In the busy climate of modern life there are many external influences that continually stimulate and stress our nervous system. This excessive stimulation can begin to compromise our overall health and well-being. It has become paramount in this day and age to learn tools to support our ability restore our body and energy so that we can strengthen our ability to respond to future stresses. This is when tools like gentle yoga flow for stretch, movement and flexibility can help release tension in the body and a restorative yoga practice can serve to soothe the mental and emotional body as deeply as the physical.
The practice of restorative yoga embraces the use of props
to promote a deep level of relaxation. This
style of yoga allows you to increase flexibility through softening and
relaxation of the muscles so that you can stretch, release tension and clear
the mind. It is an excellent tool to balance the nervous system, boost the immune system and
develop qualities of compassion and understanding to ourselves and others.
This 4-day training intensive will teach you the key postures of gentle and restorative yoga, as well as the art of sequencing these postures to best serve
the health and balance of the body. You
will gain a deeper understanding of the diverse use of props, modifications and
assists to better support your personal practice or to feel confident to lead
Special guest instructor, Gail Boorstein Grossman, author of Restorative Yoga for Life
will teach the final day of this program.
Gail will share her rich knowledge and expertise of postures and props,
as well as lead the group through a wonderful 3-hour restorative practice to
close the training. This will be an amazing training workshop!
This course is an ELECTIVE option for the enrollees of the Windsoul 200-hour Yoga
Teacher Training program, but is open to all who are interested to deepen their
knowledge and practice of gentle and restorative yoga.