If you feel like you don’t get enough sleep or find yourself exhausted after the end of your work day, Yoga Nidra is the practice for you. It is said that one hour of Yoga Nidra is equivalent to getting four hours of regular sleep.

Yoga Nidra is a powerful relaxation and meditation technique developed by Swami Satyananda of the Bihar School of Yoga. It is a systematic method of inducing complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation. The goal of Yoga Nidra is to increase self awareness while in a dream and sleeping state of consciousness.

Yoga Nidra is an easy technique, all that your body needs to do is lie in Savasana and follow the voice of the instructor that is guiding you. The instructor will guide you through a series of awareness exercises including body scan, conscious breathing and guided visualization practices. Yoga Nidra is accessible to everyone, and safe to be practiced by people of all ages and abilities.

It is a very effective practice and has many benefits. It activates the relaxation response and improves the function of your nervous system. It helps to improve sleep, reduce stress and increase the immune function.

Dana’s yoga nidra class starts May 5, Saturdays 5-6pm. AED100

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