Yin Yoga Teacher Training India

Yin Yoga Teacher Training India


Level: 1

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Location: Goa Upaya Yoga Centre

Course Fee: 750 EURO

Accommodation Fee: 600 EURO (Including 3 times food)


Hatha Yoga & Power / Yin Vinyasa

What is Vinyasa ?

Vinyasa is a form of fluid yoga, a link between the movement of the body and the breath, where primary importance is given to pranayama, to the breath, which must support us and lead us to inner perceptions throughout our practice.
It is a recent and modern practice, more and more requested in yoga centers. It is a continuous flow of asanas punctuated by vinyasa, in fact, characterized by 3 main positions around which all the remaining practice is thought in order to deepen some aspects, such as strengthening the core, elongations, arching or providing a continuous flow between the various groups of positions.

The course focuses on how to make the most of the peculiarities of this style of yoga: it can be used to strengthen the body, through asanas of strength and balance or increase flexibility and concentration, through stretching and holding asana.

Of great importance, the attention we’ll bring to breathing fluidly and the significance of pranayama to get the maximum benefits from this practice.

Through pranayama we are able to connect completely with the movement and to make our practice a real Yoga practice and not a form of gymnastics or stretching. Breathing allows our body to carry oxygen, this allows the yoga practitioner to continuously oxygenate their tissues, organs, muscles. This connection allows our mind to be oxygenated, to eliminate thoughts and ruminations, to create space and free those who in yoga are called Siddhi (spiritual or psychic abilities), the powers connected to the connection with the self, intuition and clairvoyance. (clairvoyance: vision, ability to have a clear vision of our journey) This makes yoga a practice where you do not feel the fatigue at the end of the lesson but a sense of total energy and contentment.

What is Pranayama?

Pranayama is one of the four fundamental principles of yoga. Prana, our vital energy, which spreads through our body through our breath and fills us with new energy. That energy that we continuously disperse in our daily life instead of preserving it.

Pranayama allows us to generate new energy, through different techniques, increasing or decreasing the fire, raising or lowering the temperature, in support to the moment we are living.


The program includes:

  • The basics of hatha yoga: main asanas
  • The basics of Yin yoga: main asanas
  • Vinyasa: the main asanas and the power / yin sequences
  • Hatha yoga theory: from its origins to modern yoga
  • Historical / cultural differences of the main current styles of yoga: hatha yoga / ashtanga vinyasa / vinyasa
  • The main theory of Yin yoga and basic principles of traditional Chinese medicine from which it originates (the main meridians, the yin and the Yang
  • Basis of functional anatomy
  • Vinyasa power and yin sequences for beginner and intermediate classes: the most used asanas, how to structure a sequence, muscle strengthening techniques, pranayama techniques
  • The importance of pranayama: 12 pranayama techniques, to create energy and to calm the mind and find concentration
  • Learn to coordinate the breath with vinyasa: listening to the self

Course fee : 750 euro (only the teacher training)


What You Will Learn In This Training (Yin batch):

  • Yin Yoga basics                                                                                                                  
  • Yin Yoga philosophy                                                                                                         
  • How to give a solid and clear demonstration
  • How to give clear instruction (working with Voice)
  • Correct alignment of postures
  • Yoga anatomy (for Yin practice)
  • Hands-on adjustments                                                                                                    
  • How to use props correctly
  • How to avoid common injuries during practice
  • Yogic breathing (Pranayama) and their benefits
  • Assisting yoga class with other teachers
  • Observation
  • How to teach 45 min to 90 min long classes
  • How to teach one to one class
  • How to teach more than 10 people in a class
  • Yoga career and business

The training includes the study and the intensive practice in the following timetable:



  • 7.00 – 9.00 am: Yin yoga practice – Hatha yoga practice
  • 9.00 – 10.00 am:  Breakfast
  • 10.00 – 1.00 pm: Alignment, adjustment, lecture, philosophy (connections between TCM/yoga)
  • 1.00 – 2.00 pm: Lunch
  • 2.00 – 3.30 pm: Self-study/ Self-care
  • 3.30 – 4.00 pm: Meditation
  • 4.00 – 6.30 pm: Teaching practice/Anatomy (relevant to the morning practice)
  • 7.00 – 8.00 pm: Dinner

Note: Classes or Schedule may vary