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Upcoming Fundamentals in Traditional Chinese Medicine applied to Yin Yoga, 20hr or 6 part module.
– Join per module or for the full 20hr course.

This modular 20hr TTC is ideal for existing Yin yoga teachers or Yoga therapists. Even if you simply have an interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine, this course is an ideal starting point.

Sign up for all 6 modules, or pick and choose those that most interest you. (Please keep in mind that each module is interrelated and topics start from more basic and move to more advanced.)

Modules covered:

1. Applied principles of Yin and Yang to the practice of Yoga
2. Comparing the Five Elements to the Ayurvedic principles of the Doshas
3. The Three treasures : Jing, Qi, Shen
4. Introducing Yang to your Yin teaching
5. The Shen of the five elements as class themes
6. Acupressure and Adjustments during Yin Yoga

Each module will include theoretical and practical applications that you can integrate immediately into your current teaching or self practice. You will receive access to a google classroom for each module which will include a short manual per topic, recordings of classes and Yoga nidras applicable to each theme.

There will also be a short quiz to complete, recommended reading and class themes to prepare for review.

Lessons take place on alternate Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Investment :

Per module rate : R 450
Full course : R 2400

Venue :

Join online via Zoom or in studio, Parkwood, Johannesburg.
Numbers are limited, please contact to reserve your place :
theresa@theresamoodie.com

Accreditation :

On completion of the full 20hr TTC you will receive a 20hr level certified course with Yoga Alliance International. Both the course and Theresa Moodie Wellness are accredited with Yoga Alliance International (YAI – Yoga Alliance India)

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Modules Overview
#1 Applied principles of Yin & Yang to the practice of Yoga : 

This module will cover the basic principles of Yin & Yang, the history of TCM and how we can use this understanding to teach more authentically in a Yin Yoga practice.

The module includes a prerecorded Yin class with theme of Yin & Yang, access to a Google classroom with additional links and references, plus a Yoga nidra script.

Workshop includes theoretical and practical components. 

Cost : R 450 per module
Venue : Online via Zoom or in studio (Parkwood, Johannesburg)
Date : June

#2 Comparing the Five Elements to the Ayurvedic principles of the Doshas

There are several overlaps to the Five Elements of TCM and the elements of Ayurveda. In this module we will discuss both the similarities and the differences between the two schools of thought.

The module includes a prerecorded Yin class with theme of the Water Element, access to a Google classroom with additional links and references, plus a Yoga nidra script.

Workshop includes theoretical and practical components. 

Cost : R 450 per module
Venue : Online via Zoom or in studio (Parkwood, Johannesburg)
Date : June

#3 The Three Treasures : Jing, Qi, Shen 

One of my most favourite topics and themes of TCM. Understanding these three profound concepts are fundamental to the practice and application of creating balance and harmony in our bodies and our environments.

The module includes a prerecorded Yin class with theme of the three treasures, access to a Google classroom with additional links and references, plus a Yoga nidra script.

Workshop includes theoretical and practical components. 

Cost : R 450 per module
Venue : Online via Zoom or in studio (Parkwood, Johannesburg)
Date : June

#4 Introducing Yang to your Yin teaching : the San Jiao 

The San Jiao, also known as the triple burner can be likened to the different directions of prana in the body. Learn how this integrated three part system can help to optimise the body’s internal systems.

Now that you understand the basic principles of Yin & Yang you will be able to recognise the importance of this Yang organ in your teaching themes.

The module includes a prerecorded Yin class with the theme of the San Jiao, access to a Google classroom with additional links and references, plus a Yoga nidra script.

Workshop includes theoretical and practical components. 

Cost : R 450 per module
Venue : Online via Zoom or in studio (Parkwood, Johannesburg)
Date : June

#5 The Shen of the five elements as class themes 

Shen introduces the emotional and psychological aspects of TCM. Where our different spiritual dimensions align or get stuck. A beautiful understanding of the mind body connection woven into each of the five elements.

These themes can be applied in a similar manner to the way we use the Chakra system in Yoga.

The module includes a prerecorded Yin class with the theme of the 5 Shen, access to a Google classroom with additional links and references, plus a Yoga nidra script.

Workshop includes theoretical and practical components. 

Cost : R 450 per module
Venue : Online via Zoom or in studio (Parkwood, Johannesburg)
Date : June

#6 Acupressure & Adjustments during Yin Yoga

Finally the practical application of the channel locations and pressure points that are easily located on the hands and feet. Learn the art of introducing self care with acupressure during Yin poses and Savasana.

The module includes a copy of pressure points and channel lines, access to a Google classroom with additional links and references, plus a Yoga nidra script.

Workshop includes theoretical and practical components. 

Cost : R 450 per module
Venue : Online via Zoom or in studio (Parkwood, Johannesburg)
Date : June

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