iRest essentially teaches you how to live a contented life, free of conflict, anxiety, fear and suffering by opening your mind and body to their inherent ground of health and wholeness.
certified iRest Yoga Nidra® Senior Trainer
is coming to BIYOME Easter 2020!
iRest® Yoga Nidra is an evidence based ancient transformative practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry that releases negative emotions and thought patterns, calms the nervous system, and develops an inner sanctuary of well-being and equanimity that underlies all circumstance you may encounter in your life. Research has shown iRest effectively reduces PTSD, depression, anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and chemical dependency, as well as increases well-being. It is an adjunctive treatment that has been integrated into veteran settings, homeless shelters, clinics, and healing and meditation centers, where healthcare professionals are integrating iRest to facilitate their own and their clients’ healing and wellbeing.
Join Fuyuko Toyota April 2020 at BIYOME as she guides you through an immersive experience of iRest Yoga Nidra.
Yoga Nidra is an evidence-based practice that has captivated the world of self-care and rest. There is a prevalence within our society that places demand before rest, as such, there is a sustainable need for teachers to engage in practices that instil an understanding that begets rest within their clientele. Recent research has shown that the brain experiences the same activity during a 30-minute Yoga Nidra practice as about 4 hours of sleep: Yoga Nidra is an effective technique for physical and mental relaxation.
There is a literal meaning behind Yoga Nidra as yogic sleep: this practice cultivates a dynamic conscious state that takes place between wake and repose. Proven beneficial to people suffering from depression, anxiety, insomnia, psychosomatic diseases, chronic pain and inflammation, as well as chemical dependency and a multiplicity of other ailments, with repeated practice Yoga Nidra has the capacity to establish joy based in resilience recuperation and a sense of well-being in daily life.
This Yoga Nidra & Neuroscience Specialty Intensive will enable you to enrich your understanding and knowledge based on how to teach students to consciously explore the waking state, the dreaming state, the sleeping state, as well as how to experience all three collectively. This adept appreciation for the Nidra state will be cultivated through the understanding of brain wave patterning and common states of the mind and brain from a neurobiological perspective. Moreover, the knowledge base will allow an understanding of how this specific technique of yoga has further traditional bases in preparing the mind for higher yogic disciplines.
Next Date Offered:
Course available to be taken online at anytime. Contact us for more details.
What You Will Learn
- Understanding the philosophy behind practice including the definition, origins, the purpose of Yoga Nidra from an eastern perspective, as well as the importance of the Sankalpa.
- Understanding the physiology behind practice including the relevance of time, rhythm, the function of rest, as well as the neurobiology of brainwaves as they apply to the stages of Yoga Nidra.
- Understanding the psychology behind Yoga Nidra as Therapy including evoking rest through Neurophysiological Psychology
- Understanding from a completely immersive experience the foundations, applications, and teaching methodologies of Yoga Nidra as Therapy.
This course is registered with both Yoga Australia and Meditation Australia and gains 50 hours of continued professional development when purchased through this page – should you wish to complete a full meditation certification (110 hours – 660 hours) or yoga certification (150 hours – 650 hours) please view this Specialty Intensive Training as an elective within our full course offerings. Details available here.
Further Information & Requirements
- Taught By
- Required Books
- Recommended Books
- Required Props
- Saraswati, S. S. (2003). Yoga nidra. Munger, India: Yoga Publications Trust.
There are currently no recommended books for this intensive.
- 1 yoga mat
- zafu (meditation cushion)
- zabuton (meditation cushion base)
- 2 x blankets
- 1 x mat
- 1 x bolster
- 1 x eye pillow
Your CPD02 Investment
Full investment upfront $1,449
or choose a payment plan:
1x deposit payment $499
3x additional monthly payments $417
Certificate of completion / registration is not offered without complete payment