Yin Yoga for Athletes
Teacher training highlights

A great thanks to Sofie for an excellent training conducted with commitment, passion, patience and impressive knowledge. If you are considering taking the education, don´t hesitate – just do it. I can really recommend it with all my heart!
— Helena Starkenberg

What you’ll learn

Fascia studies

  • Fascia and sports injuries

  • Myofascial release techniques for feet, neck and shoulders

  • The power of Qi

  • Yin yoga for injury prevention

  • Yin yoga for recovery

  • Yin yoga as mental training

  • The relaxation response

  • Yin yoga and self-study / insight

  • Mindfulness in training and competition

  • To teach yin yoga for athletes – voice and language

  • Yin and Yang in yoga, life and exercise

  • Yin yoga for the spine, arms and thighs, feet, neck and shoulders

  • Case studies: The Runner, The Surfer, The Fighter etc (different at each training)

What you’ll get

50 hrs of Yoga Alliance continuing educational hours
MANUAL written by Sofie Ringsten
Recommended littérature list for deepening studies
Your name and work on the list of the YYFA teachers on Sofie Ringsten´s website
A unique approach to Yin Yoga based on experience and science


This education is aimed at those who want to create an in-depth understanding of Yin Yoga and wish to teach this method. You have completed at least one 200-hour basic education in yoga, and have a regular yoga practice. (Exceptions from 200 hours may be given in some cases). The aim is that you, after this education, feel safe with Yin Yoga as a method and that the knowledge is available for applying its principles in your own practice and teaching