Chair Yoga Teacher Training
Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Chair Yoga Teacher Training

Would you like to learn how to teach to any population regardless of limitations? Chair yoga can help you teach yoga therapeutically, grow you as a teacher and make you more profitable. Since 2014, Yoga Nook has offered chair yoga and our program is thriving. We know how important this special modality of yoga is. Learn the skills and knowledge to help you become an amazing chair yoga teacher! 

You will learn:

  • Why teaching chair yoga is so important for your future students
    and for you to grow as a teacher
  • A review of anatomy with emphasis on our bodies as we age and what is affected
  • Key Elements of Chair Yoga
  • Mindfulness and breathing techniques specialized for the aging population
  • How to sequence a class
  • Modifications and adjustments with props
  • Putting it all into practice, practice teaching your own sequence to the group

When: July 21 1-5pm

Investment:  if purchased before June 21 $125 after June 21 $145.  Price includes a manual for you to take home.  Click here to purchase

Please note: This is a certified continuing education program through Yoga Alliance. CEU’s will be given. This is open to teachers who have completed a 200 hr training. 

Teachers:

Alex is the director of Yoga Nook. She is an ERYT-200 and has over 2500 hours of teaching experience. In addition to the many classes she teaches at the Nook, she also teaches therapeutic yoga to children and adults with special needs.

Natasha has 500 hours of training, 300 hours in therapeutic yoga and over 3500 hours of teaching experience.  She has been teaching several different styles of yoga in the Hampton Roads community since 2008. 

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Caregiver Workshop
Aug
4
to Aug 5

Caregiver Workshop

For Professionals and Caregivers/Parents
A collaborative project with Yoga Nook and Children First, ABA Clinic

What: A practical, hands on workshop providing information, techniques and strategies for any Professional: teachers, physical therapist, occupational therapist, yoga therapists/teachers, etc., or Caregivers/Parents that would like to learn the benefits and practical use of yoga with exceptional kids. Exceptional kids are children with autism, Down Syndrome, ADHD, anxiety, depression, or a lot of creative energy. (Childcare will be provided if needed, please note it is limited)

Objectives:
• Learn research and benefits of using yoga with children
• Learn tools and strategies to use with exceptional children
• Learn how to make a “tool box” to use when working with exceptional kids
• Learn and practice a yoga sequence that can be used with exceptional kids

When: August 4 1-4 (Professionals/Caregivers/Parents only - limited childcare available) and August 5 2-3 (Professionals/Caregivers/Parents and children)

Who: Anyone interested in using the benefits and practical use of yoga to assist exceptional kids

Where: Yoga Nook

Price: Early Bird rates(in bold) apply if purchased before July 1, click here to purchase 
Professional: $150 , $175
Caregiver with childcare: $130 , $160
Caregiver: $100 , $120

Childcare: Childcare provided by the professionals at :
Children First ABA Clinic, 1529 Technology Dr. STE 102, Chesapeake, VA 23320
757-609-2795

Participants will receive a resource manual, yoga teachers will receive CEU's

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Yoga 4 Exceptional Teens
Apr
27
6:45 PM18:45

Yoga 4 Exceptional Teens

 

What: A 2 hour social experience for exceptional teens.  Participants will participate in a group yoga class followed by snacks and social opportunities in a safe and supportive environment.

Who: 12-16 year olds with exceptional needs including, but not limited to: autism, down syndrome, ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety or a lot of energy meeting program requirements

When: Friday, March 30 6:45-8:45

Where: Yoga Nook 927 Battlefield Blvd N, Suite 100-1 Chesapeake, Va, 23320

Price: $35

Click here to sign up

Please Note: Participants in Yoga 4 Exceptional Kids must be able to follow simple directions and stay with a group.  Unfortunately, we are not in a position to assist with toileting, so children who participate can not need toileting help such as wiping or diaper changing during the class.  Also, for safety reasons, children who are an elopement risk (from the building) or who have bouts of frequent or harmful physical aggression are not appropriate for this program.  If you have questions about the program meeting the needs of your child or family, please contact Meghan or Alex at 757-454-6849

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Getting Down with Your Upside, Inversions Workshop
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

Getting Down with Your Upside, Inversions Workshop

This inversion workshop will focus on finding your roots and growing your practice from the ground up. Integrating the proper engagement, alignment, and safety will lead to successfully defying gravity. We will explore techniques to strengthen, build confidence, and integrate inversions into your daily yoga practice.  Participants will work together providing safety and support while moving through the poses.  With continued practice and patience, the fundamentals from this workshop will empower your journey to comfortably practice Inversions.

