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  • Hands-On Enhancements for Yoga Teachers - Foundation
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    Hands-On Enhancements for Yoga Teachers - Foundation

    Wednesday, September 28th to Wednesday, October 5th, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Hands-On Enhancements for Yoga Teachers - Foundation
    In-Person Mini Course
     
    Build upon your abilities and verbal skill as a Yoga Teacher and develop a solid foundation in offering conscious hands-on posture enhancements or assists in classes.
     
    Hands-on assists can offer a meaningful way to communicate with the students on the mat. Skilful adjustments keep students safe, empower their practice and offer them deeper insights into the form and essence of asanas.
     
    This 5-hour mini course will give you a solid foundation in the offering of hands-on support to students and the ethical considerations involved.
     
    You will gain more confidence as a teacher and practitioner. You will cultivate your skills in a supportive, practical, hands-on environment where you will watch, practice and make notes on detailed demonstrations before giving and receiving enhancements with fellow course participants.

    Date and Times:

    • Wednesdays, September 28, 2022, and October 5, 2022.
    • 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM ET both evenings

    Cost: Early Bird SAVINGS before August 31, 2022, $245.00 per person, $275.00 per person thereafter.

    Handout included. Be sure to bring a pen/pencil and notebook to take notes!
     
    This mini course is open to Yoga teachers of all disciplines. For 200 hour certified Yoga Teachers this course provides CEUs with Yoga Alliance.
     
    This course is also part of our Yoga Alliance 300 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training.
     
    300 Hour Elective Module: 5 Hours
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  • Yoga Nidra Teacher Training
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    Yoga Nidra Teacher Training

    Friday, September 30th, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Yoga Nidra Teacher Training
    Online and/or In-Person Course

    Yoga Nidra, or yogic sleep, is a type of meditation based on the ancient yogic anatomy of the Koshas, the 5 subtle bodies. Sometimes described as a long savasana, it is actually a combination of deep body relaxation and mental awareness.
     
    Yoga Nidra is a quiet journey inward to stillness that transforms and releases old habits, fatigue, worry, and stress. Yoga Nidra is a technique for physical rejuvenation, mental relaxation, spiritual growth, and overall wellness.
     
    Course Overview
     
    This training is for those who would like to offer students the opportunity to experience a systematic method of conscious relaxation. Yoga Nidra has been found to be effective in treating many of the physical symptoms of stress, including insomnia, anxiety, and depression. It is also helpful in the treatment of PTSD and addictions.
     
    During our weekend together, we will:
     
    • Explore the science, philosophy and practice of Yoga Nidra.
    • Gain a solid understanding of how this practice can assist different populations.
    • Learn how to practically present Yoga Nidra sessions in both group and individualized settings.
     
    This introductory course is suitable for all Yoga students, Yoga Teachers, wellness instructors, mental health counselors, doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists, and other health care professionals.

    Course Outline
     
    During the course you will learn:
     
    Introduction to Yoga Nidra
    • What is Yoga Nidra?
    • What is consciousness?
    • How is Yoga Nidra different from meditation
    • The benefits of the practice
     
    The Science of Yoga Nidra
    • The science behind the practice
    • Modern neuroscience and neuroplasticity
    • Nervous system regulation and vagus nerve
     
    The Philosophy of Yoga Nidra
    • The history of Yoga Nidra
    • The Kosha’s, 5 subtle bodies
    • The stages of Yoga Nidra
     
    Types of Yoga Nidra Practices
    • Yoga Nidra as a meditative practice
    • Creating Sankalpa: Intention and Visualization
    • Script preparation for effective classes
     
    Leading Yoga Nidra Practices
    • The tools to teach Yoga Nidra
    • Enhancing your personal practice and/or Yoga Classes with Yoga Nidra
    • The important of voice and finding your voice
    • Creating a comfortable and safe environment; props, postures and music
    • Movement and breathwork practices to support the Yoga Nidra experience
     
    Dates and Timings

    Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2, 2022
    • Friday: 6:30 pm to 9 pm
    • Saturday: 11 am to 6 pm
    • Sunday: 11 am to 6 pm

    Breaks will be provided. A reading list will be provided in advance of the start date of the training and contains required reading for the training.

    Costs and Registration
     
    $450.00 per person before June 30, 2022. $495.00 per person thereafter.

    Fee includes the training, manual, certificate and access to additional resources including Yoga Nidra scripts and research information.

    A recording of the training is available until 7 days after the training ends.
     
    This 15 hour training prepares and certifies you to teach a 1-hour introductory Yoga Nidra workshop and lead individual or group Yoga Nidra classes.
     
    This course is open to general public. 6 months to 1 year of regular yoga and/or meditation practice is recommended for participation.
     
    For 200 hour certified Yoga Teachers this course provides CEUs with Yoga Alliance.
     
    This course is also part of our Yoga Alliance 300 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training.
     
    300 Hour Program Elective Module: 15 Hours
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