Upcoming St. John’s Training Dates
Date: Feb 22,23 (Sat/Sun) 2020.
Location: St. John’s, Yoga Kula Co-op, Coakers Meadow Plaza, St. John’s
*Space is limited. Enroll now at the link below to hold your space in this popular training.
Registration and Payment: Click Here to Register for this class. Then submit your payment via:
- Interac eTransfer to Bobby@ShaktiYoga.ca
- The PayPal button on the registration page
Investment: $290+hst ($333.50)
*Scroll down for Yoga Nidra Definitions, course description, and registration instructions.
What is Yoga Nidra?
He who looks outside dreams. He who looks inside awakes. Carl Jung
Yoga Nidra is a systematic method of inducing complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation. Practioners lie in comfortable positions and listen to a guided meditation that brings them into the state of deep relaxation that normally only occurs during the transition from wakefulness to sleep (hypnagogic) or from sleep to wakefulness (hypnopompic). In this state one becomes open to receiving intuition from the subconscious mind. Muscular, emotional and mental tensions can be alleviated. Many also experience great shifts in negative thought patterns and habits. Yoga Nidra is a powerful practice that can bring about deep personal insight. It is also one of yoga’s most accessible practices. It’s benefits can be experienced by anyone, in any state of health, even if they are bedridden or have never done yoga before.
About this Training
In this training you will explore the physiological, psychological and practical aspects of yoga nidra to develop a multi-faceted understanding of this powerful tradition.
Some topics covered in this two day intensive include:
- Jungian archetypes
- Neuroscience perspectives
- Yoga nidra traditions
- Modern variations of Yoga Nidra
- Hypnosis concepts
- Understanding your clients’ needs
- Incorporating yoga nidra into asana classes
- Yoga nidra for general audiences
- Yoga nidra for special populations
- Developing your own long and short scripts
- Props and classroom settings
- Practice putting learned skills into action
- Developing a home yoga nidra practice
- Includes a comprehensive manual, yoga nidra scripts for class usage, and MP3 Downloads for personal practice.
Who is this training suitable for?
- Yoga Instructors who would like to incorporate this practice into their yoga instruction.
- Yoga Instructors who are YA registered. Counts as 16 hours of CEUs for RYTs
- Anyone working in health and wellness who would like to utilize yoga nidra as a tool to compliment their own practices.
- Yoga students wanting to deepen their understanding of this powerful technique and bring it into their personal practice.
Date: Feb 22,23 (Sat/Sun) 2020.
Location: St. John’s, NL, Yoga Kula Co-op, Coakers Meadow Plaza, St. John’s
Investment: $290 hst ($333.50) *After Feb 17th payment in full is the only option available to late registrants. Please ensure you click the drop-down payment box below and scroll to the bottom to select the $333.50 amount.
To Register, submit the application form below and send your application fee.
Bobby Bessey has a B.Sc in psychology and has been fascinated with hypnosis and deep relaxation theory ever since she took her first altered states of consciousness class as an undergrad. She later went on to study yoga nidra at Yoga Vidya Dham ashram in Maharashtra, India in the lineage of Swami Satyananada Saraswati, who was the first to write comprehensively on yoga nidra. Bobby has been incorporating both long and short form yoga nidras into her hatha yoga and prenatal yoga classes for over a decade. She is also a certified HypnoBirthing and HypnoMothering instructor, utilizing deep relaxation and hypnosis techniques to enable prenatal and postnatal mothers to prepare for calm, beautiful and enjoyable birth and motherhood experiences.
This is such a good training. It is great for parents, teachers, counsellors, mental health professionals, and of course yoga teachers. I sometimes teach a full Yoga Nidra class. But I also use it within other classes and retreats, for myself when I have trouble sleeping or I am stressed, and for my 8-year-old daughter when she has trouble going to sleep. I have even taught it to work groups and teens with barriers to employment. I am biased – I love this stuff and I love Bobby Bessey, but I think everyone would benefit from this training.
Tina Pomroy, Yoga Teacher
I was pleasantly suprised to receive a yoga nidra manual and sample scripts to use. And the recordings were amazing!
Suzy Rose, Yoga Teacher
I was already using bits of this in my classes and work however this training brings it to a deeper level and enhances skill level. The scripts were great but learning how to compose my own is wonderful!
Sheri, Social Worker & Yoga Teacher
I love to listen to how you incorporate and relate yoga to science and physiology. A great balance of theory and practical.
Kayla, Yoga Teacher
The detail surrounding the biological, psychological background of the practice as well as the material and practices were helpful. I now feel more comfortable with the language and inspired to be more creative. Your passion and excitement for the practice was also inspiring.
Tracy Mills, Yoga Teacher
I have already tried using this practice with my asana classes as well as a group of 12/13 year olds. All reviews were great. This is such a great compliment to my teaching practice.
Brooke Johnson, Yoga Teacher
Such a beautiful treat for the soul! I can’t wait to share these jewels of knowledge.
Annie Nirava Marion, HypnoBirthing Educator
I was happy to discover just how many scenarios and settings this was useful for. I look forward to adding to my massage treatments.
Cheryl Fenk, Massage Therapist, Yoga Teacher
I practiced one of the scripts on my partner last night and plan to use it with my yoga students tonight. I am so excited to share this with others and to apply to my own practice. We packed a lot into two days! Bobby is a weath of knowledge and ideas.
Eleanor Power, Yoga Teacher, Educator
This was exactly what I needed to continue to expand my practice and my teachings.
Kelly Bursey, Yoga Teacher, Educator