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