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The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest

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The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for connections and boundaries - 22-07-2024( 0:27:39)       
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Where do YOU end and the world begin? Where do you end and another person begin? What if we changed our whole perspective and saw ourselves as Being Nature, rather than nature being something other and outdoors. This nidra is 28 mins long. Allow yourself some adjustment time before coming back to earth!
Published: 22/07/2024 10:35:17 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - New Moon Nidra Cauldron - 12-07-2024( 0:28:4)       
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A live recording from the gathering for the New Moon Nidra Caudron this week. The words are woven from all the wishes stirred into the cauldron by those attending or those who had sent in their requests. This practice is around 32 mins long. You are welcome to join in next month!
Published: 12/07/2024 10:15:55 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for a Matariki Birthday Party Rest Revolution - 05-07-2024( 0:20:42)       
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Woohoo! It is our second birthday for the Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - two years of lying down and waking up to the Rest Revolution. Whether you have been here all along or a newbie today, you are welcome to join in the festivities. This practice of yoga nidra is 21mins long and you have my full permission to eat a big slice of cake afterwards!
Published: 5/07/2024 10:41:01 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 28-06-2024( 0:17:20)       
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This week our nidra practice explores sowing the seeds of our dreams to stratify over the cold winter months. Who knows what might germinate in Spring when the earth warms again? Simply lie down and listen.
Published: 28/06/2024 8:00:14 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for a Solstice Pause - 21-06-2024( 0:22:44)       
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Go into a brief hibernation today with this nidra to honour the practice of Pausing and Resting in this week of the Winter Solstice. The good news is that the Solstice is a 6 week season so seize the day and make time to restore and replenish your energy. This practice is 23mins long.
Published: 21/06/2024 2:57:04 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the flow of the river of your breath - 14-06-2024( 0:20:30)       
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This nidra is for those times when you are feeling a bit stuck or perhaps you need to find a creative solution to something. This practice draws inspiration from the rivers that surround us, flow beneath us and nourish our land. May the solutions you need flow like a river. This practice is 21 mins long.
Published: 14/06/2024 10:41:16 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for welcoming all the sounds - 07-06-2024( 0:18:40)       
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Sometimes life gets noisy and there is not much we can do to avoid it. This nidra invites you to welcome all the sounds - pleasant and unpleasant, so that you might be able to sleep, relax, or concentrate when there are noisy distractions.
Published: 7/06/2024 11:55:51 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Mycelium Nidra for Healing the Planet - 31-05-2024( 0:19:56)       
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The forest fungi party is back again this year to remind us that we are all connected, that we need to listen to one another and hold tight! The mycelium pathways of the fungi are here to heal the soil, restore the air quality and teach us to communicate as well as they do. Lie down and enjoy this underground rave with our fungi friends over the winter months ahead. This nidra is 20 mins long.
Published: 31/05/2024 11:43:49 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for finding clarity - 24-05-2024( 0:24:10)       
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Sometimes life offers up opportunities all at once, or we may simply have to make a decision that we have been putting off. This nidra offers support so that you can see the clarity amongst all the undergrowth and deadwood. This nidra is 25 mins long.
Published: 24/05/2024 11:27:02 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Teensy nidra for emotional SOS - 17-05-2024( 0:13:12)       
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This micro nidra is for those busy or stressful days when you really need a hug and cup of tea with a dear friend. When you feel like you need to be reminded that all is ok and it will all work out somehow. This is a tiny practice to help settle your nervous system and allow you to calm the farm. It is designed to be practiced anywhere and at any time. Best of all it is only 13 mins so you can squeeze it in, no matter what your day holds.
Published: 17/05/2024 11:39:09 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra from the New Moon Nidra Cauldron - 10-05-2024( 0:32:17)       
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Welcome to this practice of yoga nidra that is from the New moon nidra cauldron. Each month I welcome nidristas into the snug for a slumber party. Some come along in person, others come in by zoom and some simply ask for a recording. These gatherings are co-created nidras which means that everyone offers the words they would like to hear and I try to weave them altogether. There is something so powerful about voicing what you would like to hear and to receive these words from others. The words offered last night seemed so universal that I offer them to us all, as they reflect our deepest wishes of hope, peace and being present to self and others. Settle in and cherish this new moon. This nidra is 33 mins long.
