50 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training Module 1, 2018
This 50 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training module is for registered yoga teachers seeking certified continuing professional development or keen students wanting to deepen their understanding of Yin Yoga.
The training will be run in conjunction with Shannon Barry of Grass Roots Yoga
This training is held over two long weekends, both of which full attendance is essential to complete the required 50 hours training and gain continuing professional development points. There are also some homework requirements.
Interested students who are not qualified yoga teachers are welcome to attend but please note this course will not qualify you to teach yoga.
Module 1 – Introduction to Yin
Weekend 1 – 26th, 27th, 28th January 2018
Weekend 2 – 9th, 10th, 11th February 2018
at Grass Roots Yoga Studio St Kilda
Leonie is registered with Yoga Australia as a Level 2 intermediate teacher and with Yoga Alliance as E-RYT 500 and as a registered continuing education provider YACEP. She has undertaken over 850 hours of teacher training and has been teaching since 2010. She also holds a Diploma of Remedial Massage, a Diploma of Clinical Pilates and Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health. Shannon is registered with Yoga Alliance as E-RYT 500 and has been teaching for over 10 years. As Director of Grass Roots Yoga, he has been leading 200 hour teacher training programs since the inception of Grass Roots. The training carries CPD points for both Yoga Australia and Yoga Alliance.
75 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training
Module 2 – The Energy Body
Weekend 1 – March 2018
Weekend 2 – April 2018
Weekend 3 – April 2018
1/2 day final – May 2018
(Venue to be confirmed)
This 75 hour training builds on the learnings of Module 1 and dives deeper into the exploration of the energetics of the tantric yoga system, traditional Chinese Medicine and Somatics. It is open to those students wishing to deepen their practice beyond the performance of asana. A regular meditation practice is required as participants will be required to sit in meditation at least 30 mins at a time.
Joining Leonie on this training will be Dr Anna Pino (Owner, Natural Harmony TCM) and Shannon Barry (Director, Grass Roots Yoga).
Chakra theory and Chakra purification meditation
5 Element Theory
Upper body meridians
Somatic awareness in a yoga practice
Pranayama and Bandha techniques
Assisted yin and wall yin
Yin yoga asana
Scope and ethics of yoga teaching
The training is open to those who have completed at least 50 hours yin yoga teacher training with an approved yin yoga provider*.
The training is held over 3.5 weekends, of which full attendance is essential at all to complete the required hours of training. Additional web based group calls will also be provided and a comprehensive workbook and journal.
Contact hours = 50
Non contact hours = 25
* Please contact Leonie on 0419 133 948 if you are unsure if you are eligible to enrol.