© 2014 by Claire Osborne.

Certificate in Chair Yoga

Training for Yoga teachers and healthcare professionals
February 2020

February 28th - March1st.

10am-5.30pm each day.

Yoga Loft, Cork City.

To book, download the booking form here

and email it to Laura celticspiritholistichealing@gmail.com

Pre-payment in full required to book your place.

Full course details below.




Recommended for Yoga teachers, carers and health care professionals.

Some previous experience of Yoga is advised for this course.

This course will give you the basic skills to run chair yoga classes or integrate chair yoga into your regular teaching.

These skills can also be applied in health care settings, such as active retirement groups, people with special needs and for carers who support people with limited movement.

Course content

 During this training we will cover:

– aims and intentions of chair yoga.

– why, when and who: who is it for, related health conditions – simple adaptations and contraindications for some common conditions.

– daily life movement skills e.g. moving from sitting to standing, postural awareness.

- seated and standing chair supported asana sequences.

– beyond asana - subtle yoga: yoga nidra, mudras, breathing and healing meditation.

– adapting to using chairs in a general class.

– planning a chair yoga class.

– comfort and ease: happy sitting and using props for support.

– teaching tips.

- Health and safety.

- setting up a class.


Cost:  €300  Includes manual and certificate of attendance.

One reduced fee place is available in return for Karma Yoga - contact Claire personally to apply.

Some previous experience of yoga is necessary for this training.

Please note, this is not in itself a qualification to teach Yoga. It requires a minimum of 200hrs to train as a yoga teacher. However health care professionals have done this training and successfully used it to compliment their existing skills in a variety of settings e.g. physical therapy, special needs education, retirement homes.

Chair yoga training testimonials


‘’I had the pleasure of training with Claire. She has an amazing and profound presence. I'm delighted I could take part in her first Chair Yoga training weekend July 2018. It was not what I expected, I learned so much more than I thought I would, especially on a spiritual and deep connection of myself. I can recommend this course to everybody as it would be beneficial for all.’’

Trish Isibor


‘‘I cannot recommend Claire’s chair yoga training highly enough. I was very impressed with Claire’s deep knowledge of yoga asanas and philosophy and how she delivered the two day training. I found her calmness very soothing and her teaching methods very motivating. The Yoga Nidra was just the icing on the cake to a two fabulous days!”

Sara de Miguel Hernandez

‘’I highly recommend this training course of Claire's. For me already teaching Chair Yoga, it gave me lots of new ideas and reinforced my passion and reason for teaching Chair Yoga. Suitable for experienced Chair Yoga teachers, as well as anyone who'd like to begin and non-Yoga Teachers who work in an environment where people could benefit. ‘’

Louise Curran

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