Yoga nidra, also known as “yogic sleep,” is a deep meditative practice that can help connect us to our intuition. I call it “Guided Rest.” This is a practice where you are either lying down or seated. It is a meditation that I particularly love as it allows me to drop into a deep state of awareness, yet relaxation, that allows an opening to my own inner spirit.
Relaxation: During yoga nidra, the body is in a state of deep relaxation, which can help calm the mind and reduce stress. This allows us to quiet our minds and tune into our intuition more easily.
Mindfulness: Yoga nidra involves focusing the mind on specific points within the body, helping to cultivate mindfulness and self-awareness. This can help us to become more aware of our thoughts, emotions, and inner wisdom.
Increased awareness: Yoga nidra can help us to become more aware of our unconscious patterns and habits, allowing us to break free from limiting beliefs and tap into our intuition.
Deep connection: The practice of yoga nidra can help us connect with our deepest self and our inner guidance, leading us to a greater sense of clarity and purpose.
By combining relaxation, mindfulness, and self-awareness, yoga nidra can provide a powerful tool to help us connect with our intuition and access the inner wisdom that lies within us. Regular practice of yoga nidra can help to build this connection over time, leading to a greater sense of peace, clarity, and purpose in our lives.
Would you like to experience the practice of yoga nidra (also called guided rest)?
- Listen to Guided Rest/Yoga Nidra and Inner Wisdom meditations in the On-Demand Library
- Join me for yoga nidra classes on Thursdays at 12 pm CST at Online Studio and monthly on the weekends at the Madison Studio. Next in Madison on Sunday, February 26th.
- Study how to connect by taking our course “Connecting with Your Inner Wisdom” Use coupon code MEDITATEIN2023 for 50% off the regular price.
- Download Guided Meditations for Guided Rest so you learn to deeply relax so you are open to Inner Wisdom. 50% off with code MEDITATEIN2023.
- Learn how to lead others in tapping into their own inner wisdom by becoming an Inner Wisdom Guide Facilitator.