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an integrated training for soul seekers, teachers and self study


Yoga Nidra Teacher Training

a mentorship-based teacher training, designed to elevate your understanding of nidra, create a relationship with your inner voice, and free yourself from repetitive patterning by healing out of date subconscious programming

Who Is This For?

Teachers who are:

Ready to elevate their teaching + knowledge

Desire to connect students to deeper experiences

Increase their knowledge of yogic wisdom

Wanting to go online and still be impactful

Creating safe spaces for students to explore their

True Essence

Looking for their unique niche with a high rate of return on investment


If you are seeking Spirit, this is for you

If you long to remember your wholeness, this is for you

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My deep connection to the practice of Yoga Nidra began at a time when I believed I had healed what was haunting me.
I thought I had tackled all my ghosts, and was coming into this practice whole. What began to unravel, as I dove deeper and deeper into the practice, was the understanding that I didn't need to run from these things that I was so ready to leave behind. I opened my heart to a relationship with the darkest and deepest parts of me, and these soon turned into a transformational compass guiding me towards my pure essence and inner knowing. 

This is not a "feel good" practice, although it is frequently delivered in that style, this is the practice that will safely hold you as you explore the truth of who you are. It will turn the light towards what is yet to be healed, it will open your connection to Source, and the doorway to SPIRIT. 

When you're ready - this is a profoundtransformational Journey

What you'll Get

  • 45 hour certification - Yoga Alliance Accredited

  • Evolution and history of Yoga Nidra

  • Understanding of subconscious programming, the koshas, and states of consciousness

  • Wisdom for both teaching online and in person

  • Tools to write your own scripts, create your own courses and offerings

  • Guidance to teach the practice with courage and confidence

  • Find your own personal Sankalpa

  • Benefits of the practice - how it works to heal, reprogram and restore

  • Understand how to balance the nervous system and release stored energy

  • Mentorship and group support through private group

  • Business development tools specific to nidra

  • Yoga Nidra Manual and a teaching practicum

  • 30 day personal practice dedication with reflective journaling to deepen your understanding

  • Replays available if you are unable to attend live


An open mind and heart


A desire to understand our core wounding and limiting beliefs.


Teachers seeking Yoga Alliance Continuing Education credits must be already registered with Yoga Alliance as a Yoga Teacher


Radically Rewrite Your Life Through Rest

This training includes practice teaching and discussion, demonstration and lecture. Participants will finish the training with the encouragement to step into the power of their voice, offer their teachings in a way that is in alignment with the calling of your heart. 

All modules will be live teaching delivered online, with an invite to a private Facebook group to encourage connection and support throughout the training

You will also receive, The Portal - Yoga Nidra Teacher Training manual

(Replays and self-paced training available)

About Your Teacher

I knew from my first Yoga Nidra training that this was not my "first'' experience with Yoga Nidra. Learning and practicing nidra felt like a homecoming. I was instantly pulled into understanding the practice and have immersed myself in the study of Yoga Nidra through practical application, teachings, and the channel of infinite wisdom. This practice has completely changed my life and became a calling for me to share.


As your guide, I offer my knowledge and intellect of yogic studies, and energetic teachings, as well as my open channel to the Universal Spirit. I deeply feel like this training is the culmination of all my studies as an Intuitive, Yoga Teacher, Coach and Mentor.


Unlock The Limitless Possibilities Within Yourself

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Begin by filling out registration form below


Space is limited to ensure attention and engagement



Teacher Certification $777

(3 weekends live)

Flexible payment plans are available, choose payment plan ticket and I'll be in touch

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Upcoming Training


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September 24, 25: 8:30-430PM MT

October 22, 23 830-430Pm MT

November 19, 20: 830-430PM MT

There will be 5 hours of homework and practicum for certification

•••Attendance for Certification is required

Read What Students Have Said About  This Training

Reiki Healing Session

Experience a self activated Reiki healing session through the powerful and transformational practice of nidra


Interested In Learning More About Nidra? Read Through Some Of My Blogs Below

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You know that feeling when you just……know.


You know that person is a good person, with good intentions.


And, you know when you have an off feeling about someone, and it’s later proven to be true, but you don’t know what this is or how you know.


You just know.


The reason is really simple.


Sankalpa is the agreement within yourself that you are already whole.


The majority of our life is created by an unconscious dialogue based on past experiences.


Each past experience, limiting our ability to be fully present with our current reality.


Our heart and Spirit came to us with this earthly body, already whole. Through societal, constructed conditioning, our minds have adopted the beliefs that keep us safe.


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The practice of communicating with your Highest Self is one of quieting the Ego, bringing the body and mind into the same place at the same time.


As you create space from a neutral canvas, stepping away from the wheel of samskara, you can observe and illuminate parts of the ego that are identifying with fear patterning, and make space for messages from higher consciousness.


Through inquiry and a practice of truthful, authentic communion with Universal consciousness, you can excavate your Sankalpa.



