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Yin Therapy 200hr Yin Yoga & Anatomy Teacher Training


1. Where do you offer your 200hr Yin Yoga & Anatomy Teacher Training courses?
In Europe - currently in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and in Australia and New Zealand.  

2. In which languages do you offer your course?
We offer our course in German in the German speaking countries of Germany, Austria and Switzerland and in English in the rest of Europe and in Australasia.

3. How is the 200hr course structured? 
Our 200hr Yin Yoga & Anatomy Teacher Training course is taught in 4 x 50hr intensive modules. Each module is 6 days long (eg. Mon - Sat).

4. Are you a Yoga Alliance recognised school? 
Yes. We are a RYS200 with the internationally recognised American Yoga Alliance (AYA). 
On successful completion of each module you will receive a 50hr certificate, which can be used for Continuing Education hours if desired. On successful completion of all 4 modules, you will receive a 200hr Yoga Alliance recognised Yin Yoga & Anatomy Teacher Training certificate.

5. How much does the course cost?
The cost of the training differs in each location. You can find out how much a specific course costs by clicking on our Schedule Overview and then selecting the particular training you are interested in. Following the  course description, you will see the cost of the course listed, along with the daily schedule. 

“Honestly, this training absolutely exceeded all my expectations and I could not be happier! You are both such fabulous, engaging and entertaining presenters! It made the days so enjoyable, so easy to sit and listen (and laugh) and I felt so honoured, respected and always listened to.

I found it authentic, fun, relaxed, informative and a complete joy to arrive each day and drive in! I can’t wait to learn more from you both! I also really enjoyed the way you both demonstrated HOW to teach and present, not just WHAT to teach. Thank you again so much. An incredible week – thank you. Namaste. PS. Thank you for Wednesday and Friday morning practice Karin – mind blowing, I loved it!”
(YYTT I Wellington 2016)

— - Jane H. yoga teacher, Byron Bay

6. Must I complete my 200hr YYTT with the same studio and/or in the same city?
No. Our teacher training modules can be completed in different studios/cities. For instance, you can take our YYTT I in Wellington, YYTT II in Melbourne & YYTT III & IV in Auckland.  

7. Do I have to complete the 200hr course within a particular time frame?
No. You may take as much or as little time to complete all 4 modules.

8. Do I need to complete module I before being able to partake in modules II, III and/or IV?
Yes. Our 200hr course has been created and designed so that the modules build on one another. This means the modules can only be completed in sequential order. 

“With much gratitude I would like to thank you for the last 6 days. I have learnt and felt so much. I feel so very excited about future trainings. The dynamic between you two is great to be around! I think of the saying “What comes from the heart touches the heart”. Thanks for all the work and time you put into your trainings. I really appreciate what you have created. Namaste.”
(YYTT I Melbourne 2016)

— – Libby M. yoga teacher, Melbourne

9. Can I skip the first module if I have completed a level I 50hr Yin Yoga Teacher Training course with someone else?
As every Yin Yoga teacher trainer and training course offers their own syllabus developed out of their own understanding and personal experience, it is unfortunately not possible to allow a potential student to skip the first module, no matter what previous experience or teacher training courses he or she has completed. We do not have a reciprocal agreement with our fellow teacher training colleagues.

It is vital to us that we all have the same foundation (particularly regarding our teaching methodology) and speak the same language going into the second module. It helps pave the way for a very unique and nurturing atmosphere created by the group as a whole, as we deepen into our personal Yin Yoga journey in modules II, III, and IV. 

10. Who is this course suitable for and are there any course prerequisites?
Our Yin Yoga & Anatomy Training course is suitable for yoga practitioners (with at least 2 years regular yoga practice) and experienced yoga teachers. Students who do not meet the minimum requirements will be assessed on an individual basis and a decision will be made at the discretion of Yin Therapy. 

Our training course is designed to be a solid foundation training to become a yoga teacher, a specialised Yin Yoga teacher or continuing education for already qualified yoga teachers.

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11. What are the main themes of this course?
Our 200hr Yin Yoga & Anatomy Teacher Training course takes you on a journey from the physical, anatomical aspect of the practice (first 100hrs) to the energetic aspect of chakras and meridians (second 100hrs). We complete our journey by focusing on the mental aspect of Yin Yoga with a further 100hr Meditation Retreat/Teacher Training - which past students may partake in (further information regarding this final 100hr retreat/teacher training is shared only with our students and not via our website)! This intensive journey into meditation & Yin Yoga through the physical, emotional, energetic and mental bodies has been devised to deepen one's own practice through experientially learning and to create secure and confident teachers.

12. Do we have to sit an exam?
Yes, there is a final exam in module IV. Don't worry! We make sure you are well prepared beforehand!

13. Do you offer study material?
Yes. You will receive a handbook for each module as well as a Poses Handbook handbooks.
In addition to this, on completion of each module you receive extra material and book and DVD recommendations.