The History Of Yoga Nidra

The primary focus of this website is specifically iRest® Yoga Nidra as developed and pioneered by Dr Richard Miller – a research-based meditation, relaxation and healing protocol.
Discover more about iRest Yoga Nidra here >>

Yoga Nidra has deep roots within the Yoga tradition as a whole. Roots that go back many centuries and we wish to honour this rich history and also other methods and approaches to Yoga Nidra.

Below is a wonderful article detailing the historical background of Yoga Nidra, by Yoga scholars Jason Birch and Jacqueline Hargreaves. Visit their website here >>

You can download  the article here (pdf), or simply read on …

The History of Yoga Nidra by Birch and Hargreaves

Yoga Nidra in New Zealand

Within in New Zealand there are many further opportunities to learn about and experience different forms, methods and expressions of Yoga Nidra …

Anahata Yoga Retreat, in Golden Bay, in the South Island. With experienced teacher Swami Karma Karuna, a founding member of Anahata and connected to the Bihar School of Yoga.

Well-established Ashram Yoga in New Zealand also offer Yoga Nidra resources, recordings, classes and courses.

Donna Farhi
Donna Farhi is a Yoga teacher who has been practicing for over 40 years and teaching since 1982. She is one of the most sought after guest teachers in the world, leading intensives and teacher training programs internationally. Donna often offers Yoga Nidra as a part of her Yoga intensives.

You can purchase and download Donna’s Yoga Nidra offerings on her website.

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