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Complete 50h Yin Yoga Training

 

50 hours Yin Yoga Teacher Training Course Content 

Practice

  • Daily morning practice: intense 2hrs Yin Yoga class with different themes every
    day including meditation & pranayama

  • Yin Yoga Practice on the wall

  • Practice Yin Yoga related to the Meridians, stimulating the Qi along the Meridians

  • Afternoon Yin Yoga practice short sequences or student teaching

  • 35 Yin Yoga Asanas in theory and practice, breakdown of each Asana

  • Variations, modification and the use of props in each of the 35 Asanas

  • 3 Classes Yin & Yang ´It´s all about balance´ an Asana experience combining
    dynamic, creative Vinyasa Flow and deep opening and meditative Yin Yoga

  • Dynamic Meditation & Yin Yoga

Anatomy

  • Anatomy according to Paul Grilley
    Looking at the 14 segments of the bone structure
    Understanding the individual bone structure/skeleton
    Compression versus Tension, Orientation and Proportion
    (Limitation in all asanas & the uniqueness of the human body)

  • Fascia and Tensegrity (appreciate the role of connective tissues in relation to yoga
    practice)

  • Motion analysis in the group, understanding the impact of individual bone structure in the Asana practice

  • Approach to the Meridian System (12 main meridians) and Chi Flow in Yin Yoga

  • Yin Yoga and Integration of Mudras

  • Fascinating world of Fascia `The matrix connective tissue`

  • Modern Meridian theory according to Dr. Motoyama (looking at the fascia network
    versus the energetic channels (Meridians)

  • Fascia research the newest results

Teaching Methodology

  • Yin Yoga sequencing and tools to teach a Yin Yoga class

  • How to communicate the value of Yin Yoga (teaching methodology Function versus Aesthetic)

  • Developing a functional approach to Yoga

  • Group work

Philosophy

  • The learning prescription (Shravana, Manana, Nididhyasa)

  • What is Yin Yoga about? Knowledge and understanding of the Yin Yoga approach (difference between a Yin passive and Yang dynamic style of Yoga)

  • Yin & Yang (The Chinese understanding how the world functions)

 

Therapy

  • Study the benefits of the Yin Yoga Practice (physical, energetical, mental and
    emotional) and how Yin Yoga can improve your health

  • Pain relief through Yin Yoga stimulating the fascia

  • Chronic back pain, Hernia (slipped disc), pain therapy

  • Where does pain come from?

  • The impact of emotional stress to chronic pain

 

Daily Schedule example

  7.30am –   9.30am    Asana Practice, Meditation & Pranayama
  9.30am – 10.30am    Breakfast                    
10.30am – 12.00am    Anatomy, Lecture              
12.00am –  1.30pm    Video, Group work
  1.30pm –   3.00pm   Lunch
  3.00pm –   4.30pm   Motion Analysis, Student teaching
  4.45pm –   6.30pm   Asana Practice
  7.00pm                     Dinner

 

Tuesdays – additional evening session from 8.00–10.00pm | Wednesdays – half day programme only, free time after lunch. The 50 hour Yin Yoga Course is held over 1 week from Saturday to Saturday, those days are arrival and departure days without any Teaching Programme. The course starts on Saturday at 6.00pm with a welcome meeting followed by dinner. The Programme finishes the following Saturday after breakfast at 11.00am.