EcoNIDRA™ Teacher Training 

Be the voice that reconnects

The EcoNIDRA™ Teacher Training will make you the voice that reconnects. It will provide you with all embodied knowledge, skills, feedback and professional resources to be able to facilitate high quality online and offline EcoNIDRA™ sessions helping both people and the planet. You will be able to set up your business as a certified EcoNIDRA™ teacher and/or integrate the techniques into your existing body of work as a coach, therapist, (yoga) teacher, forest therapy, nature or mindfulness guide, caretaker and more.

In the training, you will:

  • Learn about the roots and lineage of EcoNIDRA™, the ancient Yoga Nidra practice, Nature Connection practices and the Power of Kindness movement,
  • Learn about the scientific research backing-up the practice and how to be able to present its benefits to your participants and third parties,
  • Learn the 10-step flow of the EcoNIDRA™ practice, how to facilitate your online, offline or outdoor sessions, what to follow and where to improvise and play,
  • Learn the specific language used in EcoNIDRA™ sessions and its supportive effects,
  • Learn to use high quality nature soundscapes for the Earth Journey part of the sessions,
  • Learn about different types of the Rotation of Consciousness practice, its origin and purpose,
  • Enjoy varied and fun content from EcoNIDRA™ founder, as well as some top experts in the field,
  • Receive an  live Masterclass from voice experts from Total Vocal Freedom that will help you improve your voice modulation to be the voice that truly relaxes and re-connects,
  • Enjoy being guided through practice sessions by your trainer and  reflect on your experience to find your own teaching style,
  • Practice guiding your own sessions and get feedback from your trainer and fellow trainees,
  • Enjoy live Q&A sessions with your trainer and group,
  • Have access to a library with useful resources like nature soundscapes, sample session scripts, scientific research studies, recommended books and more,
  • Get  professional ready-made marketing and PR  materials, learn how to promote your sessions and  present your offerings in an authentic and real way,
  • Have a profile in the worldwide Certified EcoNIDRA™ Teachers Directory on the official website where potential participants and third parties (partnerships) can find you,
  • Have access to a community EcoNIDRA™ Dragonflies - people sharing the mission of relaxing and reconnecting the world.

“This training has provided me with much-needed rest during a stressful period of my work-life. It has provided me a valuable tool to relax quickly and effectively, and to help others do so as well. I'm very grateful for the creation of this practice.” –Training participant

"Kat, I am feeling so much gratitude for you and how very rich of a teacher training program you have offered to us. I was just looking through the Resources Library - it is absolutely wonderful and so full with essential materials for us to begin offering this practice. " - EcoNIDRA Teacher Training Participant

“I am loving the journey, the pace of the course is really lovely and the quality of all of the materials is great. Lots to reflect on and plenty of additional things to read - I'm looking forward to exploring the reading on nature sounds and effect on us as well as reading Gordon's book which looks fabulous.” – EcoNIDRA Teacher Training participant

The training consists of:

  • An online learning platform with content videos, audios, texts, journaling assignments and quizzes,
  • Live sessions and Q&A with your trainer and other trainees,
  • Live and recorded EcoNIDRA™ sessions for you to experience, to debrief and learn from,
  • A Masterclass provided by expert Voice & Body work teachers from Total Vocal Freedom,

  • A setup for your own guided sessions, with feedback from your trainer and participants,
  • Access to a library with useful resources including marketing & PR materials, nature soundscapes, sample session scripts, scientific research studies, recommended books and more,
  • Best practices and tips for authentic online marketing techniques and how to be found by your participants,
  • Access to the EcoNIDRA™ community of teachers (in training),
  • A final project based on a Random Acts of Kindness,
  • Your certificate and logo of a Certified EcoNIDRA™ Teacher and a personal graduation gift from your trainer.

Practical Details

  • Upcoming Training Start Dates: January 1st, 2022; April 1st, 2022. 
  • Enroll HERE to save your spot or contact us if you have any questions!
  • Training Duration: 3 months (12 weeks)
  • Form: Blended learning, combining an online learning platform and live sessions with trainer, group and other experts
  • One-time Investment: EUR 1.150,- / USD 1350,- (certification for life, with no hidden fees)
  • Monthly payment plans possible.
  • Discount for ANFT Forest Therapy guides.
  • Various special discounts available HERE.
  • Estimated time commitment: The time commitment is very individual, depending on how much time you'll spend on optional assignments, reading and practice. All live sessions will be recorded, so that you can enjoy them in your own time. The total time commitment has been estimated at 130 hours (about 9 hours per week), with no strict deadlines, allowing you to proceed in your own style of learning, and depending on your time depending on your current possibilities and get back to the materials later. A big portion of the training hours means building up your own experience with the practice, thus enjoying being guided, and reflecting on how it has affected your mental, emotional and physical wellbeing!

