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Integrated Yin Yoga Teacher Training

This 80 hour Yin Training is unique in its combination of anatomy, energetics and mindful teaching methodology. Encompassing all aspects of the practice and teaching of Yin Yoga this training aims to take you on a deep personal journey and transform your practice.

Where

Almegíjar, Almegíjar andalucia, ES
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

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When

May 1 to
May 14
2015
01:00 amto13:00 pm

INTEGRATED YIN YOGA TEACHER TRAINING: ANATOMY MEETS ENERGY - residential 100 hours training in Andalucia, Spain from May 1st-14th

*program starts on the 1st at 7am (arrival dinner included on the night of the 30th April, departure breakfast on the morning of the 14th)

Price

1,895 €

** Early Bird Price 1595 Euro (before Feb 15th) **

Full Price 1995 Euro

The training includes 14 nights accommodation on an organic farm & all locally sourced delicious meals

Full Description

In the most beautiful serene settings of the Spanish mountains you have the opportunity to fully explore the principles and practice of Yin Yoga:

You will be guided in daily Yin and Yang practice, absorbing it into your body. Lectures and demonstrations on anatomy to enrich the mind. Activities to bring energetic and elemental theory into practice. Exploratory group projects within a close community of students where discussions will be encouraged and plenty of practice teaching sessions provided to ensure that you have the confidence to take what you have learned and share it with others.

You will learn how Yin Yoga differs from other forms of Yoga asana prevalent today, we study the Yin poses and principles of practice in depth, learning how the tissues are affected as well as the energetic influences on the body.

You will also be instructed on how to sequence, work safely with injuries and teach responsibly.

Areas Covered:

Functional Anatomy and Applied Yin Yoga - Structure and function of the skeletal and muscular system Spinal range of motion and articulation of the pelvis Demystifying tension vs compression Skeletal variation and proportion Fascial trains

Energetics of Yin Yoga - Meridian and 5 element theory Meridian line mapping Shen and Ko cycle Yin Yoga and the mind Mindful touch and assisted Yin

Teaching Yin Yoga - Yin poses, variations and use of props Modifications for varying limitations, contraindications and injuries How to theme and sequence a Yin Yoga class Practice and enrichment of teaching skills

Venue: Cortijo Caseria Del Mercado is a small organic, biodynamic farm high in the Alpujarras mountains of Andalucia, southern Spain with a huge array of fruit and vegetables grown on site. The farm cares lovingly for goats, horses and has a peacock breeding sanctuary. Their traditional practices honour nature, ecology and a heartfelt love for the land. The retreat center has been specially adapted to host bespoke events and the main yoga shala faces West over the stunning mountain ranges. The Cortijo also has an amazing natural mineral water swimming pool and a second yoga shala outside in the clear mountain air, under the shade of fruit trees.

The local area (the highest point in Spain) is fantastic hiking country with spectacular mountain views and isolated “White villages” where you have the opportunity to explore on your afternoons or half day off.

Accommodation: The venues farm buildings offer various traditional, comfortable rooms with a communal and family feel. Each sharing until has a small kitchen with wood fires for cool evenings and windows opening on to the abundant flowers that wrap the buildings in colour.

Shared accommodation is included in the course fee but for an additional fee single rooms may be available, please contact us for availability.

Food: 3 Vegetarian meals a day are included in the training. The event will be specially catered for by our lovely local chef and she will be utilizing the best seasonal organic ingredients. Local cheese and bread makers visiting the farm will also contribute to the delicious meals which are shared out in the open air veranda.

There is a large communal kitchen where students can prepare their own snacks if needed and fresh fruits and vegetables will be available from the farm.

The Teachers: Jade Wood has been teaching Yin Yoga for osteopathic and yoga centres extensively throughout Europe and Asia. She brings influences from her training in Shiatsu massage and Traditional Chinese Medicine and also as a trainer in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy. She guides body-honouring sessions rich with elemental and energetic wisdom. Her passion is how the exploration of the body affects the mind.

Emily Baxter is a muti-skilled practitioner in yoga, circus and anatomical arts. She has taught anatomy on many yoga trainings globally and has a passion for revealing the potential held in the structure of the body. She teaches with a focus on embodiment and always with a lighthearted approach.

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