Healthy Ageing Through Yoga - Pine Rivers Yoga - Brisbane, Australia

Healthy Ageing Through Yoga

A course for yoga teachers and students

Chair Yogis - Margaret (96) and Cliff (92)Sue and Judy H in boat pose

This training course has been developed for yoga teachers, health industry professionals and students interested in helping older people, to learn the skills necessary to teach that very special "age group" of students. It addresses the basics of  ageing changes and their effect on physical mobility, mental health, and lifestyle.

The course is offered in two levels during 2017 for a total of 32 hours with a further 8 hours of case study and observation are required for the issue of a Pine Rivers Yoga Healthy Ageing qualification to teach yoga to older people including the skills necessary to teach Chair Yoga.

Level 1 for Healthy Ageing (16 hours) - Now Complete
Saturday 22nd April 2017  - 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
& Sunday 23rd April 2017  - 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Course fee $400

Level 2 for Healthy Ageing (16 hours)
Saturday 26th August 2017 - 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
& Sunday 27th August 2017 - 8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Course fee $400

This training is eligible for CPD points.

Download pdf - Proposal & Timetable

Your Trainers:

Ruth Campbell has been teaching yoga to older people for the last 10 years and has seen the many benefits that a regular yoga class offers in terms of mobility and strength giving over 60s the chance to stay young in both mind and body.

Ruth teaches a variety of yoga classes to all ages and also offers a 350 hour Teacher Training program. She teaches classes at the Aveo Retirement Centre in Albany Creek to older people who range from 60 to 95 years. Her classes are popular for the sense of wellbeing that they offer and the chance for students to work in a safe environment where they can practice movements that they need in everyday life. Ruth is a Senior Registered teacher with Yoga Australia.

Liz Williams has a background in working with older people. She is a registered nurse who has worked in the acute aged care field and after completing post graduate studies was appointed as the Clinical Nurse Educator of Acute Aged Care at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. She is currently an Educator for the Diploma of Nursing for the Mater Health Services in Brisbane.

Liz has recently completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Studies and has been a yoga practitioner for many years. She has seen the benefits that yoga offers to older people and is committed to offering programs for healthy ageing throughout the community.

Location: Pine Rivers Yoga Studio, Cashmere

Max numbers 20 students. BYO lunch.

Book in with payment via our shop , selecting your product: 

by 1 August 2017 for "Healthy Ageing Through Yoga Course Level 2"

(New students will need to subscribe first but existing students and past attendees just need to use their email address)

Note: Pine Rivers Yoga class passes cannot be substituted

Cancellation Policy

Mon 7:00-8:30am   Multi Level
6:00-7:30pm   Multi Level
6:30-8:00pm   Yin Yoga
Tue 9:15-10:45am   Multi Level
6:30-8:00pm   Beginners 8 Aug
6:30-8:00pm   Multi Level
Wed 9:00-10:30am   Yin Yoga
1:30-2:45pm   Yoga Therapy by appt
7:00-8:30pm   Easy Multi
Thu 9:15-10:45am   Multi Level
7:00-8:30pm   Alignment Based
Fri 9:15-10:45am   Multi Level
6:00-7:15pm   Yoga for Sport
Sat 8:00-9:30am   Easy Multi
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Healthy Ageing Level 2 Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August 2017
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Yin Yoga Immersion 5th November with Ashlee - Sunday 5th November 2017
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