iRest Yoga Nidra | Arena District Athletic Club

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Ali Heck
Sep 24, 2019

iRest Yoga Nidra

Friday’s 1: 20 pm – 2:00 pm with Kelli

Free for Arena District Tenants and Residents.  Advance registration required, email

iRest Yoga Nidra


iRest® Yoga Nidra is an evidence based ancient transformative practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry that releases negative emotions and thought patterns, calms the nervous system, and develops an inner sanctuary of well-being and equanimity that underlies all circumstance you may encounter in your life.

  • Powerfully Healing Guided Relaxation
  • Simple form of meditation designed for modern-day living
  • “Yoga Sleep” A 35-minute session is thought to equal 2-3 hours of deep sleep
  • Research proves iRest increases happiness + decrease stress, anxiety and depression

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Research has shown iRest effectively reduces PTSD, depression, anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and chemical dependency, as well as increases well-being. It is an adjunctive treatment that has been integrated into veteran settings, homeless shelters, clinics, and healing and meditation centers, where healthcare professionals are integrating iRest to facilitate their own and their clients’ healing and wellbeing. iRest essentially teaches you how to live a contented life, free of conflict, anxiety, fear and suffering by opening your mind and body to their inherent ground of health and wholeness.

Instructor: Kelli Hess

I have been on a lifelong mission to blend my many passions as an entrepreneur, artist, writer, webmaster, social media + marketing consultant, yoga teacher, meditation teacher, and certified goofball.

My specialities lie in vinyasa yoga, restorative (yin) yoga, meditation, iRest Yoga Nidra®, and prenatal yoga.

My goal is to help people:


The Arena District Athletic Club is more than just a gym, it’s a premier fitness facility located in the heart of the Arena District in downtown Columbus. We provide convenience and quality, featuring top-of-the-line equipment, top-notch personal trainers, spa-like locker rooms and a wide variety of free group fitness classes daily including Cardio, Spinning, Barre Fusion, Yoga, Boot Camp and more. We offer free 2-hour parking and convenient contract-free memberships, to fit your healthy lifestyle needs. Don’t just join, belong.


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