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Advanced Yin Trainings w/Josh Summers TCM


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Yin Yoga Teacher Training: Traditional Chinese Meridian Module (50hr)

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Course Content

The 50hr Yin Yoga Teacher Training: Traditional Chinese Meridian Module is a comprehensive training in the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine and its application to the practice and teaching of Yin Yoga. This module is open to serious students and teachers of Yin Yoga who are interested in integrating the profound energetic aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine into their practice and teaching of Yin Yoga.

The 50hr Yin Yoga Teacher Training Traditional Chinese Meridian Module will include:

  • Historical overview of Chinese Medicine’s philosophical origins.

  • Yin and Yang Theory.

  • Five Element Theory and Seasonal Balance.

  • Understand the Vital Substances of Chinese Medicine: Qi, Essence, Blood, and Fluids.

  • Dynamics of Qi, theory and practice.

  • Functions of the Internal Organs, with both Chinese and Western analysis.

  • Learn to locate the essential Meridians of Yin Yoga practice, as well as identify and palpate the power acupuncture points on these channels.

  • Learn the interrelationships of the Yin Organs as they relate to the production, circulation and storage of Qi, Blood, and Essence.

  • Practice sequences and pranayama to harmonize Qi and Blood circulation

  • Develop ways to speak about this curriculum in theory and practice.

  • Learn to design sequences based on Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory.

  • Students and teachers with previous foundational Yin Yoga experience or training are welcome to attend this module.

 

Students will receive a certificate of training which is eligible for Continuing Education Credit (50hrs) with the Yoga Alliance. This Traditional Chinese Meridian Module is a core module of the Summers School of Yin Yoga and can be applied towards the 200-hour and 300-hour certification program.

 

Here’s how the program works:

  • 1. Register for the live teacher training module by clicking here

  • Investment $1100 Earlybird before April 30th 2020, after April 30th 2020, $1300  (includes 100-page manual): 

  • 90-day free access to the online preparatory course (see below)

  • 4-day live intensive training module

  • In-depth teaching manual

  • Upon registration, you’ll get free 90-day access to the online course (a $150 value)

    Please note:

    You will need to complete the online course, including a short essay, before attending the live teacher training module. Estimated time to complete the online course: 5-7 hrs.

  • You will receive an exclusive access code to the online course via email after signing up (please allow up to a week for processing).

2. Prepare.

  • One of the unique features of the Summers School of Yin Yoga is that each of the core Training Modules has an online course component. The online course will prepare you to arrive at the live training with a solid foundation of the theory and practice covered in each module, allowing us to start at a higher level in our time together in the intensive

Upon registration, you’ll get a 90-day free access pass to the online course (a $125 value).

Please note:

  • You will need to complete the online course, including a short quiz, before attending the live teacher training module. Estimated time to complete the online course: 5-10 hrs.

  • You will receive an exclusive access code to the online course via email after signing up (please allow up to a week for processing).

 

Course Readings:

Required texts: Readings will be assigned during the online course, as well as during the live training.

  • Wood Becomes Water, Chinese Medicine in Everyday Life, Gail Reichstein

Suggested texts:

  • The Spark in the Machine, Daniel Keown

  • The Web That Has No Weaver, Ted Kaptchu


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Meet your teacher:

Josh is a Yin Yoga teacher, a licensed acupuncturist, and a meditation instructor. Josh began studying Iyengar yoga in the early nineties with James Murphy in New York City. Since then, he has spent several years living abroad in India, Taiwan and Burma where he has studied both yoga and meditation. As his interest in vipassana or insight meditation developed so too did his interest in more contemplative forms of yoga practice. With a professional background in Oriental Medicine and a personal passion for the dharma, Josh fell in love with Yin Yoga as a beautiful synthesis of the two.Josh founded the Summers School of Yin Yoga and now teaches workshops and trainings throughout the United States and Europe.For more information, please visit his website: www.joshsummers.net