Yin Yoga Teacher Training

In 2018 Louise will be running Yin Yoga Teacher training through Harmonise Training Academy in Brighton. The course is run from their studio, Revitalise on Western Road. Here are the details…..

Yin Yoga Teacher Training (level 1)

Yin is becoming increasingly popular in the yoga world, as we are currently over dominate in Yang (dynamic/strong) yoga practice, and are realizing the need for its complementary Yin (slow/gentle) practice, and all the healing benefits Yin has to offer. Our Yin course will cover a variety of flows, understanding of fascia and its relationship to the Chinese medicine meridian system.

Louise Gillespie-Smith, your Yoga tutor, has been teaching yoga since 2012. Yin is her passion, she teaches a weekly Yin class and monthly 3 hour Yin workshops at Revitalise. Her Yin teacher is Norman Blair, she has completed his Advanced Yin Teacher Training, attended numerous workshops with him and with US teacher Sarah Powers. She loves to continue learning for her own practice and to benefit her students. Louise is an Chartered Level 1 teacher with Yoga Alliance Professionals (UK), which means she has taught over 2000 hours and is a continuing education provider.

The course will cover:
– Planning and teaching a variety of Yin Flows
– Understanding of the body’s fascia
– How to lesson plan a Yin yoga class
– Learn the fundamental Yin postures, modifications and their contra-indications
– Introduction to the Chinese meridian system
– How to lesson plan a Yin yoga class focusing on different Meridians
– The use of props to maximise comfort and relaxation of muscles and fascia
– Restorative poses, breathing, mindfulness and relaxation

Feedback from the March 2018 course:

Louise holds a beautiful and nurturing space, and really embodies the teaching she shares

The course was well structured and welcoming, the tutor was knowledgeable and very acceptant to everyone’s different energy and style”

Certification and Accreditation:
– It gives Yoga Alliance registered teachers 30 CPD hours
– You will receive a certificate from Harmonise Training Academy, Yoga Alliance registered, upon successful completion of this course

Course pre-requisites:
200 hr Yoga teacher training or equivalent
L3 YMCA awards fitness qualification – Yoga

If you do not have a teaching certifcate you can still do the course to deepen your knowledge of Yin Yoga and receive a certifcate of attendance. You will not be able to teach it though until you have taken your YTT, we can swap your certifcate if you go on to take a YTT course within 3 years.

Next Date:

13th September – 16th September 2018

Course Price
£450 or £395 early bird (for first 6 sign ups)

Held at:
Revitalise Brighton, 123a Western Rd, Hove, BN3 1DB

For more info and to book please contact Louise; louise@createyourself.co.uk