Category Archives for "Yoga Nidra"

May 06

The Pancha Maya Koshas

By Ally | Meditation , Yoga Nidra , Yoga Teacher Resources

In this post we are going to explore how the pancha maya koshas (the layers of the self relate to Yoga Nidra Meditation. One of the things that makes yoga nidra a unique meditation technique is not just the deep rest/deep sleep state with trace awareness, but also the fact that in most yoga nidra styles you will go on an awareness journey through the 5 layers of the self (whether you realize it or not!)

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Mar 27

10 Minute Yoga Nidra for Deep Rest

By Ally | Meditation , Yoga Nidra

This 10 minute grounding yoga nidra helps calm stress and anxiety. It’s a short, effective yogic sleep practice with natural forest sounds and birdsong to create even deeper relaxation and states of innate healing through slowing down the brainwaves and activating the parasympathetic response. This meditation uses a breath studied by Dr. Andrew Huberman and his Huberman Lab called the physiological sigh.

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Mar 19

Spring Equinox Yoga Nidra

By Ally | Ayurveda , Meditation , Yoga Nidra

This spring equinox yoga nidra is a yogic sleep guided practice for the vernal equinox. Visualizations of light, the sunrise, seedlings, bird song all help welcome in this spring equinox 2021. It’s a new beginning meditation but also a deep relaxation which you might also know as non sleep deep rest (NSDR). You can practice this spring equinox ritual for spring renewal as many times as you like with Nidra guide Ally Boothroyd of Sarovara Yoga.

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Mar 09

ten minute yoga nidra | reset your nervous system

By Ally | Yoga Nidra

In this yoga nidra guided meditation to relax you will be guided through a body scan to calm the nervous system, It’s a 10 minute yoga nidra guided relaxation for stress relief. This guided meditation includes a relaxation technique that I learned from Andrew Huberman which is the double inhale long exhale breath. It’s a 10min yoga nidra script lead by Ally Boothroyd of Sarovara Yoga that is perfect for stress management. Lay down, relax, rest and meditate all at the same time!

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