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Spotlight: Restorative Yoga

Updated: Dec 10, 2021

What is restorative yoga?

Restorative yoga uses blocks, bolsters, towels, and other aides to take pressure off the body during yoga poses. This allows for a deep, relaxing stretch that reaches down to the connective tissue, something that “traditional” yoga classes, such as vinyasa and hatha, do not always do. Each pose is held for three to five minutes each, accompanied by deep breaths and/or meditation.

Restorative yoga might be for you if: