Integrative Yoga for Seniors Professional Trainings
The Carson-Krucoff trainings are designed to enhance yoga teachers’ sensitivity to the complexity and vulnerability of the fastest growing sector of the population—adults age 65 and older. Their unique Integrative Medicine approach combines the best of current, evidence-based medicine with the ancient wisdom, experience and tradition of Yogic teachings to help yoga instructors learn how to safely and effectively teach older adults.
Duke Integrative Medicine
November 2-9, 2017
In service of our mission, we have developed an intensive, 50-hour Integrative Yoga for Seniors teacher training program designed to help yoga instructors work safely and effectively with older adults. Held annually since 2007 at Duke Integrative Medicine — part of the Duke University Health System in Durham, North Carolina — this pioneering program combines the best of modern, evidence-based medicine with the ancient wisdom, experience and tradition of Yogic teachings. Read More
Lotus Pond Center for Yoga and Health
March 10-12, 2017
Yoga therapists Kimberly Carson (OHSU) and Carol Krucoff (Duke Integrative Medicine) will cover health conditions common to seniors, such as heart disease, arthritis and osteoporosis. In special hands-on training sessions you will learn how to appropriately modify postures for safe and effective work with older adults, with emphasis on individuals new to yoga. Special issues on teaching elderly students will also be addressed, including pain management, fall prevention, spirituality and aging. For more information, visit www.yogalotuspond.com/teacher-training-workshops.
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
July 23-28, 2017
This abridged training presents information about health conditions common to older adults and how to adapt the yoga practice to older bodies, minds and spirits. Read More