Winter Solstice Yoga Nidra

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Rebecca Murawski

Cheers, yogis. My name is Rebecca and I am looking forward to spending time with you in this exquisite practice of yoga. I have been guiding others in yoga practices for over 8 years and continue to be amazed at ...
Winter is a time when the earth seems to be quiet and still as the trees have lost their leaves, the grass takes a hiatus from growing and the brilliant colors of fall have faded. However, the vibrancy of life persists within the earth, it is simply pausing for a time of restoration and quiet repose. Like the earth, our minds and bodies need time for stillness. Yoga Nidra uses guided relaxation cues to help us pause, just as the earth does, to enjoy the stunning power of the present moment and refresh the body, mind and senses.  

During this practice, I will guide you to completely relax physically and mindfully shepherd the sometimes scattered thoughts of your mind in order to enjoy a state of alert awareness. The practice will begin with simple stretches, movement and breathing.  Then I will guide you through Yoga Nidra which is done lying in Savasana. At the end of Yoga Nidra, participants have reported a restored sense of resiliency + ease and a renewed feeling of peace + calm.

All parts of this Yoga Nidra practice will be guided and no yoga experience is required. I encourage you to dress comfortably...your favorite sweats and t-shirt are lovely as well as fuzzy socks, your favorite hoodie and an eye cover if you have one. Grab a few pillows, blankets along with your mat and soften into Yoga Nidra.