Debra Zina Black Yoga School (CYA-RYS-CE Member)

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  • Phone: 416 571-3933
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  • Location: Toronto, Ontario Canada
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  • Service Offered: Yin
  • Type of Certification Granted: Continuing Eductation Credits
  • Years in Operation: N/A
  • Date Joined: September 19, 2019

School Info

I offer yin and mindfulness teacher training as well as yoga retreats both in Canada and abroad, weekend and weekday workshops and classes in yin yoga, mindfulness meditation, restorative yoga and Deep Rest. The teacher trainings, workshops, classes and retreats will be taught by Debra Black, who has completed a 500 hour training with Sarah Powers and the Insight Yoga Institute which included studies with Paul Grilley and Bernie Clark. She also has completed a mindfulness meditation course with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach.

Course Outline

Level 1 Yin and Mindfulness Meditation This is a 30 hour program that will explore Yin Yoga -- through the lens of Anatomy, focusing on the skeleton and the fascia, as well as Meridian theory from Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Chakra system. We will dive deep into postures as well as Buddhist philosophy and pyschology and learn to integrate and incorporate mindfulness meditation into a yin practice as well as explore teaching methodology. There will be required reading and homework and practice teaching. Prerequisite: a previous yoga teacher training or two years of a solid yoga (preferably yin) practice. For more information please see my website REGISTRATION NOW OPEN. EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ON FOR MONTH OF JANUARY. Course will take place weekends of April 18, 19, April 25 and 26 at Remote Gallery in downtown Toronto. CONTACT to register
Level 2 Yin and Mindfulness Meditation This is a 30 hour course that will continue looking at mindfulness meditation and the RAIN method of meditation as practiced by Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach, Buddhist philosophy and psychology as well as Taoist thought and other forms of breath-work and visualizations. Students will learn how to incorporate these elements into teaching a yin class. There will be required reading, homework and practice teaching. Prerequisite: Level 1 Yin and Mindfulness or a previous yin yoga teacher training. Registration will open in July, 2020. Course will be held at Remote Gallery in downtown Toronto. Scheduled dates for course October 17 and 18 and October 24 and 25.