October 24, 2019
OCTOBER 24-27, 2019

Healing Trauma: Pranic Physiology of Yin Yoga

A Yin & Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Kali Basman

4-Day Teacher Training

This training intensive will focus on the facilitation of Yin & Restorative Yoga for trauma healing and psychological wellness. Using philosophical cornerstones of Buddhism and Chinese Medicine, we will investigate methods to rest in the immediacy of the moment and heal ourselves and our practitioners.

- Mindful Practices & Mapping the Energy Body through Meridians

- Structural Restoration - the Nervous System & Neuroplasticity

- Yin & Restorative Yoga Asana

- Soundhealing to Soothe the Subtle Body


Day 1- Art of Arrival

10/24 2-6pm

Arrival Dharma, Opening Circle

Principles of Yin & Introduction to Elements

Arrive & Center. What is Mindfulness. Trauma, Dukkha & Seated Posture. Shamatha

Arrival Yin Practice & Soundhealing

Day 2 - Earth Element

10/25 Yang & Mind 11am-2pm, Break 2-3pm, Yin 3-6pm

Yang morning practice, inquiry, diads, haiku [1hr]

Mindfulness Trauma Healing & cardinal points on the 8fold path. Shamatha [2hr]

Break for lunch [1hr]

Yin. Breath, Breathing Into, Lines of Energy. Spleen Meridian, Earth Element Posture Clinic, & Yin Practice, Soundhealing. [4hrs]

Day 3 - Water Element

10/26 Yang & Mind 11am-2pm, Break 2-3pm, Yin 3-6pm

Yang morning practice, inquiry, diads, haiku [1hr]

Mindfulness 4 Noble Truths & 4 beats of the mind, Vipassana [2hr]

Break for lunch [1hr]

Yin. Repair Response, Advanced principles of Yin, Chi. Function of Psoas. Restorative Yoga. Kidney Meridian, Water Element Posture Clinic, Yin Practice, Soundhealing. [4hrs]

Day 4 - Fire Element

10/27 Yang & Mind 11am-1pm, Break 1-2pm, Yin 2-3:30pm

Yang morning practice, inquiry, diads, haiku [1hr]

Mindfulness Karma & the 3 Excellences of Practice, Craving & Aversion, Vipassana [1hr]

Break for lunch [1hr]

Yin. Heart Meridian & Fire Element, Yin Practice [4hrs]


International and intentful Yin & Restorative Yoga teacher of teachers, Kali Basman, offers an intermingling of wisdom disciplines: Foundations of Buddhist mindfulness, the pranic pathways of Traditional Chinese Medicine meridians, physiology of the nervous system, and individual-informed anatomy.

Leading yin and mindfulness focused trainings and retreats across the globe, Kali pays reverence to her lineage of teachers, Sarah Powers, Jack Kornfield, Judith Hanson Lasater and more.

“Kali is the definition of wisdom. I feel held in such an intuitive deep space. Her teachings are enlightening and expanding. I feel this knowledge will stay with me forever”

“Eloquent and concise, Kali speaks of ancient wisdom”

Learn More: KaliDurgaYoga.com


Please arrive 15 minutes early and bring your own reusable water bottle as water is provided. Come with comfortable clothing.

We recommend ride sharing, but there is also street parking available on Lincoln Blvd, Nowita Pl, Palms Blvd, Superba Ave, and other neighborhood streets.