Please use the form below to enroll and/or if you have any questions.

About the Teacher

Kat Novotna 

Kat is the founder of EcoNIDRA™, certified Yoga Nidra teacher, ANFT certified Forest Therapy guide and trainer of guides. Kat's passion and mission are to help people reconnect with nature, with themselves and others, by focusing on deep relaxation, slowing down, body wisdom, heart intelligence and the relationship between humans and the planet. With her background in cross-cultural communication, Kat enjoys guiding participants and teams from all around the world.  Kat is trained in Yoga Nidra, Forest Therapy, Holistic Nutrition, Body Wisdom & Life Coaching, Cross-Cultural Communication, has nearly two decades of experience teaching adult students, and is using her gifts and passion to help improve the wellbeing of all.

Contributors to the Training


Remembering and nourishing our nature connection often leads to more nature conservation. EcoNIDRA™ is proudly restoring our planet with TreeSisters. For every trainee in the Certified EcoNIDRA™ Teacher Training, we are donating 10 trees. 


EcoNIDRA™ Teacher Training is a proud partner of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), conducting scientific research about the transformative character of EcoNIDRA™.


More Testimonials

This practice has been amazing for  me. My spring was set to be incredibly busy so I almost waited. I felt an internal push to take the training, and I am ever happy I did! It's truly the best thing I've done for myself in a long time. I knew I would enjoy it. I had no idea about the connections that would be made. You are all amazing humans and I am privileged to be  sharing this journey with you!!!" - EcoNIDRA Teacher Training participant

"Thank you SO MUCH! By creating EcoNIDRA, you have made my life even more rich, beautiful and meaningful." - EcoNIDRA Teacher Training participant

"The Essence of  Love: Both the practice of EcoNidra and this teacher training course are the embodiment of love and dignity. Even in the moments when the whispers of my competitive nature or insecurity tugged efforted to derail me, the dragonflies and the "voice that connects" slowed my breath and reminded me of my spacious being and the real of timing. Everything you need to learn about EcoNidra -- what it is, how it works, how you can make it yours, how to develop your voice and how to market -- are included clearly and enjoyably in this training. Truly, Kat Novotna is inviting a world of kindness and rested bodies to rise and be the new normal." - EcoNIDRA Teacher Training participant

"A deeply Nourishing Experience: If you need better quality rest or you know people around you who need such, the ecoNIDRA practice is for you. Take this certification course for deepening your own connection to self and to the planet, as well as for having an easily accessible way to help others get the nourishment that they deserve. I highly recommend this course and experience!" - EcoNIDRA Teacher Training Participant


"This is such a lovely practice! I cannot wait to share it with others. You are wonderful to get this put together  and offer it. I'm not sure I mentioned it earlier, but I'm impressed with how well the entire program has been run. Thank you again!"   - EcoNIDRA Teacher Training Participant

"Like water flowing out and into the world, as vapor, rain and bodies of water, EcoNIDRA will be everywhere serving those who need it." - EcoNIDRA Teacher Training Participant

"Thus far, the training, instructor (Kat) and practice have been incredibly wonderful. I feel such a lovely connection with it. Kat has been responsive to questions, generous with her time and connective in her techniques. I feel transported and balanced when we experience a session in training. The only thing I struggle with is the technical aspects, and I'm working on that end of things. I highly recommend this training!!!" - EcoNIDRA Teacher Training Participant

"Kat, after so many years of taking marketing courses from the time I first became a health educator, it has kind of burned me out. Module 5 has been like a breath of fresh air. I am really feeling my next steps already in a much more authentic way. Thank you."  -EcoNIDRA Teacher Training Participant

"I have absolutely loved the training Kat, it’s been such a special experience and a wonderful deepening for me. Your facilitation - how you held the space, the platform, the material and the pace of it was all fabulous. For me, it was the perfect combination of live and online and meeting and connecting with all the other dragonflies has been so beautiful and enriching. I’m thrilled to be certified and am so looking forward to sharing EcoNIDRA with my community." - EcoNIDRA Teacher Training participant


'Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.' - Dalai Lama