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Yin Yoga Teacher Training Camp-in-a-Box – Level 1 (PLATINUM)

Yin Yoga Teacher Training Camp-in-a-Box – Level 1 (PLATINUM)

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The Yin Yoga Teacher Training Camp-in-a-Box PLATINUM is a 300 Hour, Level 1, Home-Study course.

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Yin Yoga Teacher Training Camp-in-a-Box (Platinum) is a 300 Hour, Level 1 Home Study Course.

300 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training Breakdown:

  • 125 Hours of Yoga Techniques, Training and Practices
  • 40 Hours of Teaching Methodology
  • 50 Hours of Anatomy and Physiology
  • 45 Hours of Yoga Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle
  • 10 Hours of Sanskrit
  • 30 Hours of Practicum

Within this course, you will receive all the necessary materials to teach Yin Yoga, at a Professional Level, as a Certified Yin Yoga Teacher!

Age Requirement:

You must be at least 18 years of age in order to take this course.


Yin Yoga

Materials Included:

  • The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga – 2nd Edition (350 pages) is an in-depth look at the practice and benefits of Yin Yoga. All forms of yoga can provide benefits physically, emotionally, and mentally and Yin Yoga is similar. However Yin Yoga works the deeper levels of the body/heart/mind: the connective tissues of the ligaments, fascia, joints and bones and the energetic channels of the meridians, nerves and blood system. One big difference noticed by students of Yin Yoga is the long held, passive nature of the posture, which gives time for a deeper journey to unfold, a journey into the meditative aspects of yoga, a bridge to living life mindfully.

Inside The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga readers will find complete information on how to do the practice, including a deep look inside over 30 Yin Yoga asanas showing the benefit of the pose, how to get into and out of the pose, contraindications and warnings for those who may have trouble with particular aspects of the posture and other important information. Classes, or flows, are also provided that target specific areas of the body such as the hips, the lower back, the legs and the upper body as well as flows that help stimulate particular organs and energy centers. As important as how to practice Yin Yoga, are the benefits: the reader will find lots of information about why anyone would want to practice Yin Yoga. The benefits are explored in three main sections: the physiological benefits, the energetic benefits and the mental/emotional benefits. Within each section the philosophies of the East (India and China) are contrasted with the current science in the West.

The second edition includes―a more functional approach to the practice of yoga, emphasizing the concept of targeted areas; the importance of stress in reducing fragility and building anti-fragility; understanding the nature of creep and the importance of counter poses, with a revised list of effective counter postures; many new photographs of the postures and their variations for different body types; a more current overview of the physiology of tissues and the energy body reflecting new understanding in the science of fascia and cellular signaling; and many other enhancements.

  • Yin Yoga (Book) – An Individualized Approach to Balance, Health and Whole Self Well-Being by Ulrica Norberg, this book is 118 pages and provides photographs and clear descriptions that highlight proper alignment for safe and effective practice. It describes how to adapt yogic principles in modern life and learn how to develop your own individualized yin yoga practice. Complete with yin yoga flows that move slowly and mindfully, gently allowing tendons, fascia, and ligaments to stretch as circulation improves and the mind becomes calm visualization technique.
    *This book is out of print, and no longer available through Aura Wellness Center. It can still be purchased through many sites such as as an e-book.
  • Cool Yoga Tricks Book by Miriam Austin, this book covers prop use and how working with a partner can enhance your Yoga practice. Through colorful illustrations, Austin provides clear explanations and demonstrates how to make poses easier or more challenging while keeping safety in mind.
  • The Language of Yoga Book by Nicolai Bachman, a comprehensive Sanskrit course with two interative audio CDs that help you with pronunciation. “The Language of Yoga,” includes more than 200 Asanas with illustrated Yoga postures and 300 Sanskrit definitions.
  • Yoga Adjustments: Philosophy, Principles, and Techniques Book by Mark Stephens, this book introduces the philosophy of yoga practice, the art and practice of assisting students, the seven principles of hands-on yoga teaching, and the twenty-five most effective methods of tactile cueing. It also includes over 850 unique instructional photos and explanatory captions, demonstrating precise ways of guiding a variety of flowing sequences. It starts with the foundations, moves to application, and finishes with thoughts on the evolution of Yoga.
  • Anatomy of Yoga Book by Dr. Abigail Ellsworth is an expert guide that provides a visual aid that clearly illustrates the benefits of each exercise. With full-color photographs, opposite a detailed and annotated anatomical drawing that identifies the active and stabilizing muscles being used, you can identify affected muscles and maximize the benefits of each pose. You can also use this resource to design personalized yoga routines that focuses on specific problem areas.
  • The Sevenfold Journey – Reclaiming Mind, Body & Spirit Through the Chakras by Anodea Judith and Selene Vega is a guide to an in-depth understanding of the Chakras.
  • The Yin Yoga Kit (131 page book, 75-minute DVD and 15 cards) In The Yin Yoga Kit, Biff Mithoefer presents poses used in Yin Yoga and explains each posture’s benefits, including which chakras and meridians will be most positively affected. The individual posture cards included illustrate the poses, provide advanced and modified variations, and assist users in designing a personalized practice sequence. The 75-minute CD contains a sample-guided routine narrated by the author, with each pose presented on a separate track so listeners can rearrange them or shorten the routine as needed.
  • Meditation For Beginners and Yogic Relaxation DVD/CD Set by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 is a 1 Hour 23 Minute DVD and 53 Minute CD that will show you how to teach yourself, and others, to meditate and relax the mind. After regular practice with this set, you will also develop your own cueing techniques when guiding friends, family, and your students through a relaxation sequence or meditation.
  • Anatomy for Yoga DVD with Paul Grilley is an ideal companion to any Yoga teacher training program. With nearly 4 Hours of instructional material, this DVD covers key concepts of compression, tension, proportion and orientation and will help you to understand and manage Yoga safety issues effectively in your own classroom.
  • Yin Yoga DVD Set The First and Most Essential Yin Yoga DVD!

