'YIN' TO THE WEST
50 HRS YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2023
Monday 30th Oct - Saturday 4th Nov 2023
Find your yin within and embrace the beauty of Strandhill, Sligo on our immersive 50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training course.
Strandhill is a charming village nestled on the Irish coastline. Known for its vibrant yoga community and world-class surfing, this idyllic destination invites you to experience the perfect blend of tranquility and adventure. Join us in this thriving hub for an unforgettable journey, where yoga and surfing intertwine amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of the West Coast.
Experience the refreshing embrace of the pure ocean waters, and let the salty air awaken your senses and ignite a sense of adventure within you.
Join our extraordinary yoga training course and perhaps, as part of the optional excursions, discover the exhilaration of surfing, regardless of your skill level. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable adventure of salt, sand, and surf along the breathtaking west coast of Ireland.
Excited to join us? Here's a glimpse of what awaits you during our immersive 6-Day Yoga Teacher Training Course in Strandhill.
1. History of Yoga
Embark on a transformative journey as you delve deeper into the ancient practice of yoga through our immersive Yin Yoga course.
Uncover the rich history and profound philosophy that underlies yoga, and gain a deeper understanding of the delicate balance between Yin and Yang energies in our modern lives. Dive into the wisdom of ancient concepts such as Qi, Jing, and meridians, as you explore their significance and practical application in your yoga practice.
2. Yoga Anatomy
Delve into a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses various aspects of yoga, including anatomy, sequencing, and theming.
Our course takes a unique approach by incorporating the seasonal elements of Autumn, Winter, Spring, Summer, and Late Summer, as well as the fundamental elements of Earth, Metal, Water, Wood, and Fire. Gain a deep understanding of how these elements intertwine with your practice, allowing you to create well-rounded and harmonious yoga experiences for yourself and your future students.
3. Yoga Postures
During this immersive Yin Yoga course, you'll have the opportunity to master the 26 yin yoga postures, including their adaptations and the essential rebound and counterpose. As you deepen your understanding of each posture, you'll unlock their physical and energetic benefits, allowing you to experience the full potential of Yin Yoga.
In addition to the physical practice, you'll also explore Yin Krama, a methodical approach to sequencing yin yoga postures, and develop your teaching methodology. Through this process, you'll refine your voice, language, and create a supportive space that empowers you on your Yoga teaching journey.
SALT & SOUL
We are excited to announce our collaboration with Salt & Soul Yoga Studio as our partner venue for the upcoming October/November 2023 training.
We are inspired by Rachel, the passionate owner of Salt and Soul, who founded the first yoga studio in the charming village of Strandhill, Sligo, seven years ago.
Rachel's unwavering dedication has led to the establishment of a talented team of teachers who offer a variety of weekly classes, workshops, courses, and events both within the studio and at various locations, creating a positive impact on the local community.
Seven years ago, Rachel returned from Australia with a dream to create something extraordinary in Strandhill. Little did she know, BeWell shared a similar vision for our Yin Yoga Teacher Training! We cannot wait to to bring our Yin Yoga Teacher Training @ Strandhill dream to life this October/November.
We invite you to join us in this beautiful space and let us help you transform your dream of becoming a Yin Yoga teacher into a reality!
Even before Strandhill gained its current popularity, Miriam, lead trainer of BeWell had been welcoming friends from around the globe to experience this little pocket of beauty on the West coast of Ireland...
'We'd pop up on day trips from Longford to watch surfers catching the waves during their mesmerising sunset sessions. We'd enjoy a delicious chowder at the local bar and treat ourselves to ice cream on hot days. Later, it exploded into a 'go to' surf and yoga hub with amazing cafes, salt+soul yoga studio and multiple healthy option eateries...'
Experience the invigorating embrace of the salty air as it caresses your skin, filling your lungs with the refreshing ocean breeze. Allow the sea water to awaken your senses and revitalise your body as you submerge yourself in the crystal-clear blue waters for a late Autumn Sea Swim.
At the end of a fulfilling day of exploration and excitement, find comfort and warmth by the cozy fireside. Embrace the camaraderie of new friendships as you share stories and laughter, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Get ready to immerse yourself in an extraordinary Halloween experience in Strandhill!
