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Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga

iRest® Yoga Nidra is a simple, body-centered meditation technique practiced while resting comfortably either lying on the floor or sitting in a chair. Yoga Nidra (literally “sleep of the yogi”) is an ancient tantric yoga practice that induces physical, mental and emotional relaxation while the practitioner remains alert and awake. It is also an experience of inquiry designed to facilitate awakening to one’s true nature as unconditioned being.

The workshop involves an introduction to the practice of iRest® Yoga Nidra, including an experiential overview of its underlying structure —the kosha model—and the various components of the practice, a guided iRest® Yoga Nidra practice, time for integration and Q&A.


4750 avenue Henri-Julien, Montreal QC, CA H2T 2C8

Type of Event

  • Workshop

Yoga Styles


Jun 2
09:00 amto09:00 am

Sunday, June 2, 4:00-5:30



Full Description

Kathleen Knipp, a former resident of Kripalu Center, is an E-RYT500 yoga teacher. She was co-founder and director of Global Yoga Journeys as well as yoga studios in VA and MO where she offered weekly yoga nidra classes and individual yoga nidra sessions. Kathleen is certified by Richard Miller, PhD in iRest® Yoga Nidra. She offers weekly classes at Pathless Yoga in Montreal and supervises candidates for the iRest® Yoga Nidra certification program.