Savasana, the ending resting pose in most yoga classes, can conjure up all sorts of feelings. I would go as far to say that you either love it or hate it. How can one pose create such an emotional reaction? I would guess that those who hate it are challenged by the stillness and struggleContinue reading “Simplify Your Practice”
Tips on how to be creative with props in a hotel room to utilize restorative yoga poses.
Relaxation Pose is the more important shape in restorative yoga. If you have time for one yoga pose during your day, do this one. Relaxation pose lowers blood pressure and heart rate, enhances immunity, helps with insomnia, reduces fatigue, releases any muscular tension and can help manage chronic pain. This pose will neutralize energy inContinue reading “Restorative Yoga Pose of the Week – Relaxation Pose”
Restorative Seated forward bend can improve digestion, reduce fatigue, and may lower blood pressure. This forward bend will provide a gentle stretch in the lower back and hamstrings. This pose is calming to the nervous system and will decrease energy in the body. Forward folds can be challenging to those with tight hamstrings or aContinue reading “Restorative Yoga Pose of the Week – Seated Forward Bend”
Side-Lying Stretch or “Banana” pose is a more active pose than the side-lying relaxation pose. This position stretches the intercostal muscles which may help improve respiration and can aid in long-term breathing issues such as asthma. Side-lying stretch may also relieve minor back aches. This pose will increase energy in the body. Always advise yourContinue reading “Restorative Yoga Pose of the Week – Side Lying Stretch(Banana)”