Our 50 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training will run for two weekends in November 2018. Please see below for information on the curriculum, dates, and tuition fees.
The course is presented by experienced Yin Yoga teachers from the Orangeville area: Miriana Simpraga, Janice Quirt, and Laurin Wolf. All contact hours will be completed with one or more of these instructors!
The Curriculum, at a glance...
By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
Define the definition of yin yoga, the history of yin yoga and the three principles of yin yoga
Describe human anatomy, physiology and the energy body as it pertains to the study and practice of yin yoga, including elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine and chakra and meridian theory as they pertain to the study and practice of yin yoga
Apply the asana theory behind the yin yoga poses, identifying target tissues, effects, modifications and contraindications, props and assists available
Practise and teach the meditation and pranayama component of yin yoga
Describe special populations and their associated considerations and modifications - injuries, pregnancy, sciatica, etc
Teach a one-hour yin class
A comprehensive manual will be provided that includes the following:
Practice tips/ tools
Key learning points
Yin yoga articles
Links to other resources
The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark
Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers
Recommended Text and Online Content:
Your Body Your Yoga by Bernie Clark
Yin Yoga by Paul Grilley
45 of the 50 Hours is in contact with the lead instructor or other staff, with the remaining hours completed as homework or other assignments. All contact hours will be completed at the Kala Yoga studio, unless otherwise specified ie: to attend a special workshop/event outside of the classroom.
No prior training is required to apply for our Yin Yoga Teacher Training, although in order to teach the course content you must be a Certified Yoga Instructor. This course however is also open to serious students with a passion for Yin who would like to deepen their knowledge and practice. All trainees will receive a certificate of completion upon satisfactory completion of the course.
In order to keep our training intimate and to give each student sufficient attention, our registration is limited to 12 people maximum.
Proposed Weekend Training Itinerary
This program takes place over 2 Weekends.. Some of the Practicum hours (homework, reading, assignments) may be completed outside of training times. Please see below for proposed dates and times:
Friday 5-9pm: Training Hours
Saturday 8:30am-1pm: Training Hours 1-1:30pm: Lunch Break 1:30-6:30pm: Training Hours
Sunday 8:30am-1pm: Training Hours 1-1:30pm: Lunch Break 1:30-6:30pm: Training Hours
November 16, 17, 18 November 30, December 1, 2
*Schedule subject to change, this is to give you an idea of what you may expect.
We strive to make our offerings affordable and accessible to everyone. If you require financial assistance please contact us so we can work out payment options to suit your needs.
Early Bird Price: $695 (before September 30th) $250 non-refundable deposit at time of registration Balance due on or before training start date
Regular Price: $795 (after September 30th) $250 non-refundable deposit at time of registration Balance due on or before training start date
*Prices are subject to applicable taxes *Fees may be paid via Credit Card, Interac, cheque, e-transfer, or cash. *Fees do not include the cost of reading materials (don't worry, they're not pricey!).
If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact us for more information! If you would like to register, please send us an email requesting the YTT Application Form. Namaste!