50hr Yin Yoga Teacher Training
50 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Gemma Vassallo
Join me and guest teacher Isabella Obrist, Traditional Chinese Medicine specialist and author, for an inspiring urban yin yoga teacher training in Paris, France.
This course will run over six days (three weekends) in 2018:
Course hours are 9h00-19h00 each day. Please note full attendance is required to receive your completion certificate.
Expect deep, juicy yin yoga classes and comprehensive practical instruction each day in an intimate environment limited to 20 attendees.
Topics covered during the course include:
- The three key principles of yin yoga
- Yin asana theory
- Effective use of props (e.g., blankets, bolsters, straps) and practicing yin yoga at the wall
- Teaching styles, class sequencing and theming, including take-home sequences used in the training
- Introduction to human anatomy from a yin perspective
- Introduction to Daoist philosophy in Chinese Medicine including qi (chi, energy) and yin/yang
- The 12 basic energy meridians and their tendinomuscular junctions
- The five elements and chakra energy systems
- Key acupuncture/pressure points and how to stimulate them
- Introduction to nutrition in Chinese Medicine and the production of vital energy (Jing and blood)
- Meditation theory and daily practice
- Mantra chanting
- Pranayama (breath control) during the yin practice
This training is open to yoga teachers who have completed any 200-hour yoga teacher training and who wish to begin teaching yin yoga. Regular practitioners of yin yoga who wish to deepen their practice and knowledge of yin yoga are also welcome.
You will receive a certificate at the end of the course for 50 hours of yin yoga teacher training. This program will be recognised by YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider) and counts towards Yoga Alliance’s RYT continuing education requirements.
Modo Yoga Paris
21 Boulevard Richard Lenoir, 75011 Paris
Door Code 9636
Example anticipated daily schedule:
9h00 – 11h00 Asana practice, meditation, pranayama, chanting
11h15 – 13h15 Lecture
13h15 – 14h45 Lunch break
14h45 – 19h00 Lecture/practice
Course practices and lectures
Course manual (provided on first day of training)
Certificate of completion
Straps, blocks, blankets and bolsters are available for use free of charge at the studio
What’s not included:
Textbooks and recommended readings
Accommodation (if required)
Payment and cancellation policy:
100% payment is required to confirm your place. 50% of this payment is non-refundable.
For cancellations within five weeks or more of commencement date, all fees will be refunded less the non-refundable deposit.
For cancellations within four weeks of commencement date, no refund will be given.
Please note your payment is not transferable to another person or training program run by Gemma Vassallo or Earth to Fly Yoga Skool
Earth to Fly Yoga Skool Graduates (-10%): 720€
Full payment is required to secure your place.
50% of the fee is a non-refundable deposit.
Meet your teachers:
Gemma Vassallo – Lead Teacher
Gemma Vassallo is the Co-Founder of Earth to Fly Yoga Skool where she runs Yoga Alliance Certified 200-hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Trainings with Tatiana Avila-Bouru and their teaching team in Paris, France.
Gemma began her yoga journey in Sydney, Australia, her home town. She studied vinyasa yoga with many internationally known teachers including Baron Baptiste, Nicole Walsh and Simon Park, and soon after discovered her passion for yin yoga. She later began studying yin yoga with Bernie Clark, Melanie McLaughlin and Tiffany Cruikshank, and is scheduled to study with yin yoga pioneer, Paul Grilley, in 2019. Gemma has completed 160 hours of yin yoga teacher training courses plus countless hours of practical teaching experience and self-study. Her experience also includes nutrition and wellness coaching. Gemma brings a wealth of knowledge with her to her trainings and delivers it in a fun, inspiring way.
Isabella Obrist – Guest Teacher
Isabella has studied Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) since 1990. She is certified by the University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Shanghai and currently works in a private TCM practice. She specializes in nutrition, five elements cooking, women’s health, fertility treatment, and therapeutic qi gong.
She is the author of two books :
- Petit ventre heureux : Cuisinez pour votre santé selon les Cinq Éléments Chinois
- Petit ventre heureux attend un bébé : Une grossesse toute en sagesse grâce à la pensée Chinoise
Isabella will be teaching the lectures on energy, TCM theory, acupuncture/pressure, and Daoism.