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A Weekend with the Radiance Sutras
to Jun 30

A Weekend with the Radiance Sutras


Friday, June 28, 2019 from 6:30p to 8:30p
Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 10:00a to 5:30p
Sunday, June 30, 2019 from 9:00a to 12:30p


Lorin Roche & Camille Maurine


$287. Early bird enrollment if paid in full by May 28, 2019: $257

Come join us for a journey with The Radiance Sutras, a love-drenched classic yoga meditation text that was clearly intended for people who live in the real world. The Sutras present meditation as a process of falling in love with life, with the pulsations and rhythms of the life force itself as it flows in our bodies. The text describes 112 different doorways into contact with the soul, ranging from breathing practices, to kundalini awakenings, to just letting your mind wander, to listing to inner sounds such as mantas, to rocking out to music, dancing, feasting, lovemaking, communing with nature, experiencing intense emotions.

Anyone can practice these methods of meditation. We each have our favorite ways which we can get better at as we develop new skills. Learn meditation practices that you can take home and practice on your own, that truly suit your individual nature. The emphasis is on naturalness, spontaneity, and being at home in yourself and in nature.

Dr. Lorin Roche began meditating in 1968 as part of scientific research at the University of California. He was trained as a meditation teacher in 1970 and has been sharing the delight ever since. His work focuses on individual differences, helping each person find the meditation practices and styles that help them to thrive. He has a PhD from the University of California at Irvine for his studies of the language meditators use to describe their inner experiences. Dr. Roche is the author of Meditation Made Easy, (HarperOne, 1998); with his wife, Camille Maurine, he wrote Meditation Secrets for Women (HarperOne, 2001). The Radiance Sutras, a new version of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra, has been published by Sounds True. Lorin and his yogini shaktini wife, Camille Maurine, live in Marina del Rey, California.

A $75.00 cancellation fee is included in the cost. No refunds will be given within 30 days of the workshop.

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Stephanie Lopez: iRest Yoga Nidra Level 2 Training
to Aug 25

Stephanie Lopez: iRest Yoga Nidra Level 2 Training


Stephanie Lopez


*Please plan to arrive at 5:00p on Wednesday, August 21 to complete registration.

Wednesday, August 21 from 6:00p to 8:30p
Thursday, August 22 8:30a to 6:00p
Friday, August 23 8:30a to 6:00p
Saturday, August 24 8:30a to 6:00p
Sunday, August 25 8:30a to 3:30p


$1495 earlybird through July 10, $1595 thereafter. Includes a comprehensive manual and a Level 2 Training audio download. International pricing may vary.

A $350.00 cancellation fee is included in the cost. No refunds will be given within 60 days of the workshop.

The iRest Level 2 Training is designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of the principles underlying the theory, practice and delivery of iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation. You will develop and refine your personal practice and delivery of iRest to groups and individuals both in public and professional settings. Level 2 Trainings offer CE** hours for YA, PSY, MFT, LCSW, RN. Please see event details for specific CE hours and offerings.

Level 2 Learning Objectives

  • Receive advanced training in teaching iRest Meditation to groups and individuals.

  • Deepen your personal practice of iRest.

  • Participate in advanced group lectures and peer discussion groups.

  • Learn how to become script independent for both group and dyad practices.

  • Understand the teacher-student relationship, teaching issues and ethical considerations.

  • Receive advanced iRest experiential group and one-on-one practice sessions.

  • Enhance your understanding of the historical context and the path of meditation in which iRest is embedded.

  • Learn Eastern and Western psycho-spiritual views and neuroscience that inform iRest and the path of meditation.

  • Learn about evidence-based research showing the efficacy of iRest with different populations.

Following the Level 2 Training, you will:

  • Join a global community of teachers teaching iRest in yoga studios, sleep clinics, rehabilitation and healthcare facilities, hospitals, hospice, prisons, universities, schools, as well as in private practice.

  • Be able to list yourself on the IRI website as an iRest Level 2 Teacher.

  • Be able to access our “Teacher Resources” and our “Teachers Community Network” (TCN) for further personal and professional support.

  • Be recommended by IRI to people seeking iRest teachers in their local area.