Published: 10/05/2024 9:23:08 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for last light and the song of your ancestors - 03-05-2024( 0:19:27)       
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This week marks the beginning of the last light season when we hunker down for winter and remember our ancestors. Maybe you have someone special to remember or maybe you can listen to the ancestors of this land we rest upon. This nidra is 20 mins long.
Published: 3/05/2024 9:46:28 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the fruits of your dreams - 29-04-2024( 0:21:56)       
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This is a nidra for welcoming all the things that are fruiting in your life and welcoming all the things that may fruit in years to come. This nidra is an ode to my quince tree and all the beauty and joy she brings. This nidra is 22 mins long.
Published: 29/04/2024 10:45:08 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for times of tenderness - 19-04-2024( 0:24:51)       
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Here is a slow and gentle nidra to hold you with tenderness when everything feels too much. It is super slow and spacious and might even send you off to sleep. There is a John O'Donohue poem at the end "For the senses" as the icing on the cake. The nidra is 25 mins long.
Published: 19/04/2024 8:15:10 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra to call in the flow of your heart's true desire - 15-04-2024( 0:20:39)       
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In this practice of yoga nidra we welcome a more generous interpretation of sankalpa or your heart's true desire. Allowing ourselves to simply listen to whatever is arising in our heart can feel so spacious and freeing. Perhaps like me, you yearn for the blessing of rain and peace in our world? This nidra is 21 mins long.
Published: 15/04/2024 2:00:09 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Micro nidra to embrace your space - 05-04-2024( 0:15:6)       
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Our practice today is learning a simple settling technique, something that we can use to prepare for Yoga Nidra but also throughout the day so that we can feel comfy in our surroundings. It is a short but sweet 15 mins long, so a goodie for busy days. Or you might consider it to be for beginners - this practice is like trainer wheels for a bike, so that you can go on to practice a full yoga nidra when you feel ready.
Published: 5/04/2024 2:00:09 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for Easter to Eostre Opposites - 29-03-2024( 0:19:33)       
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Lie down and celebrate the golden light of Autumn this long Easter weekend. Take rest and bask in this glow before we pass the baton of warmth and sunlight back to our friends in the Northern Hemisphere. This nidra is 20 mins long.
Published: 29/03/2024 5:30:13 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the Autumn Equinox and a good sleep - 22-03-2024( 0:29:24)       
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This nidra marks the turning point of the year, farewelling Summer and welcoming Autumn and the season of rest. This season of equal darkness and light often invites us to sleep a little longer and a little deeper. This nidra is created to help you get to sleep, with no cues to wake up. You may wish to set an alarm if you are practicing this during the day! It is 30 mins long.
Published: 22/03/2024 9:15:11 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for weaving the blanket of togetherness - 02-02-2024( 0:21:30)       
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Lie down and weaving a magical blanket of togetherness - a place for everyone to safely rest and find nourishment. A space to dream up a new future that honours the preciousness of each and every living being. This nidra is 22 mins long.
Published: 2/02/2024 11:41:25 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for a rest revolution - 26-01-2024( 0:22:1)       
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When we rest in the conscious awareness that is yoga nidra it is a tiny act of revolution. We are napping in the face of a culture that celebrates busyness and achievement, but denies listening to what our weary bodies, minds and souls need. We are resting on behalf of all those living in great uncertainty. And this is vital, as we so need rest time in this current climate to digest and integrate all that is happening. Take this time to rest now, so that you might rise refreshed and able to take action. The revolution starts here in your nidra nest. This nidra is 23 mins long.
Published: 26/01/2024 11:22:11 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the golden kernal of summer - 19-01-2024( 0:15:49)       
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There is much happening in the world right now to make us appreciate the preciousness of life. Savour the golden kernal of summer - a magical moment that you might revisit whenever you need a beam of sunlight to warm your heart. This teensy nidra is a short and sweet 16mins. A little siesta to refresh you in the heat.
