50hr CPD02 Yoga Nidra Teacher Training

Yoga Nidra

Post-Grad Training Courses

Post-Grad Training Courses



15 Apr 2022

18 Apr 2022


8.30am - 5.00pm


$1448 In-person, $1098 online

Payment plans available and include training via videos, online portal, manuals, audios, assessment


Celia Roberts

"iRest essentially teaches you how to live a contented life, free of conflict, anxiety, fear and suffering by opening your mind and body to their inherent ground of health and wholeness."

Dr. Richard Miller

Yoga Nidra is an evidence-based practice that has captivated the world of self-care and rest. There is a prevalence within our society that places demand before rest, as such, there is a sustainable need for teachers to engage in practices that instil an understanding that begets rest within their clientele. Recent research has shown that the brain experiences the same activity during a 30-minute Yoga Nidra practice as about 4 hours of sleep: Yoga Nidra is an effective technique for physical and mental relaxation.

There is a literal meaning behind Yoga Nidra as yogic sleep: this practice cultivates a dynamic conscious state that takes place between wake and repose. Proven beneficial to people suffering from depression, anxiety, insomnia, psychosomatic diseases, chronic pain and inflammation, as well as chemical dependency and a multiplicity of other ailments, with repeated practice Yoga Nidra has the capacity to establish joy based in resilience recuperation and a sense of well-being in daily life.

This Yoga Nidra & Neuroscience Specialty Intensive will enable you to enrich your understanding and knowledge based on how to teach students to consciously explore the waking state, the dreaming state, the sleeping state, as well as how to experience all three collectively. This adept appreciation for the Nidra state will be cultivated through the understanding of brain wave patterning and common states of the mind and brain from a neurobiological perspective. Moreover, the knowledge base will allow an understanding of how this specific technique of yoga has further traditional bases in preparing the mind for higher yogic disciplines.

What You Will Learn

- Understanding the philosophy behind practice including the definition, origins, the purpose of Yoga Nidra from an eastern perspective, as well as the importance of the Sankalpa.
- Understanding the physiology behind practice including the relevance of time, rhythm, the function of rest, as well as the neurobiology of brainwaves as they apply to the stages of Yoga Nidra.
- Understanding the psychology behind Yoga Nidra as Therapy including evoking rest through Neurophysiological Psychology
- Understanding from a completely immersive experience the foundations, applications, and teaching methodologies of Yoga Nidra as Therapy.

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