Yin Yoga Teacher Training 2015

01 May 2015 - 07 Jun 2015
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. The Yin Yoga and Anatomy of Yoga modules are based entirely on the curriculum of the founder of Yin Yoga, Paul Grilley.


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.


A) Yin Yoga: Theory and Practice

- Yin and Yang Theory
- Yin Yoga Theory
- History of Yin Yoga
- Practice of Yin and Yang Poses
- Props usage in Yin Yoga
- Modifications and safety in Yin Yoga
- Benefits and contraindications
- Sequencing in Yin and Yang Yoga
- Energy curve of a class
- How to teach Yin Yoga
- Responsibilites 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 Clock circuit
- Meridian Nidra (sleep)
- Hand and Foot Primary Meridian Points
- TCM diagnostics

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
- Function vs Aesthetic Descriptions
- Proportion vs Orientation
- Analysis of yin yoga poses
- Partner tests analysis

Recommended Textbooks

- Yin Yoga : Principles and Practice by Paul Grilley
- Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers
- The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark


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


Early Bird Price (before 31 March): S$2,195
Normal Price (1 April onwards): S$2,395

*Listed prices are subject to 7% government tax (GST).
*Interest-free credit card installment plans available.
*Graduates of True Yoga’s 200hrs Teacher Training Program are entitled to a 10% discount (proof of certificate required).
*Graduates of Paul Grilley or Sarah Powers Teacher Training Program are entitled to a 20% discount (proof of certificate required).

Cancellation Policy

Before 31 March: Full refund after less $150 admin fee
1 April onwards: No refund


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

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Phone:    +(65) 6536 3390
Fax:        +(65) 6536 1600
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