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Yoga Nidra

Tailor-made Yoga Nidra for individuals

Yoga Nidra, also known as yogic sleep, is a powerful meditation practice that can help you relax deeply, heal your body and mind, and achieve your goals.

In a Yoga Nidra state, you are able to deeply relax your body and mind and access your subconscious mind.

We offer a tailor-made Yoga Nidra service for individuals. This means that we will create a personalised Yoga Nidra for you based on your specific needs and goals.


The process

  • We will start with a SWAN (Strengths, Weaknesses, Ambitions, Needs) analysis to identify your key areas of focus.
  • We will then work together to create a Sankalpa, or intention, for your Yoga Nidra session.
  • I will then record a personalised Yoga Nidra session for you, based on your SWAN analysis and Sankalpa as worked out with you during our session. .
  • You will listen to your Yoga Nidra session at least once a day, or more if you like.
  • We will check in one week after to see how you are progressing.

The Benefits of Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra has been shown to have a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Deep relaxation
  • Reduced stress and anxiety
  • Improved sleep quality
  • Increased self-awareness
  • Reduced pain
  • Boosted immune system
  • Enhanced creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Accelerated personal growth

Who can benefit from Yoga Nidra?

Yoga Nidra is suitable for everyone, regardless of age, fitness level, or meditation experience. It is especially beneficial for people who are:

  • Stressed or anxious
  • Struggling to sleep
  • Dealing with pain
  • Recovering from illness or injury
  • Looking to improve their overall health and well-being

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Ayurveda Yoga and its Benefits

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FAQs and Terminology of Yoga Nidra​

Yoga Nidra, often referred to as “yogic sleep,” is a guided meditation and relaxation technique that allows practitioners to achieve a state of conscious relaxation. While lying down in a comfortable position, participants are led through a systematic process of relaxation, breath awareness, and visualisation.

Setting a Sankalpa, or intention, is a crucial aspect of Yoga Nidra. During a session, participants are guided to choose a positive and meaningful statement that aligns with their personal goals or desires. Crafting a Sankalpa involves focusing on positive language and expressing intentions in the present tense as if they are already happening.

SWAN Analysis in Yoga Nidra stands for Strength, Weakness, Ambitions, and Needs and Neutrals. Swami Niranjan is the Inventor of the S.W.A.N. Theory in a Methodical practice.  SWAN Analysis is a process and tool for self-enquiry. It can be used when you feel you need clarity around some aspect in your life. It can be used regularly to reflect on your life. Through supported and guided attention to these aspects, practitioners can enhance self-awareness and explore the depths of their consciousness. A SWAN analysis does NOT result in an answer or solution, but is a tool to bring clarity of thought.

Yoga Nidra is beneficial for stress reduction, improved sleep, enhanced creativity, and increased self-awareness. The practice taps into the parasympathetic nervous system, promoting relaxation and helping to rewire the brain for positive change. Regular practice can contribute to emotional balance and resilience.

To practice Yoga Nidra, find a quiet, comfortable space. Lie down on your back, listen and follow the guided instructions, and allow yourself to relax completely. Focus on the breath and follow the instructions without any effort or strain.

Sankalpa is a positive and affirmative statement set during Yoga Nidra, aligning with one’s goals or aspirations. It serves as a powerful intention that, when repeated with sincerity, can influence positive change in one’s life.

Regular practice of Yoga Nidra can lead to long-term benefits such as improved mental and emotional well-being, increased resilience to stress, enhanced sleep patterns, and a greater sense of inner calm and balance in daily life. Consistency is key to experiencing these lasting benefits.

Yes, Yoga Nidra can be adapted for therapeutic purposes. Guided sessions can include specific visualisations and affirmations tailored to address anxiety, pain management, or other therapeutic goals, providing a holistic approach to well-being.

Yoga Nidra positively influences emotional regulation by promoting self-awareness and relaxation. It can be a beneficial tool for managing mood disorders like depression and anxiety by offering a structured approach to calming the mind, fostering emotional balance, and creating a sense of inner peace.

Yes, there is growing scientific evidence supporting the effectiveness of Yoga Nidra in various health and wellness outcomes. Research indicates positive impacts on stress reduction, sleep quality, anxiety management, and overall well-being. Scientific studies continue to explore the broader therapeutic applications of Yoga Nidra.