The materials on these DVDs will provide you with everything you need add Yin Yoga to your life. In addition to carefully planned classes that lead you through the practice, Paul Grilley presents an in-depth lecture on the theory and purpose of Yin Yoga that brilliantly establishes the benefits of this practice for a healthy and balanced life. It is our wish that you find this balance in your own life through these wonderful practices.

This 2-disc set contains over 5 1/2 hours of material, including:

  • 108 minutes of theory lecture
  • 2 fully guided Yin practice sequences of over 60 minutes each
  • 1 fully guided Yin & Yang practice sequence of 60 minutes
  • 3 specially choreographed Yang sequences
  • 8 voice-only guided Yin sequences of adjustable length
  • Customizable playback of the Yin and Yang practices to create new sequences

The Yin and Yang of Yoga: a Taoist Perspective The fundamental insight of the ancient Taoists (Chinese Yogis) is that on one level of awareness there are always opposites called Yin and Yang, but on a higher level of awareness these opposites are united in a single purpose called “Tao.”

When we are ambitious and energetic, the life force flows through our muscles, the Yang layer of the body. This is the essential attitude of Yang, the creative force without which there would never be anything new. When we are peaceful and contented, the life force flows through our skeletal system, the Yin layer of the body. This is the essential attitude of Yin, the quiet insight without which there would never be peace of mind. The Tao of health is to embrace, nourish and cultivate both of these essential layers of the body. Only by doing this do we find true balance.

A Taoist analysis of Yoga practice emphasizes the critical difference between Yin and Yang tissues of the body. Muscles and blood are Yang, connective tissues and joints are Yin. Yin and Yang tissues do not respond to training in the same way and a student’s practice becomes more effective when the difference is understood.

Balancing Yin and Yang Most forms of Yoga practiced today are Yang—they emphasize muscular movement and contraction. By contrast Yin Yoga targets the connective tissue of the hips, pelvis and lower spine. Connective tissue responds best to gentle stress over a long period of time, so Yin postures are held for longer periods. This type of practice complements the more muscular styles of Yoga and is a great aid for learning to sit in meditation.

Many people find that a Yin Yoga practice has transformative effects on body and mind. The gentle but consistent stimulation to the connective tissues encourages long-term health and flexibility of the joints, recharges the energetic system of the body and naturally draws the mind inward into a relaxed, meditative state.

  • Yin Yoga DVD with Kim Eng (146 minutes)Meditative Movements and Postures to Cultivate the Energy of “Allowing”

Most of our lives are directed by the energy of doing—known as yang in the Taoist tradition. To bring life into balance, we need to cultivate its opposite, yin, the energy of “allowing.” Now Kim Eng offers a powerful program of conscious movement to help us balance these forces and accept each moment just as it is. Join her on Presence Through Movement: Yin Yoga to learn postures and practices that take you into this state of presence.

Set in a serene garden, this video begins with gentle instruction on a variety of meditative poses including the Long-Legged Butterfly, Sleeping Swan, and Dragon. By inviting us to hold these postures and sink deeply into the inner body, Kim enables us to discover our “comfortable edge”—a process that can release deeply held traumas and bring about true stillness. Complete with both long and short practices inspired by Kim’s own awakening process as well as a variety of other traditions, this program helps us “be the space”—by allowing, accepting, and opening to whatever arises.

“By learning to move—and hold—our body with intention, we can begin to balance our inner and outer worlds,” teaches Kim. Suitable for both beginners and advanced practitioners, Presence Through Movement: Yin Yoga is a portal to the beauty and serenity of the Now.

