Module 4: Yoga Nidra for Yoga Therapists, Addiction, Neuroscience & Research, Yoga Therapy for Grief & Loss

Dec. 5-10, 2021
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Yoga Nidra for Yoga Therapists, Addiction, Neuroscience & Research, Yoga Therapy for Grief & Loss
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Prerequisite: Complete Through Lesson 36
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Yoga Nidra for Yoga Therapists

Yoga Nidra is an extremely powerful tool for healing. When properly taught yoga nidra can be modulated to treat many conditions and imbalances. In this course, we will learn the basic theory behind yoga nidra. We will learn how to adjust yoga nidra to target specific koshas and gain the skills to language yoga nidra instruction appropriately for different condition sets.


This course will examine addictive behavior and yoga therapy interventions. There will be an overview of current addiction treatment models and how yoga therapy can support these models. Students will examine and gain knowledge in addictive behaviors and their roots as well as expression in each kosha while also learning the appropriate interventions for each aspect of the self. Doshic considerations will be touched upon, as well as group protocols.

Neuroscience & Research

In this course—taught by neuroscientist and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, Sat Bir Singh Khalsa —students will learn how to properly read and evaluate research studies. Students will examine how to integrate vetted knowledge into yoga therapy settings. Students will also be given an overview of the current state of neuroscience research as it relates to yoga and meditation.

Yoga Therapy for Grief and Loss

In this course, taught by a grief and loss expert with over 4 decades of yoga study, students will investigate how we as Yoga Therapists can help those nearing the of their time in this form. Students will learn yoga counseling skills for the very ill and end of life, and philosophical foundations of death, dying, and grief work. We will learn the 5 needs of grieving people and how to provide practices to integrate and fulfill these needs. We will also examine the end of life from a koshic perspective.