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YOGA NIDRA
FACLITATOR

CPD COURSE

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 

COURSE CONTENT

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.


 

STUDY & ASSESSMENT

What kind of study is involved and how is the course assessed?

 
 
 

SAMPLE PRACTICES

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

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STUDY & ASSESSMENT

STUDY

  • 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

ASSESSMENT

  • Assessment includes: ​

    • Submission of an audio recorded yoga nidra practice for feedback on criteria including structure, suitability of content, and inclusivity

    • Self-practice journal

 

MATERIALS

  • 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

> QUESTIONS

Please don't hesitate to reach out and chat with us about any/all of your queries. Get in touch here. 

 
 

TUTORS

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BEVERLEY NOLAN

Beverley draws strongly on the principles of embodied anatomy, somatic psychology and trauma-sensitivity. 

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ASHLEY MACDONALD

Ashley brings her specialism in trauma sensitivity as well as her experience of pedagogy. 

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TIFFANY THORNE

Tiffany brings unique insights from yoga philosophy texts and her growing body of work in embodied Sanskrit.

> FEES, PAYMENT OPTIONS & BURSARIES

How much does it cost? Are payment plans or bursaries available?

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. 

Fees include:

  • 3 days of face-to-face tuition

  • Handouts and Assignment Support

  • Accredited certificate of completion with Yoga Alliance (international)

  • Unlimited tea on training days!

PAYMENT OPTIONS

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.

ONE PAYMENT

£295

Make your booking and pay in full before

30 September 2022

TWO PAYMENTS

£330

For all bookings paid in full from

1 October 2022

BURSARY

We are proud to offer bursary support on all out trainings. Please get in touch. Places are limited.

ADDITIONAL COSTS

  • 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.

BURSARIES 

 

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.

 
 

QUESTIONS?

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.

Thanks! We'll get back to you shortly.

 
 

OTHER COURSES

IN A NUTSHELL

3 DAY CPD COURSE
Dates: 25-27 NOV 2022
Venue: CAMYOGA Central, Cambridge
Groups: 12 max
Fees: £330. Early Bird £295 available until 30 September 2022