Jodi Dodd Teaches
Restorative Yoga & Nervous System Regulation
Our self-paced course helps yoga practitioners & teachers anchor their Restorative Yoga practice and yoga philosophy knowledge in modern science, find more calm in everyday life, and elevate their teaching.
This course is for you if...
🙅♀️ You are frustrated and bored with practices that require you to sit still
🙈 You know you “should” slow down but find it hard to do
😳 You feel overwhelmed by the amount of restorative practices to choose from and not sure what will work best for you
🙅♀️ You are tired of trying to fix yourself and ready to find ease in meeting yourself exactly as you are
Yoga philosophy meets modern science
Imagine for a moment…
How would it feel to understand your inner world and set yourself up to thrive, not just survive each day?
What would be possible in your life if you could listen to the language of your body and understand what you need in any given situation?
What if you could understand how your nervous system works and learn simple, practical ways to self-regulate?
Are you a yoga teacher? What if you could...
✔ Anchor your teaching in safe and sound science?
✔ Gain confidence to teach Restorative Yoga practices and techniques to students of all levels?
✔ Build your own nervous system capacity and resilience?
✔ Never run out of inspiration to teach by having access to a library of resources to use with your students?
✔ Integrate, experience, and embody these teachings so you can cultivate compassion towards yourself and your students?
✔ Grow your knowledge of nervous system regulation with only a few hours a week of study time?
Study according to your rhythm & energy level
24+ lectures with accompanying written material
10+ practices to embody your learning
Access to a students-only community
Study and revisit practices when you need to
Optional 20-hour Yoga Alliance Certification
In this course you will...
👩🔬 Learn the science of the nervous system while maintaining the gentle, kind, and embodied learning that Restorative Yoga offers
🧠 Gain a deeper understanding of the nervous system, vagus nerve, and polyvagal theory
📝 Identify your patterns and how you currently cope with stress
🤗 Learn to recognize when you are under stress and give your body and mind the break they need
🦵 Learn practices to grow and improve your body literacy
💪🏽 Build strength and capacity to endure and respond to stress
🧘♀️ Get clear on what it means to hold space for yourself and others
🔥 Understand key principles of yoga philosophy and how they relate to stress physiology and mental health
📝 Create a tailored list of practical tools and practices that you can access anytime to find a state of calm and ease
Looking for a payment plan? We have you covered! Access the course now with 5 easy payments of $50
Meet your teacher
Jodi bridges a deep understanding of body mechanics with yoga philosophy and breath work to help students access a state of calm and balance. Jodi’s teaching is playful, therapeutic, and grounding. Her intention is to guide students towards more space in the body, deeper connections, greater self-awareness, empowerment, health and well-being. She has been teaching for over a decade, and her teachings draw from a variety of trainings:
• BSc in Kinesiology from McMaster University
• Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500
• Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider
• 160+ hours of Training in Yin Yoga & Restorative Yoga
Setting an intention for the course
• Getting ready for the course and setting a clear intention to make the most out of your learning experience
3 video lessons
Introduction to Yoga philosophy
• Yoga, meditation, and stress
• The eight limbs of yoga, explained
• Subtle anatomy & the kosha model
• Introduction to kleshas and samskaras
• Four branches of avidya
4 video lessons
2 text lessons
Introduction to Restorative Yoga
• What is Restorative Yoga?
• Key ingredients of a restorative practice
• Props in yoga practice
• Creative context: space, language, and safety
• Restorative yoga sequencing guidelines
• Breath & stress response
4 video lessons
1 text lesson
Restorative yoga practice
Your nervous system
• Introduction to the nervous system physiology
• What does a healthy, balanced, and regulated nervous system look like?
• Nervous system regulation & rewiring stress response
• The vagus nerve and the polyvagal theory
• Capacity & its role in nervous system regulation
• How to invite nervous system regulation & increase capacity
• The practice of staying embodied
• Titration & movement of energy
6 video lessons
6 audio practices
1 text lesson
Gentle yoga practice
Creating your stress management toolkit
• Benefits of Yoga Nidra
• Yoga Nidra & releasing samskaras
• 8 steps of Yoga Nidra
• Getting to know your stress response
• Internal & external resources
• Your toolkit - practices in movement & stillness
4 videos lessons
Yoga nidra practice
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Frequently asked questions
Will I be qualified to teach restorative yoga after completion of this course?
If you complete and submit the course requirements, you are eligible for 20 (contact*) hours of continuing education credits with the Yoga Alliance. If you have already completed 200 hours (or more) of Yoga teacher training, you can share this knowledge as a Restorative Yoga class. If you have not completed an additional 200 hours of yoga teacher training, you can share the information at your discretion; however, this 20 hours is by no means a complete yoga teacher training!
Are there live lectures at scheduled times?
No. All course material is recorded and available to you inside your membership portal, to access anytime.
Will I be able to contact the instructor if I have questions about the course?
Yes! You can connect with the instructor and other students through the community forum, or contact Jodi directly via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more personal or immediate requests.
How long will I have access to the course materials?
Once you’ve purchased the course, you have instant access to the course materials. From then on, you have lifetime access to the course & all additional yoga videos, lessons, and new features that will be added to the course as we continue improving it.
Will I be able to get in touch with other students taking the course?
Yes, there will be a space for discussion under each lesson and a forum area called Communities. After signing up, you will receive a link to both the course and the dedicated community, where you can introduce yourself, ask questions, share insights, and much more.
Can I do this course if I’ve never done yoga before?
Yes! Restorative yoga and the style of practice in this course are very gentle. If you have any specific questions, please reach out to Jodi directly at email@example.com.
Do you offer payment plans?
Yes! Please use this checkout option to access our payment plan.
What’s your refund policy?
Due to the digital nature of the product, we do not offer refunds. However, if there is any way we can make your course experience better, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I use the course material in my workshop or training?
Please email at email@example.com to tell us about the nature of your training or workshop to discuss your options.