Yoga Nidra, often called “the yogic sleep”, is a relaxation practice.
The student, comfortably lying in shavasana, simply need to follow the voice of the guide and to let go, in order to reach a deep state of relaxation. The relaxation pass through few stages of focusing on the body parts, breathing and visualizations.
Among the beneficial effects there is an immediate feeling of peace and serenity, a greater capacity of concentration and creativity. A regular practice can be a great help in removing emotional blockages and in overcoming insomnia.