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Victor Chng met Paul Grilley, the founder of Yin Yoga, in 2004 Dec and has completed a teacher training with Paul on Yin Yoga and Anatomy for Yoga. He continues to study with Paul and Sarah Power on a residential yoga teacher training program at San Francisco in Feb 2007. Victor is greatly indebted to his teachers for giving him permission to teach Yin Yoga and to continue exploring this path with his own intuitive knowledge. Since 2005, Victor has been teaching Yin Yoga in Singapore, Thailand Malaysia and China. You may contact Victor at 65 98260088 or email info@yogainasia.com.
 
Date Venue Training Contact
Year 2008
12 Feb - 14 Feb 2009 Singapore Yin Yoga Teacher Training
- The Theory & Practice of Yin Yoga
www.teachyinyoga.com
21 Feb - 24 Feb 2009 Ojas Yoga – Malaysia, KL. (中文)培训-阴瑜珈的理论与练习 Click to find out more
25 - 28 Feb 2009 Malaysia, Ipoh (中文)培训-阴瑜珈的理论与练习 Click to find out more
11 Mar - 15 Mar 2009 Japan, Kyoto Yin Yoga Teacher Training
- The Theory & Practice of Yin Yoga
www.teachyinyoga.com
18 Mar - 22 Mar 2009 Japan, Tokyo Yin Yoga Teacher Training
- The Theory & Practice of Yin Yoga
www.teachyinyoga.com
29 Mar - 1 Apr 2009 Thailand, Koh Samui Yin Yoga Teacher Training
- The Theory & Practice of Yin Yoga
www.teachyinyoga.com
 
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Dismantling the Armor
By Tias Little

Tias Little's background is steeped in both academic study and physical discipline. He began his yoga training in 1984 in the Iyengar system under the guidance of his mother, Susan Little. Tias teaches yoga with a sensitivity and subtlety informed by his anatomical knowledge and keen sense of touch. His teaching is grounded in the structure and precision of alignment from the Iyengar system, while sharing the spaciousness and compassionate wisdom that stems from the Buddhist tradition. Tias has an international reputation and teaches yoga in the United States as well as many countries in Europe, Mexico, Central America, and Asia.

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Thailand
Graceful Embodiment: Women's Yoga & Meditation Retreat
January 17-27, 2009
Chiang Mai, Thailand
with Sara Avant Stover, E-RYT 500 and Anusara-Inspired Yoga Teacher
For more information, please visit www.FourMermaids.com


Still Flowing Yoga Teacher Training Course in Tropical Island Paradise
15 Dec 08 to 10 Jan 09

A unique combination of Classical Hatha/Vinyasa Flow Yoga styles, Buddhist Insight Meditation, Chanting, Thai Massage and more....

200 hr level certified by European Yoga Alliance.

www.stillflowingyogateachertraining.com
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Hong Kong
Tibetan Yoga Series Two: Wisdom Yoga - “Mahamudra: Examining the True Nature of the Mind and Body”
20-Hour Teacher Training
12 - 14 December 2008
Pure Yoga Hong Kong

Kristina Pao Cheng and Jessica Kung

Tibetan Heart Yoga Series Two talks about Wisdom Yoga - “Mahamudra: Examining the True Nature of the Mind and Body”.

This 20-hour teacher training presents Tibetan Heart Yoga Series Two, the foundational practice for all yoga taught by Yoga Masters Geshe Michael Roach and Christie McNally.

What to expect?

Mahamudra complete series
Yoga asana workshops
Adjustment clinics
Meditations
Lectures

This course is also open to dedicated students who want to grow deeper and build a foundation on Tibetan Heart Yoga - open to all. Attendance in Tibetan Yoga Series One is not required!

For more information please visit http://www.pure-yoga.com or email events@pure-yoga.com



December Intensives & Christmas Flow with Patrick Creelman
15 - 25 December 2008

Join us for 10 consecutive days of practice together! Clear your mind, free your body, and lighten your heart for a fresh start to 2009!

Morning Intensives  
15 – 24 December  
Monday – Friday 7:00am – 8:30am
Saturday – Sunday 9:30am – 11:00am
   
Evening Intensives  
15 – 23 December  
Monday – Friday 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Saturday – Sunday 5:30pm – 7:00pm
   
Christmas Flow  
25 December  
Thursday 9:30am – 11:30am
   
For more information, enquiries, or to register, please visit www.pure-yoga.com / or email events@pure-yoga.com



Anatomy Continuous Education Training (CET)

Pain & Orthopedic Evaluation Training (POET) for Yoga Teachers & Students
By Ellen Heed

Pure Yoga Singapore – Ngee Ann City
2 – 6 February 2009

Pure Yoga Hong Kong – Tsim Sha Tsui
8 - 14 February 2009 (Information Session on 11 January)

What does “Pain & Orthopedic Evaluation” mean?

Orthopedic Evaluation means using real-world anatomy & physiology as tools for understanding where pain comes from & how to resolve it.

This CET is fun. It’s functional, and not at all abstract. Ellen will give you usable tools to help you and your students identify and resolve common pain syndromes. Using familiar yoga poses, hands-on work, clays and oils, and most important, your accurate perception so you can learn to eliminate the guess work about where pain comes from.

