Yoga Nidra is the yoga of sleep. It is a practice that puts the body in a place between fully asleep and fully awake. A dreamlike state the helps the body to rest, recover, and unwind the tension of the day. Every person needs yoga nidra whether or not you practice physical asanas (the physical movements of yoga). This is because yoga nidra has been shown to decrease anxiety, stress, reduce pain, and improve sleep. In our fast paced, go, go, go world, yoga nidra can help undo all of the doing that you do every single day. It is so simple. Let’s talk through 9 steps to yoga nidra.