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Restorative Yoga Poses

Diaphragmatic Breathing in Reclining Position

During this opening yoga pose, take the opportunity to describe the principles of restorative yoga to students who are new to class…
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Reclining Bound Angle Pose

This yoga pose provides gentle opening to the hips and chest, and is an excellent time to focus on breathing or to introduce a heart-opening meditation…

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Supported Bridge Pose

This yoga pose releases tension in the hip flexors, abdominal muscles and chest. Having the head slightly lower than the heart deepens the relaxation response…

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Supported Child’s Pose

This yoga pose releases tension in the back and hips. The bolster provides a feeling of security and comfort…

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Gentle Inversion

This yoga pose provides an inversion for the lower body and is an excellent way to end a restorative yoga practice…
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