For this teacher training, there is recommended pre-course reading and listening available for purchase by clicking on the the links below.
You are required to read the following three set texts (preferably before the start of the training)
You are required to listen to the Richard Miller Yoga Nidra CD that is included in the Richard Miller required text book.
Once booked on to the training you will be given access to the following pre-course required listening material via our website:
- Simply Calm Yoga Nidra – Nirlipta Tuli
- Space for Creativity Yoga Nidra – Uma Dinsmore- Tuli
- Yoga Nidra – Sw. Satyananda script recorded by Nirlipta Tuli
- Yoga Nidra – Sw. Muktidharma script recorded by Nirlipta Tuli
- Yoga Nidra – Rod Stryker
Having listened to the above 6 Yoga Nidras at least once before the start of the course, please write very brief notes on each of the tracks using the “Brief Nidra Review” document (access given on booking). After the first part of the course you will be asked to review these yoga nidra recordings and write more detailed review notes on each using the form “Detailed Nidra Review” document (also given on booking).
Please know that the notes you take on your pre-course listening are not to be handed to the course tutors. The notes you make are intended to facilitate your understanding of what you have heard to help support small group discussions on the course. These notes are to be retained by you to support your capacity to analyse and discuss different approaches to yoga nidra with your co-students on the course. This is an important aspect of the course, so please bring your notes with you.
In addition, ONE WEEK before the course start date please email firstname.lastname@example.org the following:
• a brief account of your yoga training and/or experience, with particular reference to any prior yoga nidra experience;
• a brief account of why you want to do the course, what you hope to get out of it, and what you hope to contribute;
• a brief account of the yoga nidra which you have attended / observed, and any thoughts on its usefulness.
Coursework (During and After the Training)
Yoga Nidra script development project
Prior to the second part of the course (second weekend if doing the course in two parts, on the decidicated day before the second half if doing the course as an intensive), write a draft script for a fifteen minute yoga nidra which you are intending to use for yourself, or with your students or clients. Feedback and suggestions on the draft to be provided by course tutors. Refine the script, incorporating feedback.
To be completed by an agreed date either by the time of the final meeting or afterwards
A case study, conducted over four sessions of yoga nidra, based on the reactions of either an individual client (or self, if taking the non-teacher route) or a class receiving the yoga nidra. Case study can utilize the scripts developed during the course, or be based on other scripts developed by the student (full information given during the course).