How many levels of Yoga Nidra are there? Yoga Nidra consists of eight stages, of which, four are essential. Some of the important stages are as follows. The first stage – the “Settling” or “internalisation” stage, the third stage- “Body Rotation”, the fourth stage- “Breathe Awareness” and the eighth stage, “Externalisation”.
How long is a yoga nidra practice? A Yoga Nidra practice can be as short as five minutes up to as long as an hour. It is highly recommended that if you begin to fall asleep during the practice that you complete the practice and try again with a shorter time duration.
What are the 5 stages of Yoga Nidra?
- Step 1: Initial Relaxation/Settling. The first stage is all about focusing on the breath.
- Step 2: Setting an Intention or Sankalpa.
- Step 3: Body Rotation.
- Step 4: Breathing Awareness.
- Step 5: Experience of Opposite Sensations.
- Step 6: Visualisation.
- Step 7: Sankalpa.
- Step 8: Externalisation.
Can I teach Yoga Nidra? Become Certified
Upon completion, teachers will be eligible to teach Yoga Nidra. All online trainings are approved continuing education courses through Yoga Alliance and can be used to fulfill CEU requirements.