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Mon, Mar 11


Lotus Yoga Athens

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Course (RYTTC) - Level 1 with Vicky Tomsky

Become a certified Restorative Yoga Teacher and discover the art of deep relaxation and healing. Immerse yourself in a transformative journey where restorative yoga poses, breathwork, and mindfulness intertwine to create a sanctuary of restoration & rebalance.

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Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Course (RYTTC) - Level 1 with Vicky Tomsky
Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Course (RYTTC) - Level 1 with Vicky Tomsky

When & Where

Mar 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – Mar 15, 2024, 1:00 PM

Lotus Yoga Athens, Dim. Gounari 25, Marousi, Athens

Everything You Need to Know

This Restorative YogaTraining will inspire your journey to support healing in yourself and others, building resilience during stressful times and beyond. It is for people who want to learn a powerful therapeutic paradigm firstly for themselves as a foundation of self-care and to learn how to share healing tools with their community.

This Restorative Yoga Teacher Training will also have a significant focus on yoga philosophy, non-violent communication, student-teacher relationships, touch, ethics, and props.

This training will guide those who want to deepen their knowledge and teaching skills in restorative yoga teaching. It is geared toward experienced practitioners and yoga professionals and has an eye toward standards that support the forward growth of yoga as a profession. The training focuses on a   student-centered approach to Restorative Yoga.

''Restorative yoga is the use of props to support the body in positions of comfort and ease to facilitate relaxation and health.

In this way, we use the inborn systems of the body to activate the parasympathetic nervous system. This system is responsible for digestion, elimination, fertility, immunity, hormone regulation, and so much more.  In our fast-paced smartphone-addled lives we have forgotten how to honor the body’s natural rhythms and requirements for rest.'' 

Judith Hanson Lasater

Chronic stress contributes to heart disease, hormone disruption, infertility,   premenstrual symptoms, digestive disorders, emotional instability, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and more.    Restorative yoga is a powerful tool to decrease stress by activating the parasympathetic nervous system.

You can expect a depth of experience that will give you the confidence to pursue a   specialization in Restorative Yoga. You will be provided support from Vicky   Tomsky who is knowledgeable and recognized for her expertise. All practitioners can expect support from Vicky Tomsky in meeting the course requirements.

This  Restorative Yoga Teacher Training will also have a significant focus on yoga philosophy, student-teacher relationships, touch, ethics, and props.

Restorative Yoga - A Beginner’s Guide to Teaching and Self-Practice    

This 5-day in-person RYTTC intends to introduce the practice of relaxation and deep rest for health and vitality (physical, emotional, and mental). 

This training offers a step-by-step guide to understanding and practicing restorative yoga, a great start to integrating relaxation and rest into one's home practice.   You will leave the course equipped to lead restorative classes or integrate restorative yoga into group classes.

In this Level 1 training,   you will learn the art and skill of teaching Restorative yoga.

Topics covered include:

·        Physiology of relaxation

·        Physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of Restorative yoga

·        Special poses for   menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause

·        How to sequence and teach a Restorative yoga class

What is the structure of this course?

This course blends live sessions in Greece and self-reading material.

The live classes contain a mix of lectures, demonstrations, partner work, and Q&A with Vicky.

All live sessions will take place in Greece.

Learn to rest deeply.

What Will I Learn?

This course intends to provide yoga teachers and serious yoga students with the knowledge to teach ten basic Restorative poses which include, but is not limited to, learning the following:

· How to set up the poses,

· When and how to choose the poses and their sequence,

· An introduction to the physiology of Restorative yoga,

· Special poses for menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause,

· The psychology of Restorative yoga and the spiritual aspects of the practice, and more.

* Six Comprehensive Modules    

Who is the Course for?

For yoga teachers or yoga therapists who wish to incorporate Restorative yoga into their teaching. Also, open to serious yoga students who wish to learn about Restorative yoga.   

The Brain Science: 

Restorative yoga reduces hyperactivity in the frontal cortex and helps us to regulate interoceptive awareness.  When we practice, our brain waves change, shifting from Beta (active state) through Alpha (meditative state) into the deeper Theta (dream state) and Delta (sleep state). 

 ''More than just rest, Restorative practices promote physical, emotional, and psychological healing.''

Judith Hanson Lasater

All live sessions will take place in Athens, Greece.

Course Structure

25 contact hours of In-Person training taught over 5 days.

To gain certification, you will have to attend all sessions of the training and complete a project, to be submitted by August 2024.


The reading packet will be emailed to you with the booking confirmation email when you register.


On completion of this intensive, you will have the option to gain certification from Vicky as a restorative Yoga Teacher. For this you will have to attend all sessions of the training and complete a project, to be submitted by August 2024.

Interested? Join us!

Daily Schedule (slight changes may occur):

March 11th-15th

10.00-12.00 Restorative Yoga TTC

12.00-12.30 Break

12.30-15.30 Restorative Yoga TTC

 Please bring a yoga mat, an eye cover, and a journal.


Early Bird: €695 before February 11, 2024 

Normal: €795 from February 11, 2024

Individual sessions will be available upon availability (€60)

Please note that the TTC will start on March 11th at 10 am. 

Please make appropriate travel arrangements to be able to attend the course on time.

Learn to Teach Restorative Yoga! 

Accommodation Options 

We recommend staying at the Civitel Hotel (within walking distance). Otherwise, you can check any Airbnb apartments or hotels nearby.


Deposit payments are subject to a 15-day clearing period. After which, the deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE.

Payments are non-refundable after March 1st, 2024. 


All participants are required to purchase travel/health insurance before attending the training. Injuries and/or illnesses that may put your health at risk by participating should be disclosed to us before attending.

Travel Insurance: 

You must purchase travel insurance for your trip.

What people say about this training:

‘’I had an amazing time learning a new aspect of yoga and at the same time deepening and improving my daily yoga practice. I'd say that especially in these present moments, Restorative Yoga feels to me as a MUST for everyone who needs to deeply relax and find ways to help heal the body and the mind through easy but powerful tools. It was really enjoyable and fully recommended!’’


‘’This Restorative Yoga Training with Vicky gave me as a yogini a significant tool to continue a self-restorative practice, strengthened the importance of shavasana, the meaning of yoga as a rehabilitation tool for the body and mind as one that can touch everyone. I know that I will use this tool for myself and those around me and in the future, I will also teach my students. Beyond all this, to study with Vicky, her insights, her wisdom of life, the professional knowledge, the delivery of the material in a gentle way that observes each trainee create a perfect course and atmosphere.’’


Beloved Vicky, this Restorative Yoga Training was incredible, it was both light and fun and deep and enriching. Your special ability to see each and everyone, to correct, to explain, with a lot of knowledge, application, compassion and kind eyes. You infected us all with your love for yoga, we see that you teach out of great love. You managed to bring us practical tools to make yoga a daily part of our lives. I'm already looking forward to the next time...


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