25 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training (Level 2) – La Jolla
Yin Yoga Teacher Training is a 3-day intensive led by Jeny Dawson of Zen Soul Balance in La Jolla at Buddhi Yoga. This course is designed for students who have at least 25 hours of training in the Paul Grilley Yin Yoga teaching model; with an understanding of a functional yoga practice, skeletal variations, the guiding sutra “14-10-7”, and the basics of how Sound Healing complements the practice.
After you’ve been introduced to the fundamentals presented in Yin Yoga Foundations (Level One), the Level 2 Training will expand your teaching strategies, lift your confidence and unlock your creativity in sequencing, verbalizing ques, and pose modifications. Rich with hands-on practical experience, this is the next step to gaining a solid foundation as a Certified Yin Yoga Instructor. Post-training, you will have the option to shadow and assist Jeny as her apprentice at two Yin Yoga and Sound Healing classes within a three-month range.
** Earn 25 Hours Yoga Alliance Continuing Education. See below for more details. **
What will I learn in Level 2 Yin Yoga Teacher Training?
This training dives deep into the Paul Grilley approach for teaching functionally using the 5 archetypal asanas that are the foundation of a Yin Yoga practice. Building on what you learned in the Level 1 Training, there will be a review on the importance of practicing with intention by paying attention. You will be provided with a toolkit of techniques to share with your students to guide them through a safe and effective Yin Yoga practice through hands-on practical experience.
This course will also highlight the complementary modality of Sound Healing and its reciprocal effects within a Yin Yoga practice. Students will have the opportunity to review Sound Healing 101 with Katharine Lucas, and learn the art of multitasking; pairing instruments with asanas. You will gain a general understanding of how and why Sound Healing has the capacity to positively impact and heal on multiple levels.
Yin Yoga Training Curriculum La Jolla
Sample Course Schedule:
Friday, March 10, 2023
- Archetypes & Target Areas
- Sequencing & Teaching Yin
- Counterposes & Modifying Asanas
- Hands-On Practical Experience
** Hourly 10 minute breaks
Saturday, March 11, 2023
- Skillfully Verbalize Cues: Hands-On Practical Experience
- Yin & Special Conditions: Pregnancy, Back Disorders, Hips & Knees
- Sound Healing 101 Review
- Intro to Teaching with Instruments
** Hourly 10 minute breaks
Sunday, March 12, 2023
- Fresh & Creative Content
- Silence, Rebounds, Transitions
- Hands-On Practical Experience Teaching
- Fine Tune the Art of Multitasking: Pair Instruments with Shapes
** Hourly 10 minute breaks
Who Is This Yin Yoga & Sound Healing Course For
-Yoga Instructors lacking creative inspiration
-Yoga Instructors looking for new ideas & support
-Yoga Instructors searching for continuing education
-Yoga Instructors who need sequencing & modification tips
-Yoga Instructors that have general knowledge on functional yoga
-Yoga Instructors seeking confidence playing a variety of Sound Healing instruments
-Yoga Instructors interested in incorporating the modality of Sound Healing to class offerings
-Yoga Instructors who have a general understanding of human anatomy in relation to connective tissues
Yin Yoga Training Objectives
At the completion of this training, you will have the knowledge to:
- Develop a well-rounded Yin Yoga class
- Integrate Sound Healing instruments in a class
- Apply functional cues to safely guide students into and out of poses
- Evolve your sequencing with creativity to inspire and empower your students
What is included in the price?
- Study manual / workbook
- Two apprenticeship opportunities
- 25 hours Yoga Alliance Continuing Education
- Graduation Certificate for Teaching Yin Yoga
- Ongoing support and mentoring from Jeny & Kate
Our Yin Yoga and Sound Healing testimonials speak for themselves, read more here!
Why is it important to earn CEUs for Yoga Alliance?
As stated on the Yoga Alliance website, “In order to continue learning and growing as a teacher, all Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®s) must complete 45 hours of Continuing Education every three years. This includes 30 hours of yoga training, of which: At least 10 hours must be Contact Hours with a qualified provider, No more than 20 hours may be Non-Contact Hours, and All training hours must be directly related to one of our four Educational Categories, where you are learning something that is new to you.
Earn CEUs by submitting your graduation certificate: click here
Yoga Instructor Application
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Paid in full to reserve your space
Early Bird: $499
(Ends January 31, 2023)
Full Tuition: $599
(Due Sunday, March 5, 2023)
**No refund can be given 1 month after enrollment except where proof of ill health or grievance is officially provided.
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Jeny Dawson, Senior Yin Yoga Teacher & Trainer, E-RYT 500 & YACEP, and the primary teaching assistant to Joe Barnett. She studies under Paul Grilley, the founder of Yin Yoga, and has practiced yoga since 2002. She studied the science of Hatha Yoga in Bali, Indonesia, and went on to study the Science of Sound Healing and now has multiple certifications in yin yoga and yoga for children of diverse abilities, is an Integrative Nutritional Health Counselor and draws from a vast array of educational modalities and life experiences to help others heal and transform their lives. Jeny is the Founder of Zen Soul Balance in La Jolla, California. Her heart for ZSB is to inspire others to live healthy lives by encouraging them to reach beyond nutrition and exercise, and to consider the whole person; a lifestyle that acknowledges and embraces the unity of body, mind and spirit as the catalyst for optimal health and wellness. She also works closely with healthcare providers to offer wellness programming for patients struggling with long term illnesses such as cancer and multiple sclerosis. She is passionate about health, wellness, and yoga and aims to raise awareness and be of service in the community.
All levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners, everyone can expect growth and expansion from her teachings. She brings the benefits of private and semi-private yoga instruction to you, in the comfort of your home, workplace or studio, recreational parks, beachfront locations or any designated venue.