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Yoga Nidra [clear filter]
Friday, March 10

1:00pm MST

Discovering Wholeness: Theory & Practice of iRest Yoga Nidra
Limited Capacity seats available

Come experience this guided form of meditation that can uncover deep states of peace, healing and resiliency. The workshop will include both an explanation of the practices of iRest Yoga Nidra, as well as calming breathing exercises and a long, deep guided meditation (iRest is practiced lying down in a comfortable position so bring a yoga mat, blankets, a pillow, or anything else that will help you feel comfortable). Clinical research is showing iRest's efficacy with insomnia, chronic pain, PTSD, anxiety and depression. iRest is also an easy and effective way to experience deep states meditation. Beginners and advanced practitioners are welcome.

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Molly Birkholm

co-founder, Warriors at Ease
Molly Birkholm is a speaker, advisor, show host, and author.  She is the co-founder of Warriors at Ease, which has pioneered evidence-based resilience and trauma treatment programs that are used in the US military, including training more than 2000 instructors who work at more than... Read More →

Friday March 10, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm MST
Canyon Ballroom B
  Experiential Workshop / Training, Yoga Nidra
  • CEUs CEU, Yoga Alliance
  • Tracks Beginners Track, Business Track, Meditation Track, Trauma Training Track, Yoga for Teachers Track
  • Style Yoga Nidra
  • Participant Level No experience required
  • What to expect Come experience this guided form of meditation that can uncover deep states of peace, healing and resiliency. Learn more about the practice of iRest and experience a deep, restorative guided meditation. Discover how the peace you have been seeking is already here.
  • Takeaway iRest Yoga Nidra CDs and principles that can be practiced in daily life.
  • Special Instructions to Particip Notebook, pens, mat (blankets and pillow recommended, but optional) blankets

7:30pm MST

Deep Relax
Limited Capacity filling up

Taught by Danielle and created by Sri Dharma Mittra, our guided restorative session to help you break free from the stress of the noisy and restless world that maintains its presence in our bodies and minds at all times. This practice will allow you to take the time to let all the cells of your physical body, joints and organs de-stress and begin to find balance. This result occurs on an unconscious level as your bodily systems become healthy, balanced and refreshed. You will then be ready to sit quietly for the final minutes in the practice of contemplative meditation, to bring your awareness even further within and guide you toward the Real Self deep in your heart. From this place, it will be easy for you to acknowledge, see and feel the unity in the diversity, the sameness of all. You will slowly realize all is within and we are all one as Sri Dharma often says. Each session includes different special practices and lectures. Danielle has studied 1800 hours with Sri Dharma and is a registered 800 hour teacher with his school.

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Danielle Vardakas-Duszko

Center Director, Honest Yoga
Danielle Vardakas E-RYT500 DYT800 BFA began dancing at age 3 in Philadelphia. She continued to study dance at the Philadelphia Creative & Performing Arts High School. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Temple University and the Tyler School of Art in 2001. Danielle fell in love with... Read More →

Friday March 10, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm MST
Canyon Ballroom B
  Evening & Sunrise, Yoga Nidra
Saturday, March 11

2:00pm MST

Unconditional Satisfaction
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Unconditional Satisfaction - I AM Yoga™, Amrit Yoga Nidra (Guided Meditation): In our goal-oriented society, we have trained ourselves to believe that happiness happens only when we achieve what we want. Our single-pointed focus on the end-result, which we have mistaken as the source of fulfillment, has us constantly leapfrogging over the only place satisfaction is possible: Now. Attend this workshop to learn practical & yogic-based techniques that unconditionally provide happiness, satisfaction and peace to every moment you are in, instead of waiting for temporary fulfillment available exclusively from the end-result. This session is open to yoga enthusiasts of all experience levels. Yoga Nidra ideally is experienced lying down, and can be done seated on the floor or seated comfortably in a chair. The session is a combination of correct understanding and direct experience.

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Kalindi Edwina Hoffmann

Director of Relations, Lead Teacher, Amrit Yoga Institute
Kalindi is a student of life on the path of love. Throughout her life she has passionately been committed to exploring the art of healing and self-mastery. Having trained at the Amrit Yoga Institute she has experienced the profound and transformational aspects of yoga as taught by... Read More →

Saturday March 11, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm MST
Juniper Suite at The Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock 90 Ridge Trail Dr, Sedona, AZ 86351
  Experiential Workshop / Training, Yoga Nidra

2:00pm MST

Yoga Nidra
Limited Capacity seats available

Many traditions of yoga build heat in the body as a method of melting away toxins and tension-this is only half of the practice. YOGA NIDRA includes gentle (moon cycle) vinyasas to slow the body down, hip openers to release patterns from the deep muscle fascia and restorative poses to flood the body with vitality. The next step on this healing journey will be soothing pranayama and a guided yoga nidra practice designed to bring the body into a state of relaxation that is deeper than sleep. If you have been doing a lot of yoga and wonder why you are still fatigued, YOGA NIDRA will provide the RE-FUEL experience you are looking for.

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Sara Ivanhoe

Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe, M.A., is celebrating her 20-year teaching anniversary this year. To mark the occasion she completed graduate school with Loyola Marymount University's Inaugural class in Yoga Philosophy. She is the yoga spokesperson for "Weight Watchers", "Yoga for Dummies... Read More →

Saturday March 11, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm MST
Vista Hall at The Collective Sedona 7000 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86351
  Guided Class / Session / Healing, Yoga Nidra

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