Experience Authentic Yin Yoga at a Deeper Level
Become a certified Yin Yoga teacher with 50 hours, six days intensive training at our Yoga ashram in the Netherlands
Learn at Yoga School with 5 Generations of Heritage
Deep & Profound
Are you looking for deeper and profound yoga teachings, beyond the surface level yoga based only on physical postures?
5 Generations of Heritage
Would you like to learn yoga from authentic Indian teachers with long heritage and deep knowledge?
Do you want a professional yoga teacher training for deep knowledge and skills to teach others with confidence?
50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training
Our six days long, 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 learn the concepts of the 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 start teaching Yin Yoga, as the course also provides daily hands-on teaching practice, to understand the methods and structures for effective teaching. The course is also accessible for anyone that wants to learn Yin Yoga to deepen their own practice.
I am Ram Jain, founder of Arhanta Yoga Ashrams and the lead teacher of our yoga teacher training courses. Quick introduction about me:
- I was born in India in a Jain family with rich traditions where yoga has been a way of life since 5 generations.
- My formal yoga education started at the age of 8 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 more than 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
Please check below if this course is suitable for you or not
Why Choose Arhanta
Living Yoga Since 5 Generations
At Arhanta you will learn directly from experienced yoga teachers from India with long heritage of 5 generations. You will receive accurate and authentic teachings learned directly from the study of the original scriptures in Sanskrit.
Established Yoga Ashrams
Arhanta Yoga is a well established school providing yoga education in traditional system with modern approach Since 2009. We have two reputed yoga ashrams in India & The Netherlands which serve more than 1000 yoga students every year.
12000+ Yoga Teachers Certified
At Arhanta we are providing internationally accredited yoga teacher certifications in India & The Netherlands. More more than 12000 yoga teachers from over 94 countries have been certified at our yoga ashrams. Our vast teacher training experience has helped us to create best of the class trainings.
Get Ready To Dive Deeper
Many of our students come to us because they are going through a phase in life where they feel lost or they are searching for meaning and new purpose. Some are looking for practicing yoga beyond the mat and learn to practice the yogic principles in their daily life.
As a certified and accredited Yoga teacher, you can share with others the benefits of this mind-body practice for optimal health. This course will show you how to teach your students to keep them safe and make them feel comfortable, so they love the practice as much as you do.
Is This Course Right for You?
Our 50 hour Yin Yoga teacher training in The Netherlands is designed to give you tools and structure to develop and grow in your yoga practice. It will help you develop confidence in your own practice and ability to teach others.
The authentic teachings you will learn how to feel grounded and connect with yourselves anytime. The expertly crafted Yin Yoga sequences will give you more energy. The course will teach provide you with routines and habits to live in peace and wellbeing.
What Will You 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.
"I came here to Arhanta ashram with an open mind and to experience yogic lifestyle. It was a wonderful experience which I will cherish rest of my life. 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 was allowed to learn from such good teachers in this wonderful area. Now I am looking forward to teach my yoga class. Thank you very much to the entire Arhanta team. I wish you all the best."
What makes Arhanta Different
Our Philosophy - Authenticity
At Arhanta we bring you a rich heritage of five generations. You will learn from the teacher who has learned profound yoga since childhood at traditional Indian Vedic schools. We believe that actual yoga is practiced 20% on the mat and 80% off the mat in your daily life.
Our Knowledge - Excellence
We are traditional but we are not restricted by our traditions. We are constantly learning modern science based anatomy, physiology and new developments in field of fitness and exercise. So you can be assured of getting proven and accurate knowledge meeting highest standards.
Our Commitment - Integrity
We are committed to the success of our students & community. We provide lifelong support, not only during the course but also anytime after you have completed the course. We go out of our way to help you to reach your goals.
Our Professionalism - High Standards
We are passionate about doing our job to the best of our capabilities. At Arhanta you can be assured of highest professional standards in trainings, communication & support.
I have highest regards for Arhanta, they stand by their values. I am so glad I cam across their website. Ram has very deep knowledge which he explains very efficiently with humor & tales. I learnt more with this short course than I learnt in the 2 years 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 situated 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 prefer to do this course at your own home and at your own schedule.
What Will You Learn
Here is a brief overview of what you will learn in this 50 hour in Yin Yoga training
60+ Yin Yoga Asanas
You will gain 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 efficiently 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 the 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 body. You will learn how the systematized practice of Yoga asanas can help to improve our health, flexibility and overall functioning of the organs. You will learn the important principles of human anatomy and physiology so that you will be able to avoid injuries in your personal practice and your teaching classes.
Teaching Techniques & Sequencing
You will learn the expert teaching techniques, the art of instruction, correction and modification. You will get daily 3 hour teaching practice to develop the skills and confidence to teach others. You will understand how and when to assist a student. You will also learn principles of sequencing.
What Students Are Saying
"My yoga teacher told me studying at Arhanta Yoga ashram is a special gift, today I can confirm it. Ram is really a master, 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 very 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 now I am confident in my yin yoga teaching abilities."
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 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?
About the course teacher,
(ERYT-500 and YACEP with 40,000+ hours of teaching experience)
I am thankful for the gift of yoga in my life. I've been helping people transform their lives with the science, practice, and principles of yoga for over two decades.
Born into a family where yoga has been the way of life since five generations, my formal yoga journey began aged eight at a Vedic school in India. I was trained in the tradition of Swami Sivananda. I received a solid foundation in scriptures, including Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, and Yoga Sutras (to name a few).
My deep curiosity for knowledge also led me to study modern sciences like anatomy, physiology, western philosophy with pioneer teachers of new traditions like Paul Grilley (founder of Yin Yoga).
I see yoga as a way to master the five senses, so I named the ashram 'Arhanta Yoga,' the yoga to master the five senses!
At Arhanta, we don't just teach yoga. We teach you how to reach your potential, deepen your knowledge, build your confidence, and take charge of your life.
Worldwide accredited certification
Our yoga teacher training is accredited by Yoga Alliance, International Yoga Association, International Yoga Federation and The CRKBO (The Netherlands)
Course Dates & Fees
50-Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training Dates
50-hour Yin Yoga -  NL
|22 Mar - 28 Mar||Waiting list||NL|
Residential Yin Yoga Teacher Training Fees
Fees (In Euros)
2 person shared bedroom
07: 00 am
How to Teach
Easy Covid-19 cancellations
Should your training be cancelled due to Covid-19, Arhanta Yoga’s standard cancellation policy and charges shall NOT apply. Instead, Arhanta Yoga will work with you to arrange an alternative provision, which may include rescheduling the session and/or providing a digital session and/or providing a full refund of all paid fees.
Risk-Free Cancellation Policy in Case of Any Covid-19 Related Issues
How to apply?
Our teacher training is open to everyone and there is no age limit. Each course has limited seats. Please click the button below to apply online.
Read what our alumni say about the course
"It has been a very rewarding time for me. All classes were very clear and informative. I have enjoyed each minute of this course. Thank you all so much for the opportunity to learn from you!"
"After my teacher training in India with Arhanta Yoga, this Yin Yoga course was a great opportunity to refresh my knowledge and to develop myself further. I have learned a lot about teaching but also about my personal yoga path. Thank you for this wonderful experience!"