In less than 30min, you can reduce stress, relax deeply, and start healing yourself. You can start benefiting from Yoga Nidra, an authentic yogic technique rooted in tradition and proven by science. No experience necessary. Welcome.


Relaxes deeply
Reduces stress and anxiety
Reduces depression
Reduces pain and dependency on drugs
Reduces addictions
Provides relief from insomnia and improves quality of sleep
Improves clarity of thought and memory
Improves learning capacity and acquisition of new skills
Improves overall health and healing

...and others

You will get better results with regular and consistent practice. It is not, however, intended to replace qualified medical advice and/or treatment.


The Sanskrit word 'yoga' means union or perfect awareness, and 'nidra' means sleep. In other words: Under guided instructions, you enter a state of deep relaxation with awareness, creating a unique and powerful state of consciousness that has beneficial applications. You are in charge of your experience at all times.



This app has three tracks of varying lengths, along with a choice of ambient sounds.

Track 01: Gentle Relaxation (10:50) FREE!

Track 02: Deep Relaxation (24:35) (In-app purchase)

Track 03: Deep Healing and Energising (31:28) (In-app purchase)

From the Home screen, choose any track according to your level of comfort and available time. From Settings, select an ambient sound, if you like. Click the Guide button for a quick introduction to yoga nidra and preparatory instructions.

All you have to do is lie down comfortably and listen to the simple instructions. You will be guided systematically into a state of deep physical, mental, and emotional relaxation with inner awareness.


Track 01: Gentle Relaxation (10:50)

This is a short practice suitable for anyone who would like a quick and gentle introduction to yoga nidra. You may use it when you are anxious or exhausted but short on time, to relax quickly in a stressful situation, to develop habitual relaxation, and to build your practice.

Track 02: Deep Relaxation (24:35)
(In-app purchase)

This is a longer practice that takes you systematically through eight stages to a state of deep relaxation. You may use it regularly when you want the full experience, to clear your mind, to develop habitual relaxation and awareness, and to build your practice.

Track 03: Deep Healing and Energising (31:28)
(In-app purchase)

The longest practice, this takes you systematically through eight stages to a state of deep healing and energising. It visualises the seed syllables of the Sanskrit alphabet at the chakras, the psychic-energetic centres of the body—an authentic tantrik practice called 'matrka nyasa'. You may use it regularly to create deep healing and energising effects, for internal spiritual work, and to build your practice.


- Use at your discretion if you face severe clinical depression or other challenging mental health conditions. However, it may help relieve mild conditions.
- Do not use while driving or operating machinery. You may fall asleep.


For more information, see

What’s New

Version 1.2

- New Ambient Sounds: Preview and select from 14 beautiful ambient sounds
- New Reminder Feature: Set a daily reminder for your practice and get a lockscreen notification and sound when it's time
- Updated Guide: Use the updated and expanded Guide. Also see updated info at
- Improved App Review Feature: Use the smoother, faster Write a review feature
- Bug Fixes: Ambient track now stops automatically when the main track is completed (syncs perfectly), and other minor fixes and improvements
- iPad Pro Compatibility: Use the app on your iPad Pro (see screenshots)

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

ViceZball ,

Relaxing but needs some technical help

Great app!! I wish there was a way to rewind/fast forward without needing to restart the app altogether.

Developer Response ,

Hi ViceZball, greetings! Thank you very much for your kind review. Aha, I hear you, but :-) not having a rewind/forward function is intentional. Each track has its own carefully crafted sequence and it is important not to miss any steps, you see. So even if we know some parts or are impatient to get to the core of the practice or are interrupted midway, it is more beneficial to go through the whole thing. Do feel free to write to me for any questions or specific situations you may have. Happy practice! ❧ Best, Kanya ✽ ✽ (watch this evolving space for resources!)

Hippie Mammy ,

Very relaxing

I find this app is very effective; I have used several times now and each time I can feel my body releasing tension and my mind as well.

Developer Response ,

Hi Hippie Mammy, thank you very much for your kind review. I'm glad to hear it is working well for you! May it continue to do so. Yes, living in modern times, we have learned to accommodate stress a lot, but not relaxation to a proportionate degree. This can help build that crucial relaxation habit. Do write for any questions. iTunes has just enabled this review response feature! ❧ Best, Kanya ✽ ✽ (watch this evolving space for resources!)

Chloe 0014 ,


I started studying meditation about a year ago. I have use this app every sense for relaxation, breath work, sleep And chronic pain. It is one of the best guided techniques out there.

Developer Response ,

Hi Chloe, greetings. Thank you very much for your kind words. I’m so happy that this app is helping you! You’re right — this technique is really layered and versatile. The applications are many and we keep discovering new ones as we continue to practise. Please do write to me for more info on how to use the tracks for your specific healing purposes and I’d love to help you. Happy nidra 🙏🏽 ❧ Best, Kanya ❧ ❧ For more resources, you are welcome to check out


Kanya Kanchana
280 MB
Health & Fitness

Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2015-2018 Kanya Kanchana
In-App Purchases
  1. All tracks $3.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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