Yoga Nidra - Yogic Sleep

Experience your amazing potential for improved sleep, deep relaxation, and enhanced focus with yoga nidra.

Join Rolf Sovik, Spiritual Director of the Himalayan Institute and yoga nidra guru, for a powerful inward transformation. Become attuned to the here and now, allowing your inner wisdom to emerge and your stress to melt away as you progress through stages of relaxation. This course, accessible to all, will teach you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the benefits of “yogic sleep.”

In this 7+ hour course, which includes guided yoga nidras, you will learn:

  • The theory and practice of the five steps of yoga nidra.
  • A look at sleep, the stages of sleep, and the brainwaves associated with each stage.
  • Helpful tips on how to stay awake while moving through relaxation toward deep sleep.
  • The enormous and accessible restorative potential of yoga nidra.
  • The short method of yoga nidra—the 10-minute power nap.

Rolf Sovik

President and Spiritual Director of the Himalayan Institute and a clinical psychologist in private practice, Rolf Sovik has studied yoga in the United States, India, and Nepal. He holds degrees in philosophy, music, Eastern studies, and clinical psychology. Former Co-Director of the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo, NY he began his practice of yoga in 1972, and was initiated as a pandit in the Himalayan tradition in 1987. He is the author of Moving Inward, co-author of the award-winning Yoga: Mastering the Basics, and a contributor to Yoga International.