Hybrid (Online and in Studio) Yoga Nidra Teacher Training program
@Renaissance Yoga and Wellbeing
July 31/Aug 1 and Sept 11/12 2021
This 40 Hour program will introduce you not only to the practice of Yoga Nidra for general mental, emotional and physical wellness, but also teach you how to deliver practices specific needs of yourself and others.
Explanation and history of yoga nidra.
Styles of the practice. Comparative study of different approaches
Philosophy in relation to the Yoga Sutra, Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Mandukya Upanishad
The structure of the practice
Sankalpa: resolution, finding the hearts true desire
Breath awareness and Pranayama as a means to work with the energy body
Effective Visualisation: methods, possibilities and pitfalls. Tailoring to specific needs.
Voice and delivery. Prana and kinaesthetic transmission.
Pre Yoga Nidra asana. Basic restorative poses for practice.
Chants, sound and kirtan (sung chant) as a pre practice or during yoga nidra.
Yoga Nidra for pregnancy and other therapeutic applications.
The human energy system according to yoga/tantra (chakras, nadi, koshas, etc). Tattwa dharana (5 elements). How to use these ideas to enhance mental, emotional and physical health for yourself and others.
Yoga Nidra and hypnosis comparison.
Guidance in structuring your own practices to enable you to create a practice to share during the second weekend.
Lots of Yoga Nidra practice!!!
Swami Satyananda Saraswati Yoga Nidra
Richard Miller Yoga Nidra: A meditative practice for deep relaxation and healing (includes CD)
Tracee Stanley Radiant Rest
www.yoganidranetwork.org Website created by Uma and Nilipta Dinsmore Tuli
Many free yoga nidra practices from teachers of specific schools and also more creative practices.
Swami Janakananda His CD recording ‘experience yoga nidra’ is available on spotify
Swami Pragyamurti 6 CD set of yoga nidra and meditation practices
Rod Stryker Relax into Greatness CD/ Sanctuary app
Insight timer app Many practices both for free and part of their membership
Soundcloud Also containing many practices for free.
Typical structure of the days
Sat 11-12 break 12.15-2.15 Lunch 3.30-5.30 break 5.45-8
Sun 10.30-11.30 break 11.45-1.45 Lunch 3-5 break 5.15-7.30
Price: £495 (Email for payment details)
Places limited to 12.
All sessions will be given @Renaissance Yoga and Wellbeing in Brockley SE4 and via Zoom with recordings of all sessions provided after the program for your own reference.
200 Hour Yoga Alliance accredited
Yoga Foundation Teacher Training
With Craig Norris
Functional Anatomy Module: TBA
Fostering Inclusion Module: TBA
Learn to sequence and teach a Forrest Inspired class.
Teaching practice from day one of the training.
Daily group practice and ceremony - chanting and meditation.
Teaching methodology and practice.
Functional anatomy module.
Yoga history and text study.
The business of yoga.
Finding your authentic self and your teaching voice.
9 day intensive 5th - 13th February
1st weekend 26th - 27th February
2nd weekend 5th - 6th March
9 day intensive 19th - 27th March
£3000 / £2750 Early Bird
Early bird ends 15th April 2019
Minimum 2 years practice required.
Applicants will be invited to an interview (in person or via Skype) upon their application.