iRest® Immersion Weekend
with Fuyuko Toyota
2nd-4th March 2018
North New Brighton Community Centre
93 Marine Parade, New Brighton, Christchurch
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Come join us for this iRest® Yoga Nidra Immersion event where you will learn the principles and practice of iRest Yoga Nidra meditation and experience the variety of ways iRest can be used on and off the mat.
This iRest Immersion event is open to everyone; both experienced iRest practitioners and newcomers alike wishing to sample the fullness iRest has to offer for health, healing, and wholeness of being.
Please note that while this iRest Yoga Nidra Immersion weekend is not an iRest training, it does fulfill the short retreat requirement of the iRest Certification Program.
The next iRest Level 1 Training dates in new Zealand will be announced early 2018.
About iRest Yoga Nidra
iRest Yoga Nidra is a research-based meditation, relaxation and healing protocol. The practice of iRest enables you to deeply calm your nervous system, integrate difficult thoughts & emotions, and offers a portal for awakening to your essential nature. iRest meditation is both an excellent personal practice as well as adjunctive practice for healthcare & healing professionals. Research shows iRest effectively reduces stress, insomnia, anxiety, depression, chronic pain & post-traumatic stress disorder, and enhances joy, equanimity & well-being in daily life.
Through many experiential practices and dynamic dialogue:
- Learn the 10 Step iRest Protocol to enhance your personal meditation practice
- Explore how to integrate the practices of iRest into daily life
- Foster well-being and resiliency from stress & anxiety
- Experience Bodysensing in movement
- Practice Breathsensing for resiliency, increased energy, and relaxation
- Learn to skilfully meet difficult emotions and beliefs skillfully in daily life
- Access an inner resource of wellbeing, ease, security, and peace
- Awaken to your essential wholeness
Fuyuko Sawamura-Toyota is a certified iRest® Senior Trainer, Retreat Leader and Supervisor/Mentor. For the past 20 years she has been deeply committed on the path of Yoga and ancient Nondual wisdom. She is also a qualified Hatha Yoga teacher since 1996.
She incorporates iRest and Self-Inquiry in her teachings of Yoga, Somatic body awareness and meditation at her yoga studio “Prema Yoga” on the Gold Coast, Australia and internationally.
In 2007, Richard Miller, her spiritual mentor, brought to Fuyuko a deeper understanding of living life in a nondual way. From a life of ever deepening joy, astonishment and Stillness, a heartfelt desire to share these precious teachings has sprung forth.
She teaches and hosts iRest trainings and retreats in Australia and New Zealand. She has been assisting iRest trainings in North America for Richard Miller and other senior trainers.
Friday 4.30-5.15pm Registration / Arrival
Friday 5.30-8.30pm Evening Session
(we begin at 5.30pm – please make sure you are fully settled in the space by 5.15pm at the latest)
Saturday 9am til 6pm
Sunday 9am til 4pm
Lunch on Saturday and Sunday is from 12.30-1.45pm
Read Richard Miller’s Endorsement of Fuyuko Toyota (click image below to read)
“I deeply respect Fuyuko for how she integrates her grounded presence and deep passion for truth, beauty, love and community when teaching yoga and iRest meditation practices …