**2 Bonuses**

  • Yoga Business Secrets DVD [Bonus] by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, is 47 Minutes of Yoga Business Success Material to round out your business knowledge and help you fly by the learning curve and put your own Yoga business on the fast track to success. This information is valuable to a Yoga Teacher whether you decide to become a independent contractor or a studio owner.
  • Yoga Marketing 101 DVD [Bonus] by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, is 98 Minutes of Yoga Business Marketing Material that gives you enough marketing strategies to earn $50,000 to $100,000 per year. It’s unfortunate that many excellent Yoga Teachers and Yoga Masters don’t know how to market their Yoga studios. Instead of a happy and rewarding Yoga lifestyle, they scratch out an existence. You don’t have to!

Also Included With Your Course:

  • Course Syllabus: Provides a breakdown of course objectives and structure. Information on how to complete assignments which includes exams, essays related to course topics, practical exam and assisting and alignment practical exam, are also included.
  • Teacher Training Tips Manual includes foundational information along with tips on creating your practical exam, cueing skills, and safety issues.
  • Foundations of Yin Yoga Exam
  • Unlimited e-Mail & Phone support: No matter which of our courses you purchase, support is never an issue or an additional cost to you.
  • Free Exam Grading and Delivery of Your Certificate: Aura does not charge any additional fee to grade your final exams. (Aura Wellness Center’s Yoga Teacher Training Certificates are signed by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500)
  • 30 Day Money Back Guarantee (No Re-stocking or Processing Fees)

Plus, SIX Additional Special Bonuses (Valued at $266.85):

AT NO EXTRA CHARGE, you will receive all six of the following bonuses:

  • [Bonus] “How to Grow Your Own Successful Yoga Business” by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 in PDF (e-Book) format. This is our Yoga business starter manual and is a comprehensive resource, valued at $147, that contains all the vital information you need to start, run, and grow your own profitable Yoga business.
  • [Bonus] “Aura Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Manual” by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 in PDF (e-Book) format. Our highly rated, 105-page, Yoga teacher study guide, will give you an overview of the program, including valuable Yoga teacher tips, useful Sanskrit terms, an ethics agreement, and an independent research section. Your Yoga Teacher Study Guide also contains useful information about Chakras, Mudras, and Bandhas.
  • [Platinum Bonus] “So You Want to Teach Yoga” by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, in PDF (e-Book) format. This e-Book exposes the secrets behind teaching Yoga. Learn how to protect your teaching practice, the most common student corrections, how to get into the corporate market place, assisting tips, how to retain students longer, and much more.
  • [Platinum Bonus] “Yoga Business Secrets” by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, in PDF (e-Book) format. This e-Book is packed with information based upon conversations with hundreds of Yoga teachers. Just one constructive idea from this e-book may earn, or save, your Yoga teaching service thousands of dollars. This book will give you hundreds of ideas to put into practice.
  • [Platinum Bonus] “Sure Fire Yoga Marketing Secrets” by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, in PDF (e-Book) format. This 60-page e-Book can be used as a work book to help you develop your Yoga teaching practice. Learn how to grow your local enrollment and how to develop niches within your Yoga teacher services.
  • [Platinum Bonus] “A Holistic Approach to Prosperity” by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, in PDF (e-Book) format. Discover how to develop a plan for personal success with this 24-page e-Book that discusses methods for reaching your objectives and avoiding common pitfalls.

Benefits of an Aura Wellness Center Yoga Teacher Certification:

  • Aura Wellness Center is an accredited school, with 20 years in the Yoga industry.
  • No Enroll Dates.
  • No Application Fees.
  • Stress Free: Take the course at your own pace and on your schedule.
  • Aura Wellness Center offers the most comprehensive full distance learning Yoga Teacher Training Courses in the world.
  • Internationally Recognized.
  • Join thousands of Yoga Teachers Certified through Aura Wellness Center.
  • With our certification, you will be eligible for personal liability insurance.
  • Aura stands behind its 30 Day Guarantee with No re-stocking or processing fees.
  • Teach as a Professional and Certified Yoga Teacher exceeding the benchmark standard 200 Hours of training. (This is very important when seeking employment or applying for insurance, especially if you open your own training center.)
  • Business Success skills to run your own yoga business or seek employment in Heath Clubs, Fitness Centers, Senior Centers, Yoga Studios, Private lessons, and much more!
  • Enjoy and enhance a better, healthier lifestyle.

How Does This All Work?

You will receive all of the course materials shown in the picture, as well as a course syllabus. The course syllabus can be adjusted to complete this course at a pace that is comfortable for you, however, the average student completes this course in only 3 months or less!

