This Yin Yoga Teacher Training includes Fundamental Skills for every Yin Yoga Teacher including learning how to teach Yin Yoga Asana Sequences for the Yin Yang organ pairs, Yoga Anatomy* including skeletal variations of the pelvis, Mindfulness Meditation & Psychological Enquiry Practices, Introducing Chinese Meridian Theory, experiential Yin Yoga Classes daily.
This is a training in Yin Yoga Fundamental Skills. It is open to both yoga teachers and other professionals in related fields who have a dedicated yoga practice. This course is a pre-requisite for those wishing to attend the Advanced Yin Skills course with Sarah Lo. It is not recommended for students new to the practice of yoga.
LEARNING TO TEACH YIN YOGA
Yin Yoga Overview
Yin vs Yang – Taoist View
Chinese Meridian Theory overview
Sources and functions of Chi
Main Principles of Yin
Breath in Yin Yoga
YOGA ANATOMY *
Yin vs Yang tissues
Understanding safety and the arc of pain
Understanding Tension vs Compression
A functional approach to a Yin pose
Finding your Edge in a posture
Skeletal variations in the pelvis
Universal Laws of Alignment
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION & PSYCHOLOGICAL ENQUIRY
Mindfulness Meditation – Buddhist practices for the Body, Heart & Mind
Psychological Enquiry – Importance & Relevance in Yin for an Integrated Practice
Aspiration & Visioning – Empowerment for Transformational Healing
YIN YANG ORGAN PAIRS
Pranayama Practices for Yin & Yang Sequences
Teaching Short Yin Sequences for the Organ Pairs
- Kidney & Bladder
- Liver & Gallbladder
- Spleen & Stomach
- Lung & Large Intestine
- Heart & Small Intestine
*Only the London courses will include the Yoga Anatomy session.
This is a Yin Yoga Teacher Training and attendance in the entire program is required in order to receive a Certificate of Completion from Sarah Lo Yin Yoga Teacher Training for 40 hours. Those who are unable to attend all of the classes will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance based only on the hours attended. Please plan your time and travel accordingly in order to not miss any of the sessions.
London Courses: 10am to 5:30pm Daily – We will start promptly each day
Studio will be open from 9:30am, no earlier.
Lunch break is an hour each day from approximately 1:30pm.There will be a self-led Meditation session of 30 minutes after the lunch break.
Overseas Courses: Please refer to the individual schedule provided by the host studio as times may vary for overseas courses.
The schedule for the week will be explained on the first day and this will also be in your manuals.
Each day will include both lectures and an experiential practice of Yin Yoga, Pranayama and Mindfulness Meditation Sessions (led and self-led) and Dyad Enquiry Practices as well as Practice Teaching Sessions and Practicals.
Mentoring or Coaching
Mentoring post study with Sarah Lo is optional (at additional cost) and available to do by Skype or FaceTime. Private consultations with Sarah during the week of the training are not possible.
Students are required to read ‘Insight Yoga’ by Sarah Powers (available from Amazon.UK) and Mindfulness by Mark Williams and Danny Penman assigned for this training before they arrive. Reading this book is an integral part of the training so please purchase this upon registration of the course so you have plenty of time to read this before the training begins.
A teacher training manual with suggested articles will be handed out on the first day of class. Everyone will also be required to bring their own copy of Insight Yoga to class each day which will be used as part of this course.
- Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers
- Mindfulness by Mark Williams & Danny Penman
•Yin Yoga: Principles and Practice by Paul Grilley
•The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark
•Insight Yoga (DVD) by Sarah Powers
•Anatomy for Yoga (DVD) by Paul Grilley
•Yin Yoga (DVD) by Paul Grilley
London Courses: Your payment includes £200 non-refundable administration fee. No refunds for cancellations within 12 weeks of the training. No exceptions. All cancellations must be made in writing to Sarah@SarahLo.co.uk. No refunds will be made for failure to attend or failure to complete the teacher training or withdrawal from the program due to unforseen circumstances. No transfers to other courses or between students allowed. All refunds will be processed within 2 weeks following a program. The cancellation policy is firm. After registered payment, we will send you a confirmation of your booked spot. This will also act as your payment receipt. No other receipts will be provided.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sarah Lo &/or her Assistants &/or the Studio hosting cannot be responsible or liable for any injury, loss or damage of property, or disruption of any program due to any circumstances, including adverse weather conditions, which are beyond the control of Sarah Lo and/or the hosting Studio.
RELEASE: I am aware that I may be included in photographs taken at any Sarah Lo event that may be used on www.SarahLo.co.uk and associated social media websites.
YOGA ALLIANCE PROFESSIONALS: As this is an accredited training with Yoga Alliance they will be in contact with you after the training.
CODE OF CONDUCT: Over 80% of this course will be taught solely by Sarah Lo. We undertake to provide you with a training that provides the highest professionalism and standard of training within the industry. It is your responsibility to understand that there is a code of conduct also expected from you as a student and that since this is a group course, there is no opportunity for 1:1 time for individual help or personal mentoring. As this course will include personal dyad work with one another, we invoke the ‘Conversation Cafe Agreement’ as detailed below and it is expected that students remain sensitive and open to one another’s sensitivities and that material which is shared in dyad or group sessions remains confidential. If you decide to leave the course for personal reasons or find that the course does not meet with your expectations, it will be deemed to be your personal decision and the same cancellation policy will apply and you cannot expect a refund. The studio and teacher reserve the right to ask any student who is discourteous or uses threatening behaviour or language during the training to leave the studio immediately.
Conversation Cafe Agreement:
Open Mindedness: listen to and respect all points of view
Acceptance: suspend judgement as best you can
Curiosity: seek to understand rather than persuade
Discovery: question old assumptions, look for new insights
Sincerity: speak for yourself about what has personal heart and meaning
Brevity: go for honesty and depth but don’t go on and on
ACCEPTANCE: By registering for this course, it is understood that you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.
COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE: Sarah@SarahLo.co.uk
MAY 28-31, 2018 – early bird ends April 15
OCTOBER 8-11, 2018 – early bird ends July 31
Early Bird Price: £550
Cost of Training: £620
Payment details to confirm your place:
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