Yoga nidra, the most relaxing postures to end the fatigue that helps you sleep soundly


Tamara Villa

Yoga Nidra is a practice as subtle as it is powerful that can help you
deal with stress and everyday triggers. But it can go further, as its practice has the potential to release deep-seated trauma and guide your consciousness towards your own most authentic self.

Anyone can practice Yoga Nidra. Has
huge benefits For those who want to get out of the routine, suffer from lack of sleep and want to overcome trauma, exhaustion and anxiety. It is also very beneficial and can have a
great relief power for anyone who wants to experience a deeper sense of peace and reconnect more deeply with themselves.

What is Yoga Nidra

The practice of Yoga Nidra is gaining popularity around the world as more and more people experience its regenerative powers. It literally means ”
yogic sleepยป and it is an ancient technique where the practitioner enters deep states of conscious relaxation. It is a systematic practice of
transfer awareness from our outer world to the inner world.

takes you to a
deep sleep state where your senses, intellect and mind relax. You free yourself from the concepts of time, space and reason. When this happens,
brain activity is reduced and the body enters a state of healing. Therefore, it is also said that one hour of Yoga Nidra can give the same benefit as four hours of sleep. As the body enters a healing state, it can flush out toxins on a cellular level, refresh the mind, and remove baggage from the subconscious.

In Yoga Nidra,
the instructor guides his students so that they lie down comfortably, preferably in Shavasana, as it is naturally the most effortless and balanced resting position in yoga. But it is also very common for students
lie on their stomach or side. The teacher guides the students through a detailed and specific script.

You may have experienced that feeling when you are half asleep and you strangely feel
like your brain was numb too. Such a state of consciousness, between being awake and being asleep, is a state that Yoga Nidra can take you to. It’s a
state between sleep and wakefulness. It is the complete relaxation of the body while the mind remains awake.

Women doing yoga/PEXELS

Yoga Nidra
It starts with relaxation, but it goes much further.. In Yoga Nidra, the relaxation of the body, mind and senses is very important, but that is not the ultimate goal. In Yoga Nidra,
consciousness is active and in a state of observation. Although the brain enters a state of deep relaxation, you are observing the body, the mind and the senses.

rejuvenate your body

During Yoga Nidra, the body enters a
deep relaxation mode. Regular practice helps the body to enter even deeper states of healing and rejuvenation. During this practice,
body functions become minimalmetabolism slows down and hormonal function increases.

Thus, the body has the opportunity to c
Begin repair activity and expel toxins from the system. And because of this, the body begins to conserve energy. This process eliminates fatigue and rejuvenates the brain. After one session, you will be refreshed and full of energy.

Stress leads us to a
zone of sympathetic activity and drains our energy, stealing the necessary resources from the brain and organism. That is why in stressful situations our ability to think is considerably reduced and we feel tired and lazy. With the regular practice of Nidra, little by little we begin to
be aware of our subconscious and hidden problems. With increased awareness, we can release these issues and let them go.

Woman meditating/PEXELS

With the practice of Yoga Nidra also
you improve the ability to pay attention, to concentrate. Also the ability to retain information and memory. As your subconscious sheds unnecessary baggage and information overload,
you free up mental space and the subconscious becomes more active and clear. Due to this, the efficiency of the subconscious increases, and it begins to absorb and retain information more efficiently.

During the practice of Yoga Nidra
activate the parasympathetic nervous system. You train the subconscious to release stress and stay in a peaceful and observant state. That is why Yoga Nidra helps
rejuvenate the body. With its regular practice, you can improve the response and general regulation of your nervous system.