Experience deep relaxation, restoration and balance through Yoga Nidra meditation and sound healing. Yoga Nidra Meditation, translated as Conscious Sleep, uses a variety of breathing, body awareness, and relaxation techniques to gradually guide you to a state of in between waking and sleep where the body and mind can experience deep relaxation and restoration. Yoga Nidra can assist in alleviating symptoms of stress, anxiety, chronic pain, insomnia, hypertension, elevate mood and more. This simple yet powerful practice can be done by anymore. Simply lay back and be guided into a peaceful state of being. Seal the experience and wash away what no longer serves you through the beautiful healing sounds of crystal Alchemy singing bowls bringing a renewed sense of self and inner peace. An unique blend of essential oils will be provided to deepen your experience and ground into the present moment.
Becky Kopec is currently working towards a Master's in Chinese Medicine. She was introduced to the practice of Yoga Nidra in 2015, and was quickly drawn to learn more. In 2016 she completed the Amrit Method Yoga Nidra Certification program in Vancouver, BC under the instruction of John Vosler. She is passionate and dedicated to her work and studies in holistic medicine and the healing arts.
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This meditative and expansive practice is the perfect way to recharge and reset your focus. In this workshop we will discuss the benefits of yin yoga and meditation. This class will use candlelight, soft meditative music, sound bowls and props to guide you through long held supported poses. This workshop will allow you to immerse yourself in breath, relaxation and meditation. We will explore a quieter mind with your yoga experience. Yin Yoga is great for beginners and those who are looking for a gentle, relaxing, restorative and self -care focused class. All students are welcome and no prior yoga experience is required.
The long holds in this yoga workshop will give your muscles the opportunity to relax deeply. Props are used to support your body allowing you to focus on breathing, meditation and your mantra. This workshop is an excellent complement to more active practices and an opportunity to de stress.
Key benefits of a Yin Yoga practice:
- Balances the nervous system
- Boosts the immune system
- Reduced stress and anxiety
- Increased circulation
- Improved flexibility
- joint mobility
- Stillness can calm and balance the mind, body and spirit
- Brings balance to the internal organs and improved flow of internal energies
Toni Morales is the founder and director of You Rise Above (YRA). You Rise Above is about empowerment of the spirit regardless of circumstances. We believe in wholeness through self-awareness, transformation and connection of the mind, body and spirit.
Toni is a Certified Holistic Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Radio Talk Show Host and Yoga enthusiast. The former co-host of Being Single Radio on Divorce Source Radio; Toni has had the pleasure of interviewing celebrity guests, Hay House book authors and relationship experts. She has given Keynotes at Expos, led Empowerment Seminars at Universities and at national leadership conferences. She is a member of the Woman's Speaker Association, The E-Speakers Bureau and the NIU Alumni Association. In 2014, Toni was featured in the Spirited Women's Top 12 pick list for spirited women to watch.