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iRest Yoga Nidra Level 2 Training

September 18–22, 2019

San Rafael, CA

Description

This Level 2 Training is designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of the principles underlying the theory, practice, and delivery of iRest Yoga Nidra. You will develop and refine your delivery of iRest to groups and individuals both in public and professional settings. Read more about Level 2 iRest Trainings.

Teachers

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Richard C. Miller

Founder, Executive Director and President of the Board of Directors Integrative Restoration Institute Richard Miller, PhD, C-IAYT, ERYT-500 is a clinical psychologist, author, researcher, yogic scholar and spiritual teacher. For over 40 years, Richard Miller has devoted his life and work to integrating the nondual wisdom teachings of Yoga, Tantra, Advaita, Taoism and Buddhism with Western psychology. Among his mentors were Jean Klein, T.K.V. Desikachar and Stephen Chang. Richard is the founding president and CEO of the Integrative Restoration Institute, co-founder of The International Association of Yoga Therapy and founding editor of the professional Journal of IAYT.

He is also a founding member and past president of the Institute for Spirituality and Psychology and a senior advisor for the Baumann Foundation for the study of Awareness and its impact on well-being. Author of Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga, Richard serves as a research consultant studying the iRest Yoga Nidra protocol that he has developed (Integrative Restoration ~ iRest, a modern adaptation of the ancient nondual meditation practice of Yoga Nidra) researching its efficacy on health, healing and well-being with diverse populations including active-duty soldiers, veterans, college students, children, seniors, the homeless, the incarcerated, and people experiencing issues such as sleep disorders, PTSD, chemical dependency, chronic pain, and related disorders. In addition to his research and writing projects, Richard lectures and leads trainings and retreats internationally.

Please read the interview with Richard: http://www.sutrajournal.com/interview-with-dr-richard-miller

"You are love itself." —Nisargadatta

Teacher Specialty

General
Veterans
Active Duty Military
Children/Youth
Homeless
Chronic Pain
Boomers
Sleep/Insomnia
Chemical Dependency
Hospice
At Risk Youth
Business
College
High School

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Stephanie Lopez

Stephanie Lopez, L.I.S.W.-S., C-IAYT
Director of Operations ~ iRest Institute
Senior iRest Trainer, Retreat Leader, Supervisor, and Certified iRest Teacher
San Rafael, CA

Stephanie Lopez is a Licensed Independent Social Worker, Gestalt therapist, Certified Yoga Therapist, Senior iRest Trainer, Retreat Leader and Supervisor. She is also a Certified iRest Teacher and serves as the Director of Operations for the iRest Institute.

Stephanie's work is informed by her longtime immersion in the non-dual teachings of yoga and an integration of the wisdom traditions of both Eastern spirituality and Western Psychology. Stephanie interweaves principles of iRest and self-inquiry into her clinical psychotherapy practice. In addition, she maintains a specialized practice devoted to iRest, helping people uncover their essential well-being, deal with difficult emotions & beliefs, and develop a meditation practice. Stephanie’s compassionate presence, depth of knowledge, and love of this work create a welcoming space for insightful learning. She shares her insights in retreats, workshops, classes, and trainings throughout the US and internationally.

Since first meeting and studying with Richard Miller in 2002 Stephanie has been committed to authenticity and truth. In learning to welcome life as it is, life now reveals beauty and wonder in the most ordinary of experiences. She considers it a great privilege to support the iRest community to share these teachings throughout the world.

Teacher Specialty

General
Veterans
Chronic Pain
Sleep/Insomnia
Chemical Dependency
Hospice

Additional Teacher Specialty

Trauma

Location

San Rafael, CA
25 Magnolia Ave
San Rafael , CA 94901
United States
California US

Venue

Santa Sabina Center

Pricing

This event is Sold Out! Contact events@irest.org to be added to the waiting list

Notes

Approximately 30 Continuing Education (CE) hours* will be available for YA, PSY, MFT, LCSW, and RN, read more about Continuing Education (CE) and Registering for CEs.
This event is residential.
Tuition options include food and lodging expense.

Date

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 to Sunday, September 22, 2019

Schedule

Wednesday, September 18:

  • 4:00-5:30 PM arrival & registration
  • 5:30-6:30 PM dinner
  • 6:30-9:00 PM program


Thursday-Friday, September 19-20:

  • 8:30 AM-12:30 PM program
  • 12:30-2:00 PM lunch & break
  • 2:00-6:00 PM program


Saturday, September 21:

  • 8:30 AM-12:30 PM program
  • 2:30-2:00 PM lunch & break
  • 2:00-6:00 PM program
  • 6:00-7:30 PM dinner & break
  • 7:30-9:00 PM program


Sunday, September 22:

  • 8:30 AM-12:30 PM program

Prerequisites

iRest Level 1 Training

Required Reading

CE Info

* CE credits for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) (www.spiritualcompetency.com) which is co-sponsoring this program. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for LCSW, LPCC, LEP, and LMFT license renewal for programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association. 

LCSWs, MFTs, and other mental health professionals from states or provinces other than California need to check with their state or province licensing board as to whether or not they accept programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.

SCRC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California. 

For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance, contact the iRest Institute at events@irest.org. For questions about CE, visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at CE@spiritualcompetency.com.

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