Relax and Restore

Relax and Restore

Restorative and Yin practices to unwind and relax

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Relax and Restore
  • Yin and Prānāyāma for the Liver, Lung and Large Intestine Meridians

    This practice involves Yin yoga postures, deep inner awareness and Prānāyāma to activate and balance for the Liver, Lung and Large Intestine Meridians. A wonderful practice anytime but especially to work with excess vata or to ground during the Fall season.

  • Pure Yin: Patience and Growth

    This 70 minute yin practice builds towards longer and longer holds. A physical process of exercising patience, acceptance and curiosity in our "growth"

  • Back body Refresh- Yin

    targeting the hips, legs and entire posterior chain for full "body-sigh"

  • Yin for Inner Support: Spleen Meridian

    The spleen meridian runs up the inner foot, leg, waist and front of the ribs. It is a yin meridian and by TCM standards is responsible for our connective tissue- literally what supports our bodies (the inner webbing that binds us together). It also is highly responsible for digestion and circulat...

  • On Uncovering Prakāśa

    Beginning with a discussion of yoga sutra 2.52 & the result of sustained pranayama this practice continues in to gentle movement, calming and centering pranayama and meditation.

  • Yin practice for the hips and heart

    60 minute yin practice focusing on hip opening and heart expansion. Ending with a guided relaxation this is a wonderful practice for anytime you need a long, sweet pause.

  • Yin for hips: Listening to tension

    This hip focused yin yoga practice asks the question- is the tension we find helpful or not? Can we listen and observe it's messages before trying to change it?

  • New Moon Yin

    Practice centers around hip opening, focused awareness and easeful breathing with attention to the kidney and urinary bladder meridians for all of us who live "close to the water" - Embrace it!

  • Low Back Care- Hatha and Restorative

    This "no-flow" hatha and restorative practice is focused on therapeutically oriented movements and positions to bring stability and space to the lumbar spine (lower back) region. Expect gentle hip mobility work, spinal traction and deep restorative asana.

  • Choose Your Own Adventure: Learning to Listen

    In this practice you can choose slight alterations to ride the line of sensation and introspection to either full restorative or yin or a blend. This is a practice of honing deep listening.

  • Super Simple Yin!

    This hour long yin practices is great for any time of year! A well rounded practice ending in pranayama. Mildly invigorating and extremely soothing this practice is a great one to keep in your rotation!

  • Gentle Hatha for Easeful Breathing

    This gentle yoga practice will open space kindly and generously in the lungs, heart and hips. A great physical practice to do pre-pranayama or meditation.

  • Yin- Heart Meridian

    “The heart is the sovereign of all organs and represents the consciousness of one’s being. It is responsible for intelligence, wisdom, and spiritual transformation.” ~Huang Di Nei Jing

    This yin yoga practice is focused on balancing the heart meridian which governs emotion, perception and thought...

  • Yin for Frustration

    When the liver meridian is out of balance we can experience more anger and frustration. This practice is a balancing practice for the liver/gallbladder and offers a safe space to land exercising peace and patience.

  • Yin for the Heart and Lungs

    This 60 minute yin practice focuses on the heart and lung channels and ends with a rejuvenating guided relaxation.

  • Well Rounded Release

    Delicious yin yoga practice for the hips, spine and shoulders

  • Yin for the Spleen: Faith over Worry

    The Spleen meridian when balanced represents faith, intention and honesty. When out of balance we can experience worry, angst and self-doubt. This practice focuses on bringing attention and energy to the inner legs, hips, spine, throat and tongue to balance the Spleen Meridian and ground our ener...

  • Yin - Thighs, Hips, Side body

    A gentle yin practice with focus on the inner thigh, groin, hip and side seam. Grounding and breath expanding.

  • Yin yoga for agitation: cultivating the opposite

    An intelligently sequenced, full body yin practice incorporating side bends, forward folds, backbends, twists, an inversion, breathing and intention with a focus on the heart, liver and small intestine meridians. A wonderful reminder to cultivate kindness, grace, and relationship over anger, gree...

  • yin -lung and large intestine meridians

    This yin practice involves deep work in the shoulders and chest to target the lung and large intestine meridians

  • 60 minute Yin - Urinary Bladder Meridian

    60 minute yin yoga practice focuses on the urinary bladder and kidney meridians with focus on the posterior chain of the spine and legs.

  • Yin for Digestion and Low Back

    This practice focuses on compression and expansion for the organs and tissues around the hips and lower back. Helpful tools include a yoga block and rolled blanket or thick towel.

  • Full Moon Yin

    55 minute yin and meditation practice with a focus on the kidney and urinary bladder meridians. Gentle movement, lots of stillness, and time for contemplation- a nourishing practice for the Full Moon.

  • Restorative for Fall- Vata Balancing

    This 45 minute restorative yoga practice helps to relieve vata (dryness, stiffness, air) from the digestive system and lower back. A great practice for the Fall transition or anytime you feel the need for grounding and relaxation!