Yoga is for everyone, at all ages and stages of life.
This course includes:
- Hatha Yoga, Gentle Yoga and Chair Yoga full classes
- Hatha Yoga 20, 30 & 45 min practices (with gentle yoga adaptions)
- Hatha Yoga Flow and Yoga for Energy Videos
- Sun and Moon Salutations
- Sivananda Yoga: 50 min adapted using a chair + a 60 minute practice
- Guided meditation
- Yogic breathing exercises (pranayama)
- Yogic progressive relaxation guided videos (useful for stress management)
- Yoga at work ("Office Yoga") videos (short practices to do at your desk)
- Lectures on yogic philosophy, ahimsa (nonviolence) and chanting
- Lecture and PDF downloads of the anatomy and benefits of yoga poses
- Affirmations and mantras and tips for healthy living and eating
- Short 2-15 min yoga break videos
- PDF handouts
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.
Stacie Dooreck, author of SunLight Chair Yoga: yoga for everyone! and Yoga for everyone! books, is a Certified Sivananda Yoga Instructor since 1995, a Kundalini and Gentle Integral Yoga teacher, and Stress Management Specialist for the Ornish Heart Disease Reversal Program and Alzheimer's Research study.
Stacie has been featured on KQED/NPR CA Report Radio, CBS Miami Healthwatch 5pm News, Yogiviews Cable TV, Albuquerque Journal, KQED NM News, LA Yoga Magazine, Marin Magazine, Women's World, Alzheimer's Speaks Radio, Body Wisdom with Dr. Michelle Summers and Inquire Within Podcast.
Stacie created and teaches Chair Yoga teacher trainings online and annually at the CA and Bahamas Sivananda Yoga Ashrams. Currently she is teaching Chair Yoga for seniors and at companies in Bay Area, CA and is the Stress Management Specialist for the Ornish Heart Disease Reversal Program in N. CA"Stacie is breathing new life in South Florida seniors."
-CBS Heathwatch Miami News
StartWelcome Video and Course Contents 3 min videos and Liability Waiver (6:15)
StartIntention Setting Meditation & Writing Worksheets (6:09)
StartIntro to Yoga and Tips for New Yoga Students (article and download)
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
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)
StartArm Balance and Core Strength Pose Benefits, Contraindications & Anatomy lecture video & 4 Pg PDF (4:49)
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)
StartStanding Poses (includes Warrior Poses): Anatomy, Benefits and Modifications video lecture and PDF (10:18)
StartBalance Poses: Anatomy, Benefits and Modifications video lecture and PDF (4:58)
StartShoulder Openers: Anatomy and Benefits, video lecture (2:00)
StartInversions: Anatomy, Containdications and Benefits, video lecture (5:38)
StartRelaxation Pose Benefits, video lecture & PDF (2:19)
StartResearch on Yoga and Chair Yoga, 6 pg PDF
StartDemo Video: Seated Sun Salutations (Sivananda Yoga sequence) (2:04)
StartDemo Video: Chair Yoga Standing Sun Salutations (Sivananda Yoga sequence) (1:52)
StartGentle Yoga Sun Salutes and Sun Salutations, 10 min video (10:00)
StartSun Salute Mantras (2:18)
StartSun Salutations Using a Wall for Support (3:35)
Frequently Asked Questions
Yoga for Everyone! is a wonderful and useful online course to give all ages and abilities the lessons needed to begin or continue a home practice of yoga, meditation and healthy living. This course can be viewed and practiced 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 Chair Yoga classes, Chair Yoga teacher trainings and Yoga for Everyone! classes and lectures be offered 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.