Your tutor throughout the duration of this course will be Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500. Should you have any questions, there is an experienced Yoga teacher, on staff, who is ready to offer assistance. You are never on your own, if you do not want to be; support is a phone call or email away.

Once your exams are submitted, within a few weeks your exams will be graded, and you will be notified by email.

Shortly after that, your Certificate, with the official Aura Wellness Center logo, signed by Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500, on ivory parchment paper will be mailed to you. You will also receive a letter of recommendation from Aura Wellness Center on official letterhead (watermarked professional business paper). This can be used to present during a job interview or to a present employer.

In summary, you have a complete 300-hour Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training Program, continuing education materials, and resources that you will refer back to, as you continue your Yoga Teaching Career; plus enough business tools to launch a successful Yoga Business.

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Are you and a friend looking to purchase the same course together; or a school, gym, wellness facility, etc. looking to certify multiple (2 or More) teachers? Please contact us about volume discounts on orders of the same course.

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  1. Allison

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    Dear Dr Jerard, I wanted to thank you for all the help and support you’ve offered while I completed my Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training Course. The course content was excellent and covered a broad range of subjects, including the history and philosophy of Yoga, the asanas, alignment, modifications and also some practical advice on getting started as a Yoga Teacher. I had many questions over the course of my studies and really appreciated the swift, kind and detailed responses received from Dr Jerard. I put in a lot of hours and managed to complete my course in 6 months and have now almost completed my first series of Yoga classes here in Edinburgh, Scotland. I have felt prepared and able to teach from my first class (even with some beginners nerves!) and have really enjoyed putting what I’ve learned into practise. My students have asked if I’ll offer a further series of classes which I hope to begin next month. I have learned so much about myself, and about Yoga, and feel such a sense of achievement. I would thoroughly recommend Aura Teacher Training products. I will definitely be back to do a further course with you in the future! Namaste, Allison

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  2. Lisa Tauzin

    5 out of 5

    Lisa Tauzin

    Dear Paul, I’ve enclosed a picture of myself (front row far left) and a group of very supportive friends, practicing sun salutations by my favorite lake on a chilly morning . This is the nucleus of fellow yogis and colleagues that were so encouraging during my Yin Yoga Teacher Certification Training from Aura Wellness Center. After years of practicing many different forms of Yang Yoga, I decided to pursue teacher training in the Yin Yoga tradition. I’m a full time musician/piano teacher, and knew I could not leave my large piano studio for any length of time to become certified. I’m so grateful I happened upon your distance learning program through an Internet search . It was perfect for my situation, and was one of the best decisions I ever made. The Yin Yoga Teacher Training is a 300 Hour, Platinum Level Course. The materials were extensive, interesting, and well laid out. I finished the course in 4 months, but likely could have done it in 3 if we hadn’t run into the holidays . I truly can’t imagine having a more thorough Yin training anywhere else . I did combine my Aura studies with onsite workshops ( when I could schedule it) closer to where I live, which was also very helpful . I have set up shop in a classroom in my church…A modest beginning to be sure, but one of which I’m very grateful . The word is out that “Yin is In”, and I have many new students emailing me daily to inquire about my Classes . I’m very excited about the future of my studio ( the name of which is below ). I thank you for your prompt, patient, and kind replies to every question I had , even when I was repeating myself. I’ve already purchased the Aura Wellness materials for the Meditation Certification, and will likely follow that up with a 3rd certification . The sky is the limit with Aura!! Thank you so much for helping me make my dream become a reality. Namaste, Lisa Tauzin, Yin Yoga Certified Yoga Teacher and Owner of ‘TauZen Yoga’

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  3. Leah Marie Serna

    5 out of 5

    Leah Marie Serna

    Yoga has been a very important part of my life for the past 24 years, and I finally decided to follow my dream of becoming a Certified Yoga Teacher. I discovered Aura Wellness Center because I live on an Island, and I was looking for a training course that I could complete from home, so I applied for the Yin Yoga 300 hour training. It was a happy day when my box of books and DVD’s arrived, and I got deep into them right away and began practicing diligently. The course material was perfect and I really enjoyed the selection of books and DVD’s for this course. I graduated with flying colors and am now ready to begin teaching! I have so much gratitude that this is an option for up and coming Yoga Teachers around the globe. Thank-you and Namaste, Paul and Marie Jerard! ~ Leah Marie Serna, Yin Yoga Instructor

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  4. Vanessa Hendrichs

    5 out of 5
    I'm so happy I chose Aura Wellness to complete my yoga certification!

    Vanessa Hendrichs

    This is a thorough course designed to provide you with all the necessary tools to become a successful yoga teacher. Aura Wellness Center furnishes you with all the relevant and valuable resources that you need to earn your teaching certificate. You have access to fellow teachers and students who can help answer your questions along the way. I’m so happy I chose Aura Wellness to complete my yoga certification!

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