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iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation for Women (online)

3 December, 2020 @ 18:00 - 19:00 GMT

First Thursday of the month at 6:00-7:00pm on Zoom

iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation is a yoga therapy practice that involves being guided into the hypnagogic state (the healing state between sleep and wakefulness) and through the stages of the practice. Ending with grounding and integrating the meditative experience into the waking state.

Practising iRest regularly has been shown to help people reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety and insomnia. It can also help people deal with daily stresses, reduce tendency for relapse in people with chemical dependency, manage chronic pain, overcome symptoms of trauma and increase perceptions of quality of life.

Although it is yoga therapy, it is different from the asana, the physical postures that people tend to think of when they think of yoga. iRest is commonly practised lying on the floor on a yoga mat or similar although it is also often practised sitting in a chair or on the floor or even standing. There are no physical requirements. Melanie is currently the only qualified iRest Yoga Nidra teacher based in Wales.

More information is available on Melanie’s page here: https://homecomingtherapy.uk/.

A recording of the practice will be provided for you to use at home.

Cardiff Women’s Aid are a specialist agency which works to end violence against women, and support those who have experienced it. These classes are open to all women, but are especially suitable if you have experienced domestic abuse, controlling and coercive behaviour, sexual violence/abuse, sexual harassment or assault, stalking, forced marriage, “honour-based” violence, or any other form of violence against women. You do not need to have used our services before to attend these classes.

Once you have signed up for this workshop, you will be added to our mailing list. Please feel free to unsubscribe at any point by emailing us on SHOUT@cardiffwomensaid.org.uk

If you have any questions, please get in touch.


3 December, 2020
18:00 - 19:00 GMT
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