Yin Yoga & Meridians Teacher Training

Course Overview


 30hr Yin Yoga Training- Intro Level*

  • Daily practice of yin yoga, Qi Gong, pranayama & meditation

  • Exercise theory of yin yoga

  • The fundamentals of TCM, Yin Yang theory, the functions and disharmonies of Qi

  • Intro to the 12 regular meridian pathways, their associated emotions, colors, sounds, and taste

  • Skeletal Differences: Tension vs Compression

  • Skeletal Analysis: The 13 main compartments

  • Leaning into your physical and emotional edges

  • Postural clinic

  • Develop a foundational yin practice

    *This training is suitable for students who are seeking an introduction to Yin yoga or experienced yoga teacher who want to lead beginner Yin Yoga classes.

  • To fully lead a soulful & transformative Yin classes, it is recommended to take the 50hr or 100hr..


50hr Yin Yoga Training- Level 1*

Everything in the 30hr program plus

  • The 5 elements- Essential pillar of TCM diagnosis

  • Interactions of the 5 elements and association with common psychosomatic disorders

  • Intro to the 8 extraordinary vessels

  • Yoga philosophy & the Eight Limbs Path

  • Buddhist philosophy: Karma & Emptiness

  • Intro to essential acupressures points and learn how to use them for common issues, injuries, and flexibility

  • The art of touch: fundamentals of applying acupressure

  • Microcosmic Orbit, Vipassana & Anapanasati meditation

  • Learn the art of holding silence when leading a yin class

  • Purposeful sequencing

  • Acquire the skill to hold space when teaching yin yoga


100hr Yin Yoga Training- Level 2*

Everything in the 50hr program plus

  • Western anatomical mapping of Chinese meridians

  • Myofascia meridians & myofascia release techniques

  • The art of leading yin class: storytelling & guided meditation

  • Advanced sequencing method

    • Infusing yang movements in a yin sequence

    • Mandala method

    • Qigong and pranayama infusion

    • Counter poses for physical and energetic releases

  • Savasana adjustment with Thai acupressure

  • Yogic sleep for deep conscious relaxation

  • Leading your own Yoga Nidra

  • Practical teaching: Group and one-on-one classes

  • Microcosmic Orbit meditation

  • Personal teaching feedback

  • Group presentation & workshop design

  • Ethics of yoga teaching

 
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Latest Testimonials 

Annie Au Yin Yoga Teacher Training 2018-2019

Lisa Tomaschewski - Germany

The training was another beautiful step on the way to grow into the yogi world. Annie is a great teacher who prepares everything with love. Even though it was not my first training this training is a good option for beginners who want to explore their practice. Thank you Annie.

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Grace Lorenzo - USA

This training provides with with an incredibly mindful view into the physical and emotional bodies with the marriage of Yin and TCM. Annie`s course is thoughtfully planned out to lead you through yin yoga and to deepen your understanding on how the two work together. Annie is equal parts highly knowledgeable and skillful in what she teaches as well as deeply compassionate for her students. Whether you are a student or an yoga teacher this course is an amazing layer to anyone`s practice.

Katje- Annie Au Yin Yoga Teacher Training 2018-2019

Katje Brinckmann- Germany

This teacher training with Annie was my first training and it totally topped all of my expectations. Annie brought so much wisdom and experience into the training that I took far more home than how to teach yin yoga in general. With Annie's love and seemingly unstoppable thirst for knowledge about the body, mind and spirit, she made this journey a very special one for me.