The Art of Restorative Yoga

This class is taught by:

Mary Glackmeyer

Mary is a 300-hour certified Jivamukti Yoga Instructor and a 350-hour Swan River Yoga instructor. Mary's teaching is dynamic and transformative. Her education in anatomy, kinesiology, and yoga therapy combined with her “natural ability to capture your attention,” creates a unique setting for one to discover their highest potential. She co-created Longwave Yoga’s 300-hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training and co-facilitates both the 200-hour and 300-hour programs. She also serves as Longwave Yoga’s Programs Director. Her classes are sequenced to spark our vital fire through yogic techniques like pranayama, asana, meditation, and chanting, building a steady and joyful foundation from which we can develop the strength, endurance and serenity that we need to walk courageously towards our Truth in life while enjoying every step of the journey!
The Art of Restorative Yoga
w/ Mary Glackmeyer

The Art of Restorative Yoga is a weekend exploration of practices designed to manage and balance physical and emotional well-being. This weekend will examine how the nervous system and subtle anatomy relate to overall health. Learn how supported postures, pranayama, and mindfulness lead to stress reduction and serve as an integrative approach to enhancing general health and recovering from illness and injury.


Yoga Teachers will also gain insight into refined use of voice, verbal cues, props, and adjustments when teaching restorative yoga.


Allow the Art of Restorative Yoga to reveal its transformative results to you through a weekend immersion into these gentle and quiet practices. Upon completion of the weekend, you will be able to guide yourself or others through restorative practices.


Weekend Schedule:



The Art of Stillness


In a world of constant movement, time for reflection and repose are necessary for balance and well-being. Learn the history of restorative yoga and stress-reduction research on overall health. Gain an understanding of how the nervous system and subtle body are related to our vitality. End the evening with a quieting practice designed to reduce stress and anxiety and prevent insomnia.


11:00am – 1:30am


The Art of Breathing


Breathing practices, known as pranayama, can be utilized any place and any time for restoring balance and a sense of wellness. Learn how to use breathing exercises and breath-focused meditations within a restorative practice to enhance the transformative effects of the supported postures.


2:30 – 6:00pm


The Art of Spinal Repose


Reduce headaches, chronic spinal pain, and spinal misalignments with supported restorative postures. Learn the importance of the vertebral column in relation the nervous system, and how our yoga practice can support good spinal health.


9:00am – 12:00pm


The Art of Simplicity


We do not always have access to yoga props when we feel a restorative yoga session is necessary. Learn how to restore without props or with minimal props.


1:00 – 3:30pm


The Art of Restorative Touch


For Yoga Teachers Only
When teaching restorative yoga, our touch has the power to encourage deeper relaxation for the practitioner. Practice giving and receiving assist for restorative poses while increase sensitivity and awareness to notice energetic shifts within practitioners.





$310 to include Teacher's Workshop