Building off last weeks blog article of why consider yoga nidra. Here we discuss where to start in developing the practice and what to consider. Please find 3 considerations for yoga nidra below:
Why Yoga Nidra? – Part 1 of 2
Yoga nidra promotes a deep state of relaxation which can help in restoring the body to a state of balance and calm. Many people are curious how this works and how is it different from other forms of meditation. The Yoga Journal explains how the process of yoga nidra shifts us through the various brain waves of beta, alpha, theta, and delta, which is essentially “powering down” our brain activity, and allowing us to slow our thoughts and restore ourselves. Yoga nidra is a form of meditation, however it is different than listening to a guided meditation as it is a different level of body awareness that slows the mind. Please find 4 benefits of yoga nidra:
Building off last weeks blog article of why breathwork and the benefits. Here we discuss where to start in developing the practice and what to consider. Please find 4 considerations for breathwork below:
Breathwork is a key to mental health and physical health. Majority of the population shallow breaths, and does not get the rejuvenating benefits of deep breathing or breathwork. Deep breathing helps to tap into rest and digest mode in our body, also known as the parasympathetic nervous system which helps us to feel calmer, more present, reduces stress and anxiety, and helps us to problem-solve more effectively. Please find 4 key benefits of breathwork:
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