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Ayurveda School in Grass Valley offering Yoga Nidra Training Course at California and Bahamas

Yoga Nidra or Yogic sleep is an ancient art of healing that combined with the science of Ayurveda improves the potential for physical, mental and spiritual health. During the training program students will be taught Yoga nidra sessions. The program is offered by March 13-16, 2013 at the Sivananda Yoga Retreat on Paradise Island in the Bahamas and Sept. 25-29, 2013 in Sivananda Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California.

During the program, participants will learn techniques which will allow them to reach new states of conscious awareness with acute perception of both their physical and subtle body. During practicing these techniques, the students will feel the flow of prana move through physical, emotional, and energetic blockages. The end result is the healing of the body and mind and the expansion of consciousness. Students will learn both experiences during the program one is learning yoga nidra, and second to teach it to others. Upon completion, students will be prepared to offer this service to their community.

The program is offered by Dr. Marc Halpern, director of the California college of Ayurveda D.C., C.A.S., P.K.S., Sivananda yoga teacher, is one of the most respected teachers of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States. Founder and President of the California College of Ayurveda and co-founder of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and the California Association of Ayurvedic medicine, Dr. Halpern has been instrumental in bringing Ayurvedic medicine to the West. He is the author of two textbooks, and the recent book, Healing Your Life: Lessons on the Path of Ayurveda, an advisor to Ayurvedic journals in India and the United States and a recipient of the Best Ayurvedic Physician award. Established in 1995, the California College of Ayurveda is the longest running, State-approved collegei offering professional training programs for the study of Ayurvedic Medicine in the West. CCA offers a comprehensive curriculum, with three levels of programs leading to certification as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist (C.A.S.). Ayurveda programs are offered in English throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, and in Spanish for Latin America and Spain.