Do Yoga While Sleeping - Basics of Yoga Nidra Meditation

Yoga in sleep mode or Yoga Nidra means psychic sleep. This kind of psychic sleep helps remove physical, emotional and mental strains very easily and in an effective manner. It also helps focus the mind and remove negative elements.

This can be practiced either during morning after bathing or in the evening after sunset.To perform this psychic sleep, one may spread a bed sheet and lie on it closing both eyes, Concentrating on one point or object for 15/20 mnts. One can also focus his/her attention from feet and move slowly to knees,thigh,stomach,chest ,hands,face,eyes,ears and finally to head. Keep repeating this process for 15 to 20 mnts. One should not sleep during this process of Yoga Nidra but remain fully focused on certain point or object.

This Yoga Nidra is easy to practice and helps in maintaining blood pressure, stress related problems etc.

Procedure to Perform Yoga Nidra Meditation

Before you start to perform yoga nidra meditation, make sure that you are in a silent atmosphere. Put on dim lights and lie down with your back touching the floor. You can lie on a yoga mat if that makes you feel comfortable.

Take deep breaths and try to concetrate on the center of your forehead between the eyes. Don't try too hard to concentrate. Begin first by concentraing on your breath before moving over to the forehead. You need to talk deep breath initially and then back to normal.

Yoga nidra also know as the yoga sleeping technique will take you to a very deep level of relaxation. Bringing your body back to normal state instantly is not advisable as it might shock some people. So make it 100% sure that your surroundings are disturbance free. Bring your body back to normal by practing the breating technique.

The yoga nidra technique can help you relax and get in touch with your subconscious mind. With constant practise you will begin to better understand yourself. The best way to being yoga nidra technique is by first becoming an expert in the savasana technique of yoga.

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