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50 Hour Yoga Nidra Teacher Training

Santosha’s immersive Yoga Nidra course is an inspiring program enabling you to teach and share the healing practice of Yoga Nidra. The course is designed to provide a foundation for teaching Yoga Nidra skillfully, with compassion and awareness. The transformative benefits of this powerful practice will amaze you.

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Discover the deep healing power of Yoga Nidra

with Santosha’s 50 Hour Yoga Nidra intensive in Bali

Increase your potential and empower yourself through traditional healing skills.

Why is Yoga Nidra Growing in Popularity?

Yoga Nidra is a fully guided meditation practice that restores physical and mental wellbeing through the restorative powers of active rest. In a world of ‘doing’ this is is chance to explore ‘being’; an opportunity to tap into the healing benefits of unplugging and letting go. The peace and freedom so many crave in this hyper-connected modern world can be found in this powerful tool.

The benefits of this practice are many – better sleep, increased energy, elimination of stress, improved focus and productivity, reduced pain, freedom from mental chatter and relief from anxiety. The deep and abiding sense of contentment and well-being that comes from a regular Yoga Nidra practice is so sought after in world of stress and confusion.

Gain the skills you need to share this deeply healing practice with others for health, healing and increased well-being. Your students will thank you for it!

Training Overview

Santosha’s 50 Hour Yoga Nidra course is an inspiring program that will take you on an amazing journey of self-discovery. The course is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation for teaching Yoga Nidra skillfully, with compassion and awareness.

Running over four days, this course will provide you with a clear understanding of the beautiful, healing power of Yoga Nidra, so that you can deepen your own practice, or share and empower your students.

For Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT) – Yoga Alliance counts this course as 50 hours of Continuing Education credits.

Is This The Course For Me?

This course is suitable for those wanting to deepen their understanding of Yoga Nidra – whether as a yoga teacher or not.

For those on the path of a teacher – this course will prepare you to teach and practice safely, successfully and compassionately.

For teachers and non-teachers alike – this experience is a wonderful odyssey on your path to greater self-awareness and understanding.

What Will You Get From This Training

This course will provide you with a clear understanding of the beautiful, healing power of yoga nidra, so that you can deepen your own practice, or share and empower your students. This course provides a well-rounded exploration of all aspects of Yoga Nidra, including:

  • The origins of Yoga Nidra
  • Enhancing your own practice
  • Yoga Nidra and relaxation
  • Yoga Nidra and meditation
  • Becoming a Yoga Nidra teacher
  • The techniques in Yoga Nidra
  • Yoga Nidra and the Yoga Sutras
  • Yoga Nidra as a pathway to Samadhi
  • Yoga Nidra and tantra
  • Chakras and nadis
  • Yoga Nidra as prevention and cure
  • Yoga Nidra for people with sleep disorders
  • Pawanamuktasana series
  • Mantras
  • Yoga Nidra for children
  • Planning and conducting Yoga Nidra courses
  • Workshops and individual sessions

The Six Yoga Nidra Modules

  • First steps in teaching Yoga Nidra – About the founder and his intention, the meaning of complete relaxation and the basic setup of Yoga Nidra
  • All the exciting theory behind it – All the techniques that are included in Yoga Nidra, how to explain Yoga Nidra to students and what it takes to become a Yoga Nidra teacher
  • It’s all about energy – Raja and tantra yoga, chakras and nadis and more advanced practices
  • Yoga Nidra and health – How Yoga Nidra can help with health issues and conducting individual Yoga Nidra sessions
  • Yoga Nidra, asanas and mantras – Pawanamuktasana series, how to combine Yoga Nidra with asanas and mantras and Yoga Nidra for children
  • Finally: teaching Yoga Nidra – Planning and conducting courses

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  • Answer all knowledge and reflection questions of each of the 6 modules
  • Keep a diary of your own Yoga Nidra practice for yourself
  • Conduct an individual Yoga Nidra session with a person of your choice
  • Record your own Yoga Nidra CD
  • Write a program for a Yoga Nidra course and conduct the course


  • Upon the receipt of your course fee and application form we will email you the first module.
  • Upon completion of the module, please email back the completed work as either is a word doc or pdf file.
  • Barbara will then return your marked questions with her comments. If there are questions to be re-done, you will be informed of this.
  • The next module will then be forwarded to you by email for commencement, repeating the above until all modules are complete.

