Gain the confidence to create your own scripts and hold space in a trauma-informed way.
- Starts 1 NovStarts 1 Nov
- 195 British pounds£195
about the course
Explore the transformative practice of yoga nidra (sometimes knowsn as NSDR - Non-Sleep Deep Rest). We'll focus on trauma-informed techniques so that you will be able to confidently create your own scripts and carefully hold space for the practice. ACCREDITED with Yoga Alliance as 15 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPD). * Understand and differentiate the physiological responses to deep relaxation, meditation and sleep * Discover the history and yogic principles underpinning the practice * Get familiar with matters of trauma-awareness and how they are applied to yoga nidra * Clarify the possible intentions for the practice of yoga nidra * Learn the teaching techniques to structure, script and deliver a trauma-informed yoga nidra session COURSE CONTENT Unit 1 - ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY A focus on the neuroscience of relaxation, sleep and meditation, including trauma awareness. Unit 2 - SUBTLE ANATOMY The Kosha/Panca Maya model will be explored theoretically and in embodied explorations. Unit 3 - HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY The philosophical underpinnings of the practice of Yoga Nidra, its history and contemporary threads. Unit 4 - PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE How to craft a script and deliver a trauma-aware practice. Teaching techniques and methodologies. DATES & VENUE The course will take place over ZOOM from Friday evening 1 Nov to Sunday lunchtime 3 Nov 2024 COURSE REQUIREMENTS You will need to have a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training certificate or similar. There are approximately 2-3 hours of pre-course reading and practice. If you would like a CPD completion certificate, we will ask you to submit a recorded yoga nidra practice that you have scripted yourself