Yoga Nidra Training with Mel Cooper Online & In-person
21st January, 2022 | 9:00 am - 23rd January, 2022 | 5:30 pm£300 – £395
You will receive
Chance to dive deeper into a subject of your choice to get an additional 10 hours.
A tailored teacher training course focusing on your interests.
Plenty of time to reconnect with your own practice, and to recharge if you’re feeling drained.
Support from non dogmatic and experienced teachers: the empashis is on empowering you to find YOUR authentic way of teaching yoga nidra and to obtain knowledge to see what is needed for different students; there isn’t one size fits all for this practice (or any style really!)
Chance to practice teaching with expert constructive and supportive feedback
Online or in person at Wild Wolf’s Yoga, Bristol
Optional: we will meet up in the autumn for a one day workshop (in Stockholm and London), if you´d also like to meet us in person and get more feedback, support etc. Price: donation based.
We recommend that you have done a 200 hour teacher training (any style) but this is not mandatory! If you haven’t: send us an email and let us know and we will look into what other experiences you have and we’ll give you extra support during the course.
The intention is to give you, as a teacher, more tools, to broaden your teaching skills as well as your target groups. Perhaps you have done a training in a dynamic yoga style and would like to add a slow style to your teaching menu as well – to be able to teach back to back classes at studios and retreats?
We have a set structure in line with Yoga Alliance’s criteria, but on top of that we have a certain amount of hours that we can tailor for YOU – and as far as we know, this is quite unique: for you, as participants, to be able to take part in forming the course content!
We have experienced a lot over the years – and what we keep coming back to is how important it is to be authentic, to find “your voice” as a teacher and to have the courage to be YOURSELF when you are teaching! Working as a yoga teacher is amazing – but it also takes a lot of energy – and can be very draining if you are not looking after yourself. (And it’s so easy to not give ourselves that time/attention/selfcare – so in the training we will also put emphasis on how to create space for your own health and practice: to stay balanced and mentally strong!
We will cover
A non-dogmatic approach.
We will cover the main techniques and modern schools of Yoga Nidra and what they offer. You’ll get the chance to compare and explore different methods to see which works the best for you.
Yoga Nidra scripts.
Online resources: You’ll get ready made scripts in different methods. Together we will also explore and develop a treasure trove of ideas and scripts for teaching your own yoga nidra – as well as incorporating it in your own practice.
A detailed look at each stage of the practice; the intention behind it and how it affects the body and mind.
How to adapt your teaching for different students
Basic science of Yoga Nidra.
Brainwaves, Hypnagogia, Basic anatomy of the brain, states of consciousness
History & Philosophy
Your own practice
Friday 21 January 2022 – Sunday 23 January 2022
9 am – 5.30 pm (UK time)
10 am – 6.30 pm CEST
…including several breaks and Yoga Nidra practices, so you won’t be looking at screens all day. 🙂
Online price: £300
In person price: £395
You can sign up for just £150.
The remaining balance is due by the end of the course. Note to get your certificate the course needs to have be paid in full.
If you join in studio, a hard copy manual is included in the course fee.
If you join online, you’ll get it as a pdf through email the day before the course starts.
We use the term Homework loosely here, there is a requirement of 10 hours of learning outside of the course, some will be written but mostly to establish a Yoga Nidra Practice (students have said that this is their favourite ever homework!)
No written tests or “performance” required, rather, we are interested in seeing that you have gained an understanding and knowledge that you can apply to each individual student depending on their needs. This course is intended to spark your interest in embarking on or continuing this fascinating journey.
Hard Copy Manual
If you also want a printed copy of the manual, this is available at cost price including postage within the UK and Europe (please add £5 postage for rest of the world)
£25.00 Black & White
£35.00 Full Colour
If you want the manual as a hardcopy before the course, then contact us two weeks before the course starts.
Please don’t share the manual with anyone. It is subject to copyright law.
We love our students (and the community we have created over the years) and nothing makes us happier than to hear how much they have enjoyed and learnt from our courses. If you would like to see what other students have said about our courses, you can check them out here:
Sign up/more information
A deposit of £150 is required initially to reserve your place, with the full balance to be paid when you can. (31 March 2022 at the latest – but please let us know if you need more time and we´ll see how we can help.) The deposit is non-refundable – but we do know that sometimes things happen in life that you couldn’t predict, and if so: you won’t get the deposit back BUT if you cancel 1 month before the course at the latest you can use it for other trainings/retreats/workshops with us – so you won’t lose the money! Terms and conditions >>>
An invoice for the deposit will be sent to you after we have accepted your application.
Your space is not guaranteed until we have received your deposit. (You will get a confirmation letter as soon as your deposit has reached us.)
Upon completion you will receive a diploma and Yoga Alliance 30 hrs (The Shala & YogaTreat, RYS 300 & YACEP). If you wish, you may also additionally register the hours with Yoga Alliance Professionals as CPD hours (CE hours; Continuing Education).
This course is organised by Yoga Treat Online Ltd.
To start the sign up process click here!
Questions? Contact us and we will be happy to help.