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Restoration Yoga: Combining the art of yoga therapy with restorative yoga

Combining the movement and techniques of yoga therapy with the calming properties of a well designed restorative yoga practice.


The Yoga Connection, RYS
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101-3A East Market St., Smithfield NC, US 27577
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Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles



Jan 11 to
Jan 12
05:00 amto10:00 am

Saturday 12:00-6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am- 12:00pm & 1:00- 5:00pm



Payment can be made online through the website, by phone with a credit card, or 5 days prior to start date at the studio by check or cash.

Full Description

The definition of restoration is “to return to original, normal or unimpaired condition.

Rest is when the body naturally heals, rejuvenates and reprograms itself. Proper movement encourages the body and mind to heal.
Restoration Yoga is a unique blending of the relaxation properties of restorative yoga with the healing art of yoga therapy. When used correctly Restoration Yoga can help a person reduce blood pressure, rebalance the nervous system, reduce symptoms of fatigue, muscle tension, and offer a sense of improved wellbeing. It can also improve range motion and reduce symptoms of pain from muscle, joint and nerve.

Understanding basic physiology and the impact of the stress response on the body & mind.
The importance of the spine and alignment in Restoration Yoga
The importance of breath in Restoration Yoga
Appropriate movements to proceed relaxation postures
Sequencing in Restoration Yoga
Creating the supportive pose
Precautions and contraindications

This training is to introduce students and teachers to the benefits of Restoration Yoga. After taking this workshop you will be able to combine movement and breath with restorative poses into your classes or practice. Many Restorative Yoga classes require lots of props and equipment that many studios/teachers/practitioners do not have. This training will help you create restorative poses with fewer props.

Bring the healing properties of Restoration Yoga to yourself and your students.

$70 for the two day 12 hour training.
Class is limited to 8 people to allow time for practice.
What you will need to bring:

Yoga mat
1-2 Eye pillows
2 large beach towels
And if you have a bolster and blocks please bring them with you.