Yin Yoga Teacher Training


Three Unique 50 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training Modules

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.


50 Hour 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

50 Hour 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

50 Hour 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


General Information for All Modules:

The Midwest'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 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 for the Mind

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

Foundations for the Body 

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

Suggested Pre-Reading

The Concise Book of Muscles by Jarmey & Sharkey - ALL MODULES


Suggested Pre-Viewing

Yin Yoga, Paul Grilley // Anatomy for Yoga, Paul Grilley 

Learning (1)Who’s it for?


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.


The Teacher

Michelle Finch, ERYT-500, assitant to Jo Phee, 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 Paul Grilley, 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.

2018 Dates

Chinese Medicine & Hip Module
March 21-25 - Downtown

Yin-Yang Flow, Yoga Nidra & Shoulder Module
August 3-5 & 17-19 - North Side

Myofascial Release & Spine Module
October 10-14 - Downtown

2018 Times
Five Day Intensives

Wed.-Sun. - 7:30a-5:30p

Two Weekend Intensives

Fri. - 6:00p–10:00p
Sat. & Sun. - 8:00a-6:00p

2019 Dates

Traditional Chinese Medicine & Hip Module
April 24-28 - North Side


Yin-Yang Flow, Yoga Nidra & Shoulder Module
July 17-21 - Downtown


Myofascial Release & Spine Module
September 18-22 - Downtown


$649* per 50 hour 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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