Some yoga experience suggested but not required.

Investment:

$30 (non-members) Click here to sign up

$25(members) Click here to sign up

(cancellations will be honored until April 10th)

Most people are capable of basic inversions and arm balances; however, People with neck injuries, eye conditions like glaucoma, high blood pressure, heart or back conditions should consult a physician before starting an inversion practice.

John & Marissa are 200 hour yoga teachers and Acro Revolution certified teachers. They have been practicing yoga for 7 years and acroyoga for 4 years. They regularly study and attend trainings to increase their skill sets and they enjoy sharing knowledge with the local community. Yoga Nook is their home studio.

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Yoga 4 Exceptional Kids
Apr
12
to May 3

Yoga 4 Exceptional Kids

What: A 1 hour class exploring yoga poses and doing activities all about the zoo!  Participants will learn a series of poses that they can practice at home when the program is finished, calming techniques to assist in all aspects of life and socialize with other children in a safe and supportive environment.

Who: 6-10 year olds with exceptional needs including, but not limited to: autism, down syndrome, ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety or a lot of energy meeting program requirements

When: Thursday, April 12, 19, 26, and May 3 from 3:30-4:30 PM

Where: Yoga Nook 927 Battlefield Blvd N, Suite 100-1 Chesapeake, Va, 23320

Price: $50 for the series or $15 for a single class

click here to sign up

 

 

Please Note: Participants in Yoga 4 Exceptional Kids must be able to follow simple directions and stay with a group.  Unfortunately, we are not in a position to assist with toileting, so children who participate can not need toileting help such as wiping or diaper changing during the class.  Also, for safety reasons, children who are an elopement risk (from the building) or who have bouts of frequent or harmful physical aggression are not appropriate for this program.  If you have questions about the program meeting the needs of your child or family, please contact Meghan or Alex at 757-454-6849
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Laughter Yoga Workshop
Mar
24
12:30 PM12:30

Laughter Yoga Workshop

Ok, so what is Laughing Yoga? Put simply, laughing yoga is just another way of reconnecting to our true self! 
Like our asana, pranayama, and meditation practices laughing yoga is just another practice.  
Come experience intentional laughter and see how joyful and uplifted you feel afterwards!  
Experience the laughter, engage in fun group laughter, bring back that childlike playfulness that we lose a bit as we age, learn the benefits of prolonged, intentional laughter, and just have fun!

                                                     With Alexa Rivera, RYT-500

Click here to sign up!

 

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Green Tea & Yoga
Mar
17
2:00 PM14:00

Green Tea & Yoga

Join us at Yoga Nook for a relaxing restorative yoga session and an informative discussion about the origins and healing benefits of green tea at the Green Tea & Yoga Workshop! 

The presentation will be lead by Aidan Bergfeld, a 200 hour certified yoga teacher, tea enthusiast, and aspiring herbalist who has been working in the tea industry for over 2 years.

In this workshop we will be discussing the history, benefits, and processes involved in making green tea as well as how to incorporate tea into your daily yoga practice.Bring your favorite tea cup or mug as we will be sampling 6 different types of green tea!

March 17
2-4
$25
Click here to sign up!

(cancellations will be honored until March 10)

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Yoga 4 Exceptional Kids
Mar
15
to Mar 29

Yoga 4 Exceptional Kids

What: A 1 hour class exploring yoga poses and doing activities all about spring!  Participants will learn a series of poses that they can practice at home when the program is finished, calming techniques to assist in all aspects of life and socialize with other children in a safe and supportive environment.

Who: 6-10 year olds with autism meeting program requirements

When: Thursday, March 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 3:30-4:30 PM

Where: Yoga Nook 927 Battlefield Blvd N, Suite 100-1 Chesapeake, Va, 23320

Price: $50

click here to sign up

 

Please Note: Participants in Yoga 4 Exceptional Kids must be able to follow simple directions and stay with a group.  Unfortunately, we are not in a position to assist with toileting, so children who participate can not need toileting help such as wiping or diaper changing during the class.  Also, for safety reasons, children who are an elopement risk (from the building) or who have bouts of frequent or harmful physical aggression are not appropriate for this program.  If you have questions about the program meeting the needs of your child or family, please contact Meghan or Alex at 757-454-6849
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