Course Dates: Open-ended
Enrollment Dates: December 1, 2015 - November 27, 2015
Class Size: 10 (10 places left)
Who can Enroll: Registered users.
Course Language: English
Price: 
$ (tax incl.)$ 1,200 (tax incl.)
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Joy McLeod
Joy McLeod Director and Founder of The Yoga OM The path of ancestor's is over 6000 years into origin evaluation and development of yoga.Growing in a house hold where yoga presented as a religion. Joy started practicing her first yoga asana in a very young age. Her mom was her ...
100 Hour - Teacher Training - Learn To Teach Yin Yoga

About this course

LEARN TO TEACH YIN YOGA -100 hours

YIN-YOGA has increased so much in popularity nowadays, finding naturally its place in the yoga world where Yang form of practice are prominent. During the past few years Sebastian & Murielle have traveled extensively in Asia and Europe,
Improving their teaching skills to unveil their 100 hours Yin Program which will empower you to share, demonstrate and instruct the Healing and Meditative practice of Yin-Yoga.
Unravel your potential and refine your inspiration on the  Yoga path.
Come and join our Teacher Training Course to make a difference, balancing and improving your practice and teaching.

Who is this training designed for?
This Training is designed for teachers and dedicated practitioners with at least 2 years of yoga experience.
 Prior experience in Yin Yoga is not required but you do need to have a keen interest in the following subjects of Anatomy, Qi Theory, Philosophy and Meditation. It is not essential to want to become a yoga teacher to take this training, but an alive spirit to learn and a dedication to deepen your practice are required.

KEY CONCEPT

Practice  : Anatomy

Practice the 20 main Yin-Yoga poses
(And familiarize yourself with the variations)

Learn the 17 transitions & upper body poses
(Create session moving from Yin to Yang practice)

Discover and share the practice of Assisted Yin
(A practice for the very stiff body or for those with injuries)

Cultivation of breath body
(Leading toward a tranquil mind.)

Practice  : Energetic & Meditation

Practice the Meridian Series related to the 5 Elements
(Using Asanas & Chinese meridians theory to revitalize body/organs)

Familiarize yourself with Meridian Tracing
(Memorize the meridian’s location)

Learn the 5 Elements Qigong & Wuji Standing Meditation
(The Taoist & Meditative approach of well-being)

Build and Intensify your Ability to Concentrate
(Merging Asanas, Pranayama and Dharana)

Progress towards an Absorption of the Mind
(Developing Shamatha or the practice of meditative quiescence)

Theory : Anatomy

Understand Tension Vs Compression & Skeletal Variation
(Limitation of all Asanas & the uniqueness of the human body)

Looking at the 14 Skeletal segments of the body
(Explaining the main different points of compression in the body)

Use the Leg/Torso Myofascial mandalas
(Developing a functional approach of Yoga)

Study the benefits of the Yin-Yoga Practice
(Anatomical & Energetic benefits and how it can improve your health)

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Theory : Traditional Chinese Medicine

Appreciate the role of the connective tissues in relation to Yoga practice
(Theory of Exercise and the Modern Meridian Theory)

Approach the Meridian System
(The 12 Main meridians & their relation to the organs)

Look at the 5 Elements Theory
(Generative & Controlling cycles)

Understand the Flow & Formation of Qi
(Qi movement & different type of Qi)

Study Water-Wood-Earth-Fire-Metal Elements
(Relation & Function of Zhang & Fu organs to each Elements)

Identify the 3 treasures of TCM
(Jing/Physical, Qi/Energetic, Shen/Spiritual)

Teaching Methodology

Knowledge and understanding of the Yin-Yoga approach
(Learn the difference between a Yin “Passive” and Yang “Dynamic” style of Yoga

How to communicate effectively the value of Yin-Yoga
(Teaching methodology / Function & Aesthetic )

Acquire the skill of sequencing Yin-Yoga
(Design class from an anatomical point of view)

Use the 9 Levels of Awareness
(To influence your practice and guide your teaching)

Teach from an energetic point of view
(learn the meridian network and the 3 body layers)

Define Ekagrata or One-Pointedness of Mind
(Lead your practice & teaching with one intent)

Philosophy

The learning prescription
(Shravana, Manana, Nididhyasa or Yoga Citta Vritti Nirodha)

Clarify and define the path of Yoga
(As a Psycho-Spiritual system)

The Tattvas of the Yin Practice
(The Principles and Qualities of the practice)

Exploring the 8 Limbs of Patañjali
(The spiritual path of Yoga)

Patañjali Analysis of Yoga
(“Yoga Citta Vritti Nirodha” exposed)

Studying the 5 Hindrances to Meditation
(The obstacles to meditation and how to overcome them)

Investigate the Shamatha Path
(Lecture on the Jhanas or 8 levels of absorption)

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga practice has transformative effects on body and mind. The gentle but consistent stimulation of the connective tissue encourages long-term health and flexibility of the joints, recharges the energetic system of the body and naturally draws the mind inward into a relaxed, meditative state. It also prepares the body and mind for longer meditation practices.

Yin Yoga will be practice 2 to 4 hours everyday (including meditation/Pranayama practice).

This Training is designed for teachers and dedicated practitioners with at least 2 years of yoga experience .
Prior experience in Yin Yoga is not required but you need a keen interest in the following subject of Anatomy, Qi Theory, Philosophy and Meditation. We will also introduce the participants to some Yang Taoist movements.
You do not have to wish to become a Yoga teacher to follow this training but a spirit to learn and dedication to deepen your practice are required. Our Yin Yoga Teacher Training is overlapping Yogic,Taoist and Buddhist concept to contemplate and interpret the essential message of those different traditions.

From the gross to the subtle we believe in cultivating an awareness of all the different aspect of the individual, combining body/mind perception as a practice to positively affect, modify, and transform one’s health and consciousness.

Course Structure