Yin Yoga & Meditation Fall 2020 Winter 2021 ONLINE

Submitted by Debra Zina Black Yoga School on July 07, 2020@7:15:PM

Level 1 Yin and Mindfulness Meditation This is a 50 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. Course will be conducted online via Zoom this fall over three weekends in October and the first weekend of November. It will be live with plenty of room for questions and interaction and practice. You can take the training from the comfort of your home or studio. A PDF manual will be sent to each student. For more information contact debrazina@hotmail.com Continuing Education Credits will be available. But the course isn't just for teachers, students can take it to really deepen their understanding of yin, meditation and Buddhism.

Level 2 Yin and Mindfulness Meditation: This is a 50 hour course that will continue looking at mindfulness meditation, expanding on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness with Buddha's Anapanasatti meditation teachings, the RAIN method of meditation as practiced by Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach as well as Buddhist philosophy and psychology, 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. The course will be live and interactive online via Zoom. It will take place over three weekends in February 2021. A PDF manual will be sent to each student. Continuing Education Credits are available. This course isn't just for teachers, however. It can be taken by interested students who have a dedicated yin and meditation practice and want to learn more. For more information contact debrazina@hotmail.com

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