Episode 41: Remembering Who You Truly Are Through Yoga Nidra with Tracee Stanley

In this episode of Happily Holistic, Amy speaks with Tracee Stanley, author of the recently released book Radiant Rest: Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation and Clarity. Tracee is a former model and filmmaker and has been teaching and practicing yoga for 20 years. She is also host of the podcast Radiant Rest which deep dives into the practices that lead to deep rest and all the treasures that come from being rested.

Amy and Tracee discuss:

  • The practice of Yoga nidra, or “the yoga of deep sleep,” which is often described as sleep with a slight trace of awareness, or “conscious sleep”
  • The four states of sleep that the consciousness weaves through: the waking state, the dreaming state, the deep sleep state, and the Void, otherwise said to be “peace beyond words”
  • The essence of Yoga nidra: withdrawing all of your external awareness and allowing yourself to remember who and what you truly are
  • The feeling of essentially being reborn after Yoga nidra because we have fully surrendered and received