Yin Yoga Teaching Intensive

50 Hours

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting this Yin Yoga training course for yoga teachers who wish to expand their knowledge and feel confident in teaching Yin – the only course of this kind currently being offered in Scotland. This style of yoga is growing immensely in popularity, and is the perfect compliment to the fast pace of life and more dynamic styles of yoga.

Monday 5th – Thursday 8th November 2018
Mon 11am – 4.30pm
Tue 9.45am – 5.30pm
Wed 9.45am – 5.30pm
Thu 9.45am – 5pm

Early Bird Cost £400 (bookings before 5th September)
Late Cost £450

During this 4 day teacher training intensive you will explore the practice and experience of Yin Yoga, understand the history and concepts of Yin Yoga, and learn how to effectively teach this subtle but powerful style of Yoga, leaving you with a deeper understanding of this practice and it’s theory and confidence to teach Yin to your students.

Key Concepts of the course:


  • What is Yin Yoga
  • History of Yin Yoga
  • Yin vs Yang
  • Yin Yoga and Chinese Meridian theory


  • Experience of Yin Poses in practice
  • Transitional Poses
  • Pranayama and Mediation Practices for Yin


  • The Nature of Fascia and connective tissues in Yin
  • Tension and Compression
  • Skeletal variations and their effects


  • How to intelligently sequence a Yin Practice
  • Understanding Modifications and Use of Props
  • The Language of yin (use of tone, pacing and language in teaching)
  • Holding space for your students

This is a 50 hour training course for the purposes Yoga Teacher’s Continuous Professional Development (please check individual requirements of your regulatory body – ie YAP, BWY, IYN etc).

This course is also open to those who are not qualified yoga teachers. In this instance you will not be insured/qualified to teach this professionally, and will not receive a certificate, but you are welcome to attend the course to deepen your own knowledge and experience. For teachers wishing to gain the certificate for this course there will be additional pre-course reading hours, personal study and assignments to be completed.

About Dawn

Dawn Wright is a Senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance Professionals UK who has been training other yoga teachers for many years, teaching on 200hour Training courses and Further Training/CPD for teachers around the UK. She is known for her practical, informative, supportive and warm approaching to teaching and training. You can read more about Dawn by clicking HERE

What happens if I need to cancel after booking?

If you cancel your booking before 5th September then you will receive a full refund less 10% administration fee.

For cancellations from 5th September onwards, your place is not refundable or transferable. If you cannot attend the course for any reason, decide to leave the course/are unable to complete the course for any reason then no refund or certification will be given.

We need a minimum number to run the course, if for any reason this is not met we reserve the right to cancel the course with no less than 3 weeks notice. In this instance your course fees will be returned to you fully. We do not accept responsibility for any other costs.