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Yin Yoga Teacher Training Certification

100-Hour Course
with Master Paulie Zink

Two One-Week sessions:
Session ONE: April 4 - 10, 2020

Session TWO: October 17 - 23, 2020

Our bodies are mostly water. Our natural state is to move fluidly like water and adapt to our environment. When I do yoga I want to be like water pouring from a vessel.

This is the only official Yin Yoga Teacher Certification Course authorized by The Yin Yoga Institute and taught by the founding master of Yin Yoga, Paulie Zink. Learn to teach the art of Yin Yoga as it is intended to be taught.

Yin Yoga was developed by Master Zink from the Taoist spiritual traditions and health practices of ancient China. In Taoist philosophy, the entire universe is regarded as a living organism imbued with life force. Being in harmony with the flow of this energy in nature is the essence of Taoist attitude. The primary purpose of Yin Yoga is to restore and enliven our innate ability to move with fluidity, power, and grace.
Participants learn to open to their intuitive hearts, to discover the individual expression of the artist within, to awaken the spontaneous and playful spirit, and to transcend the boundaries of the analytical mind in order to advance beyond techniques for doing yoga into cultivating a way of being yoga, of living it in our day-to-day lives, and sharing these gifts with the lives of those we touch.

In this Teacher Certification Course, participants study the deeper dimensions and comprehensive components of the art of Yin and Yang yoga, including:
• The alchemy of the Five Elemental Energies;
• The circular flow of energy and the cycle of yin and yang in yoga practice;
• Master Zink's teaching philosophy with emphasis on developing the intricacies and variations of postures;
• The opportunity to practice teaching under Master Zink's supervision

Yin and Yang Yoga Teacher Training

SESSION ONE: Saturday, April 4 - Thursday, April 9, 2020, from 12:00 - 5:30pm
Friday, April 10, 2020, from 12:00 - 3:00pm

SESSION TWO: Saturday, Oct. 17 - Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, from 12:00 - 5:30pm
Friday, October 23, 2020, from 12:00 - 3:00pm

$1,480 (paid in full by April 4, 2020)
To reserve a space, send registration along with check for full payment or $350 deposit, balance due before or by Saturday, April 4, 2020, payable to: Chicago Yoga Center, 3047 North Lincoln Avenue #320, Chicago, Illinois 60657.
Former students who have finished the 5-day Training with Paulie Zink receive a 10% discount.

The workshop and teacher training will be held at the Chicago Yoga Center.

Class size is limited, please sign up early.


Students may attend a one-week session, and complete a second session at a later date. Students may also accrue credit hours up to a total of 100 additional hours through: reading/writing assignments, evaluated teaching experience, and hours from previous Teacher Training workshops with Paulie. Students completing certification course are eligible for free lifetime Yin Yoga Teacher registration with the Yin Yoga Institute. For application info visit



Master Paulie Zink received private intensive training for ten years as the sole protégé of Chinese Taoist yoga and kung fu master, Cho Chat Ling. A three-time international martial arts grand champion, Paulie is renowned for his fluidity, flexibility, and artistry of motion. He teaches with a relaxed and playful demeanor that encourages everyone to feel accepted and comfortable. He brings over 30 years' experience to his teaching.

For Students from out of town we suggest EARLY room reservation.
Chicago gets very busy at certain times.
(Most about 25 minutes walking distance or more).

Chicago Getaway Hostel,, 773-929-5380
Inn at Lincoln Park,, 866-774-7275; 773-348-2810
Days Inn Lincoln Park,,
888-576-3297, 773-525-7010
City Suites Hotel,, 773-404-3400
The Willows Hotel,, 773-528-8400
Old Chicago Inn,, 773-472-2278
AND you can always:

Pay in full or a $350 deposit to reserve space,

Due to limited space, early registration is encouraged.

To reserve a space, fill out and print the WORKSHOP FORM registration specifying
Yin and Yang Yoga Teacher Training with Paulie Zink.
along with a check to the
CHICAGO IL 60657-4274

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