Published: 19/01/2024 2:22:09 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the Solstice Season and Betwixstmas 22-12-2023( 0:24:33)       
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This nidra is for the snoozy times between Christmas and New Year, when everyone seems to live on leftovers and napping. This practice invites you to farewell the year that is passing and welcome in the new one. It also gives you full permission to make space in your life for reflection and rest. This nidra is 25 mins long
Published: 22/12/2023 11:44:10 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Solstice Story Nidra in the Fogou - 15-12-2023( 0:23:47)       
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This nidra invites you to take a deep rest in the silly season and honour the Solstice instead - the longest day of the year. This is a nidra with a story too so you can settle down and be transported to a Fogou, an ancient underground chamber that welcomes the solstice light. This nidra is 24mins long and has a poem written by the Bard in the Fogou, Kevan Manwaring.
Published: 15/12/2023 7:22:10 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for Freedom in the Festive Season - 08-12-2023( 0:22:3)       
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This nidra is for anyone who is seeking respite from Snoopy's Christmas, shopping malls and end of year functions. Crawl off and recharge your batteries so that you can keep trucking on until the holidays begin. This nidra is 22 mins long and trigger warning for mentioning both Mariah Carey and Snoopy's Christmas.
Published: 8/12/2023 4:08:52 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for sprinkling the seeds of Angelica - 01-12-2023( 0:20:41)       
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Sometimes the herb you most need is growing right outside your door. Angelica has turned up at all my doors and she is here to say slow down, stop, pause and savour. She asks us to digest all our experiences. This nidra welcomes the message of Angelica and the beauty of this plant. Take a break to assimilate everything that has happened today. This nidra is 21 mins long.
Published: 1/12/2023 1:44:09 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the garden of your heart - 27-11-2023( 0:22:54)       
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This nidra is perhaps very soothing for all the gardeners out there who are struggling to cope with all the early summer tasks. Gardens like many things in life are not just a source of constant to do lists - they are places of wonderment and joy. In this magical nidra land everything flowers all at once and it has absolutely zero maintenance. Lie down and enjoy the fruits of non-labour. This practice is 23 mins long.
Published: 27/11/2023 12:22:09 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for a box of fluffy ducks - 17-11-2023( 0:20:45)       
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When the world overwhelms it is vital to take a break so that we can recharge and keep engaged in all the complexity. It is also vital to take delight and find glimmers in daily life - to cherish this privilege of living in a time and place of peace. This week my glimmer is very much a nest of fluffy ducklings. What is yours today? This nidra is 21 mins - short and sweet so you can rise refreshed and bring your kindness to this world.
Published: 17/11/2023 12:22:10 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for a solar return revolution - 10-11-2023( 0:23:29)       
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The origin of the word revolution simply means the rotation of a planet around the sun, and the moment when it comes back to the beginning or the starting place. I recently had my birthday and this is an example of a revolution, my very own solar return. Some years and particularly since covid it has felt a bit of a mosh pit of time all squidged in together and really what has changed from one year to the next? But on the inside, maybe this is the place where the revolution is happening? When you come back to the starting place and notice that there is a new nuance, perhaps a different perspective or even perception of life itself. This gentle revolution is found and observed in the quiet times, when you step off the treadmill or the mousewheel and stop "going forward" and instead drop into a space of being. Let the Rest Revolution begin with this 24mins long nidra.
Published: 10/11/2023 7:44:09 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Ruru nidra for holding opposites - 20-10-2023( 0:19:53)       
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One of the hidden gems of yoga nidra is that it helps us to hold opposites so that we might be better equipped to navigate the complexities of human existence. If you are seeking solace in the world at the moment then let the Little Ruru of your awareness guide you to a place of acceptance. This nidra is 20 mins long.
Published: 20/10/2023 11:44:09 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for remembering the rhythms of your body - 13-10-2023( 0:24:58)       
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Modern lifestyles and modern lighting allow us to override the messages our bodies are trying to share with us. If you are feeling exhausted, with poor digestion and sleep then this is the nidra for you. Make friends with your body and listen to the profound wisdom it shares.
Published: 13/10/2023 11:22:09 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for Breathing in the Green - 06-10-2023( 0:22:55)       
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This nidra is a celebration of Spring growth - all the lushness and the freshness. If you have been feeling a bit jaded then this will perk you up. It is a nidra you can even do outside underneath your favourite tree. It is 23 mins long and please cover up so you don't get sunburnt!
