This comprehensive immersion training is designed for any current or aspiring yoga teachers who wish to learn to teach Yin Yoga, as well as for anyenthusiastic students and Yin practitioners who wish to deepen their knowledge of Yin Yoga and immerse themselves in all things Yin. The following topics will be addressed through a variety of lectures, discussions, and hands on practice:
The Philosophy and Evolution of Yin Yoga (Yin vs Yang yoga, Yin vs Yang tissues).
Anatomy and Physiology (what and how is involved) - the study and the difference between tension, contraction, and compression (skeletal variations and how they affect the shape of the pose).The role of fascia and deep connective tissue.
Subtle Body and Energetic Anatomy (Harmonizing and Expansion of Prana/Chi, the study of Modern Meridian Theory and of the Chakra System)
The Aspect of Mindfulness and Meditation in Yin practice
The Asanas of Yin Yoga (target areas of the body, including upper body and counterposes)
Special Situations (safety meets effectiveness - props use and variations of Yin poses to meet functional approach to practice)
Yin yoga class design (sequencing, flows, timing, music, intention, lecture vs sacred space ratio)
A Double module (two weeks):
October 20 (Wednesday 4-9pm)
October 22 (Friday 4-9pm)
October 23 (Saturday 12-6pm)
October 27 (Wednesday 4-9pm)
October 29 (Friday 4-9pm)
October 30 (Saturday 12-6pm)
CE Hours: Total 40hrs
32 contact hours / 8 non-contact hours
The credits of this course count as 40 CEU (continuing education units) with Yoga Alliance. CEU’s are required to maintain your status as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT).
Investment: $850 ($750 early bird through July 15th)