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2020 Yin Yoga 50 hr Training with Leah Adams
January 25| $944
We welcome anyone who has a sincere interest to explore yin yoga, existing yoga teachers and other wellness professionals (body workers, massage therapists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, osteopaths, physical therapists, etc.). If you are newer to yin yoga, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us help you prepare for the program.
Training Standards and Information
Soma Yin Yoga follows the standards outlined by the Yoga Alliance for each of the 5 educational categories. Each day is a blend of a yin yoga class, meditation, presentations, and hands on exploration of the following topics:
Techniques, Training & Practice
Key poses of yin for legs and torso (benefits, considerations & cautions, body types, modifications, variations, sequencing). Weaving breath, meditation, mantra and mudra into a yin class.
Sequencing a yin class
Supporting the body with and without props
Atmosphere of a yin class – pace, vocabulary, voice, and music
Student learning styles
Supporting students with discomfort, injuries, illness and pregnant women
Physical & Energetic Anatomy
Benefits of yin
Understand movements of major joints (hips, knees, ankles, spine, and shoulders)
Exploring sensation (tension, compression, opening, edges, discomfort, pain)
How to create your unique shape
- Energy body – Eastern and Western perspectives
Yoga Philosophy Lifestyle & Ethics
Origins of yin yoga
Difference and importance of yin and yang types of activity
Difference between Yin and Restorative Yoga
Applying foundational mindfulness practices to yin
Learning to listen
Art of relaxation
As a student in this program, you will have many opportunities to practice teach; starting with individual poses and concepts, and working towards longer sequences as training progresses. If you are a registered teacher with the Yoga Alliance, this training can can count towards 50 hours of CEUs.
The robust manual provided has all the information needed for the course. It also includes additional resources (books, articles, videos) for those who wish to deepen their exploration of yin
In addition to the training curriculum, this includes course materials, student record administration and private online community to stay connected and ask questions after training is done.
50 hours (45 contact, 5 homework),
You will receive a certificate of completion upon graduating. You may teach yin yoga if you are already a 200/300/500 Yoga Alliance certified teacher and count 50 hours towards your continuing education units (CEUs).
Date & Time: –
Program Fee: $944
Program fees include:
Application/Registration Fee $94.40 (non-refundable)
Pay-as-you-go option: This program has the option of payment in full or pay-as-you-go. This is with the intent of making this training accessible. If you choose pay-as-you-go, the deposit is $300 and each monthly payment is $128.80 for 5 months.
About the instructor: Leah Adams
Leah is a passionate student of Ayurveda and is a certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor and has completed a NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) approved course of study. She incorporates this as well as Meditation, Chinese Medicine Meridian Theory, Western Science, and Nature into her teaching, bringing her love of yoga and her ever-growing knowledge of it to share with others. Leah teaches weekly classes to providers at Washington’s top Cancer Care Hospital, is serving as a faculty member for a CME (continuing medical education) course of Seattle’s Virginia Mason Hospital, and has also lead mindful yin classes at the University of Washington Mindfulness Project. In her classes she encourages students to find connection to their inner wisdom, healing, creativity and joy. She believes that every choice, every day, in every way, can add restored vitality and mind-body balance into our lives. Through her study and practice of yoga and Ayurveda, across three continents she’s learned that living in alignment with nature is the ultimate form of self-care.
- January 25
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