Experience specialized training to understand seniors' complex challenges
Who are "REAL" seniors?

Introduction to Yoga for Real Seniors©  8-hour Basic 1 Teacher Training

This fun and educational 8-hour training will teach you the YFRS method developed by Mary Jacobson (Fatehbir Kaur). Assisted living, skilled nursing facilities, and private homes are filled with seniors who can greatly benefit from yoga adapted to their needs and abilities. We will think, laugh, share and discover new opportunities for teaching yoga!


  • Adapt basic asana, breath and meditation to students with extreme cognitive and physical limitations
  • Recognize how realistic goals increase your ability to share yoga with the ever-expanding senior population
  • Redefine the meaning of success for elderly students

Teacher Training Calendar


Dates and Locations

To Be Announced

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The YFRS method is not limited to one style or tradition of yoga. Healthcare providers with little or no yoga background are also welcome to learn these techniques. Basic teacher training is an 8-hour course, including a practicum. For scheduled training dates and locations, please refer to the training calendar. For more information about how to bring YFRS to your studio or facility, please email us.

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