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Yin Yoga, TCM & Anatomy Teacher Training

06 Jul 2013 - 17 Aug 2013
True Yoga @ Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay, Level 4, Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore 049315

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The first and only Yin Yoga teacher training offering a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) module in its syllabus! A comprehensive training designed in accordance with the requirements for registration with Yoga Alliance USA. This training may be taken as a stand-alone training, or as part of True Yoga’s 300/500hrs teacher training program. Open to all levels of practitioners.

The Training
The first and only Yin Yoga teacher training that offers a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) module in its syllabus! This is a comprehensive training designed in accordance with the requirements for registration with Yoga Alliance USA. The training may be taken as a stand-alone training, or as part of True Yoga’s 300/500hrs teacher training program.

Eligibility
This training is open to the public and to all levels of practitioners, especially those wanting to teach Yin Yoga, acquire a better understanding of TCM, delve deeper into the study of Yoga Anatomy, or simply wanting to deepen their yin practice. No pre-requisite is required. A keen and sincere interest to learn is key.

The Syllabus

A. Yin Yoga

  • Yin and Yang Theory
  • Yin Yoga Theory
  • History of Yin Yoga
  • Modern Meridian Theory
  • Theory of Chi
  • Yin Yoga and Meridians
  • Fascia and Meridians
  • Meridian pathways
  • Muscle Meridians
  • Practice of Yin and Yang Poses
  • Props usage in Yin Yoga
  • Modifications and safety in Yin Yoga
  • Benefits and contraindications
  • Yin Yoga for Special Needs
  • Sequencing in Yin and Yang Yoga
  • “Yin assists” adjustments
  • How to teach Yin Yoga
  • Responsibilities and Ethics of a Yoga Teacher

B. Traditional Chinese Medicine (with guest lecturer)

  • Fundamentals of TCM
  • Yin and Yang Philosophy
  • TCM Zang Fu organ systems
  • The Five Elements
  • The Meridian Theory
  • Meridian Functions
  • Meridians and the Zang Fu (visceral) organs
  • Meridians and the Five Elements
  • Concepts and functions of Qi
  • Types of Qi
  • Major disorders of Qi
  • Knowing your Qi constitution
  • Balancing the body's Qi
  • Causes and symptoms of Qi disruptions
  • Meridian Qi flow directions
  • Meridian Qi chanelling timetable
  • Hand and Foot Primary Meridian Points
  • Meridian analysis test
  • TCM diagnostics
  • Pathogenesis of Disease
  • Principles of prevention and treatment
  • Chinese Materia Medica
  • Health Maintenance in TCM

C. Anatomy of Yoga

  • Muscles and bones
  • Fascia studies
  • Analysis of 14 joint segments
  • Three layers of a joint
  • Theory of Exercise
  • Analysis of skeletal variations
  • Myofascial compartments of upper and lower bodies
  • Movement tests analysis
  • Tension and Compression Theory
  • Proportion/Orientation
  • Analysis of yoga poses

The Certification
Students who complete 100% attendance and all homework assignments will be awarded the 100 hours Yin Yoga, TCM and Anatomy Teacher Training certificate awarded by True Yoga.

The Fees
Early Bird Price (before 6 April): S$1,995
Normal Price (7 April onwards): S$2,295
*Listed prices are subject to 7% government tax (GST).
*Interest-free credit card installment plans available.
*Graduates of True Yoga’s 200 Hour Teacher Training Program are entitled to a 10% discount.
*Students who have previously completed Paul Grilley’s 30-Hour Teacher Training Program will be required to pay only 70% of the above program fee.

Cancellation Policy

Before 6 June: Full refund after less $100 admin fee
7 – 20 June: 50% refund
21 June onwards: No refund

The Venue

True Yoga (Raffles Place)
10 Collyer Quay
Level 4 Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315

For all bookings & enquiries:
Phone:    +(65) 6536 3390
Fax:           +(65) 6536 1600

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