Alongside our highly anticipated 2023 Yin Yoga Teacher Training program, we have curated a selection of optional activities for you to enjoy during your stay.
Pamper yourself with rejuvenating spa treatments, allowing yourself to unwind and recharge. Embrace the thrill of the ocean with a guided surf lesson, exploring the magnificent coastline and riding the waves. Dive into the vibrant local culture by indulging in live music and savouring delectable cuisine at one of Strandhill's charming cafes and pubs.
1. Seaweed Baths
Allow the natural essence of seaweed to envelop you, releasing tension and revitalising your senses at Voya Seaweed Baths.
Indulge in pure relaxation and let your worries dissolve in the soothing heat of an outdoor sauna at The Hot Box Sauna
For a truly luxurious experience, treat yourself to a blissful massage at Voya Seaweed Baths. Allow skilled hands to work their magic, releasing any knots or stress held within your body.
4. Nature Hike
Embark on an adventure through stunning natural landscapes and uncover hidden treasures on an organized hike. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Strandhill's surroundings, as experienced guides lead you to picturesque spots and share fascinating insights along the way.
With miles of pristine beaches, secluded bays, and a range of beach breaks suitable for all levels, you'll have the opportunity to ride the waves and feel the rush of the ocean.
6. Knocknarea Organic Farm Tour
Indulge in a unique farm-to-table experience with a visit to Knocknarea Organic Farm. Take a tour of the farm, get your hands dirty, and witness the process of organic farming firsthand.
7. Sligo Oyster Experience
Delight in the succulent and fresh taste of these ocean gems, a true feast for the senses.
8. Sound Bath
Indulge in a blissful Sound Bath, where the harmonious vibrations of singing bowls, gongs, and chimes will envelop you, washing away stress and tension.
9. Cacao Ceremony
Experience the ancient tradition of a Cacao Ceremony, where you'll discover the rich history and profound effects of this sacred plant medicine. Engage your senses as you savor the flavors of ceremonial-grade cacao and embark on a sensory journey like no other.
10. Ceremonial Circle
Join our Ceremonial Circle and embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and healing. Through the honoring of ancient traditions and the celebration of the present moment, we will create a sacred space for personal growth and connection.
11. Ecstatic Dance Session
Get ready to unleash your inner dancer in an Ecstatic Dance session. Move your body freely, release inhibitions, and connect with yourself and others in a transformative and uplifting dance experience.
You love sharing the transformative power of yoga and wellness with others.
You are open to embracing new experiences and pushing the boundaries of your comfort zone.
You have a natural curiosity to deepen your practice and explore its possibilities.
If these qualities resonate with you, then look no further – this is the perfect opportunity to embark on a journey of growth and self-discovery. Join us and let's ignite our collective passion for yoga and wellness together! Whether you're an experienced yogi or new to the practice, we welcome all who have the desire to deepen their understanding and explore the boundless potential of yoga.
Come join our community of like-minded individuals and let's embark on a journey of growth, self-discovery, and transformation.
Meet Miriam Lead Trainer @ BeWell, who has a passion for sharing the practice of yoga and promoting wellness. She's the driving force behind BeWell-Yoga Teacher Training School - a Yoga Alliance 200Hours Training School that will help you take your practice to the next level.
With a strong background in marketing, retail, and business development in multinational companies, our trainer brings over 10 years of experience to the table.
Miriam is also a Registered Yoga Teacher with ERYT500/YACEP accreditation from Yoga Alliance, ensuring that you receive top-quality training from a seasoned professional.
Our trainer has an impressive track record, having spent 6 years in retail and marketing at VF International in Switzerland, and 1.5 years in advertising and sales for special economic country reports published within The NY Times and The Wall Street Journal.
She holds a degree in Law and European Studies LLB and is fluent in English, as well as speaking Italian and Spanish.
Miriam O' Reilly
BeWell - Owner and Lead Trainer
BeWell-Yoga Teacher Training School
Join us on a journey to discover the beauty of wellness with Miriam, our founder and lead trainer at BeWell-Yoga Teacher Training School. With over 10 years of experience in empowering people to reach their ultimate potential through daily habits and practices that support personal wellbeing, Miriam's unwavering passion is contagious.
