Office and Chair Yoga Teacher Certification

Yoga is for everyone!

Learn to teach Chair Yoga so that everyone can benefit.

Learn from Stacie Dooreck, author of Sunlight Chair Yoga books

SunLight Chair Yoga: yoga for everyone!

Office and Chair Yoga Teacher Certification Course

  • This is a teacher training certification course to teach Chair Yoga to everyone. It includes accessibility to teach health and wellness from yogic teachings for seniors, to those with limited mobility, chronic illness, pre/post surgery, in wheelchairs, as classroom breaks for children and teens, preventative community health and wellness offerings, at health fairs, at companies and nonprofits, and for all ages and abilities.
  • After this course, you can start Chair Yoga programs and classes at hospitals, assisted living homes, support groups, yoga studios, expos, non-profits, medical offices, community centers and companies.
  • This will train you to teach modified yoga postures using chairs (standing and seated) for mixed level classes and private sessions
  • This course is useful for yoga teachers, OT's, nurses, PT's, MD's, school teachers, caregivers, social workers and for those wanting to teach Chair Yoga.

This wonderful training includes:

  • 44+ hours of lectures, videos (practice and teaching) with PDF's to save or print
  • Additional & optional 28+ hours of live recorded classes and Q & A training classes
  • Self-paced, start and end at your own convenience.
  • Practices and learning to teach modified Chair Yoga seated and standing poses, guided yogic relaxation, pranayama (breathing exercises), healing affirmations. imagery for healing and meditation techniques (stress management tools)
  • Videos and PDFs on the anatomy, benefits and contraindications of yoga poses
  • Yogic diet, recipes and ahimsa (nonviolence) and yogic philosophy lectures
  • Centering, chanting and mantras with video lectures
  • Office Yoga: teaching at companies
  • Marketing Chair Yoga and starting up new classes
  • Short Chair Yoga breaks at home or work
  • Includes a Certificate of Completion
  • Includes a group discount yoga teacher insurance rate (online & onsite teaching)
  • Continuing ed non-contact hours for Yoga Alliance members
  • Unlimited access to all videos and course content, even after course completion (useful for review as you teach)
  • Ongoing instructor support
  • Cont Ed 44 hours for yoga teachers registered with Yoga Alliance
  • Taught by a Certified Yoga Instructor since 1995 with extensive experience and author of Sunlight Chair Yoga and Yoga for Everyone! books (featured on CBS news, KQED radio, San Francisco and LA Yoga Magazine, NM news and creator of the “Yoga with Stacie: yoga for everyone!” Marin Cable TV show). “Stacie is breathing new life into S. Florida seniors.” CBS Healthwatch Miami News

    What is Chair Yoga?
    It is Yoga, using a chair (standing and seated, or both), using the chair as a prop for support. Chair Yoga makes practicing yoga accessible for all populations, ages and conditions.

    What is a Chair Yoga class like?
    Chair Yoga classes with Stacie (or from Sunlight Chair Yoga videos or books), gives you the full benefits any other yoga class entails: centering, yoga warm-ups, yoga exercises & postures, concentration & breathing exercises, guided relaxation & meditation.

    Why teach Chair Yoga?

    Because you can help bring wellness, health and stress management to your community including, seniors, children, teens, adults and everyone, as well as yourself in the process of learning to teach.

    Bring Chair Yoga to your community.

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    Chair Yoga teacher trainings

    Your Instructor

    Stacie Dooreck
    Stacie Dooreck

    About Stacie Dooreck, Author and Certified Yoga Instructor

    "Stacie Dooreck is a yoga Instructor that is breathing new life into South Florida seniors." CBS Miami News

    "Stacie’s work of the heart is helping others to feel sunshine amid the challenges of human life at every stage of being. The world needs more sunshine yoga teachers like Stacie." San Francisco Yoga Magazine

