Yoga Nidra training course offered by Ayurveda School in Grass Valley, California and Bahamas


Dr Marc Halpern, author of Healing your life

Yoga Nidra has deepened my meditation practice to a level that I did not think possible for me – Christianne Valdes

Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep) is an ancient healing art that, combined with the science of Ayurveda, unleashes the potential for physical, mental and spiritual health. During the training program, students will receive and teach Yoga Nidra sessions. The program is offered March 13-16, 2013 at the Sivananda Yoga Retreat in Paradise Island, Bahamas, and September 25-29, 2013 at the Sivananda Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California.

During the program, students will learn techniques that will enable them to reach new states of consciousness with an acute perception of their physical and subtle body. As students practice these techniques, they will feel the flow of prana pass through physical, emotional and energetic blockages. The end result is the healing of body and mind and the expansion of consciousness. During this program, students will experience yoga nidra and learn how to teach it to others. Upon completion, students will be ready to provide this service to their community.

The program is offered by Dr. Marc Halpern, director of the California College of Ayurveda. Dr Marc Halpern DC, CAS, PKS, Sivananda Yoga Teacher, is one of the most respected Ayurvedic medicine teachers in the United States. Founder and President of the California College of Ayurveda and co-founder of the National Association of Ayurvedic Medicine and the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine, Dr. Halpern was instrumental in bringing Ayurvedic medicine to the West. He is the author of two textbooks and the recent book, Healing Your Life: Lessons on the Path of Ayurveda, adviser to Ayurvedic journals in India and the United States and recipient of the Best Ayurvedic Physician Award. Dr Halpern is one of the few Westerners recognized as an expert in Ayurveda internationally. Dr. Halpern’s experience as a chiropractor and yoga teacher and his graduate certification in holistic medicine has given him a broad and unique understanding of the path to self-healing.

Founded in 1995, the California College of Ayurveda is the oldest state-accredited college offering professional training programs for the study of Ayurvedic medicine in the West. The CCA offers a comprehensive program, with three levels of programs leading to certification as an Ayurvedic Clinical Specialist (CAS). The Ayurvedic School offers a variety of shorter workshops and seminars and trains students to become the healers of the future, Ayurvedic practitioners dedicated to understanding the whole person – physically, emotionally, spiritually. Ayurveda programs are offered in English in the United States, Canada and Europe, and in Spanish for Latin America and Spain. For more information please call +1 530 478 9100

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