Integrated Yin Yoga Teacher Training

You will learn how Yin Yoga differs from other forms of Yoga asana prevalent today and be provided with a breadth of knowledge in each of these aforementioned fields, which will give you all the tools required to be an excellent Yin Yoga teacher.

We will study the poses in depth, learning how the tissues are affected as well as the energetic influences on the body.  You will also be instructed on how to sequence, work safely with injuries and teach responsibly.

 

Functional Anatomy and Applied Yin Yoga

Structure and function of the skeletal and muscular system

Spinal range of motion and articulation of the pelvis

Tension vs compression

Skeletal variation and proportion

Posture and pain

Fascial trains

Passive and active stretching

 

Energetics of Yin Yoga

Chakra, meridian and 5 element theory

Meridian line mapping

Shen and Ko cycle

Meditating and full body mudra

Mental aspect of practice

 

Teaching Yin Yoga

Yin poses, variations and use of props

Modifications for varying limitations, contraindications and injuries

How to sequence a Yin Yoga class

How to recognize postural deviations and apply basic corrective exercises

Teaching practice

 

Prices

Early Bird 1495 Euro before March 1st 2013

Full Price 1795 Euro after March 1st 2013

*Including food and accommodation

50% deposit required to hold your space

Limited to 15 Students

 

For an application please email  emily.baxter@specialblendyoga.com

 

 

Sample Daily Schedule

 7-9am  Meditation, Pranayama and Yoga Asana

9-10:30am  Breakfast

 10:30-1pm  Lecture

 1-3:30pm  Lunch and Free Time

 3:30-5:30pm*  Teaching Methodology / Practice Teaching

 6-8pm  Dinner and Free Time

 8-9pm  Complimentary Activities – alternating evenings

(Yoga Nidra, Anatomy DVD presentations, Kirtan, Therapeutic Flying, Assisted Yin and Setting up for Savasana)

* On some days this will be 3.30pm-6.30pm

Jade and Emily welcome people from all backgrounds to attend this training.  Ideal for practicing Yoga teachers looking for more experience and/or a new facet of the yoga practice to offer their students.  It is suitable for passionate students wanting to deepen their own practice.  This course is also perfect for bodyworkers wanting to expand the ways in which they can help their clients.

 

 

 

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