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Melanie infuses all of her practices with the guidance of her heightened intuition. Channeling the voice of the Universe translated in a way that only she can, through the practice of Yoga Nidra.


What You'll Get:​​

  • The roots and evolution of Yoga Nidra

  • A deep understanding of the healing aspects of the practice

  • How you can use the practice to influence the way you live your life, and see the world - creating inner harmony

  • The excavation of your subconscious programming, and how this creates your energetic biography

  • Your Sankalpa - the truth of your essence

  • How to heal, reprogram and restore through the practice, balancing your nervous system and releasing stored energy

  • Learn techniques that create calm in chaos, and bridge your inner reality with your external reality

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Click For Here Upcoming Dates... 


September 24, 25: 8:30-430PM MT

October 22, 23 830-430Pm MT

November 19, 20: 830-430PM MT

There will be 5 hours of homework and practicum for certification

•••Attendance for Certification is required

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2 Live weekends - In Person or Live Online

Flexible payment plans are available,
choose payment plan ticket and I'll be in touch



I just wanted to share with you how impactful your teachings have been in this training. I knew without a doubt that this training was important for me to take (I think I had signed up & had the confirmation email in my inbox within 5 minutes of it being announced!) I appreciate your style of teaching that is not simply follow a manual page-by-page. Diving into the practice of nidra for me, began as a physical practice, and has now deepened into self-discovery & growth. This has been a transformational few months. I know this will be life changing for anyone who experiences it, whether or not they plan on teaching. There is magic here.

Tamara R.

Mel, I was attracted to your energy, your story, your journey to self discovery and healing when I was struggling with another blowout I created! My interest in this course was driven by craving balance within and you spoke directly into my heart when I needed it most. I knew I needed to grow in my limiting beliefs because my reactions told me I hadn't conquered them. There is strength knowing we have the capability and know how to dig and heal with the practice of Yoga Nidra. Thank you for sharing your knowledge & passion for yoga nidra!

Christie C.

Yoga Nidra encourages me to create a time & space for myself. Life can be so busy that we forget to devote time to true self care. Being able to be fully present helps with my anxiety, improves my mood, & helps me to sleep better.

To me, yoga Nidra means healing. It means putting in real work. Every session is different. Sometimes it’ll be light & easy, & other times it will be dark & deep. I’ve found both are so important in their own ways. I’ve also learnt from this practice that there’s no need for judgment. I need to stop walking into situations with an idea in my mind, & just know that everything is perfect, just the way it is, even if it’s not what I “wanted”. Like everything else, you have to put in true effort in order to really benefit from this practice. Yoga Nidra encourages positive self-thoughts, clearer goals, & a more peaceful foundation. I believe EVERYONE could benefit from this practice

Kayla F.

I am so grateful for learning the practice of Yoga Nidra. I feel I have been awakened to my lifeI have the tools with the courage to show up to play on this field called life

Cynthia F.

The Yoga Nidra course guided by Melanie was very transformational. You can go from beginner to teacher over the course of 3 months with the information and confidence you gain through this course. Melanie provides so much support and knowledge. She creates a sisterhood between the group which was a very powerful experience! So much care and detail went into creating this course and I highly recommend this course to EVERYONE. I believe everyone should be integrating this practice for personal growth.

Kayla F.

The Portal Yoga Nidra training is hands down one of the best trainings I have ever done. Not only did I do a lot of work on myself, but the content and the way Melanie Dawn presents it was engaging and interesting. I am so thankful to have found Melanie and this training. I would recommend this training to anyone, whether you want to teach or not. The self discovery alone is more than worth it.

Thank you so much, Melanie

Angela M.

Enrolling in this training truly shifted my life path to a higher stage of evolution. When I first heard the announcement of the training, I was immediately interested because I adore anything Melanie offers and knew it would be impactful. I am not a yoga teacher, although I do have experience guiding meditation. My intention was to deepen my skills as a meditation teacher and offer teachings that had the power to shift limiting belief systems


As the training began, I had no Yoga Nidra practice and hadn’t yet clicked with the practice. In the 3 day period of the first weekend of the training, I was quickly converted to a Nidra fanatic. I knew something had shifted within me as I returned to my daily life after the first training weekend, but I didn’t know what - that’s the power of the subconscious! As the weeks passed, my reactions, behaviours and impulses morphed to align with my Sankalpa with very little conscious effort. Now, 3 months after first beginning a regular Nidra practice alongside the training, my consciousness has totally evolved and I owe this transformation to the practice of Yoga Nidra. 

Melanie’s teachings were profound and thoroughly educational. She paced the training such that nobody was left behind and there was tons of time allowed for integration. This training challenged me with the perfect level of discomfort to challenge my limited belief systems and uplevel to beliefs that serve me. Her nurturing energy holds space for the entire experience as a student while also gently pushing them to face their resistance. 

I’m truly grateful for this experience and am so excited to teach in the near future!

Whitney R.