January 26th – 28th
at LEAP Yoga – Sacramento, CA
Join James for a deep study of yin yoga through the exploration of breath awareness, pose modifications and variations, intelligent sequencing, yin philosophy and the creation and holding of a container for healing yoga ceremony.
The foundational aspects of this training include:
☯ Coming in & out of shapes safely
☯ Anatomical & energetic sequencing
☯ Use of props, modifications & variations
☯ Assisting & massage
☯ Counter poses
☯ Teaching & embodiment of yin philosophy
☯ Holding space that supports healing
☯ Use of silence & stillness
This weekend intensive has been designed for students of yoga who wish to increase their understanding of the yin practice, and for teachers aspiring to gain knowledge of yin postures and philosophy. We will discuss and examine topics such as chi, Taoism, yin/yang, anatomy, Chinese meridians, chakras and meditation. Practicum will explore how to move through postures to help deepen your practice and adapt it to the personal needs of students. This includes working with modifications and variations, as well as building sequences around the seasons, anatomical features, and Chinese meridians.