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50 Hour Open Level Yin Yoga Teacher Training

September 29, 2017 by Gail Asbell

Join Hugh Lee for an inspirational and informative 50 Hour Yin Teacher Training, incorporating Yin Yoga, Chinese medicine and mindfulness.  No pre-requisites required, you don’t need to be a yoga teacher or an experienced yogi. However, a sincere and willing interest to learn is welcomed.

Date: 26th May – 2nd June 2018, 8 days

Location: Upstate Yoga Torquay

Contact hours: 10:30am – 5:30pm

Price: early bird price $1300 (pay by 6th April 2018), full price: $1450

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(Note: price includes Yin Yoga manual, does not include required textbooks)

Course Outline

Theory & Practice of Yin Yoga: learn why and how to practice Yin Yoga

Yin and Yang differences: understand the concept and importance of balancing Yin/Yang

How Yin Yoga was developed: learn the origins of Yin Yoga and how it grew/evolved.

Basic Yin Yoga asanas: study in detail the physical, mental and energetic benefits of each Yin Yoga posture

How to use props in Yin Yoga: gain knowledge in many different ways props can be used to suit individual needs

How to develop a home Yin Yoga practice that helps to nourish, replenish, rejuvenate and heal.


Learn basic yoga anatomy in fun and practical ways

Discover the differences between muscular tension (muscle tightness) and skeletal compression (bone hitting bone): learn the importance of understanding the differences in your own Yoga practice  and in teaching students

Understand the differences between function and aesthetics of poses

Mindfulness Meditation

Learn and experience meditative mindfulness approaches to Yin Yoga

Discover the benefits and relevance of practicing Mindfulness Meditation

Chinese Medicine & Yin Yoga

Learn fundamentals of Chinese Medicine and how it relates to Yin Yoga

Learn about the relationship between fascial tissues and meridians

Explore the relationship between meridians/organs, 5-Element theory, Discover how the Chinese Medicine meridian approach to Yin can help bring healing and balance on physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.

Teaching Yin Yoga

Learn safe modifications and variations for students: become skilled at creating modifications for students with special needs, injured and pregnancy.

Learn the art of sequencing that is purposeful and formulate relevant class themes

About Hugh Lee

Hugh is a fully qualified and experienced Yoga Teacher, a graduate of the Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching (2 year fully accredited course founder Leigh Blashki) from the CAE (Centre for Adult Education) Melbourne. He began teaching in 2008, assisting and co-teaching Andrew Mournehis on Yoga retreats in India, Bali and Australia.

In 2013, Hugh trained in Yin Yoga with Paul and Suzee Grilley (100 hours Level one) and in 2015 trained with Sarah Powers “Insight Yoga” Yin Teacher Training 60 hours. This has inspired him to become a lifelong student of Yin Yoga, which he finds deeply healing, replenishing and nourishing.

You will find Hugh’s Yin classes takes on a Chinese Medicine and Mindfulness meditative approach. He is very passionate about Mindfulness Meditation and Chinese Medicine which he has used himself as a tool for healing from depression, anxiety, adrenal fatigue, digestive imbalance, and he receives on-going mentoring from Becky Andrews (Doctor of Chinese Medicine).

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