You do not need to be a Yoga teacher or experienced Yoga practitioner. Just a really keen sincere and willing interest in learning and deepening your understanding Yin Yoga.
If you are a Yoga teacher, the course also caters to help you gain knowledge and build confidence to teach Yin Yoga classes.
Theory & Practice of Yin Yoga: learn why and how to practice Yin Yoga
Yin and Yang differences: understand the concept and importance of balancing Yin/Yang
How Yin Yoga was developed: learn the origins of Yin Yoga and how it grew/evolved.
Basic Yin Yoga asanas: study in detail the physical, mental and energetic benefits of each Yin Yoga posture
How to use props in Yin Yoga: gain knowledge in many different ways props can be used to suit individual needs
How to develop a home Yin Yoga practice that helps to nourish, replenish, rejuvenate and heal.
Learn basic yoga anatomy in fun and practical ways
Discover the differences between muscular tension (muscle tightness) and skeletal compression (bone hitting bone): learn the importance of understanding the differences in your own Yoga practice and in teaching students
Understand the differences between function and aesthetics of poses
Learn and experience meditative mindfulness approaches to Yin Yoga
Discover the benefits and relevance of practicing Mindfulness Meditation
Chinese Medicine & Yin Yoga
Learn fundamentals of Chinese Medicine and how it relates to Yin Yoga
Learn about the relationship between fascial tissues and meridians
Explore the relationship between meridians/organs and emotions
Discover how the Chinese Medicine meridian approach to Yin can help bring healing and balance on physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.
Teaching Yin Yoga
Learn safe modifications and variations for students: become skilled at creating modifications for students with special needs, injured and pregnancy.
Learn the art of sequencing that is purposeful and formulate relevant class themes
Hugh is an experienced Yoga Teacher who started teaching in 2008, he is a graduate of the Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching, 2 year, 1000 hour course founded by Leigh Blashki, Melbourne. He began assisting and co-teaching with his mentor Andrew Mournehis on Yoga retreats overseas and locally. In 2013, Hugh trained in Yin Yoga with Paul and Suzee Grilley, and in 2015 trained with Sarah Powers “Insight Yoga” Yin Teacher Training.
Hugh takes a therapeutic Chinese Medicine and Mindfulness meditative approach in his teachings. He has used these as tools for healing from depression, adrenal fatigue, and digestive issues.
Hugh says…”I came to Yoga and Meditation in 2002 through personal crisis suffering from depression and anxiety. I’m a life-long student of Yoga and Meditation which I believe are inspiring tools for cultivating self awareness of our habitual mental patterns. Yoga & Mindfulness provide us with practical skills to manage anxiety, mental and emotional imbalances…”
You will find Hugh specialising in teaching Yin Yoga and Meditation classes, he facilitates Yin Yoga & Meditation workshops, overseas & local retreats and Yin Yoga teacher trainings in Australia.
Early bird special price $1300 before 31st December 2018
Full Price $1450
We have personalised payment plans available.
(Price includes Tuition, Yin TT Manual, 7 days of unlimited yoga classes at Boheme and Body, does not include Yin Yoga required textbooks)
For inter city students we can help with organising accomodation so you can embrace the Gold Coast throughout your training.
For all questions + bookings please contact Amy on 0404075078 or firstname.lastname@example.org