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3 weekends (fully in-person) at our Jersey City studio.

  • September 13, 14, 15

  • September 28, 29

  • October 5, 6

Fridays: 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Saturdays: 1:30 - 6:30pm 

Sundays: 1:00 - 6:00pm 

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  • Learn Yin Yoga history, principles and benefits as well as concept of Yin vs Yang.

  • Integrate Traditional Chinese Medicine elements and 5 Elements Theory.

  • Experience Yin poses, and complementary Pranayama and Meditative practices.

  • Acquire a knowledge of Meridians and Acupressure to complement Yin Yoga Poses.

  • Anatomy as it refers to Yin Yoga such as connective tissue & muscles.

  • Learn how to structure a class, tips on teaching, music and environment.

  • Receive modifications for all bodies: injuries and injury recovery, pregnancy, mobility etc.


Yin yoga is a deep, meditative, and reflective practice that links an asana practice to ancient Chinese philosophies and Taoist principles. While “yang” yoga focuses on your muscles, yin yoga targets the deep connective tissues, like fascia, ligaments, joints, and bones. This practice gives you space to turn inward and tune into both your mind and the physical sensations of your body. Because you’re holding poses for a longer period of time than you would in other traditional styles of yoga, yin yoga helps you stretch and lengthen those rarely-used tissues while also teaching you how to breathe through discomfort and sit with your thoughts. Traditional Chinese Medical Theory believes there are pathways of Qi (energy, like Prana) that run through our bodies. By stretching and deepening into poses, we’re opening up any blockages and releasing that energy to flow freely.


This training will prepare you with the tools to lead an informative and transformational Yin Yoga class. By experiencing the history, theory, and physical components of Yin Yoga in depth, you will be able to effectively and confidently lead a practice to suit the season, area of the body, mood of the world around us, and guide your students and yourself through it all. 

This training will span 3 weekends / 7 days:

Day 1: Introduction to Yin and Traditional Chinese Medicine/5 Element Theory w/ Erin Kumpf

Day 2: Review anatomy, pranayama practices, chakras as they relate to meridians, yin yoga as a practice

Day 3: Liver & Gall Bladder Meridians: Theory, Poses, Acupressure, Practice.

Day 4: Heart & Small Intestine Meridians: Spleen & Stomach Meridians: Theory, Poses, Acupressure, Practice.

Day 5: Lung & Large Intestine Meridians: Theory, Poses, Acupressure, Practice.

Day 6: Kidney & Urinary Bladder Meridians: Theory, Poses, Acupressure, Practice.

Day 7: Review how to structure yin classes, Dharma, Practice Teach.


Space is limited to 15 people, be sure to reserve your space as soon as possible.

Outside of the weekend training, you are required to take 3 yin yoga classes at our studio. There is also about 2 hours total of homework and reading materials.

Must be 200HR certified in order to go on to teach yin yoga. If you are not 200HR certified, this is a great way to deepen your yin practice and integrate the teachings of yin yoga into your day-to-day life. 

This training includes 1 unlimited month of classes at Asana Soul Practice (a $130 value). You will also receive a yin yoga manual and certificate of completion at the end of training. This training counts towards continuing education hours with the Yoga Alliance. 

All hours must be completed in order to receive the certificate. 1 missed day is permitted and the session must be made up with a 90min private with Sam Cagman at the private rate of $150. If you do not need the certificate of completion, and do not wish to make up the missed time, then you do not need to schedule the private make up.


Tuition: $950 (paid in full by September 10th)
Early Bird: $850 (save $100) if paid in full by August 10th
+ additional $50 off early bird rate for Asana grads & staff (email us!)

Option to pay in 4 monthly installments with final payment due October 1st.

+3% CC fee will be applied or pay via check/venmo. 

Includes unlimited classes at both studio locations for 4 weeks (during and after training)

Includes the yin yoga training manual, and all necessary yoga props, etc, that you will need for class. We ask that you bring your own yoga mat.

About Sam Cagman

Sam found yoga and acupuncture at the exact same time as the yoga studio she began her practice in also hosted an acupuncturist, Erin Kumpf, and her transformation bloomed. Sam saw the immense benefits of both practices, and has been a student of yoga and patient of acupuncture ever since. Sam's 200 hour teacher training was completed at Pure Yoga in 2016, and in 2017 she completed a Yin Yoga training with Karen Mandell and Restorative Yoga training with Jillian Pransky. Sam has also been working at Erin Kumpf Acupuncture & Herbs since 2017. Working closely with yoga students as well as being involved in an acupuncture clinic has helped Sam to share this practice with others as a tool for reflection, balance, and release. Because of this unique combination of skill sets, she brings an important and interesting perspective into this training with a depth of knowledge of the meridians and acupressure points, and will be teaching you how to incorporate these two layers into your yin yoga practice. She is incredibly excited to share her passion for this practice and sacred knowledge with all of you.

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