Pratyahara is the fifth limb of Yoga, which involves the withdrawal of the senses from external stimuli. It’s a powerful technique that can help you gain control over your mind, reduce stress and anxiety, and cultivate inner peace. But how can you incorporate it into your modern life? 

One way to practice Pratyahara is through Yoga Nidra, a form of guided meditation that helps you enter a state of deep relaxation. During Yoga Nidra, you focus your attention inward and let go of external distractions. This can help you develop the ability to withdraw your senses consciously and increase your awareness of your internal experience.

Another way to enhance your Pratyahara practice is through aromatherapy. Using essential oils like lavender, chamomile, or frankincense can help you create a relaxing atmosphere and stimulate your senses in a way that supports your inner focus. 

So, if you’re feeling overwhelmed by the constant bombardment of external stimuli in today’s world, why not give Pratyahara a try? With regular practice, you can learn to control your mind, reduce stress, and cultivate a sense of inner peace. 

And if you’re looking for guidance on how to incorporate Pratyahara into your practice, consider booking a private session with Savannah Jayne Yoga.