In Restorative Yoga, prolonged periods are spent lying on blocks, blankets, and yoga bolster to relax body and mind. There are fewer poses throughout the class, and many of them are modified to make them more comfortable and relaxing. Restorative yoga focuses on winding down after a long day and letting go of all tensions.
Restorative is slow-paced, gentle and suitable for all levels enabling to move slowly and focus on many different poses. This practice is calming to the mind and nervous system while focusing on the breath.
If you have a recent injury, are a recovering athlete, a senior, have a chronic injury, or if you need a teacher skilled in restoring your particular ailment (bad back, recent surgery, etc.) to normal function, Restorative Yoga is right for you.