Restorative yoga is a restful yoga practice using props like yoga blocks, blankets, straps, eye pillows and bolsters. Poses are held for 2-15 minutes or as long as you can comfortably relax. This practice of deep relaxation emphasizes the meditative qualities of yoga where the body, breath and mind come together in union.
10 Minute Restorative Yoga Practice to Reduce Stress & Relax
Props needed for Restorative Yoga Practice:
Bolster or blanket or pillows
2 Yoga blocks
10 breaths in Reclining Butterfly Pose
10 breaths (5 each side) supported twist
10 breaths supported child pose
10 breaths legs up the wall
5 breaths seated gratitude practice
It is essential you feel supported, comfortable, and you can breathe easily, which allows your brain and nervous system to relax deeply.
You can hold each of these poses for as long as you’re comfortable and relaxed.
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