From Lake Como, Italy to Bali, Miriam has traveled the globe to attend training courses and retreats in ancient wellness skills rooted in Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda, Mindfulness, Yoga Philosophy, and Sound Healing. Her journey led her to become an internationally recognized RYT-200 Yoga Teacher after studying intensively in Ubud, Bali in January 2015.
Miriam offered Vinyasa Flow Yoga lessons in the picturesque Lake Como, Milan, and Ticino, Switzerland, before her heart led her back home to Ireland in 2019. Since then, she founded BeWell-Ireland and the BeWell-Yoga Teacher Training School, training over 120 Yoga Teacher Trainees from around the globe.
Her innovative approach to teaching includes a hybrid mechanic, blending in-person and online elements, allowing for flexibility and accessibility for all trainees.
But Miriam's passion doesn't stop there. In September 2021, BeWell Longford, our brick-and-mortar Yoga Studio/Holistic Center, opened its doors, allowing us to serve the local community with our Yoga and Pilates classes, and Holistic treatments.
Miriam believed that operating a Yoga Studio/Holistic centre and teaching Yoga full time further supports the strength and quality of our teacher training programs.
'BeWell understands and serves the needs of our local community on a full time basis. We are plugged into the community and continue to improve our classes, workshops and teacher training courses as per their ongoing feedback. The people who invest in our studio weekly for their classes support us in the understanding of serving clients with Yin as per community needs rather than theory from textbooks.
This sets us apart from other courses with
yoga teacher trainers who teach Yoga as their full time job
yoga teacher trainers who have experience running Yoga studios
yoga teacher trainers who work with the public in person on an ongoing regular basis
yoga teacher trainers who run teachers trainings alongside workshops, events and weekly classes rather than back to back teacher trainings only
We cannot wait to support you on this journey through Yin @ the Stunning location of Strandhill, Sligo'. - Miriam
Ecstatic Dance Session
*all rituals are subject to facilitator availability!
The 26 Yin Yoga postures
The Rebound & the Counterpose
Physical & Energetic Benefits (East Meets West)
Teaching methodology (voice, language, space)
We know that you're eager to complete your Yoga Alliance CPD teacher training, and we're excited to share the details of what you'll be completing to get there. Don't worry, it's not a long, drawn-out process that will take up all your time. In fact, you'll be able to receive certification as soon as you complete your 50 hours of teaching!
While some introspection exercises are suggested over the year following the course, you'll be able to graduate and receive your certification in no time. You'll need to complete regular journaling, intention setting, and self-practice of specific postures, all linked to the season and element. But don't worry, you'll have approximately one year to submit these materials.
We'll also ask you to submit recordings of your teaching practice and complete a theory exam, so you can feel confident in your knowledge and skills. Overall, we've designed our program to be comprehensive, yet manageable for busy schedules, so you can complete your training and start sharing your passion for yoga with others in no time.
Are you ready to take your yoga teaching to the next level?
Embark on a transformative journey of discovery amidst the awe-inspiring landscapes of mountains, seas, and ancient landmarks.
Immerse yourself in breathtaking scenery as you indulge in invigorating walks, treks, and uncover hidden gems such as secluded beaches and surf spots.
Join us as we venture beyond the confines of Salt&Soul, expanding our practice of Yin Yoga to embrace the natural world around us. Experience firsthand the principles of traditional Chinese medicine theory by immersing yourself in the beauty of nature.
Secure your spot now
Option 1: Pay in full 100% with one payment
Option 2: Pay in four installments
(25% in July + 25% in August + 25% in Sept + 25% in Oct)
Download The BeWell Brochure HERE
Reach out to us at email@example.com to let this be the beginning of an extraordinary chapter in your yoga teaching journey!
A Note from Miriam
"Strandhill and Sligo is easily one of my favorite weekend places in Ireland. I’ve spent years exploring Sligo and Donegal’s beaches and coastlines on the weekends.
There’s nothing like pitching up the camper, trying your hand at surfing, and then watching the sun set at one of the stunning remote beaches in this area. And not to forget the little campfire glowing, the dogs weary and satisfied snoring at your feet as you watch the last light of the day..."
We are so excited to have you join us on this transformative journey as we delve deeper into the practice of Yin Yoga, and explore the profound benefits it can bring to our minds, bodies, and spirits.
Namaste - BeWell