YOGA NIDRA

INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION
Arizona's Original Professional-Level Yoga Nidra Certification Course
Attend in-person or online*
Coming Summer 2022!
* in-person attendance extremely limited
Heal the World...and Yourself
Stress. Overwhelm. Anxiety. And more grief than we've seen in our lifetimes. This is the reality facing tens of millions of people all around the world thanks to the harrowing world events of the past two years

We are living on a planet in deep need of healing and rejuvenation. And you can help—with Yoga Nidra.


Best known as a type of meditation, Yoga Nidra might better be thought of as a modular healing modality; one that is scientifically-proven to bring powerful benefits to a wide range mental, emotional, and physical conditions.

This ancient practice derives its power from the wide array of somatic and cognitive techniques it employs in combinations that can be tailored to the unique needs of the individual. Best of all, it can be used effectively with people from all walks of life regardless of physical ability or religious or cultural background.

Yoga Pura's Yoga Nidra Instructor Certification is a professional-level program that will help you to put this powerful practice to work in your own life while making you a master teacher empowered to heal the world.

Our comprehensive curriculum will equip you to:
Master the application of the ancient science of Yoga Nidra customized for a wide variety of needs and conditions.
 
Optimize your own personal health and happiness using tailored Yoga Nidra practices to fit your unique life circumstances.
 
Employ neuroscientific techniques to help heal common ailments, nervous system imbalances, and negative thought and habit patterns.

Provide personalized Yoga Nidra sessions quickly and easily using Yoga Pura's modularized Yoga Nidra system.

Be the agent of healing and wholeness
that the world so desperately needs you to be.
WHAT OUR GRADUATES ARE SAYING

One word: Wow! Yoga Pura's Yoga Nidra certification was a life-transforming experience TRULY beyond what I thought possible...and loads of fun too!

- Bill D.
Physician
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Yoga Pura's Yoga Nidra training exceeded my expectations by far. It's helped me to grow both personally and professionally as a therapist.

- Pat H.
Clinical Psychologist
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I've struggled for years with a past that's haunted me. This course has helped me finally feel like I'm healing. I can't wait to help others do the same!

- Joy B.
Real Estate Agent.

 
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How Yoga Nidra Works...

Yoga Nidra is a multifaceted healing modality that can be tailored to serve one's personal development, spiritual evolution, or to supplement treatment regimens of a wide variety of conditions from chronic anxiety, depression, PTSD, addiction, and more.

Central to the Yoga Nidra process is the creation of progressively slower brain-wave states that allow the nervous system to return to its natural, relaxed balance.


Once the client is brought to this state, disentangled from the habituated thoughts, beliefs, and tensions of waking consciousness, the Yoga Nidra instructor is able to dispense specific techniques to help neutralize the underlying causes and conditions of dis-ease.

Whether the ultimate goal is spiritual realization or health and wellness, Yoga Nidra's intentional process of healing has made it effective in addressing a wide range of challenges.

 

Yoga Nidra has been proven effective in assisting with healing from...

THE HEALING TECHNIQUES OF YOGA NIDRA

Somatic relaxation
Conscious breathwork
Cognitive reframing

Strategic Intention

Mindful meditation
Reflective receptivity

Intentional communion

Curative mantra

Directed attention
Positive affirmation

Custom visualization

Yoga nidra derives much of its power from the wide range of healing techniques it employs in various combinations including...

  • Chronic stress and anxiety

  • Sabotaging habits

  • Limiting beliefs and perspectives

  • Emotional eating

  • Cravings and addiction

  • Trauma and post-traumatic stress

Click here for more on using Yoga Nidra in clinical settings

MORE SUCCESS STORIES

After years of doctors and therapists, I was convinced that nothing could help my chronic pain. Eric's Yoga Nidra set me free!

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- Joyce P.
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When I got back from Iraq, I could barely leave my house. Eric and his Yoga Nidra training have given me my life back!

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- Jesse A.
Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army
 Why Yoga Pura? 
Yoga Nidra's effectiveness derives not so much from the technique, as it does the instructor's understanding of how to use the technique to interrupt the underlying imbalance or process of dis-ease.

