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When you need to approach any situation—or, let's be honest, life—from a calmer place, this quiet practice is your solution.
One of the most basic yoga poses can remind you that handling the stress and anxiety of everyday life doesn't have to require effort.
Feeling scattered? Get grounded with a practice that combines mantra, movement, and breathing.
Support your body in early pregnancy with these soothing shapes.
Let these yoga bolsters set you up for your most peaceful state.
Stay in the moment during periods of change with this short mindfulness technique.
Having one of *those* days? Loosen up without leaving your seat with Jillian Pransky's deskbound practice.
Soothe your mind and body with this five-minute practice—all you need is a seat.
Cultivate balance in a way that allows for freedom and forward-movement.
Count down to more calmness—anytime, anywhere—with this short breathing practice.
When you’re time-crunched, it can be tempting to sneak out of yoga class before this final resting pose. Here’s why you should reconsider.
No bolsters, blankets, or blocks? No problem. Here’s how to set yourself up for a supremely relaxing practice, minus the props.
Looking to cultivate more connection with yourself—and with others? Want to experience the oneness versus otherness so many yoga teachers talk about? This sequence will show you how.
In this hectic technological age, restorative yoga is a bountiful vehicle for easing tension and bringing forth a profound sense of calm. Try this deeply relaxing sequence, paired with introspective journaling, to get present and comfortable on and off your mat.
No bolsters, blankets, and blocks? No problem. This simple restorative yoga practice uses just one strap to help you drop into bliss.
Karen Brody, author of the book Daring to Rest, explains how transformational doing nothing can be. Learn how yoga nidra activates your parasympathetic nervous system to guide you to deep inner peace.
In this excerpt from her new book Deep Listening, Jillian Pransky offers a practice for creating space to let yourself be just as you are.
Whether you're new to restorative yoga or a seasoned pro, little tweaks can help you get more relaxation out of your practice.
Learn how to listen with compassion to your body, breath, feelings, and thoughts. This deep listening helps you cultivate the kind of conscious relaxation that allows you to stay open, present, and curious in situations where you normally wouldn't.
One of the most powerful ways to feel more OK mentally and emotionally is to learn how to relax the body. Here, Jillian Pransky breaks down how to release one of the most chronically tense muscles: the psoas.
Curious how you might benefit from our Restorative Yoga 101 course with Jillian Pransky? Five students of Pransky's students share how her restorative classes transformed them.
Well-propped restorative poses can offer us the experience of being cradled and protected while releasing deep-held tension and providing the opportunity for true relaxation. Learn how to set yourself up for your most rejuvenating practice yet.
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In part four of our series on teaching trauma-sensitive yoga, teacher Daniel Sernicola shares five practices to help your students get grounded and cultivate mindfulness.
Urban Zen helps sick patients and their caregivers overcome pain, anxiety, nausea, insomnia, constipation, and exhaustion through yoga.
You may spend serious time sweating, but it's the space between workouts that counts. Sage Rountree's yoga poses will help you get the most out of your recovery time.
Yoga Medicine founder Tiffany Cruikshank offers four tricks for fine-tuning your body’s digestive process with yoga.
Yoga Medicine founder Tiffany Cruikshank offers her favorite bedtime ritual to settle the nervous system in preparation for deep sleep.
Pick your poses. Two Fit Moms offers three ways to relieve holiday stress with yoga—active, passive, or a combo—in this sequence.
Recover from your workout with these six restorative poses from Sage Rountree’s new book that marry hip release and inversion to sweetly calm your nervous system.
No energy to set up for restorative yoga? Plug yourself into a wall and reboot with Kathryn Budig's simple poses.
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A restorative yoga practice can help you rest, reflect, and refresh this holiday season. Here's how.
In honor of National Yoga Month, expand your repertoire with these four types of yoga that can complement your regular practice.
At the first sign of a cold, try grabbing some props for a supported, restful yoga practice to deeply nurture body and spirit.
Use restorative yoga to combat seasonal affective disorder, a form of winter depression triggered by a lack of sunlight.
Researchers have found that practicing restorative yoga regularly for only 10 weeks improved the outlook and energy level of breast cancer patients. The women who did a gentle yoga practice were also less likely to become depressed than the test...
These simple poses will settle your nerves and erase stress. Try it in the comfort of your own home.
Yoga teacher Jaki Nett investigates restorative yoga for fertility. Learn which poses have the best possible benefits to aid fertility and conception.