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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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