Art of Assist in Yoga Teacher Training with Debby Stanley

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Art of Assist in Yoga Teacher Training with Debby Stanley

Learn the Art of Assisting in Yoga, taking your instruction to the next level with seamless hands-on adjustment and verbal cues.

When and where


The Yoga Room 104 Jervois Street 4th Floor Hong Kong, HKI Hong Kong

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About this event

  • 1 day 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket


Dates: January 11 & 12, 2023

Time: 2:30 – 4:30pm

4 Contact Hours

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

2:30- 3:30 PM Introduction – where do you teach? Who do you teach?

  • Course objectives, Principles of assist, Why would we assist?
  • How do we assist? What to do if students do not want to be assisted?
  • Contraindications: Things to avoid, Anatomy of the postures

3:30 – 4:30 PM Demo & Practice Assisting

Thursday, January 12, 2023

2:30- 4:00pm Demo & Practice Assisting

4:00-4:30pm Questions, Certificate of Completion

Course fees

HK$750 for both days

Course Objectives

  • Learn to safely assist your student, knowing how much would be too much.
  • Understanding application of assisting, why and when do you assist
  • Learn how to coordinate assisting with verbal cues
  • Learn to assist with using other body parts not just your hands to assist
  • Know when it is appropriate or not appropriate to assist your student, understand contraindications and precautions, learn what to look for during movement
  • Learn more than one way to assist a particular pose
  • Learn to assist during transition between postures
  • Understand the anatomy behind the assisting

About the Trainer

Debby Stanley is an Anatomy Trains® Structural Integrator, board certified licensed bodyworker, certified SFMA, yoga instructor with 17 years of experience. She is a NCBTMB approved provider offering Thai Yoga Massage with Acupoints, a fusion of Thai massage and acupressure. Her expertise in anatomical movement and her intuitive touch in bodywork makes her a highly sought-after instructor. She has a busy practice in North Carolina USA with clients seeking her for private yoga instruction, Thai Yoga Massage, and Structural Integration.

Please drop us an email at / call 2544-8398 /

WhatsApp +852 6685 9097 for details.

Bookings can also be made directly through our office, please contact us.


Please note that once paid, no refund will be offered on trainings and workshops.

Full participation of training hours is required to obtain certification.

Yoga Alliance Registered Programme