Embedded with all the elemental essentials, the course will encourage you to sharpen your mental awareness to the messages of nature, slow down & listen to your own body’s innate wisdom.
You will gain a embodied healing perspective, & all the practical guidance in how to use these healing practices within yin yoga, your teaching & daily life.
• Learn the full energetics of each element, characteristics, attributes Yin & Yang aspects & disharmonies.
• Analytic breakdown of the 12 main meridians & how we apply this theory to our Yin yoga practice.
• Detailed anatomical analysis of all our organs & their connections with the meridian system, their functionality, emotional & energetic attributes & how the organs function together.
• Learn the essential essence held within the body & how this relates to our overall health.
• Understand the target area within our Yin asana for each meridian.
• Elemental yin yoga considerations to promote an embodied themed practice.
• Five 90 minute elemental deep stretch Yin Yoga practices, including Myofascia release techniques within two classes.
•Five separate elemental meditations.
• Acupressure points practices for each element.
• A deep Yoga Nidra practice.
• Practice reflection themes of Adventure, Abundance, Trust, Harmony & Courage embedded within the physical practices.
• Over 170 pages of training material in 5 resource manuals of the whole training.
• All training resources & classes are downloadable.
• Yoga Alliance Continuing Education certificate.
Each week is embedded with easy to follow lectures of all the essential components to each element, analytic breakdown of all the associated organs & each meridian to maximize your learning & understanding of the connectivity of the world around you, integrated within your body, emotions & mental wellness. Igniting empowerment within, promoting your confidence to embrace & trust the natural pure essence of what holds each & every one of us.
YOUR WEEKLY YIN YOGA 90 MINUTE EMBODIED PRACTICE
Each week you will receive a 90 minute physical practice that sets the tone for the emergence of understanding the associated element, quality, & awareness its attributes offer. Learn something new within each practice offering different Yin yoga asana for each practice. Elemental themes are embedded throughout each class, & functional variations are offered to suit all body shapes & skeletal structures.
FOCUS OF THE WEEK
Each week you’ll have a different focus to consider. Week one, Adventure; Week two, Abundance; Week three, Trust; Week four, Harmony. Week five, Courage.
Offering you four separate 15 minute meditations to compliment each separate element. You have freedom to integrate them straight after the physical practice or use at different times when needed.
Offering a 20 minute yoga nidra to develop self compassion, honoring needs of rest & restoration to compliment the water element.
Elemental acupressure point practices linked with each weekly element & the associated meridians.
THEORY: Wood element, Liver & Gallbladder Organs & Meridians.
PRACTICES: Adventure. Learning to listen to the messages of the body, as you become the adventurer. Cultivating curiosity & evoking new growth.
Meditation for the wood element.
Acupressure points for the wood element.
WEEK TWO FIRE ELEMENT
THEORY: Fire Element, Heart, Pericardium, Small Intestine, & Triple Warmer Organs & Meridians.
PRACTICES: Abundance. Igniting our inner flame, as we open our heart centre, feel motivated & abundant.
Meditation for the fire element
Acupressure points for the fire element.
WEEK THREE EARTH ELEMENT
THEORY: Earth element, Spleen & Stomach Organs & Meridians
PRACTICES: Trust. Developing trust in your body's inherent wisdom as we consciously shift into surrender energy.
Meditation for the earth element
Acupressure points for the earth element.
WEEK FOUR METAL ELEMENT
THEORY: Metal element, Lungs & Large Intestine Organs & Meridians.
PRACTICES: Harmony. Inviting harmony as the already present possibility, embodying our experience & connecting to our sense of self worth.
Meditation for the metal element
Acupressure points for the metal element.
WEEK FIVE WATER ELEMENT
THEORY: Water element, Kidneys & Urinary Bladder Organs & Meridians.
PRACTICES: Courage. Developing courage as you learn to fully let go. Practicing the balance of effort & surrender.
Yoga nidra for the water element
Acupressure points for the water element.
Katy Ricks Willis
WHO IS THIS FOR?
This yin yoga online training is for anyone who’s interested in learning & embedding our connectivity with the elements and meridian system. Whether you are new to Yin yoga, an experienced practitioner, or a yoga teacher wishing to learn more about an embodied elemental practice.
HOW DO I ACCESS THE COURSE?
The course is an entirely self paced online course. Upon purchase you will be asked to input your own email & password to login to the online portal where all the resources are held. All the resources can be viewed online anytime with your login details, or downloaded. You are able to transfer the files to your preferred device, such as a phone or tablet to watch anytime offline.
HOW LONG WILL I HAVE ACCESS?
Course materials will be available for the lifetime of the course, & if you download for as long as you wish to keep them. You do not have to complete the course in 5 weeks. All the materials are available for your use at any time following purchase.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
This yin yoga online training includes 40 theoretical key concepts lessons with 15 physical practices. There are five weekly themed modules of Trust, Adventure, Abundance, Harmony & Surrender linked to the physical Yin yoga practices. Each week you receive access to all the relevant training material, including the associated elemental manual, all theoretical lessons, one full 90 minute yin yoga practice, a meditation or yoga nidra & Acupressure points practices. Included within this training is additional bonus lifestyle elemental material to inspire your journey.
WHAT DOES THE PROGRAM COST?
This 20 Hour Course is $259.99 inclusive of Tax.
If you are not totally satisfied with the program, you may request a refund with submission of a reflection questionnaire to show you have completed at least two elements of the program within 14 days of your purchase. A partial payment will be taken for the first two elements due to the downloadable aspect & any payment fees accumulated.
DO I ONLY HAVE 5 WEEKS TO COMPLETE THE COURSE?
No – this is a completely self paced online course, all the materials are yours to keep forever. You do not have to complete the course in 5 weeks. You can take as long as you want & come back to the resources as often as required, they are for you to keep & placed in elemental separate manuals for your own yin yoga resources.
DO I RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE?
Yes – on completion of the program a 20 Hour Yin Yoga Certificate is awarded, these hours can be accredited towards Yoga Alliance ‘Continuing Education’ requirements for registered teachers. Akirayoga is a registered Yoga Alliance school.
WILL I RECEIVE TEACHER SUPPORT?
Yes – akirayoga promotes an inclusive learning platform. The learning platform is very easy to both access & follow for you to complete the course with ease. You can contact me directly with questions, insights & guidance using the contact email. I will respond to emails within a 24 hour period & skype additional support can also be provided upon request.