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UCalgary Mindfulness Season 2, Bonus Episode 1

The importance of sleep

This session aims to support the important biological function of sleep. We will use the meditative relaxation technique of yoga nidra to help support our ability to rest. This technique is for everyone, but it is especially effective for those experiencing burnout, trauma and anxiety.

Meditation begins at 3:25.

Facilitated by Justin Burkett BN, MN, RN.


Are Canadian adults getting enough sleep?
The Origin and Clinical Relevance of Yoga Nidra

Presented by UCalgary’s Campus Mental Health Strategy

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