Restorative and Relax & Renew classes give you the space to let go of tension, and ease the effects of anxiety and work. These classes are “yin” style of practice emphasizing the soft, quiet, and slow which help to elicit a relaxation response throughout your body and bring balance to the busy pace of modern life.
Yin: Midwinter Wind Down • Emily Peterson • 50 minutes
Join Emily Peterson for a 50 minute yin practice to restore the connective tissues and unburden the body. This practice was designed with the busy, dark midwinter season in mind, however it's appropriate for all times of year.
Suggested props: blocks, bolsters, pillows, blankets -- get cozy!
Restorative: Hips and Spine • David Magone • 50 Minutes
David Magone guides a 50 minute low to the ground restorative practice for the hips and spine, as well as signature "bio hacking" techniques to reduce stress. This is the perfect class to end your work week.
Restorative: Evening Wind Down • Tristan Binns • 30 Minutes
This shorter practice will prepare your body and mind for a quiet evening or sleep at the end of the day, and can also be useful at any time to calm a racing mind or restless body.
You will need 3-4 blankets (towels will work too) and a chair of any kind (a sofa or armchair will work too), and a...
Any time you have had a cough, cold, Covid, or any respiratory infection, it can be challenging to return to practice because lying down can set off a coughing response, and the body can feel stiff and sore in general. This practice will gently stretch the body to bring a sense of ease. The supin...
Restorative Yoga: To Prepare for Sleep • Tristan Binns • 20 mins
This restorative practice will prepare the body, and therefore the mind, to be ready to sleep. Also a good break and rest at any point during the day. We use simple props to create supportive poses that work with your body's systems to move you into a restful state. Poses are held for up to 5 min...
Restorative: Greatest Hits • Tristan Binns • 40 min
Join Tristan for this perfect rest at any time of the day, or especially to unwind before going to sleep. If you’re tired but a nap is not possible, try this practice instead for a refreshing reset. Restorative poses good for any time of the day or before sleep.
Suggested props: Chair, 3 blankets...
This short class is designed to help you unwind. The practice includes seated hip and hamstring opening, a full spectrum of stretches for your spine, shoulder opening postures, and short guided breathwork exercises for stress relief
Suggested props: Yoga mat and bolster.
Iyengar: Relaxation in Supine Bound Angle Pose • Shara Lewis • 10 min
Enjoy a guided meditation and short restorative practice while set up in Supine Bound Angle Pose (Supta Baddha Konasa). Cultivates inner stillness, while opening of the hips and heart, and is helpful in increasing lateral mobility in the knees. Add this class before or after any class or take th...