Restorative Yoga practice is a Yoga of ‘Being’ rather than a Yoga of ‘Doing’ – restful yoga for stressful times.
Restorative Yoga is the perfect antidote to the stress that many of us experience as we try and juggle all the parts of our modern busy lives. When stress become chronic it can impact our health in many ways, and can lead to poor digestion, muscle tension, insomnia, back pain and immune dysfunction.
Left unchecked chronic stress can wreak havoc on our health and plays a part in a host of medical complaints – relaxation is powerful medicine and is simple to do!
Restorative poses can simply be used on their own without movement as a means to simply rest into a deep and healing relaxation. All poses are from the floor, and are completely supported with bolsters, and blankets – soothing our muscles and allowing complete relaxation of the fascia.
For a gentle practice with soothing movement, we gently move our spine in various directions – gentle back bend, forward bend, inversion, twist and a neutral relaxation pose. This is a lovely practice in conjunction with some gentle bodywork and Yoga Nidra to complete the session.