This CET is a series of workshops devoted to the “how” and “why” of pain. Each workshop will be divided into two sessions:

A three-hour Lecture-Demonstration
A four-hour hands-on Practice Session
   
Topics to be covered:
Working with the Emotional Body
Practical Biomechanics
Biochemistry for Yoga
What to do About Scars
The Art of Adjustment

Come to the complimentary information session held by Tanya Boulton to find out more of this course! Enquiries are welcomed!

Register now to enjoy the 30% Early-Bird discount that ends 12 January!

For more information please visit http://www.pure-yoga.com or email events@pure-yoga.com

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Singapore
Tibetan Heart Yoga Courses - “Mastering the Inner and Outer Methods”
with Sumati Marut and Cindy Lee

Pure Yoga Singapore – Ngee Ann City

20 & 21 December 2008 – Complimentary Tibetan Heart Lectures and Classes

16 – 19 January 2009 - Introduction to Tibetan Heart Yoga 4-Day Workshop

Tibetan Heart Yoga is a method of practice that works from the inside with your thoughts and from the outside with your breath and body. By joining these inner and outer methods, we can achieve a state of mental well-being and physical strength and vitality.

Complimentary Lectures and Asana Classes

Tibetan Heart Yoga Philosophy Lectures - All-Day Yoga – Joining the Inner and Outer Methods
- The Real Purpose of Yoga – Happiness through Yoga

Tibetan Heart Yoga Asana Classes
- Tibetan Heart Yoga Flow 1

Introduction to Tibetan Heart Yoga 4-Day Workshop

This 4-day yoga philosophy and asana practice workshop is an intensive introduction to Tibetan Heart Yoga, the foundational practice for all yoga taught by Yoga Masters Geshe Michael Roach and Christie McNally.

Register now to enjoy the 30% Early-Bird discount that ends 2 January!

For more information please visit http://www.pure-yoga.com or email events@pure-yoga.com


The Foundation – Preparing to Teach
200-hr Yoga Alliance Accredited Teacher Training Programme

Pure Yoga Singapore – Ngee Ann City
23 January – 22 February 2009

Has Yoga changed your life? Do you desire to give back and help others in empowering ways by learning how to be a Yoga Teacher yourself? Would you like to enjoy a flexible schedule and travel/ work anywhere in the world?

If you answered yes to the questions above, don’t miss our Teacher Training!

This comprehensive and life transformative 200-hr programme will be led by Pure Yoga's Founding Teacher Patrick Creelman. Patrick is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT 200) with Yoga Alliance. He brings his extensive background of Anusara Yoga training from John Friend, together with international teachers who will present on a wide variety of topics including Anatomy, Yoga Philosophy, Sanskrit and Ayurveda.

Teacher Training Info Sessions:
Pure Yoga Singapore – Ngee Ann City
13 December

For more information, enquiries, or to register, please visit http://www.pure-yoga.com or email sgteacheryogatraining@pure-yoga.com
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Taiwan
Events at Pure Yoga Taipei – Pure Tower
Ashtanga Yoga: A Guided Tour

Weekend Workshops & 7-Day Primary Series Teacher Training Immersion
By David Swenson
30 January – 8 February 2009

Ashtanga Yoga Weekend Workshops

30 January – 1 February, Friday - Sunday

Enjoy your weekend immersing in these 7 sessions of in-depth and fun-filled exploration of vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga! In a step-by-step manner, students will be exploring the realms of vinyasa in which David breaks this flowing action down into detailed components.

Weekend Workshop includes:
Breath, Bandhas and Pranayama
Ashtanga Yoga: An Introduction
Flying Floating and Handstanding
Eight Limbs and Daily Life
Chakrasana and Jumping Back
Inversions, Backbends and Sitting with your Breath
Through the Eyes of a Teacher

7-Day Teacher Training Immersion
2 – 8 February, Monday - Sunday
A 40-hour course is designed as an intensive immersion into teaching techniques of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga. You will learn safe and effective hands-on adjustment techniques through partner work for all of the asanas, practicalities of conducting a class and yoga theory. This is a deep immersion into the details underlying the practice and teaching of Ashtanga Yoga. One need not be a teacher to attend or even desire to be a teacher. The information contained in this course is invaluable and will be beneficial to those already teaching as well as to students wishing only to attend to deepen their personal practice.

In all courses run by David Swenson there is sure to be plenty of laughter and fun as well as an incredible depth of knowledge shared. You are certain to learn more than you ever and have a great time in the process.

Register now to enjoy the 30% Early-Bird discount that ends 9 January!

For more information please visit http://www.pure-yoga.com or email events@pure-yoga.com
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HIGHLIGHTS:

Thailand
•  Graceful Embodiment: Women's Yoga & Meditation Retreat
•  Still Flowing Yoga Teacher Training Course in Tropical Island Paradise

Hong Kong
•  Tibetan Yoga Series Two: Wisdom Yoga - “Mahamudra: Examining the True Nature of the Mind and Body”
•  December Intensives & Christmas Flow with Patrick Creelman
•  Anatomy Continuous Education Training (CET)

Singapore
•  Tibetan Heart Yoga Courses - “Mastering the Inner and Outer Methods” with Sumati Marut and Cindy Lee
•  The Foundation – Preparing to Teach

Taiwan
•  Events at Pure Yoga Taipei – Pure Tower
 
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