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Yoga Teacher Training – Yin Yoga
For open-minded, curious yoga teachers and students
Have you ever wondered if there’s a better way to teach yoga, one that doesn’t involve putting your students into uncomfortable, unsustainable postures?
Maybe you’ve considered teacher training, but it’s been hard to find like-minded, compassionate and curious people and an inclusive space to learn.
Would you love to arm yourself with new skills, but also build connections, exchange ideas and ask questions in an intimate environment, not be just one of many in a crowded course?
Discover Yin yoga teacher training with Leonie Lockwood
The course includes 40 hours of in person learning, 15 hours of online content, 2 hours livestream sessions, 3 hours of homework for a 60-hour certification. In a small, intimate group of no more than 10 students, you’ll have every question answered and a chance to build skills and community with peers.
This training is for yoga teachers (part-time, new and mature teachers all welcome). Keen Yin yoga students are also welcomed.
Inclusive and open-minded
Yin yoga is for everybody and for every body type. A flexible mindset is more important than being physically flexible. This is what makes a Yin yoga practice sustainable in the long-term.
Compassionate and curious
By understanding functional anatomy, and the philosophy of Yin yoga, you’ll unlock a new way of instructing, that respects the abilities and limitations of your students and keeps them returning to their mat.
Mostly in person, with a small component livestream, you get the best of both worlds with this Yin yoga teacher training.
Please note: The livestream components of this course are held at set times and will not be recorded. 100% attendance is required for certification.
Enrolment closes: 6th August, 2021.
Meet Leonie Lockwood
I began offering Yin yoga training because I felt teachers needed a better understanding of our individual anatomy and how that affects our ability to ‘do’ poses. I’d seen so many students come to classes, be adjusted by teachers, but unable to maintain the adjusted shape. They wouldn’t return to yoga because they thought they were too inflexible. Something was missing.
Qualifications & experience
• 10+ years of yoga teaching experience
• 17+ years of yoga practice
• 550 hours of Yin yoga study with Yin Yoga founder Paul Grilley
• Participation in 1000+ hours of yoga training
• 2000+ hours of class, workshop and training instruction
• National qualifications in remedial massage, clinical Pilates, meditation, and training and assessment.
‘Leonie’s depth of knowledge on all things Yin is phenomenal. Her direct connection to the founders of Yin adds an authenticity to the course that I am sure is unmatched in Melbourne.’
‘Leonie really takes you along this beautiful Yin journey to inspire and take your future yogis on this journey with you. I feel like a capable human again, it has opened up a whole realm of possibilities for me.’
‘This course gave me a whole new experience of the functional approach to yoga. It made me understand how to move energy and target areas as part of a sequence for every body type, not just super flexible young students.’
What can I expect from Yin yoga teacher training?
Yin yoga teacher training with Leonie will help you find your voice
Through this supportive, encouraging and comprehensive training, you’ll also develop confidence in your own body, and in the unique bodies of others, to enhance your teaching. As you nourish and release your body, you may notice less tension, increased energy, and a calmer mind.
In the 60-hour internationally certified Yin teacher training, you’ll learn:
- How to intentionally theme, sequence and teach a powerful Yin yoga class.
- The tools to be able to offer creative, safe, effective and enjoyable yoga classes.
- How and why a functional perspective to anatomy and alignment fosters inclusivity and benefits all students in your class.
- To identify skeletal variation in your students, and the confidence to apply this knowledge in modifications, variations, adjustments and propping.
- How to effectively cue and use your communication skills to create energy curves within the class.
- To identify the 12 main meridian channels of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and where they sit in the body.
- How to work with the flow of Qi in the body.
- How to weave the concepts of Yin Yang theory, Qi, Five Element Theory and the function of organs into your classes
- How to write short meditation scripts to lead your students to states of inner exploration
Yoga teachers, teach internationally with this 60-hour certification. Registered with Yoga Alliance International (USA) and Yoga Australia for continuing education points.
Download course information pack.
‘This has been a really wonderful experience, thank you. It has been so empowering to explore more options and confirmed my gut feelings that I was already working with as a teacher. This has nourished that inner feeling.’
Leonie's passion for Yin is inspirational. She has such skill and depth of knowledge - but her practical approach makes Yin so accessible.
‘The layout of this course was fantastic. It was crafted and sequenced well so I never felt overwhelmed.’
How many hours is the course?
10 hours of online content must be completed prior to in person learning dates.
When does enrolment close?
When does the course start & finish?
Stay tuned, dates for 2022 will be released shortly.
Why is the course 60 hours?
Why is the majority of the course in person?
How do we learn about Traditional Chinese Medicine?
Will the livestream component be recorded?
Will I receive a certificate?
Leonie is a registered continuing education provider (YACEP) with Yoga Alliance International (USA).
The training can also be used for annual continuing education points with Yoga Australia but cannot be used if you are wanting to move to another grading level with Yoga Australia.
How long do I have for assessments?
I'm not a yoga teacher. Can I do this course?
Will I be a qualified yoga teacher after this course?
Will I have one-on-one time with the teacher?
Do you offer payment plans?
Payment plans at early bird rate must be completed by close of early bird.
Payments, Cancellations & Refunds
Be sure to read the comprehensive Terms and Conditions at the checkout, prior to purchase. There is no refund for change of mind.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you require a payment plans.
“Engaging, informative, thorough, revolutionary. Amazing great community atmosphere.
Let me know of Yin Level 2.”