Yoga Nidra training course 2017

with Swami Vedantananda


Through the practice of Yoga Nidra we are not only relaxing, but restructuring and reforming our whole personality from within.” –  Swami Satyananda Saraswati

This is a short training course for yoga teachers over three weekends with Swami Vedantananda.

8/9 April & 24/25 June & 16/17 September 2017

The Earthbeat Centre, Saltburn

Cost of course

A deposit of £200.00 will be paid on acceptance to the course. Balance is due before 1 February 2017 or in instalments (£475).

To offer a well-structured course on Yoga Nidra that gives a sound basis for teachers to teach it.
To give teachers the opportunity to experience the practice of Yoga Nidra for themselves.

To fully explore and discover the practice from experience To understand the theory and science behind it.
To look at the potential of Yoga Nidra in various situations.

Target Population
Teachers from other traditions who have discovered Yoga Nidra and wish to learn and understand more about it, thus enabling them to teach the practice, Satyananda Trained Teachers, those closely associated with Satyananda Yoga, Trained Assessors and those working in areas of Special Needs.

Qualifications for the course
Must already be an active yoga teacher.

Course Requirements
Attend all seminars.
Do the daily practice as set.
Complete the home study assignments as required.

Duration of the course
Over a period of six months, a total of six day seminars, making a total of 36 contact hours. Each day will begin at 10.00am and finish at 5.00pm. Homework will comprise at least 5 hours study between seminars+ daily practice of Yoga Nidra during the course.

Course content
Yoga Nidra Practice – minimum 6 hours – not including home practice.

The history and origins of Yoga Nidra
The stages of Yoga Nidra
How to teach the practice
The need for Relaxation
The Potential of Yoga Nidra – applications and responsibilities The use of voice and language

Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practice, Experience, Group Discussions, Plenary Sessions, Group work.

Assessment of Studies
Ongoing assessment throughout the course, home study and assignments, including recording of the stages of the practice leading to at least one complete practice

Delivering of parts of the practice during the course.

A certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course qualifying the participants to teach Yoga Nidra.

Course Literature
Yoga Nidra – BSY publication

Additional publications that we recommend:
Yoga Magazine from BSY
Bindu Magazine from Sw Janakananda
Ancient Techniques of Yoga and Kriya by Swami Satyananda

For more information, or to book, contact:

Swami Vedantananda:

Pujananda: 01423 880859


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