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Yoga Nidra

  • Wild Ginger Apothacary 6557 Superior Avenue Sarasota, FL, 34231 United States (map)

Release stress and tension with a restorative Yoga Nidra class with Jessie!

Yoga nidra (Sanskrit: योग निद्रा) or yogic sleep is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the "going-to-sleep" stage. It is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the practitioner becomes systematically and increasingly aware of the inner world by following a set of verbal instructions. This state of consciousness (yoga nidra) is different from meditation in which concentration on a single focus is required. In yoga nidra the practitioner remains in a state of light pratyahara with four of his or her senses internalised, that is, withdrawn, and only the hearing still connects to the instructions. The yogic goal of both paths, deep relaxation (yoga nidra) and meditation are the same, a state called samadhi.

Join us at Wild Ginger Apothecary on Sunday April 9th at 7pm. $10 class fee.


Jess offers yoga with a bright open heart and playful spirit. Her mission is to empower students of all ages, drawing out the unique gifts and luminosity that already exist in each of our hearts. Her journey as a yoga teacher began in her elementary classroom, where she discovered the power of three part breath and sun salutations as tools to ground and settle students’ anxiety. When she discovered adults, like children, also thrive when they feel empowered and free to take risks in a safe and loving environment, she answered the calling to teach them too! 

Jessica was trained in alignment based, therapeutic, heart centered Hatha yoga at Dig Yoga, Lambertville. Her beloved teachers, Sue Elkind, Naime Jezzeny, Mariel Freeman, and Kilkenny Tremblay provided a plethora of experiences that landed Jess right smack in the center of her heart. Yoga has taught her that you already have everything you need to manifest anything you have ever dreamed of! She is honored to share her joy and enthusiasm for this practice with the Wild Ginger community and beyond. Follow her creative endeavors at Trikona Designs!

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