Deep Restorative

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Beatrice Buenaventura

Beatrice has been a student of yoga since 2003. Energetic shifts of the yoga practice is what initially drew her in.  As her curiosity continued to grow, it lead her to seek out teachers, and inspired her to go d...

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Restorative yoga is a slow gentle practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive release. … Throughout the class, the supported long holds of re-store your body and spirit to its natural state, that of ease. It’s a unique feeling because props, rather than your muscles, are used to support your body and as a result, the physical body is allowed an opportunity to reset and rejuvenate. As the physical body releases, we can start to reset the nervous system. Benefits of Restorative practice include:

  • Enhances flexibility through relaxation
  • Stills the mind.
  • Improves capacity for healing and balancing.
  • Balances the nervous system.
  • Boosts the immune system.
  • Develops qualities of compassion and understanding toward others and self.
  • Enhances mood states.

Please prepare your practice space with pillows, blankets, blocks, and any other suitable items for propping your body. Get creative.