50-hour Yin & Acupressure YTT

Yin Yoga Teacher Training in Andalusia, Spain

★★★★★ Exceptional Yoga Alliance School Rating 4.7 of 5
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Nov 18 - 25/2023

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The Frog Lotus Yoga (FLY) 50-Hour Yin & Acupressure Yoga Teacher Training in Andalusia, Spain, empowers you to teach Yin Yoga in association with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupressure, and expand your understanding of Eastern philosophy.

Upon graduation, you are certified to create and teach inclusive, creative, intelligent and safe yin yoga classes.

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YIN yoga teacher training IN SPAIN DETAILS

All you need to know

ABOUT
REQUIREMENTS
SCHEDULE
PRICING
ACCOMMODATION
LOCATION

What's included?

Frog Lotus Yoga (FLY) 50 Hour Yin & Acupressure Yoga Teacher Training in Andalusia, Spain, consists of a one week intensive course including readings, reflections and assimilation practices, as well as interactive sessions that build community and bring the teaching from your FLY program to life!

The 50-hour Yin & Acupressure is Yoga Alliance Certified (US & UK). It can be completed with the 50-hour Yin & Meridians module for the 100-Hour Yin Yoga Training Program, or as a stand-alone module. You can take them both this year or several years apart.
  • Lead Teacher: Bruna Pons
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Study time: 50 hours
  • Course Language: English
  • Exams: 2
  • Certification: 1

BY THE END OF THE TRAINING, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Understand and explain the importance of yin yoga
  • Understand fascia fundamentals
  • Adapt yin yoga asanas to different body types
  • Look into imbalances with a holistic approach according to TCM
  • Combine yin and acupressure points in your yin classes
  • Teach inclusive, creative, safe and intelligent yin yoga classes
  • Use Eastern Philosophy to live a happy and fulfilled life
  • Use acupressure points to restore and balance the flow of energy in the body and mind

How to qualify for the training?

You are required to have successfully completed a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training program.

You are also required to be in good health, physically and mentally. Please note that this is a Yoga Teacher Training Intensive.

REQUIRED BOOKS TO PURCHASE FOR THE YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

  • Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom by B.K.S. Iyengar

What is the cost of the training?

Total cost of the training = Tuition cost + Accommodation cost
  • Tuition cost (Including VAT and Training Manual) is €750
  • Accommodation cost depends on your accommodation choice (see ACCOMMODATION tab)


For example, if you choose the Glamping Tent accommodation option: 
Total cost of the training = €750 + €455 = €1,205

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. LUMP-SUM PAYMENT

Enroll today with a lump-sum payment

2. INSTALLMENTS

Pay 3 payments of €250/month starting today*
*plan only available up to three months prior to the training

Where is the training happening?

ADDRESS

Suryalila Retreat Centre
Cortijo La Fabrica, Pago de Pajarete
11650 Villamartin, Cádiz, Spain

HOW TO GET THERE?

Airport options
Sevilla - 75min away
Jerez de la Frontera - 50min
Málaga - 120min

Transportation options
Book a transfer from the airport to Suryalila
Get a rental car
Take the bus to VillamartÍn

What a training day looks like?

SCHEDULE

  • 8.00-9.30am: Vinyasa Yoga Practice
  • 9.30-10.00am: Breakfast Groups
  • 10.30-12.20pm: Theory Class
  • 12.30-1.30pm: Philosophy Class
  • 1.30-3.00pm: Lunch & Rest
  • 3.00-3.30pm: Office Hours
  • 3.30-5.25pm: Asana Lab Class
  • 5.30-7.00pm: Yin Practice
  • 7.00pm: Dinner
The different Yin Yoga Teacher Training sessions of the day cover Philosophy, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Teaching Methodology, Posture clinic or the meridians.

Last Friday evening is dedicated to celebrate your graduation.
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What are the accommodation options?

Accommodation costs include three delicious daily organic meals and the use of the retreat centre facilities such as saltwater pool, eco-sauna, and yoga shalas, mats and props. Price varies if you share the accommodation. After enrollment, you will have access to a form to book your accommodation of choice.

PRIVATE DELUXE DOUBLE ROOM WITH EN-SUITE BATHROOM

Private room:
King size bed and en-suite bathroom
Sitting area and fireplace
Fridge and tea station
Private outside patio
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €1,085
Includes taxes and charges

PRIVATE DOUBLE ROOM WITH EN-SUITE BATHROOM

Private room:
Queen size bed and en-suite bathroom
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €910
Includes taxes and charges

DOUBLE ROOM WITH PRIVATE BATHROOM IN SHARED HOUSE

Private room in shared house:
Queen size bed and private bathroom
Shared living room and kitchen
Outside patio and shared in-house washing machine
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €910
Includes taxes and charges

DOUBLE OR TWIN ROOM WITH SHARED BATHROOM IN SHARED HOUSE

Private or shared room in shared house:
Double or separate twin beds and shared bathroom
Shared living room and kitchen
Outside patio and shared in-house washing machine
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €665
Includes taxes and charges

DOUBLE OR TWIN ROOM WITH SHARED SITTING AREA

Private or shared room:
Double or separate twin beds and shared bathroom
Shared sitting area with stunning view on sunset
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €665
Includes taxes and charges

DOUBLE OR TWIN ROOM WITH EXTERNAL BATHROOM IN ECO-BUILDING

Private or shared room in eco-building:
Double or separate twin beds
Separate and shared bathroom
Outdoor showers with open tops and eco-toilets
Stunning views on Andalusian hills
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €525
Includes taxes and charges

GLAMPING YURT

Private or shared yurt:
Double or separate twin beds
Separate and shared bathroom
Outdoor showers with open tops and eco-toilets
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €525
Includes taxes and charges

GLAMPING TENT

Private or shared tent:
Single or separate twin beds
Separate and shared bathroom
Outdoor showers with open tops and eco-toilets
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €490
Includes taxes and charges

DORM ROOMS WITH SINGLE BEDS

Shared dorm:
Single bed and shared bathroom
Individual closet
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €490
Includes taxes and charges

VANLIFE AREA

Outdoor parking space:
Access to electricity and water for the van
Separate and shared bathroom
Outdoor space
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Saltwater Pool - Eco-Sauna - Yoga Shalas and Props
7 night, 1 adult
From €455
Includes taxes and charges
50 hour YIN Yoga Teacher Training IN SPAIN Overview 

What you learn

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PHILOSOPHY

Learning goals: Have the right relationship to your body and its physiological processes. Have the right relationship to your mind. Understand the difference between mind and intellect. Understand the Koshas or five Sheaths. Gain the tools to be Happy and Peaceful. 


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  • THE KOSHAS
  • THE SELF
  • THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS

TCM & ACUPRESSURE

Learning goals: Understand the connection between fascias and yin yoga. Identify the main fascias groups.  Locate the main acupressure and trigger points. Apply the acupressure point system to yin yoga asanas. Release the fascias using the trigger points. Stimulate acupressure points to balance the body and mind.
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  • INTRODUCTION TO TCM
  • FASCIA THEORY
  • ACUPRESSURE POINTS
  • TRIGGER POINTS
  • MOST COMMON IMBALANCES

ASANA LAB

Learning goals: Understand the main yin asanas and their target areas. Assist students to find the asanas safely in their own bodies. Safely adapt asanas to different body types. Stimulate the main acupressure and trigger points through yin yoga asanas.


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  • YIN YOGA ASANAS
  • MODIFICATIONS, USE OF PROPS AND VARIATIONS
  • ASANA LINK TO ACUPRESSURE & TRIGGER POINTS
  • MAKING YIN YOGA ACCESSIBLE

TEACHING

Learning goals: Teach inclusive, creative, safe and intelligent yin yoga classes. Plan and teach yin yoga classes according to imbalances and self-healing approach. Find your voice and create your own style as a yin yoga teacher. Release fascias using myofascial release balls.
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  • INCLUSIVE SKILLFUL CUEING
  • QUALITIES OF A GREAT YIN YOGA TEACHER
  • YIN YOGA CLASS SEQUENCING
  • TARGET AND BALANCE THE ENERGY FLOW THROUGH YIN ASANAS

PRACTICE

Learning goalsDeepen your own practice experiencing inspiring sequencing with precise instruction. Each practice focuses on a different imbalance. We chose to focus the classes on the imbalances teachers encounter the most with their students.

