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Neuchâtel, Switzerland - 60 hour Yin Teacher Training Part 2/2

  • Yoga Fabrik 6 Chemin des Grands-Pins Neuchâtel, NE, 2000 Switzerland (map)


Part 2/2

This Yin Yoga Teacher Training Program offered by Nico Luce is an immersion into the practices of slowing down, softening and being held in poses; an exploration of the connective tissues of our body and their relationship to the whole; and a discovery of the fascinating ancient philosophy of the Tao Te Ching.

The yin practice offers a unique way to deepen our understanding of the subtle structures that hold our body together and properly stresses tissues rarely worked in a more active yang style of yoga.

This Yin yoga teacher training will give you the tools to create safe and sound yin and restorative sequences, develop a vocabulary in your mother language that accurately describes the wide range of sensations and feelings that arise when passively stretching, infuse your classes with theme and meaning, and hold space where the quality and energy within yourself can enrich and balance the experience of others. The peaceful, compassionate and allowing state of presence that heals all imbalances by just "being yourself".

For graduates of any 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified training, the credits of this course can be applied towards Luce Yoga 300 hour certification, and is eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) with Yoga Alliance.

Program Overview

A complete training manual in english will be provided covering the following:

History and Philosophy:

  • History of Yin Yoga

  • The Philosophy of the Tao Te Ching

  • Yin & Yang Qualities

  • Chi Cultivation


  • Bones

  • Muscles

  • Joints

  • Fascia

  • Theory of Exercise

Teaching Methodology:

  • The 3 Tattvas of Yin

  • Functional Description

  • Levels of Experience

  • Yin Yoga Families of Poses

  • Sequencing & Teaching

  • Sample Sequences

  • The language of Yin

  • Deciphering Sensations

  • Props

  • Hot or Cold?

  • Pregnancy

The Seat of the teacher:

  • Ethical Student-Teacher Relationship

  • Ways of Being

  • The Heart of a Teacher


  • Pranayama, advanced pranayama sequences

  • Meditation Techniques

Yin Resource Guide:

  • Break down of a wide range of Yin poses (basic poses and variations)

Daily schedule:

The training starts at 8am on day 1, and ends at 5pm on the last day.

  • 08:00 - 08:30 Morning Meditation & Pranayama

  • 08:30 - 10:30 Yin & Yan Practice

  • 10:30 - 10:45 Short break

  • 10:45 - 12:00 Anatomy & Philosophy Lectures

  • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break

  • 13:30 - 15:30 Elements of Teaching & Asana Lab

  • 15:30 - 16:00 Practice Teaching

  • 16:00 - 17:00 Closing Restorative Practice