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Explore the holistic approach to understanding the polarities of Yin and Yang yoga! Divided into two sections, the first session will be led by Mathieu Boldron from Paris. He'll take you onto the Path of Perfection, imparting to you the skills of becoming a confident yoga teacher and practitioner. The second part of the course will be about the fundamentals of Yin yoga and its underlying Eastern philosophy.
You will have the options of a single room and a double room.
This course is ideal for you if you express deep interest in deepening your personal practice and/or are interested in becoming a yoga teacher. Minimum six months to one year of yoga experience is recommended. Any physical conditions including injuries, medical health concerns, and pregnancy should consult a doctor and get approval prior to registration.
This training is accredited by Yoga Alliance. Upon completion, you'll receive a 200hr (YA) certification in the style of Yin and Yang yoga. This certification allows you to teach anywhere in the world. You can choose to take the Yin and Yang parts separately or together.
Led by Mathieu Boldron and Annie Au, be prepared to change your perspective and flourish with a complete new-you! This program is based in Vinyasa yoga, Dharma yoga, and Ashtanga yoga. You'll build a firm foundation, refine your skills, expand into your growth, and express your light and creativity freely. Starting with proper alignments, you'll explore in-depths each classical yoga postures, its Sanskrit name, breath, contraindications, modifications, and variations.
Learn to prepare the body for inversions, arm balances, backbends, and other challenging postures in a structured and safe way. Grow your physical and spiritual practice with experienced instructors and like-minded peers. In the hands-on training with a practical guide, you'll become comfortable teaching, adjusting verbally and physically as well as exemplifying effective demos.
Here, you'll also learn how to cleverly sequence for personal practice and teaching classes. You will be given the tools to get confident as a teacher and develop your own unique teaching voice. You will learn to help anybody modify and/or get into a posture. As you deepen your knowledge in asana, you'll also steadily grow a pranayama, meditation, and chanting practice!
In Part two Yin Yoga Eastern Training, you will explore in length Yin yoga, its practice and philosophy through the lens of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In the integrative curriculum, you'll study in details the esoteric Daoist structure, theories, and practical applications of ancient Chinese energetic medicine.
You will also cover extensively in Western anatomy, offering you the insight on how the differences in your bodies affect your practice in any yoga style. By the end of the course, you'll have the ability to customize a Yin yoga class to everybody and elevate your personal practice to the next level!
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.
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.
Mathieu is an international yoga teacher and avid yoga practitioner. He is a gifted teacher with an incredible soul to spread the love of yoga. His affectionate energy propels a student to advance their own practices and be receptive to learning. Mathieu is known for his precise verbal cues, alignment, and adjustments. Mathieu teaches the fundamentals of yoga in the easiest to understand and applicable way. He is most advanced in Vinyasa, Dharma, Ashtanga, and Acro yoga.
This yoga teacher training will be held in Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico.
You will be served with daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Please book your flight to arrive at Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR). You can inquire for an airport pick up from Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR) at an extra charge. Many students who arrive around the same time usually share a taxi and split the fare.
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