Yoga Nidra, also known as Yoga sleep, is a form of guided meditation. The practitioner simply lies back, relaxes and lets themselves be gently guided to state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, where the body & mind completely relaxes.
Unlike some forms of meditation where the practitioner focuses on a single point, the practitioner remains in a state of light pratyahara with four of the senses internalised, that is, withdrawn, and only the hearing still connects to the instructions.
Yoga nidra is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness.
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A recent study under taken by Harvard Medical School found that regular meditation is more beneficial than a holiday! Their findings suggested that mindfulness exercises can result in long-lasting positive psychological effects, especially for people new to these experiences. In addition, meditation and yoga can boost immunity, and regular practice seems to promote more complex genetic effects related to healthier ageing.This is just one amongst thousands of scientific studies into meditation and the results appear to show boundless benefits that include: