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11 Days Yin Fascial Yoga Teacher Training in Portugal

  • Casa Shanti, Penedo do Lexim, Igreja Nova, Mafra 2640-362, Portugal

11 Days Yin Fascial Yoga Teacher Training in Portugal

  • Casa Shanti, Penedo do Lexim, Igreja Nova, Mafra 2640-362, Portugal

100hr Subtle Body Module Yoga Teacher Training Portugal

Come and join this yoga teacher training program in Portugal! This will be a far-reaching healing journey of self development and self discovery which will empower your teaching skills. In this training, you will be able to enhance your ability to freely and wisely offer yourself, a vital part of becoming a teacher. You will also learn how to share your teachings with knowledge, intuition, and self-expression.


  • Mindfulness meditations
  • Daily classes and practices
  • 100-hour Yoga Alliance certification
  • Lessons on chakra and meridians to integrate into Yin Fascial yoga classes
  • Biodynamic breathwork session
  • 10 nights accommodation
  • Manuals and notebooks
  • 10 days with instruction
  • English
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The price includes an accommodation at Casa Shanti.

The subtle body is the energetic basis to life which permeates all living things. It is life’s energetic spark which can be referred to as spirit. More often experienced as emotions, thoughts, and sometimes seen and felt as the Auric field. Its vibration is higher than that of the physical body, creating an energetic sheath which encapsulates the physical body, protecting it from pathogenic invasion.

Qi and prana are two terms used in Daoism and Hinduism to refer to the energy that makes up the subtle body. The chakras are the energy centers that run close to the spine feeding the nadis and meridians (energy pathways). After finishing this course, you will receive a 100-hour Yoga Alliance certificate.

This module is about

  • A profound journey into the chakras and meridian pathways
  • Becoming familiar and more perceptive to the quality of the subtle energies
  • Connecting to a more refined subtler experience of our human make up
  • Direct experience of the subtle body through the medium of the qi (energy) gong (practice)
  • Encountering the qualities of the subtle body fluctuations in relation to symptoms of the Fascial system
  • Learning how to work with energy pathologies caused by traumatic events
  • Learning and practicing how to structure class sequences based on the understanding of the functions of the subtle body
  • Learning the relationships of the organs and meridians and their application to Yin Fascial yoga
  • Understanding the Daoist energy body
  • Understanding the psycho and emotional connection to the physical body

What's in the module

  • Byodynamic breathwork session
  • Daoist guided visualization and meditation
  • Five elements Qigong in relation to the Dantiens and meridians
  • How to apply the myofascial release balls to open the fascia to release energetic stagnation
  • Lessons on chakra and meridians to integrate into Yin Fascial yoga classes
  • Mindfulness meditations (vipasana)
  • Personal evaluation of each students teaching abilities in the final assessment
  • Study of the subtle body anatomy from yogic and Daoist perspective

What you will get from this module

  • A life-changing personal development
  • An essential foundation for the Subtle Body and Mindfulness modules
  • Ability to integrate chakra and meridians into your Yin yoga classes
  • Clear understanding of the subtle body anatomy
  • Confidence in how to manipulate connective tissue and fascial matrix
  • Confidence to structure personalized and safe Yin Fascial yoga
  • Embodied integration of Daoism, TCM, and five element relationships and the meridian system
  • More self confidence and skills for your teachings
  • Teaching from a space of personal expression and inner voice

Recommended books

  • Eastern Body, Western Mind, and the Chakra System as a Path to the Self by Anodea Judith
  • Freeing Emotions and Energy Through Myofascial Release by Noah Karrasch
  • Subtle Body Encyclopedia by Cyndi Dale
  • The Web That Has No Weaver by Ted J Kaptchuk

This Subtle Body module is a part of the 300-hour Yin Fascial yoga advanced program, which is a complete study in the understanding of the three main elements that compose the Yin Fascial yoga system. It is an in-depth, more detailed teaching leading towards a subtler extension of the 200-hour Spiral and Yin Fascial yoga certificate.

The 300-hour program is offered in three separate 100-hour modules in order to give you time for this in depth study to teach with greater skill than is achieved in a 200-hour registered yoga teacher. The three modules of this 300 hours are 100-hour Yin Fascial yoga (Structural Body module), 100-hour Yin Fascial yoga (Subtle Body module), and 100-hour Yin Fascial yoga (Mindfulness module).

