. Kimberley Bell, DPT
Module 2 Videos: Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness in Older Adults
Unit 1 Video: Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness in Older Adults - Part 1
Unit 2 Video: Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness in Older Adults - Part 2
Unit 3 Video: Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness in Older Adults - Part 3
Unit 4 Video: Yoga Poses for Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness in Older Adults
Module 3 Quiz: Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness
Unit 1 Quiz: Imbalance, Vertigo and Dizziness

Gentle Somatic Yoga® Introductory Teacher Training with James Knight

Module 1 Course Handouts
Unit 1 Handout: Tips and Guidelines for the Practice of Gentle Somatic Yoga®
Unit 2 Handout: Gentle Somatic Yoga® Introductory Teacher Training
Module 2 Video: An Introduction and History of Gentle Somatic Yoga® - Part 1
Unit 1 Video: An Introduction and History of Gentle Somatic Yoga®
Module 3 Introduction and Deep Dives into Somatic Movement Flows® - Part 2
Unit 1 Video: Introduction and Deep Dives into Somatic Movement Flows® - Part 2
Module 4 Video: More Deep Dives into Somatic Movement Flows® - Part 3
Unit 1 Video: More Deep Dives into Somatic Movement Flows® - Part 3
Module 5 Video: Body Scan and Final Relaxation - Part 4
Unit 1 Video: Body Scan and Final Relaxation - Part 4
Unit 2 (1 Hr) Gentle Somatic Yoga Class with James Knight
Module 6 Quiz - Gentle Somatic Yoga
Unit 1 Quiz: Gentle Somatic Yoga®
Unit 2 Coupon Code for 120-Hour Gentle Somatic Yoga® Online Training and Certification

An Introduction to Ayurveda and the Doshas with Lulu Peelle

Module 1 Video: An Introduction to Ayurveda with Lulu Peele
Unit 1 Video: Introduction to Ayurveda with Lulu Peelle
Module 2 Handout Set: Introduction to Ayurveda
Unit 1 Handout Series: Introduction to Ayurveda
Module 3 Quiz: An Introduction to Ayurveda
Unit 1 Quiz: An Introduction to Ayurveda and the Doshas

*Bonus* Module – Business and Marketing of Chair Yoga

Module 1 Video Lectures
Unit 1 Part 1 - Introduction to the Business, Ethics and Marketing of Yoga with Sherry
Unit 2 Part 2 - The Ethics of Yoga with Sherry
Unit 3 Part 3 - The Business of Yoga with Sherry
Unit 4 Part 4 - The Marketing Yoga with Sherry
Module 2 Quiz
Unit 1 Quiz: The Business and Marketing of Yoga
Module 3 OPTIONAL Videos: Specialty Topics on the Business of Yoga
Unit 1 Videos: Specialty Topic - Partnering to Grow Your Yoga Business
Unit 2 Videos: Specialty Topic - Using Sponsorships to Grow your Yoga Business
Unit 3 Videos: Specialty Topic - The Untapped Market for Yoga for Seniors
Unit 4 Videos: Specialty Topic - Create a Viable and Successful Mobile Yoga Business
Module 4 Yoga Alliance CEU Info
Unit 1 Register your CEUs with Yoga Alliance - Biz of Yoga