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 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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21st - 31st October 2024

Lectures and training: 9 days | Monday - Friday | 7am - 2pm

Where: Gold Coast Hinterland

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$637 x 3 monthly payments

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The course cost includes 6 months access to EOL TV from the date you register for the course and course workbooks will be provided on the first day of training.

Physical class participations and observation not included in course cost.

You can find our refund and cancellation policy here.

If you have issues purchasing online, please contact us: [email protected]
or by calling 07 5526 6600 Monday - Friday 9:30am - 1:30pm

Course Outline


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.

Course Facilitators

Meet our lovely teachers

Michelle Cassidy

Primary Facilitator

Erin Bourne


Johny Yang


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