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Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga Teacher Training


Wed 31 Mar 2021, 11:00am

Where: Anahata Yoga Retreat, 727 Bird Road, Bird's Clearing, Takaka, Golden Bay, New Zealand, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: All Ages

With Swami Karma Karuna, Sannyasin Atmabhava and Sannyasi Priyadhara.
Early Bird Price: 10% discount if full payment made by 15th February 2021.

In-person 11 day residential at Anahata Yoga Retreat, Golden Bay, New Zealand. Followed by a 3-month online training package. A total of 125 hours covering theory, applications & learning to instruct Yoga Nidra, Basic Breathing Methods & Restorative Yoga. All-inclusive of training sessions, a comprehensive manual, online content, food & accommodation.

A professional development course for yoga teachers, health and education professionals and those interested in guiding relaxation techniques. Explore tools to assist in the release of deep muscular, mental and emotional tension, inducing calmness and clarity for a range of life and health situations.

Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga and breathing techniques will be explored from practical, scientific, psychological and lifestyle perspectives. Learn teaching tools to effectively share a range of relaxation practices for differing client needs, including therapeutic applications.

Delve into each stage of Yoga Nidra including history, symbology and use of sankalpa or positive intention. Investigate the relaxation response, the Vagus Nerve, building resilience, sleep hygiene, diaphragmatic breath, pratyahara and relevant yogic theory, mindfulness, props, principles of care, creative teaching, course and class planning, client support and so much more!

This training is designed for:

Yoga Practitioners who want to delve deeper in their personal practice and learn how to manage stress effectively.
Yoga Teachers who want to develop new skills and deepen their understanding of yogic concepts and lifestyle.
Health Professionals who are looking for effective tools to support clients.
Medical and health professionals, psychiatrists, psychotherapists and yoga teachers are using these practices in a variety of settings including schools, offices, community centres, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, prisons and nursing homes. They may be effective in the management of:

Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia & Depression
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease
Respiratory conditions
Neurological conditions and motor impairments
Chronic fatigue and adrenal issues
Digestive Issues
Asthma and Diabetes

The retreat programme includes:

11 days onsite, shared accommodation (unless camping), all meals and the full retreat programme, followed by a 3-month training package with course work including MP3 practice undertaken at home.

- Daily Yoga Nidra, Restorative Yoga and Breathing practices.
- Understanding the techniques of Yoga Nidra, Diaphragmatic Breathing & Restorative Yoga from a practical and theoretical point of view.
- The science behind the techniques; relaxation response, the nervous system, the Vagus nerve, brain plasticity, the breathing organs and more.
- Exploration of building resilience, better sleep patterns, the adrenal glands and more.
- Immersion into the yoga lifestyle.
- Self-reflection tools.
- Teaching Theory, including class and course planning, teaching to different needs, contra-indications, client support, teaching practical’s, use of voice and much more.
- SWAN practice
- Fire Ceremony (Havan) and Chanting (healing sound vibration).
- The opportunity to develop your inner awareness, train the mind and bring balance to the nervous system.
- Mentored teaching practice
- Audio files, PowerPoints, resources, videos and other inspiring content for your personal practice
- Student manual.
- A certificate of completion at the end of the training from Anahata Yoga Retreat
- 125 ‘Continuing Education’ hours with Yoga Alliance U.S. Registered Yoga Teachers which can be added to your profile
- Yoga Australia and Satyananda Yoga Teachers Association Continuing Education credits.

For more information and to book your spot visit out website.