24 days and 23 night 200 Hour Hatha, Vinyasa & Yin Yoga Teacher Training
Join us for an amazing 200-hour Transformative Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin Yoga teacher training at Yoga Dunia, Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia. Minutes from the beach in a peaceful location, this is the perfect location to dive deeper into your Yoga and become qualified to teach.
We are offering a combined equally balanced course where you will learn all the Yang and Yin essentials to both personalize your own practice and give you the skills and qualifications to teach both Yin and Yang quality yoga classes.
The training includes Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin asana, philosophy, practical interactive learning labs, and student practical teaching labs. Your own practice will deepen as you apply the theory of both yin and yang yoga to yourself and have the opportunity of practicing teaching both of these styles to others. By the end of this intensive course, you will be able to confidently teach both a Vinyasa and Yin class.
From Krishnamacharya to Modern Yoga
Claire Green – Lead Teacher Trainer Senior Yoga teacher, yoga therapist and passionate yin yogi, from her first encounter with yin yoga she was hooked and fell in love with the pure raw healing potential of the practice and the contrast between the strength and power of a yang practice compared to the grace and surrender of a yin practice. Passionate about how yoga empowers people in the healing process; rather, than being a passive recipient of treatment, the student is actively engaged in the path to their own well-being. Claire sees her role as guide you to listen to your own subtle messages your body gives and directing you as to how to respond offering tools for re-balance and teaching you the way to implement these tools within your own teaching. Claire has over 1,200 hours of teacher training and 15 years of teaching experience; completing 500 hours with the British Wheel of Yoga in 2005; Birthlight pregnancy yoga training in 2009. She gained the British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course Teacher Trainer certification in 2011 delivering the British Wheel of Yoga training. In 2014 she completed Forrest Yoga Advanced Yoga Training before furthering her training by completing 500-hour with Maggie Reach studying yin yoga therapy, yoga philosophy, chanting, and Ayurveda, co-run with Neil Pearson, a specialist in physical therapy and chronic pain in 2015. In 2019 she completed further Yin Yoga training with Jo Phee and Joe Barnett.
Structure of Course:-
The first day is our welcome talk and get together to explain the structure of the course and allow you to get to know each other a little. The evening will include a full two hour evening asana, pranayama and meditation combined practice.
The next 4 days will be your Anatomy training in-addition to your morning meditation and asana practice and evening asana practice.
The next eight days is your Yin part to apply the theory, enjoy interactive lectures and practical sessions to learn, understand and apply the principles of a Yin practice, linking our physical practice with specific organs and energy pathways. By feeling and understanding ourselves energetically and working with your own meridian system you will how to restore physical and emotional balance for yourself and to teach others. On your ninth Yin day you have your Yin teaching practicals following the morning asana and meditation class and study time.
The next eight days that follow will be in the style of Alignment-based Vinyasa flow. Various teaching techniques will be presented including the fundamentals of breath-based movement, when and how to include pranayama and meditation in your classes, how to build intelligently sequenced classes using Vinyasa Krama (the building blocks of vinyasa yoga), and how to incorporate yogic philosophy and physiology. On the ninth Vinyasa day you have your Vinyasa teaching practicals following your morning asana and meditation class and a study break.
Then we have a tea break before your final written exam.
We then have our certificate ceremony and a beautiful celebration meal together for our last evening.
Anatomy and Physiology
You will receive anatomy and physiology teaching lectures relevant to deepen your understanding of body mechanics during a yoga practice. You will gain an enhanced comprehension of the body to inform both your personal and teaching practice. Topics covered include: Anatomy of the foot, ankle, knee, hip, Anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, Anatomy of the spine, Anatomy of the core. Kinesiology and biomechanic and the Anatomy of the nervous system. You will also receive lectures of specific Yin yoga anatomy including tension and compression theory and functional yoga.
Asana and teaching lab
Vinyasa (Yang): You will gain a theoretical understanding and clear framework for sequencing a vinyasa class that cultivates creativity, independence, authenticity and allows you to grow as teachers and students in the practice of yoga. We will then explore how the different asanas and other practices can be sequenced and explore in-depth the characteristics of each asana family and the other yogic tools including meditation, pranayama, mudra, chanting etc. This will Include their effects on the physical and energetic body, the mind, benefits, yogic physiology (chakras, Vayu’s, koshas etc), western physiology (nervous systems etc), contraindications, alignment principles, etc). We will be exploring vital teaching skills and how to both deliver information effectively and encourage learning in a creative and safe manner.
Yin: You will learn how to take a shape that suits your skeletal frame and softening into the shape to engage your meridian system and release stagnant energy. The teacher will guide you how to go through a journey of understanding your energetic system. By learning these teaching skills and how to instinctively tune into your own and student’s needs will lead you to practice and then teach the art of self adjustment accordingly, so that students can understand how to tune into their own energetic body to create balance within the practice. We will be breaking down each popular Yin asana, discussing variations and use of props, the rebound and rest period and how to use a mindful meditation with your practice. We will be exploring Yin teaching skills, voice and tone and how to use observational skills to skillfully interact with students.
Pranayama and hand mudras
You will be taught different pranayama and hand mudra techniques to suit both a Yin and Yang practice to understand, influence and direct the prana (life force) to support and deepen your physical practice and your meditation practice. You will learn how to move more deeply into the subtle realms of the Self through the subtle body and the Koshas (layers of the energetic self) and safely guide your students into a deeper experience of their practice.
The teachers will introduce you to many different meditation techniques from a variety of spiritual traditions to compliment both a Yin and Yang style practice. Meditation is a valuable and powerful tool and establishing a daily practice is key for deepening your spiritual understanding and to feel confident incorporating these techniques into your teaching. Meditation practices you will be introduced to include Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness meditation), Chakra meditation, Color visualization, using our Senses for meditation, Mindfulness techniques and breath based practices.
Philosophy, texts, and concepts
Accommodation is external to Yoga Dunia, there are so many options close by and we can easily help you find the right one for your budget. We have found in the past many people prefer to have some privacy at the end of the day.
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TEACHER TRAINING EVENTS
Payments for both Continuing Education and all Teacher Training events are due in full a month before the training date.
To receive the early bird registration discount, you have to book three months before the training date.
If you choose to cancel within 30 days of the start date all payments are non-refundable.
Before this date, your booking and the amount paid will be postponed toward a future teacher training or retreat within a 12 month period. Please note this does not include the original deposit paid.
No refund will be made for arriving late or departing a training early.
Please contact us in writing to cancel your booking.
Re: any missed contact hours – you will have up to 12 months to complete all requirements of your training program to receive your certificate and register with Yoga Alliance.
We have a spa closeby. We are located three minutes from the beach and local amenities
During the last day of the Yin element and the last day of the training you will have both a yin and Yang assessments to complete; this will be both written and practical teaching assignments.
For every day of training a healthy Breakfast is provided.