    Stacie Dooreck's, bio:
    • Author of SunLight Chair Yoga: yoga for everyone! & Yoga for everyone! books
    • Certified Sivananda Yoga Instructor since 1995
    • Kundalini (KRI) and Prenatal Khalsa Way Kundalini Certified Yoga Instructor
    • Iyengar Advanced Studies Program trained
    • Gentle Integral Yoga teacher (teaching yoga to all abilities)
    • Stress Management Specialist for the Ornish Heart Disease Reversal Program
    • Stress Management Specialist for the Alzheimer's Research Study at Preventative Medicine Research Institute
    • Faculty for the Health Educator program at Sivananda Yoga Farm (2017-2019)
    • Creator and instructed for annual Chair Yoga teacher trainings at Bahamas Sivananda Yoga Ashram (2012-2019)
    • Created self-paced online Chair Yoga teacher training
    • "Chair Yoga with Stacie" Cable TV series (2019)

    Stacie has been featured on:

    KQED/NPR CA Report Radio, CBS Miami Healthwatch 5pm News, Yogiviews Cable TV, Albuquerque Journal, Good Morning Sacramento, NM News, LA Yoga Magazine, Marin Magazine, Women's World, Alzheimer's Speaks Radio, Body Wisdom with Dr. Michellle Summers podcast and Inquire Within Podcast.

    Course Curriculum

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      Check in! Optional 17 min live talk for inspiration.
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      Checking in: 5 min audio
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      Chair Yoga Asanas (Postures) (practice & teaching)
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      Chair Yoga for Support Groups , Expos and Health Fairs
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      16 Chair Yoga Classes (filmed live) *3 Are Optional To View
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      Sanskrit (Learn the names of poses, techniques and related terms)
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      Additional Practices (Qi Gong, Walking Meditation and Self-Massage)
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      Need a break? Enjoy a Restorative Yoga 15 min class (no chairs)
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      Live Online Chair Yoga training Classes with Q & A's (Optional to view)
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      Course Completion: becoming a Chair Yoga Instructor
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      Questions? Ongoing support?
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    When does the course start and finish?
    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
    How long do I have access to the course?
    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
    What if I am unhappy with the course? How can I get support during it?
    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact me direct on my website so we can resolve it. I also have a private closed Chair Yoga teacher training for those taking this course, so that you can ask questions ongoing, and get support from the community, other Chair Yoga instructors as well as myself, the instructor for your course. I am here to support you! Best, Stacie
    Will more topics be added?
    This Chair Yoga teacher training is already extensive and through with more topics needed to teach a weekly or daily Chair Yoga class. However, more videos and topics can be added, or as a new course if there is interest, a need or if it helps people. So contact me (Stacie) on if you this course has most of what you want in a Chair Yoga teacher training but not quite all of it. Let's connect!
    Can I take this course if I am not a yoga teacher?
    Yes. This course is open to everyone including yoga teachers (as continuing education), nurses, OT's, social workers, PT's, MD's, caregivers and for those wanting to learn as much as they can about Chair Yoga and teaching it or perhaps just to share it with parents, grandparents or friends. This course is designed to cover the introduction to Chair YOga, yoga and philosophy and all needed to teach Chair Yoga, yet is also helpful and useful to benefit current Chair Yoga teaches and yoga teachers, and enhance their teachings.. Contact Stacie on for any questions specific to your needs. *Registered Yoga Alliance teachers can get continuing ed non contact hours for this course. A certificate of completion will be given once all videos have been viewed and completed.
    What if I have questions during the course?
    Ask away! We have a private facebook closed group, just for Q & A for this course. Not only will you get your questions answered by Stacie, the course instructor, others taking this course can give feedback as well. You can always reach Stacie as well via her website for questions.


    I am glad that you are interested in teaching Chair Yoga. Not only will you benefit yourself, from learning yoga, mediation, stress reduction techniques and Chair Yoga postures, by sharing it with others, you can make an impact on your community and help other people feel more ease in the body, and peace in the mind. Yoga truly is for everyone!

    If you are wanting to enjoy taking Chair Yoga classes at home on video, but do not want to teach, you may enjoy my Chair Yoga or Yoga for everyone! online courses or books.

    Enjoy your yoga and journey to wellness.



    Stacie, Chair Yoga teacher trainer and author

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