yoga nidra is an efficient method of inducing complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation while maintaining consciousness. At times you may feel very aware of whats being said, at other times, you may feel like you’ve drifted off. Yoga nidra goes through layers of consciousness. It brings about physical and mental relaxation.
20 minutes is said to be the equivalent to a 4 hour deep sleep
deep restoration, recuperation and healing can take place as it helps release physical, mental and emotional tension and resets the nervous system to help rid the body of any endocrinal imbalances, thus helping boost immune system, shift out toxins and improve metabolism.
helps harmonize the two hemispheres of the brain, the logical, rational side with the intuitive, creative sides. in normal sleep, you are unconscious. In Yoga Nidra you remain conscious, which allows for tremendous potential. You can consciously steer your subconscious and unconscious levels of the mind to help achieve your goals and create positive change in your life. A kind of very effective self hypnosis.
you establish and develop your motor-neural pathways and thus increase the mind-body connection. This is done through the rotation of consciousness around the body. When you are aware of each part of your body, you are actually massaging the corresponding part in the brain as well.
the impressions in the subconscious are brought to surface, experienced and removed. Thus, you let go of any neurosis , worries, turmoil or negative holding patterns.
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