Seven Seeds Yoga Nidra
30 Hour Immersion & Training
Date: Feb 15, 16 & 17 2019
Time: Friday Feb 15 1:30 – 9:30p,
Saturday Feb 16 1 – 9:00p
Sunday Feb 17 1 – 6:30p
Investment: Early Bird $975 plus HST after Jan 15, 2019.
Limited Space, Pre-registration Required @ the studio or ONLINE
What is Yoga Nidra:
The ancient practice of Yoga Nidra is a form of meditation – a unique combination of deep rest & relaxation within a state of alert awareness. Yoga Nidra rejuvenates and renews both the physical body and the mind. It is a quiet practice that heals and transforms.
Yoga Nidra means the “sleep of the yogis”. It is a state of relaxed consciousness, which is the result of a guided sequential journey inward to stillness. Yoga Nidra gives the practicioner an opportunity to release long held perceptions, patterns and beliefs that are relied on to make sense of our modern world.
We are all conditioned in the way we experience our reality by memories of the past. Within the deep state of Yoga Nidra, one can release and heal subconscious issues related to health, work, stress and relationships resulting in a more conscious and powerful existence.
In this intensive you will learn:
- The history and development of Yoga Nidra
- Intentions, and how they shape the practice
- The neuroscience of Yoga Nidra
- The stages of Yoga Nidra
- Understanding the Kosha’a (5 subtle bodies)
- Creating Sankalpa (heart felt intention)
- Yoga Nidra as a meditative practice
- The role of deep restorative rest on regulating the nervous system
- Growing your own practice
- Developing scripts and finding your voice
- Working with specific groups
At the end of this course you will have the skills needed to teach groups and individuals (including children) and the confidence to offer others the gift of Yoga Nidra.
This course is appropriate for yoga teachers, health professionals, dedicated yoga practitioners, parents & partners. CEU’s have been approved by the Yoga Alliance and Ontario Nurses Association. If you are a professional requiring CEU’s for your college please inquire and I will make contact to try to arrange this if possible.
Sheila Cullen is a Yoga Nidra instructor and teacher based in Toronto, Ontario. Her work explores the power of quiet in movement, yoga and meditation. She offers classes, workshops, retreats and teacher training in Toronto and around the world.
Sheila’s work integrates Eastern and Western approaches to healing, bridging ancient mysticism and modern neuroscience for healing and wellness. She has a background in both science and the arts, and also works as a respiratory therapist at a large urban trauma centre.
Sheila has been practicing, studying and teaching Yoga Nidra for over a 15 years, and has been living and practicing yoga for over 25 years. She holds a degree in Applied Science and Fine Arts and has studied Hatha, Yin, Restorative and Yoga Nidra extensively. Her teachers include Nischala Joy Devi (Yoga of the Heart: Cardiac and Cancer Care Yoga Nidra), Rod Stryker and Jennifer Reis.
From the depth of her own personal practice and study, Sheila creates a compassionate
atmosphere that nourishes a sense of Belonging and Connection within the bodies, minds, hearts
and spirits of her students.