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  • 5 VINYASA YOGA CLASSES 
  • 5 YIN YOGA CLASSES 
  • 5 GUIDED MEDITATIONS
  • TEACHING PRACTICE
  • CLASS SEQUENCING

COURSE STRUCTURE

This is an intensive 1 week in-person course. You are supported and mentored throughout the course. We provide a safe environment to practice teaching!
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  • 8 HOUR TIME COMMITMENT/DAY
  • COURSE MATERIAL AND ASSIGNMENTS ARE STUDIED IN YOUR OWN TIME DURING THE DAY
  • 30 MIN OFFICE HOURS*

*Access Our Detailed 50 Hour Yin Yoga Training Program Here!
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50 Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Certification (YACEP)

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Your course has met the requirements set by Yoga Alliance, demonstrating that it is of the highest standard. As a certified FLY graduate, your certification enables you to complete 50 hour of Continuous Education with Yoga Alliance
our 50 HOUR YIN YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN SPAIN team

About your teachers

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BRUNA PONS

Lead Teacher
E-RYT 500, YACEP
TCM THERAPIST, NUTRITIONIST

Bruna found her second home in Asia. Her interest in human nature, health and well-being inspired her to study Nutrition, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Acupuncture and Yoga. She integrates yoga and TCM as the foundation for her teaching, bringing a therapeutic, accessible and light approach to yoga. She has trained hundreds of yoga teachers and led over 20 Yin training programs.

VIDYA HEISEL

Philosophy Teacher
E-RYT 500, YACEP

Vidya is a master yoga teacher with over 45 years of teaching experience as well as a deep and experienced knowledge of yogic philosophy and meditation. She is an inspiring practitioner and a gifted communicator. She founded Frog Lotus Yoga International in 2000. Since, she has trained thousands of yoga teachers and led over a hundred 200 hour Yoga Teacher Trainings around the world.

SAKHSI

Vinyasa Teacher & TA
E-RYT 200

A journalism major in college and former oriental art publicist, her inquisitive nature gave way to a strong desire for an alternative lifestyle and self-inquiry which turned into a lifelong passion. In recent years she completed her second 200-hour training with FLY in Vinyasa and continued her studies with certifications in Yin Yoga and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Sakshi likes to focus her classes as a space to enjoy the body, release burdens and (re)connect with the breath.
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YIN Yoga teacher training IN SPAIN in paradise

Live the Suryalila experience

ABOUT
SHALAS
FOOD
TREATMENTS
RELAXATION
BOUTIQUE
EXCURSIONS

Yoga Halls

MAGNIFICENT YOGA HALL

THE OM DOME
A state of the art yoga hall inside a beautiful geodesic dome that resemble a Nepalese temple. You will practice everyday during your yoga teacher training overlooking through a massive bay window one of our best views of beautiful rolling hills and a ruined monastery.

OTHER SHALAS

GANESHA YOGA SHALA
Ganesha is a beautiful yoga hall with a wood and beam ceiling and wood floors. It has windows on both sides which allow for plenty of light and air flow. There is also an attached balcony with beautiful views of the hills of Andalucia. 
THE MOON SHALA
The Moon Shala is a wonderful organic structure located in our olive grove. The floor is made from local pine, the wooden high ceiling resembles the inner structure of an umbrella and beautiful murals grace the walls. The atmosphere inside feels like the building itself is a breathing, living organism.

Massage Therapy

At Suryalila Yoga Retreat Centre, we always have highly trained and insured massage therapists in residence for both warm and caring massages. Treat yourself and recover from the yoga teacher training with Thai Yoga, Deep Tissue or Ayurvedic massages.

THAI YOGA MASSAGE

Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient healing art with origins in Ayurvedic medicine, Yoga and Buddhism. It has evolved into a unique and magical combination of deep stretching, rhythmic compression, soft tissue manipulation, gentle rocking, energy balancing and acupressure.

DEEP TISSUE & AYURVEDA MASSAGE

The Ayurvedic massage is considered an integral part of traditional Indian medicine. Ayurveda means knowledge of life. It improves blood circulation eliminating toxins and re-establish the balance of body, mind, vitality and emotions allowing the patient to release tension and relax, leading to their physical well-being, serenity of mind and harmony. 

