Yoga Nidra - Yogic Sleep

Learn to be awake yet asleep with yoga nidra (yogic sleep), the practice of sleeping consciously.

Combining relaxation techniques with the unique practice of “Exercise Without Movement,” yoga nidra helps us travel deeply within. The goal is greater inner awareness of the body, our states of consciousness, and how the mind manages the body.

In this 7+ hour digital course, you will learn:

  • The theory and guided 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 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.