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Total Yoga Nidra With Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Ph.D.

Total Yoga Nidra with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Ph.D. at Yoga Tree Potrero Hill (1500 16th St.).

Foundation training: $199 and Evening Practice: $65

This Foundation Course offers an accessible and profound immersion in the experience of Total Yoga Nidra, providing a perfect opportunity for those who have encountered other partial or limited forms of the practice to meet the full spectrum of approaches to Yoga Nidra.

A combination of theory and practice will give you a sound foundation (or to deepen your existing foundation) of understanding about what Yoga Nidra is in the broadest sense, and how it works, together with plenty of live, responsive and practical experiences of a full range of Yoga Nidra. We will cover:

1. Welcome to Yoga Nidra
2. History and Development
3. Intentions, and How They Shape the Practice
4. Comparative Structures
5. Comparative Rotations of Consciousness
6. The Science of Yoga Nidra
7. The Philosophy of Yoga Nidra
8. Liminality & Creativity
9. Sleep, Memory & Dreams
10. Trance: Hypnosis & Yoga Nidra
11. Yoga Nidra as a Meditative Practice
12. Sankalpa
13. Yoga Nidra & Bhakti Yoga
14. Growing your Own Practice

Come and enjoy an evening of Total Yoga Nidra - deep nurture, poetry, song, sound and meditations that are rooted in the wisdom practices of yoga tantra.

Open to both men and women; all levels. Space is limited; sign up in advance to secure your spot.

This qualifies for Continuing Education credit with the Yoga Alliance or credit in the Yoga Tree 500- or 1000-hour Teacher Training.

“Yoga Nidra is a great treasure, a potent meditative resource for healing, insight, and empowerment. It's a state of consciousness in which we are invited to re-encounter the essential truth of who we really are. Yoga Nidra provides us with the opportunity to experience deep freedom.“ –Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

You also might be interested in Womb Yoga Weekend Workshopsalso to be led by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, which takes place September 30–October 1 at Yoga Tree Potrero. For more information, click here. On the Yoga Tree mobile app:

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Ph.D., met yoga in 1969, at the age of four, and fell in love. She’s been practicing ever since, and teaching yoga since 1994. She’s a yoga therapist specialising in women’s health, a mother of three, author of several books, including the radical Yoni Shakti, co-founder of the Yoga Nidra Network and Total Yoga Nidra. Uma’s workshops and talks are nourishing, irreverent, friendly, welcoming, challenging and hugely delightful fun. Her teaching style is open to responsive, intuitive attunements and adjustments to meet the specific needs of those attending, giving time for questions and answers and discussion.

Enjoy Womb Yoga with Uma on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1! Click here for more info:

Questions? Email for more information.

Would you like to try before you book? Listen to Uma's free Total Yoga Nidras online:

Uma highly recommends that you listen to her Total Yoga Nidra "Yoga Nidra 1: Starry night pure yoga nidra" before you come; available online for free here: Yoga Nidras by Uma: Total Yoga Nidra recordings plus a selection of individual chapters from her book, Yoni ShaktiThree more Total Yoga Nidras, listen to Sita's story and six beautiful  

Find Uma and the Yoga Nidra Network on and 



Earlier Event: September 28
Yoga For Change
Later Event: September 30
Free Bay Area AcroYoga Festival