Published: 6/10/2023 10:22:09 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - The Sticky Date Pudding Nidra - 30-09-2023( 0:19:51)       
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This is a favourite nidra in my classes on cold winter evenings or on days when everyone is feeling stressed and tense. Let yourself melt like ice cream over a sticky date pudding! This very simple nidra is 20 mins long and contains multiple references to sticky date puddings. Feel free to exchange that image to the pudding or food of your choice!
Published: 30/09/2023 9:44:11 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Sleepy Nidra for Spring Equinox Gales - 25-09-2023( 0:27:26)       
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This is the nidra for you if you have had broken sleep from all the crazy wind, or maybe if you have trouble adjusting to daylight savings. It is a lonnnnng nidra ( 28mins) and is designed to help you fall asleep, so maybe set an alarm if you need to be somewhere awake and alert afterwards.
Published: 25/09/2023 3:27:47 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the seed of your dreams - 18-09-2023( 0:28:54)       
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This nidra is for anyone who would like to explore a simple and powerful tool for manifesting a dream. It is as easy as writing a few things down and resting in yoga nidra so that your mind can explore multiple realities and possibilities. Who knows what might emerge? This nidra is 29 mins long and you will need a pen and a piece of paper for the beginning.
Published: 18/09/2023 2:04:03 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra to welcome in the green spaces - 11-09-2023( 0:23:15)       
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This nidra is one to practice outdoors! Seize the day and take a rug or towel to your nearest park. Open up all your senses to the beauty of the day. This nidra is set in the Wellington Botanical gardens so maybe use that as a visual connection if you are practicing at home inside! This nidra is 24 mins long.
Published: 11/09/2023 1:32:02 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for flowing with the full moon - 04-09-2023( 0:20:0)       
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This nidra was recorded at the time of the full moon in Pisces - a time of heightened emotions. However you can listen to it anytime you are feeling a bit overwhelmed with life. The space of yoga nidra can be a container for all your feelings so take the time now to give yourself some rest and nourishment. This nidra is 20 mins long.
Published: 4/09/2023 5:41:07 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the bird of your awareness - 28-08-2023( 0:18:25)       
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Sometimes we are so buried in our daily routines that we need a fresh perspective. This nidra gives you a bird's eye view so that you can see how everything fits together. This nidra is 19 mins long - short and sweet!
Published: 28/08/2023 1:30:10 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Welcoming the first blossom nidra - 18-08-2023( 0:15:50)       
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It has been such a lonnnnnng winter here in the Wairarapa but the first blossom has unfurled and maybe you can celebrate that Spring is on the way This nidra is short and sweet at 16 mins long and has some chimes at the end.
Published: 18/08/2023 11:11:59 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the butterfly of your awareness - 11-08-2023( 0:20:32)       
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Humans are not designed to be fully alert and achievement focused all the time. We are also designed to play and explore different states of consciousness. Allow yourself to drift and soar, swoop and rest with the butterfly of your awareness today. This nidra is 21 mins long
Published: 11/08/2023 9:28:11 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - First Light in a storm nidra - 05-08-2023( 0:20:35)       
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First light marks the halfway point between the winter solstice and the spring equinox - a little beacon of hope just when it feels that we are fully squeezed in the jaws of winter. It feels as though our focus is drawn towards the increasing light, the lengthening days and a sense of new beginnings being just around the corner. Letting this polar blast stratify the seeds of all your hopes and dreams so they are ready to germinate in Spring. This nidra is 21 mins long.
Published: 5/08/2023 12:40:11 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for stability - 28-07-2023( 0:26:43)       
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Over Winter it is all too easy to lose that sense of connection to the earth. Huddling inside we miss out on the feeling of the earth beneath our feet and all the scents of crispy winter air. This nidra is here to remind you to keep that connection even if you are stuck indoors in pouring rain. It is also helpful for anyone in a time of transition. This nidra practice is 27 mins long.
