Yoga Nidra Certification


40 Hours of Formal Training in the FULL Yoga Nidra process -including the story section.

~ Go beyond relaxation and learn to lead Yoga Nidra as both healing relaxation and spiritual practice ~

Train in within a framework that sets you up with:
. Clear guidelines
. Time to digest and synthesize new information
. 1:1 coaching and support to build confidence to guide the
practice and to set up teaching situation.
. Planning templates to assist you with a framework for inspiration and planning of Yoga Nidras
. Personal Reflection Journal
. Access to a supportive community of guides to share experiences and inspiration with
. Access to a shared Library of Yoga Nidra stories and visualizations to draw from for your own work.

REPLAYS AVAILABLE for flexible study and those in different time zones

In this mentorship-style training we offer balance of group training sessions, 1:1 coaching sessions with Premajyoti and course-guided personal inquiry work.

The comprehensiveness of this training not only allows for you to digest and integrate the Yogic science and structure of Yoga Nidra practice.

It also provides you with ongoing support to build confidence in designing and delivering Yoga Nidra, so that by the completion of your training you feel ready to share this profound healing and meditative technique with your chosen groups.

Online Class Dates (all in Central Time)

Thursday October 7th . 9:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday October 9th . 12:00am - 3:00pm

Thursday October 14th . 9:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday October 16th . 12:00am - 3:00pm

Thursday October 21st . 9:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday October 23rd . 12:00am - 3:00pm

Thursday October 28th . 9:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday October 30th. 12:00am - 3:00pm

Additional Learning

~ 3 1:1 Mentoring Session with Swami Premajyoti
- Planned according to your schedule

~ 3 Full Yoga Nidras shared with a classmate for feed-forward

~ 3 Full Yoga Nidra shared with Swami Premajyoti for feed-forward

~ 4 Yoga Nidra Experiences delivered by Swami Premajyoti including follow-up discussion

~ 3 Written reflection Assignments
- Spaced over 4 months

~ Optional x2 1:1 30m Q&A sessions with Swami Premajyoti to discuss any aspect of the course and your learning.

About Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra is an ancient and systematic form of deep relaxation that actively fosters profound physical, mental and emotional relaxation, and the expansion of consciousness.

It has been shown to decrease stress, release past trauma, improve sleep, lower blood pressure, and increase overall sense of health and well-being.

Adding Yoga Nidra as an offering as a Yoga Teacher, Meditation Teacher, Therapist, or Helping Professional brings an extra and deeply affective healing modality to your work.

About Swami Premajyoti

Swami Premajyoti has been leading, practicing and researching Yoga Nidra for at least a decade. She is deeply grounded in the profound health, creative and spiritual benefits of this practice.

She draws on her extensive study of yogic practice, philosophy and mysticism with previous years of experience as a trained Teacher, and Counseling Therapist trained at Masters level, and as a long-time mentor or Yoga & Meditation Teachers.

In the area of Yoga Nidra, she has worked with groups in Yoga Studios, Retreats, Community Centers, her own Counseling Practice, Schools, and with individuals suffering from issues ranging from uncontrolled anger, eating disorders, PTSD, anxiety, metabolic issues, cancer recovery, to years of insomnia.

This area of Yoga & Meditation is one of her passions and she has seen first hand how positively it impacts the lives of others.

In this training, you will learn about:
. The origins of Yoga Nidra within the ancient yogic teachings that sprung from India
. The general processes and stages of leading people into Yoga Nidra and purpose of each
. The brainwave patterns and human psychology involved in the process
. The benefits of Yoga Nidra Physically, Psychologically and Spiritually and the mechanisms through which each aspect of the human being is impacted through the practice.
. The benefit of including a story or journey in a Yoga Nidra and the basic effective components of a Yoga Nidra story - an aspect that is not often taught.

You will be able to:
. Write your own Yoga Nidra script and deliver it to a group or individuals.
. Guide people through a full Yoga Nidra
. Describe why you have included aspects of the content of your Yoga Nidra and what it may produce for your participants.
. Go out and confidently begin leading Yoga Nidra in your chosen work setting.

Credit for this course may apply toward YACEP or as credit toward RYT 300, RYT 500, Yoga Therapy Certification or other Dharma House Institute of Interdisciplinary Yoga Studies programs