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8th August – 10th October 2021

Whether you are currently teaching Yoga and looking for an additional offering or if you love the practice of Yin Yoga and would like to learn more about the principles and theory, this 100-hour TTC is for you.

Taryn Elise Herselman (Ma Akash) of Shakti Yoga and Avril Chambers of Laughing Lotus Yoga will guide you through the fundamental principles of yin and how to design and teach a yin class.

I will be lecturing anatomy of the joints and ligaments as well as the basic principles of the meridian lines and pressure points.

These topics will be covered in depth:

  • Theory and principles of Yin yoga
  • Classic Yin asanas and creative sequencing
  • Yin Yoga according to Paul Grilley, Bernie Clark and Sarah Powers
  • Pranayama / breathwork
  • The differences between Yin and Restorative yoga
  • Yin and traditional Chinese medicine
  • Pressure points and how to use them for healing
  • Anatomy: understanding the functioning of joints and fascia
  • Chakras: what they are and how to balance them
  • Guided Visualisations and meditations

Investment: R7950.00 (includes manual, notes, lectures, etc). Can be paid in three monthly instalments (R1320 x 3 after the deposit payment).

A non-refundable deposit of R4000.00 secures your placement on the course.

Lessons will take place on Tuesdays from 5:30pm till 8:30pm and Sundays from 10:30am to 1:30pm. The 100hrs consists of 60 contact hours and 40 hours of self-study.

There will be two written assignments and a 75 minute teaching practical to complete. Additional assessments and course hours includes submitting 5 class lesson plans and attending a minimum of 10 yin classes (signed off by external teachers).

International Accreditation

On completion of the course you will receive a 100 level certified course with Yoga Alliance International. Both the course and Shakti Yoga Teaching Academy and Therapy Centre are accredited with Yoga Alliance International (YAI – http://yogaalliance.in/), the ONLY organisation where the yoga teacher certifications are recognised by the government of India. Upon completion of the course, if you wish do to so you will be able to register with YAI for the 100-level certification as an individual teacher, becoming part of their global network of teachers.

If you decide to register, it is strongly advised to start recording your 10 Yin yoga classes as soon as possible (you need to accumulate 10 hours / classes by the 10th October 2021). You can complete them at any yoga studio / Virgin Active, online studio, etc that offers Yin yoga classes.

To confirm your registration kindly pay a non-refundable deposit of R4000.00. This must be done before the 26th July 2021.

The final balance is due before the 30th September. Due to the current economic climate longer terms can be arranged if needed.

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