The Benefits of Yoga Nidra
Yoga Nidra is an ancient yogic practice that’s both a form of meditation and mind-body therapy. It is a systematic form of guided relaxation that typically is done for 35 to 40 minutes at a time.
YOGA NIDRA PRACTICE
Benefits of Yoga Nidra
A recent study found Yoga Nidra yoga nidra was effective in reducing anxiety and stress, The study also suggested that yoga nidra can be a useful tool in reducing both cognitive and physiological symptoms of anxiety.
EMDR & Yoga
D UA L AT T E N T I O N I N YO G A
• Asana: Focus on the shape of your body in the posture • Grounding into the physical practice of yoga • Mudra: Focus on the feeling of the hands • Gyan Mudra • Pranam (Prayer post at heart) • Mantra: Focus on a word, phrase, or sound • Om • I am • Drishti: Notice the focus of your gaze • Toward fingertips • At a single point on the floor • Toward tip of the nose • Toward the center of the forehead
Reduce autonomic sympathetic activation
• Reduce blood pressure • Improve vagal tone—Increase heart rate variability (HRV) • Decrease reported symptoms of PTSD • Improved Cardiovascular Health-- Reduced blood pressure, reduced hypertension. • Improved Endocrine System Health— Improved thyroid health, blood sugar management • Improved digestive System Health • Reduced Inflammation and improvements in rheumatoid arthritis