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.
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