Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Michelle Finch

Three Unique 50 Hour Yin YTT Modules!

Chinese Medicine (CM) & Hip Anatomy Module

Fundamentals of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Yin-Yang Philosophy, Acupuncture Meridian Theory, Meridian Pathways & Qualities, Balancing Qi through Yoga, Five Element Theory, Meridian Nidra, Guasha Treatment, Skeletal and Tissue Anatomy of the Hip

Yin-Yang Flow, Yoga Nidra (YYF) & Shoulder Anatomy Module

Taoist Yang Flows (as taught by Paul & Suzee Grilley), Taoist Yin-Yang Sequences, Blending Yin & Vinyasa Yoga, Motoyama Qi Cultivation, Yoga Nidra - Science, Theory & Practice, Teaching Yoga Nidra, Skeletal and Tissue Anatomy of the Shoulder

Myofascial Release (MFR) & Spine Anatomy Module

Myofascial Release Theory & Practice, Trigger Points, Ball Therapy Techniques, Ball Sequencing & Teaching, Yoga & Fascia, Fascia Study & Anatomy, Fascial Bouncing & Scraping, Skeletal & Tissue Anatomy of the Spine

Modules can be taken as a stand alone & complete 50 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training or combined for a comprehensive Advanced 150 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training.

2018 Dates

Chinese Medicine Module - March 21-25*

Yin-Yang Flow & Yoga Nidra Module - August 3-5 & 17-19*

Myofascial Release Module - October 10-14*

*REGISTRATION DEADLINE is 7 days before onset of each module. Applications must be received at least 2 weeks prior.

Times

5 Day Intensives - Wednesday-Sunday - 7:30-5:30

2 Weekend Intensives - Fridays - 6:00 – 10:00 // Saturdays & Sundays - 8:00 - 6:00

Locations

5 Day Intensives - Invoke Studio - 970 Fort Wayne Ave Indianapolis, IN 46202

2 Weekend Intensives - Invoke Wellness Center - 1315 W 86th St Indianapolis, IN 46260

General Information for All Modules:

The Mid-West's most robust Yin Yoga Teacher Training program is designed with everyone in mind! Whether you are just starting out on your journey as a yoga teacher, seeking to enhance your teaching skills or simply wish to develop your personal practice, our Yin Yoga Teacher Training will provide you with the tools to enrich your practice and teach authentically, grounded both in self-awareness and experiential knowledge. 

This program creates space for exploration and study in the Yin tradition, the complementary yoga practice to the more dynamic and invigorating yoga styles that are predominant today. In each of the 50 hour training modules we will explore:

Foundations for the Body 

Experience the practice of Yin Yoga, Muscular, Fascial & Skeletal Anatomy, Human Variation Anatomy

Foundations for the Mind

Consists of mindfulness and open awareness drawn from Yogic, Taoist and Buddhist psychological teachings

Foundations for Teaching Yin

Asana, variation & modifications, sequencing and Functional Yoga (14-10-7) techniques all to build a strong foundation to confidently teach Yin Yoga.

Foundations of Philosophy

The History & Philosophy of Yin Yoga

Who’s it for?

Everybody! This course is a welcome study for new and established yoga teachers to refresh, renew and to deepen their practice and study of Yin asana, pranayama, philosophy, mindfulness and consciousness. It is also open to dedicated yoga students (minimum of 2 years consistent practice) to deepen their understanding and practice of yoga.

Suggested Pre-Reading

The Concise Book of Muscles, Jarmey & Sharkey // The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, Bernie Clark  //  Insight Yoga, Sarah Powers

Suggested Pre-Viewing

Insight Yoga, Sarah Powers // Yin Yoga, Paul Grilley // Anatomy of Yoga, Paul Grilley 

 The Teacher

Michelle Finch, ERYT-500, assistant to Jo Phee & Sarah Powers, is a dedicated student of Yin & Vinyasa yoga as well as the teachings of meditation and mindfulness. She has devoted herself to absorbing the vast amount of knowledge from her many master teachers over the years. As a registered yoga teacher at the 500 hour level she has completed over 700 hours of training in Yin & mediation with Sarah Powers, Bernie Clark & Jo Phee in addition to 700 hours in more vigorous forms of yoga. Throughout the program, Michelle will openly and gladly share her extensive knowledge gained through teaching, training and personal practice.

Investment

$649 per 50 hour YYTT module, paid in full upon enrollment (books & materials NOT included in tuition)

Registration Deadlines:

March TCM Module - 3/14/18

August YYF Module - 7/27/18

October MFR Module - 10/3/18

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Coming Home Through Yin

Exalt's Yin Yoga Teacher Training offers a well-rounded experience for anyone to deepen their practice, teaching and overall experience of knowledge. Through a balanced curriculum students are given the opportunity to explore beyond the asana and into the areas of the body and mind that make yoga unique for every body. 


In the training, you will dive into...

“I thoroughly enjoyed Michelle's Yin Teacher Training Course. It was transformative both personally and professionally. As a CMT, I have been given an amazing tool which better serves my clients and their bodies to heal and feel better faster. The group of women that I have met--have been inspiring and encouraging and our relationships have continued since the course has been over. I really feel like I invested in a community--not just a course. I highly recommend her teaching." ~ Kelly C. 

 

"This was an amazing course! Michelle is a fabulous teacher with so much love, knowledge and training of Yin Yoga. She makes learning fun and understandable with her passion, for not only yin, but for the community and the world around us. Her honesty is so beautiful and comforting that it creates a warm & safe environment for everyone. Her experience and knowledge is amazing. The knowledge that I left this course with went so far beyond what I ever could have anticipated. It literally changed my life!" ~ Traci J.  

 

"Michelle's Yin Yoga Teacher Training was a true gift to myself! I continue to assimilate the teachings and lessons from the training and am grateful to be a part of the Yin Yoga community that Michelle is creating in the Indianapolis area." ~ Jane F.

 

"Michelle is a loving, gifted soul who created a beautiful community for all participants to feel safe, grow, and share. I now have a complete understanding of Yin, and all aspects this practice encompasses. Thank you Michelle for sharing from your heart throughout this training." ~ Judy S.