Restorative Yoga is a gentle, nurturing practice that anyone can do.
In our busy lives, it's important to take some time to allow the body to rest & replenish it's self. Restorative Yoga allows the body to rest deeply into yoga postures and stay there allowing the body to completely relaxed, while being supported by bolsters, blankets, chairs, cushions etc. Opening the body in a passive way calming the nervous system. These passive postures supported by props, using no muscular effort, focusing on relieving the grip of muscular & inner tension, allowing opening to spaciousness & receiving. Release habitual ways of holding. An incredible system to heal the body, Restoratives stimulate the relaxation response, balancing nervous system, optimizing energy flow to the organs. Boost immune function & enhance digestion. Opening the body for deep healing, to repair & restore vitality.
Restorative Yoga is a internal practice, it benefits the mind & emotions as much as the outer body, if not more,
There is no muscular effort so tension & stress is gently released. This nourishing relaxation creates ease in the body. In this state you become aware of the body, recognizing the whispers that are letting you know when to back off. When you listen to the body as it whispers, you can sometimes prevent cry's of pain