Yin Yoga Directory

Welcome to the Yoga Journal Yin Yoga Directory page. In this section you will find yoga studios, retreat centers, and teachers who specialize or incorporate Yin Yoga into their practice and philosophy.

Yin Yoga classes are designed to be a physically passive practice. Its aim is to maintain mobility in the deep connective tissue such as the ligaments and fascia. With out practicing Yin Yoga the fascia and ligaments tend to become stuck and less pliable with age. It uses seated and supine poses held for long periods of time. Props can be used to help support the person as well. Some poses can be help up to 5 minutes at a time. Most of the poses are focused on the lower back and hips. These areas of the body have dense connective tissue and require extra care and attention. In addition, Yin helps move the flow of prana freeing

Lisa is a yoga and dance teacher living and practicing in the beautiful New River Valley in Virginia.

She completed her RYT-200 hour training with Nicole Boyle in 2016 at In Balance Yoga in Blacksburg, Virginia, and is pursuing her 300Hr Kunga Yoga Service Leadership Yoga Teacher Training with the Wilmington Yoga Center. She is also trained in:

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Yoga Instructor, Chicago and Suburbs

After 20 years as a high school teacher and school administrator,  I retired  to help others find the 'peace within.' I am a 200 hour RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) registered with Yoga Alliance.  I currently teach group yoga classes in a local yoga studio in the Chicago suburbs, work with private clients, and school athletic teams to incorporate yoga into their training and conditioning.

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75 Hour Yoga Sculpt Certification- CorePower Yoga- June 2015

Yoga Sculpt Extensions Training- CorePower Yoga -August 2015

200 Hour Power Yoga Certification- CorePower Yoga- December 2015 Yoga Alliance Certified

Restorative/Yin Yoga Certification- CorePower Yoga- October 2016

Private Instruction- Individual and Groups

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I took my first yoga class 5 years ago and instantly fell in love with the practice.  The positive effects it has had on my life inspired me to share it with as many people as possible.  I underwent the 200-hour training to become an instructor in 2016.  The training expanded my knowledge of yoga and provided a space for me to perform in depth self-study.  The transformation I underwent has given me a new outlook on life and yoga.  Yoga has become a way of living for me.  I incorporate postures in my classes that will str

Inner peace is priceless and health is wealth! With 20 years experience in yoga, meditation, natural healing and esoteric awakening practices; Naomi is an expert at guiding top executives and elite professionals into the deeper layers of their being where true power, focus and wealth reside. A Certified Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist and Master Yoga Instructor who leads workshops in France, Monaco and Costa Rica.

Olivia is a 200hrRYT, specializing in beginner and intermediate Vinyasa yoga, as well as Yin and Restorative yoga. She particularly enjoys teaching those who are just starting out in yoga, and individuals suffering from illness or injury. She has worked with a number of students coming back from recent health issues, to help them find true, whole health again, and to build spiritual, physical, and mental joy and confidence. She works on an individual basis, and with small groups in the Chicagoland area. 

Patti teaches a soulful and dynamic style of yoga, incorporating all disciplines and philosophical practices. Linking movement with breath, Patti guides the energy in each class to create change, peel off layers and work towards the balance between mind, body and spirit. Patti has a passion for cultivating community and empowering creativity through individual expression. She strongly believes that yoga is a practice that everyone can apply to their personal and professional life.

Take time to breathe, be present and live in the moment. Allow your breathe to guide you as you flow through a sequence of postures. Find your inner self, increase your strength and flexibility and learn to flow with your breath. Join in the journey, one breath at a time.

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 I meet students where they are in the moment and teach how to allow your breathe to guide you through a practice, whether it's a vigorous flow or meditative yin/restorative class. I believe breathe and movement combine together to make for a wonderful practice. I love the twists and turns of a yoga journey that remind you to breathe, be present and live in the moment.

