Prerequisite is Yoga Nidra I: Immersion

Yoga Nidra II:
Certification

Become a Certified Facilitator

I AM Yoga Nidra™ training is considered one of the 5 major schools of Yoga Nidra, offering in-depth, high quality immersion training for the past 20 years. This training is facilitated by internationally recognized leaders and educators in the field of Yoga Nidra.

Depicted: John Vosler assisting Kamini Desai PhD in leading Yoga Nidra I&II intensive in Denver, CO

Photo credit: Jason Batch Photography

The Art of Sleep Meditation

that Awakens Your True Nature

Our Yoga Nidra training is the most in-depth, scientific, and authentic certification available. This continuing course of study deepens and enhances your understanding drawing on the scientific basis and modern applications of this healing practice. We will explore research verifying the benefits and measurable changes occurring in the brain during Yoga Nidra. As one of the 5 major schools of Yoga Nidra for the past 20 years, we offer a wealth of expertise and have the tools and experience to help you become an I AM Yoga Nidra Facilitator of the highest quality. Yoga Nidra is not just something you lead others in – it is something you transmit. This can only be gained through personal practice and self-reflection, which is a cornerstone of our training.

Combining science with the ancient wisdom of yoga, you will be able to develop Yoga Nidra protocols to address such conditions as:

What's Included

*All live and online hours may be used at Yoga Alliance CE hours. No more than 20 hours can be non-contact (online) hours after 2021.

**When taken live. Not included in the on-demand, online course.

Bring Mindfulness to Your Clients, Offer them a Natural Sleep Aid

Important Information

Learning Paths

The hours for Yoga Nidra I & II together count as contact towards Amrit Yoga Institute’s 300 hour Yoga Alliance training when taken in person, and for Amrit Yoga Institute’s 800 hour IAYT-accredited I AM Yoga Therapy training whether taken in person or online. Yoga Alliance has made a temporary online provision which acknowledges training portions (i.e. Yoga Nidra Immersion) completed online by December 31, 2020. This may be extended pending application approval.

Live Training Schedule


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I guide Yoga Nidra after completing Yoga Nidra II: Certification?

Yes, you will be qualified and will receive certification to guide others in Yoga Nidra sessions. Your certificate will include hours from both Yoga Nidra I and II.

Does this course qualify me to certify others to teach Yoga Nidra?

No, it does not.

Can I participate in this course even if I don’t want to teach?

Yes. This course gives you an in-depth look into the scientific and psychological applications of yoga nidra and is appropriate for everyone. Many participate even though they don’t intend to teach.

If I have previous experience with Yoga Nidra, can I place out of this course to take the Advanced Course only?

No. This certification is foundational and crucial for your success in all other courses that follow.

What courses am I qualified to take after completing Yoga Nidra II?

After completion of Yoga Nidra I and II, you are qualified to take Yoga Nidra III: Advanced. You are also qualified to take the specialty courses: which include Kids and training to lead a Yoga Nidra workshops.

Why does the length of my course differ from others?

Depending on location, content may be delivered in various formats including one 10 day segment, 2 4-day segments, or over weekends. It can also be offered in an intensive format. However all curriculum and content is the same.

Where do I get my manual and program materials?

Program materials, including Yoga Nidra Manual, Yoga Nidra Cards and other class resources are provided digitally through an online platform once you register. You will have the option to have these materials printed to order or on your own.

How do I get my CE hours with Yoga Alliance?

In order to qualify, you need to be a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance. You can input these hours and certificate from this course directly through your login portal on their website.

How do I get credit for APD hours with IAYT?

You need to be a C-IAYT to qualify. Once the course is completed, email us with your IAYT 8-digit Membership ID#, your name as you wish it to appear, and we will send you course confirmation for IAYT records.

Required Reading

Yoga Nidra: The Art of Transformational Sleep

It is strongly recommended for this book be read prior to or during the Immersion, and required if you are on the Certification track. It may be purchased as a paperback here.