This Yoga Nidra Class Series will be taught as a guided meditation. Students can expect to lie down or sit comfortably during the practice. This class is based on the teachings of Dr. Richard Miller, founder of iRest Meditation and the Integrative Restoration Institute.
COST: First 3 Thursday evenings in November 6-7pm Standard class drop-in rate or use your class package/membership. Come to one or all 3 for greatest benefit.
According to Dr. Miller:
“We use Yoga Nidra to investigate and go beyond our limiting beliefs and conditioning, so that we may live a contented life, free of conflict, anxiety, fear, dissatisfaction, and suffering. And in it’s ultimate form, we use Yoga Nidra to unravel the sacred mystery of life and reveal the secret of enlightenment”.
During this meditation practice students will:
Explore and develop intention
Experience Body Sensitivity training
Experience breath and energy awareness
Develop systematic neutralization of:
Negative body sensations and stress
Negative feelings & emotions
Negative beliefs, images and memories
Experience joy and well-being
Develop freedom from the sense of separation generated by the senses and mind
Learn to experience peace amidst the changing circumstances of life
Yoga Nidra is integrative, in that it heals the various unresolved issues, traumas, and wounds that are present in the body and mind. It is restorative in that it aids its practitioners in recognizing their underlying peace of mind that is always present amidst all changing circumstances of life.
People using iRest report:
Decreased stress, anxiety, fear and depression
Decreased insomnia and sleep disturbances
Decreased perception of chronic and acute pain
Improved interpersonal relations
Increased energy levels
Increased sense of control in their lives
More confidence and joy in their lives
Greater sense of peace and well-being