NORTH AREA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
MORE THAN CHAIR YOGA: ADAPTING YOGA FOR COMMON PROBLEMS IN ELDERS
Saturday 5th October 2019, 10.00 a.m. – 4 .00 p.m.
at Aston Parish Hall, Aston, Sheffield, S26 2DB.
(1 mile from Junction 31 on the M1)
This is a subsidised day and members will pay £20 in advance.
Non-members who wish to come must join FRYOG (on the website)
and pay £20 subscription. (No other fee payable.)
Tutor: Jean Danford, Dip. FRYOG
The process of aging. What happens in our bodies as we age?
Common Diseases: Parkinson’s Disease, Arthritis, Polymalgia, Fibromyalgia, Heart Health and how we might accommodate them in yoga practice and improve well-being.
Practical: How we can adapt postures and offer alternatives.
How aging affects life across the Koshas.
Physical needs: maintaining strength, addressing muscle loss, maintaining good posture.
Energy and rest.
Mental emotional balance: confidence, sleep, managing anxiety.
Jean qualified with FRYOG in 1976 and has been teaching yoga continually ever since. She worked for Rotherham District General Hospital within Child and Adult Psychiatry and Occupational Therapy Departments for over ten years.
Jean has trained teachers for Friends of Yoga and has now focused her energy on Yoga Therapy Training through the Real Yoga Training School. She serves on the Accrediting Panel for the British Council for Yoga Therapy and for many years represented FRYOG around the table.
Jean’s book “Yoga Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis” was published in 2017 and she is an IAYT and CNHC registered Yoga Therapist.
The Workshop is open to all FRYOG members. Please bring a packed lunch, drinks will be provided. Aston Parish Hall is centrally heated but has a solid floor covered with lino that can be cold, so please bring a good mat (or two) as well as your blanket, block or cushion and any other aids you need.
To book a place contact Ann Key, 44 Nickerwood Drive, Aston, Sheffield, S26 2BX.
Tel. 0114 287 2610. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org