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About your teacher


Barbara has been practising Yoga Nidra herself for many years on a daily basis.

She has conducted hundreds of classes and workshops on Yoga Nidra as well as many teacher training courses in Europe.

Barbara is the author of a German bestselling book on Yoga Nidra as well as many CDs.

Currently based in Germany, Barbara teaches our Online Yoga Nidra training as well as running Yoga Nidra classes and retreats around the world.

Your Schedule

Santosha’s yoga nidra teacher training will be held over 4 days in May 2019:

PROGRAM: 50 Hour Yoga Nidra teacher training certificate

DATES: 18-21 May 2019



We guarantee you will leave us with a wealth of knowledge, a smile on your face and a warm, open heart!

Your Training Investment

Santosha ascribes to the philosophy of non-greed, and so we are happy to offer low-cost training courses to make yoga accessible to as many people as possible. Therefore, your investment in the 50 Hour Yoga Nidra course is only:

Regular – $890 AUD (includes GST and deposit)
Earlybird – $790 AUD – if paid in full by March 18, 2019

Please note there is a $350 AUD non-refundable deposit included in this price, which cannot be returned in the event of a cancellation on your part. Training costs do not include flights, accommodation or meals.

Laugh, Love, Learn in Paradise

Stunning Bali Location – Nusa Lembongan


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Our students have fallen in love with its relaxed pace, stunning beaches and breathtaking sunset views. It is the perfect place to relax and revitalise surrounded by sparkling seas, friendly faces and happy island vibes.

    • Completely Chill Out  – Nusa Lembongan is uncrowded with a real tropical island vibe.
    • Getting to Paradise has never been easier!- Travel to the island is quick and simple. The boat ride is only 30 minutes from Sanur, Bali.
    • Something for everyone – The island offers so much – world-class diving/ snorkeling, free-diving, excellent surf breaks, SUP and SUP Yoga.
    • Surf and ocean-lovers’ dream – Stay a few extra days to enjoy the pristine beaches and waters that surround the island.
    • Everything you need within walking distance – The accommodation we recommend is all within 1 – 10 minutes walk, which means you do not need to drive or hire a bike.
    • On-site food, drinks and cool cafe vibes – Our amazing on-site cafe means snacks and juices are available all day during your Yoga Teacher Training.
    • Pristine environment for healthy, happy living – As there are no private cars on the island, paradise is not marred by traffic jams, dirty air or noise pollution.
    • Magical backdrop for your yoga experience – Our Shala is directly in front of the clear aqua ocean, with gentle ocean breezes continually sifting through.
    • The most budget-friendly Yoga Teacher Training option on the market – At first you may think of the total investment of getting to Bali out of your budget, however the reality is that life on the island is cheap – far cheaper than any other options on the market.
    • Easily experience and explore this stunning part of the world – This region is the gateway to many other popular sites and locations, and many stud​ents ​stay on to soak up more island vibes or travel to the neighbouring islands such as Nusa Penida or Lombok.

If you have always dreamed of a life of tranquility, surrounded by clear waters and the peaceful vibes of a true yoga community – then you will soon find  Nusa Lembongan is the perfect yoga teacher training destination for you.

What Makes Santosha Special?

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Yoga is not just a series of postures; it is a deeply transformative tool that brings about real change and growth in your life. That’s why we offer spiritual counseling alongside our trainings, enabling you to get the most of this deeply life changing experience and to find the support you need to leave the training not only a newly certified yoga teacher, but with a new way of looking at the world.

