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Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga Instructor Training

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Modalities: Yoga Nidra

9-Day residential at Anahta Yoga Retreat Centre - Total 100 Hours - including 3 months training package (module closes 21 July, 2017) or a personal retreat option (5 days)

A professional development course designed for yoga teachers, health and education professionals and or anybody interested in a yogic immersion focused on relaxation techniques. Explore tools to systematically address the tensions in the body, mind and emotions, inducing a deep state of relaxation.

Yoga Nidra, Basic Breathing Methods and Restorative Yoga are key practices to equip aspirants and practitioners with yogic skills and techniques for self support as well as clients and or students. The methods taught in the training will assist in the release of deep muscular, mental and emotional tension, inducing calmness and clarity for a range of life and health situations.

Yoga Nidra
Yoga Nidra is a state of being in which the mind lets go of the external world and turns inwards giving the senses a deep rest from the activities of contemporary society. The mind is gradually trained to connect into tranquility effortlessly. Yoga Nidra systematically releases tension experienced in the muscles, the breath, and the nervous system. Ultimately the practice works directly on the mind to release impressions from the past and anxieties about the future.

Basic Breathing Methods and Restorative Yoga
The benefits of Basic Breathing Methods and Restorative Yoga include the dismantling of chronic tension patterns, enhanced immune function, effective cellular respiration, reduced hypertension in the cardiovascular system, reduced mental and emotional tension, a body-mind returned to a natural state of ease and equilibrium.

Applications in professional life
These tools are being by psychiatrists, psychotherapists, medical and health professionals and yoga teachers in a variety of settings including schools, offices, community centers, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, prisons and nursing homes. They may be effective in the management of:
* Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia & Depression
* Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
* Addictions
* High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease
* Respiratory conditions
* Neurological conditions and motor impairment
* Chronic disorders
* Digestive Issues
* Asthma and Diabetes

There are two options:

Option 1: A Professional Development retreat which is followed by course work undertaken at home.

Option 2: 5 day personal retreat - Practice Yoga Nidra, Basic Breathing Methods and Restorative yoga and immersion into the the yoga lifestyle, with plenty of time for reflection and optional sessions.

Option 1 Includes a 9-Day onsite module - Total 100 Hours - 3 months training package ending 21 July, 2017

This comprises a minimum of 2 months of personal practice combined with periods of instruction and theoretical study in both face-to-face and online learning environments.
Once the foundations of personal practice are set, teaching methodology, skills and teaching practice are introduced, working towards a final teaching assessment.

NZ$ 1950
Early Early Bird NZ$1657.50. A discount of 15% if full payment by 28 February 2017
Early Bird Price NZ$ 1800. A discount of 10% if full payment by 31 March 2017 10%
Non-refundable deposit $NZ 390.00

For more information please visit the website:

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 - Sunday, Apr 30, 2017
Booking and Information
Phone:+64 (3) 525-9887
Event Location
Takaka, New Zealand
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