Join us for an amazing 200 hour Transformative Vinyasa and Yin yoga teacher training at Yoga Dunia, Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia. Minutes from the beach in a peaceful location, this is the perfect location to dive deeper into your Yoga and become qualified to teach. We are offering a combined equally balanced course where you will learn all the Vinyasa and Yin essentials to both personalize your own practice and give you the skills and qualification to teach both Yin and Yang yoga classes. The training includes Vinyasa (Yang) and Yin asana, philosophy, practical interactive learning labs and student practical teaching labs. Your own practice will deepen as you apply the theory of both yin and yang yoga to yourself and have the opportunity of practicing teaching both of these styles to others. By the end of this intensive course, you will be able to confidently teach a Vinyasa and Yin class.
Meet the training team. each of our 200 hour training events will consist of a lead Yin yoga teacher, a lead Vinyasa teacher, an experienced anatomy expert and an assistant. This team will promise to deliver training of exceptional high standard.
Claire Green – Course Facilitator & Yin Teacher Trainer
Senior Yoga teacher, yoga therapist and passionate yin yogi, from her first encounter with yin yoga she was hooked, and fell in love with the pure raw healing potential of the practice and the contrast between the strength and power of a yang practice compared to the grace and surrender of a yin practice. Passionate about how yoga empowers people in the healing process; rather, than being a passive recipient of treatment, the student is actively engaged in the path to their own well-being. Claire sees her role as guide you to listen to your own subtle messages your body gives and directing you as to how to respond offering tools for re-balance and teaching you the way to implement these tools within your own teaching. Claire has over 1,200 hours of teacher training and 15 years of teaching experience; completing 500 hours with the British Wheel of Yoga in 2005; Birthlight pregnancy yoga training in 2009. She gained the British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course Teacher Trainer certification in 2011 delivering British Wheel of Yoga training. In 2014 she completed Forrest Yoga Advanced Yoga Training before furthering her training by completing 500-hour with Maggie Reach studying yin yoga therapy, yoga philosophy, chanting, and Ayurveda, co-run with Neil Pearson, a specialist in physical therapy and chronic pain in 2015. In 2019 she completed further Yin Yoga training with Jo Phee and Joe Barnett.
Johanna Pollet – Vinyasa Teacher
International Yoga Teacher, Johanna has been practicing yoga for 20 years and her passion & love for yoga as a philosophy of life has grown over the years. Johanna is a Yoga Alliance Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT 500) who has been teaching in several parts of Europe & Asia since 2015 and teaching 200HR Teacher Trainings since 2018, with over 1000 hours of Teacher Training experience. She completed trainings in both Bali, Indonesia and London, UK, including trainings with Peter Clifford, Stewart Gilchrist, Dylan Werner, James French, Caroline Pena & Carlos Romero. Her teaching experience involves group classes, privates, corporate, SUP, kids yoga, pregnancy, postnatal, as well as specific projects such as Mental Health & Spinal Cord Injury incorporating both Yang (Vinyasa/ Hatha) & Yin practices. Johanna will take you through a transformative life experience where you will understand the true essence of yoga, learn & embrace the foundations and principles of traditional ancient teachings. You will be trained to develop your own self-practice, create balanced Vinyasa Krama sequences, teach safely & confidently. In parallel you will gain a deeper insight of the yogic philosophy of life which goes beyond the asana. This training will not only give you the tools to live a better life and help others by sharing the gift of yoga to the rest of the world, but it will also be a very powerful journey inside yourself, allowing you to get to the depths of who you really are and unleash your full potential.
April 2020 training– Rachel Ellery anatomy expert
UK-trained Osteopath, New Zealand trained pilates rehab instructor & internationally recognized anatomy teacher Rachel Ellery, specializes in sharing her knowledge of human anatomy and movement principles to yoga students, yoga teachers, bodyworkers from around the world. Her mantra “educating and moving the world one body at a time” stems from over 26 years of hands on experience and 17 years of teaching functional anatomy, bodywork techniques and movement. Her passion to heal others through touch and movement began while practicing sports therapy in the UK and Caribbean. Rachel naturally progressed into further education at the British School of Osteopathy graduating in 2000. Rachel has also continued training in Cranio-sacral Osteopathy, Garuda mat, dry needling, pediatrics and shown interest in Eastern medicine healing modalities Wuo Tai, Zen Thai Shiatsu, Thai Vedic Yoga and the Thai Massage Circus. Since then, Rachel has practiced holistic osteopathy in NZ and now based in Bali, the healing capital of Asia, she travels within Bali and to yoga schools across the globe to educate yoga students in the importance of human and functional anatomy encouraging them to develop their alignment, self-awareness, teaching skills and to educate others in the wonders of the body. She combines her extensive knowledge of sports therapy, Osteopathy, Pilates, Garuda, yoga and experience into a unique interactive functional anatomy and movement class, that is both engaging and fun.
