CCA Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Course – With Certified Instructors

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Reach New States of Conscious Awareness

Learn to teach Yoga Nidra and help others reach new states of conscious awareness with acute perception of both their physical and subtle bodies. With this awareness, students will be able to support their body and mind to heal and be able to access their creative potential.

Course Dates & Locations

  • Date TBD – Integral Yoga Institute, San Francisco.
  • Date TBD – Sivananda Ashram, Bahamas.
  • June 25-28, 2020 – With Alexis Crook in Carmichael, CA. Register »
  • June 25-29 – With Julia Long in Galilee Centre, Canada.
  • October 3 – November 7, 2020 – With Rita Burgos online. Register »

Course Overview

During this 32 hour course, students will learn the philosophy, mythology, science, and practice of Yoga Nidra and be prepared to lead classes for others. Students will be guided through several sessions and also practice-teach several sessions. All students leave with an evidence-based packet to bring into conventional settings.

Upon completion, students will be prepared to offer this service to their community.


  • Mythology of Yoga Nidra
  • History of Yoga Nidra
  • Physiology of Yoga Nidra
  • The Science and Evidence-Basis For Yoga Nidra
  • Using Yoga Nidra for self-healing
  • How to teach Yoga Nidra in a group and private settings

Class Schedule

The class schedule varies by location. However, the program includes lectures, practice sessions, and circles to discuss each session along with Q & A.


None. This program is open to all individuals.

Additional Information

Travel and accommodations are extra.

Read Yoga Nidra article by Dr. Halpern.

Course Credit

This program qualifies for 32 hours of Approved Professional Development with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) and 32 hours of Yoga Alliance (YA) Continuing Education credits.

Student Testimonials

Great Explanations

Very good, informative, interesting and great explanations.

Jill Johnson


I felt your love Dr. Halpern through your soft voice and guidance.

Stella Oliveira

Amazing Grace

This course opened me to the realm of all possibilities through amazing grace.

Stella Olivererra

Recommending It

The best thing about this course was the teacher. I am going to ask my two daughters and their husbands to attend this course.

Shanti Kumar

Very Beneficial

This course is very beneficial to anyone involved in promoting self-healing and any one in the health sciences.

Sandra Sprang


Being able to trust Dr. Halpern made it easy to learn quickly and easily.

Sheila Miller

Don’t Miss It

Nobody should miss this experience.

Gerde Fernandez

To the Point

The class allowed lots of time for practice teaching. Dr. Halpern’s delivery was to the point with the focus to provide all the essentials. Good timeline and course content.

Cody Ingram

Personal Benefits

The personal benefits of developing greater awareness and clearing will help me in my profession.

Jill Warner

Highly Beneficial

This was a highly beneficial program on yoga nidra by a conscious and compassionate teacher.

Angeline Galway

Enlightening Experience

Getting it to the state of Yoga Nidra was an enlightening experience.

Danielle Champeau

Deepened My Meditation

Yoga Nidra has deepened my meditation practice to a level I did not think possible for me.

Christianne Valdes