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Yoga Nidra Workshop

In this workshop, we will explore the different layers (sheaths) of consciousness, and of course, practice traveling through theses layers to experience a state of total relaxation.

Where

Bending Branch Yoga Studio
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2030 Bolton Rd Suite 400, Atlanta GA, US 30318
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  • Workshop

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When

May 21
2016
13:00 pmto15:00 pm

Price

$20

Full Description

Yoga nidra or "yogic sleep" is a sleep-like state which yogis report to experience during their meditations. Yoga nidra, lucid sleeping is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness. The distinguishing difference is the degree to which one remains cognizant of the actual physical environment as opposed to a dream environment. In lucid dreaming, one is only (or mainly) cognizant of the dream environment, and has little or no awareness of one's actual environment.

The practice of yoga relaxation has been found to reduce tension and anxiety. The autonomic symptoms of high anxiety such as headache, giddiness, chest pain, palpitations, sweating and abdominal pain respond well. It has been used to help soldiers from war cope with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Yoga nidra refers to the conscious awareness of the deep sleep state, referred to as prajna in Mandukya Upanishad.

In this workshop, we will explore the different layers (sheaths) of consciousness, and of course, practice traveling through theses layers to experience a state of total relaxation.