200 hour Yin Spiral Yoga Teacher Training



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200 hour Teacher Training  

Dynamic flow, Yin yoga and Self-Myofascial Release Therapy  

November 16 – December 13, 2014, Rishikesh, India

As a warrior you take responsibility for holding the balance between light and dark within you and, by extension, the world around you, and ultimately when you go deep enough, the universe.

~ Barefoot doctor

Why is this training unique?

This training has been developed by Beta Lisboa combining over twenty years of study, practice and teaching to deliver a unique program which blends traditional hatha yoga, Daoism, martial arts, yin yoga, Myofascial release on the mat and Mindfulness meditation. You will gain a deep understanding and experience of energetic and physical aspects of both yin and yang qualities for a balanced yoga practice and lifestyle. These yin and yang sequences work to systematically activate and balance energy in the organs and major meridians and chakra system. Based on a foundation of traditional hatha yoga Pradipika, the yang sequence is a combination of continuous dynamic sequences involving explorative circular and spiral movement patterns inspired by chi gong and tai chi. This practice strengthens the muscular and cardio-respiratory system. Yin yoga is a calming, deeply restorative and meditative practice focusing on stressing and healing blockages on connective tissue such as bones, ligaments and fascia. Throughout this month long immersion training you will experience and study the connection between the fascinating Myofascial system and Yin yoga. This will help you develop a deeper understanding of the human body, feel that link for yourself and then put it into practice.

You will receive a 200-hour RYT certificate of completion which can be used toward a 500 hour Yin spiral Yoga certification and/or Yoga Alliance certification.

If you are a 200 RYT, you can complete a 100 hours RYT afterwards to count towards the 500 hours RYT.

Beta Lisboa is supported by a team of experienced, passionate yogi’s who teach from the practice they embody.

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Training Outline

  • Daily Asanas (Yang sequence & Yin Yoga)
  • Daily meditation practice
  • Daily Pranayamas
  • History and Philosophy of Yoga
  • Chinese philosophy (Daoism)
  • Sequencing Dynamic flow
  • Methodology – Sequencing, Adjusting, assisting and modifying postures for various levels Yoga – how to create an effective practice of Spiral and Yin Yoga
  • Yin Yoga- sequences for organs and meridians health
  • Balancing the Yin style with a Yang (Dynamic flow) practice to support structural strength and stability
  • Sequencing, assisting and modifying postures for various levels
  • Deep understanding of macrobiotic, Ayurvedic and raw diet.
  • Understanding of emotional and psychological bodies
  • The art of alignment and adjustment
  • How to safely assist those with injuries
  • The use of touch and hands-on adjustments
  • Methodology, class sequencing and planning yoga classes based on Yang and Yin yoga
  • Study and practice of Sanskrit names of yoga postures
  • 10 hours of Myofascial Release Therapy training
  • Subtle body anatomy (chakras, koshas, meridians, doshas, gunas)
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Shatkarmas
  • Mindful yogi meals (Ayurveda, macrobiotic, raw food) and conscious diet lectures
  • Chanting and kirtan
  • The business and ethics of teaching yoga
  • Self-myofascial release work throughout Yin yoga classes
  • Restrictions in the fascia that cause common symptoms, understand them and how to release them
  • Yin yoga and Myofascial Release connection
  • Connection between emotional body (Chakras & meridians) and Myofascial system
  • Anatomy and physiology

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.

~ Lao Tzu


Who will benefit from this training?

• Experienced yoga practitioners (minimum 1 year experience) and yoga teachers

• Those specifically interested in Buddhist teachings and meditation, holistic understanding of physical and energetic benefits of a balanced yoga practice and lifestyle who are seeking an integral health and wellness program

• Those who are intrigued by the emotional psychosomatic release experience and would like to embody into their daily life and teaching.


