How Yoga Nidra Meditation Can Connect Us to Intuition

Yoga nidra, also known as “yogic sleep,” is a deep meditative practice that can help connect us to our intuition. I call it “Guided Rest.” This is a practice where you are either lying down or seated. It is a meditation that I particularly love as it allows me to drop into a deep state of awareness, yet relaxation, that allows an opening to my own inner spirit.

Here’s how:

Relaxation: During yoga nidra, the body is in a state of deep relaxation, which can help calm the mind and reduce stress. This allows us to quiet our minds and tune into our intuition more easily.

Mindfulness: Yoga nidra involves focusing the mind on specific points within the body, helping to cultivate mindfulness and self-awareness. This can help us to become more aware of our thoughts, emotions, and inner wisdom.

Increased awareness: Yoga nidra can help us to become more aware of our unconscious patterns and habits, allowing us to break free from limiting beliefs and tap into our intuition.

Deep connection: The practice of yoga nidra can help us connect with our deepest self and our inner guidance, leading us to a greater sense of clarity and purpose.

By combining relaxation, mindfulness, and self-awareness, yoga nidra can provide a powerful tool to help us connect with our intuition and access the inner wisdom that lies within us. Regular practice of yoga nidra can help to build this connection over time, leading to a greater sense of peace, clarity, and purpose in our lives.

Would you like to experience the practice of yoga nidra (also called guided rest)?

Deb Phelps

Deb Phelps

Deb Phelps is a certified Mindfulness and Meditation Teacher, and Practitioner since 1980. She is also a Mindfulness Coach, Sound Energy Practitioner, and Yoga Specialist who uniquely assists her clients to overcome stress, anxiety, PTSD, grief, and other life situations so that they can once again live purposeful, joy-filled lives. Deb has overcome significant life challenges aided by a variety of mind-body-spirit practices. By diligently using these tools over many decades, she found a life of contentment and equanimity. Through extensive education and life experience, including living for one year in a spiritual community, she assists and inspires others to do the same. ~ Deb Phelps, C.MI, MMT, E-RYT500, LVCYT, YACEP

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