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BWYT Yin Yoga Teacher Training Module with Gillian Cawte

15th January 2022
at Online Via Zoom

BWYT Yin Yoga Teacher Training Module with Gillian Cawte

Tutor: Gillian Cawte

Date: 15th January 2022

Time: 09:00 - 17:00

Location: Online Via Zoom

Type of Event: Modules

Places Available: 6

Course Title:

Yin Yoga Teacher Training Module – Lower Body

Start & End Dates:

15th January – 13th March 2022


9.00am – 5.00pm each day with one-hour lunch break plus two short breaks

Online Via Zoom

Information about the course:

This training programme will combine Yin yoga and The Functional Approach to enable teachers to teach their students from an aspect of how the student feels rather than how they look. 

The programme will focus on anatomy, skeletal and muscular, meridian channels, and mindfulness meditation practices.

The programme is designed for qualified or trainee yoga teachers. 

The benefits of understanding the human body anatomically will enable teachers to look at themselves and their students from a different perspective – functionally as opposed to aesthetically. It will also enable teachers to encourage their students to how they feel in a pose. This can be both physical, mental and from a feeling tone.

The course aims and outcomes are: -

1.To understand how individual human anatomy influences all yoga poses.
2.To understand and be able to teach yin yoga from a functional perspective.
3.To equip yoga teachers with the knowledge of the 7-archetypal yin poses (this training covers the 5 lower body yin poses) and their alternatives.
4.Equip yoga teachers to understand the musculoskeletal effects of a yin yoga practice.
To understand the 6 lower body meridians and their function when in a yin yoga pose.

The course learning outcomes are: -

1.Students will have learnt the bones and muscles of the human body.
2.Students will have learnt the 5-archetypal yin poses and their alternatives.
3.Students will have learnt the 6 lower body meridian channels and their functions. 
4.Students will have learnt basic mindfulness and meditation practices.
5.Students will be able to teach yin yoga by looking at the body functionally.


Comprehensive Colour Training Manual
50 Hour Yoga Alliance Professionals Certification
50 Hour British Wheel of Yoga Certification
Meridian doll and meridian chart
Writing materials 
6 days of training and assessment

Not included 

Course books

Pre-requisite reading

As part of the course you are required to purchase and read before course starts the following books: -

Yin Yoga: Principles and Practice by Paul Grilley
Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers


Early Registration Discount before: - 
15th November 2021- £625

Course fee after 
16th November 2021- £675

Balance payable by 15th December 2021 

A deposit of £150 is required with your application to reserve your place. 
If booking less than 30 days before the course start date you must pay the full fee at time of booking.

Course Dates:

15th and 16th January,12th and 13th February, 12th and 13th March 2022


For more information, please contact Gillian at or call 07968154525 or visit


Online Via Zoom


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