  • Applicants need at least one year of experience practicing yoga
  • Must be physically fit and healthy
  • Must be a practitioner who wishes to deepen their personal practice and knowledge of yoga

Daily Schedule

6:30am – 9:30am – Meditation, Pranayama & Asana teachings

9:30am – 11am – Breakfast

11am – 1pm – Lectures

1pm – 5pm Lunch break and self practice

5pm – 7pm – Dinner

*Saturdays afternoon & all day Sundays off

*There will be 2 evenings activities per week

Teaching Team

Andréa – Functional Gross Anatomy and Physiology

Andrea+Paige 800x532 200 hour Yin Spiral Yoga Teacher TrainingAndréa (MSc, E-RYT 500) teaches Functional Anatomy + Physiology on Yoga Teacher Trainings worldwide. After living in India many years, Andréa’s Yoga Anatomy training was the result of her studies with with Ray Long, MD (Bandha Yoga, Mat Companion Series), Orthopedic Surgeon and direct student of BKS Iyengar. Andréa has also studied with Glenn Black at Omega Institute as well as the founder of PhysioYoga in Boston. Andréa was led to Yoga after a journey of dancing in studio for 14 years. She also has experience in the healing modalities of Shiatsu and Polarity Therapy and is a lifelong student of The Alexander Technique. These, along with extensive personal study (in- and outside of academia) has led to the design of her Functional Anatomy curriculum.

 Andréa’s Functional Gross Anatomy and Physiology course is designed for maximum understanding and thus concept retention. Her specialized curriculum developed after hearing too many dry anatomy lectures with far too much technical detail… unhelpful to budding yogasana teachers! Inspired through her experience teaching many yoga teacher trainings worldwide, Andréa felt called to bring about a new way of understanding anatomy: embodied, logical and simple. She has also led her own Yoga Teacher Trainings in Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia and Nicaragua, and Andréa is now the resident Detox + Colonics Director at The Yoga Barn in Bali, Indonesia.

Sarah – Yogic Philosophy, Yin yoga, Ayurveda and Pranayama

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Yoga is a journey into the infinite.  Sarah began this journey almost ten years ago and her discovery of its depths is one that grows continuously.  Drawing upon a variety of incredible teachers from different lineages she maintains the connection of of yoga asana with it’s roots in vedic philosophy. Sarah’s major influences are Yin Yoga, Anusara Yoga, Vedantic Philosophy and a passion for the connection between mind, body and spirit.  She loves to share her passion for yoga with any and all who are interested and has something to offer for anyone, no matter where they are on their own yogic journey.  With a deep connection the the sacredness of life on the planet and the earth that sustains it, her classes incorporate not only attention to breath and alignment but also to the purpose behind each practice, each action, each choice.
For this training Sarah will be sharing her studies of Yogic Philosophy, Yin yoga, and Pranayama.  The philosophy portion will include investigation of a few texts such as the Bhagavad Gita and Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras as well as looking into Ayurveda and the many ways we can incorporate our yoga practice into the moments beyond the yoga mat.

 More information about guest teachers and venue to be announced shortly!

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The Master has no possessions. The more he does for others, the happier he is.
The more he gives to others, the wealthier he is.” 

~ Lao Tzu


  • Anatomy trains – Thomas W. Myers
  • The subtle body – Cindy Dale
  • The yoga tradition – Georg Feuerstein
  • ” The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga” – Bernie Clark and Sarah Powers
  • “Yin Yoga” – Paul Grilley
  • “Insight Yoga” – Sarah Powers and Paul Grilley
  • “Wheels of Life” – Anodea Judith


All students who successfully complete the course will receive an internationally recognized 200 hour Teacher Training certificate from Beta Lisboa Yoga & Bodywork and can register with the Yoga Alliance for the 200 hour certificate.


$ 3200, includes accommodation and meals, course manual.

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Payment can be made via bank transfer in Euro or US dollar accounts, or Paypal.

We will send you payment information as soon as we receive your registration confirmation.

Fees do not include

• All transfer fees from banks or PayPal (Please note that there may be an initial transfer fee of about $15-$45 from banks; sometimes there’s an intermediary bank that charges for the transfer.

• Flights and transportation

The art of teaching is clarity and the art of learning is to listen.

~ Vanda Scaravelli

    * Beta welcomes Graduates to assist during future trainings.