Yin Yoga Teacher Training Module 1

There are still a few spots left for this upcoming training in Livermore, CA.

Module 1: Yin Yoga Fundamentals
Feb 21-23, 2020
Visit joyayoga.com for event details and registration

Course description:
During this training you will learn how to teach Yin Yoga from a functional approach rather than an aesthetic or performance-related approach to yoga, with the aim of creating a meaningful experience for yourself and your students, to explore a personal yoga. You will study Yin Yoga with an approach to promote awareness of what is happening in the whole person through the body. The training is aimed at those who want a deeper understanding of Yin Yoga.

Pre-requisites. While there are no pre-requisites for this course, it is recommended that you have practiced yoga for a minimum of a year. This course is for those who want to deepen their own practice and understanding of themselves and for those who want to teach Yin Yoga (with or without the 200 RYT certification).

Course Breakdown:
Introduction to Yin Yoga (Principles)
Yin and Yang Theory
Muscles and bones
Fascia studies
Analysis of joint segments
Theory of Exercise
Analysis of skeletal variations
Myofascial compartments of upper and lower bodies
Movement tests analysis
Tension and Compression Theory
Function vs Aesthetic Descriptions
Proportion vs Orientation
Analysis of yin yoga poses
Modifications and Safety in Yin Yoga
Benefits and contraindications
Sequencing -Yin “Assists” adjustments
How to teach Yin Yoga
Responsibilities/Ethics of a Teacher
Literature Required: JOYA Manual Included… Required texts: (Please purchase by the first day of training)

Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, by
Bernie Clark

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