Restorative Yoga is a practice of stillness and deep relaxation. In this workshop, we will move through 3 poses as your acupuncturist will select 2-3 acupuncture points based on pulse diagnosis to help your body gently release trapped emotions, leading to a deeper sense of calm and relaxation during the yoga practice. Before changing positions your practitioner will removeContinue reading “Restorative Yoga + Acupuncture Workshop at Noda Yoga”
Below you will find a list of books with links to the reviews to help you when you encounter adversity. Rising Strong by Brene Brown Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga by David Emerson & Elizabeth Hopper Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl Relax and Renew byContinue reading “Books for Adversity”
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”
Stephanie Cunningham of “Changing the Face of Yoga” podcast recently interviewed Katie on how she integrates restorative yoga in her mental health practice to aid in managing symptoms of traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, and self-injury. Listen here or download in the podcast app on your iphone(Episode “Trauma”).
I just completed Level 1 training of Judith Hanson Lasater’s Relax and Renew: Learning to Teach Restorative Yoga so it’s fitting to review the book. This is the book for all things restorative yoga. She provides information on the benefits of this type of yoga and a thorough explanation on all of the props usedContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Relax and Renew by Judith Hanson Lasater”