This is why Yoga Pura's Certification Program has been engineered to move beyond the mere teaching of Yoga Nidra to include an in-depth study of human neurology, yogic psychology, the mechanics of dis-ease, together with the first-hand experience of personal transformation made possible with this ancient practice.

 
Developed and led by renowned yoga educator, Yogacharya Eric Walrabenstein, the program has been created as a result of working with thousands of students over more than three decades.
 
Just some of what makes our course unique...
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Employs a rigorously scientific approach combining both Eastern and Western views of human neurobiology and consciousness.
 
Melds Yoga Nidra's roots as a spiritual practice with powerful applications in alternative health, medical, and therapeutic fields.
 
Provides personal, first-hand experience of the impact of Yoga Nidra as a transformational agent.
 
Delivers both pre-designed Yoga Nidra sessions together with a modularized system you can employ to easily formulate your own customized Yoga Nidra sessions for any audience.
 
Draws on cutting-edge therapeutic developments and includes the latest corroborative research-based data that scientifically validates the efficiency of Yoga Nidra for a multitude of conditions.
 
Equips you to deliver potent, healing experiences to ANYONE in your life regardless of age, belief system, or physical capacity.

Because of the comprehensive nature of this course, no previous experience is required.
Who Yoga Nidra Training is for...
Yoga & Meditation
Teachers
Bring deeper levels of healing and greater spiritual transformation into your students lives with yoga's most sacred wisdom.
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Yoga & Meditation
Practitioners
Awaken to the spiritual dimension of yoga and invite more peace and wholeness into your body, mind, and soul.
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Mental Health
Professionals
Counselors, therapists, and psychologists: use Yoga Nidra to powerfully enhance your existing treatment protocols.
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Wellness & Performance Coaches
Deliver powerful insights into your clients' challenges using the perspectives and practices handed down by the ancient masters.
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WHAT OUR GRADUATES ARE SAYING

Eric's Yoga Nidra certification has completely transformed my work with veterans at the VA. It's simply amazing.

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- Frank G.
VA Peer Counselor

 

With the tools Yoga Nidra training has given me, everything changed! I used to teach yoga, but now I feel like I'm truly changing lives.

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- Claire B.
Yoga & Meditation Teacher
 
 CLASS SCHEDULE
Intensive #1
Friday - Sunday, July 15-17

Hours: Fridays: 6:00pm-9:00pm;

Saturdays & Sundays: 9:00am-4:00pm

Intensive #2
Friday - Sunday, August 12 -14

Hours: Fridays: 6:00pm-9:00pm;

Saturdays & Sundays: 9:00am-4:00pm

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Your course includes:

Five days of instruction and practice

Comprehensive Yoga Nidra Instructor Manual

Eight done-for-you Yoga Nidra scripts

Revolutionary Modular Yoga Nidra card deck


Certification as a Yoga Nidra Instructor*

30 Yoga Alliance CEUs



PLUS A VERY SPECIAL BONUS!!

Four weeks of individualized coaching & assistance with your very own Yoga Nidra instructor

 
YOGA NIDRA
Instructor Certification
 

Tuition includes all instruction, materials, and fees.

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Certification Process

Yoga Pura's Yoga Nidra Instructor Certification will provide you with everything you need to successfully lead customized Yoga Nidra sessions in group and individual settings.

Certification will be provided to those who complete all certification requirements.

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

- Attendance of all instructional sessions

- Completion of all home-based practice assignments

- Submission of three recorded live Yoga Nidra sessions

- Satisfactory completion of written exam

 
Your Teacher
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Eric Walrabenstein is an ordained Yogacharya, best-selling author, and one of the most sought-after authorities on the application of yogic technology for self-healing and empowerment in the nation.

As a master educator in the fields of yoga and mind/body health, Eric's work focuses on making the ancient power of yoga practical for use in solving some of the most urgent personal, spiritual, and mental health challenges of our age.
 
In addition to his work training Yoga Nidra teachers, Eric is the founder of Yoga Pura, one of Arizona's premiere yoga training centers, the creator of the BOOTSTRAP Stress-management System for the U.S. Military, and is the Founding Director of the online BrightLife Yoga Collective.

Click here to sample Eric's teachings