Published: 28/07/2023 2:12:13 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for your heart in venus retrograde - 21-07-2023( 0:24:17)       
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Our practice of yoga nidra invites us to dwell deep in your heart space. This week venus goes retrograde for 40 days and you might take this as an invitation to spend the next 6 weeks pulling your attention inwards. Perhaps an opportunity to listen to sensations of your body and the quiet whispers of your intuition. So often we are busy in life, getting from A to B, doing our work and keeping everyone fed and clothed. This little practice of yoga nidra is here to invite you to take some time to let all of that go and simply listen. Snuggle in for this 25min nidra
Published: 21/07/2023 2:50:17 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for Matariki Birthday Party for your nidra nest - 14-07-2023( 0:23:27)       
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The yoga snug nidra nest is one year old this week and we celebrate with a nidra for the Matariki season. You may wish to have a slice of cake at the end to celebrate a year of our Rest Revolution.
Published: 14/07/2023 10:20:12 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the chariot for your head - 07-07-2023( 0:20:26)       
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This nidra is for anyone who would like to make friends with their body - to take the time to listen to all the sensations that our body has. If you feel like your body is just a chariot for your head then this is the nidra for you. Settle in and welcome each and every part of your wondrous chariot.
Published: 7/07/2023 10:41:58 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra to tend your heart - 30-06-2023( 0:27:32)       
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This nidra is for anyone who needs to take some time for some TLC. Maybe you are in a time or transition, maybe you are exhausted or just needing some time out from the daily grind. This nidra wraps you up in a cosy little cocoon and allows you time to hibernate and be excessively gentle with yourself. This nidra is 28 mins long so allow yourself some extra time to adjust back to daily life.
Published: 30/06/2023 10:12:13 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the Winter Solstice 23-06-2023( 0:23:4)       
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This nidra welcomes you to embrace the Winter Solstice and season of hibernation. Hurrah the light is returning once again and the days are getting a teensy bit longer. Could you take some time to rest, stratify the seeds of your hope and dreams so that they are ready to germinate in the Spring? This nidra is 24 mins long so make sure you set an alarm if you need to be up and about afterwards.
Published: 23/06/2023 11:56:23 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra to wallow in enchantment 16-06-2023( 0:21:7)       
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This nidra is for anyone with the winter blahs - that sense of too much time indoors huddling away from the cold. Could you invite enchantment back into your life so that the mundane becomes a fresh world once more? This nidra is 22 mins long and has a different rotation which you may stay awake long enough to notice!
Published: 16/06/2023 11:28:13 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - delights of knitting 09-06-2023( 0:22:43)       
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This nidra is for anyone who enjoys the delights of knitting, or being knitted for and indeed for anyone who just needs to find some peace and rest. Transition from your winter knitting nest into your nidra nest and let the wool weave a place of comfort for you. This nidra is 23 mins long so please set an alarm in case you fall asleep.
Published: 9/06/2023 1:44:12 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nirdra for a winter wonderland - 02-06-2023( 0:22:57)       
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This nidra is a love song to winter, welcoming all the good things about this season of hibernation. So if you loathe or love winter, this nidra will hopefully help you to meet and greet winter with an open heart. The practice is 24 mins long so perhaps set a timer to wake you up at the end.
Published: 2/06/2023 1:32:12 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for Forest Fungi Party - 26-05-2023( 0:22:35)       
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This nidra celebrates the fungi season, the forest full of strange and colourful mushrooms popping up above the ground and the network of their mycelium pathways deep below. This nidra also features my cat purring very loudly and snuffling cat nip so I hope you can welcome that aspect as well. The nidra is 23 mins long and there are no chimes to wake you up.
Published: 26/05/2023 12:08:23 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Jupiter transit nidra for the wisdom of your body - 19-05-2023( 0:19:45)       
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This nidra is a call to rest and listen to the wisdom of your body, to welcome deep rest and a sense of trust to each and every part of your body. You might even hear the wisdom of my cat deciding to come and eat her dinner right at the end. The perils of recording in my kitchen today! This nidra is 20 mins long and has chimes at the end to wake you up if you wish.
Published: 19/05/2023 9:44:11 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra with a whale of a tale - 13-05-2023( 0:18:41)       
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This nidra today is a breezy flight of fancy to explore our breath rising and falling. We take an ocean exploration and experience life as a marine mammal. So snuggle in for a whale of a tale. This nidra is 19 mins long and there are no chimes to wake you so please set an alarm if you need to be a land lubber and get back to work.
