Experience Authentic Yin Yoga at a Deeper Level
Become a certified Yin Yoga teacher with 50-hours/six-day intensive training at our yoga ashram in the Netherlands
50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training
Our six-day/50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training follows the system of Paul Grilley. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of teaching Yin Yoga. To understand the postures and their variations and modification, you will study various skeletal segments, the different muscle groups, and the importance of the pose-specific target areas.
This course is a perfect fit for yoga teachers who want to teach Yin Yoga, as the course also provides daily hands-on teaching practices to understand the methods and structures for effective teaching. The course is also great for anyone wanting to learn Yin Yoga to deepen their own practice.
Deep & Profound
Are you looking for deeply profound yoga teachings beyond surface-level yoga based only on physical postures?
5 Generations of Heritage
Would you like to learn yoga from authentic Indian teachers with a rich heritage and deep wisdom?
Do you want a professional yoga teacher training with in-depth knowledge and skills to teach others confidently?
What Students Are Saying
"My yoga teacher told me Arhanta Yoga teacher training is a special gift I would give to myself. Today I can confirm it. The teachers are fantastic, very knowledgeable, and professional. It is an amazing experience. Don't miss this chance."
"This yin yoga training has taught me a lot about Yin Yoga and how to teach it safely. The program is full & gives the right amount of information you need to become a teacher. I developed a lot of qualities in this course. I’m very grateful for that."
I am so happy with the quality and depth of this yoga teacher program. All the information is clear and to the point and never gets boring. Thanks to this course, I am confident in my yin yoga teaching abilities."
Learn at a Yoga School with 5 Generations of Heritage
I am Ram Jain, founder of Arhanta Yoga Ashrams and lead teacher of our yoga teacher training courses.
- I was born in India in a Jain family with rich traditions where yoga has been a way of life for five generations.
- My formal yoga education started at eight years at a Vedic School.
- I have been on the path of yoga for the last 34 years and teaching yoga for 23 years.
- Since 2009 over 12000 yoga teachers have graduated from our yoga ashrams in India & the Netherlands and our online academy.
- I am the author of an Amazon best seller, "Hatha Yoga for Teachers & Practitioners."
Who Is This Course For
See below if this course is suitable for you or not
What You Will Gain
You will also learn techniques to control your mind, heal your body, and enjoy life to the fullest. All while becoming accredited to teach others to do the same.
What You will Learn
Here is an overview of what you will learn in this 50-hour Yin Yoga training
Over 60 Yin Yoga Asanas
You will gain a deep understanding of the alignments, instructions, benefits, contraindications, physiology, and variations of the 60 Yin Yoga poses. You will learn how to practice and teach these poses safely and effectively for different body types.
Ancient Yoga Philosophy
You will understand the ancient philosophy of Yin Yoga in an analytical and non-sectarian way. You will learn important concepts like prana, chakras, meridians, etc. Ram uses stories & humor to simplify these complex concepts.
Anatomy and Physiology
You will learn how the Yin Yoga poses affect our physical and astral bodies. You will study how the systematized practice of Yoga asanas can help to improve our health, flexibility and overall function of the organs. You will understand important principles of human anatomy and physiology to avoid injuries in your personal practice and teaching classes.
Teaching Techniques & Sequencing
You will learn expert teaching techniques, the art of instruction, correction, and modification. You will get daily 3-hour teaching practices to develop the skills and confidence to teach others. You will understand how and when to assist a student. You will also learn the principles of sequencing.
Why Choose Arhanta
Living Yoga for 5 Generations
At Arhanta you will learn directly from experienced yoga teachers from India with a rich heritage of 5 generations. You will receive accurate and authentic teachings directly from studying the original scriptures in Sanskrit.
12000+ Yoga Teachers Certified
At Arhanta we provide internationally accredited yoga teacher certifications in India & The Netherlands. More than 12000 yoga teachers from over 94 countries have been certified at our yoga ashrams. Our vast teacher training experience has helped us create the best training available.
"I came here to Arhanta ashram with an open mind and to experience yogic lifestyle. It was a wonderful experience that I will cherish forever. I did not imagine I would learn so much deep knowledge about Yin Yoga in this short period. I am thankful and happy that I could learn from such good teachers in this wonderful area. Now I am looking forward to teach my yoga classes. Thank you very much to the entire Arhanta team. I wish you all the best."
Our Core Values
Our Philosophy - Authenticity
At Arhanta, we bring you a rich heritage of five generations. You will learn from a teacher who has studied intense yoga from childhood at traditional Indian Vedic schools. We believe that true yoga is applied 20% on the mat and 80% off the mat in your everyday life.
Our Knowledge - Excellence
We are traditional, but our traditions do not restrict us. We regularly research and apply modern science-based anatomy, physiology, and new developments in the fitness and exercise field. This means you are guaranteed proven and accurate knowledge of the best standard.
Our Approach - Empowering
In reality, the concept of “one alignment for all” can turn up empty results. We believe everyone is unique in their body, mind, and capabilities. Therefore, we teach you how to understand your students individually and provide personalized alignments and adjustments.
Our Commitment - Integrity
We are devoted to the success of our students & community. We provide lifelong support, not only during the course but also after. Our highest priority is helping you reach your goals.
Our Professionalism - High Standards
We are passionately committed in doing the best we can for you. At Arhanta, you can be assured of the highest professional standard in training, communication & support.
I have the highest regard for Arhanta. They stand by their values. I am so glad I came across their website. Ram has such deep knowledge that he explains so well with humor & tales. I learned more in this short course than in the two-year-long teacher training I followed earlier.
The 50-hour residential teacher training is held at our Yoga ashram in the Netherlands, Europe. The ashram is situated outside the beautiful village of Varsseveld, near Arnhem, in the east of the Netherlands. The ashram is very well-connected to the Dutch public transportation network and is in a beautiful and peaceful location, surrounded by fields and woods.
We also offer an online version of this course. It is ideal if you what to do this course at your home and on your own schedule.
What’s inside the course
Our Yin Yoga course covers all the important fundamentals of Yin Yoga in detail
Origin and development of Yin Yoga
Purpose of Yin Yoga
Understanding the concepts of yin and yang
Yin and yang organs
Practicing yin in life
Intention of yin in asanas
3 bodies, 5 pranas, 7 chakras
Overview of the musculoskeletal system
Understand the 14 skeletal systems
Understand the 10 myofascial groups
Effect of stretching on the body
Tension and compression
Understand fascia and its importance
Effect of Yin Yoga on fascia
Hyaluronic acid and effect of Yin Yoga
Understanding of pelvic girdle
Understanding and practice of over 60 Yin Yoga poses & their variations
Understanding 7 archetypes of all the yin poses
Right way of breathing in each pose
Functional alignments of each pose
Right duration of hold for each pose
Physical and energetic benefits
Contraindications and challenges
The 80% rule in yin poses
Principle of red/green/orange zone
Purpose of props(support material)
Right use and placement of props
Teaching Yin Yoga
Live Class: How to teach with Ram? (6 videos)
How to teach the 65 Yin Yoga poses and their variations?
How to give proper & efficient instructions?
How to find the right voice? (tone, dynamics)
How to communicate simply yet effectively?
How & when to give proper adjustments/corrections?
How to know when a student should skip the pose?
How and when to modify the pose?
How and when to use props?
How to understand limitations of the student?
How to structure a Yin Yoga class?
How to create custom sequences?
How to use 3 levels of self-awareness during the holds?