YIN YOGA TEACHER TRAINING – I

This is an advanced teacher training in yin yoga which includes fundamental skills in Mindfulness and skills for every yoga teacher or dedicated student wanting to learn how to teach and practice yin yoga sequences effectively for the yin yang organ pairs according to Chinese Meridian Theory whilst incorporating the study and understanding of skeletal variations of the hip. This course brings a deep level of Mindfulness Meditation practices & psychological enquiry to the practice of Yin Yoga.  Meridian theory and Chinese Medicine for organ health is introduced and each day includes both  experiential yin yoga practice and teaching practice. Every teacher or student will need to have this strong foundation in all areas of study before progressing to study at Levels 2 and 3.

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 Advancing Yin Skills course with Sarah Lo. It is not recommended for students new to the practice of yoga.

Yin yoga:
  • Yin yoga postures for balancing the Yin Yang organ pairs
  • Teaching functional Yin yoga
  • Effective use of props
  • Developing interoceptive skills
  • Experiental daily Yin yoga practice
Mindfulness:
  • Mindfulness meditation skills
  • Body, heart and mind practices
  • Psychological enquiry
  • Visioning
Anatomy:
  • Skeletal variations (hip)
Chinese medicine:
  • Meridian theory

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.

  1. Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training
    January 28 – 31, 2020
    10am – 5:30pm
    Triyoga Camden, London, U.K – BOOK HERE – SOLD OUT
  2. Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training
    April 26 – 29, 2020
    10:00am – 6:00pm – BOOK HERE
    Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Milton Keynes Stadium

Props
Please bring your own props for the Milton Keynes course only, including your mat, bolster, belt and 2 small blankets and 2 bricks. If you are travelling from overseas we will be able to provide a set of props by pre-arrangement only for an additional fee of £30 at the time of booking. No props will be available on the day of the training.

Schedule
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 and Dyad Enquiry Practices as well as Practice Teaching Sessions and Practicals.

Mentoring or Coaching
Private mentoring post completion of Level 2/3 Yin Yoga Training with Sarah Lo is upon application and is conducted through Zoom sessions online. 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.

•Yin Yoga: Principles and Practice by Paul Grilley – available on www.amazon.co.uk
•The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark – available on www.amazon.co.uk

It is highly recommended that you watch AT LEAST ONE DVD from Paul Grilley’s work. The online viewing courses vary in price and may be something you will consider going into more deeply depending on the depth of study that you wish to pursue in Yin Yoga.

Paul Grilley
DVDs: Anatomy for Yoga or Yin Yoga
Online courses: www.pranamaya.com:
1. Bare Bones of Anatomy – Paul Grilley
2. Yin Yoga – The Functional Approach

Sarah Powers
DVD: Insight Yoga

JANUARY 28 – 31, 2020
TRIYOGA CAMDEN, LONDON
BOOK HERE

APRIL 26 – 29, 2020
DOUBLE TREE HILTON HOTEL , MILTON KEYNES STADIUM – BOOK HERE

COST OF TRAINING
£580 Early Bird; £620 Regular
APRIL 26- 29, 2020: Early bird price until January 31st, 2020.

For Milton Keynes courses only
A full Set of Props is available for hire for overseas travellers £30 by pre-booking only.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:-

PAYMENT/CANCELLATION POLICY: Your payment includes £200 non-refundable administration fee. Strictly no refunds for cancellations within 12 weeks of the training. We regret there can be no exceptions to this (including illness, family issues, pregnancy, job changes etc) as our costs have already been incurred. Please purchase cancellation insurance to protect you from any losses you may incur. 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. We highly recommend that you purchase cancellation insurance if you are concerned about the possibility of needing to cancel your course as we cannot be responsible for covering the cost of refunds under any circumstances. Please do not book non refundable travel until you have had confirmation that this course is going ahead.

HEALTH CONDITIONS: It is essential that you disclose any major health concerns or conditions that might affect your participation in the training. Each participant is free to practice to their own ability or to simply observe if they are unwell or feel unfit to practice. We reserve the right to decline participation of anyone who has not disclosed a medical condition or a psychiatric one which we are not equipped or trained to manage as teachers in a class setting.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sarah Lo &/or her Assistants/the Studio/Venue 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, flood, cancellations or delays caused by transport strikes or technical problems, war, threat of war including threat level changes, terrorist action or threats, closure of airports, strikes, industrial action which are beyond the control of Sarah Lo and/or the hosting Studio/Venue. If for any reason, the venue or teacher has to cancel due to extraneous circumstances, you will receive a full refund for the price of your course booking only. In the event that Sarah Lo herself is taken ill, every attempt will be made to find a replacement teacher. This has never had to happen but with every Yoga teacher training or course this is always possible in rare circumstances.

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.

CODE OF CONDUCT: 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.

ENQURIES: Sarah@SarahLo.co.uk

Frequently asked questions here

January 13-16, 2019
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training
Milton Keynes Stadium, Double Tree Hilton – Sold Out

March 7-10, 2019
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training
Pure Energy Yoga Studio, Utrecht, Netherlands – Sold Out

April 30 – May 3, 2019
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training
Triyoga Camden – Sold Out

July 7 – 10, 2019
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training
Double Tree Hilton, Milton Keynes Stadium, UKSold Out

September 29 – October 2, 2019
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training
Double Tree Hilton, Milton Keynes Stadium, UK – SOLD OUT

November 23, 2019
Yin Yang Yoga + Mindfulness Workshop
BaYoga Berkhamsted, Herts, UK – Book here

January  28 – 31, 2020
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training
Triyoga Camden, London, U.K. Book here – SOLD OUT – Waiitng list

March 13 – 16, 2020
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training
City Zen, Milan – Book here

April 26 – 29, 2020
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training
Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Milton Keynes – Book here

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