February 19-27

Nicky Hadjithoma, Yintellince
Nicky Hadjithoma, Yintellince

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to learn more about the training

Online via ZOOM
Saturday October 28

This Yin Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive study programme designed for teachers and practitioners interested in understanding the fundamental theory behind yin yoga – including the groundbreaking anatomic theories of skeletal variation and the energetic principles rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

This training will include:

  • Yin Yoga Theory & Practice
  • Meridian Theory (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
  • Applied Yoga Anatomy (Hip)

Students who complete the full training will receive a 60hr certificate from Yintelligence School of Yin & Functional Yoga. These hours can be added towards your Continuing Education with Yoga Alliance.


Monday February 19 – Thursday February 22
Friday February 23 – Rest day
Saturday February 24 – Tuesday February 27



AED5550 (regular price)
AED4950 (early bird pricing til October 31)

Secure your spot with a 50% non-refundable deposit. Final balance to be paid by January 31.

Or for AED5940 split the training into four interest-free payments (via tabby). Offer valid til November 30. Email [email protected] to redeem this option. 

Curriculum Outline:

A) Yin Yoga Theory & Practice:

  • Learning Model: Shravana, Manana, Nididhyasa
  • History of Yin Yoga
  • The Theory of Exercise
  • Three Layers of a Joint
  • Tension & Compression Theory
  • Aesthetic Vs Functional Yoga Practice
  • Sutra for Functional Alignment (Paul Grilley’s 14-10-7 Model)
  • Detailed Analysis of 5 Yin Yoga Archetypes
  • Analysis of Classic Yin Yoga Poses
  • Prop Usage in Yin Yoga
  • Modifications and Safety in Yin Yoga
  • How to Teach Functional Yin Yoga
  • Creative Yin Yoga Sequencing
  • Meridians in Yin Yoga
  • Teaching Practicum & Feedback
B) Meridian Theory (TCM)

  • Fundamentals Of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • History of TCM
  • Yin Yang Philosophy
  • TCM Viscerals (Zang Fu)
  • Theory of Qi
  • The Three Treasures
  • The Four Vital Substances
  • Meridian Pathways & Circuit Flow
  • Meridian Tracing & Palpation
  • Meridian Clock
  • Causes and Symptoms of Qi Disruptions
  • Meridians and Organ System Health
  • Meridians and Emotional Health
  • Hand and Foot Meridian Points
  • The Five Element Theory
  • Five Colours and Five Tastes
  • Meridian Nidra

C) Applied Yoga Anatomy (Hip)

  • Hip Anatomy 101
  • Physiology and Kinesiology (Hip)
  • Skeletal Variations (Hip)
  • Functional Anatomy Lab (Hip)
  • Analysis of Yin Yoga Poses (Hip)

About Nicky

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Nicky Hadjithoma is a renowned international senior yin yoga teacher, known for her tenure as Lead Yin Yoga Teacher Trainer at Asia’s leading studio group, Pure Yoga.

As the Primary Senior Teaching Assistant to Jo Phee, Nicky personally apprenticed under her mentor for close to a decade, becoming the first generation Yinspiration trainer and one of the few trainers worldwide fully endorsed to teach the Paul Grilley method.

With over ten years full-time teaching experience, Nicky’s knowledge in yin and functional yoga has been gained from delivering thousands of hours of public studio classes, to a diverse mix of students.

Her teachings are informed by a keen interest in Western anatomy, Eastern philosophy and psycho-spiritual development. She weaves together scientific research with her own insights and personal experience to offer various integrated practices and methodologies that enliven students to embark on their own healing journey and support that of those around them.