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Anahata Yoga Retreat

Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga Instructor’s Training at Anahata

A professional development course designed for yoga teachers, health and education professionals and or anybody interested in a yogic immersion focused on relaxation techniques. Explore tools to systematically address the tensions in the body, mind and emotions, inducing a deep state of relaxation.

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Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga Instructor’s Training at Anahata
Yoga Nidra & Restorative Yoga Instructor’s Training at Anahata

Time & Location

22 Nov 2018, 10:00 am – 02 Dec 2018, 11:00 am

Anahata Yoga Retreat, Takaka, New Zealand

About The Event

10-Day residential – including 3 months training package Or a 5-Day personal retreat option (see link below) A professional development course designed for yoga teachers, health and education professionals and or anybody interested in a yogic immersion focused on relaxation techniques. Explore tools to systematically address the tensions in the body, mind and emotions, inducing a deep state of relaxation.

Yoga Nidra, Basic Breathing Methods and Restorative Yoga are key practices to equip aspirants and practitioners with yogic skills and techniques for self-support, as well as for clients and/or students. The methods taught in the training will assist in the release of deep muscular, mental and emotional tension, inducing calmness and clarity for a range of life and health situations. Yoga Nidra Yoga Nidra is a profound, yet simple, practice that leads to a state of being in which the mind lets go of the external world and turns inwards giving the senses a deep rest from the activities of contemporary society. The mind is gradually trained to connect into tranquility effortlessly. Yoga Nidra systematically releases tension experienced in the muscles, the breath, and the nervous system. Ultimately the practice works directly on the mind to release impressions from the past and anxieties about the future. Basic Breathing Methods and Restorative Yoga When we have the ability to alter the breath at will, we gain the ability to nourish and optimise the body and manage the mind and emotions. The benefits of Basic Breathing Methods and Restorative Yoga include the dismantling of chronic tension patterns, enhanced immune function, effective cellular respiration, reduced hypertension in the cardiovascular system, reduced mental and emotional tension, a body-mind returned to a natural state of ease and equilibrium. Applications in professional life Psychiatrists, psychotherapists, medical and health professionals and yoga teachers in a variety of settings including schools, offices, community centres, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, prisons and nursing homes are using these tools. They may be effective in the management of:

Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia & Depression

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Addictions

High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease

Respiratory conditions

Neurological conditions and motor impairments

Chronic fatigue and adrenal issues

Digestive Issues

Asthma and Diabetes

There are two options:

Option 1: This 10 day Professional Development retreat which is followed by course work undertaken at home.

Option 2: A 5 day personal retreat – Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga immersion with opportunity to embody the practices and with plenty of time for reflection and optional sessions.

Option 1: includes a 10-Day onsite module – 3 months training package with MP3 practice sessions and a comprehensive training manual This comprises a minimum of 2 months of personal practice combined with periods of instruction and theoretical study in both face-to-face and online learning environments. Once the foundations of personal practice are set, teaching methodology, skills and teaching practice are introduced, working towards a final teaching assessment. Mentoring and Internship Options: Once you have completed the residential training, you can choose to stay at Anahata for a residential internship to practice teach and receive guidance from senior teachers.Please enquire for more info.

Start Time: 10am Thursday, 22nd Nov – arrival/registration Finish Time: 11am Sunday, 2nd Dec Complimentary pick up: 5.45pm Wednesday 21st Nov, Golden Bay Visitor Centre. Complimentary drop off: 11am Sunday 2nd Dec, back to Golden Bay Visitor Centre.

Swami Karma Karuna is a founding member and director of Anahata Yoga Retreat, New Zealand. She is an engaging, intuitive yoga and meditation teacher, international speaker and writer with more than 25 years of training and experience in a range or areas. She brings real life experience, years of building knowledge, humility, humour and compassion together to inspire students and share the transformative journey of teaching yoga and growth on the spiritual path. Swami Karma Karuna is a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP), a IAYT Yoga Therapist, a Senior Teacher of Yoga Australia and New Zealand as well as a Swami of the Bihar Yoga lineage. Her wide range of teaching includes yoga teacher trainings, Continuing Education courses for various organizations, international events and spiritual sadhana retreats around the world.

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10 nights, shared accommodation, all meals and the opportunity to attend daily sessions.

Standard Price: Full Course Price: $NZ 2,895.00 Camping Option: $NZ 2,795.00 Super Early Bird Price: – a 15% discount if full payment made by 24th Aug 2018 – use promo code YNISEB15 Early Bird Price: – a 10% discount if full payment made by 8th Oct 2018 – use promo code YNIEB10 Required deposit $NZ 1500.00 Camping options available

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