Yoga for Healthy Aging 30-Hour Immersion

October 7-9 and November 11-13, 2022 (Livestream)

Join us for an enlightening and informative program that focuses on practical strategies for a lifetime of vitality and well-being. This 30-Hour immersion includes research-informed presentations and adapted yoga postures for maintaining physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Yoga practitioners learn to set themselves up for a lifetime of healthy living; 200-hour yoga teachers have the opportunity to receive Yoga for Healthy Aging certification.

Join us and learn:

  • How and why yoga supports healthy aging
  • Essential yoga poses, sequences and other health-promoting practices
  • Movement practices for strength, flexibility, balance and agility
  • Unique practices to support heart health
  • Yoga for managing stress and maintaining brain health
  • How to cultivate long-term mental-emotional balance and equanimity
  • Ayurveda for healthy aging

Yoga teachers can enhance their teaching toolkit, and yoga students at all levels of experience can benefit from tools to create a personalized yoga program that meets their particular needs and concerns.

COST:  $700 (no certification) or * $800 (certification track – see below for requirements)

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FAQ’s:

What will be covered:
The Yoga for Healthy Aging 30-Hour Immersion will bring all of the content of the book to life, plus more, including an introduction to Ayurveda for healthy aging and bonus variations on Essential Poses!

What is the schedule?
Friday-Sunday
8:00am-2:00pm with a one hour break from 10:30-11:30am (PT)

What is the curriculum?
You will receive an outline of everything we will cover a few days before the Immersion starts. If you do not already have a copy of the book Yoga for Healthy Aging, order one now so you can have it during the immersion! Order from Baxter’s publisher or your favorite local bookstore! https://www.shambhala.com/authors/a-f/baxter-bell/yoga-for-healthy-aging-15028.html

Melina’s sequencing book, Art of Sequencing – Volume Three, will also be used to cover additional variations of Essential Poses. www.melinameza.com

*Are there any special requirements if I am a yoga teacher who wants to be certified in YFHA?
Yes, just a few:

  • You must attend all classes.
  • Each teacher will teach a pose for about 5-minutes on the final day, as part of a sequence made up from the Essential Yoga poses in the book (your pose will be assigned). We will give you more info at the start of the program.
  • Successfully complete an open book take-home exam
  • Send us confirmation of your 200-hour level teacher training (send with your completed exam)

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