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What is Yoga Nidra?
Yoga nidra or yogic sleep is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the "going-to-sleep" stage, typically induced by a guided meditation.
There is evidence that yoga nidra helps relieve stress.
Reported potential effects and benefits:
endogenous dopamine release
balance in autonomic nervous system
reduction of tension and anxiety
reduction of headaches
reduction of effects of stress
treatment of PTSD symptoms
improved self-esteem in students
RESEARCH ON YOGA NIDRA
My Yoga Nidra teacher Kaya Mindlin has posted these research articles on her website, click here to find them.
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Dr. Marcia Kostenuik MD FCFP CFPC BSc RYT is a physician, medical psychotherapist, personal coach, and registered yoga instructor trained in Yoga Nidra.
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