Yin Yoga & Metal Element – Clarity & Presence – RECORDING

Yin Yoga & Metal Element – Clarity & Presence – RECORDING

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Yin Yoga & Metal Element of Chinese Medicine

Online Weekend Workshop 
with Marcela Mota & Tobias Tang

During this training you will learn about the 5 Elements of Nature, according to Chinese Medicine, diving deeper into the Metal Element, associated with the Autumn season. We will look at its main characteristics, related organs, energy pathways, yoga poses, acupressure points and associated emotions.

You will also learn how to apply this knowledge into your Yin Yoga practice, ​exploring the poses that support this Element, so that you can tap into your own healing powers and bring balance to body, mind and self.​ We will break down the Metal asanas, ​how to perform them safely, ​their modifications and the use of props.

Autumn is the time associated with the Metal Element when Nature is starting to descend and contract. It invites us to let go of that which no longer serves us and is in support of introspection, discernment and settling into ourselves. We might experience grief and sadness, a lack of self-worth or a weakened immune system when the Organs of the Metal Element, Lungs and Large Intestine are compromised. When balanced, this inward energy reaches out into the world through an expression of Gratitude, Acceptance and Clarity.

So come join us on this 10 hours online workshop and receive the tools you need to gracefully transition into this season and become the alchemist of your own life.

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Description

Target audience

This program is designed for yoga practitioners of all levels, who are genuinely interested in deepening their personal practice and improving their health and wellbeing through Nature’s wisdom. This program is also designed for yoga teachers, that wish to learn the Elemental approach of Chinese Medicine applied to the Yin Yoga practice. 

Schedule

*All times are in Central European Time 

 

Oct 30th – Saturday

11:00 – 13:00: Yin Yoga Practice 

13:00 – 13:15: Break

13:15 – 13:40: Introduction 

13:40 – 16:00: Lecture on Metal Element

16:00 – 17:30: Yin Yoga Practice 

 

Oct 31th – Sunday

11:00 – 12:45: Yin Yoga Practice 

12:45 – 13:00: Break

13:00 – 14:15: Asana Clinic

14:15 – 14:30: Q&A and Closing

What will you need

  • Good internet and Zoom App
  • Yoga Mat
  • 1 tennis ball or similar
  • We will use props during the practices, such as: cushions, bolsters, and blocks. You can use things you have at home: big bath towels rolled up together for bolsters, stack of books for blocks and a few pillows/cushions from your couch/bed. 
  • Notebook and pen if you wish to take notes

Accreditation

This course counts for 10 hours towards Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Program for 200/300/500 hours Registered Yoga Teachers. (Only for those that participate LIVE on the workshop).

The Teachers

Marcela Mota

Yoga Teacher Trainer

Will be guiding the Yin Yoga practices and Asana Clinic

Read More about Marcela

Tobias Tang

Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Will be leading classes on Chinese Medicine and Metal Element

Read More about Tobias