Chair Yoga Teacher Certification Training

Chair Yoga Teacher Training is accessible from anywhere with an internet connection. Our certification programme provides the foundation to bringing yoga to schools, community centres, businesses, retirement communities or anywhere mindful movement and stress relief is needed. There are no admission requirements to join the programme. We welcome anyone with an open heart and mind!

Anyone interested in practicing and sharing chair yoga with family, friends, colleagues and clients, including yoga teachers, caregivers, social workers, nurses, activity directors, human resource managers, vitality managers, dance and fitness instructors. The list is endless.

Chair yoga improves wellness, health and stress management. Widen your audience and bring these benefits to everyone in your community. From children to seniors or helping those with physical limitations. Through the process of learning to teach, your own awareness and wellbeing will improve too.

You can start our Chair Yoga Teacher Training whenever you want. You learn at your own pace since the course is available online and can be accessed anytime, anywhere, any chair.

Course Outline

Module 1: The meaning and philosophy of yoga
Module 2: Breathing exercises (pranayama)
Module 3: Body awareness
Module 4: Mudras
Module 5: Yoga for the eyes
Module 6: Seated postures
Module 7: Standing postures
Module 8: Do-it-yourself massage
Module 9: Face yoga
Module 10: Meditation

Bonus 1: Starting your own chair yoga business

Bonus 2: Free e-Book “Chair Yoga with Paula!”

  • 100% online
  • 20+ hours of lectures, videos (practice and teaching) with PDF’s to save or print
  • 10 modules each containing videos and exercises
  • 2 guided meditations for deep relaxation (audio)
  • Includes our e-book on yoga, breathing techniques, mudras, meditation and relaxation
  • Study at your own pace in no particular order
  • Lifetime access – watch as many times as you like
  • Accessible on all devices
  • Certification upon completion
  • Perfectly suited as part of continuous education for yoga teachers
  • Use the exclusive Chair Yoga World logo
  • Become part of the international Chair Yoga World community for ongoing support
  • Bonus 1: Starting your own chair yoga business
  • Bonus 2: e-Book “Chair Yoga with Paula!”

Course Highlights

Your Instructor

Paula Jap Tjong is a Dutch certified E-RYT yoga teacher and author of Chair Yoga with Paula and Yoga for people with dementia. She has trained thousands of people to become yoga teachers and teaches yoga and meditation to many enthusiasts in the Netherlands

Paula Jap Tjong, co-director of Chair Yoga World

Bonus #1 – Starting your Own Yoga Business

        Bonus #2 – Free E-book “Chair Yoga With Paula”


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Frequently Asked Questions about the Chair Yoga Teacher Training

After your payment is confirmed, you can start immediately. You will receive an email with your login details and get direct access to the programme containing 10 modules. The programme runs over 10 weeks but you determine your own learning pace. You will have lifelong access to all course materials and can view the lessons and videos whenever you want. The length of the videos is 6 hours and 15 minutes in total. 

Once you have completed all the lessons, videos, and meditations, you will automatically receive a certificate of completion by email. This certificate authorises you to use the Chair Yoga World logo on your website and/or promotional materials.

If you need support, we are always ready to help. Send us your questions via email. 

Yes, you can. This training course is open to everyone, including therapists, nurses, social workers, personal trainers, medical doctors, caregivers or anyone who wants to learn about chair yoga. For themselves or to share with friends, family, colleagues and their community.

We would never want you to be unhappy. Please let us know if you are unsatisfied with your purchase by sending us an email:

The full course is taught in English. 

Yes! Chair yoga is perfect to learn online. You can access our training course at anytime from anywhere in the world. You will learn everything about chair yoga, deepen your practice and enhance your teacher toolkit. Our online programme is an alternative to in-studio yoga teacher training while still maintaining the integrity, depth and personalised experience you would expect from yoga teacher training.

The Teacher Training contains 6 hours and 15 minutes of video, two audios and a manual existing of 115 pages. 

No, you don’t need Zoom, Microsoft Teams or any other program for our online Chair Yoga Teacher Training. You’ll receive an invitation to login to our website. There you’ll find all the course materials. 

You can currently pay with CreditCard, PayPal or iDeal. Please get in touch if none of these payment methods is suitable for you: 

The manual comes as a pdf. You can download it from your user account at our website.