This is a Level 2 Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training (30 hours Yoga Alliance accreditation) that is open to both yin yoga teachers and yoga practitioners who have undertaken an approved foundation yin yoga teacher training and are in the process of advancing their yin skills and wishing to deepen them. Every student will receive a complimentary full length laminated copy of an acupressure chart with clear illustrations of the front and back body meridians and acupuncture points to keep.
This training includes learning to teach yin yoga from a functional approach, meridian charts of the Yin Yang organ pairs, soft tissue anatomy of the hip, mindfulness meditation skills and practices for the body, heart & mind, psychological enquiry through both interpersonal and intrapersonal practices, felt sensing and the subtle body, the importance of the vagus nerve and enteric nervous system and building the body of a teacher.
This training is powerful self developmental work and goes deeper into the concepts and practices of Yin Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation. Material from the Level I training is not repeated and new yin postures are taught in this course. It is not recommended that you attend this training without a good understanding and and practice of Yin Yoga.
Functional Teaching for the Yin Yang organ pairs
New Yin Postures for the upper + lower body
Mindfulness Meditation for the Body, Heart and Mind
Meridian Pathways of the yin yang organ pairs
Mapping the meridians
Soft tissue of the Hip Joint
The Vagus Nerve
The Enteric Nervous System
Teaching Skills for Yin
Building the Body of a Teacher
Props – Effective use for different body types
July 4 -7, 2020
Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Milton Keynes
10:30am – 5:30pm
Location: Triyoga Camden, Jamestown Rd, Camden, London, UK
Timing: 10:00am to 5:00pm daily.
Dates: October 26 -29, 2020
The schedule for the week will be explained on the first day and this will also be in your manuals. The course will include both lectures and an experiential practice of Yin Yoga, Pranayama and Mindfulness Meditation and Enquiry Practices as well as Practice Teaching Sessions and Practicals.nbsp;
Please bring a pair of shorts to this training for the meridian mapping session on Day 2. Shorts are optional and so for those who do not wish to wear shorts you will be matched with a partner who has also opted out of this session.
Mentoring or Coaching
Mentoring post Level 2/3 study with Sarah Lo is upon application only. Sessions are conducted via Zoom sessions online. Private consultations with Sarah during the week of the training is not possible.
Attendance in the entire program is required in order to receive a Certificate of Attendance from Sarah Lo Yin Yoga Teacher Training for 30 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. This certificate will go towards earning your full 100 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training Certification with Sarah Lo only after completion of all 3 levels of Yin Yoga teacher trainings with Sarah Lo herself.
Study and Reading
Students are required to read ‘ ‘The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga’ – Second Edition by Bernie Clark 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. Please refresh your reading of Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers from your Level 1 training.
A teacher training manual will be mailed to you prior to the training together with your complimentary full length meridian chart.
Required reading (prior to course)
The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga – Second Edition – Bernie Clark
Pathways to a Centered Body – Donna Farhi (www.EmbodiedWisdom.pub)
Mindfulness – Mark Williams & Danny Penman or
Mindfulness for Women – Vidyamala Burch and Claire Irving
Your Body, Your Yoga – Bernie Clark
Getting Our Bodies Back – Christine Caldwell
Leadership Embodiment – Wendy Palmer & Janet Crawford
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – Level II
Advancing Yin Yoga skills
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, international emergencies such as strikes or any outbreak of war or terrorism or contraction of disease, epidemics 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.
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 or cancellation of any program due to any unforeseeable 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, epidemics, contraction of disease, closure of airports, strikes, industrial action which are beyond the control of Sarah Lo and/or the hosting Studio/Venue. 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.
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.
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
DVD: Insight Yoga