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BWYT Yoga Therapy for Insomnia (12hrs) with Judy Hirsh Sampath

4th March 2021
at Zoom

BWYT Yoga Therapy for Insomnia (12hrs) with Judy Hirsh Sampath

Tutor: Judy Hirsh Sampath

Date: 4th March 2021

Time: 00:00 - 00:00

Location: Zoom

Type of Event: Modules

Places Available: 12

Course Title: 

Yoga Therapy for Insomnia (12hrs) 

Yoga Therapy for Insomnia: A 6 week course of Studying & Snoozing with Judy Hirsh Sampath and guest tutor Mary Mackie on the science of sleep.

Includes pre-course learning and post-course group mentor call with Judy

Start & End Dates: 

4th March 2021, 8th April 2021 Online, 22nd April 2021 (Mentor Call)


Thursday evenings 7pm - 9pm


Live online via Zoom 

Information about the course: 

Yoga Therapy for Restful Sleep (BWY module) 

It is estimated around a third of the UK population suffer from sleeplessness and rising sharply. Aimed at the over-tired, fatigued, exhausted, menopausal or simply curious, this weekend of studying and snoozing includes experiential practices to explore conditions for restful sleep and creative practices for when sleep is elusive. 

A scientific framework investigates why we need sleep, what happens when we don’t get it, rhythms, brain states and the nervous system. We will cover some science, philosophy and psychology of a disturbed mind with bed time story, and lullaby nidra, and experiential embodied practices. 

Hopefully the presentations will not send you to sleep but there will be plenty of practices such as pranayama, restorative postures, and sleepy nidras where you might find yourself snoozing. Sleep journal preparation & take home recorded practices will support continued practice. 

Yoga United Education aims to create a safe inclusive space to share, be seen and heard using trauma informed based practice. 

Judy compiled a set of practices she developed for herself during times of sleep deprivation and overwhelm. She has continued learning and researching the subject to create this BWY quality assured module. 

Why this module?  If you are over-tired, fatigued, exhausted and curious, learn some practices for restful sleep and self care. If you are caring for others who are suffering from sleeplessness and insomnia, this course will allow you to support them. Includes experiential learning with presentations on scientific perspectives, philosophy and psychology. 

Teaching methods: On the zoom platform with guided practices and presentations with guest tutor. With Judy Hirsh Sampath and guest tutor Mary Mackie, this course aims to provide an experiential and structured learning on the applications of yoga therapy practices for those suffering from sleep deprivation and insomnia - for self care and the care of others. 

This course includes an invaluable 1 hour mentor call with Judy Hirsh Sampath following the course to integrate & move forwards with sleeping and sharing the content in your community. 

Level of experience for whom this course is intended:  All levels of yoga practitioner and yoga teacher. 


To book or find out more, please email or visit Yoga Therapy for Insomnia ( 

If finances are getting in the way of you attending, we offer bursaries to help reduce the cost and payment plans to help you spread out costs - please email to enquire about bursaries and/or payment plans




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