Published: 13/05/2023 1:24:09 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for rosebud to rosehip - 05-05-2023( 0:17:2)       
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Anoint and bless yourself this week with the beauty and lushness of the late blooming roses and the potent promise of the rosehips. This nidra is short and sweet and only 18 mins long so please set a timer if need to be up and about afterwards. There are no chimes to wake you up.
Published: 5/05/2023 11:28:10 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Siren of the Sap Nidra - 28-04-2023( 0:17:57)       
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Snuggle up and heed the siren of the sap, the pull to rest and hibernate over the colder months. This nidra is 19 mins long and there are no chimes to wake up so perhaps use an alarm if you need to get on with your day. A sneakily short but spacious nidra!
Published: 28/04/2023 12:16:56 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for new beginnings - 21-04-2023( 0:20:1)       
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This is a nidra to refresh and rejuvenate when you feel you need a spark of creativity to reboot. Little candles light the way to illuminate the path towards a new beginning. This nidra is 20 mins long and there are no chimes to wake you up, so perhaps set an alarm in case you sleep through!
Published: 21/04/2023 10:12:11 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for convalescence - 14-04-2023( 0:23:54)       
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Convalescence is such a good old fashioned word and it means to rest, recuperate and build your strength up after an illness. This nidra welcomes you to recover at YOUR pace so get comfy and make a hot water bottle. Snuggle in with the cats and press play. This practice is 24mins long and you have my full permission to go to sleep!
Published: 14/04/2023 11:04:12 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Full Moon Motherwort Nidra - 07-04-2023( 0:18:48)       
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This nidra calls upon Motherwort a wise herb to restore all the cycles of our body. Try this if you have sleep disruption, tummy woes or hormonal imbalance. Take a 19 min nidra nap and restore before taking on more!
Published: 7/04/2023 9:44:11 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for savouring a memory - 31-03-2023( 0:24:14)       
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This nidra is for those moments when you would like to tune back into the rested and happy being you are when on holiday from your routine life. Take 25 mins to treasure a happy summer memory and you can relive this moment over and over. Give yourself a free holiday today!
Published: 31/03/2023 1:44:13 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the Autumn Equinox - 24-03-2023( 0:25:30)       
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Weave yourself a cocoon to rest in during the Equinox season. This might be really helpful on the scratchy days when there is a gale thrashing outside or when you simply want to savour some deep rest. This nidra is 26 mins long and there are chimes to help wake you up at the end.
Published: 24/03/2023 11:24:13 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Teensy nidra for feeling safe and going with the flow - 17-03-2023( 0:17:1)       
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This practice is short and sweet to allow you to find a little breathing space in your day. For many of us there has been simply too much water this summer, and this nidra welcomes us to feel safe and enjoy the flow of the element of water. It is 18 mins long and there are some chimes at the end to help you wake up.
Published: 17/03/2023 9:42:33 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Basking in Calendula Nidra 10-03-2023( 0:26:21)       
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If you have missed the warmth of summer this year then maybe try basking in the glow of Calendula - a cherry little herb that can brighten your day and heal you from the inside out! There might even be some in your garden. Maybe make a calendula tea and take a sip and have a lie down. This is a bit longer than usual at 27 mins long and there are no chimes to wake you up so perhaps set an alarm if you need to be awake.
Published: 10/03/2023 12:51:45 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for taking the next step - 03-03-2023( 0:25:19)       
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This nidra is for anyone who needs to take a quick break to get a fresh perspective. If you are feeling overwhelmed or need to make a decision, then give this a try. Please be aware that there are little dings throughout. This is not for anyone trying to go to sleep! The nidra is 25 mins long so set an alarm in case you do manage to fall asleep. You can skip the introduction on repeated listening to make a shorter 15 min nidra.
Published: 3/03/2023 11:30:08 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Yoga nidra for those needing a breather - 24-02-2023( 0:32:59)       
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Our nidra this week is for anyone experiencing sleep problems and exhaustion. It is for our loved ones all around the country who are experiencing such difficult times. It is also for those of us who feel overwhelmed and would love to support them. Rested humans make wise decisions, rested humans can hold space for others. Let's all make rest a priority so that we can help one another. Sweet dreams and rise rested and ready to respond to the needs of the day ahead.
