Tag along with me in January 2020 to the rice field surrounded Mala Dhara Eco Resort, Chiang Mai. Whether it is to deepen your yoga practice, learn, or have an edu-vacation, come join us in the land of smiles. 

You may choose to do all 200hrs, or just the first 100 or second 100hrs.

Why Train?

“In quiet lies power. And out of quietude rises strength.”

— Confucius
  • You really want to be a teacher: Great! In this training, you will learn everything you need to teach your first Yin class by the time you finish. 

  • You just love yoga and want to go deeper. Right On! You're covered here too. With the combined training, reading and discussion and interactive opportunities to learn, you'll be amazed at the depth of the yoga tradition.

  • You want to add teaching yoga to your personal training/fitness background. Fantastic! You already teach pilates or cross fit and you want to offer more to your clients. Good news, everything you learn in this course will add huge value to other modalities you already offer to enrich the suite of skills to boost your business and clientele.

This Yin Yoga course is open to all.


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This 200hr Yin Yoga Training Foundation is specifically designed to:

  • Engage you on the compelling Yin Yoga style of yoga practice

  • Give you basic anatomical/theoretical knowledge you need to lead excellent Yin classes

  • Establishing and Develop Your Yin Teaching Voice

  • Educate and enchant you on why Yin Yoga is so good for the modern body and mind.


This training will give you the most essential skills necessary to step into a classroom upon graduation and confidently teach Yin Yoga. Applying long-held non-muscular torque on our bodies, Yin stimulates & strengthens our skeletal, connective, fascial and ligament tissues, mobilizes our joints and regulates and soothes our nervous system. 

Yin Theory & Practice

•Motivation for Practice: Yin and Yang Yoga Theory

•Teaching logic and style

•Props usage in Yin Yoga

•Safety & Being an effective teacher

•Sequencing in Yin Yoga

•History & Context of Yin Yoga from China to modern day

•Taoist Philosophy & World View (The Yi-Jing, Laozi's Dao De Jing) 


•Basic Knowledge: Tension and Compression 

•Basic Knowledge: Skeletal Variation & Proportion

•Functional Practice vs Aesthetic Practice

• Bones, Joints, Muscles, Water

•Variable Skeleton Movement Analysis

•4 myofascial compartments of the thigh

•6 myofascial compartments of the torso

•The Upper Body

•Theory of exercise & pain

Chinese Medicine

•Qi Theory

Fascia and its relevance to sport, Chinese Medicine, Movement

•The 12 Main Meridians, modern Chinese Medicine in Context

•The Organs

•Fascial Release

You’ll learn how to empower yourself... then empower Your students.

— Dhugal

LOCATION - Mala Dhara Eco Resort, Chiang Mai

Our YTT takes places at Mala Dhara Eco Resort (think yum organic food, understated luxury, pool and peace and quiet), Chiang Mai, one of Thailand's most loved yoga destinations.

About Chiang Mai

Thailand's northern capital is an escape from the whirlwind pace of life of its southern rival. The former seat of the Lanna kingdom is still blissfully calm and laid-back. This is a place to relax after the chaos of Bangkok and recharge your batteries with fabulous food and leisurely wandering. If you don't want to participate in the vast array of activities on offer, just stroll around the backstreets, and discover a city that is still firmly Thai in its aspect, atmosphere, and attitude.

Investment (per 100hrs):

Tuition for each module includes accommodation, all meals, all yoga training, training manual & training certificate.

EARLY BIRD: £1,275 (til April 30, 2019)

STANDARD PRICE:: £1,499 (from May 1, 2019)


Go to Apply Now. After submitting your application form and payment, you're in! If you have any questions, please email us at dhugal@dhugalmeachem.com.

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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