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Types of Yoga

Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra

What is Yoga Nidra?

Yoga nidra is the yoga of sleep, and it is performed as a deeply relaxing type of meditation practice. In Sanskrit, yoga nidra means “yogic sleep,” as it utilizes the transitional state between waking and sleeping. Yoga nidra is a guided meditation, allowing the practitioner to fully relax and achieve a feeling of wholeness. 


During yoga nidra, students can attune their senses to become aware and broaden their consciousness. Anyone can practice yoga nidra, even beginners, and it imparts numerous benefits—like improved sleep patterns, relief from anxiety and depression, emotional healing, and a sense of well-being. Here are a few other things you should know about yoga nidra.



Who it’s for
  • Beginner to advanced yogis
  • Anyone seeking a restful meditation practice


Who it’s not for
  • Anyone can practice yoga nidra
How it will help you
  • Improves sleep
  • Heals trauma
  • Relieves stress and anxiety
  • Increases relaxation
  • Relieves depression
  • Calms the mind


How it will not help you
  • Every can benefit from yoga nidra
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