Yin Yoga

Total Hours: 50

2 Workshops (separately)

Explore the history and philosophy of Yin Yoga, the anatomy of Yin – including vulnerable joints, meridians and yin and yang concepts. You will learn how to combine Yin and Yang yoga in a Hatha class, plus the various themes for Yin classes and linking of Yin yoga postures.

In short, you will learn the fundamentals required to start teaching Yin Yoga classes with confidence.

Details of Course Levels

Instructor: Sarah Manning

How to safely introduce yin yoga postures into a Hatha class

The topics covered:

  • History and philosophy – the foundations of Yin Yoga
  • Anatomy of Yin – the connective tissue story
  • An introduction to meridians, 5 elements, yin and yang concepts
  • What are yin and yang yoga practices?
  • Combining Yin and Yang yoga in a Hatha class
  • Opportunities in Yin yoga for breathing, mindfulness and meditation practices
  • Safety – How to safely stress connective tissue – how much is too far?
  • Safety – Working with students with pre-existing conditions and the real dangers in yin yoga
  • Knee issues
  • Back and neck issues
  • Pregnancy
  • Hip replacement
  • Hypermobility

Structure of the Workshop

  • 15 hours of weekend contact hours – all yin classes and teaching practice
  • 3 hours – Online lectures (Certificate of Completion only)
  • 8 hours self-study workbooks to include reading, practice, preparation to optimise the weekend workshop (Certificate of Completion only)
  • 2 hour open book written assessment (Certificate of Completion only)

Certificate options

  1. Certification of Attendance: Simply attend the two days for a Certification of Attendance – these hours will count towards your CPD hours
  2. Certificate of Completion: You will also receive the on-line lectures, the pre-study workbook and take a two hour open book assessment and then receive a Certificate of Completion which counts towards your hours of Level 2 training. (*Additional fee applies - see pricing for details)
Instructor: Sarah Manning

Topics covered:

  • History and philosophy (2) – Philosophy for a Yin Yoga class
  • Anatomy of Yin (2) – The vulnerable joints in Yin Yoga
  • Application (2) of meridians, 5 elements, yin and yang concepts in a Yin Yoga Class
  • Combining Yin and Yang yoga in a Hatha class (2)
  • Themes for Yin Classes
  • Linking of Yin Yoga Postures
  • Further Opportunities in Yin yoga for breathing, mindfulness and meditation practices (2)
  • Safety (2) – Working with students with pre-existing conditions and the real dangers in Yin yoga
  • Knee issues
  • Back and neck issues
  • Pregnancy
  • Hip replacement
  • Hypermobility

Structure of the Weekend Workshop

  • 15 hours of weekend contact hours – all yin classes and teaching practice
  • 3 hours – Online lectures (Certificate of Completion only)
  • 8 hours self-study workbooks to include reading, practice, preparation to optimise the weekend workshop (Certificate of Completion only)
  • 2 hour open book written assessment (Certificate of Completion only)

Certificate options

  1. Certification of Attendance: Simply attend the two days for a Certification of Attendance – these hours will count towards your CPD hours
  2. Certificate of Completion: You will also receive the on-line lectures, the pre-study workbook and take a two hour open book assessment and then receive a Certificate of Completion which counts towards your hours of Level 2 training. (*Additional fee applies - see pricing for details)

As a Graduate you will:

  • understand the philosophy of Yin Yoga
  • be able to apply meridians, 5 elements, yin and yang concepts in a Yin Yoga Class
  • be able to safely teach Yin Yoga
  • link Yin Yoga postures
  • show your students how to develop further opportunities in Yin yoga for breathing, mindfulness and meditation practices

Course Availability

Yin 1 - Introduction to Yin Yoga

Members: $295.00 / Non-members: $395.00
  • Brisbane 14-15 October 2017

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