Chair Yoga Teachers Association (CYTA) Minutes July 1, 2017

Chair Yoga Teachers Association (CYTA)   Minutes July 1, 2017

The Leo Wertman Residence, 611 West 41st Avenue;  1.30 – 2.30 pm

Present:  see below

Thanks and introductions

Who can join CYTA: 

Currently, those who have a formal Chair Yoga Teacher Training as recognised by certification.

Necessary to organise ourselves before spreading the word of Chair Yoga.

Chair Yoga lacks a trademark and thus is open to many interpretations.  Cost of a formal trademark is $500 in the first year, less thereafter.

Committees:

Directory:  municipal:  list of opportunities:  Dee / Connie

Substitute Teacher List:  Erika / Bonnie

Chair Yoga Festival, Summer 2018:  Aurora

CYTA website:  Mary to ask Vancouver Community Network;  Annette to use a page on her site meantime.

Connect with Yoga Alliance:  Aurora

Blog: Annette; please send her information to post

Outreach – deferred to next meeting

To become an Association: Aurora will contact Yoga Alliance and a lawyer

Other matters: 

Mandate / purpose: Sylvia to send out draft one;  please use Reply All to comment.

Practice issues: eg mentorship, seating, chairs etc: discussed individually

Fee:  deferred to next meeting

Communication: use email

Wages:  current range $40 – 100/ hour;  $1 / minute.  Use the website to share language and concepts for negotiating limited budgets, specific sites.  Musicians Union top up to their base rate.

Payment varies for contract and staff status.

Meeting: 

Ideally, first Saturday of the month at the address; 1.30 – 2.30 pm.

To accommodate the long week end, next meetings:  August 1th;  September 9th.

 

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One Response to Chair Yoga Teachers Association (CYTA) Minutes July 1, 2017

  1. Thanks. Will inform in my group too

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