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Physical conditions caused by a mental factors such as stress are called:
From the yogic perspective all illnesses and disorders originate in the mind and are stored in the psyche.
It does not matter what particular issues your listeners are suffering from, all yoga nidra sessions provide that most precious and extremely rare opportunity to just become still and serene.
Samskaras originate on the physical dimension of our being.
Yoga nidra is an advanced method for breaking the vicious cycle of chronic tension and should never be attempted alone.
You cannot change your mental program or modify it, but must learn to accept whatever shortcomings as a part of life.
It's better to be totally honest and authentic with your students so they can feel totally relaxed and natural.
Although mental tension can be relieved it is not possible to experience relief from physical pain using yoga nidra.
The psyche, thoughts and emotions are all part of which of the three bodies?
The subtle body correlates to which of the three states of mind?
The physical body correlates to which of the three stages of yoga nidra?
In the beginning most of your listeners will not have enough free energy liberated to stay awake long enough to go into conscious dreaming, and they will most likely slip into unconsciousness at some point, usually before the body scan is even completed.
The vehicle of the emotions is the:
Dealing with negative thoughts is achieved by:
Perhaps the most important part of a yoga nidra session is:
Once the body is deeply relaxed the mind automatically goes to:
One preferred way for beginners to learn to silence their mind is:
Repeating a list of positive affirmations helps your students to:
The visualization sequence, story or other descriptive imagery facilitates the process of conscious dreaming.
Total relief, healing, rejuvenation and revitalization occurs during which stage of yoga nidra?
When crafting your scripts consider which of the five koshas the instruction are meant to impact, and which of the three states of yoga nidra that kosha corresponds to.
The four frames of reference consits of:
Sleep, conscious dreaming, sleepless sleep, and turiya.
The body, breath, mind and state of mind.
Sankalpa, body scan, breath awareness and visualizations.
Physical relaxation, mental images, polar opposite sensations, inner silence.
By consciously bringing awareness and relaxation to one layer of our being we spontaneously effect relaxation on the others, as well.
Psychological tensions such as trauma have their corresponding tensions in the neuromuscular system of the physical body.
A key part of Bodhi Nidra is identifying and disassociating from the various causes of physical, emotional mental and psychological tension by understanding that because they are impermanent they are not-self.
The meditator should not take any one of the four frames as a frame of reference, but should start with the body and progress from there.
There will be those groups of muscles that become tense habitually every time awareness is lost.
The practice of Bodhi Nidra initiates a process of deep inner unwinding and development of conscious control over our inner state of being
The frame of reference for Bodhi Nidra Level One is:
The frame of reference for Bodhi Nidra Level Two is:
The frame of reference for Bodhi Nidra Level Three is:
The frame of reference for Bodhi Nidra Level Four is:
When we have sufficient levels of prana we feel good, happy, joyful and elated.
When our personal quantum of prana is insufficient we also feel good, happy and elated.
What is the prerequisite for high awareness?
What cuts us off from experiencing oneness with cosmic energy and living in a state of total and full energization?
In the beginning it is perfectly okay if your listeners fall asleep.
The first role of sleep is to replenish our prana. What is the second?
The subtle body which is made of prana and includes the breath, emotions, mind and psyche is also known as the:
All forms of non-physical suffering are occurring on the level of the subtle body.
Just as the physical body is made up of veins, arteries and organs; so too the subtle body is made up of:
However strong your prana is determines how healthy and active the chakras are.
_____________ is a complete spiritual science unto itself and capable of providing the ultimate experience of yoga through union with the eternal cosmic energy of Mahaprana.
What are the five prana vayus?
Prana, chakras, shakti, nadis, and kundalini
Wind, water, fire, earth, ether
Anamaya, Pranamaya, Manomaya, Vijnanamaya, Anandamaya
Prana, Apana, Samana, Udana, Vyana
Which nadi is used for first awakening Ajna Chakra?
Yoga nidra aims at releasing the suppressed and repressed conflicts from the subconscious mind, thereby purifying the psyche.
What are the four classifications of stress disorders?
Conscious mind, subconscious mind, unconscious mind, turiya.
Physical, emotional, mental, psychic.
Psychic, psychosomatic, somatic, organic.
Tamas, rajas, sattwas, trigunatita
All illnesses first start off in the psychic stage.
Yoga nidra is an ideal preventative and curative method of maintaining homeostasis.
The profound experience of muscular, mental and emotional relaxation attainable in yoga nidra creates a balance of __________ and __________ energies within the nadis ida and pingala within the subtle body.
First the meditator uses yoga nidra as a way of developing self-control by:
The _____________ is where you can assist them to become aware to the underlying repressed experience at the root of the addiction.
A positive minded patient will suffer from and complain about pain far less than a patient whose overall attitude is negative.
Yoga nidra diffuses tension at it's root and assists us in cultivating higher self awareness.
What are the three kinds of tension?
Stress is a cognitive or emotional response made by the individual towards any situation, which demands adjustment.
When the individual fails to adjust to the situation, then distress results.
What are the four different levels that yoga nidra works at for cancer therapy?
Physical, verbal, hypnotic, karmic
The three gunas, the six major chakras, the five prana vayus, somatic and psychosomatic
Terrestrial, nonterrestrial, extraterrestrial, organic
Releasing samskaras, pranic healing, mental healing, promoting willpower
___________ prevents stress and stress-related disorders by inducing deep physical, emotional and mental relaxation, by training the mind to remain calm and quiet and by rooting out the repressed desires and thoughts from the deeper realms of the mind.