Discover how to ‘do’ less yet achieve more! Let go and consciously breathe in a sequence of energy-restoring poses. Using the support of props, you will explore a deepening flexibility and release ‘sticky’ areas of tightness.
Restorative yoga is used to trigger the parasympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for balancing the body. By stimulating this system, you experience a lower heart rate and blood pressure. This also helps stimulate your immune and endocrine systems in healthy way. When you experience stress or feel overwhelmed, it the parasympathetic nervous system that restores balance. According to Lasater, the deep relaxation response elicited by restorative yoga also results in benefit to internal organs.
We will incorporate breathing techniques (pranayama) to help bring an awareness to the breath and to quieten the mind.