yoga nidra & restorative yoga
Yoga Nidra combines the power of biofeedback, visualization, meditation and energetic healing. The extensive healing and therapeutic impact of Yoga Nidra has been widely accepted by health professionals and has been adopted in many hospital settings and integrative medical services across North America.
Friday, January 21 - Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Times listed with Local Time in Costa Rica (CST).
All sessions will be recorded, incase you need to miss one.
11am - 3pm
how it works
Upon registration, you will be provided with your reading material.
On Friday, January 21, we will meet virtually with our in person groups in Costa Rice and Canada to begin our group module study. Once all modules are reviewed, you will begin to teach your classes.
Graduation requirements, successfully teach 2 nidra scripts, and one restorative yoga class.
Upon completion, your 20 Hour Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga certificate will be awarded.
this program is for
Teachers whom already have their 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certificate.
This program can be used as continuing education credits for those who already have their 200 Hour Yoga Certificate through the International Yoga Alliance.
you will study
What is Yoga Nidra
The Science of Yoga Nidra: Neuroplasticity & nervous system regulation
The Stages of Yoga Nidra
Understanding the Five Koshas (subtle bodies)
Yoga Nidra as a meditative practice
Developing scripts and finding your voice
Therapeutic Applications of Yoga Nidra
Intentions and Visualization and how this shapes the practice
The historical, biological and psychological foundations of Yoga Nidra
Modern variations of Yoga Nidra
Understanding your clients’ needs and how to develop one on one sessions
Yoga Nidra for general audiences, special populations, and how to tailor Yoga Nidra for specific groups — including hospice, first responders, nurses, pre-natal.
Props and classroom settings
Practice putting learned skills into action
Developing a home yoga nidra practice; this includes MP3 Downloads for personal practice
Current research on the therapeutic impact of Yoga Nidra
About Restorative Yoga; what it is, what it is not
Restorative Yoga Posture Lab, including set up, focus, "how to", and contraindications, effective use of props
Restorative Yoga Teaching Techniques
Some of the therapeutic benefits of Yoga Nidra can include
Neutralizing PTSD triggers
Boosts to serotonin levels
Muscle tension and pain relief
Enhanced immune system function
Blood sugar level stabilization
Increased alpha/theta brainwaves (rest and digest, creativity and memory)
At the end of this course you will have a deeper understanding of the skills needed to teach groups and individuals (including children) and the confidence to offer others the gift of Yoga Nidra
Some of the therapeutic benefits of RESTORATIVE Yoga can include
Provides recovery time and space
Decrease the stress hormone: Cortisol
Can improve sleep
Promotes a greater sense of self awareness
Can support overcoming addiction
Balances nervous system
Boosts your immune system
Can help ease depression
Can help reduce the chance of type 2 diabetes
Can ease anxiety and stress
Promotes a healthier lifestyle
Can add balance to a busy life
Encourages transition to healthy practices such as meditation
our promise to you
You can expect to leave this Program with the necessary tools to teach empowering and safe yoga nidra and restorative yoga classes to your students of all ages, shapes, sizes and levels of experience.
20 Hour Certification Program $595 usd
Meal and Accommodation Package is available upon request