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Yin Yoga Teacher Training 100hrs

100 Hours Yin Yoga Teacher Training

This course is designed as a Yoga Alliance continuing education course (YACEP) for yoga teachers.

WHAT STYLE OF YOGA WILL I LEARN? 

Yin Yoga 

MEET SIMONA

Simona’s journey began in 1990 when she started practicing meditation in her home town in Italy. She then traveled through Europe and in the Irish countryside, she explored other types of meditation and started practicing yoga.

Her interest in yoga, meditation and alternative healing took her to Asia where she took her first Thai Massage Course in northern Thailand in 1997 and later, she immersed herself in a different meditation technique in Bali.

She moved between Europe and Asia, working as a massage therapist in Ireland and in France, while studying other massage styles and alternative therapies and she kept studying Thai Massage in Chiang Mai and in Bangkok.

She opened a Thai Massage school and Yoga center in Dublin and, always in need of a yoga teacher and having years of yoga practice herself, she decided to take an ashtanga teacher training course in Edinburgh and she started teaching in Ireland, at her own center as well as promoting “yoga at your workplace” by teaching classes at different companies.

She took Reiki courses to a master level and she continued studying with ITEC for a Holistic Massage and Anatomy Teacher Training Certification, which had her teaching anatomy in a college in Ireland.
Anatomy and Yoga became her focal point of study and in 2005 she decided to move to Asia permanently where, in India she took a Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course at Sivananda Meenakshi Ashram in Tamil Nadu.

Since then she has worked in Thailand, first at Y Fit Yoga Studio in Bangkok, and the Spa Koh Chang teaching yoga for detoxing.
She moved to Hua Hin where she worked as Spa Trainer, teaching anatomy to Thai Therapists, as well as teaching yoga for Six Senses Spa and Evason Resorts and later she was transferred to the Maldives with the same company.

She kept traveling to India studying yoga in between jobs, as well as taking a course in Ayurvedic Massage and Pulse Diagnosis in Rishikesh and studying Tibetan Massage in Dharamsala; then she moved to Koh Samui in the south of Thailand where she taught yoga at Spa Samui, and at Four Seasons Resort. Another trip to India and she decided to come back to Thailand and open her own company in Koh Phangan. After 2 years on the island she relocated to Koh Samui where she taught yoga and meditation at Infinite Horizons Rehab Centre. She opened a Yoga Studio and Retreat Centre in Taling Ngam on the south of the island in 2011, situated on a beautiful beach front location.


She currenty teaches 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training courses, as well as 100 hours Yin Yoga Teacher Training Courses at Koh Samui, at Koh Phangan and at different location in Europe. She also hosts raw and juice detox retreats from Koh Samui.

WHAT WILL I LEARN

Taoism teaches about the harmony between Yin and Yang, the interplay of masculine and feminine energy. Yin and Yang are at play in every aspect of life.

The fast paced world we live in is dominated by Yang energy and our yoga practice is also often a fast yang practice, aiming at building muscle, while this teacher training aims at developing a Yin practice where we bring nurturing into our life, starting from our own practice. Yin Yoga gives us the tool to develop Yin energy to be able to bring balance to our life.

Yin Yoga works on deeper connective tissue, ligaments, tendons and fascia. In this training we will go in depth into each of the poses that make up Yin Yoga. We will practice Yin pranayama to balance our energy and some forms of meditation to help us tune into ourselves and move into stillness.

We will look at the difference between Yin Yoga and other styles of Yoga; at how sustained holding of the postures in Yin Yoga works on the connective tissue.

Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with set asanas that are ‘held’ for longer periods of time, which allows us to apply gentle pressure and compression on our tissues. The whole point of Yin practice is to relax the muscles as much as possible, to target the deeper connective tissues - especially fascia.

Yin Yoga is based on TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), and therefore works with meridians and acupressure points targeting our vital organs and balancing the 5 Elements: Water, Wood, Fire, Earth and Metal.

Yin Yoga brings our focus more inwards, and can be an excellent bridge towards meditation, or can become meditation itself.

This 100-Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training gives a lot of importance to the physical and anatomical perspective of Yin Yoga.

Anatomy classes will be followed by explanation of meridians in Chinese Medicine and how the practice works on energy channels

Our 100-Hour Yin Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training is designed to help you deepen your understanding and practice of Yoga

 

Course content:

 

The Principles of Yin Yoga

Yin Philosophy

 

Yin Practice

 

Yoga Nidra (Yogic Relaxations

 

Benefits: Physical, Energetic, Mental

 

Difference Between Yin & Yang

 

Common Yin Asana Alignment

 

Mindfulness Practices

 

Pranayamas That Enhance Yin

 

Observation Skills

 

Yin Teaching Skills

 

Yin Anatomy

PreRequisites
We recommend that you have already completed a 200 yoga teacher training, or have a consistent and established home practice, but this training is open to all Yin Yoga enthusiasts.

LOCATION

The training takes place from Marga Yoga House and from Delma Resort beach front yoga shala.

ACCOMMODATION & FOOD

Accommodation is available in shared A/C ensuite rooms, private ensuite fan rooms, private A/C cottages, Private A/C ensuite rooms

3 vegan and vegetarian meals are served daily.

COURSE DATE

22nd March - 1st April 2020

11th-21st July 2020

(11 days/10 nights)

COST

1130 (single bed in shared A/C ensuite twin room at Delma beach front resort)

1235 (single occupancy ensuite fan double room in bungalow with private sitting room, kitchen, balcony and own entrance at Delma beach front resort)

1340 (single occupancy A/C cottage at Delma beach front resort)

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