Module 08

Yin Yoga, Fascia & Cupping - With guest lecturer Dr. Robert Schleip

I am very pleased to be able to offer a joint module with Dr. Robert Schleip as guest lecturer. This is a consolidation of module 3 "Yin Yoga & Fascia". You will also need two silicone cuppers in the small or medium size (see below) for the Yin Yoga practice.

Contents of the training

  • Two extended yin sequences practice with optional cupping/cup stimulation.
  • Cupping techniques for self-treatment
  • Fascia as a sensory organ for spatial body perception
  • Fascia as an organ for interoceptive and emotional self-awareness
  • Fascia and its connection to the autonomic nervous system
  • Anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic effects of fascial stretches.
  • Fluid Dynamics of Fascia: Different water binding; influence of hyaluronan on viscosity; effect of pH and temperature changes.
  • Different tissue regions that are primarily responsible for mobility impairments in older persons - in contrast to younger persons
  • Short-term and long-term effects of yin yoga on fascia from a current scientific perspective.
  • Time for any questions

Training costs

The cost per training weekend is € 319. A portion of the educational contributions is donated to aid projects.

Upcoming dates

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General info

As cuppers/cups I recommend you the models from, which I also use personally. They come in different sizes and intensities. If you enter the code "stefanie-arend", you will receive a one-time 5% discount there.

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About Dr. Robert Schleip:

Robert Schleip (*1954 in Göppingen) is a human biologist and psychologist. His area of expertise is fascia research.

Robert Schleip graduated in psychology from the University of Heidelberg in 1980. Training as a Certified-Advanced-Rolfer followed in 1977-1983, and as a Feldenkrais teacher in 1984-1987.

In 2006, he received his PhD in human biology from the University of Ulm. His dissertation on active fascial contractility, evaluated summa cum laude, received the "Vladimir Janda Award for Musculoskeletal Medicine".
Schleip was co-initiator of the first international fascia congress in 2007 at

Harvard Medical School in Boston (1st Fascia Research Congress), which was the breakthrough for modern fascia research, and subsequent congresses. He participated in the scientific committee for all events in this series.

Schleip has been director of the Fascia Research Group, Division of Neurophysiology at the University of Ulm since 2008.

Schleip was and is, together with the sports physician Prof. Jürgen Steinacker, the organizer of the event "CONNECT - Connective Tissue in Sports Medicine" in 2013 as well as in 2017.

He is also the Executive Director of Research for the European Rolfing Association, Vice President of the Ida P. Rolf Research Foundation, and a board member of the Fascia Research Society.

As a lecturer he gives lectures in the field of physiotherapy, orthopedics as well as exercise science.

He is the author and editor of professional publications on the subject of "fascia" and is present in the media on this subject.

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Please also see the frequently asked questions about my trainings.

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