The program will provide you with comprehensive lessons to deepen and enhance your teaching skills on the physical, energetic, and causal bodies through a series of lectures, hands-on practice, practical demonstrations, and videos. It is consistently sought after by yoga practitioners and teachers looking to deepen or transform their practice.

This program particularly appeals to students seeking a holistic understanding of physical and energetic benefits of a balanced yoga practice and lifestyle. It is useful to students and teachers who are intrigued by the psychosomatic trauma release experience and would like to bring this to their teaching and practice. A great strength of this program lies in the diversity of presented subjects, meticulously taught by high standard of professional teachers.

  • Beta Lisboa

    (Power Yoga, Yin Yoga)

    Beta Lisboa offers a result of more than 20 years of dedicated experience of spiritual self-development techniques, a refined combination of yoga styles, mindfulness, myofascial release bodywork, trauma release breathwork, and somatic experiencing therapist. Beta moved to Boston, where her love for Ashtanga and Power yoga was born while frequenting Baron Baptiste classes. She then got certified in an Ashtanga-based Power yoga at the Soft and Hard Institute with Beryl Bender Birch and in Myofascial Release Therapy at the Palmers Institute of Bodywork.

  • Simon Calder

    Simon has been involved in Eastern practices since the age of five, where he was introduced to judo and the elements of mindful practice in relation to body awareness. At 13, Simon was introduced to a Benedictine monk who introduced him to western spiritual sciences of "teilhard de chardin," and other western esoteric enlightenment systems. At 17, Simon came to study with Master Choy, a Daoist master from China who taught the Taoist perspective to life, mindfulness, Qigong, and internal cultivation.

This yoga teacher training program will take place in Mafra, Portugal.

Three daily meals are included in the retreat price.

Throughout the program, you will have plenty of time to explore the area or try local dishes.

  • 3 meals daily
  • 10 nights accommodation
  • 100-hour Yoga Alliance certificate
  • Daily courses and practices
  • Manuals and notebooks
  • Additional activities or excursions
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS).

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.


  • Review by Liza Lilintahl

    "Beta's treatments are just amazing. She knows exactly what parts of the body need work and how to help them release tension and trauma in a very safe and effective way. I always feel so much lighter after her sessions."

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  • Review by Skid More

    "It was a collective healing effort. Beta taught me how to help her help me with my breath. I had tried a lot of modalities over the years following my bike accident, and in three sessions of myofascial release, Beta managed to get deep into my damaged shoulder and restore the mobility I hadn't had."

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  • Review by Jennifer Macniven

    "So proud of the beautiful video that was put together while I was in Turkey, that explains a little about the course module for the Yin yoga teacher training. Truly, it is something you have to experience, as words don't do it justice! By far, it was my favorite out of the over 700 hours I have taken!"

    Beta Lisboa website, edited

  • Review by Susie Quicke

    "From this course I'm taking home a foundation of myself and a lot of more authenticity. Obviously, the training has also given me information and experience, but the personal development that goes with it is really profound."

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  • Review by Violeta

    "Beta's touch is soft like a feather, yet strong to hold you. Her treatments are working on levels that I didn't know existed. She supported me tremendously on my healing path. Thank you for the sessions and teachings, Beta!"

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  • Review by Anya

    "I've had several myofascial treatments with Beta and they are just out of this world, I've never felt anything like it before. She really knows exactly where to press to release tension and I feel so much better after her sessions. I would recommend it to anyone!"

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  • Review by Sasha

    "I loved working with Beta. Over a series of dynamic, immersive sessions, we used a number of technologies to affect deep change, insight, and opening at the level of the body. Beta is authentic and heartfelt, and I can highly recommend her for anyone looking for a profound and nourishing somatic experience."

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  • Review by Selma Schmid

    "The experience I had with this training is hard to put in words. I chose the training to learn more about Yin yoga, but at the end I learned more about myself. It was transformational. Beta has a beautiful way to teach you through experience. You feel the power of the practice within yourself."

    Beta Lisboa website, edited