Restorative Yoga

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Restorative Yoga is less work, more relaxation, as blosters, blankets and eye pillows support your body and restore the nervous system to balance. The only challenge is to relinquish control of the body and let go.

Good to Know

Each pose can take a few minutes to set up, getting the props in exactly the right spot. Stay wth it, it's worth the effort. You might spend up to 15 or 20 minutes in just a handful of poses, allowing you to really deeply relax.

Take socks and a sweater as you won't be generating extra body heat in this class.

Who's it for?

The perfect antidote for stress, and to balance out other, more dynamic practices.

Origins

The development of restorative yoga poses is credited to B.K.S. Iyengarm the founder of Iyengar Yoga. His work also inspired one of todays best known restorative yoga teachers, Judith Hanson Lasater.

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