Dream Yoga | Teacher Training | VIRTUAL

Join us for this dreamy new training with Ben Wolff. The training is experiential, with students first practising Ben's system of Dream Yoga and then learning how to teach this system. Learn to harness into your life, the magic that consciousness and dreams can bring.

Dream Yoga TT| Virtual | 20 hours

12, 13, 26 & 27 June and a optional winter solstice dreamover 19 June 2021 | with Ben Wolff

20-hour Livestream Online VIRTUAL Training  | Available on CATCH UP for 7 days for anyone who has booked and is unable to attend the livestreamed event

"This is in fact dream yoga for the 21st Century... the imagination as the two prime vehicles for unlocking blocks within the person and enabling them to transform aspects of their life and perception that are limiting for them" - Dr Dawn Collins, Tibetan Scholar

Taught by Ben Wolff, founder of The Breathing School and The Breathing Institute, and passionate disseminator of the power of the breath, this fascinating and hugely informative online course encompasses a heavenly host of topics including how to sleep and dream on demand, how to harness the power of insights from dreams into daily life and lucid adventures in dreamland . The course can be attended as a stand-alone Yoga Alliance accredited course or as an optional module on our 300-hour programme. It is also available to purchase as an ON DEMAND package. 

Course Overview

The Shala School of Yoga, in association with Ben Wolff, presents this livestreamed online course for anyone interested in learning how to tap into the magic that consciousness and awareness in dreams can bring, and to potentially teach this to bring this magic to others. It is suitable for:

  • yoga and mindfulness teachers wishing to deepen their knowledge of sleep and dreams to help their students and themselves
  • therapists, life coaches and health care professionals who wish to use this system to support themselves and their clients
  • practitioners wanting to incorporate this knowledge into their night time rest and tap into the wisdom of their dreams
  • the general public who would like to learn this method to enliven and empower their daily lives

This training take the form of four mornings over two weekends livestream online. For those wishing to go on and share the techniques and to gain experience teaching these Dream Yoga method, you are then invited to attend a "Teaching Circle", which brings a practical focus to the training. Here you will work in breakout rooms teaching the techniques to one or more guests and you will receive supervision and feedback.

As part of the training, students are highly encouraged to attend an all night summer solstice "Dreamover", where students embody the teachings and experience the power of this method, thus learning to successfully pass it on to others. 

Those who wish to teach this method, can continue further on their journey and later join The Breathing Institute – see more below.


Further communications

It is essential that you are opted in for emails on our website in order to receive all the updates about this course. Please ensure that you are opted in for emails. Log in to your Shala account > Click My Account > Profile > Receive Newsletter. Emails will come from noreply@hirefrederick.com.

Course Content

This course will provide you with effective tools and skills with the Dream Yoga method, including but not limited to:

  • getting to dream and sleep on demand
  • exploring waking dreams
  • establishing preliminary practices like dream requests, answers, guidance and protection
  • stabilising in the four sleeps of the night – Peace, Joy, Strength and Triumph
  • significance of component parts, signs, symbols and acronyms
  • lucid adventures in dreamland
  • leading others in waking dreams and DreamYogas

In addition to the course, you are encouraged to experience the summer solstice "Dreamover" (Saturday 19 June 8pm–8am), described as an "online temple of sleep". The Dreamover is the best way to experience the methods themselves and it provides an extraordinary experiential, embodied experience of the benefits of the Dream Yoga method.During this overnight experience, you will practice the following and more:

  • practices of experiencing heaven in the body and in the head
  • living and waking dreams and messaging
  • the secret path to enlightening times through Tibetan Dream Yoga
  • entering, designing and changing dreams
  • dreams, taping into your intuition and using this as a GPS

Note that the Dreamover is a separate event, not run by the Shala, and it is not included in the price of this course. See here for more information on the Dreamover and how to book.

