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Classic Yoga Nidra Practice


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Published on October 30, 2016

The practice of Yoga Nidra (yoga sleep) has been found to not only release stress and tension from the body, also because of the energy that becomes available, a resolve that's chosen within the practice will always come to pass. I was taught this practice by the wonderful and respected teacher Swami Shankardev Saraswati. Originally, a doctor from Australia, I have found Swami Shankardev's yogic approach to stress reduction simple, pragmatic, and straightforward, thus very effective. Yoga Nidra practice takes the body into a the deepest relaxed state possible, yet the mind remains alert and awake. After a 28 minute session it's not unusual to feel as though you've had 8 hours of sleep. Ultimately, learning to relax one's body will effectively reduce insomnia, monkey mind, anxiety, panic attacks, just to brush the surface.

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