50 Hr Yin Teacher Training – May 2018

50 hr Wellness Connection Yin Yoga Teacher Training course


Accredited by Yoga Alliance YACEP continuing education for existing Yoga Teachers

Dates:
26 May: 10.30 – 6.30pm
27 May: 8 – 6.30pm
9 June: 10.30-6.30pm 
10 June: 8 – 6.30pm

Homework:
Sequence preparation work.

Cost:
R4,000 Deposit R1000 to secure your place. EFT Date of workshop and YOUR name REFERENCE

Yin Yoga is a subtle, deep and powerful approach to Yoga.  It is an individually adapted, slow and meditative asana practice combined with internal awareness. Asanas are practiced in a passive way with relaxed muscles.

Course Outline
Philosophy of Yin Yoga
Understanding the philosophy and origins of Yin: both its differences and similarities with other styles of yoga and how it applies to the practice.

Yin Yoga Anatomy and Poses
An exploration of 30 of the more common yin yoga asanas; and what happens beneath the skin as we shift shapes as well as the intelligent use of props based on the individuals needs.

Learning how to observe, prop poses and adjust
Learn how to see what each individual needs in each pose. Using props can be plentiful and fun, as well as creative. How to use props, both studio props and household items to prop and adjust Yin Poses for different indiviudal needs.

The Nature of Connective Tissue
An overview of the structure of connective tissue: how it differs from muscle and why it bares importance in a yin practice.

Meridians
We will look at the Meridian system as it appears in Chinese Medicine and applications to the practice of Yin.

Creating a class, for yourself or your students
How to theme; sequence and verbally construct an engaging class; learning to balance words with silence.

Meditation
Exploring mindfulness; meditation and breath work and its integration within this yoga practice. Learn to teach and to hold the space in silence.

Teacher
Carla Collins is a 200 hr and 
500 hr Registered Yoga Teacher, as well as a Teacher Trainer on the Wellness Connection Yoga 200 hr Teacher Training courses.  Carla teaches both Yin and Vinyasa Yoga, and has an in depth understanding of anatomy, injury, modifications and adjustments. 

“Carla has a lovely way of communicating, a sincere interest in helping you. I love her classes especially her attention to adjustments” Anonymous feedback 200 hr Teacher trainee