The Yin Yoga Teacher Training is for those students who love yin yoga and wish to know more about the practice for their own well being and self development
2022/07/08 12:00:00

Join us for Yin Yoga Teacher Training

Yin Yoga Teacher Training is for those students who love yin yoga and wish to know more about the practice!


Take this Training in your own time or join us live online. Annual In Person 25hr Training in our Dundrum studio 12th to 14th August 2022. (3 day training from 10am to 6pm)

Yin Yoga Teacher Training Course – Live & Self Paced Courses available

Join our School Founder Sophie, & Dr. Nuno Lourenco for this Yoga Alliance approved Yin Yoga Teacher Training. This Yin Yoga Training runs over 3 days from 12pm to 5pm. The dates for the live classes are :

Next live online weekend course: 8th, 9th & 10th July 2022 or start now by taking the self paced course. 

In the live classes Sophie will cover the Physical body and the Mind body modules. Dr. Nuno Lourenco will join us live for Traditional Chinese Medicine & the Meridians & you will also get access to Google Classroom to study more of The Energy Body module with Nuno in your own time. Nuno has studied Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 20 years and is an expert in this area.

This course also offers all the benefits of online instruction without sacrificing the personal touch of in-studio trainings. With the live sessions you will be able to interact and get to know your teacher and fellow students. All students will participate in teaching practice which is a very valuable tool to improve your skills & knowledge and you will also get feedback & mentorship from the teacher. There will also be an opportunity to teach your own Yin Yoga class in our studio on completion of the course.

Convenience, flexibility, and a comprehensive curriculum that can prepare you for students at every stage of their practice. The course is approximately 25 hours long (18 hours of live & recorded video content, 7 hours of reading, practice & self study).

and includes visual learning tools, video sessions and your printable teacher training manual. This is a combination of live classes, recorded classes and your own reading & self study. If you miss any of the live studio sessions you can catch up by watching the recordings on Google Classroom. Keep in mind that this is not a substitute for a 200hr certification but it can be taken before or after a 200hr course for those who are on a teaching path.

Who is this for?

The Yin Yoga Teacher Training is for those students who love yin yoga and wish to know more about the practice for their own well being and self development, experienced yoga instructors looking for new information and ongoing training, new instructors looking for guidance and support and anyone who loves Yin Yoga.

Required reading: The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga by Bernie Clarke

The recommended materials for this event include: 

  • meditation cushion
  • bolster
  • blanket
  • pen/paper (or notebook)
  • candles

That’s it, dear friends. Once you’re logged in, all you’ll need to do is find a comfortable seat, take a deep breath, and settle in. 

We can’t wait to welcome you on this course.            


The first section looks at the history and origins of this practice as well as the components that define it. We’ll explore the principles of Yin, the benefits and the energetic body.

  • Welcome
  • What is Yin Yoga?
  • Principles of Yin Yoga
  • Yin vs. Restorative
  • Setting Up & Preparing for Yin
  • Your Practice & The Best Time to Practice Yin Yoga
  • Yin & Yang Counter Poses
  • Physical & Emotional Benefits
  • Mental Benefits
  • Intro to Meridians

The second section covers how to teach yin yoga. As a yin yoga instructor, your students will look to you for guidance and will place their trust in your understanding of asanas, sequencing and theming of a class. Your students will also turn to you for your yoga philosophy, your ability to express yourself clearly, and your empathy and observational skills.

  • Sequencing & Teaching Yin (students will practice teaching the Yin poses to the group)
  • Sequencing Tips
  • Sequencing by Peak Pose – Two full length yin yoga classes
  • Sequencing for specific target areas – Two full length yin yoga classes
  • Sequencing by Theme – Two full length yin yoga classes
  • Hatha vs Yin Yoga Names
  • Asanas
  • Modifying Asanas
  • Counterposes
  • Breathing Techniques
  • Teaching Tips

By joining this Online Yin Yoga Teacher Training program, you will receive:

  • 18 hours of live & recorded video content
  • 100 page printable manual
  • 8 yin yoga classes
  • Access to Google Classroom to catch up on any missed live sessions at your own pace
  • Yoga Alliance approved certificate of completion
  • Teacher and community support

* There will also be an opportunity to teach your own Yin Yoga class in our Dundrum, Ireland studio on completion of the course.

When you refine your skills as a teacher and improve the quality of your classes, the more:

  • joy and fulfillment you’ll get
  • repeat and consistent students you’ll have
  • you’ll be able to charge higher prices for a sustainable career
  • the impact you’ll have on your students’ health and well-being
  • word of mouth (aka the free marketing you’ll get!)
  • you’ll grow in elegant confidence as an inspiring teacher and be recognised as a professional making a difference