Sleep care is the new self-care. With our society being obsessed with productivity and go go go attitude, more and more people are struggling to sleep. We spend way to much time in the YANG energy and not enough time in YIN.
Yang is associated with day, movement, exterior, noisy, and awake.
Yin is associated with night, stillness, inner, quiet, and sleep.
When Yin and Yang are harmonious, so is our sleep and our wakefulness.
But most of us spend 80% of our waking time doing and being busy. So when it comes to sleeping, our body needs a transition phase to slow down, calm down and prepare ourselves for rest.
Here are the 5 most popular rituals from The Self Care Space library to help you transition from yang to yin and prepare your body and mind for a deep sleep.
This is a Yin class to help you drop into your body, to help you settle down before a night of sleep. I hope this class allows you to get to sleep quicker, and enjoy a longer and deeply restful slumber.
Props: You will need a bolster or some pillows + some blocks or books to use in place of yoga block
There’s nothing for you to do except get ready for bed, lie down on your back (in savasana) and let yourself surrender to the moment.
It’s a simple and easy self-care treat you can do night, after night, after night. And let me tell you, I still use these night time meditations now – they never get old.
This Yoga Nidra ritual is a journey through your emotional body to release and embrace emotions. We work through the body’s energy centers, paying attention to any emotions you are holding while promoting rest and relaxation.
There’s nothing to do but lie down in bed, get comfortable and let your body receive the soothing sound bath with healing gifts of song + sound bowls from Holly Husler.
Josie will guide you into a sweet surrender with her soothing voice, crystalline vibrations and melodic sounds. Sound is a powerful healing gateway which speaks to every cell of our being and raises our consciousness, allowing us to open in a way that is effortless yet so profoundly deep. Throughout the dreamy session Josie channels light language through her voice, which speaks to the soul and activates the heart. It is to be experienced to be truly understood.
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