YIN AND BEYOND:
12 HOUR WORKSHOP
This fun experiential workshop is open to all levels of student and instructor, from the novice to the experienced yogi. Through lecture, yoga practices, meditations and more, you will be taken on a personal journey of discovery about fascia, why it's important to your body and your health and how it relates to yoga. Our students often come away from this workshop feeling refreshed and revitalized with greater freedom in their bodies. Designed as a multi-dimensional introducton to fascial-yin.
Like a weekend retreat! Come and join us and a community of like-minded people as we experience the power of fascial-yin yoga together.
THE INWARD JOURNEY:
40 HOUR FASCIAL YIN YOGA TEACHING CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP
IN-PERSON DATES FALL 2023
(must attend all dates for certification)
YOGASHALA: WATERDOWN, ONTARIO
Includes 10 hours of online prerequisite learning so sign up early!! Sign up deadline October 20th.
Curriculum-Fascial Yin Certification
Over the three weekends of this course you will:
Have a deep understanding of Yin yoga: its origins, what sets it apart from other yoga practices, and its importance for us as a society as well as for you as an individual.
Understand what fascia, biotensegrity and embodiment is and why it's important for healing and for yoga.
Experience fascia and fascial-based healing in your own body and other bodies
Experience Yin yoga practiced through a fascial framework
Gain an understanding of trauma responses in the body and why they are important both from a yogic philosophy as well as from a fascial framework.
Investigate the nervous system, stress paradigm, window of tolerance and polyvagal theories and how they relate to Yin yoga and Myofascial Release.
Explore almost 30 Yin poses in depth: anatomical considerations, many modifications and awareness to avoid injury.
Teaching practicum to understand how to put together a Yin yoga class using all the senses as well as how to transition through poses and create a cohesive class that your students will love and benefit from.
Practice grounding and breath work to look inward
Explore subtle anatomy through direct experiences of the energy body, the vayues, the koshas, the chakra system and its connection to fascia
Access deeper healing within your body/mind/spirit and new ways of exploring hidden parts of yourself and be able to incorporate some of these practices in your yoga and classes.
Own a comprehensive manual as a reference for the material above along with colour photos and descriptions of each yin yoga posture.
AN INTRODUCTION TO MYOFASCIAL RELEASE
14 HOUR HANDS-ON WORKSHOP
Christine Grant, PT Instructor
February 3 & 4, 2024
Trafalgar Park Community Center
Cost: $575 CAD ($525 if you sign up before January 19th!)
Payment by etransfer at time of registration to reserve your spot.
Spaces are limited.
WHO CAN TAKE THIS COURSE?
Appropriate for RMT, PT, OT, SLP, DC, DOM, AT, MD
bodyworkers, yoga and pilates instructors or anyone with some knowledge of anatomy and movement
THIS HANDS-ON 14 HOUR INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP WILL PROVIDE YOU:
An understanding of fascial anatomy and physiology and why its important in human body movement and treatment
The use of touch as a communication tool
Clinical assessment and treatment skills in gentle sustained pressure myofascial release
An introduction to myofascial unwinding
Self treatment techniques
A comprehensive manual
INFORMATION TO KNOW PRIOR TO REGISTRATION:
The work is directly on the skin so participants will be required to give and receive treatment from a partner in shorts, a tank top or a sports bra. no lotions or oils are used
You will need a treatment/massage table to be shared during the workshop (please check if you don't own one as we may have enough)
You will need to be generally healthy and able bodied to perform the hands on techniques
the INWARD JOURNEY
TEACH FASCIAL YIN
A DEEPER DIVE
5 HOUR WORKSHOP *
$199 CAD +HST
*must have 40 hour yin certification or equivalent to attend
NEW! Unable to join in person? Come to the class via live zoom! Just click the live zoom box during your sign up process and we will send you the link. to attend while to class is running.
In this fun and engaging afternoon course you will:
Gain further insights into modifications for yin poses for all bodies
Review fascial science and principles and how to apply them for effective results
Increase your knowledge of prop use, walls and balls in yin postures
Have plenty of time to get all your questions answered in a conversational relaxed atmosphere
Come away with increased confidence and knowledge to bring novel ideas to your yin classes
Network and share with other yin yoga instructors
Join us and keep your students coming back for more!