Yoga nidra quite literally translates to “yogic sleep.” It is a form of meditation where you are guided into a state of deep relaxation while remaining completely awake and aware. Yoga nidra can be practiced for countless reasons: to deeply relax the body and mind; process trauma; promote physical healing; balance emotions such as anxiety, fear, anger, grief, sadness; or simply as a method to relax and slow the mind.
Summer solstice, the longest day of the year, falls on Friday June 21st! The summer solstice marks the day when we who reside in the Northern hemisphere experience the most hours of sunlight.
There’s a feeling you get when you are so immersed in what you are doing that everything else falls away. All that is left is you, in this moment. You have found your flow state. . .
During yoga, we pursue a healthy balance between stability (strengthening) and mobility (stretching). By awakening the psoas and practicing our hip hinge we strengthen this muscular structure that powers us and holds us together.