“The course provided a life-changing education that is difficult to put into words, leading to a calmer and more centered attitude to life. Even four months on, I draw on the lessons learned each day – with the knowledge of asana just the tip of the iceberg.” ~ Kate Miller, Australia

cc-best-yoga-teacher-trainingFreedom of Choice

We know that a love of freedom is at the heart of every yogi! That is why we do not lock you into packages or limit your options when it comes to accommodation and meals. We offer the opportunity to stay onsite at our beautiful retreat centers; or to make you own choice to suit your budget and needs. Of course we are happy to provide assistance and have a list of recommended options for you to choose from if you need extra guidance in making your all important accommodation decision!

“There is something special about taking yourself away from your regular world and dropping onto a tropical island to take your YTT- I highly recommend it! There is truly nothing like it and allows you to completely surrender to the teaching when you open your heart to it.” ~ Michelle Boyd, Canada

BBest Yoga teacher training bali level 1ecome a Confident + Qualified RYT

Our Yoga Nidra course is recognised by Yoga Alliange as 50 Hour of continuing training for Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT), meaning you are now certified by the most widely recognised Yoga organisation in the industry, and able to teach in gyms and studios the world. Santosha produces our own specialised Manuals covering Asana, Anatomy, Meditation and more, so you will leave the course with the resources to assist you to continue learning and sharing your knowledge with others.

“I am now a qualified yoga teacher with the confidence to teach from a depth of knowledge and to quietly – in my own way – inspire those who want to learn.” ~ Jessica Bendall, Australia

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Spending time with others on the same path creates the opportunity to make deep and long lasting connections. You’ll be surprised at how quickly a room of strangers become like family! Santosha bonds span the globe, lasting far beyond the course.

“When I arrived for the first day of training I was absolutely terrified… however from the very first minute the beautiful smiling teachers instantly bought me to ease. What happened over the next 4 weeks totally blew me away… I never expected to feel this good. Everyone supported each other so much it was truly inspiring to be around these beautiful people, I made friendships that I know I will have for life.” ~ Sarah Waite, Australia

three_yoginisOngoing Support and Networks

At Santosha we support you at every step of your yoga journey. Our team of yoga teachers are there to support and walk alongside you. Once you have completed your training you will have lifetime access to a range of resources including our Yoga Teachers Tune Up videos, manuals and an Online Network with international yoga teaching jobs and other opportunities.

“At Santosha, I had the opportunity to learn from numerous inspirational instructors including: some who had studied under modern yoga’s founding fathers in India, an anatomist who worked with doctors and scientist to explore the effects of yoga on the body, an ordained Zen Buddhist monk, a reiki master and a naturopath… What a blessing! Throughout the month of training, students are able to forge personal relationships with these teachers that last long after the training ends.” ~ Megan Saukulak, USA

Surf While You Learn!

As an ex-professional surfer, it was always a priority for Santosha founder Sunny Richards to ensure our course locations were close to the best waves Bali has to offer. Both our two course locations allow you easy access to sun, sand and surf. Surf lessons are easily organized, or just make the most of the beach ambience while watching the sun set over the ocean with a fresh coconut.

“Keep shining like the sun, radiating love and warmth. Rock ‘n roll and keep surfing.” ~ Jonathan Jack, Australia

Secure your place now

If you, like hundreds of happy students before you, know that this is for you, then take action today and secure your place now

Enroll Now

All prices are in Australian Dollars. Check today’s exchange rate to calculate your local currency.
Please note – total price includes a $350 AUD non-refundable deposit to secure your place.

Upcoming YOGA NIDRA Course Date & Location

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Attend our Yoga Nidra 50-hour course, and in the extremely unlikely event that by lunchtime on the second day, you feel that you do not want to complete the course OR you do not want to become a Yoga Teacher, we will refund your money minus the non-refundable BUT transferable deposit fee.

Santosha wants to make it totally risk free for you, because we believe that once you begin this journey, your life will change in such a way you could never have imagined!

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