Yoga is for everyone, at all ages and stages of life.
This course includes:
- Gentle Yoga and Chair Yoga: postures (asanas)
- Two 45 minute Gentle Yoga videos (no standing poses)
- Guided meditation, yogic breathing exercises (pranayama) & relaxation videos
- Yoga at work videos (short practices to do at your desk)
- Healing affirmations and mantras and tips for healthy living
- Yogic diet and healthy eating ideas
- Short yoga break videos
- Video instruction, lectures and practice
- PDF downloads
Yoga makes you stronger, more flexible, improves balance, concentration and brings inner peace.
- Is self-paced, with options to go in any order of modules with unlimited viewing.
- Includes access to a private closed facebook group Chair Yoga & Yoga for Everyone! SunLight Yoga Online Courses for ongoing support.
Instructed by Stacie Dooreck, Certified Sivananda Yoga Instructor since 1995, Gentle Integral and Kundalini Yoga Certified Instructor and author of SunLIght Chair Yoga: yoga for everyone! and Yoga for Everyone! books.
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 MagazineStacie 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
- Created Chair Yoga teacher trainings online & onsite at Sivananda Yoga Ashrams
- Created and taught for a "Yoga and Chair Yoga with Stacie" Cable TV series (2019)
- Office Yoga instructor for Bay Area companies, including 2019-2020 for an NFL team front office staff, prior instructor for Lucas Films, Adobe, Inc and bebe stores inc
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.
StartWelcome and Course Contents (3:23)
StartIntention Setting Meditation & Writing Worksheets (6:09)
StartThe Five Points of Yoga (13:03)
StartIntro to Yoga & Yogic Philosophy (lecture)- Video Lecture (16:45)
StartContraindications and Cautions, 15 min video (15:00)
StartCentering, 2 min video (2:05)
StartFor ongoing support & questions
StartIntro to Yoga + Tips for New Students (article/PDF)
StartBenefits of Yoga and Research Studies: 16 min video lecture (16:32)
StartDog & Cat Cow Poses: Anatomy & Benefits 5 min and 1 pg PDF (5:00)
StartHip Openers: Anatomy and Benefits, 4 min video lecture and 2 Pg PDF (4:11)
StartLateral Bends, Anatomy & Benefits: video lecture and 2 Pg PDF (3:51)
StartBackbends: Benefits, Anatomy and Contraindications- lecture video and PDF (5:49)
StartSpinal Twists: Anatomy and Benefits video lecture and PDF (2:37)
StartForward Bends: Anatomy, Benefits and Modifications video lecture and PDF (6:24)
StartShoulder Openers: Anatomy and Benefits, video lecture (2:00)
StartRelaxation Pose Benefits, video lecture & PDF (2:19)
StartResearch on Yoga and Chair Yoga, 6 pg PDF
StartGentle Yoga Sun Salutes and Sun Salutations, 10 min video (10:00)
StartDemo Video: Seated Sun Salutations with Chair Yoga Seated Adaptions, Sivananda Yoga (2:04)
StartDemo Video: Chair Yoga Standing Adaptions for Sun Salutations, Sivananda Yoga (1:52)
StartSun Salute Mantras
StartChair Yoga Sun Salutes (standing & seated) PDF
StartWall Support Sun Salute (3:35)
Frequently Asked Questions
Gentle Yoga: yoga is for everyone! is a wonderful and useful online course to give all ages and abilities lessons need to begin or continue a holistic practice of yoga, meditation and healthy living. This course can be viewed and practice ongoing with daily guided meditations, relaxations, healing ideas and yoga postures for physical, emotional and mental health.
Enjoy the benefits of yoga! Yoga brings ease and healthy to the body and peace and joy to the practitioner. I made this course because students all over the world requested my yoga and Chair Yoga classes and Chair Yoga teacher trainings online. I made this course for YOU!
For those registered fo this online self-paced course, you will also be invited to a private closed facebook group, to ask questions and get support from your instructor, and others around the world. I am here to support your healing and wellness journey.
If you want additional yoga photos and descriptions, as another resource to go with the course videos, lectures and handouts, you may also enjoy my books: Yoga for Everyone! or SunLight Chair Yoga (on www.sunlightyoga.com ).
Have a great day.