100hr Yin Yoga Teacher Training
Join us in the forest for 9 days of learning to teach a safe and effective Yin Yoga class that will suit all different skeletal variations and health conditions. You will learn different practices to awaken the meridian channels of the body, creating an overall feeling of calmness and contentment for your students.
At the Essence of Living Academy on the Gold Coast Australia we are deeply dedicated to training outstanding yin yoga teachers. Our teachers are well-respected and sought after in the yoga industry. Essence of Living yin yoga teachers are trained in a respectful manner in order to honour the traditions of this practice while also remaining considerate of the ever-evolving yoga world.
The Essence of Living Yin Yoga (100HR) training takes place at the Essence of Living Tallebudgera Valley Retreat on the stunning Gold Coast, Australia. Our training program truly over delivers, providing you with 110 hours of training, including 93 of face-to-face learning. Find out course dates, requirements and a course overview below.
Please note: in order to teach Yin Yoga you must have your 200hr Yoga certification.
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Our upcoming courses
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May 8th - 19th 2023
Lectures and training: 9 days | Monday - Friday | 6.00am – 2:00pm
Where: Essence of Living Tallebudgera Valley Retreat
Bookings open June 2022
The course cost includes all required sessions (20 participation and 1 observation), 2 months access to EOL TV and course workbooks.
Techniques, Training and Practice
Anatomy and Physiology
Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers
In order to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to be a yoga teacher, there are a number of assessments required as a part of the course.
- 20 session participations (can be signed off before course commencement)
- 1 session observation report
- 2 one hour session deliveries (with your fellow teacher trainees)
- 1 written exam
- 2 x 500 word reflective essays/book reports (1 on Insight Yoga - Sarah Powers & 1 on Yin Yoga - Paul Grilley)
- 2 x 1000 word reflective essays/book reports (1 on The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching - Thich Nhat Hanh & 1 on The Dhammapada - Eknath Easwaran)
- 3 x two minute presentations on assorted topics
Many of these pieces of assessment will be delivered during your training, however you do have a total of 6 months to complete all of your assessment.
There are a number of books required to complete the course, these will be referenced within the training. You do not have to read them cover to cover before training commences.
- Insight Yoga – Sarah Powers
- Yin Yoga – Paul Grilley
- The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching – Thich Nhat Hanh
- The Dhammapada – Eknath Easwaran
Online retailers we suggest to find your materials include Book Depository, Amazon and AbeBooks. Fishpond.
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