Yoga Nidra

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Yoga Nidra is a powerful relaxation technique, also know as 'Yogic Sleep' or 'Sleep with Awareness'. It's a systematic method of reaching full-body relaxation and a meditative state of awareness. As you lie, fully supported on the floor, your teacher verbally guides you to a state of deep relaxation, then back again to a conscious state.

Good to Know

If you've ever experienced a deep, blissful Savasana that's ended all too soon, then you know wat's in store.

Who's it for?

The perfect antidote for stress, and to balance out other, more dynamic practices.

Origins

The origins of Yoga Nidra lie in ancient India. One of the oldest practices of the yoga tradition.

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