Koh Samui, March 8-14 2020

Who is this for?

For teachers & practitioners dedicated to long term
physical, emotional & spiritual health for themselves and their students.
  • You want to be past-basic equipped Yin Yoga teacher: You have a physical practice, even meditate, but now you want to take this into your lifestyle and world view. Great! The science and art of health is much more than yoga asana. Walk the walk, talk the talk... be on your path.

  • You just love yoga (yin or otherwise), you don't want to teach. You just want to go deeper into a the Chinese model of health. Right On! With the combined lecture, Yin & Yang practices and resources available on this course, you'll be able to really move to live the Chinese health tradition.

  • You want to start (or continue) building toward your 300hr teaching certificate! Amazing, this is a 300hr module!



Dr. Aaron J. Bullington, ND, MSAOM

With over 17 years of experience in the healing arts, Dr. Aaron J. Bullington offers a unique approach to health and well-being. Licensed as a primary care physician in the United States, he holds degrees in both Western and Eastern Medicine. He specializes in holistic health, mind-body medicine, pain management, structural integration, detoxification, and chronic disease.

What We'll Do - The Curriculum:

  • Daily morning meditation & Yin-Yang practice

  • Discuss at length what the Chinese and modern models of health are - diet & nutrition

  • 5 element Theory - Identifying and working with your and others’ constitution

  • Study in detail the logic & art of & Yin sequencing and posture transition

  • Practice and develop our first QiGong sequence which adds traditional Yang practice to your Yin

  • Look at key skills to teaching effective basic QiGong classes

  • Examine different styles/methods of Vinyasa class from the philosophical to the more practical


There will be:

  • Learning, laughter, some sweat, lots of quiet

  • Teaching practicum with real-time feedback

There won't be:

  • An exam


Teaching Methodology - Lots of fun! Through fun we:

  • Establish, then provide a beginning platform for long-term health habits & practices

  • Establish and provide a platform for development of Yang practices which nurture Jing - your physical, Qi - your emotional, and Shen - your spiritual life force.


  • This course is open to all. You simply need to be open minded and willing to learn.

  • The hours in this program may go toward a 200hr or 300hr program at our school. Please inquire for more details explaining your background. photography.jpg
You’ll learn how to empower yourself... then empower Your students.

— Dhugal


Our YTT takes places at The Yogarden, Fishermans' Village, Koh Samui, one of Thailand's most loved yoga destinations.

About Koh Samui

From the hustle and bustle of Chaweng Beach to the lively yet relaxed atmosphere of Lamai Beach to the timeless feel of Bophut's Fisherman's Village to the tropical beach paradise of Maenam, Koh Samui is unique among Thailand's islands in maintaining a broad appeal for everyone.




You have your own, fully private, fully air-conditioned room in one of the carefully chosen hotels near the Yogarden. The room has all modern amenities and WIFI.



Tuition includes all yoga training, accommodation,  vegetarian breakfast and lunch each day , manual & Yoga Alliance certificate.


7am - 9am Meditation & Practice

10 am - 1pm Theory & Philosophy

2pm - 5pm Teaching/Practice Theory & Practicum

5pm - 6pm Closing Practice

Weekends: Rest

NOTE: You should arrive on by the evening of Friday 16 August and will schedule to leave on Thursday 22 August. You can arrange to be picked up from the Koh Samui airport and dropped off back there on arrangement with us (not included, but not expensive). After booking, please provide your flight details to arrange this.


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Terms & Conditions

  • Course reservations are subject to availability on a “first come first served” basis.

  • Fees are 100% non-refundable, at any time.

  • BlackMat Yogi is not liable for any illnesses, delays or costs resulting from your failure to meet these requirements.  

  • You consent that BlackMat Yogi may use my personal data including name, phone numbers and email address for our own promotions.

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