Published: 24/02/2023 12:20:10 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra to shelter from the storm - 17-02-2023( 0:22:18)       
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Our nidra this week is a reminder to come home to ourselves when the going gets rough. Give yourself a 23 minute respite from whatever is happening for you and take some much needed rest.
Published: 17/02/2023 12:34:58 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for illuminating your inner landscape - 10-02-2023( 0:24:26)       
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Take a wee tour around your body greeting and bathing each and every part of you with healing light. If you want to make friends with your organs or want to have an imaginary Himalayan tour then this is the nidra for you. The nidra is 25 mins long and has no cues to wake up so perhaps set an alarm if you need to be somewhere.
Published: 10/02/2023 11:50:12 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for First Fruits 03-02-2023( 0:23:23)       
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Our nidra this week is a short one to revive you on a hot afternoon. It is especially beneficial for anyone in full harvest mode of picking, pickling and preserving. We make friends with the Elder shrub - an ancient herbal ally from our Stone Age Ancestors. There are no bells to wake you up so please set a timer for 25 mins
Published: 3/02/2023 12:29:21 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Perigee moon nidra for happy bunnies - 27-01-2023( 0:24:27)       
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It has been such an exciting week for astro nerds. The Wairarapa is now a dark sky reserve and the moon was the closest it has been to earth for 1337 years. This nidra celebrates the gravitational pull of the moon as an invitation to rest and the Chinese New Year of the Water rabbit. Burrow down and be a happy little bunny. It is a 25 min nidra with no queues to awaken so perhaps set a timer.
Published: 27/01/2023 12:30:12 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - Nidra for the Queen of the Night -20-01-2023( 0:22:35)       
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Everynow and then something rare happens that reminds you to slow down and appreciate the little things in life. This nidra celebrates the flowering of a plant that only happens once a year and for one night only. This 23 min nidra will help to refresh your wonder in the world.
Published: 20/01/2023 12:42:32 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 16-12-2022( 0:24:57)       
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Solstice means Sun Stands Still and our practice today takes great delight in simply doing that. Take a breather over the festive season and let the sun warm your bones regardless of the weather outside! The nidra is 25 mins long and there are no chimes to awaken you so perhaps set a timer if you wish.
Published: 16/12/2022 12:20:09 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 09-12-2022( 0:17:20)       
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Nidra for creating your own cosy little pod. This nidra is for anyone needing to find a space to recharge their batteries in this busy season. You don't need to find the perfect time or place, just save this nidra so you can press play when you have only 18 minutes to rest. A teensy nidra like a teensy broad bean pod.
Published: 9/12/2022 12:47:56 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 02-12-2022( 0:20:39)       
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This nidra is a balm for the busy time at the end of the year. Give yourself a festive gift and rest for 21 mins and replenish your energy.
Published: 2/12/2022 11:41:43 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 25-11-2022( 0:20:56)       
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This nidra is another playful experiment weaving storytelling and nidra so you get a bedtime story. It has a happy ending and is about dolphins! It is 21 mins long and has no chimes to wake you up so please set an alarm if you wish to be awake to get on with your day...
Published: 25/11/2022 1:17:55 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 18-11-2022( 0:19:3)       
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This week our nidra practice explores sowing the seeds of our dreams to stratify over the cold winter months. Who knows what might germinate in Spring when the earth warms again? Simply lie down and listen.
Published: 18/11/2022 3:55:03 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 11-11-2022( 0:25:50)       
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This nidra is for those times when you feel you have been holding everything together and you are overwhelmed. There is no imagery, you are simply hanging out and making friends with your body again. There are no sounds or chimes to wake you up so you may wish to set an alarm if you need to be woken. The poem is called The Guest House by Rumi.
Published: 11/11/2022 11:50:25 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 07-11-2022( 0:16:8)       
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Sap Rise is all about tending yourself just like an intuitive gardener watches their seedlings. How do you respond to water, food, spring gales and changes in temperature? What makes you open up? What makes you wilt and flag? And could you let yourself take this time to rest upon the earth and listen to the roots of the trees deep within the earth?
