Functional Anatomy & Yin Yoga
50hrs FOUNDATION YIN TRAINING
Exploring 20 Yin Yoga poses through 5 muscle groups, their functions and variability.
Learn techniques to build a strong and grounding practice in Meditation to encouraging ‘calm abiding’ in the body
Introduction to Yin Yang Theory
Learn the value of rebounds and transitions, and the impact they can have on a practice.
Learn about 5 major lower body muscle groups and the Spine
Explore skeletal variation through range of movement testing in the lower body and understanding functional yoga anatomy.
Effects of Yin Yoga on tendons, ligaments and muscles and ‘Yin Tissues’.
Learn 14 skeletal segments of the body
Understanding fascia intelligence and live connective tissue network in the body.
Learn to recognise and teach tension & compression theory
Explore the benefits of Yin Yoga practice – physically, mentally & emotionally.
Learn the principles and practice of Yin Yoga
Learn how to sequence and teach a Yin practice based on a functional anatomy/target area approach
Learn to safely encourage psychosomatic practice in yourself and for those you teach.
Learn to teach an appreciation of individuality & physical uniqueness.
Learn contraindications to Yin practices and how to modify sequences safely and thoughtfully to the individual
A course for teachers, teacher in training or anyone wishing to develop their understanding of Yin Yoga and it‘s emotional, physical, mental and energetic effect on the body & mind.
6 months practice of Yin Yoga preferred but not essential.
On completion on the full course, participants will receive a 50hrs Continuing Professional Development, Yoga Alliance Certified Training Certificate.