Eco Pool, Sauna & Pagodas

SALT WATER SWIMMING POOL

Relax and rejuvenate in the natural salt water pool. The pool is set amidst stunning and vast vistas of the beautiful Spanish countryside. Summer months in Andalucia average around 30º Celsius, so taking a dip in the pool can be a very regular event! 

ECO SAUNA

Enjoy the rejuvenating and detoxifying effect of our cosy sauna built out of completely natural materials. The salt water swimming pool is right next to it, so you can take advantage and refresh yourself in the pool even during the winter months.

PAGODAS & HANG OUT AREAS

Relax, contemplate the expansive views or glorious sunsets and hang out during your yoga teacher training in one of our several lovely pagodas and hammocks under the olive trees and numerous artfully placed benches.

Day Trips in Andalusia

During your yin yoga teacher training in Andalusia, Spain, you'll have the opportunity to go on a day trip. Located in the heart of Andalusia, in southern Spain, Suryalila offers you to explore the historic and fascinating culture of the area.

Gourmet Vegetarian Cuisine

We pride ourselves on our outstanding vegetarian food. Meals are delicious, diverse, and beautifully presented, using all organic and mostly locally sourced ingredients. We are working towards suppling more and more of our produce needs from our own organic garden!
I loved having my window prized open to the world of eating food which is alive, healthy, enriching, invigorating and totally delicious!
— Yvonne Siegal, Bristol, UK

VEGETARIAN KITCHEN

The Suryalila Kitchen specialises in gourmet international vegetarian cuisine, using the freshest seasonal, locally-sourced organic fruits and vegetables available. Eggs are gathered daily from our own happy chickens.
We regularly accommodate vegan, gluten-free, and non-dairy diets, so if you have any special dietary restrictions, just let us know.

AMRITA CAFE

Amrita bar is a vibrant addition to the Retreat Centre. We offer a menu of cold pressed organic juices, scrumptious smoothies, delicious snacks, Kombucha and health-conscious hot drinks such as spicy Indian Chai, Vegan Bullet proof coffee, Ceremonial cacao, Mocacao and Golden Milk, which contains a super-healthy blend of spices.

INDOOR & OUTDOOR DINING

We also believe that where you eat is almost as important as what you eat! We provide dining tables both indoors and outdoors so that you can eat in our large beautiful dining room, or enjoy your meal al fresco, watching the stunning sunsets over the Andalucian hill-towns.

Shakti Boutique — Fabulous Yoga Shop

Find everything you need to enhance your yoga lifestyle in the beautiful Shakti Boutique. Our yoga props, clothing, jewellery, cosmetics and gifts give you the opportunity to take a little bit of Suryalila paradise back home with you.

WHAT YOU WILL FIND

Yoga Clothes and Gear
To find beautiful and unique yoga clothes, look no further. 

Gifts and Jewellery 
Whether you’re looking to treat yourself or your loved ones, you’ll find something special in our beautiful collections of jewellery and gifts. 

Luxury Snacks and Wine
While enjoying your yoga teacher training, you can treat yourself to delicious organic snacks.

Suryalila CookBook
Full of Vegetarian and Vegan dishes to delight your taste buds.

Welcome to Suryalila Yoga Retreat Centre

Nominated as one of the Best Yoga Retreats by Yoga Journal 2019, Suryalila is a stunningly beautiful all-inclusive facilities Yoga Retreat Centre in the heart of Andalusia, Southern Spain. Located in an old renovated olive farm, Suryalila is Sanskrit for “Cosmic Play of the Sun” and host the Frog Lotus Yoga Teacher Training in Andalusia, Spain.
Suryalila is a spectacular retreat centre! Having visited many retreat centres it’s rare to find one that has so many outstanding qualities – the location, facilities, yoga centre are all incredible. Their staff are incredibly helpful and accommodating and the food was phenomenal! We had rave reviews from our students, I highly recommend it.
— Tiffany Cruickshank, USA
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Address
Frog Lotus Yoga International
at Suryalila Retreat Centre
Pago del Pagarete
Cortijo La Fabrica
11650 Villamartín, Cádiz, Spain
E-mail
info@froglotusyogainternational.com
Hours of operation
Monday - Friday 9.00 - 16.00

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