Yin Yoga Foundations Teacher Training

Course Available
1 Unit
San Diego
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Yoga Studio Participants Only

Participants will discover the philosophical and physiological tenets that support the practice of Yin Yoga. Participants will learn the anatomy of connective tissue and joints as well as understand how the practice of controlled stress offers deep release. Yoga students will learn fundamental asanas as well as how to link postures together with intelligence. Yoga students will gain practical experience in teaching and designing yin yoga sequences and mindfulness practices to support the practitioner.

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for yoga teachers, massage therapists, physical therapists, medical and health professionals, licensed counselors. All participants MUST be registered with the studio prior to registering for credit.

Directions to Enrolled Participants for University Credit: Submit your Certificate of Completion by email to [email protected] after enrolling for credit and completing the course.


At least 6 months experience in the practice of Yin Yoga.

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Course Date Units Price
EDC-X799W – 001 05 Oct 202406 Oct 2024 1 $79

Yin Yoga Foundations Teacher Training

05 Oct 202406 Oct 2024
Credit Validation
In Person
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EDC-X799W – 001 – Yin Yoga Foundations Teacher Training

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Sat Oct 5, 2024 10:00AM – 5:30PM San Diego, California
In Person Sun Oct 6, 2024 10:00AM – 5:30PM San Diego, California

Audience: Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga Students

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: October 3, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Develop a working knowledge of fundamental yin yoga postures
  • Understand the principles of intelligently sequencing a yin yoga practice
  • Learn the evolution of yin yoga and the classical philosophies that support it
  • Discover techniques of mindfulness that assist the practice of yin yoga
  • Understand the fundamental philosophy of the concepts of Yin and Yang in the context of yoga
  • Understand the anatomy of fascia and connective tissue


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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