June and September training: Imogen Collyer anatomy expert
Imogen trained in Melbourne, Australia, graduating in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical), Bachelor of Clinical Science and a Masters in Health Science (Osteopathy). Upon graduation, she worked for an Orthopaedic Hospital in Mumbai, India, focusing on knees, hips and shoulders. She worked alongside fellow Osteopaths, Physios and Surgeons in achieving optimal results for their patients. Imogen uses a combination of hands on therapy, dry needling, kinesiology, taping, exercise, lifestyle modification and stress management. Imogen holds particular interest in the areas of improving biomechanics, the bodies capacity to adapt, neuromuscular control and ultimately getting the body to work smarter, not harder. Imogen delivers lectures on anatomy that are fun, engaging and interactive classes for students to develop a sense of curiosity about how, what and why our bodies are moving, changing and responding to the demands that we place on them. Imogen engages her students in understanding and listening to their bodies, knowing how and when to flirt with the limits and when to scale back and take stock. She believes that in understanding how to move our bodies, and by approaching yoga with a curious mind, students will be able to delve deeper into their practice.
June & September training: Kate Parrott
(Yin yoga assistant and Reiki Master )
Kate has a broad range of experience in various yoga, meditation and healing practices. Originally from the UK, she has travelled and lived abroad intermittently over the past 15 years. Her natural sensitivity for healing began at an early age when her horse experienced a back injury and she found herself intuitively laying her hands on him to relieve the pain. After training as a Reiki practitioner in Cambodia, Kate completed her intensive traditional Yoga teacher training, meditation teacher training and Reiki Master studies on the beautiful island of Koh Phangan, Thailand. Kate’s therapeutic, holistic approach forms the base of her yoga and meditation practice. You will find her teaching combines Eastern philosophies from traditional yogic practices, Buddhism, Taoism and Tantra in-addition to her natural healing ability.
All the essentials: Yoga philosophy, asana, pranayama and meditation, teaching skills, anatomy, and physiology for both a Vinyasa and Yin practice
Daily 2 hour double yin and yang yoga classes, totaling 4 hours each day
Daily Meditation, Pranayama and Hand Mudras to compliment both styles
Three comprehensive manuals: Yin yoga, Vinyasa Krama and Anatomy.
Teaching Asana practicals for both Vinyasa Krama and Yin Yoga
Teaching practicals for pranayama and meditation
Two full days off to enjoy island life
Healthy buffet breakfast
On successful completion a 200 hour Teacher Training certificate recognized by Yoga Alliance.
The maximum participants in the group is 24
Intelligently sequenced, Alignment Based Vinyasa Flow classes.
Successful sequencing of a 90-minute Vinyasa yoga class.
Exploration of the principles of the Hatha Yoga System within teaching and practice.
Pranayama (breathing techniques) to compliment a Yang practice
meditation sessions to compliment a Yang Practice.
How to incorporate key elements of philosophy and specific themes into your teaching.
Study of the subtle body including Chakra system, Vayus, Nadis, Koshas, and how they relate to you, your students and your teaching.
Practical anatomy relevant to a dynamic Yang asana practice.
The bio-mechanics of the body and understanding movement and the effects on our body.
Common misalignment issues and how to create a safe and accessible practice for your students.
Taoism and Yin and Yang theory
The Yin Yoga sutras by Paul Grilley
How to practice Yin yoga – how to open up and practice surrendering, learning to listen and be receptive to your body, and mindfulness meditation
The Meridian system and chi, understanding the causes of imbalance
The seven emotions and corresponding organs
Organ health within the meridian system
The asanas of Yin yoga poses and variations
10 hours with an anatomy specialist
Functional yoga – applying principles and structure to benefit your own and client alignments, use of modifications that can help with problems such as back, hip, pelvis, shoulder, all kinds of joint, muscle, and connective tissue complaints
Understanding the fascia, the connective tissue
Understanding the elements and our connectivity.
Learning how to balance the energy flow in specific meridians to shift the health of specific organs and transform areas in your emotional, mental, or practical-physical life
Tension and compression theory
Yoga Nidra and Restorative yoga for deep relaxation and restoration
Daily Meditation and Pranayama practice with hand mudras that compliment a Yin Yoga practice.
Fascia Rolling and how this compliments a Yin yoga practice
Lesson planning, Sequencing and counterposes, Creating a sequence according to your or others needs, learning one’s own unique anatomical structure and principles for approaching each and every pose (learning adjustments, variations for each body type)
Student paired Teaching to try out your learning
Group Teaching practicals to build you confidence in teaching Yin yoga & Meditation & pranayama classes
Essential teaching skills for both styles:
Practical Teaching Skills for both Vinyasa and Yin practices
Establishing a successful self-practice
Practical lesson planning and creative sequences
Finding your voice as a teacher, exploring your unique contribution and your role
The Teaching skills and Teaching styles of effective teachers
Understand group dynamics and one to one working
Understand how to create healthy boundaries with your students
Yoga lifestyle: the precept of non-violence (ahimsa) and the concepts of dharma and karma
The business aspect of yoga and registering with Yoga Alliance
Anatomy and Physiology
You will receive anatomy and physiology teaching lectures relevant to both a Yin and Yang practice to deepen your understanding of body mechanics during a yoga practice. You will gain an enhanced comprehension of the body to inform both your personal and teaching practice. Topics covered include: Anatomy of the foot, ankle, knee, hip, Anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, Anatomy of the spine, Anatomy of the core. Kinesiology and biomechanic and the Anatomy of the nervous system.
