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Date & Time Details: Oct 12-13, Oct 19-20, Nov 15-17, and Nov 22-24

Location: Desert Song Healing Arts Center, Phoenix, AZ

Address: 3232 North 20th Street Phoenix, AZ 85016

Desert Song Yoga
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I AM Yoga Nidra™ Certification at Desert Song, AZ

with Kamini Desai, Ph.D and Laura McKinzie

October 12 - November 24, 2019

I AM Yoga™ Nidra Training in 4 Weekends

Oct 12-13 & Oct 19-20 with Kamini Desai

Nov 15-17 & Nov 22-24 with Laura McKinzie

Yoga Nidra Certification Training

This training, facilitated by Kamini Desai, PhD and Laura McKinzie, is an excellent addition for psychologists, mindfulness practitioners, bodyworkers, yoga teachers, helping professionals, hypnotherapists and energy healers looking for complementary methods to serve their clients’ needs. Yoga Nidra is an ancient sleep-based guided meditation that has the power to take you to the innermost, deepest levels of relaxation where your whole being is restored to its natural state of peace, health and vitality.

Training is four weekends in 2019:

Kamini Desai

Friday, Oct 11, 6:00-9:00pm
Sat. & Sun. Oct 12-13, 10:30am -12:30pm & 2:30-5:30pm
Sat. & Sun. Oct 19-20, 10:30am -12:30pm & 2:30-5:30pm

Laura McKinzie

Sat. & Sun. Nov 16-17, 10:30am -12:30pm & 2:30-5:30pm
Sat. & Sun. Nov 23-24, 10:30am -12:30pm & 2:30-5:30pm

All Sessions, Manual & Yoga Nidra Cards = $1440 – Early Bird Special
Early bird special ends August 1, 2019 if paid-in-full. After that $1,525.
Deposit of $200 to secure placement.
Yoga Alliance: 65 CE hours – Body Workers (NCBTMB): 25 CE hours
Up to 65 CE hours may be accepted by your healthcare or counseling governing board.

The first two weekends of the training are more philosophy and experience based. The second two weekends apply the science of Yoga Nidra with evidence-based research and applications. This advanced study course will not only deepen and enhance your own practice, but will give you the skills and tools to share it with others. Learn to tailor Yoga Nidra experiences for:

Health & Stress
Trauma and PTSD
Habits and Additctions
Depression, Anxiety and Insomnia



Kamini Desai, Ph.D
Executive Director of the Amrit Yoga Institute, Yogeshwari Over the last 20 years, internationally known Kamini Desai, PhD. has created an exciting and versatile body of teaching, combining western psychology and eastern philosophy. Kamini’s experiential teaching style has been welcomed in over 10 countries around the world. Her proven system of Professional Energy Management has benefitted employees at Sony, KPN Telecom, Mars Confectionery and in the Netherlands government. She is developer of core curriculum of the Amrit Yoga Institute and currently serves as Director and Lead Teacher of the Amrit Method of Yoga Teacher Trainings Level I and Level II as well as the Amrit Method of Yoga Nidra Professional Training with Gurudev. Author of  Yoga Nidra: The Art of Transformational Sleep and Life Lessons, Love Lessons
Learn more about Kamini Desai, Ph.D
Laura McKinzie
Laura’s passion and dedication to the practice of yoga was the catalyst to her becoming a Yoga Teacher 15 years ago.  She is an experienced teacher at the 500hr level (E-RYT 500) as well as the founder of It’s a Succulent Life, which inspires people to live their best life now through the practice of Yoga and Yoga Nidra.  She is also the Director of Yoga Teacher Training at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) in Tempe, Arizona.  Since 2012, Laura has led the 200hr “Unity” Yoga Teacher Training Program at SWIHA, teaching hundreds of students the ancient science of yoga.  She is also a Yoga Nidra Facilitator having completed the Advanced Amrit Yoga Nidra Training Program and is a part of the Amrit Yoga Nidra Teaching Faculty at SWIHA. As a student of yoga for close to two decades, she feels the true gift of yoga is carrying the peace and…
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