This course is the online component to the 50-hr TCM Module offered by the Summers School of Yin Yoga.

This course may be taken standalone as well – it is designed to be a self-contained introductory course for anyone to take.

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NOTE: You get free 90-day access to this online course when you enroll in any 50-hr Yin Yoga Teacher Training TCM Module offered by the Summers School of Yin Yoga. 

What's in the Course?

This online course is a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of Yin Yoga.

Who Can Take This Course?

For Those Who Are Attending a Live Intensive:

This online course is one part of the teacher training you'll be experiencing – and a unique feature of the Summers School of Yin Yoga. Completing this course will prepare you to arrive at the live training with a solid foundation of the theory and practice covered in each module, allowing us to start at a higher level in our time together in the intensive. Upon registration, you'll receive a link that grants you 90-day free access to the online course (a $125 value). Please note: You will need to complete the online course, including a short quiz, before attending the live teacher training module. Estimated time to complete the online course: 5-7 hrs (not including the course readings).

For Anyone Who Wants to Learn About Traditional Chinese Medicine:

You don't need to be enrolled in Summers School of Yin Yoga in order to take this online course. It is designed to be a self-contained introduction to the concepts and practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It can be taken on its own, giving you a low-risk opportunity to see if this module (or the school) is the right fit for you.

Course Contents:

  • Theory: Essential Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine; Taoist Origins; Yin Yang Theory; Qi; Meridians; Vital Substance; Chinese Organs; Five Elements
  • Quiz: The course ends with a quiz, which you must complete (and pass!) before the live training.

Below is a complete list of all the course lessons. Each lesson contains either an audio lecture or video presentation.

  1. Introduction to Chinese Medicine: A Holistic View
  2. The Taoist Origins of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  3. Yin and Yang 101: Foundational Theory
  4. Yin and Yang: Mastering the Relationship
  5. What is Qi?
  6. The Meridians: Channels of Qi
  7. The Sources and Functions of Qi
  8. What is Blood?
  9. What is Essence?
  10. The Organs: The Chinese Medical View
  11. Wood: Liver and Gall Bladder
  12. Fire: Heart and Small Intestine
  13. Earth: Spleen and Stomach
  14. Metal: Lungs and Large Intestine
  15. Water: Kidneys and Bladder
  16. The Energy Sublime: Quiz

Course Readings:

The price of the course is: $125.00

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