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Ally Boothroyd is a yoga educator and meditation teacher with a passion for yoga nidra and the healing power of conscious rest. She is the founder of Sarovara Yoga, a yoga space and women's retreat centre in Ontario, Canada. A sanctuary on the water where she fosters local community and supports health, personal growth, emotional resiliency, authenticity, awareness, and awakening. Ally also leads Retreats and Yoga Teacher Trainings in Nosara, Costa Rica

Jul 05

18 Minute Healing Yoga Nidra

By Ally | Meditation

welcome & namaste,This 18 minute yoga nidra has no background sound or music and aids in deep relaxation through the effortless guided meditation called yogic sleep. It’s a meditation technique called yoga nidra which you lay down and listen, an effortless deep relaxation arises from the guidance. This short and effective 20 min yoga nidra […]

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Jul 05

Progressive Relaxation Meditation

By Ally | Meditation

welcome & namaste, This 20 minute yoga nidra has no background sound or music and aids in deep relaxation through the effortless guided meditation called yogic sleep. It begins with a technique called progressive muscle relaxation to aid in even deeper rest and relaxation. It’s a meditation technique called yoga nidra which you lay down […]

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Jul 05

Yogic Sleep Yoga Nidra Meditation

By Ally | Meditation

welcome & namaste, This 20 minute yogic sleep yoga nidra with ocean waves aids in deep relaxation through the effortless guided meditation of nidra (sleep). When listening to the ocean waves, let yourself relax and be guided into a deep state of effortless meditation. This short and effective 20 min yoga nidra is lead by […]

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Jun 26

Yoga Nidra For Stress & Anxiety

By Ally | Meditation

welcome & namaste, This yoga nidra is meant to help reduce anxiety, alleviate stress and improve sleep.  The practice of yoga nidra is a powerful technique for deep relaxation to balance mental clarity and improve overall emotional well being.   It has been scientifically proven to reduce anxiety, alleviate stress, and improve sleep among many […]

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Jun 21

Yoga Nidra For Labor

By Ally | Meditation

WELCOME & NAMASTE, This yoga nidra meditation is similar to hypnobirth and is for the first stage of labor (the upstage of labor). It’s a guided birth meditation using a combination of yogic sleep and hypnobirthing techniques along with some of the tools I used to have a calm birth. It includes some birth affirmations […]

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Jun 14

40 Minute Water Element Yoga Nidra

By Ally | Meditation

WELCOME & NAMASTE This Yoga Nidra is meant to sooth your nervous system and allow you to connect to the element of water. In this 40 Minute Yoga Nidra, Ally Boothroyd will guide you through a relaxation and visualization for the element of water (jala), the yin energy of chandra (the moon). This is helpful […]

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Jun 13

30 Minute Yoga Nidra For Emotional Resilience

By Ally | Meditation

WELCOME & NAMASTE This 30 minute yoga nidra for sensing opposites is for connecting to manomayakosha and creating resilience in the mental body, emotional body, feeling body through systematic desensitization, reciprocal inhibition or constructive interference. This meditation has healing hang drum music as you explore polar sensations without going into any polar emotions. Yoga nidra […]

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Jun 13

Breathing Into Sleep

By Ally | Meditation

This guided meditation is a sleep meditation which includes some light pranayama. This meditation for sleep is great for insomnia. The breathing techniques help you to fall asleep fast. If you cant sleep, the ocean waves and guided breathing along with guided deep relaxation will lead you to fall asleep faster. This sleeping technique will […]

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Jun 10

28 Minute Yoga Nidra For Spinal Health

By Ally | Meditation

WELCOME & NAMASTE, Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation that uses a systematic method of inducing complete physical, mental and emotional relaxation. This guided yoga nidra includes a spinal cord visualization for each vertebra of the spine to optimize spinal health and reduce back pain. This yogic sleep technique calms the nervous system and activate […]

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