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Spring 80 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training


This class is taught by:

Michelle Finch

Michelle Finch believes in the power of a practice rooted deeply in the fundamentals & mindfulness. She genuinely embraces the notion that an open heart & mind coupled with the alignment of body & breath can be profoundly healing to the mind, body & spirit of every yoga practitioner. Whether attending her specialty Yin yoga classes or the balancing Yang (Slow Flow), you will find her classes to be powerful & moving for the entirety of your being. Michelle’s light hearted, yet nurturing approach to teaching is guaranteed to elevate your spirit and place a lasting smile on your face. Michelle was first introduced to the practice of yoga in 2003 and although it took eight years for these teachings to truly sink in for her, looking back she can see this foundation, laid in her early 20’s, provided the stepping off point for her to realize the multitude of benefits yoga offers, both on & off the mat. Having personally felt its healing qualities, the rounded practice of yoga has aided Michelle in turning toward a healthier lifestyle, relieving her dis-ease of anxiety & depression, as well as overcoming a personal battle with addiction. After nearly 10 years in corporate human resources, she found herself being called away from the business world & in 2012 made the decision to re-dedicate her life to the path of yoga & has not looked back. Although Michelle is an ERYT-200 RYT-500 certified teacher, she believes that one should always seek further wisdom from the teachers that have come before her. Therefore, following the path of continued learning, she is humbled to be currently studying with the Insight Yoga Institute under the loving guidance of Sarah & Ty Powers. On top of her yogic studies, she is also currently enrolled in the highly acclaimed Transformative Leadership MA program with the prestigious California Institute of Integral Studies. When not teaching, Michelle spends her time outdoors (cycling, hiking, kayaking, etc.), traveling, enjoying time with her friends/family & sharing the beautiful journey of life with her husband, DJ.
80 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training
 
Winter/Spring Training - Jan. 27-29, Feb. 24-26, Mar. 24-26, Apr. 28-30

Fridays - 6:00 – 9:30 // Saturdays -10:00 - 6:00 // Sundays - 9:00 - 5:30

The Program:

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 this 80hr training we will explore:

- Foundations for the Body - Experience the practice of Yin Yoga, The Chinese Meridian Theory & Human Variation Anatomy
- Foundations for the Mind - Consists of mindfulness and open awareness drawn from Yogic, Taoist and Buddhist teachings
- Foundations for Teaching Yin - Yin Sequencing, the Yin Approach
- Foundations of Philosophy - The History of Yin Yoga
- Relational Awareness Practices - Includes generating loving-kindness and compassion, as well as engaging in contemplative dialogues with others on specific subjects (i.e. dyad work).

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 (preferred minimum of 2 years consistent practice) to deepen their understanding and practice of yoga.

Requirements:

Download & submit application, interview, acceptance Attend all class sessions Daily Yin and meditation practice Assignments including but not limited to reading and writing Assist and teach Yin classes

Investment:

$999 - 80 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training, paid in full by first class.

To apply, follow the link below.

http://exaltyoga.com/images/Exalt-Yoga-2016-YYTT-Application.pdf

 

***Invoke hosts two 80 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Trainings lead by Michelle Finch each year. Stay tuned for more upcoming dates to fit your schedule.


Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Mar 24 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm with Michelle Finch
    at Downtown - Invoke Yoga & Pilates
  • Fri Mar 31 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm with Michelle Finch
    at Downtown - Invoke Yoga & Pilates
  • Fri Apr 07 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm with Michelle Finch
    at Downtown - Invoke Yoga & Pilates
  • Fri Apr 14 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm with Michelle Finch
    at Downtown - Invoke Yoga & Pilates
  • Fri Apr 21 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm with Michelle Finch
    at Downtown - Invoke Yoga & Pilates
  • Fri Apr 28 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm with Michelle Finch
    at Downtown - Invoke Yoga & Pilates