Yin Yoga: Pranayama, Meditation and Mindfulness

– 100 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training –

How You Will Develop:

  • A much higher ability to teach a wide approach to Yin Yoga
  • Solid foundation to Pranayama, Meditation and Mindfulness
  • Powerful understanding of how these practices weave into Yin Yoga
  • Cohesive and confident ability to construct Yin Yoga workshops
  • Integrate Pranayama, Meditation and Mindfulness in your voice, from your heart
  • Much greater opportunity within your Yoga path
  • You will be amongst the leaders in Yin Yoga teaching after this course

Course Summary

Functional Anatomy 

Yin Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation and Mindfulness training will take you beyond the asana into the pranic dimension of the body. You will learn how to integrate pranayama into the Yin Yoga space in a traditional and safe way. The meditation and mindfulness part of the training moves you through the mental sphere of the Yin Yoga practice, equipping you to develop your practice while widening your toolkit. You will leave this training with a toolkit of traditional Yogic practices that can be combined with Yin and Yang styles of Yoga and that transform and connect mind, body and breath in a unique but simple way.

The Day

1)  Week 1: Yin Yoga  with Pranayama & Meditation
2)  Week 2: Yin Yoga with the pillars of mindfulness and a one on one consultation with the lead teachers 

Morning Nurturing Practice:
This is the main practice of the day. This Yin Yoga will take you deep within yourself to see, feel, hear, love and nurture things that are invisible, intangible and inaudible to the mind on the surface layer. Within the safe space of the shala you will have nothing but time and heartfelt support to come home to yourself.

This is the juicy bit of the course where we will have the opportunity to intricately break down the components of Yin yoga, pranayama, meditation and mindfulness to reveal what it all means. In the first week we break down Yin theory, principles and practice; western and yogic anatomy of pranayama; meditation theory and practice. In the second week we take a sound look at how yin yoga, pranayama and meditation link into the pillars of mindfulness. With the added depth of philosophy and personal journalling, we focus on helping you find your Dao, your way, path, purpose.

Art of Teaching:
These classes are where we will breakdown what it means to teach Yin Yoga. This is the ‘how to’ and the ‘why to’. You could call this the ‘behind the scenes’ of teaching. The art of teaching is a discussion-based class and active participation from students is welcome and encouraged.The workshops require small group work from students for experiential learning. This session is ultimately about you and how to build your teaching expertise with the help from us. We help you find your voice, your method and your alignment in teaching from your heart.

Evening Empowering Practice:  
Evening practice incorporates a multitude of inner practices that range from yang styles of yoga and movement, to a meditation circle and spiritual practices.

Week 1 : Yin Yoga with Pranayama and Meditation 50 Hour

  • Introduction to Yin Yoga principles and practice
  • Functional anatomy review
  • Western anatomy of breathing
  • Yogic anatomy of breathing
  • Yin and yang asana practice and theory
  • Meditation practice and theory
  • Pranayama practice and theory
  • Experiential workshops
  • Art of teaching pranayama, meditation and mindfulness
  • Responsibilities of a Yin Yoga teacher
  • Cueing and sequencing workshops
  • The art of propping and asana breakdown
  • Mind-body-breath connection
  • Observation of a Yin Yoga class

Week 2 : Yin Yoga and Pillars of  Mindfulness – 50 Hour

  • Yin and yang asana practice
  • Meditation practice
  • Pranayama practice
  • Mindfulness practice and theory
  • ​Linking the 3 pillars of mindfulness
  • Buddhism Philosophy
  • Art of teaching
  • How to craft a mindfulness class and workshop
  • Techniques to boost confidence and overcome obstacles through practicum
  • Expressive writing through journalling
  • Group work and study time
  • The art of propping and asana breakdown
  • Observation of a Yin Yoga class
  • One to one consultation with lead trainers to nourish your vision


  • 3 home cooked meals a day (on residential courses)
  • 11 nights accommodation (twin share unless private is available)
  • 100 Hour of Yin Yoga education
  • Daily Yin Yoga practice
  • Evening Yoga practice
  • Workshop and theory sessions
  • Two modules:
  • Yin Yoga with Pranayama and Meditation
  • Yin Yoga linking with the 3 pillars of mindfulness
  • Learning materials (Manual and Yin asana guidebook)
  • Welcome Bag
  • Yoga Alliance CDP Certification
  • Interactive learning
  • Art of teaching / Teaching methodology
  • Introduction to philosophy
  • Yin Yoga asana breakdown workshops​​
  • Inspirational and positive learning environment
  • Retreat
  • Small groups
  • One on one time with the teachers
  • Like minded community
  • Group work exercises and study time
  • One on one consultation with lead trainers
  • Developing self- practice beyond what and where you can imagine

*In between module 1 and 2 there is one day off*

There are two parts to the training 

This course offers you the time to move into the parasympathetic nervous response with the beat of your own rhythm. Embodying your body-mind-breath connection throughout the course you will feel revitalised and inspired. You will develop and deepen your Yin Yoga practice way beyond asana. 

On a teaching level you will be empowered and confident. We will explore how the pillars of mindfulness, meditation and pranayama can be seamlessly interwoven into an asana class, strongly enabling you to offer a more profound Yin Yoga experience to your students.

This course offers the what, why, where, when and how. Through  experiential workshops and theory sessions you will be introduced to not only the how to practice but the why to practice. 

**This course has a strong thread of art of teaching**
The art of teaching will prepare you to understand the responsibilities of being a Yin Yoga teacher, looking at key aspects within teaching methodology. Specific techniques shall be shared pertaining to pranayama, meditation, mindfulness, Yin and Yoga.

Being an experiential, positive and inspirational learning environment, you will embody the physical, energetic, mental and emotional realms within the yin yoga practice from two points of view: the practitioner and the teacher.

Yin Yoga brings you home to yourself, where you become whole

What you will gain from this course:

  • A 100 Hour YACEP certification (Yoga Alliance Continuing Educational Provider)
  • Be able to follow a true path in Yin Yoga
  • The raw and real confidence within yourself
  • A solid introduction to Pranayama, Meditation and Mindfulness
  • Sound foundation of how these practices weave into Yin Yoga
  • A vastly broadened scope of the approach to Yin Yoga
  • Multiple opportunities to practice your teaching skills
  • Understanding your body-mind-breath connection
  • An invaluable step into the gateway of your practice development
  • Be able to incorporate techniques into and advance teaching and self practice
  • Broaden your teaching expertise with knowledge from a Yin perspective
  • A strong foundation of the art of teaching Yin Yoga
  • Offer your students a new style of yoga which complements and balances other practices
  • Offer your students a new style of yoga that works with the physical, energetic, mental and emotional dimension of the body
  • Have tools to facilitate a practice that leans towards holistic health and wellness
  • Understand the target areas of the body,  asanas within Yin Yoga and how switch your practice between a physical, energetic, mental and emotional focus


I needed a breath of life in my yoga practice. I needed a different angle on Yoga that the one I currently had. I really enjoyed the focus on ‘how to’ teach. I feel that this was something I was greatly missing in my teaching. Yoga can be an open source to everyone and I realised how many ways there are to uniquely teach Yin Yoga. Thank you! Om, Shanti Shanti

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