Accessible & Adaptive Yoga Teacher Training

Next training dates in 2025!
Are you a health care provider or yoga instructor who’s interested in increasing your skill set? This course is for you!

In this 40 hr Accessible Yoga Teacher Training participants will learn how to make yoga accessible to all ability levels while maintaining a fun, safe, and therapeutic environment. Specific attention will be paid to educating on how to adapt chair yoga to various chronic health conditions and diseases. While also learning how to integrate yoga theory and practice into your clinical practice and healthcare settings.

Adrianne Vangool is a Physiotherapist and Yoga Alliance Certified trainer, who has been guiding chair yoga classes in Saskatoon since 2012. She has trained and mentored several teachers, health practitioners, and educators from across Canada, who now offer chair yoga classes in their communities and facilities. The evidence regarding the effectiveness of yoga and mindfulness practices on wellbeing is vast. Specifically, more evidence is supporting the benefits of yoga in improving patient outcomes and improved quality of life and management of conditions following surgery, cancer, back pain, and progressive neurological conditions such as MS and Parkinson’s Disease.

Participants will learn:

-A chair sequence to build upon, videos, & PDF resources.
-The specifics of common health conditions and how yoga can help manage such conditions, improve       quality of life, alleviate suffering, and support mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.
-How to bring a more holistic and integrated approach to your clinical practice through the system and     science of yoga and mindfulness techniques.
-Ways to adapt yoga for the senior body and those with mobility concerns.
-Ways to bring chair yoga class into healthcare and in community settings.

Course Outline:

This course will be a combination of online and in-person learning.

The majority of the course will be accessible through online modules. In-person practical session will be completed on 1, 8 hr day (September 23, 2023). Please inform us if you will not be able to attend the in-person practical session, we will arrange for alternative LIVE online options where possible.

September 23, 2023 Schedule: 8 hour session 9am- 5pm. With lunch break.

Registration Fees – until June 1, 2023

$ 480 (includes copy of “The Journey of Self-Care to We-Care”)

After June 1, 2023 – all registrations $530 (includes copy of “The Journey of Self-Care to We-Care”)

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Prenatal Class: Next series coming this Winter March 4-25th

What you need to know to feel empowered, prepared, and confident throughout your pregnancy and postpartum journey

What you need to know to feel empowered, prepared, and confident throughout your pregnancy and postpartum journey. 4 LIVE modules and 1 Module with pre-recorded educational videos.

Module 1:

Navigating pregnancy: Prenatal exercise progression and preparing the pelvic floor for birth.

  • Pregnancy considerations and modifications as you progress through pregnancy

Module 2 & 3:

Labour and delivery: Everything you need to know from early labour to delivery

  • Epidural
  • Interventions in delivery, when and why they go to a csection
  • Pushing and positions
  • When to go to the hospital
  • Stages of labour
  • Coping strategies during labour and pushing.

Module 4:

4th trimester: Early postpartum education, breastfeeding basics, and how to attend to your healing body.

  • Breastfeeding (what to expect first few days)
  • PP depression/anxiety
  • Lifting
  • Posture, breath, engagement
  • Breast feeding

PP bowel movement (fibre and fluids)

Module 5: 

Navigating the postpartum period: strategies and considerations in returning to activity and exercise

  • Scar massage (perineal and c-section)
  • Return to impact )sport, running, HIIT. Etc)
  • Sign of pelvic floor dysfunction (including POP)
  • How to assess for DRA
  • Rest, rehab and retrain
  • Comparison is the thief of joy

Registration is open!

Investment: $200 (classes claimable under private insurance with a physio screen)

When: March 4-25th, 2024

Time: Mondays 7:30pm-9pm


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Too Tight to Stretch PhysioYoga

with Joleen Prystupa

Can’t quite touch your toes? Trouble feeling bendy? This class is for you! This yoga series is designed for people with active lifestyles who may be feeling extra stiff due to things such as injuries, overtraining, or all the stores life throws your way. Motion is lotion! Movement is necessary for muscle and joint health, but this often becomes limited by pain or stiffness. This unique class helps create space in your body to help reduce pain and inflammation through movement and breath work.

A 30 min Physiotherapy screen can be used to customize the classes to your specific needs.

No yoga experience is required.

Too Tight To Stretch PhysioYoga

Saturdays: 10-11am

Wednesdays: 7-8pm

Cost: $28 per class, ongoing series. 

*Classes claimable as physiotherapy with a physiotherapy 30 min screen.

Get your spot early as space is limited!


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Postpartum PhysioYoga is back Sept 2023!

with Amy Garnett & Adrianne Vangool

Join Physiotherapists Adrianne and Amy for a class design for all postpartum bodies and their healing! Childcare is available for Friday’s classes. Classes claimable as physiotherapy through private insurance. A physiotherapy screen is required prior to the class series.

NEW Postpartum PhysioYoga Series in Sept 2023!

With Amy Garnett & Adrianne Vangool

Tuesday class series: 6-7pm (no childcare available). Sept 12th- Oct 3rd 2023

Friday class series: 10-11am (childcare available onsite). Sept 8th- Oct 6th (no class on Sept 29th) 2023.

*Classes claimable through private insurance with the completion of a 30 min physio screen.

*Classes claimable as physiotherapy with a physiotherapy 30 min screen.

Get your spot early as space is limited!


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