Articles and Blog Posts
Articles and offerings from us and from around the web on iRest® Meditation, Yoga Nidra and other related practices.
Refining Yoga Nidra Posture with Donna Farhi
This article is an excerpt from the original post at iRest.org here >>
You’re ready for a deep, restorative iRest practice and the teacher begins by asking you to find a comfortable position on your back. You look around the room (or as the case may be, the Zoom) and everyone else seems to be managing well. In fact, they all look pretty blissed out. Why can it be so hard to just lie still?
Cultivating Unshakeable Peace & Wellbeing with iRest® Yoga Nidra: An Interview with Fuyuko Toyota
This interview originally appeared in The Yoga Lunchbox >>
Ten years ago I had the great pleasure to meet Fuyuko Toyota. We were both assisting our teacher Donna Farhi on a long 21-day training and I was immediately drawn to Fuyuko for her warmth, her humility and humour and her deep, compassionate wisdom.
Richard Miller on BodySensing (plus two free practices)
This is an offering from Richard Miller originally published on Yoga Journal.
Learn to Listen to Your Body in Meditation.
Have you ever noticed feeling light and physically relaxed when you’re happy? Or noticed sensations of unease in your heart, stomach, or gut when you’re upset?
Meditate on physical sensations, known as bodysensing, in order to feel calm, grounded, and healthy.
What Makes iRest Meditation Unique?
With so many meditation offerings and trainings available today, why pick iRest yoga nidra meditation?
If you’re thinking of embarking on formal meditation training, or maybe trying meditation for your own personal practice, here are a few points that highlight what makes iRest stand-out from what can feel like an ocean of offerings.
What is iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation?
As the popularity of Yoga continues to expand, more and more people are being drawn into practices beyond Yoga asana (posture). One of the practices that are becoming increasingly lauded is Yoga Nidra.
This article attempts to de-mystify Yoga Nidra and show how this contemporised, yet ancient practice can be an incredibly practical tool to help us live our lives with ease, resiliency, equanimity and authenticity. We will look at the iRest Yoga Nidra protocol in some depth, and also offer some iRest Yoga Nidra resources at the end.