Published: 7/11/2022 11:51:18 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 28-10-2022( 0:22:0)       
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This week our nidra practice explores sowing the seeds of our dreams to stratify over the cold winter months. Who knows what might germinate in Spring when the earth warms again? Simply lie down and listen.
Published: 28/10/2022 10:40:07 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 21-10-2022( 0:26:44)       
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Our nidra this week is for World Menopause Day or indeed anyone living in uncertainty (which is pretty much everyone!) Lie down and take a well earned rest and weave yourself a cocoon to dream in. It is 27 mins long so you can make space to do diddly squat.
Published: 21/10/2022 11:10:08 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 14-10-2022( 0:26:9)       
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This nidra is to help you when you feel overloaded. Maybe you have doing too much, or maybe feel overwhelmed by a wave of information. This is an invitation to go within and enjoy some quiet inner space by connecting with your friend - the breath. This recording is 26 minutes long and there are no chimes so you may need to set a timer!
Published: 14/10/2022 12:40:11 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 07-10-2022( 0:33:3)       
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Our nidra this week is an ocean of Aum to wash away any stress, fatigue or overwhelm. You are welcome to join in with making sound yourself or you may prefer to just listen. The poem at the end is from a John O'Donohue poem. The nidra practice is 33 mins long so please allow for that extra time
Published: 7/10/2022 12:59:22 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 03-10-2022( 0:21:10)       
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This nidra celebrates our friends the trees, take rest and offer your breath as a gift to the lungs of the world.
Published: 3/10/2022 3:04:58 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 28-09-2022( 0:20:55)       
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This week our nidra practice explores sowing the seeds of our dreams to stratify over the cold winter months. Who knows what might germinate in Spring when the earth warms again? Simply lie down and listen.
Published: 28/09/2022 4:50:12 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 19-09-2022( 0:20:14)       
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We welcome back the sunlight this week in our yoga nidra. Find a toasty spot to bask in sunlight or just use the powers of your imagination! Enjoy some photosynthesis and the poetic deliciousness of a Radiance Sutra.
Published: 19/09/2022 11:00:08 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 14-09-2022( 0:26:51)       
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Take the time to care for yourself so tenderly in this transition to the Springtime. Most people find life transitions tricky and this nidra is to help you cope with change and manage to get to sleep. May you have sweet dreams and deep rest. Please note that there are no cues to wake up so you may wish to set an alarm for 30 mins if you wish to wake up!
Published: 14/09/2022 3:17:53 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 05-09-2022( 0:23:12)       
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Our nidra practice this week is for the soft animal of your body, as inspired by a favorite Mary Oliver poem. If you have been rushing about and overriding your need for water, food, rest and fun then this will remind you to listen to the needs of your body again. Settle down perhaps with an animal companion. Also keep your ears open at the end as my ducks started quacking like the calls of the wild geese!
Published: 5/09/2022 11:08:07 a.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 29-08-2022( 0:15:30)       
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Celebrate the first signs of spring by opening your window and listening to this nidra. What is budding, germinating and blossoming for you as we see and feel the approach of spring. This 16 minute nidra is good for those days when you need a micro rest between projects.
Published: 29/08/2022 12:56:55 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 22-08-2022( 0:19:37)       
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Welcome to a teensy holiday in the land of Micro-Nidra. Whether you need a mid afternoon break or something to help with cabin fever in this dreary weather - this 20 minute nidra will help to press your reset button. Bon voyage!
Published: 22/08/2022 12:49:56 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 12-08-2022( 0:29:41)       
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This week our nidra practice explores sowing the seeds of our dreams to stratify over the cold winter months. Who knows what might germinate in Spring when the earth warms again? Simply lie down and listen.
Published: 12/08/2022 3:44:07 p.m.
The Yoga Snug Nidra Nest - 09-08-2022( 0:20:38)       
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This practice of yoga nidra is for the season of First Light - that halfway point between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. It celebrates that in-between state with the promise of Spring like light at the end of the tunnel. If you have been a bit glum lately with the lack of sunlight then this nidra may help you to get through the last days of winter.
Published: 9/08/2022 2:10:08 p.m.