Due to many requests, we have decided to open up this training to those who have a deep Yin Yoga practice and those who want to learn more about the Chinese Meridian Theory. This is the ONLY Yin Yoga Teacher Training Program in the East Bay to offer the hands-on application of Chinese Meridian Theory.
We will be breaking up the sessions. Registration is now open at http://www.theyogacompany.com. Please email audreyoga@yahoo.com if any payment/registration issues.

YIN YOGA & CHINESE MERIDIANS (20 HOURS) –   Pricing Full Session: $395 by October 1st, $425 thereafter Weekend Session: (10 Hours): $200 by October 1st, $225 thereafter
Dates: October 8, 9, 15, 16 Saturdays 11am – 4pm and Sundays 12pm – 5pm

The integration of Yin Yoga & Chinese Meridian Theory for Healing.

This module is the ONLY Yin Yoga Teacher Training in the Bay Area that offers Chinese Meridian Theory with Acupressure in its syllabus! The training may be taken on your own for self-inquiry, to fulfill continuing education hours with Yoga Alliance or as part of The Yoga Company’s 300/500HR Teaching Training Program.

Eligibility This training is open to the public and to all levels of practitioners, especially those wanting to teach Yin Yoga, acquire a better understanding of Chinese energetics or simply wanting to deepen their yin practice. No pre-requisite is required. A keen and sincere interest to learn is required.

Saturday, October 8th 11am – 4pm On this day we will cover the application of Yin and Yang energetic theory based on Daoism View and understanding of Chi, Meridian Theory, Five Element Theory. We will begin to delve deeper into understanding Meridian Lines using acupressure. Acupressure is an ancient system of healing from China. Students will learn hands-on experience feeling and locating meridians and points to promote overall balance and health. Meridian lines covered this day: Urinary Bladder and Kidneys. A review of Yin Yoga poses that target these meridians will also be discussed.

Sunday, October 9th 12 – 5pm We will begin to delve deeper into understanding Meridian Lines using acupressure. Acupressure is an ancient system of healing from China. Students will learn hands-on experience feeling and locating meridians and points to promote overall balance and health.  Meridian lines covered this day: Liver, Gall Bladder, Stomach & Spleen. A review of Yin Yoga poses that target these meridians will also be discussed.

Saturday, October 15th 11am – 4pm We will begin to delve deeper into understanding Meridian Lines using acupressure. Acupressure is an ancient system of healing from China. Students will learn hands-on experience feeling and locating meridians and points to promote overall balance and health.  We will begin to cover upper body meridians this weekend. Meridian lines covered this day: Lungs, Large Intestine, Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium and Triple Warmer. A review of Yin Yoga poses that target these meridians will also be discussed.

Sunday, October 16th 12 – 5pm We will begin to introduce yoga props into the Yin Yoga practice to incorporate use of accessing widely used acupressure points. We will also introduce “gua-sha” – a healing technique of traditional East Asian healing with hands-on feeling and experience.

Accreditation: Students who complete 100% attendance and participation will be awarded a 20-hour module certificate of completion by The Yoga Company.

Required text: (Please purchase by the first day of training) Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, by Bernie Clark Recommended text: The Concise Book of Acupoints, by John R. Cross

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