Everything on the earth
in between and above
Is arising from one effulgent source.
If my thoughts, words and deeds
reflected this complete understanding of unity,
I would be the peace I am seeking in this moment.

- Gayatri Mantra



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Yoga Nidra:  Deeply Rest to Heal and Awaken!
with Nadia Puttini, MA, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

Every Other Thursday, 04/28;  05/12;  05/26;  06/09

BareSole VIRTUAL Yoga Studio  
Cost: $100 *
Registration for all 4 required
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gathering at the well

Yoga Nidra is an ancient guided meditative inquiry or also called a guided mindfulness practice.  The practitioner is invited to find a very comfortable restorative position and simply follow the words of the facilitator. 

Yoga Nidra takes us on a guided journey through all dimensions of our being, the 5 koshas/bodies:  the physical body, the breath, the mind and emotions, the wisdom and deep knowing that abides in all of us, and bliss or the state of Being. 

Studies have shown that Yoga Nidra elicits brain waves at each stage: it  takes us from the alpha waves of wakefulness into theta and delta waves,  where creativity, problem solving, healing and deep states of conscious rest are to be found.

Studies have also shown that the practice of Yoga Nidra can improve sleep as well as improve pain management, memory and aid in the treatment of PTSD. 

Not unlike meditation, Yoga Nidra is an excellent self-regulation practice, i.e. it increases our ability to regulate our inner states, feelings and emotions as a response to outer circumstance.  Our tolerance toward change increases and our resistance and reactivity decreases. 

Join us to discover the benefits of this practice!

Together we will:

  • Take a few minutes to move the body and let go of surface tensions
  • Discuss different aspects of Yoga Nidra in its historical, scientific, and practical applications.
  • Inquire into our own experience through journaling
  • Enjoy the deeply healing and relaxing effects of this popular practice
  • Also, each class will be recorded and sent to you
  • Note:  if you aren't able to take the zoom live classes, you can pace your own learning with the zoom recordings.

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Nadia Puttini, owner of BareSole Yoga, holds a MA in Expressive Therapy from Lesley University, is an experienced E-RYT 500 registered Kripalu Yoga Teacher, and a C-IAYT certified yoga therapist with more than 4000 hours teaching and client hours.  She fell in love with meditation at the age of 12 and practiced intensively for a decade, gradually integrating the study of the body through improvisational movement and yoga while continuing her exploration of meditation.   Some of her favorite meditation teachers are Jonathan Foust, Richard Faulds, Sally Kempton, Richard Miller, Adyashanti, Eckart Tolle and others. Nurturing the integration of body and mind is one of her greatest passions.


Forest Bathing Meditation, 15min

"I went to the woods.  I am still there.  I forgot the map."  Thoreau

Water Meditation, 15min

"I dip my cupped hands.  I drink a long time.  It tastes like stone, leaves, fire.  It falls cold into my body, waking the bones."  Mary Oliver

Meditate with the Sky and Clouds, 15min

"You are not IN the universe, you ARE the universe."  Eckart Tolle

Moonlight Healing Meditation, 15min

"Let the waters settle and you will see the stars and moon mirrored in your being."  Rumi

Guided Grounding Earth Meditation, 13min

"Your sacred ground is where you can find yourself again and again"  Anonymous

Spacious Body, Heart, Mind: A Short Meditation, 5min

"I am a safe place"  Jill Miller

Guided Water Meditation, 10min

"Water is fluid, soft and yielding.  But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield.  As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard.  This is another paradox:  what is soft is strong."  Lao-Tse

Guided Candle Light Meditation, 10min

"Go inwards and find your inner space.  Suddenly you will find an explosion of light, of beauty, of ecstasy."  Osho

Gazing With The Heart of Eternity:
A Walking Contemplation, 15min

"Only the heart is capable of recognizing others as sacred beings.  And is this not what we all long for  - to see the sacred everywhere and live in a world imbued with mystery?"  Jalaja Bonheim

So Hum, I am that which is eternal, 15min

"Do not fight the dark.  Just turn to the light.  Let go and breathe in the goodness that you are.”  Swami Kripalu


A Blissful Mudra Meditation

A Mantra Meditation

A Guided Body Scan

A Nature Contemplation Meditation

A Guided Fire Element Meditation

A Guided Earth Meditation

A Guided Meditation on the Breath

A Sound Healing Mudra Meditation


Guided Body Scan, 10min

"Embody your body"  Jill Miller

61 Points Guided Relaxation, 9min

“In the end, the invitation is that we let go of everything.”  Adyashanti

Nadia Puttini o nadia@baresoleyoga.com