Yoga Nidra

Widely known as “mindful sleep,” it’s meant to help you enter deep levels of relaxation by calming your mind and tuning into your body’s natural rhythms.

Popularly known as “mindful sleep,” yoga nidra is not associated with hypnotism, nor with the widespread forms of yoga.

It finds its roots in a tantric meditation technique, Nyasa, which was modified by the Indian yoga teacher, Swami Satyananda Saraswati, in 1962, gaining more and more followers in the modern Western world.

A yoga nidra class lasts from about 20 minutes, up to an hour and includes a total of five distinct stages: a) the stage of preparation b) the stage of planning the positive result c) the stage of guided physical awareness d) the stage of breath awareness and finally e) the stage with pairs of opposite emotions. The practice always ends with a gentle reset of the practitioner.

The course aims to relax our body, but mainly to achieve a deeper meditative state, full awareness. The goal is for the trainee to be in a state of deep relaxation, and at the same time to have increased perceptual ability.

Yoga nidra has been proven to help manage stress, improve memory, stimulate creativity, but also treat autoimmune diseases, psychological disorders and psychosomatic diseases.