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Persistent pain and/or structural dysfunction may be perpetuated by “holding”or “bracing” patterns in the body. Therapeutic yoga can strengthen, coordinate and energize. Breath centered movement balances the nervous system and helps you drop in to a smooth, balanced state.
There is a growing body of research documenting yoga's physical and psychological benefits. Recent studies suggest that yoga helps reduce stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia.
We work very hard in our lives, and while we may sleep, we rarely take time to rest. Restorative yoga poses help us learn how to relax and rest deeply and completely. Using props and longer held gentle poses allows for greater connection to our core selves and opens a doorway to the mind-body connection. You will love this time to totally rest, reconnect and reboot. Studies have shown that Restorative Yoga is highly effective when used in recovery from illness, injury and chronc pain.
Restorative Yoga benefits:
lowers stress hormones
stimulates the body's natural healing response
lowers blood pressure
helps relieve chronic pain
increases productivity and clarity
helps alleviate sleep disorders
lowers anxiety and irritability
balances the nervous system
improves breath patterns
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop. - Ovid