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12 Days 100-Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training in Nayarit, Mexico

Chinese Meridians and Yin Yoga Teacher Training Mexico

As a part of a 200-hour yoga teacher certification, this course provides a comprehensive curriculum in training, teaching methodology, anatomy, yoga philosophy, and practicum (teaching). This course is ideal for those who expressed deep interested in cultivating equanimity in the body, mind, and spirit. You will explore in length the energetic physiology and anatomy based on traditional Chinese medicine as well. Come and deepen your yoga practice with Annie Au Yoga!

Highlights

  • Daily yoga practices
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Qi and Chinese meridians classes
  • Energetic anatomy and myofascia work
  • Eligibility to register with Yoga Alliance as certified Yin yoga teacher
  • Authentic study of Chinese and yoga philosophy
  • 100-hour Yoga Alliance certificate
  • 11 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals

Styles


12 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 25
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Accommodation

During this training course, you will stay at Villas Sayulita, an ideal hotel to relax and enjoy the nature. All of the villas are equipped with air-conditioner, refrigerator, kitchenette, basic utensils for cooking, a terrace with a patio, table set, and Wi-Fi. The bathrooms are equipped with hot showers and towels.

Villas Sayulita also has several facilities such as a vegetable garden where you can find their permaculture project, ecological bathrooms, compost and their lovely pets, a holistic center, smoothie bar, swimming pool with common area, and a temazcal. Temazcal is a traditional steam bath that has been used for both healing and ritual purposes in Mexico for hundreds or thousand years. It is a perfect place to purify yourself.

The quadruple shared room consists of two double beds. This room is great for cool, chill yogis who don't mind sharing a bed together. Annie Au Yoga will pair you up with someone of the same gender or for those coming with friends.

Annie Au Yoga Teacher Training Mexico Program

Based on the ideology of Taoism, adopting the phenomenon of observing nature’s order, Yin yoga is a gateway to enhancing a person's overall well-being by removing tension in the body and mind. Yin yoga is increasingly in demand as more people are suffering from stress and physical ailments.

Yin yoga is also a sustaining self-practice that you can do regardless of age, ability, and other conditions. Yin yoga is a perfect complimentary to alleviate physical pain and mental stress. Annie Au Yoga recommends applicants have at least six months of regular yoga practice before joining the course.

Certification

By completing Annie Au Yoga's 100-hour Yin yoga teacher training, you will receive a 100-hour certification which applies towards 200-hour yoga teacher training program. Upon completion, you will receive a 100-hour specific certification. Afterward, you will need to complete the other Yin or Yang hours to obtain the full 200-hour Yoga Alliance certificate.

Course curriculum

Yin posture asana clinic

You will explore all of the classical Yin postures including practice methodology, contraindication, and modifications with or without props. You will also learn some of the non-classical postures that are as beneficial.

Qi and Chinese meridians

Qi means life-force, also known as prana in Sanskrit. You will learn about the major meridians associated with Yin yoga practice. Discover the five Yin organs and emotions and how to cultivate Qi with simple exercises.

Daily meditation and philosophy study

You will understand a deeper meaning of yoga and its implications.

Yin Yang theory

You will learn about the main principles that lay the basis for Taoism. The Yin Yang theory derives from the observation of nature's order by the Chinese, thousands of years ago. Discover how you can apply this theory to cultivate more harmonious relationships in your world.

Energetic anatomy and Myofascial work

Anatomy, as understood in the West, is different from the East; both are essential. Here you will explore the fundamental of various physiological systems, compression, tension, and physical assessments.

Practice teaching

Teaching is a skill to be cultivated. You will learn how to communicate with your students, conveying your messages to them smoothly.

Sequencing

Find out how to theme your class based on various topics. These may include physical target areas, energetic aspects like chakras, heart-opening, and grounding.

Developing a harmonious self-practice

Your practice, Iike your life, is a balancing act. During the training, you will learn how to steady your mind, body, and spirit with a Yin-Yang balanced practice.

Instructors

Annie Au
Annie leads teacher training in Thailand and Bali and has certified over 190 students worldwide. Annie holds a bachelor's degree in human kinetics from the University of British Columbia. Specializing in yoga anatomy, she infuses anatomy knowledge in her yoga classes to help students practice more intelligently and avoid injuries. Annie has the ability to lead a dynamic class filled with inversions with a duality of restorative and healing sequences.
Word Smith
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Yoga)
Word Smith has been practicing the esoteric or healing arts for 20 years. During this time, he has delved deeply into massage, yoga, Qi Gong, Chinese medicine, Buddhist philosophy, and internal martial arts. He holds a doctorate in medical Qi Gong, a bachelor’s in philosophy, a black belt in taekwondo, certifications in five body work styles, and a 500-hour of yoga teacher training. His teachers include Paul Pitchford, Michael Tierra, Dr. Jerry Alan Johnson, Geshe Michael Roach, and Sri Dharma Mittra.

Location

This training will take place in Sayulita, Mexico. Sayulita is a beautiful village in the north of Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Nayarit. The location is perfect in a way that you are in between the quiet sandy beach and the heart of Sayulita town.

Nearby places

  • Puerto Vallarta, 25 miles

Features

Activities

  • Spa
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Temazcal

General

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Concierge desk
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Patio

Services

  • Conference room
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Local market

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

All of the meals served will be vegetarian meals. The menu is creative and balanced with proteins so you will feel full and satisfied. There is also a smoothie bar at the villa where you can order some delicious shakes. Drinking water is provided at the villa. Ale is an experienced chef from Mexico specialized in vegetarian cuisines. Get nourished by her specialties like vegan tacos al pastor, mole with Mexican red quinoa, coconut and mango ceviche, chilaquiles with beans, and lavender infused water.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 11 nights accommodation
  • 100-hour Yin yoga teacher training
  • A 100-hour Yoga Alliance certificate upon successful completion
  • All courses and manuals
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Daily vegetarian meals
  • Daily Yin yoga classes
  • Eligibility to register with Yoga Alliance as certified Yin yoga teacher

What's not included

  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Personal expenses

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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