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Follow your path or deepen your studies in Santa Barbara's most beautiful space to practice yoga. Offering distinctive training for over 20 years, Santa Barbara Yoga Center's Teacher Training and Advanced Studies Program is 200, 300 and 500-hour Yoga Alliance Registered. Weekend and extended modules are offered by world renowned teachers such as Erich Schiffmann, Seane Corn, Lisa Walford, Nischala Devi, Cheri Clampett, Ravi Ravindra and more!

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Customized Anytime Solo/Group Retreats; 2017 Sedona-Grand Canyon Retreats: Jan. 21-25, March 18-22, May 6-10, Oct. 14-18, Nov. 11-15, plus July 9-13 in CA

Spectacular Retreats: A renewing 5-day spiritual journey going deeper into your Yoga and Meditation practice indoors and out in nature amid the magnificent vortex energy of Sedona.  Experience the splendor of Sedona, the Grand Canyon, and YOU! Enjoy deluxe lodging and pool at the elegant Arabella Hotel in the heart of Sedona. Learn techniques to reduce stress, quiet your mind in meditation, and deepen your yoga practice.

Shannon is a 200 RYT. She completed her first training in 2016 at Pure Hot Yoga in Springfield, Missouri. After graduate school, she moved back to her home town at began teaching at Brown Dog Yoga in Belleville, IL. Here, she completed her second 200-hour training in March of 2017. Shannon has a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology and a Master’s Degree in experimental psychology. As both an undergraduate and graduate student, Shannon focused her research on using mindfulness meditation in classrooms.

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Shari is a 200-hr RYT, teaching both yin and hatha styles. Shari's classes are great for both beginners and continuing students. Lots of options are given so that the student can come into a pose that is right for her or his body. The atmosphere is relaxing and non-judgmental. Shari also holds classes in Sudbury, MA

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April 10, 2017 to April 17, 2017
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A week of pampering, yoga, healthy eating, juicing, yoga, poolside, pilates, chakra balancing, paddle boarding, health coaching, beach, relaxation and exclusivity in a luxury five star villa on the tropical island of Jamaica. Butler, concierge and pool-boy at her every beck and call. Gourmet meals and spa treatments that allow her to sit back and relax - after all isn't that what she deserves?

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A #yogamama and #yogababy enjoying life and practicing yoga. Kristin Niemi is mom to a little boy and a mama to be! A 200RYT Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher, she teaches vinyasa yoga, power yoga, prenatal/postnatal yoga, mom and baby yoga, restorative yoga, gentle yoga, and even a babywearing dance class! Kristin and her yoga family are located in the South Shore of Massachusetts. 

Yoga in Mankato, since 1995. Southeastern Minnesota's most beautiful studio. Qualified and experienced teachers; welcoming yoga community. Ashtanga, vinyasa, gentle yoga; variety of styles and instructors.

Teacher trainings offered in eight-week intensives perfect for weekend commuters. We will help you deepen your practice, regardless of your skill level.

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Private / Individual
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puerto vallarta, JAL, Mexico
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Your Private Yoga Paradise.... An Unforgettable Experience
 
Imagine yourself relaxing with your fellow yogis at one of the most spectacular locations in the world. Enrich your practice surrounded by primary rainforest, tropical flowers, toucans, monkeys, butterflies, and the occasional sloth dropping in on your yoga practice on our jungle yoga platform.
 
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Set yourself apart as a yoga professional who is committed to continuous learning and growth!

We offer 200 & 300 HR Yoga Teacher Trainings & programs/certifications designed to diversify your yoga offerings and expand your reach as a teacher.  How can you touch more lives and have a bigger impact?  These programs give you great tools and creative ways to connect with more students daily.

Yoga I AM teacher training ‘Kriya yoga and chakra energy'takes place over 3 weeks its emphasis is on Chakra energy body, yoga Postures and breath work

A lot of information and practice is given in the four weeks and the main topics covered will be these are mix of raja, gyana and sattvic aspects of yoga practices:

Asana
Pranayama
Teaching to teach
Anatomy & Physiology
Healing & Chakra energy, astral body 
Philosophy of Yoga & Yoga lifestyle 
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Bhakti - throughout

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