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. The class schedule varies by location. However, the program includes lectures, practice sessions, and circles to discuss each session along with Q & A.
Upon completion, students will be prepared to offer this service to their community.
Small-Group Outdoor Training
We have redesigned our course for maximum safety with the highest quality of training. This course has been limited to 20 students. This is a wonderful opportunity for a more personalized training experience.
- 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 group and private settings
Dr. Marc Halpern and Dr. Andrea Deerheart Halpern
Dr. Marc Halpern is the founder and President of the California College of Ayurveda. An internationally-respected expert in the field of Ayurveda, Dr. Halpern received the award for Best Ayurvedic Physician from the Indian Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Ramdas. He is a co-founder of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine. Dr. Halpern created the #1 Best Selling Recording: Yoga Nidra and Self-Healing. He is also the author of Healing Your Life: Lessons on the Path of Ayurveda. Dr. Halpern is also a Sivananda trained Yoga Teacher.
Dr. Andrea Deerheart Halpern is the passionate founder of The HeartWay, a non-profit foundation dedicated to Embracing life and Honoring Death. Using wisdom gathered from decades of guiding the living and dying; physically, emotionally and spiritually, Deerheart has provided loving care and healing for those on the journey of conscious living and dying for more than 20 years. Dr. Deerheart is also a 500-hour RYT yoga teacher and a Certified CCA Yoga Nidra Instructor. Dr. Deerheart is the creator of the recording: Yoga Nidra: Graceful Transitions.
2022 Course Dates
October 26, 2022 - October 29, 2022
Classes begin at 8:00 am and end at 5:30 pm each day.
None. This program is open to all individuals.
Travel and accommodations are extra.
Read Yoga Nidra article by Dr. Halpern.
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.
* A $250 non-refundable deposit is required for registration. Required books or materials, if noted above, are extra.
CCA Yoga Nidra Teacher Training Course with Certified Instructors
Enroll in any two or more Workshops at the same time and receive a 10% discount on both workshops. Any transferring and cancellation of registration voids discount. Discount will not include new programs added after registration has been completed.