1634 – Seated Yoga

Beginner / Land Workshop


San Diego, CA / Friday, September 6, 2019 – 1:00-3:00 pm – 2.0 credit hours

(Classroom: 1:00-3:00 pm)


Faculty: Anne Pringle Burnell, ATRIC


COURSE DESCRIPTION: Traditional yoga poses to strengthen postural alignment and enhance mobility are modified for the chair or seated patient. Breath patterns with the asanas are off-loaded in the chair which can be applied to beginners, rehabilitation, and frail adults.  



1) Explore two sun salutations for the seated patient.

2) Adapt the eagle pose for orthopedic shoulder patients.

3) Experience a hip extension release in a seated position.


FACULTY:  Anne Pringle Burnell, ATRIC, created the programs: Peyow® Aqua Pilates and Stronger Seniors®. She is an education provider and holds the following certifications: CAFS, Ai Chi, AEA, Arthritis Foundation, ACE, AFAA/NASM, and AquaStretch™. She is an Instructor Trainer for Stott Pilates/Merrithew Health & Fitness. She teaches at the Galter Life Center/Swedish Covenant Hospital, Peninsula Chicago, University of Illinois-Chicago, Core Evolution.