    Practicalities

    • This course can be taken as a stand-alone Yoga Alliance accredited course or as part of our 300-YA accredited programme
    • For those who wish to attend the livestreamed course, but cannot make some or all of the dates/times – Zoom video recordings are made available for seven days after the event, so it is not necessary to attend the livestreamed event. 
    • Anyone registered for the event, whether they attend live or not, will automatically get the 7-day catch up links plus audio recordings of the whole course, which are valuable resources to consolidate the learning
    • You will receive 20 accredited Level 2 hours as a stand-alone course or towards our 300-hour training. The dreamover can also provide additional hours to accrue if you are studying a Level 2. 
    • Once you have completed your 300-hour training you can register as a RYT 500 teacher

    Teacher Bio

    Ben Wolff

    Ben Wolff is a Breathwork Teacher, Yoga Teacher, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Dream Yoga practitioner with a profound depth of experience and understanding in his field. He is an engaging, compassionate and hugely knowledgeable teacher, whose enthusiasm for his subject is infectious and inspiring. 

    Ben has a remarkable understanding of contemporary scientific research into meditation, neuroscience and other fields. Brought on by his recovery from serious illness and nearly a decade of continuous research and investigation, Ben shares his findings from both ancient wisdom traditions and modern science in ways that are open and accessible to everyone. In his teachings you can expect to hear what's most useful, rapidly effective and easy to learn and participate in simple and safe practices that many have witnessed to be literally "life-changing". Read Ben's Biography.

    With thanks and gratitude to © Sherene Banner for the dream inspired artworks.

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    Course Dates

    The course has the following modules scheduled:

    Saturday 12 June 2021

    SESSION 1 – VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM
    9am-1.30pm

    Sunday 13 June 2021

    SESSION 2 – VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM
    9am-1.30pm

    Saturday 26 June 2021

    SESSION 3 – VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM
    9am-1.30pm

    Sunday 27 June 2021

    SESSION 4 – VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM
    9am-1.30pm

    Saturday 3 & 4 July 2021

    TEACHING CIRCLES – STUDENTS ATTEND ONE SESSION ONLY
    9–10.30 or 11–12.30pm on either day

    Pricing


    • The cost is £195 + VAT for the full LIVESTREAM ONLINE training – this price does not include the all night Dreamover - see below.
    • A non-refundable deposit of £50 + VAT is required on booking.
    • To reserve your place, please >>click the PAY DEPOSIT button>> click ENROLL >> select the payment item >> choose deposit or pay in full
    • If you do not pay in full, please ensure that you save your credit card details so we can process the final payment of £145 + VAT. This will happen 21 days before the start of the course and a receipt will be sent to you when the payment has been taken.
    • The Dreamover is £100 + VAT. Click here to book through Ticket Tailor. 
    • 300 hour students get a 10% discount on this training if they have booked three trainings with us including the core. Email us if this is the case and the discount will be applied when the balance is taken

    • Deposit £95, non refundable but can be transferred to another person 
    • The remaining balance is refundable up to 1 month before the event.  
    • Cancellation 2 - 4 weeks before the event: 50 % of the balance in refund only
    • Cancellation less than 2 weeks before the event: no refund

     

    In order to gain a Kite Mark of Approval to teach this methodology and become a member of The Breathing Institute, you will need to do the following after completion of the Breathing School and Breathing Circles:

    • complete the 10 Questions
    • arrange a 121 session with Ben Wolff*, where you will specifically agreed what you may go on to teach in line with your specific area of interests and expertise
    • you will then be invited to become a member of The Breathing Institute. A small fee  will be charged to cover website costs, should you wish us to feature your biog and work on the Breathing Institute website.
    • on collective agreement with Ben, and in suitable circumstances, a chance to collaborate in a workshop at The Shala with Ben may be possible and arranged. In this instance a separate agreement will be issued.
    • to maintain membership of the Breathing Institute, members will be required once a year to have a 121 follow up with Ben to receive ongoing support, access to latest research and information and to check in on protocol and troubleshoot problems.
    • opportunities to continue to work with The Shala directly may also be afforded, at the discretion of The Shala and under separate agreements.

      * Sessions with Ben are at a discounted £108 per hour and normally an hour in duration

    Trainings at the Shala are run independently and all payments for training services are accepted on behalf of the individual teachers. 

    • The livestreamed elements of this training will be recorded and anyone who is unable to attend this part can email us to request a link to the recording, which will be available for 7 days after the event. 
    • Late cancellations and no shows will be charged as if you had attended. 
    • In the event that a training is cancelled by the Shala you will be offered a refund or the option to be transferred to an alternative event
    • The course leaders and the Shala reserve the right to photograph or film during the programme and to use these images for our website and marketing purposes