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Facilitating iRest Co-Meditation Dyads: Refine Your Skills

October 8, 2022



You must have attended an iRest Level 1 Training prior to attending this workshop. If you are a Level 1 Teacher and do not see a button to register, please log into your iRest account to register.

This livestream, day-long workshop is for iRest Teachers of all levels. Hone your skills and increase your confidence in facilitating iRest Co-Meditation Dyads.

As a standalone practice, dyads are effective for guiding people in unconditionally meeting all parts of themselves. This supports the spontaneous integration and release of whatever is being experienced.

This technique has many applications. It’s an effective way to work with clients, colleagues, and students, and relate to family and friends. It’s also used with great success in psychotherapy and other therapeutic settings.

This workshop will increase your understanding and practical experience of dyads. You'll become an effective and natural facilitator.

You will:

  • Examine and clarify your true role as a facilitator
  • Explore fundamental guiding principles that inform this practice and clarify what is necessary to include when facilitating an iRest Co-Meditation Dyad
  • Learn when and how to best use tools like opposites and stepping back to effectively support personal meditative inquiry
  • Identify and liberate limiting beliefs that may be holding you back in your dyad facilitation and consciously navigate common challenges
  • Strengthen your repertoire for supporting new students and orienting them to dyadic meditation.
  • Explore ways to integrate dyads in personal and professional settings

The workshop includes informative discussions, opportunities to ask questions, and exploration of challenges you may face as a facilitator. You have the option to practice or observe live dyads within small groups, and receive expert feedback from an experienced senior iRest trainer or mentor.

We encourage all iRest teachers, including those still completing the self-paced online training, to attend. We recommend watching the free webinar below prior to attending this workshop. Bring your questions and reflections for discussion.

Free Webinar

Remote video URL


This workshop will be livestreamed using Zoom. 


Early Bird Price: $159 USD (Available until September 17)
*Teacher's Community Network Price: $159 USD (log into your account to receive the discount)
Regular Price: $189 USD

*Not a Teacher's Community Network member? All Level 1 teachers are welcome to join by clicking here.


You must have taken the iRest Level 1 Training prior to this workshop and be signed in to the site in order to register. To sign in, click "Log in" at the top of this page. 


Saturday, October 8, 2022


This schedule is listed in Pacific time

9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Introduction & Dyad Program
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Short Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Partner Dyad Practice
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break (with optional journal exercise)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Q&A and Discussion
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Short Break
1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Partner Dyad Practice
3:00 p.m.  - 3:30 p.m. Break (with optional journal exercise)
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Q&A Discussion
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Dyad Program & Close

Note: Live attendance is encouraged! A valuable portion of this workshop including co-meditation dyad practices, discussions, and debriefs in breakout rooms won’t be recorded. For those who can’t attend live, recordings of the group lecture and discussion will be available for 8 weeks after the day it’s held.


You must have attended an iRest Level 1 Training prior to attending this workshop.

Please watch the following webinar prior to the workshop: iRest Co-Meditation Dyads: Review, Update, and Inspire. This webinar is also available above on this page.

Some experience in practicing dyads with family, friends, peers, or students prior to taking this workshop is recommended (approximately 7-10 practice dyads or until you feel oriented and have established basic comfort in facilitating the practice.) Please bring your questions and reflections!

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