Restorative

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Asana, Gentle Yoga, Meditation, De-Stress, Restorative
50 Minutes All Levels, Gentle Yoga
Resilience – Restorative Yoga
Emily Ruth | December 20, 2020

Relax and honor your resilience. A gentle, cozy, and cushioned restorative yoga practice. Props: 4+ blankets, 1 bolster, and anything else that helps you feel supported and cozy.

Asana, Gentle Yoga, De-Stress, Restorative, Cat Cow Pose (Durga-Go)
45 Minutes All Levels, Gentle Yoga
Feel What You Feel – Gentle Yoga
Yesica Rodriguez | November 29, 2020

Feel what you feel and observe without judgment. Includes cat and cow, Baddha Konasana (bound angle pose), and Supta Padangusthasana (Reclining Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose.) Props: blanket, blocks, strap

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Upside Down, Gentle Yoga, Office Yoga, Restorative, Legs up the Wall (Viparita Karani)
10 Minutes Level I
Legs Up the Wall
| November 4, 2018

Viparita Karani: Legs Up the Wall can alleviate tired legs and feet. Also known to calm the mind and relieve mild back pain. Props needed: 2 blocks, 1 bolster, 1 blanket.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Gentle Yoga, Restorative, Cat Cow Pose (Durga-Go)
5 Minutes Level I
Cat Cow Pose
Lauren McLaren | July 22, 2018

Durga-Go. The cat arches it’s back, the cow’s spine is hyperextended. Slowly moving through these two positions warms and stretches the spine and helps connect the breath to movement.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Gentle Yoga, Restorative, Seated, Belly Revolving (Jathara Parivartanasana)
5 Minutes Level I
Belly Revolving Pose
| November 4, 2014

Jathara Parivartanasana: This pose massages and stimulates the abdominal organs while developing strength in the core muscles, facilitating increased movement in the spine.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Heart Opening, Restorative, Bow (Dhanurasana)
15 Minutes Level II
Bow Pose
| November 4, 2014

Dhanurasana: Bow pose improves posture and counteracts fatigue. It stimulates the organs of the abdomen and provides an expansive stretch for the front body.

Asana, Heart Opening, Restorative
20 Minutes Level I
Heart Opening Sequence
| November 4, 2014

Practice this gentle 20-minute sequence to open the chest and shoulders. Suggested props: blanket, blocks and chair.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Gentle Yoga, Restorative, Child's Pose (Adho Mukha Virasana)
5 Minutes Level I
Child’s Pose
Danielle Brand-Lemond | August 5, 2014

Adho Mukha Virasana.  Child’s Pose offers great emotional, physical and mental relief as well as releasing tension in the upper back, shoulders and chest.

Asana, Pose Breakdown, Gentle Yoga, Office Yoga, Restorative, Corpse Pose (Savasana)
10 Minutes Level I
Savasana Pose
Heather Fenwick | June 18, 2014

Savasana. Savasana is consciously letting go, actively surrendering to gravity; being pulled into back into earth. Allowing ourselves to melt into harmony with all.