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50-HOUR YIN YOGA TEACHER TRAINING COURSE

This course will enable and guide you in your exploration of your personal yogic path and introduce you to a potential journey as a yoga teacher.

Most forms of yoga today are dynamic, active practices designed to work mainly the muscular body or the Yang tissue. Yin Yoga on the other hand allows us to address the other half, the deeper, Yin tissue of our ligaments, joints and our fascia network. More than that Yin Yoga offers a great opportunity to learn to release physical and emotional tension, free stagnant or blocked energy and cultivate a peaceful quality of mind.

Learn all essential aspects of practicing and teaching Yin Yoga and find out more about the Mindfulness Principles and the Daoist Elements and Meridians this contemplative method integrates. The philosophical and energetic aspects of Yin Yoga can be a gateway to healing and offers resources of inspiration for your practice and your teaching.

What Yin Yoga is all about:

  • Maintain and expand flexibility and mobility, rejuvenate the body
  • Apply mindfulness principles in your practice and create peace in our mind
  • Harmonise body, mind and soul through the Taoist wisdom of the Chi and the Meridian flow in the poses

Three principles for the yin practice:

  • Come into the pose to an appropriate depth
  • Resolve to remain still
  • Hold the pose for time (3 to 5 minutes on average)

Yin is an incredibly meditative practice, allowing space to be created and experienced in the body and the mind. Using the breath to calm the mind and in turn release the thoughts and bodily tension, finding comfort in the discomfort that may arise.

The Yin Yoga training is suitable for yoga students of all levels and teacher alike, who have an interest in exploring a complementary practice to the active, dynamic, yang, yoga styles. This training will strengthen both your knowledge and your practice of yoga.

What you will learn:

  • 50 hour of profound Yin Yoga: practice, theory and exploration
  • A full and sufficient explanation of the Yin Practice incl. the Taoist Elements and the Chi flow
  • Chi, Yin and Yang defined. Yin and Yang tissue defined.
  • 27 Yin Poses
  • Additional poses, modifications and variations 
  • Use of props in Yin Yoga
  • Oriental Medicine Meridians, their activation and function in the poses
  • The 7-points analysis principle
  • How to assist someone in their Yin practice
  • The art of teaching Yin
  • Mindfulness Defined
  • Yin Yoga Sequencing
  • Practice Yin sequences focusing on different Daoist Elements, Meridians and target areas of the body
  • Anatomy;
    • Tension and Compression
    • Skeletal variation 
    • Individual anatomical formation of the body, its effects and limitations
    • Paul Grilleys 14-10-7 paradigm: 14 joint segments, 10 muscle groups, 7 archetypal poses
    • Target Areas
    • Fascia and Tensegrity explained
    • The Piezoelectric Principle of our meridian stimulation in the poses

What you will get:

After completion of the course you will receive an internationally recognised yoga teacher certification.

  • Basic understanding and speaking of the English language
  • 18 years old or over
  • Prior knowledge and experience of any style of yoga will be helpful
  • A desire to grow and learn
50-HOUR YIN YOGA TTC (2019 – 2020)
Oct 21, 2020 – Oct 27, 2020
Jan 27, 2021 – Feb 02, 2021
Mar 09, 2021 – Mar 15, 2021
DAILY SCHEDULE
08:00
Yin Yoga Practice
10:00
Breakfast
10:45
Theory, Philosophy, Anatomy
13:00
Lunch Break & Self Study
15:30
Motion Analysis & Methodology
17:35
Sunset Circle / Workshop
19:00
Dinner

Facilities at the Ashram

  • Dining Area
  • Garden
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Yoga Shala (School)
  • Internet Access
  • Library
  • Parking Lot
  • Environment Friendly
  • Meditation Garden
  • Airport Transfers
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

We are heavily focused on teaching methodology and techniques to ensure our students merge from their ttc into the professional world of yoga as competent, self-assured, poised newly qualified teachers.