Donation-based Community Yoga Nidra and Gong Meditation, August 8

“We begin with a 30-minute Yoga Nidra practice, one of the deepest of all meditations,” explains facilitator Christine Zimonick, “flowing directly into a gong meditation.” 


Join us on Monday, August 8 from 6:30 – 8 PM for a unique and relaxing experience… 

Yoga nidra is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness. This practice of yogic relaxation has been found to reduce tension and anxiety. The autonomic symptoms of high anxiety such as headache, giddiness, chest pain, palpitations, sweating and abdominal pain respond well. It has even been used to help war veterans cope with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The gong is one of the oldest instruments of healing and has been used for thousands of years in meditation, ceremony, and rituals. Today, they are used in yoga and meditation classes, sound therapy practice, group gong bath meditations and in palliative and cancer treatment centers to promote health and well-being.

According to Don Conreaux, “The secret of the Gong is its tremendous potential for healing and rejuvenation. Because the Gong covers the full spectrum of sound, it vibrates all the cells and bones and organs, some more than others, depending upon the pitch of the gong. You feel an influx of energy coming from it in your body as well as hear it.”

Bring a blanket, pillow, eye pillow, and a yoga mat if you have one.

Donation-based – Everyone is welcome, regardless of your ability to pay.

Chris Zimonick is a registered Kundalini and Yin Yoga teacher and a certified Sound Massage Therapist. She leads regular Yoga Nidra Meditations and Gong & Sound Concerts all over the midwest as well as here at the Nelson Healing Center, 44 S 2nd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay. Please, use rear entrance at the back of the building.

Any questions, please email