Yoga for Inflexible Bodies

Living in an inflexible body? Teaching students who are less flexible? Then we’ve got the workshop for you! This course is designed to provide yoga teachers tools to teach the new yogi or inflexible body with modifications to poses or flows.  Read More

Taught by:
Mary Irby – C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, CTP, MS
DeAnne Priddis – RYT 200, PhD

Yoga for Inflexible Bodies Learning Objectives

  • Discover likely candidates for modifications due to inflexibilities
  • Describe the benefits and importance of modifying postures
  • Develop an understanding of how inflexibilities may limit poses
  • Practice yoga for inflexible bodies
  • Evaluate poses to discover the factors that present physical limitations
  • Discover bandhas that help students get the most benefit from practice
  • Practice specific pranayama techniques that may help us create more flexibility
  • Explore pose modifications designed to provide safety and effectiveness for inflexible students


Students should have general knowledge of proper alignment for basic poses that would come from a yoga teacher training or yoga practice. Read More

Continuing Education Credits

Yoga for Inflexible Bodies counts as 5 hours (5 CECs) for Yoga Alliance RYTs.

Course Info

  • Course is 100% remote, online study
  • Work at your own pace
  • Includes videos and written materials
  • Short quizzes test your knowledge

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Frequently Asked Questions
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When/Where is the next Yoga for Inflexible Bodies workshop?

This course is 100% remote. Start anytime!

What to expect after registration

After Registration – What to Expect:

  • After you register, you will receive an email from our automated system with instructions for logging in
  • Login from top menu bar (Existing Students/Login)
  • You will have access to your course materials immediately
  • Once logged in, you’ll be automatically directed to your dashboard
  • Click the Course Name from the dashboard and follow instructions to complete the course work
  • All courses include a Lesson that covers how to enter your CECs or Print Certificates, as applicable
  • If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out
What happens after I purchase the course?
1) Log in to your dashboard using instructions that will be emailed to you
2) Complete the online course work following instructions you’ll find on your dashboard
3) Instructions for Printing Certificate and Entering CEC Hours included on your dashboard
Note: For live classes, you’ll log in, follow instructions on the dashboard, and show up at the scheduled class

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Inflexible Bodies Yoga

Yoga for Inflexible Bodies

Course Audience

  • Yoga teachers
  • Yoga students
  • Yoga therapists
  • Athletes
  • Anyone who feels inflexible and wants to create more freedom in their body!

Topics Covered

  • Audience
  • Benefits
  • Pranayama
  • Tension and Compression
  • Pose Modifications
  • Pose Demonstrations
  • Yoga Practice

Learning Strategies

  • Lecture and demonstration
  • Experiential learning through movement

Dates and Duration

  • Start Anytime – 100% Remote
  • Approximately 5 Hours to Complete


Online CEC workshop: $79


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