Restoration Yoga Training: Bringing yoga therapy & restorative yoga together
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.
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm & 1:00-6:00pm
Sunday 10:00-12:00pm & 1:00-5:00pm
The entire 15 hour training must be taken completely. If you are taking this as an elective to part of the 300 hour advanced yoga teacher training, there is additional assignments to be completed.
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
Movement & restorative poses in the chair
Precautions and contraindications.
Bring the healing properties of Restoration Yoga to yourself and your students.