Style: Restorative

Asana, Belly Revolving (Jathara Parivartanasana), Gentle Yoga, Pose Breakdown, Restorative, Seated
5 Minutes Level I
Belly Revolving Pose
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Jathara Parivartanasana: This pose massages and stimulates the abdominal organs while developing strength in the core muscles, facilitating increased movement in the spine.

Asana, Bow (Dhanurasana), Heart Opening, Pose Breakdown, Restorative
15 Minutes Level II
Bow Pose
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Dhanurasana: Bow pose improves posture and counteracts fatigue. It stimulates the organs of the abdomen and provides an expansive stretch for the front body.

Asana, Heart Opening, Restorative
20 Minutes Level I
Heart Opening Sequence
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Practice this gentle 20-minute sequence to open the chest and shoulders. Suggested props: blanket, blocks and chair.

Asana, Gentle Yoga, Legs up the Wall (Viparita Karani), Office Yoga, Pose Breakdown, Restorative, Upside Down
10 Minutes Level I
Legs Up the Wall
Nikole Fortier | November 4, 2014

Viparita Karani: Legs Up the Wall can alleviate tired legs and feet. Also known to calm the mind and relieve mild back pain. Props needed: 2 blocks, 1 bolster, 1 blanket.

Asana, Child's Pose (Adho Mukha Virasana), Gentle Yoga, Pose Breakdown, Restorative
5 Minutes Level I
Child’s Pose
Danielle Brand-Lemond | August 5, 2014

Adho Mukha Virasana.  Child’s Pose offers great emotional, physical and mental relief as well as releasing tension in the upper back, shoulders and chest.

Asana, Cat Cow Pose (Durga-Go), Gentle Yoga, Pose Breakdown, Restorative
5 Minutes Level I
Cat Cow Pose
Lauren McLaren | July 22, 2014

Durga-Go. The cat arches it’s back, the cow’s spine is hyperextended. Slowly moving through these two positions warms and stretches the spine and helps connect the breath to movement.

Asana, Corpse Pose (Savasana), Gentle Yoga, Office Yoga, Pose Breakdown, Restorative
10 Minutes Level I
Savasana Pose
Heather Fenwick | June 18, 2014

Savasana. Savasana is consciously letting go, actively surrendering to gravity; being pulled into back into earth. Allowing ourselves to melt into harmony with all.