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Sun, Jan 28


Presence Studio

Full Moon Gong Yoga Nidra

Just after the Leo full moon and the transition to the new year, enjoy some soul nourishment while also getting more clarity on your intention for 2024. This deeply restorative combo of Yoga Nidra (a form of guided relaxation) and sound healing will be the perfect antidote to your busy lifestyle.

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Full Moon Gong Yoga Nidra
Full Moon Gong Yoga Nidra

Time & Location

Jan 28, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM

Presence Studio, 1412 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA

About the event

Just after the Leo full Wolf moon and the transition to the new year, treat yourself to some soul nourishment with this deeply restorative combo of Yoga Nidra and sound healing that will be the perfect antidote to your busy lifestyle. You'll get to tune into your Sankalpa (a “resolve” or as Rod Stryker says, a “heart-felt desire”) and then plant this seed of your intention in the powerful practice of Yoga Nidra, which means yogic sleep. It's also known as NSDR, Non Sleep Deep Rest and is basically a form of guided meditation you practice lying down. Once you’ve planted this precious seed of your intention, you’ll be able to continue to tune into it to guide your actions with purpose and commitment.

Ruby will guide you through the practice with the sounds of various sound healing instruments before a period of time with just the sounds. She'll be playing instruments like Tibetan bowls, crystal bowls, her Planetary Moon Gong and other instruments such as a rain stick, ocean drum and chimes.  Time will be given at the end to either continue resting, or to spend some time writing down anything that came to you during your deep nidra and sound journey.

There will also likely be an intuitive energy work practitioner there to support the energy of the group during the sound bath with Reiki and other energetic techniques to enhance the healing potential.

With: Ruby Koa

When: Sunday January 28, 6:00-7:15 pm

Where: Presence Studio, 1412 Cornwall Ave. (across the street from my old, Inspire Studio) The studio is just to the left of Bellingham Bar and Grill and is located upstairs. Allow for time to find parking and please arrive 10 -15 minutes early to settle in.

Price: Early Bird Rate until 1/25: *$25, *$30 after. REGISTER HERE

Memberships & Class Packages apply.

A few sliding scale spots are also available as well as a few work exchange positions for set up and take down. Text Ruby if you're interested at 360-447-8778.

*Payment Note: The credit card fee of around $1.00 will be included in your total.

To avoid the fee (if there are still spots available), you can send your payment via Venmo and include your name and email and/or phone number, my handle is @ruby-koa (Last 4 digits of my phone number are 8556 and just please don’t press the "purchases" button as I get a fee).

Or you can use the email to find me on Zelle, or to contact me to arrange payment by check or cash.

Just put in the comments 1/28 Event, and once I receive your payment, I will register you manually.

What to Bring: The sound journey is usually experienced lying down on your back or a similar comfortable position. Some blankets, bolsters, and lovely silk eye pillows with optional lavender aromatherapy essential oils will be available to use. We'll probably be lying down for at least an hour, on a hardwood floor, and we turn off the heat during the sound bath since it's so loud, so please dress in layers and bring whatever you need to be warm and comfortable.

- yoga, Pilates mat, or reclining camping ("anti gravity") chair if lying on the floor is difficult for you (optional thick blanket for extra padding)

- blanket and/or pillow

- journal and pen in case you'd like to write a bit after the experience.

- water bottle

Cancellation/refund policy: If you can’t attend the event, please get in touch. Refunds are usually only given when the cancellation is made 48 hours before the event starts as space is limited and we’d like time to contact anyone on the waiting list. However, you are always welcome to give your ticket to someone else or if you contact Ruby as soon as you can, you can let her know what future event or class you’d like to be registered in with your credit.

More on Yoga Nidra: Yoga Nidra is a guided yogic sleep that allows for relaxation and enhanced healing, opens us to our inner guidance, and helps to integrate change by accessing the subconscious. Yoga nidra is a tool for initiating deep change In the root causes of physical, emotional and psychological imbalances as a result of stress. Yoga Nidra brings about a supported lucid dream state by the enhancement of the alpha wave state in the brain, a super-conscious frequency in the mind that releases tension, gives rise to enhanced vision and heightened awareness which then allows us to be more present in our lives.

Recently, this practice has been put under the umbrella of the term coined by Andrew Huberman, NSDR or Non-Sleep Deep Rest.

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