Teaching Restorative Yoga

Are you looking to explore more ways to develop your students and cultivate your own practice?

Whether you are just starting out on your journey as a Yoga Teacher, seeking to enhance your existing teaching skills or simply wish to develop your personal practice, our Restorative Yoga Teacher Training immersion will provide you with the tools to enrich your practice and teach authentically, grounded both in self-awareness and experiential knowledge.

Restorative Yoga is one of the most wholesome and non-dogmatic approaches to yoga today. As our world speeds up, and our need to slow-down because of a health necessity, Restorative Yoga is gaining increasing appreciation among teachers and practitioners all over the world.

Content & Structure for Teaching Restorative Yoga

This Teaching Immersion into Restorative Yoga creates space for exploration and study. Restorative Yoga is a complementary yoga practice to the more dynamic and invigorating yoga styles that are predominant today, but also useful as a stand-alone healing practice. In this Immersion, we will explore:

  • Restorative practice
  • The Nervous System & Organs
  • Yoga Anatomy & Physiology
  • The Art of Teaching Restorative
  • Therapeutic Applications

Deborah will share her experience and the tools of the practice, exploring how to relax and rest deeply.  Each day will include Restorative Practice as well as Meditation and Self-reflection. You will be required to have your own daily practice during the course as well as journaling.

Additional Hours

  • 5 hours reading
  • 5 hour assignment
  • 10 hour home practice, reflection and journaling
Who's it for?

This course is a welcome study immersion for yoga teachers and teachers in training to refresh, renew and to deepen their practice and study. It’s also open to dedicated yoga students (minimum of 2 years consistent practice) wanting to deepen their understanding and practice of yoga, and health professionals (e.g. Osteopaths, Psychomotor Therapists) keen to broaden their knowledge and skills (please note, this wouldn’t certify you as a Restorative Yoga Teacher).

Accreditation

On completion of the course and assignment, graduate Yoga Teachers will receive a Whitespace 50hr Restorative Teaching Certificate. Non-Teachers can receive a Certificate of Attendance upon request. Training hours can be used for CPD points e.g. Yoga Alliance, British Wheel, General Osteopathic Council. Please check with your Professional Body for details.

I’ve had the best 4 days in a long time! The delivery of the course was beyond my expectations. Deborah was friendly, had lots of empathy and connected with us all as individuals.

Joanne Pegna

About Deborah

Deborah Berryman is known for her infectious curiosity for the practice and for life.  Drawing on over 12yrs of teaching experience, she is passionate about Restorative Yoga and sharing the life enhancing benefits of a regular practice.

She is a ‘teacher of teachers’, and teaches national and international Retreats, Workshops and Teacher Trainings which are always insightful and great fun. She strikes that balance of touching the deeper & more profound aspects of our practice and ourselves while rediscovering a lightness and playful side – very life affirming!

Her teaching explores physiology as well as our emotional and energetic patterns, as she believes to free the body, we must first understand how everything integrates, and how we can support all aspects of the self to bring about healing.

Deborah studied for many years with Judith Lasater, assisting her training in the UK and completing her Advanced Therapeutic Restorative Teacher Training.  She will share her training, experience and personal insights, exploring the power of relaxing and resting deeply.

She is the founder and senior faculty member of Whitespaces’ Teacher Training Programme and holds the highest level of certification from Yoga Alliance – Senior Yoga Teacher (SYT) as well being a Mindfulness Teacher (Bangor University), iRest Teacher and British Wheel of Yoga Dipl (BWY).

Our teachers are carefully picked for their outstanding knowledge and teaching skill, and for their dedication to students’ learning.

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQsWe totally appreciate that this journey requires a big commitment in time, money and energy, so we want to help you to make an informed decision. Our Teaching Restorative FAQ’s offers answers to some of our more frequent questions from students, we hope this covers everything you need to know. Do feel free to call us if you’d prefer to discuss any questions in person.

Booking Information

We do expect this course to fill up quickly and places are limited to ensure the best standard of training and providing a personal and supportive learning experience. Full payment is required to secure your place.

Booking T&C’s

In the event of cancellation:

60 days or more prior to the course start date:
Your payment will be refunded, less 10% admin fee
31 – 59 days prior to the start date:
Payments are not refundable, but are transferable to a future whitespace training, workshops or classes (less 10% admin fee).
30 days or less prior to the start date:
Payments are not refundable or transferable, unless your place can be filled from a waiting list (less 20% admin fee).

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