Course Content

Course participants receive a yin yoga certificate of completion & 30 hours to use with the Yoga Alliance (or other applicable organization).This course is entirely online. You have unlimited access, you can go at your own pace, & you can return to the lessons & the practices as many times as you would like.

  • MODULE 1:
    -Yin & Yang energy,
    -What is Yin Yoga,
    -Yin Yoga Foundational Principles,
    -Energetic Connectivity

  • MODULE 2:
    -How to practice Yin Yoga,
    -The stages of a Yin Yoga practice,
    -Physical & emotional edges,
    -The concept of chi & rebound,
    -Reasons to practice Yin Yoga,
    -Physical Energetic & Psychological Benefits of Yin Yoga,
    -Working with the Breath,
    -Reflection & Contemplation,
    -Developing Non-attachment,
    -Yin yoga as a guide to healing,
    -Why does Yin yoga stir up emotions

  • MODULE 3:
    -The elemental system in Traditional Chinese Medicine,
    -The subtle or energetic body,
    -The Chakra System,
    -The Function of the Meridian,
    -System & how Qi works,
    -The Meridian Clock,
    -Connecting the 5 elements, organs, seasons & emotions,
    -Spring & Wood energy,
    -Summer & Fire energy,
    -Late Summer & Earth energy,
    -Autumn & Metal energy,
    -Winter & Water energy,
    -The Meridian system in detail with downloadable diagrams of locations of all 14 main meridians

  • MODULE 4:
    -Yin Yoga Anatomy – working with the Fascia system,
    -Connective tissue, Fascia & muscles,
    -What does Fascia do,
    -The mind/body connection,
    -Working with Fascia,
    -Holding patterns & how it affects our Fascia system,
    -How stress affects the Fascia system,
    -Fascia & the brain,
    -Yin yoga as a tool,
    -The main Fascial lines within the body

  • MODULE 5:
    -All the main Yin yoga asana postures & Target focus principles,
    -Cautions & Contraindications for practicing Yin yoga,
    -Detailed demonstrations & breakdowns of all the major Yin yoga poses including Forward folds, Backbends, Twists, & poses for the hips, feet, upper body & inversions.
    -Detailed demonstrations & alternatives for different body types, limitations and injuries,
    -How to use props in your practice & teaching
    -Yin Yoga practice – Spring & Wood energy, Liver & Gallbladder Meridian Yin Yoga practice – Summer & Fire energy, Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium & Triple Warmer Meridians Yin Yoga practice – Late Summer & Earth energy, Stomach & Spleen Meridians Yin Yoga practice – Autumn & Metal energy, Lung & Large Intestine Meridians Yin Yoga practice – Winter & Water energy, Urinary Bladder & Kidney Meridians Yin Yoga practice – Putting it all together
    -Whole body practice. Includes 6 full 2 hour practices with breath awareness and meditation,
    -20 demonstrational functional yoga videos of Yin yoga asana.

  • MODULE 6:
    -How to effectively sequence a Yin yoga class,
    -Understanding counter-poses and where to place them in your class plan,
    -Understanding Peak poses,
    -How to link asanas together for an effective energy curve,
    -Finishing asanas,
    -Lesson plans examples,
    -Preparation for lesson planning.

Bonus material

A private online training resource that contains all of the course materials.

  • Downloadable comprehensive lecture notes, Downloadable audio lectures.

  • Downloadable life time access

  • Free Class with Claire - Releasing the spine - Akira Yoga You Tube Channel


  • What is include in the course?

    Includes 12 hours of full class practices.
    Includes 20 posture variations demonstration videos. Downloadable Diagrams, full lecture manual notes, Audio lectures.

  • Do I receive certificate?

    A 30 Hour Yin Yoga Certificate and Yoga Alliance Credit of 30 CEU’S.

  • Do I have contact with the teacher?

    Yes, you can contact the teacher as often needed through the whole duration of the course.

  • Do I receive any future discounts?

    Yes you do. We off you 10% off any future teacher trainings with us at Yoga Dunia.

  • Is there a time limit to the course?

    No, the course is lifetime access. You are able to complete the whole course at your own pace. Download all the lectures, classes and lecture notes, and refer back to the course online for future reference.

  • Is the course easy to use online?

    Yes it is. We use this online platform as it is super easy to follow and use, even for people completely new to using computers. You can also always contact Audrey, the manager of Yoga Dunia for additional support.