20 Hours // 40 Hours Yin & Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Jodi Dodd

For prospective or current yoga teachers, passionate & curious students, or anyone wanting to incorporate restorative practices and informed self care into their life.

Current teachers: learn to teach a new style of class, or integrate Yin & Restorative practices into your current offering. Hours are eligible for credit with the Yoga Alliance.

This training will include Pranayama, Meditation & Asana Practice, Theory & Discussion, Application to the teaching process, and homework assignments.

We will cover: Foundational Principles, History & Philosophy, Anatomy, Physiology, Training & Technique, Anatomical variations, modifications, and how to skillfully use props to empower your teaching and your personal practice.

Instructor: Jodi Dodd

20 hrs Yin: April 20-22, 2018 or 20 hrs Restorative: April 27-29, 2018 // $349 before April 1 or $399 after April 1

40 hrs Yin + Restorative–sign up for both! /// $599 before April 1 or $649 after April 1

Space is limited register early!

All payments are non-refundable

 

Daily schedule for both weekends:

  • Fri 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Sat 11:30 am – 9:30pm (Break between 4:00 – 5:45 pm)
  • Sun 11 am – 8:30 pm (Break between 3:00 – 6:00 pm)

YIN Course Content:

  • Learn to slow down, rest, create space, restore balance, and connect to a sense of ease from
    within
  • Explore the history, philosophy, and intentions of Yin Yoga
  • Yin/Yang theory: how it relates to the body and the practice of yoga
  • Meditation and breath work. Exploring techniques in mantra, mudra, and pranayama, with
    relevance to this quiet practice
  • An introduction to structural anatomy and how it relates to Yin yoga. We will look specifically
    into the fascial system, how our bodies are intricately connected, and the implications of Yin
    Yoga
  • An anatomical look at bone variation, joint structure, meridians, and internal systems
  • The Theory of Exercise; the physiological impact of Yin Yoga on the bones, joints and soft
    tissue
  • Detailed study of Yin Asana; benefits and contraindications of each posture
  • Intelligent sequencing
  • How to effectively use props, create modifications, make the practice accessible to a variety of
    body types, and support healing
  • Holding space, setting boundaries, supportive language and guidance
  • How to design an effective practice based on the student’s needs and the intended outcome

Reading: A Complete Guide to Yin Yoga – Bernie Clarke

Restorative Course Content:

  • Explore the history, philosophy, and intentions of Restorative Yoga
  • Learn to slow down, rest, create space, restore balance, access inner alignment and harmony
  • Nervous system function, regulation and balance
  • The physiological effects of Restorative Yoga – Measurable and immeasurable benefits
  • The Autonomic Nervous System and the Relaxation Response
  • Understanding the effects of stress on the body, using the practice as an antidote to stress
  • Listening to the innate intelligence of the body
  • Meditation and breath work, exploring how this contributes to balancing the nervous system
  • How to skillfully use props to support the body and invite a deep release
  • Holding space, optimizing the environment, using supportive language and guidance
  • Create an individualized practice with specific therapeutic intentions, for yourself or others
  • Restorative Yoga Asana
  • Restorative Yoga Sequencing
  • How to integrate restorative practices into your personal practice or your teaching

Reading: Relax & Renew – Judith Hanson Lasater

About Jodi:

Jodi Dodd is a 500-Hour E-RYT, YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider).

Questions and info: 604-390-3330 or info@northyoga.net