Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation technique for the mind, body and soul. It is a guided relaxation which can provide you with a good foundation from which you can build a meditation practice. It prepares the mind for deeper states of meditation and the body for deeper states of relaxation. The benefits of Yoga Nidra are numerous, it relaxes the mind and minimizes tensions; muscular, emotional and mental. Studies have shown that a 30 minute Yoga Nidra session is equivalent to 3 – 4 hours of sleep.