Yin & Restorative Yoga

Learn how Yin & Restorative Yoga work so well together helping to reduce stress and encourage relaxation among your clients.

Course Type: CPD





About this Yin and Restorative Yoga course

Yin and Restorative Yoga are becoming more popular as people discover the need for slow, mindful yoga to complement their busy and active lifestyles. This course will enable you to teach these styles of yoga, guiding your clients towards reducing stress and promoting relaxation. This four-day course provides an explanation and experience of Yin Yoga and prepares you to plan and deliver Yin Yoga classes. An introduction to Restorative Yoga is also included, with an exploration of how these two styles complement each other.

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga is a slow, meditative style of yoga where postures are mainly floor-based. It has become a popular style of yoga in recent years, providing a balance to more active or “Yang” styles of yoga such as Vinyasa Flow. It also provides a much-needed balance for the active pace of modern life.

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga is a distinct but complementary style of yoga, utilizing techniques that allow the body to rest and encourage deep relaxation.

Course format


4 sessions of live tutor-led classes, each lasting three hours
Interactive eLearning.
Online theory assessment.
Online written assignment submission.


  • Understand the anatomical principles underpinning Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga.
  • Discover a range of class sequences to offer to your clients.
  • Learn how to plan and structure Yin and Restorative Yoga classes.
  • Utilise mindfulness and relaxation techniques in your classes.
  • Integrate a variety of breathing techniques into Yin and Restorative Yoga classes.
  • Utilise props and modify postures.
  • Integrate the traditional Chinese medicine theory of the Meridians into your Yin Yoga classes.


  • Incorporate mindful new exercises into your classes.
  • Develop confidence to create, plan and deliver structured classes and 1-2-1 sessions to a diverse clientele.
  • Learn techniques for teaching small groups – a great income generator.

Career progression

  • Increases your earning potential and employability.
  • Broaden your client base and help boost your earnings.
  • Learn the skills and knowledge to build a longstanding career.
  • Increase the range of yoga classes that you can offer.
  • Stand out with a CIMSPA-accredited qualification.


  • Taught by experienced and industry-qualified tutors who will provide guidance and support throughout the course.
  • Unparalleled support online, over the phone and in person.
Written assignment
Video assessment

YMCAfit Yin & Restorative Yoga
  • You must be over 16.
  • You will need Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga.
  • You must have at least three months of teaching experience.

Upcoming Dates

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Course Locations

We deliver our face-to-face courses from state-of-the-art venues across England. This course is currently running from:

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