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Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga Teacher Training

This 50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training is appropriate for:

Yoga teachers, social workers, physiotherapists, chiropractors, psychotherapists, life coaches, psychologists, massage therapists, reiki practitioners, Rolfers, and structural integration therapists.

Yin Yoga YTT – 50 hours

TBD

9 am to 5 pm with 1 hour lunch break

Objective

Develop a strong foundation in the psychology of yoga and deepen your understanding of the psycho-somatic relationship. Learn three concise and easy to follow body maps — from which you will be able to build thoughtful, therapeutic and interesting classes

  1. Chakra Theory (psychology of Indian Yoga)
  2. 2. Meridian Theory (psychology of Traditional Chinese Medicine)
  3. 3. Myofascial Trains (the hardware that carries the mental and emotional vibrations through our physical make-up)

 COURSE BREAKDOWN

Theory and Philosophy (Energetic Anatomy)

  • What is Yin Yoga?
  • History of Yin Yoga
  • Yin and Yang Theory — Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
  • Organ Meridian Theory – Learn the physical, mental and emotional qualities of the twelve main organ meridians (TCM)
  • Chakra Theory – Study the qualities and attributes of the 7 main chakras that reside along your main energetic channel.

Anatomy

  • Study the nature of fascia and the location of the 12 myofascial lines. Compare how these trains correspond to both the meridian system in Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as the Chakra system of traditional yoga
  • Learn the defining principles of Yin Yoga that allow you to safely manipulate your fascial fabric.

Practice 

  • Learn all of the Yin postures, their variations and how to prop them.
  • Meditation – The art of concentration (Dharana). To safely manipulate fascia, yin postures are held for 3-10 minutes. Here the student has an opportunity to explore the art of stillness amid this physical intensity. Yin yoga can be a wonderful bridge into a steady meditation practice, even for the busiest of minds.
  • Pranayama – Learn the ‘Abandha’ breath and how to work with the Bandhas in a Yin way.

Sequencing 

  •  Learn to sequence classes that take into consideration your student’s physical, mental and emotional condition by applying your knowledge of meridians and chakras to the manipulation of the myofascial lines.

FEES

$1,200 CAD (not subject to HST)
Tuition fees are 100% tax-deductible and an Income Tax Receipt is issued.

Payment Plan Option

Three payments and  each payment has a $25 admin fee so each payment is  $425

Due Dates:

TBD

 

Program Includes:

  •  45 hours of instruction plus 5 non-contact hours
  • Manual
  • Certificate

The course comes with a detailed and comprehensive manual, with plenty of practical lesson plans and ideas for you to use. A certificate of completion will be granted upon successful completion of the course.

This course is a Yoga Alliance Registered Continuing Education Program.