Learn how to slow down and cultivate stillness in the Atman Yoga School® Restore + Yoga Nidra Teacher Training program. This program is part training, part retreat, and you will leave this weekend feeling recharged + relaxed. This training features experiential learning (both practicing and teaching), lectures, yoga philosophy overview and relationship to yoga nidra (5 koshas and 8 limbs), and a lecture on brain anatomy from neuroscientist Laura Bojarskaite.
30-Hour Weekend Intensive Format
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Restorative yoga is a deeply relaxing and slow practice that invites the body, mind, and spirit to release tension and stress. This is an important practice to balance out the fast-paced life of modern society and the chronic over-use of technology, because it is through stillness and turning inward that we cultivate the keys to healing. In this training, learn how and why this practice is so powerful, and learn how to incorporate it into an existing yoga practice or how to start a new practice. This traditional restorative training is informed through the lineages of B.K.S. Iyengar and Judith Hanson Lasater, and teaches how to use props (blocks, bolsters, straps, blankets and sandbags), how to set up postures, and the therapeutic applications of the poses.
All levels of practitioner are welcome to attend this training, and it is open to yoga teachers and non-teachers alike. All students receive a certificate of completion, and students registered with the Yoga Alliance also receive 30 CEUs.
Our schedule is always up to date with upcoming trainings and mentorship programs. If you have questions or want to know more, you can also always get in touch!
Yoga Nidra is the “sleep of the yogis” or “yogic sleep”, and is an ancient relaxation technique and guided meditation that allows the student to exist in a state of consciousness that is in-between sleep and being fully awake. Yoga nidra is a verbally guided experience that includes body scans, and often, identifying a sankalpa to focus your thoughts and energy on. It aims to reduce stress, fatigue, anxiety, and tension as it deeply nourishes the body, mind, and spirit. It is said that one hour of yoga nidra is equal to four hours of deep, nourishing sleep. No movement is required.
The Atman Yoga School® is proud to offer one full-tuition scholarship for every Restore + Yoga Nidra Teacher Training that we offer (5000 NOK value).
Scholarship excludes travel cost, accommodation, program textbook, and required props. This scholarship is offered through an application process, and is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial hardship and/or extraordinary circumstances.
At the AYS, it is our desire to make yoga and meditation accessible to all, regardless of background or experience. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the headline SCHOLARSHIP to request an application. Scholarship deadline is 60 days before the training date, and all applicants will be notified of decision via email.