Online Relaxation Intermediate: Autogenic Training
Autogenic training offers a comprehensive and creative pathway to deeper relaxation. Deep relaxation is an enjoyable experience in itself. It can support your concentration general wellbeing, inner peace, creativity, meditation, sleep, as well as gentle psychological processing to release physical and emotional tensions and anxieties.
Over the course of the training, you can learn to relax more deeply, personalise your practice and experiment with intermediate and more advanced exercises. Furthermore, with daily practice, there is the possibility of establishing a quick relaxation routine that can support you during the day, wherever you are. Autogenic training complements, and can also be a lead-in to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and meditation.
Autogenic training can only flourish with daily practice. Course materials include weekly handouts and support for your individual practice between sessions.
The course includes a weekend workshop on Saturday, 3 July, 11.00 am – 4.00 pm. Note that there will be no session on the Bank holiday Monday, 31 May.
Requirements and Recommendations
The course will take place live via Zoom, and you will need a stable internet connection and computer, tablet, or smartphone to join. Doing this course from your own home, make sure that you will not be disturbed during the sessions to benefit from them fully.
Participants of our Relaxation Intermediate courses will ideally have some familiarity with the traditions included in the course, in this case, Autogenic training, perhaps by having done a Foundation course.
Autogenic training depends on daily practice (15-30 minutes), which over time can establish a particularly comprehensive pathway to deep relaxation. With a commitment to the training, you can then explore ways of working with yourself in deep relaxation towards the end of the course.
Autogenic training is not suitable for people with psychiatric illness, addiction to mind-altering substances, or depression; or if you had a stroke in the last four months. Please contact Sarvatajnana beforehand to discuss any personal health concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarvatajnana is a certified relaxation therapist. She has been practicing for 18 years and teaching since 2017.