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20 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training / Weekend Intensive

I've made this weekend packed full of even MORE YIN-credible information! 20 full hours to dive Yin-side this amazing practice.

We will spend even more time exploring the postures of yin yoga, the physical, mental and energetic benefits of this style of practice, and the anatomy necessary to understand how different bodies create different shapes. We will look more closely at Paul Grilley's "Functional Approach to Yoga" and how it works with the teachings of yin and yang asana. We'll also dive a bit deeper into meridian theory and how it relates to yin poses.

This training is open to both current and aspiring yoga teachers, as well as enthusiastic students who wish to spend the weekend immersed in all things Yin. You’ll leave this weekend with the foundation and ability to guide yourself and your students safely and effectively into a wide variety of yin poses.

This course also qualifies for 20 hours of CE credit with Yoga Alliance for registered yoga teachers.

We’ll be focusing on:
· The history and philosophy of yin yoga
· The main poses of yin yoga
· Newer yin poses that target the upper body
· The Functional Approach to Yoga
· Skeletal variation and how it affects the shape of the pose
· Anatomy review to support the Functional Approach
· Understanding connective tissue and fascia
· Stressing tissues through Compression and Tension
· Target areas of the poses
· Modifications and prop use
· Chinese Meridian theory as it relates to yin
· Introduction into mindfulness meditation practices
· How to build a class (sequencing, timing, music, props, intention)

You'll also get practice time teaching each other what you've just learned! Putting this knowledge into action.

Required books: either Bernie Clark's - The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga or Sarah Powers' - Insight Yoga for reference.

$385 for early bird (SAVE $40!) if you sign up by May 24

$425 after

Friday 5:30-9:30pm

Saturday, 9:00am - 1:00pm (1 hour lunch break) & 2:00 - 6:00pm

Sunday, 9:00am - 1:00pm (1 hour lunch break) & 2:00 - 6:00pm

Contact or call 602.843.PURA to get signed up!