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RESTORATIVE YOGA

RESTORATIVE YOGA / GENTLE

Class Description

Come to this class and learn to turn tension and stress into a state of bliss. This meditative class promotes muscles relaxation by holding 4-5 passive poses for 5-10 minutes, includes breathing exercises and guided meditation, all with the aim of finding inner balance. Props, blankets, bolsters, blocks are used to promote releasing tension to the all body and help you to feel  comfortable. Practising Restorative Yoga regularly can help you to find a greater sense of ease. You will leave the class feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

Benefits

The benefits of Restorative yoga are endless. The practice relaxes the mind, increases body capacity for healing, balances the nervous system and immune system. Through calming the mind and relaxing your muscles, Restorative yoga alleviates a variety of ailments such as: anxiety, restlessness, migraines, osteoporosis, arthritis, fatigue and much more. The body relaxation eases away pre-existing health conditions of injuries and cuts down on recovery time. For pregnant women, the benefits are twofold- ease and comfort during pregnancy while also creating a feeling of belonging, safety, protection and grounding during the beginning months (and years) of motherhood.

Restorative yoga also creates the mental and physical space to help process major life changes like dealing with chronic conditions, cancer, divorce, separation, or job challenges as well as a myriad of other stressors and experiences. Great for stress relief! Simply lounging on supportive piles of bolsters and blankets feels extremely comfortable and soothing. Come experience the art of self-soothing and the art of relaxation! Practicing restorative yoga regularly can help you to find a greater sense of ease. You will feel rejuvenated and renewed during and after each and every class!

A Brief Outline Of The Routine

There’s no weight bearing poses in this class. All poses are done with props, blankets, bolsters whatever you will feel that helps to feel at ease and relaxed in a restorative pose. You will  feel gently stretched out, open and refreshed only by simply resting into pose.

 

Style driven from: B.K.S. Iyengar

Level: Ideal for everyone!

Duration: 1h

Equipment needed: Comfortable clothes, water, mat

Time/ Location: See class schedule

Teacher: Maria

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