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YOGA NIDRA

THE INTEGRATIVE AMRIT METHOD
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YOGA NIDRA

THE INTEGRATIVE AMRIT METHOD
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WHAT IS YOGA NIDRA?

The Integrative Amrit Method of Yoga Nidra™ is a a sleep-based guided meditation technique designed to lead you through the deepest states of conscious awareness so that you may access the healing typically unavailable to your body during wakefulness.

 

Where did the Integrative Amrit Method™ come from?

This type of meditation practice is an ancient art, originating in India, and brought to the United States in the 1970s by the world-renowned Swami Kripalvanandji. With his sole disciple, Gurudev Shri Amritji, Swami Kripalu — or Bapuji, as he is lovingly referred to — built one of the largest yoga centers in the United States, known as the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Years later, after Bapuji passed away, Gurudev (or Amrit Desai) carried the teachings of the Lakulish Lineage to Florida to create the Amrit Yoga Institute. This natural sanctuary hidden within the Ocala National Forest is the place where the Integrative Amrit Method™ has been taught ever since.

HOW CAN YOGA NIDRA HELP ME?

The Integrative Amrit Method of Yoga Nidra™  is designed to improve sleeping habits, promote overall health and wellbeing, and give you tools to more consciously create the life you want to lead. This practice is simple and works to heal stress, anxiety, pain, and trauma by addressing it at its root rather than focusing on symptoms.

 

So, how does it work?

By engaging in a series of structured awareness techniques, your brain activity begins to slow down and your consciousness progressively shifts from wakefulness to the deepest state of relaxation. It is here, within our body’s most natural state, that profound healing occurs; at such a relaxed level of awareness, the body can restore its homeostatic functions. This rejuvenating restfulness brings a quiet peace and stillness that can then be more easily carried forward into your waking life.

Within the silent stillness of Yoga Nidra, you will disengage from habitual thought patterns and begin to create a more conscious relationship with your mind. As you quiet your mind, you make space to discover your true Self, actualize your intentions, and allow energy to move freely through your body, releasing energy blockages and restoring wholeness.

HOW DO I DO A YOGA NIDRA?

Everyone and anyone can do a Yoga Nidra, regardless of their age or experience! Simply find a quiet, dark place where you can comfortably lay down or sit for a period of 30-45 minutes during the guided meditation, and use any desired props to adjust your body in a position which supports your needs and follow the instructions of your facilitator or Yoga Nidra recording. If you can, do your best to eliminate all distractions (pets, children, partners, loud noises or objects that are in the way).

 

What props do I need?

Anything to make yourself comfortable enough to relax, but not to fall asleep! This could be anything from pillows, to blankets, yoga mats, or bolsters for body support. An eye pillow is also useful if your eyes are sensitive to light.

 

How long is it?

Each guided meditation varies from 30-45 minutes in length. Although this seems short, your brain is inducted into the deepest states of awareness that provide your body with much-needed rest. In fact, one simple Yoga Nidra is equivalent to 3-4 hours of fully- restorative sleep!

 

Do you sleep during Yoga Nidra?

No. Sleep is static, while Yoga Nidra is dynamic; during a Yoga Nidra, you enter the yogic state of Samadhi while remaining alert and conscious, actively shifting your attention to reintegrate with cosmic unity.

“The beauty of this is that it’s effortless. You don’t have to try, because the body already knows how to do it.”

Yogacharya Kamini Desai, PhD; daughter of Gurudev Shri Amritji , Director of Education at the Amrit Yoga Institute, and author of Yoga Nidra: The Art of Transformational Sleep

 

 

WHAT IS YOGA NIDRA?

The Integrative Amrit Method of Yoga Nidra™ is a a sleep-based guided meditation technique designed to lead you through the deepest states of conscious awareness so that you may access the healing typically unavailable to your body during wakefulness.

Where did the Integrative Amrit Method™ come from?

This type of meditation practice is an ancient art, originating in India, and brought to the United States in the 1970s by the world-renowned Swami Kripalvanandji. With his sole disciple, Gurudev Shri Amritji, Swami Kripalu — or Bapuji, as he is lovingly referred to — built one of the largest yoga centers in the United States, known as the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Years later, after Bapuji passed away, Gurudev (or Amrit Desai) carried the teachings of the Lakulish Lineage to Florida to create the Amrit Yoga Institute. This natural sanctuary hidden within the Ocala National Forest is the place where the Integrative Amrit Method™ has been taught ever since.

HOW CAN YOGA NIDRA HELP ME?

The Integrative Amrit Method of Yoga Nidra™  is designed to improve sleeping habits, promote overall health and wellbeing, and give you tools to more consciously create the life you want to lead. This practice is simple and works to heal stress, anxiety, pain, and trauma by addressing it at its root rather than focusing on symptoms.

So, how does it work?

By engaging in a series of structured awareness techniques, your brain activity begins to slow down and your consciousness progressively shifts from wakefulness to the deepest state of relaxation. It is here, within our body’s most natural state, that profound healing occurs; at such a relaxed level of awareness, the body can restore its homeostatic functions. This rejuvenating restfulness brings a quiet peace and stillness that can then be more easily carried forward into your waking life.

Within the silent stillness of Yoga Nidra, you will disengage from habitual thought patterns and begin to create a more conscious relationship with your mind. As you quiet your mind, you make space to discover your true Self, actualize your intentions, and allow energy to move freely through your body, releasing energy blockages and restoring wholeness.

HOW DO I DO A YOGA NIDRA?

Everyone and anyone can do a Yoga Nidra, regardless of their age or experience! Simply find a quiet, dark place where you can comfortably lay down or sit for a period of 30-45 minutes during the guided meditation, and use any desired props to adjust your body in a position which supports your needs and follow the instructions of your facilitator or Yoga Nidra recording. If you can, do your best to eliminate all distractions (pets, children, partners, loud noises or objects that are in the way).

What props do I need?

Anything to make yourself comfortable enough to relax, but not to fall asleep! This could be anything from pillows, to blankets, yoga mats, or bolsters for body support. An eye pillow is also useful if your eyes are sensitive to light.

How long is it?

Each guided meditation varies from 30-45 minutes in length. Although this seems short, your brain is inducted into the deepest states of awareness that provide your body with much-needed rest. In fact, one simple Yoga Nidra is equivalent to 3-4 hours of fully- restorative sleep!

Do you sleep during Yoga Nidra?

No. Sleep is static, while Yoga Nidra is dynamic; during a Yoga Nidra, you enter the yogic state of Samadhi while remaining alert and conscious, actively shifting your attention to reintegrate with cosmic unity.

“The beauty of this is that it’s effortless. You don’t have to try, because the body already knows how to do it.”

Yogacharya Kamini Desai, PhD; daughter of Gurudev Shri Amritji , Director of Education at the Amrit Yoga Institute, and author of Yoga Nidra: The Art of Transformational Sleep

 

 

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PERSONALIZED IAM YOGA NIDRA™ SESSIONS

Would you like to experience a personalized guided Yoga Nidra that is tailored to your specific health and wellness needs? Book with me now to schedule a one-on-one LIVE, recorded session. Multpile sessions are also available upon request, at a discounted rate.

PERSONALIZED IAM YOGA NIDRA™ SESSIONS

Would you like to experience a personalized guided Yoga Nidra that is tailored to your specific health and wellness needs? Book with me now to schedule a one-on-one LIVE, recorded session. Multpile sessions are also available upon request, at a discounted rate.