  • Understand how to engage in iRest research where you live.

  • Audit Level 2 Trainings at reduced rates.

  • Ability to be an assistant at Introductory, Level 1 and Level 2 workshops, trainings and retreats, depending on openings.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to receive a certificate of attendance designating you as an iRest Level 2 Teacher you must arrive on time every day and attend all training sessions.

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Approximately 30 CE hours* will be available for YA, PSY, MFT, LCSW, RN.

*The Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) ( ) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs, LPCCs, and MFTs from California for programs from American Psychological Association approved CE providers. LCSWs, LPCCs, MFTs, and other mental health Counselors from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board for approval.

California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP 16887) to sponsor continuing education for Registered Nurses (RN). RNs from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board for approval.

Attendees requesting Professional CE who live outside of California are responsible for contacting their home state licensing organizations to see if there is reciprocity. IRI is not responsible for the decision of licensing boards that lie outside the state of California.

Ohio Social Workers: IRI iRest® teacher trainings have been approved by the NASW Ohio Chapter for CEUs in Ohio. NASW Ohio Chapter is recognized as a Continuing Education Approver (#333350-062216) for social work CEUs by the OCSWMFT Board


If you have previously completed an iRest Level 2 teacher training you may audit this event at a cost of $600 (manual not included, $100 manual fee paid to IRI if needed) Please contact [list Host name and contact information] to register as an auditing participant.


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Stephanie Lopez, LISW-S, is Director of Operations for the Integrative Restoration Institute (IRI), Senior iRest® Trainer and IRI Retreat Leader. Stephanie’s teachings are informed by over two decades of immersion in the non-dual teachings of yoga as well as her integration of western psychology and the wisdom traditions of eastern spirituality. As a clinical social worker Stephanie weaves self-inquiry and iRest meditation into her clinical practice. Teaching for nearly 15 years, Stephanie’s compassionate presence, depth of knowledge, and ease of being create a welcoming space for insightful learning. She leads workshops, retreats, and trainings in the U.S. and internationally. Stephanie finds joy in her marriage with her husband, Francisco, and their two cats, Juniper & Luna. She is also an avid traveler and hiker.

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iRest Immersion Day
9:30 AM09:30

iRest Immersion Day


Saturday, May 18 from 9:30a to 4:30p


Marcia Miller


$125; $95 Early bird pricing until April 18

Join us for this iRest Yoga Nidra Immersion day 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. Included will be numerous guided meditation experiences (sitting up and lying down) along with short lectures and lively discussions.

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 & wellbeing in daily life.

iRest Bio

Marcia Miller, one of the founders and a co-owner of Yoga on High, has been practicing iRest for over 25 years. A certified iRest teacher, she also assists in many of the iRest trainings hosted at Yoga on High. She loves the accessibility of these practices for beginners and the full depth of what they can offer as practitioners continue with them over time.

A $50.00 cancellation fee is included in the workshop cost. No refunds will be given within 30 days of the start date of workshop.

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Art & Meditation
4:00 PM16:00

Art & Meditation


Saturday, March 23 from 4:00p to 6:00p


Katie Whitsett



This class will explore the energetic and felt sensory experience in the body through breath, meditation and art. We will cycle through periods of guided meditation and mindful watercolor painting, opening to new creative possibilities in our bodies and on paper. No prior art or meditation experience required.

Marica Miller Shares: If you ever thought (or someone told you) that you are not an artist, then this is the workshop for you. If you can breathe and hold a paint brush then you can make art with Katie as your guide. Her presence and instructions are just what you need to let go of fear and judgment about yourself and your ability to make art. I have worked with her several times and each time felt such exhilaration, freedom and joy. In one of my paintings I also discovered a deep message that is still helping me to live one of my highest values. AND, if you already know yourself to be an artist then this workshop will be pure bliss for you too!

Katie Whitsett holds a BA in Studio Art from Hanover College and is currently working with watercolors and more recently ceramics. She has melded her art and yoga lineages using art and meditation as mediums for exploring breath, energy, and the innate beauty that is within each of us.

A $15.00 cancellation fee is included in the cost of this workshop. No refunds will be given within 7 days of the start date of workshops.

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