Feb. 13 & 14, 2020 Thursday & Friday, 11:00-6:30
July 18 & 19, 2020 - Saturday & Sunday 11:00-6:00
​Fee: 395.00

Restorative Yoga Instructor Training

This 20 hour immersion training (16 contact hours) is designed for anyone interested in a deeper understanding of the techniques and methodology of restorative yoga, from yoga teachers wishing to master the art of restorative classes to the casual practitioner wishing to design a home practice for personal health maintenance. The weekend covers the gentle, calming therapeutic style of practice that restores the nervous system.  This training covers  a broad range of healing techniques and modalities that can be incorporated into restorative classes, beginning with how to strategically arrange props and sequence the practice to promote an optimum state of renewal and relaxation, and including specialty healing systems to enhance the experience. YA continuing education credits (20) and a certificate of completion is provided at the end of the course.

A curriculum of 18 hours  includes:

  • Theory and Science of restorative yoga
  • Hands on Assists
  • Props and poses for restorative yoga
  • Breathwork and guided imagery
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Acupressure yoga and trigger points
  • Essential Oils for healing
  • Gong and sound therapy for relaxing nervous system
  • Restorative Sequencing & class pacing
  • Anatomy of the nervous  system
  • Required Reading: Relax and Renew by Judith Lasater(please bring to class)



"When you’re in position, you wait for the inner body to settle, like the water in a glass

that has been placed on a table."

Facebook review - "This was a weekend of magic and wonder. The Heartwood team brings talent and passion and vast knowledge to their unique educational experiences. This weekend's Teacher Training combined yogic experience of sound, smell, physical comfort, and intellectual stimulation. Our wonderful teachers created a learning experience which really had the effect of a retreat. Namaste and thank you." - Christine Locandro Davenport 

17507 Waterline Rd. Bradenton FL. 34212

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