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Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Course

Yoga Nidra TTC


Yoga Nidra is the hallmark of Satyananda Bihar School of Yoga and the most popular and enjoyable relaxation meditation, Yoga Nidra Teachers Training Course (YNTTC) at Shankar Prasad Ashram Gokarna, is a unique course and an ideal opportunity to learn how to teach it superbly, from Swami Yogaratna who has over 35 years experience in teaching Yoga Nidra. It is for those who love Yoga Nidra and would like to share this gift with others. If you would like to go deeper into Yoga Nidra, you may attend the Advanced Yoga Nidra Course. \n\n Those who complete the YNTTC course and all assignments successfully, will receive a Shankar Prasad Foundation Yoga Nidra Teachers Training Certificate. \n\n \fItinerary: \/f The student of YNTTC will gain a deeper experience and understanding of Yoga Nidra, learn how to use your voice, give a course, and plan & make your own Yoga Nidra Recording suitable for giving to your students. The YNTTC will be of minimum 200 hrs over 4 weeks in the Shankar Prasad Ashram, near Gokarna, from those who follow the ashram life in the tradition of Satyananda Bihar Yoga. Yoga Nidra Teachers Training will consist: - Attendance of the Yoga Nidra Foundation Course\n\n
 - Time for Yoga Nidra Self Practice\n\n
 - Advanced Yoga Nidra (10-12 sessions) \n\n
 - Theory of Yoga Nidra, How to teach\n\n
 - Research & study in a specialised area of your choice (or teaching YN in another language)\n\n
 - Quiz\n\n
 \fRecommended for balanced sadhana: \/f\n - Attendance of Asana, Pranayama (APMB) sessions, meditation (sitting) \n\n
 - Mantra Chanting, satsang & kirtan at 6am and 8pm\n\n
 - Karma Yoga (1 hour per day required)\n\n
 \fStudent’s Assignments: \/f\n 1. Practice teaching sessions \n\n
 2. Write a full Yoga Nidra transcript \n\n
 3. Teach a full version or a 5 days course of Yoga Nidra \n\n
 4. Make a Recording suitable for your students to practice \n\n
 5. Prepare and give a talk on theoretical aspects of Yoga Nidra\n\n
 Certificates will be issued to those who have completed the assignments and have demonstrated a suitable Yoga Nidra session. \n\n \fPrerequisites:\/f\n 1. Attended and learnt Yoga Nidra from a Satyananda Bihar Trained teacher in a 5 sessions course\n\n
 2. 1-2 years of self practice with and without recordings\n\n
 3. Desiring to experience deeper and wider applications of Yoga Nidra and to share the wonderful experience Yoga Nidra for the benefit of the student who wishes to learn\n\n
 \bThis is not a course for beginners nor for those who just want to deepen their own practice; these may attend Advanced Yoga Nidra (12 sessions)\/b\n\n Arrival on the 1st day there will be an orientation into ashram life and Bankikodla Village (if time permits). Yoga Nidra classes start on Sunday. Please note that this is a spiritual center, so silence is required from 9pm to the following day at 9am (after breakfast). This facilitates cutting off from external simulation so that we can know ourselves on a deeper level. Drugs, alcohol, tobacco and non-vegetarian food is strictly prohibited in or near the ashram. We do have cats who live in the ashram, and dogs outside, so hope you are not allergic to animals. We humbly ask that all guests be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their own rooms, and help to clean up the table and dishes after meal times and put things away in the proper place after use.\n\n \fInstructor biography: \/f Swami Yogaratna Saraswati was trained as a sannyasin disciple of the Bihar School of Yoga, which was founded by Swami Satyananda Saraswati, direct disciple of Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh. With over 35 years experience in yoga meditation, Swami Yogaratna has given yoga programs all over South India and overseas. She is particularly appreciated for her talent in leading Yoga Nidra (psychic sleep) and other Meditations from the tantras, yoga therapy, yoga for children, the higher techniques of Chakra Sadhana, Kundalini yoga and many others including satsangs (talks) and kirtan (group singing).

Course details

Course Date Coming Soon!
Time 6 hours everyday
Duration 200 hours
Level Advance
Price INR 85000 | $120

"Yoga Nidra is the yoga of aware sleep. In this lies the secret of self healing. Yoga Nidra is a pratyahara technique in which the distraction of the mind is contained and the mind is relaxed"