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Calm Down, Wake Up: Pranayama: Dirga Breath

Pranayama is the ancient practice of what we might now call ‘Breath work’. It is one of the eight limbs of yoga. Join us for this gentle yogic 3-part breath practice – Dirga breath, which is considered a foundational practice in pranayama.

Calm Down, Wake Up - Sweet Dreams

Calm Down, Wake Up: Yoga Nidra: Sweet Dreams

This particular Yoga Nidra session invites you to meet sleep state in a soft and spacious way. Settle in where you intend to fall asleep, get warm and cosy and let the practice move you towards rest and relaxation.

Calm Down, Wake Up - Earth Energy

Calm Down, Wake Up: Meditation, Earth Energy

Here we harness the ever-present power of Earth to soothe and centre ourselves. In connecting with this energy we are reminded that our lives are bigger than the events which fill our days and we’re invited to settle and let go.

Calm Down, Wake Up - Centring

Calm Down, Wake Up: Yoga Nidra, Centring

When your world is spinning, you’re feeling unsettled, or simply haven’t had any space or time to be with yourself, this Yoga Nidra guided by Laura will bring you back to centre.

Calm Down, Wake Up - Held In Nature

Calm Down, Wake Up: Yoga Nidra, Held in nature

Yoga Nidra is a beautiful restorative and rejuvenating practice, which invites us to navigate the bridge between conscious and subconscious awareness – accessing the ‘liminal state’ where we find not just deep rest but creativity and possibility too.

This episode connects us to nature and the elements for nourishment and support.

Calm Down, Wake Up - Cooling The Heat

Calm Down, Wake Up: Yoga Nidra, Cooling the heat

Perhaps the temperature in the weather is rising where you are, or the climate is hot. Maybe you’re in a relationship dynamic where you notice you’re at risk of, or perhaps even are losing your cool. Or maybe life simply feels ‘over-heated’ at times. Whenever this is happening, this Yoga Nidra will enable you to chill out, inviting you to temper the fire so you can come back to a more balanced, cooler centre.

Calm Down, Wake Up - Natural Breath

Calm Down, Wake Up: Meditation, Natural Breath

The breath is something we each have access to at every moment of our lives. Cultivating a conscious relationship with it can be deeply resourceful.

Here Laura takes you through a meditation of following the natural breath – you can practice this anywhere, any time.