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Ros Taylor

Hi Di,
Here's a good introductory article on yoga nidra.

Jason T.

Amazon (and I'm sure others) offer many $.99 mp3 downloads of guided yoga nidra meditations, some of which are surprisingly effective. I've only tried several, but I can highly recommend Winter's a link that may help


could you help me to practice a yoga routine for recovery after total knee replacement. I need to work on strength and flex extend at the knee joint.


I was not getting good sleep most nights and have to do meditation first thing in the morning to calm down my mind. Now I do Yoga Nidra before going to sleep. It gives me deep and restful sleep and I wake up fresh. Now I dont have to do the morning meditation to calm down anymore....


I experienced Yoga Nidra in a yoga class. I enjoyed it. I have found an audio CD by Shiva Rea that was great. This is a great way to wind down after a lousy stressful work day.


I try to practice much like you describe, and another helpful tool for me is to think about "releasing" which I allow from my body, mind, and emotions. I try to let it all go, then settle into the breath. More practice, good teachers, and articles like yours will certainly make this practice rewarding.

Great reading!

I am certain that this will take off in leaps and bounds! The need of restorative sleep that combines the practice that I love is sure to get me practicing it as well as talking about it to the women here in Michigan. Thanks YJ...this is just what the Doctor ordered! Namaste!

Roux Dubois

I have tried Yoga Nidra once, and fell asleep after 5 minutes and stayed asleep until the end. I didn't feel any different afterward, often having felt better after regular end of the class corpse pose. I think the session was too deep. Having taken hypnosis, I realized that the benifits coudl be subconcious. Since I was in a teacher training at the time, afterwards there was a long discussion on what was said and why. I was a little upset to hear what was said during my sleep, some of the analogies were disturbing. I recommened a good nap instead.

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