Yoga Nidra, The Art of Yogic Sleep
Around 7 or 8 years ago, I began taking yoga classes to help heal the repetitive strain injuries and tension in my wrists and shoulders from doing massage. I was amazed at how quickly I was able to reverse my wrist pain and *Bonus* re-focus and mellow out my over-active, worry wort of a mind :)
I've Been Studying Yoga Nidra or "Yogic Sleep" for the last Few Years. I think that I'm so drawn to it because the effects are very similar to the effects a good, relaxing massage. My mission is to bring my clients relaxation and peace & Yoga Nidra is the perfect style of Yoga to fulfill that mission!
There are several parts to a Yoga Nidra Practice.
It seems that yoga nidra is an active practice with all these steps, but during the hour and a half class, you slip in to a wonderful meditation that feels like a deep sleep that you are completely aware of. Unlike a normal nights sleep, Yogic sleep is done when you are completely conscious and aware of whats going on.
Why try a Yoga Nidra Class you ask???
Here's a list of benefits of a regular Yoga Nidra practice:
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