What is Restorative Yoga?

Restorative Yoga is a Practice that explores physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the assistance of props.  The poses are held for 5 to 6 minutes each with soft breathing in order to stimulate and decompress your body.

Benefits:

Slows Down the Speed of Life:

Restorative yoga is a fantastic opportunity to disconnect from the hectic activity of daily life. It prepares the mind and body for inward meditation and increased awareness. 

Calming the Nervous System:

Restorative yoga uses prolonged and slow breathing that helps to relax the nervous system. 

Encourages Mindfulness:

Restorative yoga also called “mindful yoga” expands awareness of the self and the body. Recognition of the environmental sensations, the thoughts, and emotions that can have a more profound significance.

Creates Deliberateness of Action:

You can see the direct cause and effect relationship between your poses, breathing, and overall level of well-being. As your practice continues and deepens, you will learn to make more conscious decisions both on and off the mat.

Strengthens Acceptance and Detachment:

You receive the highest benefits from your practice not through forcing yourself into a pose, but by releasing and surrendering to it. 

Helps You Feel Safe and Nurtured:

Restorative yoga provides you with a safe space. Increasing a deeper connection to who you are and your true nature.

Restorative Yoga is a tool to develop and increase self-awareness and connection to your true self.