A TRAUMA-INCLUSIVE APPROACH TO YOGA NIDRA
Explore the transformative practice of yoga nidra in a small group setting online. Learn to guide your students into a state of deep relaxation for both body and mind in a trauma-inclusive manner, and develop your own personal practice.
Understand 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
Unpick the intentions and practice of yoga nidra from a somatic perspective
Learn the teaching techniques to structure, script and deliver a trauma-aware yoga nidra session
3 DAY CPD FOR TEACHERS | 25-27 NOVEMBER 2022 | CAMBRIDGE | £330
This course is designed for teachers with an existing 200 hour yoga teacher training certificate. The content assumes you have some experience in anatomy and physiology, class planning and teaching methodologies.
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
Three days of studio contact time: 25-27 November, 2022.
Our venue will be the CAMYOGA Central Studio, which is located close to rail and bus routes, on-street (paid) parking and has space for bicycles.
All mats and props are provided, but please feel free to bring along your own kit. It can be stowed in the studio overnight.
What kind of study is involved and how is the course assessed?
Invite a state of deep relaxation, spaciousness and ease into your day with this short 15-minute Yoga Nidra practice around the theme of gratitude. Press play below.
This longer practice at about 30-minutes invites the image of a shape as part of your focussing. Press play below.
The course was excellent. You'll find wisdom and enthusiasm combined with a thoughtful and calm approach. I still incorporate what I learned into my teaching and personal practice.
MANDY, BAREFOOT BODY YOGA STUDENT
STUDY & ASSESSMENT
6 hours of pre-course study including reading and self-reflection assignments. This ensures everyone arrives primed and well prepared
12 hours of post-course study to complete assessed assignments
Submission of an audio recorded yoga nidra practice for feedback on criteria including structure, suitability of content, and inclusivity
4 weeks prior to the start date, you'll received the Course Manual and a Resource List
You'll need access to a computer, internet, audio recording device (eg. on your phone), printer, and stationery. Mats and props are provided on trainings days
Please don't hesitate to reach out and chat with us about any/all of your queries. Get in touch here.
Beverley draws strongly on the principles of embodied anatomy, somatic psychology and trauma-sensitivity.
Ashley brings her specialism in trauma sensitivity as well as her experience of pedagogy.
Tiffany brings unique insights from yoga philosophy texts and her growing body of work in embodied Sanskrit.
FEES & PAYMENT
Full course fees are £330 and Early Bird option available until 30 September 2022.
However, if you are registered on our 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training, this could form part of your personal portfolio of Electives Training hours.
3 days of face-to-face tuition
Handouts and Assignment Support
Accredited certificate of completion with Yoga Alliance (international)
Unlimited tea on training days!
We're committed to minimising financial barriers, which is why we are offering an Early Bird reduction and you may wish to apply for bursary support (places are limited).
Flexible, multiple installments can be made so long as full payment is made 8 weeks prior to the course start date. Please contact us to discuss a plan that works for you. We're here to help.
Make your booking and pay in full before
30 September 2022
For all bookings paid in full from
1 October 2022
We are proud to offer bursary support on all out trainings. Please get in touch. Places are limited.
Books from the required reading list (although we do our best to locate free online resources).
Travel, accommodation, and catering/subsistence costs
Costs associated with access to a computer, internet connectivity, email account, printer, stationery, and camera for video assignment (contact us for Learning Support).
REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
Your deposit is non-refundable in all circumstances.
We will only refund a whole training fee for fees paid in full prior to the date 8 weeks before your course start date, minus your deposit.
No refunds will be offered on training fees on cancellations within 8 weeks of the course start date.
Fees are non-transferable to another training.
As part of our commitment to accessibility, we're proud to offer a bursary and scholarship scheme for this yoga teacher training course.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate their need for financial support, their dedication to the practice of yoga, as well as present their vision for taking the practice off the mat and out into community/outreach settings.
To make an application, please complete our short, confidential form.
GET IN TOUCH
We're sure you have plenty of questions and we warmly welcome them. We'd love to advise and support you on your continuing professional development as a yoga teacher. Send us an email or simply fill out the form below.