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50 Hour Yin Teacher Training – NOW FULL!!

7 September 2018 @ 18:30 - 28 October 2018 @ 17:00


Yin Yoga Teacher Training

Welcome to a quiet practice. Here you will learn the foundational elements of all things yin; including Philosophy, anatomy, asana, meditation, stillness and breath.

This is a comprehensive 50 hour training course in Yin Yoga for yoga teachers and other disciplines such as pilates/fitness teachers, as well as bodywork specialists. You will receive 50 hours YACEP accreditation through the Yoga Alliance USA upon successful completion of this course. In order to receive these credits you must participate in the whole course, this includes homework that will need to be completed on time.

The programme follows the standards set out by Yoga Alliance in each of the 5 educational catergories.
Each weekend we will practice living on the YinSide with; meditation, mindfulness, breath work, presentations and hands on experience of teaching and assisting in poses. You will receive a Yin Yoga Manual which we will work through for the duration of the course.

Yin Yoga Origins

The Principles of Yin Yoga.
Where and how did this practice come about.
Understanding the difference between Restorative/Hatha Yoga and Yin yoga
Understanding the difference between passive and active poses – Yin/Yang


Intro to Yin/Yang
Stillness and enquiry, discovering a slower pace and the art of doing less
Yin Poses for the 5 main meridian pairs; Kidney & Bladder / Liver & Gallbladder / Spleen & Stomach / Lung & Large Intestine / Heart & Small Intestine
Yin Yoga for the lower and upper body.
The use of props – how and when to use them.
Finding your own unique Yin shapes for your body
Understanding how to guide students to find their unique Yin shapes based upon their body.

Pranayama & Meditation

Understanding the importance of breath and meditation/mindfulness in Yin Yoga and how to develop these into your own practice so you can effectively teach these to students.


Tension vs Compression
Skeletal variations in individuals and how this will effect the shape of the pose
Understanding the key joints, bones and connective tissues

Teaching Methodology

YinAsana research worksheets for each Yin pose.
Sample routines for teaching.
How to create quiet in a yin class, understanding pace, voice and music.
How to support students when needed.
Class structure and sequencing.
Practicum – teaching a yin class.

Homework (non – contact hours)
20 mins of mindfulness practice is required as homework (non-contact hours)

You will receive a Certificate of completion upon successful completion of the whole course.

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7 September 2018 @ 18:30
28 October 2018 @ 17:00
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