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Yin Course with Kara Herbert - 40 HOURS

Friday 13th, Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September, 2019

£350

This is a course suitable for 200 hour teachers wishing to teach Yin Yoga, as well as those who have an established Yoga Practice and wish to develop their knowledge of this popular style of Yoga.

 

FRIDAY 13th September

What is Yin Yoga? A brief history and origin

Yin and Yang Qualities. How can we integrate Yin and Yang?

What are the benefits of a Yin practice?

The Meridian Theory

Organ health in Yin Yoga

The importance of The Five Elements.

Practices for Gastro-Intestinal Health.

Yin Practice with modifications and use of props.

 

SATURDAY 14th September

Liver and Gallbladder, along with sequences for these Meridians.

Kidneys and Urinary Bladder, along with sequences for these Meridians.

Spleen and Stomach, along with sequences for these Meridians.

Heart and Lungs, along with sequences for these Meridians.

Small and Large Intestine, along with sequences for these Meridians.

The relationship of the Physical and Emotional Body

Yin Practice with modifications and use of props.

 

SUNDAY 15th September

How to sequence a Yin class

Teaching methodology

Incorporating Mindfulness and Body Scanning meditations

The difference between Yin and Restorative and integrating the two practices

Yin Practice with modifications and use of props.

Final Assessment

This course is designed to be interactive and there will be plenty of time for questions and practice.

A part of the 40 hours is pre-course reading and homework.

 
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Kara Herbert

Kara has been working as a freelance dancer, choreographer and teacher since graduating in 2002, with a 2:1 BA Hons in Creative Arts: Dance and Visual Arts. Alongside her dance training and career, Kara has been practicing yoga for 11 years over which time her passion and interest to learn more has grown and she then qualified in Vinyasa Flow Hatha Yoga, a style which compliments her dance experience.

Kara aims to create a relaxed and fun atmosphere to her classes as well as challenging and embracing the needs of each individual. In her own practice and teaching she is interested in exploring the connection between Yoga and dance and how each can help tap into the creativity within us. Her experience as a University Dance Lecturer enabled her to become Student Liaison Officer for the Academy for Teacher Training courses.

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