Asana and teaching lab
You will gain a theoretical understanding and clear framework for sequencing a vinyasa class that cultivates creativity, independence, authenticity and allows you to grow as teachers and students in the practice of yoga. We will then explore how the different asanas and other practices can be sequenced and explore in-depth the characteristics of each asana family and the other yogic tools including meditation, pranayama, mudra, chanting etc. This will Include their effects on the physical and energetic body, the mind, benefits, yogic physiology (chakras, Vayu’s, koshas etc), western physiology (nervous systems etc), contraindications, alignment principles, etc). We will be exploring vital teaching skills and how to both deliver information effectively and encourage learning in a creative and safe manner.
You will learn how to take a shape that suits your skeletal frame and softening into the shape to engage your meridian system and release stagnant energy. The teacher will guide you how to go through a journey of understanding your energetic system. By learning these teaching skills and how to instinctively tune into your own and student’s needs will lead you to practice and then teach the art of self adjustment accordingly, so that students can understand how to tune into their own energetic body to create balance within the practice. We will be breaking down each popular Yin asana, discussing variations and use of props, the rebound and rest period and how to use a mindful meditation with your practice. We will be exploring Yin teaching skills, voice and tone and how to use observational skills to skillfully interact with students.
Pranayama and hand mudras
Each day you will be taught different pranayama and hand mudra techniques to suit both a Yin and Yang practice to understand, influence and direct the prana (life force) to support and deepen your physical practice and your meditation practice. You will learn how to move more deeply into the subtle realms of the Self through the subtle body and the Koshas (layers of the energetic self) and safely guide your students into a deeper experience of their practice.
Each day we will introduce you to many different meditation techniques from a variety of spiritual traditions to compliment both a Yin and Yang style practice. Meditation is a valuable and powerful tool and establishing a daily practice is key for deepening your spiritual understanding and to feel confident incorporating these techniques into your teaching. Meditation practices you will be introduced to include Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness meditation), Chakra meditation, Color visualization, using our Senses for meditation, Mindfulness techniques and breath based practices.
Philosophy, texts, and concepts
You will understand the history and philosophy of Hatha yoga and how this ancient tradition has developed in the West.
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali -Swami Satchidananda
Bhagavad Gita – A New Translation by Stephen Mitchell
You will understand the philosophy of Taoism and Yin Yang Theory
You will understand and apply Taoism to your own life exploring your own patterns and how to use the elements and meridians to create balance.
You will be exploring the teaching from Yin yoga teachers and developers Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers.
Accommodation is external to Yoga Dunia, there are so many options close by and we can easily help you find the right one for your budget. We have found in the past many people prefer to have some privacy at the end of the day.
Full payment for the course is due 30 days before the event start date to confirm your place.
A non-refundable deposit of $500USD will secure your place
Take advantage of the ‘Early Bird’ price and join three months before the course start date.
If joining the course within 30 days of the start date a full payment is required to secure your place.
If you choose to cancel within 30 days of the start date all payments are non-refundable. Before this date, you will be refunded the amount you have paid minus the deposit.
To teach yoga authentically, you must first have an established personal practice. During this intensive course, you will practice two hours twice a day different styles of yoga, including Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin yoga and Restorative.
If you feel ready to take this next step and wish to become a certified yoga teacher we do recommend you to have at least one year of regular and dedicated yoga asana practice.
However, if you are at the stage where you wish to develop your own practice, learn more about yoga and all its aspects, but are not ready or do not wish to become a certified yoga teacher yet then this course is also for you. We understand it can be difficult to find the time to learn and practice all the elements of yoga, so this is an opportunity to do so without becoming a yoga teacher.
If this is you, we do recommend you to have practiced any style of yoga for at least six months, as this will make it easier for you to develop a regular asana, pranayama, and meditation practice. You will be able to follow exactly the same schedule as those who are choosing to become certified, without the necessity to complete the final test paper and the student teaching labs.
During the training you will have different assessments to complete; this will be both written and practical teaching assignments this are part of your non-contact and contact hours requirements.
– We provide a healthy group breakfast
All Yin and Yang classes
All pranayama and meditation classes
All props required for practice
All Lectures and Teaching Labs
Refill water all day
Comprehensive Yin and Yang Teacher Training manuals
Certificate with option to register with Yoga Alliance
What’s not included?
Lunch and dinner, accommodation, stationary, journals and travel expenses
Transport: (approx $30 USD for a return ticket from Bali, which is shuttle bus pick up and fast boat) It is very easy, details of how to get here is within the information pack we send out when your place is reserved.
The balance payment is due 30 days before the event date.
To book: https://www.yoga-dunia.com/200hr-yin-yang-teacher-training-bali/
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