Yin Yoga uses long-held postures that support us in accessing the deeper, more yin parts of ourselves. In this 5-day teacher training, we explore how Yin Yoga, with its ancient yogic roots, can affect our physical, energetic, and emotional bodies. Through this understanding, we examine ways to lead a Yin Yoga class and incorporate Yin Yoga postures and philosophy into any yoga teaching or practice.
Guided by Biff Mithoefer, author of The Yin Yoga Kit, and Prema Mayi, we:
This Yin Yoga teacher training is suitable for yoga teachers and practitioners at all levels of experience.
NATABOC Level: Essential
Limited enrollment; register early.
The training will consist of a minimum of 35 contact hours at Omega and 15 non-contact hours to be completed after the workshop. The non-contact hours must be completed within 45 days and will consist of an emailed copy of your journal of experiences with yin yoga teaching or practice. Details of this will be discussed during the training. Those who complete the 50 hours will receive a certificate of completion. Those participants who have 200 hour Yoga Alliance certification in Interdisciplinary Yoga may receive 50 hours of credit toward their 500 hour or 1000 hour Yoga Alliance Certification with Nosara Yoga Institute by completing this training.
This training is one half of a Professional Certification Program. If you have any questions about any aspects of the training, please contact Biff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before the training, please familiarize yourself with the following books.
This program begins Sunday at 7:30 p.m. It can be taken alone or in conjunction with Embracing the Essence of Yin Yoga. Each program is a 50-hour Yin Yoga teacher training; see biffmithoeferyoga.com for details.
The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 800.944.1001 for details.
The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.
Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500, teaches Yin Yoga throughout the United States and internationally. He is author of The Yin Yoga Kit and coauthor of The Therapeutic Yoga Kit. Mithoefer is a founder and director of the Jamtse Sponsorship Project for the support of Tibetan refuge children. biffmithoeferyoga.com
Prema Mayi was born in Chile. At age 12, she entered an ashram of bhakti yoga in Europe. Now, 30 years later, her gentle zeal for bhakti is embellished with an inspiration to share with others. premamayi.com