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  • Yoga Nidra Teacher Training: Level I Intensive w/ Dr. Nick Atlas *ONLINE* September 26-27, 2020

    Evolutionary Education®

    Yoga Nidra Teacher Training: Level I Intensive w/ Dr. Nick Atlas

    100% ONLINE CERTIFICATION COURSE 

    (Zoom link provided upon registration)

    DATE: September 26-27, 2020

    TIME: Sat. & Sun. 10:00am-12:00pm; 2:00pm-4:00pm EST

    (8 hours live, 4+ hours at-home study)

    TUITION: $315

    **USE CODE “VY2020” AND SAVE 10%!**

    Register at https://www.bigtickets.com/events/evolutionary/ynttonline

    Yoga Nidra, or “dynamic sleep,” is a unique, trauma-sensitive approach to deep relaxation, meditation, and transformative dreamwork that can be practiced with little or no yogic experience, yet it encompasses the full breadth of yoga psychology and meditative insight. Yoga Nidra is typically “delivered” to a group by a trained instructor, though it may also be employed in a one-on-one setting (for example, in place of or as an adjunct to counseling, psychotherapy, energy work, etc.). Ultimately, it may become the foundation of your yoga practice and journey of self-discovery.

    This comprehensive and nourishing, 12-hour teacher training certification course is 100% ONLINE and is open to participants of all levels and backgrounds–no prior experience is necessary. The course includes 8 hours of live class time via ZOOM (4 hours x 2 days), as well as 4+ hours of at-home study and practice that you may complete on your own time. The live sessions will include several opportunities to receive the immensely restorative, deep relaxation of Yoga Nidra, as well as breathwork practices, and integrative discussion/Q&A on the philosophy and evidenced-based research supporting Yoga Nidra, including how it relates to waking, sleeping, dreaming (e.g., lucid dreaming) and consciousness, working with trauma, releasing anxiety, alleviating insomnia, overcoming nightmares, etc.

    The course will also explore strategies for working with students and clients in an online format, such that you may be able to begin offering private and group sessions immediately. 

    Among our learning objectives are for you to:


    • Receive a succinct yet adaptable method for delivering Yoga Nidra to diverse audiences.

    • Explore ways to incorporate Yoga Nidra into yoga classes, schools, health care clinics, private practice, home/family life, online teaching, etc.

    • Examine the theoretical and philosophical foundations of Yoga Nidra, including how it relates to counseling theory, psychology, yoga, mindfulness, Buddhism, etc., as well as evidenced-based research, trauma-informed approaches, and ethical concerns.

    • Practice how to connect with yourself and others, foster empathy and develop clear boundaries, while instilling additional strategies for self-care, wellness and prevention.

    • Develop tools for deepening your own practice, finding your voice, and speaking authentically from your heart.

    • Learn to relax more deeply into the present moment, let go of your fears, revitalize yourself and tap into vast creative resources.

    All participants will receive an electronic training manual and, upon fulfillment of all course requirements, a certificate of completion for Level I. Yoga Alliance members are eligible to receive 12 hours of CE credit.

    Please note that all sales are final and non-refundable.

    You will need to have a Zoom account in order to participate in the live training.

    For more information, visit evolutionaryeducation.org or email evolutionary.ed@gmail.com.

    Check out the Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Trailer Video

    About the instructor:

    Nick Atlas, PhD, E-RYT 500, YACEP, is the Director of Evolutionary Education®, and a lead trainer, coach, and consultant with twenty years experience in the healing and expressive arts. Dr. Nick is also an Instructor of Transpersonal Psychology at Atlantic University, and has traveled the world as a meditation teacher, dreamworker, psychedelic-integration specialist, visual artist, author, and musician. He is currently based in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts. nickatlas.com / evolutionaryeducation.org

  • Awaken - early morning yoga series October 6-28, 2020

    A yoga series for our early birds!
    Awaken with a 45 min grounding and uplifting early morning yoga flow that Rachael describes as “gentle with twist”.
    When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6am Oct 6th through 29th
    $125 for the full series or
    $18 to drop in
    *Spaces are limited

  • Pop-up! Yoga Nidra October 10, 2020

    Join Ashley for meditation, and movement followed by a full hour of Yoga Nidra. Come reset, and restore with a 90 min session led by Ashley Baer.
    Tickets are $20/student
    Limited spaces available!
    About Yoga Nidra:
    Yoga Nidra is a technique in which you learn to relax consciously. The word ‘nidra’ is translated literally to mean sleep but in this practice sleep is not regarded as true relaxation. For absolute relaxation, one must remain aware, and is in a state of awareness between wakefulness and dreams. It is a system of inducing complete physical, mental, and emotional relaxation. Practicing a method such as this can calm the entire emotional structure of the mind. It is an effective way to release stress and induce deep physiological rest and relaxation. Scientific studies have shown that practicing yoga nidra can lower blood pressure, anxiety levels, cure insomnia, and change your brain wave patterns, and all of these benefits without any effort or movement! This is the practice of Yoga Nidra-a state of dynamic sleep which is a deep relaxation with inner awareness. Yoga Nidra will change your life!
    – Taken from Yoga Nidra by Swami Satyananda Saraswati

  • Detox/Retox: Yoga + Mimosas October 18, 2020

    Village Yoga and Cherry Street Taproom (Vickery) are partnering to bring you yoga + mimosas, social distance style! Bring your boo or a friend for a 1 hr detoxifying yoga class on the Vickery Village Green followed by a “retoxifying” mimosa bar at Cherry Street. Maybe even stay and grab brunch at Cherry Street’s Rick Tanner’s!
    Tickets:
    Early Bird – $25/person
    After 10/11 – $35/person
    includes 1 hr yoga class and mimosa bar at Cherry Street Taproom
    Space is limited

  • Intro to Mindfulness 4 Week Series November 1-22, 2020

    Learn about Mindfulness through this four week series. This series will include learning the concepts of Mindfulness and how to incorporate it as a lifestyle through Mindful Meditation, Mindful Movement, Mindful Eating, Mindful Listening and Breath work.
    Ashley Baer is a certified Health & Wellness Coach, 200RYT who has also trained in meditation and mindfulness with Jon Kabat Zinn, local teacher and mindfulness based Therapist -Lena Franklin, as well as being certified by the Omega Institute to teach Mindfulness in Education. She currently teaches a Mindfulness Pilot course in Forsyth County Schools. Go deeper into MIndfulness with this four week series.
    $125 for the full series or
    $18 drop in
    Limited spaces available.

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