LEVEL 1

YIN YOGA

TEACHER TRAINING

FOR THE LOVE OF YIN

SHARE YOUR PASSION FOR THE PRACTICE OF YIN.

Highly experienced teacher trainer & Yin Yoga specialist HUGH LEE (Melbourne) is coming back to Perth April 2025.


APRIL 2025 LEVEL 1 -  Register your interest here to be the first to know when dates are confirmed.
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DIVE DEEP INTO THE EXPERIENCE THAT IS A YIN YOGA IMMERSION

Training with Hugh Lee is like coming home to an old friend. His humour, humility and genuine love and study of the practice permeates everything he does and has been training Yin Yoga teachers since 2015. Hugh has led over 35 trainings with 280 graduating trainees across Australia.

Hugh visits Perth for his Level 1 training, just once per year, so do not miss this opportunity to work with the best.

WHAT IS IT LIKE TO COMPLETE A YIN YOGA TRAINING AT VITAL BEAT?

This boutique Yin training is limited to just a small group of practitioners - we want to meet and connect with every one of you, learn your names, your stories and give you the most transformative training experience possible.

Hugh's training combines TCM Meridian Theory, Functional Anatomy alongside sequencing & teaching skills, with opportunities to experience a deeply restful, in-city retreat with all the Yin Yoga you could ask for!

Hugh’s specialty is training Yin Yoga teachers, and travels all over Australia to do so.

Please note: Non-yoga teachers are welcome within this training. No pre-requisites needed.

 COURSE CONTENT

Next Offering

April 2025

  • 830am to 6pm¬†Thursday -¬†Sunday

  • Venue: Foundation Pavilion, Guildford Grammar.

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THEORY & PRACTICE OF YIN YOGA
  • Learn why and how to practice Yin Yoga.

  • How Yin Yoga was developed.

  • Yin and Yang differences: understand the concept and importance of balancing Yin/Yang.

  • Yin Yoga asanas: study in detail the physical, mental and energetic benefits of each Yin Yoga posture.

  • How to use props in Yin Yoga: gain knowledge in many different ways props can be used to suit individual needs.

  • How to develop a home Yin Yoga practice that helps to nourish, replenish, rejuvenate and heal.

FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY
  • Learn anatomy in practical relevant and easy to understand methods.

  • Learn about Paul Grilley's¬†Functional Anatomy¬†and the benefits of deep Myofascial release in Yin Yoga practice.

  • Discover the differences between muscular tension (muscle tightness) and skeletal compression (bone hitting bone).

  • Learn the importance of understanding the differences between tension and compression in your own Yoga practice and in teaching students.

  • Understand the differences between function and aesthetics of poses.

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION
  • Learn and experience meditative mindfulness approaches to Yin Yoga.

  • Discover the benefits and relevance of practicing Mindfulness Meditation and its use as a healing tool for everyday life.

CHINESE MEDICINE & YIN YOGA
  • Learn fundamentals of Chinese Medicine and how it relates to Yin Yoga.

  • Learn about the relationship between fascial tissues and meridians.

  • Explore the relationship between meridians/organs and emotions.

  • Discover how Chinese Medicine approach to Yin can help bring healing and balance on physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.

TEACHING YIN YOGA
  • Learn safe modifications and variations for students.

  • Become skilled at creating modifications for students with bone compression, special needs, injury and pregnancy.

  • Learn the art of creative sequencing that is purposeful and formulate relevant class themes.

 

** 50 hours can be claimed as CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points with Yoga Alliance or Yoga Australia due to the combination of in-person, required readings & class plans.

*Internet connection & a tablet or laptop required to view anatomy pre-intensive video.

Please note: non-Yoga teachers are welcome, no pre-requisites needed.

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MEET HUGH LEE

Hugh is a fully qualified and experienced Yoga Teacher, a graduate of the Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching (2 year, 1000 hour fully accredited course founder Leigh Blashki) from the CAE (Centre for Adult Education) Melbourne. He began teaching in 2008, assisting and co-teaching Andrew Mournehis on Yoga retreats in India, Bali and Australia. In 2013, Hugh trained in Yin Yoga with Paul and Suzee Grilley (100 hours Level one) and in 2015 trained with Sarah Powers ‚ÄúInsight Yoga‚ÄĚ Yin Teacher Training 60 hours.

Hugh came to Yoga and Meditation to heal from suffering two decades of depression and anxiety. He no longer suffers from depression episodes, which has inspired him to become a lifelong student of Yin Yoga and Meditation which he finds deeply healing, replenishing and nourishing.

You will find Hugh’s Yin classes and Yin Trainings focuses on practical pragmatic tools we can use for healing body, mind and spirit. He is very passionate about Chinese Medicine and Mindfulness Meditation which he uses as a tool for healing from adrenal fatigue, digestive issues and anxiety.

Hugh is based in Torquay. He facilitates Yin Trainings around Australia and teaches Yin Yoga at studios in Geelong and Torquay. He is also available for private one-on-one Yoga tuition.

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INVESTMENT

2025 Payment Options

(To Be Confirmed)

Register early and secure your spot for the 2025 training!

Pricing and payment details, including any Early Bird discounts and instalment plans, will be available soon. 

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Non-Yoga teachers are welcome, no pre-requisites needed. We look forward to having you join Hugh in 2025.

 

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DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP 

Both Vital Beat & Hugh Lee are very aware of the lack of diversity that can be found in Australian yoga studios, especially in Perth. We believe we have a responsibility to increase the diversity & accessibility of our yoga classes to Black & Indigenous People of Colour (BIPOC). We feel the best way to do that, is to start at the top, by actively seeking to support BIPOC teachers.

Yin Yoga TT Scholarship application opens when 2025 dates are announced. So if you identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Colour, we encourage you to apply.

Our Diversity Scholarship contributes 70% of the full fee Training investment.

Vital Beat contributes 1% of ALL pre-tax revenue to Climate Change Initiatives & Carbon Removal via Stripe Climate. More Info: https://climate.stripe.com/C6iByG  
 
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of this country, the Whadjuk Noongar people, on which we practice today and honour the Elders past, present and emerging.
 
DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: At Vital Beat, we are committed to increasing the diversity of students and staff at Vital Beat and increasing the representation of minority groups both in our hiring protocols, and our marketing. All are welcome at Vital Beat and we are committed to making sure our team and our messaging reflect that. For a copy of our written 2020 Diversity Commitment, please contact [email protected]