Yin Yoga Teacher Training

Yin Yoga & Chinese Meridians

Broaden your experience to include the magic of Yin

Yoga Alliance RYS

Yin Yoga & Chinese Meridians Teacher Training – 50 Hours

 From 700 US$

Serenity Yoga Lembongan is a Yoga Alliance Accredited program – registered 200 Hour Yoga Teachers can gain 50 Continuing Education Credits by attending this course

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Upcoming Yin YTT  50 Hours at Serenity Yoga Lembongan

Apr 27 – May 2, 2020

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Who is it for?

Our YTT program is designed for the yoga practitioner who is ready to take the next step in their Yoga Teacher career by broadening their experience and offering to include the magical gift of Yin Yoga.

Do I need to have a strong yoga practice already?

It is highly recommended that you have had at least 6 months – one year of regular practice prior to the start of the course to help to get your started on your yin yoga teacher journey.

Contrary to belief, a flexible body free of injuries is not a requirement for this training! Yoga, and Yin Yoga in particular, is a practice of meeting the body where it is, and then working with the body to slowly and respectfully move deeper.

If you are waiting for the day when you can finally get your foot behind your head, to become a teacher or commit to take your practice to the next level, you may be denying yourself the opportunity of a lifetime!

Serenity Yoga Teacher Training

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Our 50-Hour Yoga Teacher Training program will provide you with a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of yin yoga, expand your skills and open yourself up to moving closer to your most authentic self – and learn how to share your passion with the world around you.

This 7 day yoga teacher training intensive will place demands on your comfort zones, inspire incredible self-esteem and self-respect both as a teacher and as an individual as well as transform your ability to feel connected to yourself and to others.

We will be working together in a small team, so each session will be a powerful opportunity to get to better know yourself, and those around you, supporting each other and helping each other grow and move forward as you make those steps of transitioning from student to teacher. This type of work becomes really powerful when a small group of people, all ready to break open and find out what really drives them, come together for the purpose of learning, self development, and enriching their own human experience.

Be prepared to be honest with yourself, to give yourself to each moment that comes to you
and to be receptive to seeing things from a totally different perspective than where you started.

Yoga is a way of life

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The Serenity Yoga Teacher Training consists of 4 key modules over 7 days, along with a high degree of practical focus and self-study. We go above and beyond the simple requirements of the Yoga Alliance in order to ensure that we get the most that we can from this beautiful experience.

Each day will include yoga workshops in the style of Yin Yoga, guided meditation and pranayama, philosophy and yogic discussion, with full support from the Serenity Yoga team. Most of our teaching will take place in the beautifully calming space created within the fabulous Shala of Serenity Yoga Lembongan.

You will discover your authentic voice and gifts as a teacher, create inspiring and meaningful themes, refine the art of observation, learn how to really see your students, design a self practice that will be the basis from which your own teaching style will emerge, and you will learn how this creates not good but fantastic teachers. You will learn to understand better how to skilfully sequence group yoga classes.

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You will learn to embody the anatomy and philosophy of yoga, cultivating a deeper understanding of subtle body anatomy that you can sprinkle into your classes, and take further into better understanding your own practice and body.

You will learn how to use your own life experiences as inspiration in your classes, refining your gift of expression and teaching through constant feedback with your teacher and peers. You will be taught how to modify poses for beginners or advanced practitioners in your class, ensuring that each yogi takes from their practice what they need. You will learn verbal cues, how to offer appropriate demonstrations, how to adapt, or assist your yogis when they can go melt deeper into their practice, or simply need help with their own unique alignment. We will discuss the philosophy of where yin yoga came from, and how it continues to evolve.

We will touch on so many areas that you will realize that yoga is a journey of life, these 50 hours of training will simply be the start of your big adventure into the most exciting journey of all – self discovery.

Areas of study

  • Yin Yoga Asana Labs
  • Anatomy as appropriate to the individual body
  • Chinese Meridian Theory
  • Daoist Principles of Yin & Yang

  • Art of Sequencing
  • Daily Yin & Meditation
  • Knowledge & Understanding of Yin Philosophy
  • Use of Props & Adjustments

  • Mind Tools – introduction to mindfulness, meditation & self enquiry
  • Pranayama
  • Tension vs Compression
  • How to Communicate the Benefits of Yin Yoga


There may be a small number of assignments/readings given to you during the course of the YTT to ensure that you are absorbing the information you are being taught. Topics will vary, and some will be written and some practical according to student needs.

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We are the first yoga school in Nusa Lembongan that is an RYS (Registered Yoga School) with the Yoga Alliance, the governing body of YTT Programs.

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Caroline is an E-RYT 500 Qualified Teacher registered with Yoga Alliance. She has been teaching and sharing yoga for over 7 years now, as well as teaching YTT 200 Hour Programs for over 3 years, and currently teaches hundreds of public classes each year. Caroline has taught well over 7500 hours of public and private classes, workshops and retreats. Caroline was trained in Yin Yoga & Chinese Medicine by Jo Phee, the Lead Assistant to the Founders of Yin Yoga Paul Grilley & Sarah Powers.

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A Typical Day on YTT

  • 06:30 – 07:30 Lecture
  • 10:00 – 13:00 Asana breakdown and lecture
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 – 15:45 Asana breakdown and lecture
  • 16:00 – 17:15 Practical asana with Serenity Yoga customers
  • 17:30 – 18:30 Asana breakdown and lecture

Structure of our 50-Hour Program

RYS200 LogoThe 50 hour Yoga Teacher Training program meets the requirements of the national Yoga Alliance and provides training in the foundational principles of teaching and living yoga including:

  • Techniques, Training & Practice
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Anatomy, Subtle Energy Body & Physiology
  • Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics for Yoga Teachers
  • Practicum

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images from YTT at Serenity

Pre-Course Reading List

  • Yin Yoga – Bernie Clark
  • Insight Yoga – Sarah Powers
  • Yoga Anatomy DVD – Paul Grilley

Cost of Course: 750$US – Early Bird 700 US$

Payment will be made within 3 days of confirming your reservation on our 50-Hour YTT Program.

Cancellation policy: payment is not refundable but transferable to the same program, until 60 days before the starting date. We recommend making sure you contract travel insurance.

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions for more information.

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