The YogaWise Yin Yoga Teacher Training (Level 1) is designed for students and teachers who wish to develop a deeper knowledge of this multifaceted yoga style, and emerge with a working definition and basic teaching methodology for Yin Yoga. There will be a strong emphasis on Anatomy, highlighting skeletal variations, the role of connective tissue, and the nervous system. An introduction to mindfulness meditation will address the non-physical nature of this profoundly quieting practice.
Key Features of the YogaWise Yin Yoga Training (Level 1) include:
What’s Your Style? Defining Yin Yoga as a Theory & Practice
Daoist perspective – Essence of Yin/Yang applied to Asana & Anatomy
Key Yin Postures: Variations on a Shape
Yintegration: Introducing Yin to Varied Student Populations
”Assessment” Postures: Finding an Appropriate Edge for Different Bodies
Defining Target Areas: A Functional Approach to Asana
Understanding Soft-Tissue Tension vs. Structural Compression
What is Fascia? Exploring the Global Nature of the Extra-Cellular Maitrix
Skeletal Variations: ”Asanalysis” of Our Unique Bones
Beginner’s Mindfulness: Focusing Attention on Purpose
About David Kim:
DAVID KIM (E-RYT500) is a U.S.-based international Senior Yoga Teacher Trainer, who teaches both Yin and Vinyasa (YogaWorks) styles, and has led numerous 200- and 300-Hour Teacher Trainings, workshops, and retreats across the globe. David’s passionate embrace of Yin Yoga owes a deep debt of gratitude to his mentors Paul & Suzee Grilley; to Sarah Powers’s meditative grace; to the cumulative wisdom of cutting-edge anatomy and movement teachers; and to the dedicated students who have accompanied him along this path towards personal and spiritual awareness.
David is a registered Continuing Education provider with Yoga Alliance (USA), and taking this course will allow you to receive 20, 30 or 50 Hours of Continuing Education credit with YA.