Online Yoga Nidra Teacher Training program

January 30/31 and March 6/7 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.


Topics covered


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!!!


Recommended reading


Swami Satyananda Saraswati    Yoga Nidra

Richard Miller                 Yoga Nidra: A meditative practice for deep relaxation and healing (includes CD)


Recommended recordings        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 9-10 break 10.30-12.30 Lunch 1.30-3.30 break 4-6.30

Sun 9-10 break 10.30-12.30 Lunch 1.30-3.30 break 4-6.30

(Both Weekends)


Price: £495 (Email for payment details)


Places limited to 12.


All sessions will be given 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

Please contact me to register your interest for 2021 dates

Assistants: Letty Mitchell and Niki Puspoki 

Movement Science: Sudhir Daya BSc (Hons) MSc PgCert MCSP

        Learn to sequence and teach Forrest, Vinyasa and Restorative yoga.


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.

8 day intensive 26th September - 4th October 

1st weekend 10th - 11th October 

2nd weekend 17th - 18th October 

3rd weekend 24th - 25th October

9 day intensive 31st October - 8th November 

8th November: final practice, awards and final ceremony. 

£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.