Experience Authentic Yin Yoga with Ram Jain

50-hours/six-day intensive training with expert teachers from India

Become a certified Yin Yoga teacher at our yoga ashram in the Netherlands

Certified Yin Yoga Training

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. 

50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training

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?

Professional Training

Do you want a professional yoga teacher training with in-depth knowledge and skills to teach others confidently?

Yoga Alliance
International Yoga Association
CRKBO
International Yoga Federation
NRTO Quality Mark

What Students Are Saying

Eve
Eve

USA

"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." 

Kirsi
Kirsi

Finland

"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."

Rita
Rita

Germany

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

Namaste,

I am Ram Jain, founder of Arhanta Yoga Ashrams and lead teacher of our yoga teacher training courses.  

Ram Jain
  • 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 18000 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."
Ram Jain

Who Is This Course For

See below if this course is suitable for you or not

Yes

  • You are looking for in-depth teacher training
  • You want to deepen your knowledge
  • You want to experience yogic lifestyle at a yoga ashram in India
  • You value authentic yoga teachers and lineage

No

  • You are looking for a yoga retreat with a certification  
  • You want to have only a basic level of knowledge
  • You don't want to spend a week at a yoga ashram
  • You don't need to learn from authentic yoga teachers

What You Will Gain

  • Learn to experience yoga beyond the mat. You will develop a true connection with your inner-self
  • Learn to practice & teach over 60 Yin Yoga poses  
  • Experience authentic yogic lifestyle in a distraction-free environment
  • Deepen your understanding of Yin Yoga philosophy and anatomy
  • Reach a new level in your personal Yin Yoga practice
  • Learn how to teach others to use Yin Yoga for health, happiness, and peace of mind 
  • Receive your worldwide accredited certification
Yin Yoga Course Benefits

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

Yin Yoga Asanas

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.

Yoga Philosophy
Yoga Anatomy and Physiology

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.

Teaching Techniques

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.

Established Yoga Ashrams

Arhanta Yoga is a well-established school providing yoga education in the traditional system with a modern approach since 2009. We have two reputed yoga ashrams in India & The Netherlands that serve over 1000 yoga students each year.

18000+ Yoga Teachers Certified

At Arhanta we provide internationally accredited yoga teacher certifications in India & The Netherlands. More than 18000 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.

Student-Centric Training

At Arhanta, we keep a 1:8 teacher-student ratio to ensure that you receive personal guidance and proper attention throughout the training.

Jacqueline

"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."

Jacqueline

The Netherlands

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. 

Arjan

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.

Arjan

Course Location

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.

Arhanta Yoga Ashram Netherlands

What’s inside the course

Our Yin Yoga course covers all the important fundamentals of Yin Yoga in detail

Module 1: History & Philosophy

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

Taoist fundamentals

3 bodies, 5 pranas, 7 chakras

12 meridians

Module 2: Anatomy & Physiology

Overview of the musculoskeletal system

Understand the 14 skeletal systems

Understand the 10 myofascial groups

Effect of stretching on the body

Tension and compression

Connective tissue

Bone differentiation

Understand fascia and its importance

Effect of Yin Yoga on fascia

Hyaluronic acid and effect of Yin Yoga

Understanding of pelvic girdle

Module 3: Yin Yoga Poses

Understanding and practice of over 60 Yin Yoga poses & their variations

Understanding 7 archetypes of all the yin poses

Transition 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

Module 4: Teaching Techniques

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?